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.

Elaine L. Miller, 86, a resident of Oswego, passed away on Aug. 11, 2022, at the St. Luke Health Services with her husband Carl by her side.

Richard F. Murney, 65, of Oswego, NY, passed suddenly Sunday, Aug. 7 at his home.  He was born in Waterloo, NY, to the late George and Shirley (Lautenslager) Murney.  He has been a longtime resident of Oswego, NY.  Mr. Murney retired in 2013 from Nine Mile Nuclear Power Plant, Scriba, where …

David W. Buske Sr., of Webster, NY, formerly of Oswego, assed suddenly Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022, at age 83. He was predeceased by his parents, David and Margaret Buske; brother, Donald Buske; mother-in-law, Ethel Chubb. He leaves his wife of 52 years, Jean A. Buske; daughter, Jennifer (Robert…

Neal C. O’Brien, 33, a resident of 41 Niagara St. in Oswego, died Thursday evening at Upstate Hospital in Syracuse after a one-week illness. 

Joseph Stanley Witkum of Oswego, New York, passed away Sunday, July 31, at the age of 75 from complications of a stroke.

Jim R. Bell, 52, of Oswego died Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in University Hospital after a brief illness.  He was born in North Conway, New Hampshire, the son of George Bell of TN, and the late Anne Bell. Jim moved to Oswego in 1975, where he remained a resident. He owned and operated J. B. Home I…

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Daniel Bruce Griffin, 51, of Minetto passed away on July 30, 2022, after a hard fight against cancer, with his wife and three daughters by his side. Born in Potsdam, New York, he was the son of Dennis and Elizabeth Anne (Olmsted) Griffin. Dan was married to his best friend, Sharon Deshaies, …

Mary Louise Potter, 89, of Oswego passed away on July 28, 2022. Born in Oswego, New York, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Marie (Mayer) Bernys.

Catherine Emma Grasso, 99, of Oswego, NY, passed away Sunday morning, July 31, 2022, in the Oswego Hospital.

Paul Dussere died in his sleep early in the morning on July 27 at the age of 86.

Sylvia Frawley, 96, of Fulton, NY, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022, peacefully at Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY.  Mrs. Frawley was born Dec. 1, 1925, in Duton Hill, UK.  She was the eldest daughter of the late Albert and Mary Ellen (Vale) Jarvis.  At the age of  14, with WWII in Europe, sh…

Frederick Joseph Collins Jr., 62, of Red Creek, NY, passed Saturday, July 16, at Clifton Springs Hospital after a short illness.  Calling Hours will be held Monday, August 1, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. 224 W. 2nd St., Fulton, followed by a Funeral Service at 4:30 p.m…

Stuart L. DeMar, 81, of Oswego, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2022, after a long illness. Born in Oswego, a son to the late Ernest and Dorothy DeMar. Stuart served in the National Guard and was in the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department for over 20 years. He worked as a Public Safety Offic…

Joan E. Pauldine, 80, died Saturday July 23, 2022, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse. Joan was born September 13, 1941, in Trenton, NJ, the daughter of the late Lester and Birdie (Amermon) Finkelstein. As a child she lived in Astoria, NY, and later the family moved to Masapequa Park, Long Island.…

Jane M. Daniels, age 77, of Fulton, NY, passed peacefully in the arms of her daughter after enduring COPD for many years on, July 23, 2022.

Judith I. Baldwin, 67, of Oswego Town, passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, July 22, 2022. 

Lori J. Beatty, 57, of Oswego passed away peacefully at University Hospital, Syracuse Thursday, July 21, after a brief illness.  Lori was born in Oswego, NY, to the late Joseph and Betty (Lydic) Beatty.  She was a lifetime resident of Oswego County and primarily of Oswego, NY, for over 20 ye…

Frederick E. Shortsleeve, 85, of Fulton, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at home surrounded by his family. Born in Fulton, he was a son to the late Frederick and Avis (Thorpe) Shortsleeve. Fred served in the US Navy from 1954-1958. After his military service, he worked as a maintenanc…

Dr. Carmella Mantaro, 91, passed away on June 26, 2022, in Oswego, NY, where she was a resident at Bishop’s Commons. A life-long resident of Eastwood, Carm was born in East Syracuse to the late Charles and Filippa (Caminiti) Mantaro, who immigrated to the U.S. from Sicily in 1929.

James “Gary” LeRoy, 80, a resident of County Route 4 in the Town of Scriba, passed away Sunday in Oswego.

Leonard A. West, also known as “Lenny” or “Westy,” 80, Pittsboro, passed away on June 20, 2022. He was born and raised in Oswego, New York. Following high school, he joined the Navy as a decoder and was stationed in Naples, Italy where he met his former wife Anna. Upon his return to Oswego, …

Milan Orin Hubbard, 79, of Fulton, NY, passed after a long illness on Sunday, July 17, 2022, in the presence of his loving family. Milan attended Hannibal School District where he met his wife, Delores, and many of his lifelong friends. He owned and operated The Friendly Tavern in Fairdale f…

Helen L. “Candy” Sereno, 62, a former resident of Oswego passed away on June 21, 2022, in Bennettsville, SC.

Stanley Peter (Stoshi) Nentarz, of Fairport, NY, left us peacefully on July 5, lovingly wrapped in God’s arms. He is survived by his love of seventy years, Barbara (Taylor) Nentarz, beloved children, Michael, Patty, Dian (Kris), and David (Christine), seven grandchildren, and nine great-gran…

Sister Marianne Baehr (Sister Rosemary), 8o, died at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham on July 10, 2022.  A native of Oswego, NY, Sister Marianne was the daughter of George and Rosalie Hogan Baehr. Her brother, David, was a priest of the Syracuse Diocese.

Leah G. Wilson, 78, a resident of Oswego passed away on May 5, 2022, at the Albany Medical Center in Albany N.Y, surrounded by her family.

Christopher T. Vescio, 41, a former resident of Fulton died Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness. Chris was born in Oswego the son of Karen (Morton) Stuber, and Thomas Vescio. He was a cook and delivery person at Mama Gina’s Ristorante & Pizzer…

Steve F. Dawang, 76, of Oswego passed away Tuesday at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse following a long illness.

Vivian Laura (Dallek) Sayer passed peacefully on Thursday, July 7, 2022, in San Marcos, California, after several years of declining health. She was 79 years old.

Darryl Loughrey, 79, of Bundyville, town of Volney, died Thursday, July 7, 2022. He was the son of Archibald Earl and Harriet Glassford Loughrey, attended Minetto Elementary School and was a graduate of Fulton High School in 1961. Shortly after high school, Darryl enlisted in the U.S. Navy a…

Aimee Marie Hilliard, 56, of Granby died Sunday July 10, 2022, in University Hospital after a strong fought battle with her illness. Aimee was born in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of the late John and Dolores (Tryon) D’Angelo. Aimee moved from Niagara Falls to Granby thirteen years ago. S…

Raymond Francis “Mike” Fowler, 85, of The Villages, FL, formerly of Fulton, NY, passed away at home on Friday, June 10, 2022. Born June 16, 1936, in Fulton, NY, he was a son of the late Frances Eckard and Raymond and Marion Fowler. Mike was united in marriage to Carole Ann (Blake) Fowler on …

Mary Finney was born on August 18, 1942, in Fulton, New York, to William and Yvonne (Paquette) Towse. She had a great talent for music, which she was encouraged to develop by her father. She studied Voice at Marywood College in Scranton, PA. She returned to Fulton and was a music educator, o…

Kathleen C. LaDuke, 64, of Fulton, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022. She was born December 9, 1957 in Syracuse to Joan (Belair) and George Green Jr. Kathy was a homemaker and had been employed as a machine operator at the Nestle Company for several years. She was known for her outgoing pers…

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Alfred W. Warren, age 76, of Oswego, NY, formerly of Fulton, NY, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022. He was predeceased by his parents, Alfred J. and Hazel L.  Warren; and sister, Kathy Heipel Ouderkirk of Fulton.

Alan R. Wallace of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, formerly of Fulton, NY, passed away on July 6, 2022, after a fierce 2-year battle with cancer. Alan was an entrepreneur who, among other things, helped to create multiple Luxury RV resorts in the state of Florida. He was also the past co-owner of Ho…

Frances M. Hibbert, 74, a resident of Oswego passed away on July 9 at the University Hospital in Syracuse.

Neal L. Merritt, 84, passed away on July 3, 2022, at Oswego Hospital.  Born on September 16, 1937, Neal was a lifetime resident of Oswego.  

Charles M. Spencer, 54, of Oswego, NY, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 2, at the Oswego Hospital.  A Celebration of Life will be held privately at the convenience of the family.  Burial will be private.  The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton, has care of the arrangements.

Timothy R. “Bubba” Rhinehart, 59, of Scriba died peacefully at home surrounded by his family and friends Sunday, July 3, after a courageous fight with cancer. Tim was born in Oswego, NY, the son of Ralph Rhinehart and Kandis (Sheffield) Hills.  He owned and operated Rhinehart’s Landscaping, …

Mary Polczak, 96, has gone to meet her Lord.  She passed away in the early morning hours of June 30, after a long struggle with ill health.  She was predeceased in life by her husband Raymond Sr. of 70 years, and all of her siblings Victoria (Lavery), Veronica, Helen (Brennan), an infant Joe…

Catherine T. O’Neil, 81, daughter of the late Thomas Edward O’Neil and Catherine Serow O’Neil died peacefully at Morningstar Residential Nursing Home on July 5, 2022.

Alice McGarry Hart, 85; of Fulton, NY passed Friday, July 1st, 2022 at St. Luke Health Service, Oswego.  Alice was born on Long Island, NY on  October 26, 1936, to the late Vincent and Alice McGarry.  She was the oldest of three sisters.  She became a teacher after graduating from SUNY Oneon…

Bernadine M. Rose, 91, a resident of Baldwinsville passed away on July 1, 2022, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

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Martin P. Daniels, 65, of Palermo, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Thursday, June 30, 2022, after battling cancer. Born in Fulton, he was a son to Lloyd “Dusty” and Shirley (Wesley) Daniels and a graduate of John C. Birdlebough High School in Phoenix. Marty worked as a machinist …

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Anthony S. Cira Sr., 85, of Fulton died Monday July 4, 2022, in Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY. Mr. Cira was born in Syracuse the son of the late Anthony and Eleanor (Nason) Cira. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War as a Technical Sergeant, and retired after twenty…

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John Anthony Paeno, 65, passed away at home on June 26, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. 

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James W. McAdam, 87, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022.