Harold J. McCarthy, loved gardening, hunting and fishing

Harold J. McCarthy, 77, of Fulton, died Tuesday July 22, 2014 peacefully at home with his wife at his side.

Mr. McCarthy was born in Fulton, the son of the late Ted and Marian (Reeves) McCarthy.

He was a retired mechanic from International Harvester and Oswego Wire.

Mr. McCarthy enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Valarie (Connelly) McCarthy; his children Allison Raum, Harold J. McCarthy Jr., Jonathan McCarthy all of Oswego; four grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Burial was held privately.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.

State Senate Report

By state Sen. Patricia Ritchie

Whether it’s on the mighty St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, Sandy Pond, or any of the other many bodies of water that dot our region, there’s not much that’s better than casting your line on a summer day.

Not only is fishing a way of life here in Central and Northern New York, it’s also a major economic driver; helping to reel in $1.8 billion annually for our state.

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Beach at David C. Webb Memorial Park on Oneida Lake closed

The David C. Webb Memorial Park Bathing Beach on Oneida Lake in the town of Constantia has been closed to swimming due to the presence of a blue-green algae bloom.

The beach will remain closed until the blooms have cleared and the health department approves its re-opening. Contantia’s Children’s Summer Recreation Program will continue to operate in the park; however, swim activities have been suspended until further notice.

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Duane Dolbear, retired from Syroco in Baldwinsville

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Duane Dolbear, 71, of Fulton, passed away at his home on Monday, July 21.

He retired from Syroco in Baldwinsville after 19 years.

Duane was predeceased by his parents, Wallace and Ellen Scoville Dolbear.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Marge Dolbear of Fulton; three daughters, Shannon O’Keefe and Tonya Dolbear both of Fulton and Leona (Brandin) Dolbear of Mexico; eight grandchildren, Cheyanne, Julia, Abiu, Marco, Kaytlynn, Caleb, Noah and Tristin; four brothers, Michael, Nelson, Roy (Addie) and James (Mickie) Dolbear and many nieces and nephews.

There are no calling hours or services. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of arrangements.

Anne N. Pisa, worked as a teacher’s assistant at Fitzhugh Park, Trinity Catholic schools

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Anne N. Pisa, 84, of Oswego died Monday July 21,2014 peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. Luke Health Services.

Mrs. Pisa was born in Rochester, the daughter of the late Carl and Jane Cacciola.

She owned and operated M. Pisa Market, Rochester and she was a teacher’s assistant at Fitzhugh Park School and Trinity Catholic School, Oswego.

Mrs. Pisa was a communicant of St. Paul’s Church and, a member of St. Paul’s Altar Rosary Society, and St. Paul’s Choir.

Mrs. Pisa is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Alphonse M. Pisa of Oswego; and she was the loving mother of Linda Kieper of Oswego, Patricia (Mark) Potter of Oswego, Michael (Peggy) Pisa of Oswego; also survived by her siblings Marie Graef, Grace Leonardo, Francis Cacciola, and Jane Cavalier; and her loving grandchildren Alan Potter, Michelle (Jeremy) Smith, Steven Kieper, Anthony Pisa, Mary Pisa; and three great grandchildren Jacob, Ruby and Charlotte.

Funeral services will be Friday July 25 at 11:30 a,m. in St. Paul’s Church. Burial will be Friday in All Saints Mausoleum.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego

Theodore Kimball, Army veteran

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Theodore “Ted” Kimball, 73, of Fulton, passed away at the V.A. Medical Center in Syracuse on Sunday, July 20.

Ted served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1965.

Surviving are his sister, Nora (Robert) Cook of Fulton; a brother, Hosie Kimball of Fulton; nieces and nephews, Barbara Fahsel, Joann Merritt, Lawrence, Timothy and Ronald Boardway; several grandnieces, grandnephews and cousins.

Calling hours are from noon until 2 p.m. on Friday, July 25 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services immediately following.

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

 

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