Margie Bess Lawler, 41, of Fulton, passed away Sunday May 18 in Rochester.
Born in Utica, Bess had lived in the Fulton area for many years.
She enjoyed arts and crafts and the time she spent with her family.
She was predeceased by her father, Albert Lawler.
Bess is survived by her companion, Brian Graves; children, Ryanna (Josh) Lawler, Cameron (Bekah) Lawler, Tre (Bri) Graves, Jordan (Courtney) Graves, Shayla Graves, Sheldon Graves and Jada Graves; mother, Marjorie Burdick; great-grandmother, Dorine Larmon; siblings, Steven (Georgianna) Burdick, Raymond (Kathy) Burdick, Robin (Robert) Taylor, Keith (Kathy) Burdick, Sharon (Tom) Falato, Kenny (Patsy) Burdick, Al (Heather) Lawler, Mary “Wifey” Smith and Shelly Belly; grandchildren, Brayden, Marlie, Abel, Kirien and Zayne; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A calling hour was held Friday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
The Fulton Veterans’ Council will host a Memorial Day ceremony starting at 9 a.m. Monday, May 26, at St. Mary’s cemetery and continuing on to different memorials.
A complimentary luncheon will follow at the Fulton VFW. The public is encouraged to attend. Continue reading
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The Oswego County Office for the Aging will host an Energy Efficiency Improvement Seminar for seniors from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, May 30 at the Oswego County Health Department Building located at 70 Bunner St., Oswego.
Guest speakers from Peace Inc., EMPOWER and Rural Development will present information on programs that are available to help make homes more energy efficient.
“This past winter has been an energy and financial drain on residents of Oswego County as well as across the United States,” said Sara Sunday, administrator of the Office for the Aging. “By bringing these representatives together to inform our seniors of what is available to help winterize and make their homes more energy efficient, the Office for the Aging hopes to help one of our most vulnerable populations save limited resources.”
Those interested in attending may reserve a seat by contacting the Office for the Aging at 349-3484, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Harborfest is seeking volunteers for the July festival.
Each year, more than 400 volunteers are needed to put on the four-day, admission free festival. There are a variety of positions available, from trolley hosts to children’s activities assistants to merchandise assistants — there is something for everyone.
“Harborfest is a great opportunity to give back to the community by giving your time,” said Marta Santiago, a member of the Harborfest board of directors.
The festival is also looking for new park managers. If you would like to be a park manager, please indicate so on your volunteer application. There will be a screening and interview process conducted for all those interested.
Previous volunteers will be receiving applications in the mail within the next week.
If you have not volunteered before, applications are available on the Harborfest website, www.oswegoharborfest.com, or by stopping in the Harborfest offices in the McCrobie Building at 41 Lake St., Oswego.
For more information, call the Harborfest Volunteer Office at 343-3733, or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the menu for the week of June 2 for the Fulton Senior Dining and Activity Center:
- Monday, June 2 — Chicken breast with roasted potatoes and blended vegetables
- Tuesday, June 3 — Swedish meatballs with egg noodles and peas and carrots
- Wednesday, June 4 — Baked ham with pineapple and scalloped potatoes along with spinach
- Thursday, June 5 — Protein salad or protein along with seasonal salad
- Friday, June 6 — Hamburger with garlic red potatoes and vegetables
All meals include milk and dessert. Lunch is served at noon. Activity is daily at 11 a.m.
For reservations, call Eileen at 592-3408 at least 24 hours in advance.
The city of Fulton Police Department is participating in the 2014 national Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement event May 19 through June 1.
During the event, officers will be cracking down on motorists who fail to wear their seat belts, both during the day and night. Continue reading