Category Archives: Obituaries

Lisa Sheltra, former Oswego resident

Lisa L. Sheltra, 50 of Montrose, Pa., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at Commonwealth of NEPA in Scranton, Pa. following an illness.

Born January 7, 1962 in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Arlene (Hotaling) Sheltra. She was educated in the Oswego schools and was employed for many years in the construction Industry.

She enjoyed many things involving fishing, camping, and cleaning. She was a member of the American Legion.

Surviving are two sons, Corey A. Inman and wife Svitlana of Loris, S.C., and Robby L. Sheltra and companion Megan of Friendsville, Pa.; three grandchildren, Alik, Ella, and Zofia; one sister, Robin Clonan of Binghamton; two brothers, Leslie Hotaling of Lacyville, Pa. and Robert Sheltra of Liverpool; step-brother, Richard McMillen of Lake City, Fla.; step-father, Gary McMillen of Florida; and companion Ricky Hunsinger of Montrose, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Linde Newhall.

Private services and Interment will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. For online condolences go to http://www.duffyandsnowdon.com/.

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Martha Anderson, worked at GE

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Martha Anderson

Martha Anderson, 94, of Fulton died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at Morningstar Residential Care Center in Oswego.

Born in Fulton, she was a life resident of the Fulton and Oswego areas. She had worked at General Electric Company in Liverpool for several years. She enjoyed taking care of children. She was predeceased by her husband, Edward; a son, James; and an infant daughter.

Surviving are sister, Patricia Davis of Fulton; sister-in-law, Barb Davis of Fulton; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours and service were held Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.

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Gloria Reed, Martville resident

Gloria J. Reed, 80, of Martville, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at Oswego Hospital.

A native of Hannibal, she was the daughter of George and Corina Earl Stock. She had worked at Nutrition Bar Confectioners, formerly Increda-Meal, in Cato from 1981 until her retirement as a supervisor in 2011. She enjoyed cooking and baking, especially homemade apple pies and her trademark dish “Yachme.”

She was predeceased by her husband, Allen Reed, in 2000; daughters, Sheila Martin in 2007 and Cindy Ann Reed in 1959; and brothers, Gordon Stock in 1998 and Earl “Jake” Stock in 1995.

Surviving are her children, Charles (Kimberly) Reed and Crystal (Rodney) Leach, all of Martville; grandchildren, Nicole, Amanda, Stephanie, Jennifer, Tyler, Kenny and Marissa; great-grandchildren, Bradley, Natalie, Eli and Adelaide; a sister, Dorothy Ukleya; son-in-law, Ken Martin; sisters-in-law, Barbara Vine and Ruth Engle; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held Thursday, at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Services were held yesterday.

Contributions may be made to Oswego County SPCA (Animal Welfare League) P.O. Box 442, Fulton, NY 13069.

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Amelia Winkler, former Fulton resident

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Amelia Winkler

Amelia Ida Winkler, 100, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego.

Mrs. Winkler was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1912 to the late Hugo and Amalia (Hack) Ruttkamp.  She grew up on Long Island and graduated from the Brown Business School. She married Bernard Eric Winkler in 1934 and had three children.

She is predeceased by her husband, Bernard, in 2004 and daughter, Doris Lindsey, in 1994.  She is survived by a son, Edward (Nancy) Winkler of Alabama; daughter Ruth Weaver of Fulton; six grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.

A memorial service is being planned for the near future.

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Trevor Malambri, Navy veteran

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Trevor Malambri

Trevor J. Malambri, 41, of Granby, died Oct. 3, 2012

He was born in Oswego and has been a lifetime resident of Granby. He was a United States veteran having served in the Navy from 1993 to 1995. He worked as a millwright with local #1163, Syracuse, since 1999.

He was a trustee at the Fulton United Methodist Church and he has been actively involved with the Boy Scouts Troop #722 and #715 for many years. He was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was pre-deceased by his brother, Rosario Malambri; paternal grandparents, Victor and Viola Malambri; and maternal grandfather, Leo Clemens.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Amy (Bristol) Malambri of Granby; three children, Anthony Malambri, Trenton Malambri, and Amaya Malambri, all of Granby; parents, Rosario and Claudette (Clemens) Malambri of Granby; maternal grandmother, Audrey Clemens of Hastings; three siblings: Regina (Mark) Villani of Syracuse, Rochome (Chris Babcock) Malambri of Fulton, and Tyrone (April) Malambri of Fulton; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Fulton United Methodist Church, Route 176, Fulton, with Rev. Mark Kimpland officiating. Burial will be held privately.

Calling hours were conducted Sunday at Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton.  Contributions may be made to the Malambri Children Fund c/o Empower Federal Credit Union PO Box 11127, Syracuse, NY 13218.

Lawrence DelBrocco, Little League coach

Lawrence DelBrocco, 65, of Oswego, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

He was born in Fulton, the son of the late Lawrence and Antoinette (Pascucci) DelBrocco. Mr. DelBrocco was the instructor at the training center for the Laborer’s Local #214. He was affiliated with the Oswego Little League where he was a Little League coach from 1985 until 1992. He was president of the Hot Stove from 1985 until 1992 and president of the Oswego Men’s Bowling Association. He was an ASA Softball umpire.

He was inducted into the Softball and Bowling Halls of Fame. Mr. DelBrocco coached St. Paul’s Leprechaun League. He was the supervisor for City Youth Basketball and was a referee for City Basketball for many years.

Mr. DelBrocco is survived by his wife of 43 years, Mary Kay DelBrocco of Oswego; children, Lawrence “Jody” DelBrocco of Oswego and Debra (Chad) Carson of Oswego; and grandchildren, Zachary and Sara DelBrocco and Brady, Eric, and Chloe Carson.

Funeral services were conducted Monday in Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego, and in St. Joseph Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by Rev. Gregory Kreinheder. Burial was in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Calling hourswere held Sundayat the funeral home.

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Mary Jane Rivera, Fulton resident

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Mary Jane House Rivera, 74, of Fulton, died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at the Manor at Seneca Hill.

She was born in Fulton and was a life resident. She was a cook at several local restaurants, including RFH’s. She was a life member of the Merton R. Kemp Marine Corps League Ladies Auxiliary and very active with their Toys for Tots campaign.

Shewas a NASCAR fan, enjoyed playing Bingo and Bunco and spending time with her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Irene Fredenburg House, and her stepmother, Dora Green House.

She is survived by her five children, Mary (Jeff) Manford of Fulton, Arthur (Renee) Hicks Jr. of Phoenix, Lynn (Chris) White of Scriba, Papo Rivera of Fulton, and Carroll (Robert) Bonnie of Fulton; three brothers, Melvin J. House of Fulton, Charles (Martha) House of Hannibal, and Michael J. House of Fulton; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Calling hours and services were held Monday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial was in Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

Contributions may be made to Toys for Tots, c/o Chris Jones, 203 East Bridge St., Oswego, NY 13126. To leave a message of sympathy for the family, please visit www.fosterfuneralhome.com.

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Jack Thompson, Air Force veteran

Jack I. Thompson, 73, of Phoenix, died Monday October 1, 2012.

Born in Phoenix to his late parents, Anne F. (Egan) and George B.

Thompson on September 24, 1939, he was a United State Air Force veteran, serving from 1957 to 1961.  A professional truck driver, he drove for Marsellus Casket Co. for 15 years. Prior employment also included a snowplow driver for the Town of Schroeppel Highway Department.

He served as a captain and held the office of president for the Phoenix Fire Department. He was a social member of the VFW Post 5540, Phoenix; a member of the Syracuse Hog Chapter; the Star Motorcylcle Club; and the Upstate Cruise Motorcycle Club.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Karen (Fryer) Thompson, Feb. 8, 2003; his son, Shaun I. Thompson, in 1999; and his brother, Gerald R. Thompson, in 2005.

Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Dean E. and Andria Thompson of Clay; daugter-in-law, Diane Thompson of Central Square; four grandchildren, Kyle, Allyson, Chad, and Brandon; a sister, Kathy Thompson Watson of Charleston, S.C.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be held Saturday Oct. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Phoenix Fire Station, 457 Main St., Phoenix, 13135. Burial with firefighter and military honors to follow in the Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix. Calling hours are in the fire Station the same day from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY  13126. Allanson-Glanville- Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, has charge of arrangements.