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Henry S. Seidel Sr.

Henry S. Seidel Sr., 64 of North Syracuse passed away unexpectedly on Thursday Sept. 1, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. He was born in Syracuse a son of the late Charles and Bessie (Stewart) Seidel. Henry has been ...

Wilbur A. Sensinger

Wilbur A. Sensinger, 93, of Baldwinsville, passed away Monday Aug. 29, 2011, at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville. Born in Lehighton, PA, Mr. Sensinger has resided in Baldwinsville for the past 71 years. He graduated from Penn State University in ...

Donald D. Austin

Donald D. Austin, 64, of Baldwinsville, passed away Sunday Sept. 4, 2011, at his home after a short illness. He was born in Asheville, NC, and has lived in Baldwinsville for more than 40 years. He was a 1965 graduate ...

Oren Frank

Oren Leslie “Les” Frank, 90, of Camillus, resident of Syracuse Home Assoc. for the last year, passed away Thursday Sept. 1 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Known to his family and friends as Les Frank, he was born in ...

Dorothy R. Emerson

Dorothy R. Emerson, 79, of Baldwinsville passed away Friday Sept. 2, 2011, at University Hospital. She worked for Crouse Hinds for 45 years. Surviving: Two sons Benard F.of FL. and Robert J. of Baldwinsville; five sisters Doris Craig, Barbara Buell, ...

Ronald C. Kessler

Ronald C. Kessler, 79, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday Sept. 4, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was a native of Syracuse and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Ron retired from AT&T after 26 years. He ...

Priscilla Jackson

Priscilla Woodbury Ashley Jackson, 81, of Baldwinsville, passed away Tuesday Sept. 6, 2011, at Crouse Hospital. She had a short, courageous battle with colon cancer. Priscilla was born in Watertown, MA, grew up in Belmont, summered on Martha’s Vineyard, and ...

Daisy J. Koppenhaver

Daisy J. Koppenhaver of Liverpool, devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, passed away with her family at her side on Sept. 6, 2011, at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, following a brief battle with cancer. Born Feb. 19, 1936, ...

Raymond Meyer

Raymond Meyer, 77, of Ramona, CA, passed away on Sept. 6, 2011. He was born in Syracuse and lived many years in Warners. Predeceased by his beloved wife Janet of 57 years, he leaves behind two sons, Robert Meyer of ...

Margaretta Brace

Margaretta Millar Brace, 96, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully Friday Sept. 2, 2011, after a short illness. Born in Utica, she was educated at Miss Hall’s School and graduated from Vassar College in 1937. Gret was a member of Trinity ...

James S. Bird

James S. Bird, 80, passed away Sunday Sept. 4, 2011, at Rosewood Heights Health Center. He was a life resident of Syracuse and Minoa. He graduated from Vocational High School in Syracuse. He was in the Air Force 108th AC&W ...

Roger E. Brown

Roger E. Brown, 55, passed away Thursday Sept. 1, 2011 at St. Joseph's Hospital. After years of hard work and playing harder, Rodger laid down to rest with the angels four days before his 56th birthday. Roger was always a ...

Genevieve Chamberlain

Genevieve Barych Chamberlain, 95, formerly of Baldwinsville, passed away Saturday Sept. 3, 2011, at Pontiac Nursing Home in Oswego. She was born in Three Rivers, Mass. Gen enjoyed writing short stories, editorials and poetry. She also enjoyed gardening, going on ...

Norman R. Soine

Norman R. Soine, 69, of Cross Lake passed away Friday Sept. 2, 2011, at Veterans Medical Center. He was born in Fort Lee, NJ the son of Richard and Elise Soine. Norman received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Rutgers ...

Gloria J. Alexander

Gloria Jean Alexander, 62, of Baldwinsville, went home to be with her savior on Saturday morning, Sept. 3, 2011, after a brief illness. She was a life resident of Baldwinsville and a graduate of C.W. Baker High School. She was ...

Doug E. Lickey

Doug E. Lickey, 52, of Baldwinsville passed away Friday Sept. 2, 2011, at his home from pancreatic cancer. He was born in Columbia City, IN, and lived in the Syracuse area the past 28 years. He served in the U.S. ...

Martin Haggerty

Martin Thomas “Marty” Haggerty, 64, of Manlius, passed away on Friday Sept. 2, 2011, at The Crossings after a courageous five-year battle with colon cancer. A 1968 graduate of Marist College, Marty worked as an accountant with Agway Insurance for ...

Dorothy Benedict

Dorothy Benedict, 86, of Manlius, passed away on Wednesday Aug. 31, 2011. She worked for many years in the Food Service Department at Fayetteville-Manlius School District. Dorothy attended the United Church of Fayetteville. She enjoyed crafts and gardening and was ...

Dr. Garland Morey

Dr. Garland "Gary" Morey, 57, passed away quietly in his sleep Aug. 1, 2011, after a long battle with cancer. He was the son of Garland "Gene" Morey Sr. and the late Theresa "Terry" (Panetta) Morey. He was born and ...

Dale R. Bear

Dale Roland Bear passed away on Tuesday Sept. 6, 2011, at his home of residence. Dale was born on April 4, 1928 on the family farm outside of Abilene, Kansas; born to Paul Raymond Bear and Bertha Marie Kinney the ...

Sophia A. Benjamin

Sophia A. Benjamin, 92, of North Syracuse, died Saturday Sept. 10, 2011, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Born in Rutland, VT, to the late Peter and Anna Regula, she is predeceased by her brother, Frank, and sisters, Kathleen, Mary, Stella, Helen ...

Franklin N. Couch

Franklin N. Couch, 74, of Skaneateles, died Wednesday Sept. 7, 2011, after a long struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. Born in Middletown he was a graduate of Syracuse University and RPI. He owned and operated Franklin N. Couch Architect, PC, in ...

Josephine A. Gurecki

Josephine A. (Maslowski) Gurecki, 86, of Baldwinsville, formerly of Rome and Cleveland, OH, passed away Saturday Sept. 10, 2011 at her home. She was born on Oct. 2, 1924 in Freeland, PA. Josephine was a homemaker and beloved mother and ...

Norbert A. Ring

Norbert A. “Jarv” Ring, 84, a lifelong resident of North Manlius/Kirkville, passed away peacefully Sept. 10, 2011, at home with his family by his side. Norb retired from GE following a career that spanned 44 years. He was a lifelong ...

Lottie Dembkowski

Lottie (Leokadia) Dembkowski, 94, of East Syracuse, passed away Friday Sept. 9, 2011, at Loretto. Our beloved “Babci” was born Aug. 26, 1917 the daughter of the late Feliks and Stephania Godlewski. Besides her parents she is predeceased by her ...

Warren D. Cooke

Warren D. Cooke, 86, of Baldwinsville passed away Thursday Sept. 8, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Warren was a WWII Navy veteran and held various positions at General Electric during his employment of over 40 years. Warren was an amateur ...

Lois E. Reynolds

Lois E. Reynolds, 74, of Jordan, passed away Thursday Sept. 8, 2011, at home. Born in Syracuse, Lois was a long time resident of Jordan. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Lois spent many hours volunteering for various ...

Cynthia V. Hazeltine

Cynthia V. Hazeltine, 55, of Jordan, died Sept. 9, 2011, in Auburn Memorial Hospital following a long illness. Born in Cindy lived in the Jordan-Elbridge area most of her life. She was a graduate of Jordan-Elbridge High School and was ...

Oren "Les" Frank

Oren Leslie Frank, 90, of Camillus, resident of Syracuse Home Assoc. for the last year, passed away Thursday Sept. 1, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Known to his family and friends as Les Frank, he was born in ...

Keith A. VanDenburg

Keith A. VanDenburg, 73, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully in his sleep Monday Sept. 12, 2011, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Born in Cortland, he was a graduate of Homer Central High School and attended Alfred State. He ...

Sharon H. Graham

Sharon H. Graham, 76, of Fairmount, passed away Thursday Sept. 8, 2011, at home, surrounded by her family. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, she was born Monday Aug. 26, 1935 and was the daughter of Albert Willard Hilleges ...

Peter R. Giacobbi

Peter R. Giacobbi, 73, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday Sept. 3, 2011, at Francis House. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was born on Thursday July 7, 1938. He was a graduate of Christian Brothers Academy and attended ...

George W. Beers III

George Washington Beers III, 91, of Liverpool, passed away on Monday Sept. 12, 2011, after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born on May 13, 1920, in Osceola, WI, to George W. Beers Jr. and Cora Lotvedt Beers, he was raised ...

Russell L. Wilson

Russell L. Wilson, 77, of Lysander passed away Sunday Sept. 11, 2011, at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton. Russell was the son of Russell and Doris Wilson. He was born in Oneonta and worked in maintenance for Meloon Foundry, Syracuse, ...

Alice C. Hagopian

Alice C. Hagopian, 89, formerly of Cicero, passed away Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011, at the Masonic Care Community. A Syracuse native, she had resided since 1955 in Cicero. Mrs. Hagopian was secretary to the President of General Electric for 10 ...

Eugene M. Simmons

Eugene M. Simmons 81 of Elbridge died Monday Sept. 12, 2011, in Community General Hospital. Born in Elbridge, Gene was the son of Albert and Lillian Ashby Simmons. He was a 1946 graduate of Elbridge High School where he was ...

Virginia Hagerman

Virginia “Ginny” Hagerman, 77, of Baldwinsville, passed away Monday Sept. 12, 2011, at Community-General Hospital. She was born in Syracuse and has lived in Baldwinsville for over 46 years. She worked for G.E. for 16 years and retired from Crucible ...

Ljuba Bergovec

Ljuba Bergovec, 81, of East Syracuse, passed away at home on Monday Sept. 12, 2011. Born in Croatia, she came to the states in 1977. Ljuba was a seamstress for Learbury Clothing and was a parishioner at St. Mary’s Church, ...

Joan McCarthy

Joan Vielehr McCarthy, 81, passed away at her home in Manlius, Saturday Sept. 10, 2011, with her loving family around her. Joan was a wonderful wife, loving mother and grandmother and a devoted friend to all. Joan graduated from the ...

Arthur D. Little

Arthur D. Little, 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011, surrounded by family. Art was born Feb. 18, 1927, in Concord, NH, where he grew up on a farm. He has resided in Liverpool since 1956. Art received a ...

Patricia O’Connell

Patricia "Patti" O’Connell, 48, of Liverpool, died on Friday Aug. 26, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was a 1980 graduate of Liverpool High School and had most recently worked at National Grid. She was predeceased by her father Robert ...

Mervin W. Nies

Mervin W. Nies, 85, of Fairmount, passed away Monday Sept. 12, 2011, at Upstate University Hospital at Community General. Born in North Syracuse on Wednesday June 30, 1926, he lived in Camillus for more than 50 years. Mervin also enjoyed ...

Brian J. France

Brian J. France, 53, of Camillus, passed away Monday Sept. 12, 2011, at home. He was born in Rome on Monday Oct. 7, 1957. A 2006 graduate of Clarkson University, he was employed by RZ Engineering in East Syracuse. Brian ...

James J. Sheldon

James J. Sheldon, 85, of Lakeland, passed away Thursday Sept. 15, 2011, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Solvay on Sunday Aug. 22, 1926, he was the son of Peter and Maria Sheldon. A lifetime resident of Camillus, he was ...

John W. Leubner

John W. Leubner, 46, of Marcellus, died Wednesday Sept. 14, 2011. He worked many years as a heavy equipment mechanic. John was known for his generosity. Surviving are his children Michelle and Cameron; his mother Noreen Leubner; siblings Ray, Penny, ...

Joyce H. Sowl

Joyce H. Sowl, 83, of Skaneateles, died Monday Sept. 19, 2011. Born in Warren, PA, she previously worked for Boss-Linco Trucking and had been a reservationist for Northwest and American Airlines. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church ...

Dr. Stewart L. Thompson

Dr. Stewart L. Thompson, a well-known local orthodontist passed away on Sept. 16, 2011. He was 87 years old. Born on May 11, 1924, to Marian and Stewart L. Thompson in San Antonio, TX, he was a graduate of Evans ...

Josephine M. Kulak

Josephine M. Kulak, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday Sept. 18, 2011. Born in Adams, she lived in the Syracuse area most of her life. She was employed over 50 years with Hotel Syracuse. Josephine was a strong and independent woman ...

Constance Palumbo

Constance “Connie” Lou Palumbo, of Camillus, passed away peacefully at Iroquois Nursing Home on Wednesday Sept. 21 2011. She was the daughter of the late Antoinette and Paul Cavaliere of Syracuse. Connie was long- time employee of Acme and Chicago ...

Christian Wamser

Christian Albert Wamser, 98, of Camillus, passed away Sunday Sept. 18, 2011, at Van Duyn Home & Hospital. He was born in Long Island City, NY, and earned a degree in chemical engineering from Cooper Union Institute of Technology in ...

Lois V. Maroney

Lois V. Maroney, 82, of Camillus passed away Tuesday Sept. 20, 2011, at Crouse Hospital after a short illness. Born in Northfield, VT, she met her future husband Richard Maroney Sr. in Connecticut where they were married. They moved to ...

Clare Ten Eyck

Clare Davitt Ten Eyck, 85, of Jack’s Reef, died Tuesday Sept. 20, 2011, in Crouse Hospital. Born Aug. 29, 1926 at Plattsburgh Army Base, she was the daughter of Hugh and Mabel Davitt. Clare was a graduate of Plattsburgh State ...

Veronica A. Menna

Veronica A. Menna, 80, of Liverpool, passed away Tuesday Sept. 6, 2011, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born on Thursday Jan. 8, 1931, she was the daughter of Anthony Michael Gasparovic and Mary Sles Gasparovic. She was raised in North Tarrytown, ...

Mary J. Buhai

Mary J. (Tanchak) Buhai, 92, of Camillus, passed away Friday Sept. 16, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Born in Auburn on Sunday May 4, 1919, she was the daughter of Michael Tanchak and Anna Berdy Tanchak. She lived ...

Fay R. Sasario

Fay (Filomena) R. Sasario, 87, has gone to be with the Lord on Friday Sept. 23, 2011. Fay lived most of her life in Syracuse and enjoyed spending winters in Florida when her husband was alive. She was predeceased by ...

William J. O'Donnell

William J. "Bill" O'Donnell, 95, passed away Tuesday Sept. 20, 2011, at James Square Health and Rehab Center. Bill was born in East Syracuse on Oct. 2, 1915 to the late George and Catherine Dillon O'Donnell, immigrants from Ireland. He ...

Jeffrey P. Ryan

Jeffrey P. Ryan, 39, of Sennett, NY, died unexpectedly on Monday Sept. 19, 2011. Born in Fayetteville, he graduated from Fayetteville-Manlius High School and the State University of New York at Cortland. Jeff returned to New York in 2009 with ...

Katherine M. George

Katherine M. George, 80, of Liverpool, passed away Saturday Sept. 17, 2011, at Francis House after a long battle with cancer. Kay was born in Utica, the daughter of the late Peter and Anna Khoury. She worked for UNIVAC in ...

Max H. Lell

Max H. Lell, 93, of the village of Camillus, passed away Tuesday Sept. 20, 2011 at home. A lifetime resident of Camillus, he was born on Thursday, October 18, 1917 and was the son of Max Lell and Marie Belge ...

Michael E. Costello

Michael Earl Costello, age 63, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Sunday Sept.18, 2011, at University Hospital. Born in Geneva and raised in Corning, he was a resident of Liverpool for 35 years. Michael attended the U.S. Naval ...

George Ulrich

George Joseph Ulrich, 86, of 118 Crabapple Lane, Syracuse, passed away Thursday Sept. 15, 2011, at The Centers at St. Camillus. Born in Newark, N.J., on Wednesday May 20, 1925, he was the son of George J. Ulrich and Vera ...

Thomas P. Muldowney, Jr.

Thomas P. Muldowney, Jr. 48, our brave brother, was received peacefully by the Lord on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. His heroic eighteen year battle with a long illness inspired us all to value life. He was a 1981 graduate of ...

Joshua M. Lally

Joshua M. Lally, 23, of Baldwinsville passed away Saturday Sept. 17, 2011. He was a 2006 graduate of C.W. Baker High School and attended OCC where he was working towards his business degree. Joshua loved SU basketball, enjoyed boating and ...

Helen M. Addison

Helen M. Addison, 77, of Syracuse, died at home on Sept. 16, 2011, surrounded by family after a long battle with emphysema and COPD. Helen resided most of her life in the Mattydale and Syracuse areas. She resided on Avery ...

Shirley M. Schleret

Shirley M. (Brien) Schleret, 85, of Springmoor Drive in Liverpool, passed away on Sunday Sept. 18, 2011, at The Crossings in Minoa on her 63rd wedding anniversary. A life resident of the Syracuse area, Shirley was a communicant of Christ ...

Eileen M. Smith

Eileen M. Smith, 85, of the village of Camillus, passed away Monday Sept. 12, 2011, at Upstate University Hospital at Community General. Born in Buncrana, County Donegal, Ireland on Saturday March 6, 1926, she was the daughter of Jack Norman ...

Marguerite Mazzye

Marguerite (Kline) Mazzye, 68, lifetime resident of Syracuse, passed away Sunday Sept. 18, 2011, at home with her family by her side. Marguerite was a1961 graduate of Central Tech High School and attended Syracuse University. She retired in 2005 after ...

Dorothy Cook

Dorothy Cook, 82, of Fayetteville, died on Friday Sept. 16, 2011, after a long illness. She was born in New York City and has resided in the Syracuse area since 1966. She was predeceased by her parents Theresa and Arthur ...

Earl Gilkey

Earl "E.Y." Gilkey, 59, of Cicero, passed away early Friday morning, Sept. 16, 2011 surrounded by his loving family and friends, after a courageous seven year battle with prostate cancer. A native of Syracuse, he was a 1970 graduate of ...

Mary A. Luke

Mary A. Luke, 74, of Oswego, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2011 at St. Luke Health Services. She was a native of Baldwinsville and attended Baldwinsville Schools. Survivors: her sister, Elizabeth Halligan of Syracuse; brothers, Daniel G. (Anna) Luke, Jr. ...

Brian H. Ives

Brian H. Ives, 52, of Baldwinsville, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday Sept. 21, 2011, in Columbia, MD. Born in Trenton, NJ, he worked for DISA as a telecommunications operations manager. He retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1997. His ...

Dennis A. Gonnella, Sr.

Dennis A. “Dan” Gonnella, Sr., 89, of East Syracuse, passed away on Friday Sept. 23, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Syracuse, Dan was a graduate of North High School. He served as a signalman with the US Navy ...

Virginia L. Ditz

Virginia L. Tanner Ditz, 75, of Seneca Knolls, passed away Saturday Sept. 24, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was born in Geneva, OH, and has lived in the Syracuse area for 55 years. She worked at Syracuse University in ...

Russell Ratliff

Russell Ratliff, 79, of Kirkville, passed away on Thursday Sept. 22, 2011. He retired from Allied Chemical and Sears. Russell was a devoted family man and remained active after his retirement with many different hobbies. He was predeceased by his ...

Margaret Sloyka

Margaret “Marge” Sloyka, passed away peacefully at her home in DeWitt on Wednesday Sept. 21, 2011. A lifelong resident, Marge was born on Nov. 18, 1922, to the late Andrew and Mary Volcko. She grew up with one sister, Wilma ...

Helen A. Bowles

Helen A. Bowles, 82, of Syracuse, passed away Wednesday Sept. 21, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, she was born on Sunday March 10, 1929, and was the daughter of Stephen Hoosock ...

Kathryn Arnold

Kathryn (Daley) Arnold, 68, of Baldwinsville, died Thursday Sept. 22, 2011, at the Francis House. Born in Syracuse, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Jean Daley. She was also predeceased by her daughter Karyn Arnold and former ...

Dr. Thomas R. Simon

Thomas Raymond Simon, M.D., one of the pioneers of cytologic diagnosis of cancer, died Monday Sept. 26, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Shelby, Ohio, Aug. 21, 1920, he was the youngest of seven children of Victor Peter ...

Frederick E. Mider, Jr.

Frederick E. Mider, Jr., 88, of Skaneateles and St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, died peacefully at home, Sunday Sept. 25, 2011. Born in Syracuse, he started his career with Burrough’s Corp. and retired as president and CEO of the Bank ...

Betty M. Scalzo

Betty M. (Lewis) Scalzo, 83, of Baldwinsville, passed away peacefully Sunday Sept. 25, 2011, at Iroquois Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Scranton, PA, and worked for General Electric and Syroco for many ...

Janet A. Zory

Janet A. Zory, 61, of Camillus passed away Tuesday Sept. 27, 2011, at Francis House. She is a graduate of Thomas J. Corcoran High School class of 1968. She was employed in the early 1970s by Duke University then Broome ...

Frances E. Moran

Frances E. Williams Moran, 82, of North Syracuse, passed away Sunday Sept. 25, 2011, at Rosewood Heights. A Panther Lake native, she was raised on her family's farm, graduated from Camden High School in 1947, and attended Powelson Business School. ...

Dorothy M. Solinske

Dorothy M. Solinske, 90, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, in Cape Coral, Fla. A native and long time resident of the Syracuse area and was a 1937 graduate of North High. Mrs. Solinske had recently resided in Ellenton, Fla. For ...

Lawrence G. Pidgeon

Lawrence G. Pidgeon 68 of Syracuse died Monday Sept. 26, 2011, at home. Born in Syracuse, Larry formerly lived in Camillus, Jordan and Auburn. He was a steamfitter and a member of the Teamster Union. Larry was a former member ...

James A. Vella

James A. Vella, 77, of East Syracuse, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday Sept. 27, 2011. He retired from Carrier after 33 years of service. Jim was a veteran of the Korean War. He was a life member ...

Louis Sticco

Mr. Louis “Lou” Sticco, of Liverpool, passed away on Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. He was born in Brooklyn a son of the late Genaro and Maria (Monica) Sticco, where he was raised and educated. ...

Wallace W. MacCombie

Wallace W. “Wally” MacCombie, 71, of Minoa, passed away peacefully Sept. 27, 2011, at home with his family by his side. In the early years, Wally was a dairy farmer and raced stock cars as a hobby. After the children ...

Francis R. Holser

Francis R. “Frank” Holser, 67, of Baldwinsville, passed away Wednesday Sept. 28, 2011, at his home. He was born in Yonkers, N.Y., and was a captain in the Army during the Vietnam War. Frank received his master’s degree from Syracuse ...

Elmer E. Lochow

Elmer Earl Lochow, 85, passed away Sunday Sept. 25, 2011, at his son David’s home in Phoenix, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Illinois on Monday Jan. 11, 1926, he graduated from Western Illinois State College and was a Navy veteran of ...

Geraldine A. Lindsley

Geraldine A. “Jerry” Lindsley, 71, of Minoa, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday Sept. 29, 2011, with her family by her side. She was an avid traveler of the world and enjoyed decorating cakes. Jerry’s new birth date was ...

Kathryn I. Waite

Kathryn I. Waite peacefully left her earthly home into eternal peace on Sept. 27, 2011, at Syracuse Home with friends and family lovingly caring for her. Mrs. Waite was born in Aug. 16, 1914, in Black River, daughter of Burt ...

Grace Smith

Grace Misterka Smith, 90, of Memphis, died Tuesday Sept. 27, 2010, at the Francis House. Born in Solvay, she was the daughter of Sebastino and Domenica Romano Nicotra. Grace lived most of her life in the town of Van Buren ...

Barbara J. Clark

Barbara J. Clark, 69, of Jamesville, passed away peacefully Sept. 29, 2011, after a long illness. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Jamesville and Holy Cross Church, DeWitt; and an avid Bingo player and gardener. Her greatest love ...

Robert E. Smith

Robert E. Smith, 75, of Wolcott, passed away Saturday Sept. 24, 2011, at Wayne County Nursing Home. Born in Syracuse on Friday Nov. 29, 1935, he was the son of Lawrence and Jane Smith. He moved to Wolcott in the ...

Patricia A. Schanzle

Patricia A. Schanzle, 74, of Camillus, passed away Friday Sept. 23, 2011, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Syracuse on Friday Feb. 12, 1937, she was the daughter of Arthur Legg and Agnes Haite Legg. A lifetime resident of the ...

Ruth S. Gillet

Ruth S. Gillet, 94, formerly of Camillus, passed away Saturday Sept. 24, 2011, at The Centers at St. Camillus. Born in Homer on Saturday March 31, 1917, she was the daughter of Horace Greeley Sanborn and Laura Martin Sanborn. She ...

Joseph W. Tokarz

Joseph W. Tokarz, 95, of Auburn, died Monday Sept. 26, 2011. Born in Auburn, he worked for Nye-Waits in Auburn and retired from working at Skaneateles Central Schools. He was a US Army Veteran of World War II serving in ...