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.

OSWEGO — Virginia Ann Pratt, 91, long-time Oswego resident and SUNY Oswego professor, passed away Sept. 11, 2019 in State College, Pennsylvania, at the Juniper Village care facility with family by her side. 

LARGO, FL — Kathleen M. Haynes passed at her home in Largo, Florida, under the care of family and Hospice on Sept. 15, 2019.

FULTON — Eric R. Czirr, 67, of Fulton, passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

OSWEGO — Glenn S. Topley, 65, a resident of Elm Street in Oswego, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

OSWEGO — Richard A. Fader, 71, a resident of Oswego passed away on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at the Buffalo General Hospital in Buffalo, New York. 

OSWEGO — Glenn S. Topley, 65, a resident of Elm Street in Oswego, passed away unexpectedly Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

HANNIBAL — Verna F. Phillips, 92, of Hannibal, passed on Sept. 11, 2019.

OSWEGO — Ronald L. Nadeau, 75, of Oswego, passed on Sept. 8, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce our Cynthia Ann DeForest has flown away to join the Lord and her late father. Cindy left us on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019.

HANNIBAL — Rose M. Cerklewich, 74, of Hannibal, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 surrounded by her friends and family.

FULTON — Julia (Kush) Cushman, 97, of Fulton, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 7, 2019.  

MINETTO — Fred A. Dumas, 92, of Minetto passed peacefully on Sept. 4th, 2019 at Morningstar.

MINETTO — Ferdinand “Fred” Squitieri, 86, of Minetto, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, peacefully at home with his family by his side.

OSWEGO — Benny J. Lazzaro, 85, of Oswego, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at St. Luke Health Services, Inc.

ETOWAH, North Carolina — William M. Baldwin, “Bull Dog,” 71, of Etowah, North Carolina passed unexpectedly on Sept. 6, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

OSWEGO — Ronald A. Hyde, 65, of Oswego passed on Sept. 6, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at Community General Upstate in Syracuse.

Henry James Honebein, 68, of Oswego, New York, passed away peacefully on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. 

VOLNEY — Samuel Distin, 84, of Volney, passed away Sept. 3, 2019 at University Hospital, Syracuse, due to the injuries sustained from a fire in the family home a month ago.  

FULTON — Shirley A. Terzulli, 82, of Fulton, passed away Sept. 3, 2019 surrounded by her family following a brief illness. 

HOLLAND — Michael A. Bohall, of Holland, New York, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 in Absolut at Aurora Park, East Aurora, New York, at the age of 60.

KIRKVILLE — John “Jack” Henry Hare, 83, of Kirkville passed away peacefully with his family by his side at home on Thursday.

FULTON — Donald “Butch” Kunzwiler, 82, of Fulton, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at Oswego Hospital after a long illness. 

Lyle Burridge, 78, of Oswego, died Aug. 31 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

Leonard S. Kellogg, 72, of Fulton, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.

Anne Marie Purtell, 81, of Oswego, died Aug. 30, 2019 at Seneca Hill Manor.

BUNDYVILLE — James David “Jimmy” Ratigan, 67, passed from this life with the hope of entering eternal life on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 at his home in Bundyville, New York.  After a courageous battle with COPD he took his last breath on earth and hoped to quickly gain eternal breath in heaven…

SEABROOK, NH – John T. Farrell, 78, of Seabrook, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. 

Donald W. Plunkett, age 89, of College Station, Texas, passed away peacefully at home, on August 24, 2019. Donald was born in Oswego, New York on October 29, 1929. He graduated from St. Paul’s Academy in Oswego, and enlisted in the United States Air Force in November of 1948. He did his basi…

Fred S. Murabito, 85, of Oswego, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 at Morningstar Care and Rehab.

OSWEGO TOWN — Mary Kardys Popielarz, a resident of Oswego Town, was called to rest on Aug. 25, 2019 at age 105.

Our dear daughter Jennifer Helen Walsh, 27, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019.

 Harry A. Desens, age 81 of Jackson, TN passed away on Aug. 20, 2019 at Maplewood Health Center.

Carol L. (Amedio) Griffin, 56, of Auburn passed away Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in the comfort of her home and family.

William J. Orr, 82 of Phoenix, NY, died Saturday at Crouse Hospital, with his loving family at his bedside.  He was born Oct. 27, 1936 in Albany, NY. He served in the U.S. Navy, stationed aboard the USS Wasp, in the North Atlantic and Cuba. Bill retired from UPS and continued to spend his do…

William “Bill” Tickle, 80, passed away August 16, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

John M. Fay Jr., 27, of Oswego passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Lori Ann Stirushnik, 53, of Locust, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.

James J. (Jim) Ruggio, 90, of Liverpool, NY, and previously from Oswego, NY died peacefully at the VA Hospital, Syracuse, Monday Aug. 19, 2019.  Jim was predeceased by his parents, Vita and Frank Ruggia of Oswego, and 7 brothers: Carmen, Anthony, Joseph, William, Alfred, and infant brothers …

John E. Ellis, 73, a resident of Oswego, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at St. Luke Health Services. John was born in Fulton, NY, the son of the late John D. and Gertrude E. (Brown) Ellis. Services will be private.Burial will be in Peck’s Cemetery. Arrangements are in care of the Dain-C…

OSWEGO — Marion L. Callen, 92, of Oswego passed on Aug. 13, 2019. 

Myrtle E. Patterson, 93, of Syracuse and a longtime resident of Oswego passed away Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

SCRIBA — Gary Bruce DuBois Jr., 58, a resident of Scriba passed away on Aug. 9, 2019 at his home.

CAMILLUS — Karen Ann Jones, 63, of Camillus, passed away Friday.

OSWEGO — Evelyn A. Copps, 88, of Oswego, passed away peacefully Aug. 6, 2019, at Bishop Commons, Oswego.  

OSWEGO TOWN — Marvin F. Bailey, 80, of Oswego Town, born on April 27, 1939 died unexpectedly on Aug. 1, 2019.