Marguerite F. Furlong

Marguerite F. Furlong

OSWEGO — Marguerite F. Furlong, 91, of Oswego, passed away on May 15, 2019 at Oswego Hospital. 

Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Marguerite (Hall) Ferguson.

She met and married her late husband of 42 years, William A. Lawton.  Together they raised their family in the town of Oswego.

Marguerite loved cooking, and enjoyed trips to the Casino.  More than anything, she loved her family and cherished her time with them.

Surviving are her children; daughters, Marguerite (John) Slattery of the town of Oswego and Jo-Ann Pritchard of Fair Haven; sons Bill (Ellen) Lawton of the town of Oswego and Edward (Sheri) Lawton of the town of Oswego; six grandchildren, Francis Slattery, William Lawton, Katrina Lawton-Nichols, Ashley Pritchard, Hunter Lawton and Linsey Lawton; and three great-grandchildren, Matthew Slattery, Austin and Sydney Lawton.

In addition to her parents, she was pre-deceased by her husband William A. Lawton; her grandson John F. Slattery Jr.; son-in-law, John W. Pritchard; and four brothers, Robert, Alfred, Harold and Edward Ferguson.

She was also pre-deceased by her second husband Donovan Furlong.

Calling hours will be 3-6 p.m. Monday, May 20, at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany Street. 

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Rural Cemetery.