Alan Duke Daghita, loved long walks, fishing

5-17_OBITdaghitaAlan Duke Daghita, 39, of Hannibal, passed away Tuesday May 13 at home in the presence of his loving family.

He was born in Ithaca and lived most of his life in Hannibal. Alan attended Hannibal Schools and worked for Bauer Hockey in Liverpool for several years.

He loved to take long walks and go fishing.

Alan is survived by two sons, Michael Daghita of Hannibal and Bradley Daghita of Rome; his mother and step father, Beverly Daghita and Don Taylor of Hannibal; his father, Albert Daghita of Ithaca; one sister, Regina Margrey of New Haven; four brothers, Michael (Melanie) Daghita of Trumansburg, Dean (Linda) Daghita of Haymarket, VA, David (Jenny) Daghita of Australia and Ronald (Kim) Daghita of Kirkwood, NY; a close friend, Mark Digregorio as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alan’s family wishes to thank the staff at Oswego County Hospice for the excellent care provided to Alan during his illness.

Calling hours are noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17 (today) with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal. Burial will be in Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal.

Contributions in memory of Alan may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

Robert Calderwood, WWII veteran, GE retiree, foster parent, scoutmaster

5-17_OBITcalderwoodRobert E. Calderwood, 89, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday May 8 at Oswego Hospital. 

A native of Amsterdam, he had resided in Johnstown, Phoenix and Fulton. 

He retired after 36 years at General Electric Co. in Liverpool. Bob was a member of the Fulton Church of the Nazarene. 

He served in the U.S. Army at the end of World War II from 1945 to 1947 and was a member of V.F.W. Post #569 in Fulton. 

He was a former member of the Phoenix Lions Club and former assistant scout master of B.S.A. Troup #720 in Phoenix. Bob and his wife Mary were foster parents for more than 20 years.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Calderwood of Fulton; children, Paul (Kolin) Calderwood of Phoenix, Andrew (Laura) Calderwood of Liverpool and Tammy (William) Mehrtens of Lebanon, PA; grandchildren, Courtney, Paige, Ethan, Abigail and Bryce Calderwood, Leah and Nora Long and great-grandson, Carter Davidor.

Calling hours were Monday, May 12 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services Tuesday, May 13 at the Church of the Nazarene, 910 Utica St., Fulton. 

Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery in Fulton with full military honors. 

Memorial gifts are encouraged to Another Level, 910 Utica St., Fulton, NY 13069.

Calvin Hall, spring burial

Calvin Hall, 87, of Fulton, died Feb. 17.

A committal service and burial was held 9 a.m. May 16 at Fairdale Cemetery, Hannibal.

The Fulton VFW Post #569 will bestow military honors. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.

Leon J. Rogers, former Fulton resident

Leon J. Rogers, 75, a former resident of Fulton, passed away Monday, May 12 in Tennessee.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Linda M. Rogers; sister, Norma Hokanson of Mississippi; five sons, Robert A. (Rose), Dale S. (Linda), Dana J. (Marie), Steven M. (Shannon), James L. (Sandy); daughter, Donna G. Rogers; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 18, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services and burial to follow at Roosevelt Cemetery, State Route 49, Schroeppel.

Donations may be sent to the Cancer Care Co-pay Assistance Foundation, 275 Seventh Avenue, NY, NY 10001. Please reference your donation in memory of Leon J. Rogers.

Jack Jones, veteran, Alcan retiree

5-17_OBITjonesJack Jones, 74, of Oswego, passed away Sunday May 11 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Oswego, N.Y., to the late Claude and Nina (Dingman) Jones.

Mr. Jones has remained a life resident of Oswego, N.Y. He graduated from Oswego High School.

Mr. Jones was a United States veteran, having served in the Air Force for five years from 1959 to 1964.

He retired after 34-plus years from Alcan Aluminum in 2002.

Mr. Jones was an avid fan of NASCAR and football. He was a member of the St. Joseph Golden Agers and Oswego Elks Lodge.

He was pre-deceased by his daughter Colleen Jones, and siblings Geraldine Demm, and Claude, Robert and William Jones.

Mr. Jones is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 52 years, Josephine DiGaetano Jones of Oswego; three children,  Craig (Donna) Jones of Florida, Christine (John Spotswood) Jones of New Haven, NY, and Cory (Tracy) Jones of Sterling, N.Y.; one sister,  Beverly Bonner of Oswego; five grandchildren, Timothy, Bryan, and Veronica Jones, Breanna and Hannah France; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.

Funeral service was held Thursday May 15 in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, and at St. Joseph’s Church, Oswego where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by the Rev. Greg Kreinheder.

Burial will be held in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours were May 14  in the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Oswego Health Hospital Care and St. Joseph’s Church.

Contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 240 W. First St., Oswego, NY 13126 and the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Myrtle Hubbard, co-owned potato farm, loved to braid rugs

5-17_OBIThubbardMyrtle  A. “Myrt” Hubbard, 83, of the town of Granby, passed away Thursday evening May 8, 2014.

She was born in Rich Mountain, Arkansas  March 3, 1931 to her late parents, Alice (Beck) and Argus Mackey.

She was a engaged in potato farming with her late husband, Ralph A. Hubbard for many years, known as Hubbard Farms.  Myrt enjoyed braiding rugs.

 Predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, Ralph A. Hubbard on Sept. 16, 2012; her daughter-in-law, Janette L. (Cramer) Hubbard on Nov. 27, 2013; her son-in-law, William A. Whipple, Sr. on Aug. 16, 1999.

Surviving are her two sons, Thomas Hubbard of Fulton, Kirk (Debra) Hubbard of Phoenix, NY; two daughters, Kim Whipple of Pennellville and Cynthia Pluff of Phoenix; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Amy Upson of Florida; several nieces, nephews, cousins.

 Calling hours were Tuesday May 13 in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix. Graveside service only on Wednesday May 14 in Jacksonville Cemetery, town of Lysander,  with the Rev. Moritz Fuchs officiating.

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