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Obituaries for March 2013

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Rose Cella

Rose Cella, 91, of Oswego, and formerly of Camillus, passed away Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at St. Luke’s Health Center. Born in New York City on Saturday, Feb, 11, 1922, she was the daughter of Leonard and Irene (Petro) Pettinato. ...

Evada H. Schrader

Evada H. Schrader, 90, of Clifton Park, N.Y., formerly of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at Ellis Residential and Rehabilitation Center in Schenectady. Evada was born in Hemphill, Texas, to the late Napoleon and Lorena Hilbert. ...

John H. Weeks

John H. Weeks, 74, passed away suddenly the morning of Feb. 21, 2013. He was the fifth of seven children born to Howard and Agnes (Collins) Weeks. John was raised in Marietta and graduated from Marcellus Central School, where he ...

Beverly Whitbread

Beverly Burkett Whitbread, 80, of Jamesville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at home, surrounded by her loving family. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, she was born on Monday, April 25, 1932 and was a graduate of St. Anthony's Catholic ...

Carol V. Murray

Carol Virginia Young Murray, 84, of The Villages, FL, died peacefully the evening of Feb. 22, 2013. Born in Redwood, N.Y., she grew up in LaFargeville, N.Y., and graduated from Syracuse University’s Nursing Program in 1950. Carol was married to ...

John C. Baitsholts

John C. Baitsholts, 65 of Minoa, died Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. He leaves behind his wife Anne; his mother Jean VanAntwerp; a brother Jim Baitsholts; son John (Mel) Baitsholts; daughter, Jennifer (Mike) Baitsholts-Yemma; three granddaughters, Samantha and Alexandra Yemma and ...

Beverly G. Kunigan

Beverly G. (Guernsey) Kunigan, 74, of Liverpool passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. She was born in Lexington, MA, and has resided in Liverpool for the past 50 years. Beverly was employed ...

David C. Henes

David C. Henes, 91, of Liverpool, passed away Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013. He was a native and life resident of Liverpool. David retired from New York Telephone. He was a life member of the Liverpool Fire Department. An Army veteran ...

Bruce G. Soden

Bruce G. Soden, 74, of Fayetteville and Brantingham, N.Y., died peacefully in his sleep of natural causes while vacationing in Cancun, Mexico Feb. 10, 2013. Born Jan. 21, 1939 in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to New York State Supreme Court Justice Harold ...

Jack Phillips

Jack Edward Phillips, 93, of Fayetteville passed away Jan. 12, 2013, at home, to join his beloved wife Yvonne, who passed eight months prior. Jack was surrounded by his family, in the home he and Yvonne cherished for 44 years. ...

Mary Omans

Mary Louise Omans, 91, of Erieville, passed away unexpectedly in Reno, N.V. Mary was predeceased by Charles Harvey (Bud), her husband of 63 years, on Sept. 27, 2010. A private ceremony was held on Jan. 4 at the Masonic Chapel ...

Angelina Catroppa

Angelina Fasulo Catroppa, 89, of Syracuse, entered unto rest on Thursday Feb. 14, 2013. She was born in Schenectady, the daughter of the late Antimo and Beatrice Fasulo, and graduated from St. Columbus High School in Schenectady. Angelina was a ...

Marie B. Huntington

Marie B. Huntington, 94, formerly of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Crouse Hospital. She was born in Nappa, California and graduated from Eastwood High School and CCBI. She was employed with Brown Lipe Chapin. Marie was ...

Marcia Haggerty

Marcia Kelly Haggerty, 79, of Camillus and Sarasota, Fla, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Upstate University Hospital at Community General. Born in Utica on Saturday, March 11, 1933, she lived most of her life in Westvale and wintered ...

Gerald C. Calogero

Gerald C. Calogero, 69, of Manlius, died on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. He was the manager at P&C and Tops for 47 years. Gerald attended Immaculate Conception Church in Fayetteville and volunteered at the Manlius Library. He is survived by ...

Mildred Flask

Mildred “Millie” Lou (Stonecipher) Flask, 70, of Baldwinsville passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at University Hospital following a long illness. Born in Syracuse, she retired after 30 years with the Syracuse City School District. Millie's most recent volunteer service ...

Sarah K. Goldthwait

Sarah K. “Sally” Goldthwait, 65, of Camillus, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was a native of Syracuse and worked as a cook for Meme’s in Lakeland for several years. She was a past member ...

Riley Vanboden

Riley Angelique Vanboden, infant daughter of Kevin and Stefane Vanboden passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at St. Josephs Hospital. Survivors: besides her parents are her siblings, Connor, Nicholas, Rachel and Magnus; her paternal grandmother, Kathy VanBoden and her maternal ...

Marlene Warwick

Marlene Ackerman Warwick, 75, of Baldwinsville passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. She was predeceased by a brother, James Ackerman. Survivors: her children, William (Tammy) Warwick Laura Boutwell, Pamela Ginsburg, Bruce (Debra) Warwick and Todd (Lisa) Warwick; her ...

Betty J. Humphrey

Betty J. Fundis Humphrey, 85, of Baldwinsville passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at her home. She was predeceased by her husband Leon H. Humphrey in 1991. Survivors: her son and daughter-in-law Michael and Kathy Humphrey of Oswego; her grandson, ...

Janice J. Bigness

A lifelong resident of the Jordan-Elbridge area, Janice J. Bigness passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, following a sudden illness at the age of 80. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and friend and a blessing to all. Janice ...

Rev. Betty Jones

Rev. Betty Wyckoff Jones, 83, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 2, 2013, surrounded by family at her home in Scipio Center, N.Y. Born in East Orange, N.J. in 1929 she married the love of her ...

W. Stuart Evans

W. Stuart Evans (Stu), 91, of Skaneateles, died Sunday morning, March 3, 2013, in the Finger Lakes Center for Living, where he received loving and excellent care. Stuart was born on Oct. 17, 1921 in Montreal, Canada. His father’s business ...

Julie A. Otis

Julie A. (Elpers) Otis, 30, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday, March 1, 2013, at Crouse Hospital. She was born in Evansville, IN and has lived in the Baldwinsville area the past several years. Julie was a 2005 graduate of the ...

David W. Dudley

David W. Dudley, 74 of Baldwinsville, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Syracuse, attended Liverpool High School and has resided in Baldwinsville for the past 34 years. David was a ...

Janice K. George

Janice K. George, 98, of Skaneateles died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Saturday, March 2, 2013. She was born May 18, 1914 in Auburn to Laura and Harold Knight. She is predeceased by her brother, Albert. Janice grew up and ...

Margaret E. Liro

Margaret E. Liro, 95, of Mattydale, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at The Crossing at Minoa Nursing Home. Margaret grew up in Solvay where she attended Solvay High School. She lived in Mattydale for the past 60 years and was ...

Wanda Slocum

Wanda Slocum, 88, of Howlett Hill, passed away peacefully Monday, March 4, 2013, at Van Duyn Home & Hospital, surrounded by her family. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, she was born on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1924, to the late Joseph ...

Louis A. Church

Louis A. Church, 89, of Onondaga Hill, son of the late Paul and Rose (Mallory) Cherchio, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Born in Warners on Friday, Jan. 11, 1924, he was the son ...

Thomas A. Trusilo

Thomas A. Trusilo, 64, of Manlius, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at University Hospital. His courage and fight against esophageal cancer was inspiring to all. He was born June 23, 1948 in Pittsburgh, PA, and graduated from Syracuse University ...

Charles Williamson, Jr.

Charles "Ted" Williamson, Jr., 72, of Pennellville, died Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at Iroquois Nursing Home. Ted was born and raised in Buffalo where he graduated from Lafayette High School in 1958. He attended Erie County Community College specializing in ...

Thomas P. Drumm

Thomas P. Drumm, 69, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Tom was born and raised in Syracuse and resided on Malden Road in Mattydale since 1971. He was the son of the late Erwin and Helen (Dymek) ...

Kathleen B. Salmonsen

Kathleen B. Salmonsen 58 of Jordan passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Crown Center, Cortland. Born in England, Kathy lived in Jordan for the past several years. Surviving are her husband Lee, two sons Heath and Keith, four sisters ...

Irene S. Rogers

Irene S. Rogers, 87, life resident of South Onondaga, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Van Duyn Nursing Home. Irene was a 1942 graduate of Onondaga Central High School and was the daughter of the late Bennie E. and Ruth ...

Donald J. Condon, Sr.

Donald J. Condon, Sr., 87, of Liverpool, died Monday, March 4, 2013, after a brief illness. Born in Honesdale, PA, he moved to Syracuse as a youngster and graduated from Most Holy Rosary High School in 1942. Don entered the ...

Dorothy V. VanSlyke

Dorothy V. VanSlyke, 93, of Cicero, died Friday, March 1, 2013 evening at St. Joseph's Hospital of congestive heart failure. Born in West Virginia, she was a life long New York resident. She had worked in the Better Dress Department ...

Jeanine C. Harvey

Jeanine C. "Jeani" Harvey, 45, of Clay, cherished sister, aunt and friend, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at University Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Jeani was the daughter of Gene and Millie Harvey of North Syracuse and Clay, ...

Cory Smith

Cory Smith, 35 years young, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27 at St. Joseph's Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Cory suffered from severe asthma and unfortunately, he lost his battle that day. Cory was born on Jan. 4, 1978 and ...

Helen Karczewski

Helen Kachurak Karczewski, 87, of Syracuse, passed away Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013, at home. Born in Auburn on Saturday, April 25, 1925, she was the daughter of Mary and John Kachurak. She lived in Syracuse for 66 years. She was ...

Augustin J. Morley

Augustin J. Morley, 71, of Skaneateles, passed away Monday, March 4, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson ’s disease. Gus was born on Aug. 12, 1941 in Pasadena, CA., and grew up in the Upstate New York area and ...

Earl L. DeLore

Earl L. DeLore, 72, of Kirkville, died March 7, 2013, at University Hospital. Born in Fulton, he retired from Church & Dwight. He was a member and served on the board of OCVFA and a life member of both the ...

Clarence A. Rycraft, Jr.

Clarence A. “Rye” Rycraft, Jr., 85, of the town of Clay, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on March 9, 2013. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII, and worked for New York Telephone/NYNEX as an ...

Thomas L. Glanfield

Thomas L. Glanfield, a member of the Greatest Generation, Army Air Corps veteran, American Can Company Director, golfer, beloved husband and father, died March 4, 2013 at home. He was 88. Tom was born March 1, 1925, in Orange, N.J. ...

Shirley I. Penfield

Shirley I. Penfield, 90, of Clay, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at St. Joseph's Hospital. She grew up in Syracuse and graduated from North High School. In 1985, she retired from Carrier as a Material Control Annalist. Mrs. Penfield ...

John E. LeRoux

John E. “Gene” LeRoux, of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Baldwinsville, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013. Beloved husband of the late June (Terrell) LeRoux (1997). Mass of Christian burial at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, 3494 State Route ...

Esther L. Briggs

Esther L. (Ruger) Briggs, 74, of Hastings, formerly of Warners, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Esther was born in Potsdam to the late Julian and Fannie Ruger of Norwood. She graduated from Norwood-Norfolk ...

Michael Y. Brown, Sr.

Michael Y. Brown, Sr., 63, of Twins Rd., Pennellville, N.Y., passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Born in Syracuse to his late parents, Elizabeth (Wood) and David E. Brown. A graduate of North Syracuse High School, class of 1967, ...

Anne Vorce

Anne Vorce, 84, of Manlius, died Feb. 9, 2013, at Chittenango Center. Anne was born in Syracuse, the daughter of Harold and Frances Brown Vorce. She retired as an art teacher for the Dryden School District. After retiring, she moved ...

Timothy Parker

Timothy Andrew Parker, 25, of Jamesville, died March 6, 2013, in Georgia. Tim was an Eagle Scout with Jamesville-Dewitt Troop No. 22. He was a graduate of Jamesville Dewitt High School, SUNY Morrisville and NTTS in Liverpool. Tim was a ...

Edwin Barber, Jr.

Edwin “Eddie” Barber, Jr., 66, of Oklahoma City, OK, formerly of Elbridge died March 5, 2013. Surviving are Gerald Cottrell, Joyce Marty, Sharon Switzer, Carol Saulnier and Vickie Sentz. Services were in Oklahoma. Local announcement by the Bush Funeral Home ...

Adelina M. Gregorio

Adelina Marie Gregorio, 87, of Auburn, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 2, 2013. She was a beautiful mom, grandma, sister and best friend and will forever remain in our hearts. The Bush Funeral Home of ...

Somvang Phommaniraj

Somvang Phommaniraj, 62, of Marguerite Avenue in Syracuse, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013, at St. Joseph's Hospital. Somvang was born in Laos and resided in Syracuse for the past 32 years. She worked as a housekeeper at James Square ...

Blanche M. Vitkus

Blanche M. Lovejoy Vitkus, 100, of Skaneateles died Tuesday March 12, 2013. She was born in Binghamton and had retired in 1975, from Binghamton General Hospital, where she worked as a nurse for over 40 years. She was a 1934 ...

Helen M. Mahony

Helen M. Mahony, 84, a long-time resident of Skaneateles, found her pot of gold at the end of the rainbow on March 13, 2013. She is predeceased by her parents, Denis Mahony and Margaret Stohlman Mahony, her brother, Robert Joseph ...

Pamela Patterson

After a long battle, Pamela Greene Patterson, 55, was called home by the Lord Thursday, March 14, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother of four and grandmother of seven. She showed her love ...

Robert Smith

Robert Edward Smith, 90, of Fairmount, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Auburn Community Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Tuesday, November 21, 1922, he was the son of Edward J. Smith and Hazel H. (Hovey) Smith. He graduated from ...

Sally A. Prusinowski

Sally A. Prusinowski, 96, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Van Duyn Home & Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Saturday, July 15, 1916, she was the daughter of Thomas and Michaline (Gajewska) Pelkowski. Sally leaves behind her ...

Paul F. Dudley

Paul F. Dudley, 63 of Syracuse, passed away from cancer on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Upstate University Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born in the town of Clay. He attended Liverpool High School and had resided ...

Leonard House

Leonard Jacob House, 94, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Fairport. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was born on Friday, Nov. 8, 1918 and was the son of Holister Hessler ...

Neoma I. Naples

Neoma I. Naples, 68, of Baldwinsville passed away Monday, March 18, 2012. Surviving: Her husband, Carlo O., Jr.; daughters Katrina (Jeffrey) Sitts and Michelle (Jeffrey) Kisselstein; sons William (Tammy) Socia and Carlo O. Naples III; six grandchildren, Tessa Marie, Samantha, ...

Joseph J. Metrick, Sr.

Joseph J. Metrick, Sr., 72, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday March 15, 2013. Surviving: His wife Cheryl D. Metrick; five sons Joseph (Brenda) Jr. of Clay, Thomas (Alice) of Georgia, Donald of Pennsylvania, David (Kelly) of Manlius and Douglas of ...

Ann M. Brigandi-Haney

Ann M. Brigandi-Haney, 77, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, after a brief illness. Ann lived most of her life in the Syracuse area and moved to Valrico, Fla. in 1996. She retired from Scotsman Press Pennysaver after over 25 ...

Billy B. Palmer, Sr.

Billy B. Palmer, Sr., 71, of Baldwinsville passed away March 13, 2013. Billy was an avid golfer. He was a lifetime member of the B.C.S.F.D. He was a Cub Scout Leader also. After serving four years in the Navy, he ...

Joseph Curr

Joseph Curr, 88, of Pompey, passed away peacefully March 17, 2013, surrounded by his family. Joe was born in East Syracuse and raised in Pompey. Joe was a hard working gentle man who was the best father to his children ...

Mary Charlebois

Mary Alice Charlebois, 77, formerly of Cicero, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Menorah Park. She was born Dec. 9, 1935 in Goshen, N.Y., to the late Henry J. and Alice Marie Watrous Beyers. She graduated from Warwick Central ...

Jane Laughton

Jane Reamer Laughton, 79, beloved wife of Charles S. Laughton, Jr. (Steve) passed away unexpectedly at her home in Manlius on March 14, 2013. Jane was a 1955 graduate of the Syracuse University School of Nursing. She was an enthusiastic ...

Peter Green

Peter Jacob Green, 65, lifelong resident of Liverpool, passed away on Monday, March 11, 2013. He was the loving son of George "Bud" and Pauline (Baldyga) Green. Peter was a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam, where he served an extended ...

Gloria J. Meyer

Gloria J. (Zinzerling) Meyer, 79, formerly of Baldwinsville, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at James Square Health and Rehabilitation Centre. She was a dedicated Nurse’s Aide for many years at Crouse Hospital. Private burial will take place in Woodlawn ...

Charles E. Gravelle

Charles E. Gravelle, 89, of Baldwinsville passed away peacefully Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Syracuse Home. He was born in Malone, N.Y., and had lived in Baldwinsville since 1957. Charles served with the U.S. Army Medical Corps during WWII. He ...

Robert Coughlin

Robert Coughlin, 82, of Camillus, died Thursday, March 14, 2013. A New Jersey native, he graduated from Seton Hall Prep and University. After his Army service during the Korean War, he moved to Central New York where he spent most ...

Flora Hoffman

Flora (Eno) Hoffman, 97, of Syracuse, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Loretto Nursing Home in Syracuse. Flora was a native of Syracuse and had resided in Edgerton Estates in Minoa for 33 years and Buckley Landing for one year, ...

Leroy P. Noftell, Jr.

Leroy P. Noftell, Jr., 55. of Weedsport died Monday, March 18, 2013, in St. Joseph’s Hospital. Born in Brooklyn, Leroy formerly lived in Wolcott and for 35 years in the Auburn-Elbridge area. He was employed with Mid-Lakes Navigation of Skaneateles. ...

Anthony J. DeBalso, Jr.

Anthony J. DeBalso, Jr., 77, of Baldwinsville, was called home by Our Lord and Savior on Monday, March 18, 2013. Tony was predeceased by his father Anthony J. DeBalso, his mother Florence (Picciano) DeBalso, and brother Michael DeBalso. Surviving are ...

James R. Dwyer

James R. Dwyer, 46, of Syracuse, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Born in Syracuse on Tuesday, June 7, 1966, he was a lifetime resident of the Syracuse area. James was a graduate of Westhill High School and ...

Sarah K. Dollard

Sarah K. Dollard, 93, of Syracuse, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at Crouse Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born in Detroit, Mich. on Thursday, Oct. 2, 1919, she was the daughter of Frank and Nellie King. She lived ...

Kenneth L. Robinson

Kenneth L. Robinson passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, March 19, 2013, following a brief illness. Ken was born on June 15, 1919 to the late William and Helen Robinson. He was born and raised in the Syracuse area. Ken ...

Janet M. Lysak

Janet M. Griffin Lysak, 75, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the Crossings. Born in Syracuse, she was a North Syracuse resident since 1971. In the 1990s she retired as service manager for Falso Heating. She was a former communicant ...

Chad C. Remaley

Chad C. Remaley, 33, of Liverpool, passed way surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 18, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Auburn, Chad formerly lived in Jordan and attended Jordan-Elbridge High School. He ...

Frances Schiedel

Frances (Hunt) Schiedel, 90, formerly of Camillus, devoted mother, wife, daughter, sister and friend, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at the home of her daughter, Carol (Nabil) Issa in Dunwoody, Ga. Born in Marcellus, Frances graduated from Vocational ...

Constance Waldon

Constance (Rainone) Waldon, 92, of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013 at University Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Auburn on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 1921, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Rainone. She was a ...

Robert H. Clos

Robert H. Clos, 99, of Camillus, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at home. Born in Syracuse on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1913, he was a lifetime resident of the Syracuse/Camillus area. Robert was formerly employed by Workman Motors and was ...

Lori A. Moth

Lori A. Moth, 45, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at University Hospital after a short illness. Born in Syracuse on Friday, Jan. 26, 1968, she was a lifetime resident of Camillus. She was a 1986 graduate of ...

Mary Colvin

Mary Elizabeth Colvin, 69, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013. She was born in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Francis and Elizabeth Oley and graduated from Manlius High School. She retired from American Legion Post #141 ...

Anthony J. DeBalso, Jr.

Anthony J. DeBalso, Jr. 77 of Baldwinsville was called home by Our Lord and Savior on Monday, March 18, 2013. Tony was predeceased by his father Anthony J. DeBalso, his mother Florence (Picciano) DeBalso, and brother Michael DeBalso. Surviving are ...

Ronald Lucas

Ronald “Ron” Lucas passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013, peacefully at home with his family. He was born May 8, 1928, to J. Claude and Elizabeth Hampton Lucas of Cazenovia. Ron was predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years ...

Edward J. Weinheimer

Edward J. Weinheimer, 88, of Cazenovia, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, March 16, 2013. Born and raised in Syracuse, Ed was the youngest of the 11 children of Fred and Josephine Weinheimer, Syracuse. He was a graduate ...

James M. Cashin

James M. “Jim” Cashin, 74, of Clay, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, after a long illness. He was born at home in Skaneateles Falls, son of Edward and Rosina (McLaughlin) Cashin. Jim served in the U.S. Army and ...

Joseph R. Tripoli, Sr.

Joseph R. Tripoli, Sr., 90, went home to Heaven on March 16, 2013, after a brief illness. Joe was born in Syracuse and was the eldest son of Salvatore and Frances (Scarcella) Tripoli. Joseph was predeceased by his wife of ...

Cathy Zeronicky

Cathy Zeronicky, 62, of Marcellus passed away on March 3, 2013, at Van Duyn Home & Hospital. Services were held on March 30, 2013 at Ryan Funeral Home, Marcellus, NY. Born in Potsdam, N.Y., Cathy moved to Syracuse, worked as ...

Jennie Palmer

Jennie Palmer, 94, of Cazenovia, formerly of Grand Island, died Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville. Jennie retired from the Niagara Falls School District after 20 years of teaching. She is a member of the Trinity ...

Roger L. Waite

Roger L. Waite, 89 of Liverpool, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Van Duyn Home and Hospital. He was born in New Berlin, N.Y. and has resided in Liverpool for the past eight years. Roger retired in 1987 from ...

James D. Donovan

James D. Donovan, 68, of New Woodstock, formerly of Las Vegas, Nev., died Feb. 3, 2013, at the Syracuse VA Hospital. He was born in Lock Haven, PA, the son of the late Robert and Helen Poorman Donovan. He was ...

Ronald L. Clarry

Ronald L. Clarry, 77, of Skaneateles, died Monday, March 25, 2013. Born in Syracuse, he had retired, in 1990, as Sexton for Lake View Cemetery in Skaneateles. He is survived by his wife Sally Mekeel Clarry, a son Randy (Debbie) ...

Frank Bersani, Sr. M.D.

Frank A Bersani, Sr. MD, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 17, 2013. Frank’s was a life of service to others. He was born in St. Joseph’s Hospital on July 30, 1927 and graduated from ...

Lynda R. Brown

Lynda R. Brown, 83, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Lynda was raised in Scio, Ohio, the oldest daughter of the late Hugh and Thelma Thorne. She met her future husband at the University ...

Ralph E. Hartle

Ralph E. “Bud” Hartle, 85, of Jordan passed away March 25, 2013, after a battle with cancer. Ralph was born Dec. 5, 1927, to Lorena and Harry Hartle of Fryburg, PA. He served in the United States Army in the ...

Mary Ann Sofinski

Mary Ann Behm Sofinski, 87, of Camillus, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Sunnyside Care Center. Born in Syracuse on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 1925, she lived in Camillus for more than 30 years. She was a graduate of Onondaga ...

Christine A. Fay

Christine A. Fay, 57, of Camillus, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Born in Syracuse on Friday, April 29, 1955, she was a lifetime resident of the Syracuse area. Christine was a 1973 graduate ...

John Dougherty

John Patrick Dougherty, 77, of Manlius, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully at home on Monday, March 25, 2013. John was born in Tonawanda on Dec. 13, 1935, the son of the late Lawrence and Loyola O’Hagan Dougherty. John enjoyed a ...

Agillo Cellini

Agillo Peter Cellini, 80, of Liverpool, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Peter was born in Detroit, MI and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was the chief engineer at Nixon Gear for ...

Larry M. Baird

Larry M. Baird, 73, of Baldwinsville, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at St. Josephs Hospital, Syracuse after a brief illness. He was born in Gloverville, NY and graduated from Gloversville High School in 1957. He was a U.S. Navy ...

Mary L. Varese

Mary L. Varese, 80, of Jamesville, passed away Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Crouse Hospital. Born in Huntington, N.Y., on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John B. and Edith M. (Bennert) Blydenburgh, and stepmother, ...

Frank C. Sandusky

Frank C. Sandusky, 87, formerly of Syracuse, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at Hospice Atlanta Center in Georgia. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, he was born on Thursday, Oct. 15, 1925. He moved to South Carolina to be closer ...

Kathleen F. Kelly

Kathleen F. Kelly, 83, of Syracuse, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013, in her home. Born and raised in Amsterdam, N.Y., she resided in Syracuse. Kay was employed by Community-General Hospital for more than 30 years. A communicant of Holy ...

Lena Ackerman

Lena Ackerman, of Liverpool, passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital. Lena was employed with Onondaga County Department of Social Service, was a member of CSEA and was predeceased by her husband, Milton Ackerman Sr. in ...

Lynn E. Courtwright

Lynn E. Courtwright, 67, of Syracuse, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013. He worked at Stickley for 31 years. Lynn enjoyed making projects for the Everson Museum program “On My Own Time” where he won many awards. Survivors: his ...

Thomas Lenihan

Thomas Lenihan, 58, of St. Petersburg, FL and Skaneateles, died unexpectedly on March 20, 2013 of cardiac arrest. Tom graduated from Smithtown Central High School in 1972. He graduated from New York State College at Oswego with a Bachelor of ...

James K. Corbett

James K. “Bones” Corbett, 64, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully March 27, 2013, with his family by his side, joining his loving mother in heaven. Jim was a graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School and worked as a cook at area ...