Hope St. Andrews-McCarthy, infant

Hope “Hopey” St. Andrews-McCarthy,  infant daughter of Jacklyn St. Andrews and Jonathan McCarthy of Fulton, died Sunday April 27 at Oswego Hospital, Oswego.

She is survived by her sister Serenity St. Andrews-McCarthy of Fulton; maternal grandmother, Dawn St. Andrews of Fulton; paternal grandparents, Carolyn and Floyd Raff of Fulton; maternal great grandparents, Shirley St. Andrews and Robert Smith of Fulton; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

There will be no funeral services.  Burial will be held privately.

Calling hour will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday May 5 at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.

Mary McCann, spring burial

Mary McCann,89, of Fulton.

A committal service and burial will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3 (today) at New Haven Cemetery, New Haven, NY with the Rev. George  Wurz officiating.

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

Mrs. McCann died Jan. 3, 2013.

Brindsley McCann, spring burial

Brindsley  McCann, 85, of Fulton.

A committal service and burial will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 3 (today) at New Haven Cemetery, New Haven, NY with the Rev. George Wurz officiating.

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

Mr. McCann died March 21, 2014.

Meridth Izyk, secretary at First United Church

5-3_OBITizykMeridth Izyk, 68, of Fulton died Tuesday April 29 at James Square, Syracuse after a long illness.

She was born in Lowville, NY, the daughter of Alberta Hirschey of Fulton and the late Raymond Hirschey.

Mrs. Izyk was past employed as a secretary with the First United Church, Fulton, and Woolworth’s, Fulton.

She was a volunteer with the First United Church and she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Mrs. Izyk is survived by her husband of 46 years James Izyk of Fulton; children  John (Michelle) Izyk of Fulton, Joanne Izyk of CO, Cheryl Rathmann of Fulton, Cassandra (Chris Jones) Izyk of Fulton; sister Marcia (Howard) Higby of TN; brother Peter Hirschey of Fulton; eight grandchildren, Natalie, Victoria and Alina, Trevor, Ethan and Eliana and Hannah and Casey; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday (today) at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. with the Rev. David Nethercott officiating.

Burial will be in Mt. Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours were Friday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. Secondt. S. ,Fulton.

Keith R. Reis, Hannibal school bus driver

5-3_OBITreisKeith R. Reis, 59, of Hannibal, died unexpectedly Wednesday April 22.

Born in Oswego, a son to the late Richard and Pearl Reis, Keith lived in the Hannibal area all his life.

He graduated from Hannibal High School and was a school bus driver for the Hannibal Central School District for the past 13 years.

In addition to his parents, Keith was predeceased by his first wife, Michelle Reis; a sister, Ellen Reis; and by a brother, Kenneth Reis.

Keith is survived by his wife of 31 years, Virginia Reis of Hannibal; two sons, Dan R. Reis of Mexico and Frank (Erin) Reis of Fulton; step daughter, Melissa Parkhurst of Fulton; four brothers, Bert Reis of Cato, Tom Reis of Martville, Chris (Bethany) Reis of Oswego and Kurt Reis of Wolcott; one sister, Roberta Webster; nine grandchildren, Ava “Tater” Reis, Damien Hickman, Michelle Reis, Nicholas, Dakota and Hannah Muckey, Ashlie, Ryan and Taylor Crawford.

Calling hours were April 28 at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

Contributions in memory of Mr. Reis may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Syracuse, NY Office, 6390 Fly Road, 2nd floor, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or to the Hannibal Fire Company, P.O. Box 252, Hannibal, NY 13074.

County Envirothon results

By Ashley M. Casey

Pulaski High School has won the Oswego County Envirothon. The competition was held Thursday at Jellystone Park in Mexico.

Envirothon Coordinator Erica Schreiner said Pulaski came in first place with 435 points. The team’s best subject was aquatics.

Last year’s winner, Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School, came in second with a score of 422 points. Oswego High School’s “A” team came in third with 406 points.

Pulaski was originally going to field two teams, but only one participated in the competition.

Jamie Hefti is Pulaski’s Envirothon adviser.

As for the weather?

“We didn’t get rained on,” Schreiner said.

Earth Week clean ups in the Fulton-Oswego area

City school board candidates announced

The candidates have been announced for school board elections in Fulton and Oswego and for the Fulton Public Library board of trustees.

FULTON: Four seats are open. Running are:

Incumbent Barbara Hubbard, Timothy Crandell, incumbent David Cordone, Pamela Parker and Robert Briggs.

The four persons receiving the most votes during the May 20 election will serve three-year terms beginning in July.

Voters will also select the Fulton Public Library’s board of trustees. Seven seats are open and there are nine candidates:

Kelly Nickerson, Thomas Brown, Nicole Baldwin, Carolyn Mosier, Robert Vayner, Patricia Kush, Ellen Himes, LaVerne DeLand and Dennis Casey.

OSWEGO: Three seats open. Five persons are running. They are:

Thomas Dehm, incumbent John Dunsmoor, Brian Haessig, incumbent Michael McLaughlin and incumbent Samuel Tripp.

The three persons receiving the most votes during the May 20 election will serve three-year terms beginning in July.

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