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.

Anna Cozart passed peacefully Jan. 15, 2020, one day after celebrating her 102nd birthday at The Cottages at Garden Grove, Cicero, New York. 

Walter H. Zerrahn, 71, passed away peacefully on the evening of Jan. 14, 2020 at The Homestead in Penn Yan.

Marion Jean Deary Mott, 87, of Chicago, Illinois, passed away Nov. 22, 2019, due to complications of Alzheimer’s.

GRANBY — Robert W. Sheldon, 81, of Granby, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 12, 2020. 

FULTON — On Jan. 2, 2020, Edward Thomas Jones, 71, of Fulton, passed away at the Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, Florida with his wife and two children at his side.

Anne “Annie B” Elizabeth Syler (Zagame), born Oct. 8, 1956, passed beyond the veil surrounded by her loving family on Jan. 9, 2020 after a valiant struggle with metastatic breast cancer.

OSWEGO — Henry L. Stevens, 94, a resident of Oswego passed away on Jan. 12, 2020 at the St. Luke Health Services.

PLANO, Texas — Bertha Koes, 89, a long time Fulton area resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Plano Texas, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. 

WEST MONROE — John R. Minckler Sr., 82, of West Monroe, passed away peacefully on Jan. 6, 2020.

OSWEGO — Francis E. North, 87, a resident of Oswego passed away on Jan. 10, 2020 at the St. Luke Health Services.

OSWEGO — Timothy W. Dashnau, 53, of Oswego, died Monday evening, Jan. 6, 2020 in Oswego Hospital.

NEW HAVEN — David Charles Plumley Jr., 72, of New Haven passed on Jan. 6, 2020 at Upstate Hospital.

OSWEGO — Frank L. Forrest, 80, a resident of Oswego passed away on Jan. 6, 2020 at the Oswego Hospital.

FULTON — James “Jim” Izyk, 77, of Fulton, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 5, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse after a short illness. 

OSWEGO — Polly A. Doyle, 79, a resident of Oswego passed away on Jan. 2, 2020 at the Oswego Hospital.

OSWEGO — Julia Shuman, 97, of Oswego died peacefully at Oswego Hospital in Oswego, New York, on Dec. 22, 2019. A native of Hudson, New York, she lived in the Syracuse area for 65 years.

 Karl M. Grow, 67, passed away peacefully Dec. 27. 2019 with his family by his side. Karl was born in Fulton, New York, graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School and Cortland State University.

MINETTO — Edward J. Stevens, born on May 26, 1935 in Minetto, passed peacefully on Dec. 23, 2019, surrounded by his family after a short illness. He was the son of the late Glenn and Catherine (Tyrell) Stevens. He attended Oswego school and shortly after enlisted in the Army and then the Marines.

MEXICO — Lionel G. Webb, 83, life resident of Mexico, New York, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at his home. He was born in Watertown, New York, son of the late Theodore and Ruby Martin Webb.

OSWEGO — Frank J. Strang, 86, of Oswego passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, at the Oswego Hospital. He was born in Fairfield, Iowa and was the son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Burke) Strang.

FULTON — Brian J. Galletta, 42, of Fulton, passed unexpectedly of natural causes after a long battle with kidney disease, on Dec. 25, 2019 at home.

HANNIBAL — Raymond L. Kells, 88, of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019. He was born on Dec. 18, 1931 to Abram and Bertha Kells. He attended Cato-Meridian schools before enlisting in the United States Army during the Korean War.

MEXICO — Ella (Mowry) Hamer, born Oct. 30, 1919, in Mexico, New York died peacefully on Dec. 20, 2019. 

FULTON — Barbara “Bobby” Tremmel Dexter, 98, of Fulton, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 after a short illness.

ROCHESTER — Stephen Cuyler, 52, formerly of Fulton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at Hill Haven Nursing Home, Rochester, New York after enduring a battle with Cancer. 

OSWEGO — Jeanne P. Gunther, 77, of Oswego passed on Dec. 17, 2019.

OSWEGO — Pauline Ann Farrell (Eusepi), beloved mother and grandmother, and life-long resident of Oswego, passed away on Dec. 16, 2019. 

MINETTO — Janette Mulcahey, 88, of Minetto, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019 at her home with her loving family by her side. 

OSWEGO — Joseph S. Struallo, 89, of Oswego passed on Dec. 15, 2019.

HANNIBAL — Lenore Ada Knox Inch, 99, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. She was a resident of St. Luke’s Nursing Home and formerly lived in Hannibal, New York.

OSWEGO — Linda H. LaPrate, 70, of Oswego, New York, died on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at the Oswego Hospital. 

OSWEGO — Aaron M. Thorpe, 40, of Oswego went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 12, 2019.

OSWEGO — William N. Gregway, 85, a resident of East Bridge Street in Oswego, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, at the Oswego Hospital.

OSWEGO — Mary Alice O’Mara, 74, a resident of Oswego passed away at her home on Dec. 4, 2019.

OSWEGO TOWN — Helen M. Nentarz, 91, a resident of Oswego Town, New York, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego. Helen was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Paluszek) Nentarz. 

OSWEGO — Wendy M. DeGroff, 50, from Oswego, New York, passed away in South Carolina on Dec. 6, 2019 after a long illness.

SCRIBA — Kathleen Marie Haselbauer, 94, a resident of Scriba, passed away on Dec. 8, 2019.

“Why do I go the extra mile in everything that I do? Because I am the only judge of my own character.” Ricki LeAnne Luera abruptly left this life for another on Dec. 3, 2019. 

Diane C. Bradley, 80, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Binghamton, New York, area, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. 

OSWEGO — Mary Miller Smith, 99, died peacefully at St. Luke’s Health Services in Oswego after a short illness. 

OSWEGO — Mary Suzanne Royle, known to her friends as Sue, 87, of Matthews, North Carolina, and formerly of Oswego, New York, died Nov. 27, in Matthews.

OSWEGO — Mary Alice O’Mara, 74, a resident of Oswego passed away Dec. 4, 2019 at her home.

OSWEGO — Everett B. “Skip” Gigon Jr., 78, a resident of Scriba passed away on Dec. 3, 2019 at the St. Luke Health Services.

FULTON — Annette V. (Squitieri) DeCare, 84, of Fulton passed away Sunday night, Dec. 1, surrounded by her family. 

OSWEGO — Fredrick “Ted” Lewis, 78, of Oswego, passed away at the Oswego Hospital on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 with his family by his side. He was the son of the late William “Harry” and May (Turkington) Lewis.

OSWEGO — Mary Cook, 82, a resident of Ellen Street Oswego, died Nov. 30, 2019 at home.

AMHERST, VA — Mary R. Linn of Amherst, Virginia, died Nov. 26, 2019.

NEW HAVEN — Ernest R. Jones, 78, of New Haven, New York, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, New York.

SCRIBA — Belinda L. Baker, 64, of Scriba died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019, at her home with her loving family by her side.