Kenneth G. “KGB” Brett, electrician

Kenneth G.”KGB” Brett, 59, of Oswego Town, died Sunday May 4, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born in Endicott, NY the son of the late Kenneth and Elizabeth (Earle) Brett.

Mr. Brett worked as an electrician with the IBEW Local 43, Syracuse.

He was predeceased by his wife Kimberlee Brett.

Mr. Brett is survived by his children, Lana (Justin Guynup) Brett of Hannibal, Chancy (Chris) Matott of Oswego, Emmily (Kenneth) Vanvorst of Oswego, William (Victoria) Reynolds of Oswego, Ann (Arthur) Flewelling of TN; his siblings, Dan (Shirley) Brett of Oswego, Steve Brett of Fulton, Kathy (Gordon) Barkley of Hannibal, John (Kris) Brett of Fulton; and several grandchildren.

Funeral services and burial will be private. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego.

Judy L. Avery, enjoyed camping, fishing with family

5-10_OBITaveryJudy L. (Gorman) Avery, 56, of Oswego, formerly of Fulton, joined her new life Saturday, May 3 at her daughter’s home, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness.

She was born in Oswego, a daughter to the late Robert D. Avery and Elinor Avery McCann.

Judy graduated from Hannibal High School in 1976. She was formerly employed for more than 15 years as a dispatcher for Fulton Taxi, retiring in 2013 due to health reasons.

She enjoyed camping and fishing with her family.

In addition to her parents, Judy was predeceased by a sister, Kathleen Miller, who died in 1995.

Judy is survived by two daughters, Tiffany (Ritch) Batchelor of  Oswego and Shannon (Jordan Roth) Gorman of Palermo; a son, Kevin Gorman II of Hannibal; a sister, Nancy Greenwood of Fulton; a brother, Richard (Doretta) Avery of Liverpool; three grandchildren, Peyton, Alasia and Alizaya; companion, Robert Haynes as well as several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were Thursday, May 8 with services following at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Contributions in memory of Judy may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Inc., P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126-0102.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

The Minetto United Methodist Church will host a free dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 18.

The menu will be ham, mashed potatoes, vegetable and dessert. Donations are not expected but will be accepted.

A collection shed is available in the parking lot at the back of the church for usable clothing items that can be recycled. Acceptable items include: all clothing, shoes, sneakers, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes, and stuffed toys.

The building is fully accessible and is located at the corner of State Route 48 and County Route 8, one block south of the Stewarts Shop, between  Oswego and Fulton, in the village of Minetto.

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The Experimental Aircraft Association chapter 486 at Oswego County Airport is having its annual Mother’s Day Breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. May 11 at the EAA hangar, just north of the airport main entrance on Route 176 outside Fulton.

Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, eggs, home fries, homemade doughuts, coffee, juice and milk.

Free Young Eagle flights (real airplane rides for kids 8-17 ) with parent’s permission, weather permitting.

Contact Bob Failmezger at 591-7778 for more information

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A chicken and biscuit dinner is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Sunday May 18 at the Dugway Methodist Church located on Route 104 in Parish, (two miles east of the Mexico exit off I-81).

The dinner includes mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, applesauce, homemade desserts, coffee, tea and lemonaides.

The dinner benefits the “It’s Not About Me” Group.

Gospel music will start at 2 p.m. at the hurch. There is no charge for the entertainment, but a love offering will be accepted.

For more information call Gloria at 298-5410.

News in Brief

The Oswego-Fulton chamber of Commerce is putting on “A Night of the Stars” from 6 to 8 p.m. May 12 in the Sheldon Ballroom at SUNY Oswego.

Tickets are $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-chamber members. They are available on the chamber website at www.oswegofultonchamber.com under the events tab.

The event is a celebration of small businesses as a kick off to Small business Week.

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New babies join Oswego, Martville families

Kaitlyn Czerow celebrates 12th birthday

Kaitlyn Czerow turned 12 on April 3. She celebrated with a swimming party at Captains Quarters in Oswego with her friends and a party at home with her family.   She is the daughter of Timothy and Barbara (VanAlstine) Czerow. Maternal grandmother is Shirley VanAlstine. Paternal grandparents are Thomas and Barbara Czerow.
Kaitlyn Czerow turned 12 on April 3.
She celebrated with a swimming party at Captains Quarters in Oswego with her friends and a party at home with her family.
She is the daughter of Timothy and Barbara (VanAlstine) Czerow. Maternal grandmother is Shirley VanAlstine. Paternal grandparents are Thomas and Barbara Czerow.

Company found responsible in worker’s death

The U.S. Labor Department has found a Watertown-based company responsible for the death of a construction worker at a Pulaski site.

Kyle Brown, 23, of Turin, Lewis County, died Nov. 18 after being blown off the roof while he was working as part of a crew installing metal decking on the roof of an automobile dealership being built in Pulaski.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration found his employer, general construction contractor MTL Design Inc., failed to provide and ensure the use of fall protection safeguards that would have prevented his death.

OSHA cited the company for a willful and a serious violation.

New business opens in Fulton

Paul Cooper and Sam Trepasso have dreamed for more than 20 years of opening a business and now they have — “Dingles.” Standing from left to right: Second Ward Councilman/Council President Dan Knopp, Dingles owner Paul Cooper, Dingles owner Sam Trepasso and Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. Cooper and Trepasso are located at Bullhead Point right next to Shannon’s Hotdogs truck (owned by Crystal English). Hours are daily 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Owner Cooper said the business would be running specials and joining Shannon’s Hotdogs with some special events. The name “Dingles” came from a historic bait shop and boat livery they went to as kids on the lake. For more information, call Paul Cooper at 529-5934.
Paul Cooper and Sam Trepasso have dreamed for more than 20 years of opening a business and now they have — “Dingles.” Standing from left to right: Second Ward Councilman/Council President Dan Knopp, Dingles owner Paul Cooper, Dingles owner Sam Trepasso and Mayor Ronald Woodward Sr. Cooper and Trepasso are located at Bullhead Point right next to Shannon’s Hotdogs truck (owned by Crystal English). Hours are daily 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Owner Cooper said the business would be running specials and joining Shannon’s Hotdogs with some special events. The name “Dingles” came from a historic bait shop and boat livery they went to as kids on the lake. For more information, call Paul Cooper at 529-5934.

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