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Obituaries for December 2012

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Kenneth J. Klein, Sr.

Kenneth J. Klein, Sr., 82, a resident of Minoa since 1955, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at home. He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1947-1951. He married the former Marion Miner in 1952. Ken worked as ...

Agnes Brown

Agnes Ruth Brown, 93, of Cazenovia, died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Loretto. Agnes worked at Cazenovia Greenhouse for many years and had also worked as a cook for the Cazenovia Central School District and the Cazenovia Golf Club. She ...

Gary D. Bellows

Gary “Joey” D. Bellows, 71, of County Line Road, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 4, 2012, with his family by his side after bravely fighting cancer for four-and-a-half years. Born in Auburn, he graduated from Skaneateles Central School. ...

Jared P. Wellington

Jared P. Wellington, 22, of the town of Sennett, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. Born in Syracuse, he attended Skaneateles Central School. He was employed by Hobbit Hollow Farm. He was a lover of nature, animals, gardening, music, and loved ...

William F. Strickland

William F. Strickland, 50, of Manlius, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Born in Camillus, he was a graduate of West Genesee High and Gettysburg College. Bill worked his entire career in the family-owned insurance agency, Betts, Strickland & Munro, ...

Anita C. Oldfield

Anita C. Oldfield, of Fayetteville, died on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. She was born on May 2, 1924, in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Lula & Roy Santola. She graduated in 1942 from Eastwood High School ...

Frederick E. Avery

Frederick E. Avery, 76, of the town of Sennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. Born in Auburn, the son of the late Frank and Helen Avery, he had retired from NCR Corp. He was a member of St. James Episcopal ...

Mary B. Baker

Mary B. Baker, 73, of Warners, passed away on Monday, Dec.3, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Morris Baker; her children, Lillian Russell of Manlius, Scott ...

Dannie T. Clark

Dannie T. Clark, born July 7, 1957, was called home by our Lord and Savior on Dec. 2, 2012, after a long illness. He was a resident at Van Duyn Nursing Home for the past three and a half years. ...

Robert H. Fiel

Robert "Bob" H. Fiel, 82, of Garden City Drive in Mattydale, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at home. Bob was a graduate of North High and attended Syracuse University. He resided in Mattydale for the past 50 years and was ...

Richard C. Ziegler

Richard "Dick" C. Ziegler, 90, of Beley Avenue in Mattydale, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at University Hospital. Dick was a native of Syracuse and resided in Mattydale for 44 years. He was the son of the late William and ...

Judith E. Robinson

Judith E. (Milliman) Robinson, 72, of Skaneateles Falls, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. She was born in Auburn, the daughter of the late William H. and Estelle V. (Hamacher) Milliman. She is survived by her husband, Arby W., her children, ...

Florence R. Knapp

Florence R. Knapp, 82, of Kirkville, and Valrico, FL., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Francis House. She was born in Syracuse on June 19, 1930, the daughter of the late Floyd and Ruth Cutter. She attended Chittenango ...

Floyd Slocum

Floyd Slocum, 87, of Fairmount, went to be with his Lord Nov. 29, 2012, after a brief illness at University Hospital. Born in Syracuse, he was a lifetime resident. He graduated from Eastwood High School and Atlantic Union College. He ...

Craig Doan

Craig “Lou” Doan, 69, of the village of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. Born in Auburn on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1942, he lived in the Sennett/Weedsport area as a young boy. For the past 30 ...

James T. Mento

James T. Mento, 70, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at home. Born in Syracuse on Tuesday, Sept, 8, 1942, he was the son of Joseph Mento and Frances Veronica Pigula Mento Fatcheric. A lifetime resident of the ...

George Marks

George Clemanso Marks, 94, of Fayetteville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in the V. A. Medical Center. Born in Farmingdale, L.I., George lived in Fayetteville for the past 61 years. He was a disabled Navy veteran of WWII. He ...

Debrianna J. Gunning

Debrianna J. Gunning, 63, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Francis House. She is survived by her husband, Jim Gunning; her son and daughter-in-law, Armando (Denice) Garcia of Granada Hills, CA.

Patricia Cross

Patricia Ann Cross, 73, of Manlius, daughter of the late Walter and Ruth Cross, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012. She was predeceased by her siblings Walter Cross, Jr. and Sara Bombard. She is survived by her nieces and ...

Louise A. Spencer

Louise A. Spencer, 79, of Manlius, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, following a prolonged illness. She was born on May 31, 1933 in Sayre, PA, the daughter of Anna (Dunfee) Hoagland. Louise lived in Towanda, PA, during ...

Nancy R. Brauksieck

Nancy R. Brauksieck, 79, of Plainville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at St. Josephs Hospital. She was predeceased by her son, John Brauksieck. Survivors: her husband of 58 years, William F. Brauksieck; daughters, Sue (Edward) Domes of Bellevue, NE, ...

James D. Acord

James D. Acord, 46, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012. James was employed by CSX Railroad for 15 years. He was an avid Syracuse Crunch and hockey fan. He also enjoyed fishing, and loved spending time with his ...

James Holmes, Jr.

James “Jimmy” Elliott Holmes, Jr., 10, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Born in Rochester on Monday, Feb. 25, 2002, he was a lifetime resident of the Syracuse area. and was affectionately known as ...

Roger D. Daniels

Roger D. Daniels, 55, of Oswego, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, in University Hospital. Born in Syracuse, Roger lived in Memphis and Auburn before recently moving to Oswego. He attended Jordan-Elbridge High School. Surviving are his daughter Kristale, his mother ...

Paul K. Craw

Paul K. Craw (Shorty), 86, of Jamesville, passed away on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. He retired from the Alpha Portland Cement Plant in Jamesville. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen Craw, son James Craw, grandsons Gordon ...

William Hastings

William Louis “Bill” Hastings, 86, of Camillus, passed away Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Crouse Hospital after a brief illness. Born on Wednesday, July 21, 1926 in Rochester, he was the son of Ruth Yauchzi and William J. Hastings. Bill ...

Helen M. Scanlon

Helen M. Scanlon, 76, of Jamesville, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the Crossings in Minoa. Helen was born in Boston, MA, the daughter of George and Lavelle Brinson. Helen was a charter member of the Pompey Women’s Riding Club. ...

Katherine J. Cheney

Katherine J. Cheney, 102, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville. She was born Oct. 9, 1910, to Celia and James Jordan in Little Falls, NY. Katherine was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church ...

Donald E. Brown

Donald E. Brown, 77, of Canastota, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at University Hospital. Don retired from Crouse Hinds in 1997. He was a member of the open Door Baptist Church in New Woodstock. Don was predeceased by his wife, ...

Craig W. Sauer

Craig W. Sauer, 63, of Syracuse, passed Dec. 2, 2012.He was an Army veteran serving during Vietnam. Surviving: his mother; Caroline Sauer; a fiancé, Martha A. O’brien; daughters Jessica and Valerie; sons Nate and Matt; six sisters, a brother and ...

Stanley C. Marlowe

Stanley C. Marlowe, 89, of Manlius, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. Born in Syracuse, he served with the U.S. Army Air Force during WWII. He was retired from Accurate Die Casting in Fayetteville. Stanley was ...

Bill Aaron

Bill Aaron, of Skaneateles, award winning winemaker, computer wizard and master gardener died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Proud father to Heather and Steve and devoted husband to Janet, Bill consistently proved the skeptics wrong. He was a hero to many ...

Joan Jones

Joan Neveldine Jones, 79, of Chittenango, died on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Francis House. She graduated from Manlius High School and attended LeMoyne College. She and her former husband were founding members of the Pompey Hills Cub Scouts. Joan ...

Raymond J. Przbuski

Raymond J. Przbuski, 95, of Weedsport, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, in Auburn Community Hospital. Born in Jordan, Ray was the son of Stanley and Anna Semlick Przbuski. He was a life resident of the Jordan-Weedsport area. He was predeceased ...

Helen J. Marnell

Helen J. Marnell, 85, formerly of the Sacred Heart Apartments, Cicero, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, in Syracuse. She was born in Syracuse, the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Hoppe Blank, and graduated in 1944 from North ...

Judy L. Stevens

Judy L. Stevens, 57, of Baldwinsville passed away Dec. 7, 2012. Surviving: sons, David and George; sisters, Louise, Mary Jane, Phyllis, Henrietta and Gwen; and an aunt, Edith. Services: Private. Calling hours: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at ...

Patricia K. Roach

Patricia K. Roach, 44, of North Syracuse, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Patricia grew up in Syracuse where she graduated from Bishop Ludden in 1986 and attended O.C.C. She worked as a surgical coordinator for ...

Shirley Reals

While the smile that could light up a room has faded away, the love that we shared shines bright within our hearts. Shirley Jane Reals, 75, of Jamesville, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, surrounded by her loving family ...

Elizabeth Westcott

Elizabeth Jeanne Crawford Westcott, 88, of Stuart, Fla., formerly of Syracuse, died Dec. 5, 2012 at Martin Memorial Hospital after a very brief illness. Daughter of Florence A. and Robert J. Crawford of Auburn, Elizabeth “Jeanne” graduated from East High ...

George Booth

George Lawrence Booth, 85, of Baldwinsville and Vero Beach, FL. passed away Dec. 4, 2012, after a long illness. He was born Dec. 2, 1927, in Binghamton.The youngest of six children of Clifford Curtis Booth and Alice Palmer Booth. He ...

Arthur W. Rank, Sr.

Arthur W. Rank, Sr. “Sonny”, 84, of Bridgeport, and Zephyrhills, FL, went to be with the lord on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. He worked for Hawk Sales for many years. Sonny was a member of the Moose Club and enjoyed ...

Jeanette Geniac

Jeanette Marie (Sova) Geniac, 86, of Camillus, passed away Dec. 7, 2012, after a brief illness at Upstate Hospital. She was born in Syracuse, the daughter of the late John Wells Sova and Josephine Tighe Sova and stepdaughter of the ...

Dr. Harry L. Gilmore, Jr.

Respected physician, U.S. Army Medical Corps veteran, and Man of Letters, Harry L. Gilmore, Jr., of Wynwood in Manlius, died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. He was 95 years old. Retired after 50 years in the practice of obstetrics ...

Ellen H. Hollier

Ellen H. Hollier, 94, passed away on Saturday Dec. 8, 2012 at Auburn Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family. Ellen was born on June 8, 1918, in Skaneateles, a daughter to the late Frank and Mary Wylie Meaker. Ellen was ...

John R. Olsen

John R. Olsen, 83, resident of Mattydale for 56 years, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. John was born in Syracuse and graduated from Eastwood High School in 1947. He was the son of the late Julius and ...

Ralph E. Whitbread

Ralph E. Whitbread, 93, of Carolina Shores, NC, formerly of Camillus, died Dec. 3, 2012, at his home. He was born in Syracuse to the late Ralph Whitbread and Anna Rowe Whitbread Joyce. He was predeceased by his beloved brother, ...

Norma Bury

Norma Bury, of Morrisville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. She is survived by her daughters and family, Amanda Bury, Joe and Pamela Lewis and beloved grandsons, Ben, Sam and Jake. Norma was predeceased in death by her husband, Richard ...

Robert Snow

Robert William Snow died on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in Arroyo Grande, Ca., at the age of 66. He is survived by his three sons, Jonathan Robert Snow, Stefan Anthony Snow and Christopher Snow Meeker; his sister Jean Leitner Snow; ...

Debra A. Ahearn Hilborn

Debra A. Ahearn Hilborn, 50, of Baldwinsville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, with the love of her life, her husband Gary, at her side at Francis House after a courageous and valiant battle with ovarian cancer. Debbie was born ...

Frances E. Jenks

Frances E. Jenks, 92, of Fairmount, passed away Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Phoenix, New York on Thursday, July 15, 1920, she was the daughter of George McKinley and Carrie Tottingham McKinley. Frances lived in ...

Richard D. Taylor, Sr.

Richard D. Taylor, Sr., 74, of Mexico, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at the Oswego Hospital. He was born in Syracuse, son of the late John and Anna Lennon Taylor. He attended Marcellus Central School. He was a dairy farmer, ...

Ruth L. Michelson

Ruth L. Michelson, 89, of Liverpool, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Upstate University Hospital at Community General. Ruth worked at Best Photo, Liverpool until 1975, Stickley Siver “Photo Fun” and Fotomat in Bayberry Plaza from 1977 until ...

Erlinda B. Arrayan

Erlinda B. Arrayan, 77, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday Dec. 14, 2012. She was born in Manila, Philippines. Her husband of 40 years, Roy R. Arrayan died Dec. 14, 2002. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her ...

Joyce Marziale

Joyce Marziale, 81, of Jamesville, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, after a brief illness. Joyce was born in Syracuse and was a lifetime resident of the Central New York area. She worked over 20 years for Agway Inc., retiring in ...

Dr. James C. Wilson

Dr. James C. Wilson, of Cazenovia, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at St. Joseph's hospital in Syracuse. Dr. Wilson was born on March 7, 1941, in Wilmington, Del., to John Seward Wilson and Charlotte Hanby Wilson. He earned a ...

Lewis J. White III

Lewis J. “Jimmy” White III, 78, of Auburn died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. Born in Mottville, the son of the late Lewis and Margaret Fraser White, he was a retired sheet metal worker for Local 58 in Syracuse. He served ...

Ben Agudu

Ben Woemesitso Kodjo Agudu, 39, of Syracuse and Staten Island, entered into heaven on Nov. 30, 2012. Born in Accra, Ghana, to Janet Borkpe Agudu and the late Ebenezer Winston Agudu, Ben attended Linden High School in New Jersey and ...

Eleanor Oakes

Eleanor "Ellie" J. Gloska Oakes, 83, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Iroquois Nursing Home . A native of Clay and resident of Cicero since 1974, she was employed by General Electric for 40 years, retiring in 1988 from ...

Sharon Avery

Sharon Bellows Avery, 74, of the town of Sennett, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Born in Auburn, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Marian Gunsalus Bellows. She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church in Skaneateles. ...

Ellen P. Pizzuto

Ellen P. (Mather) Pizzuto, 89, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, with her family by her side. A life resident of the Syracuse area, Ellen was the secretary for Pizzuto Plumbing & Heating for more than ...

Dorothy M. Clements

Dorothy M. (Dottie) Clements of Jordan, town of Cato, died Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at home after a long illness. Dottie was born in Syracuse and attended Jordan High School. She served as Jordan Village Clerk for 15 years before ...

Mary L. Pendergast

Mary L. Pendergast, 95, former Pennellville resident, passed away at Morningstar Residential Care Center in Oswego, on Saturday Dec. 15, 2012. Born in East Syracuse to the late Loretta (Bronner) and Joseph Stevens on Nov. 6, 1917, she was a ...

Wayne F. Hahn

Wayne F. Hahn, 71, of Lysander, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Veterans Medical Center. He was born and raised in Lysander. He served in the U.S. Army and was a retired employee of Carrier Corporation for over 30 ...

Helen Anne Mullarney

Helen Anne (LaRue) Mullarney, 91, formerly of Middlebury Ave Massena, passed away early Sunday morning (Dec. 9, 2012). She was born July 2, 1921, in Massena, the daughter of Franklin and Mary (Carville) LaRue. Helen graduated from Massena Central School ...

Henry Zimmer

Henry Zimmer, 86, of Syracuse, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at Loretto. Born in Baldwinsville on Saturday, May 22, 1926, he was the son of Charles Eli Zimmer and Jenny VanTassell Zimmer. He retired as a maintenance worker for ...

Ruth Bishop

Ruth Carlton Bishop, 97, formerly of Camillus, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Crouse Hospital. She was a resident of Springside at Seneca Hill in Oswego. Born in Ithaca on Sunday, July 25, 1915, she was the daughter of ...

Joan McManus

Joan Lingyak McManus, 81, of Camillus, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at home, surrounded by her family. A lifetime resident of the Camillus area, she was born on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1931, and was the daughter of Gustav Lingyak ...

Bertha Curfman

Bertha Curfman, 86, of Baldwinsville, passed away Dec. 18, 2012. She was predeceased by a son, Clyde "Bud" (Elaine) Sartwell.She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Surviving: A son, David (Cookie), three daughters, Donna Monica, Sharon Hudson and ...

Kaylin D. Peters

Kaylin D. Peters, 9 months, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Survivors: Mother, Krystal (Hudson), father Edward, Siblings Nina and Dillon, grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Services: Noon, Thursday, Dec. 27, with calling hours from 10 a.m. to noon ...

Edith Stevens

Edith Stevens, 77, of Baldwinsville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. She was predeceased by her husband, John B. Stevens. Survived by: son, John E. and daughter Roxanne, five sisters, two brothers, two grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and ...

Bertha Quackenbush

Bertha Quackenbush, 92, of Liverpool, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Elderwood at Birchwood Health Center. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., Bertha resided on Leonard Road in Syosset, Long Island for 36 years before moving to North Syracuse in 1990. ...

Lucy Panzino

Lucy Cusano Panzino, 94, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in her loving husband’s arms, at Upstate University Hospital at Community General. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, she was born on Thursday, January 17, 1918, and ...

Mary E. Cosgrove

Mary E. Kilpatrick Cosgrove, 81, of Fairmount, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at Loretto. Born in Vandling, Penn. on Saturday, April 18, 1931, she was the daughter of Eugene Kilpatrick and Anna Casey Kilpatrick. She spent her early years ...

Arthur A. Faulkingham

Arthur A. “Bud” Faulkingham, 90, of Baldwinsville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at St. Josephs Hospital. He served with the U.S. Coast Guard from 1941 to 1945 during WWII on the USS William Gordon A.P. 117, receiving ribbons for ...

Marie Peukert

Marie Peukert, 96, of Baldwinsville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Syracuse Home in Baldwinsville. Marie was born in the Czech Republic on Dec. 14, 1916. Marie was employed many years at the Excelsior Insurance Company in Syracuse. Marie ...

Thomas D. Quackenbush

Thomas D. Quackenbush, 70, of Liverpool passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. He was born in Syracuse and lived in the Baldwinsville area most of his life. He was a graduate of Baker High School ...

Joan Zukowski

Joan Reese Zukowski, 82, of Clinton and formerly of Marcellus, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. Joan worked several years for Nationwide Insurance before starting a family. She volunteered many years for the Marcellus Free Library. Joan worked at ...

Marta I. Fabbri

Marta I. Fabbri, 83, of Beley Ave., Mattydale, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at her home. She grew up in Lyncourt and resided in Mattydale for the past 43 years. She was the daughter of the late Karl and Emilie ...

Jacqueline T. Colpoys

Jacqueline T. “Jackie” (McEneny) Colpoys, 77, a resident of Kennebunk, ME and former longtime resident of Chelmsford passed away on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at Southridge Rehab and Living Center in Biddeford, ME. She was the beloved wife of Gerald ...

Donald R. Adams

Donald R. Adams, 58, of Liverpool passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. He was born in Watertown and at the age of 11 came to Liverpool where he was raised and educated, and has ...

William W. Hanlon

William W. “Bill” Hanlon, 73, of East Syracuse, passed away at home on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Born in Syracuse on Jan. 10, 1939, he was the son of Francis and Martha Hanlon. Bill grew up in Syracuse and then ...

Elizabeth A. Taylor

Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Taylor passed away Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2012, after a 12-year struggle with cancer. Betsy was born in Syracuse on March 22, 1958, to Earl and Marcelle Taylor of Kirkville. Besides being primary caregiver to her parents, ...

Ryan Alisanski

Ryan Alisanski, 32, of Fairmount, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at University Hospital following a brief illness. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was born on Monday, Oct. 13, 1980 and graduated from Marcellus High School in ...

John C. Condon

John C. "Jack" Condon, of North Syracuse, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012. Born in Honesdale, PA, to the late John and Anna Condon, on April 24, 1924, he is also predeceased by sisters, Marie Meldrum and Kathryn Robillard ...

Earl R. Coon

Earl R. Coon, 76, affectionately referred to as “Cooney,” passed away on Christmas, Dec. 25, 2012, at Van Duyn Nursing Home. Earl grew up on the North side of Syracuse and had resided on Crestwood Drive in North Syracuse since ...

Wayne S. Clark

Wayne S. Clark, 57, of Skaneateles, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Born in Syracuse, he was the son of the late Norris and Metra Popoff Clark. He was a gifted artist and painted portraits, charcoals, oils and landscapes ...

James A. O’Shea

James A. O’Shea, Esq., 78, of Skaneateles, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. He was born in Skaneateles Falls, the son of the late James and Nellie Major O’Shea. He was an attorney for Smith Sovik in Syracuse and for the ...

James M. Keany, Sr.

James M. Keany, Sr., 82, formerly of Mottville, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. He was member of Lodge #522 F & AM in Skaneateles and served in the U.S. Army. He was predeceased by his wife Patricia and a son, ...

Mark W. Hunter

Mark W. Hunter, 60, of Winchester, VA, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in the Winchester Medical Center. Mark was born Aug. 31, 1952, in Syracuse to the late, Doris (Comstock) and William D. Hunter. He was a graduate of C. ...

Ellis A. Walberger

Ellis A. Walberger, 84, of Kent Street, Phoenix, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012. Born in Otisco to his late parents, Walter and Lillian (Kinney) Walberger, Sr., he was a Navy veteran. Retired in 1995 from Carrier Corp., Syracuse ...

Marian E. Ramsden

Marian E. Ramsden, 83, of Cazenovia died Monday, Dec. 24 at University Hospital. A resident of Cazenovia since 1961 she taught Sunday school in the Navarino Methodist Church, was active in the Girl Scouts and Young Cooperators through Dairylea. She ...

Betty L. Hobb

Betty L. Hobb, 83, of Kirkville, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Iroquois Nursing Home. She was born in Syracuse on Sept. 21, 1929, the daughter of the late George and Sarah Walters. Betty was a graduate of ...

Beverly Peet

Beverly “Bev” Peet, 93, of Liverpool passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at his home. Bev was an Army Air Corps Veteran of WWII. He was a graduate of RPI, and upon graduation became an instructor there. He was a ...

Robert P. Magee

Robert P. Magee, 52, of Syracuse, died Tuesday, Dec. 25 at his sister’s home in DeRuyter. Surviving are his mother, Elizabeth of Chittenango and his father, Robert Sr. (Jane) of Erieville; his sisters, Susan Barber- Kowalski of DeRuyter, Teresa Driscoll ...

Jacqueline Marris

Jacqueline Rose Marris, 87, of Oriskany Falls, formerly of Erieville, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Community Memorial Hospital Extended Care Facility in Hamilton. She was born in Oswego to Joseph and Mary Power Olski on April 29, 1925. She ...

Jill Januseski

Jill Marie Januseski, 73, of Memphis passed away peacefully at home Dec. 21, 2012, surrounded by her loving family, cats and birds on Friday. Born in Syracuse she graduated from Elbridge High School and enjoyed dancing and was known for ...

Harold J. Kiah

Harold J. "Hal" Kiah, 86, of North Syracuse passed away at his home on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. He graduated from the University of Virginia and served from 1944 to 1954 in the U.S. Army. In 1984, he retired from ...

Sandra Simcuski

Sandra "Sandy" Simcuski, 68, of Park Rose Estates in Liverpool, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Crouse Hospital. Sandy grew up in Cicero and resided in North Syracuse for most of her life. She was a 1962 graduate of North ...

Steve Stott

Steve Stott, a life-long resident of the Syracuse area, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at University Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Thursday, Dec. 26, 1957, he was a master automotive and electronics technician who could repair anything. Steve enjoyed boating ...

George Mayer

George Mayer, 85, of Camillus, joined Jesus for his birthday celebration on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2012. His loving wife of 62 years, Gloria (Klein) Mayer was by his side. Born in Buffalo on Tuesday, March 8, 1927, he was ...

Mary L. Alfieri

Mary L. Alfieri, 78, of Camillus, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Born on Wednesday, May 16, 1934, she was the daughter of Joseph and Louise Besser. Mary lived in Buffalo until moving to ...

Craig Humphrey

Craig William Humphrey, of Skaneateles, passed away peacefully in his home with his family by his side on Dec. 28, 2012. Born in Rochester on April 28, 1947, throughout his entire life Craig was passionate about education, business, music, creativity ...

Rebecca Groesbeck

Rebecca Lynn Groesbeck, 66, of Kirkville went to be with the Lord on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Born in Logan, W.V. to her late parents, William and Dorothy Cremeans, she moved to Upstate New York during her teen years where ...

Mary B. Gregory

Mary B. Gregory, 60, of Camillus, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012. Born in Syracuse, she was a graduate of St. Anthony’s School, K-12, in Syracuse, received her bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in religious education from Catholic ...

Doris Wagner

Doris Arlene Casler Wagner, 89, of Fayetteville passed away Dec. 1, 2012, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Born in Litchfield, N.Y., she graduated from West Winfield Central School in 1940 and attended Utica School of Finance. Doris served in the United ...

John Coyne

John “Jack” Frederick Coyne, 86, of Baldwinsville passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at home. Born in Syracuse on Wednesday, July 28, 1926, he was the son of John Andrew Coyne and Anne Burgun Coyne. A lifetime resident of the ...

Howard W. Bronson

Howard W. Bronson, 77, of Skaneateles, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Born in Auburn, he retired from Stott and Davis Trucking. He was a member of the Mottville Volunteer Fire Co. and the Valentine Meyer American Legion Post 317 in ...