Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

FULTON — Anna Belle Kielb, 108, of Fulton, formerly of Towpath Towers, passed away Oct. 24, 2020 at Seneca Hill Manor.  

FULTON — Audrey J. Smelski, 94, of Fulton, passed away Oct. 23, 2020 at Seneca Hill Manor.  

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Robert J. “Bob” Hitchcock Jr., 63, of Chaumont, New York, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, Oct. 21, 2020, in the town of Howard, he was there doing what he loved to do — bowhunting.

OSWEGO TOWN — Michael P. Bonney, 66, a resident of the town of Oswego, passed away on Oct. 24, 2020 at his home.

HANNIBAL — Kenneth A. McQuaid, 90, of Hannibal, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 surrounded by his family.

GRANBY — Martha J. (Sturgis) Becker, 81, of Granby, New York, passed peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday afternoon, Oct. 22, 2020, at her home after her courageous battle with cancer.

Gary Cole, 63, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 from the devastating effects of Parkinson’s Disease.

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OSWEGO — Phyllis M. Blake, 100, of Oswego, passed peacefully on Oct. 21, 2020.

Brian P. O’Kane passed away on Saturday at Bishop on James Rehab Facility, after a lengthy illness.

SCRIBA — Laurie V. (Jean) Martin, 75, of Scriba, passed away Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 in the Oswego Hospital.

PULASKI — Loren E. Teachout, 74, of Pulaski, New York, died April 18, 2020 at the Oswego Hospital. 

MEXICO — Donald C. MacDougall, 68, of Mexico, New York, died on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at University Hospital, Syracuse, New York. 

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SCRIBA — John Farella, 97, a resident of County Route 4 in the town of Scriba, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at the Oswego Hospital.

ZEPHYRHILLS, FL — Frederick J. Cummings Sr. 88, of Zephyrhills, Florida, passed away on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Crouse Hospital after battling several illnesses.

OSWEGO — On Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, Charlene Robbins Barbera passed away unexpectedly at the age of 63.

OSWEGO — Frances M. Schrader, 91, of Oswego, died Sunday morning in the Oswego Hospital.

Rosanne Veltri of Throop, Pennsylvania passed away on March 14, 2020 at the age of 56. She was the daughter of Rita and the late Vincent Veltri.

OSWEGO — Doris L. McHale, 94, a resident of Oswego, passed away on Oct. 11, 2020 at the Oswego Hospital.

NEW HAVEN — Clifford J. Herrick Jr., 84, of New Haven, New York, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 at his home.

FULTON — Eleanor M. Thomas, 83, of Fulton, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 at Upstate University Hospital. 

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LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana — Kathryn Ann Cormier, 58, of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and a former resident of Oswego, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020.

ZEPHYRHILLS, FL — Robert Earl Duval, 81, a resident of Zephyrhills, Florida for the past 16 years, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020 at AdventHealth Zephyrhills following a courageous battle of congestive heart failure and COPD.  

FULTON — Brenda J. Hammond, 76, of Fulton, passed Friday morning, Oct. 9, 2020, at home after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family.  

OSWEGO — William H. Chorley, 68, of Oswego, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on October 7, 2020.

OSWEGO — Martin A. Benedict, 81, of Oswego, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at his home with his loving family by his side.

FAIR HAVEN — Agnes V. Schneider, 87, of Fair Haven, passed away Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. She was born in Hannibal, daughter of the late James Scanlon and Corinne King Scanlon.

SCRIBA — Josephus “Joe” A. Wills, 63, of Scriba, New York, passed away from pancreatic cancer on Oct. 4, 2020. 

LYCOMING — Madonna Rose Louis, 91, of Lycoming, New York, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, New York. 

William Roy Hiler, 85, passed peacefully at Crouse Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. 

Margaret Peggy Godden, 99, of Fairfield, Ohio passed away on Oct. 4, 2020 at Hospice of Cincinnati in Hamilton. 

MINETTO — Sam Hart, 86, of Minetto, died on Oct. 4, 2020.

OSWEGO — Rose Bush, 100, of Oswego, died peacefully Monday Oct. 5, 2020, at Seneca Hill Manor, with her family by her side.  

MINETTO — Rhoda N. (Brunson) Gifford, a resident of Minetto, passed away on Sept. 30, 2020 at her home.

FULTON — Bertha Palamar, 93, of Fulton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 at St. Luke Health Services, Oswego.  

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, Ann Elaine Kastler passed away peacefully at her daughter’s house in Vancouver, Washington, after  a  four-month battle with Glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer.

CHAMBERSBURG, PA — Charles L. Ricchi, 89, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

OSWEGO — Margaret Diane Loughlin, 75, of Oswego passed on Sept. 26, 2020.

PENNELLVILLE — Joan L. Fox, 85, of Pennellville, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020.

ROCHESTER/FULTON — June Wimett, 96, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 after a short illness,

OSWEGO — Nicholas J. Todaro, 99, of Oswego, passed on Sept. 24, 2020.

CATO — Leonard F. Schmidt, 93, of Cato, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, with his family by his side. 

BATAVIA — James V. Lewis, 83, of Batavia, passed away on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020 at Brothers of Mercy Nursing Home in Clarence.

Donna Lee “Flakey” Howard passed on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at the Pittsburgh home of her daughter, Darci Lynn Reilly. At her death, she was surrounded by the love of Darci, her grandchildren, Andalushia Arlene and Declan Davis, and with her beloved Megger Pupper curled beside her. 

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister, cousin and friend, Alice Hansen on Sept. 23, 2020 from Lewy Body Dementia. 

Cleo Thomas passed away peacefully from respiratory complications on Sept. 24, 2020. Born April 10, 1932 in Mexico, New York, Cleo was the daughter of Oren O. Ladd and Mary Elizabeth (Spedding) Ladd.  Cleo was married to Stanley C. Thomas for 63 years and lived in Oswego, New York until 2017.

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Anne Dibble, 90, of Oswego, passed on Sept. 24, 2020.

Harriett Louisa (Heiser) Swartz, 96, was born on July 17, 1924 in Scranton, Pennsylvania and passed away at St. Luke Residential Care in Oswego, New York on Sept. 18, 2020. 

OSWEGO — Richard F.  “Dick” Gilbert, 86, of Oswego, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.

OSWEGO — Marilyn M. Boyzuick, 71, of Oswego, passed from this life for her heavenly home on Sept. 18, 2020.