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Jerry F. Higby
March 08 1941 - February 14 2019

Obituary of Jerry Higby

Jerry F. Higby, age 77, life resident of Pulaski, passed away Thursday at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse. Jerry was born March 8, 1941 in Lowville, the son of Willis and Dorothy Hill Higby. He graduated from Pulaski High School in 1959 and Morrisville College in 1961. He served in the United States Air Force from 1962 until 1966. Jerry was married to Gloria Ann Bouchard on August 23, 1971. He was employed by Schoeller Technical Papers. He was previously employed by Miller Brewery for 18 years, from 1977 until 1995. He had also been employed by GE in Syracuse. Jerry was a member of the Woodworkers Association in Syracuse.

Surviving are his wife, Gloria, children, Jennifer (Evan) Lynch of Pulaski, Jerry (Angela) Higby of Fort Myers, FL, Daniel (Suzanne) Higby of Fort Myers, FL, and Sheldon (Nicole) Higby of Pulaski, nine grandchildren, Dylan Smith, Noah Smith, William Higby, Isabella Higby, Hannah Higby, Alexander Higby, Finian Higby, Orrin Higby and Prairie Higby, three brothers, John (Carolyn) Higby of Oswego, Adelbert Higby of Pulaski and Douglas (Claudia) Higby of Pulaski, three sisters, Sandra Tidwell of Pulaski, Janet (Steven) Banks of Boonville, and Mary (Kenneth) Staffan of Fairport. Jerry was predeceased by two brothers, James and Willard Higby.

A memorial service will be held 5 p.m. Monday, February 18th at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski burial at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday, prior to the service.
Higby, Gerald Frank (I64523)
Joan E. Antrim

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Joan E. Antrim
Joan E. Antrim, 69, of Reading, passed away April 10, 2010 at 7:53 p.m. in her residence of natural causes. Joan was born in Montgomery County, daughter of the late Charles and Ann (Johnson) Kulp. She was the wife of Gary W. Antrim. She worked in the sealing and packing department at L.E.G., Inc. in Reading for 14 years, retiring in 2002. She attended the Salvation Army and was also a volunteer. Survivors: husband; daughters, Ginger A. Antrim of Allentown, Lisa L. (Wagner) Marsh of Allentown, Cindy L. (Wagner) Hoffa of Kutztown; son, Gary W. Antrim, Jr. of Emmaus; step sons, Ryan W. Antrim of Pittsburgh and Gary C. Antrim of California; six grandchildren; brother, Kenny Kulp of Reading; step brother, William Broadhurst of Bethlehem. Services: Services from Whelan Schwartz Funeral Home, 444 North 9th Street, Reading, Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends Wednesday 12 to 1 p.m. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , 498 Bellevue Ave. Reading, PA 19605 in memory of Mrs. Joan E. Antrim. Online condolences may be made at
Published in Morning Call on Apr. 12, 2010 
Kulp, Joan E. (I45026)
Joan F. McNitt
October 24 1943 - August 27 2020
Obituary of Joan F. McNitt

Joan F. McNitt, age 76, life resident of Pulaski passed away Thursday at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Joan was born October 24, 1943 in Pulaski, the daughter of Arthur and Florence May King Nutting. She graduated from Pulaski High School in 1961. Joan married Elmer LeRoy McNitt on October 15, 1962 and he passed away February 11, 1999. She was employed by the C&M Restaurant for 44 years. Joan was an avid Bingo player and volunteered at the Ringgold Field Days for many years.

Surviving are her children Rick (Linda) McNitt of Pulaski, Karen (Paul) Glenister of Pulaski, Rodney (Jodi) McNitt of Pulaski and Brian McNitt of Hastings, grandchildren, Kourtney (Rick) Oshier, Alicia (Matt) Richardson, Andrew (Katy) McNitt, Gabrielle Glenister, Megan (Jack) Himes, Adam McNitt, Kyle and Spencer Glenister, Matthew McNitt and Cory and Kierra McNitt, great-grandchildren, Madison, Ashleigh and Kayleigh Oshier, Grace, Eli and Claire Richardson, Jack and Louise Himes, Owen McNitt and Charlie McNitt, sisters, Grace Caufield of Sandy Creek, Joyce (Ken) Widrick of Adams, Barbara (Carl) Lehtonen of Central Square, Betty Jean Nutting of Sandy Creek and Darlene (Richard) Denny of Sandy Creek and her brother Bruce Nutting of Altmar. Joan was predeceased by several siblings and half-siblings.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family at Calvary Baptist Church in Pulaski with burial in South Richland Cemetery Fernwood. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

A celebration of life reception will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, August 31st, at the Ringgold Field, Pulaski.
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Nutting, Joan Florence (I76623)
John R. "Jack" Ramsey

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John R. "Jack" Ramsey, 75, of Mexico, died Thursday at his home. He was born in Oswego, son of the late John H. and Mildred Preman Ramsey. He was owner and operator of Ramsey's Dept. Store in Mexico for many years.

Surviving: two daughters, Cathy (John) O'Brien of Mexico and Laura Flint of Waterloo; four grandchildren, David, Luke, Katie and Austin; one sister, Nancy Murray of Mexico and one niece, Miok Murray.

Funeral services were held on Saturday at the Harter Funeral Home, Mexico. Spring burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

Date of Death: December 19, 2013

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2013 
Ramsey, John R. (I17745)
John R. Kane
September 26 1931 - November 10 2020
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Obituary of John R. Kane

John R. Kane, age 89, resident of Richland since 2000, passed away Tuesday at his home. John was born September 26, 1931 in Rochester the son of John and Amelia Carter Kane. He attended Rochester schools. John served in the United States Air Force from 1951 until 1955 during the Korean War. John was married to Patricia in 2004 and she passed away March 11, 2008. He was employed as a roofer for 35 years with Roofer Local #22 in Rochester. He worked for Elmer Davis Roofing and Stern Roofing for many years.

Surviving are one daughter, Patricia Green of North Rose, three sons, Bert and Keith Cronk both of Altmar and Michael Kane of Wolcott, two sisters, Jesse Brook of Spencerport and Patricia Elschker of Rochester, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, November 13th at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, with burial in Richland Cemetery with military honors. A calling hour will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. prior to the service.
Kane, John R. (I77753)
John W. Potter

December 14, 1938 - December 22, 2009


Obituary for John W. Potter

John W. Potter, age 71, of Blossvale, passed away, December 22, 2009, at Rome Memorial Hospital, with his loving family at his side.

He was born December 14, 1938, in Altmar, NY, a son of Adin and Mae Grinnell Potter, and educated in Rome Schools. John was united in marriage to the former Shirley J. Whipple, on August 27, 1960, in the Taberg Methodist Church. He formerly owned Potter Chevrolet in Corinth, NY, and later worked and retired as a salesman at Davidson Chevrolet in Rome. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church in Taberg. He proudly served our Country in the United States Marine Corps. He was a lifetime member of the Marine Corps League, Memorial Detachment #2, and was a former Justice for the Town of Annsville.

John loved cars. He was an expert mechanic and was often called to fix or find the answer to any automotive problem when others couldn’t. His love of cars also led him to devise or invent devices which enhanced the safety or reliability of vehicles.

John is survived by his wife, Shirley; three daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and David Farr of South Glens Falls, NY, Suzanne and Nicholas Striglia of Poultney, VT, and Ida Mae and Sherwin Billingsley of O’Fallon, IL; a son and daughter-in-law, Adin and Melissa Potter of South Glens Falls, NY; four sisters and two brothers-in-law, Joan and Joseph Beasock of Ocala, FL, Ruth Mortis of Westernville, Pat Scherz of Lee Center, and Louanne and John Boardman of Taberg; a brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Cyndi Potter of Blossvale; grandchildren, Ashley, Nicholas, Zachary, Vincent, Lindsey, Kyle, Gloria, Alexis and Shawn, several nieces and nephews, and his two dogs, Gizmo and Meime. He was predeceased by two brothers-in-law, Gene Scherz and Ron Mortis.

A Funeral Mass will be held Monday at 10:30 AM, at St. Patrick’s Church in Taberg. Burial will be in the Spring, in Maple Hill Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street, Sunday 3 to 7 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick’s Church Memorial Fund or the American Lung Association.

The family wishes to sincerely thank the staff on 2 North at Rome Memorial Hospital for their care, compassion and friendship extended to John during his illness.

To send flowers to the family of John W. Potter, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Potter, John W. (I76324)
John's father's name was George Wilder and his mother's name was Eliza Case. George's 2nd wife's name was MaryLouise Case. George Wilder's father's name was John Wilder and his wife was Eunice Codding (dau of Ephraim) Notes taken from Bristol Historian, Helen Fox 
Wilder, John Scott (I28895)
Joseph A. DeLosh, 63, machinist at Whirlaway
Published: December 27, 2006 12:00 AM

Joseph A. DeLosh, 63, of Ashland, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at Kingston of Ashland, after a 14-year illness.

Mr. DeLosh was born June 28, 1943 in Watertown, N.Y., son of Harry Joseph and Lena Mae (Cowles) DeLosh.

He had lived in the Nova area since 1977. He had been employed as a machinist at the Whirlaway Co. in Wellington. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a lifetime member of Wellington V.F.W. Post 6941 and the Huntington AMVETS Post 162, where he was past commander.

Mr. DeLosh is survived by daughters, Debra Buri of Wellington, Denise Beursken of Sebring, Fla. and Michelle West of Georgia; sons, Joseph DeLosh of Shelby and William DeLosh of Nova; nine grandchildren; a brother, Harry DeLosh of Richland, N.Y.; and two sisters, Rose Thompson of S. Daytona, Fla. and Louise Vollmer of Daytona Beach, Fla.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie DeLosh; and a grandson, Caleb Beursken.

Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London. There will be no service.

In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home. (T-G 12/27/06) 
Delosh, Joseph A. (I18865)
Joseph D. Colloca

Joseph D. Colloca, 97, a resident of Oswego passed away on August 9 at the VA Hospital in Syracuse surrounded by all eight of his children.

Born in Oswego, he was a son of the late Sebastino and Dominica (Semario) Colloca and had attended Oswego schools.

He was the owner of the Pontiac and Deluxe Cleaners for many years. He was also a tailor and a manager of men's clothing stores in the Syracuse area.

Mr. Colloca was a Veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Navy in the Pacific Theatre.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter who enjoyed boating. He also enjoyed gardening and was always working and fixing things.

Joe's greatest joy was all the time he spent with his family and friends.

Surviving are his four sons, Joseph (Theresa) Colloca of Oswego, John (Janet) Colloca of Long Island, Donald (Brigitte) Colloca of Ohio, Dr. Christopher (Mindy) Colloca of Arizona; four daughters, Anne Marie Hall of Baldwinsville, Janice (Paul) Snyder of Oswego, Julie (Richard) Burger of Oswego, Patricia (Joseph) Mancino of Fulton; a brother, John (Mary Helen) Colloca of Oswego; a sister, Josephine Colloca of Oswego; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Eris Davey Colloca who passed away on August 9, 2006; a sister, Mary Cutro; three brothers, Carmello Colloca, James V. Colloca and Dominic Colloca.

The family would like to thank all the caregivers at the VA Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph's Church, West First Street, Oswego. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Non-Profit (INSPIRE), International Spine Research Foundation, 101 South Roosevelt Ave., Chandler, AZ, 85226.
Date of Death: August 9, 2013

Published in the Syracuse Post Standard from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2013 
Colloca, Joseph Daniel (I56093)
July 19, 1902 Alice Youngs, age 2 days, born in Richland, New York, Daughter of William V. Youngs born in New York, and Nora J. Youngs born in New York, Died in Richland of convulsions.
Youngs, Alice (I29511)
July 2, 1948 - April 8, 2012

Linda Yaddow, age 63, of Rome, passed away April 8, 2012, at University Hospital in Syracuse, with her loving family at her side.

She was born July 2, 1948, in Rome, a daughter of Nicholas and Mary Wilson Montalbano, and graduated from Rome Free Academy and SUNY Brockport. She was formerly married to Wayne Yaddow. Linda was a kindergarten teacher at Denti School, retiring a few years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church.

Linda is survived by Wayne Yaddow of Rome; two daughters, Trisha Yaddow of Rome, and Rachel Yaddow of Scarborough, ME; three sons, J.R. Yaddow, Ryan Yaddow and Travis Holmes, all of Rome; a sister, Nikki McConkey of New Orleans, LA; a brother and sister in law, Philip and Ascenza Montalbano of Arizona; grandchildren, Dakota, Tea’ and Justin Russell, Jacklynn Joslyn and Grabriel Yaddow. She was predeceased by a brother, Joe Montalbano.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:45 AM from the Barry Funeral Home, 807 W. Chestnut Street, and at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Church. Burial will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home, Wednesday 4 to 8 PM. 
Montalbano, Linda Dawn (I29412)
July 29, 1913 ~ Mary G. Ehle, age 29 years, 5 months, Single, Stenographer, born in New York, Daughter of Richard D. Ehle born in New York, and Mary A. Magee born in New York, Died in Richland Township of acute eutirites. 
Ehle, Mary Grace (I38591)
July 5, 2003 Sarah M. Hilton, 79, of Cemetery Road, Oswego died Saturday at her home. She was born in Oswego. She was a Clerk for the board of Education and worked at Schaffer Electric and Con Knitting. Mrs. Hilton was a member of St. Mary's Church and St. Joseph Golden Age, Oswego. She was predeceased by her husband Edwin G. Hilton in 1991. Mrs. Hilton is survived by her sons David and Richard Hilton both of Oswego, brothers James (Terry) and Samuel Tesoriero of Oswego, her sisters Ida Godkin of Norwich, Margaret DiNardo of Syracuse, Catherine Vergona, Mary DiMiero, Theresa D'Arcangelis, Virginia Saylor all of Oswego, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren. Services: will be Tuesday 11 a.m. from the Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home, Oswego and 12 p.m. in St. Mary Church. Burial will be at Oswego Town Rural Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday 4 to 7 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on July 6, 2003 
Tesoriero, Sarah (I46962)
June 27, 2006 Mary A. Stewart, 63, of Syracuse, passed away on June 27, 2006, at her daughter's home in Virginia after a brief battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Stewart. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Catherine and Daniel Lukaszewicz of Glen Allen, VA; her brothers and sister-in-law, Richard Magin and John and Bonnie Magin of Rochester; her sister-in-law, Patricia DiPaulo of Rochester; and many family and friends. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on July 12, 2006, at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Rochester, with interment at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery. A reception to celebrate her life will follow at Holy Name of Jesus Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Girl Scout Council of Central New York, The Promise Center, 8170 Thompson Rd., Cicero, NY 13039.
Published in Syracuse Post Standard on July 9, 2006 
Magin, Mary A. (I25380)
June 27, 2008 Robert G. Ballantine, 83, of Pulaski, died Friday at his home. Born June 3, 1925, in Watertown, he was the son of Renwick C. and Clara Gaumond Ballantine. He lived in Marcellus from 1959 to 2003, when he moved to Pulaski. He graduated from Watertown High School and served in the U.S. Navy Reserves from 1942-46 and from 1950-52. CLOBFLAG CLOBFLAGHe married Lorena E. on April 24, 1948. Robert was employed by Syracuse Research Corp. for many years, retiring in 1991. Previously he was employed by RCA in NJ for several years. He was a member of Marcellus United Methodist Church and a former member of Marcellus Masonic Lodge. Surviving: his wife, Lorena; one son, Terry R. (Bonnie) Ballantine of Edmund, OK; one daughter, Dawn E. (Thomas) Moore of Las Vegas, NV; one sister, Mary L. Adams of FL; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Burial will be at the convenience of family at Brookside Cemetery in Watertown.
Published Syracuse Post Standard on June 28, 2008 
Ballantine, Robert G (I68931)
Junice M. Clark
July 29, 1934 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 85)
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Junice M. Clark, 85,of Central Square, passed away Thursday November 14,2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center,Syracuse. Mrs. Clark retired from Ladd Real Estate. She was a member of the Lioness Club of Central Square.

She is survived by her daughters Margie (Ed) West, Ginny (Robert) Hopkins, sons Dennis (Lorraine) and Michael ( Melody) Clark, brothers Robert (Kate) and Fred (Joan) Reichard Many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Junice was predeceased by her husband Warren; sons Larry and Timothy Clark; brother Dean Reichard, sister Betty House; and sister in-law Joan Reichard.

Calling hours will be Monday November 18,2019 from 11am -1:00 pm at Traub Funeral Home Central Square. Services will begin at 1:00 pm directly following calling hours. Burial will be in Coit Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Lioness Club of Central Square P.O box 666 Central Square, NY 13036. 
Reichard, Junice (I80112)
Kathaleen M. O'Donnell


On Monday, August 20, 2007 of Arlington, VA, formerly of Boston, MA; beloved wife of the late Edward F. O'Donnell; loving mother of Blaise, Noelle, Tara, Sean, Kerry and Colleen; grandmother of Katie, Joshua, Ashley, DJ and Jeremy; great-grandmother of Shayda and Ashton; mother-in-law of John, Don and Johnny. The family will be receiving friends at the MURPHY FUNERAL HOME OF ARLINGTON, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA on Saturday, September 1 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Fort Myer Old Post Chapel, Fort Myer, VA on Wednesday, September 19 at 10:45 a.m. with friends and family assembling at the chapel at 10:15 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. 
McSweeney, Kathaleen Mary (I65380)
Kathleen R. Jennings
July 24 1939 - April 24 2021

Kathleen R. Jennings, age 81, resident of Syracuse, formerly of Pulaski passed away Saturday at Iroquois Nursing Home in Syracuse. Kathleen was born July 24, 1939 in Albany, the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy Rigney Reilly. She graduated from Vincentian Institute High School in Albany in 1957. She earned her bachelor’s degree from St. Rose College in Albany in 1961 and her master’s degree from SUNY Oswego. Kathleen was married to Rodney Jennings on August 22, 1964 and he passed away June 23, 1991. She resided in Pulaski from 1967 until 2001 when she moved to the Syracuse area. She was employed by the APW School District at Altmar Elementary as an elementary teacher for 20 years, retiring in 1999. Kathleen was a member of Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski and Holy Cross in Dewitt. She was a member of the Altar Rosary Society and a Religious Education instructor for many years. She was a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, International HonoraryOrganization for Women Educators. She served on the Springbrook Apartments Board of Directors in Pulaski and was a longtime volunteer instructor and EMT at NOCA.

Surviving, are one daughter, Dorrie (George) Darcy of Dewitt, four sons, Rod W. Jennings of Liverpool, Jack C. (Melisa) Jennings of Pulaski, Tim Jennings (Stacey Geer) of Oneonta and Tom (Keirsten) Jennings of Pulaski, four sisters, Geraldine Bresan of Cinnaminson, NJ, Patricia Richardson of Albany, NY, Eileen McGrath of Mt. Holly, NC and Marsha Miller of Greenfield Center, NY, one brother, Herbert Reilly of Voorheesville, NY and 10 grandchildren, Ryland, Lauren, Kailyn, Natalie, Claire, Will, Megan, Caroline, Liam and Kieran. Kathleen was predeceased by two brothers, Charles and Thomas Reilly.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 29th at Christ Our Light Parish, 23 Niagara Street, Pulaski with burial in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

Donations in Kathleen’s memory may be made to the Rodney W. Jennings Memorial Scholarship Fund, APW School District, 639 County Route 22, Parish, NY 13131.
Reilly, Kathleen (I80833)
Kenneth L. Sharp

Watertown- Kenneth L. Sharp, 65, died Tuesday November 18, 2014, at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness. He was born August 8, 1949 in Lowville, NY, the son of the late Roy and Emily Pitcher Sharp.

Mr. Sharp worked for Climax manufacturing retiring in 2011 after many years.

He was a Sunday school teacher at Watertown Korean Church, he loved to play guitar and sing gospel songs, and he loved Jesus very much.

Mr. Sharp is survived by his Fiancée of 23 years, Suk Hui Yadlosky; a son, Robert, Watertown; two daughters, Lisa, Black River, NY, Carmelita, Ft. Polk. LA, two sisters, Gertie Norfleet and Ruth Campos; 10 Grandchildren, and 3 Great Grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown on Friday, November 21st at 11:00 AM with burial following in Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours will be 4-7 PM, Thursday, November 20th at Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown.
Sharp, Kenneth Lewis (I78575)

Kenneth M. OBERLIN, 48 years old, 1522 Peck St, a veteran of WWI and operator of a restaurant in Muskegon Heights, died yesterday at Hackley Hospital of a long illness.

Formerly a foreman and the Norge Division plant where he was employed 15 years, Mr. Oberlin operated the A&K Diner prior to becoming owner and manager of Obie's Quick Lunch, 159 W. Broadway.

He was a member of the Wilbur L. Boyer Post VFW in Muskegon Heights, serving as historian for two years. He served with the 126th infantry during WWI. Also active in the Masons, Mr. Oberlin was a member of Lovell Moore Lodge F and AM.

He was born July 2, 1900 at Belding, where he attended the public schools. He married the former Ethel ROADHOUSE in Belding August 27, 1920, the couple moving to Muskegon Heights in 1928.

Mr. Oberlin leaves his wife, two sons, Richard and Harold, both of Muskegon; three brothers, Ray of Belding, Berney of Lake View, and Elon of Muir; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William OBERLIN of Beldin 
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Kimberly Kay Ripley, 48, of Syracuse passed away at home on Thursday.Born in Syracuse to Gene and Irene Woolson, she lived her whole life in the Syracuse area. She was predeceased by her father Gene.Surviving are her mother Irene Woolson; her daughters, Jeanette Zelinski, Samara (Mike) Zelinski and Aaliyah Ripley; her sons Lucas (Sarah) Zelinski and Jeremy (Ashley) Zelinski; her grand daughter Reese Zelinski; her sisters Bonnie Woolson-Smith and Evonne (Carl) Williams; and several nieces and nephews.Services will be held 3-4pm Tuesday at Traub Funeral Home, 684 N. Main St., Central Square.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. 
Woolson, Kimberly K (I76900)
LaFayette H. Soule - 1839 - November 23, 1914. Plot P-186. Son of William and Emeline Landphere Soule. Husband of Marietta Whipple Soule.
Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday, November 24, 1914 Oswego Daily Palladium - Oswego, New York - Pulaski, November 24 - The body of Lafayette Soule, a former resident, was brought here for burial today from Syracuse, where he died yesterday morning. A sister, Mrs. Byron Stark, lives here.
Soule, Lafayette H. (I58558)
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Last Thursday was the twentieth anniversary of the marriage of Mr. andMrs. Eugene DRURY, and the event was fittingly celebrated at their pleasant home at Lower Falls. A large number of friends and relatives were present and assisted them in making the anniversary a most enjoyable one. 
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Linda K. Maker, age 59, formerly Linda Textor, born May 30, 1954, joined her Heavenly Father on June 8, 2013, after an extended illness. She will be missed tremendously by her family and by everyone close to her. She was one of the most avid fans of the Dallas Cowboys since the inception of the team when she was a young child. She loved to spend her spare time with her family in El Paso and Arlington, with her father "in the mountains" in Cloudcroft, with her dogs at home, and taking an annual vacation to Las Vegas. She took each day of life in her stride, living it one day at a time. Throughout her long illness, she remained positive, always. Linda was preceded in death in 1974 by her younger brother Roy Textor. She is survived by her mother Anita Lowe Hufford of El Paso, her father R.J. Textor and his wife Marise Textor of Cloudcroft New Mexico and Houston Texas, her sister Debbie Textor Heggem and her husband Scott Heggem of Arlington Texas, her daughter Tara D'Elosua Sifuentes and son-in-law Jeremy Sifuentes of El Paso, her son Brian Maker and his wife Lily Cordell Maker of Arlington Texas, and her step-daughter Angela D'Elosua Krieger and her husband Mike Krieger of Plano Texas. She is also survived by grandchildren Ashli (age 10), Logan (age 8), and Riley (age 4) Sifuentes all of El Paso, niece Wendy Heggem Holt and her daughter Taylor Holt of Arlington, niece Tammy Heggem Shugart and her husband Ashley Shugart and son Paden Shugart of Arlington, and step-grandchildren Joey (age 14) and Josh (age 12) Krieger of Plano. Linda is a 1972 graduate of Eastwood High School and later received her Associate's Degree in Business from El Paso Community College. She had a forty year career in the insurance industry in El Paso, most recently employed by HUB International brokerage for many years and previously by J.D. Williams (currently called JDW Insurance). She was a long time active member of both the Federation of Insurance Women of Texas and of the Insurance Professionals of El Paso, and served in leadership roles, most recently as the chair of the by laws committee of the state organization. She was awarded the Insurance Professional of the Year from the El Paso organization three times, in 2011, 1996, and 1984.The El Paso organization has honored Linda by announcing they will sponsor an award named in her honor this year, the Linda Maker Service Award, to be presented to a person who goes above and beyond in the service of both the state and local organizations. A memorial service and celebration of Linda's life will be held on Friday, June 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Titanic Ballroom in northeast El Paso, address 4430 Titanic Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Linda's honor to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, at website or to the Troy Aikman Foundation for Children at website

Published in El Paso Times from June 12 to June 19, 2013 
Textor, Linda (I48993)
Louis Maglione

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LOUIS MAGLIONE Louis Maglione, 83, passed away January 31, Tuesday, at Hospice House, Vero Beach. He was born in Maynard, Massachusetts, May 3, 1922, son of the late Antonio and Maria Rosaro. Following high school, he enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps, later joining the Maritime Service training in St. Petersburg, Florida. He then joined the US Navy, was sent to the University of Wisconsin to study Communications, served as a Radioman 2nd Class and, as a member of the "Amphibs" acted during World War II on landing craft in the Pacific, from New Guinea to Australia, receiving Honorable Discharge because of battle fatigue, after four years. Returning to Maynard, he learned furniture making, then acted as Industrial Instructor, at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Concord, retiring after 17 years. Subsequently, he worked for some years at the Outdoor Store, Maynard; as Security Checker for Digital Computers Co, Maynard; and after moving to Vero Beach, Florida, for Dependable Dodge. He belonged to the Sebastian Golf Club; was a former member of the Maynard Country Club, the VFW and American Legion there. In Vero Beach, he belonged to the Moorings Golf Club, and the Yacht Club, and the Duplicate Bridge Club of which he was active as President, Manager, board member and Representative to Unit 240. He was duplicate bridge Gold Life Master. On March 18, 1978, he married Emily Lewis Tuck of Camden, NY in the Chapel of the Vero Beach Episcopal Church. He retained his membership in the St. George's Episcopal Church, Maynard, where he was active, becoming the Senior Deacon. For a number of years, the two taught over 2,000 bridge students locally, at the Yacht Club, Community Center and a t various locations and privately. For a time, they established the Holding Hands Duplicate Bridge club at the Woman's Club. Survivors include his wife at the Isles of Vero, 1700 Waterford Drive, Apt. 330; two daughters, Luanne Buccieri, Leominster, MA and Jeanne Fitts, Globe, AZ; a son, Richard Maglione, Hudson, MA and five grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, David, aged 21. One brother, Michael Maglione, North Falmouth, MA survives; also, two step-daughters, Joyce DeWitt, Farmington, NY; Tamara Virginia, Midlothian, VA; a sister-in-law, Mrs. E.C. Peterson; seven step-grandchildren, nineteen step-great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A memorial service is set for 7 p.m., Friday at the Strunk Funeral Home, 916 17th Street, Vero Beach with the Reverend Richard Flick, Chaplain at Hospice House officiating. A graveside burial service in Maynard, MA will take place in the spring. Memorial donations may be given to VNA Hospice, 901 37th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960. Paid Obituary
Published in the TC Palm on Feb. 3, 2006 
Maglione, Louis (I52124)
Loving mother, wife, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was the daughter of Fredrick and Cora Vine McEwen. She married her childhood sweetheart Ralph Draper on 4 July 1945 after his return from the war in Europe. A dedicated military wife she endured numerous moves all over the country as her husbands military career dictated. She was the mother of 6 children, 4 of whom died shortly after birth (Harold, John, Judy and Jamie) and a grandmother and great-grandmother. Her surviving son's Harry and Ralph Jr. both served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam war. A devoted Christian she was deeply involved in her church and worked as a Sunday school teacher most of her life. She passed away on 23 Feb. 2001 two weeks after her husband of 55yrs. She is buried with her husband, one of her son's (Harry) and her two infant daughters in her hometown. 
McEwen, Viola Mae (I48555)
Lula B. Erskine - 1886 - August 13, 1961. Daughter of John C. and Clara J. Simmonds Erskine.
Newspaper Article - Wednesday, September 6, 1961 The Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Surrogate Court Reopens After Summer Recess - Walter A. Erskine of Pulaski is sole heir to the estate of his sister, Lula B. Erskine, who died in that village on August 13. The beneficiary also named executor is represented by Chamberlain and Hoag.

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Erskine, Lulu Belle (I53181)
Lynn H. Scott

Lynn H. Scott June 26, 2010 Lynn H. Scott, 47, life resident of the Pulaski and Richland areas, died Saturday. Lynn was born July 24, 1962, in Watertown, the son of Henry and Joyce Tanner Scott. He graduated from Pulaski High School in 1980, and he received his bachelor's degree in engineering and teaching from American Intercontinental University. Lynn served in the United States Air Force from 1980 until 2000. He was employed by Covidien/Tyco International in Watertown as an engineering manager for the past 10 years. He was a member of Pulaski VFW Post #7289. Surviving: fiancee, Yong Porter; one son, Joshua Scott of Pensacola, FL; one daughter, Amber Scott of Ohio; one stepson, Tony Porter of Plattsburgh; one stepdaughter, Nicole Porter of Pennsylvania; his mother, Joyce Scott of Richland; five sisters, Beth Peacock, Linda Delosh and Jennifer Scott, all of Richland, Cathy Wheeler of Williamstown and Christine Newton of Boylston; four brothers, Clinton, Mitchell and Corey Scott, all of Richland, and Michael Scott of Mexico; and one granddaughter, Kylah Pratt of Pennsylvania. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on June 28, 2010
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Scott, Lynn Henry (I41806)
Mabel E. Kickery 1913 2009 STOCKBRIDGE Mabel Emma Kickery, 95, of Hill Road, Interlaken, died on Saturday, June 6, 2009 at her home. Mabel was born on October 13, 1913, in Stillwater, N.Y., daughter of Leonard Salisbury Fuller and Ruth Ellen Cassedy Fuller. She was a direct descendent of Edward Fuller of the Mayflower. She graduated from Lenox High School in 1949. The family moved to the Interlaken portion of Stockbridge, Mass., while she was still in high school, but she finished her schooling in Lenox by riding in a horse and wagon to school with her father who worked on the Blake Estate in Lenox. She was an active member of the former Congregational Church of Interlaken and a current member of the Stockbridge Congregational Church. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, craft projects, collecting bottles and tag saleing. She married her husband, the late Frank Kickery, Jr. on Sept. 26, 1936, in Hillsdale, N.Y. They built their home in Interlaken in the 1940's and she had lived there since. She leaves a son, Frank Leonard Kickery, a daughter, Maria Lorane Carr and a sister Naomi Cornelia Kickery. She also leaves five grandchildren, Kevin, Billy, Garrett and Regina Kickery and Eric Carr as well as two great grandchildren, Brian and Cortney Kickery and one great-great grandchild, Ty Brian Kickery. Mabel was predeceased by her husband Frank Leonard Kickery on March 30, 1993. She was also predeceased by a brother, Edgar Fuller, and two sisters, Marian Schmidt and Edna Fuller. FUNERAL NOTICE: The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 from 4 until 6 p.m. at FINNERTY AND STEVENS FUNERAL HOME in Great Barrington. A private family burial will be held at a later date. As Mabel was always interested in the town history, friends wishing may make donations in lieu of flowers in her name to the Stockbridge Library Historical Room through Finnerty and Stevens Funeral Home, 426 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230. Remembrances, memories and reflections may be sent to the family through
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 9, 2009 
Fuller, Mabel Emma (I55933)
March 11, 2004 Florence McEwen, 86, a former resident of Erie Street, Fulton, died Thursday at Andrew Michaud Nursing Home. Born in Minnesota, she was a daughter of Emil and Emilie (Zimmerman) Koenig. She retired from Nestle. She was predeceased by her husband Clyde McEwen. Survived by: one sister Irene Vecchio of Fulton, NY; one brother Victor Koenig of Mexico, NY. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Spring burial will be in Mt. Adnah Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Contributions may be made to State Street Methodist Church, 357 State Street, Fulton, NY 13069. Arrangements are in care of Young & Son Funeral Service, Inc.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on Mar. 13, 2004 
Koenig, Florence Marie (I51487)
Margaret Ann Mellen Cook
Birth 17 Mar 1833
Ellisburg, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 20 Oct 1909 (aged 76)
Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York, USA
Maplewood Cemetery
Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York, USA
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Jefferson County Journal
Adams, NY, Wednesday, October 27, 1909
Vol 66, No. 36
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- News was received here Wednesday
forenoon last of the death of Mrs. Horace
Cook, in her daughter's home, about two
miles beyond Orwell. Mrs. Cook's maiden
name was Margaret Ann Mellen. She was
born in Ellisburg March 17, 1833, and
nearly her whole life was spent in this
vicinity. At the age of 22 years she
married the late Horace P. Cook,
with whom she spent nearly a half
century of a busy life. Their hard
work procured the home a little out
of town, now the property of the
daughter, whose watchfulness and
care has been so willingly given
during the last few years of her
mother's physical and mental decline.
Two sons and two daughters were
born to these parents, all of whom
are living. Charles Cook of Richland,
Mrs. E. V. Hines of Mannsville, John
Cook and sister, Mrs. Watson Aldrich
of Orwell. There are also sixteen
grandchildren and seventeen
great grandchildren, an unusual line
of descendants. Henry Mellen of
Felts Mills is the only remaining
brother. A brief service was held at
the home near Orwell Friday morning
at l0 o'clock. Rev. C. V. Haven
conducted the funeral service in the
Methodist church at 2 o'clock Friday
afternoon, with burial in Maplewood
by the side of her husband who died
in December, 1901. 
Mellen, Margaret Ann (I72400)
Margaret D. Marshall

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MUNNSVILLE >> Margaret D. Marshall (Peggy), age 81, a 60 year resident of Munnsville passed away early Saturday morning April 1, 2017 in the extended care facility with her loving family at her side.

She was born on Sept. 4, 1935 in Oneida, N.Y. a daughter of the late Lyle and Olive (Griff) Dorn and was a graduate of Oneida High School and Russell Sage College.

On July 27, 1957 Margaret and Frederick W. Marshall were united in marriage in the Oneida Presbyterian Church and shared that vow of over 36 years together until Frederick's death on Aug. 23, 1993.

Prior to her retirement Margaret was the co-proprietor of Country Loft Antiques in Oneida with her dear friend Carol Johnson.

Margaret was a member and past president of the Women of The Rotary, a member of the Columbian Club of Oneida and a member of the Stockbridge United Methodist Church. She was also an Honorary Empire Degree Holder of the NYS FFA Association.

Surviving are three sons, Fred Marshall of Munnsville, Ronald (Holly) Marshall of Munnsville, Craig (Sue) Marshall of Munnsville; one daughter, Karen (Joe) Galbraith of Lyons; 10 grandchildren, Jake (Michelle) Hillenbrand, Bradley, Breanna, Craig, Allen, Cassie and Olivia Marshall, Margaret ""Meghan,"" Anne and Laura Galbraith; one great-granddaughter, Jocelyn Hillenbrand and a special friend, Carol Johnson of Oneida.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at the Malecki Funeral Home Inc., 464 Sherrill Road, Sherrill, N.Y. Margaret's funeral service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in the Stockbridge United Methodist Church, Route 46, Munnsville, N.Y. Burial will follow in Stockbridge Valley Cemetery, Stockbridge, N.Y. In memory of Margaret donations may be sent the Stockbridge Valley Central School FFA, P.O. Box 732, 6011 Williams Road, Munnsville, N.Y. 13409. Online condolences may be sent to
Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Apr. 4, 2017 
Dorn, Margaret (I66041)
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Stuart, Marguerite EAST GREENBUSH Marguerite Stuart, 96, of East Greenbush died on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Evergreen Commons. Marguerite was born in Cooperstown and had been a homemaker for her family all of her life. Predeceased by her husband, Walter E. Stuart Sr.; her son, Eugene W. Stuart; and sisters, Olive Blake, Shirley Merrill and Mary Way. Marguerite is survived by her two sons, Walton (Candi) Stuart of Castleton and Walter (Vivian) Stuart Jr. of Troy. Marguerite also has four grandchildren, Todd, Scott, Jerry Stuart and Lori Lynn Cook, as well as many great-grandchildren. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Grafton Cemetery, Grafton. The family has requested that those who wish make memorial donations to the Community Hospice of Rensselaer County, 295 Valley view Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144. 
Black, Marguerite E (I62239)
Marianna Issalee King

August 29, 2016 - September 03, 2016

Marianna Issalee King, born August 29, 2016 went to be with the Lord on September 3, 2016. Marianna is proceeded in death by her grandmother Kwanza King; great grandmother Foristine King; great grandfather Matias Rodriguez. She is survived by her parents father Jaquon King; mother Mariah Newton; sister Kwanza S. King; grandparents Mauricio Rodriguez, Mercedes Valadez, William Banks, Janet Armendarez, Eric Armendarez; great grandparents Noemi Rodriguez and JoAnn Green; uncles Manuel Rodriguez, Martin Rodriguez, Martin Garcia, Frank Garcia; Aunts Nicole Talavera, Martha Gil, Magdalena, Mimi Rethaber, Micaela Mendoza, Marly Torres, and Melissa Castillo; and numerous loving cousins. Services as follows:

Tuesday - September 13, 2016
Visitation - Texas Funeral Home Chapel 8am-12 noon.
2702 Castroville Rd. San Antonio, Texas 78237
Departing - 12:30 to San Jose Burial Park, 8235 Mission Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78214 for a 1pm Gravesite Service.

***Services to be led by procession*** 
King, Marianna Issalee (I78144)
Newspaper August 31, 1996 | Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY)
Page: D2 | Section: Obit
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Marion Spencer Bigliardi, 78, formerly of 3012 Meadowbriar Lane, Baldwinsville, died Wednesday at the Syracuse Home in Baldwinsville.

A native of Syracuse, Mrs. Bigliardi was a Baldwinsville resident 50 years. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Baldwinsville.

Mrs. Bigliardi is survived by two sons, John of North Carolina and Richard of Tennessee; a daughter, Elizabeth Kunst of Baldwinsville; three brothers, Francis of Baldwinsville, John of Camillus and Charles Spencer of Maine; a sister, Dorothy Nicolini of Marcellus; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 8:15 a.m. today at Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home and 9 a.m. in St. Mary's Church. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Warners.

Calling hours were Friday.
Spencer, Marion Elizabeth (I61168)
Mark J. Paye
April 21 1954 - January 28 2022
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Obituary of Mark J. Paye

Mark J. Paye, age 67, resident of Pulaski passed away Friday at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Mark was born April 21, 1954, in Watertown, the son of Dana and Kathleen Quinn Paye. He graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1972. Mark was married to Kathy A. Cole on March 31, 1979, and she passed away August 15, 2004. He was employed as a millwright with Local #1163 in Syracuse for over 40 years. He also owned and operated Paye’s Logging in Pulaski for 22 years. Mark was a member of Millwright’s Local #1163.

Mark was a devoted partner, son, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend to many.

Mark enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, planning a never-ending list of projects, and “putzing” around on his beloved tractor. To know Mark, was to know his love for hockey and his family. Mark had a witty sense of humor, and an impeccable ability to tell the best dad jokes.

Surviving are his beloved, Julie Fisher of Pulaski, two sons, Luke (Megan) Paye of Central Square and Michael (Kimberlee) Paye of Pulaski, three daughters, Sarah Paye of Oswego, Laura (Lynwood) Grimes of Swansboro, NC and Kathryn Paye and fiancé Jordenn Giles of Pulaski, two sisters, Kelly (James) DeVaul and Kathy Richards both of North Syracuse and seven grandchildren Branigan, Bradyn, Cloey, Aila, Ivy, Mason, Cameron. (And his nine “fur-grandchildren”)

Funeral services will be held 4 p.m., Thursday, February 3rd at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Maplelawn Cemetery in Dugway. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.

Donations in Mark’s name may be made to either The Salmon River Ice Hockey Association or the United Friends of Homeless Animals.
Paye, Mark J. (I60427)
Mary E. Eldred Barber
Birth 8 Dec 1936
Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 26 Jan 2007 (aged 70)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Riverside Cemetery
Altmar, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) - January 28, 2007

Mary E. Barber January 26, 2007

Mary E. Barber, 70, of Altmar, died Friday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. She was born December 8, 1936, in Richland, the daughter of Guy and Lovina Benjamin Eldred. She resided in Altmar since 1943 and graduated from Altmar-Parish High School in 1954. She married Ellwyn P. Barber on Sept. 22, 1956. She was employed by Oswego County Dept. of Motor Vehicles from 1982-98, when she retired. She was also employed by General Electric from 1955-62 and Lincoln Bank in Pulaski from 1954-55.
Mary was a member of Oswego County Board of Elections for the past 35 years, a member of Amboy OES Chapter #877, a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, and a member of Altmar Bicentennial Committee.
Surviving: her husband, Ellwyn P.; one daughter, Traci (John) Mintonye of Parish; two sons, Scott (Anne) Barber of Pulaski and Chris Barber of Altmar; two brothers, James Eldred of Willliamstown and Ronald Eldred of Altmar; and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski. Spring burial will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar

**UPDATE** A Committal Service for Mary A. Barber, of Altmar, who died January 26, 2007, will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, at the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. 
Eldred, Mary Lovina (I70675)
Mary Eileen Morris
November 11 1922 - December 28 2020
Obituary of Mary Eileen Morris

Mary Eileen Morris, age 98, resident of Pulaski since 2008, formerly of Horsham, PA, passed away Monday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Oswego. Mary was born November 11, 1922 in Altmar, NY the daughter of Phillip and Anna Rice Forbes. She graduated from Altmar High School in 1939. Mary was married to Clark Morris and he passed away January 14, 1990. She was employed by General Electric for 47 years, retiring in 1988.

Surviving are one sister in-law, Nancy Forbes of Pulaski and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Phillip Forbes Jr, Eben Forbes, Larry Forbes, and sisters, Laura Gardner, Sarah Jane Gowin, Cecelia Ackerman, and Dru Ellen Haswell.

Graveside services will be held in the spring at a time to be announced. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Pulaski Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Eileen may be made to United Friends of Homeless Animals, 432 Centerville Rd, Richland, NY 13144. 
Forbes, Mary Eileen (I78678)
Maurice Buckley Family
30 Nov
November 30, 2014

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Maurice and Mary Buckley

The Maurice and Mary Buckley children spanned 16 years. Their memories are varied as to their position in the family and circumstances of the times. It is almost like there were three families; Denny and Susie, Maureen and Mary Helen, and then Joe. We were also able to use Mom’s autobiography for some facts.
Mom was an only child brought up in Utica, NY, while Dad was one of nine and brought up on a farm in Port Leyden, NY. Mom’s close friend, Anne Barrett, had lots of brothers so there was always a lot going on which is why Mom spent countless hours with all of them. The Barretts rented a camp near Hawkinsville, NY, and Mom would frequently go with them. The girls loved to dance and would make their way down to the Hawkinsville weekly dances. It was here that Mom met Dad. She danced with him the very first night and told Ann, “Hands off, he’s mine!” As Mom told it, Anne was always the prettier of the two, and had lots of boyfriends. Ironically, both girls met their husbands at these dances.

Mom and Dad had a strange courtship with bus trips to and from the farm. Sometimes she had to ride on the milk wagon to get to the bus. When Mom went to the farm she would always bring special things to the young girls still living at home. When Dad would come to the city, he would not have any money. In those days, women never paid for dates and if Dad had 15 cents, it would only be enough for one person to go to the movies. Always the wheeler-dealer, he would give Dolly, the housekeeper, the 15 cents and send her to the movies so they could sit in the parlor!

They were married in the church rectory on Dec. 26, 1932, with only Anne and her future husband present. Since none of the Buckleys knew of the impending marriage, Dad went back to the farm to tell his family and Mom stayed in Utica and continued to work there. They lived separately until they were able to secure an apartment together in Utica. Dad landed a factory job that used acid and his eyes were burned several times. Remember there were no safety precautions in those days.

Since Mom’s parents were older when she was born, she had many perks other children of the era could only dream about, such as a fur coat to wear to school. She had never learned to cook nor frugally budget her money. Conversely, Dad was used to great farm meals every day. In later years, Mary Helen asked Mom how she adjusted to the lifestyle change. Mom’s answer was she couldn’t have survived if she didn’t love Dad so much.
Grandma and Grandpa had a car but Grandpa never learned to drive it. Grandma drove it, often with Grandpa’s brown fedora on the front seat. Clever, little lady she was. You see, Grandpa was bald and would never go to town without wearing his hat. If she took the fedora with her, he would be forced to stay on the farm and not go to town for some liquid refreshment!

Mom and Dad would take Denny and Susie to the farm for a weekly Sunday dinner. The car would always have at least one flat tire. It was just taken for granted they would have to stop on the way. Sometimes Dad would have to get a barrel of water and roll the tire around to find the leak. Usually several of the aunts, uncles, and cousins would also be there around the bountiful dining room table. It was during the Depression and the trip was their way of eating well and bringing home food from the gardens and eggs, too. As the kids got older they would sometimes be sent to the movies while the adults would play cards, such as Pedro and Pitch. They were all great storytellers.

At times, Denny and Susie stayed at the farm. They remember a waterfall and a little bridge and Grandma making huge breakfasts: pancakes, eggs, meats, coffee, hot chocolate, and toast. This was very unlike the cereal breakfast, which was their usual fare at home. It was a morning tradition on the farm to “dunk”. Little did Denny and Susie know that Grandma Eva had a secret. The dunking was due to the fact she never put her teeth in before 10 o’clock. To this day some of the family still retain the habit of “dunking”, and thankfully do not have the secret.

They were never corrected by their grandparents. Now they wonder how Grandma could stand it. There were large pocket doors between the parlors. They would spend countless hours playing “elevator”- opening and closing (and surely slamming) the doors. Grandma never said stop. Grandpa would take them on his many chores and they loved to gather eggs. Grandpa would go out to a special tree and take off some bark. He would then peel some inner wood and make Denny a whistle. He would soften it by putting it in his mouth and then giving it to Denny. He loved those whistles. For some reason Sue did not get a whistle that she can remember.

Grandma was an avid card player. Her favorite card game was 500 Rummy. She was ruthless and made up her own rules - like getting an extra 15 for Rummying. Grandpa, however, didn’t much care for card games. He did teach Denny 3 card Rummy, specifically because it was a really short game. Denny recalled how to play and taught it to both his girls and his grandchildren. It was always an event when they played.

There were lots of animals on the farm. Once there were three ducks that Grandpa and Grandma said were for Denny, Susie, and Ann Cavanaugh, a friend who often came to visit with them. One Sunday, they had duck for dinner and when questioned were told it was Ann’s. The next two times there was duck for dinner they were told the same thing. It took them a while to realize that was not possible.

When Denny was about seven years old, Grandpa Denny, Uncle Eddie, and Dad took him out into the wood lot to cut pulp. As Grandpa Denny and his team of horses brought the logs to cut, Uncle Eddie and Dad would argue over who was “pulling” and who was just going through the motions with the two-man buck saw. About mid-day Grandpa broke for lunch and sent Denny to a stream to get a gallon of water. When it was Denny’s turn to drink the water, he noticed all little brown “things” floating in the bottle. It seems that all three of them were chewing tobacco. Oh, how they laughed when Denny went to get a second bottle of “clean” water.

Mom’s dad died when Maureen was a baby and the other two were young. Mom looked out the window and saw Grandma Eva walking toward the house. Grandma had done the unthinkable-taken the bus from Boonville to Utica. She said she knew a city bus ran by their house so she just picked one and it was the right one! All she said was, “I was thinking you might need a little help.” Mom was eternally grateful for her thoughtfulness. It was such a tremendous gesture for a “country woman” to take off on her own to comfort Mom in the city.

As the years progressed, Grandma was hospitalized and Grandpa lived with us on Taylor Ave. Although we had never seen him show much affection, he had a picture of Grandma on his dresser and kept a vase of fresh flowers in front of it for her. We all knew he took the flowers from the neighbor’s yard. One time, Sue came home from the convent for a visit. It was determined that she would go to visit Grandma even though she doubted Grandma would remember her. Grandpa saw that Grandma had a new dress and her hair done for Sue’s arrival. Sue wore the full nun’s habit from head to toe! Grandma was most impressed with Sue and asked, “Do you have the Buckley legs under all that?” Sue lifted her habit and said she did!!

Around 1941, Maurice and Mary bought a camp in Grant, NY. They spent many summers there and a number of the Buckley family members would join them. Even some of the early reunions were held there. One of the best reunion memories was watching the suitcase game for adults. There were two suitcases, one filled with women’s clothes and the other with men’s. Women had to run to the end with the suitcase and get completely dressed in the men’s clothes including long underwear, neckties, suspenders and a hat; and men would have to put on the women’s clothes including corsets, dresses, hat and a purse. They had to return to the starting point wearing the opposite sex’s clothes, disrobe those clothes and put everything back into the suitcases. The object was to see which team could do it the fastest. Those were the days when you made your own games and your own fun.

Aunt Monnie and Aunt Eleanor would often spend their vacations at the camp. One day while Dad was at work, Monnie, Eleanor and Mom, decided to paint a small bedroom. They couldn’t get the bed apart as it had rusted, so they took the mattress off and Mom and Aunt Monnie jumped up and down on the springs with paint rollers and Aunt Eleanor timed them. Her job was to clean up after them. It took them 29 minutes to completely paint the room and Aunt Eleanor cried over the mess they made.

Mom and Dad were very generous with what little they had. Many times Uncle Francis and Aunt Bea would borrow Dad’s car from the firehouse and drive their family to camp so they could have a day out of the city. Then they would drive back and leave him the car so he would have it after his 24 hour shift at the firehouse. Other times, it would be the Back family, who lived next door to us on Taylor Ave.

Financial resources were not plentiful and in fact, rather slim. To save money Mom would repaint the kitchen floor at the camp every spring. She would start when she was having a bad day in Utica. Now, who could have a bad day with five kids of various ages? She would paint the entire floor black. Another day she would roll up a newspaper and dab it in white paint and write bad words all over the floor. Then she would fill them in, but she swore she could see the words all summer. What a clever way to save on psychiatry bills.

The camp was on a dirt road with Hinckley Beach a few miles away. There was quite a bit of traffic to the beach which produced a significant amount of dust. Dad managed to get used oil (before EPA regulations) from a cousin who had a garage. We would spend many hours pouring the oil out of a large sprinkler can to keep the dust down. The camp was also on a rather large curve in the road. Dad made a big sign, “SLOW CHILDREN “ and posted it on the curve. One of the local farmers stopped by and said, “Gee, Buck, if I had slow children, I wouldn’t advertise it.” Well, the sign came down and we had to fend for ourselves.

After many years, Dad decided to sell the camp, but we were not onboard. He couldn’t understand why no one was interested in the property. His shift at the firehouse was 24 hours plus drive time down and back. While he was gone, we hung a blanket over the For Sale sign until one day we overslept and got caught.

There are many words that come to mind to describe our parents. Dad was hard working and brave, which you would have to be to be a fireman. He even received an award for the most heroic rescue in the State for that year. There was an award dinner in New York City. He had charisma and could sell ice to an Eskimo. After his 24 hour shift as a fireman he would be on the road selling motel furniture. That left Mom to raise the five of us on her own. There was never a “Wait until your father gets home!” in our house. For being an only child from means, to a mother of five without means, was no easy feat. She was the glue that kept us going.

In the early years, Mom and Dad enjoyed life with their kids. By the time there were four kids and then five; life was more strained to make ends meet. They were very instrumental in making sure we all obtained an education so that our lives would be easier. They did enjoy the grandchildren and great grandchildren to the nth degree. The older ones got to go to Florida without their parents and spend special time with Papa and Grandma Mary.

When Dad died in 1977, Mom lived on until 2005. All during the time they were married she did not get to make any decisions. New cars appeared and she didn’t even get to pick the color. If she needed something like a new iron, one just appeared. She had a portrait of Dad over the television that she talked to after he died. “ See, Maurice, I bought a new car today”, or “I moved all the money around to get a better interest rate”, etc. She became a “grey panther”, standing up for her rights.

Hopefully, by now she has stopped yelling at him in heaven. She was not happy when he died. He had promised her he would never leave her and he had broken his promise. 
Buckley, Maurice T. (I26119)
May 2, 2003 Manley Williams, 75, died May 2, 2003, in Kissimmee, Florida. Retired barber in Phoenix, NY. Survived by wife Rhoda; daughter Valerie Williams of Fulton; son Keith Williams of Kissimmee, FL; brothers, Kenneth and Timothy, both of Syracuse, Philip of Phoenix, LaVerne Coy and Louis, both of Pennellville, Clive of Central Square, Ronald of Oswego and Gaffney of SC; sister Tamsie Wolfe of Central Square; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sisters, Velma Vanderveer, Vina Spaulding and Elnora Windhausen. Services May 8 at Osceola Memory Gardens, Kissimmee, FL. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Florida National Cemetery. Donations may be made in his honor to Hubbard House, c/o Orlando Regional Medical Center of Disabled American Veterans.
Published Syracuse Post Standard on May 7, 2003 
Williams, Manley Duane (I68957)
May 5, 2006 Gary R. "Gumby" Bristol, 50, of Gouverneur, formerly of Richland, died Friday, May 5, 2006, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown. Survivors: sons, Jeremy and Joshua; sisters, Elizabeth Hermann, Brenda Ketchem, Rolanda Wallis and Tina Babcock; brothers, Christian, Douglas and Todd; and several nieces and nephews. Services: 1 p.m. Monday, May 8, at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek. Calling Hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, prior to the funeral. Burial: Maple Flats Cemetery, Cleveland, NY.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on May 8, 2006

Watertown Daily Times (NY) - May 7, 2006Browse Issues
Gary R. "Gumby" Bristol, 50, Grove Street, formerly of Richland, died Friday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where he had been a patient since Wednesday. The cause of death was complications of diabetes.

Born May 25, 1955, in Oneida, son of Ronald and Eva Mae Rollins Bristol, he resided in the Richland area before moving to Gouverneur 10 years ago.

A marriage to Bonnie Aldridge ended in divorce.

He later married Jill Yerdon. The marriage ended in separation.

Mr. Bristol was disabled. He enjoyed fishing and helping people.

Surviving are two sons, Jeremy, New Haven, and Joshua, Parish; four sisters and a brother-in-law, Elizabeth and Albert Hermann, Orwell, Brenda Ketchem, Aberdeen, Md., Rolanda Wallis, Parish, and Tina Babcock, Pulaski; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Christian and Carol, Pulaski, Douglas, Parish, and Todd and Patricia, Lacona, and several nieces and nephews.

An infant brother, Roland C., died before him.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek. Burial will be in Maple Flats Cemetery, Cleveland. Calling hours will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. 
Bristol, Gary Robert (I23005)
May 9, 2006 Richard A. Hall, 64, of State Route 183, Williamstown, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2006. He was born March 5, 1942, in Ricard, NY, a son of Herbert and Anona Moot Hall. On November 30, 1962, he was married to Doris Roser in Pine Meadows Church. Dick retired from Camden Wire Co. in the late 1990's after 37 years of service. He was a past member of the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department, a member of the Oswego County ATV Club and was an avid card player. Surviving beside his wife, Doris, are a daughter, Michelle and Richard Ritter, Williamstown, NY; a son, Matthew Hall, Parish, NY; two grandchildren, Calie Ritter and Matthew Hall; one sister, Joyce and Ronald Crouse, Baldwinsville, NY; one brother, Herbert and Dolores Hall, Ricard, NY; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Lois Gorman. Graveside services and interment will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown, NY, under the direction of the LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 109 Main Street. Memorial contributions may be made to the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department, Williamstown, NY 13493.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on May 10, 2006 
Hall, Richard A. (I45353)
May have died before 1916, she is not mentioned ih her father's obituary.
[S. Griffiths - March 2011] 
Taber, Lucy M (I14528)
Melissa S Foster
December 4, 1972 ~ August 10, 2021 (age 48)
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Melissa S. Foster, 48, died on August 10, surrounded by her daughters. Melissa was best known for her charisma and readiness to open her door to anyone who came by. She spent her life learning various trades and having multiple jobs. Melissa’s life was centered around the love she had for her four daughters and their children. A perfect day for her would be spent at the beach with family, laughing and dancing, followed by a big dinner she’d spent the morning preparing. She is survived by multiple children, grandchildren, her two older siblings, father, step-mother, and many more family, friends, and acquaintances. Her funeral will be held at Summerville Funeral Home on August 25, with calling hours being from 4 to 5 and service from 5 to 6 in the evening. Donations can be made in her memory to Credo Community Center in Watertown, NY. 
Foster, Melissa Sue (I16417)
Michael F. Gaffney
August 08 1949 - May 25 2020
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Michael F. Gaffney, age 70, resident of Richland for the last 40 years, passed away Monday at his home. Michael was born August 8, 1949 in Troy, NY, the son of Donald and Mary Farrell Gaffney. He graduated from APW high School. Michael was married to Joan Gaffney on December 14, 1972 and she passed away January 12, 2010. He was employed by Syracuse Pool & Patio for 30 years, retiring in 2012.

Surviving are one daughter, Michelle P. Gaffney of Texas, three sons, Michael P. (Christie) Gaffney of Texas, Richard J. (Carla) Gaffney of Richland and Daniel K. Gaffney of Richland, one sister, Kathy LeBeau of Pulaski and seven granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.
Gaffney, Michael F (I74763)
Michael S. Michalski
August 27 1927 - June 05 2019
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Obituary of Michael S. Michalski

Michael S. Michalski, age 91, resident of Pulaski since 1956, passed away Wednesday at Morningstar Nursing home in Oswego. Michael was born August 27, 1927 in Ware, Massachusetts, the son of Michael S. and Charlotte Levandoski Michalski. He graduated from Ware High School in 1945. Michael served in the United States Marine Corps from 1946 until 1948. He married Elizabeth Powell in 1955. He was employed by the Fulton Companies for 30 years, retiring in 1988.

Surviving, are four sons, Mickey Michalski of Pulaski, Ted (Cindy) Michalski of Pulaski, Tim (Stephanie) Michalski of Georgia and John Michalski (Cindy Paro) of Pulaski, three daughters, Elizabeth (Larry) Petrocci of Pulaski, Amanda Michalski of Sackets Harbor and Laurie (Pete) Besio of Pulaski, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Michael is predeceased by his wife, Elizabeth.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday June 7th, at Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street Pulaski.

Donations in Michael’s memory can be made to Christ Our Light Catholic Church, 23 Niagara Street, Pulaski, NY 13142.
Michalski, Michael (I75369)
Mrs. Ella BROOKER, 89, widow of George W. BROOKER, of 240 Cayuga Street, died Saturday in Lee Hospital after a short illness.

Mrs. BROOKER was born in Fulton and was a lifelong resident. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

(Thursday 17 Dec 1959) 
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Mrs. Fred WELCH's children and their families gave her a pleasant surpriseon Saturday evening, it being her birthday.

(paper published on Friday) 
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Mrs. Lillie TAYLOR from Fremont is at her sister's, Mrs. Seth TAYLOR, ofthis place, her health being very poor. They brought her down here thinking the change would do her good. 
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