Oscar A. Jonsen

unknown - October 6, 2012

Oscar Alfred Jonsen, 91, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at St. Joseph's Hospital after a long illness. A Brooklyn native, he had lived in North Syracuse since May 1953. He had served in the U.S. Army during WWII. In February of 1983, he retired from New York Telephone Company.
Mr. Jonsen was predeceased by his wife of 68 years, the former Thelma North on June 21, 2010; by a son, Alan Lee Jonsen on July 4, 1988 and by a sister, Viola Sykes in March 2007.
Surviving are a son Fredrick Leonard Jonsen of North Syracuse; two grandsons, Eric and Shane Jonsen of Girdwood, AK; a daughter-in-law, Judith Ann Jonsen of Girdwood, AK; a nephew, Donald Sykes of San Rafael, CA and a niece, Janet (James) Leeper of Winter Springs, FL.
Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, in Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, NY where military honors will be accorded. Calling hours: 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Fergerson Funeral Home, 215 South Main St, North Syracuse. Memorial messages may be left at FergersonFuneralHome.com.


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