Foster-Hax Obits 1987-1999

AGNES D. DARLING

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 6, 1986
Agnes D. Darling, 76, of Norstar Apartments, Liverpool, died Friday at University Hospital.

Mrs. Darling was a native of Lisbon. She and her husband operated a motel for many years in Longwood, Fla., before returning to Liverpool in 1982.

Surviving are her husband, Leonard I.; a daughter, Carol Hess of Pulaski; a sister, Lillian Wedge of Orlando, Fla.; six brothers, Clarence of Syracuse, Albert of Ogdensburg, Lester of Texas and Cecile, Arthur and William Duvall, all of Heuvelton; three stepsons, three stepdaughters and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Dr. G. Douglas Eddy officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
EMMA M. HAGER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – December 13, 1986
Emma M. Hager, 75, of 7450 Box St., Pulaski, died Friday at House of the Good Samaritin Hospital, Watertown.

A native of Williamstown, Mrs. Hager lived in Pulaski since 1952. She was employed with the former Oswego County Sanitarium, the North Star Dry Cleaners in North Syracuse and Jack’s Restaurant, Pulaski.

Surviving are four sisters, Anna Meier of Rome, Ursula Meier and Minnie McCullagh, both of Altmar, and Florence Wild of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Spring burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
HOWARD L. TOUSLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 12, 1987

Howard L. Tousley, 79, Tousley Road, Pulaski RD 4, died Sunday at Oswego Hospital after a short illness.

Mr. Tousley was born in the town of Albion, and was a longtime resident of Tousley Road. He was educated in district schools. Mr. Tousley owned and operated a dairy farm and in later years owned a blueberry farm. He also was interested in organic gardening.

He was the widower of Rita M. Stowell Tousley, who died in 1974.

Surviving are a sister, Edna Bellinger of Mexico; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Spring burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
EVA J. HIGGINS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 13, 1987

Eva J. Higgins, 58, of Leigh Road died Monday at University Hospital.

A native of Auburn, Mrs. Higgins lived in Pulaski many years. She attended Auburn and Scipio Center schools. Her husband, Adelbert, died Nov. 6, 1986.

Surviving are five daughters, Linda Allen and Sandra Fletcher, both of Lacona, Frances Beedy of Syracuse and Evaleen Woolson and Eva Marie Thurston, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Ruth and Helen Thurston, both of Richland, and Caroline Gilchrist of Syracuse; a brother, Norman Thurston of Richland; her stepmother, Maude Monnett of Liverpool; eight stepchildren, three stepbrothers and 37 grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Unity Acres Chapel, Orwell. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.
HELEN I. LEWIS

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – January 13, 1987

Services for Helen I. Lewis, 57, of Springbrook Road, who died Sunday at Oswego Hospital, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Camden, Mrs. Lewis lived 22 years in Pulaski at the Charles Klebs Farms on Springbrook Road. She was a 1948 graduate of Camden Central School.

Mrs. Lewis was a member of Sandy Creek Grange 127.

Surviving are four sons, Donald of Pulaski, Brian of Orlando, Fla., Nelson of Pulaski and Jeffrey of Williamstown; three brothers, Harold of McGraw, Loid of Pulaski and Larry Birmingham of Redfield; a sister, Cora Lappin of Taburg; and four grandchildren.
RICHARD A. WIDRIG

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – January 18, 1987

Richard A. Widrig, 89, of Richland, died Friday at the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

Born in Centerville, he was educated in the Centerville schools. He was employed by the Fred Moore Store and Long’s Store in Richland. He was later employed for many years by the William P. Curtis & Sons Furniture Factory in Richland. He retired in 1962.

He was a member of the Richland Methodist Church until it closed. He later attended the Richland Church of Christ. He was a charter member of the Richland Fire Co. For 35 years he was involved in scouting and served as scout master of Troop 27 in Richland. He was a former member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Richland.

Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Arlene Martin of Richland, and a nephew, Charles A. Waite of Fayetteville, N.C., of whom he was guardian, and several other nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today (Jan. 18) at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Kenneth Spurlock officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 1 to 2 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Richland Fire Co.
EDITH CHAPMAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 31, 1987

Services will be at a time to be announced for Edith L. Chapman, 95, of 153 Seymour St., who died Thursday FDR Veterans Administration Medical Center, Montrose.

A native of Rices Station, Miss Chapman also lived in Pulaski and many years in Syracuse. She retired from the Onondaga County Department of Social Services. Miss Chapman was an Army nurse in World War I.

Surviving are three nieces, Nancy R. Miller of Syracuse, Aileen Tallman of East Syracuse and Lorraine Burke of New York City; and two nephews, Robert and Charles Burke, both of Syracuse.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
NICHOLAS POTISH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 21, 1987

Services for Nicholas “Mick” Potish, 67, of Port Ontario, who died Thursday at Oswego Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Johnson City, Mr. Potish moved to Port Ontario in 1931. He owned and operated a farm and a fruit and produce stand many years.

Surviving are four sisters, Amelia Potish of Port Ontario, Sophie Mullen of Blairsville, Ga., Annie Schryver of Pulaski and Margaret Crandall of Sandy Pond; a brother, Victor of Sandy Pond; six nieces and four nephews.
HELEN HEPLER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 19, 1987

Services for Helen M. Hepler, 62, a former Pulaski resident who died Monday in Melbourne, Fla., will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mrs. Hepler was born in Pulaski and also lived in Rome, moving to Melbourne in 1976. She retired after 20 years with Griffiss Air Force Base.

She was a member of Eau Gallie Nazerene Church, Melbourne, the American Federation of Government Employees and the American Association of Retired Persons.

Surviving are her husband, Elmer; a son, Dennis of Green Island; a daughter, Jeanette C. Ferlo of Rome; a sister, Marjorie Elkin of Melbourne; and three grandchildren.
MABEL E. MANWARING

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 23, 1987

Mabel E. Manwaring, 81, of RD 1, died Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.

Mrs. Manwaring was born in Harford Mills, where she attended school. She was employed by various stores in Pulaski and for the past few years at the A&P store.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and was a member of Alpha Class.

She was the widow of Willard T. Manwaring.

Surviving are one son, Willard J. Manwaring of Port Ontario; three daughters, Alfreda Dobiac of Port Richey, Fla., and Eleanor Miles and Jane Tighe, both of Pulaski; one sister, Louise Muckey of Ithaca; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7383 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church of Ithaca, the Northern Oswego County Ambulance, the Oswego County Heart Fund or Ringgold Fire Company.
FOREST M. CRANE

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – March 29, 1987

Services for Forest M. Crane, 74, of 7707 N. Jefferson St., Pulaski, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home in Pulaski. The Rev. John von Harten will officiate. Burial will be at Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Crane died Friday morning at the Westminister Canterbury of Winchester, Va., Nursing Home, where he had been a patient two days. He was born in Rensellear Falls and attended school there. He was married to Fanny Louise Morrison on Oct. 31, 1936.

He was employed by the Newton Falls Paper Mill and later by General Electric of Syracuse and by John W. Kepler of Syracuse. He later worked for Englyburg-Huller. For the past 15 years he had owned his own refrigeration business.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, Richard of Norfolk, Va.; four daughters, twins Sharon Crane of Syracuse and Shirley Hilton of Rome, Janis Garwood of Winchester, Va., and Carol Crane of Buffalo; two grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Iva Karabim of Melrose Park, Ill.; and a brother, Ranson Crane of Newton Falls.
WILLIAM CRAMER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 18, 1987

William O. Cramer, 73, of Springbrook Apartments died Friday at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown.

A native of East Syracuse, Mr. Cramer moved to Altmar in 1951 and to Pulaski three years ago. He was a graduate of East Syracuse High School. His first wife, the former Lillian M. Boss, died in 1935.

Mr. Cramer was employed with Lenox Industries in Syracuse and later with Altmar Fish Hatchery.

Surviving are two daughters, Beverly LeBlanc of Altmar and Shirley Ward of Parish; two brothers, Frank of Bridgeport and Walter of Syracuse; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Richard Pero officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.
LOUISE B. SMITH

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – April 19, 1987

Louise B. Smith, 78, of 7186 Lake Street, died Saturday morning in Fort Worth, Texas.

She was born in Hastings on Oct. 21, 1908. She graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1925 and the Albany State Teachers College in 1929. Mrs. Smith was married to M. Robert Smith on Aug. 28, 1938. They lived all their married life in Pulaski. Mr. Smith was a herdsman for Douglaston Manor Farms. He died May 13, 1983.

Mrs. Smith taught Latin and French at the Pulaski Academy and Central School for 33 years, retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church and the Pulaski Historical Society. Her great-great-grandfather, Jeremiah Angell Mathewson, was one of the original settlers of Pulaski.

Surviving are two sons, the Rev. Dr. George L. Proctor-Smith, pastor of the Diamond Hill Methodist Church in Fort Worth, Tex., and Philip A. Smith, an assistant foreign editor at the Washington Post; four grandchildren; a brother, Angell Mathewson of Edinboro, Pa.; two nieces; one nephew.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Pulaski Congregational Church, with her son, the Rev. Proctor-Smith, and the Rev. J. Paul Hudson, pastor of the Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in the family plot in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.
DOROTHY OBLEMAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 23, 1987

Dorothy E. Obleman, 78, of Wilder Drive died Wednesday at her home.

Mrs. Obleman was born in Pulaski. Her husband, Nelson, died in 1972.

The Oblemans owned and operated the Filkins House, a bar and restaurant, from 1962 to 1976.

Mrs. Obleman was a member of the Richland Fire Department Auxiliary.

Surviving are a son, Robert of Balfour, Calf.; a brother, John Filkins of Florida; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Dennis Burns officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the Richland Park and Recreation Association, in care of Eileen Scotknicki.
LEWIS E. DEWEY

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – April 28, 1987
Lewis E. Dewey, 64, of Sandy Creek, died Monday at House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Mr. Dewey, who was born in Ripley, had owned a service station in Pulaski before retiring in 1984.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II.

He was a retired member and former chief of the Ringgold Fire Department and a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Carnell; two daughters, Susan Carr, of Buffalo, and Sandra Haynes, of Central Square; a brother, Lester, of Pulaski; a sister, Marilyn Bretz, of Olmstead Falls, Ohio; and nieces and nephews.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (April 28) at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the Ringgold Fire Department.
JAMES KESSLER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 1, 1987

Services for James H. Kessler Jr., 80, a former Central New York resident who died Wednesday in Spring Hill, Fla., will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Kessler was a native of Mexico. He was principal of Theresa High School 14 years and was later principal of George Junior Republic School, Dryden. He retired after 25 years as district principal of the Andover School District.

After his retirement, Mr. Kessler served two years as mayor of Andover.

He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Spring Hill, and a past master of the Theresa Masonic lodge.

Mr. Kessler was a graduate of Mexico Academy, Hobart College and Syracuse University.

Surviving are his wife, the former Reba Adsit; two sons, James H. of Oswego and Dr. Richard E. of New York City; a daughter, Lee G. Kessler of Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister, Ida Magiodis of Newark, Del.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County chapter of the American Heart Association.
MARY L. NOLL

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – May 3, 1987

Mary L. Noll, 87, of Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, died Friday at James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse.

Born May 27, 1899, in Frankfurt-Main, Germany, she was the daughter of Karl and Marie Hanselmann Jung. She graduated from Frankfurt-Main High School. She was married to Hermann J. Noll in 1922 in Frankfurt-Main. She and her husband moved to Pulaski in 1930.

She was a member of the Park United Methodist Church in Pulaski, and Pulaski Senior Citizens.

Surviving are a son, Herman B. Noll of Baldwinsville; a daughter, Mary Lou Sears of Hershey, Pa.; 13 grandchildren; s great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Another son, K. Heinz Noll, died in 1984. Her husband died in 1945.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today and 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to NOCA or the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Syracuse.
EDITH SPENCER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – May 18, 1987
Services for Edith Spencer, 84, of Springbrook Apartments, who died Friday at The House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, are 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today (May 18) at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

She was the widow of Claude Spencer.

She was predeceased by a son, Robert, who was killed on D-day, 1944, in Normandy.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
EDITH M. LESTER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – May 19, 1987

Edith M. Lester, 95, of Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at a local nursing home.

A native of Boyleston, Mrs. Lester had lived in the Sandy Creek-Orwell area before moving to Pulaski in 1961. She was the widow of George VanAlstyne, who died in 1950, and Earl Lester, who died in 1980.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Norma Gareau, of Pulaski; two sons, George A. VanAlstyne, of North Syracuse, and Robert H. VanAlstyne, of Williamstown; a stepson, Allen Lester, of Orwell; a stepdaughter, Bertha VanBuren, of Altmar; a sister, Edna Sanford, of Pulaski; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
THERESA G. REITZ

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – May 24, 1987

Theresa G. Reitz, 43, of Upton Road, died Friday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse.

She was born April 30, 1944, in Oswego, the daughter of Albert and Catherine Wells ViveLamor. She graduated from Oswego High School, and attended the State University of New York at Oswego. She moved to Pulaski in 1979 from Oswego. She was employed by the Oswego Palladium-Times.

She is survived by a son, Michael of Pulaski; a daughter, Lorraine M. of Pulaski; a grandson, Adam J. Reitz; and a brother, James Pelky.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, at 7385 Park St.
BEATRICE JONES

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 27, 1987

Beatrice E. Jones, 86, formerly of Howardville, died Tuesday at a Utica nursing home.

Born in Little Falls, Mrs. Jones lived in the Utica area until 1955, when she moved here. Her husband, Howard, died in 1967.

She attended Dugway United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Hilda Goodsell of Fernwood and Mrs. Rush Cushman of New Hartford; two brothers, Lincoln of Hamilton and George Stafford of Straford; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Contributions may be made to Dugway United Methodist Church.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
JAMES FELVEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 28, 1987

James L. Felvey, 83, of Springbrook Apartments died Wednesday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a brief illness.

Mr. Felvey was born in Utica and also lived in Redfield, where his family owned the Ben Lewis House many years. He retired in 1980 after 50 years in the photography business in Pittsburgh, Pa., then moved here.

Surviving are a sister, Ernestine Yerdon of Pulaski; a sister-in-law, Bethal Felvey of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. John’s Church. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Florence.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.
PETER D. ENGLE

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – May 28, 1987

Services will be private for Peter D. Engle, infant son of Danny and Lori Engle, who died May 24 at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
WILLARD WATKINS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 12, 1987

Willard “Bub” Watkins, 72, of Pulaski died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Canadaigua.

Mr. Watkins was born in Pulaski. He managed a service station here and retired in 1978 after 20 years as owner and operator of Bub’s Restaurant. He was also employed several years with the Ringgold Fire Department.

Mr. Watkins served in World War II and was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an honorary member of the Ringgold Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, the former Virginia Hall; a son, John E. of Gouverneur; two daughters, Sandra Boyd of Pulaski and Barbara Watkins of Oswego; a stepdaughter, Carol Conrad of Mexico; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the Canadaigua VA Medical Center’s volunteer service.
OWEN HAGER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 16, 1987

Services for Owen H. Hager, 74, of Krebs Road, who died Sunday at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Hager retired in 1975 from the New York State Highway Department. His wife, the former Gladys Miner, died in 1986.

Surviving are two sons, Allen and Alfred, both of Pulaski; a daughter, Geraldine Hager of Pulaski; a brother, Donald of Mexico; and a niece.
RHONDA ROGERS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 17, 1987

Services for Rhonda R. Rogers, 3-month-old daughter of George and Deanna Rogers of 7808 Church St., will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Rhonda died Monday at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown.

Surviving besides her parents are her maternal grandmother, Catherine Rogers of Richland; her maternal grandparents, Claude Dashnaw of Parishville and Sue Hall of Richland; her maternal great-grandparents, Stanley and Helene Spencer of Richland; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
HAROLD TEACHOUT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 2, 1987

Services for Harold E. Teachout, 79, of Pulaski RD 1, who died at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Teachout was born in Redfield. He retired in 1973 after 50 years as a dairy farmer.

Surviving are two brothers, Arnold E. of Zephrhills, Fla., and Rex of Pulaski; a sister, Reva B. Nellis of Lacona; several nieces and nephews.
HAZEL KOCH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 2, 1987

Services for Hazel E. Koch, 73, of Atkinson Road, who died at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Koch was born in Richland and also lived in in Akron, Ohio, and Fort Myers Beach, Fla., before moving here four years ago

Surviving are three sisters, Mildred Preman, Carrie Bonner and Irma Hilton, all of Pulaski; a brother-in-law, Stephen Tripp of Oswego; several nieces and nephews and cousins.
CATHERINE LESTER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 10, 1987

Catherine M. Lester, 87, of Richland died Thursday at a Watertown nursing home.

A native of Altmar, Mrs. Lester resided most of her life in Richland. She was a 1918 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 1919 graduate of the Sandy Creek Training Class. Mrs. Lester taught several years in the Spring Brook School District. She and her husband, Hobert, operated a John Deere distributorship in the Pulaski area. He died in 1975.

Mrs. Lester was a member of Richland Church of Christ and the Orwell Rebekah lodge. She was a 54-year member of Pulaski Grange 730.

Surviving are four daughters, Hazel Babcock of Henderson, Mildred Minot of Richland, Dorothy Schryver of Mansville and Irma Chapman of Brewerton; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Richland Church of Christ or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
WILLIAM ISHAM

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – July 12, 1987

William Isham, 76, of Orton Road, died Saturday.

He was born March 10, 1911, in Hannibal, the son of Charles and Eva Halstead Isham. He attended Hannibal district schools. He was employed by Morris Chain Co. in Ithaca for many years, retiring in 1970. He then moved to Pulaski. He was married to Shirley Skinner on Jan. 6, 1943. Mrs. Isham died in 1986. Mr. Isham attended Pulaski Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, William Jr. of Poquoson, Va., Lawrence of Lancaster and Raymond of Pulaski; a daughter, Kathleen Forbes of Altmar; two brothers, Sanford of Central Square and Charles of Phoenix; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Pulaski Baptist Church. The Rev. John Von Harten will officiate. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.
CHARLES W. SMITH

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – July 12, 1987

Charles W. Smith, 66, of Pineville, died Saturday at The House of the Good Samaritan Hospital in Watertown.

He was born April 10, 1921, in Richville, the son of Lester and Elizabeth Murphy Smith. He was graduated from Gouverneur High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European theater. He was married in 1954 to Arlene Curtis. He was employed by Syracuse Hotels for 30 years, retiring in 1983. He lived on Reed Avenue in Syracuse for 20 years and moved to Pineville in 1977.

Surviving are his wife; a step-son, Michael Plumb of Liverpool; two grandsons, Michael Plumb Jr. of North Syracuse and Richard Plumb of Liverpool; two granddaughters, Colleen Pallotta of Liverpool and Patricia Ness of Liverpool; eight great-grandchildren; an aunt, Ada Snyder of Gouverneur; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. The Rev. Virgil Hager will officiate. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Central Square.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
DON SEAMANS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 16, 1987

Don C. Seamans, 95, of Altmar RD 1 died Wednesday at an Oswego nursing home after a long illness.

Mr. Seamans was born in Albion. He was a retired dairy farmer.

Mr. Seamans’ wife, the former Leah Mattison, died in 1965.

Surviving are three sons, Robert of Woodville, Donald of Pulaski and Guy of Copenhagen; eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
FREDERICK C. LEARNED

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – July 21, 1987

Frederick C. Learned Sr., 73, of County Route 15, died Monday at Oswego Hospital.

Mr. Learned resided most of his life in the Pulaski area. He had been employed with several Syracuse-area construction companies and later operated a Syracuse Herald-Journal distribution franchise serving Pulaski, Mexico and Fulton.

Surviving are a son, Frederick C. Jr., of Lakeland, Fla.; two sisters, Ruby Watson, of Pulaski, and Laura Strablo, of Sandy Pond; a brother, Arthur, of Lacona; three granddaughters and three great-grandchildren.

Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
EDGAR CROWE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 24, 1987

Edgar E. Crowe, 81, of 7420 Park St. died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Suffolk, England, Mr. Crowe lived in the United States since 1924, moving to Pulaski from the Rochester area in 1968. He was employed with Douglaston Manor Farms and Watson & Howard Veterinary Clinic.

Surviving are a son, John R. of Boise Idaho; a daughter, Mrs. Phillip Robeson of Pulaski; two brothers, Albert of Stanley and George of Canandaigua; a sister, Elsie Chambers of Norfolk, England; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. John Howell officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Pultneyville.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
DOUGLAS HOLYOKE – OWNED AD AGENCY IN NEW YORK CITY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 27, 1987

Douglas A. Holyoke of Pulaski died Sunday at his family’s cottage in Sandy Creek.

Mr. Holoyke graduated from Providence (R.I.) High School and attended Brown University.

He retired in 1973 from Holyoke Associates Advertising Agency in New York City, after owning and running the business for 20 years.

Mr. Holyoke was a veteran of World War I.

His first wife, the former Ethel Van Horne, died in 1968.

Surviving are his wife, Lilly Grant; a son, Dr. Edward D. Holyoke of Buffalo; a daughter, Sally Smith of Pulaski; and eight grandchildren.

Private funeral services will be Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.
MARTHA J. GARDNER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – July 30, 1987

Services for Martha J. Gardner, 88, of 7607 North St., who died Tuesday at Oswego Hospital, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-HaxFuneral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mrs. Gardner was born in Pulaski. She was a teacher more than 35 years.

Her husband, Carlton, died in 1979.

Mrs. Gardner was a member of Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Betty Stevens of Long Lake, Minn., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
HATTIE SCOTT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 31, 1987

Hattie Scott, 91, of Springbrook Apartments died Thursday at her home.

Miss Scott was a life resident of Pulaski. She was employed many years with Dr. Dunbar here and Dr. Walter Freund in Oswego.

Miss Scott was a 41-year member of J.B. Butler Women’s Relief Corps.

Surviving are a sister, Jessie Herrington of Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
STEVEN HOLCOMB

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 14, 1987

Services for Steven “Mike” Holcomb, 33, a former Pineville resident who died Tuesday in Lakeland, Fla., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Holcomb was born in Watertown and resided most of his life in Pineville before moving to Florida in 1986. He graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1972 and was a former member of the A-P-W marching band. He was an Eagle Scout and a hunter.

Surviving are his parents, Arnold and Beatrice Holcomb; two sisters, Patrica LaSalle of Camden and Terry Birmingham of Lakeland, Fla.; two nieces, two nephews and several aunts and uncles.

Contributions may be made to the Diabetes Foundation.
LAURA A. ANSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 17, 1987

Services for Laura A. Anson, 78, formerly of Altmar and of MacClenny, Fla., who died Saturday at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Altmar Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Born in Albion, Mrs. Anson lived most her life in the Altmar-Williamstown area, moving to MacClenny, Fla., in 1965. She graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1926.

Her husband, Lewis A. Anson, died in 1983.

Surviving are two sons, Merle L. of Bartow, Fla., and Carl E. of Kissimmee, Fla.; three daughters, Vera Scott of MacClenny, Fla., Linda Armstrong of Potsdam and Patricia Ellison of Palatka, Fla.; a brother, Glen Olin of Richland; 18 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
VARICK L. AUSTIN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 24, 1987

Services for Varick L. Austin, 89, of Wolverine Apartments, North Townsend Street, who died Saturday, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7389 Park St.

Mr. Austin was born Gouverneur, and moved to Syracuse in 1975. He was employed as a truck driver by various firms in Syracuse.

He was a member of the Syracuse Moose Club and the Senior Citizens Club of Syracuse.

Surviving are two sons, Bernard of Oneonta and Joseph of Syracuse; a sister, Pauline Vincent of Watertown; a brother, Israel Fields of Freeville; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
MILDRED ROSSMAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 31, 1987
Mildred Rossman, 55, of 7506 Rome Road, died Sunday at her home after a long illness.

Surviving are a son, Douglas Gayne of Pulaski; and her father and mother, Floyd and Dorothy Gayne of Pulaski.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

The Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
CONVERSE WOOLSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 31, 1987
Services for Converse “Connie” Woolson, 66, of Richland, who died Saturday at his home after a long illness, will be at 10 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mr. Woolson was born in Orwell and lived there for 40 years, moving to Richland in 1961. He attended Orwell District Schools. He was employed at the Richland Lumber Mill for 16 years and later at the Pulaski Lumber Co. for eight years, retiring in 1978.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He was a member of Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.

Surviving are his wife, the former Mary Reynolds; two sons, John of Richland and Danny of Pulaski; a daughter, Teresa Sampson of Altmar; a brother, Richard of Orwell; three sisters, Mona Woolson of Orwell, Norma Clark of Orwell and Dorothy Bellow of Pulaski; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
MILDRED ROSSMAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 1, 1987
Services for Mildred L. Rossman, 55, of 7506 Rome Road, who died Sunday at her home, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mrs. Rossman was a life resident of Pulaski.She was employed many years at the IGA and P&C stores.She was secretary of the Women’s Monday Night Bowling League.

Surviving are a son, Douglas of Pulaski; her parents, Floyd and Dorothy Gayne of Pulaski; three brothers, William, Arthur and Jim Gayne, all of Pulaski; three sisters, Beverly and Mary Gayne and Norma Gregory, all of Pulaski; a grandson and several nieces and nephews.
IRENE J. WILDER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 7, 1987
Irene J. Wilder, 64, of 1701 State Fair Blvd. and Seeber Shores, Sandy Pond, died Sunday at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Miss Wilder was born in Sandy Creek in 1923. She was a graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School and Oswego State College, where she received her degree in teaching. She retired four years ago from the Fayetteville-Manlius School District.

Miss Wilder was a life master bridge player, a member of the American Contract Bridge League and a member of the Syracuse Contract Bridge Club. She also was a member of the Park United Methodist Church in Pulaski. She also worked as a dispatcher for the North Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are one sister, Nancy Warren of Sumpter, S.C.; two brothers, John and William, both of Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Contributions may be made to the North Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.
IRENE WILDER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 8, 1987
Services for Irene J. Wilder, 64, of 1701 State Fair Blvd., who died Sunday at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to North Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.
IRIS D. CROCKER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 14, 1987
Private services for Iris D. Crocker, 83, of Wildwood, Fla., and formerly of Pulaski, who died Saturday morning at the Monroe County Medical Center in Ocala, Fla., will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Mrs. Crocker was born in Pulaski. She graduated from Pulaski Academy. She owned and operated a Tiny Town apparel store from 1949 to 1971.

Surviving are one son, Howard “Bud” Crocker Jr. of Pulaski and Wildwood, Fla.; one daughter, Helen Bishop of Minoa; five grandchildren; and 10 great-greatchildren.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
HAROLD LAVERE

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – September 20, 1987

Harold A. LaVere Sr., 73, of Smartville Road, died early Saturday morning at his home after a short illness.

He was born March 9, 1914, the son of Henry and Mary Cousino LaVere. He attended Copenhagen District Schools. He was married July 1, 1940, to Beatrice Reed in Summerville, New Jersey. He lived on Smartville Road for the past 34 years.

He was employed by Carrier Corporation in Syracuse for 24 years, retiring in 1976. He was previously employed by B.F. Goodrich Tire Co. in Summerville, N.J., for nine years as a manager.

He is survived by his wife; his mother, Mary LaVere of Adams; three sons, Harold A. Jr. of Pulaski, David B. of Central, South Carolina and Stephen M. of Boylston; one daughter, Suzanne Mills of Central, S.C.; one brother, Lawrence of Adams; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to the Jefferson County Hospice.
JAMES BURR

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 24, 1987

Services for James A. Burr Sr., 53, of 6578 Manwaring Road, who died Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Lyons Falls, Mr. Burr resided most of his life in Pulaski. He was employed from 1956 to 1970 with General Electric Co. in Syracuse. Mr. Burr later owned and operated a dairy farm.

Mr. Burr was a member of Fernwood United Methodist Church. He served in the Marine Corps from 1952 to 1955.

Surviving are his wife, Bernita; two sons, James Jr. and Jeffrey, both of Pulaski; his mother, Harriet Burr of Lowville; three brothers, Alfred of Cato, Robert of Mexico and Albert Jr. of Glenfield; four sisters, Violet Monks of Lyons Falls, Ella Tuttle of Glenfield, Betty Stott of Colonie and Phyllis McNitt of Lacona; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to Sandy Creek Dollars for Scholars or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
CLAUDE WOOLSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 25, 1987

Claude “Buck” Woolson, 82, of Loomis Road died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse.

A native of Orwell, Mr. Woolson was a life resident of the Pulaski area. He was employed 30 years with the Pulaski School District and retired in 1978 from a sand and gravel business he operated.

Mr. Woolson was a former member of the Ringgold and Richland fire departments. He served with the Coast Guard from 1929 to 1931.

Surviving are his wife, the former Edith Hall; a son, Charles R. of Pulaski; eight daughters, Mary Anson of Kissimmee, Fla., Janet Schenck of Mannsville, Donna Godfrey and Gayle Reynolds, both of Richland, Millie Skufca of Lacona, Ginnie Zehr of Sandy Creek and Linda Loomis and Debra Groff, both of Pulaski; 20 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl Smith officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
LEO BUTTERWORTH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 26, 1987

Leo F. Butterworth, 78, of Albion Crossroads died Friday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

Mr. Butterworth was a life resident of the Pulaski area. He owned and operated a dairy farm from 1942 to 1969 and retired in 1977 after seven years with Oswego County BOCES.

Mr. Butterworth was a former member of the Albion Center Grange and the Richland and Pulaski chapters of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Surviving are a sister, Esther Quackenbush of Parish; a niece, Jean Garrett of Parish; and a nephew, Stuart Butterworth of Liverpool.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
SHIRLEY PARROTTE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 1, 1987

Shirley Lea Parrotte, 44, of Route 104 died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness.

A native of Chateaugay, Mrs. Parrotte lived in the Williamstown area several years. She was a part-time disc jockey at WSCP radio in Pulaski.

Mrs. Parrotte was a former 4-H leader and a member of the auxiliary of the Williamstown American Legion post.

Surviving are her husband, James; a son, James Jr. of Virginia; a daughter, Sandy Weidman of Virginia; two stepsons, Allen of Pennsylvania and Kenneth Parrotte of West Monroe; a stepdaughter, Cathy Campbell of Central Square; two sisters, Gloria Stonge of Trout River and Pauline Griffin of Bernhards Bay; and six brothers, Leon of Groton, Gerald of Tupper Lake, Walter of Burke, Henry of Colton, Edward of Malone and Eugene of Echo, La.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
MICHAEL VAKULA

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 10, 1987

Michael C. Vakula, 75, of Orton Road died Friday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse.

A native of Czechoslovakia, Mr. Vakula lived most of his life in Pulaski. He retired in 1972 after 20 years with the New York Central Railroad and previously was employed with several area construction companies.

An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Vakula was a former member of the Pulaski posts of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are two brothers, George of North Syracuse and Henry of Pulaski; a sister, Mary Yarman of Brewerton; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.
MRS. DERSCHUG DIES

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – October 11, 1987

Myrtle Derschug, 103, of Pulaski died Saturday at home after a long illness.

Born Oct. 28, 1883, in Marseille, Ohio, to John and Sarah Meadows Banks, she lived most of her life in Syracuse before moving to Pulaski in 1975.

Mrs. Derschug was the widow of John Derschug, who bought a patent for the first electric washing machine and established the Easy Washing Machine Corp. in Syracuse. The firm manufactured and distributed washing machines. Mr. Derschug died June 2, 1936.

Mrs. Derschug served on the board of directors of St. Joseph’s Auxiliary and the Harmony Circle of Memorial Hospital.

She was a founder, benefactor and charter member of the Corinthian Foundation. During World War II she worked with the local USO and the Volunteer Center.

She was also a supporter of the United Fund, the Everson Museum and the First Symphony Orchestra.

Mrs. Derschug was a benefactor of Le Moyne College and received an honorary degree from the college in 1959.

She was a contributor to the Northern Oswego County Health Center and was a member of St. John’s Church in Pulaski.

Surviving are three grandchildren, John Nelligan of Delray Beach, Fla; Joan Carlon of Cazenovia and Jed Nelligan of Arlington Heights, Ill.; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by two daughters, Shirley McCormick and Genevieve Nelligan Weinheimer.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at St. John’s Evangelist Church, Park Street, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Syracuse.

There are no calling hours.

Arrangements were made by the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
ARCHA MOOT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 13, 1987

Services for Archa H. Moot, 71, of Lehigh Road died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Mexico, N.Y., Mr. Moot lived in Pulaski since 1937. He was employed until 1966 with Carrier Corp. and retired in 1972 as a boatsman on the Ohio River.

An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Moot was a life member and former commander of the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and a life member of Voyager Salon of the 40 and 8 Society in Oswego. He also was a member of Amvets and Dads of Foreign Wars.

Surviving are his wife, the former Alice M. Fox; four sons, John J. and Kimberly H., both of Pulaski, Barry of Altmar and Edwin M. of Hurst, Texas; three daughters, Nancy Sweatland of Williamstown, Patricia Reed of Parish and Caprice Hooge of Pulaski; a brother, Gerald of Mexico; five sisters, Lena Austin and Anona Hall, both of Pulaski, Grace Thompson of Fulton and Florence Coburn and Doris Popp, both of Ohio; 19 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
LENA S. BAILEY

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – October 19, 1987

Lena S. Bailey, 82, of 7712 Nelson Ave., died at her home Sunday afternoon.

Born in the town of Pinckney, Mrs. Bailey graduated from the Copenhagen High School and Potsdam Normal School. She taught school in the Sidney school district for several years and lived in the Marcellus area for many years. She later resided in Williamstown, where for 20 years with her husband, the late Edward A. Bailey, she owned and operated the Bailey Potato Farm. Mr. Bailey died June 16, 1974.

She moved to Pulaski in 1974 where she has since resided. She was a member of the Williamstown Church of Christ and of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Surviving are two sons, Edward J., of Liverpool, and William S., of Norfolk, Mass; a daughter, Betty Smith, of Redwood; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Ray H. Schuh officiating.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.
DONALD ARCHIBEE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 20, 1987

Services for Donald K. Archibee, 63, of 1014 N. Main St., who died Sunday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Archibee was a native of Orwell.

Surviving are his wife, Frances; two sons, Steven and John, both of Mannsville; two daughters, Dawn Archibee and Joy Covey, both of Mannsville; and three sisters, Alice Walker of Syracuse, Pauline Houghton of Brantingham and Anita Leana of Clinton.

Contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Heart Fund.
CECILE HILTON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 22, 1987

Cecile A. Hilton, 83, of Springbrook Apartments died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

A native of Orwell, Mrs. Hilton moved to Pulaski last year. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked several years at the Oswego County Sanitarium, Orwell.

She was the widow of Joseph C. Hutchins, who died in 1954, and Whiting Hilton, who died in 1985.

She was a member of Orwell Union Church.

Surviving are a son, Fred Hutchins of Orwell; five daughters, Freda Kaul and Julia Howard, both of Orwell, Lillie Franklin and Robin Woolson, both of Pulaski, and Norma Hutchins of Lakeland, Fla.; two stepsons, Jack of Orwell and Melvin Hilton of Lakeland, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Joyce Watson of Tulsa, Okla.; a brother, Harold Blodgett of Orwell; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be private. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to Orwell Union Church.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
DAVID DRAKE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 22, 1987

There will be no services or calling hours for David L. Drake, 40, of 7789 County Route 22, who died Monday at his home.

A native of Fulton, Mr. Drake lived in Orwell 20 years. He was employed with several construction companies in the Syracuse area.

Mr. Drake was a member of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department and the Stave Mills Sportsmen’s Club. He served in the Marine Corps Reserves.

Surviving are his wife, Connie; two sons, David and Dustin, both at home; his father, Arthur Drake Jr. of Port Ontario; his mother, Darlene Smith of Orwell; a brother, Arthur III of Orwell; and a sister, Sharon Koday.

Contributions may be made to the Orwell Fire Department.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
EARL M. BARLOW

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – November 5, 1987

Earl M. Barlow, 89, of Powerhouse Road, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

A native of Massena, Mr. Barlow resided most of his life Orwell. He was a self-employed carpenter and painter many years in the Orwell area.

His wife, the former Edna B. Blodgett, died in 1982.

He was an Army veteran of World War I.

Surviving are two sons, Earl Jr., of Syracuse, and Robert, of Corpus Christi, Texas; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours are 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
LYDIA SAHA

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 9, 1987

Services for Lydia Saha, 86, of 808 Simeon DeWitt Apartments, Oswego, who died Friday evening at Community-General Hospital in Syracuse, will be at the convenience of the family.

She was born in Finland and attended school in Ironwood, Mich.

Her husband, Tapiot Saha, died in 1964.

Surviving are one son, William N. of Pulaski; one brother, William Palm of Hershey, Pa.; one sister, Elsa Brors of Ironwood, Mich.; three grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
WALTER MYERS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 11, 1987

Walter L. Myers, 86, of Springbrook Apartments died Tuesday at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown.

A native of Scriba, Mr. Myers moved to Pulaski in 1975. He was a retired dairy farmer and later became a security guard at Nine Mile Point nuclear power plant.

Surviving are a son, Theodore J. of Fulton, six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Peck Cemetery, Scriba.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
EDWARD KIMBALL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 14, 1987

Services for Edward F. Kimball, 67, of 7393 Lake St., who died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Manlius, Mr. Kimball resided most of his life in the Syracuse area before moving here in 1980. He retired in 1980 from the maintenance department of North Syracuse High School and was also a self-employed photographer many years.

Mr. Kimball was a graduate of Manlius High School.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, the former Geraldine Bates; two stepsons, William Bates of Parish and David Bates of Pulaski; two stepdaughters, Pamela Rodriguez of Springfield, Va., and Rebecca Bates of Pulaski; three sisters, Shirley Greco of Brewerton, Janet Bodnar of Syracuse and Roselle Scheftic of Jamesville; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
EDWARD F. KIMBALL

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – November 14, 1987

Services for Edward F. Kimball, 67, of 7393 Lake St., who died Thursday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Manlius, Mr. Kimball resided most of his life in the Syracuse area before moving here in 1980. He retired in 1980 from the maintenance department of North Syracuse High School and was also a self-employed photographer many years.

Mr. Kimball was a graduate of Manlius High School.

He was an Army veteran of World War II.

Surviving are his wife, the former Geraldine Bates; two stepsons, William Bates of Parish and David Bates of Pulaski; two stepdaughters, Pamela Rodriguez of Springfield, Va., and Rebecca Bates of Pulaski; three sisters, Shirley Greco of Brewerton, Janet Bodnar of Syracuse and Roselle Scheftic of Jamesville; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
WILLIAM F. TRUMBLE

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – November 17, 1987

Services for William F. Trumble, 45, of County Route 22, who died Sunday at his home, are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today (Nov. 17) at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Trumble, a native of Altmar, lived in Bloomfield, N.M., from 1977 to 1984, then returned here. He was a heavy equipment operator.

Surviving are his wife, the former Carol McCann; four sons, William, of Utah, Terry L., of Farmington, N.M., and Thomas and Joseph, both of Altmar; a daughter, Kimberly, of Altmar; eight brothers, Floyd and Fred, both of Orwell, Charles, of Mexico, John and David, both of Altmar, and Jimmy, George and Harry, all of Williamstown; eight sisters, Laura Baird, of Mattydale, Beulah Yerdon, of Richland, and Sharon Sampson, Julia Bushaw, Pauline Haynes, June Bice, Jane Trumble and Charlene Wells, all of Altmar; and two grandchildren.
CLARENCE ROSER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 19, 1987

Services for Clarence Roser, 76, of County Route 30A, who died Tuesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Pine Meadows, Mr. Roser was a life resident of the Williamstown area. He was a retired farmer.
RAYMOND VANBUREN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 20, 1987

Services for Raymond W. VanBuren, 77, of County Route 22, who died Wednesday at House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7386 Park St.

A native of Minetto, Mr. VanBuren was a life resident of the Pulaski-Richland area. He retired in 1965 after 17 years at Selkirk Shores State Park and previously was employed 15 years with Stalker’s Dairy. He also was employed several years with New York Central Railroad.

Mr. VanBuren served with the Army in World War II and was a prisoner of war 27 months. He was a former member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post.

Mr. VanBuren was a member of Richland Methodist Church and a retired member of the Richland Fire Department. He was a 23-year member of the Northern Blue Jays Motorcycle Club.

Surviving are his wife, Bertha; a daughter, Marion Chappel of Pulaski; and a grandson, Charles Marshfield of Pulaski.
RUTH E. BIRDSLOW

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 23, 1987

Ruth E. Birdslow, 77, of formerly of 7410 Lincoln Ave., died Sunday afternoon at the Plaza Nursing Home.

She was born in Asbury Park, N.J. She graduated from Asbury Park High School and the Trenton, N.J., Normal School for Teachers.

She was a member of Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star, the Pulaski Historical Society, the Pulaski Civic Club and the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club. She was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the church choir.

Her husband, Kent, died in 1983.

Surviving are one son, Kent B. Jr. of Solvay; two sisters, Helen Sunderland of Melbourne, Fla., and Alice Cantor of Asbury Park, N.J.; and one grandson, Eric S. of Solvay.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Park United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Park United Methodist Church or the Oswego County Heart Association.
LESLIE E. VAN ALSTYNE

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – November 29, 1987

Leslie E. Van Alstyne, 88, of Midtown Towers, Watertown, died Saturday afternoon in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home in Watertown. He was born and educated in the town of Clayton and married Catherine Brett in 1936. They resided on a farm near Mexico, N.Y., and moved to the Pulaski area in 1946.

His wife died in 1974 and Mr. Alstyne moved to LaFargeville and later moved to Chaumont.

Surviving are four step-daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Palladin of Scotia, Mrs. Francis Neill of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Helen Filingser of Camillo, Calif., and Mrs. Marian Malbone of Baldwinsville; one sister, Mrs. Mary Ione Ladd of Burk, Va.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Graveside services are 10 a.m. Thursday in North Watertown Cemetery, the Rev. John D. Truesdell officiating.

There are no calling hours.

Donations may be made to the First Free Methodist Church, Arsenal Street, Watertown.

Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
MARIE BARNARD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 2, 1987

Marie Ellis Barnard, 77, formerly of Altmar, died Tuesday at Rome City Hospital.

Mrs. Barnard was a native of Altmar. She was a private-duty nurse and retired from the Evergreen Nursing Home, Pulaski. Mrs. Barnard was a graduate of Pulaski Academy High School and the Syracuse University School of Nursing. Her husband, Robert, died in 1982.

Surviving are two daughters, Susanne DeWolfe of the Bahamas and Nellie Falk of Rome; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
FRED W. WHITE

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – December 2, 1987

Fred W. White, 74, of 7490 Furnace St. died Tuesday at House of the Good Samaritin Hospital, Watertown.

Mr. White was a life resident of the Pulaski area. He and his brother operated a farm for many years. Mr. White also was employed with the water departments of the villages of Sandy Creek and Lacona.

Mr. White was a member of Pulaski Grange 730 and the Pulaski Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Surviving are his wife, the former Esther VanTassel; a sister, Mary White of Pulaski; two brothers, Nicholas and Jesse, both of Pulaski; and a cousin.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today (Dec. 2) and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
ETHEL JOHNSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 16, 1987

Services for Ethel L. Johnson, 83, of Main Street, who died Sunday in Leesburg, Fla., will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Ellisburg Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Mannsville, Mrs. Johnson resided most of her life in Pulaski before moving to Mexico 12 years ago. She was employed many years at the Pulaski Department Store.

Surviving are her husband, Ellis G.; three daughters, Leona Kinne of Williamstown, Leola Spearance of Sandy Creek and Donna Ames of Topsfield, Mass.; a brother, Earl Tanner of Henderson; a sister, Viola Phelps of Camillus; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
MILDRED PREMAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 17, 1987

Services for Mildred E. Preman, 72, of Atkinson Road, who died Tuesday at University Hospital, Syracuse, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

A native of Richland, Mrs. Preman was a life resident of the Pulaski area. She was a Girl Scout leader several years in Mexico.

Surviving are a son, Kenneth of Westminster, Colo.; three daughters, Sally Loucks of East Syracuse, Terry Lynk of Liverpool and Vicki Holland of Lexington, Ky.; two sisters, Carrie Bonner and Irma Hilton, both of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Contributions may be made to the Minoa Volunteer Fire Department’s ambulance fund.
KEITHA K. PENNOCK

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – December 19, 1987

Keitha K. Pennock, 72, of Pulaski died Friday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a long illness.

Born in Orwell, Mrs. Pennock was a life resident of the area. She was employed with Blount Lumber Co. from 1971 to 1986, when she retired. Before that she and her husband owned a Western Auto store here.

Mrs. Pennock was a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and Diebert’s Business School, Philadelphia, N.Y.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski DAR, Pulaski Historical Society, Friends for Homeless Animals and the American Field Service.

Her husband, Latham, died in 1970.

Surviving are two daughters, Myrtie Schilling of Watertown and Kay Pennock of Syracuse; two grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or Park United Methodist Church.
BERNICE PETERS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 30, 1987

Bernice Peters, 69, of 838 Emory St. died Tuesday at Univeristy Hospital, Syracuse.

Mrs. Peters was a life resident of Fulton. Her husband, Earl, died in 1982.

Surviving are a son, Clarence N. of Watertown; a daughter, Joyce M. Burnard of Hannibal; and several grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
GEORGE LITTLER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 15, 1988

Services for George Harmon Littler, 71, of 7426 Park St., who died Wednesday at House of the Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Littler was a life resident of Pulaski. He retired in 1975 after 20 years as a self-employed carpenter. For several years he also owned and operated Littler’s Market here and he was previously employed with American Stores in Oswego.

His wife, the former Joanne Killian, died in 1955.

Mr. Littler was a member of Pulaski Congregational Church, past master of Pulaski Lodge 415, F&AM, and a past patron of Pulaski Chapter 159, OES. He was a volunteer with the Oswego County Mental Health Center.

Mr. Littler was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.

Surviving are a son, Bruce J. of Endicott; a daughter, Joanne C. Dawley of Phoenix; two brothers, Robert of Oneida and Gerald of Birmingham, Ala.; a sister, Marguerite Jackson of Boonville; and eight great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Mental Health Center.
BURTON LAGO

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 15, 1988

Services for Burton H. Lago, 59, of Dam Road, who died at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Lago was a native of Osceola. He retired in 1983 after 23 years with the Onondaga County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Mr. Lago was a member of St. Paul’s Church, Redfield. An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Lago was a member of Syracuse Post 41, American Legion, and a life member of Paul H. Andrews Post 1097, AmVets, in Rochester.

Surviving are his wife, Elma; a son, Burton Jr. of Orwell; two stepdaughters, Beverly Comstock of Universal City, Texas, and Wannetta Harter of Pennellville; three brothers, Everett of Blossvale and Dennis and Gordon R., both of Syracuse; and two grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
BERNICE J. HURD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 18, 1988

Bernice J. Hurd, 73, of North Road, Pulaski RD 2, died Sunday at Community-General Hospital.

She was born in Pulaski. She graduated from Pulaski Academy and High School in 1933. She was employed by the Pulaski Academy Central School cafeteria. She also owned and operated a dairy farm on the North Road with her husband.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church in Pulaski and the Pulaski Grange 730. She formerly was a member of the Rising Sun Rebecca Lodge.

Surviving are her husband, Anson C.; one son, John F. of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two brothers, Albert R. and Robert J. Johnson, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Madaline Thompson of Syracuse, Dorothy Tubbs of Pulaski and Alice Zufelt of Camillus; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday in Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church or Northern Oswego County Ambulance, both in Pulaski.
DR. EDWIN W. ROBERTS, 77, DIES IN LIVERPOOL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 19, 1988

Edwin W. Roberts, 77, of 7698 Jefferson St. died Monday at Birchwood Health Care Center, Liverpool.

A native of Watertown, Dr. Roberts lived 12 years in Pulaski. He was a general surgeon and began his practice in Watertown in 1935. Dr. Roberts was attending physician at House of the Good Samaritan and Mercy hospitals. He became medical administrator in 1976 of Northern Oswego County Health Services, from which he retired in 1978.

Dr. Roberts was a 1932 graduate of Colgate University and a 1935 graduate of the Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He served his residency in surgery in Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital.

Dr. Roberts was a member of Park United Methodist Church, the American Medical Association, the New York State Medical Society, the American Board of General Surgery and the American Society of Abdominal Surgery.

He was a charter member of the Watertown Lions Club and a member of Watertown Lodge 49, F&AM, and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

His first wife, the former Mildred Miller, died in 1973.

Surviving are his wife, the former Jane Whitney; a daughter, Jeanne M. Roberts of Watertown; two sons, Stephen of Liverpool and Edwin W. Jr. of San Antonio, Texas; three stepsons, Richard of Columbia, Mo., Ernest B. of Sandy Creek and Thomas B. Turner III of Minetto; and four grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Park United Methodist Church, the Revs. Earl M. Smith and Leonard B. Whitney officiating. Burial will be in Rome Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the Park United Methodist Church building fund.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
INEZ C. NEILL

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – January 27, 1988

Inez C. Neill, 76, of Old Mexico Road, died Tuesday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

A native of Sandy Creek, Mrs. Neill lived in Pulaski since 1931. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and Pulaski Grange 730, and was a 4-H club leader for many years.

Surviving are her husband, Archie W.; two sons, Russell W. and Archie A., both of Pulaski; four daughters, Audra Mooney, Marguerite Fox and April Walker, all of Pulaski, and Nancy Weisenburger, of Rome; four brothers, Russell, of Utica, Walt, of Jacksonville, Fla., William, of Syracuse, and John Crouse, of Fulton; a sister, Nettie Bonner, of Virginia Beach, Va.; 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church or the Pulaski Grange.
GEORGE KLINE

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – January 31, 1988

George B. Kline, 54, of 7530 Delano St. died Saturday morning at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

He was born Feb. 26, 1933, in York, Pa. He graduated from York High School in 1951. From 1951 to 1955, he served in the Air Force as a member of the Air Force Band.

For the past 22 years, Mr. Kline was head of the music department at Pulaski Central High School. Before that, Mr. Kline taught at South Otselic High School. Mr. Kline was a member of various professional musical organizations.

He was a member of the Pulaski Teachers Association and the Robert Edwards American Legion Post #358 Pulaski. He was also an avid outdoorsman.

His marching bands consistently took top honors under his leadership. They participated at the Sherburn Pageant of Bands, the New York State Firemen’s Convention, and several times they marched at the Old Forge Band Competition.

They also marched with the Ringgold Fire Department of Pulaski at its annual field days. One of his bands performed by invitation at the Football Hall of Fame Parade in Canton, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife, Sharlene; one son, Jeffrey, stationed in the Navy at Kings Bay, Ga.; three daughters, Vicki Kline of Cortland, Stefanie Kline of Pulaski, Pamela Kline, stationed with the Navy at Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Fla., his mother, Helen Kline of York, Pa.; a brother, Herbert Kline of York, Pa..

Services will be Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Donations may be made to the Pulaski Band Booster Club.
HARRY SURRATT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 1, 1988

Services for Harry T. Surratt, 42, of 7667 Jefferson St., who died Saturday at his home, will be at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-HaxFuneral Home. Burial will be in Denton, N.C.

Calling hours will be 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Mr. Surratt was born in Denton. He was an electrician in Charlotte, N.C., from 1974 to 1986, and most recently worked at various construction sites in Oswego County.

He served in the Army from 1963 to 1967.

Mr. Surratt was a member of Allegheny Methodist Church, Denton, the Salmon River Hockey Association, the NewOsCo Horseshoe Club, the Denton Masonic lodge and the Denton AmVets chapter.

Surviving are his wife, Betty; two sons, Anthony and Nicholas, both of Pulaski; a daughter, Angela of Pulaski; his mother, Gladys Surratt of Denton; a brother, Raymond Bell of Trinity, N.C.; a sister, Shirley Snow of Elon College, N.C.; and a niece.

Contributions may be made to the Salmon River Hockey Association.
GEORGE KLINE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 3, 1988

Services will be private for George B. Kline, 54, of 7530 Delano St., who died Saturday at House of Good Samaritan hospital, Watertown.

Calling hours were Monday.

Mr. Kline was born in York, Pa. For 22 years he was head of the music department at Pulaski Central High School.

Marching bands led by Mr. Kline took several top honors. One of his bands performed by invitation at the Football Hall of Fame Parade in Canton, Ohio.

He previously taught at South Otselic High School.

Mr. Kline served four years in the Air Force.

He was a member of the Pulaski Teachers Association and Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Sharlene; a son, Jeffrey, stationed with the Navy at Kings Bay, Ga.; three daughters, Vicki Kline of Cortland, Stefanie Kline of Pulaski and Pamela Kline, stationed with the Navy at Jacksonville, Fla.; his mother, Helen Kline of York; and a brother, Herbert of York.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
GRACE COBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 27, 1988

Services for Grace P. Coble, 85, of 7618 North St., who died Thursday at her home, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-HaxFuneral Home. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Sandy Creek, Mrs. Coble moved to Pulaski in 1968. She was a teacher during the 1920s in rural schools in the Sandy Creek area.

Her husband, Philip, died in 1985.

Mrs. Coble was a member since 1912 of Sandy Creek United Methodist Church. She also was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution and a former member of the Sandy Creek Home Bureau.

Surviving are two daughters, Marjorie Favre of North Little Rock, Ark., and Laura Mae Zamora of New York City; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and two nieces.
GRACE P. COBLE, SANDY CREEK NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 27, 1988

Grace P. Coble, 85, of 7618 North St., formerly of Sandy Creek, widow of Philip J. Coble, died Thursday evening at her home. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There are no calling hours.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Paul (Marjorie) Favre, North Little Rock, Ark., and Mrs. Louis (Laura Mae) Zamora, New York City; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and two nieces, Lois Allen, Pulaski, and Mrs. Henry Vrooman, Mexico.

Born in the Town of Sandy Creek on Oct. 2, 1902, a daughter of Arthur D. and Harriet Carpenter Plaisted, she was graduated from the Sandy Creek Training Class in 1921 and Sandy Creek High School in 1922.

She taught at rural schools in the Sandy Creek area for six years.

On June 27, 1927, she married Philip J. Coble of Avon Park, Fla., at the Methodist parsonage in Erie, Pa.

The couple lived at Sandy Creek until 1968, when they moved to Pulaski. Mr. Coble was part-owner of the Sancona Builders Supply Co. of Sandy Creek, retiring in 1968. He died March 25, 1985, at the age of 89.

Mrs. Coble had been a member of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church since 1912. Her mother, Harriet Plaisted, her grandmother, Henrietta Carpenter, and her great-grandmother, Harmonius Ehle, had also been members of the same church.

Mrs. Coble was a member of the Rhadamant Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sandy Creek, and a former member of the Sandy Creek Home Bureau.
LAURA E. JAMES, ADAMS NATIVE, DIES AT 93

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 3, 1988

Laura E. James, 93, Hillcrest Nursing Home, a native of Adams, Mich., died Wednesday morning in the nursing home, where she had been a resident since 1981. A graveside service will be at the convenience of the family in Boylston Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a niece, Carolyn Verne, Watertown; a cousin, Leita Thompson, Pulaski; a sister-in-law, Dorcas Franklin, Watertown, and two cousins, Wayne Thompson, Lacona, and Laura Potter, Redfield.

Two children died in infancy.

A brother, Alfred Sager, Watertown, died before her.

Born in Adams on Jan. 12, 1895, a daughter of McDowel and Rose LaRue Sager, she married Donald Keegan of Watertown in 1914. The couple lived in Watertown, where she was employed by Barters Department Store. Following Mr. Keegan’s death, she married Harry James. The couple lived in Detroit, Mich., from 1928 to 1980. Mr. James died before his wife.

In 1980, Mrs. James returned to Pulaski, where she lived with her cousin, Mrs. Thompson, until entering the nursing home.
HOWARD BILL’ BETTINGER DIES AT AGE OF 65

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 24, 1988

PULAKSI – Howard Bill” Bettinger, 65, of Saw Mill Road, died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, following a short illness. The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard A. Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Ellisburg Rural Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Onondaga County Chapter.

Surviving are his wife, Janet; three sons, Michael, Brewerton, Patrick, Boylston, and David, Parish; three daughters, Karyl Moyer, Pulaski, Rebecca Artessa, Belle Meade, N.J., and Addy Hough, Lowville; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, Wallace Buster,” Ellisburg.

A brother, John W., died before him.

Born in Mannsville Dec. 24, 1922, a son of Anson and Leona Havens Bettinger, he attended Pulaski and Sandy Creek schools.

He married Janet Towne June 6, 1942.

Mr. Bettinger was employed by the Carrier Corp., Syracuse, for 35 years, retiring in 1985.

He was a member of the Albion Fish and Game Club and a former trustee for the Village of Pulaski.
EDITH A. YERDON, REDFIELD, DIES AT AGE 100

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 29, 1988

Edith A. Yerdon, 100, of County Route 17, died Monday morning in the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego, where she had been a resident for over a year.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 2322 Glover Road, Marcellus, N.Y. 13108.

Surviving are two sons, George, Redfield, and Paul, Central Square; three daughters, Alice Heldock, Lacona, Aline Porter, Central Square, and Retha Van Epps, Long Island; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grancchildren.

Two sons, Elwin and Cedric, and a daughter, Iva Pryor, died before her.

Born at Redfield July 7, 1887, a daughter of George and Huldah Castor Giddings, she attended Greensboro District schools.

She married Norman Yerdon Sr. Feb. 23, 1905, in Redfield. Mr. Yerdon died in 1955.

The couple owned and operated a dairy farm all their married life in the Greensboro area.

Mrs. Yerdon was a former member of the Ladies Aid Society.
GEORGE FRAVOR, EX-BERRY FARMER, DIES AT 89

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 3, 1988

George M. Fravor, 89, of North Road, a former berry farmer, died Saturday morning at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a brief illness.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are two sons, Robert M. and Clarence G., both of Pulaski; two daughters, Arlene Vrooman, Adams, and Marjorie Pacific, Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Sept. 30, 1898, in Mexico, the son of Henry and Belle Roland Fravor, he attended Mexico schools. He was married to Lena M. Fry on June 24, 1925. She died July 24, 1970.

He lived in Pulaski since 1925.
FUNERAL WEDNESDAY FOR GEORGE M. FRAVOR

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 4, 1988

PULASKI – The funeral for George M. Fravor, 89, North Road, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Fravor died Saturday morning in Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund.

Funeral FRAVOR – Funeral for George M. Fravor, 89, of North Road, Pulaski, Wednesday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
ELEANOR M. DRAKE, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 5, 1988

Eleanor M. Drake, 71, County Route 28, died Monday morning at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Anthony Keefe officiating. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery in the Town of Albion.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Harold L.; three sons, Lester, Altmar, Melvin, Pulaski, and Harold, Auburn; two daughters, Gladys Shaw, Pulaski, and Dale Marshall, Williamstown; 15 grandchildren; five brothers, Frank, Edward, Charles and William Switzer, all of Utica, and James Switzer, Parish, and three sisters, Clarabelle DeNova, Albany, Peggy Perry, Rome, and Blanche Switzer, Texas.

Born in Columbia on June 26, 1916, a daughter of Frank and Sara Kimball Switzer, she attended Columbia schools.

She married Harold Drake on April 9, 1950. The couple lived in Rome from 1950 until 1975, when they moved to their present home in Altmar.

Mrs. Drake was a member of the High Episcopal Church in Rome.
FRAVOR RITES SLATED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 5, 1988

The funeral for George M. Fravor, 89, North Road, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Fravor died Saturday morning in Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund.
JAMES CLEVELAND, VETERAN, EX-MAILMAN, DIES AT 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 7, 1988

James M. Cleveland, 63, Pulaski, died Tuesday morning at his winter home in Titusville, Fla.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Park United Methodist Church, with Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Marjorie; two sons, David, Pulaski, and Douglas, Homestead, Fla.; two grandchildren; his mother, Alice Cleveland, Pulaski, and a sister, Marilyn Mathison, Pulaski.

Born in Pulaski on Dec. 6, 1924, a son of Nathan and Alice Babcock Cleveland, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1942.

He married Marjorie Shaw on July 17, 1948, in the Community Baptist Church, Binghamton.

Mr. Cleveland served in the Army Air Force from March 1943 until December 1945. He was later employed as a rural mail carrier by the Pulaski Post Office from 1955 until retiring in 1985.

He was a member of Park United Methodist Church and a life member of Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358, having held all elective offices in the organization. He was also a past county commander, a past New York State district commander and a past New York State department vice commander.

Mr. Cleveland was a member of the New York State Rural Letter Carriers Association and a past president and vice president of the association. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and the Forty-Eight Club.

He was also a life member of the National Rifle Association, a member of the New York State Pistol Association, a charter member of the Pulaski Lions Club, a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and an instructor of the Salmon River Junior Rifle Club.
DAVID J. GLAVIN, PULASKI NATIVE, DIES AT 27

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 13, 1988

David J. Glavin, 27, San Francisco, Calif., formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday in San Francisco following a long illness.

The funeral will be at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home and at 1 p.m. in St. John’s Evangelist Church, Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his mother, Jane Glavin, Florida; five brothers, Paul G. and Richard M., both of New York City, Joseph G. Jr., West Palm Beach, Fla., John B., San Francisco, and Dennis T., Washington, D.C.; three sisters, Jeanne Cimilluca, New Stanton, Pa., and Mary M. Holtzman and Catherine A. Glavin, both of New York City, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

His father, Joseph, died in 1981.

Born in Syracuse on Oct. 17, 1960, son of Joseph and Jane Delport Glavin, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central High School in 1979 and attended Syracuse University.

death GLAVIN – In San Francisco, Calif., April 10, 1988, David J. Glavin, 27, San Francisco, formerly of Pulaski. Funeral Friday, 12:30 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, and 1 p.m., St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
RUTH E. DOBSON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 14, 1988

Ruth E. Dobson, 75, Lehigh Road, died Wednesday at the home of her son, Clyde Dobson.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving besides her son are a brother, Roswell Hildreth, Tucson, Ariz., four grandsons and six great-grandchildren.

Born in Harrisville on May 28, 1912, daughter of Frank and Bertha Carkey Hildreth, she attended Harrisville schools and married Clyde Dobson Nov. 16, 1929. The couple lived in Harrisville and Carthage before moving to Pulaski in 1962. Mr. Dobson died in October 1978.

Mrs. Dobson had been employed by Syracuse China, Syracuse, the Pulaski Bakery and the Scanlon Bakery, Harrisville.

death DOBSON – In Pulaski, April 13, 1988, Ruth E. Dobson, 75, Lehigh Road, Pulaski. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m., Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
JEAN A. PAWLING, 55, PULASKI NURSE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 17, 1988

Jean A. Pawling, 55, Caulkins Drive, died Saturday morning at University Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Pulaski Lutheran Church, with Rev. Richard Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Greenville Cemetery, Cohocton.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband Shirley H.; one son Brock D., Avoca; six daughters, Robin Pawling, Houghton, Katherine Miller and Krystal Pawling, Galway, Kimberly Dontigne, Avoca, Colleen Pawling, Los Angeles, Calif., Kia Pawling, Pulaski; her mother Dorotha Alderman, Cohocton; three brothers, Richard Alderman, Hope, Bruce Alderman, Avoca, and Gerald Alderman, Cohocton; three sisters, Caroline Prentice, Rochester, Patricia Krein, Greenville, S.C., and Debra Wilson, Bath, and three grandchildren.

She was born Nov. 30, 1932, in Wallace, daughter of Floyd and Dorotha Petteys Alderman. She was graduated from Avoca High School in 1950, from Arnot-Ogden Nursing School, Elmira, in 1953, and from St. Joseph’s College, Maine.

DEATHS PAWLING – At University Hospital, Syracuse, April 16, 1988, Jean A. Pawling, 55, Caulkins Drive, Pulaski. Funeral 10 a.m. Tuesday, Pulaski Lutheran Church. Burial in Greenville Cemetery, Cohocton.
EX-JUSTICE OF PEACE JOHN WILSON, 70, DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 19, 1988

John D. Wilson, 70, Main Street, proprietor of Wilson’s Red and White market for many years, and former justice of the peace and welfare officer, died Monday evening at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Kenneth Spurlock officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, John R., Oak Ridge, Tenn., James G. and David L., both of Richland; two daughters, Nancy, Liverpool, and Sue, Syracuse; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A son, William E., died in October 1980.

Born in Port Ontario Nov. 4, 1917, a son of Edward T. and Anna Dodge Wilson, he was graduated valedictorian of his class at Pulaski High School in 1934. He was also graduated from Cornell University, Ithaca, in 1938.

Mr. Wilson served in the Army Air Force during World War II.

He married Emma Grier Rogers, a native of Raleigh, N.C., Nov. 24, 1938, at the home of Dr. A.B. Thompson in Pulaski. Mrs. Wilson died in April 1978, at the age of 59.

Mr. Wilson owned and operated Wilson’s Red and White market in Richland from 1945 to 1987.

He was former chairman of the Town of Richland Democratic Party and former justice of the peace and welfare officer for the Town of Richland. Mr. Wilson was also a member of the Pulaski Odd Fellows Lodge and the Pulaski Duplicate Bridge Club.

WILSON – At home, April 18, 1988, John D. Wilson, 70, Main Street, Richland, proprietor of Wilson’s Red and White market several years, former justice of the peace and welfare officer. Funeral, Thursday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Richland Cemetery.
RICHARD TILKINS DIES AT 53 IN CITY HOSPITAL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 20, 1988

Richard E. Tilkins, 53, Stewart Street, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, was pronounced dead on arrival Monday afternoon at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after being stricken at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Kenneth Spurlock, pastor of the Richland Church of Christ, officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, Richard Jr., Rodney and William, all of Richland; a daughter, Karen, Camden; a granddaughter; three brothers, Robert, Farber, Pa., Ronald, Baltimore, Md., and John, Clay; three sisters, Norma Wilson, Bonita Salisbury and Eileen Skotnicki, all of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

A brother, Donald, and two sisters, Mary Bielewicz and Dorothy Tilkins, died previously.

Born in Richland June 6, 1934, a son of Louis and Florence Brown Tilkins, he attended Richland schools and was a graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School.

Mr. Tilkins served with the Navy for 20 years, retiring in 1974. A marriage to Nancy Lloyd of Pulaski on Sept. 12, 1961 later ended in divorce.

He was employed the last four years as an assembler by the New Process Gear Co., Syracuse.

Mr. Tilkins was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, Pulaski, and United Auto Workers Union Local 624, Syracuse.

TILKINS – Pronounced dead on arrival at Mercy Hospital, April 18, 1988, Richard E. Tilkins, 53, Stewart Street, Richland, a Navy veteran. Funeral, Friday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial, full military honors, Richland Cemetery.
ELSIE K. JANACEK, TOWN OF ORWELL, DIES AT 88

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 26, 1988

Elsie K. Janacek, 88, Pine Meadows Road, Town of Orwell, widow of Joseph Janacek, longtime operators of a dairy farm and sawmill here, died Sunday evening at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, where she had been a resident about two years.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, with Rev. John Davis, pastor, officiating, and Rev. John Gilette and Rev. Bob Harris, former pastors, assisting. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are three sons, Raymond F., West Monroe, Joseph V., East Syracuse, and Roland H., Sandy Creek; four daughters, Sylvia Candel, North Branch, Mich., L. Merlin Kaine and Dolores Hall, both of Altmar, and Irene Greenfield, Orwell; 29 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Josephine Engle, Lake Andes, S.D., Helen Carroll, Pocatello, Idaho, Lucy Gee and Genevieve Harmon, both of Lake Worth, Fla., and Geraldine Kmiec, Des Plaines, Ill., and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Nebraska on Dec. 25, 1899, daughter of James and Katherine Schultz Sejnoha, she attended school at Lake Andes, S.D., and married Joseph Janacek on Aug. 16, 1916, in South Dakota.

The couple moved in 1925 to the Town of Orwell, where they owned and operated a dairy farm and sawmill on Pine Meadows Road for 60 years.

Mrs. Janacek was also employed at the Evergreen Nursing Home, Williamstown, from 1957 to 1973, and was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Mr. Janacek died June 25, 1982.

death JANACEK – At Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, April 24, 1988, Elsie K. Janacek, 88, Town of Orwell, widow of Joseph Janacek. Funeral Wednesday, 11 a.m., Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Orwell. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
FRANK K. WARD, EX-LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 3, 1988
Frank K. Ward, 79, Riverview Apartments, former lighthouse keeper and a retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard, died Monday morning in Edward John Noble Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit, Alexandria Bay, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Dale E. Austin, pastor of the Clayton and Depauville United Methodist churches, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Edward John Noble Hospital or the Clayton Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Sara; two sons, David F., Underhill, Vt., and Herbert N., Liverpool; four grandchildren, and two sisters, Mrs. Max (Ruby) Geer, Fernwood, and Mrs. I. Ray (Virginia) Geer, Lowville.

Three brothers, Edward, Charles and Oswald, and a sister, Ruth Youngs, died before him.

Born March 20, 1909, at Horse Island Lighthhouse Station, on Lake Ontario near Sackets Harbor, a son of George and Ione Holloway Ward, he attended Sackets Harbor and Oswego schools. He married Sara Robbins in 1928.

Mr. Ward was a member of the U.S. Lighthouse Service for many years, serving several stations on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. In 1938, he became a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, retiring as a chief boatswain mate in 1957.

In 1951, he was awarded a plaque by the Coast Guard after rescuing two men after their boat had been swamped near Fishers Landing. At that time, he was the lighthouse keeper on Rock Island.

He later worked for 10 years as a carpenter at Fort Drum, retiring as a foreman of the carpenter shop.

From 1939 to 1985, he lived at Fishers Landing, where he did volunteer maintenance work for his friends and neighbors. In 1985, he moved to Riverside Apartments.

He was a member of the Fishers Landing and Omar United Methodist churches and the Clayton Masonic Lodge.

WARD – In Edward John Noble Hospital’s Skilled Care Unit, Alexandria Bay, May 2, 1988, Frank K. Ward, 79, of Riverview Apartments, Clayton. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
FIREMAN, ROAD WORKER CHARLES SMITH DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 10, 1988

Charles M. Smith, 60, Sparks Drive, vice president of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department, died Monday afternoon in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Vorea Community Church, Town of Orwell, with Rev. Daniel Baker, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley J.; three sons, Ronald C. and Glen D., both of Orwell, and Mark A., Scriba; three daughters, Suzanne, Orwell, and Diane L. and Joan E., both of Sandy Creek; five grandchildren; two brothers, Robert L., Lacona, and Herbert H., Richland, and two sisters, Cathleen Stewart, Pulaski, and Ethel Otis.

Born in Wanamie, Pa., Aug. 25, 1927, son of Charles and Mary Crouse Smith, he attended Sandy Creek Central School.

He married Shirley J. Potter on Oct. 13, 1950, at Vorea Community Church.

Mr. Smith had been employed by the Town of Orwell Highway Department since 1961.

He had been a member for the past 26 years of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department, where he was vice president and past assistant chief. Mr. Smith was also the recipient of the Outstanding Fireman’s Award” in 1971, and a former member of the Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church.

death SMITH – In the House of the Good Samaritan, May 9, 1988, Charles M. Smith, 60, Orwell, vice president of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department. Funeral Thursday, 1 p.m., Vorea Community Church, Town of Orwell. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
KATHRYN LENART, 80, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 11, 1988

Kathryn Lenart, 80, New Scriba Drive, longtime resident of Orwell, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar, with Rev. Charles A. Aho, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a sister, Miss Mae Lenart, Richland.

Born in Maspeth, Long Island, on Aug. 23, 1907, daughter of John and Mary Yonika Lenart, she attended Long Island schools and later attended the Orwell District School. Her father, a native of Lithuania, had farmed in Vorea since coming to the Orwell area in 1919.

Miss Lenart was employed for a time as a telephone operator in New York City. She later worked for General Electric in Syracuse.

death LENART – In Mercy Hospital, May 9, 1988, Kathryn Lenart, 80, Orwell. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
KATHRYN LENART, 80, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 12, 1988

Kathryn Lenart, 80, New Scriba Drive, longtime resident of Orwell, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar, with Rev. Charles A. Aho, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a sister, Miss Mae Lenart, Richland.

Born in Maspeth, Long Island, on Aug. 23, 1907, daughter of John and Mary Yonika Lenart, she attended Long Island schools and later attended the Orwell District School. Her father, a native of Lithuania, had farmed in Vorea since coming to the Orwell area in 1919.

Miss Lenart was employed for a time as a telephone operator in New York City. She later worked for General Electric in Syracuse.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

death LENART – In Mercy Hospital, May 9, 1988, Kathryn Lenart, 80, Orwell. Funeral Saturday, 11 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
MARY PIZON, WIDOW OF EX-PULASKI MAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 13, 1988

Mary T. Pizon, 59, Brooklyn, widow of former Pulaski resident Matthew Mage” Pizon, died Wednesday in Brooklyn.

A graveside committal service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Pulaski Cemetery, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s Catholic Church, officiating.

Calling hours will be 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are two sons, John and Michael, and a daughter, Ann Marie, all of New York City; her father, John Vozila, New York City, and two grandchildren.

Born in Lower Manhattan on Aug. 15, 1928, a daughter of John and Anastasia Heffchuck Vozila, she was graduated from high school in Manhattan.

She married former Pulaski resident Matthew Pizon in Manhattan. Mr. Pizon, a native of West Virginia, died at 42 in November 1961 as a result of a fall while serving as a merchant seaman aboard the U.S.S. President Harding.

Mrs. Pizon was employed at one time by the Hartford Insurance Co. in Manhattan. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting.

death PIZON – In Brooklyn, May 11, 1988, Mary T. Pizon, 59, Brooklyn, widow of former Pulaski resident Matthew Mage” Pizon. Graveside committal service Saturday, 2 p.m., Pulaski Cemetery.
GEORGE S. TAFFE DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 26, 1988

George S. Taffe, 85, Springbrook Apartments, died Wednesday morning at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Flou; a son, George, Central Square; a daughter, Beverly Lamberson, Madison, N.J.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nora O’Brien, Syracuse, and Winnie Bryan, Rochester, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Mayo County, Ireland, Oct. 12, 1902, son of George and Nora McCann Taffe, he moved to Syracuse in 1910 and attended Syracuse schools. He married Flou Becker June 18, 1927.

He was employed by the Syracuse China Co. for 40 years, retiring in 1967. After living in Brewerton for 27 years, he moved to Pulaski in 1985.

He was a charter and life member of the Lake Forest Sportsmen’s Club, Brewerton.

death TAFFE – In Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, May 25, 1988, George S. Taffe, 85, Pulaski. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, DeWitt.
MARY HELEN SWEET, 72, FORMER OWNER OF MARKET IN PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 31, 1988

Mary Helen Sweet, 73, of 6720 Lehigh Road, wife of William V. Sweet, former owners of Sweet’s Silver Star Market, died Sunday in Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Pulaski Baptist Church, with Rev. John vonHarten, pastor, officiating . Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Baptist Church memorial fund.

Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Robert and Clinton Woolson, both of Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Barbara Holbrook and Mrs. Gladys Fox, both of Pulaski; two stepsons, Walt Woolson, Delphi Falls, and Rex Woolson, Orwell; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Wilma Currier, Mattydale; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three brothers, Joseph Skotnicki, Richland, Edwin Skotnicki, Fernwood, and Henry Skotnicki, Rochester, and four sisters, Mildred Paronett, Florida, Stella Bentley, Lacona, Julia Skotnicki, Fernwood, and Alice Koch, Pulaski.

Born in Elbert, W.Va., on July 18, 1914, a daughter of Stanley and Margaret Koziel Skotnicki, she attended schools at Thomas, W.Va.

She married Clinton A. Woolson. He died Jan. 30, 1956. Later that year, she moved to Pulaski. She married Mr. Sweet on Dec. 11, 1958.

The couple owned and operated Sweet’s Silver Star Market at Pulaski until retiring in 1970.

She was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church and Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star.

death SWEET – At Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, May 29, 1988, Mary Helen Sweet, 73, of 6720 Lehigh Road, Pulaski, wife of William V. Sweet, former owners of Sweet’s Silver Star Market. Funeral, Wednesday 11 a.m., Pulaski Baptist Church. Burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood. Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
EVELYN L. ANSON, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE OF 78

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 1, 1988

Evelyn L. Anson, 78, Altmar, former employe of the General Electric Co., Syracuse, and of Walker’s Dry Cleaners, Pulaski, died Tuesday morning at Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Robert R., Pennellville; a daughter, Betty Cook, Fulton; 10 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Howard Benway, and a sister, Mrs. Nettie Holland, both of Pulaski.

Born in the Town of Albion on Nov. 2, 1909, a daughter of Alfred and Maud Johnson Benway, she attended schools in the Town of Albion.

She married Elmer Anson May 28, 1927, at Pulaski.

Mrs. Anson had been employed at General Electric in Syracuse and also at Walker’s Dry Cleaners of Pulaski for several years.

Mr. Anson worked for the Regal Paper Co. and later for Douglaston Manor Farms, until his retirement in 1959. The couple moved to Pennellville in 1967. Mr. Anson died in January 1969, at age 72.

ANSON – At Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego, May 31, 1988, Evelyn L. Anson, 78, Altmar, former employe of the General Electric Co., Syracuse, and of Walker’s Dry Cleaners, Pulaski. Funeral, Thursday 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
KENNETH D. VANCAMP, VETERAN, DIES AT 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 6, 1988

Kenneth D. VanCamp, 75, County Route 48, died Sunday morning in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been a patient since Saturday evening.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Richland Church of Christ, with Rev. Kenneth Spurlock, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Carol; three brothers, Morris, Pierrepont Manor, Allen, Orwell, and Hollis, Worth; four sisters, Altha Hibbard, Pulaski, Alma Smith, Sandy Creek, Nellie Archibee, Orwell, and Christina Robertson, Port Richey, Fla., and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Two brothers, Lloyd and Dennis, and a sister, Marion Archibee, died before him.

Born in the Town of Worth on Dec. 21, 1912, son of Ellis and Mary Ferry VanCamp, he attended Town of Worth schools.

He married Carol Richards on March 3, 1961.

Mr. VanCamp had served in the Army during World War II, seeing duty in the Pacific Theater, and also in the Army of Occupation in Japan. He had worked on the family farm before moving to Orwell and later to Richland, and was employed by the General Electric Co., Syracuse, for 21 years, retiring in 1973.

He was a member of the Richland Church of Christ.

death VANCAMP – In the House of the Good Samaritan, June 5, 1988, Kenneth D. VanCamp, 75, Richland, County Route 48. Funeral Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., Richland Church of Christ. Burial in Richland Cemetery.
JOHN HOLBROOK JR., TWO MONTHS, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 9, 1988

John M. Holbrook Jr., two-month-old son of John M. and Carol Smith Holbrook Sr., 7815 Canning Factory Road, was pronounced dead on arrival Tuesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown. The cause of death was Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Pastors Jeff Frederick and Lon Kerry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

There are no calling hours.

Surviving besides his parents are his paternal grandparents, John and Barbara Holbrook, Pulaski; maternal grandparents, Donald and Patricia Smith, Syracuse; paternal great-grandparents, Robert and Aleta Holbrook, Pulaski; a maternal great-grandfather, William Sweet, Pulaski; a maternal great-grandmother, Mary M. Smith, Syracuse.

John M. Holbrook Jr. was born in Community Hospital, Hamilton, on April 14.

death HOLBROOK – Pronounced dead at House of the Good Samaritan, June 7, 1988, John M. Holbrook Jr., two-month-old son of John M. and Carol Smith Holbrook Sr., Pulaski. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
RN DOUGLAS J. MARCINO DIES AT 29 OF CANCER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 13, 1988

Douglas J. Marcino, 29, of 7742 North St., former nurse at the New York City Medical Center, died of cancer Sunday morning at his home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. John VonHarten, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Pulaski Baptist Church.

Surviving are his stepfather and mother, Stanley and Darlene Adydan, Pulaski; his father and stepmother, Dominic and Priscilla Marcino, Fulton; a brother, Donald, Lawrenceville, Ga.; his paternal grandmother, Rose Marcino, Fulton; his maternal grandparents, Ward and Blanche Burns, Pulaski; an aunt and an uncle.

Born in Fulton on July 10, 1958, a son of Dominic and Darlene Mitchell Marcino, he was graduated from Pulaski High School in 1976. He was graduated from Ithaca College in 1980 with a degree in hospital administration, and from Tompkins Community College, Cortland, in 1982, with a degree in registered nursing. He later did graduate work at New York University.

Mr. Marcino had formerly been employed as a critical care nurse at the New York City Medical Center for five years.

He was a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and the Pulaski Baptist Church.

death MARCINO – At home, June 12, 1988, Douglas J. Marcino, 29, of 7742 North St., Pulaski, former nurse at New York City Medical Center. Funeral Tuesday 1 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
LOTTIE FRANKLIN, 91, DIES IN CITY HOSPITAL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 15, 1988

Lottie Franklin, 91, Springbrook Apartments, widow of Harold L. Franklin, died at 9:23 p.m. Tuesday at Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete.

FRANKLIN – At Mercy Hospital, June 14, 1988, Lottie Franklin, 91, Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, widow of Harold L. Franklin. Arrangements incomplete with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
LOTTIE FRANKLIN FUNERAL ON FRIDAY IN PULASKI

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 16, 1988

The funeral for Lottie M. Franklin, 91, Springbrook Apartments, active in civic affairs, widow of Harold L. Franklin, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Park United Methodist Church, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mrs. Franklin died at 9:23 p.m. Tuesday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the memorial fund of Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a son, Robert S., Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Conrad (Charlotte) Bechard, Sarasota, Fla., and Mrs. John (Judy) Miller, Pulaski; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Three brothers and two sisters died previously.

Born in the Town of Richland on Sept. 9, 1896, a daughter of Herbert and Celia Smith Manwaring, she attended Mexico High School and Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

She married Harold L. Franklin on June 23, 1920, at the home of her parents in Daysville.

The couple lived all their married life in Pulaski. Together they owned and operated Franklin Chevrolet Inc. for many years, before selling the business to their son. Mrs. Franklin had also been employed for a time as a secretary at the Sheffield Milk Plant, and, during World War II, helped the war effort by making snowshoes for the ski troops in Europe.

Mrs. Franklin was an active member of the Pulaski community. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and its Alpha Class, and the United Methodist Women. She was also active in the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club, the Ontario Chapter of the Daughters of American Revolution and the Pulaski Civic Club, and was a past president of the Women’s Auxiliary to Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion.

Mr. Franklin, a native of Red Creek and a World War I Navy veteran, died Nov. 10, 1965, at age 67.

funeral FRANKLIN – Funeral for Lottie M. Franklin, 91, Pulaski, active in civic affairs, widow of Harold L. Franklin, Friday, 11 a.m., Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
INEZ M. MCCAW DIES IN HOSPITAL AT AGE 62

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 29, 1988

Inez M. McCaw, 62, of 7560 Rome Road, died Tuesday evening in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Lawrence Secor, Pulaski; three daughters, Helen E. McCaw and Jane P. McCaw, both of Pulaski, and Lois McCaw, Worcester, Mass.; and three sisters, Minnie Joyner, Pulaski, Pauline Harrington, Rome, and Nina Hall, Camden.

Born in Redfield July 14, 1925, a daughter of Oscar and Jessie Brooks Secor, she attended Redfield District Schools.

She married Louis McCaw May 9, 1954, in Redfield. Mr. McCaw was employed by the Town of Redfield and later by the Oswego County Highway Department. He died Sept. 9, 1976.

Mr. and Mrs. McCaw moved to Pulaski in 1968.

MCCAW – In St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, June 28, 1988, Inez M. McCaw, 62, of 7560 Rome Road, Pulaski. Funeral, 10 a.m. Friday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
ROBERT L. COFFIN, 57, DIES AT LACONA HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 1, 1988

Robert L. Coffin, 57, of Cobb Road, R.D. 1, died Thursday morning at his home. He had suffered with diabetes for several years.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with retired Rev. Ivan Greenfield officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Norma; two sons, Robert E. and Mark, both of Lacona; two stepsons, Larry Whaley, Pulaski, and Lyle Whaley, Canastota; three daughters, Linda Dailey, Seneca Falls, Sandra Pettit, Lacona, and Laurie Fox, Pulaski; 15 grandchildren; his stepmother, Hazel Coffin, Lacona; a brother, William, Tully; two sisters, Gladys Figary, Fulton, and Eva Cooley, Manlius, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Tully March 20, 1931, a son of Ernest and Edna Nichols Coffin, he was graduated from Pulaski High School in 1949.

He married Norma Cole Aug. 2, 1952.

For many years, Mr. Coffin owned and operated a dairy farm on the Cobb Road. For the past 20 years, he also owned and operated the Coffin Trucking Co.

COFFIN – In Lacona, June 30, 1988, Robert L. Coffin, 57, of Cobb Road, Lacona, R.D. 1. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
FUNERAL SATURDAY FOR FRANK ARQUETTE, 61

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 1, 1988

Frank Arquette, 61, of Church Street, died late Wednesday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Unity Acres Chapel, with Rev. Raymond McVey, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Park Street, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Iona; three sons, Michael, Seneca Falls, and John and Frank E., both of Syracuse; three daughters, Theresa Kwryga, Syracuse, Frances Sarah Beach, Glastonbury, Conn., and Judith Sievers, Pulaski; eight grandchildren; a sister, Madeline George, St. Regis, Que., and several nieces and nephews.

A daughter, Debra Lynn Arquette, died in 1973.

Born in Hogansburg Aug. 21, 1926, a son of Elizabeth Arquette, he attended Hogansburg schools and married Iona Casey July 16, 1949.

Mr. Arquette was an Army veteran of World War II. Later, from 1949 until 1970, he lived in Syracuse, where he was employed by the Iron Workers Local 60 for 40 years. He moved to the Orwell area in 1970 where he had since lived.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289, Pulaski, and the Salmon River Hockey Association. He was also a past member of the Sandy Creek Little League.

ARQUETTE – In St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, June 29, 1988, Frank Arquette, 61, of Church Street, Orwell, a native of Hogansburg. Funeral, 10 a.m. Saturday, Unity Acres Chapel, Orwell. Burial in Richland Cemetery.
PAUL O. METCALF, RICHLAND, DIES AT AGE OF 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 5, 1988

Paul O. Metcalf, 73, Centerville Road, died Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of the Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund.

Surviving are his wife, Wava; five sons, Paul N., Pulaski, Brian S., Syracuse, Thomas A., Camden, Gene A., Glastonbury, Conn., and Dale R., Liverpool; a daughter, Susan W. Metcalf, Watertown; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, George D., Mattydale, and two sisters, Helen Harke, Mattydale, and Lucille Krauss, Albany.

Born in Oswego on Dec. 6, 1914, son of Orla and Katherine Sheldon Metcalf, he was graduated from North Syracuse High School in 1932.

He married Wava Malbone on Oct. 23, 1937, at Ausable Forge.

From 1937 until 1962, the couple lived in the North Syracuse-Brewerton area, where Mr. Metcalf was employed by the Carrier Corp. for 30 years, retiring in 1975. They moved to the Richland area in 1962.

METCALF – In the House of the Good Samaritan, July 3, 1988, Paul O. Metcalf, 73, of Centerville Road, Richland. Funeral, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
MARY LOUISE PACIFIC DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 5, 1988

Mary Louise Pacific, 80, of 7516 Delano St., co-owner of the Pulaski Shoe Repair Shop for 40 years, was pronounced dead on arrival Monday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. in St. John’s Evangelist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Peter; three sons, Joseph P. and Edward, both of Pulaski, and Richard A., Brewerton; two daughters, Joni Recore, North Syracuse, and Patricia A. Peterson, Pulaski; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and three sisters, Geraldine Kooy and Frances Canale, both of Pulaski, and Anna Conzone, Oswego.

Born in Oswego on May 9, 1908, daughter of Joseph and Lucy Giffuni Salesi, she attended Oswego schools.

She married Peter A. Pacific on July 24, 1925, in Oswego.

Since 1931, Mr. and Mrs. Pacific had lived in Pulaski, where they owned and operated a shoe store and the Pulaski Shoe Repair Shop for 40 years.

She was a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church.

death PACIFIC – In the House of the Good Samaritan, July 4, 1988, Mary Louise Pacific, 80, Pulaski. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, and 10 a.m., St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
EDITH THORNE, VETERAN, EX-SECRETARY, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 5, 1988

Edith L. Thorne, 83, formerly of Springbrook Apartments, died Sunday at the Madonna Home, Watertown, after a long illness.

A private funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund or to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are a sister, Ethel M. Thorne, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Born April 2, 1905, in Marion, Ind., a daughter of John and Mary Moe Thorne, she was educated in Portland, Ore., schools.

Miss Thorne served with the Army from 1943 until 1945 in the European, African and Middle Eastern theaters. Following her discharge as a staff sergeant, she was employed by the City of Portland for 46 years, last serving as a secretary in the fire department. She retired in 1968.

Following her retirement, Miss Thorne moved to Pulaski to live with her sister.

She was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church and the Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion.

death THORNE – In Madonna Home, July 3, 1988, Edith L. Thorne, 83, formerly of Pulaski. Private funeral at family’s convenience. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
ANDREW JACKSON, ORWELL LOGGER, DIES AT 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 12, 1988

Andrew Jackson, 86, Jackson Road, a logger in this area for many years, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness. He had been a resident of the nursing home since Aug. 11, 1987.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Daniel B. Baker, pastor of the Vorea Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a sister, Margaret Greene, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Henderson on Sept. 10, 1901, a son of John and Maria Elmer Jackson, he attended Henderson district schools.

He married Anna M. Sixberry on Sept. 12, 1931.

The couple had always lived on Jackson Road. Mr. Jackson worked as a self-employed logger in the Redfield and Orwell areas.

Mrs. Jackson, a native of Sandridge, died Nov. 25, 1976, at age 58.

death JACKSON – At the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego, July 10, 1988, Andrew Jackson, 86, Orwell, logger for many years. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
CARL A. KLING, 82, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 18, 1988

Carl A. Kling, 82, Springbrook Apartments, former owner of a gas station and Buick franchise here for many years, died Saturday evening at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. David B. Allport, grandson of Mr. Kling, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn L.; a daughter, Mrs. Betty A. Bond, Lacona; five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

A son, Walter C., died in November 1981.

Born in Foreston, Minn., on Feb. 2, 1906, a son of Jacob and Mary Lemmerman Kling, he moved to Pulaski with his family at age 13 and was graduated from Pulaski High School.

Mr. Kling owned and operated a gas station and Buick franchise in Pulaski for several years. He was later employed as a school bus driver for Pulaski Central School and as a machinist for Nolan Machinery Co.

He married Evelyn L. Draper Sept. 1, 1925, in Watertown.

Mr. Kling was a past member and fire chief for 10 years of the Ringgold Fire Department. He was also a member of the Rod and Gun Club and a former member of the Masons and Odd Fellows.

death KLING – At Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego, July 16, 1988, Carl A. Kling, 82, Pulaski, former owner of gas station and Buick franchise in Pulaski. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
LEONARD R. MCCORMICK, PULASKI, DIES AT 77

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 25, 1988

PULASKI – Leonard R. McCormick, 77, of 7273 Port St., was pronounced dead on arrival Saturday evening at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. John’s Evangelist Church, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. The Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Health Services Inc. or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

Surviving are his wife, Florence; two sisters, Eleanor Lorz, Syracuse, and Ruth Callahan, San Jose, Calif., and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Buffalo March 23, 1911, a son of John and Joan Brogan McCormick, he was graduated from Syracuse University in 1936 with a bachelor of science degree and later received a master’s degree from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. He also received a doctorate in petroleum chemical engineering from Chicago University.

He married Shirley A. Derchug March 28, 1953, in Santa Monica, Calif. She died Aug. 20, 1981. He was later married to Florence Lux.

Mr. McCormick entered the Naval Reserves March 30, 1942, and went into active service May 18, 1942. He was discharged March 1, 1963, at the rank of commander, and continued to serve in the Naval Reserves.

He was a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church and the Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion.

death MCCORMICK – In St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, July 23, 1988, Leonard R. McCormick, 77, of 7273 Port St., Pulaski. Funeral, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
DANNY WOOLSON DIES OF SELF-INFLICTED SHOT IN APPARENT SUICIDE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 28, 1988

Danny B. Woolson, 26, of Lehigh Road, died Tuesday evening at his home from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Kenneth Spurlock, pastor of the Richland Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Evaleen; a son, Skippy, Pulaski; two daughters, Tanya and Trisha, both of Pulaski; his mother, Mary Woolson, Richland; a brother, John, Richland; a sister, Teresa Sampson, Altmar, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Watertown Oct. 17, 1961, a son of Converse and Mary Reynolds Woolson, he attended Pulaski Academy and Central School. His father died in 1987.

He married Evaleen Thurston May 27, 1978.

Mr. Woolson was employed by the Oswego County Highway Department for several years.

WOOLSON – In Pulaski, July 26, 1988, Danny B. Woolson, 26, of Lehigh Road, Pulaski. Funeral, 10 a.m. Friday, Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Richland Cemetery.
RAYMOND J. WHITLEY, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 93

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 7, 1988

Raymond J. Whitley, 93, 7804 Tanning Factory Road, Pulaski, died Saturday morning at home after a long illness.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Pulaski Cemetery.

There are no calling hours.

He is survived by a son, Richard Whitley, Yardley, Pa.; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Barany, Pulaski, Mrs. Ada Burroughs, Mount Holly, N.J.; a stepson, Robert Johnson, Wildwood, N.J.; nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren.

Born in Trenton, N.J., on April 25, 1895, the son of Joseph and Mary Stevens Whitley, he attended Trenton schools. He married Levina Willetts in 1930. She died earlier.

He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army in World War I. He was last employed by Homeosote Company in West Trenton from 1923 until he retired in 1958. He moved to Pulaski in 1987.

He was a member of Gothic Lodge 270 F & A.M., Trenton; the Grand Lodge of the Most Ancient and Accepted Masons of the State of New Jersey; the Noble and Mystic Shrine of North America; the Legion of Honor of Crescent Temple of New Jersey; the Delaware Valley Radio Association, Inc.; the Amateur Radio League of Trenton; the Quarter Century Wireless Association; and the Oldtimers Club Radio League. He was a ham radio operator.

WHITLEY – In his home, Aug. 6, 1988, Raymond J. Whitley, 93, formerly of 7804 Tanning Factory Road, Pulaski, and a native of Trenton, N.J. Funeral, 11 a.m. Monday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
BETHAL C. FALVEY, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 8, 1988

Bethal C. Falvey, 73, of 7383 Salina St., died Saturday afternoon at the Hill Haven Nursing Home, Syracuse, following a lengthy illness.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Redfield Community Church. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Redfield Community Church.

Surviving are a son, Charles, Saco, Maine; two daughters, Beverly McEachern, Herkimer, and Mrs. Patricia Sagnella, Mattydale, and eight grandchildren.

Born in Redfield Sept. 23, 1914, a daughter of Harry and Alice Waterbury Crow, she was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1935.

On April 16, 1936, she married Carl E. Falvey in Florence. He died in February 1965.

The couple had owned and operated the Ben Lewis House, Redfield. Following Mr. Falvey’s death, Mrs. Falvey filled his unexpired term as supervisor in the Town of Redfield. Then, in 1967, she moved to Pulaski where she was employed as a cook by Seeley’s Restaurant and the Log Cabin Restaurant. In 1968, she purchased the Pulaski Diner on Salina Street. She retired in 1985 as manager of the Oswelewgois Club in Redfield.

FALVEY – In Hill Haven Nursing Home, Syracuse, Aug. 6, 1988, Bethal C. Falvey, 73, of 7383 Salina St., Pulaski. Funeral, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Redfield Community Church. Burial in Redfield Cemetery.
ROBERT BRUCE IS DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 15, 1988

Robert Bruce Lodge, 90, of 7393 Lake St., died Sunday morning at the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at the funeral home, with members of the Royal Arch Masons meeting for a memorial service at 8 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church.

Mr. Lodge is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Born in the Town of Richland May 28, 1898, a son of Job and Mary Hutchings Lodge, he was graduated from Pulaski High School in 1915 and from Canton Agricultural and Technical College in 1917.

He married Aleta C. Howe in February 1949. She died July 17, 1986.

Mr. Lodge was employed as the farm manager for the Douglaston Manor Farms, owned by former state senator H. Douglas Barclay, for many years.

He was a member of Park United Methodist Church, the Pulaski Lodge 415 F&AM, the Royal Arch Masons 279 of Pulaski and the Pulaski Grange.

LODGE – At the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego, Aug. 14, 1988, Robert Bruce Lodge, 90, of 7393 Lake St., Pulaski. Funeral, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
LILLIAN E. BELLOW, 91, DIES AFTER SHORT ILLNESS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 19, 1988

Lillian E. Bellow, 91, of RD 4, died Thursday morning in Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, after a short illness.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday in the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are three sons, Charles E., Fernwood, Donald L., Pulaski, and Lynn E., Richland; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Mildred Dean, Detroit, Mich.

A son, Glenn, died April 1, 1952, while serving in the Korean War.

Born in Mexico Feb. 4, 1897, a daughter of Charles and Carolyn Jewell Sloper, she was graduated from Mexico High School.

She married Harrison D. Bellow in November 1930. Mr. Bellow died in 1966.

Mrs. Bellow had lived in Liverpool, moving to Fernwood in 1945.

She was a member of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church and was a Gold Star Mother.

BELLOW – In Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, Aug. 18, 1988, Lillian E. Bellow, 91, of Fernwood, RD 4. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Mexico Village Cemetery.
FRANCIS A. MASUICCA DIES IN HOSPITAL AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 25, 1988

Francis A. Masuicca, 71, of 7733 Richland Road, died Tuesday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Masuicca is survived by his wife, Dorothy; four daughters, Mrs. Carol Near, Baldwinsville, Corrine Brumbley, Statham, Ga., Sandra Crotzer, Schuyler, Va., and Donna Allen, Fineville, La.; three sons, Thomas and Charles, Pulaski, and Francis, Charles City, Va.; two stepdaughters, Gail Law, Oswego, and Vera Young, Rochester; a stepson, Ray Rudd, Lacona; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Angie Rupert, Fulton, and three brothers, Thomas, John and Joseph, all of Oswego.

A sister, Anna Talamos of Florida, died before him.

Born in Oswego on Feb. 9, 1917, son of Nazerino and Nancy Ricci Masuicca, he attended Oswego schools. He married Cora Belle Libolt in 1937. She died in 1968. He later married Dorothy Hinds Rudd.

Mr. Masuicca was employed by the Fulton Boilerworks, Pulaski, for 26 years. He retired in 1979.

He was a member and past president of the New York State DADS. He also belonged to Chapter 80 of C.C.C. of Fulton.

death MASUICCA – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Aug. 23, 1988, Francis A. Masuicca, 71, Pulaski. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial in Maple Lawn Cemetery.
EDWIN A. ROSER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 25, 1988

Edwin A. Roser, 76, formerly of County Route 30, died early this morning in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, are incomplete.

death ROSER – In the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Aug. 25, 1988, Edwin A. Roser, 76, formerly of Altmar. Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
ANNA STRONG DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 25, 1988

Anna Strong, 79, Maltby Road, died at 4:50 a.m. today in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete.

STRONG – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Aug. 25, 1988, Anna Strong, 79, Pulaski. Arrangements with Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski.
EDWIN A. ROSER, ALTMAR, RITES ARE SUNDAY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 26, 1988

The funeral for Edwin A. Roser, 76, County Route 30, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Bob Green, pastor of the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mr. Roser died Thursday in Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown, after a long illness.

Calling hours will from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two brothers, Wilford, Vienna, and Osman, Altmar; a sister, Isabelle Dwyer, Altmar, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Orwell March 19, 1912, a son of Asa and Edna Kellogg Roser, he attended Williamstown District Schools.

Mr. Roser, who never married, owned and operated a farm for 60 years on County Route 30, retiring in 1983.

death ROSER – Funeral for Edwin A. Roser, 76, Altmar, County Route 30, 2 p.m. Sunday, Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
LAWSON H. KING, EX-BOILERMAKER, IS DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 26, 1988

Lawson H. King, 81, Springbrook Apartments, formerly of South Sandy Pond, once a boilermaker at Ontario Iron Works, died at 2:25 p.m. Thursday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a lengthy illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery, Town of Mexico.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret; three daughters, Mary Lou Morrow, Pulaski, Eula Ebbert, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Lynn Dillabough, West Palm Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Herbert King, Binghamton, and Garold King, Oneida; a sister, Leona Steele, Oswego; and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Otego on Oct. 23, 1906, a son of Homer and Mary Sprague King, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1925 and also from the Pulaski Teachers’ Training Class.

He married Margaret Matteson Dec. 30, 1928.

Mr. King was employed for many years as a boilermaker at Ontario Iron Works of Pulaski. He later worked at the Hall Ski Lift Co., Watertown, retiring in 1973.

He was a member of Pulaski Lodge 648, Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

death KING – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Aug. 25, 1988, Lawson H. King, 81, Springbrook Apartments, formerly of South Sandy Pond, once a boilermaker at Ontario Iron Works, Pulaski. Funeral, Monday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Vermillion Cemetery, Town of Mexico.
ANNA F. STRONG FUNERAL PLANNED SATURDAY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 26, 1988

The funeral for Anna F. Strong, 79, Springbrook Apartments, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Church, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mrs. Strong died Tuesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the Pulaski Senior Nutrition Site, P.O. Box 184.

Surviving are a son, Richard, St. Paul, Minn.; a daughter, Mary Anne Howard, Pulaski, and five grandchildren.

She was born in Geneva Jan. 26, 1909, and was graduated from St. Francis DeSalles High School, Geneva, in 1927.

She married Oliver Strong in 1936. Mr. Strong died in 1982.

Mrs. Strong was employed by Rothchild’s Department Store in Ithaca for many years.

She had lived in Ithaca until 1974, when she and her husband moved to Lakeland, Fla. Mrs. Strong had moved to Pulaski in April.

She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ithaca, and a member of St. Anthony’s Parish, Lakeland, Fla.

death STRONG – Funeral for Anna F. Strong, 79, of Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, 1 p.m. Saturday, St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
HARWOOD P. BENTLEY, 69, SANDY POND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 28, 1988

Harwood P. Bentley, 69, County Route 15, died Saturday morning at the Veterans Hospital, Syracuse.

Funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Ivan Greenfield officiating. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Surviving are two sons, Ted M., Parish, and Terry L., Lacona; two daughters, Deanna M. Barber Orwell; Judy K. Williams, Danville, Calif.; 16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by one cousin, Gladys Strablo, with whom he resided for many years.

One brother, Frank, died before him.

He was born Dec. 16, 1918, in the Town of Sandy Creek, the son of Isaac and Dora Goodrich Bentley. He attended Sandy Creek District Schools. He was married to Stella Skotnicki in 1939. He has resided in the Town of Sandy Creek all of his life.

He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS L.S.G. 32 from 1943 to 1945. He was employed by various construction companies in Central New York, retiring in 1980. He was a member of VFW Cable Trail Post #8534, Lacona, and was a retired member of the Lacona Fire Deparment, serving for 28 years.

BENTLEY – At Veterans Hospital, Syracuse, Aug. 27, 1988, Harwood P. Bentley, 69, Town of Sandy Creek. Funeral Tuesday, 1 p.m. at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.
NELLIE L. KENERSON, PULASKI, DEAD AT AGE 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 29, 1988

Nellie L. Kenerson, 87, of 7560 Rome Road, a longtime Pulaski resident, died early Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard A. Bennett, pastor of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Muriel Newton, Pulaski, and Mrs. Phyllis Kathan, Ludlow, Vt.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; four brothers, Lesley Stockwell, Cambridge, Mass., Wesley Stockwell, Waltham, Mass., and Edward and Guy Stockwell, both of Putney, Vt., and nieces and nephews.

Born in Bombay on Aug. 1, 1901, a daughter of Andrew and Ida Babcock Stockwell, she attended Malone district schools. She married Myron A. Kenerson on Oct. 11, 1922, at Brockton, Mass.

death KENERSON – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Aug. 28, 1988, Nellie L. Kenerson, 87, longtime Pulaski resident, Bombay native. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski.
ROLON C. BALCOM JR., 64, EX-CARPENTER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 6, 1988

Rolon C. Balcom Jr., 64, of 7384 James St., died Sunday afternoon in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Virgil Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be one hour before the funeral at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Oswego County Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly; a son, Charles B., Pulaski; two daughters, Mary C. Yerdon and Valerie A. Balcom, both of Pulaski; three grandchildren; his mother, Ruth B. Balcom, Pulaski; a brother, David L., Pulaski, and a sister, Virginia M. Foster, Pulaski.

Born in Pulaski on Feb. 10, 1924, a son of Rolon Sr. and Ruth Saunders Balcom, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1942.

He married Beverly McKean in 1947.

Mr. Balcom served in the Army in the Pacific-Asiatic Theater from 1943 until 1946, and then worked as a self-employed roofer. He was later employed as a carpenter by Local 747 of Oswego for 25 years, retiring in 1986.

He was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church, Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289, Pulaski Lodge 315 F&AM and Lodge 648 of the International Order of Odd Fellows.

death BALCOM – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Sept. 4, 1988, Rolon C. Balcom Jr., 64, Pulaski. Funeral today, 2 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial with full military honors in Pulaski Cemetery.
BOBBIE JEAN LANCE, INFANT, DIES AT HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 8, 1988

Bobbie Jean Lance, 2 1/2-month-old daughter of Dale and Michelle Yerdon Lance, County Route 22, died Wednesday at her home. An autopsy will be performed by the Syracuse medical examiner’s office.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. A. Douglas Ferry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving besides her parents are a brother, Jason; two sisters, Jessica and Tiffany; her paternal grandparents, Kenneth McGregor, Watertown, and Maureen Lance, Sodus; her maternal grandparents, Weldon Yerdon and Beulah Yerdon, both of Altmar; a paternal great-grandmother, Bertha Dingman, Richland, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was born June 25, 1988, in Oswego.

deaths LANCE – In Altmar, Sept. 7, 1988, Bobbie Jean Lance, 2 1/2-month-old daughter of Dale and Michelle Yerdon Lance, Altmar. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
VICTORIA L. LOPARCO, PORT ONTARIO, IS DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 14, 1988

Victoria L. Loparco, 76, of 6544 Port Ontario Road, was pronounced dead on arrival Monday evening at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph O.; three sons, Frank J., Joseph F. and Anthony, all of Rome; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a sister, Fanny Distante, Hawthorne, Calif.

Born in Utica on Aug. 2, 1912, a daughter of Frank and Vincenza Tunzio Semero, she attended Utica schools.

She married Joseph Loparco Sept. 8, 1934, in Utica.

Mrs. Loparco was employed by Carl’s Drug Store in Rome for 15 years, retiring in 1973.

She and her husband had lived in Rome until 1973, when they moved to Port Ontario.

death LOPARCO – In Oswego Hospital, Sept. 12, 1988, Victoria L. Loparco, 76, Port Ontario. Funeral Thursday, 10 a.m., St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
ROSE RUDD, LACONA, IS DEAD AT AGE OF 91

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 17, 1988

Rose Rudd, 91, Nemier Road, died Thursday evening at the Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Pilgrim Holiness Church, Pierrepont Manor, with Rev. Warren Babcock, Rev. Edward LeCates, and Rev. David S. Rudd officiating. Burial will be in North Boylston Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 pm. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the World Missionary Press, in care of Franklin Rudd, Lacona.

Surviving are four sons, Chester D., Westwood, N.J.; Jonathan J., Lowville; Floyd R. and Franklin B., both of Lacona; three daughters, Adelia M. Clemons and Margaret R. Chase, both of Lacona, and Faith A. Buettner, North Chili; 24 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Born on Oct. 16, 1896, in Sobotka, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of Franklin and Antonia Caha Janacek, she attended schools in Armour, S.D. She moved to the Town of Orwell in 1916. She was married to Bertrand E. Rudd in 1918. He died in 1971.

Rev. Mr. Rudd was pastor of several Wesleyan Methodist churches in central New York until 1936, when the couple moved to Boylston. They owned and operated a farm on Neimier Road for the past 50 years.

Mrs. Rudd was a member of Pilgrim Holiness Church, Pierrepont Manor.

DEATH NOTICE:

RUDD – In Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Sept. 15, 1988, Rose Rudd, 91, Nemier Road, Lacona. Funeral, Monday, 10:30 a.m, Pilgrim Holiness Church, Pierrepont Manor. Burial in North Boylston Cemetery.
NIMO RETIREE ARNOLD R. HOLCOMB DIES AT 69

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 27, 1988

Arnold R. Holcomb, 69, of 836 Aspen Drive, Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Altmar and a retired electrician foreman at the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., died Monday morning at Lakeland Regional Hospital, Lakeland, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Beatrice; two daughters, Patricia R. LaSalle, Camden, and Terry L. Birmingham, N.H.; four grandchildren; a brother, Carl Holcomb, Altmar; a sister, Lucille Colvin, Lake, Miss.; and several nieces and nephews.

A son, S. Michael Holcomb, died in 1987.

Born in Altmar on April 11, 1919, a son of Walter and Ruth Roach Holcomb, he was graduated from Altmar High School in the Class of 1938.

He married Beatrice Z. Beckstead Jan. 21, 1940, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Barber, brother-in-law and sister of the bride. Rev. Clark Robinson officiated at the ceremony.

Mr. Holcomb served in the Marine Corps during World War II. He was employed by Niagara Mohawk as an electrician foreman from 1944 until his retirement in 1977. The couple moved to Lakeland in 1977.

Mr. Holcomb was a former leader of Boy Scout Troop 856. He went with his troop to Philmont, N.M., to attend the Boy Scout Jamboree in 1971. He was a member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar, past vice commander of the Oswego County American Legion, and a life member of the Disabled American Veterans. Mr. Holcomb was also a member of the Altmar Defiance Fire Co., Colvin’s Hunting Club, Tug Hill, and the Pulaski Wesleyan Church.

He also belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Lakeland and the Hickory Hills Golf Association of Florida.

HOLCOMB – At Lakeland Regional Hospital, Lakeland, Fla., Sept. 26, 1988, Arnold R. Holcomb, 69, of 836 Aspen Drive, Lakeland, formerly of Altmar, retired electrician foreman. Funeral, Thursday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
THELMA LECLAIR DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 4, 1988

Thelma LeClair, 75, Springbrook Apartments, died early this morning at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, shortly after being admitted.

Funeral arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete.

LECLAIR – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Oct. 4, 1988, Thelma LeClair, 75, Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski. Funeral arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, are incomplete.
DEATHS \

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 4, 1988

LECLAIR – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Oct. 4, 1988, Thelma LeClair,75, Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski. Funeral arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, are incomplete.

MCKEE – At A Barton Hpburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, Oct. 3, 1988, Thomas W. McKee,83,United Helpers Cedars Nursing Home, Ogdensburg, formerly of 107 Tate St.,Ogdensburg, retired City of Ogdensburg payroll and dispatch clerk. Funeral is tentative for Thursday, 10 a.m., Notre Dame Church, Ogdensburg. Arrangements with LaLonde-Briggs Funeral Home Ogdensburg.

REDICK – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Oct. 3,1988, Glen C. Redick, 62, Barnes Corners, former Town of Pinckney supervisor, truck driver. Memorial services at a later date. Cremation. Arrangements with Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.

ST. LOUIS – At the State Univeristy of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, Oct.3, 1988, Edith St. Louis, 70, Ogdensburg, Route 2. Arrangements with Nichols Funeral Home Inc.,Minoa.

THOMPSON – At his home, Sept. 29, 1988, Everett H. Thompson, 73, of 8167 Kirkville Road, Kirkville, a Pyrites native and former Watertown resident. Cremation. Private services at the family’s convenience. Arrangements with Russell H. Schepp and Son FuneralHome, Minoa.

YERDON – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, Oct.2, 1988, Eric Donald Yerdon, newborn son of William and Donna Stone Yerdon, Rome Road, Pulaski. Committal service, 10a.m. Wednesday, Evergreen Cemetary, Orwell.
DONALD R. HUBBARD, 53, PULASKI NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 4, 1988

PULASKI – Donald R. Hubbard, 53, Otisco, formerly of Pulaski and Syracuse, died Sunday at his home. He had a history of heart problems.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, with Rev. Richard Pero officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Fernwood United Methodist Church.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving are his mother, Ula Hubbard, Otisco; two brothers, Harold, Fernwood, and Howard, Pulaski; two sisters, Marguerite Mance, Alexandria Bay, and Roberta Hager, Mexico, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski June 16, 1935, a son of Claude and Ula Snow Hubbard, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy Central High School in 1953, and from Oswego State University College in 1985.

Mr. Hubbard owned and operated Bud-Air Machine Co. at Fernwood for many years. Prior to that, he was employed by the Lagoe Machine Shop, Oswego. For the past four years, he was employed as an instructor at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse.

He moved from Syracuse to Otisco one month ago.

Mr. Hubbard was a member of the Fernwood United Methodist Church and the New York State United Teachers Association. He was also a member and past master of Pulaski Lodge 415 F&AM, and a past Oswego district deputy grand master of Pulaski Lodge 279 Royal Arch Masons. Had been an active member of the Masons for many years. He never married.

HUBBARD – In Otisco, Oct. 2, 1988, Donald R. Hubbard, 53, Otisco, formerly of Pulaski and Syracuse. Graveside service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
SERVICE WEDNESDAY FOR ERIC DONALD YERDON

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 4, 1988

Eric Donald Yerdon, newborn son of William and Donna Stone Yerdon, Rome Road, died shortly after birth Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

A committal service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, with Rev. Virgil Hager officiating.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

death YERDON – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, Oct. 2, 1988, Eric Donald Yerdon, newborn son of William and Donna Stone Yerdon, Rome Road, Pulaski. Committal service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
THELMA V. LECLAIR FUNERAL PLANNED FRIDAY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 5, 1988

The funeral for Thelma V. LeClair, 76, of Springbrook Apartments, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Douglas Ferry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Mrs. LeClair died Tuesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, shortly after being admitted.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance, P.O. Box 123, Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, William E. Waterbury, Mexico, Dale L. Waterbury, South Hampton, Va., and Phillip O. Waterbury, Pulaski; a daughter, Dawn King, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and several stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Born in Indiana Aug. 15, 1912, a daughter of Scott and Daisey Whitmore, she was graduated from Pulaski High School.

She married William E. Waterbury Sr., in 1931. Mr. Waterbury died before her. In 1967, she married Donald Ladd. Mr. Ladd died in 1967. She then married James LeClair in 1968. He died in 1972.

Mrs. LeClair owned and operated the Pulaski Diner for several years and was also employed in various restaurants.

She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, and a member and past president of Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion Auxiliary and the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Redfield Rebekah Lodge.

Funeral LECLAIR – Funeral for Thelma V. LeClair, 76, of Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, 10 a.m. Friday, Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski. Burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
FUNERAL FRIDAY FOR FORMER ALTMAR RESIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 6, 1988

Adam B. Keator, 26, Dutch Hill Road, West Monroe, a former resident of Altmar, died Tuesday in a petroleum tanker explosion at Domermuth Environmental Services Inc., East Syracuse, where he had been employed for the past five weeks.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard Pero, pastor of the Altmar United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; a daughter, Kathryn M.; his father, Donald R. Keator, Altmar; two brothers, Donald A., Boylston, and Michael R., Altmar; paternal grandmother, Doris Keator, Pulaski, and maternal grandparents, Benson and Carol Raymond, Palermo.

Born in Oswego on Jan. 15, 1962, a son of Donald and Kathryn Raymond Keator, he was graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1980, and served in the Marine Corps from 1980 to 1983.

He married Geraldine Waite on May 7, 1986.

Mr. Keator previously had been employed by the W.A. Aggregate Co., Phoenix, from 1983 to 1986.

He was a member of the National Rifle Association.

KEATOR – In an explosion at Domermuth Environmental Services, East Syracuse, Oct. 4, 1988, Adam B. Keator, 26, Dutch Hill Road, West Monroe, formerly of Altmar. Funeral, Friday, 1 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
ELEANOR M. HANSON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 60

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 20, 1988

Eleanor M. Hanson, 60, R.D. 2, Fraser Road, died Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete.

Donations may be made to the Northern Mission Health Care Center, Richland, or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her husband, Kenneth A.; a son, Hollis, Pulaski; a daughter, Roberta L. Tousant, Pulaski; four grandchildren; a brother, Robert Jacobs, Mexico, and a sister, Frances Ellis, Altmar.

Born in the Town of Mexico on March 25, 1928, a daughter of Charles and Florence Hinds Jacobs, she attended Mexico district schools.

She married Kenneth A. Hanson on Nov. 16, 1946, at North Mexico United Methodist Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Hanson owned and operated a dairy farm on the Fraser Road for 42 years.

Mrs. Hanson was a member of the Oswego County Home Bureau.

death HANSON – In St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, Oct. 18, 1988, Eleanor M. Hanson, 60, Fraser Road, Pulaski. Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
HANSON FUNERAL SET

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 22, 1988

The funeral for Eleanor M. Hanson, 60, Fraser Road, will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, with Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor, officiating. Burial will be private.

Mrs. Hanson died Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
HUNTER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 23, 1988

A 39-year-old truck driver from Canastota was shot to death at close range when he stepped in front of a friend’s bullet early Saturday while hunting near here.

Lyle M. Whaley, R.D. 4, Pine Ridge Road, was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.

The shooting occurred while Mr. Whaley was hunting deer with friends in woods off Cobb Road near County Route 48 at about 8 a.m., police said.

Oswego County sheriff’s deputies said the victim was hunting with five friends when he shot at a deer. The other hunters, none identified by police, followed with a shot; one struck Mr. Whaley.

The other hunters told police that Mr. Whaley mistakenly stepped in front of their line of fire and was killed instantly.

The funeral for Mr. Whaley, husband of Sandra Whaley, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in the Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Lyle D., Allen P. and John J., all of Canastota; his mother, Mrs. Norma Coffin, Lacona; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Hazel Coffin, Lacona; a brother, Larry, Pulaski; a sister, Mrs. Linda Dailey, Seneca Falls; two half-brothers, Robert E. Coffin and Mark L. Coffin, Lacona, and two half-sisters, Mrs. Sandra Pettit, Lacona, and Mrs. Laurie Fox, Pulaski.

Born Dec. 20, 1948, in Richland, son of Lyle and Norma Cole Whaley, he was graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1967 and served in the Navy from 1967 to 1969.

He married Sandra Burnett on Dec. 22, 1968. Mr. Whaley had worked for Riluc Trucking Co., East Syracuse, for the past six years.

From 1970 to 1982, he was employed by Santaro-Tarson Trucking Co., Syracuse.

death WHALEY – Near Richland, Oct. 22, 1988, Lyle M. Whaley, 39, Canastota, victim of hunting accident. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Richland Cemetery.
FARMER, EX-COUNCILMAN CHARLES KREBS DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 24, 1988

Charles H. Krebs, 84, R.D. 1, Krebs Road, retired farmer, died Sunday morning at the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, P.O. Box 123, Pulaski, 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Emma; a son, Richard D., Pulaski; two daughters, Doris Tirabassi, Las Vegas, Nev., and Barbara Licourt, Pulaski; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Pauline Griffin, New Haven.

Born in Daysville on Nov. 27, 1903, a son of Herman and Leafy Fleming Krebs, he attended Tyler district schools.

He married Emma Hertzler Nov. 21, 1925, at Lancaster, Pa.

The couple owned and operated a dairy and beef cattle farm for more than 50 years on Krebs Road, retiring in 1975. They also were involved in raising turkeys about 20 years.

Mr. Krebs served on the Richland Town Council for many years.

He was a 45-year member of the Mexico International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, and a member of the Fernwood Grange, Fernwood United Methodist Church and New York State Cattlemen’s Association.

death KREBS – At the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego, Oct. 23, 1988, Charles H. Krebs, 84, Pulaski, R.D. 1, Krebs Road, retired farmer. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
VALERIUS KOCH SR., PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 24, 1988

Valerius “Larry” Koch Sr., 75, R.D. 4, Spencer Road, former owner of the Mapleview Inn, Mapleview, died Sunday morning at the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are his wife, Alice; two sons, Timothy S., Pulaski, and Valerius Jr., Athens, Pa.; three daughters, Doreen R., Syracuse, and Deanna J. and Tammy J., both of Pulaski; eight grandchildren; three brothers, Daniel, Robert and Joseph, all of Leicester, and a sister, Catherine Baker, Rochester.

Born in Ravelle, Neb., on Sept. 26, 1913, a son of Albert and Rose Getsford Koch, he attended Leicester district schools in the Rochester area and served in the Navy from 1942 to 1946.

Mr. Koch was the owner and operator of the Mapleview Inn from 1957 to 1971. He was later employed at Nine Mile 1, near Oswego, from 1972 until 1975, when he retired.

He was a member of the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars.

death KOCH – At Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego, Oct. 23, 1988, Valerius “Larry” Koch Sr., 75, Pulaski, former owner of Mapleview Inn, Mapleview. Funeral Wednesday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.
JAMES G. BENNETT, REDFIELD, DIES AT AGE 65

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 3, 1988

James G. Bennett, 65, County Route 17, former employe of the Town of Redfield, died this morning at his home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sisters, Shirley A. Ouderkirk, Redfield, and Eva H. McCune, Sisters, Ore., nine nieces and five nephews.

Born in Redfield on Aug. 27, 1923, a son of Ernest and Ella Gorman Bennett, he attended Redfield District schools.

Mr. Bennett worked as a logger for several years. He was later employed for many years by the Town of Redfield.

death BENNETT – At home, Nov. 3, 1988, James G. Bennett, 65, Redfield, County Route 17, former Town of Redfield employe. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Redfield Cemetery.
EARL F. YOUNGS, EX-SCHOOL CUSTODIAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 8, 1988

Earl F. Youngs, 82, County Route 28, retired school custodian, died Monday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Cheektowaga, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard Pero, pastor of the Fernwood United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Eileen Kirsch, Buffalo, and Mrs. Marjorie Webb, Sarasota, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Carl Youngs, Mexico; two sisters, Mrs. Betty Mentor and Mrs. Doris Cushman, both of Syracuse, and nieces and nephews.

Born in the Town of Richland on Aug. 23, 1906, a son of William and Nora Jones Youngs, he was graduated from Pulaski High School and from Morrisville ATC with a degree in agriculture. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

He married Ruth Ward Sullivan on July 28, 1945, at the home of the bride’s mother in Pulaski, with Rev. Albert Lawrence officiating.

The couple lived on County Route 28, near Fernwood. Mr. Youngs was employed for a time by the Oswego County Highway Department. He later went to work for the Pulaski Central School System as head custodian at the Richland school, a position from which he retired.

Mr. Youngs was a member of Pulaski American Legion Post 358, the Disabled American Veterans and Fernwood Grange.

Mrs. Youngs, a native of Sackets Harbor, died Dec. 18, 1977, at age 70.
LOUELLA E. DONOVAN, PORT ONTARIO, DIES AT 97

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 9, 1988

Louella E. Donovan, 97, Port Ontario, died Tuesday at her home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church with Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Park Street, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Elliott A.; two sons, Harry Bailey, Phoenix, and Percival Dee Bailey, Lihue, Hawaii; six grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

A son, Clifford Bailey, died in 1979.

Born in Paterson, N.J., on Sept. 9, 1891, a daughter of Henry and Catherine Brown Johnson, she attended schools in Paterson.

Her first marriage, to Dr. Percival D. Bailey, ended in divorce. She married Elliott A. Donovan on June 17, 1925.

Mr. and Mrs. Donovan lived in the Town of Orwell after their marriage. In 1940, they moved to Port Ontario, where they had since lived.

Mrs. Donovan was the oldest member of the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Camden, and the Orwell Gleaners Club.

death DONOVAN – At home, Nov. 8, 1988, Louella E. Donovan, 97, Port Ontario. Funeral Friday, 11 a.m., Sandy Creek First Baptist Church. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
ELGIN HARTEN, ADULT-HOME OWNER, DIES AT 52 DURING BYPASS SURGERY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 10, 1988

Elgin H. Harten, 52, of 7637 N. Jefferson St., operator of the Harten Adult Home of Pulaski, died Wednesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, while he was undergoing bypass surgery.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia D.; two sons, Elgin H. Jr., Potsdam, and Gary J., Lacona; three daughters, Lisa Bennett, Burrville, Christine A. Gleasman and Kimberly L. Harten, both of Pulaski; his mother, Dora Harten, Pulaski; several grandchildren; a brother, Colen Harten, Central Square, and many nieces and nephews.

Born in Dexter on July 3, 1936, a son of Hulburt and Dora Sterling Harten, he was a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and served in the Army from 1954 to 1956.

He married Patricia LeBlanc on July 16, 1960. A previous marriage, to Almeda M. Munger, ended in divorce.

Mr. Harten had been employed by New Process Gear of Syracuse since 1963. Mr. and Mrs. Harten had owned and operated the Harten Adult Home in Pulaski since 1983.

He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 624, and had served as a committeeman for the Skilled Trades.

death HARTEN – At St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, Nov. 9, 1988, Elgin H. Harten, 52, Pulaski, operator of Harten Adult Home, Pulaski. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
ELGIN HARTEN, ADULT-HOME OWNER, DIES AT 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 11, 1988

Elgin H. Harten, 52, of 7637 N. Jefferson St., operator of the Harten Adult Home of Pulaski, died Wednesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, while he was undergoing bypass surgery.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia D.; two sons, Elgin H. Jr., Potsdam, and Gary J., Lacona; three daughters, Lisa Bennett, Burrville, Christine A. Gleasman and Kimberly L. Harten, both of Pulaski; his mother, Dora Harten, Pulaski; several grandchildren; a brother, Colen Harten, Central Square, and many nieces and nephews.

Born in Dexter on July 3, 1936, a son of Hulburt and Dora Sterling Harten, he was a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and served in the Army from 1954 to 1956.

He married Patricia LeBlanc on July 16, 1960. A previous marriage, to Almeda M. Munger, ended in divorce.

Mr. Harten had been employed by New Process Gear of Syracuse since 1963. Mr. and Mrs. Harten had owned and operated the Harten Adult Home in Pulaski since 1983.

He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 624, and had served as a committeeman for the Skilled Trades.

death HARTEN – At St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, Nov. 9, 1988, Elgin H. Harten, 52, Pulaski, operator of Harten Adult Home, Pulaski. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
W.E. CROSSETT DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 11, 1988

William E. Crossett, 62, Route 11, died at 1:45 this morning in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, are incomplete.

death CROSSETT – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Nov. 11, 1988, William E. Crossett, 62, Mapleview, Route 11. Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
WILLIAM CROSSETT, 62, RETIRED FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 12, 1988

William E. Crossett, 62, Route 11, retired farmer and husband of Patricia Crossett, died at 1:45 Saturday morning at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been a patient since Nov. 3.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Virgil H. Hagar, pastor of the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving besides his wife are one son David F., Rodman; two daughters Janice Deming, Lacona, and Patricia Tift, Liverpool; one stepdaughter, Cheryl Akens, Niagara Falls; and two grandchildren.

He was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Orwell, a son of Frank and Francis Rowell Crossett. He attended the Orwell district schools.

He married Patricia Curler on May 8, 1965. Mr. Crossett worked for the Marshall Minot Farms, Richland, for many years. He later farmed in LaFargeville until 1980, when he retired due to ill health.
GRANVILLE A. CLIFFORD, OF ORWELL, DIES AT 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 13, 1988

Granville A. Clifford, 76, died in the emergency room of the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after being stricken ill at his home Friday night.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

He is survived by his wife Arline M., a son James A., Hampton N.H.; a daughter, Frances Bellinger, Westminster, Md., four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A brother, Kenneth, and a sister, Blossom E. Dorsey, died before him.

Born May 20, 1912, at Richland, he was a son of Grover and Caroline Miller Clifford.

He attended Rochester schools.

Mr. Clifford was married to Arline M. Thomas Dec. 2, 1931, at Adams.

He was employed by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at Bennett’s Bridge, Orwell from 1938 until he retired in 1975.

He was a member of the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club and of Amboy Lodge 650 F & AM.

DEATHS

CLIFFORD – At the House of the Good Samaritan, Nov. 11, 1988. Granville A. Clifford, 76, Orwell. No funeral or calling hours. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
LUCY E. MORSE, 83, EX-PULASKI WOMAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 14, 1988

Lucy E. Morse, 83, Star Route, Mud Springs Road, Black Canyon City, Ariz., formerly of Pulaski, died Wednesday in Phoenix (Ariz.) General Hospital.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish, with Rev. Earl M. Smith officiating. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are four sons, Owen Currier, Robert Currier and John Currier, all of Pulaski, and Ralph Currier, Osceola; two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Reynolds, Osceola, and Marsha Mershinski, Florida; 17 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Oren Calvin, Commerce City, Colo., and Lynn Calvin, Jackson, Miss.; a sister, Mrs. Gertrude Castetter, Pulaski, and nieces and nephews.

Born in Osceola on Nov. 10, 1904, a daughter of William and Marsha Clemons Calvin, she attended schools in the Town of Osceola.

Her first marriage was to Ralph Currier. She later married Charles Morse. He died in 1965.

Mrs. Morse had been a resident of Black Canyon City, Ariz., since 1957.

death MORSE – At Phoenix General Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 9, 1988, Lucy E. Morse, 83, Black Canyon City, Ariz., formerly of Pulaski. Graveside service Tuesday, 10 a.m., Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish. Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
GRANVILLE A. CLIFFORD OF ORWELL DEAD AT 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 15, 1988

Granville A. Clifford, 76, died in the emergency room of the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after being stricken ill at his home Friday night.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

He is survived by his wife, Arline M., a son James A., Hampton, N.H.; a daughter, Frances Bellinger, Westminster, Md., four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A brother, Kenneth, and a sister, Blossom E. Dorsey, died before him.

Born May 20, 1912, at Richland, he was a son of Grover and Caroline Miller Clifford. He attended Rochester schools.

Mr. Clifford married Arline M. Thomas on Dec. 2, 1931, at Adams.

He was employed by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at Bennett’s Bridge, Orwell, from 1938 until he retired in 1975.

He was a member of the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club and of Amboy Lodge 650, F.&A.M.
CLINTON H. FRENCH, EX-CARPENTER, DIES AT 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 19, 1988

Clinton H. French, 84, formerly of Richland, died Thursday evening at his home in Dallas, Pa.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Pierrepont Manor Pilgrim Holiness Church, with Rev. Ronald Payne officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to the Pierrepont Manor Pilgrim Holiness Church.

Mr. French is survived by his wife, Norma; a son, Wendell L., Utica; a daughter, Esther N. Payne, Dallas, Pa., and six grandchildren.

He was born Sept. 12, 1904, in Littleton, Colo., son of George and Nellie Hutt French. He was a member of Carpenters Local 12, Syracuse, and was employed until his retirement by J.D. Taylor Construction Co.
FUNERAL HELD TODAY FOR JOHN D. THURSTON, 2

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 25, 1988

The funeral for John D. Thurston, 2, of 8127 Harwood Drive, who died in a house fire Monday, was at 11 a.m. today at St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with Rev. Raymond McVey officiating.

Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

He is survived by his parents, Clifford and Brenda Deyo Thurston, Pulaski; his guardians, Gary and Doris Bubis, Sandy Creek; a sister, Melissa Deyo, Pulaski; two brothers, Clifford Thurston Jr. and Jason Thurston, both of Pulaski; maternal grandparents John and Doris Deyo, Pulaski, paternal grandmother Ruth Thurston, Richland, and several aunts and uncles.

He was born April 16, 1986, in Syracuse.

funeral THURSTON – Funeral for John D. Thurston, 2, who died in a house fire Nov. 21, 1988, 11 a.m. today at St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial, Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
HOWARD A. CROCKER, EX-BUSINESSMAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 25, 1988

PULASKI

Howard A. “Bud” Crocker Jr., 64, of 7420 Lincoln Ave., died Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard A. Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours will be today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Funeral home.

Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, P.O. Box 123, Pulaski.

He is survived by his wife, Marylyn; two sons, Christopher J. and Timothy J., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Tamara J. Woodruff, Pulaski; nine grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Ellen Bishop, Minoa, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born Sept. 27, 1924, in Pulaski, the son of Howard and Iris Davis Crocker. He was graduated from Pulaski High School in 1942 and attended Cornell University.

He served with the Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945. He owned and operated Crocker Tractor Sales from 1955 to 1976, when he retired. He also served as an instructor at the Oswego County BOCES and helped to design the heavy equipment curriculum.

From 1949 to 1955, he was employed by Clement Farm Implement Co., which he later bought. He also owned various car dealerships.

He was a charter member of the Richland Pilots Association, and he formerly served as a Pulaski Village Trustee and fire commissioner.

death CROCKER – At St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, Nov. 22, 1988, Howard A. “Bud” Crocker Jr., 64, Pulaski. Funeral 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in Pulaski Cemetery.
FORMER TYPESETTER HAROLD SHAW DEAD AT 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 2, 1988

Harold Shaw, 81, Springbrook Apartments, formerly of Syracuse and a retired typesetter for The Post-Standard, died Wednesday evening in the Madonna Home of Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Anthony A. Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s Evangelist Church, officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Auburn.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia, Syracuse; his mother, Mrs. Grace Shaw, Auburn, and two sisters, Helen Pruess and Peg Walker, both of Auburn.

Born in Auburn on May 10, 1907, a son of John and Grace Patton Shaw, he attended Auburn schools and was employed as a typesetter by The Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse for 35 years, until his retirement.

His marriage had ended in separation.

Mr. Shaw was member of the International Typographical Union, Local 55, Syracuse, and the Syracuse Elks Club.

SHAW – PULASKI – Harold Shaw, 81, Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, formerly of Syracuse, retired typesetter for The Post-Standard. Funeral, Saturday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Auburn.
CHARLES ARCHER SR., ARMY VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 6, 1988

Charles R. Archer Sr., 74, of 7549 Church St., veteran of the Army and retired employe of Fulton Boiler Works, died noon Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Richard A. Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Oswego.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis; two sons, Charles Jr., Pulaski, and Gary, Bridgeport; a daughter, Karen, Topsham, Maine; a granddaughter; a sister, Gertrude Dirk, Oswego, and nieces and nephews.

Born in Brooklyn on Dec. 13, 1913, son of Alfred and Irene Brunner Archer, he attended Oswego City District Schools and served in the Army from 1932 to 1946.

He married Phyllis Audlin Nov. 2, 1956, in Oswego.

He was employed at Fulton Boiler Works of Pulaski from 1955 until his retirement in 1979.
ROBERT J. SANDERSON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 74

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 13, 1988

Robert J. Sanderson, 74, of RD 4, County Route 28, died Saturday at his home.

The funeral was held at 10 this morning at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial was in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Surviving are a brother, Stanley E., Mexico; two sisters, Edna M. Potter, Syracuse, and Irene M. Sanderson, Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski July 16, 1914, a son of Raymond and Myra Hilton Sanderson, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1932.

Mr. Sanderson owned and operated a dairy farm until his retirement in 1975. He was also employed for a time at the General Electric Co., Syracuse.
TUPPER NATIVE THELMA ROCQUE ABRUNZO DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 18, 1988

Thelma I. Abrunzo, 68, of 947 Pond St., Syracuse, widow of Frank Abrunzo, died Friday evening at the home of a son, Robert W. Frenyea, Sandy Creek.

The funeral will be held at the family’s convenience at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Virgil H. Ager, pastor of Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in the Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse.

Donations can be made to the Sandy Creek Grange, in care of a doctor fund.

She is survived by two sons, Robert W. Frenyea, Sandy Creek, and Anthony F. Abrunzo, Massena; two daughters, Anita Hollis, Ormond Beach, Fla., and Judith Goodnough, Syracuse; a brother, Kenneth Rocque, address unknown; two sisters, Bertha Alaimo and Alice Barber, both of Massena, and six grandchildren.

Born Feb. 26, 1920 at Tupper Lake, a daughter of Alfred and Henrietta Hall Rocque, she was graduated from Tupper Lake High School in 1938. Moving to Syracuse in 1952, she was employed by restaurants there until her retirement, in 1980. She was a volunteer grandparent at Syracuse Developmental Center.

She first married Richard Frenyea. Her second husband, Frank Abrunzo, Syracuse, died in 1956.

DEATHS ABRUNZO – At the home of a son, Robert W. Frenyea, Sandy Creek, Dec. 16, 1988, Thelma I. Abrunzo, 68, of 947 Pond St., Syracuse, former Tupper Lake resident. Funeral, at the family’s convenience at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in the Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse.
LILLIAN R. THEISEN, EX-PAYROLL CLERK, DIES \

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 19, 1988

Lillian R. Theisen, 88, of 1330 Richards Drive, died Friday in the House of the Good Samaritan.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard A. Pero of the Riverside Methodist Church officiating. Spring burial will be in Altmar Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cleveland-Spink Funeral Home, and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax FuneralHome.

She is survived by her husband, Anthony E., and several nieces and nephews. Three brothers and four sisters died earlier.

She was born Feb. 27, 1900, at Altmar, daughter of Julia Eaton and Levi Hamblin. She had been a payroll clerk at Marine Midland Bank, Watertown, retiring in 1963.
MARION W. CARR, WILLIAMSTOWN, DIES AT 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 2, 1989

Marion W. Carr, 87, County Route 30, died Friday evening at the Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Nelson Reppert, pastor of the Tully United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Riverside United Methodist Church, Altmar.

Surviving are a son, Vernon Wheeler, Pulaski; a stepdaughter, Frances Riley, Richland; a stepson, Lewis Carr, Clayton; a granddaughter, Priscilla Marte, Yorktown Heights, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in the Town of Williamstown, July 30, 1901, a daughter of George and Lucy Stone Harris, she attended Ricard District schools.

She married Harold Wheeler on June 18, 1919, in Ricard. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm and later a grocery store. Mr. Wheeler died Oct. 29, 1963. She later married Edward Carr of Richland, who died Oct. 29, 1970.

Mrs. Carr was a member of the Riverside United Methodist Church, Altmar, and a 50-year member of the Ricard Grange.

death CARR – At Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, Dec. 30, 1988, Marion W. Carr, 87, Williamstown, County Route 30. Funeral today, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.
BEATRICE E. ASHMALL, BROOKLYN NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 5, 1989

Beatrice E. Ashmall, 71, County Route 13, a native of Brooklyn and widow of Norman F. Ashmall, died Wednesday morning in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Richard Pero, pastor of the Riverside United Methodist Church of Altmar, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Riverside United Methodist Church.

Surviving are six daughters, Elaine Cronk and O. Marie Ashmall, both of Richland, Jeanette Cronk and Alice Dana, both of Altmar, Patricia Ashmall, North Syracuse, and Mary Wadsworth, Black River; 21 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Margaret Linton, Shelter Island, and nieces and nephews.

Born in Brooklyn on Dec. 20, 1917, a daughter of Bert and Martha Martinson Carlsen, she attended Brooklyn schools and married Norman F. Ashmall on April 18, 1939.

The couple lived in Yorktown Heights and Yonkers before moving to Altmar in 1957. Mr. Ashmall, a construction worker, died June 5, 1985. He was 65.

death ASHMALL – At Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Jan. 4, 1989, Beatrice E. Ashmall, 71, Altmar, County Route 13, a Brooklyn native, widow of Norman F. Ashmall. Funeral Friday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
RICHARD HALEY, NORTH NATIVE, DIES AT AGE 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 19, 1989

Richard M. Haley, 73, R.D. 3, Orton Road, died Wednesday morning at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego.

A spring memorial service will be held in Richland Cemetery. The body will be donated to medical science.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the American Cancer Society, Oswego County Unit.

Surviving are a son, Richard L., Pulaski; two granddaughters, and two brothers, Clayton, Frostproof, Fla., and Donald, Sacramento, Calif.

Born in Richland July 25, 1915, a son of Silas and Lena Morse Haley, he attended Richland schools

His wife, Mary P., died Sept. 7, 1983.

Mr. Haley was employed by the Pyrofax Gas Co., retiring in 1978. He had previously beenemployed by Ontario Ironworks.

He served in the Army from 1942-1945 during World War II, and was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion. He was also a member of the Pulaski Grange.

death HALEY – In Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, Jan. 18, 1989, Richard M. Haley, 73, Pulaski. Spring memorial service in Richland Cemetery.
MARY E. SMITH, FERNWOOD, DIES AT AGE OF 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 23, 1989

Mary E. Smith, 71, Fernwood, died Sunday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. William O’Neil officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Kathryn Board, Phoenix; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and a sister, Marjorie Mangus, Hastings.

Born in Williamstown on Jan. 31, 1917, a daughter of Arthur and Maude Buss Snow, she attended Williamstown district schools.

She married Charles Smith on March 9, 1935. Mr. Smith died Dec. 15, 1977.

Mrs. Smith moved to the Pulaski area in 1954. She was a member of the Fernwood Baptist Church.

SMITH – In Oswego Hospital, Jan. 22, 1989, Mary E. Smith, 71, of Fernwood. Funeral, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski. Spring burial in South Richland Cemetery.
ANDREW L. ROGERS, EX-PULASKI FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 23, 1989

Andrew L. Rogers, 82, R.D. 4, Rome Road, died Sunday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

A spring graveside service will be held in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Ella; two daughters, Harriet Watson, Mexico, and Melva-Jean Martin, Phoenix, Ariz.; a grandson; a brother, Glen, Richland, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski Dec. 12, 1906, a son of Olin and Harriet Horton Rogers, he attended Pulaski area schools and married Ella Sharpe.

Mr. Rogers owned and operated a dairy and fruit farm on the Rome Road for several years. he was also employed by the Oswego County Highway Department, retiring in 1982.

He was a member of the Riverside United Methodist Church of Altmar.

death ROGERS – In Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton, Jan. 22, 1989, Andrew L. Rogers, 82, Rome Road, Pulaski. Spring graveside service in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.
KENNETH E. CREECH DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 6, 1989

Kenneth E. Creech, 70, Lake Road, former owner and operator of the Oceanic Sporting Goods Store, Port Ontario, died Sunday morning in the emergency room of Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Town of Richland.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia; a son, Clifford E., Groton; a daughter, Barbara Pearson, Amsterdam; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Arthur J. Creech, Freehold, N.J., and two sisters, Thelma Pascal, Milford, Conn., and Lorraine Galotti, Frankfort.

Born in Dement, Ill., on March 2, 1918, a son of Arthur and Grace Kelley Creech, he attended Pulaski schools and married the former Virginia E. Tilton in November 1940.

Mr. Creech was employed as a lineman for Western Union and worked for the Sardoni Construction Co. He then worked for Penn Central Railroad for 18 years.

He also owned and operated the Oceanic Sporting Goods Store at Port Ontario for 11 years.

He was a life member of the Mad River Sportsmen’s Club and of the National Rifle Association.

death CREECH – At Oswego Hospital, Feb. 5, 1989, Kenneth E. Creech, 70, Pulaski, former owner and operator of Oceanic Sporting Goods Store, Port Ontario. Funeral Wednesday, 1 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial in Daysville Cemetery, Town of Richland.
GERTRUDE VANTASSEL, MUSIC TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 11, 1989

Gertrude E. VanTassel, 97, of 8080 Richland Road, died Friday evening at her home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Rev. John Von Harten officiating. Spring burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Pulaski Baptist Church.

She is survived by four daughters, Esther White, Pulaski, Inez Rose, Antwerp, Whihelmina Adams, East Ford, Conn., and Isabelle Mudd, Fairbanks, Alaska; 15 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.

Born July 9, 1891, in Woods Mills, daughter of Charles and Elsie E. Stewart Wood, she was graduated from Antwerp High School in 1910. She gave music lessons and was a private school teacher for many years. She married William VanTassel on June 20, 1917, at the Antwerp Methodist Church, Rev. William Atwell officiating.

She and her husband had a dairy farm in the Town of Wilna from 1917 to 1942. They moved in 1942 to Pulaski, where they owned and operated a dairy farm until 1963. Mr. VanTassel died in December 1962.

Mrs. VanTassel was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church, the No. 730 Pulaski Grange, the Pomona State and National Grange, the Rosa Garden Club, the Ontario chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, the Oswego County Heritage Historical Society, the Jefferson County Historical Society and the Four-River Valley Historical Society.

death VANtASSEL – At home, Feb. 10, 1989, Gertrude E. VanTassel, 97, Pulaski. Funeral Tuesday, 11 a.m., Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski. Spring burial in Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp.
BEVERLY I. ROWE, EX-MEDICAL SECRETARY, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 28, 1989

Beverly I. Rowe, 59, of 7436 Park St., died Sunday evening at House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

A private funeral service was held today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Orwell Union Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Memorial donations may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her father, J. Hunt Rowe, Orwell; five brothers, Paul F., Parish, Donald J., Central Square, Harry Cedrick, Hatboro, Pa., Rex L., Parish, and Howard E., Watertown; six sisters, Betty Jean Menard, Lowville, Virginia Gladle, Watertown, Rosemarie Barber, Orwell, Phyllis LeBeau, Pulaski, Peggy Lovenguth, Williamstown, and Shirley L. Rowe, Oswego, and several nieces and nephews.

Born at Sandy Creek on Feb. 20, 1930, a daughter of J. Hunt and Ella Bernice Gorton Rowe, she was graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1948.

Miss Rowe had been employed as a medical secretary in Doylestown, Pa., from 1948 to 1960. She later was employed as a medical secretary by the Eastman-Kodak Co., Rochester, for 25 years, retiring in 1985.

She moved to Pulaski in 1987.

death ROWE – In the House of the Good Samaritan, Feb. 26, 1989, Beverly I. Rowe, 59, Pulaski. Private funeral today, Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.
SUSAN TRUCKELL, FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 15, 1989

Susan Truckell, 95, formerly of Springbrook Apartments, died Saturday in Campbelltown, Pa.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are a niece, Jacelyn Mattiello, Syracuse, and a son-in-law, George Spangler, Harrisburg, Pa.

Born in the Town of Ellisburg on Nov. 27, 1894, daughter of Joseph and Lucretia Sanford Staplin, she was graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1914 and attended Watertown Business School. She married George Henry Truckell on Oct. 6, 1934. He died in 1971.

Mrs. Truckell was employed as head of the circulation department of Holstein Friesian World, Sandy Creek, from 1918 until 1934.

She was a member of the United Church of Christ, Harrisburg, Pa., and the auxiliary of the Travelers Protection Association.
ESTHER B. STOWELL, MEXICO, DIES AT AGE OF 69

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 19, 1989

Esther B. Stowell, 69, Route 3, died Saturday morning at her home after a long illness.

The funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Foster Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Spring burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

She is survived by her husband Charles G.; four sons, Frederic C., Pulaski, Duane C., North Syracuse, Terry A., Mexico, and Barry O., U.S. Navy, Groton, Conn.; three daughters, Joanne A. Moffett, Arlington, Va., Judith A. Workman and Gayle R. Bickerstaff, both of Pulaski; three brothers, Francis Smith and Carl Smith, both of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and David Smith, Gavely Bridge, W. Va.; three sisters, Ruth Dennie, Edna Brown and Marilyn Smith, all of Arlington, Va.; 20 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

She was born Dec. 7, 1919, at Howardville, the daughter of Howard and Lila Mae Jacobson Everson. She was graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1936 and married Charles Stowell, then a freshman at Cornell University, Oct. 14, 1937.

The Stowells have resided since 1946 on state Route 3 where they operated a farm. Mrs. Stowell was a member of the Mexico Rebekah Lodge.
ELEANOR B. NICHOLS, MEXICO, DIES AT AGE 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 29, 1989

Eleanor B. Nichols, 84, County Route 58, died Monday at the Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, after a brief illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ruth D’Emanuele, Mexico; three grandchildren; a great-grandson, and three sisters, Mrs. Arvis Hyde, Altmar, Mrs. Nira Carpenter, Pulaski, and Mrs. Pauline Cornwell, Florida.

Born in Sycamore, Ill., on Feb. 16, 1905, a daughter of Fred and Jenny Hurtt Harmes, she attended school in the Pratham District, near Mexico.

She married Ross Nichols in 1926. Mr. Nichols was an auto mechanic in the Mexico area. He died in 1966.

Mrs. Nichols lived in Mexico for 75 years. She was employed by several area businesses.

She was a 30-year member of Silver Crest Rebekah Lodge 229. She was also a member of Mexico United Methodist Church.
JOHN T. LAFAVE, 83, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 31, 1989

John T. LaFave Sr., 83, of 4232 Edgewood Drive, Parish, formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday in Oswego Hospital after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, and 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in All Saints Chapel Mausoleum, Oswego.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund, Pulaski, or the McFee Ambulance Service, Mexico.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy R.; a son John T. Jr., Pulaski; a daughter, Patricia Peck, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson, and three sisters, Louise Rowe and Florence Filbert, both of Oswego, and Alice Quimbey, Syracuse.

Born in Oswego on Feb. 17, 1906, a son of Peter and Julia Drulliet LaFave, he attended Oswego High School and Utica College and was later graduated from Oswego Normal School.

He married Dorothy R. Baker Oct. 2, 1930.

Mr. LaFave was employed by the Ebert Motor Car Co. in Oswego before teaching for the Armed Forces during World War II. He later taught at Corning Free Academy for 10 years and at Utica Free Academy for 20 years, retiring in 1971.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and a former member of the board of education of Pulaski Academy and High School. He was a member of the New York State Trotters Association, the New York State Breeders Association and the New York State and Utica Teachers Associations.
HUNTER, CARPENTER RICHARD PORTER DIES AT 54

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 4, 1989

Richard E. Porter, 54, R.D. 2, Scenic Highway, a carpenter, died Sunday evening at his home. He had suffered from a heart ailment.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the First Baptist Church of Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Virgil Hager, pastor, officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society or of the American Heart Association.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth A.; four sons, Richard Jr., Oswego, Robert J. and Eric R., both of Sandy Creek, and Earl D., Lacona; three daughters, Diane Archibee and Denise L. Hall, both of Sandy Creek, and Deborah L. Pearson, Lacona; 10 grandchildren; his mother, Flora Porter, Oswego; two brothers, William, Endicott, and Raymond, Oswego, and a sister, Elizabeth Baker, Lowell, Mass.

Born in Medford, Mass., on July 26, 1934, a son of William and Flora Harvey Porter, he attended Medford High School and served with the Marine Corps from 1952 to 1953.

He married Ruth A. Seymour in June 1956.

Mr. Porter was employed by Carpenters Local 747 of Oswego.

He and his wife lived in Oswego from 1958 until 1970, when they moved to the Town of Sandy Creek.

Mr. Porter was an avid hunter.
CHELSON E. SAYER, 84, RETIRED ENGINEER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 11, 1989

Chelson E. Sayer, 84, County Route 52, died Monday morning at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth; a son, C. Bradford, Pittsford; two grandsons, and a nephew.

Born in Pope’s Mills on June 14, 1904, a son of George and Lillian Raven Sayer, he was graduated from Gouverneur High School. In 1929, he was graduated from Clarkson College of Technology with a degree in business administration and management. In 1936, he received a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Clarkson.

He married Elizabeth Womack July 25, 1942.

During the war he worked for Bendix Aviation Corp. in Teterboro, N.J., as manager of material handling, engineering and mass production equipment.

A New York state licensed professional engineer, Mr. Sayer was employed by the Federal Telephone and Radio Inc. in Nutley, N.J., as manager of its automatic telephone manufacturing division from 1945 to 1946. He worked for Len & Fink Co. as an assistant general manager in Bloomfield, N.J., for several years, and from 1950 to 1954 was a manager for General Electric Co., Boston, Mass. He retired in 1968 from General Dynamics, Rochester, after 16 years of service.

He had lived in Altmar since 1970.
SAMUEL H. KING, RETIRED FARMER, DIES AT 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 14, 1989

Samuel H. King, 75, of 8292 Harwood Drive, retired dairy farmer, died Thursday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a short illness. He had been a patient at the hospital for two weeks.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley; three sons, Richard A., Sandy Creek, and Henry A. and John H., both of Lacona; three daughters, Wanda Parsons Spearance, Sandy Creek, Ella Mae King, Oswego, and Beverly L. King, Lacona; a stepdaughter, Clara Comerate, Jamestown; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Besaw, Phoenix, Ariz., and Florence Nutting, Richland, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born April 24, 1913, in Richland, a son of Phillip and Martha Walker King. He attended the Daysville District School.

Mr. King married Etta Mae Sparks in 1939. She died in 1942.

He married Shirley M. Corey on Aug. 24, 1960.

Mr. and Mrs. King lived on the Ivens Road, where he owned and operated a dairy farm for more than 50 years. In 1973, he retired and the couple moved to Lacona.
MARION L. NOBLE OF PULASKI DIES AT AGE 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 16, 1989

Marion L. Noble, 75, formerly of Springbrook Apartments, died Friday evening at the Madonna Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Virgio H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Town of Richland.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Madonna Home, Watertown.

She is survived by a son, Jimmie L., Port Ontario; a daughter, Constance L. Nolan, Pulaski; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and two sisters, Esther Robas, Venice, Calif., and Mildred Snedker, Stewart, Fla.

Born Oct. 4, 1913, in Skaneateles, a daughter of Lewis and Edna Borden Bellrose, she was graduated in 1931 from Sandy Creek High School. In 1935 she married Jessie J. Noble. He died April 3, 1975.

Mrs. Noble had lived in Pulaski since 1948. She and her husband had previously lived at North Creek and Adams.
HENRY L. RACINE, PULASKI, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 17, 1989

Henry L. Racine, 53, of RD 1, Ivens Road, was pronounced dead on arrival Sunday in the Oswego Hospital emergency room. He had suffered from heart problems.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley A.; three sons, Louis H., Oswego, and Henry L. Jr. and Michael C., both of Pulaski; two daughters, Debra M. Gayne and Cindy J. Racine, both of Pulaski; five grandchildren; and his mother, Letta Racine, Pulaski.

Born at Parish Jan. 8, 1936, a son of Louis and Letta Fravor Racine.

He attended Pulaski district schools.

He married Shirley Lacelle April 27, 1957.

Mr. Racine was first employed by Goodsell’s Feed and Grain in Fernwood for 13 years, and for the past 14 years, was employed by the Pulaski Academy and Central School in the maintenance department.
HILDA B. GOODSELL, FERNWOOD, DIES AT AGE 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 24, 1989

Hilda B. Goodsell, 64, of 6002 Valley Road, long-time Fernwood resident, died Sunday morning in the emergency room of Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Wiltse officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski, or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her husband, Harlan F.; two sons, Chris F., New Haven, and Larry H., Pulaski; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph (Kay) Fratello, Fernwood; six grandchildren, and a sister, Mrs. Ruth Cushman, New Hartford.

Born at Utica on May 6, 1924, a daughter of Howard and Beatrice Stafford Jones, she was graduated from Utica Free Academy in 1942.

She married Harlan F. Goodsell Aug. 15, 1947, at the home of the bridegroom’s parents at Fernwood. The couple had lived at Fernwood for the past 42 years.

Mrs. Goodsell was employed by Bud-Air Tool Co., Port Ontario, and for five years at Chase-Lincoln Bank, Pulaski. She was later employed by the Town of Richland for 11 years, retiring in 1987.

She was a 42-year member of the Fernwood United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.
NICHOLAS N. WHITE DEAD AT AGE 69

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 24, 1989

Nicholas N. White, 69, Canning Factory Road, a chiropractor in the Pulaski section since 1971, died Saturday evening in Veterans Administration Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are a brother, Jesse White, Pulaski; a sister, Mary White, also of Pulaski; a niece and nephew, and several cousins.

Born at Pulaski on Sept. 27, 1919, a son of George and Elizabeth Shafty White, he was a 1935 graduate of Pulaski High School. He also was graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University in 1943, earning a degree in electrical engineering.

Mr. White continued his studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., in the areas of statistics and quality control, and computer programming at The Systems Institute in New Jersey.

He served in the Army from 1945 to 1947, and was employed as an electrical engineer by several firms for more than 20 years.

In 1967, Mr. White was graduated from the Chiropractic Institute of New York. He worked as a chiropractor in New Jersey before opening a practice in the Pulaski section in 1971.

Mr. White was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics fraternity, Sigma Pi Sigma physics fraternity, and Tau Beta Pi engineering fraternity. He was also a member of the American Chiropractic Association.
LILLIAN M. CARPENTER DIES AT 103

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 28, 1989

Lillian M. Carpenter, 103, former Pulaski resident, died Tuesday at her daughter’s home in Lakeland, Fla.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Gladys Carpenter, Lakeland, Fla; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and a sister Marguerite Barronette, Watertown.

Three sons, Glen, Gerald and Howard Carpenter, and a daughter, Gwendolyn Braman, died before her.

She was born June 7, 1885, in Rock Creek, Minn., a daughter of Alexander and Rebecca McKay Knight.

She married Simon Carpenter in 1904. He died April 22, 1938.

Mrs. Carpenter had lived in Lakeland, Fla., for the past 17 years.

She was a lifetime member of Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Silver Creek Rebekah Lodge, Mexico. She was also a lifetime member of Pulaski Grange, a member and past president of Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Presbyterian Church, Lakeland, Fla.
HELEN OSTRYNSKI, RETIRED ART TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 11, 1989

Helen C. Ostrynski, 77, R.D. 3, retired art instructor at Pulaski Academy and Central School, died Tuesday evening at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, and at 10 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, and the Rev. Raymond McVey, former pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Richland Volunteer Fire Department or Northern Oswego County Ambulance Service.

Surviving are a brother, Wallace W. Sharpe, Canastota; two nieces, Patricia Rose, Syracuse, and Leona Chamberlin, New York City, and a nephew, Richard Sharpe, Skaneateles.

Born at Tuckahoe on Aug. 24, 1911, a daughter of John and Leontyna Baginski Ostrynski, she was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1930, and from Buffalo State Teachers’ College in 1934.

Miss Ostrynski was employed as a social worker at Buffalo during the Depression years. She later worked as a draftswoman at the Scintilla Magneto Co., Sidney, during World War II.

She taught art in schools at Sidney, Wolcott and Utica, before returning to Pulaski in 1946. She was employed as an art instructor at Pulaski Academy and Central School until her retirement in 1971.

Miss Ostrynski was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. She was also a member of the Oswego County Retired Teachers’ Association and the ROSA Garden Club, and was secretary and treasurer of the Richland Cemetery Association.
LYDIA GAFF, NURSING HOME EMPLOYE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 14, 1989

Lydia M. Gaff, 76, Springbrook Apartments, died Saturday morning at home.

The funeral is Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the Foster Hax Funeral Home here, with the Reverend Anthony Keefe officiating.

Burial is in Holy Name Church Cemetery, Tupper Lake.

Calling hours are Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

She is survived by two daughters: Roseann Sievers, Pulaski, and Madeline Clements, North Carolina; two sisters: Martha Farnsworth, Connecticut, and Anna Benjamin, Tupper Lake; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Charles J. Paye.

Born April 15, 1913 in Brandon, she was the daughter of Hardy and Susie Daggett Paye. She attended Tupper Lake Schools and resided in Pulaski since 1965. She was employed by Evergreen Nursing Home, Pulaski, from 1965 to 1978.

She was a member and past president of Robert Edwards Post #358 American Legion Auxiliary, and a member and past president of the Pulaski VFW Auxiliary, and a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski. She was an avid bingo player.

Contirbutions may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society.
EX-CATTLE BREEDER KENNETH U. MITCHELL DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 20, 1989
Kenneth U. Mitchell, 81, Mattison Road, retired cattle breeder, died Friday afternoon at the Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Norman Bardsley officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Mitchell is survived by his wife Charlotte; a son, Donald, Watertown; a daughter, Darlene Adydan, Pulaski; a step-daughter, Connie Sperry, Connecticut; a sister, Jeanne M. Mitchell, Oswego; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born April 8, 1908, in Pulaski, a son of Lambert and Leona Umphrey Mitchell, he attended Pulaski Academy and was graduated from Curtiss Cattle Breeding School, Chicago, Ill.

He married Charlotte Pike March 17, 1979.

He was a cattle breeder from 1958 until 1970, when he retired.

He worked for 26 years for the New York Central Rail Road.
FUNERAL TUESDAY FOR IRENE M. SANDERSON, 56

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 22, 1989

The funeral for Irene M. Sanderson, 56, Tinker Tavern Road, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Pastor Robert Harris officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Miss Sanderson took her own life Saturday at her home.

State Trooper Eric D. Parsons found the burned body of Miss Sanderson while investigating a brush fire behind her house. He discovered a suicide note inside the house.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are a brother, Stanley E., Mexico; a sister, Edna M. Potter, Syracuse, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Born in Pulaski on March 17, 1933, a daughter of Raymond and Myra Hilton Sanderson, she was graduated from Pulaski High School in 1950 and later from Central City Business Institute.

She was last employed by Great Northern Homes. She had previously been employed as a secretary by the General Electric Co., Syracuse.
MITCHELL RITES HELD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 22, 1989

The funeral for Kenneth U. Mitchell, 81, Mattison Road, retired cattle breeder, was at 11 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski, with the Rev. Norman Bardsley officiating. Burial was in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Mitchell died Friday afternoon at the Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

He was a cattle breeder from 1958 until 1970, when he retired. He also worked for 26 years for the New York Central Railroad.
FLORENCE A. MONTONDO, PULASKI, DIES AT 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 25, 1989

Florence A. Montondo, 85, of 7242 Salina St., died Tuesday evening at her home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, with members of the Silvercrest Rebekah Lodge meeting for a memorial service at 8 p.m.

Donations may be made to the Park United Methodist Church or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are two daughters, Betty Evanchik, Pulaski, and Barbara McCumber, Littleton, Colo.; four grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Thomas, Pulaski, and three brothers, Lemuel, Robert and C.D. Wilder, all of Pulaski.

Three sisters, Helen Grinnel, Marion Wilder and Geraldine Wilder, and two brothers, John and Thomas Wilder, died before her.

Born in Pulaski on Dec. 20, 1903, a daughter of Thomas and Bertha Coon Wilder, she attended Pulaski Academy and married Clifford Montondo on May 28, 1923, at Sandy Creek. Mr. Montondo, a distributor for City Services Oil Co. for many years, died Feb. 28, 1975.

Mrs. Montondo was a member of Park United Methodist Church and its Alpha Class. She was also a member of the Silvercrest Rebekah Lodge 229, Mexico, the Pulaski Civic Club and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She was a 65-year member of the Pulaski Grange.
BEVERLY V. ROBERTS, MEXICO, DIES AT AGE 56

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 26, 1989

Beverly V. Roberts, 56, of 5313 Lincoln Ave., died Thursday morning at her home after a long battle with cancer.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Mexico Baptist Church, with the Rev. William O’Neil, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Memorial donations may be made to the Mexico Baptist Church Building Fund or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her husband, William H.; a son, Gary W., Mexico; three daughters, Diane R. Woolson and Darcy R. Scott, both of Mexico, and Dawn Lee Gentry, Rockvale, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; her father, Hollis F. Veley, Syracuse, and two brothers, Richard E. Veley, Mexico, and James Veley, East Syracuse.

Born in Mannsville on May 12, 1933, a daughter of Hollis and Ethel Nutting Veley, she was graduated from Belleville High School in 1951.

She married William H. Roberts on April 14, 1951.

Mr. and Mrs. Roberts had lived since 1953 in Mexico, where Mrs. Roberts was a member of the Mexico Baptist Church.
MILDRED THOUSAND DIES IN BOSTON HOSPITAL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 31, 1989

Mildred N. Thousand, 41, Scenic Route 3, wife of James Thousand, died Monday in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Mrs. Thousand was critically injured in a snowmobile accident Dec. 29 in the Town of Montague. She was in coma and had been receiving treatment in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boston. On April 29, a barbecue and dinner dance was held at Pulaski to raise money for her family to join her at Boston.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Mexico. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, James M., Christopher I. and Sean E., all of Pulaski; her mother, Leona Westfall, Mexico; seven brothers, Maynard Fleming, Stanley Fleming and Michael Fleming, all of Mexico, Forest Fleming, Mallory, Leo Fleming, Central Square, Vito Fleming, West Monroe, and Vernon Fleming, Parish; three sisters, Eudore Higgins, Parish, Emma Belair, Hastings, and Maria Wolever, Mexico, and several nieces and nephews.

Born at Pierrepont on Nov. 3, 1947, a daughter of Maynard and Leona Flanagan Fleming, she attended Mexico Academy and Central School. She married James Thousand May 30, 1968, at Mexico.

Mrs. Thousand resided at Mexico from 1966 to 1984. The couple then moved to Port Ontario, where they have owned and operated the Port Lodge Motel.

She was a communicant of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church and a member of the women’s guild of the church. Mrs. Thousand was a member of the Oswego County Beauty Pageant Committee and the Pulaski Eastern Shore Lake Ontario Chamber of Commerce.

Mrs. Thousand was also active in the Pulaski Women in Business, Mexico Wednesday Night Bowling League, and was a staff member of the Care and Share Thrift Shop, Mexico.
LILLIAN SMITH, TOWN OF ALBION NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 13, 1989

Lillian D. Smith, 90, of 8 Grant St., Cortland, a native of the Town of Albion, died Monday morning in Cortland Memorial Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Earl M. Smith, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery here.

Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a sister, Ethel Petrie, Cortland; two nephews, and three nieces.

Born in Kasoag, Town of Albion, on Jan. 4, 1898, a daughter of Daniel and A. May Wheeler Draper, she attended Albion District Schools.

She married A. Hugh Smith on Aug. 14, 1926, in Fernwood. Mr. Smith, a retired section foreman of the St. Lawrence division, New York Central Railroad, died Feb. 22, 1961.

Mrs. Smith had last been employed at Jon’s Interiors, Rome, for 20 years. She formerly worked at Griffiss Air Force Base, Rome, for several years.

She was a member of the Cortland First United Methodist Church.
RUTH HOWLETT FORT, 88, PULASKI, DIES IN CITY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 25, 1989
Ruth M. Fort, 88, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday at the Madonna Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be at the funeral home one hour before the funeral.

Surviving are a daughter, Gwen Fiegle Soule, Sandy Creek; two brothers, Russell Howlett, Oswego, and Albert Howlett, Syracuse; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Born Aug. 28, 1900 in Sauquoit, a daughter of Sedgewick and Ina Miller Howlett, she attended Sauquoit schools. She married Edwin Fort on June 18, 1927. Mr. Fort died in 1977.

Mrs. Fort, who previously lived in the Syracuse area, had resided in Pulaski since 1973.

Mrs. Fort was employed by Addis Co. Stores for many years.

She was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion Auxiliary; the Pulaski Grange and the Senior Citizens’ Friday Bowling League.
RICHLAND NATIVE ELLIOTT DONOVAN DIES AT 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 25, 1989

Elliott A. Donovan, 86, Route 3, a resident of Port Ontario for more than 40 years, died Saturday morning at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Funeral Home.

Surviving are two step-sons, Harry Bailey, Phoenix, Ariz., and Percival Dee Bailey, Lihue, Hawaii; a sister, Avis Widrig, Richland; nine step-grandchildren; several step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Born in 1902 in Richland, a son of John and Frances Noyes Donovan, he attended Richland District schools. He married Luella E. Bailey. She died Nov. 8.

Mr. Donovan was a partner in Ahbee, Gilmour and Donovan Masons for many years. He was a life member of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen International, and a member of Oswego Local 54 of Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers, retiring in 1964.

Mr. Donovan was a member of the First Baptist Church, Sandy Creek.
DONOVAN RITES SLATED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 26, 1989

The funeral for Elliott A. Donovan, 86, Route 3, a resident of Port Ontario for more than 40 years, will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mr. Donovan died Saturday morning in Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
LYNN “ZEKE’ COLVIN, 66, PULASKI NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 5, 1989

Lynn “Zeke’ Colvin, 68, Lake, Miss., formerly of Pulaski, and Altmar, died Monday evening in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to the Defiance Fire Department, Altmar, or the Amboy Lodge F&AM, Williamstown.

Surviving are his wife, Lucille M.; two sons, Richard A., Central Square, and Dan O., Lake, Miss.; three grandchildren; 19 foster-grandchildren; a brother, Orin, Commerce City, Colo.; a sister, Gertrude Castetter, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski Jan. 22, 1921, a son of William and Marcia Clemens Colvin, he was graduated from Camden High School in 1939 and served in the Army Combat Engineers Corps from 1941 to 1945 in the Pacific Theater.

He married Lucille M. Holcomb in 1946.

Mr. Colvin was a member of Local 545B Operating Engineers of Syracuse from 1955 until retiring in 1980. He and his wife then moved to Lake, Miss.

He was a member of South Union Lodge 193, F&AM, Homewood, Miss., a charter member of the William Colvin Hunting Club and a retired member of the Defiance Fire Co., Altmar. He was a past master of Amboy Lodge, F&AM, Williamstown, and a past patron of Amboy Order of the Eastern Star 877, Williamstown. He was a member of the Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar, and the Pulaski Commercial Bowling League.
RITES SET FOR DROWNING VICTIM KEVIN C. QUIG

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 5, 1989

The body of Kevin C. Quig, 15, of 7458 Glen Ave., was found at 9:40 a.m. Tuesday in the Salmon River Reservoir in the northern part of Oswego County, after an apparent drowning accident. He had been reported missing since June 26.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to Pulaski High school in Kevin’s name for an art scholarship fund.

Surviving are his parents, Vincent T. and Lynda M. Quig; a brother, Trevor M., Pulaski; a sister, Carrie M. Jacquin, Altmar; his paternal grandfather, Vincent L. Quig, Liverpool, a nephew and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born in Syracuse on Feb. 9, 1974, a son of Vincent T. and Lynda M. Christian Quig, he had just completed ninth grade at Pulaski Academy and Central High School.
RICHARD HALEY RITES SATURDAY IN PULASKI

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 21, 1989

A memorial service for Richard M. Haley, 73, Orton Road, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Mr. Haley died Jan. 18 at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego.

There are no calling hours.
GRANT O. WILSON, FORMER CONTRACTOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 22, 1989

Grant O. Wilson, 67, of 7839 Richland Road, retired contractor and husband of Norma B. Wilson, died Friday afternoon at Potsdam Hospital, where he had been a patient since Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor at Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving besides his wife are five sons, Stephen G., Terry R., Paul R., all of Pulaski, Thomas J., Burlington, Vt., Scott R., St. Augustine, Fla.; two daughters, Gail E. Vance and Linda C. Jones, both of Pulaski; two sisters, Arvilla Lord, Hammond, and Kathleen Fleming, Edwards, and 13 grandchildren.

A son, Robert G. Wilson, died in November 1966 in Vietnam.

He was born Jan 24, 1922, in Heuvelton, a son of George and Bessie Hill Wilson. He attended Copenhagen District Schools.

Mr. Wilson served in the Army in the European theater from 1943 to 1945.

He married Norma B. Tilkins on Feb. 10, 1946.

He was a self-employed contractor for 15 years, and lived in Pulaski since his retirement in 1953.

Mr. Wilson was a member of Pulaski Veteran’s of Foreign War.

Pulaski

WILSON – At Potsdam Hospital, Grant O. Wilson, 67, of 7839 Richlands Road, retired contractor and husband of Norma B. Wilson. Funeral Monday, 2 p.m., Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial in Richland Cemetery, Richland.
GRANT O. WILSON, FORMER CONTRACTOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 23, 1989
Grant O. Wilson, 67, of 7839 Richland Road, retired contractor and husband of Norma B. Wilson, died Friday afternoon at Potsdam Hospital, where he had been a patient since Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor at Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving besides his wife are five sons, Stephen G., Terry R., Paul R., all of Pulaski, Thomas J., Burlington, Vt., Scott R., St. Augustine, Fla.; two daughters, Gail E. Vance and Linda C. Jones, both of Pulaski; two sisters, Arvilla Lord, Hammond, and Kathleen Fleming, Edwards, and 13 grandchildren.

A son, Robert G. Wilson, died in November 1966 in Vietnam.

He was born Jan 24, 1922, in Heuvelton, a son of George and Bessie Hill Wilson. He attended Copenhagen District Schools.

Mr. Wilson served in the Army in the European theater from 1943 to 1945.

He married Norma B. Tilkins on Feb. 10, 1946.

He was a self-employed contractor for 15 years, and lived in Pulaski since his retirement in 1953.

Mr. Wilson was a member of Pulaski Veteran’s of Foreign War.
LEON STOWELL, 66, OF ALTMAR, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 24, 1989

Leon F. Stowell, 66, Altmar, died Saturday evening at the Harrwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. David Balcom officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, June; a son, Frederick C., Altmar; three daughters, Linda M. Rowe, Altmar, Deborah S. Petrie, Vestal, and Marjorie J. Shephard, Altmar; nine grandchildren, and a great-grandson.

Born in Sandy Creek May 24, 1923, a son of Fred and Delia Dana Stowell, he was graduated from Sandy Creek Central High School in 1940. He married June Trumbull in 1945, and the couple lived in Altmar 40 years.

Mr. Stowell was employed by the Tico Irrigation Co., Williamstown, and then by the Blount Lumber Co., Lacona, until his retirement in 1978.
PULASKI NATIVE ELIZABETH SCHAROUN, 67, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 5, 1989

Elizabeth Scharoun, 67, of 1 Town Garden Drive, Liverpool, formely of Pulaski, died Friday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth F. Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Contributions may be made to the Friends of the Retarded, in care of Syracuse Developmental Center, 800 S. Wilbur Ave., Syracuse, N.Y. 13204.

Surviving are six daughters, Merrillyn E. Shanebrook, Green River, Wy.; Linda K. Devine, Pompey; Marcia J. Hummell, Camillus; Kay M. Scharoun, Camillus; Dr. Susan L. Sharoun, Syracuse; and Kris R. Scharoun, Liverpool; two sons, Rupert M. Scharoun Jr., Valatie, and Jeremy C.G. Scharoun, Kitchener, Ont.; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Lillian F. Wheeler, Parkersburg, W. Va.; four brothers, Charles Hillicker, Lake Oswego, Ore; and Monty, Stanley and Arthur Hillicker, Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

She was born Aug. 1, 1922 in Pulaski, a daughter of Frank and Florence Grant Hillicker, and was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1939.

She married Rupert M. Scharoun in 1940. He died Oct. 2, 1971. She was employed 15 years with Crouse-Hinds Manufacturing Co.

She was a member of the Onondaga County Association for Retarded Citizens.
FRANCIS A. SPICER, PULASKI, DIES IN OSWEGO < NOTE: THE CORRECT SPELLING IS FRANCES A. SPICER. THIS IS AN UNPUBLISHED CORRECTION. Watertown Daily Times (NY) - August 14, 1989 Francis A. Spicer, 80, Spring Brook Apts., was pronounced dead on arrival at Oswego Hospital Sunday afternoon. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Melville Cornell officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

She is survived by three sons, Keith, W., Auburn, James W., Pulaski, and John D., Syracuse; two brothers, Clyde Shampine and Douglas Shampine, both of Carthage; a sister, Myrtle Shampine, Carthage; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Two sons, George and Richard, died before her.

Born in Carthage March 20, 1909, the daughter of Merton and Minnie Frawley Shampine, she attended Carthage district schools and married Carl G. Spicer, son of George and Edith Johnson Spicer, Gouverneur, on Aug. 21, 1930, in the Baptist Church, Carthage, with the Rev. H.C. Cooper, pastor, officiating. The couple resided in Carthage and Gouverneur, owning and operating farms in both areas. They moved to Pulaski in 1972. Mr. Spicer died June 30, 1979.

Mrs. Spicer was a communicant of the Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, and a member of the Pulaski Senior Citizens.
OLDEST ALUMNUS OF PULASKI SCHOOL, C. FRED GOODSELL DIES AT AGE 101

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 18, 1989

C. Fred Goodsell, 101, Fernwood, retired proprietor of the Goodsell Feed and Grain Store, died Thursday in Oswego Hospital after a brief illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald A. Easton, pastor of Fernwood United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski, or to Donald McFee Ambulance, Mexico.

Surviving are two sons, Louis C. and Harlan F., both of Fernwood; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Glenn L., Tequesta, Fla.

Born in Fernwood on Nov. 15, 1887, a son of Charles and Mary Addington Goodsell, he was a graduate of Pulaski High School, class of 1909, and was the oldest alumnus of the school.

He married Grace A. Geer July 2, 1913, at the home of the bride’s parents, Fernwood, with the Rev. L.D. Dunning officiating.

Mr. Goodsell owned and operated the Goodsell Feed and Grain Store in Fernwood until his retirement in April 1978.

He was a member and trustee of Fernwood United Methodist Church. Mr. Goodsell was also a charter member of the Fernwood Grange and past president of the South Richland Cemetery Association.

Mrs. Goodsell, a former teacher in the Wood Pratham District schools, died May 17, 1978. She was 85.
DOROTHY T. WHITE, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 1, 1989
Dorothy T. White, 75, Springbrook Apartments, died Wednesday evening at the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. today at the Pulaski Cemetery, with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

She is survived by two sons, Roy Tanner, Pulaski, and Norman Tanner, Williamstown, and a daughter, Connie Sagert, Cicero.

Born in Richland on June 19, 1914, daughter of William and Cora Jones Wilson, she attended Pulaski district schools. She married her first husband, Herman Tanner, in 1933.

She married Albert White in 1956. He died in 1971.

Mrs. White was employed by the Holiday Inn, Syracuse, for several years. She was a communicant of the Park United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps, and the Pulaski Senior Citizens. Mrs. White lived all her life in the Pulaski area.
PORTIA L. BODWAY DEAD IN SYRACUSE AT 62

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 8, 1989

Portia L. Bodway, 62, of 3316 Meadow Briar Lane, Baldwinsville, died Wednesday in the Plaza Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse, from multiple sclerosis complications.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Chruch, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

She is survived by two sons, Ricky J. Presley, Baldwinsville, and Kelly L. Bodway, Mt. Morris, Michigan; a daughter, Vicki Hurtibus, Pulaski; five grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; two brothers, Earl M. Lewis, Cape Vincent, and Dr. Myron E. Lewis, Italy; six sisters, Dorothy Fuller, Heuvelton, Harriet Hogarth, Kent, England, Helene L. Fetzer, Pulaski, Doreen Brownell, Boca Raton, Fla., and Phyllis L. Nurse and Rita Campany, both of Virginia.

Born in Ogdensburg on May 30, 1927, the daughter of Myron and Daisy Elwood Lewis, she was graduated from Sandy Creek Central School in 1945, and married Joseph A. Presley, son of Willet and Elizabeth James Presley, on Oct. 23, 1945, in the Sandy Creek Methodist Church with the Rev. Herbert Harrison, pastor, officiating. Mr. Presley died in 1961. A marrige to John Bodway in 1963 ended in divorce.

Mrs. Bodway owned and operated Higgins Restaurant, Flint., Mich., and then Bodway’s Inn, Birch Run, Mich., until 1983 when she moved to Baldwinsville.

She was a member of the Radisson Senior Citizens Club.
PORTIA L. BODWAY, OGDENSBURG NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 9, 1989

Portia L. Bodway, 62, of 3316 Meadow Briar Lane, Baldwinsville, died Wednesday in the Plaza Rehabilitation Center, Syracuse, from multiple sclerosis complications.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

She is survived by two sons, Ricky J. Presley, Baldwinsville, and Kelly L. Bodway, Mount Morris, Mich.; a daughter, Vicki Hurtibus, Pulaski; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Earl M. Lewis, Cape Vincent, and Dr. Myron E. Lewis, Italy; six sisters, Dorothy Fuller, Heuvelton, Harriet Hogarth, Kent, England, Helene L. Fetzer, Pulaski, Doreen Brownell, Boca Raton, Fla., and Phyllis L. Nurse and Rita Campany, both of Virginia.

Born in Ogdensburg on May 30, 1927, daughter of Myron and Daisy Elwood Lewis, she was graduated from Sandy Creek Central School in 1945, and married Joseph A. Presley, son of Willet and Elizabeth James Presley, on Oct. 23, 1945, in the Sandy Creek Methodist Church with the Rev. Herbert Harrison, pastor, officiating. Mr. Presley died in 1961. A marriage to John Bodway in 1963 ended in divorce.

Mrs. Bodway owned and operated Higgins Restaurant, Flint., Mich., and then Bodway’s Inn, Birch Run, Mich., until 1983, when she moved to Baldwinsville.

She was a member of the Radisson Senior Citizens Club.
LEVINA B. GREENE, 72, EX-GE EMPLOYE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 18, 1989

Levina B. Greene, 72, Hammondsport, former resident of the Altmar area, died Saturday evening in the Robert Packer Hospital, Sayer, Pa.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, James A. and Ronald G. Eldred, both of Altmar; a daughter, Mary E. Barber, Altmar; eight grandchildren; a great-grandson, and a brother, Richard Benjamin, Oswego.

Born in Brownville on Feb. 12, 1917, a daughter of Roy and Mabel Fitzgerald Benjamin, she was graduated from Pulaski Academy and High School in 1934.

A marriage to Guy A. Eldred ended in divorce. She married Wade Greene in 1966. Mr. Greene died in 1977.

Mrs. Greene was a resident of the Altmar area from 1935 to 1963. She moved to Phoenix in 1963 and to Hammondsport in 1977. She was employed by the General Electric Corp., Syracuse, for 30 years.

She was a member of the General Electric Electronettes women’s organization.
NORMAN W. SEITER, PHONE FIRM RETIREE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 20, 1989

Norman W. Seiter, 84, of 7611 North St., retired longtime employe of the New York Telephone Co., died early Tuesday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. The body will be cremated.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Surviving are his wife, Kathryn; two sons, R. Graham, Omaha, Neb., and Norman W. Jr., Mexico; two daughters, Mrs. H. Douglas (Sara) Barclay, Pulaski, and Mrs. Charles A. (Gretchen) Carroll Jr., San Antonio, Texas; 13 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. P.J. (Audrey) Moore, Westerly, R.I., and Mrs. Robert (Jane) Harris, Syracuse, and nieces and nephews.

Born in Syracuse on July 5, 1905, a son of George and Clara Wight Seiter, he was a 1927 graduate of the Engineering College of Syracuse University, where he lettered in three varsity sports. He was a member of Theta Tau, a national engineering society, and Beta Theta Pi fraternity.

He married Kathryn Graham in 1932, in Duluth, Minn.

Mr. Seiter was employed by the New York Telephone Co. for 40 years. He retired in 1967 at Utica.

He was a lifelong summer resident of Selkirk Beach in Pulaski.
JEAN W. HAGER, PUBLISHER’S ASSISTANT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 22, 1989

Jean Widrig Hager, 52, of North Pulaski, Rte. 11, died Thursday at her home following a lengthy illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Sandy Creek Baptist Church with her husband, the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, officiating. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

She is survived by her husband; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Sharon Blodgett, Cathy Crocker, and Emily McCarty, all of Pulaski; and a foster son, Shawn Schultz.

Her father, James Widrig, and an aunt and uncle, Elliott and Luella Donovan, died before her.

Born in Richland on Jan 4, 1937, Mrs. Hager was employed by Holstein Friesian World, Sandy Creek as an assistant to the publisher.
MAUD D. NICHOLSON, FORMER TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 22, 1989

Maud Dolph Nicholson, 92, of 7730 North Road, died in Oswego Hospital Thursday afternoon.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Donald A. Easton officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Marian N. Backus, Mexico; a grandson, Mark H. Backus, Mexico; two great-grandsons, Michael C. and Robert P. Backus, both of Mexico; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Two brothers died before her.

Born in Mexico on April 9, 1897, the daughter of Marion and Jessie Everets Dolph, she was educated in Mexico schools. She taught school in the Richland area for several years, and married Howard Nicholson, son of William and Ida Chase Nicholson, on Aug. 15, 1925. The couple farmed in the Pulaski area until Mr. Nicholson’s retirement, when he sold the farm and moved to the Village of Pulaski. Mr. Nicholson died May 30, 1963.

Mrs. Nicholson was a member of the Fernwood Methodist church for over 60 years.
HAGER RITES PLANNED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 23, 1989

Calling hours for Jean Widrig Hager, who died Thursday, will be from 7 to 9 this evening at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Sandy Creek Baptist Church with her husband, the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, officiating.

Mrs. Hager, 52, North Pulaski, Route 11, died Thursday at her home after a long illness.
HOWARD CAMPEN, 57, CAROLINA NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 1989

Howard B. Campen, 57, County Route 183, a native of North Carolina, died Saturday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Robert Green officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m Monday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Williamstown Rescue Squad or the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

He is survived by his wife Anna E., two sons, Brookes S., Amboy, and Michael H., Williamstown; one brother Robert, Raleigh, N.C.; four sisters, Bette Lassiter, Judy Stephenson, Margaret Poole and Sonja Pinyoun, Raleigh, N.C., and one grandson.

He was born Oct. 13, 1931 in Raleigh, N.C., a son of Howard and Ruth Leavister Campen. He was graduated from Needham-Broughton High School, Raleigh, N.C. and attended North Carolina State in Raleigh.

He married Anna E. “Lil” Rittscher in April 1952.

For the past four years he had been employed at Bob’s True Value Hardware Store, Syracuse. He had retired from the Air Force after serving 21 years.

Mr. Campen, a resident of Williamstown for 26 years, was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the Williamstown American Legion, the Williamstown Veterans of Foreign Wars and St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rome.
JAMES L. WALKER, EX-PULASKI MAYOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 19, 1989

James L. Walker, 72, Leesburg, Fla., former mayor of Pulaski, died Saturday at home.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to Lake and Sumter Hospice Inc., 347 East Burleigh Road, Tavares, Fla. 32778, or to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

He is survived by his wife, Eldora; two sons, James L., Manitou, Colo., and Douglas, Vail, Colo.; two daughters, Lynne Walker and Christine Walker, both of Denver, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Peggy Warner, Buffalo, and Julie Hanscome, Kersy, Colo.; two stepsons, Dennis Caulfield, Houston, Texas, and Kim Caulfield, Pulaski, and 10 grandchildren.

Born in Watertown on Sept. 1, 1917, son of Reed L. and Jeanette Snell Walker, he was graduated in 1937 from Pulaski High School, and in 1938 from the Simmons School of Embalming, Syracuse. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945.

Mr. Walker owned and operated Walkers Dry Cleaners, Pulaski, from 1947 to 1972. He also owned and operated the Sandy Creek Liquor Store from 1972 until 1982, when he retired.

He was a member of the Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415 F.&A.M., the Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons 279, Media Shrine Temple, Watertown, Ancient Scottish Rites, Syracuse, and the Elms Golf Club. He was a former mayor, village trustee and justice of the peace for the Village of Pulaski.

Mr. Walker was a former member of the Pulaski Ringgold Fire Department and the Oswego chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, and a former chairman of the Eye Bank.
EMMA SMITH, RICHLAND, DIES IN WATERTOWN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 20, 1989

Emma R. Smith, 86, County Route 48, widow of Floyd C. Smith, died Thursday morning at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown, where she had been a resident since 1986.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are a son, Floyd G., Lacona; two daughters, Ella Jennings and Lorretta Look, both of Richland; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three sisters, Fern Smith, Pulaski, Cora Maitland, Mexico, and Frida Akins, Wolcott; nieces and nephews.

A son, Howard Smith, died in 1983.

Born in Daysville on Oct. 12, 1903, a daughter of George and Elnora Richardson Mason, she attended schools in the Town of Richland.

She married Floyd C. Smith July 1, 1922, in Parish.

The couple had resided in Richland since 1940, where Mr. Smith worked as a farmer and carpenter. A native of Scranton, Pa., Mr. Smith died in December 1971, at the age of 71.
ALFRED MUEHLEMANN JR., PULASKI, DIES AT 72

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 22, 1989

Alfred Muehlemann Jr., 72, Halsey Road, died Friday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are a sister, Clara Koch, New Hyde Park; a niece, a nephew, and four great-nieces and -nephews.

He was born Nov. 2, 1916, in New York City, son of Alfred and Rose Guethline Muehlemann, and attended New York City schools. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for several years.

He married Rose Mazzelo on Sept. 14, 1947. She died in 1976.

He was employed by Hazelton Electronics for many years, retiring in 1971 when he moved to Pulaski.

Mr. Muehlemann was a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church, Robert Edwards Post 358 of the American Legion and the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars.
WILLIAM W. CASTLE DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 22, 1989

William W. Castle, 42, of 91 St. Joseph St., Buffalo, who lived in Williamstown as a child, died Wednesday night from injuries he sustained in a two-car head-on crash in the Village of Sloan, Erie County.

Town of Cheektowaga police said his westbound car entered the opposite lane of Broadway Avenue in Sloan at 8 p.m. Wednesday and collided with a vehicle driven by Alfred Ludwig, 19, Buffalo, who was critically injured.

Both were taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, Cheektowaga, where Mr. Castle was pronounced dead on arrival.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown, with the Rev. William Bryant officiating.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

He is survived by his parents, William and Alice Sweeney Castle, East Aurora; a sister, Teresa Castle, San Francisco, Calif., and his paternal grandmother, Mary Castle, Pulaski.

Born Dec. 30, 1946, in Syracuse, he was graduated in 1965 from Wayne High School, Dayton, Ohio. He served in the Air Force from 1965 to 1967, and had been employed the past several years by Q.M.C. Technologies, Depew.
FRANK B. HALLOCK, 84, RETIRED LINEMAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 2, 1989

Frank B. Hallock, 84, County Route 17, Williamstown, died Tuesday in Jess Parish Memorial Hospital, Titusville, Fla., where he had a winter home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Town of Orwell. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Mr. Hallock is survived by five sons, Frank Jr., Cleveland, Donald and Robert, both of Titusville, Douglas, Chuluota, Fla., and William, Jonesboro, Ga.; four daughters, Betty Skellington, Altmar, Rose Keeney, Penneville, Virginia Kellogg, West Monroe, and Patricia French, Syracuse; 35 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

Born in Pennsylvania on May 23, 1905, he attended Pennsylvania schools and married Jewell G. Stenaitin on Nov. 5, 1927. She died on Oct. 30, 1978.

Mr. Hallock was employed as a lineman by various construction companies for many years, retiring in 1965. He had lived in Williamstown since 1947.
DAVID W. BENNETT DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 35

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 14, 1989

David W. Bennett, 35, of 407 Stolp Ave., Syracuse, died of a lung disease Monday morning at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, where he had been a patient since the end of April.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor of Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

He is survived by his mother, Carrie Haynes, Lafayette; two sisters, Cindy Brodeur, Sandy Pond, and Sandra Smith, Pulaski; his paternal grandmother, Rose Bennett, Hastings, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was born July 26, 1954, in San Antonio, Texas, son of Robert and Carrie Romo Bennett. He was graduated from Mexico High School. He had lived in the Syracuse area since 1981.

He had previously lived in Pulaski and Mexico for several years.
CATHARINE D. FERGUSON, 92, LACONA, DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 15, 1989

Catharine D. Ferguson, 92, formerly of Center Road, died Tuesday at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

There will be a private funeral and burial in Dexter Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

She is survived by one son C. Jackson Ferguson, Lacona; two grandsons Lt. Cmdr. Christopher K. Ferguson, Newport R.I. and Jeffery J. Ferguson, Tonawanda; and three great granddaughters.

She was born Dec. 19, 1896 in the Town of Lyme, the daughter of Luther and Nellie Scott Dillenback. She was graduated from Chaumont District Schools and married Cloyd J. Ferguson Feb. 6, 1919 at East Hounsfield. Mr. Ferguson died May 30, 1984.

The couple lived on 312 Phelps St., Watertown, until 1983 when she and her husband moved to Lacona.

Mr. Ferguson owned and operated service stations in Watertown for 40 years until 1968 when he retired. Mrs. Ferguson was a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star #406, Watertown.
MARY E. BARKER, FORMER DAIRY FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 20, 1989

Mary E. Barker, 85, Redfield Road, Orwell, County Route 2, died Saturday at the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

A graveside service will be in Riverside Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

She is survived by a son, Frederick G. Gault, Cape Vincent; a daughter, Audrey M. Barker, Pulaski; a stepson, Clifford E. Barker, Pomona, Calif.; four granddaughters, two grandsons, four step-grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and a brother, George Chapman, Cape Vincent.

Born in Cape Vincent on April 30, 1904, daughter of Levi and Adeline Love Chapman, she attended Cape Vincent schools and married Hugh L. Gault on Oct. 9, 1920, in St. John’s Episcopal Church. Mr. Gault died Nov. 5, 1940.

She married Charles H. Barker on July 28, 1945, at Sandy Creek, with the Rev. M. Douglas, then pastor of the Methodist church there, officiating. Mr. Barker died Sept. 4, 1986.

Mrs. Barker lived in Cape Vincent until 1955, when she moved to Orwell, where she and her husband operated a dairy farm for many years.
MILDRED BONNEY BROWN, EX-TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 27, 1989

Mildred A. Bonney Brown, 87, formerly of Altmar, died Sunday at A. Barton Hospital. She had lived with her daughter, Lois E. Davey, Ogdensburg, for the past several years.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Don Easton, pastor of Altmar Riverside Methodist Church, officiating.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Besides her daughter, she is survived by a son, Richard L. Bonney, Bridgeport; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anna Faulter and Abigail Herrick, both of Central Square, and several nieces and nephews.

A brother, George Perfield, and four sisters, Floral Perfield, Helen Goad, Lydia Crouch and Levah Gridley, died before her.

Born in the Town of Hastings on April 15, 1902, daughter of Civil War veteran James and Caroline Murray Perfield, she was graduated from the teachers’ training class at Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1920. She later received a master’s degree in education from Oswego State University College.

She married L. Howard Bonney, Pulaski, on March 2, 1923. Mr. Bonney died March 4, 1958.

She married Norman W. Brown, Altmar, on July 15, 1961, in Ogdensburg, with the Rev. Bruce Tucker, pastor of the Ogdensburg Presbyterian Church, officiating. He died Nov. 5, 1976.

Mrs. Brown was a fourth grade teacher at Altmar School for many years. She lived in Altmar for 50 years. She was a member of the Riverside Methodist Church and the New York State Retired Teachers Association, and was a charter member of Russell Tryon Post American Legion Auxiliary.
DOROTHY A. ACKLEY, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 28, 1989

Dorothy A. Ackley, 87, Centerville Road, died Monday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.

She is survived by a son, Richard A., Rome; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren, and sister, Ethel Colvin, East Syracuse.

Born in Clayton on Oct. 26, 1902, daughter of Asa and Jessie Hunniwell Ingerson, she attended Altmar and Camden district schools, and married Raymond T. Ackley on Nov. 22, 1925. The couple owned and operated a four-generation family farm for more than 50 years on the Centerville Road. Mr. Ackley died Oct. 31, 1984.

Mrs. Ackley was a member and chaplain of the Pulaski Grange, a member of the Oswego County Pomona Grange 13, the Williamstown Senior Citizens, the Russell Tryon American Legion Post Auxiliary and the Mexico Silver Crest Rebekah Lodge 229, and a member and past noble grand oftwo nephews and a niece.

Three brothers, Marlin, Walter and Wilbur, died before him.

Born in Harrisburg, Pa., on March 7, 1905, son of Allison J. and Laura Stauffer Geiger, he was graduated from Harrisburg Tech (School) in 1924, and later attended the University of Pennsylvania at Harrisburg.

He married Beatrice E. Ebersole on June 16, 1928, at the 29th United Brethren Church, Harrisburg. He began working for the former Hershey Creamery Co., now known as the Hershey Ice Cream Co., in 1925, working on the mixing and finishing line where the ice cream was made.

In 1927, he was promoted to Hershey route driver in the “coal” region of Pennsylvania. He was promoted to salesman in 1936, covering the state of Pennsylvania until he was elevated to assistant district manager in 1939, still covering Pennsylvania.

Mr. Geiger was promoted to district manager in Endicott in 1949, when the company opened its first branch office in the southern tier of New York state. In 1955, he moved to Syracuse as district manager, where he opened a new branch office. He retired as a full-time employe in 1971, but continued to work part-time as a company merchandiser until his full retirement in 1976.

Mr. Geiger was a former member of the Lafayette Masonic Lodge, Selins Grove, Pa., the Consistory Lodge, Harrisburg, and the Endicott Lions Club.
EARL STONE OF PULASKI DIES IN OSWEGO AT 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 9, 1989

Earl Stone, 85, of Spath Drive, died Thursday at the Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

Private funeral services with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, are incomplete. Burial will be this spring in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

He is survived by a daughter, Kathy Rodriguez, Pulaski; a stepson, Jim Letterman, Clay; a stepdaughter, Viva Rice, Raleigh N.C.; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren.

His son, Paul Stone, died in 1986.

He was born Dec. 28, 1903 In Ontario Canada, where he attended school. He lived in Onondaga County until 1971 when he retired after being employed by Crucible Steel for 30 years.

He later lived in the New Haven and Pulaski area for several years.
MAURICE HURD SR. DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 11, 1989

Maurice J. Hurd Sr., 79, North Road, R.D. 2, was pronounced dead on arrival Sunday at the emergency room of the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after being stricken at Park United Methodist Church.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church or to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, P.O. Box 123, Oswego, 13142.

He is survived by his wife, Alma L.; a son, Maurice J. Jr., Sandy Creek; two daughters, Mrs. Ann M. Gibbs, Pulaski, and Mrs. Mary E. Patterson, Cresson, Pa.; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Anson C., Pulaski.

A brother, Dr. Merrill Hurd, a past superintendent of the Brownville-Glen Park Elementary School, died before him.

Born in Pulaski on Nov. 1, 1910, son of John and Mary Fry Hurd, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1929. He was manager of the Victory chain store, and was also employed by the George March meat market and by the A.S. Wagner grocery and meat market, Lacona. He married Alma C. Gilbert on Aug. 2, 1935, at Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Walter S. Dobbie officiating.

Mr. Hurd owned and operated a dairy farm for 46 years, and owned and operated a small-engine repair business for many years. He also owned sawmill property until 1968, and was employed by the Oswego division of Hammermill Paper Co., Sandy Creek.

He was Sandy Creek town justice from 1966 until his retirement in 1976, and was a professional musician in the area for many years.

Mr. Hurd was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, Sandy Creek Lodge 564 F.&A.M. and the Retired Senior Volunteer program (RSVP), and was a member and past master of Pulaski Grange 730.
MARIA E. PETERS, ONCE OF PULASKI, IS DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 20, 1989

Maria E. Peters, 65, of 1735 Burrstone Road, New Hartford, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Utica.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She is survived by her husband, Charles O.; four brothers, Frank Ashby, Alfred Ashby, and Richard Ashby, all of Phoenix, and John Ashby, Orwell; four sisters, Lois Stoughtenger, Orwell, Charlotte Barryman, Minneapolis, Minn., and Lillian Murray and Katherine Hughes, both of Syracuse.

Born in Orwell on July 6, 1924, the daughter of Herbert and Hilda Sixbury, she attended Stillwater schools and was married to Edwin J. Babcock on April 12, 1949. The couple lived in Phoenix for a time, and then moved to Orwell. Mr. Babcock died Dec. 11, 1969.

She was married to Charles O. Peters on Sept. 1, 1973.

Mrs. Peters was employed by Iroquois China, Solvay, for 11 years. She lived in the Fulton/Sandy Creek/Utica area for several years.
GEORGE D. KING, 77, FORMER FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 20, 1989

George D. King, 77, Ricard Road, died Tuesday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

A prayer service will be at 9 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Williamstown. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy C.; four sons, Donald G., Amesburry, Mass., Charles D., Orwell, Arthur H., Williamstown, and Ronald R., Ricard; nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.

Born in Orwell on Feb. 19, 1912, the son of Delost and Alta Kellogg King, he attended Ricard district schools, and married Dorothy Perrigo on Dec. 15, 1934.

Mr. King resided in the Ricard/Orwell area all his life. He was last employed by Camden Wire for 10 years, retiring in 1976. He was previously employed by the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School District for several years, and the Oswego County Highway Department. He also owned and operated a dairy farm in Orwell.

Mr. King was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Williamstown.
ROBERT S. YERDON, PETROLEUM ENGINEER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 3, 1990

Robert S. Yerdon, 44, Mandeville, La., formerly of Redfield, died Monday at home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Michael Sedore officiating. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Robert S. Yerdon Scholarship Fund in care of Sandy Creek High School.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca; his mother, Claire Yerdon, Redfield; a son, Eric, Palm Bay, Fla.; two stepsons, Wesley DeNev and Matthew DeNev, both of Mandeville; three brothers, Eugene, Rome, Richard, Taberg, and Gerald, California, Md.; four sisters, Pauline Willson, Florence, Shirley Hull, DeRuyter, Betty Beebe, Fulton, and Elaine Yerdon, Redfield, and nieces and nephews.

A brother, Ronald, died in 1972.

Born in Oswego on April 30, 1945, son of Leland and Claire Angle Yerdon, he was graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1963 at Sandy Creek High School. He was graduated magna cum laude from the Syracuse University School of Engineering in 1967.

He was employed by Shell Oil Co. for 10 years, and was last employed as a senior vice president in the engineering department of McMoran Oil and Gas Co., New Orleans, for the past 12 years.

Mr. Yerdon was a member of the National Petroleum Engineers Association.
MARY CASE, 81, EX-FARMER, DIES IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 7, 1990
Mary H. Case, 81, formerly of Route 11, widow of Manfred W. Case, died Thursday at Lakeland Medical Center, Lakeland, Fla., after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be noon to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Forest A. Case, St. Petersburg, Fla., and a daughter, Mary Wheeler, Liverpool; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was born March 4, 1908, in Omaha, Neb., a daughter of Forest and Andella Zeladek Hall. She moved to Maple View as a young child and attended Maple View district schools.

She married Manfred W. Case on March 30, 1926 in Pulaski with the Rev. W.S. Warren officiating.

Mr. Case died Aug. 22, 1983.

She and her husband awned and operated a farm in Maple View for many years. Later, Mrs. Case was employed at Adams Citrus Processing Plant until she retired in 1974.

She was a member of the Crystal Lake Baptist Church, Lakeland, Fla.
FUNERAL RITES SATURDAY FOR SPENCER H. PAYNE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 12, 1990

The funeral for Spencer H. Payne, 78, of 7644 Jefferson St., retired employe of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Columbus Cemetery, Columbus, Mont.

Mr. Payne died at 2 a.m. Wednesday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are a brother, Gene F. Payne, Bozeman, Mont.; a niece, Rolinda Coffey, Brattleboro, Vt., and a nephew, Wallace G. Payne, Lewistown, Mont.

Born in Columbus, Mont., on Aug. 21, 1911, a son of George H. and Mabel Willis Payne, he was a 1930 graduate of Billings Polytech Institute, Billings, Mont. He was also graduated from Billings Business College and attended the University of Idaho at Moscow.

Mr. Payne was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1938 until 1972, working in Montana, Washington, Alaska, Texas and Massena. He had resided in Pulaski since 1972.

Mr. Payne was a member of the Massena Elks Lodge.
FUNERAL RITES TODAY FOR SPENCER H. PAYNE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 13, 1990

The funeral for Spencer H. Payne, 78, of 7644 Jefferson St., retired employe of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be at 10 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Columbus Cemetery, Columbus, Mont.

Mr. Payne died at 2 a.m. Wednesday in House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are a brother, Gene F. Payne, Bozeman, Mont.; a niece, Rolinda Coffey, Brattleboro, Vt., and a nephew, Wallace G. Payne, Lewistown, Mont.

Born in Columbus, Mont., on Aug. 21, 1911, a son of George H. and Mabel Willis Payne, he was a 1930 graduate of Billings Polytech Institute, Billings, Mont. He also was graduated from Billings Business College and attended the University of Idaho at Moscow.

Mr. Payne was employed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1938 until 1972, working in Montana, Washington, Alaska, Texas and Massena. He had lived in Pulaski since 1972.

He was a member of the Massena Elks Lodge.
ELIZABETH W. SAYER, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 82

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 14, 1990

Elizabeth W. Sayer, 82, County Route 52, died Friday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Fueral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial wil be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

She is survived by a son C. Bradford Sayer, Pittsford, two grandsons and a nephew.

She was born Jan. 11, 1908, in Syracuse, daughter of James and Dorothy Eddy Womack. In 1926, she was graduated from Central High School, Syracuse, and in 1928 from Central City Business Institute. She married Chelson E. Sayer July 25, 1942. He died April 10, 1989.

Mrs. Sayer was previously employed by the Equitable Life Insurance Co., Syracuse, for several years. She had lived in Altmar since 1970 and lived in Rochester from 1954 to 1970.
MAN, 23, ARRESTED IN HIT, RUN FATAL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 15, 1990

The investigation of a fatal hit-and-run accident which occurred early Sunday morning along Route 48 in the Town of Richland resulted later in the day in the arrest of an Altmar man on a charge of criminally negligent homicide.

Ronald M. Smith Jr., 23, Route 13, Altmar, is being held in Oswego County Jail under $10,000 bail after being cited in the death of David R. Gregory, 18. He is also charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

The sheriff’s department said Mr. Gregory’s body was discovered at 6 a.m. Sunday in snow off the shoulder of Route 48, not far from the victim’s home, by a Town of Richland plowing crew. He had died, apparently instantly, when he was struck about three hours earlier, deputies said.

Mr. Gregory had been walking north in the southbound lane when he was struck, deputies said. Vehicle parts found at the scene were matched to an off-white 1976 Ford LTD sedan allegedly driven by Smith, detectives said.

Deputies were led to Smith by two telephone tips which had been prompted by radio news broadcasts about the accident.

The funeral for Mr. Gregory will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard A. Clay, rector of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his father and stepmother, Louis and Sharon Gregory; a stepbrother, Chad Southwell, at home; a stepsister, Sally Southwell, also at home; his paternal grandmother, Oleta Trumble, Hodgeville, Ky., and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born in Jacksonville, Fla., on Jan. 29, 1971, a son of Louis and Jeanette Jelbert Gregory, he attended Pulaski High School.

He was employed at Keeny’s Auto Parts, Pineville.
ARCHIE W. NEILL, PULASKI, DIES AT HOME AT AGE 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 21, 1990

Archie W. Neill, 83, Old Mexico Road, died at his home Saturday morning after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial in the Pulaski Cemetery will be this spring.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

He is survived by two sons, Russell W. and Archie A., Pulaski; four daughters, Audra Monney, Marguerite Fox and April Walker, Pulaski, and Nancy Weisenburger, Rome; 22 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and four sisters, Florence Braley, Beatrice Cook, Dorothy Neill, Altmar, and Lillian Neill, Pulaski.

He was born May 6, 1906, in Orwell, son of William and Audra G. Neill, and attended Town of Richland schools.

He married Inez Crouse on May 17, 1931, at Sandy Creek. She died Jan. 26, 1988.

He was employed by L.J. Farmer Nursery for 21 years. He was also employed by Douglaston Manor Farms and the Howard Nicholson Farm. Most recently he was employed by the Pulaski Village Cemetery for 14 years before he retired in 1984.

He was a member of Pulaski Grange 730 and the Park United Methodist Church.
FANNY L. CRANE, EX-PULASKI RESIDENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 24, 1990

Fanny Louise Crane, 75, formerly of 7707 N. Jefferson St., died Friday at Millard Filmore Hospital Gates, Buffalo. She had been a resident of the Niagara Lutheran Home, Buffalo.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She is survived by a son, Richard, Norfolk, Va.; four daughters, Sharon Crane and Shirley Hilton, both of Syracuse, Janis Garwood, Hawaii, and Carole Crane, Buffalo; two grandchildren, and a sister, Myrtle Norton, Pulaski.

Born in Pulaski on Sept. 30, 1914, daughter of Herbert and Cora Clark Morrison, she was a 1932 graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School. She married Forest Crane on Oct. 31, 1936, at Newton Falls. He died March 27, 1987.

During the 1930s she lived in the Newton Falls and Star Lake areas.

Mrs. Crane was employed by General Electric, Syracuse, from 1965 to her 1970 retirement. She was previously employed by the W.T. Grant store, North Syracuse, and Birdseye, Fulton.

She was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church.
STANLEY BUCK, 84, EX-FARMER, BUTCHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 29, 1990

Stanley Buck, 84, Leigh Road, died Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Mr. Buck is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Donald, Kenosha, Wis.; a daughter, Deborah Fowler, Pulaski; four grandchildren, and a sister, Beatrice Griffin, Pulaski.

Born in Daysville on June 30, 1905, son of Albert and Frances Ivens Buck, he attended Pulaski schools and married Mary Allen Coffey on Sept. 15, 1935, at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, Mexico, with the Rev. B.L. Waters, former pastor, officiating. Mr. Buck lived in the Pulaski area all his life. He was a self-employed farmer and butcher for many years, retiring in 1974.

He and his wife cared for more than 50 foster children.
LEON HOWE RITES SET

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 31, 1990

The funeral for Leon C. Howe, 95, North Road, retired farmer, will be at the convenience of the family at the Foster-Hax FuneralHome. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Howe died at 6:45 p.m. Monday in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

There are no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are two daughters, Melva Soule, Lacona, and Jean Mogavero, Sarasota, Fla., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Born in Spragueville on Dec. 9, 1894, a son of Frank S. and Hattie Howe, he attended the Pulaski district schools.

He married Martha Eva Barnes on June 9, 1916.

The couple owned and operated a dairy farm on North Road for more than 70 years, retiring in 1978. Mrs. Howe, a native of Chaumont, died Feb. 4, 1978. She was 83.

Mr. Howe was a member of Park United Methodist Church and a 70-year member of the Pulaski Grange.
LEON HOWE RITES AT FAMILY’S CONVENIENCE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 1, 1990

The funeral for Leon C. Howe, 95, North Road, retired farmer, will be at the convenience of the family at the Foster-Hax FuneralHome. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Howe died at 6:45 p.m. Monday in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

There are no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are two daughters, Melva Soule, Lacona, and Jean Mogavero, Sarasota, Fla., four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Born in Spragueville on Dec. 9, 1894, a son of Frank S. and Hattie Howe, he attended the Pulaski district schools.

He married Martha Eva Barnes on June 9, 1916.

The couple owned and operated a dairy farm on North Road for more than 70 years, retiring in 1978. Mrs. Howe, a native of Chaumont, died Feb. 4, 1978. She was 83.

Mr. Howe was a member of Park United Methodist Church and a 70-year member of the Pulaski Grange.
GEORGE A. BLISS, EX-PULASKI MAN, DIES AT 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 2, 1990

George A. Bliss, 68, Sunny Lane Trailer Park, Central Square, formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday morning at Veterans Medical Center, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Paula; a son, Ronald, Parish; a stepson, Brett LaFave, Colorado; two stepdaughters, Sharon Cauchy and Lori Kehoe, both of Altmar, and several grandchildren.

Born in Dolgeville on Dec. 21, 1921, son of Albert and Ethel Darling Bliss, he attended Little Falls district schools, and served in the Army from 1940 to 1946.

He was employed by the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Bartel’s Inn, Colosse.

Mr. Bliss was a member of the Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358, and a life member of the Pulaski VFW.
GERTRUDE THORNHILL SCOTT, 85, DIES IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 2, 1990

Gertrude E. Thornhill Scott, 85, North Miami Beach, Fla., formerly of Pulaski and Syracuse, died Monday in Hollywood, Fla.

A spring graveside service will be held at the South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 this evening at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Thornhill, Conroe, Texas; three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Born in DeKalb Junction on Nov. 1, 1904, daughter of Webster and Clara Brennan Thornhill, she attended Pulaski district schools, and was employed by the Armour Meat Packing Co., Syracuse, for many years. She moved to North Miami Beach in 1952.
ROSE BENNETT, WIDOW OF MINISTER, DIES AT 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 9, 1990

Rose Bennett, 83, Hastings, formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday at Hill Haven Nursing Home, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dennis R. Burns, pastor of North Syracuse Baptist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Gideon International Memorial Fund.

She is survived by two daughters, Rose Mary Siogli, Cagnes Sur Mer, France, and Alice M. Bennett, Park Forest, Ill.; seven grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and a brother, John Hudson, Cato.

A son, Robert Bennett, died in 1968.

Born in Stoke-on-Trent, England, June 27, 1906, daughter of William and Mary Ellen Goodfellow Hudson, she was graduated from Elohim Bible Institute, Castile, and married the Rev. Frank E. Bennett on April 17, 1926. The Rev. Mr. Bennett, former supply pastor at the Cherry Valley Baptist Church and Vorea Community Church, Orwell, died in 1983.

Mrs. Bennett was employed by General Electric, Syracuse, retiring in 1970.

She was a member of the North Syracuse Baptist Church.
GRACE JONES, 73, ORWELL, DIES IN WATERTOWN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 14, 1990

Grace Jones, 73, Orwell-Redfield Road, formerly of the New York City area, died at 6:10 p.m. Monday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, where she had been a patient for nearly two weeks.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

There are no known survivors.

Born in Prince George County, Virginia, on Oct. 25, 1906, she had resided in the New York City area before moving to the Orwell vicinity 10 years ago.
MONA S. SCHREINER, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 17, 1990

Mona S. Schreiner, 81, of 7607 Maltby Road, retired employe of the Bay View Hotel, Sandy Pond, and widow of Charles R. Schreiner, died Thursday at the Michaud Nursing Home, Fulton, where she had been a resident for two months.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Clay Berry and the Rev. John Von Harten officiating. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are twin sons, Gene H., Utica, and Jerry C. , Colorado Springs, Colo.; a daughter, Judith Parker, Pulaski; five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

She was born March 24, 1908, in Roachdale, England, a daughter of William and Sarah Wild Sutcliffe, and attended Lycoming district schools.

She married Charles R. Schreiner on July 14, 1938, in New Bedford, Mass. He died in 1956.

Mrs. Schreiner lived in Michigan before moving to the Pulaski area in 1947.

She was employed at the Bay View Hotel, Sandy Pond, for 13 years, retiring in 1967.

Mr. and Mrs. Schreiner owned and operated Schreiner’s Restaurant in Pulaski from 1947 to 1956.
CAROLE M. WILSON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 49

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 20, 1990

Carole M. Wilson, 49, Hinman Road, died Monday morning at home. She had been ill with cancer a short time.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

The calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Oswego County Hospice Unit in care of the Pulaski courthouse.

She is survived by her husband, Albert; her parents, Leon and Velma Barnes Greenwood, Pulaski; two sons, David and Scott, both of Pulaski; two daughters, Brenda Bennett, Pulaski, and Linda Wilson, at home; four grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Sally Fravor, Sandy Pond, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski on Oct. 30, 1940, she attended Pulaski Academy and Central School and married Albert D. Wilson on Oct. 26, 1960. Mrs. Wilson lived her entire life on the Hinman Road.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, where she was a past Sunday school teacher. She was also active with the Cub and Boy Scout Troop 865, and was a member of the Northern Blue Jays Motorcycle Club and the Oswego County REACT Team.
FUNERAL PLANNED MONDAY FOR WALTER S. AMES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 24, 1990

The funeral for Walter S. Ames, 62, of 102 Lynnhaven Drive, North Syracuse, formerly of Watertown, will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Graham R. Hodges, formerly of Watertown, officiating.

Spring burial will be in North Watertown Cemetery.

Mr. Ames died Thursday morning at his home.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are four sons, William F., Shreveport, La., Brian W., Wurtsmith, Ariz., Robert D., Syracuse, and Bruce M., North Syracuse; two daughters, Jody, Spooner Eden Praire, Minn., and Janet Ames, Buffalo; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Robert F. and Charles E., both of Watertown; five sisters, Beverly Gregory, Marilyn Morrison, both of Watertown, Shirley Ewing, Vienna, Va., Carole Manzi, Millbrook, and Constance Higgins, Evans Mills.

Born in Watertown Feb. 2, 1928, son of Frank and Irene Fuller Ames, he was graduated from Watertown High School in 1945 and married Isabelle Annn Doane on Feb. 5, 1949, in Stone Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Arthur W. Raabe officiating. Mrs. Ames died Aug. 2, 1984, at age 55.

Mr. Ames had resided in North Syracuse since 1966.

He was employed by the State Farm Insurance Co., Liverpool, as a claims specialist for 22 years. He was a partner in Ames Brothers body shop, Washington Street, from 1950 to 1965.

Mr. Ames was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the Syracuse Orange Pack.
EMMA R. KREBS, PULASKI FARMER, DIES AT 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 27, 1990

Emma R. Krebs, 85, R.D. 1, Krebs Road, farm operator, died Saturday in the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, where she had been a patient for six weeks.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Ringgold Fire Department Building Fund, Lake Street, Pulaski.

Surviving are a son, Richard D., Pulaski; two daughters, Doris Tirabassi, Las Vegas, Nev., and Barbara Licourt, Pulaski; a sister, Elizabeth Rice, Lancaster, Pa.; 14 grandchildren, and 21 great-grandchildren.

She was born Aug. 24, 1904, in Rohrerstown, Pa., daughter of Phares and Susanna Sheirich Hertzler. She attended Rohrerstown District School.

She married Charles H. Krebs on Nov. 21, 1925. He died Oct. 23, 1988.

Mr. and Mrs. Krebs owned and operated a dairy and beef cattle farm for more than 50 years on the Krebs Road, where she had lived the past 60 years.

She was a member of the Silver Crest Rebekah Lodge, Mexico, the Fernwood United Methodist Church and was a Town of Richland Republican Committee member.
SHIRLEY GRANGER, 57, PULASKI, DIES OF CANCER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 8, 1990

Shirley Granger, 57, of 7399 Scotch Grove Apartments, died Wednesday morning at home after a long illness. Miss Granger had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl P. Granger, Pulaski; four brothers, Glen, Altmar, Robert, Richland, Virgil, Syracuse, and Allen, Cazenovia; three sisters, Florence Benway, Altmar, Frances Hazelwood, Niagara Falls, and Joyce Granger, Constantia, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Port Ontario June 18, 1932, daughter of Glen and Floy Daniels Granger, she attended Pulaski and Altmar schools and had lived in the Pulaski-Altmar area all her life.

She was employed by General Electric, Syracuse, and previously by Spevak Industries, Syracuse.
RICHARD COFFIN, 36, GENERAL CONTRACTOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 8, 1990

Richard “Rick” Coffin, 36, County Route 2, died Wednesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Coffin had been ill with cancer.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Northern Oswego County Ambulance, or the Orwell Fire Department.

He is survived by his parents, Howard and Ila Coffin, North Syracuse; two brothers, John, New Haven, and Kenneth, North Syracuse; two sisters, Lynne Bellrose and Wendy Webb, both of Liverpool; and his fiancee, Deanna Barber, Orwell.

Born in Syracuse on Jan. 17, 1954, he was graduated from North Syracuse Central School and was a self-employed general contractor for many years. He was previously employed by New Process Gear, Syracuse.

Mr. Coffin also owned and operated a fishing charter service at Lighthouse Marina, Port Ontario.
JOHN A. WILLIAMS, NATIVE OF WORTH, IS DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 8, 1990

John A. Williams, 69, of 114 Fay Park Drive, North Syracuse, a native of Worth, died Tuesday on the Tinker Tavern Road, Town of Richland, after suffering a heart attack.

Services will be at noon Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse.

There will be no calling hours.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

He is survived by a son, James J., Binghamton; a daughter, Sandy More, Fort Myers, Fla.; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild; a brother, Foster, Pulaski; and a sister, Ruth Cross, Elbridge.

Born in Worth on Oct. 18, 1920, the son of John and Grace Liscum Williams, he was graduated from Lowville High School in 1937 and married Ann Surowicz in April 1942. Mrs. Williams died in 1985.

Mr. Williams served in the Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945, and had resided in North Syracuse since 1948.

He was employed by the Harris Pattern Shop, Moyers Corners, for the past 20 years, retiring two weeks ago. He was previously employed by the Jarden Bronze Foundry, Syracuse, for several years.

Mr. Williams was a member of the Syracuse Carpenters’ Union and Teamsters’ Union, also in Syracuse.
ELDON WISE, PULASKI, ARMY VET, DIES AT 66

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 10, 1990

Eldon C. Wise, 66, Scotch Grove Apartments, died Friday morning at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

A private funeral will be held Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may me made to the American Lung Association.

He is survived by his wife Mary J.; four sons, Terry S., Mexico, Eldon R., Canandaigua, Clyde M. and David A., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Debra K. Bielewicz, Pulaski; one brother, Billy Ray Wise, Ricon, Ga.; six sisters, Jean White and Jackie Wise, both of Winchester, Ky., Zelma Dozier, Irvine, Ky., Shirley B. Smith, Cincinnati, Ohio, Bonnie Jude and Carolyn Green, both of Lexington, Ky., 13 grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.

He was born Dec. 28, 1923 at Winchester, Ky., son of Price and Mary Richardson Wise. He attended Winchester schools and served in the Army from 1940 to 1967.

He was employed by the New York Air Brake Co., Watertown, from 1968 to 1979 when he retired. He was a member of the Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358.

He was married to the former Mary J. Pollic.
EDWARD P. PACIFIC, EX-POSTAL EMPLOYE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 12, 1990

Edward P. Pacific, 60, of 7515 Price Drive, died Saturday in Walker Memorial Hospital, Avon Park, Fla.

A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., and the funeral will be at 10 a.m. in St. John’s Catholic Church. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Anna; his father, Peter Pacific, Pulaski; a daughter, Pamela Reynolds, Lacona; a brother, Richard, Brewerton; two sisters, Joanne Recor, North Syracuse, and Patricia Peterson, Pulaski; three grandchildren.

A brother, Joseph, died Jan. 16.

Born in Oswego May 13, 1929, the son of Peter and Mary Salesi Pacific, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1947. Mr. Pacific was a life-long resident of Pulaski.

He served in the Navy from 1950 to 1954 and married Anna Saltalamachia May 30, 1956, in St. Louis Church, Oswego, with the Rev. Vincent Mirabito officiating.

Mr. Pacific was employed by the U.S. Post Office in Pulaski for 30 years, the last 20 of which he was a rural letter carrier, retiring in 1985.

Since his retirement, he had been a winter resident of Frostproof, Fla.

Mr. Pacific was a member of St. John’s Church, the Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion, and the New York State Rural Letter Carriers Association.
JESSIE B. TRUMBULL, FORMER TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 15, 1990

Jessie B. Trumbull, 90, of 7660 North St., died Wednesday at the Harrwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

She is survived by two grandsons, Gary Greenwood, Orwell, and Keith Greenwood, Pulaski, and two great-grandsons.

Born in Ellisburg Nov. 7, 1899, daughter of John and Susan Martin Frye, she was graduated from Pulaski High School and Oswego Normal School. She first married Stewart Greenwood. He died before her.

She married John A. Trumbull in 1934. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm for 20 years. Mr. Trumbull died April 14, 1976.

Mrs. Trumbull was a teacher in the Pulaski School District for several years.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and its Alpha Class, and was a member of Pulaski Grange 730 and the Oswego County Teachers Association.
MARK PEARSON, 72, SANDY POND, DEAD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 16, 1990

Mark Pearson, 72, Ouderkirk Road, died at 2:13 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Among his survivors is his wife, Lucy.
FUNERAL SUNDAY FOR MARK O. PEARSON, 72

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 17, 1990

The funeral for Mark O. Pearson, 72, Ouderkirk Road, retired owner and operator of Pearson Instrument Co., will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Pearson died at 2:13 p.m. Thursday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Association.

Surviving are his wife, Lucy; three sons, Mark R. and Stuart T., both of Rochester, and Scott E., Sandy Pond; a daughter, Laura Edick, Pulaski; six grandchildren; a brother, Lawrence Pearson, Sodus, and a sister, Winifred Deregowski, Rochester.

Born in Rochester on Feb. 23, 1918, a son of Harold and Mary Stuart Pearson, he was a graduate of West High, Rochester.

He married the former Lucy Foltman on Nov. 20, 1940.

Mr. Pearson served with the Army Infantry in Germany during World War II. He owned and operated Pearson Instrument Co. in Rochester from 1950 until 1964, when he moved the company to Sandy Pond. He continued to operate the business until his retirement in 1987.

He was a member of the Sandy Pond Sportsmen’s Association.
MAE S. HUNT, PULASKI, DIES IN NURSING HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 21, 1990

Mae S. Hunt, 90, of 7631 North St., died Tuesday evening in the Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown, where she had been a patient several months.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., are incomplete.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

She is survived by a daughter, Eleanor H. Youngs, Pulaski, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Marion Litts, died June 20, 1984.

She was born Mae Stark in Pulaski Sept. 9, 1899, and was graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School.

She married N. Brimmer Hunt July 14, 1920, in Pulaski. A former manager of the A&P grocery store, he died July 2, 1965.

Mrs. Hunt had lived in Pulaski all her life. She was the organist at St. James Episcopal Church for more than 50 years, and was a member of the Pulaski Daughters of the American Revolution, the Order of the Eastern Star 159 and the Pulaski Civic Club.
FUNERAL FRIDAY FOR MAE S. HUNT, 90, PULASKI

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 22, 1990
The funeral for Mae S. Hunt, 90, of 7631 North St., lifelong resident of Pulaski, will be at 9 a.m. Friday at St. James Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Richard Clay, rector, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mrs. Hunt died Tuesday evening in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown, where she had been a patient several months.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., where the Pulaski Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a service at 7:30 this evening.
RITES FOR VADA C. WADSWORTH TO BE IN APRIL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 25, 1990

Graveside services for Vada Coffey Wadsworth, 85, Orwell-Richland Road, who died Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, will be in April at Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

She is survived by three sons, William R., Sandy Creek, Elmer J., Richland, and Paul K., Pulaski; two daughters, Mrs. Arnold (Emma) Castor and Mrs. William (Betty) Davis both of Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

She was born Feb. 13, 1905 in Lacona and attended Sandy Creek area schools. She resided in Williamstown, Fernwood and Richland areas all her life.

She was married to Elmer Wadsworth in 1921. He died in Nov. 27, 1978.
EX-CARPENTER NORMAN SPEAR, ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 1, 1990

Norman B. Spear, 80, of 9340 Mexico St., a retired carpenter, died Friday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay, rector, officiating. Burial will in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the St. James Episcopal Church Capital Fund.

He is survived by his wife, Genevieve K.; two sons, Robert M., Syracuse, and John B., Monticello; two daughters, Sally Flagler, Chapel Hill, N.C., and Sheryl Jeffrey, Pinellas Park, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Patricia Forbes, Germany, and Roberta Aubin, Copenhagen; 14 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

He was born Feb. 15, 1910 in Altmar, a son of Samuel and Lucy Harrison Spear, and was graduated from Lakewood High School in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1928. He had lived most of his life in the Central New York area and married Genevieve Kazyak on June 9, 1963.

Mr. Spear served in the Navy for three years during World War II. He was a professional baseball player in New Jersey in the early 1930s and was a self-employed carpenter until retiring in 1987. He served as Town of Albion clerk, supervisor and welfare officer.

He was a former director of the Oswego County Civil Defense, a charter and life member and past commander of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, a former Oswego County American Legion commander, adjutant for the fifth district of the American Legion, and a member of St. James Episcopal Church and its vestry. He was a former member of the Altmar Fire Department.
PULASKI DAIRY FARMER DOROTHY JOSS DIES, 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 4, 1990

Dorothy K. Joss, 64, Lake Road, dairy farmer, died at 7:30 a.m. today at her home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Edison C.; six sons, Bruce E., Oswego, John C., Fulton, and Ron W., Dean M., Lance A. and Randy J., all of Pulaski; three daughters, Barbara Moore, Elmira, Terry Joss Lawrence, Pulaski, and Spring Stenson, Orwell; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Klunder, Kissimmee, Fla., and a sister, Marjore Dziergas, Weedsport.

Born in the Town of Salina on Feb. 24, 1926, a daughter of Leo W. and Alice D. Stodulski Klunder, she attended Liverpool schools.

She married Edison C. Joss on May 28, 1946.

Mr. and Mrs. Joss owned and operated a dairy farm in North Syracuse from 1946 to 1954. Since 1954, they have owned and operated a dairy farm on the Lake Road.
ISABELL ZUFELT, PULASKI, DIES AT HOME AT 51

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 6, 1990

Isabell Zufelt, 51, of 7452 Glen Ave., died at home Wednesday. Miss Zufelt had suffered complications of diabetes.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona, with the Rev. Virgil Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Miss Zufelt is survived by five brothers, Clifford, Twin Falls, Idaho, Robert, Richland, Charles, Atlanta Beach, Fla., Richard, Oswego, and Dennis, Central Square, and four sisters, Mabel O’Brien, Evelyn Weaver and Belva Hall, all of Lacona, and Marilyn Clark, Holley.

Born in Boylston on Feb. 16, 1939, daughter of Clifford and Edith Brown Zufelt, she attended Sandy Creek schools.

She had lived in Pulaski the past year, and previously lived in Carthage.

At the time of her death, Miss Zufelt was employed by Frick & Frack Restaurant and the Pulaski Senior Nutrition Site.
ROSEANN SIEVERS, 49, PULASKI, DIES OF CANCER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 8, 1990

Roseann Sievers, 49, Upton Road, died Saturday at her home after a long battle with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Oswego County Unit, American Cancer Society.

She is survived by her husband, James R., Pulaski; a son, Brandon J., Pulaski; a daughter, Dawn Mayall, Humboldt, Neb., and a granddaughter.

Born Nov. 6, 1940, in Tupper Lake, daughter of Oscar and Lydia Gaff, she attended Tupper Lake schools. She had lived in Pulaski since 1971. She married James Sievers on April 14, 1979.

Mrs. Sievers was employed by Parker’s Citgo for several years. She was a member of the Pulaski Monday Women’s Bowling League, the Path Finders 600 Club and the First Baptist Church in Sandy Creek, and Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion Auxiliary.
EDMUND A. ALLEN, 74, EX-GE EMPLOYE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 9, 1990

Edmund A. Allen, 74, of 7531 Maple Ave., died Saturday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Wayne A., Oswego, and Terry L., Pulaski; 10 grandchildren, and two brothers, John H., Syracuse, and William G., Altoona, Fla.

Born in Penn Yan Aug. 28, 1915, son of George and Bessie Argyle Detwiler, he was adopted at an early age. He married Hilda Reader March 10, 1944, in Syracuse. Mrs. Allen died Aug. 29, 1980.

Mr. Allen was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He had lived in Pulaski 47 years and was employed by the General Electric Co. for 28 years until his 1975 retirement.
MARY L. BOOTH, 70, WATERTOWN NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 11, 1990
Mary Lucille Booth, 70, St. Louis, Mo., a native of Watertown, died March 24 in St. Mary’s Heath Center, Richmond Heights, Mo.

The funeral was at the Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary, Watson, Mo. Burial was in National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Mo.

Surviving are her husband, Rivers E.; two sons, Dr. Thomas D., Havre, Mont., and Dr. William D., Buffalo, Mo.; five grandchildren; a sister-in-law, and nieces and nephews.

Three brothers, Atty. Reginald P. Bigness, Monroe F. “Mickey” Bigness and Gordon P. Bigness, died before her.

Born in Watertown, March 29, 1920, daughter of Arthur G. and Edith R. Bigness, she was graduated from Watertown High School and worked as a payroll clerk for tt her home. She had been ill with cancer.

A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Mass at St. John’s Evangelist Church, the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society or to Anne Arundel Hospice, Anne Arundel County, Md.

Surviving are her husband, Michael; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Fernan, Pulaski; a brother, Peter J. Fernan, Watertown, and a sister, Bernadette Fernan, LaFayette, Ind.

Born in Syracuse on Dec. 24, 1947, a daughter of Bernard and Ann Kiklowicz Fernan, she was a 1965 graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School and a 1969 graduate of the University of Maryland Nursing School.

She served as a captain in the Army Nursing Corps from 1969 to 1972, seeing duty in Thailand.

She married Michael Andrew Scenna on March 29, 1969.

Mrs. Scenna was employed by Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., as an international nursing consultant.

She was a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church while living in Pulaski. She was also a member of the American Public Health Association.
MICHELE FERNAN SCENNA DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 11, 1990

Michele Fernan Scenna, 42, Severna, Md., former Pulaski resident, died early Tuesday at her home. She had been ill with cancer.

A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Mass at St. John’s Evangelist Church, the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society or to Anne Arundel Hospice, Anne Arundel County, Md.

Surviving are her husband, Michael; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Fernan, Pulaski; a brother, Peter J. Fernan, Watertown, and a sister, Bernadette Fernan, LaFayette, Ind.

Born in Syracuse on Dec. 24, 1947, a daughter of Bernard and Ann Kiklowicz Fernan, she was a 1965 graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School and a 1969 graduate of the University of Maryland Nursing School.

She served as a captain in the Army Nursing Corps from 1969 to 1972, seeing duty in Thailand.

She married Michael Andrew Scenna on March 29, 1969.

Mrs. Scenna was employed by Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., as an international nursing consultant.

She was a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church while living in Pulaski. She was also a member of the American Public Health Association.
HOLLIE GRAHAM SNYDER, 29, DIES AFTER CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 13, 1990

Hollie Graham Snyder, 29, Redfield Road, died Wednesday in the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. Mrs. Snyder died from injuries she suffered in an automobile accident March 22 on County Route 52 in Altmar.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund.

Surviving are two daughters, Charli Lynn Koch and Pamela Day Koch, both of Orwell; her mother, Bonnetha Denton, Orwell; three brothers, Franklin Graham Sr., Richland, David Graham, Verona, and Del Sprague, Pulaski; four sisters, Suzanne Robinson, Altmar, Mary Graham, Richland, Debbie Clemons, Orwell, and Wendy Graham, Fulton; and her maternal grandmother, Bertha Dingman, Richland.

Born in Oswego July 4, 1960, the daughter of Franklin E. Bonnetha Dingman Graham, she attended Sandy Creek schools. She was divorced from her first husband and separated from her second.

Mrs. Snyder was a life resident of the Orwell area.
AMES FUNERAL SET

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 19, 1990

A committal service for Walter S. Ames, 62, of 102 Lynnhaven Drive, North Syracuse, formerly of Watertown, will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in North Watertown Cemetery.

Mr. Ames died Feb. 22 at his home. He was a former partner in Ames Brothers’ body and fender shop, Washington Street Road,

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
PULASKI NATIVE, PIANIST ADA SANDERSON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 20, 1990
Ada L. Sanderson, 83, of Spring Brook Apartments, died Thursday in Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, where she had been a patient several years.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Town of Richland.

There will be no calling hours.

She is survived by her husband, James I.; a sister, Colette Skinner, Pulaski; two nieces and a nephew.

Born in Pulaski March 7, 1907, the daughter of Nate and Ethel Smiley Wilber, she was graduated from Pulaski Academy and attended Syracuse University.

She was married to James I. Sanderson Feb. 4, 1934, in the parsonage of the First Methodist Episcopal Church with the Rev. John W. Warren officiating. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm on Route 3 for 40 years, retiring in 1975.

Mrs. Sanderson was a pianist, and performed in area talent shows and at benefits.

She was a member of the Pulaski Daughters of the American Revolution.
MARION HAYWOOD, RESIDENT OF ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 23, 1990
Marion K. Haywood, 64, Mexico Street, Altmar, died Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Easton officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are seven sons, Floyd, Eugene, Dale and Kevin, all of Altmar, Robert, Potsdam, and Terry and Darryll, both of Pulaski; two daughters, Sharon Horning and Zona Oakes, both of Altmar; three stepsons, Richard Haywood, DeKalb Junction, Lawrence Haywood, Ogdensburg, and Gary Haywood, Potsdam; a stepdaughter, Sally Bump, Altmar; 24 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her mother, Dora Jerome, Potsdam; three brothers, Merv, George and Mike Jerome, all of Potsdam, and three sisters, Hilda Keleher, Alberta Hoyt and Elizabeth Jerome, all of Potsdam.

Born in Potsdam Dec. 26, 1925, daughter of Ernest and Dora Price Jerome, she was graduated from Potsdam High School in 1943 and had been employed by Emkay Candle Co., Syracuse, for 25 years, retiring in 1987. She had lived in the Altmar area for the past 30 years.

She married Earl C. Haywood Sept. 30, 1946. He died Aug. 24, 1981.

Mrs. Haywood was a member of the United Steelworkers union.
MARION HAYWOOD, RESIDENT OF ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 23, 1990

Marion K. Haywood, 64, Mexico Street, Altmar, died Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Easton officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours were scheduled from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are seven sons, Floyd, Eugene, Dale, and Kevin, all of Altmar, Robert, Potsdam, and Terry and Darryll, both of Pulaski; two daughters, Sharon Horning and Zona Oakes, both of Altmar; three stepsons, Richard Haywood, DeKalb Junction, Lawrence Haywood, Ogdensburg, and Gary Haywood, Potsdam; a stepdaughter, Sally Bump, Altmar; 24 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; her mother, Dora Jerome, Potsdam; three brothers, Merv, George, and Mike Jerome, all of Potsdam; and three sisters, Hilda Keleher, Alberta Hoyt, and Elizabeth Jerome, all of Potsdam.

Born in Potsdam Dec. 26, 1925, the daughter of Ernest and Dora Price Jerome, she was graduated from Potsdam High School in 1943 and had been employed by Emkay Candle Co., Syracuse, for 25 years, retiring in 1987. She had lived in the Altmar area for the past 30 years.

She married Earl C. Haywood Sept. 30, 1946. Mr. Haywood died Aug. 24, 1981.

Mrs. Haywood was a member of the United Steelworkers union.
NEIL EMMETT, PAINTER, DIES OF CANCER OF 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 23, 1990

Neil Emmett, 52, of 7785 N. State St., Lowville, formerly of Pulaski and Syracuse, died April 16 in Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville. He had been ill with cancer.

A graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are a daughter, Marjorie Emmett, Pulaski; two brothers, Les, Pulaski, and Carl, Syracuse, and a sister, Katherine Lavery, Mannsville.

Born in Pulaski Sept. 4, 1937, son of Sheldon and Marjorie Londry Emmett, he attended Syracuse district schools and lived in Syracuse many years until moving to Lowville last year.

He was a member of the Painters Union Local 31, Syracuse.
SERVICE ON SATURDAY FOR VADA WADSWORTH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 27, 1990

A graveside service for Vada Coffey Wadsworth, 85, Orwell-Richland Road, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Mrs. Wadsworth died March 22 in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
MYRTLE M. NORTON, 85, FORMER TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 2, 1990
Myrtle M. Norton, 85, of 7665 View Road, died Tuesday in Niagara Lutheran Nursing Home, Buffalo.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Charles H., Lancaster, and two grandchildren.

Born in Pulaski Sept. 13, 1904, the daughter of Herbert and May Clark Morrison, she was a 1922 graduate of Pulaski Central school. She later received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Oswego State University College.

She married Harold J. Norton June 24, 1931. He died Oct. 5, 1978.

Mrs. Norton taught in the elementary school in Pulaski for 17 years, retiring in 1969. She was a life resident of Pulaski.

She was a 50-year member of the First Baptist Church of Pulaski and the Pulaski Grange 730, and was also a member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association.
DORIS TAPLIN, 87, FORMERLY OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 2, 1990
Doris Taplin, 87, formerly of Richland, died Sunday in Vintage Faire Nursing Home, Modesto, Calif.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are four sons, Wyon A. Jr., Richland, James E., Newark, Calif., Francis G., Lacona, and Vardon D., South Byron; four daughters, Wyona Ballon, Sun Valley, Nev., Marietta Whaley, Modesto, Lovania Johnson, Williamstown, and Varda Teska, Pulaski; 25 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

Born in New Haven Aug. 4, 1902, daughter of Deforest and DeEtta Hyde Wheeler, she attended New Haven schools and married Wyon Taplin April 23, 1919. Mr. Taplin died June 6, 1969, at the age of 73.

Mrs. Taplin moved to Newark, Calif., in 1976. She later moved to Modesto to live with her daughter.
WARD F. BURNS, 77, EX-NIMO FOREMAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 7, 1990
Ward F. Burns, 77, of 6694 County Route 15, died Saturday at home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Upstate Children’s Home, Oneonta.

He is survived by his wife, Blanche S.; a stepdaughter, Darlene Adydan, Pulaski; a stepson, Donald Mitchell, Watertown; four grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.

Born in the Town of Richland July 9, 1912, son of Mattison and Addie North Burns, he attended Pulaski schools and married Blanche Mitchell Sept. 24, 1929, in the Congregational Church, Pulaski.

Mr. Burns served in the Army during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for bravery.

He had lived in the Sandy Pond area for several years and was employed by the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. as a line foreman for 35 years, retiring in 1984. He was also a retired Pulaski fireman.

He was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church, the Lacona Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club.
MERRILL V. WAGGONER, 19, TAKES OWN LIFE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 19, 1990
Merrill V. “Squirrel” Waggoner, 19, County Route 2, died Thursday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Mr. Waggoner died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The incident occurred at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, with the Rev. Dr. A. Douglas Ferry, pastor, and the Rev. Thomas Howell officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions may be made to Sandy Creek Central School treasurer, in care of Linda P. Taber.

Surviving are his father, George S. Waggoner, Orwell; his mother and stepfather, Ruth H. and Larry B. Skellington, both of Williamstown; his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Doris L. Waggoner, Orwell; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Edna M. Haynes, Syracuse; two brothers, George S. and Joseph P. Waggoner, both of Orwell; a sister, Miss Annette L. Waggoner, Orwell; two stepbrothers, Charles B. Skellington, Williamstown, and Michael B. Welsh, Oshawa, Ont., and three stepsisters, Pamela R. Bush, Kimberly R. Skellington and Tamyra A. Skellington, all of Williamstown.

Born April 10, 1971, in Watertown, a son of George S. and Ruth Haynes Waggoner, he was a 12th grade student at Sandy Creek Central School, due to graduate in June.

Mr. Waggoner had been named to the merit and honor rolls at the school, and was a member of the varsity wrestling team in 1989. He had also completed a masonry course at the Oswego County Board of Cooperative Educational Services.

Mr. Waggoner was employed by Paulanjo’s Pizza, Pulaski.

He was an avid outdoorsman.
JAMES I. SANDERSON, EX-DAIRY FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 25, 1990
James I. Sanderson, 82, Route 3, died Thursday in Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Town of Richland.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

He is survived by a brother, John W., Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

Born March 17, 1908 in the Town of Richland, the son of Frank and Angie Cleveland Sanderson, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy and married Ada L. Wilber Feb. 4, 1934. She died April 19, 1990. Mr. Sanderson had owned and operated a dairy farm on Route 3 for 40 years, retiring in 1975.
JAMES R. SIEVERS OF PULASKI DIES AT AGE 41

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 26, 1990
James R. Sievers, 41, Upton Road, died Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, apparently of a heart attack.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Service or the First Baptist Church of Sandy Creek.

Surviving are a son, Brandon J., Pulaski; a daughter, Dawn M. Sievers, Humboldt, Neb.; his parents, Robert C. and Louise Sievers, Sandy Creek; three brothers, Donald L., Locona; Daniel L., Pulaski, and Larry L., Sandy Creek; a granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born May 2, 1949, in Amsterdam, a son of Robert and Louise Verkleir Sievers. He was graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1967, and Wellsville Vocational College, Wellsville, in 1970.

He married Roseann Gaff April 14, 1979. She died April 7, 1990. He had employed by Parker Service, Pulaski, since 1986. He was previously employed by Jarretts Auto Parts, Mexico, and, for many years, Franklin Chevrolet.

Mr. Sievers was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sandy Creek.
MARIE H. SCOTT, 84, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 29, 1990
Marie H. Scott, 84, Deerfield Apartments, died Sunday in Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Scott was in Ohio visiting relatives.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Ringgold Fire Department Building Fund, P.O. Box 50, Pulaski, or to Oswego County Hospice in care of the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse.

Surviving are two sons, Donald G. and Edward D., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Betty Smith, Scotia; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born June 20, 1905, in Walton, Neb., daughter of Anton and Ottilie Ollerman Maahs, she attended Mexico district schools and had lived in the Pulaski area since 1928.

She married George H. Scott March 31, 1928. The couple observed their 50th wedding anniversary in 1978. Mr. Scott died Sept. 28, 1983.

Mrs. Scott had owned and operated the Scott Tourist Home for more than 25 years. She was a member of the Pulaski United Methodist Church and a 33-year member of the Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star.
MARY E. ROSER, DAIRY FARMER, DIES AT 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 29, 1990
Mary E. Roser, 76, of County Route 30A, died at 12:30 a.m. Monday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Robert Green and Vernon Wheeler officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Williamstown Fire Department Rescue Squad.

She is survived by a daughter, Margaret E. Roser, Williamstown; a sister, Margaret Tanner, Watertown, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 30, 1913, in Williamstown, daughter of David and Mary Tanner, she was graduated from Williamstown High School in 1930 and served in the Army from 1944 to 1948 as a medical technician.

She married Clarence Roser Oct. 7, 1937. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm for 50 years, retiring in 1985. Mr. Roser died Nov. 17, 1987.

Mrs. Roser, a life resident of the Williamstown area, was a member of the Hastings Gorski American Legion Post 1128, the Ricard Grange 993 and the Williamstown Senior Citizens.
ROBERT L. HUNTER DIES AT AGE OF 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 31, 1990
Robert L. Hunter, 52, of 4654 Brickyard Falls Road, Manlius, a native of Watertown, died Monday at home after a short illness. Autopsy results are pending.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to any United Friends of Homeless Animals.
ROBERT L. HUNTER, 52, STATE EMPLOYEE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 1, 1990
The funeral for Robert L. Hunter, 52, of 4654 Brickyard Falls Road, Manlius, a native of Watertown, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Mr. Hunter died Monday at home. He had suffered from arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to any United Friends of Homeless Animals.

He is survived by a son, Brad, Germany; a daughter, Patricia Hunter, Syracuse; a granddaughter, and a brother, Thomas, Pulaski.

Born Aug. 8, 1937, in Watertown, son of Arnold and Hazel Church Hunter, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1956 and received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Empire State College in 1978 and certification in labor relations from Cornell University, Ithaca, in 1986.

A marriage ended in divorce.

Mr. Hunter had been employed 17 years by the New York Statewide Employee Assistance Program at the State Office Building, Syracuse, where he was the regional field representative there.

He was also an accredited alcoholism counselor.
CLINTON A. BALCH, RICHLAND, DIES AT AGE 56

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 1, 1990
Clinton A. Balch, 56, County Route 48, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital. He had suffered from muscular dystrophy for some time.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley A.; a son, William A., Richland; a stepson, David Bennett, Vero Beach, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Sharon Knapp, Norwich, and Linda Bennett, Vero Beach; a granddaughter, and a sister, Florence B. Gerdon, Richland.

Born May 27, 1934, in Rome, son of Clinton and Ellen Widrig Balch, he attended Pulaski district schools and served in the Army from 1953 to 1957. He had lived in Richland since 1979.

Mr. Balch married Shirley Woolever June 23, 1970. He was employed by Crouse Hinds, Syracuse, for several years.

He was a member of the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.
NEWBORN GIRL DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 11, 1990
Shylo Marie Jackson, newborn daughter of John and Lorelei Hutchinson Jackson, 7421 Salina St., died Saturday shortly after birth in Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

A graveside service was scheduled for 10 a.m. today in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood. Arrangements are with the Foster-HaxFuneral Home.
MARYLYN C. CROCKER DIES AT 66

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 12, 1990
Marylyn C. Crocker, 66, of 7420 Lincoln Ave., former proprietor of a Pulaski clothing store, died Monday in the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. James Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Richard A. Clay, rector, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance. A blood drive will also be held in her memory from noon to 5 p.m. June 21 at the Pulaski American Legion.

Surviving are two sons, Christopher J. and Timothy J., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Tamara J. Woodruff, Pulaski; nine grandchildren; three brothers, Edward Carl, St. Petersburg, Fla., Roy Carl, Watsonville, Calif., and Don Carl, Pulaski, and a sister, Patricia C. Davis, Pulaski.

Born May 21, 1924, in Adams, a daughter of Howard E. and Mary Bowen Carl, she was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1942, where she was valedictorian of her class. She also attended the Kings County School of Nursing, Brooklyn.

She married Howard A. “Bud” Crocker Jr. March 4, 1944.

Mrs. Crocker resided most of her life in Pulaski. She was employed as a nurse in the offices of Dr. Mason. She later owned and operated Tinytown, a clothing store in Pulaski, retiring in 1983.

Mr. and Mrs. Crocker also owned and operated Crocker’s Tractor Sales in Pulaski from 1955 to 1976. Mr. Crocker was a former instructor at the Oswego County BOCES. He also owned various car dealerships. A native of Pulaski, he died Nov. 22, 1988, at the age of 64.

Mrs. Crocker was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Northern Oswego County Ambulance and the Pulaski Academy Central School Alumni Association. She was a charter member of the United Friends of Homeless Animals.

Mrs. Crocker also helped to organize the movement to change the name of the Pulaski Elementary School to the Laura M. Sharp Elementary School.
JOSEPH F. STACK, 61, PULASKI, DIES IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 3, 1990
Joseph F. Stack, 61, of 7585 East Lamb Road, died Sunday at Palms Regional Hospital, Lake Worth, Fla.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to St. John’s Renovation Fund or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

He is survived by his wife, Joan; five daughters, Sharon Hobart, Chattanooga, Tenn., Susan Pasquale, Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, Mary Lou Sottung, Pulaski, Deborah Stack, Hollywood, Calif., and Diane Stack Reeves, Cleveland, Ohio; seven grandchildren; a brother, Donald, Tarpon Springs, Fla.; a sister-in-law, and several aunts, nieces and nephews.

Born April 16, 1929, in Pittsburgh, Pa., son of Joseph and Evelyn Lahm Stack, he attended West Canada Valley Central School, Middleville. He married Joan Autenrith Sept. 12, 1947.

Mr. Stack had owned and operated Stack Equipment and Supply Corp. in West Palm Beach, Fla., since 1979, and in Syracuse since 1970.

He had lived in Pulaski since 1955.
JAY C. LUCZAK, 20, DIES IN PULASKI CAR CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 15, 1990
Jay C. Luczak, 20, of Route 3, Port Ontario died Saturday morning in a car accident on Route 13 in the Town of Richland.

The funeral will be Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date.

There will be no calling hours.

Mr. Luczak is survived by his parents, Mark and Dee Manning of Port Ontario; two sisters, Barbara Luczak of Port Ontario, Deborah Cimilluca of New Haven; and a stepbrother, Gregory Manning of North Syracuse.

He was born Dec. 31, 1969, in Syracuse. He graduated from St. Rose of Lima Junior High School in North Syracuse and graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1988. He also graduated from Alfred State Technical College in Wellsville. He was employed as Syracuse Merit Electric as an electrician.

He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed basketball. He had lived in Pulaski since 1982.
JULIA MAE MCLAUGHLIN, MEXICO POINT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 22, 1990
Julia Mae McLaughlin, 80, Mexico Point Drive West, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the McFee Voluntary Ambulance, Mexico.

Surviving are her son, William George, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two daughters, Janet Osuchowski, Colorado Springs, Colo., and Sally Blunt, Mexico Point; three brothers, Seymour and Fay Britton, Chittenango, and Robert Britton, Brewerton; seven sisters, Mrs. Mary Meher, Camden, Mrs. Mina White and Mrs. Viola Mowers, Orwell, Mrs. Maude DeGraw, Trenton, Fla., Mrs. Jane Wheeler, Altmar, Mrs. Ada Bulson, Brewerton, and Mrs. Rose Peck, Williamstown; 13 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. A daughter, Carolyn L. Peters, died on June 21, 1982.

She was born Oct. 1, 1909, in Williamstown, a daughter of William and Edith Ouderkirk Britton. She attended Williamstown district schools.

She married George W. McLaughlin on Sept. 1, 1928, in the Methodist parsonage at Pulaski, with the Rev. Charles Bolinger officiating. Mr. McLaughlin died Feb. 21, 1963. She had lived in Mexico since 1928 and was a member of Fernwood Methodist Church and the Oswego Senior Citizens Bowling League.

Mr. McLaughlin was employed by the D.W. Winkleman construction company, Syracuse.
SARA WARD, ONCE OF FISHER’S LANDING, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 23, 1990
Sara A. Ward, 81, Riverview Apartments, formerly of Fishers Landing, died Sunday morning in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, or to the Clayton Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are two sons, David F., Underhill, Vt., and Herbert N., Liverpool; four grandchildren, and a sister, Etta Simmons, Union Springs.

Three brothers, Joseph, Cecile and Leon Robbins, died previously.

Born June 18, 1909, in Daysville, a daughter of Herbert and Lulu Groff Robbins, she was graduated from Oswego High School and attended Oswego Normal School.

She married Frank K. Ward Nov. 7, 1928.

Mr. Ward was a member of the U.S. Lighthouse Service for many years, serving several stations on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. In 1938, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard, retiring as a chief boatswain mate in 1957.

The couple had resided at Fishers Landing from 1939 until 1985, when they moved to Riverside Apartments, Strawberry Lane. Mr. Ward, a native of Horse Island Lighthouse Station, near Sackets Harbor, died May 2, 1988. He was 79.

Mrs. Ward was a homemaker. She was also a member of the Omar United Methodist Church and the Clayton Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.
GWENDOLYN “PETUNIA’ HUTCHINSON DIES AT 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 27, 1990
Gwendolyn P. “Petunia” Hutchinson, 68, Orwell, died Thursday at home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Orwell Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

She is survived by her husband, Charles H.; a son, Paul, Pulaski; two daughters, Sallyann Finster, Ricard, and Barbara Mellen, Orwell; three brothers, George E. Morris, Columbia, N.J., Charles D. Morris, Freemont, Ohio, and John Morris, Mount Bethel, Pa.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and a sister, Nora Gilbert, Camden, N.J.

Born March 31, 1922, in Rochester, daughter of Charles and Florence Kaiser Morris, she attended Rochester schools and married Mr. Hutchinson April 3, 1938.

Mrs. Hutchinson was employed by the Powerhouse School for several years. She had lived in Orwell for the past 52 years.

She was an active CB radio operator, her handle being “Petunia.” She was also an avid bingo player.
RUBY E. GEER, 79, OF PULASKI DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 10, 1990
Ruby E. Geer, 79, of Route 11 South in Pulaski, died early today in the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Oswego.

The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. in Pulaski. The Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery in Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are her husband, Max L.; a son, Larry M. of Pulaski; two daughters, Elna Wansick of Pulaski and Linda Beckstead of Madrid; eight grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. I. Ray (Virginia) Geer of Lowville.

Four brothers, Edward, Charles, Oswald and Frank Ward, and a sister, Ruth Youngs, died previously.

She was born March 23, 1911, in Sackets Harbor, daughter of George and Ione Holloway Ward. She attended Oswego district schools.

She married Max L. Geer on May 26, 1933. The couple moved to the Pulaski area that same year.

Mrs. Geer was a member of the Fernwood Baptist Church and Chapter 159 of the Order of the Eastern Star in Pulaski.
MARJORIE J. COREY DIES IN WATERTOWN AT 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 15, 1990
Marjorie J. Corey, 63, of Ivens Road, died Tuesday at Mercy Hospital in Watertown. She had suffered a stroke a few days ago.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. in Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pennellville.

Calling hours will be one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

She is survived by her husband, Harold T.; four sons, Richard Hudson, Brian Hudson, Robert Hudson and Frederick Hudson, all of Oswego; a daughter, Gloria Kramer of Baldwinsville; two stepsons, Harold Corey of Syracuse and Edwin Corey of Pulaski; three stepdaughters, Shirley King of Lacona, Rose and Joyce Hudson, both of Oswego; several grandchildren; five brothers, Clarence Carey of Kentucky, Bernard Carey of Phoenix, Eugene Carey of Cicero, Charles Carey of Fulton and Christopher Carey of California; and two sisters, Mary Jean Lawler of Pennellville and Patty Chaldu of Oswego.

She was born Oct. 5, 1926, in Pennellville, daughter of Henry and Myrtle Mason Carey. She attended Pennellville schools and had lived in the Pulaski area since 1976.

She married Harold Corey in 1983.
GLADYS LAGO, 86, FORMERLY OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 18, 1990
Gladys Lago, 85, formerly of Richland, died Friday at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, are incomplete.

She is survived by a son, Carl L. Lago, Baldwinsville; two daughters, Mary Smith, Pulaski, and Lavonne White, Henderson; a brother, the Rev. Gerald Barnes, Bowling Green, Ohio; a sister, Thelma Cronk, Watertown; nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Bethel Lorrain Lago; a sister, Mabel Rossman, and four brothers, Henry M., Glenn B., Guy L. and Kenneth C. Barnes, died before her.
FUNERAL SLATED MONDAY FOR GLADYS LAGO, 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 19, 1990
The funeral for Gladys Lago, 85, formerly of Richland, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Norman James Clark officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Mrs. Lago died Friday at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the New Testament Church, Lacona.

She is survived by a son, Carl L. Lago, Baldwinsville; two daughters, Mary Smith, Pulaski, and Lavonne White, Henderson; a brother, the Rev. Gerald Barnes, Bowling Green, Ohio; a sister, Thelma Cronk, Watertown; nine grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Bethel Lorrain Lago, a sister, Mabel Rossman, and four brothers, Henry M., Glenn B., Guy L. and Kenneth C. Barnes, died before her.

She was born April 1, 1905, in Constantia, daughter of Elmer and Mary Bates Barnes. She attended Centerville School. She married Elwin L. Lago March 31, 1931. He died Nov. 9, 1953.

Mrs. Lago had lived in Richland from 1925 until 1965, when she moved to the Watertown area.

She was a member of the Richland Methodist Church and the Women’s Society of Christian Services. She was also a member of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union.
FUNERAL SERVICE FRIDAY FOR JACK W. MORROW

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 23, 1990
The funeral for Jack W. Morrow, 73, of 6515 Lehigh Road, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Burial will be in Vermillion Cemetery.

Mr. Morrow died at 5:18 p.m. Tuesday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou; four sons, Jack W. Jr., Penn Yan, Douglas A., Evergreen, Colo., Richard D., Oak Ridge, Tenn., and Robert, Stockton, Calif.; five grandchildren, and a sister, Bonnie DiLallo, Rochester.

Born July 13, 1917, in Penn Yan, son of Dudley and Pearl Davenport Morrow, he was a 1935 graduate of Penn Yan Academy and lived in Pulaski since 1948. He retired in 1979 from Western Auto Parts in Pulaski.

He married Mary Lou King Dec. 22, 1948, in the Presbyterian parish house in Geneva with the Rev. Frederick L. Harper officiating.

Mr. Morrow was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II.
MICHAEL RUDDY, 15, CAR CRASH VICTIM, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 27, 1990
Michael E. Ruddy Jr., 15, of 7041 Saw Mill Road, died Saturday in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, from head injuries he suffered in an automobile accident about 2:30 p.m. Aug. 13 on Route 3 just north of Selkirk Beach State Park.

Mr. Ruddy was a passenger in a car driven by Matthew J. McGuire, 17, a friend from Pennsylvania. The car was headed west when it slid on a wet section of the highway, spun halfway around and struck a tree with its rear end, said Richard Peffer, a trooper with the New York State Park Police.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski High School Band.

Surviving are his parents, Michael and Linda Riggs Ruddy; five brothers, Peter D., Cort M., Patrick M., Andrew J. and Timothy P., all of Pulaski; two sisters, Amy M. and Cristin M. Ruddy, both of Pulaski; his paternal grandmother, Catherine J. Ruddy, Cheverly, Md.; his maternal grandmother, Elaine C. Riggs, Montario Point, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born Oct. 3, 1974, in Silver Spring, Md., he had lived in Pulaski one year. He would have been a junior at Pulaski Academy and Central School this year. He had previously attended St. Mary of the Assumption Elementary School, Upper Marlboro, Md., and St. Ambrose School, Cheverly, Md.

Mr. Ruddy was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, the Pulaski High School Band and Prince George’s Lacrosse Club in Hyattsville, Md. He had also played lacrosse for St. Vincent Pallotti High School in Laurel, Md.
JOHN EARL RICHARDSON DIES IN FARM ACCIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 30, 1990
John Earl Richardson, 63, of 835 Mallock Road, Churchville, a native of Watertown, died at 4:17 p.m. Tuesday as a result of a farming accident on the Steve Kissell farm in Churchville.

Mr. Richardson was working with Mr. Kissell inside a silo, where the two were removing old silage. Mr. Richardson was standing near the silo door when 10 to 12 feet of silage fell on him, suffocating him, Monroe County police said.

Police said the Churchville Fire and Ambulance squad was called to the scene, but Mr. Richardson did not respond to resuscitation efforts. He was buried under the silage for about five minutes, police said.

The body was removed to Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil Hager officiating. Burial will be in Rural Cemetery, Ellisburg.

Calling hours will be for one hour before the funeral.

He is survived by a brother, Adrian, New Haven, and three sisters, Arnette Robert and Elsie Albordao, both of Jacksonville, Fla., and Dora Hall, Carthage.

Born June 6, 1927, in Watertown, son of John and Grace Roberts Richardson, he attended Watertown district schools and served in the Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Richardson had been employed on the Kissell farm for 27 years.
CHAUNCEY J. SMITH, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 89

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 4, 1990
Chauncey J. Smith, 89, formerly of Spring Brook Apartments, died Saturday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Richard A. Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Town of Richland.

Calling hours were scheduled from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Fern; four sons, Irving, Maple View, Douglass, Denver, Colo., and Paul and Lynn, both of Pulaski; 14 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

Born in Parish, Dec. 25, 1900, son of Lucian and Flora Manning Smith, he attended Parish schools and had lived in the Pulaski area 60 years. He was employed as a dairy farmer, cattle dealer and construction dealer for many years.

He married Fern Mason Dec. 30, 1922.

Mr. Smith was a member of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church.
JOHN J. HULL OF PARISH DIES IN WATERTOWN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 8, 1990
John J. Hull, 76, Canfield Road, died Friday at House of the Good Samaritan in Watertown.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Donald Easton officiating. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hull is survived by his wife, Iva F.; three sons, Marvin W., Oneida, John J. and Darryl L., both of Sandy Creek; four daughters, Judith Williamson of Westdale, Iva Mulligan and Priscilla Gilbert of Altmar and Sharon Paronett of Parish.

He was born on April 26, 1914 in Wellsville to Harley and Josephine Armstrong Hull and attended Westmoreland schools. He married Iva Brown on June 25, 1936 and had lived in the Altmar-Parish area for the past 25 years.

He was employed by Camden Wire company and retired in 1979. He was also a painting and roofing contractor for many years.

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HULL – In House of Good Samaritan, Sept. 7, 1990, John J. Hull, 76, of Parish. Funeral, Monday, 11 a.m., at Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski. Burial in Williamstown Cemetery, Wiiliamstown.
CHARLES H. KAINE, 73, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 11, 1990
Charles H. Kaine, 73, County Route 22, died Monday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Robert Green officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church or Gideon’s International in Watertown.

Surviving are his wife, L. Merlin; a son, Sidney C., Altmar; a daughter, Linda J. Pijor, Fairfield, Conn.; four grandchildren; a brother, Derold, Cuylmer, and two sisters, Dorothy Murray, Baldwinsville, and Muriel Weldon, Parish.

Born March 23, 1917, in the Town of Orwell, son of Harold and Bernice Wiggins Kaine, he was graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1935 and received a bachelor’s degree from Houghton College in 1939.

He received a master’s degree in education and administration from Syracuse University in 1948, and a master’s degree in science from SU in 1959.

Mr. Kaine was a high school science teacher at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School for 39 years, retiring in 1979.

He served in the Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945. He married Lillian Merlin Janacek April 9, 1942, at Sandy Creek.

Mr. Kaine was a member of the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, the Watertown Chapter of Gideon’s International, the Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, the New York State Retired Teachers Association and the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association.
DORA HARTEN DIES AT GRANDDAUGHTER’S HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 12, 1990
Dora G. Harten, 80, formerly of North Road, died this morning at the home of her granddaughter, Lisa Clement, Van Allen Road, Town of Watertown.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with Donald Sackett, of the Adams Jehovah’s Witnesses, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County Inc., P.O. Box 677, Watertown, N.Y. 13601.

Surviving are a son, Colin K., West Monroe, and nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A son, Elgin H., died Nov. 9, 1988.

She was born July 17, 1910, in the Town of Hounsfield, a daughter of Claude and Erma Nash Sterling. She attended Dexter district schools.

She married Hulbert J. Harten Feb. 9, 1927, at the Methodist parsonage, Brownville, with the Rev. C.M. Smith officiating.

After their marriage the couple resided in Dexter where Mr. Harten was employed on the paper machine at the Frontenac Mill. They moved to Pulaski in 1940, and owned and operated a dairy farm on North Road until their retirement in 1963.

Mr. Harten, a native of Mountain Grove, Ont., died Jan. 1, 1981. He was 80.

Mrs. Harten was a member of the Adams Jehovah’s Witnesses and a former member of the Adams Center Grange.
DORA G. HARTEN, 80, PULASKI RESIDENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 13, 1990
Dora G. Harten, 80, North Road, died Wednesday at the home of her granddaughter in Watertown.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours were scheduled from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County Inc., P.O. Box 677, Watertown, 13601.

Surviving besides her granddaughter are a son, Colin K., West Monroe; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

A son, Elgin, died in 1988.

Born in Helmsfield, July 17, 1910, the daughter of Claude and Erma Nash Sterling, she had lived in Pulaski since 1940. She married Hulbert J. Harten Feb. 9, 1927, in the Methodist parsonage in Brownville. Mr. Harten died in 1981.

Mrs. Harten was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses and a former member of the Adams Center Grange.
MAE B. WORME, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES AT 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 15, 1990
Mae B. Worme, 83, of 7419 Port St., died Thursday at Community General Hospital in Syracuse, where she had been a patient for two weeks.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of the Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Park United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, Hugh; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two nephews.

Born Jan. 4, 1907, in Richland, daughter of Tracy and Blanche Petrie Burch, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School and later from Oswego Teachers College. She taught at schools on Long Island and later at Altmar School for many years, retiring in 1970.

She first married James R. Lugar, who died Aug. 15, 1962. She married Hugh Worme in 1975.

She was a member of the Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 159 and served as a grand chaplain at one time. She was also a member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association, the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association, the Pulaski DAR, Park United Methodist Church, the Pulaski Tuesday Club and the Pulaski Civic Club.
CHARLES TRAPHAGAN, EX-LETTER CARRIER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 18, 1990
Charles P. Traphagan, 71, of 7619 Pine St., died Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Dora J.; two sons, R. Wayne, Indianapolis, Ind., and C. David, Pulaski; a daughter, Teena E. Connell, Zionsville, Ind.; six grandchildren; a foster son, Robert G. Moore, Oswego; a brother, Willis E., Harvard, Mass.; a sister, Ann L. Blaich, Hannibal, and two nieces.

An aunt, Jessie E. Daniels, died Monday.

Born in Kasoag Lake on Aug. 20, 1919, a son of Willis and Gladys Peterson Traphagan, he was a 1939 graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School. He married Dora J. Syfert on July 25, 1943, at the home of Mrs. Ethel Hilton in Pulaski, with the Rev. Herbert Harrison, pastor of Sandy Creek Methodist Church, officiating.

Mr. Traphagan served with the Army, Company D, 18th Infantry, from 1940 to 1943, receiving the Purple Heart. Following his discharge he was employed with the U.S. Postal Service as a rural mail carrier until his retirement in 1974, after 30 years of service.

He was a member of the New York State Rural Letter Carriers Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289 and American Legion Robert Edwards Post 358. He was a former member of Pulaski Grange 730.
HUGH WORME, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 20, 1990
Hugh Worme, 85, of 7419 Port St., died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of the Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, where Masonic services will be at 10 a.m. Friday. Contributions may be made to Pulaski Congregational Church.

Surviving are a stepson, Herb Spooner, Watertown; two grandchildren; a brother, Arthur, Florida, and a sister, Margie Schmidt, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Born Oct. 15, 1904, in Trinidad, West Indies, son of Percy and Irene Chandler Worme, he attended New York City schools and lived most of his life in Pulaski.

He was first married to Myra Gibbs. She died July 30, 1975. His second wife, Mae Lugar, died Sept. 13.

Mr. Worme was a self-employed plumbing contractor for many years.

He was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church and Pulaski Lodge 415, F.&A.M., and a past high priest of Pulaski Chapter 229, Royal Arch Masons.
ROBERT BOWERS, 81, EX-PULASKI FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 24, 1990
Robert L. Bowers, 81, Albion Cross Roads, died Saturday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a brother, Dexter Bowers, Altmar; two sisters, Doris Fox, Camden, and Beatrice Spedding, Minetto, and a foster son, Sam Sibley, Apulia Station.

Born Nov. 30, 1908, in Richland, son of John and Grace Lyman Bowers, he attended Albion district schools and lived in the Pulaski area all his life. He was a dairy farmer for several years and also worked for the Dairymen’s League and Queens Farms Dairy, retiring in 1972.

He married Emily Twitchell Aug. 19, 1930. She died April 13, 1965. He married his second wife, the former Frances Tousley, in 1967. She died Jan. 29, 1982.

Mr. Bowers was a member of the Altmar Grange.
ELEANOR SPURR, 80, FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 24, 1990
Eleanor Spurr, 80, formerly of Upton Road, died Sunday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Park United Methodist Church. Burial will be in West Edmeston Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Park United Methodist Church or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are a daughter, Mercian Vincent, Pulaski; three grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters.

Born Jan. 29, 1910, in Melrose, Mass., daughter of Wallace and Alice Fox Hirtle, she graduated from Malden (Mass.) High School and from Vesper George School of Art, Massachusetts. She moved to Fulton in 1942 and then to Pulaski, where she lived for the past 13 years.

She was a member of the Lasell Junior College faculty in Auburndale, Mass. Her husband, Nathan H. Spurr, died in 1962.

She was employed by Chappell’s Department Store in Syracuse, retiring in 1977.

Mrs. Spurr was a member and lay speaker of Park United Methodist Church and a former member of the Friendship Shop, Sandy Creek. She was also a member of the Pulaski Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
3-DAY-OLD GIRL DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 25, 1990
Whitney Sue Kranz, 3-day-old daughter of Terry A. Kranz and Shelly L. Shaw, Pulaski, died Sunday in Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

A graveside service will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Richland Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Sedor officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Whitney was born Thursday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.
CARRIE D. BONNER, NATIVE OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 26, 1990
Carrie D. Bonner, 72, Atkinson Road, died Monday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry of Park United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a stepdaughter, Regina Clark, Pennellville; a step-grandson; a sister, Irma R. Hilton, Pulaski; and two brothers-in-law.

Born July 5, 1918, in Richland, the daughter of William and Alice Corbitt Barclay, she was graduated from Pulaski High School and was a life resident of the Pulaski area.

She married Kenneth Bonner May 7, 1938, in Fernwood. Mr. Bonner died Jan. 9, 1977, at the age of 67.

Mrs. Bonner was a member of the Pulaski American Legion Auxiliary, Robert Edwards Post 358.
VIRGIL L. MCKIE, 72, RETIRED TEAMSTER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 27, 1990
Virgil L. McKie, 72, Centerville Road, died Tuesday at his home.

A private funeral will be Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn; a son, Clifford A., Altmar; two daughters, Barbara M. Warren, Altmar, and Beverly J. McKie, BonAqua, Tenn.; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Norma Bristol, Pulaski, and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

Born Jan. 29, 1918, in Syracuse, son of C. Howard and Eva Sparks McKie, he was graduated from Union Academy of Belleville in 1935 and married Evelyn Babbitt Sept. 4, 1938, at Hickory Knoll House in Oneida with the Rev. George B. Swinnerton, then pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Oneida, officiating.

The couple had lived in Altmar since 1951.

Mr. McKie was a member of Teamsters Local 317 in Syracuse for 30 years, becoming a retired member in 1980. He was also a member of Northern Oswego County Ambulance and Pulaski Lodge 415, F&AM.
JOHN L. SCHNEIDER, 81, OF PULASKI, FORMER RICHLAND SUPERVISOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 1990
John L. Schneider, 81, of 7510 Delano St., former Town of Richland supervisor and legislator, died at 1 a.m. Sunday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this afternoon and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department building fund, St. John’s the Evangelist Church or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Doris; three brothers, Ferdinand J., Syracuse, Rudolph R., Baldwinsville, and Edwin R., Oneida; four sisters, Elsie Schneider, Kathryn Schneider and Helen VonHoltz, all of Oswego, and Margaret Eron, Camillus, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born Aug. 21, 1909, in Chicago, Ill., a son of Rudolph and Caroline Fischer Schneider. He moved to Pulaski in 1928, the same year he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School.

He married Doris Clark of Mexico May 7, 1965, at Park Methodist Church with the Rev. Frank A. Halse Jr. officiating.

Mr. Schneider was a former supervisor and legislator for the Town of Richland, having served several terms in those capacities. He was also employed as Oswego County highway superintendent for many years, retiring in 1977.

Mr. Schneider operated Schneider Sales and Service in Pulaski, selling Chrysler products, from 1928 to 1956. He drove school bus for Pulaski Central School for 19 years, and until recently was an Oswego County court assistant at the Pulaski courthouse.

Mr. Schneider was very active in his community. He was a charter member of both the Pulaski Service Club and the Pulaski Lions Club, and a 50-year member of Pulaski Grange 730.

A 59-year member and former chief of the Ringgold Volunteer Fire Department, Mr. Schneider marched with the fire department for the 59th consecutive time in Pulaski’s 1990 Memorial Day parade. He was a former 11-year member of Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Mr. Schneider was a life member and past president of the Mad River Hunting Club, and was one of the founding members of an airplane flying club which gave flying lessons on Rome Road. He was also a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Church.
RETIRED CARPENTER ALBERT F. GRAHAM DIES, 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 7, 1990
Albert F. Graham, 68, Orwell, died Saturday morning at Community General Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Orwell Union Church, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Memorial donations may be made to the Orwell Fire Department.

Surviving are two brothers, Kenneth P., Orwell, and Donald G., Lakeland, Fla.; three sisters, Eva Mae Ward, Dora A. Archibee and Midge M. Comstock, all of Orwell, and neices and nephews.

Three bothers, Clyde E., Richard L. and Franklin E., died before him.

Born March 20, 1922 in Orwell, son of Franklin and Mildred Squires Graham, he attended Pulaski Academy High School. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945.

He was a self-employed carpenter for 30 years, retiring in 1975. He had lived in Lakeland, Fla. during the winter for the past several years.

He never married.

He was a member of Altmar American Legion Russell Tryon Post 1435, a 51-year member of the Orwell fire department and a member of the Stave Mill Sportsman’s Club.
DONALD A. HAGER OF MEXICO DIES AT AGE 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 18, 1990
Donald A. Hager, 68, of Route 104, died Wednesday at the House of the Good Samaritan in Watertown.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Wiltse officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Roberta J.; a daughter, Donna J. Hager of Mexico; two nephews and a niece.

Born July 2, 1922, in Fernwood, son of Gerald and Bertha Price Hager, he resided in Fernwood from his birth until 1964. He was a dairy farmer in Fernwood for 35 years. He moved to Mexico in 1964 and retired in 1981 after 20 years with the state Highway Department in Mexico.

He married Roberta Hubbard in 1956 in Fernwood.

Mr. Hager was a sexton for several years at South Richland Cemetery.
GERDA BRONKHORST, NATIVE OF GERMANY, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 5, 1990
Gerda E. Bronkhorst, 64, Synder Road, died Saturday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 7 this evening in the Boylston Wesleyan Church, County Route 15, with the Rev. Wayne Wager officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Ivan D.; a daughter, Shirley Ostman, Lacona; three granddaughters and two grandsons.

A daughter, Silvia Hudson, and a grandson died before her.

Born Jan. 1, 1926, in Guenten, Germany, daughter of Ludwig and Elfrieda Hagamyer Berg, she was graduated from high school in Guenten and was a registered nurse in Germany. She married Ivan D. Bronkhorst Oct. 21, 1945, in Germany, coming to the United States in 1948. She had lived in Lacona since 1986, moving there from Bayshore, where she had lived since 1961.

In the United States, she worked for King Cullen Supermarkets for 20 years, retiring in 1978.
VERA A. ARMSTRONG, EX-VILLAGE CLERK, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 8, 1990
Vera A. Armstrong, 68, of 9334 Mexico St., died Tuesday at her home.

Services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church or the Oswego County Hospice, in care of Pulaski Court House.

Surviving are her husband, Arnold E.; a son, David A., Potsdam; two daughters, Carole E. Dana, Orwell, and Merilee A. Heath, Parker, Colo.; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a brother, James B. Bernard Jr., Altmar; two sisters, Clara Crim, Tallahassee, Fla., and Eleanor Gillette, Rochester.

Born April 17, 1922, in Altmar, daughter of James. B. and Gladys House Barnard Sr., she was a 1939 graduate of Altmar High School and attended Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

A life resident of Altmar, she served several years as the Altmar village clerk. She was employed by Oswego County Mutual Insurance Co., Parish, and previously was employed by Better Farms Publishing and the Altmar High School.

Mrs. Armstrong was a member of the Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church and the auxiliary of the Russell Tryon American Legion Post.
HAZEL B. COFFIN, ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 12, 1990
Hazel B. Coffin, 83, Jackson Road, died Saturday evening in Harrwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She is survived by a son, Paul Squires, Fulton; two daughters, Norma Coffin, Lacona, and Jolene LaCelle, Pulaski; a stepson, William F. Coffin, Tully; two stepdaughters, Gladys Figary, Fulton, and Eva Cooley, Manlius; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Oct. 8, 1907, in the town of Orwell, daughter of Abner and Mary Hanley Squires, she attended Sandy Creek district schools and was a lifetime resident of the Orwell-Sandy Creek area.

She married Ernest L. Coffin May 24, 1958. She had been married previously. Mr. Coffin died April 2, 1979.

Mrs. Coffin was last employed by the Oswego County Sanitarium, Orwell, for several years until it closed. She also had worked at the Ideal Rest Home, Orwell, and the Thomas House, Sandy Creek.
BERTHA VANBUREN, RICHLAND, DIES AT AGE 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 16, 1990
Bertha VanBuren, 76, Wright Avenue, died Wednesday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Marion L. Chapel, Pulaski; a brother, Allen Lester, Orwell; a foster daughter, Molly Bailey, Pulaski; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A son, Charles E., died in 1971, and a sister, Viola Dingman, died in 1977.

Born Jan. 4, 1914, in Ellisburg, daughter of Earl and Alice Caster Lester, she married Raymond VanBuren in 1942. He died Nov. 18, 1987, at the age of 77.

She lived many years in the Richland-Altmar area and was a domestic worker in the Pulaski area.

Mrs. VanBuren was a member of the Richland Methodist Church and a 26-year member of the Northern Bluejays Motorcycle Club of Sandy Creek. She also was a member of the auxiliary of the Richland Fire Department.
KAREN L. TILKINS, 25, IS DEAD IN RICHLAND

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 17, 1990
Karen L. Tilkins, 25, of County Route 48, died Friday at her home after an extended illness.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home in Pulaski, with Pastor Elizabeth Mowry of the Park United Methodist Church in Pulaski officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are today from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Miss Tilkins is survived by her mother and stepfather, Nancy and William Reynolds; three brothers, Richard E. and Rodney A., both of Richland, and William H. of Pulaski; two stepbrothers, David Reynolds of Syracuse and William H. Reynolds of Fulton; one stepsister, Renae Bouchard of Fulton; her maternal grandmother, Beatrice Lloyd of Pulaski; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Her father, Richard E. Tilkins, died in 1987.

She was born in Watertown Nov. 11, 1965. She graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1983.
WILLIAM H. REDDEN, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 19, 1990
William H. Redden, 68, South Albion Road, died Saturday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, Kenneth E., Niagara Falls, Kevin D., Aurora, and Clarence J., Auburn; two daughters, Beverly Redden, Altmar, and Carolyn Deon, Niagara Falls; 11 grandchildren; a brother, Leon, Renshaw Bay, and two sisters, Leah Hutchinson and Harriet Bosco, both of Pulaski.

Born Aug. 4, 1922, in Pulaski, son of Richard and Mary Martin Redden, he attended Pulaski district schools and lived in the Altmar and Richland area for several years. Mr. Redden was previously employed by the Tico Irrigation Co., Williamstown, for several years.

A marriage ended in divorce.
ELBERT SALTZMAN, EX-STORE OWNER, DIES AT 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 19, 1990
Elbert W. Saltzman, 81, of 6386 River St., died Saturday at his home.

Services will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School Band or the Williamstown Masonic Lodge 650.

Surviving are his wife, Anne Elizabeth “Izma”; a son. Lt. Col. Victor Saltzman, stationed with the Air Force in Omaha, Neb.; a brother, Leigh, Rhinebeck; a niece and a nephew.

Born in Williamstown Oct. 4, 1909, son of Elbert and Eva Blakeman Saltzman, he was graduated from Camden High School in 1927 and attended Cornell University, Ithaca.

He resided in the Altmar and Williamstown areas all his life and was employed by the Syracuse Farm Supply Store for several years, retiring in 1980. He had previously owned and operated Saltzman’s Hardware Store in Altmar for several years.

He married Anne Elizabeth “Izma” Clark Oct. 12, 1942.

Mr. Saltzman was a member of Amboy Lodge 650 F&AM, Williamstown.
DIMON W. BENSON OF PULASKI DIES AT AGE 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 23, 1990
Dimon W. Benson, 85, of 7384 Park St., died Thursday morning at his home.

There will be no funeral service or calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Rhoda H.; two sons, William H., Kensington, Calif., and James D., Toronto, Ontario; four grandchildren, a step-granddaughter and two step great-grandchildren.

Born in Hastings on Feb. 7, 1905, son of Earl H. and Edith Dimon Benson, he was a 1923 graduate of Pulaski Academy and 1928 graduate of Dartmouth College. He married Rhoda Howard on Sept. 20, 1930, in Pulaski, with the Rev. John Warren officiating.

Mr. Benson was employed as secretary, treasurer and president of Regal Paper Co., which was founded in 1911 by his father. He owned and operated D.W. Benson Insurance Agency from 1953 to 1971, when he retired and sold the agency to Richard McKean.

He was a member of Lodge 415 of the Free and Accepted Masons, and the Congregational Church.
RUTH FINSTER, SECRETARY AND EX-FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 27, 1990
Ruth L. Finster, 75, Cicero, formerly of County Route 22, died Sunday in the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in the Orwell United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor, and the Rev. Stephen T. Deckard officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the University Dialysis Fund, 1127 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, 13210.

She is survived by two sons, John H., Mobridge, S.D., and Bruce W., Springwater; six grandchildren; a brother, John Thompson, Nutley, N.J.; nieces and nephews.

A son, C. Donald Finster, died Nov. 23.

Born April 26, 1915, in Carbondale, Pa., daughter of John and Mabel Purdy Thompson, she was married to Clifton J. Finster Jan. 15, 1939. Mr. Finster died May 18, 1986.

Mrs. Finster had resided on County Route 22 from 1939 to 1986, when she moved to Cicero.

She was formerly employed by the Pulaski School District as a secretary and also by Canale’s Dry Cleaning, Sandy Creek, for several years. She and her husband also owned and operated a farm for many years.

Mrs. Finster was a member of the Orwell United Methodist Church, and attended the Cicero United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Cicero Senior Citizens group.
ELLEN JEAN HANKS DIES IN FLORIDA AT AGE 58

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 16, 1990
Ellen Jean Hanks, 58, of 345 E. Palm Drive, Florida City, Fla., formerly of Pulaski, died Friday at James Archer Smith Hospital in Homestead, Fla.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home in Pulaski with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at 7385 Park St.

She is survived by her husband, Paul D.; three sons, Daniel P., Robert M. and Charles V., all of Pulaski; a daughter, Patricia J. Salisbury of Pulaski; seven grandchildren; her mother, Virginia Mathias of Chalk Hill, Pa.; and a brother, James D. of Phoenix, Arizona.

Born July 21, 1932 in Junction, Pa., the daughter of Vernon and Virginia Rumbalt Mathias, she graduated from Uniontown High School in Union, Pa., and married Paul D. Hanks April 18, 1951.

She lived in Pulaski from 1967 to 1977 and later moved to Baker, Louisiana. The couple lived there until 1989 when they moved to Homestead, Florida.
WILLIAM C. MOUCK, NATIVE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 20, 1990
William C. Mouck, 61, of 7601 North St., died Monday in Oswego Hospital.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery with full military honors.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Ringgold Fire Department Building Fund or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

Surviving are his wife, Madeline B.; two sons, Jeffrey W., Chittenango, and David R., stationed with the Marine Corps in Saudi Arabia; three grandchildren a sister, Verda Sperati, Pulaski; several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski April 22, 1929, son of William and Louella Richardson Mouck, he also lived in North Syracuse before returning to Pulaski in 1975. He retired in June as a supervisor after 43 years with Conrail.

He married Madeline B. Minor Feb. 4, 1950, in the Pulaski Methodist Church.

Mr. Mouck was a member of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church and a former member of the Northern Oswego County Ambulance corps.

An Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a life member and former commander of the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and a member of the Society of Pulaski Post 7289, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
CLARK R. MORRIS, NATIVE OF ERIE, DIES AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 17, 1991
Clark R. Morris, 71, Horsham, Pa., died Monday at Lankenau Hospital, Winnewood, Pa.

A graveside funeral will be held in the spring in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

He is survived by his wife, the former M. Eileen Forbes; a sister, Alice Momeyer, Erie, Pa.; a niece, Sharon Heigel, Erie, Pa.; and two nephews, Mark S. Momeyer, Erie, and B. Douglas Momeyer, Apex, N.C.

Born Sept. 5, 1919, in Erie, son of Stephen and Della Clark Morris, he attended Erie schools and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in electrical engineering.

Mr. Morris was employed by the RCA Corp. in Camden, N.J., for over 25 years, retiring in 1983.
REDWOOD NATIVE CLARENCE M. DOLLINGER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 19, 1991
Clarence Monroe Dollinger, 75, of 7444 Frank Lacy Road, a retired carpenter, died Friday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, with Dr. A. Douglas Ferry, pastor, officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, and one hour before the funeral Sunday at the Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Catharine M.; a son, Bruce M., Plainville; five daughters, Rita C. Moodie, Richland, Carol A. Spencer, Horseheads, Betty J. Newlen, Hastings, Donna M. Lee, Sandy Creek, and Gail F. D’Onofrio, Liverpool; 22 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

He was born Jan. 26, 1915, in Redwood, son of Clarence and Mabel Hill Dollinger, and was a 1934 graduate of Alexandria Bay High School.

He married Catharine M. Potter on Dec. 10, 1936, at Collins Landing.

He had lived in Pulaski since 1951. He previously lived in the Omar and Alexandria Bay areas, and was a summer resident of Grandview Park, Wellesley Island, for many years.

Mr. Dollinger was employed as a carpenter by Syracuse Local 12 for 26 years, retiring in 1977, and also owned and operated a sawmill in Omar for many years.

He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, and the American Association of Retired Persons.
HARRY F. LANDERS, SANDY POND, DIES AT 80

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 20, 1991
Harry F. Landers, 80, Rockinhorse Road, formerly of Massena, died Saturday at the State University Health Science Center, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Mr. Landers is survived by his wife, Christina; a son, Ernest F., Binghamton; a daughter, Myrtle M. Santschi, Pulaski, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Beverley Jane Landers, died in 1977.

He was born April 20, 1910, in Brewerton, son of Ernest and Pearl Landers, and attended Pulaski district schools.

Mr. Landers married Christina Mowers in September 1929.

He was a member of the Operating Engineers 545 in Syracuse for 38 years before retiring in 1972. He was previously employed by Crucible Steel and Douglaston Manor Farms for several years.

He had lived at Sandy Pond for the past 35 years. Mr. Landers lived in Massena many years ago.

He was a former member of the Pulaski Lions Club.
LUCILLE C. MOSHER, NATIVE OF CROGHAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 24, 1991
Lucille C. Mosher, 77, Roseland, Fla., a summer resident of 7375 Bridge St., died Tuesday at her home in Florida.

Graveside services will be held in the spring in Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband, Frank H.; two sons, Dr. Roger F., Appleton, Wisc., and Rodney H., Melbourne, Fla.; a daughter, Carole R. Cheney, Manchester, Conn.; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; a brother, Leo Carrier, Jericho, Vt.; and two sisters, Blanch LePine, Ogdensburg, and Amelda Proulx, Croghan.

Born Aug. 31, 1914, in Croghan, daughter of Aime J. and Georgianna DeCaire Carrier, she was graduated from Lowville Academy in 1931 and married Frank H. Mosher in 1932.

Mrs. Mosher was a member of Park United Methodist Church, and was a former den mother for the Cub Scouts and a Girl Scout leader for many years. She was also a former member of the Civic Club.
GLADYS C. COBB DIES IN WATERTOWN AT AGE 80

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 26, 1991
Gladys C. Cobb, 80, formerly of Abes Drive, died Friday at the Samaritan-Keep Home in Watertown, where she had been a resident for several years.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell officiating. Burial will be in Greensboro Cemetery, Redfield.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

She is survived by two sons, Douglas L. Johnston, Harrisville, and Henry H. Johnston, North Redfield; a daughter, Betty J. Cobb, Syracuse; 27 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Cobb was born July 18, 1910, in the town of Canton, daughter of William and Ethel May Washburn Perry. She attended schools in the town of Lisbon.

She married Theodore Johnston on Dec. 27, 1926. He died Jan. 25, 1933, in a railroad accident.

She married Leon Cobb on June 9, 1940. He died in 1966.

Mr. and Mrs. Cobb operated farms in the north country all their married life. She was a licensed practical nurse in Central Square for several years.

She was a member of the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Adams.
MILDRED G. DAWLEY, NATIVE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 31, 1991
Mildred G. Dawley, 66, of Deerfield Apartments, 7633 Delano St., died Wednesday at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are a daughter, Connie L. Roberts, Liverpool; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Donald Balcom, Syracuse, and Lyle “Speedy” Balcom, Pulaski; and a sister, Shirley Hort, Pulaski.

Born in Pulaski Sept. 13, 1924, a daughter of Charles and Leona Lighthall Balcom, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1940. She later attended cosmetology school in New York City.

Mrs. Dawley was a life resident of Pulaski and a member of the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 7289.

A marriage ended in divorce.
MARGARET DANIELS SMITH, EX-TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 6, 1991
Margaret Daniels Smith, 86, of 7376 Park St., died Monday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

A private funeral will be held at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Park United Methodist Church, Northern Oswego County Ambulance, or the Northern Oswego Health Center.

She is survived by two sons, Walter W., Pulaski, and William D., Rochester, and four grandchildren.

Born June 8, 1904, in LaFargeville, daughter of William S. and Martha Gibson Daniels, she was graduated from LaFargeville High School in 1921 and attended St. Lawrence University, Canton, and Cazenovia College. She was graduated from Plattsburgh Normal School in 1927.

She had resided in Pulaski since 1927, where she became the first teacher of commercial and business subjects at Pulaski Academy High School. She taught there from 1927 to 1931.

She married Lynn W. Smith July 11, 1931, in Philadelphia. Mr. Smith, a lawyer, died Sept. 17, 1985.

Mrs. Smith was a member of Park United Methodist Church and the Monday Historical Club. Her father was a former chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors.
THOMAS WILLIAMS KILLED IN CRASH NEAR PLATTSBURGH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 16, 1991
Thomas H. Williams 3rd, 36, of 7328 Port St., died Friday at the Champlain Valley Physicians’ Hospital Medical Center, Plattsburgh, where he had been taken following an automobile accident in the town of Mooers.

Arrangements with the Jenkins Funeral Home, Colebrook, N.H., are incomplete. Burial will be in Magalloway Plantation Cemetery, Wilson Mills, Maine.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the United Friends of Homeless Animals, Jefferson Street.

He is survived by his wife, Donnelle A.; his father, Thomas H. Williams Jr., Rumford, Maine; his mother, Edna Linnell Williams, Magalloway Plantation, Maine; his maternal grandmother, Mildred Linnell, Colebrook, N.H., and several aunts and uncles.

He was born March 4, 1954 in Meriden, Conn., son of Thomas H. and Edna Linnell Williams. He graduated from Rumford High School in 1972 and served in the Navy from 1973 to 1981 in the nuclear naval division.

He married Donnelle A. Crandall Dec. 17, 1988.

He had lived in Pulaski since 1981 and worked as an operator at the New York Power Authority’s James Fitzpatrick nuclear power plant, Scriba, for many years.
ARLENE LINN DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 48 YEARS OLD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 22, 1991
Arlene B. Linn, 48, Route 48, died Thursday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse. She had been ill with kidney problems.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s Evangelist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, Curtis L., Niles A., both of Cumming, Ga., and Douglas L., Oswego; two daughters, Maria A. Linn, Camden, and Theresa M. Joyner, Richland; seven grandchildren; her mother, Florence Campbell, Clearfield, Pa.; a brother, Daniel E. Campbell, Clifton Springs; a sister, Aileen Owen, Clearfield, Pa., and her fiance, Hugh F. Joyner, Richland.

Born in Phelps on Nov. 2, 1942, a daughter of John P. and Florence M. Campbell, she was a 1962 graduate of Phelps High School and attended Central City Business Institute, Syracuse. A marriage ended in divorce.

Mrs. Linn was employed with the Banner Times, Pulaski, for several years and later with Oswego County BOCES as a secretary.

She was a member of St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski, and served as a den mother of Cub Scout Troop 829. She was also active with the Boy Scouts of America.
LOIS F. WESLEY, 32, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 23, 1991
Lois F. Wesley, 32, of 263, W. 3rd St., died Friday at Lee Memorial Hospital after an apparent heart attack. An autopsy will be performed to determine exact cause of death.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Charles B., two daughters, Karen and Kimberley, both of Fulton, her father and mother, Sidney and Anna Rude, Mexico; three brothers, David, Pennellville, John, Pulaski and William, Mexico; seven sisters, Elaine Parkhurst, Oswego, Florence Gates, Mexico, Dorothy Robinson, LaFargeville, Donna Johnson, Hannibal, Linda Dennee, Pulaski, Patricia Kushner, Liverpool and Debbie Landphere, Pulaski.

She was born April 20, 1958 in the city of Oswego. She attended Mexico district schools. She married her husband in 1980 and lived in Fulton for 12 years. Before her marriage she lived in Pulaski. She was employed by Oswego Industries in Fulton for four years.
HARRIET ALLEN, SANDY POND, DIES AT AGE 97

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 3, 1991
Harriet Allen, 97, Sandy Pond, died Saturday at the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

A calling hour will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday.

She is survived by two nephews, Robert Stafford, Lafayette, and Allen Stafford, Houston, Texas; a niece, Beulah Martin, Pulaski, and several great-nieces and -nephews.

Born Aug. 23, 1893, in Selkirk, town of Richland, she was the daughter of William and Mary Park Morton.

She attended Pulaski schools and married former town of Sandy Creek Justice Hugh B. Allen, who died Jan. 1, 1972.

Mrs. Allen worked as an operator for New York Telephone at Sandy Creek for many years, and was employed for Corse Press for several years until her retirement in 1960.

She was a member of the Pulaski Order of Eastern Star Chapter 159. She had lived at Sandy Pond for many years.
ALICE V. CLIFFORD DIES IN VERMONT AT AGE 91

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 7, 1991
Alice Vernetta Clifford, 91, formerly of County Route 2, died Wednesday in a hospital in Burlington, Vt.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in the spring in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

She is survived by a son, William G., Syracuse; two daughters, Barbara Stevens, St. Albans, Vt., with whom Mrs. Clifford had resided, and Elizabeth O’Rourke, Grosse Pointe, Mich.; 13 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Born Sept. 16, 1899, in Orwell, daughter of Charles E. and Rosa M. Stevens Carpenter, she graduated from Union Academy of Belleville in 1916 and from Pulaski Training Class in 1917. She received a bachelor’s degree in 1950 from Oswego State University College and taught in area schools for 40 years, retiring in 1962.

She first married Walter Fay Endsley in 1921. Mr. Endsley died in 1924.

She married Granville J. Clifford March 26, 1932. Mr. Clifford died April 29, 1979, at the age of 85.

Mrs. Clifford was a member of the Orwell Union Church and the Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member and past matron of the Williamstown Order of the Eastern Star.

She was a member of the Onondaga County Retired Teachers Association and a past member and past noble grand of the Orwell Rebekah Lodge.
RUSSELL HOWLETT, WORLD WAR II VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 9, 1991
Russell M. Howlett, 81, formerly of Jefferson Street, Army veteran of World War II, died Friday afternoon at the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are a daughter, Myrtle Ann Armstrong, Seneca Falls; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A son, David Glenn Howlett, died in 1981. A sister, Ruth M. Fort, and a brother, Albert Howlett, also died previously.

He was born Nov. 9, 1909, in Sauquoit, a son of Sedgewick and Ina Miller Howlett. He was educated in Utica area schools.

Mr. Howlett served in the Army during World War II, at the rank of staff sergeant. He was disabled.

He married Melva P. Finen Jan. 8, 1950.

The couple resided in Tampa, Fla., from 1958 to 1986. Mrs. Howlett, a native of West Monroe, died Feb. 14, 1986, in Tampa. She was 67.

Mr. Howlett returned to the Pulaski area in 1986.
GLEN E. OLIN DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 16, 1991
Glen E. Olin, 80, county Route 48, died Friday afternoon at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, of a heart attack.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard A. Bennett, pastor of Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Olin is survived by a daughter, Glenda E. Derr, Richland; his fiancee, Frances Moffit, Richland, and six grandchildren. A daughter, Lois Olin, died in 1945.

He was born Dec. 29, 1910, Altmar, son of William and Maude Emery Olin. He graduated from Altmar High School and married Gertrude Degarmo in 1928. She died in 1963.

Mr. Olin was Richland postmaster in the 1930s. He owned and operated a grocery store, bar and restaurant, and Olin’s Garage, all in Richland, for more than 50 years. He was a member of the Richland Fire Department.
MILDRED E. BURLEY, 82, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 26, 1991
Mildred E. Burley, 82, Fernwood, R.D. 1, died Sunday at the Birchwood Health Center, Liverpool.

The funeral will be in May in Verona Cemetery. Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete.

She is survived by two sons, Lyle R. Jr., Tallahassee, Fla., and Douglas N., Fort Sill, Okla.; two daughters, Marilyn Pentasuglia, Boynton Beach, Fla., and Shirley Hunt, Naples, Fla., 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Two daughters, Barbara Lockwood and Beverly Burley, died before her.

Born Sept. 2, 1908, in Utica, she attended Utica schools.

She had lived in the Pulaski area from 1975 to 1985, and had previously lived in North Syracuse for many years.

She married Lyle Burley in 1930. He died before her.

She married Albert L. Burley Oct. 16, 1960. He died Dec. 18, 1977.

Mrs. Burley was employed by Unger Shoes in Mattydale for many years.
GARDLEY CHARLES ELKIN, 70, EX-LABORER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 31, 1991
Gardley Charles Elkin, 70, County Route 47, died Saturday at his home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Michael O. Sedore, pastor of Redfield Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Kevin C., Redfield.

He was born May 13, 1920, in Redfield, a son of Charles and Eve Redmond Elkin, and graduated from Redfield High School in 1938. He attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and served in the Navy from 1942 to 1947.

He married Margaret Mary Ford. She died March 27, 1978.

Mr. Elkin was a self-employed construction worker.

He was a member of the Redfield Community Church and the Amboy Masonic Lodge 650, and was a columnist for the Pulaski Democrat for 15 years.
ALBERT S. LOOK, RETIRED FARMER, DIES AT 94

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 12, 1991
Albert S. Look, 94, North Main Street, retired dairy farmer, died Wednesday evening at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where he had been a patient since March 6.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Pulaski Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Robert Mazer and the Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor of the church, co-officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Emma Caster, Orwell; seven grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Edna Widrig, Sioux Falls, S.D., and several nieces and nephews.

A son, Allie A., died in 1982. A great-grandson, Robert Reed Jr., died in 1986.

He was born Sept. 14, 1896, in the town of Richland, a son of Eugene and Phila Barlow Look. He attended Sandy Creek schools and married Hazel B. Woolson on Feb. 18, 1916.

Mr. and Mrs. Look were lifelong residents of the Sandy Creek-Lacona area. They owned and operated a dairy farm on County Route 22 for 40 years, retiring in 1961. Mr. Look had also been employed by the town of Sandy Creek highway department.

Mrs. Look, a native of the town of Orwell, died May 17, 1974, at the age of 74.

Mr. Look was a member of The Living Word Church, Syracuse.
SERVICES SATURDAY FOR DORIS K. KEATOR, 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 19, 1991
Doris K. Keator, 76, Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday morning at Oswego Hospital, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Revs. Elizabeth Mowry and Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral homne. An Eastern Star service will be held at 8 p.m. Contributions may be made to the Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a son, Donald R., Altmar; a daughter, Arlene M. Hutchinson, Mexico; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Roy Litts, Grandville, and a sister, Dorothy Keener, Middletown.

A son, Arthur L. Keator, died in 1932, and a grandson, Adam Keator, died in 1989.

Born in Campbell Hall on Oct. 9, 1914, a daughter of Roy and Emeline Gates Litts, she attended Middletown and Goshen schools. She married Arthur R. Keator on May 28, 1931, in Middletown. He died Sept. 4, 1979.

Mrs. Keator was employed with Selkirk State Park until her retirement in 1977, after 10 years of service.

She was a member and past matron of Pulaski Chapter 159 Order of the Eastern Star and a member of its Past Matrons Group. She was also a member the Springbrook Tenants Association and Park United Methodist Church and its Alpha class.
REETA M. WATTS ECKER, ONCE OF ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 20, 1991
Reeta Mae Watts Ecker, 92, former resident of Altmar, Henderson Harbor and Hannibal, died on Thursday in Highland, Calif.

Private services will be at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Easton officiating.

Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, Altmar, or the American Legion Auxiliary post 1435, Altmar.

Mrs. Ecker is survived by two sons, Lysle J. Ecker, Altmar, and Elston M. Ecker, Adams, superintendent of Belleville-Henderson Central School District; one daughter, Lucille E. Kern, Highland, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren and two great great granddaughters.

She married Elston A. Ecker in 1921. He died in 1974.

Mr. Ecker was principal of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School, and retired as supervising principal in 1959. He then served as postmaster at Altmar for five years.

Mrs. Ecker was born on Oct. 13 1898, the daughter of Edward and Bertha McMillian Watts.

She was a graduate of the teachers’ training class at Oswego Normal School. She taught elementary grades in Central Square, Altmar and Williamstown school districts.

She was a member of Riverside Methodist Church in Altmar and was a life member of Russell Tryon Auxliary post 1435, Altmar.

Mrs. Ecker was a past Oswego County American Legion Auxiliary President. She was a member of the Amboy Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, at which she has also held many offices.
CHLORYS SWEENEY, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 80

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 29, 1991
Chlorys E. Sweeney, 80, Daysville Road, died Saturday night at St. Luke Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are a son, Gary Lee, Sandy Creek; three granddaughters, a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Rex Rossman, Pulaski, and Harold Rossman, Auburn, and a sister, Irma Derby, Auburn.

Born in Pulaski on Nov. 27, 1910, a daughter of Charles and Flora Phelps Rossman, she was a 1928 graduate of Pulaski High School. She married William G. Sweeney on Nov. 27, 1929. He died Jan. 9, 1981.

Mrs. Sweeney was a member of the Ladies Home Bureau.
REXFORD E. POTTS DEAD AT AGE 94

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 4, 1991
Rexford E. Potts, 94, Deerfield Apartments, a retired pharmacy owner and former president of the Pulaski Board of Education, died Wednesday afternoon at his home following long illness.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. May 18 at the Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Park United Methodist Church organ fund or Northern Oswego County Health Services. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

He is survived by a son, Dr. Ronald S. Potts, Salisbury, N.C.; a daughter, Joan Ferguson, Vernon, five grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

Born May 31, 1896, in Sandy Creek, he was the son of Charles F. and Florence N. Clark Potts. He graduated in 1915 from Sandy Creek High School, served in the Army during World War I, and graduated in 1921 from the pharmaceutical school at Columbia University.

He was married to the former Marjorie Celia Sargent Dec. 28, 1922, at the Sandy Creek Methodist Episcopal Church. He was a junior partner at that time with the Shaul and Potts pharmacy, where he remained until April 1932, when he opened his own store, the Potts Pharmacy on Jefferson Street. He was honored in 1962 by the New York State Pharmaceutical Society as the state pharmacist who performed the most outstanding service to his community during the year.

Mrs. Potts died March 14, 1965, and he continued the operation of his store until 1970.

Mr. Potts began serving a 15-year tenure on the board of education in 1955, and was elected president of the board in 1964. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Pulaski Library, and in 1973 was elected executive vice president of the Northern Oswego County Health Building.
CAROLYN M. FRENCH DEAD AT AGE OF 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 7, 1991
Carolyn M. French, 63, Town Road, died Sunday afternoon in the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse.

A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society, Oswego.
RANA MARIE JOHNSON, 5 MONTHS OLD, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 17, 1991
Rana Marie Johnson, 5-month-old daughter of Bruce E. and Jennine M. Johnson, North Road, died Wednesday evening in the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse. She had been ill since birth.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made in her name to St. Joseph’s Special Care Nursery, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Surviving besides her parents are a twin sister, Marissa Leeann; her paternal grandmother, Patricia Johnson, Pulaski; her maternal grandparents, Richard and Barbara Salisbury, Pulaski; a paternal great-grandmother, Bertha Johnson, Pulaski; maternal great-grandparents, the Rev. Catherine Salisbury, Pulaski, and Paul and Dora Kimball, Fulton, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was born Dec. 12, 1990, in Watertown, a daughter of Bruce E. and Jennine M. Salisbury Johnson.
MARTHA BURGHDURF, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 96

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 29, 1991
Martha Burghdurf, 96, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. June 8 in South Richland Cemetery with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund or to Bethel Community Church, in care of Linda Crandall, Halsey Road, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Carolyn Walker, Denver, Colo.; three grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Born Feb. 22, 1895, in Pulaski, daughter of Louis and Lillian Ross Trumble, she was a life resident of Pulaski and was a self-employed caterer for many years. Her husband, Myron Burghdurf, a 28-year mail clerk and carrier with the Pulaski post office, died Sept. 9, 1969.

Mrs. Burghdurf was the oldest living member of the Pulaski Congregational Church and a member of the Pulaski Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
WILLIAM F. WHEELER, FORMER TROOPER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 30, 1991
William F. Wheeler, 84, of 7343 Port St., died Tuesday at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen “Kay” Wheeler; four sons, William J., Osceola, James H., Pulaski, John E., Lacona, and Paul J., Orwell; four daughters, Jane Armstrong, North Port, Fla., Marcia Coomber, Baltimore, Md., and Colleen Ingalls and Mary Brown, both of Parish; 38 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Born Aug. 11, 1906, in Syracuse, son of James and Anna Schauers Wheeler, he married Kathleen Crouch Oct. 2, 1939, in St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, Pa. The couple had lived in Pulaski since 1945.

Mr. Wheeler retired in 1948 after 21 years as a New York State Trooper. He was a member of Troop D in Oneida for 10 years, and was a member of the rough-riding team for seven years.

He also retired in 1968 as an operating engineer and was a member of Local 545, International Union of Operating Engineers. He also owned and operated The Old Trooper Candy Store in Pulaski for several years, and served many years as a Pulaski police justice.

Mr. Wheeler was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church. He was a ham radio operator with the call letters W2RQK for 60 years.
EARL D. ELKIN, FORMERLY OF ORWELL, DIES AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 31, 1991
Earl D. Elkin, 71, Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Orwell, died Tuesday at Holmes Regional Hospital, Melbourne.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours were are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Orwell Fire Department.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; two daughters, Patricia Potter, Orwell, and Jean Taplin, Richland; six grandchildren; a brother, Harry, Lacona, and two sisters, Marion Kenway, Orwell, and Anna Mae Walker, Brandywine.

A daughter, Elaine France, died in 1990.

Born Dec. 8, 1919, in Centerville, son of Donald and Gertrude Clement Elkin, he was graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1940.

He married Marjorie LaCelle Jan. 18, 1941, in Lacona. The couple had lived since 1964 in Melbourne, where Mr. Elkin was self-employed in various occupations for the past 27 years. He was previously a member of the Syracuse union Local 545, Operating Engineers.

He was also employed for a time as a bulk milk carrier.

Mr. Elkin served in the Navy as a deep sea diver from 1943 to 1946.

He was a life member of the Masonic Lodge 650, F.&A.M., Williamstown, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8191, Melbourne, and a member of the American Legion Post 163 in Melbourne.
EARL D. ELKIN, FORMERLY OF ORWELL, DIES AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 1, 1991
Earl D. Elkin, 71, Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Orwell, died Tuesday at Holmes Regional Hospital, Melbourne.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; two daughters, Patricia Potter, Orwell, and Jean Taplin, Richland; six grandchildren; a brother, Harry, Lacona, and two sisters, Marion Kenway, Orwell, and Anna Mae Walker, Brandywine.

A daughter, Elaine France, died in 1990.

Born Dec. 8, 1919, in Centerville, son of Donald and Gertrude Clement Elkin, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1940.

He married Marjorie LaCelle Jan. 18, 1941, in Lacona. The couple had lived since 1964 in Melbourne, where Mr. Elkin was self-employed in various occupations for the past 27 years. He was previously a member of the Syracuse union Local 545, Operating Engineers.

He was also employed for a time as a bulk milk carrier.

Mr. Elkin served in the Navy as a deep sea diver from 1943 to 1946.

He was a life member of the Masonic Lodge 650, F.&A.M., Williamstown, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8191, Melbourne, and a member of the American Legion Post 163 in Melbourne.
ULA HUBBARD, 96, FERNWOOD, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 6, 1991
Ula G. Hubbard, 96, Fernwood, a native of Alexandria Bay, died Monday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in South Richland Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Easton, pastor of the Fernwood United Methodist Church, officiating.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Surviving are two sons, Harold K., Fernwood, and Howard E., Pulaski; two daughters, Margurite Mance, Alexandria Bay, and Roberta J. Hager, Mexico; 15 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, nine great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard and Robert Snow, both of Alexandria Bay; and two sisters, Betty Raber, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Margurite Snow, Alexandria Bay.

A son, Donald R., died Oct. 2, 1988.

Born Feb. 27, 1895, in Alexandria Bay, daughter of Bernard and Sarah Walts Snow, she lived in Fernwood since 1934. She married Mason Hubbard in 1912. He died in 1918.

She married Claude W. Hubbard March 17, 1920. The couple owned and operated a farm in the town of Alexandria until 1934, when they moved to Fernwood. Mr. Hubbard was a farmer until 1945, when he became a school custodian. He died Feb. 4, 1971.

Mrs. Hubbard was a member of the Fernwood United Methodist Church.
DOROTHEA M. BLODGETT, ORWELL, DEAD AT 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 8, 1991
Dorothea M. Blodgett, 83, Orwell, died Friday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell, Methodist pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening and 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

She is survived by her husband, Harold W.; two sons, Elvin D., Cleveland, and Duane R., Orwell; two daughters, Betty D. Martin, Orwell, and Nancy L. Trust, Pulaski; a sister, Blandine Day, St. Petersburg, Fla.; 22 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.

Born March 23, 1908, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., daughter of Loren and Maude Maynard Butts, she attended Orwell schools and married Harold W. Blodgett July 11, 1925.

She worked at General Electric for 17 years, retiring in 1968. She was a lifetime member of the Orwell Methodist Church, a charter member of the Orwell Methodist Church Dalk class, a member and past matron of Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star, a member and a past district deputy of the Mexico Silvercrest Rebekah Lodge and a charter member of the Halfshire Historical Society, Richland.
CORA S. CARL, 90, TEACHER FOR 45 YEARS, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 8, 1991
Cora S. Carl, 90, Tinker Tavern Corners, died Friday morning at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corp.

She is survived by a son, Bruce P., Pulaski, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Born Jan. 15, 1901 in the town of Albion, daughter of Charles and Jennie Fulmer Sherman, she graduated from Mexico High School in 1919 and from Oswego Normal School in 1920.

She married Paul E. Carl on Aug. 16, 1921. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. Mr. Carl died Nov. 12, 1967.

Mrs. Carl received her bachelor of science degree from Oswego State Teachers College in 1949 and her master’s degree in education in 1953. She taught sixth grade in the Pulaski school district for 45 years, retiring in 1965.

She was a 50-year member of the Fernwood Grange and the Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 159, and a member of the New York State and Oswego County Retired Teachers associations and the Mexico Senior Citizens.

She was also a tax consultant in the Mexico and Parish area with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
OLETA TRUMBLE DIES IN KENTUCKY AT AGE 74

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 11, 1991
Oleta “Pat” Trumble, 74, Elizabethtown, Ky., a former resident of the Pulaski-Richland area, died Sunday in Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are four sons, Bob Trumble, Van Cleave, Miss., Louis A. Gregory, Richland, Larry Gregory, Altmar, and James R. Gregory, Pulaski; three daughters, Pat Branham, Fort Smith, Ark., Thelma Moot, Altmar, and Lois Mosher, Carthage; a stepson, Donald Gregory, Pulaski; three stepdaughters, Bev Mosher and Connie Overton, both of Watertown, and June Russell, Old Forge; 28 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, William Trumble, Waterville, Charles Trumble, Altmar, and Ira Trumble, Hodgenville, Ky.; and six sisters, Iris Southwell and Ester Shaw, both of Pulaski, Eunice Kvocka, Steubenville, Ohio, Joyce Sargent, Alexandria, Ark., Genevieve Ballou, Central Square, and Caroline Warren, Fulton.

Born May 12, 1917, in Redfield, daughter of Ira and Blanche Lago Trumble, she resided most of her life in the Pulaski-Richland area before moving to Kentucky eight years ago. She retired in 1979 from McMillan Book Co., Syracuse, and previously was the operator for several years of Betty’s Restaurant in Pulaski.
BETTY JEAN MAUDE DIES AT AGE 65

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 17, 1991
Betty Jean Maude, 65, of 7560 Rome Road, Pulaski, who formerly operated the Clay Street Market with her husband Robert G. Maude, died Sunday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

Surviving are her husband, a son, Capt. Eric S. Maude, stationed with the Army at Fort Riley, Kan.; a daughter, Susan G. Petrosky, Middletown; a brother, George E. LaBeef, Fulton; a sister, Elaine Baldwin, Scriba, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Nov. 21, 1925, in Fulton, daughter of Paul and Lillian Ormsby LaBeef, she attended Fulton High School and married Robert G. Maude March 17, 1945, in Fulton.

She and her husband owned and operated the Clay Street Market for 20 years before retiring in 1985. The couple lived in Watertown for 37 years, moving to Pulaski in 1985.

Mrs. Maude was a former member of Asbury United Methodist Church.
RODNEY JENNINGS, BAND DIRECTOR, DIES AT 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 25, 1991
Rodney W. Jennings, 52, of 7696 North St., instrumental music director at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Senior High School, Parish, died Sunday evening in Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, after a lengthy battle with lupus.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s the Evangelist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Rodney Jennings Scholarship Fund, in care of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Senior High School.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen R.; four sons, Rodney W., Manlius, and John C., Timothy H. and Thomas G., all of Pulaski; a daughter, Dorothy J., Syracuse; two sisters, Beverly Conklin, Gouverneur, and Mary Cowles, Colton, and several nieces and nephews.

A son, Joseph William, died in infancy.

He was born July 18, 1938, in Potsdam, a son of Chestley and Gertrude Jones Jennings. He graduated from Potsdam High School in 1956 and from Crane School of Music at Potsdam State University College in 1960. He received a master’s degree from Potsdam College in 1966.

He married Kathleen M. Reilly Aug. 22, 1964, at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Albany, with the Rev. John A. Kavenaugh officiating.

Mr. Jennings was instrumental instructor at Hermon-DeKalb Central High School from 1960 to 1966. From 1967 until the present, he had been the high school instrumental music director at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown. Since becoming the only music teacher and band director at the school, Mr. Jennings was consistently able to lure a quarter of the school’s 400-member student body into the marching band.

His bands have won numerous first-place finishes in competition at the New York State Fairgrounds, Syracuse, and at the Adirondack Parade of Bands, Old Forge.

A resident of Pulaski since 1967, Mr. Jennings was a communicant of St. John’s the Evangelist Church, and a member of Northern Oswego County Ambulance and the Delta Kappa Theta Fraternity. He was also a member of the New York State School Music Association, the Oswego County Music Educators’ Association and the Oswego County and New York State Teachers’ associations.
CHARLES L. WATTERS, 48, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 26, 1991
Charles L. Watters Sr., 48, Stacey Drive, project manager for ABL Plumbing & Mechanical Corp., Syracuse, died Monday afternoon at his home. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Pulaski Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Glen Bosak, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in North Boylston Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Gayle; two sons, Charles L. Jr., Pulaski, and Matthew H., Boylston; a daughter, Valerie S., Boylston; two brothers, his twin, Clarence T., Parish, and Richard F., Pulaski; two sisters, Charlene Russell and Joanne Seymour, both of Oswego, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born Sept. 15, 1942, in Oswego, a son of Charles and Ruth Doolittle Watters. He attended Mexico and Oswego district schools and served in Navy from 1962 to 1968.

He married Gayle Brosnan March 26, 1966. The couple lived in Dugway from 1966 to 1985, before moving to Boylston.

Mr. Watters was a project manager for ABL Plumbing & Mechanical Corp. in Syracuse. He had managed the company’s work on the Fort Drum project for the past several years.

Mr. Watters was a member of the Society of American Military Engineers, Fort Drum chapter, and the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, Pulaski, and a member and past officer of the Tug Hill Snowmobile Club. He attended the Pulaski Wesleyan Church.
FLORENCE JOHNSON, WILLIAMSTOWN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 17, 1991
Florence S. Johnson, 83, Chilton Road, died Tuesday at her home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Edward, Williamstown, and Floyd, San Jose, Calif.; a daughter, Anna Mae Burdick, California; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Born Aug. 26, 1907, in Silone Springs, Ark., daughter of Carl and Anna R. Seavey Johnson, she lived for 32 years in Fremont, Calif., before moving to Williamstown two years ago.
KENNETH B. WILLIAMS, EX-CARPENTER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 18, 1991
Kenneth B. Williams, 70, of 7460 High St., formerly of Adams and a retired carpenter, died Tuesday evening in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, shortly after being admitted.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery with full military honors.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara M.; three stepsons, Richard Rhone, Oswego, and Theodore and Jeffrey LaLone, both of Plattsburgh; three brothers, Robert Williams, Pierrepont Manor, Stanley Williams, Greig, and Gordon Williams, Clifton Springs; two sisters, Dorothy and Mary Lou Williams, both of Adams, seven step-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.

He was born May 24, 1921, in the town of Adams, a son of Robert and Kathryn Larmon Williams. He attended Adams High School and served in the Army during World War II.

Mr. Williams lived in Adams before moving to Pulaski in 1974. He was employed by Carpenters Local 747, Oswego, for 30 years, retiring in 1984.

He married Barbara M. Rhone Nov. 6, 1982.

Mr. Williams was a member of Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289 and Pulaski Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener.
NORMAN H. BUSH, ORWELL, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 22, 1991
Norman H. Bush, 77, of County Route 22, Orwell, died Sunday at Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. David S. Rudd officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Ruby H.; two sons, Ronald N., Orwell, and Terry J., Richland; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Beulah Dodge, Pierrepont Manor.

Born July 5, 1914, in Williamstown, son of Harry and Ethel Roser Bush, he lived in the Orwell and Ricard area for the past 60 years. He graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1935.

He married Ruby H. Mills Jan. 23, 1938.

Mr. Bush began working as a dairy farmer in 1938 and retired in 1970. He served as a councilman for the town of Orwell for several years. He was a member of the Orwell Union Church, the Ricard Grange and the Orwell Fish and Game Club and was a member and past officer of the Dairymen’s League.
RANDY E. REESE, 41, DIES OF HEART ATTACK

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 26, 1991
Randy E. Reese, 41, Barber Road, was pronounced dead on arrival Monday at Maniwaki Hospital, Maniwaki, Quebec, after suffering a heart attack while on a fishing trip with friends.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s Catholic Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Jeanne M.; a son, Adam C., Altmar; two daughters, Bridgette A. Barker and Amber L. Reese, both of Altmar; his parents, Gordon and Blanche Reese, Altmar, and two brothers, Albert Reese, Louisville, Ohio, and Joseph Reese, Minneapolis, Minn.

He was born May 30, 1950, in Oneida, a son of Gordon and Blanche Lewis Reese. He graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School, Parish, in 1968.

He married Jeanne M. Peterson Oct. 18, 1968.

The couple lived in Cicero before moving to their present home five years ago.

Mr. Reese had been employed by Acu Star New Venture Gear, DeWitt, as a job-setter for the past 21 years.

He was a member of United Auto Workers Union Local 624, a former member of the Friends of the American Legion, Cicero, and an avid hunter and fisherman.
RUTH D. SANDERSON, 74, DIES AT SANDY POND

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 4, 1991
Ruth D. Sanderson, 74, of Springbrook Apartments, died Friday evening at the home of her daughter, Patricia Ingraham, Sandy Pond.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Virgil Hager, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Sandy Creek, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cewmetery in the town of Richland.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Oswego County Hospice, in care of the Pulaski Court House.

Surviving besides Mrs. Ingraham are two other daughters, Carol Boswell, St. Louis, Mo., and Mrs. Donna Ballou, Richland; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; her mother, Marian Wayman, Rome; a sister, Dorothy Yarsites, Middleboro, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.

A daughter, Janet, died in 1965.

Born April 16, 1917, at Battle Creek, Mich., a daughter of Cecil and Marian Pope Davis, she attended schools in Rome.

She married Harrison N. Sanderson on June 12, 1947, before moving to Pulaski. Mr. Sanderson died in 1977.

Mrs. Sanderson was a member of the Robert Edwards Post American Legion Auxillary for 27 years, and was a past officer of the auxiliary. She was also a member of the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program in Pulaski.
BERTHA DINGMAN, 77, ONCE OF ELLISBURG, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 11, 1991
Bertha Dingman, 77, formerly of Ellisburg, died Saturday morning at the home of her daughter, Phyllis Pitcher, county Route 2, Richland. She had suffered from cancer.

The funeral will be 9 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of the Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, LeRoy R. and Lawrence, both of Richland, and Leon H., Watertown; seven daughters, Beatrice Balcom, Rodman, Bonnie Graham, Orwell, Maureen Lance and Phyllis Pitcher, both of Richland, Betty Castor, Adams, Wilma Dingman, Belleville, Texas, and Viola Martin, Adams Center; 85 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and several great-great grandchildren; and three brothers, Eddie Berry, Rodman, Walter Berry, Woodville, and Cecil Berry, Pulaski.

Born in Rodman Jan. 14, 1914, the daughter of Dee and Nellie Putman Berry, she attended Rodman schools and had lived in Ellisburg most of her life before moving to Richland 10 years ago.

She married Cornelius W. Dingman Sept. 18, 1933. He died June 9, 1967.
CLAUDIA MAEDER, 22, DIES IN CAR ACCIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 17, 1991
Claudia P. Maeder, 22, of Boca Raton, Fla., died on Aug. 12 in an automobile accident in Boca Raton.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Surviving are her father and step-mother, Richard F. and Mary Maeder, Delray Beach, Fla.; her mother, Barbara Johnson Maeder, Boca Raton; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Dorothy Johnson, Pulaski; two aunts, Karan J. Pacific, Brewerton, and Kathleen Maeder Allen, Florida; and six cousins.

Miss Maeder was born March 22, 1969, in Oneida. She had lived in Boca Raton since 1971, graduating from Boca Raton High School.
OTTO H.C. HAUER, 85, PINE MEADOWS, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 21, 1991
Otto H.C. Hauer, 85, Pine Meadows Road, Pine Meadows, died Tuesday at the House of the Good Samaritan.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church or the National Rifle Association.

Surviving are his wife, Frances L., a resident of the Samaritan-Keep Home; two sons, Warren L., Altmar, and Charles E., Pulaski; a daughter, Martha E. Coyer, Richland; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Born May 9, 1906, in Mount Vernon, son of Ernst and Martha Bloch Hauer, he lived in Pine Meadows since 1933. He retired in 1971 after 16 years with Akron-Chicago Freight Lines and previously was a logger and baker. Mr. Hauer also was the owner and operator of a dairy farm.

He married Frances L. DeLaunay June 18, 1927, in New York City.

Mr. Hauer was a member of Local 317, Teamsters Union, Syracuse, the New York State Bottle Collectors Association, the Half-Shire Historical Society of Richland and the National Rifle Association.
LAWRENCE SKINNER, PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 21, 1991
Lawrence C. Skinner, 89, of Springbrook Apartments, died Tuesday at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are his wife, Colette, a resident of Hillcrest Nursing Home; a son, Charles W., Manlius; two daughters, Venita L. Wilder, Pulaski, and Marion A. Isham, Central Square; 21 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert, Fulton.

Born Feb. 11, 1902, in Camden, son of Charles and Jennie Brown Skinner, he resided most of his life in the Pulaski area. He retired in 1970 as a superintendent on construction projects after a 50-year career.

He married Colette V. Wilbur in 1920.

Mr. Skinner was a member of Pulaski Lodge 415, F&AM, and a 50-year member of Local 12, Carpenters Union. He was also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
KEITH R. SNYDER DIES AT AGE OF 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 25, 1991
Keith R. “Bud” Snyder, 52, of 7780 Richland Road, Richland highway superintendent, died Saturday at Community General Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Virgil H. Agher, pastor of First Baptist Church, Sandy Creek, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski.

Calling hours will be Monday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County American Cancer Society.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon A.; three sons, Randy S. and Jeffry A., both of Pulaski, and David J., Augusta, Ga.; his mother, Blanch Snyder, Lacona; four sisters, Dorothy Gibbs, Richland, Elizabeth Snyder and Joan Stacy, both of Lacona, and Patricia Goslin, Lakeworth, Fla.; a granddaughter, Ashley Snyder and several niece and nephews.

He was born Dec. 6, 1938 in Boylston, son of Frank and Blanch Brockway Snyder. He graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1957. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1957 to 1963.

Mr. Snyder married Sharon Bogardus April 20, 1963. The couple resided in Sandy Creek before moving to Pulaski.

He was employed by the town of Richland Highway Department for 20 years, serving as highway superintendent for the past six years.

Mr. Snyder was a member of the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, Pulaski. He was a member of the AM VETS Post 89, Pulaski.

He was a member of the New York State Association of Town Superintendents of Highways, Inc., and a former coach and president of the Pulaski Senior Little League Baseball organization.
WILHELMINE I. MOORE, 63, DIES IN ALTMAR

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 27, 1991
Wilhelmine I. Moore, 63, County Route 22, died Monday at her home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Camp High Hopes, Vernon.

Surviving are her husband, Orville H. Jr.; three sons, James R., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Richard W., Pascagoula, Miss., and Robert H., Tawas City, Mich.; a daughter, Joanne Blair, Altmar; nine grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Mittag, Bronx.

Born Feb. 9, 1928, in New York City, daughter of William and Auguste Nie Mittag, she attended Julia Richmond High School in New York City. She had lived in Altmar since 1949.

She married Orville H. Moore Jr. July 3, 1949, in Pulaski with the Rev. F. Anderson officiating.

Mrs. Moore was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Manhattan.
MINNIE I. JOYNER, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 69

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 28, 1991
Minnie I. Joyner, 69, Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at her home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Hugh, Richland, and Channie, Pulaski; four daughters, Gloria Cole, Verna Kranz and Watha Benway, all of Pulaski; and Debbie Curry, Lyons; 26 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Born Feb. 10, 1922, in Redfield, daughter of Oscar and Jessie Brooks Secor, she lived in the Pulaski area for 50 years. Her husband, Channie O. Joyner, died Jan. 11, 1963.
JOHN J. FINSTER, 20, OF WILLIAMSTOWN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 1, 1991
John J. Finster, 20, of County Route 30, died Friday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, from injuries received in a motorcycle accident.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his mother, Sally Finster, Williamstown; a brother, Eugene C., Williamstown; two sisters, Sarah Marie Holden, Oswego, and JoAnne Bradshaw, Williamstown; his maternal grandfather, Charles Hutchinson, Orwell; and his fiance, Dawn Plumley, Camden.

His father, Robert Finster, died in 1971. A brother, David Finster, died in 1969.

Born April 6, 1971, in Watertown, son of Robert and Sally Hutchinson Finster. He attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School.

Mr. Finster had resided in Williamstown all of his life. He was previously employed at E-ZZE Truck Stop, Parish.
PAULINE E. GREENE, 90, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 7, 1991
Pauline E. Greene, 90, formerly of Bradley Street Road, died Friday at the Victorian Adult Home where she had been a resident for about a year.

Graveside funeral will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, with the Rev. Brent J. Eelman, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Watertown.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.

Contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include a sister, Viola Durst, Altmar; two nephews, Ralph W. Little and Harold M. Little, both of Watertown.

She was born April 7, 1901 in Altmar, daughter of William and Christy Montondo Little. She graduated from Altmar High School and Pulaski Normal School.

She married Howard W. Nelson who died in 1938. She married Harold W. Greene on May 17, 1942 in Watertown. He died many years later.

She was a teacher in the Austin Central School District for several years before retiring in 1942.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church where she administrative superintendent of Christian education for many years
CHARLES P. MCSHANE, SANDY CREEK, DIES AT AGE OF 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 5, 1991
Charles P. McShane, 75, Seeber Shores Road, died Wednesday at his home.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia M.; two sons, Peter K. and Mark G., both of Syracuse, a daughter, Suzanne M. Murray, Chittenango; nine grandchildren; and two sisters, Mary Brown and Sally Logan, both of Lumberton, N.C.

Born March 14, 1916, in New York City, son of James and Mary Anne Carroll McShane, he was a 1933 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School and a 1939 graduate of St. Michael’s College of the University of Toronto. He also attended Syracuse University as a graduate student. While at SU, Mr. McShane was chosen to work on the Manhattan Project in 1940.

Mr. McShane lived 33 years in Syracuse before moving to Sandy Creek in 1974. He retired in 1984 as chief metallurgist after four years with Disston Inc., Danville, Va., and previously was chief metallurgist engineer for nine years with Rockwell International in Syracuse. He also was a metallurgical engineer and manager for 30 years with Crucible Specialty Metals, Syracuse.

He married Patricia M. O’Reilly June 14, 1941, in Syracuse.

Mr. McShane was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and a member of several professional organizations.
ROBERT F. MARTIN, 67, RICHLAND NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 6, 1991
Robert F. Martin, 67, County Route 48, died Wednesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Richland Church of Christ with the Rev. Robert Fogleman and the Rev. Michael Brown officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife Beulah; two sons, Robert Jr., Richland, and Timothy, Orwell; three daughters, Linda Martin, Richland, Robin Holmes, Orwell, and Tammy Broadhurst, Sandy Creek; 20 grandchildren, a great-grandson; three brothers, William and Harry, both of Richland, and Edward, Melbourne, Fla.; and a sister, Dorothy Weed, Central Square.

Born May 17, 1924, in Richland, son of Edward and Hattie Bowers Martin, he was a 1942 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School.

He married Beulah Stafford Aug. 23, 1947.

Mr. Martin was a life resident of Richland. He retired in 1968 from Schoeller Technical Papers, Pulaski.

Mr. Martin was a member of the Richland Church of Christ and of Local 214, Laborers Union.
HAROLD L. HUTCHINSON, ARMY VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 9, 1991
Harold L. Hutchinson, 78, South Albion Road, decorated Army veteran of World War II, died Sunday evening at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Ellisburg Rural Cemetery, Ellisburg.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Lillian; a son, Edward, Altmar; five daughters, Priscella Brown and Thelma Snyder, both of Mexico, Judy Sherman, Williamstown, Bonnie Hewitt, Topeka, Kan., and Linda Bouchard, Pulaski; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his stepmother, Leah Hutchinson, Pulaski; a brother, Charles, Orwell; three sisters, Charlotte Stevens, Syracuse, Phena Pickard, Phoenix, and Ethel Starring, Mottville; a half-brother, Robert Hutchinson, Camden; three half-sisters, Carol Gareau, Pulaski, Kathy Moody, Mallory, and Jean Foster, Lacona, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born Oct. 19, 1912, in Woodville, a son of Maturin and Lula Shaver Hutchinson. He attended Pulaski schools and lived in the Altmar area most of his life.

Mr. Hutchinson served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s and in the Army from 1942 to 1945. He was the recipient of several military honors including the Purple Heart, Bronze Medal, Conspicuous Service Medal, World War II Medal and European-African-Middle East Service Medal with a star.

Mr. Hutchinson was employed by Norman Brown Fuel Co. for 25 years, retiring in 1970.
ARTHUR H. DRAKE JR. RITES SLATED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 11, 1991
Services for Arthur H. Drake Jr., 72, Spath Drive, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Janet Gibbs officiating.

Mr. Drake was killed Monday morning when he was thrown from his pickup truck following a collision at County Route 2A and Route 13 in the town of Richland.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Loretta M.; a son, Arthur H. 3rd, Orwell; two daughters, Sharon Coday, New Mexico, and Cindy White, LaMesa, Calif.; six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Ruth Gregory, Tampa, Fla., and June Watson, Mexico.

A son, David, two grandsons, Timothy A. and Shawn T. Drake, and a brother, Clifford, died before him.

Born May 29, 1919, in Oswego, son of Arthur H. and Agnes O’Toole Drake Sr., he lived in the Pulaski area 40 years. He was plant manager of Sunnycrest Vault Co., Mexico, where he was employed 25 years.

Mr. Drake was previously employed by the Borden Milk Co., Mexico, and Cyclotherm Co., Oswego.

He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Mexico.
FERN L. SMITH, 87, PULASKI, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 12, 1991
Fern L. Smith, 87, Springbrook Apartments, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are four sons, Irving, Mexico, Paul and Lynn, both of Pulaski, and Douglass, Denver, Colo.; 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Cora Maitland, Richland, and Freida Akins, Rose.

A daughter, Lillian, and a son, Lucien, died before her.

Born June 6, 1904, in Albion, daughter of George G. and Elnora Richardson Mason, she was a graduate of Dugway School. She resided most of her life in Pulaski.

She married Chauncey J. Smith Dec. 30, 1922. The couple were the owners and operators of the Smith Bait Shop, Port Ontario. Mr. Smith died Sept. 1, 1990.

Mrs. Smith was a member of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church.
EARL POTTER, 75, ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 14, 1991
Earl D. Potter, 75, County Route 52, died Friday at the home of his daughter, Ann Hagadorn, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs and the Rev. Hal Bruen officiating. Burial will be with military honors at Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Hospice of Central New York, 1118b Court St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13208.

Surviving are two sons, Albert L., Manlius, and David J., Pulaski; three daughters, Ann M. Hagadorn, Syracuse, Barbara P. Mousaw, Wilkesboro, N.C., and Ellen E. Potter, Rochester; a foster son, Ralph Steele, Oswego; a brother, Paul R. Potter, Redfield; four grandsons, two granddaughters, and nieces and nephews.

Born in LaFargeville, April 16, 1916, son of D. Cyrel J.J. and Harriet Howland Potter, he graduated in 1934 from Pulaski Academy and High School, and served in the Army during World War II.

In 1939 he married Alice H. Mattison. She died Aug. 15, 1985.

A resident of Orwell for 50 years, Mr. Potter was employed at Schoeller Technical Paper, Pulaski, from 1966 to 1981, when he retired. He was a self-employed carpenter and farmer many years.

He was a member of the Orwell United Methodist Church, a life member, past commander and chaplain of Russell-Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar, a 55-year member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Arbeit Lodge 168 of Mexico, a 15-year member of the Northeastern Oswego County Horseshoe Pitchers Association, Pulaski Grange 730, was grange state horseshoe champion from 1987 to 1989, was a gold medal winner in the New York State Senior Games at Cortland, was a member of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers Association and the Upstate New York Blue Bird Society, and was president of the Bluff Hill Rod and Gun Club, Osceola.
MICHELLE CARPENTER DIES OF CANCER AT AGE 33

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 14, 1991
Michelle Carpenter, 33, Dry Bridge Road, wife of Stanley D. Carpenter, died Friday morning at her home after being ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Besides her husband, she is survived by a son, Michael W., 5; a daughter, Beth L., 4; her parents, William and Frances Hageny, Oswego; two sisters, Julie Barbeau and Kathleen Nelson, Oswego, and nieces and nephews.

Born Sept. 3, 1958, in Oswego, she was a daughter of William and Frances Raby Hageny. She attended Oswego High School and graduated from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse, in 1977.

She married Stanley D. Carpenter on June 9, 1984. The couple lived in Oswego and Mexico before moving in 1989 to the Dry Bridge Road.

Mrs. Carpenter was employed by BOCES in Mexico several years, and then at the Miller Brewing Co. from 1979 to 1986.
SIMON GLOVER, WORLD WAR II VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 22, 1991
Simon R. Glover, 87, of 8659 Orwell St., died Friday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John’s Church officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There are no calling hours. Contributions can be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the St. John’s Renovation Fund, both in Pulaski.

Mr. Glover is survived by his wife, Veronica C.; two step-sons, Willard S. Bonner, Pulaski and John E. Bonner, Ariz.; a step-daughter, Jeanne Hitchcock, Pulaski; eight step-grandchildren and one niece.

He was born Nov. 18, 1903, in New York City, the son of Simon and Anna Mae Wagner Glover. For the past seven years, he resided in Richland.

A 1922 graduate of Pulaski High School, he later attended Syracuse University.

During World War II from 1942 to 1945 he served in the Pacific Theater with the United States Navy.

Mr. Glover first married Myrtle Mae Bearup, who died in 1968. He later married Veronica Bonner in 1971.

He was employed by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. as a sales representative until retiring in 1968 after 39 years of service.

He was a member of the Pulaski Lodge 415 F&AM, the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year-Club, the National Rifle Association and the Albion Fish and Game Club.
HAZEL L. SEAVER, FORMER COOK, DIES AT 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 25, 1991
Hazel L. Seaver, 81, formerly of Curtis Apartments, and former cook at the New York Air Brake Co., died Sunday evening at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Omar Cemetery, Omar.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, George, Adams Center, Robert and Richard, both of Farmville, Va., and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was born Nov. 2, 1909, in Copenhagen, a daughter of Eugene and Bertha Clement Babcock.

She married Allen E. Seaver. The couple operated a farm in Mannsville and later managed the Zenda Farm Number Five in Clayton. Mr. Seaver, a native of Watertown, died Jan. 6, 1947, at the age of 37.

Mrs. Seaver had been a cook at the New York Air Brake Co. for many years.
GLADYS L. CALKINS, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 28, 1991
Gladys L. Calkins, 83, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday morning in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

A private funeral will be at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Mrs. Calkins is survived by a son, Richard, Winston-Salem, N.C., and a sister, Dora Barr, Pulaski.

She was born May 16, 1908, in Pulaski, daughter of Arthur and Emma Jane Waggoner Colvin. She attended Pulaski High School and married Stanley Orr Calkins on July 7, 1926. He died Sept. 25, 1984.

Mrs. Calkins had lived in Pulaski since 1973, moving from Canton after living there for 28 years. She worked for the A & P store in Canton for many years. She was a member of the Springbrook Tenants Association.
MAN, 50, KILLED IN AUTO CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 30, 1991
Perry “Goat” Garrison, 50, Route 23, Williamstown, brother of Pulaski resident Esther Tanner, died Sunday following an automobile accident in Redfield.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lambs Corners Cemetery, South Edmonston.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

Surviving besides his sister, Esther, are four sons, Duwayne, Fulton, Stanley, Tampa, Fla., Timothy Elie, Fort Bliss, Texas, and Perry Elie, Troy, Vt.; three daughters, Kimberly Elie, Troy, Vt., Carol Kennedy, Fulton, and Marilyn Tetreault, Lowell, Vt.; seven grandchildren; his mother, Louise Garrison, Kirkville; two brothers, Herman C. Jr., North Syracuse, and Donald, Brooktondale; a sister, Joan Mitchell, Kirkville, and several nephews and nieces.

Born in New Berlin on Aug. 12, 1941, a son of Herman C. and Louise E. Knickerbocker Garrison, he was a 1960 graduate of Central Technical Vocational Center. A marriage ended in divorce.

Mr. Garrison served with the Navy from 1961 to 1965. He was employed with South Florida Engineers Co., Tampa, Fla., as a welder for several years. He was later employed with New Process Gear Co., Syracuse.
JACK B. DICKINSON OF PULASKI DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 1991
Jack B. Dickinson, 55, of Springbrook Road, died Sunday at Oswego Hospital. Mr. Dickinson had been ill with cancer.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Joanne; three sons, David, Sandy Creek, and Kevin and Kyle, both of Pulaski; two daughters, Tina and Susan Dickinson, both of Pulaski; two stepsons, Joseph and James Dunbar, both of Pulaski; two grandchildren; three brothers, James, Adams, Fred, Pierrepont Manor, and Jerry, Florida; and a sister, Joyce Rivers, Rochester.

Born June 28, 1936, in Lorraine, son of Arthur and Margaret Gardner Dickinson, he also lived several years in Lacona and Adams before moving to Pulaski in 1976. Mr. Dickinson was a construction worker on several area projects.
HARRY E. MARTIN OF RICHLAND DIES AT AGE 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 1991
Harry E. Martin, 63, Phillips Street, died Monday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Fogleman officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Arlene; a son, Dennis R., Richland; two grandchildren; two brothers, William, Richland, and Edward Jr., Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Dorothy Weed, Caughdenoy; several nieces and nephews.

Born Oct. 14, 1927, in Albion, son of Edward and Hattie Bowers Martin, he attended Pulaski district schools and lived in Richland 62 years.

He married Arlene Waite in 1948.

Mr. Martin retired in 1990 after 37 years with the Crouse-Hinds Co., Syracuse, and previously was employed several years at the Oswego Soybean Plant.

He was a member and honorary member since 1943 of the Richland Volunteer Fire Department, and served as its president several times and as fire commissioner.

Mr. Martin also participated in town sports and played and managed an area softball team. He also managed teams in the Pony and Babe Ruth leagues in the Richland area.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of the Richland Church of Christ.
LLOYD W. STEDMAN DIES AT 78 IN REDFIELD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 9, 1991
Lloyd W. Stedman, 78, County Route 47, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are four sons, John L., Woodbridge, Va., Lloyd A., Stilwell, Kan., Robert L., Florida, and William P., Redfield; a daughter, Susan I. Jackson, Redfield; nine grandchildren; four brothers, Hugh, Owego, Lee and Lauren, both of Osceola, and Dan, Hawaii; two sisters, Lucile Schuldt, New Port Richey, Fla., and Mary Evans, Camden; several nieces and nephews.

Born Nov. 27, 1912, son of Albert and Jennie Williams Stedman, he was a life resident of the Redfield and Osceola areas. Mr. Stedman had worked as a self-employed logger from 1930 to 1970, and was employed by Griffiss Air Force Base for a few years. He was last employed by the Redfield Town Highway Department, retiring in 1976.

He married Grace Comins Aug. 15, 1946, at the home of the bride’s mother in Osceola with the Rev. Charles Rowley, then pastor of the Redfield Community Church, officiating. Mrs. Stedman died in 1987.

Mr. Stedman was an Army veteran and a member of the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars.
PETER PACIFIC, SHOE STORE OWNER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 3, 1991
Peter A. Pacific, 90, of 7516 Delano St., died Friday at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John’s the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m Monday at the Foster-Hax FuneraL Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a son, Richard A., Baldwinsville; two daughters, Joanne D. Recor, North Syracuse, Patricia A. Peterson, Pulaski; two sisters, Patina and Julia, both of Italy; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Two sons, Joseph P. and Edward, died in 1990 and four brothers, Domonic, Edward, Albert and Frank, Watertown, also died before him.

He was born on Sept. 11, 1901, in Morilla, Italy, a son of Joseph and Dominica Pacifici. He attended schools in Rome, Italy, and moved to the United States in 1920. He married Mary Salesi on July 24, 1925, in Oswego. She died on July 4, 1988.

Mr. Pacific moved to Pulaski in 1931 where he owned and operated Pacific shoes in the village for 40 years before retiring in 1971. Mr. Pacific had also lived in Watertown, Oswego and Boonville for several years.

He was a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Church in Pulaski and a former member of the Pulaski Chamber of Commerce. He spent summers at his cottage in BlindCreek Cove in the town of Sandy Creek.
KATHRYN S. VALLEY, EX-PHONE OPERATOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 14, 1991
Kathryn S. Valley, 60, Delano Street, died Wednesday at her home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society, to Oswego County Hospice or to the cancer unit at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Surviving are her husband, Norman W.; two sons, Joseph, Constantia, and Paul, Cleveland, Ohio; a granddaughter; two brothers, William Stoffle, Sylvan Beach, and Gilbert Stoffle, New Bremen, and two sisters, Geraldine Kosner, Lyons Falls, and Rita Houppert, Lowville.

Born Nov. 26, 1930, in Lowville, daughter of Mylan and Ann McGrath Stoffle, she was a 1947 graduate of Lowville Academy High School.

She lived in Pulaski 35 years. She was a supervisor and chief operator for the Adams and Pulaski offices of General Telephone Co. and Continental Telephone Co. for 35 years.

She married Norman Valley April 21, 1956, in St. John the Evangelist Church, with the Rev. William J. Shanahan officiating.

Mrs. Valley was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, its Altar and Rosary Society, and the Pulaski Women in Business Club. She was also a member of the Independent Telephone Pioneers Association.
CRASH VICTIM CHARLOTTE WHEELER’S RITES SET

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 14, 1991
Services for Charlotte A. Wheeler, 37, Route 13, Williamstown, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Michael Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Miss Wheeler died Tuesday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse from injuries she received Nov. 7 in a two-car collision on an icy bridge spanning Interstate 81 in Pulaski.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund.

Surviving are a son, Andrew K., Williamstown; her parents, Kenneth and Mildred Wheeler, Williamstown; three brothers, Kenneth Jr., Altmar, William E., Sodus, and Herbert J., who is stationed with the Army in Germany; three sisters, Josephine Van Winkle, Peggy J. Kennedy and Janice L. Oakes, all of Williamstown; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Two sisters, Doris and Joyce Wheeler, died before her.

Born Oct. 30, 1954, in Syracuse, she was a 1972 graduate of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School and was a life-long resident of the Williamstown area. She was employed 13 years by Northland Associates, Liverpool, and was previously employed by Brace, Mueller and Huntley in East Syracuse.

Miss Wheeler was a member of the Syracuse chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction.
CHARLOTTE REYNOLDS, RICHLAND RESIDENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 16, 1991
Charlotte J. Reynolds, 59, of 8623 Phillip St., died Friday at House of the Good Samaritan following a brief illness.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Robert Fogleman officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Survivors include her husband, Orley F.; three sons, Timothy D. of Constantia, Keith O. and Kelly J., both of Richland; three daughters, Marie E. Yerdon of Pulaski, Kathy J. Porter of Maple View and Lou Anne McConnell, Richland; two brothers, John Sargent, Benton, Ark., Bruce Sargent of Oswego; four sisters, Joyce Krause and Neva Phillips, both of Benton Ark., June Elrod, Crete, Neb., and Mary Thompson, Green Castle, Pa.; and 18 grandchildren.

Born Nov. 5, 1932 in Pierrepont Manor, daughter of Harry and Mildred Grey Sargent, she attended Mannsville Schools.

She married Orley Reynolds July 14, 1850. She was employed by Crouse-Hinds, Syracuse, for 15 years before retiring in 1990. She had resided in Richland for the past 42 years.

Mrs. Reynolds had also worked for General Electric and Syracuse China, both in Syracuse, for several years. She was a former employee at Mabel Manor Nursing Home, Richland.

She was a former member of the Richland Firemen’s Auxiliary. Mrs. Reynolds was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Syracuse.
KOREAN WAR VETERAN LOREN WASHBURN DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 29, 1991
Loren A. Washburn, 60, Hagen Road, an Army veteran of the Korean War, died Wednesday morning at the home of a nephew in the town of Boylston.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two brothers, Charles G. Washburn, Lacona, and James Washburn, Mannsville; three sisters, Susan Hensley, Stillwell, Okla., Phyllis Paradis, Southington, Conn., and Myrtle E. Cooley, Mannsville, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born June 4, 1931, in Lacona, a son of Charles and Myrtle I. Miller Washburn. He graduated from Mannsville High School in 1949.

Mr. Washburn had resided in the Lacona area all of his life.

An Army veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Washburn was the recipient of the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Distinguished Unit Citation.

He had been employed at the Oberdorfer Foundry and Borden milk plant, both of Syracuse.
HERBERT C. WEBB DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 2, 1991
Herbert C. Webb, 87, Springbrook Apartments, retired postmaster at Fernwood, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Gideons International.

Surviving are his wife, Greta B.; four sons, Herbert Jay, Fayetteville, John Wesley, Saratoga, William Allen, Canton, and Richard James, Cicero; 14 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild; a brother, Lewis, Fernwood; and a sister, Inabelle Webb, Wallingford, Vt.

A brother, Allen, died previously.

He was born Dec. 22, 1903, in the town of Richland, a son of Herbert J. and Ina I. Bentley Webb. He lived in the Pulaski and Fernwood areas most of his life. He graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1921 and later attended Syracuse and Cornell universities.

He married Greta Bradshaw July 14, 1926, in Cannifton, Ontario.

In 1969, he retired as postmaster of the Fernwood Post Office, where he had worked for 40 years. Mr. Webb had also served as a clerk for the Pulaski Central School Board.

He was a member of Gideons International, Fernwood Baptist Church, and the Bible Baptist Church in Oswego.
WILLIAM FOX, PULASKI, WWII VET, DIES AT 65

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 10, 1991
William F. Fox, 65, Bridge Street, died Sunday in Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, c/o Nancy Hilton, Orton Road, Pulaski, N.Y.

Surviving are his wife, Darcy D.; two sons, David and Jeffrey, both of Syracuse; two daughters, Barbara and Sandy Fox, both of Syracuse; three stepsons, Phillip Forbes, Newport News, Va., Larry Forbes, Mexico, and Clay Forbes, Central Square; three stepdaughters, Ann Nelson, Nancy Hilton and Kathy Priest, all of Pulaski; 16 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Ike, Syracuse, and five sisters, Mary Figari, Ann Wilson, Letha Rock, Nellie Oot and Lucy Collins, all of Syracuse.

Born Chittenango on June 7, 1926, a son of Charles and Edwina Jackson Fox, he attended Manlius schools. He married Darcy Davey Forbes on May 7, 1978.

Mr. Fox served with the Army during World War II. A member of Roofers Union Local 195, he wnd the Redwood-Plessis Senior Citizens.
VIRGIL M. GRANGER, NATIVE OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 16, 1991
Virgil M. Granger, 58, of Wolf Street, Syracuse, a native of Richland, died Saturday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse. Mr. Granger suffered kidney failure.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in spring in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Virgil Jr. and Michael, both of Syracuse; a daughter, Kathy Dunham, Syracuse; a granddaughter; three brothers, Robert, Richland, Glenn, Altmar, and Allen, Cazenovia; and three sisters, Florence Benway, Altmar, Joyce Granger, Constantia, and Fran Hazelwood, Niagara Falls.

Born Nov. 16, 1933, in Richland, son of Glenn and Floy Daniels Granger, Mr. Granger moved to Syracuse in 1951. He had been employed at Muench-Krewzer Candle Co. and Marley’s Recycling Shop.

A marriage ended in divorce.
THOMAS R. KENT, FISHERMAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 19, 1991
Thomas R. Kent, 56, Lake Street, a commercial fisherman and veteran of the Navy, died Wednesday morning at his home of an apparent heart attack.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are two sons, James H. and Harold, both of San Mateo, Calif.; a daughter, Mary, San Mateo, and four grandchildren.

He was born Oct. 14, 1935, in Chicago, Ill., a son of Harold and Ethel Elmer Kent. He graduated from Kamehameha High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1954.

Mr. Kent served in the Navy from 1955 to 1959, and was a commercial fisherman for many years. He lived at Fort Myers Beach, Fla., Hawaii and DeRuyter, before moving to Pulaski in 1981.

A marriage ended in divorce.
CATHARINE DOLLINGER, ALEX BAY NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 31, 1991
Catharine M. Dollinger, 74, of 7444 Frank Lacey Road, a native of Alexandria Bay, died late Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where she had been a patient since Thursday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, with the Rev. Dr. A. Douglas Ferry, pastor, officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are a son, Bruce M., Plainville; five daughters, Rita C. Moodie, Richland, Carol A. Spencer, Horseheads, Betty J. Newlen, Hastings, Donna M. Lee, Sandy Creek, and Gail F. D’Onofrio, Liverpool; 22 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a sister, Eleanor Mott, Clayton, and several nieces and nephews.

She was born Nov. 1, 1917, at Alexandria Bay, a daughter of Nelson and Ada Smith Potter. She was a 1935 graduate of Alexandria Bay High School.

She married Clarence Monroe Dollinger Dec. 10, 1936, at Collins Landing.

The couple lived in the Alexandria Bay and Omar areas before moving to Pulaski in 1951. They were also summer residents of Grandview Park, Wellesley Island, for many years.

Mr. Dollinger, a retired carpenter and former sawmill operator, died Jan. 18, 1991. He was 75.

Mrs. Dollinger was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
GERTRUDE A. WELCH, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 2, 1992
Gertrude A. Welch, 75, Springbrook Apartments, died Tuesday in Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are a sister, Dorismae Goodsell, Fernwood, and several nephews and nieces.

Born in Utica on Nov. 7, 1916, a daughter of Howard and Gertrude Petersen Addington, she attended Utica schools. She married Philip Welch. He died in 1980.

Mr. and Mrs. Welch had lived in Brooksville and St. Petersburg, Fla., for 53 years, until moving to Pulaski in June.

Mrs. Welch was employed with Maas Brothers Department Store, St. Petersburg, Fla., as a purchasing agent until her retirement in 1978, after 15 years of service.
JEANETTE METCHIK, 73, PULASKI RESIDENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 3, 1992
Jeanette Metchik, 73, of 7675 Jefferson St., died Thursday at the home of her daughter in Savona.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Pulaski Congregational Church. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Congregational Church or to the Pulaski Public Library.

Surviving are a daughter, Nan M. Hall, Savona; a sister, Bonnie Parker, Pulaski; and two grandchildren.

Born Aug. 3, 1918, in Binghamton, daughter of Robert and Bessie McClary Wyman, she was a graduate of Cortland Normal School and Alfred University.

She lived several years on Long Island before moving to Pulaski in 1958. She retired in 1973 as a teacher at the Williamstown Elementary School and previously taught on Long Island.

A marriage ended in divorce.

Mrs. Metchik was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church, the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association, the New York State Retired Teachers Association, the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club, the Pulaski Civic Club, and Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star. She was a volunteer at the Pulaski Public Library.
MAUDE BERRY, 74, EX-WAITRESS, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 8, 1992
Maude “Margo” Berry, 74, Canning Factory Road, a former waitress, died Monday evening in the Madonna Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Spring burial will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona.

There are no calling hours.

Surviving are her husband, Glen; a son, Donald, Adams; a daughter, Jane Rogers, Adams; several grandchildren; two brothers, William Brigham, Supply, N.C., and Rex Brigham, Cape May, N.J.; two sisters, Lucia Hedger, Adams, and Mary Lou Cavallier, Pulaski, and nieces and nephews.

She was born July 1, 1917, in Lacona, a daughter of Harold and Ruth Peters Brigham. She attended Belleville and Adams district schools.

Mrs. Berry lived in Inlet for a number of years before moving to Richland four years ago.

She had worked as a waitress at various restaurants.
MARY LOUISE JORDAL, 61, PENNEY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 8, 1992
Mary Louise Jordal, 61, Penney Road, town of Henderson, formerly of Watertown, was dead on arrival early Tuesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

She was stricken ill at home and was driven by her husband, Herman C. Jordal, to the hospital, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. Upon arrival, hospital personnel found her dead in the car, and were unable to revive her, detectives said.

Although death was believed caused by a heart attack, an autopsy was to be conducted today.

A graveside service will be held in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, in the spring.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Herman Calvin Jordal; two sons, Robert and Ronald Jacobs, both of Cape Vincent; two daughters, Joanne Cirigliano, Phoenix, Ariz., and Katherine Martin, Cape Vincent, and four sisters, Katherine Bourcy and Patricia Marra, both of Watertown, Vivian Boulton, Dexter, and Jane Crossley, Scotia.

She was born Nov. 30, 1930, in Watertown, a daughter of Ira and Katherine Devine Peters. She graduated from Immaculate Heart Academy, Watertown, in 1949.

Mrs. Jordal lived in Watertown most of her life, moving to Henderson in 1981.

She married Herman Calvin Jordal Aug. 16, 1978.

She had been previously married.
RICHLAND NATIVE KATHRYN M. SHORT DIES AT 74

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 10, 1992
Kathryn M. Short, 74, Wheaton, Md., formerly of Richland, died Wednesday in Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Robert; two sons, Steve, Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, and John, Syracuse; a granddaughter and a sister, Rose Taplin, California.

Three sons, Thomas, Donald and Robert, died before her.

Born at Richland on Aug. 25, 1917, she attended Richland and Pulaski schools. She married Robert Short in 1960.

A native of Richland, Mrs. Short moved to Washington, D.C., in 1960, where her husband was employed as scientific arts administrator for Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
DOROTHY A. BARKER OF PULASKI DIES AT 69

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 13, 1992
Dorothy A. Barker, 69, of Route 11 North, died Saturday at the home of her daughter on Harwood Drive, Sandy Creek.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Jack S., Altmar; four daughters, Donna L. Walter, Maine, Diane Manwaring, Sandy Creek, Deborah Archibee, Orwell, and Denise Sobotka, Parish; 13 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Francis Michel, Baldwinsville.

Born Sept. 4, 1922, in Syracuse, daughter of Alfred and Edith Hamblin Waggoner, she graduated from Altmar Union High School in 1940 and lived in Altmar 56 years before moving to Pulaski in 1978. She and her daughter, Diane Manwaring, had owned and operated Ma Barker’s Tavern in Pulaski since 1978.

She married Donald E. Barker Dec. 24, 1941, at the home of her parents in Altmar with the Rev. Harold Barnard officiating. Mr. Barker died Jan. 29, 1977.
ZILPHIA BALCOM, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 89

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 25, 1992
Zilphia M. Balcom, 89, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday morning at her home.

Services are 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Clay, rector of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. BuriOal will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church or the American Heart Association.

Mrs. Balcom is survived by two stepsons, Arthur R. Balcom, Greenlawn, L.I., and Elvin R. Balcom, Swanzey, N.H.; two nieces, Diane McNett Bullo of Waterport and Beverly McNett Watson, Richland; 17 step-grandchildren and several great-step-granchildren.

She was born Dec. 8, 1902 in Fernwood, daughter of Fred and Lydia Smiley McNett. She graduated from Pulaski High School and Oswego State Normal School.

A life-resident of the Pulaski-Fernwood area, Mrs. Balcom taught in the Pulaski Central School District for many years.

She married Robert E. Balcom Dec. 25, 1932. Mr. Balcom died Nov. 3, 1973.

Mrs. Balcom was a communicant of St. James Episcopal Church. She was a member OES Chapter No. 159, the Pulaski Grange and the Pulaski Civic Club.
ELMWOOD KENNEY, FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 28, 1992
Elwood M. Kenney, 77, Ridge Road, former Pulaski businessman, died late Monday at his home after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John’s the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, in the spring.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions may be made to St. John’s the Evangelist Church or Oswego County Hospice, in care of the Pulaski courthouse.

Surviving are his wife, Mary E.; two sons, Paul M., Liverpool, and John J., Oswego; four daughters, Carol A. Wall, Kirkville, Barb J. Soulier, Cicero, Judy E. Richter, Central Square, and Marie K. Turner, Brewerton; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born Dec. 19, 1914, in Minetto, a son of Michael J. and Pearl E. Reynolds Kenney. He attended Minetto schools and married Mary E. O’Connor July 3, 1942, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Oswego.

Mr. Kenney lived in Pulaski from 1929 to 1988, when he moved to Lacona. He owned and operated Kenney’s Radio and TV Sales and Service, Pulaski, from 1946 until his retirement in 1976.

Mr. Kenney was a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Church and a former member of the Holy Name Society. He enjoyed collecting postcards and antique clocks.
LILLIAN R. STEVENS, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 95

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 2, 1992
Lillian R. Stevens, 95, County Route 2, Orwell, died Friday evening in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where she had been a patient for several days.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Black River Rescue Squad, the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps or the Orwell Union Church.

Surviving are a son, Cyrus, Utica; a daughter, Ruth Garvin, Watertown; a sister, Julia Hawkens, Natural Bridge, 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. A son, Fred Stevens, died in 1984. Another son, John H. Stevens, died in 1988.

She was born Dec. 14, 1896, on Wellesley Island, a daughter of John and Julia Harden Bartlett. She attended Wellesley Island, Natural Bridge and Diana schools, and had lived in Orwell since 1920.

She married Harold L. Stevens on April 27, 1920. He died in 1951.

She was a member of the Orwell Union Church and of the Lake Ontario Chapter 126, Order of the Eastern Star, Sandy Creek.
JOSEPHINE PARUSZEK, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 79

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 6, 1992
Josephine Paruszek, 79, Springbrook and Canning Factory roads, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., died Monday at her home.

The funeral will be Monday at the North Funeral Home, New Port Richey, Fla. Burial will be in Our Lady Czeschowa Cemetery, Doylestown, Pa.

There are no calling hours. Local arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are her husband, Antoni; a daughter, Stella Marusek, New Port Richey; six grandchildren, and two sisters, both of whom live in Poland.

A son, Richard, died in 1976.

She was born March 12, 1912, in Poland. She lived in Philadelphia, Pa., from 1952 until 1988, when the couple moved to Pulaski.
RETIRED TEACHER CAROLYN SPRAGUE, 90, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 7, 1992
Carolyn E. Sprague, 90, of 7474 Glen Ave., a retired teacher, died Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating.

Calling will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Pulaski Historical Society.

Surviving are her husband, Harold S.; a son, Richard Shaver, Sequim, Wash.; a daughter, Carolyn Eisenmenger, Natick, Mass.; seven grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Born in Silver Creek, Sept. 14, 1901, a daughter of Lyman and Frances Stahlberg Backer, she graduated from Silver Creek High School in 1917 and from Fredonia Normal School in 1921.

She married Richard Shaver in 1922. He died in 1938. On June 29, 1941, she married Harold S. Sprague.

Mrs. Sprague moved in 1922 to Saranac Lake, where she later taught third grade at Saranac Lake Elementary School for 25 years, retiring in 1960. She moved to Pulaski later that year.

She was a member of the Pulaski Civic Club, the Pulaski Historical Society, the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club and the New York State and Oswego County Retired Teachers associations.
LESLIE (MIKE) THOMAS, PULASKI, DIES AT HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 9, 1992
Leslie (Mike) Thomas, 52, of 7659 Jefferson St., died Saturday at his home from an apparent heart attack.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard A. Clay, officiating. Burial will be at Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to St. James’ Episcopal Church.

Surviving are his wife, Ann G., a son, Gregory J., Pulaski; two daughters, Kelly J. Thomas, Lyons, and Cynthia Thomas-Nash, West Monroe; a sister, Beverly Thomas, Fulton, and three grandchildren.

He was born on May 30, 1939, in Gouverneur, a son of Veron and Celia Woodcock Thomas and moved to Pulaski in 1952. He graduated from Pulaski Central School in 1957 and then worked for AT&T company as an inspector until his retirement in 1986 because of ill health.

He was a member of St. James’s Episcopal Church and St James’s Mens Club, was second vice president of Pulaski Lions Club and president and secretary of the Salmon River Pool League. He was a former coach of the Pulaski Little League and former member of Ma Barker’s Cribbage League and a former member of the Pulaski Jaycees.
ELLA M. RUPRACHT, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 13, 1992
Ella M. Rupracht, 91, formerly of Tinker Tavern Road, died Tuesday evening at the Madonna Home, Watertown, where she had been a patient for several years.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Thomas Howell, pastor of the Vorea Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, in the spring.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are a son, Arnold F., Pulaski; three daughters, Marion Hough, Watertown, Frieda Daniels, Pulaski, and Helen Potter, Lacona; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dora Griffiths, Waterville, and several nieces and nephews.

She was born Oct. 12, 1900, in Palermo, a daughter of Irving and Harriett Woodruff Phillips. She attended Palermo schools.

She married Frederick A. Rupracht Jan. 11, 1930. The couple owned and operated a farm on the Tinker Tavern Road from 1930 to 1975.

Mr. Rupracht died Sept. 3, 1978, at the age of 87.

Mrs. Rupracht was a member of the Albion Center Grange.
MARY L. WHITE, EX-TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 20, 1992
Mary L. White, 83, Canning Factory Road, a retired teacher, died Tuesday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Halfshire Historical Society of Richland or to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

Surviving are a brother, Jesse E. White, Pulaski; a niece, Jean Rautio, Liverpool; a nephew, Donald J. White, Halifax, Pa., and several grand-nieces, grand-nephews and cousins.

Born Oct. 16, 1908, daughter of George and Elizabeth Shafty White, she was a 1925 graduate of Pulaski Academy, a 1926 graduate of the Pulaski Training Class and a 1934 graduate of Oswego Normal School.

She was a 1945 cum laude graduate of Syracuse University and received a master’s degree in 1947 from SU. Miss White also received a General Electric fellowship in 1958 to attend a summer session at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and she took post-graduate classes at Hamilton College, Clinton, and Oswego State Teachers College

Miss White was a life resident of Pulaski. She retired in June 1972 after 27 years as a high school mathematics teacher at Camden Central School. She previously taught in rural schools in the Pulaski area and at Sandy Creek Central School.

Miss White was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, Pi Lambda Theta national honor society, the Ontario Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Halfshire Historical Society of Richland and the Mayflower Society of Connecticut.

She was a past master of Pulaski Grange 730 and a 50-year member of the National Grange.
JESSE STOWELL OF LACONA DIES AT HOME AT 72

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 27, 1992
Jesse Stowell, 72, Ridge Road, died Tuesday at his home.

A private funeral will be held today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Boylston, in the spring.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Kay Kastler, Lacona; a sister, Muriel Texido, Melbourne Beach, Fla.; a granddaughter and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 10, 1919, in Boylston, son of Leon and Elizabeth Shafty Stowell, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1934 at age 15.

Mr. Stowell retired in 1979 from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. He previously owned and operated the family farm from 1947 to 1959. He was a life resident of the Lacona area.

He married Barbara Armstrong on Sept. 5, 1940.

Mr. Stowell served with the Army Air Corps during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358 of the American Legion in Pulaski.

He was also a member of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church and was an avid woodsman, naturalist and carpenter.
GLENN GRANGER, 71, EX-STEEL WORKER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 29, 1992
Glenn C. Granger, 71, Mexico Street, retired employee of Crucible Steel Corp., Syracuse, died Friday morning at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Ronald L., Fulton; two daughters, Janice DeShane, Amsterdam, and Kathlyn Rainville, Hannibal; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Granger, Richland, and Allen Granger, Cazenovia, and three sisters, Joyce Granger, Constantia, Florence Benway, Altmar, and Frances Hazelwood, Niagara Falls.

A brother, Virgil M. Granger, died Dec. 14, 1991.

He was born April 24, 1920, in Pulaski, a son of Glenn and Floy Daniels Granger. He had been a resident of Altmar for the past 50 years.

Mr. Granger was employed by the Crucible Steel Corp. in Syracuse for 27 years, retiring in 1978. He had previously worked for the Civilian Conservation Corps.

He married Mary K. Secor. A native of Redfield, she died Dec. 30, 1983, at the age of 60.

Mr. Granger was a member of the Steel Workers Union in Syracuse.
ELMER JAMES ROBERTS, PULASKI, DIES AT 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 29, 1992
Elmer James Roberts, 64, Krebs Road, longtime resident of Pulaski, died Thursday at Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital.

The funeral will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, with the Rev. Dr. A. Douglas Ferry, pastor, officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Lois H.; three sons, Thomas A. and Michael L., both of Pulaski, and William J., Orwell; four daughters, Sandra Cornell, Fulton, Julie Nunemaker, Niger, Africa, Cindy Roberts, Tampa, and Valerie Redhead, Oneida; 13 grandchildren; a brother, William Roberts, Mexico, and four sisters, Edna Chrysler, Rome, Doris Alcombrack and Dorothy Bauder, both of Watertown, and Mildred Dana, Sandy Creek.

He was born April 22, 1927, in Rodman, a son of Clarence and Velma Tubbs Roberts. He was educated at Sandy Creek district schools.

Mr. Roberts served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. He had been a resident of Pulaski since 1946.

He married Lois Howlett of Pulaski Feb. 8, 1947.

Mr. Roberts was employed by the Marcellus Casket Co., Syracuse, from 1957 to 1977, and by Howard’s Heating & Plumbing Co., Sandy Creek, from 1977 to 1986. He was last employed by Springbrook Apartments in Pulaski as maintenance supervisor from 1987 to 1989.

Mr. Roberts was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and had served as a missionary on two different occasions in Africa.
LEONARD D. “BEAVER’ HISE DIES AT AGE OF 51

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 9, 1992
Leonard D. “Beaver” Hise, 51, Spath Drive, died Saturday in Oswego Hospital. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery, Mexico. Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

Surviving are his mother, Gladys M. Hise, Central Square; two sisters, Pauline Filsinger, Liverpool, and Linda McKie, Altmar, and several nephews and nieces.

Born in Pulaski on Sept. 13, 1940, a son of George and Gladys Phillips Hise, he attended Pulaski High School. He married Judith Carol Presley on Dec. 27, 1963, at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. W. Russell Clark officiating. The marriage ended in divorce.

Mr. Hise was employed with Crouse Hines Company as a fork lift operator and later with Pulaski, Wickes and Stellican Lumber Co.

He was a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Syracuse.
AUDRIE I. TAISEY, AGE 85, DIES IN LACONA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 14, 1992
Audrie I. Taisey, 85, died Thursday at the Maple Avenue home of Nellie Whiting, where she had been living for the past two years.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday, at the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are two sons, Keith L. Wilder, Orwell, and Maurford P. Wilder, Nedrow; a daughter, Marilyn G. Randall, Ramona, Calif., a step-son, Leon Taisey, Caudenaugh; a step-daughter, Edith Schroeder, North Syracuse; a brother, Paul Kenway, Orwell; two grandsons and three great-grandchildren.

She was born May 7, 1906, in New Haven, a daughter of Frank and Gladys Rodd Kenway.

She attended Sandy Creek High School and lived in Julian, Calif., for 20 years, returning to Lacona in 1989. She had also lived in the Oswego County area for many years.

She married Leon Wilder on Aug. 19, 1923, and he died in 1930.

She later married Norman Taisey, who died in 1985.
GEORGE L. BONNIE, 82, WW II VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 15, 1992
George L. Bonnie, 82, of 7409 Salina St., a lifetime resident of Pulaski and a decorated World War II veteran, died Friday at Oswego County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of the Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations can be made to Pulaski Ringgold Fire Department Building Fund or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta A.; two daughters, Vawn B. Otis, Pulaski, and Kristie A. Van Dyke, both of Pulaski; two sons, Robert A. Clark, Las Vegas, Nev., and George F. Shaw II, Pulaski; two sisters, Marjorie Bonnie, Syracuse, and Murial VanWie, Pulaski; four grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Born Sept. 16, 1909, he was the son of G. Addison and Grace Ryther Bonnie. He graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1929 and then served with the Army’s 301st Heavy Field Armor Company from 1943 to 1945. During World War II, he fought in the Battle of the Bulge and also participated in the D-Day landing in France.

He was awarded the Bronze Star and the Distinguished Service Medal for his service in the war.

Mr. Bonnie owned and operated Bonnie Contracting from 1950 until 1971, when he retired. He had previously worked as a carpenter for his father in Pulaski for many years.

He was a 47-year member and past commander of the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and was a member and past commander of both the VFW Post 7289, and the Oswego County Council VFW.

Mr. Bonnie married Mildred Jacobsen, who died May 5, 1977. He married Roberta Shaw on June 30, 1979.
PULASKI RESIDENT RUTH E. LAWTON DIES AT 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 17, 1992
Ruth E. Lawton, 73, Springbrook Apartments, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, George W., Tucson, Ariz.; two daughters, Joyce Bremm, Lacona, and Jeannette Gayne, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Helen Harrington, Mapleview, and Joanne Bortles, Phoenix.

Born April 19, 1918, in Pulaski, daughter of George and Susie Moore Piddock, she attended Pulaski schools.

She retired in 1980 after eight years with P&C Food Markets, and was previously employed many years with the Syracuse China Corp.

A marriage ended in divorce.

Mrs. Lawton was a life resident of Pulaski. She was a member of the Park United Methodist Church and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and was was secretary of the Springbrook Tenants Association.
JUDITH A. MASUICCA, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 20, 1992
Judith A. Masuicca, 52, Scenic Highway, died Wednesday at Community General Hospital, Syracuse. Mrs. Masuicca had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

Surviving are her husband, Thomas J.; four sons, Thomas J. Jr. and Christopher J., both of Pulaski, Matthew J., Scriba, and Andrew J., Mexico; four grandchildren; her mother and stepfather, Laura and Ray Lawrence, Syracuse; three brothers, Leon Moody, Cheney, Wash., Kevin Moody, Brewerton, and Dean Moody, Columbus, Ohio; three sisters, Jean Pomana, Payton, Colo., Carol Granger, Cazenovia, and Sara Bundy, Oswego, and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 27, 1939, in Syracuse, daughter of Leon and Laura Cardner Moody, she graduated from from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1957 and was a life resident of Pulaski.

She married Thomas J. Masuicca Aug. 10, 1957, in the rectory of St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. William Shanahan, then pastor, officiating.
EDWARD L. JOHNSON DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 58

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 21, 1992
Edward L. Johnson Sr., 58, of R.D. 2, died of heart disease Friday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital in Syracuse.

The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. The Rev. David Bubb will officiate. Burial will be in the spring in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his wife, Clara T.; four sons, Edward Jr., Carl and Daniel, all of Williamstown, and James of Orwell; four daughters, Clara Medina and Terrie Medina, both of Williamstown, Eva Dobbs of Orwell and Mary Grandjean of Adams Center; two brothers, Carl of Texas and Floyd of California; one sister, Anna Mae Burdick; and 15 grandchildren.

He was born Jan. 27, 1934, in Bellmere, Texas, son of Carl and Florence Sevey Johnson. He served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1954.

He had resided in Williamstown since 1958. Mr. Johnson married Clara Furney on April 18, 1959. He was employed by B.B. Reel in Williamstown.
BURNISE WATERSTRIPE, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 23, 1992
Burnise J. Waterstripe, 87, formerly of Pulaski, died Saturday at James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery later this spring.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Robert E., Traverse City, Mich., and Harold J., Mattydale; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, a great-great-granddaughter and two sisters, Clare Mae Britt and Jeanette Sprague, both of Larue, Texas.

Born Nov. 3, 1904, in Clarence, Mo., son of Emerson and Alice Lister Waterstripe, he moved to the Pulaski area in 1917. In 1923, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School and was a substitute rural letter carrier for many years.

He had also been employed as an auto and farm machinery mechanic at Mexico Motor Car Co. and Clement Farm Implement Co.

He married Nola Bradley Sept. 29, 1924. Mrs. Waterstripe died July 29, 1986.

Mr. Waterstripe was a member of the Richland Church of Christ and the Pulaski Senior Citizens Group.
RETIRED SCHOOL WORKER ALICE CLEVELAND DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 31, 1992
Alice B. Cleveland, 87, of 7566 Maple Ave., died Monday at her home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Pulaski Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery later in the spring.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to Pulaski Park United Methodist Church or to Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are a daughter, Marilyn Mathison, Pulaski; seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandchild; and a sister, Della Mahaffy, Pulaski.

Born Oct. 2, 1904, in Pulaski, daughter of Delbert and Clara Myers Babcock, she was a life resident of Pulaski.

She married Jasper N. Cleveland Nov. 25, 1922, in Pulaski with the Rev. Winfield Warren officiating. Mr. Cleveland died Sept. 5, 1937.

Mrs. Cleveland retired in 1969 after 29 years of service in the Pulaski Central School cafeteria.

She was a member of the Pulaski Park United Methodist Church and its Alpha Class, the Pulaski Civic Club and the auxiliary of the Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358.
WILLIAM DESHANE, WATERTOWN NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 2, 1992
William H. DeShane, 94, of Richland Road, died Wednesday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Charles and Terry, both of Syracuse; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A son, William, died in 1977.

Born Feb. 22, 1898, in Watertown, he had lived in Richland for 80 years.

He married Naomi Riley June 3, 1931. Mrs. DeShane died April 14, 1964.

Mr. DeShane had served in the Merchant Marines, working the Great Lakes, for several years. He later was employed by Ironworkers Local 96 of Syracuse for many years, retiring in 1962.

He was a charter member of the Richland Fire Department, where he was a member for over 60 years. He was also a member of the Richland Odd Fellows.
PULASKI RESIDENT GAYNALLE W. PETRIE DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 5, 1992
Gaynalle W. Petrie, 93, long-time resident of Pulaski, died Friday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Fri., May 8, at Park United Methodist Church. The Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to the Park United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Petrie is survived by two daughters, Janice Crandall of Pulaski, and Verna Backus ofSandy Pond; 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Kenzie Petrie died in 1958. The couple’s son, Edmund, died in February of 1990.

She was born October 19, 1898 in Boylston, daughter of Frank and Julia Weston Wart. She graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1917 and attended Oswego Normal School.

Mrs. Petrie taught in area schools for 45 years, before retiring from Sandy Creek Central School in 1963. She was past president of the Sandy Creek Central School Teachers’ Association.

She was a member at Park United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school classes for 25 years. She was a town of Richland Republican Committee member and served five years as vice chairman of the Oswego County Republican Committee. She was vice president of the Oswego County Women’s Republican Club.

Mrs. Petrie was a member and past president of Robert Edwards Post No. 358, American Legion Auxiliary, Pulaski. She was a member and past noble grand of the Rising Sun Rebecca Lodge, Mexico. She was a member of the Rhadamant Chapter DAR, Sandy Creek.
STANLEY E. SANDERSON, 70, DIES AT HIS HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 5, 1992
Stanley E. Sanderson, 70, of Route 104B, died Friday at his home.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood. The Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, will officiate.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to the McFee Ambulance Corp.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley R.; a daughter, Heather A. Pepper, Oswego; two stepsons, Gary W. Greenwood of Orwell and Keith J. Greenwood, Pulaski; a sister, Edna Potter, Syracuse; four grandsons and several nieces and nephews.

Born Jan. 15, 1922, in Pulaski, the son of Raymond and Myra Hilton Sanderson, he attended Pulaski district schools. He had resided in Pulaski until 1987, when he moved to Mexico.

He married Shirley Rupracht on March 7, 1960. He retired from Hammermill Paper Co. in 1984, after working there for many years.

Mr. Sanderson was previously owned and operated Sanderson Greenhouses for several years. He also was employed by Scholler Paper Co., Pulaski.
STEVENS RITES SLATED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 25, 1992
A graveside committal service for Lillian R. Stevens, 95, County Route 2, will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Evergreen Cemetery with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating.

Mrs. Stevens, a longtime resident of Orwell, died Jan. 31 at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Survivors include her daughter, Ruth Garvin, Watertown.
SHERRY E. LOCKWOOD DIES AT 35 IN PULASKI

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 29, 1992
Sherry E. Lockwood, 35, of 7537 River St., died Monday at her home. Mrs. Lockwood had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are her husband, David J.; a son, Chad Seyer, Pulaski; her parents, Arnold and Eleanor Hall Seyer, Pulaski; a brother, Dennis Seyer, Pulaski; a sister, Penny Schott, Saranac Lake; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born May 26, 1956, in Syracuse, she was a graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School and resided most of her life in Pulaski.

She married David J. Lockwood June 29, 1985.

Mrs. Lockwood was employed in the cafeteria at Pulaski Academy and Central School and was previously employed by Mr. Mike’s and the Golden Fish restaurants.
ELLA V. POLLIC, RICHLAND, DIES AT AGE OF 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 30, 1992
Ella V. Pollic, 64, Centerville Road, died Wednesday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Watertown.

Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two brothers, John M., Malone, and George A. Sr., Richland; two sisters, Mary J. Wise, Richland, and Anna Davis, Watertown; several nieces and nephews.

Born Feb. 27, 1928, in the town of Rutland, daughter of John and Mary Kovac Pollic, she also lived in Depauville and LaFargeville before moving to Richland in 1964.
FUNERAL SATURDAY FOR MICHAEL J. SCHRYVER, 23

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 1, 1992
The funeral for Michael J. Schryver Jr., 23, of 7382 Bridge St., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Schryver died Wednesday morning in an automobile accident in the town of Richland.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two sons, Nicholas and Zachary, both of Parish; his parents, Michael J. and Linda A. Schryver, Pulaski; a brother, Mark J. Schryver, Pulaski; his paternal grandmother, Ann Schryver, Port Ontario; his maternal grandfather, Rocco Fioramonti, Brewerton, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was born Sept. 27, 1968, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., a son of Michael J. and Linda A. Fioramonti Schryver. He had lived in Pulaski since 1977 and attended Pulaski district schools.

Mr. Schryver was previously employed by ABC Tree Service, Parish.

He was an active weight lifter.
LOIS L. SCHOUTEN DIES AT AGE OF 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 5, 1992
Lois L. Schouten, 75, Pineville, formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury, assistant pastor at Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego Ambulance Corp.

Surviving are her husband, Whitney E.; three sons, Raymond A., El Paso, Texas, David J., Parish, and John A., Athens, Ala.; six grandchildren; two brothers, Herman Tryon, Pulaski, and Glenn Tryon, Constantia, and a sister, Ethel Veley, Ellisburg.

Born Sandy Creek on Aug. 21, 1916, a daughter of Herman and Christine Harris Tryon, she married Whitney E. Schouten on May 21, 1938.
PETRIE RITES FRIDAY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 6, 1992
The funeral for Gynalle Petrie, 93, a long-time resident of Pulaski, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Mrs. Petrie died April 3 at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.
DR. ALTON THOMPSON, 86, NOTED HORSE BREEDER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 7, 1992
Dr. Alton Bernard Thompson, 86, of 7412 Lake St., died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Emma; a son, Dr. James P., Easton, Md.; two daughters, Joan F. Tarolli, Solvay, and Sue E. Velie, Norman, Okla.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bruce D. and Hugh S., both of Charlotte, N.C.; two sisters, Edna T. Bennett and Mattie Hill Boyd, both of Charlotte, N.C., and a nephew.

Born in Stanley County, N.C., on Jan. 7, 1906, a son of Maston C. and Elizabeth Frances Hill Thompson, he was a graduate of Wake Forest College, Wake Forest, N.C., and a 1930 graduate of Syracuse University College of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Scholastic Honor Society.

He married Emma Genevieve Place on Nov. 26, 1931, at the home of the bride’s uncle and aunt in Auburn.

With his wife and her sister, Marion P. Smiley, both registered nurses, he brought his practice featuring in-home obstetrical deliveries to the northern Oswego County area and Jefferson County logging camps of the Tug Hill Plateau.

He was a life-member of the American Academy of Family Practice and received citations of merit and honor from the New York Academy of Family Physicians and the Medical Society of the State of New York for 50 years of devoted service to the public in the practice of medicine.

Dr. Thompson was well known in standard breed horse circles, having developed a successful racing stable of trotting and pacing horses. His horses had competed and won races from county fairs in New York State to the grand circuit, including major stake victories at principal harness tracks across America.

A.B. Thompson Stables Inc., owned by Dr. Thompson, maintained a winter training presence at the Ben White Raceway, Orlando, Fla., for the development of two year old trotters and pacers which was Dr. Thompson’s special interest.

He was past director of the New York State Harness Breeders Association and a member of the United States Trotting Association and Park United Methodist Church.
MADELINE ABRAN, LACONA, DIES AT AGE OF 79

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 7, 1992
Madeline V. Abran, 79, of 9070 Ridge Road, died Wednesday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis X Caprini Church, with the Revs. Raymond McVey and Charles Aho, pastor, presiding. Burial will be in Unity Acres Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. A Rosary will be recited at 8:45 p.m.

Contributions may be made to Unity Acres, Box 153, Orwell, N.Y. 13426.

Surviving are two sons, Peter J., Medford, Long Island, and James M., Sandy Creek; three daughters, Catherine A. Ellis, Lacona, Margaret M. Abran, Oneonta, and Anne M. Clark, Mannsville; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two brothers, Victor Busch, Toronto, Ontario, and Harry Busch, Derby.

Born in Trout Creek, Ontario, a daughter of Joseph and Christine Versleger Busch, she was a graduate of Trout Creek High School and attended Buffalo Business School. She married Peter W. Abran. He died Oct. 1, 1985.

Mrs. Abran was employed with Munch Kreuzer Candle Co., Syracuse, and General Electric Corp., Buffalo, for several years. She was later employed with Unity Acres, Orwell.

She was a communicant of St. Francis X Caprini Church.
LEONA M. “TONI’ KINNE, PULASKI, DIES AT 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 14, 1992
Leona M. “Toni” Kinne, 67, Springbrook Apartments, longtime resident of the Pulaski and Sandy Creek areas, died early this morning at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Ellisburg Rural Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Leon; two daughters, Sandra Jackson, Sandy Creek, and Barbara Watkins, Oswego; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two sisters, Leola Spearance, Sandy Creek, and Donna Ames, Topsfield, Mass., and several nieces and nephews.

A son, John E. Watkins, died in 1987.

She was born July 31, 1924, in Mannsville, a daughter of John and Ethel Tanner Bettinger. She attended Newark Valley District Schools.

She married Willard H. Watkins. The marriage ended in divorce. She later married Leon Kinne.

Mrs. Kinne had been a resident of the Pulaski and Sandy Creek areas for the past 60 years.

She was a member of Cable Trail Post 8534, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Lacona.
HELEN W. LUDWIG, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 91

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 16, 1992
Helen W. Ludwig, 91, of 7402 Park St., died Friday at the Harwood Nursing Home in Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Richard Clay, rector of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

She is survived by one son, John A. Scott Jr., Mattydale, and a grandson, David C. Scott, North Syracuse.

Mrs. Ludwig was born Feb. 8, 1901, in Utica, the daughter of Albert and Cora Crossley Wright. She graduated from Pulaski High School in 1917 and from Oswego State Teachers College in 1923.

She taught school on Long Island and in Greensboro, Md., for 35 years until retiring in 1970 when she moved back to Pulaski. Mrs. Ludwig had previously worked for the Social Services Department in Denton, Md., for 10 years.

She married Walter Ludwig in 1930. He died in 1963.

Mrs. Ludwig was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, the Order of the Eastern Star 157, Pulaski, the Pulaski Historical Society, and the Maryland Retired Teachers Association.
RICHARD F. ASHFORD, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 19, 1992
Richard F. Ashford, 76, County Route 28, a native of Syracuse, died Sunday evening at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Norman J. Clark officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Homer.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Edith; a son, Richard F., California; a daughter, Mary Ashford, Syracuse; two stepsons, Walter Alger, Homer, and Richard Alger, Cortland; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and a sister, Doris Ritter, Pulaski.

He was born March 5, 1916, in Syracuse, a son of William and Lola Smith Ashford. He attended Syracuse district schools and served in the Army from 1944 to 1945 in the European-African theater of operations.

He was the recipient of the Purple Heart award.

Mr. Ashford lived in the Syracuse area for many years. He had been a resident of Pulaski since 1967. He was employed with Operating Engineers Local 545, Syracuse, for 30 years, retiring in 1978.

He married Edith Lake March 28, 1969. He was previously married.

Mr. Ashford was a member of Pulaski American Legion Robert Edwards Post 358, Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289, Pulaski Amvets Post 89 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18, Watertown. He was also a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart 406.
KENNETH R. HAGER, 74, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 29, 1992
Kenneth R. Hager, 74, Route 104, New Haven, formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Fredenburgh officiating. Burial will be in New Haven Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the New Haven Congregational Church, the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department, or to the McFee Ambulance Corps, Mexico.

Surviving are his wife, Avis A.; two sons, Robert C., New Haven, and James R., Mexico; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Born Jan. 7, 1918, in Richland, son of Pearl and Florence Nicholson Hager, he graduated from Pulaski High School in 1936 and married Avis Ames Nov. 6, 1938, with the Rev. Harold H. Barnard officiating.

Mr. Hager lived many years in Oswego and Pulaski before moving to New Haven in 1952. He retired in 1977 after 37 years with the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.’s Oswego Steam Station.

He was a member of the New Haven Congregational Church and the 25-Year Club of Niagara Mohawk. He was a former member of the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department.
ETHEL M. SCHAUB, FORMERLY OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 30, 1992
Ethel M. Schaub, 80, Falls Road, died Friday at the Andrew Michaud Nursing Home, Fulton.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Church, Williamstown, with the Rev. George Hartnett, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Mrs. Schaub is survived by a son, Clarence J., Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Evelyn R. Hart, Orwell, and Ethel D. Martinez, Boston, Mass.; six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A daughter, Margaret M. Cooper, died in 1988.

She was born March 16, 1912, in Detroit, Mich., daughter of Frank and Jezefa Nabush Lipka. She attended Buffalo area schools.

Mrs. Schaub lived from 1958 to 1988, in Washington, D.C., where she was employed as a bookkeeper for Service Employees International Union for 20 years, retiring in 1978.

Previously, she had lived in Charleston, W.Va., where she was employed by Piece Goods Fabric Shop for many years.

Mrs. Schaub moved to Orwell in 1988.

She was a member of Nativity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C.
KAREN ARCHER CASTRO DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 33

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 4, 1992
Karen Archer Castro, 33, of 7620 Lincoln Ave., died Wednesday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse.

Mrs. Castro had been ill with leukemia.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are a daughter, Chantel V. Castro, Pulaski; her mother, Phyllis G. Archer, Pulaski; two brothers, Charles Archer Jr., Pulaski, and Gary J. Archer, Bridgeport; and her maternal grandparents, Robert and Geraldine Bies, Oswego.

Born Dec. 15, 1958, in Oswego, daughter of Charles and Phyllis Audlin Archer, she was a 1977 graduate of Pulaski Central School.

Mrs. Castro was a life resident of Pulaski. She served as a computer operator with the Navy for 14 years, retiring last year due to ill health.

She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church.
KAREN CASTRO DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 4, 1992
Karen Archer Castro, 33, of 7620 Lincoln Ave., died Wednesday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
GEORGE A. YERDON DIES AT AGE OF 78

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 5, 1992
George A. Yerdon, 78, County Route 17, Army veteran of World War II and a retired forest ranger, died Wednesday evening in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager, pastor of Sandy Creek Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Southern Oswego County Area Volunteer Ambulance, Central Square, or to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, Marcellus.

Surviving are a brother, Paul L., Central Square; two sisters, Aline Porter, Central Square, and Retha VanEpps, Long Island, and many nieces and nephews.

Several brothers and sisters died previously.

He was born Dec. 5, 1913, in Redfield, a son of Norman and Edith Giddings Yerdon. He attended Redfield schools and worked as a lumberjack and pulp truck driver in the Redfield area for many years.

A veteran of the Army, Mr. Yerdon was the first person from the town of Redfield to serve in World War II. He saw duty from 1941 to 1944 as an aviation engineer in Iceland, England, France and Germany, and was discharged June 7, 1944, the day after D-day.

Mr. Yerdon was employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation as a forest ranger, serving in the Tug Hill region from 1947 until his retirement Jan. 7, 1976.

He was a past member of the Redfield Volunteer Fire Department.
I. RAY GEER, 81, EX-STATE OFFICIAL, DIES IN LOWVILLE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 11, 1992
I. Ray Geer, 81, of 7167 Park Ave., retired deputy commissioner of motor vehicles for New York State, died Wednesday at Lewis County General Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Everett F. Reed, pastor of the Lowville Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Masonic services at 7 p.m.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia B.; a son, Dr. Bruce R., a medical doctor and lawyer in Atlanta, Ga., a grandson; and a brother, Francis B., Pulaski.

Born Oct. 20, 1910, in Mapleview, son of Ray and Ruth Patterson Geer, he lived in Lowville 50 years. He was a 1929 graduate of Central Square High School and a 1933 graduate of the New York State Ranger School in Wanakena. He later attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Mr. Geer retired in 1974 after serving 30 years as deputy commissioner of motor vehicles for New York State. He was appointed to the post by then-Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller. Mr. Geer had previously served 10 years as superintendent of highways for Lewis County.

He married Virginia Blanch Ward June 16, 1934, at the home of the bride’s mother in Oswego with the Rev. Walter D. Cavert, then pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church, Oswego, officiating.

Mr. Geer was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Lowville Baptist Church and served as president of its board of trustees.

He was a former president of the New York State County Highway Superintendents Association and was also a member of Lowville Lodge 134, F&AM, the Royal Arch Masons and the Media Temple Shrine.
DOROTHY BUFALINI, ONCE OF WATERTOWN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 11, 1992
Dorothy L. Bufalini, 82, Springbrook Apartments, former Watertown resident, died Wednesday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Church, with burial following in Glenwood Cemetery, Watertown.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to the American Arthritis Association or to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.

Surviving are two sons, Louis G., Savannah, Ga., and Vincent D., Norwalk, Conn.; a daughter, Joyce M. Egan, Fernwood; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; a brother, David Whitmarsh, Canton; and a sister, Marguerite Keller, Syracuse.

A son, Rocco C., died in April 1961.

She was born Jan. 30, 1910, in Degrasse, daughter of Charles and Cora Pike Whitmarsh. She attended Russell district schools and married Louis N. Bufalini Dec. 26, 1931. Mr. Bufalini, a barber and veteran of World War II, died in Watertown in November 1950.

Mrs. Bufalini had resided in the Pulaski and Fernwood area since 1971. She previously lived in Syracuse and Watertown, where she worked as a waitress at Canale’s and Jasper’s Restaurants.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and the Springbrook Apartments Tenant Association.
PEARL I. THOMAS DIES AT AGE OF 89

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 16, 1992
Pearl I. Thomas, 89, Springbrook Apartments, died Sunday at the Mercy Center For Health Services, Watertown.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Robert L., Pulaski; five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Born Feb. 14, 1903, in Pulaski, daughter of Joseph and Carrie Wood McLaughlin, she married Lee C. Thomas April 3, 1922. Mr. Thomas died April 14, 1976.

Mrs. Thomas was a life resident of Pulaski. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and the Springbrook Tenants Association, and a former member of the Sandy Creek Grange.
WILLIAM OBLEMAN JR. DIES AT AGE OF 48

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 16, 1992
William J. Obleman Jr., 48, Canandaigua, formerly of Pulaski, died Saturday at his home after suffering an apparent heart attack.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are two daughters, Suzanne Pitts, Oak Harbor, Wash., and Petra Obleman, Martinez, Ga.; his parents, William J. and Louise R. Runion Obleman Sr., Redfield; a granddaughter; a brother, Michael, Pulaski; two nephews and a niece.

Born Nov. 30, 1943, in Pulaski, he was a 1961 graduate of North Syracuse High School and served in the Army from 1961 to 1974, serving in Vietnam, Germany, Okinawa and at Fort Gordon, Ga.

At the time of his death, Mr. Obleman was employed at the Canandaigua Veterans Administration Hospital.

He was a member of the Canandaigua American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts.
RICHLAND MAN, 32, FOUND DEAD IN AUTOMOBILE IN ORWELL BROOK

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 23, 1992
John C. Woolson, 32, Richland, was found dead Monday morning in his station wagon in 3 feet of water in Orwell Brook off Oswego County Route 52 in the town of Albion.

An autopsy was to be conducted today at the Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s morgue. State police said his head was under water in his overturned car, but it was undetermined if he was dead before water entered the vehicle.

Police said the Woolson auto was westbound on Route 52 and failed to negotiate a right curve. The car went off the south side of the road, struck a tree, then overturned into the brook, coming to rest on the passenger side.

The victim was not strapped in, troopers said.

It is believed the accident occurred at about 1:30 a.m., when a resident heard a noise, police said, but the wreckage was not discovered until about 9 a.m.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are two sons, John D. Thurston, Lacona, and John C. Taylor, Orwell; a daughter, Shauna Taylor, Orwell; his mother, Mary Woolson, Richland; a sister, Teresa Sampson, Altmar, and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A brother, Danny B., died previously.

He was born Nov. 5, 1959, in Watertown, a son of Converse and Mary Reynolds Woolson.

Mr. Woolson was a life resident of the Richland area. He was a construction laborer at various construction sites.
DOROTHY MAY LINNEY, ONCE OF ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 24, 1992
Dorothy May Linney, 65, of 154 Fage Ave., Syracuse, formerly of Altmar, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, Bernard and Victor, both of Syracuse, and Eric, Boston, Mass.; a daughter, Claudette Linney, Syracuse, six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Linney lived in Altmar before moving to Syracuse in 1985. She married Claude W. Linney Jan. 18, 1948, in Philadelphia, Pa. The couple moved to Altmar in 1953. Mr. Linney died Dec. 19, 1970.

Mrs. Linney retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, and was previously employed by Birdseye Frozen Foods, Fulton. She was a graduate of the Conservatory of Music in Philadelphia, Pa.

Mrs. Linney was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Orwell, and the Church of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Fairmount. She was also a member of the auxiliary of the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, Pulaski.
GEORGE J. HEILIG, 88, DIES IN WATERTOWN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 13, 1992
George J. Heilig, 88, Lake Road, died Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. . Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Ringgold Fire Department building fund, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Emma K.; two sons, Kenneth G., Pulaski, and Dale R., Brandon, Fla.; a daughter, Elaine A. Delaney, Pulaski; and six grandchildren.

Born March 26, 1904, in Rome, son of James and Maude Wolf Heilig, he married Emma Kondella June 16, 1929.

Mr. Heilig had resided in Pulaski since 1957. He and his wife owned and operated a dairy farm on the Lake Road until they retired in 1978. He had previously operated a dairy farm and delivery route in Rome for many years, and then operated Heilig’s Dairy Bar on the Turin Road in Rome for 15 years before moving to Pulaski.

Mr. Heilig was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and was a member of the New York State Milk Delivery Association.
FREDERICK CLAFLIN, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 65

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 15, 1992
Frederick Claflin, 65, Towne Road, died Tuesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Westdale Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Michael A., Minoa; two stepsons, Arthur S. Carista, Potsdam, and Frederick A. Carista, Syracuse; six grandchildren; and a brother, Charles, Syracuse.

Born Dec. 30, 1926, in Camden, son of Schaefer and Emma Claflin, he also lived in Altmar and Mattydale before moving to Pulaski in 1968. He retired in 1982 after 27 years as a truck driver with Interstate Motor Freight Systems.

Mr. Claflin was a member of Local 317, Teamsters Union.
CLARENCE W. HOLLIS DIES AT AGE OF 77

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 16, 1992
Clarence W. Hollis, 77, of Parkview Manor, former resident of Pulaski, died Wednesday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Jeanette M.; six sons, David, Fulton, Donald, Plattsburgh, Robert, Birdsboro, Pa., James, Central Square, and Keith and Nathan, both of Pulaski; four daughters, Carol Maloney, Kirkville, Cindy Pettit, Central Square, and Karen Dashnaw and Claudia Clark, both of Pulaski; 25 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marion and Beverly Soule, both of Hernando, Fla.

He was born on July 17, 1914, a son of Frank and Ruth Wardwell Hollis, and graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1932.

He married Jeanette Bonnie on Oct. 14, 1940.

Mr. Hollis retired in 1984 after 30 years as owner and operator of Hollis Lawn and Garden in Pulaski, and was previously owner of a Buick automobile dealership in Pulaski. He moved to Mexico in 1989 after living in Florida for five years. He was also employed as a foreman for several years on the Iroquois Dam Project on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

He was a communicant of Pulaski Congregational Church and a former member of the Ringgold Fire Department in Pulaski.
BUTLER FUNERAL SLATED TUESDAY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 20, 1992
The funeral for Thomas M. Butler Jr., 22, of 7463 Box St., will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Park United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Butler was operating a motorcycle Saturday afternoon on Route 3 in the town of Sandy Creek as part of a “Poker Run” with members of the Iron Block Northern New York Harley Owners Association when he entered the opposite lane and collided head-on with a car, according to state police. He sustained internal injuries and died en route to the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Ringgold Fire Department Building Fund or to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Kelly M.; his parents, Thomas M. and Beverly C. Hubbard Butler, Pulaski; a sister, Jody M., Pulaski; his paternal grandparents, Max and Margaret Butler, Pulaski; his maternal grandparents, Stanley and Madeline Hubbard, Pulaski; his paternal great-grandmother, Pauline Manwaring, Pulaski; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born April 12, 1970, in Limestone, Maine, he graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School and from the Technical Carrier Center. He married Kelly M. Sanderson Sept. 26, 1990.

Mr. Butler was employed by Burns and Roe Inc. He was a communicant of Park United Methodist Church and a member of Ducks Unlimited, the Iron Block Northern New York Harley Owners Association and the National Rifle Association.
EARL TRYON, PULASKI, 70-YEAR FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 21, 1992
Earl D. Tryon, 89, Tryon Road, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Susie E.; a son, E. Douglas, East Fort Myers, Fla.; three daughters, Betty Kuttruff, Syracuse, Barbara Perkins, Pulaski, and Jean McMorris, Wellsville; 18 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Dorothy Fisher, Pulaski.

Born July 10, 1903, in the town of Sandy Creek, son of Daniel and Nora Willsie Tryon, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1921 and married Susie E. Blackburn Aug. 24, 1923.

Mr. Tryon owned and operated a dairy farm for 70 years, retiring in 1991. He was employed by the New Process Gear Division of the Chrysler Corp. for several years.
RAYMOND WEST, 82, WATERTOWN NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 22, 1992
Raymond West, 82, Cable Road, Williamstown, a native of Watertown, died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are a son, Raymond Jr., New Berlin; six grandchildren; two brothers, Stanley, Liverpool and Bertram, Wanatchee, Wash.; three sisters, Lillian Potter and Doris Wagner, both of Orwell, and Genevieve Daniels, Baldwinsville; and four great-grandchildren.

He was born June 22, 1920, a son of Hiram and Catherine Bush, and served in the Army Air Force from 1932 to 1936 in Hawaii and from 1942 to 1945 in Germany and England, during World War II.

Mr. West lived many years in the Phoenix area before moving to Williamstown 20 years ago. He was a self-employed roofer.

He was a member of the Pulaski Church of Latter-Day Saints.
ROBERT B. SCHNEIDER, 55, WEST LEYDEN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 23, 1992
Robert B. Schneider, 55, Muha Road, West Leyden, formerly of Pulaski, died Tuesday at Rome City Hospital after suffering a heart attack.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Donna C.; a son, William F., West Leyden; two daughters, Debra Jean and Tammy Lynn Schneider, both of West Leyden; and three sisters, Stella DeFilo, Syracuse, Shirley Kimber, Fulton, and Jenny Schneider, Cooperstown.

Born Aug. 21, 1936, in Syracuse, son of Robert and Alice Litchison Schneider, he married Donna Parker Sept. 13, 1975.

Mr. Schneider lived many years in Pulaski before moving to West Leyden a year ago. He was employed 30 years by Fulton Iron and Steel Co., East Syracuse.
HARRY C. ROWE, 59, ONCE OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 23, 1992
Harry C. Rowe, 59, formerly of Orwell, died July 13 in Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., from heart complications.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the National Heart Assist and Transplant Fund, P.O. Box 163, 519 W. Lancaster Ave., Haverford, Pa. 19041.

Surviving are his wife, Dolores S.; a son, Greg, Hatfield, Pa.; a daughter, Lauren Flynn, Glenside, Pa.; his father, J. Hunt Rowe, Orwell; four brothers, Howard, Watertown, Donald, Central Square, and Paul and Rex, both of Parish; and five sisters, Betty Menard and Virginia Gladle, both of Watertown, Rosie Barber, Sandy Creek, Phyllis LeBeau, Pulaski, and Peggy Lovenguth, Williamstown.

Born in Orwell, he was a graduate of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School and Potsdam State University College. He also received a master’s degree from Temple University.

Mr. Rowe lived in Hatboro, Pa., for many years. He was a guidance counselor with the Neshaminy School District in Hatboro.

He was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, Jamison, Pa., where he was the organist, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
REDFIELD NATIVE NEWTON ROWELL DIES AT 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 24, 1992
Newton H. Rowell, 68, Caton Drive, DeWitt, a native of Redfield, died Thursday evening at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Virgil H. Hager officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, David, DeWitt; a daughter, Ruth Irick, Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren; a brother, William, Baldwinsville, and a sister, Doris Rowell, Baldwinsville.

Born Oct. 25, 1923, in Redfield, son of Harold and Ruth White Rowell, he attended Orwell district schools and married Marsha Hayes in 1950. Mrs. Rowell died in 1966.

Mr. Rowell was an Army veteran of World War II and was a forklift operator at General Electric for 22 years, retiring in 1974.

He had resided in the Syracuse area since 1950.
WILLIAM C. SAUNDERS, CAMDEN NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 30, 1992
William C. Saunders, 61, of 7525 River St., died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Joan R.; three daughters, Deborah A. Potter, Richland, Pamela J. Helinger, Pulaski, and Karen L. Scarrott, Bicester, England; six grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Williams, Brewerton.

Born April 29, 1931, in Camden, son of George and Pearl Pruitt Saunders, he was a 1950 graduate of Camden High School and married Joan R. Rossman Nov. 16, 1956, in the Methodist parsonage with the Rev. Russell Clark, then pastor, officiating.

Mr. Saunders retired in 1985 as a quality control engineer after 14 years with Glomac Plastics, Syracuse. He was previously employed 11 years by the General Electric Co.

Mr. Saunders served with the Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He had resided in Pulaski since 1955.
GARY LEE MCCALLOPS, 40, DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 14, 1992
Gary Lee McCallops, 40, County Route 17, died Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after suffering an apparent heart attack.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Penny; two daughters, Brooks, Williamstown, and Tara, Gouverneur; three sons, Gary Jr., Anthony M. and Dustin, all of Gouverneur; his father, Roland Sr., Fine; two brothers, Roland Jr., Gouverneur, and Paul, Fine; and six sisters, Bonnie Bishop, DeKalb Junction, Dot Cote, Beverly Parrott, Joan Havener and Irene Farrah, all of Summerville, S.C., and Loretta Leary, Rhode Island.

Born March 10, 1952, son of Roland and Lulu Allen McCallops Sr., he married Penny Cromp Feb. 16, 1986.

Mr. McCallops lived in Williamstown for the past five years and had previously lived in Gouverneur.

He served with the Navy and was a member of American Legion Post 1.
CHARLES W. PRATT, EX-HIGHWAY WORKER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 15, 1992
Charles Wayne Pratt, 89, Springbrook Apartments, died at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday at his home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m Monday at the Pulaski Baptist Church with the Rev. Clay Berry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Day Care Center.

Mr. Pratt is survived by his wife of 62 years, the former Elizabeth Pitzer; two sons, Jim Pratt, Bryn Mawr, Pa., and Doug Pratt of Sandy Creek; two daughters, Betty I. Gerdon, Hemet, Calif., and Gloria J. Young, Pompey; one brother, Leigh Pratt, Pulaski; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Oct. 30, 1902 in the town of Richland, son of Charles A. and Mate Tryon Pratt. Mr. Pratt was a lifelong resident of Pulaski and attended Pulaski district schools.

He owned and operated a dairy farm on Rainbow Shores Road for several years and then worked for the New York highway department from 1949 to 1966, when he retired.

Mr. Pratt was a member and deacon of the Pulaski Baptist Church, a past master and 65-year member of the Pulaski Grange, a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows and a former member of the Richland Volunteer Fire Department.
LAVERNE ROBINSON, ALTMAR, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 25, 1992
Laverne Robinson, 21, Altmar, died Sunday at Oswego Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his foster mother, Lizzie Roser, Altmar; three foster sisters, Mary Roser, Sarasota, Fla., and Denise Roser and Doris Hall, both of Williamstown; and a foster brother, Dennis Roser, Altmar.

Born March 20, 1971, in Syracuse, Mr. Robinson graduated from Oswego County BOCES, Mexico, in June. He was employed by Oswego County Industries.
H. BING GIBBS, 68, OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 26, 1992
H. Bing Gibbs, 68, of 7480 Glen Ave., died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of the Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are his wife, Regina; five sons, George C., West Monroe, Gordon M., Snellville, Ga., Clark O. and Andrew S., both of Pulaski, and Mitchell L., Lacona; a daughter, Annette Pratt, Pulaski; 19 grandchildren, a great-granddaughter; his mother, Ethel A. Gibbs, Mexico; a brother, Ronald, Pulaski, and three sisters, Vada Watson, Mexico, Grace Soule, Pulaski, and Darlene Taylor, Ellisburg.

Born March 1, 1924, in the town of Henderson, son of Clark and Ethel Phillips Gibbs, he was a Merchant Marine veteran of World War II and had lived in Pulaski since 1947.

He married Regina M. Twiss Feb. 4, 1947, in Watertown.

Mr. Gibbs was formerly employed by Corse Press, Sandy Creek, and by Brown Newspapers, Baldwinsville.
CHARLES E. BELLOWS, FERNWOOD, DIES AT 60

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 27, 1992
Charles E. Bellows, 60, County Route 41A, employee of Schoeller Technical Papers, Pulaski, died Wednesday afternoon at his home.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Jerry Jenkins, pastor of Assembly of God Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Hospice, at the H. Douglas Barclay Court House, Pulaski, or to the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara; four daughters, Debbie Bellows, Gayle DeLong, Laurie Egan and Kristy Bellows, all of Fernwood; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Donald, Pulaski, and Lynn, Richland, and nieces and nephews.

A brother, Glenn, was killed in action during the Korean War in 1952.

He was born Dec. 5, 1931, in Syracuse, a son of Harrison and Lillian Sloper Bellows. He attended schools in Liverpool and Pulaski.

Mr. Bellows served in the Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean War.

He married Barbara Fryer Oct. 9, 1954, in Lysander.

Mr. Bellows was employed by Prestolite Corp., Syracuse, for 32 years. He had worked at Schoeller Technical Papers for the past 8 1/2 years.

He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post, Pulaski.
IDA KILLION, PORT ONTARIO, DIES AT AGE OF 99

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 5, 1992
Ida V. Killion, 99, of Port Ontario, died Thursday night at the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

A calling hour will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a grandson, Bruce J. Littler, Greensboro, N.C.; a granddaughter, Cherie Dawley, Phoenix; five great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

A daughter, Joann Littler, died in 1955.

Born in Syracuse Aug. 7, 1893, a daughter of Karl and Joann Viola, she graduated from Syracuse schools.

She married John F. Killion April 17, 1922, at Syracuse. The couple lived in Liverpool and Brewerton until 1947, when they moved to the Pulaski area. They owned and operated the Elms Golf Course in the town of Sandy Creek for many years. Mr. Killion died in 1980.
EVA MAE BRISTOL DIES IN PULASKI AT AGE 58

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 8, 1992
Eva Mae Bristol, 58, Halsey Road, died of a heart attack Sunday at her home.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Maple Flats Cemetery, Cleveland.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are her husband, Roland “Bud;” four sons, Christian, Pulaski, Gary, Sandy Creek, Douglas, Mannsville, and Todd, Adams; four daughters, Elizabeth Hermann, Richland, Brenda Curley, Amosville, Va., Rolanda Wallis, Parish, and Tina Babcock, Lacona; 39 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; her parents, Robert andEvelyn Rollins, Eaton; and a sister, Donna Fuller, Sherburne.

A son, Roland C. Jr., died in infancy.

Born Jan. 10, 1934, in Brookfield, a daughter of Robert and Evelyn Webb Rollins, she married Mr. Bristol March 30, 1950.

Mrs. Bristol lived in Pulaski the past 15 years. She retired in 1988 as the president of Evaco Inc.

She was a member of the Oswego County Home Bureau.
WILLIAM P. HOWARD DIES AT 72 IN N.J.

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 8, 1992
William Patrick Howard, 72, formerly of Orwell, died Thursday in Atlantic City, N.J., after a long battle with cancer.

The funeral was in Atlantic City.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Surviving are two sons, Brian and Joseph, both of Orwell; two daughters, Carol Pascucci and Janice Phillips, both of Philadelphia, Pa.; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Snock and Dorothy Smith, both of Atlantic City, and a brother, Thomas, Atlantic City.

Mr. Howard was a World War II Air Force veteran. He retired in 1990 as chief of security from the Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif.
MEMORIAL RITES SET FOR WILLIAM HOWARD

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 10, 1992
A memorial service for William Patrick Howard, 72, formerly of Orwell, will be held later this month in Atlantic City, N.J.

Mr. Howard died Aug. 3 in Atlantic City, after a long battle with cancer.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Surviving are two sons, Brian and Joseph, both of Orwell; two daughters, Carol Pascucci and Janice Phillips, both of Philadelphia, Pa.; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Snock and Dorothy Smith, both of Atlantic City, and a brother, Thomas, Atlantic City.

Mr. Howard was a World War II Air Force veteran. He retired in 1990 as chief of security from the Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif.

He received outstanding recognition for his work in security by several law enforcement agencies, including the Beverly Hills Police Department.
DEBORAH FOWLER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 12, 1992
Deborah J. Fowler, 36, of 7381 Lake St., died Friday morning at her home. The death is under investigation by the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
FUNERAL MONDAY FOR DEBORAH J. FOWLER, 36

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 13, 1992
A private funeral for Deborah J. Fowler, 36, of 7381 Lake St., will be held Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial arrangements are incomplete.

Mrs. Fowler died Friday morning at her home. The death is under investigation by the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are her husband, James D.; two daughters, Crystal L. Gibbs, Ashboro, N.C., and Stacie Jo Gilbert, Pulaski; a granddaughter; her mother, Pat Bailey, Franklinton, N.C.; her stepmother, Mary Buck, Pulaski, and a brother, Donald Buck, Kenosha, Wis.

Her stepfather, Stanley Buck, Pulaski, died Jan. 28, 1990.

She was born Feb. 4, 1956, in Syracuse. She graduated from Pulaski Central School in 1974.

She married James D. Fowler Aug. 5, 1989.

Mrs. Fowler resided in Pulaski all of her life. She was employed by the Oswego County Department of Social Services, Mexico, from 1976 to 1989.
HELEN E. WANSINK, 84, RETIRED FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 13, 1992
Helen E. Wansink, 84, F. Lacey Road, former dairy farmer, died Saturday morning at Easton Hospital, Easton, Pa.

She had been living with her daughter in Easton for the past several years.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry E. Plaugher officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are a son, Dirk, Pulaski; two daughters, Janice Beck, Easton, and Elizabeth Black, Dallas, Ore.; 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a sister, Anna Cancro, Tarrytown.

She was born April 13, 1908, in Fernwood, a daughter of Frank and Mary Hutchinson Lacey. She graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1925 and from Pulaski teachers’ training class in 1926. She taught in the Pulaski school district for two years.

On Dec. 17, 1930, she married John Wansink. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm on F. Lacey Road for 50 years. Mr. Wansink died Jan. 6, 1978.

Mrs. Wansink was a member of the Fernwood Baptist Church, South Richland Grange and Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 159.
FARMER, CATTLE DEALER CHARLES HILTON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 16, 1992
Charles L.F. Hilton, 66, Orwell, died Tuesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of Orwell Union Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department or Northern Oswego County Ambulance Service.

Surviving are his wife, Catherine; two sons, John W., Orwell, and David G., Altmar; four daughters, Kathleen M. Hilton, Camden, Ella E. and Joan Hilton, both of West Monroe, and Judy Wellborn, Arlington, Texas, and four grandchildren.

Born in Richland on Oct. 17, 1925, a son of Ward and Mabel Nicholls Hilton, he was a 1943 graduate of Sandy Creek High School. He married Catherine Esther Gustaveson on July 26, 1947, at the Methodist Church, Minoa, with the Rev. Herbert Harrison, pastor of the Methodist Church, Sandy Creek, officiating.

Mr. Hilton owned and operated a dairy farm. He was also a cattle dealer.

He was a 45-year member of the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department.
WAVA MALBONE METCALF, RICHLAND, DIES AT 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 18, 1992
Wava Malbone Metcalf, 75, Centerville Road, died this morning at her home, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of Orwell Union Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are five sons, Paul N., Pulaski, Brian S., Central Square, Thomas A., Camden, Gene A., Glastonbury, Conn., and Dale R., Richland; a daughter, Susan W. Metcalf, Watertown; 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Born in Utica on March 4, 1917, she was a 1945 graduate of Ausable Forks High School. She married Paul O. Metcalf on Oct. 23, 1937, in Ausable Forks. He died July 3, 1988.

Mrs. Metcalf was a resident of the North Syracuse and Brewerton areas from 1937 to 1962, when she moved to Richland.
BRADLEY ADYDAN, 12, DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 18, 1992
Bradley W. Adydan, 12, of 7787 Richland Road, died Thursday in Oswego Hospital, following a brief illness. He had suffered septic shock.

Arrangements with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home are incomplete. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the special education fund of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Mexico.

Surviving are his father and stepmother, David and Jennifer Adydan, Pulaski; his mother, Mary Jo Adydan, Pulaski; a brother, Brian J., Pulaski; a sister, Nicole L. Favata, Pulaski; his paternal grandfather, Stanley Adydan, Pulaski; his paternal grandmother, Peggy Bull, Williamson; his maternal grandparents, Richard and Katherine Palmer, Ellisburg; his maternal great-grandmother, Bernice Jones, Gouverneur, and several uncles, aunts and cousins.

Born in Watertown on June 3, 1980, a son of David and Mary Jo Palmer Adydan, he had been a student at BOCES, Mexico, for the past nine years.
FUNERAL SLATED TODAY FOR BRADLEY ADYDAN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 19, 1992
The funeral for Bradley W. Adydan, 12, of 7787 Richland Road, will be at 11 a.m. today at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax FuneralHome.

The boy died Thursday in Oswego Hospital following a brief illness. He had suffered septic shock.

Contributions may be made to the special education fund of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Mexico.
TOWN OF RICHLAND NATIVE MARY E. PRINS DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 26, 1992
Mary E. Prins, 64, Wilder Drive, died Friday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, after being admitted to the hospital earlier in the day.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Robert Fogleman, pastor of the Richland Church of Christ, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, Steven C., Valapraiso, Fla., and Keith E. and Kurt E., both of Richland; four grandchildren; eight brothers, William Lacelle, Ricard, Tom Lacelle, Bernherds Bay, John Lacelle, Pulaski, Richard Lacelle and Robert Lacelle, both of Camden, Phillip Lacelle, Orwell, James Lacelle, Redfield, and Gerald Lacelle, Buffalo; and six sisters, Shirley Racine, Port Ontario, Joan Jones, Rose Boke, and Barbara Nutting, all of Sandy Pond, Betty Dunbar, Pulaski, and Fern Lester, Orwell.

Born March 11, 1928, in the town of Richland, a daughter of Clyde and Lillian Lacelle, she attended Pulaski district schools and married Leonard T. Prins July 31, 1951. He died May 11, 1980.

Mrs. Prins, a life resident of the Richland-Pulaski area, was a member of the Richland Church of Christ.

Infant Dies at Birth; Canton Burial Slated

POTSDAM – Tyrel Cody Robertson, son of Mark and Laurel Lynn Ashley Robertson, Route 1, died at birth at 9:54 p.m. Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

A funeral will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Canton.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are with the O’Leary Funeral Home, Canton.

Surviving besides his parents are his paternal grandparents, Gary and Dale Robertson, Russell; his maternal grandmother, Esther Ashley, Hermon; his paternal great-grandmother, Katherine LaDue, Gouverneur; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Adam Michael Dashno, Newborn Boy, Dies

MASSENA – Adam Michael Dashno, born at 10:18 p.m. Tuesday at Massena Memorial Hospital, died at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the hospital.

Private burial will be held in Mound Hill Cemetery, Nicholville.

Adam was the son of Gregory A. Dashno and Kimberly Covey of Madrid.

Besides his parents, he is survived by four half-brothers and -sisters, Nicholas J. and Heather R. Baxter, both of Madrid, and Corey A. and Brooke A. Dashno, both of Potsdam, and grandparents, Mrs. Linda Stone of Potsdam, Floyd Covey Jr. of Cold Brook and Mrs. Marion Russell of Potsdam.

Florence T. VanDyke, Lisbon, Dies at 79

LISBON – Florence T. VanDyke, 79, Five Mile Line Road, died at 2:10 a.m. Friday in A. Barton Hepburn Hospital, Ogdensburg, where she had been a patient since Aug. 26.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the White Church Cemetery, with the Rev. Bernard W. Fortune officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with Fox Funeral Home.

Surviving are her husband, Renwick; a daughter, Mrs. Manny (Joan) Reiff, Staten Island; two grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Lupes, Florida; a brother, Robert Howald, Florida, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born in Caldwell on Aug. 11, 1922, a daughter of William and Edith Simon Howald, she attended Caldwell schools and married Renwick VanDyke in July 1941.

For many years, Mrs. VanDyke was employed as a nurse’s aide at the Essex County Hospital in New Jersey, retiring in 1987. She came to the north country following her retirement and had lived on Five Mile Line Road since that time.

Retired Seamstress Lillian M. Hart Dies at 73

TUPPER LAKE – Lillian M. Hart, 73, of 7 Washington St., a retired seamstress, died Friday morning at her home.

A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Name Church, with the Rev. Robert Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Holy Name Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Rennell Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the Tupper Lake Rescue Squad or High Peaks Hospice.

Surviving are two sons, Gary, Watertown, and Army, Tupper Lake; three daughters, Mrs. Larry (Gloria) Cole, Tupper Lake, Mrs. Michael (Nancy) Bedard, Plattsburgh, and Mrs. Jeff (Rebecca) Charland, Rochester; 11 grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Louis (Agness) Slate, Alexandria Bay, Mary LaClair, Massena, and Beulah Yaddow, Potsdam, and a brother, Hubert Yaddow, Louisville.

Born March 13, 1919, in Bombay, a daughter of Harry and Frances French Yaddow, she married Bernard Hart Oct. 14, 1942. The couple came to Tupper Lake in 1960. Mr. Hart died Nov. 18, 1975.

Mrs. Hart had been employed as a seamstress at the Bea Jay Manufacturing Co. for 10 years.
JAMES GOODWIN, PULASKI, WWII VET, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 3, 1992
James J. Goodwin, 74, of 7583 Rome Road, Marine Corps veteran and retired truck driver, died Thursday evening at the Oswego Hospital.

A funeral Mass will be said at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Francis Church, Lacona, with the Rev. Vincent J. Kilpatrick, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Iva M.; two sons, James S., Camillus, and John M., San Ramon, Calif.; a daughter, Sue A. McMurdy, Indiana, Pa.; three grandchildren; two brothers, John L. Goodwin, Cape Coral, Fla., and Howard Goodwin, Pulaski; three sisters, Genevieve McAfee, Satellite Beach, Fla., Barbara VanEseltine, Eggertsville, and Rosemary Ciocca, Avon Park, Fla., and nieces and nephews.

He was born Sept. 29, 1918, in Syracuse, a son of Stanley and Ida Hugger Goodwin. He graduated from vocational high school in Syracuse.

Mr. Goodwin served in the Marine Corps from 1942 to 1944, seeing duty with Company B in Guadalcanal in the Pacific theater of operations.

He married Iva M. Woodruff on Aug. 16, 1945. The couple had resided in Pulaski since 1946.

Mr. Goodwin was a truck driver with Teamsters Local 317 out of Syracuse for 30 years, retiring in 1981.

He was a life member of the Pulaski Knights of Columbus Council, a member of Pulaski American Legion Robert Edwards Post 358 and The Elms Golf Club, Sandy Creek.
TOWN OF RICHLAND NATIVE ELLA ROGERS DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 3, 1992
Ella Rogers, 88, Route 13, fruit farm operator for many years, died Thursday evening at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton, where she had been a patient three days.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Maplelawn Cemetery, Dugway, with the Rev. Donald Easton, pastor of the Altmar Riverside Methodist Church, officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two daughters, Harriet Watson, Mexico, and Melva-Jeane Martin, Phoenix, Ariz., and a grandson.

She was born March 12, 1904, in the town of Richland, a daughter of Avery and Minnie Reese Sharpe. She was a lifelong resident of Pulaski.

She married Andrew L. Rogers on July 21, 1928.

The couple owned and operated a fruit farm on Route 13 for many years. Mr. Rogers, a native of Pulaski, died Jan. 22, 1989, at the age of 82.

Mrs. Rogers was a member of the Altmar Riverside Methodist Church.
ANNE T. DOW, FORT COVINGTON NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 5, 1992
Anne Thebert Dow, 77, Drybridge Road, Fernwood, a native of Fort Covington, died Sunday morning at Oswego Hospital.

A private graveside service will be held Tuesday at South Richland Cemetery, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Memorial donations may be made to Pulaski United Friends of Homeless Animals, Jefferson Street, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Beatrice A. Currier, Fernwood; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Lester Barney, Fort Covington.

A son, John C. Thebert, and two daughters, Alvis and Phyllis Thebert, died before her.

Born Sept. 27, 1915, in Fort Covington, a daughter of William and Emma Perry Barney, she attended Fort Covington High School.

She married William Dow, who died in 1976. A previous marriage ended in divorce.

Mrs. Dow had lived in Fernwood since 1962. She owned and operated the Fernwood Grocery from 1962 to 1974 and was a member of the Mexico Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
MEXICO NATIVE GLADYS M. SPINK, 85, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 9, 1992
Gladys M. Spink, 85, of Hogsback Road, Altmar, a native of Mexico, died Wednesday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Robert J., Altmar, and Richard W., Pulaski; four daughters, Lillian Hutchinson, Pulaski, Esther Kimpel, North Syracuse, Doris Pike and Retha Spink, both of Altmar; 22 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; two brothers, Clarence and James Dawley, both of San Antonio, Texas; and a sister, Beatrice Graf, Covington, La.

Born Sept. 24, 1907, in Mexico, daughter of James and Mary Youngs Dawley, she attended Mexico district schools. She married Glen E. Spink Oct. 30, 1926, in Camden. He died July 6, 1967.

Mrs. Spink lived in the Altmar area 70 years, where she had been a member of the Ricard Grange.
HARRIET WATSON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 25, 1992
Harriet L. Watson, 63, Mason Road, died Friday evening at Oswego Hospital.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
ALLEN E. LESTER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 9, 1992
Allen E. Lester, 73, Lester Road, died Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are his wife, Fern; two sons, Allen Jr., Orwell, and Arthur, Binghamton; four daughters, Elaine VanRy, Ellie Manwaring and Elizabeth Whitcomb, all of Orwell, and Diane Moffet, Boylston; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 11, 1919, in the town of Orwell, a son of Earl and Alice Caster Lester, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1937, and married Fern LaCelle in July 1950.

Mr. Lester was last employed by Matlac Petroleum, Syracuse, for five years, retiring in 1981. He was previously employed by Parish Oil Co. for 16 years.

He was president and a former sexton of Evergreen Cemetery.
RUDOLPH K. KRUPITZA DIES AT 77 IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 10, 1992
Rudolph K. Krupitza, 77, Sandy Pond, died Sunday at his winter home in Ormond Beach, Fla.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Kathleen “Kay”; two sons, Rudolph, Binghamton, and Robert, Clearwater, Fla.; a daughter, Sandra Scanlon, Binghamton; two stepsons, Timothy Harding, Lacona, and William Harding, Binghamton; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; a brother, John Kleske, Binghamton; and a sister, Annie Sampson, Binghamton.

Born in Binghamton on Jan. 13, 1915, a son of Rudolph and Anna Krupitza, he graduated from Binghamton High School.

Mr. Krupitza retired in 1972 after 34 years as a firefighter with the Binghamton Fire Department. He had lived at Sandy Pond the past 20 years.

An Army veteran of World War II, he was a life member of Cable Trail Post 8534 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Lacona, and Robert Edwards Post 358 of the American Legion.

He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, and a member of the Binghamton Firemen’s Benevolent Association and the Ormond Beach Eagles Club. He was a life member of the Binghamton Elks Lodge.
EVELYN M.B. PALM, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 16, 1992
Evelyn M.B. Palm, 81, of 7436 Park St., widow of Louis J. Palm, founder of Fulton Boiler Works, Pulaski, died Saturday at her home.

A private funeral will be Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski United Friends of Homeless Animals, Jefferson Street.

Surviving are a son, Ronald B., Oswego; a daughter, Dorothy D.H. Wilson, Watertown; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Geoffrey Andrews, England, and four sisters, Selina Knott, Pulaski, Drusilla Andrews, Watertown, and Doreen Andrews and BarbaraMarsh, both of England.

Born in Lindsey, Ontario, July 12, 1911, a daughter of George and Alice Howcroft Andrews, she married Mr. Palm in 1938. He died April 21, 1981.

Mrs. Palm had lived in Pulaski since 1957. She also lived in Minetto and Oswego for several years.

She was a member of the Pulaski United Friends of Homeless Animals. She was a member of the Pulaski Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP), the VIP Quilters and the Elms Golf Club. She was also a member of Pulaski women’s bowling leagues.
HELEN L. RIDGEWAY, ORWELL, DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 28, 1992
Helen L. Ridgeway, 80, County Route 2, died Thursday afternoon at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Orwell Union Church, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona.

There will be no calling hours. Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, Frank M., Fulton, Phillip J., Brewerton, and Keith R., Pulaski; two daughters, Norma J. Narramore, Louden, Tenn., and Laura H. Ridgeway, Dallas, Texas; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Guiswite, Boca Raton, Fla., and Myron Guiswite, Leesburg, Fla.; two sisters, Mabel Gentile and Neva Kline, both of Dubois, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.

A son, G. David Ridgeway, died in January 1991.

Born in Avis, Pa., March 4, 1912, a daughter of Franklin and Carrie A. Bustler Guiswite, she graduated from Avis High School and married Leon Ridgeway Oct. 17, 1935. Mr. Ridgeway died Jan. 26, 1984.

Mrs. Ridgeway had lived in Orwell for the past 30 years. She had previously lived in Sandy Creek.

She was a member and organist of the Orwell Union Church for the past 30 years. She was also a member and past president of the Gleaners Club in Orwell.
WARD R. HORTON, 84, ONCE OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 28, 1992
Ward R. Horton, 84, Booths Harbor, St. William’s, Ontario, and formerly of Richland, died Thursday in Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe, Ontario.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday in Richland Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a sister, Fannie Lawson, Stony Point, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born in Richland, Aug. 8, 1908, a son of Marion and Cora B. Demott Horton, he had resided in Ontario for many years.

Mr. Horton was formerly employed by the Backus Lumber Co. at Delhi, Ontario, for many years.
CARROLL F. VANWIE, RETIRED CARPENTER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 1, 1992
Carroll F. VanWie, 90, Deerfield Apartments, a retired carpenter, died Monday morning in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Muriel R.; two sons, Earl, Fulton, and Donald, Vermont; a daughter, Patricia LaClaire, Florence; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandson.

He was born Dec. 9, 1901, in Meridian, a son of Frank and Grace E. Fields VanWie. He attended Meridian schools and married Muriel R. Bonney Feb. 25, 1925.

Mr. VanWie lived in the Florence and Fulton areas before moving to Pulaski five years ago. A self-employed carpenter, he worked on various construction projects in Central New York before retiring in 1967.
RICHARD WOOLSON, RESIDENT OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 14, 1992
Richard H. Woolson, 74, Orwell, died Saturday in Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Vorea Community Church, Orwell.

Surviving are his wife, June; a daughter, Mary Kohutanich, Baldwinsville; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mona Woolson and Norma Clark, both of Orwell, and Dorothy Bellows, Pulaski, and several nephews and nieces.

Born in Orwell June 13, 1918, a son of Herman and Hazel Stellars Woolson, he attended Chateaugay schools. He married June Williams.

Mr. Woolson was employed with Blount Lumber Co., Lacona, until his retirement in 1985, after 37 years of service. He owned and operated a dairy farm for 20 years.

He was a member of Vorea Community Church.
DONALD I. SMITH DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 15, 1992
Donald I. Smith, 50, North Road, died Sunday at his home after a lengthy bout with cancer.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Born in Rochester, April 29, 1942, a son of James and Hazel McCarthy Smith, he moved to the Pulaski-Sandy Creek area 40 years ago, where he attended Sandy Creek district schools.

Mr. Smith served in the Navy from 1959 to 1963. He married Brenda Pratt May 9, 1964.

He was a construction laborer and a member of Local 214, Laborers Union. He had previously been employed by the Carrier Corp., Syracuse.
THEODORE G. EMMONS JR., 10, OF ALTMAR DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 17, 1992
Theodore G. Emmons Jr., 10, of Pine Meadows Road, died Tuesday at the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, after suffering a brain embolism.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. William Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his mother, Brenda Trumble, Altmar; his father, Theodore Emmons Sr., Pulaski; a brother, Shawn M. Emmons, Altmar; his maternal grandfather, Lloyd M. Trumble, Altmar; his maternal grandmother, Kathy Trumble, Richland; his paternal grandmother, Helen Emmons, Syracuse; and his maternal great-grandmothers, Inez Soble and Anita Mason, both of Fulton.

Born April 4, 1982, in Watertown, Theodore was a fourth-grader at Altmar Elementary School. He was an avid Buffalo Bills fan.
STEPHEN A. PISIK, 53, ORWELL, DIES OF CANCER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 21, 1992
Stephen A. Pisik, 53, County Route 2, died Saturday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse, after a brief bout with cancer.

The funeral will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at St. John’s Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe and the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Orwell Fire Department.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara J.; two sons, Stephen A., Lacona, and Derek J., Orwell; a daughter, Renee Harding, Boylston; his parents, Steven and Joyce Pisik, East Syracuse; two brothers, Charles, Baldwinsville, and Raymond, Camillus; four sisters, Ethel Somers, Syracuse, Fran Renzi, Elbridge, Joy Partridge, Liverpool, and Pamela MacKie, Stormville; two granddaughters, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in East Syracuse, July 20, 1939, a son of Steven and Helen Mallott Pisik, he attended North High School in North Syracuse and served in the Air Force.

He married Barbara Stevens Nov. 23, 1963.

Mr. Pisik had lived in Orwell the past 28 years. He was a member of Carpenters Local 747 of Oswego the past 25 years, and was last employed by Burn & Roe Construction Co. at Nine Mile Point 2.

He was a member of the Orwell Fire Department the past 16 years.
J. HUNT ROWE, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 94

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 24, 1992
J. Hunt Rowe, 94, County Route 22, died Wednesday at the home of his son, Rex, in Dugway.

Spring graveside services will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Memorial contributions may be made to Orwell Fire Department or the Orwell Public Library.

Surviving besides Rex Rowe are three other sons, Howard, Watertown, Paul, Dugway, and Donald, Hastings; six daughters, Betty Jean Menard and Virginia Gladle, both of Watertown, Shirley Rowe, Mexico, Rosemarie Barber, Sandy Creek, Phyllis LeBeau, Pulaski, and Peggy Lovenguth, Williamstown; 32 grandchildren; and several great-granchildren.

Two daughters, Beverly and Barbara, and a son, Cedric, died before him.

Born in Boyleston, March 23, 1898, a son of Fred and Mary Hunt Rowe, he lived most of his life in the Orwell area and married Ella Bernice Gorton July 24, 1920, in Adams. She died Sept. 22, 1983.

Mr. Rowe had been employed by the Black River Telephone Co. in Lowville stringing new phone lines from Eagle Bay to Racquette Lake in 1920. He later worked for Little John Co., Tug Hill, drawing lumber for several years, and was a carpenter on the St. Lawrence Seaway project. He retired in 1965 after 10 years with the town of Orwell Highway Department. He also drove buses for the Altmar and Pulaski school districts.

Mr. Rowe was a member of the Orwell Fire Department an a former member of the Tug Hill Planning Board.
GLADYS C. HOWELL, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 27, 1992
Gladys C. Howell, 86, Castor Road, longtime resident of Pulaski, died Friday afternoon at the Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of the Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Robert S., Phoenix, and Loel T., Auburn; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Two sons died previously, Lloyd in 1971, and Norman in 1972.

She was born July 11, 1906, in Ithaca, a daughter of Orson and Carrie Summerton Seely. She attended schools in Newfield.

She married Raymond S. Howell Oct. 18, 1926 in Ithaca. Mr. Howell died in February 1975.

Mrs. Howell had resided in Pulaski for 30 years. She was employed by the General Electric Co., Syracuse, for 10 years.

She was a former member of the Pulaski Grange.
GARY E. HILTON DIES AT 50

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 30, 1992
Gary E. Hilton, 50, of 7459 Lewis St., died Tuesday at his home. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be a calling hour from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his parents, Merritt and Bessie Hilton, Pulaski; two brothers, Clifton E. and Ronald M., both of Pulaski; two sisters, Maxine E. Hilton and Leslie J. Goodway, both of Pulaski; an uncle; and several nieces and nephews.

Born March 31, 1942, in Syracuse, he lived most of his life in Pulaski where he attended school.

Mr. Hilton was employed with Earl’s Restaurant and the Sears Catalog Store and previously was employed by the Pulaski Lumber Co.
ETHEL M. COLVIN, 88, NATIVE OF PYRITES, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 31, 1992
PYRITES – Ethel M. Colvin, 88, of 209 East Ave., East Syracuse, a native of Pyrites, died Wednesday at her home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Easton officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central New York or to the Eastern Area Volunteer Emergency Service.

Surviving are her husband, Raymond B.; three sons, Raymond B. Jr., South Butler, Asa W., East Syracuse, and Robert L., Central Square; five daughters, Edith M. Gillespie, East Syracuse, Charlotte C. Alexander, Constantia, Jessie C. Gotham, Camden, Myrtis E. King, Onondaga Hill, and Nancy J. Waite, Parish; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

A daugher, Althea C. Hall, died before her.

Born May 7, 1904, in Pyrites, daughter of Asa and Jessie Hunnewell Ingerson, she attended Altmar district schools and graduated from Professor Dybert’s Business School, Philadelphia.

She married Raymond B. Colvin March 12, 1924, and lived in Altmar for many years before moving to East Syracuse in 1940.

Mrs. Colvin was a legal secretary with several Syracuse law offices and was a member of the Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar, and the Altmar Grange.
MARTIN A. MOWERS, SANDY CREEK, DIES AT 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 31, 1992
Martin A. Mowers, 75, Green Haven Park, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be private. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

Surviving are his wife, Betty A.; a son, James M., Pulaski; two grandsons; a brother, Clare, Fonda; and three sisters, Frances Rozonkiewiecz, Pulaski, Hilda Sweeney, Altmar, and Edith Green, in Oregon.

Born Jan. 22, 1917, in the town of Albion, son of Berton and Anna Brandt Mowers, he attended the Churchill School, Happy Valley, and lived in Pulaski and Centerville before moving to Sandy Creek in 1990.

He retired in 1980 after 25 years with the Oswego County Highway Department and was previously employed by the town of Albion for many years.

He married Betty A. Muir June 28, 1947.

Mr. Mowers was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Altmar-Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion.
FUNERAL TODAY FOR LESTER ZUFELT, 97, PULASKI

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 2, 1993
The funeral for Lester Zufelt, 97, Pulaski, will be at 4 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Mr. Zufelt died Wednesday evening in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Jennie; two sons, Howard E., Camillus, and Edison L., Pulaski; three daughters, Lois Stub, Sandy Creek, Doris Loomis, Saranac Lake, and Louise Ware, Key West, Fla.; 15 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Emma Shangle, Manlius.

A son, Lester C. Jr., died before him.

Born Oct. 8, 1895, in the town of Sandy Creek, son of Fred and Ora Wheeler Zufelt, he was a graduate of Cornell University, Ithaca, and lived in Pulaski most of his life.

He married Pauline Cook Feb. 11, 1917. She died Jan. 29, 1975.

He married Jennie Claflin Nov. 18, 1977.

Mr. Zufelt retired in 1960 after 30 years with the Warren Construction Co., Syracuse. He was also owner and operator of a farm in the Sandy Creek area for many years.
MILTON STARING, WORLD WAR II VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 7, 1993
Milton Staring, 74, County Route 30, life resident of Williamstown, died Tuesday afternoon at his home.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Donald Easton officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are two brothers, Irving G., Amboy, and Clifford L., Parish; two sisters, Iva Lamphier, St. Petersburg, Fla., and Edith Webb, Williamstown, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born March 12, 1918, in Williamstown, a son of Rollin and Ida Staring. He attended the Ricard school and served in the 104th Army Division during World War II.

Mr. Staring was employed by Allied Chemical, Syracuse, for 15 years, and by Lipe Rollway Bearing Corp., Syracuse, for 15 years.

He was a member of the Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar.
CECIL H. BARRY, 82, DIES IN WATERTOWN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 9, 1993
Cecil H. Berry, 82, Scotch Grove Apartments, died early Friday morning at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Frances A.; two sons, James F., Gouverneur, and William L., Sandy Creek; four daughters, Beverly J. Reynolds and Diane Berry, both of Pulaski, Eleanor Wallis, Mexico, and Judith Heilig, Brandon, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Edward, Rodman, and Walter, Sandy Creek.

Born in Henderson, July 31, 1910, a son of Dee and Nellie Putman Berry, he attended Henderson schools.

He married Frances Stacy Dec. 13, 1937. The couple lived in Pulaski the past seven years. They had previously lived in Mannsville for 30 years.

Mr. Berry retired from Queens Dairy in Pierrepont Manor in 1972. He had previously owned and operated a dairy farm on the Ellisburg Road for many years.
JAMES FELDER, ORWELL FARMER, DIES AT AGE 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 10, 1993
James Felder, 84, of County Route 2, died Friday at the Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Margaret Green, Orwell; a son, Bernard, Orwell; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clarence, Long Island; and a sister, Pearl Fisher, Jacksonville, Fla.

Born in Jacksonville, Fla., April 28, 1908, a son of Thomas and Ella Williams Felder, he served as a chief cook in the Merchant Marine for more than 30 years, retiring in 1960.

He married Gladys Green Oct. 21, 1940. She died Jan. 10, 1990.

Mr. Felder moved to Orwell from Manhattan 37 years ago, owning and operating a farm for many years.

He was a member of the New York Maritime Union.
ALBION ACCIDENT VICTIM DANIEL MCNITT DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 19, 1993
Daniel G. McNitt, 43, of 7770 Richland Road, died Monday at the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident Saturday night in the town of Albion.

According to state police, Mr. McNitt’s car slid off the road in the town of Albion and slammed into a tree. He was removed unconscious from his car, which had been traveling west on state Route 13, and was transported first by ambulance, then by helicopter, to the Health Science Center.

Police were unable to say whether Mr. McNitt had been speeding, but said the pavement was dry at the time of the 6:30 p.m. accident.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Deborah A.; a son, Daniel G. Jr., Pulaski; two daughters, Tammi Hull and Jaime McNitt, both of Pulaski; a granddaughter; his father and stepmother, Elmer and Beverly McNitt, Adams Center; three brothers, Leroy E. and Gary F., both of Pulaski, and Edwin L., Altmar; a sister, Susan Barrett, Henderson; a half-brother, Robert McNitt, Mannsville, and three half-sisters, Donna Nickerson, Watertown, Diana Busler, Adams, and Kathy Jones, Evans Mills.

Born May 7, 1949, in Syracuse, a son of Elmer and Velva Twitchell McNitt, he attended Pulaski schools and married Deborah Walker July 26, 1969.

Mr. McNitt was a life resident of the Pulaski area. He was employed with Carl Perham Construction Co., Camden, and previously was employed by Eason Construction Co. and Crouse-Hinds Co., Syracuse.

He was an Army veteran.
FRANK W. AHRENS DIES AT AGE OF 82

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 23, 1993
Frank W. Ahrens, 82, Riverview Drive, died Thursday morning at his home.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Burial will be in Jordan Cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Molly; a sister, Anna Weiler, Mountclair, N.J.; a nephew and two nieces.

Born Aug. 8, 1910, in New York City, son of Frank and Mary Makarius Ahrens, he attended New York City schools and married Molly Doran in May 1962.

The couple resided in Port Ontario for the past 25 years and previously lived in Auburn and Syracuse.

Mr. Ahrens was employed by the Carrier Corp., Syracuse, for 22 years, retiring in 1972.

He served with the Army during World War II from 1942 to 1945 and was a member of the Lakeview Golf Course, Syracuse, and the American Legion post in Syracuse.
LEOLA SPEARANCE DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 6, 1993
Leola “Lee” Spearance, 63, of 8106 Salisbury St., school cafeteria employee, died Friday morning in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of Sandy Creek United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Rural Cemetery, Ellisburg.

Calling hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church.

Surviving are her husband, John W.; three sons, Richard C., Hephzibah, Ga., William J., Sandy Creek, and Thomas G., Rochester; two daughters, Vickie L. Fenn, Sandy Creek, and Edie Waugh, Lacona; 10 grandchildren, and a sister, Donna Ames, Topsfield, Mass.

A daughter, Linda, died in 1951, and a sister, Leona M. “Toni” Kinne, died May 14, 1992.

She was born March 31, 1929, in Mannsville, a daughter of John and Ethel Tanner Bettinger. She attended Newark Valley District schools.

She married John W. Spearance Sept. 20, 1947. The couple resided at Renshaw Bay for 19 years before moving to Sandy Creek in 1975.

Mrs. Spearance had been employed in the cafeteria of Sandy Creek Central School for the past two years. She formerly worked at McCarthy’s Restaurant, Sandy Creek, for 19 years, and at Seeley’s Restaurant and the Log Cabin Restaurant, both of Pulaski.

She was a member of the Sandy Creek United Methodist Church and a member and past officer of Veterans of Foreign Wars Cable Trail Post 8534 Auxiliary.
LEON F. KELLAR, 85, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 9, 1993
Leon F. Kellar, 85, of Albion Crossroads, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Rome Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are two sisters, Neva Robinson and Amy Clement, both of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.

Born March 21, 1907, in town of Hounsfield, son of Frank and Anna R. Murray Kellar, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School.

He married Helen Barber, who died in 1949. He later married Dorothy Fairbrother, who died in 1975.

Mr. Kellar lived 50 years in Rome before moving to Pulaski in 1975. He retired in 1968 after 48 years with Revere Copper and Brass Co.

He was a member of the Oswego County Trappers Association and the National Rifle Association and the New York State Sheriffs Association. He was also a former member of the Pulaski Lodge, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and Rome Lodge 869, F&AM.
CHARLES W. SLINGERLAND, PULASKI, DIES AT 79

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 14, 1993
Charles W. Slingerland, 79, of 7612 Pine St., died Friday evening in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Helen; two sons, Richard C. and William S., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Nancy Slingerland, Pulaski; a brother, John, North Shore; four sisters, Isabelle Gerber, Mattydale, Marion Davis, Gayville, Dorothy Ayers, Grant, Ala., and Mildred Burgess, Syracuse, and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 28, 1913, in Syracuse, son of Charles W. and Mabel Jackson Slingerland, he attended Liverpool schools and married Helen Salisbury Aug. 17, 1940.

Mr. Slingerland had lived in Pulaski since 1957. He had previously lived in Syracuse for many years.

He was employed by the General Electric Co., Syracuse, for 34 years, retiring in 1975. He also worked for the Vincett Coal Co., Syracuse, for many years.

Mr. Slingerland was an avid fisherman.
ELNA B. WANSINK, FERNWOOD, DIES AT AGE 51

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 19, 1993
Elna B. Wansink, 51, Syracuse Road, Fernwood, formerly of Pulaski, died Thursday in Oswego Hospital. She had suffered a heart attack.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Dirk; two sons, Nick, Pulaski, and Brent, Syracuse; two daughters, Becky S. Miller, Mexico, and Ellen M. Lowery, Pulaski; a grandson; her father, Max Geer, Pulaski; a brother, Larry M. Geer, Pulaski, and a sister, Linda Beckstead, Madrid.

Born in Syracuse on Dec. 21, 1941, a daughter of Max and Ruby Ward Geer, she was a 1958 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School. She married Dirk Wansink, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Wansink, Fernwood, on Dec. 3, 1960, at the Baptist Church.

Mrs. Wansink was employed with Agway Petroleum Corp., Fernwood, for a time. Mr. and Mrs. Wansink owned and operated a dairy farm for several years.

She was a member of the Fernwood Home Bureau.
LEOLA M. EWART, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 23, 1993
Leola M. Ewart, 83, Orton Road, died Sunday at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Arthur Burdick officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Lewis R., Westdale; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bruce Keeney, Holland Patent, and Ralph Keeney, Pennellville, and two sisters, Letty Grinell, Kasog Lake, and Erma Chapman, Gilchrist, Texas.

Born in Osceola on Jan. 11, 1910, a daughter of Justice and Rena Fowler Keeney, she was a 1928 graduate of Pulaski High School.

She married Robert J. Ewart Aug. 14, 1937, in Osceola. Mr. Ewart died Sept. 10, 1969.

Mrs. Ewart had lived in Pulaski since 1928. She retired in 1985 after 15 years with McKean Insurance Agency and previously was employed for 15 years by Dimon Benson Insurance Agency. Mrs. Ewart also was the operator for several years of the Old Trooper Restaurant.

She was a member of the auxiliary of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion.
DORIS ACKLEY MATTISON DIES AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 24, 1993
Doris Ackley Mattison, 71, Potter Road, died Monday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday in St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the family home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Doris Ackley Mattison Scholarship Fund of Keuka College, Keuka Park, NY 14478.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving are her husband, Albert S.; a daughter, Nancy Mattison, Basel, Switzerland; a son, Richard G., Altmar; and three grandchildren.

Born in Altmar, April 23, 1921, a daughter of Arthur and Ruth Ellis Ackley, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School. In 1943, she graduated from Keuka College, and she received her master’s degree in 1960 from Syracuse University.

She married Albert S. Mattison in August 1945, in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Altmar.

Mrs. Mattison lived most of her life in the Orwell area. She retired as teacher and head of the social studies department after 15 years with Mexico Academy and Central School.

She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, the Education Honor Society at SU and the Tuesday Study Club. She was also president of the Pulaski Historical Society and served as curator of the Pulaski Museum.
MARVIN L. MINOT, 48, INSURANCE AGENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 24, 1993
Marvin L. Minot, 48, Richland Road, died Tuesday at his home of cancer.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Pulaski Baptist Church. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the building fund of Pulaski Baptist Church or Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are his wife, Susan; two sons, Scott J., Massena, and Douglas M., Pulaski; his parents, Marshall and Mildred Minot, Richland; three brothers, Michael, Vienna, Ohio, Melvyn, Richland, and Marshall Jr., Pulaski; a sister, Marianne Minot, Ellisburg; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Born in Syracuse, March 18, 1944, he graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1962 and from Cornell University, Ithaca, in 1966.

He married Susan E. Sherwood in June 1966, in the Danby Federated Church.

Mr. Minot was an agricultural economist from 1966 to 1974 with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. He moved to Pulaski in 1974, and was a partner with his father operating the family farm from 1974 to 1989. He became an agent with Allstate Insurance in Pulaski in 1990.

He was a member and deacon of the Pulaski Baptist Church and a member of Pulaski Lodge 415, F&AM, and Pulaski Chapter 279, Royal Arch Masons. He was also a member of Pulaski Grange 730 and chairman of the finance committee of the Oswego County Extension Board.
WARD D. STEVENS DIES IN OSWEGO AT AGE 65

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 25, 1993
Ward D. Stevens, 65, Route 11, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Pastor Michael Brown officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Sandy Creek Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Marion R.; three sons, Deral W., Williamstown, Bruce P., Orwell, and William J., Pierrepont Manor; five daughters, Freda May Trumble and Carol L. Ingersoll, both of Williamstown, Roxanna J. Haywood and Ethel E. Hilton, both of Altmar, and Mary Lou Rogers, Mannsville; 22 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; three brothers, Raymond, Moravia, and Leroy and Charles, both of Auburn; and two sisters, Grace Rydelick, Central Square, and Doris Kelly, Moravia.

Born in Williamstown, Sept. 5, 1927, a son of Donald and Brittie Wallace Stevens, he attended Pulaski schools and married Marion Britton on Feb. 23, 1947.

Mr. Stevens had lived in Sandy Creek the past three years. He had previously lived in Altmar for 23 years and in the Richland area for many years. He was employed by Camden Wire Co., retiring in 1980. He had previously been employed by Owl Wire Co., Canastota, and had worked for the New York Central Railroad for many years.

He was a member of the Richland Church of Christ.
HELEN L. HARRINGTON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 61

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 1, 1993
Helen L. Harrington, 61, of 7505 Salina St., died Sunday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pulaski Fire Department Building Fund or to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.

Surviving are five sons, Michael J. Porter, Maple View, Dennis W. Dunbar, Cicero, James D. Harrington, Parish, Timothy H. Harrington, Syracuse, and Tracey M. Harrington, Maple View; three daughters, Barbara J. Shaw, Pulaski, Kim Sue Harrington, Parish, and Kimberly Butchino, Maple View; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, and a sister, Joanne Bortles, Phoenix.

Born in Pulaski, Feb. 18, 1932, a daughter of George and Susan Piddock Moore, she attended Pulaski Academy and married Edwin H. Porter. Mr. Porter died in 1952. She later married James Harrington, who died in 1984.

Mrs. Harrington was employed by Syracuse China Corp. for 30 years, retiring in July 1992. She had lived in Maple View for 23 years before moving to Pulaski seven months ago. She had also lived in Fernwood for many years.

She was a member of the Pulaski Monday Night Women’s Bowling League and the Pathfinders 600 Club bowling league.
CHARLES H. HUTCHINSON DIES AT HIS HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 2, 1993
Charles H. Hutchinson, 78, of County Route 22, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Paul, Pulaski; two daughters, Sallyann Finster, Ricard, and Barbara Mellen, Orwell; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three sisters, Charlotte Stevens, Syracuse, Ethel Starring, Mottville, and Phinney Pickford, Phoenix; a half-brother, Robert, Camden; three half-sisters, Jean Foster, Lacona, Cathy Roberts, Cato, and Carol Gareau, Pulaski; and his stepmother, Leah Hutchinson, Pulaski.

Born in Woodville, Dec. 7, 1914, a son of Matchurne and Lulu Shavor Hutchinson, he married Gwendolyn P. Morris April 3, 1938. She died in 1990.

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Mr. Hutchinson lived in Orwell since 1916 and was employed 25 years by Carrier Corp., Syracuse, retiring in 1976. He was previously employed by Rome Cable Co. for 10 years and was also a farmer, logger and carpenter.
DORIS L. WAGGONER, LOWVILLE NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 5, 1993
Doris L. Waggoner, 70, County Route 2, Orwell, a native of Lowville, died Thursday at her winter home in Chiefland, Fla.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell, pastor of Vorea Community Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Merrill Waggoner Memorial Fund, in care of Sandy Creek Central School.

Surviving are two sons, Victor M. and George S., both of Orwell; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lillian Potter, Orwell, and Jean Daniels, Baldwinsville, and two brothers, Stanley West, Liverpool, and Lamont West, Wenatachee, Wash.

A grandson, Merrill V. Waggoner, died May 16, 1990.

She was born June 2, 1922, at Petrie’s Corners, Lowville, a daughter of Hiram and Catherine Bush West. She had lived in Orwell since 1937, and spent winters in Chiefland, Fla..

She married Merrill Waggoner Aug. 8, 1942, in Richland. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. Mr. Waggoner died Nov. 28, 1982.

Mrs. Waggoner retired in 1982 after 17 years with General Electric Co., Syracuse. She was previously employed at Will & Baumer Candle Co., Syracuse, and the Oswego County Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Orwell.

Mrs. Waggoner was a member of the Orwell Union Church and a past member of its Dalked class. She was also a member of the Rosa Garden Club.
EDITH S. WOOLSON, 77, A RETIERD COOK, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 9, 1993
Edith S. Woolson, 77, Loomis Road, died Monday afternoon at the Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Oswego County Hospice in care of the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are a son, Charles R., Pulaski; eight daughters, Mary Anson, Altmar, Janet Schenck, Kissimmee, Fla., Donna Godfrey and Gayle Reynolds, both of Richland, Millie Skufca, Lacona, Jenny Zehr, Sandy Creek, and Linda Loomis and Deborah Teachout Both, of Pulaski; 20 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Norman Hall, Pulaski; and two sisters, Virginia Watkins and Eleanor Sayer, both of Pulaski.

Born Feb. 5, 1916, in Durhamville, daughter of George and Ida Eaugher Hall, she attended Sandy Creek schools and married Claude A. Woolson Sept. 5, 1936, in Lake Placid. Mr. Woolson died Sept. 24, 1987.

Mrs. Woolson had resided in Pulaski since 1936 and was a cook in several area restaurants.
MARY O. LUISI DIES IN NURSING HOME AT 92

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 13, 1993
Mary O. Luisi, 92, formerly of Midtown Towers, died Friday afternoon at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, where she had been a patient since August 1982.

A spring graveside service will be held in Richland Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Samaritan-Keep Home.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are three daughters, Norma W. Szwarckop, Utica, Geraldine W. Dwaileebe, Olean, and Gloria W. Obleman, Clearfield, Pa.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

Born in Morristown, March 20, 1900, a daughter of Colin and Isabelle More Campbell, she attended Adams district schools.

A marriage to Eric W. Wilder ended in divorce. She married John Luisi in 1940. He died in 1958.

Mrs. Luisi was employed by the New York Telephone Co. at Sandy Creek for several years. She had also been employed by a defense contractor in Michigan for several years. She moved to Watertown in 1958.

She was a member of the Watertown Senior Citizens Club.
GUY A. ELDRED, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE OF 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 14, 1993
Guy A. Eldred, 81, Eldred Road, died Friday evening at Oswego Hospital.

A private funeral will be held at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of the Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski, or the Altmar Defiance Fire Department.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ellwin (Mary) Barber, Altmar; two sons, James A. and Ronald G., both of Altmar; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A brother, Ernest, and a sister, Rena Hart, died before him.

Born in Bakersfield, Vt., June 9, 1911, a son of Cute and Daisey Mayo Eldred, he attended Bakersfield High School and St. Albans Agricultural and Technical Institute, St. Albans, Vt.

He was employed at the Douglaston Manor farm in Pulaski before his marriage to Levina Benjamin in 1935. The marriage ended in divorce.

Mr. Eldred was employed for 29 years with the Oswego County and town of Albion highway departments.

He was a life member of the New York State Trappers Association. He was also a member of the Mad River Hunting Club and the Orwell Odd Fellows.
WILLIAM C. STRATTON, 48, SANDY CREEK, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 18, 1993
William C. Stratton, 48, Ouderkirk Road, Sandy Pond, died Tuesday at his home after suffering cardio-respiratory failure.

Graveside services will be held in Jacksonville Cemetery, town of Lysander, in the spring at a time to be announced.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance fund.

Surviving are his paternal grandmother, Nettie Taylor, Seneca Falls; two aunts, Genevieve Coville, Seneca Falls, and Lida Howe, Colonie; and several cousins.

Born April 5, 1944, in Fulton, son of Harold and Elizabeth McKay Stratton, he graduated from Baldwinsville High School in 1962. He had resided in Baldwinsville for many years before moving to Sandy Pond, where he had resided for the past 25 years.

Mr. Stratton was a self-employed craftsman.
CONSTANCE BALCOM DIES AT AGE 89

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 20, 1993
Constance R. Balcom, 89, of 7343 Lake St., died Friday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, in the spring.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Ringgold Fire Department building fund or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are five stepsons, Francis E., Pennellville, John R., Hannibal, Earl T., Milford, Ohio, David M. and Alton C., both of Pulaski; 23 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Born in Pulaski, March 18, 1904, a daughter of David and Helen Burr Rogers, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1922. She graduated from Sandy Creek Teachers Training Class in 1923, and from Oswego State Teachers College in 1938.

She taught elementary school at Pulaski Central School for 43 years, retiring June 30, 1967.

She married Vann Balcom May 16, 1972, at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jerry Miller officiating. Mr. Balcom, a dairy farmer, died in February 1980.

Mrs. Balcom was a member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association, the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association, the Park United Methodist Church and its Alpha Class, Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 157, the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club and the Rosa Garden Club. She was also a member and former trustee of Pulaski Public Library and a member of the Hilton Scholarship Committee.
CHARLES M. TRUMBLE, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 59

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 22, 1993
Charles M. Trumble, 59, East Lamb Road, died Saturday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. He suffered from heart ailments.

The funeral is 2 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, later this spring.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Surviving are a son, Charles M. Jr., Altmar; two daughters, Cindy E. Caufield, Lacona, and Janice M. Cortes, Parish; a stepson, Thomas Tate, Syracuse; seven grandchildren; a brother, Floyd Trumble, Sandy Creek; a sister, Jean Baird, Mattydale; his fiancee, Rose Saunders, Pulaski, and several half-brothers and half-sisters.

Born Aug. 8, 1933, in the town of Albion, a son of William and Blossom Watson Trumble, he attended Altmar schools.

Mr. Trumble was employed as a heavy equipment operator for the past 20 years, and he was employed by Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse and Scholer Technical Papers in Pulaski.
HELEN S. HOFFMAN, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 25, 1993
Helen S. Hoffman, 75, Route 104, died Wednesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Charles Aho, the Rev. Walter Florcyzk and the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery later in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, George W. Jr., Oswego, Edward C., Fulton, and Steven J., Altmar; two daughters, Gloria J. Hoffman, Altmar, and Helene M. Riley, Brandon, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Stanley and Joseph Karaszewski, both of Syracuse, and three sisters, Anne Dibello, North Port, Fla., Wanda Giordano, Acampo, Calif., and Josephine Artim, Syracuse.

Born Jan. 22, 1918, in Syracuse, daughter of Alexander and Antoinette Zukowski Karaszewski, she attended Transfiguration School in Syracuse and had lived in Altmar since 1952. She had previously lived in Syracuse for many years.

Mrs. Hoffman was employed by Syracuse China for 23 years, retiring in 1978.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Altmar.
WALTER A. STEPNOSKI DIES IN HGS AT 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 27, 1993
Walter A. Stepnoski, 52, County Route 2, died Friday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown. Mr. Stepnoski had been ill with heart trouble.

The funeral will be held Monday at Good Council Church, Mattituck. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Cutchogue.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Coster Funeral Home, Cutchogue. Local arrangements are with the Foster-HaxFuneral Home, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to the Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital, Browns Mills, N.J.

Surviving are a sister, Joan Eickhoff, Orwell, and a niece and a nephew.

Born Aug. 10, 1940, in Greenport, son of Watsie and Jennie Palembas Stepnoski, he had resided in Cutchogue most of his life before moving to Orwell in 1991.

Mr. Stepnoski was employed as a landscaper by Murphy Landscaping in Mattituck for several years and had previously worked on the family farm in Cutchogue for many years.

He was a member of Our Lady of Ostra Bama Church, Cutchogue.
JANET C. DRAKE, 57, ONCE OF BELLEVILLE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 29, 1993
Janet C. Drake, 57, Richland, formerly of Belleville, died Sunday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown. She had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Janet Gibbs, pastor of the United Methodist Church, Sandy Creek, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, later this spring.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Richland Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are her husband, Philip; a son, Jeffrey P., Pulaski; a daughter, Teresa Herwitt, Queens; her mother, Thelma Durant, Belleville; a brother, Scott Durant, Belleville, and two sisters, Sheila Hatcliff, Kirkville, and Starr Durant, Chittenango.

Born in Belleville on March 10, 1936, a daughter of Allison and Thelma Dillin Durant, she was a 1954 graduate of Belleville Union Academy and attended Watertown School of Commerce. She married Philip F. Drake on June 16, 1957, at the United Methodist Church, with the Rev Miles Hutchinson officiating.

Mrs. Drake was at one time employed with Blount Lumber Co., Lacona. She had been a resident of Richland for 36 years, where she and her husband owned and operated a farm.

She was a member of Orwell Union Church.
ELIZABETH CLEMONS, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 5, 1993
Elizabeth “Bette” Clemons, 52, Sawmill Road, died Saturday in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H. She had been ill with leukemia.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the American Legion, Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her husband, Durrell “Corky”; three daughters, Tina and Teresa Clemons, both of Pulaski, and Tanya Clemons, Oswego; a granddaughter, and three sisters, Shirley Maneley, Mulberry Fla., and Patricia Tanguma and Linda Hathaway, both of Pulaski.

Born in Pulaski on Jan. 31, 1941, a daughter of James and Dana LaClair, she was a graduate of Pulaski Central School. She married Durrell Clemons on Jan. 1, 1960.

Mrs. Clemons was employed with Contel Telephone Co. and later with Key Bank.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church and Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358 women’s auxiliary.
DOROTHY SHERMAN, EX-POULTRY FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 6, 1993
Dorothy A. Sherman, 92, Scenic Highway, died Monday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard A. Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Surviving are three sons, Harold G., Pulaski, Kenneth H., Liverpool, and Daryl K., Central Square; two daughters, M.A. Adel Perleoni, Baldwinsville, and Carol A. Johnson, Pensacola, Fla.; 12 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

A son, Robert L., died Aug. 22, 1946.

Born Jan. 12, 1901, in Fond du Lac, Wis., a daughter of Frederick and Edna Harris McLean, she moved to Pulaski in 1915 and attended Manwaring country schools and Pulaski Academy High School.

She married Lewis E. Sherman Nov. 3, 1921, in Pulaski. She and her husband owned and operatored a dairy and poultry farm for 20 years. Mr. Sherman died Dec. 14, 1970.

Mrs. Sherman was an amateur artist and a member of the Fernwood United Methodist Church, the auxiliary of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, the Daysville Home Bureau, and Mexico World War I Barracks Auxiliary.
WALLACE HAROLD PHILIPS DIES AT AGE OF 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 8, 1993
Wallace Harold Philips, 83, Spath Drive, died Tuesday at the Jewish Home of Central New York, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Terry Millbyer officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Central New York, 118-B Court St., Syracuse, NY 13208, or the Cornerstone Church, in care of the Rev. Mr. Millbyer, 436 Orwood Place, Syracuse, NY 13208.

Surviving are his wife, Cecelia; a son, Wallace L., Hadley; two daughters, Sandra Farsaci, Clayton, and Sonya LaBella, Syracuse; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald, Syracuse; two sisters, Zella Shattuck, Syracuse, and Ruth Sainsbury, Los Altos Hills, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.

Born May 31, 1909, in South Butler, the eldest son of Wallace Ward and Mabel Marie Church Philips, he spent his childhood in Wolcott and later at his father’s farm in Cato.

He married Cecelia Riggs Dec. 15, 1934, in Watertown.

Mr. Philips later moved to Syracuse where he worked with his father at the A.J. Campbell Estate during the 1930s. In the 1940s, he worked as a benchmolder at the Stanton Foundry in Solvay, and in the early 1950s, he worked for the Onondaga County Parks Department.

From 1954 until his retirement in June 1974, Mr. Philips was employed in the building maintenance department of the First Trust and Deposit Co., Syracuse, now Key Bank.

Mr. and Mrs. Philips moved to their home on Spath Drive in Port Ontario in 1969, after living for many years on South Beech Street in Syracuse.

Mr. Philips enjoyed carpentry and carving. He also enjoyed fishing and working on jigsaw puzzles.
EX-PURCHASING AGENT “DICK’ KINGSLEY DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 10, 1993
Clinton “Dick” Kingsley, 72, of 7410 Salina St., retired purchasing agent for the General Electric Co., died Friday morning at his home.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with the Foster-HaxFuneral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Helen M.; two sons, Richard C., Gray, Maine, and David M., Pulaski; seven grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.

He was born March 20, 1921, in Syracuse, a son of George and Hattie Puffer Kingsley. He graduated from Vocational High School, Syracuse, in 1938.

He married Helen Lee Jan. 20, 1940, in Syracuse.

Mr. Kingsley served in the Air Force during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He was employed by General Electric, Syracuse, as a purchasing agent for 38 years, retiring in 1981.

He was a resident of Phoenix from 1950 until 1975, when he moved to Pulaski.
DRUSILLA A. ANDREWS, ENGLAND NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 11, 1993
Drusilla A. Andrews, 87, Port Street, formerly of New York City, died Friday morning in the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be in New York City, with burial in Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Long Island. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Contributions may be made to United Friends of Homeless Animals, Jefferson Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are a brother, Geoffrey Andrews, Bramley, England; three sisters, Barbara Marsh, Wales, Selina Knott, Pulaski, and Doreen Andrews, Bramley, and several nieces and nephews.

A sister, Evelyn Palm, died in November 1992.

She was born Feb. 27, 1906, in Tadcaster, England, a daughter of George and Alice Aowcroft Andrews.

Miss Andrews moved to New York City in 1926, and was a housekeeper for several estates in New York City for many years, retiring in 1971. She moved to Pulaski in 1989.

She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, New York City.
KATHARINE HART, 82, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 15, 1993
Katharine “Kay” Hart, 82, of 7400 Lincoln Ave., a retired elementary school teacher, died Tuesday at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at noon Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Richard A. Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, officiating. Burial will be in Waterville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church.

Surviving are her husband, Kendrick “Bill”; two sons, Raymond Barry, Liverpool, and Charlon Barry, Watertown; a stepdaughter, Barbara Bray, Vancouver, Wash.; a stepson, Leon Hart, Sarasota, Fla.; four grandchildren, and five step-grandchildren.

Born in Waterville, Nov. 13, 1910, a daughter of Frederick and Ada Benedict Smith, she was a graduate of Waterville High School and Oswego State Teachers College.

Her first husband, Charlon F. Berry, died in March 1961. She married Kendrick Hart in November 1963.

Mrs. Hart had lived in Pulaski since 1950. She retired in 1970 as an elementary school teacher from Pulaski Academy and Central School and previously taught 20 years at Waterville Central School.

She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski Chapter 157, Order of the Eastern Star, the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club and the Oswego County and New York state retired teachers associations.
LLOYD R. DAVEY, DAIRY FARMER, DIES AT 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 19, 1993
Lloyd R. Davey, 73, Route 52, Altmar, formerly of Pulaski, died Saturday at his home.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. David Cook officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice, H.P. Douglas Barclay Court House, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Arlene N.; a son, Raymond D., Altmar, and several nephews, nieces and cousins.

Born in Orwell on Dec. 27, 1919, a son of Deforest and Pearl Lawrence Davey, he was a 1936 graduate of Pulaski High School. He married Arlene Stevens on June 1, 1958.

Mr. Davey owned and operated a dairy farm for 55 years.

He was a 50-year member of Dairylea Cooperative. He was also a member of the American Jersey Club and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County.
TERRY GRIFFITH DIES IN CAR CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 5, 1993
Terry M. Griffith, 34, of 2105 Little Canada Road, Central Square, formerly of Pulaski, was killed early Tuesday morning when his car struck a tree off Route 11 in the Oswego County town of Hastings.

State police said no skid marks were found at the accident scene, indicating he may have fallen asleep while driving. He was southbound on Route 11 when his car went off the road at about 2 a.m., troopers said.

Mr. Griffith was heading home after having been fishing with friends on Lake Ontario near the Pine Grove Road in the town of Richland, police said. He had been drinking a while with his friends, police said.

The funeral will be 12:30 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Central Square Little League, in care of Colleen Avery, Mr. Griffith’s fiance, at 2105 Little Canada Road, Central Square.

Surviving are a daughter, Jessica L., Pulaski; his parents, Gerald and Betty Griffith, Pulaski; a brother, Marty, Pulaski; a nephew and several nieces.

Born in Oswego, Jan. 28, 1959, a son of Gerald and Betty Weisenburger Griffith, he graduated from Pulaski Academy and Central School in 1978.

Mr. Griffith was employed the past five years with Armstrong World Industries, Fulton, and previously was employed nine years with Pulaski Sales and Service.

He was a coach in the Central Square Little League.

Mr. Griffith was previously married.
EX-MASSENA RESIDENT JESSIE V. MILLER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 11, 1993
Jessie V. Miller, 86, of Rome Road, formerly of Massena, died Saturday at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving are a brother, Raymond Alder, Mexico; and several nieces and nephews.

A native of Skyeston, N.D., she lived for many years in Massena before moving to Pulaski 20 years ago. She retired after several years with the A&P supermarket. Mrs. Miller was a 1926 graduate of Pulaski High School.

Mrs. Miller was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and the Pulaski chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.
NEAL MARTIN DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 11, 1993
Neil R. Martin, 63, of Syracuse, a native of Richland, died April 19 at his home.

Services will be private. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, is in charge of arrangements.
KENNETH VANBROCKLIN, 79, DIES IN PULASKI

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 15, 1993
Kenneth VanBrocklin, 79, of 7560 Rome Road, died Friday at the home of his son, Barry, Ellisburg Road, Sandy Creek.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Redfield Fire Department.

Surviving besides his son are his wife, Sylvia “Sib”; another son, Ben, Watertown; a stepdaughter, Joan Noble, Redfield; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Born April 2, 1914, in the town of Worth, a son of Jared and Nina Bellinger VanBrocklin, he attended Adams schools and married Sylvia Rowell in August 1963.

Mr. VanBrocklin worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 545 of Syracuse for the past 50 years. He had been employed by various construction companies in the Central New York area for many years, retiring in 1979.

He was a former member of Redfield Fire Department and the Redfield Fish and Game Club. He was also a member of the Stavemill Hunting Club of Redfield.

Mr. VanBrocklin had lived in the Pulaski and Redfield area for the past 50 years.
OSCAR L. CRONK, SANDY CREEK, DIES AT AGE 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 26, 1993
Oscar L. Cronk, 84, of 8835 S. Main St., died early today at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Pulaski Baptist Church with the Rev. Clay Barry officiating. Burial will be in North Scriba Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Baptist Church Building Fund, 7420 Bridge St., Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Hilda M.; a son, Oscar L., New Castle, Pa.; three daughters, Marlene H. White, Webster, Sarah N. Hubbard, Hooksett, N.H., and Jean M. Burrows, Newton Falls; 12 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Belle Wiltse, Hannibal, and Louise Alfano, Plant City, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.

Born Sept. 19, 1908, in the town of Palermo, son of Gean and Kittie Snyder Cronk, he attended New Haven schools and had lived in the town of Sandy Creek since 1972. He previously lived for 35 years in Scriba, where he owned and operated a dairy farm. Mr. Cronk retired in 1972.

He married Hilda Barton July 1, 1933, at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Barton, Mexico.

Mr. Cronk was a member of Pulaski Baptist Church and a charter member and past officer of the Scriba Volunteer Fire Co.
FUNERAL TO BE FRIDAY FOR OSCAR L. CRONK, 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 27, 1993
The funeral for Oscar L. Cronk, 84, of 8835 S. Main St., The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Pulaski Baptist Church with the Rev. Clay Barry officiating. Burial will be in North Scriba Cemetery.

Mr. Cronk died early Wednesday at his home.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Baptist Church Building Fund, 7420 Bridge St., Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.
RETIRED NURSE MAUDE H. SOWERBY DIES AT 88

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 4, 1993
Maude H. Sowerby, 88, County Route 13, former resident of Watertown and a retired nurse, died Thursday evening in the Mercy Center for Health Services, Watertown, where she had been a patient since July 1992.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Dr. Douglas Ferry officiating. Burial will be in North Boylston Cemetery.

A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Jeanne) Sauls, Boylston; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Arnold Pratt, Orlando, Fla., Lloyd Pratt, Sacramento, Calif., and Roger Pratt, Centerville, Ohio; two sisters, Leona Reed, Deltona, Fla., and Lillian Fox, Myrtle Creek, Ore., and nieces and nephews.

She was born Sept. 9, 1904, in Smithville, a daughter of Lester and Lillie Kellar Pratt. She studied nursing at Melrose Sanitarium and Hospital, Melrose, Mass.

She married Reginald Sowerby. The couple lived in Watertown for 25 years. They were employed by Trinity Episcopal Church in Watertown for many years before retiring to Florida. Mrs. Sowerby was also a registered nurse in the Watertown and Pulaski areas. She later did private duty nursing in Florida.

Mr. Sowerby, retired sexton at Trinity Episcopal Church, died in 1981 in Florida. Following his death Mrs. Sowerby returned to the Pulaski and Boylston areas.

She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Watertown.
NOEL H. LIGHTHALL, EX-PULASKI FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 6, 1993
Noel H. Lighthall, 90, of 8217 Richland Road, died Friday evening at the home of his nephew, Doug Lighthall, Woodpecker Lane, Mannsville.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Carr, pastor of Mannsville United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy H., and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Pulaski on April 20, 1903, a son of Elton and Anna Ames Lighthall, he attended Pulaski schools and married Dorothy Hamilton Aug. 22, 1942.

Mr. Lighthall owned and operated a dairy farm for 70 years, retiring in 1990.

He was a life member of the Pulaski Grange, which he had joined 74 years ago. He was also a member of the Pulaski Odd Fellows.
IVAN C. KAINE, 81, EX-ROAD OFFICIAL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 13, 1993
Ivan C. Kaine, 81, County Route 17 South, former town of Williamstown highway superintendent and councilman, died Friday evening at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Revs. John Spilman and Ronald Payne officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department or Hastings-Gorski American Legion Post, Williamstown.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy M.; a son, Douglas I., Williamstown; two daughters, Yvonne D. Huntley, Williamstown, and Martha E. Paylor, Wolcott; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Norma French, Dallas, Pa., and nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was born June 6, 1912, in the town of Williamstown, a son of Charles and Frances Allen Kaine. He attended Ricard country schools and was a life-resident of the Williamstown area.

He married Dorothy M. King July 24, 1935, at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, Altmar, with the Rev. Ellis Munyon officiating.

Mr. Kaine was last employed by the D.W. Winkleman Construction Co., Syracuse, as a foreman for 25 years, retiring in 1976. He had formerly been employed by the Camden Wire Co. and Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

Active in town of Williamstown politics, Mr. Kaine formerly served as highway superintendent and councilman for many years.

He was a charter member of the Kasoag Trailerblazer Snowmobile Club, a member of the Ricard Church and an avid hunter, fisherman and gardener.
WILLIAM “MER’ ROBINSON, ALTMAR, DIES AT 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 23, 1993
William “Mer” Robinson, 68, Altmar, Route 4, died Monday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Norma S.; two sons, Kerry W. and Robby M., both of Altmar; three daughters, Janis N. Radley and Gail L. Boyer, both of Altmar, and Judy A. Pelow, Pulaski; 14 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold L., Altmar, and a sister, Thelma Petrie, Altmar.

Born in Albion on March 20, 1925, a son of William and Edna Webb Robinson, he attended Altmar schools. He married Norma Walter on Nov. 17, 1945, in Springport.

Mr. Robinson served with the Navy from 1943 to 1946. He was employed with General Motors Corp., Syracuse, until his retirement in 1981, after 30 years.

He was a member of the Altmar Russel Tryon American Legion Post 1435 and United Auto Workers Local 315, Syracuse. He was a charter member of Albion Fish and Game Club.
WARREN H. SANFORD, 69, DIES IN FULTON

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 28, 1993
Warren H. Sanford, 69, Blue Spruce Trailer Park, Central Square, formerly of Watertown, DeWitt and Richland, died Saturday in Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Surviving are a son, Darryl W., Pulaski; a step-son, Gordon Eaton, Alliance, Ohio, six grandchildren; a brother, Roswell Potter, Adams, and a sister, Dorothy Gallup, Watertown.

Born in Watertown on Aug. 13, 1923, a son of Elmer and Clara LaPatra Sanford, he married Bernadine VanHorn on Nov. 15, 1943. She died Feb. 11, 1982.

Mr. Sanford was a self-employed advertising sales representative until his retirement in 1986, after 30 years. He also owned and operated a drive-in theater in Richland for several years and operated concession stands at area field days and fairs.

He was a member of the American Magician Association.
JOSEPH C. NEWTON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 72

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 29, 1993
Joseph C. Newton, 72, of 6649 Lehigh Road, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Pulaski Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Richard Bennett officiating.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 this evening at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are his wife, Muriel; a son, Jerry D., Pulaski; two daughters, Carol A. Sutton, Syracuse, and Barbara J. Wise, Mexico; two brothers, William, Rowe, Mass., and James, Virginia; four sisters, Eunice Craig, Texas, Charlotte Chambers, Largo, Fla., and Bertha LaClair and Betty Seibert, both of Massachusetts; eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Born May 3, 1921, in Wilmont, N.H., son of Frank and Temperance White Newton, he attended Greenfield, Mass., schools and had lived in Pulaski since 1950. He had previously lived in Putney, Vt., and Greenfield, Mass., for several years.

Mr. and Mrs. Newton were married Oct. 28, 1943. Mr. Newton was employed by Ryder Truck Lines in Syracuse for 14 years, retiring in 1986. He had previously owned and operated an Exxon service station in Pulaski for 10 years.

Mr. Newton was a trustee and member of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church, a former member of Pulaski Masonic Lodge 315, F.&A.M., and a former member of the Media Temple Shrine in Watertown.
HARRY C. ELKIN, RETIRED DAIRY FARMER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 1, 1993
Harry C. Elkin, 78, of County Route 48, died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Ivan Greenfield officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice in care of the H.D. Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; two sons, Bruce J., Sandy Creek, and Brian A., Lacona; a daughter, Carol Moyer, Sandy Creek; two sisters, Anna Mae Walker, Brandywine, Md., and Marion Kenway, Orwell; five grandsons and several nieces and nephews.

A brother, Earl, died before him.

Born March 20, 1915, in the town of Orwell, son of Don and Gertrude Clement Elkin, he was a 1933 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and married Dorothy Burdick May 22, 1937, in Pulaski at the home of the bride’s parents.

He retired in 1975 after 30 years as a dairy farmer. He was also a zoning code enforcement officer for the town of Sandy Creek for the past 10 years.

Mr. Elkin was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar, the Sandy Creek Grange, the Mad River Club, the Tamarack Club and the Deer Walking Club, Newfield. He was also a member of several bowling leagues in Pulaski.
NIRA L. CARPENTER, PULASKI, DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 1, 1993
Nira L. Carpenter, 82, Springbrook Apartments, died Tuesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Clayton F. and Floyd E., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Grace A. Jarrell, Melbourne, Fla.; two sisters, Arvis G. Hyde, Altmar, and Pauline Cornwell, Brooksville, Fla.; a stepsister, Dorothy Johnson, Pulaski, and 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

A son, Donald F. died in 1971, and a stepson, Arnold Glenn Carpenter, died in 1934.

Born Sept. 11, 1910, in Jessup, Iowa, daughter of Red and Gennie Hurtt Harmes, she had lived in Mexico since 1913 and had attended Prattham School in the Mexico School District. Since 1932, she had resided in Pulaski.

She married Glen Carpenter July 2, 1932, in Ontario. Mr. Carpenter died Sept. 2, 1983.

Mrs. Carpenter was a member of the Pulaski Senior Citizens and a member of the Springbrook Tenants Association.
BLANCHE T. CAUFIELD OF PULASKI DIES AT 95

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 7, 1993
Blanche T. Caufield, 95, Pulaski, died Sunday at the home of her daughter Vaughn Poidomani in Bay Port, Long Island.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Blanche T. Caufield Library Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 764, Syracuse, N.Y. 13208.

Surviving besides her daughter Vaughn are another daughter, Joyce Gates, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Born in Pulaski on Aug. 10, 1897, a daughter of Charles and Elsie Ingersoll Trumbull, she was a 1915 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School and a graduate of Oswego Normal School. She married Vernon Caufield. He died in 1972.

Mrs. Caufield was employed with Pulaski Academy and Central School as a librarian until her retirement in 1966 after 15 years.

She was a member of the Congregational Church.
PULASKI WOMAN’S FATHER, ROBERT SMITH, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 15, 1993
Robert N. Smith, 67, Anderson, S.C., died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Janet A. Lanious, Hong Kong Road, Pulaski.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Frederick Cummings officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice, in care of the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski, or to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society.

Besides his daughter, he is survived by a son, Elton F., Oriskany Falls; another daughter, Mary Rose Smith, San Antonio, Texas; three grandchildren, and a brother, Charles, Tampa, Fla.

His wife is deceased.

He was born June 21, 1926, in Utica, a son of Elton and Gertrude Steates Smith. He graduated from St. Francis DeSales High School, Utica, in 1944 and received an accounting degree from Utica College.

He was a veteran of the Air Force.

Mr. Smith owned and operated Robert N. Smith Accounting Services in Anderson for the past 20 years. He had previously resided in Utica for 40 years and had also lived in Latham.
MARY T. TRACEY, 81, DIES OF ACCIDENT INJURIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 17, 1993
Mary T. Tracey, 81, Deerfield Apartments, died Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident July 3 near Adams.

The accident happened on Route 11 in the town of Adams when a car driven by Elliot W. Silver, 61, Henderson Harbor, was struck from behind by a car driven by Eugene Maitland, 82, Mannsville. The Maitland car was shoved into the path of a southbound vehicle driven by Theresa Kennedy, 66, Pulaski, in which Mrs. Tracey was a passenger.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Old Forge.

A calling hour will begin one hour before the funeral Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

She is survived by two daughters, Theresa Kennedy, Pulaski, and Joan Cybula, Sandy Creek, and two grandsons.

Born in West Rutland, Vt., Sept. 3, 1911, daughter of John and Sophia Gawet Hadam, she attended schools in Vermont.

She married Almon C. Tracey in 1939. He died February 6, 1986.

Mrs. Tracey lived in Old Forge for 45 years and had been a resident of Pulaski since 1983.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Pulaski.
AVIS WIDRIG, EX-RICHLAND POSTMASTER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 17, 1993
Avis D. Widrig, 95, of 7586 Main St., Richland, died Thursday at her home.

Private funeral services will be held Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Richland Church of Christ or the Half-Shire Historical Society, Richland, N.Y. 13144.

She is survived by two sons, George, Richland, and David, Cleveland, Ohio; a daughter, Mrs. Donald (Phyllis) Robarge, Richland; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A daughter, Jean Hager, died in 1989.

Born in New Centerville, March 6, 1898, the daughter of John Frances Noyes Donovan, she graduated from Richland Union School and attended Euclid Business School in Brooklyn, graduating in 1915.

She worked as the credit manager at the Loeser’s and Abraham and Strauss Department Store and returned to Richland in 1918 where she worked as a secretary for Dr. P.D. Bailey and at the Ideal Restaurant in Orwell.

She married James E. Widrig April 3, 1920, in Oriskany Falls. He died Dec. 16, 1968.

Mrs. Widrig was a postmaster in Richland from 1939 to 1950, was the secretary and a member of the Richland Church of Christ, a member of the town of Richland Board of Elections for many years, a member of the Half-Shire Historical Society in Richland, and a charter member of the ROSA Garden Club.
KEVIN R. INGERSOLL, CARPENTER, DIES AT 35

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 2, 1993
Kevin R. Ingersoll, 35, Route 104, died Sunday in Oswego Hospital. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his mother, Audrey Ingersoll, Pulaski; his father, Robert E. Ingersoll, Glenfield; two brothers, David M., Skiatook, Okla., and Brian D., Pulaski; three sisters, Donna Loucks, Castorland, Carol W. Hutchins, Pulaski, and Robin G. Boyd, Kennewick, Wash.; his paternal grandmother, Annabelle Ingersoll, Martinsburg, and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was born March 16, 1958, in Lowville, a son of Robert and Audrey Robbins Ingersoll. He attended South Lewis Central School, Turin, and Pulaski Central School.

Mr. Ingersoll was employed by the Carpenters Union Local.

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INGERSOLL – In Oswego Hospital, Aug. 1, 1993, Kevin R. Ingersoll, 35, Mexico. Funeral Wednesday, 10 a.m., Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville.
DALE L. SMITH, 26, DIES IN CALIFORNIA CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 7, 1993
Dale L. Smith, 26, Potter Road, serving with the Navy in Long Beach, Calif., died Monday in an automobile accident in Los Angeles, Calif.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Alexa Lynn Smith, Long Beach, Calif.; his father and stepmother, Terry and Lori Smith, Orwell; his mother and stepfather, Marcella and Dallas Paterson, Oswego; two brothers, Scott, Orwell, and Jamie, Pulaski; a sister, Heather Paterson, Oswego; his paternal grandfather, Lawrence Smith, Orwell; his maternal grandmother, Joyce Bordol, Oswego, and aunts and uncles.

Born Nov. 1, 1966, in Watertown, a son of Terry and Marcella Gillon Smith, he graduated from Sandy Creek Central School in 1986.

Mr. Smith enlisted in the Navy in 1988. He was serving aboard the USS Peleliu, homeported in Long Beach, as a boiler technician.
MAIDA YERDON, 91, FORMER TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 9, 1993
Maida Yerdon, 91, Old State Road, retired teacher at the Greenboro School, died Sunday in the Birchwood Health Center, Liverpool.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Greenboro Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Redfield Fire Department.

Surviving are a niece, Mary DiPerna, North Chili; three nephews, Bryan A. Mattison, Sandy Creek, Martin P. Mattison, Pulaski, and Carlton McNair, Overland Park, Kan., and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was born Oct. 8, 1901, in Altmar, a daughter of John and Mary Peet Mattison. She graduated from Altmar High School in 1917 and later graduated from Oswego Normal School.

Mrs. Yerdon had been a resident of Redfield for the past 70 years. She was a teacher at the Greenboro School, near Redfield, for 45 years.

She married Myrton Yerdon Aug. 17, 1925. He died in September 1960.

Mrs. Yerdon was a member of the Oswego County Retired Teachers’ Association and the state Retired Teachers’ Association.
LOIS M. WOODWARD, RICHVILLE NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 11, 1993
Lois M. Woodward, 58, of 7856 Richland Road, a native of Richville, died Tuesday in Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse. She had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the Richville United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Richville.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 this evening at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her husband, Donald E.; two sons, Douglas G. Skeldon, Genoa, and Donald E. Woodward II, Pulaski; two daughters, Melody A. Brodeur and Heidi S. Woodward, both of Pulaski; a stepson, Michael E. Woodward, Platka, Fla.; six grandchildren, and a sister, Loretta Thayer, Richville.

She was born Oct. 20, 1934, in Richville, a daughter of Glenn and Mildred McRobbie Minnick. She graduated from Gouverneur High School in 1952 and was a graduate of the Watertown School of Cosmetology.

She married Douglas Skeldon of Edwards in May 1955. Mr. Skeldon died in 1960.

She later married Donald E. Woodward Aug. 29, 1964.

Mrs. Woodward operated a beauty shop in Richville for several years. She was also employed by Kinney Drugs. She moved to Pulaski in 1968, where she owned and operated the Town and Country Beauty Shop from 1968 until 1992.

She was a member of the Progress Club, Richville, the Pulaski Grange, and was a 4-H leader in Pulaski for several years.
CHARLES H. TRUMBLE, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 21, 1993
Charles H. Trumble, 60, formerly of Pulaski, died Wednesday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center, Albuquerque, N.M.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Donald Robar, Barre, Vt.; five daughters, Debra Bollier and Charlene Schwab, both of Houston, Texas, Arlene Gullen, Las Vegas, Nev., Ellen LaRue, Parish, and Kathleen Branch, Albuquerque; two brothers, William, Waterville, and Ira, Kentucky; six sisters, Iris Southwell and Esther Shaw, both of Pulaski, Eunice Kvocka, Stubenville, Ohio, Joyce Sargent, Little Rock, Ark., Genevieve Ballou, Central Square, and Caroline Warren, Fulton, and 13 grandchildren.

Born Jan. 10, 1933, in Altmar, son of Ira and Blanche Lago Trumble, he served in the Army for three years and married Bessie E. Youngs on Oct. 9, 1971, in Lacona. Mrs. Trumble died Oct. 11, 1979.

Mr. Trumble resided in New Mexico with his daughter Kathleen for the past six months. He had previously lived in the Pulaski area for many years before moving to Chandler, Ariz., where he resided for 12 years.

Mr. Trumble was a truck driver for the Air Force in Chandler for 12 years, retiring in 1992. He was previously a car salesman for several dealerships in the Pulaski area for many years.

He was a member of the Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358 and the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.
ANDREW E. BIALKO, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 57

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 2, 1993
Andrew E. Bialko, 57, of 7764 Richland Road, died Tuesday at Oswego Hospital after suffering a heart attack.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are his wife, Yvette B.; a son, Andrew M., North Tarrytown, and a daughter, Sharon E., Dobbs Ferry.

Born June 17, 1936, in North Tarrytown, son of Andrew and Elizabeth Tajnai Bialko, he was a graduate of North Tarrytown High School and married Yvette B. Giauvin May 12, 1962.

Mr. Bialko moved to Pulaski in 1991. He retired that year after 30 years with the General Motors Corp., North Tarrytown.

Mr. Bialko was an Air Force veteran. He was a member of United Auto Workers Union Local 664, the Pulaski Grange and the Sleepy Hollow Rod & Gun Club.
FLOYD E. TRUMBLE, SANDY CREEK, DIES AT 62

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 7, 1993
Floyd E. Trumble Sr., 62, Upton Road, died Sunday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Marie L.; three sons, Floyd E. Jr., Orwell; Bud, Pahrump, Nev., and Michael, Greenwood, S.C.; 10 daughters, Terri Emmons, Laura Wilson and Kathleen Trumble, all of Sandy Creek, Loretta Trumble, Altmar, Angel Johnson, Williamstown, Pamela Daniels, Waldron, Ark., Nikki Hadsall, Wichita, Kan., Bonnie Peace, Abbeyville, S.C., Vicki Morgan, Farmington, N.M., and Billie Jo Woods, Orwell; 30 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six half-brothers, David, James, John, Harry and Fred, all of Altmar, and George, Sandy Creek; a sister, Laura Baird, Mattydale, and seven half-sisters, Beulah Yerdon, Pulaski, and Sharon Sampson, Julia Bushaw, Pauline Haines, Charlene Wells, June Bice and Jane Trumble, all of Altmar.

Born in Altmar on Jan. 3, 1931, son of William and Blossom Watson Trumbull, he attended Altmar and Williamstown schools. He married Marie Blodgett on July 25, 1958.

Mr. Trumble was employed with Great Northern Homes, Pulaski, until his retirement in 1989, after 17 years.

He was a former member of Richland Volunteer Fire Department.
BEULAH MARTIN, ONCE OF SANDY CREEK, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 13, 1993
Beulah H. Martin, 65, Orton Road, formerly of Sandy Creek, died Sunday at her home.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Robert F. Jr., Richland, and Timothy D., Orwell; three daughters, Linda Martin, Richland, Robin Holmes, Orwell, and Tammy Broadhurst, Sandy Creek; 20 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Allen Stafford, Texas, and Robert Stafford, Mattydale; a stepsister, Margaret Butler, Syracuse, and several nephews and nieces.

Born in Sandy Creek on Oct. 5, 1927, a daughter of Ernest and Ethel Morton Stafford, she attended Sandy Creek schools. She married Robert F. Martin on Aug. 23, 1947. He died Sept. 4, 1991.

Mrs. Martin was employed with Maple Manor Nursing Home until her retirement after 20 years.

She was a member of Richland Church of Christ and the Richland Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
WILLIAM J. LEWIS, RETIRED FARMER, DIES AT 78

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 17, 1993
William J. Lewis, 78, Richland Road, died Thursday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, William F., Pulaski; four grandchildren; two brothers, Robert, Pulaski, and John, Martville, and three sisters, Dorothy Browne, South Carolina, Beverly March, Cato, and Carol Marley, Fulton.

Born in Williamstown on June 17, 1915, a son of John and Jennie Braley Lewis, he married Abbie H. Crossett June 25, 1938, at the home of her parents in Orwell. She died Nov. 30, 1980.

Mr. Lewis owned and operated a dairy farm on the Richland Road for 40 years and was town of Richland welfare officer for 10 years.

He had been a resident of Pulaski since 1942.
WILLIAM J. LEWIS, RETIRED FARMER, DIES AT 78

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 18, 1993
William J. Lewis, 78, Richland Road, died Thursday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Surviving are a son, William F., Pulaski; four grandchildren; two brothers, Robert, Pulaski, and John, Martville, and three sisters, Dorothy Browne, South Carolina, Beverly March, Cato, and Carol Marley, Fulton.

Born in Williamstown on June 17, 1915, a son of John and Jennie Braley Lewis, he married Abbie H. Crossett June 25, 1938, at the home of her parents in Orwell. She died Nov. 30, 1980.

Mr. Lewis owned and operated a dairy farm on the Richland Road for 40 years and was town of Richland welfare officer for 10 years.

He had been a resident of Pulaski since 1942.
DUANE C. STOWELL, NORTH SYRACUSE, DIES AT 40

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 19, 1993
Duane C. Stowell, 40, of 120 Palmer Drive, North Syracuse, formerly of the Mexico area, died Friday at his home after a long bout with cancer.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Carol Keller officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra G.; two sons, Jason D., Pulaski, and Ryan C., North Syracuse; three daughters, Becki Sue Stowell and Kristen M. Stowell, both of North Syracuse, and Heidi Jo Stowell, Pulaski; his father, Charles G. Stowell, Mexico; a granddaughter; three brothers, Frederic C., Pulaski, Terry A., Mexico, and Barry O., Bishop, Texas; three sisters, Joanne A. Moffatt, Arlington, Va., Judith A. Workman and Gayle L. Bickerstaff, both of Pulaski, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A daughter, Erika, died in 1982.

Born March 21, 1953, in the town of Mexico, a son of Charles and Esther Everson Stowell, he graduated from Mexico Academy High School in 1971.

He married Sandra Bater Aug. 21, 1982, and had lived in North Syracuse since 1987. Prior to that, he had lived in Baldwinsville and Mexico for several years. Mr. Stowell was last employed by Midas Muffler in North Syracuse for nine years. He had previously owned and operated a dairy farm for many years in the Mexico area.

He was a member of Andrews Methodist Church of North Syracuse.
ROSS E. CURRY, 54, FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 23, 1993
Ross E. Curry, 54, of 27 Cherry St., Lyons, formerly of Pulaski, died Tuesday in Clifton Springs Hospital. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Debra A.; three sons, Jeremy R. and Jason R., both of Lyons, and Randy M., Youngstown, Ohio; three daughters, Sylvia V. Curry, Irvine, Calif., and Angela L. and Nikolette Curry, both of Lyons, and his mother, Sylvia L. Curry, Lyons.

Born in Elwood City, Pa., on March 23, 1939, a son of Edwin and Sylvia Spackman Curry, he was a 1956 graduate of Elwood City High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from California State University at Fullerton and a master’s degree in rehabilitation and guidance from Syracuse University. He was also a graduate of Brockport State University College.

He married Debra A. Joiner on Nov. 17, 1976.

Mr. Curry served with the Marine Corps from 1956 to 1958. He was employed with the state Department of Labor for several years and with the state Department of Corrections as a senior counselor.

He was a member of Lyons Lodge 406 F&AM and the Lyons Elks Lodge.
DONALD D. CARL, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 23, 1993
Donald D. Carl, 76, Deerfield Apartments, died Wednesday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pulaski Congregational Church, with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Congregational Church or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are his wife, Ina M.; a son, William L., Liverpool; a daughter, Carole M. Golus, Westfield; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers, Edward, Mason, Tenn., and Roy, Watsonville, Calif., and a sister, Patricia Davis, Pulaski.

Born in Schenectady on Sept. 9, 1917, a son of Howard E. and Mary Bowen Carl, he attended Pulaski Academy and Adams schools. He married Ina M. Farley on Nov. 21, 1936, at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, Fulton, with the Rev. John W. Warren officiating.

Mr. Carl served with the Navy during World War II from 1941 to 1945. He served with the Civilian Conservation Corps and recently wrote a book on the history of the CCC camps due to be published by Falconer Publishing Co., Falconer.

He was employed with General Electric Corp., Salina, for 16 years with the Pulaski Democrat as a printer, with Taylor Monument Co. as an engraver and with Deerfield Apartments as superintendent for several years.

He was a member and deacon of the Pulaski Congregational Church and a member of Lakewood Post 1286, American Legion.

He had been a resident of Pulaski for 65 years.
DOROTHY V. MOWERS, RICHLAND RESIDENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 24, 1993
Dorothy V. Mowers, 71, Richland, Route 48, died Thursday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Charles R., Richland; four grandchildren; a great-grandson and a sister, Betty Mowers, Sandy Creek.

Born in Albion on April 6, 1922, a daughter of Earl and Myrtle Spencer Sperling, she was a graduate of Parish High School. She married Carl R. Mowers in August 1940. He died Oct. 5, 1971.

Mrs. Mowers was employed with General Electric Corp., Syracuse, for several years and wrote the North Richland column for the Pulaski Democrat.

She was a member of the Richland Volunteer Fire Department ladies Auxiliary.

She had been a resident of Dugway before moving to Richland in 1946.
ROBERTA J. EDICK, PULASKI, DIES OF ALS AT 44

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 29, 1993
Roberta J. Edick, 44, Hollis Road, died Tuesday at her home. She had been ill with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Baptist Church, with the Revs. Clay Berry and Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 100 Elwood Davis Road, North Syracuse, N.Y. 13212.

Surviving are her husband, Robert H.; two sons, Jeffrey R. and Paul C., both of Pulaski; a granddaughter; her mother, Anna Mae Boyd, and a sister, Nancy B. Thomas, both of Pulaski.

A brother, James. C. Boyd, died May 1, 1971.

Born in Pulaski on Nov. 24, 1948, a daughter of Robert and Anna Mae Parker Boyd, she married Robert H. Edick on Aug. 9, 1966.

She was a 1966 graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School and attended Data Processing Technical Center, Syracuse.

Mrs. Edick was employed with Charlie Brown Nursery School as a teacher from 1972 to 1992.
CHARLOTTE E. VANZANDT, PULASKI, DIES AT 90

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 1993
Charlotte E. VanZandt, 90, Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 this evening at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Dirk, Carlsbad, N.M.; a daughter, Gretel Balintfy, Fulton; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Born in Granville on Feb. 10, 1903, a daughter of William and Winifred Roberts Owens, she attended Granville schools.

Mrs. VanZandt was employed with Dorset Inn, Dorset, Vt., for several years.

She was a member of Peniel Presbyterian Church, Granville.

She had been a resident of Pulaski since 1971.
HERMAN “HARRY’ RENZ, ORWELL, DIES AT 91

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 11, 1993
Herman “Harry” Renz, 91, New Scriba Drive, died Sunday at the home of his niece, Suzanne Garrow, in Webster.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with Pastor Thomas Howell of Vorea Community Church officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Cemetery, Clay.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving besides Mrs. Garrow are two nephews, Edward Shipper and James Pickens, both of Rochester; another niece, Mary Margaret Lynch, Rochester, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Born Feb. 20, 1902, in Rochester, a son of William and Margaret Schweizer Renz, he married Grace Carrey June 16, 1927. She died in 1967. He married Mabel Plummer May 20, 1970. She died in 1985.

Mr. Renz was an auto mechanic at several garages in the Rochester area. He was also a self-employed mechanic in Rochester for many years.
RITES SET FOR TIMOTHY AND STEPHANIE BROWN < PULASKI Watertown Daily Times (NY) - October 15, 1993 Joint services for Timothy P. Brown, 33, and his wife, Stephanie J. Brown, 23, of Albion Crossroads, will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood. The couple died Monday from injuries suffered when their car collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 104 in Mapleview. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to a trust fund for the couple’s children in care of Thomas Brown, 6228 North Fernwood Road, Pulaski 13142.

Surviving the couple are two daughters, Amanda S. and Cathy L. Brown, both of Pulaski, who have been hospitalized since suffering serious injuries in the accident.

In addition, Mr. Brown is survived by his parents, Thomas and Barbara Brown, Fernwood; two brothers, Terry J. and Theodore A., both of Pulaski; two sisters, Karen A. Dunn, Rome, and Kelly M. Brown, Pulaski; his paternal grandmother, Helen M. Brown, Syracuse; his maternal grandmother, Anne M. Simms, Syracuse; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Also, Mrs. Brown is survived by her father, Bernard Stabb, Syracuse; her mother, Rose Marie Stabb, Minoa; a sister, Michelle Martin, Minoa; two brothers, Bernard Jr. and Jason Stabb, both of Minoa; her paternal grandfather, Camillus Stabb, Mesa, Ariz.; and her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Cesario, Leesburg, Fla.

Mr. Brown was born May 15, 1960, in Syracuse, he graduated from Pulaski Central School in 1978. He had lived in the Pulaski area for 20 years and was formerly employed with B.G. Sulzle Inc., Syracuse, and Northern Machinery Co., Pulaski.

He was commander of the Sons of the American Legion Post 358, American Legion, and a former Eagle Scout.

Mrs. Brown was born Jan. 28, 1970, in Madison County, and attended East Syracuse-Minoa High School. She lived in Pulaski for four years and was a member of the auxiliary of Post 358, American Legion.
EDITH J. WEBB DIES IN WATERTOWN AT 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 16, 1993
Edith J. Webb, 68, County Route 183, life resident of the Williamstown area, died Friday morning in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, where she had been a patient since Sept. 9.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Edward L.; three daughters, Beatrice M. Muir and Beverly S. Webb, both of Williamstown, and Ida M. Lytle, Altmar; 10 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; two brothers, Clifford Staring, Parish, and Irving Staring, Amboy; a sister, Iva Lamphier, St. Petersburg, Fla., and nieces and nephews.

A son, Herbert L., died in 1980, and a brother, Milton Staring, died in January.

She was born Oct. 13, 1925, in Ricard, a daughter of Roland and Ida Roser Staring. She attended the Williamstown Union School.

She married Edward L. Webb on April 8, 1951.

Mrs. Webb was a homemaker.
FRANCES LOUISE HAUER, PINE MEADOWS, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 25, 1993
Frances Louise Hauer, 86, Pine Meadows Road, died Sunday evening at the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Michael Maynard officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Altmar, N.Y. 13302.

Surviving are two sons, Warren L., Pine Meadows, and Charles E., Pulaski; a daughter, Martha E. Coyer, Richland; five grandsons, five granddaughters and 18 great-grandchildren.

Born Feb. 10, 1907, in West Farms, Bronx, daughter of Lawrence L. and Lizzie Skedgell DeLaunay, she attended schools in New York City and had lived in Pine Meadows since 1933.

She married Otto H. Hauer June 18, 1927, in the vestry of St. Peter’s Church, Westchester. The couple owned and operated a dairy farm for many years. Mr. Hauer died Aug. 20, 1991.
MARY ANN MCKINLEY, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 28, 1993
Mary Ann McKinley, 85, formerly of Spring Brook Apartments, died this morning at the Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

A calling hour will be held one hour before the funeral Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving is a sister, Adaline M. Moriarty, Pulaski.

Born Feb. 1, 1908, in the town of Richland, a daughter of Peter and Lizzie Waugh McKinley, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School, Pulaski Teachers’ Training Class and Oswego State Teachers College.

Miss McKinley taught remedial reading in Central Square Schools for 40 years, retiring in 1970. She also taught in New Haven and Orwell country schools for many years.

She had lived in Pulaski, Richland and Central Square and was a member of Park United Methodist Church and the New York State Retired Teachers Association.
ALLAN L. BARBER DIES AT AGE 70 IN WOLCOTT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 31, 1993
Allan L. Barber, 70, of 8100 Centerville Road, died Friday at the Living Leisure Home, Wolcott.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Calling hours are 1 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to the Altmar Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; four sons, Thomas R., Parish, David A., Williamstown, Larry S., Pulaski, and Lonnie H., Sabinsville; three daughters, Janet Chabot, Williamstown, Donna Duell, Conneaut, Ohio, and Joanne Mason, Fulton; 26 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Born March 26, 1923, in the town of Albion, he resided in the Pulaski and Altmar areas all his life. He attended Altmar High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945.

Mr. Barber married Dorothy Trumble on Aug. 17, 1947.

He was a truck driver for Pacific Transportation in Syracuse and a member of Teamsters Local 182, Syracuse, for 25 years.

Mr. Barber was a member of Altmar Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion.
VIOLA B. PHELPS OF SKANEATELES DIES AT AGE 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 2, 1993
Viola B. Phelps, 84, of Skaneateles, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday at Community-General Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

A calling hour will be one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

Surviving are a brother, Earl Tanner, Henderson; three grandchildren, Donald Phelps Jr., Marcellus, Donna Fellows, Syracuse, and Nancy Sneed, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; and three great-grandchildren.

Two sons, Gene and Donald Phelps Sr., died before her.

Born Jan. 29, 1909, in Sandy Creek, a daughter of Arbie and Mae Tilkins Tanner, she attended Mannsville District Schools and married Wayne Phelps in 1928. He died in 1948.

She lived in Pulaski from 1928 to 1987, when she moved to Skaneateles. She retired in 1972 after 22 years with Crouse-Hinds Co., Syracuse.
GLADYS E. BALLARD, AGE 81, DIES IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 2, 1993
Gladys E. Ballard, 81, of 21 S. Maple St., Fellsmere, Fla., formerly of Altmar, died Sunday at Medic-Home Health Center, Melbourne, Fla.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with Pastor Richard Bennett officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, William T. Sr., Williamstown, and Marlin L., Chesapeake, Va.; three daughters, Evelyn Pyke, Wabaso, Fla, and Martha Stickland and Mary Ballard, both of Fellsmere; 15 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Beverly Joan Bush, died in 1988.

Born Aug. 2, 1912, in the town of Schroppel, a daughter of Raymond and Blanche Stowell Fenton, she attended Altmar schools and married William Ballard on Feb. 7, 1927. He died Sept. 22, 1978.

Mrs. Ballard had lived in Fellsmere since 1959. She had previously lived in Altmar and Pineville for many years.

She was a food-service employee of Indian River County School Board in Fellsmere, retiring in 1982. She also worked at Fellsmere Inn for several years.

Mrs. Ballard was a member of Hibiscus Grange and the United Methodist Church, both in Fellsmere.
JOHN A. PHILLIPS, 77, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 9, 1993
John A. Phillips, 77, Route 11 South, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Ione; two sons, Larry A. and Ronald B., both of Pulaski; a brother, Milton, Parish; a sister, Esther Thomasch, Cleveland; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Born March 30, 1916, in the town of Whitesboro, a son of Elmer and Hattie Gifford Phillips, he served in the Army from 1941 to 1945, seeing duty in the Pacific theater of operations.

He married Ione Spicer on Dec. 8, 1948, and was employed by Dairylea Cooperative Inc., Syracuse, for 35 years, retiring in 1980.

He was a sexton at South Richland Cemetery for the past 20 years and a former member of the Pulaski Fraternal Bowling League.
BRIDGET MCGUANE PRESOWITZ DIES AT AGE 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 16, 1993
Bridget McGuane Presowitz, 71, Route 3, died Sunday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Raymond McVey officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Hospice or St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Church, Lacona.

Surviving are her husband, Delos P.; a daughter, Maureen A. Brownell, Sandy Creek; a brother, Ralph Laboda, Ogdensburg; two sisters, Delia Haidon, Clarence, and Mary Laboda, Fulton, and three grandchildren.

A son, Michael McGuane, died Nov. 24, 1971.

Born in Fulton on Aug. 26, 1944, a daughter of Nicholas Ann Wnuk Laboda, she attended Fulton district schools.

She married Edward J. McGuane on Aug. 16, 1944. Mr. McGuane died Dec. 2, 1969. She married Delos Presowitz on Jan. 20, 1973.

Mrs. Presowitz moved to Sandy Pond in 1969. She retired in 1978 as owner and operator of McGuane’s Store at Sandy Pond Corners.

She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Church.
GLADYS H. GURLEY, FORMERLY OF ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 23, 1993
Gladys H. Gurley, 87, suburban Lancaster, Pa., former resident of Altmar and Fulton, died Saturday at her home.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Riverside Cemetery with the Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a son, F. Robert, Vienna, Va.; two grandchildren, and a great-grandson.

She was born Dec. 23, 1905, in Rushville, Ind., a daughter of Robert and Myrtie Beher Holt. She graduated from Rushville (Ind.) High School in 1921.

She married Frank E. Gurley in 1925. He died in 1970.

Mrs. Gurley lived in Altmar and then in Fulton for 50 years, moving to her Lancaster home in 1986. She was employed by the Nestle Co., Fulton, for 23 years, retiring in 1970.

She was a member of Kayendatsyona chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Fulton.
WILLIAM T. WHEELER, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 26, 1993
William T. Wheeler, 73, Route 13, died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Raymond McVey officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice, in care of the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Elsie V.; three sons, Thomas W. and Robert L., both of Williamstown, and James H., Altmar; two daughters, LaDonna Lake, Richland, and Linda Tanner, Altmar; his mother, Rose Wheeler, Altmar; a brother, Leon R., Williamstown; three sisters, Norma Walker, Rosemary Johnson and Gertrude Ford, all of Altmar; 13 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Florence on Dec. 18, 1919, a son of William and Rose Kiddney Wheeler, he attended Williamstown schools and married Elsie Britton on Nov. 24, 1941.

Mr. Wheeler lived in Altmar for 50 years. He retired in 1980 after 25 years as an operating engineer with several Syracuse construction firms. He also owned and operated a dairy farm and was employed by Larabee Wire Co., Camden, for several years.

Mr. Wheeler was a member of Local 545, International Union of Operating Engineers, and the Altmar Defiance Fire Company. He was a charter member of Kasoag Trailblazers Snowmobile Club.
MARY J. RICE, PULASKI, STRICKEN, DIES AT 58

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 26, 1993
Mary J. Rice, 58, Tinker Tavern Road, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital after suffering a heart attack.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Bennett officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Charles L.; a son, Timothy C., Pulaski; two daughters, Gail J. Jesmore, Pulaski, and Karen C. Sutton, Altmar; two brothers, Charles and Robert Neill, both of Pulaski; two sisters, Margaret Petruschak, Syracuse, and Keitha Wise, Pulaski, and four grandchildren.

Born in the town of Richland, Sept. 18, 1935, a daughter of Ora and Edith Braley Neill, she attended Pulaski Academy and married Charles L. Rice on Dec. 24, 1953.

Mrs. Rice was a life resident of the Pulaski area.
BARBARA T. FARMER, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 26, 1993
Barbara T. Farmer, 88, formerly of the Pulaski area, died Monday in Elyria, Ohio.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Pulaski Cemetery.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving are a daughter, Ann Anderson, Bay Village, Ohio; three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

A native of Wanakena, Mrs. Farmer lived most of her life in New York state. Before retiring in 1970, she taught kindergarten in Pulaski and Gowanda. She was a graduate of Oswego Normal School.

Her husband, James M., died in 1985.
FRANCIS B. GEER, EX-BANK EMPLOYEE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 29, 1993
Francis B. Geer, 79, of 7375 Lincoln Ave., retired employee of Lincoln Bank, died Saturday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Clay Berry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 8 Tuesday evening. Contributions may be made Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy E.; a son, Dr. James F., Endicott; a daughter, Ruth Pederson, Rome, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was born May 12, 1914, in Maple View, a son of Ray and Ruth Patterson Geer. He was a 1932 graduate of Central Square High School and a 1934 graduate of Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

Mr. Geer lived in Pulaski for the past 60 years. He was employed by Lincoln Bank for 28 years, retiring in 1976. He also worked for the Metropolitan Insurance Co., Sherwin Williams Paint Co. and the Pulaski Democrat.

He married Dorothy E. Wilder June 21, 1938, at the home of her parents in Pulaski.

Mr. Geer was a member and past master of Pulaski Masonic Lodge 315, and a former dispatcher for Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
VIOLA L. DURST, 86, DIES IN CAR ACCIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 4, 1993
Viola L. Durst, 86, of South Albion Road, died Friday morning in an automobile accident at the corner of South Albion Road and State Route 13.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Oswego County sheriff’s deputies said she pulled her car away from a stop sign on South Albion Road at 8:40 a.m. and drove into the path of a vehicle operated by Joan F. McNitt, 50, Pulaski.

Deputies said Mrs. McNitt was taken to Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital in Syracuse after complaining of chest pains, but a spokeswoman at the hospital said she was not treated at or admitted to the facility.

The funeral for Mrs. Durst will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Lou Huasele officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Defiance Fire Department, Altmar.

Surviving are two nephews, Harold M. Little, Watertown, and Ralph W. Little, West Palm Beach, Fla.; a niece, Elinora Burlee, Riverhead; several great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews.

A sister, Pauline E. Greene, died in 1991.

Born Feb. 11, 1907, in Altmar, daughter of William and Christie Montondo Little, she graduated from Altmar High School and married Clarence C. Durst March 4, 1958. Mr. Durst died April 18, 1979.

Mrs. Durst was employed by the Altmar Post office for 32 1/2 years, retiring Sept. 10, 1965.

She was a member of the Redfield Community Church, the Mistletoe Rebekah Lodge 248, Lacona, and an associate member of Redfield Rebekah Lodge 673. She was also a member of the Redfield Past Noble Grands Club, the Oswego County Rural Carriers Auxiliary, a past noble grand associate of Oswego County Rebekah District 2, and was a member of the Sandy Creek, Orwell and Williamstown senior citizens groups.
G.L. MCCHESNEY DIES AT THE AGE OF 77

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 22, 1993
G. Leonard McChesney, 77, of Pine Meadows Road, Orwell, a native of Pulaski, died Tuesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizbeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Arvilla I.; a stepson, Earl J. Webb Jr., Ava; a brother, Donald, Orwell; a niece and a nephew.

Born June 13, 1916, in Pulaski, a son of Alva and Alice Gay McChesney, he attended Altmar High School and married Arvilla Conover Webb on July 12, 1993.

Mr. McChesney lived in Orwell since 1927. He retired in 1983 as owner of a dairy farm and saw mill. He was also a trucker for many years.
ROBERT M. SPINK, 76, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 8, 1993
Robert M. Spink, 76, of 7686 North St., retired director of the Oswego County Department of Weights and Measures, died this morning at the home of his daughter, Carol Fortin, in Mexico.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Hospice, c/o Pulaski Court House, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Besides his daughter, Mrs. Fortin, he is survived by another daughter, Nancy Garnsey, Port Leyden; two sisters, Irene Spink, Pulaski, and Bessie Bingham, Winter Haven, Fla., and six grandsons.

He was born Jan. 24, 1917, in Pulaski, a son of Melzar and Clara Gurley Spink. He was a 1935 graduate of Pulaski Academy. He served in the Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 as a chief instructor at the Central School Flexible Gunnery, in Laudo, Texas.

He married Kathleen M. Betts June 26, 1945, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Syracuse. She died Nov. 21, 1979.

Mr. Spink was manager of the meat department of the Pulaski Super Duper Market from 1960 to 1976. He was also director of the Oswego County Department of Weights and Measures for 10 years, retiring in 1985.

He was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski Masonic Lodge 313, Pulaski Robert Edwards Post 358 of the American Legion, and the state Weights and Measures Association.
SHANE HALL, HIT BY CAR, KILLED AT AGE 15

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 22, 1993
Shane F. Hall, 15, C.C. Road, was pronounced dead Monday at Oswego Hospital from injuries he suffered when he was struck by a car in Williamstown.

The teenager was walking along county Route 19 early Monday night when he was hit by a car, according to the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

He and a friend, Billie Jo Holmes, 13, county Route 19, were walking to a friend’s house at the time of the 5:15 p.m. accident. The girl was taken to the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse where she was reported in fair condition Tuesday.

Richard Moore, 42, Florence Hill Road, was driving east on Route 13 when he turned left on county Route 19, hitting the teenagers, who were walking northeast on the road, said sheriff’s department spokeswoman Sharon Whipple.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is continuing she said.

The funeral for Shane Hall will be at noon Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Peggy and William Scott, Williamstown; his father, Norman, address unknown; a brother, Shawn M. Hall, Syracuse; his maternal grandparents, Francis and Anna Britton, Williamstown; his maternal great-grandmother, Roxie Britton, Williamstown, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born on May 7, 1978, in Oswego, a son of Norman and Peggy Britton Hall, he was a student at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Middle School.
NATIVE OF RICHLAND, SIDNEY RUBEN SHAW DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 5, 1994
Sidney Ruben Shaw, 73, formerly of Richland, died Dec. 19 in Fellsmere, Fla.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

A calling hour will be held one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Mary; three sons, Duane E. Snell, North Syracuse, Sidney J. Shaw, Sandy Creek, and Delbert J. Shaw, Redfield; five daughters, Sandra Tillison, Moravia, Sharon L. Ladouceur, Orwell, Carol Shaw, Watertown, Etta Denny, Parish, and Laura Lombardo, Central Square; 41 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold, Pulaski, and Thomas, Brewerton, and a sister, Etta Mae Cosilman, Pulaski.

Born on March 26, 1920, in Richland, Mr. Shaw retired in 1971 after 22 years with Crucible Specialty Metals, Solvay.

He was a member of the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.
GERALD J. BROSNAN, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 61

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 5, 1994
Gerald J. Brosnan, 61, of Tarr Hill Road, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pulaski Wesleyan Church with the Revs. Richard Bennett and Donald Easton officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Defiance Fire Department or the Oswego County unit, American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Susan N.; two daughters, Donna Damewood, Liverpool, and Brenda Recore, Fulton; three stepsons, Mark J. and Todd M. Spath, both of Rochester, and Eric C. Spath, Pulaski; a stepdaughter, Wendy D. Spath, Syracuse; eight grandchildren; a great-grandson; three brothers, Daniel M., Mexico, William A., Richland, and Thomas M., Sandy Pond, and three sisters, Patricia Brown, Lacona, Marianne Hauer, Pulaski, and Gayle Kinney, Camden.

Born Feb. 12, 1932, in Syracuse, a son of Gerald and Mary Bearup Brosnan, he graduated from North Syracuse High School and married Susan Spath on Aug. 27, 1977.

Mr. Brosnan lived in Altmar for the past 15 years. He had previously lived in the Clay and Cicero areas for 45 years.

He was employed by the town of Albion Highway Department for several years. Previously he had worked for the town of Clay Highway Department and police department for several years and was also a school bus driver. He was a Santa Claus at Christmas time and for the past three years he had worked summers for the Selkirk State Park patrol.

Mr. Brosnan was a member and lay speaker of Altmar United Methodist Church. He was a member and past master of Amboy Lodge 650, Free and Accepted Masons, and a member of Callimachus Lodge 369, Phoenix, F&AM. He was also a member of the Monteola Hunting Club, Tug Hill.
PULASKI WOMAN ETHEL THORNE DIES AT AGE 91

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 7, 1994
Ethel M. Thorne, 91, of Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

A sister, Edith Louise Thorne, died before her.

Born on Sept. 24, 1903, in Marion, Ind., daughter of John and Mary Moe Thorne, she lived 43 years in Syracuse before moving to Pulaski in 1973. She retired that year as office director after 43 years with Gaylord Bros. Co., Syracuse.
AGNES T. TAYLOR, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES AT 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 10, 1994
Agnes Thompson Taylor, 87, Phoenix, formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Jon Von Harten and the Rev. Clay Berry officiating. Spring burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Warners.

Calling hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Frederick Thompson, Hastings; a daughter, Patricia Jamieson, Fulton, eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Born May 15, 1906, in Broughshane, Northern Ireland, she graduated from high school in Northern Ireland. She moved to Ontario in 1929.

Mrs. Taylor was director of training at E.W. Edwards & Son for 20 years before retiring in 1965. She also worked for the Baldwinsville Thrift Store for several years. She lived in Phoenix from 1986 to 1993. She previously lived in Pulaski from 1973 to 1986. She also lived in Baldwinsville and the Syracuse area for many years.

She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 649 in Solvay.

Her first husband, Ernest Thompson, died in 1955. Her husband, David Taylor, died in 1967.
WOMAN DIED OF RUPTURED AORTA IN MONDAY’S SNOWMOBILE CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 11, 1994
Caroline Staring, 34, of 6787 Lehigh Road, a native of Scotland, died of a ruptured aorta in the collision of her snowmobile with a car Sunday on County Route 96 in the Jefferson County town of Worth, it was determined in an autopsy Monday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown.

She also suffered a fractured spine in the accident.

State police said the two witnesses who were sought for questioning came forward Monday night. Their identities were not disclosed this morning, nor was the content of their statements to a trooper.

Police on Monday said the woman’s eastbound snowmobile entered the opposite lane at about 5 p.m. Sunday and collided with a car driven by Beth E. Hopkins, 42, Lorraine.

The funeral for Mrs. Staring will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Michael D.; three daughters, Michelle A.M., Connie J. and Heather L., all at home; her parents, Michael and Agnes McLeland Docherty, Greenock, Scotland; three brothers, John M. and Stephen Docherty, both of Greenock, and Michael J. Docherty, London, England; two sisters, Julie Gatens, Greenock, and Rene Paternoster, Pulaski, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born Dec. 24, 1959, in Greenock, she graduated from Finerty High School in Greenock in 1975. She married Michael D. Staring on Dec. 22, 1979.

Mrs. Staring moved to the United States with her husband in 1980, living in North Syracuse before moving to Pulaski in 1986. She was a waitress the past five years with Ezze Truck Stop and Restaurant in Mapleview. She previously was employed three years with Carl’s Drugs in Liverpool.

She was a member of the Cicero United Methodist Church.
EVELYN JANET DARLING, PULASKI NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 20, 1994
Evelyn Janet Darling, Fulton, a native of Pulaski, died Wednesday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Randy, Lee Center, and Ronny, Norfolk, Va.; two daughters, Carolyn Wolfe, Mount Airey, N.C., and Bonnie Breezee, Fulton; two brothers, Matthew Brown, Clay, and Robert Brown, Sackets Harbor; three sisters, Lois Tanner, Altmar, Ana Mattacherio, Albany, and Marion Greene, Schenectady; 14 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Darling also lived 12 years in Mount Airey and several years in Orwell before moving to Fulton in 1991. She was a 1943 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School. Her husband, Robert, died in 1990.
PULASKI NATIVE DELLA B. MAHAFFY DIES AT 93

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 22, 1994
Della B. Mahaffy, 93, of 7562 Maple Ave., a lifelong resident of Pulaski, died Friday at the Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church or the Samaritan-Keep Home.

Surviving are four sons, Yates B., Orwell, William C., Liverpool, and Paul M. and Willard M., both of Pulaski; a daughter, Barbara A. Wilder, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Born on July 9, 1900, in Pulaski, a daughter of Delbert and Clara Myers Babcock, she attended Pulaski schools and married Yates Mahaffy on Nov. 15, 1922. Mr. Mahaffy died on July 11, 1958.

Mrs. Mahaffy was a member of the Alpha Class and an 80-year member of Park United Methodist Church. She also was a member of the Daughters of Union Veterans and the Pulaski Women’s Civic Club.
JOSEPH BOSAK, 85, RETIRED ENGINEER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 22, 1994
Joseph Bosak, 85, of 7489 Furnace St., retired operating engineer for Nine Mile 2, died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth M.; two daughters, Patricia A. Hiscock, Wappinger Falls, and Joan C. McCormick, Saratoga; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Margaret Murray, Syracuse.

Born on July 1, 1908, in Windber, Pa., a son of Joseph and Mary Bosak, he attended Pulaski schools and married Ruth M. Dennis on Dec. 22, 1937, at St. James Episcopal Church.

The couple lived in Pulaski for the past 75 years. Mr. Bosak was an operating engineer at Nine Mile 2, retiring in 1971. He previously worked for various construction companies in the Syracuse area.

He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 545, Syracuse, and the Elms Golf Club, Sandy Creek. He was a former member of Ringold Fire Department, Pulaski.
WILLIAM “HAPPY’ WENDELL, EX-PAINTER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 23, 1994
William “Happy” Wendell, 88, Springbrook Apartments, retired painter, died Saturday in the Samaritan-Keep Home in Watertown.

The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

A calling hour will be held one hour prior to the funeral Tuesday at the funeral home.

There are no known survivors.

Born on June 18, 1905, in Brooklyn, he was educated in Brooklyn schools and lived in Pulaski for the past 60 years before moving to the nursing home.

Mr. Wendell was a self-employed painter for many years, retiring in 1974. He also was a sextant at Pulaski-area churches.
JOAN E. MORIN OF LACONA DIES IN WATERTOWN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 29, 1994
Joan E. Morin, 52, of 9129 Park Ave., died Friday in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown. She had suffered from respiratory disease.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, James and Joseph Feenin, both of Rochester, and Kelly Feenin, Sonyea; a daughter, Shawn Murdie, Melbourne, Fla.; two brothers, Richard Whaley, Marcellus, and James Whaley, Sodus; and three sisters, Shirley Reithel, Rochester, and Darlene Wright and Carol Paura, both of Oswego.

She was born May 26, 1941, in Richland, a daughter of Burton and Marion Trumble Whaley. She attended Pulaski and Rochester schools. She lived in Pulaski most of her life, moving to Lacona last year.

She was a member of Richland Church of Christ.
GERALDINE KOOY, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 91

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 4, 1994
Geraldine Kooy, 91, Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Spring burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego.

A calling hour will be held one hour before the funeral at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Surviving are a sister, Frances Canale, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 29, 1906, in Oswego, a daughter of Joseph and Lucy Giarado Salesi, she attended Oswego schools.

Her husband, Frank Kooy, died Aug. 7, 1963.

Mrs. Kooy lived in Garden Grove, Calif., for 50 years before moving to Pulaski in 1980. She was employed for many years by Sears, Roebuck & Co.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church.
GORDON “BUZ’ DANA, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 49

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 6, 1994
Gordon “Buz” Dana, 49, County Route 50, died Saturday morning at Oswego Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell, pastor of the Vorea Community Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Carole; three sons, Michael B., Sandy Creek, and Ronald W. and Eric A., both of Orwell; his parents, Harrison and Mildred Roberts Dana, Sandy Pond; three brothers, Robert, Providence, R.I., Richard, Altmar, and Gerald, Sandy Pond; two sisters, Janet England, Mannsville, and Janelle Bettinger, Pulaski, and four grandchildren.

A son, Matthew, died in 1980.

Born Jan. 6, 1945, in the town of Sandy Creek, he attended Sandy Creek schools and married Carole Armstrong March 13, 1965, in the Altmar Methodist Church with the Rev. Nelson Reppert officiating.

Mr. Dana served in the Army from 1962 to 1964.

He was employed by the Oswego County Department of Solid Waste for the past 16 years. He was previously employed by Camden Wire for several years.

Mr. Dana resided in the Orwell/Sandy Creek area all his life. He was a member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1345.
SYLVIA CANDEL, TOWN OF ORWELL NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 6, 1994
Sylvia B. Candel, 75, North Branch, Mich., formerly of Altmar, died Saturday at the Mechanicsburg (Pa.) Rehabilitation Center.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church with the Rev. John Davis, pastor of Trinity Wesleyan Church, Dover, Del., officiating.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Contributions may be made to the Missionary Society of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John (Corrine) Davis, Dover, Del.; three sons, Lowell C., Keith C. and Kevin J., all of Easton, Md.; three brothers, Raymond Janacek, West Monroe, Roland Janacek, Sandy Creek, and Joseph Janacek, East Syracuse; three sisters, Merlin Kaine, Altmar, Irene Greenfield, Orwell, and Delores Hall, Altmar; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Born March 27, 1918, in the town of Orwell, daughter of Joseph and Elsie Sejnoja Janacek, she was a 1936 graduate of Altmar High School and attended God’s Bible School in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She married the Rev. Carl R. Candel Nov. 3, 1939, in Sandy Creek. The Rev. Mr. Candel, a Wesleyan minister serving churches in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York, died Nov. 26, 1981.

Mrs. Candel was a member of the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.
ELEANOR I. SEYER DIES IN OSWEGO HOSPITAL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 9, 1994
Eleanor I. Seyer, 72, Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowery officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

A calling hour will be held one hour prior to the funeral Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Arnold E.; a son, Dennis A., Pulaski; a daughter, Penny Schott, Pulaski; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Gennie Watkins, Pulaski, and a brother, Norman Hall, Pulaski.

Born in Durhamville on April 2, 1921, a daughter of George and Ida Baugher Hall, she attended Sandy Creek schools.

Mrs. Seyer lived in Pulaski for 50 years. She was a cook for many years with Earl’s Restaurant and was employed several years with General Electric Co., Syracuse.
HENRY COOPER, WORLD WAR II VETERAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 9, 1994
Henry Cooper, 82, Springbrook Apartments, died Sunday at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. David Cook officiating. Spring burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.

Surviving are his wife, Gertrude A.; a daughter, Nancy Cooper, Portland, Ore.; and a sister, Wilhelmina Cooper, Purdys.

Born on June 20, 1911, in Vernon, Ontario, a son of William and Anna Cornelia Cooper, he was an Army veteran of World War II.

He married Gertrude Johnson on May 12, 1946.

Mr. Cooper lived many years in Copake and Manhattan before moving to Pulaski in 1980. He retired in 1970 after 32 years with the U.S. Postal Service.
MARTHA ANN EDICK, BOYLSTON, DIES AT AGE 62

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 13, 1994
Martha Ann Edick, 62, Route 13, died Saturday at her home after a short illness.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Oswego County Hospice, in care of H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Robert F.; three sons, Roy G. Fellers, Lacona, Gary L. Fellers, Mannsville, and Frank P. Fellers, Boylston; a daughter, Suzanne F. LaVere, Boylston; a stepson, Robert H. Edick, Pulaski; three stepdaughters, Roberta Cleveland, Mexico, and Glenda Stowell and Anne Hanks, both of Pulaski; eight grandchildren, and two sisters, Nancy Soule, Lacona, and Mary Lou Yerdon, Redfield.

Born Sept. 4, 1931, in Oswego, a daughter of Arlington and Elizabeth Tallman Flower, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1949 and was a life resident of the Boylston-Redfield area.

She married Robert F. Edick on Aug. 27, 1970. She had been married previously.

Mrs. Edick was the founder of the Boylston Helping Hands and a member of the Oswego County Women’s Republican Club.
ORLANDO “DICK’ MOWERS, ORWELL, DIES AT 90

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 17, 1994
Orlando “Dick” Mowers, 90, of Orwell, died Monday at an Avon Park, Fla., nursing home.

The funeral will be at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, at a date to be announced. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Surviving are his wife, Viola M.; two sons, Ronald, Pulaski, and Joseph, California; two daughters, Dorothy Jones, Mexico, and Leda Beh, Ontario, N.Y.; a stepson, John Howard, Tamarack, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Brenda Bartelstone, Thompson Ridge; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Oakley, Altmar, and Harold, Newark Valley, and a sister, Christina Landers, Sandy Pond.

Born in Altmar on Sept. 10, 1903, a son of George and Myrtle Waite Mowers, he attended Altmar schools and married Gladys Smith in 1925. She died Nov. 18, 1977. He married Viola Verton on Sept. 30, 1979.

Mr. Mowers lived in Orwell, Altmar, Williamstown and Pulaski for many years. He retired in 1969 from the New York Central Railroad.

He was a member of the Brotherhood of Maintenance Way Employees and a former member of the Pulaski Odd Fellows.
LUCILLE E. PLANTE, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 18, 1994
Lucille E. Plante, 84, Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Health Services.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathleen A. Ellis, Lacona, and Phyllis E. Fox, Maitland, Fla.; six grandchildren; a brother, William Mead, Springfield, Pa., and a sister, Catherine Fresco, Frankfort.

Born on Aug. 18, 1909, in Mohawk, she attended Frankfort schools and had lived in Pulaski since 1939. She married Lawrence R. Plante on Sept. 22, 1939, in St. John the Evangelist Church. The couple retired in 1974 after 35 years as owners of Plante’s Electric. Mr. Plante died in 1977.

Mrs. Plante was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the auxiliary of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and a former member of the Pulaski Grange. She was a former Girl Scout leader.
IONE J. PHILLIPS DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 20, 1994
Ione J. Phillips, 73, Route 11 South, died Saturday at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Association, Syracuse and Central New York, 2322 Glover Road, Marcellus, N.Y. 13108.

Surviving are two sons, Larry A. and Ronald B., both of Pulaski; two brothers, James and Paul Spicer, both of Mexico; a sister, Arla Phillips, Parish; four grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.

She was born May 15, 1920, in the town of Mexico, a daughter of Clare and Avis Harrington Spicer. She attended Land’s Corners Elementary school. She graduated from Mexico High School and Central City Business School, Syracuse.

She married John A. Phillips Dec. 8, 1948. He died Nov. 8, 1993. Mrs. Phillips lived in Pulaski since 1947. She had previously resided in Mexico where she was a secretary at Mexico High School for a number of years.

She was a member of the Fernwood United Methodist Church and the Fernwood Home Bureau.
GOLDA MAE THORNHILL OF PULASKI DIES AT 92

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 22, 1994
Golda Mae Thornhill, 92, Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 this evening and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Harlen W., Conroe, Texas, and Roger F., Brewerton; two daughters, Marilou A. Belange, Brewerton, and Donna J. Ireland, Raleigh, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A daughter, June A. Boykin, died June 29, 1984. Also three brothers, George A. Daone, Earl W. Doane and Harry A. Doane, died before her.

Born on Oct. 24, 1901, in Altmar, a daughter of Henry and Sarah Thurston Doane, she moved to Watertown in 1915 where she attended school and graduated from Northern Business College. She was first employed by Standard Accident Insurance Co. in Watertown until 1930 when she married Harlan A. Thornhill of Pulaski. The couple moved to Fernwood in 1933 and lived several years in Pulaski. Mr. Thornhill died in 1968 at age 67.

Mrs. Thornhill later worked at the Standard Accident Insurance Co.’s Syracuse branch for several years and was a typist for the Merriem Agency for several years. She retired as a clerk-typist after 20 years with Oswego County Mutual Insurance Co.

Mrs. Thornhill was a member of the Fernwood First United Methodist Church, a secretary of the United Methodist Women and a past master of Golden Sheaf of the South Richland Grange. She was an elections inspector for the town of Richland’s 3rd District and was a secretary for many years for the South Richland Cemetery Association. She was a member of the Mexico Senior Citizens.
DOROTHY P. CRONK, ORWELL NATIVE, DIES AT 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 28, 1994
Dorothy P. Cronk, 81, Altmar, a native of Orwell, died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are seven sons, Warren C., Bert L. and Steven M., all of Altmar, Kenneth E., Orwell, Darwin L., Bridgeport, Terry L., Central Square, and James O., Mallory; a brother, Raymond Colvin, East Syracuse; a sister, Doris Cole, Altmar, 41 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was born June 21, 1912, in Orwell, a daughter of Warren and Mary Coon Colvin. She attended Orwell schools.

She married Kenneth Cronk April 11, 1934. He died in 1974. Mrs. Cronk had lived in Altmar for the past 60 years.

She was a member of the Altmar Riverside Methodist Church.
HEINRICH KRAUTER, ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 3, 1994
Heinrich “Opa” Krauter, 89, Mill Street, died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Church of God and Man, 68 Lower Road, Constantia, N.Y. 13083, or to Oswego County Hospice, c/o the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are a daughter, Wilma Heselden, Orwell; two granddaughters, and two great-grandsons.

His wife, Frieda, died in 1989. He was born in Stuttgart, Germany, and moved to Orwell in 1991. Mr. Krauter was a medic in World War II.

He was a member of the Church of God and Man, Constantia.
MERTICE A. WHITE, PULASKI, DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 5, 1994
Mertice A. White, 76, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski or Sandy Creek Baptist churches.

Surviving are two brothers, Everett White, Seminole, Okla., and Paul E. White, Taberg; two sisters, Mabel L. Dana, Lacona, and Virginia A. LaRock, Mount Laurel, N.J., and several nieces and nephews.

Born on Feb. 9, 1918, in Lacona, a daughter of George and Addie Horton White, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1935 and attended business school in Rochester, graduating as a medical secretary. She also graduated from the Oswego County Board of Cooperative Educational Services’ nursing program.

Miss White served in the U.S. Army during World War II. She later was employed by Dr. John Mason, Pulaski, for 30 years, and last worked at the Samaritan-Keep Home in Watertown for eight years, retiring in 1986.

She was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church and Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, Auxiliary. She lived in Pulaski for the past 50 years.
SIMEON J. WALKER, ALTMAR, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 5, 1994
Simeon J. Walker, 66, County Route 48, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday in the St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Norma M.; three sons, Gary S. and Larry W., both of Williamstown, and Terry L., Altmar; two daughters, Deborah A. McNitt, Pulaski, and Linda G. Wicks, Fabius; 16 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; a brother, William, Williamstown; a sister, Nellie Evans, Williamstown; two aunts, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Born on Dec. 4, 1927, in the town of Florence, a son of Lloyd and Nellie Gifford Walker, he attended Williamstown schools and moved to Altmar in 1950.

He married Norma Wheeler on July 29, 1950, in St. Mary’s Church.

Mr. Walker was employed by the Camden Wire Co. and the town of Albion Highway Department for several years. He also worked for the Oswego County Highway Department for 24 years, retiring as a foreman in 1985, and most recently was a part-time rural mail carrier for the Altmar Post Office.

He was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Altmar, the Doe Ridge Hunting Club, Ithaca, and the Civil Service Employees Association.
CECIL PETERSON, 60, NATIVE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 24, 1994
Cecil Peterson, 60, Lakeland, Fla., a native of Pulaski, died Saturday at his home.

A spring graveside service will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Lois; two sons, Terry, Syracuse, and Lynn, Lakeland, Fla.; three daughters, Edie James, Lakeland, Fla., Cheryl Ghent, Syracuse, and Cecile Gross, Fairbanks, Alaska; a brother, Vernon, Cranberry Lake; three sisters, Margaret Davey, Pulaski, Viola Adams and Elizabeth Savage, Lakeland, Fla., seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A native of Pulaski, Mr. Peterson lived in Syracuse before moving to Lakeland several years ago. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a truck driver with several trucking companies.
FLORENCE OTT DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 24, 1994
Florence “Sally” Ott, New Port Richey, Fla, a native of Pulaski, died Saturday in Florida.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
JULIA A. BUSHAW DIES IN SYRACUSE AT AGE 52

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 2, 1994
Julia A. Bushaw, 52, Barber Road, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, where she been taken after suffering a stroke.

The funeral will be 10 a.m Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. William Bryant officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are three sons, Joseph R. Trumble, Syracuse, Meyrul W. Trumble, Altmar, Kevin G. Trumble, Sandy Creek; nine daughters, Mary Ann Harrington, Barbara Turk, Betty Smith, Cindy Vanderworken, all of Camden, and Donna Dupont, Joann Cronck, Julie Trumble, Pauline Trumble, and Karen Trumble all of Altmar; six brothers, John, James, George, David, Harry, and Fred Trumble, all of Altmar; seven sisters, Sharon Sampson, Pauline Haynes, June Bice, Jane Trumble, and Charlene Wells, all of Altmar, Beulah Yerdon, Sandy Creek, and Jean Baird, Mattydale, 32 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews and cousins.

She was born Oct. 20, 1941, in Mexico, a daughter of William and Arlene Trumble Trumble. She attended Altmar High School. She had lived in Camden and Richland before returning to Altmar in 1978.

She married Ronald Bushaw Nov. 12, 1977. He died Sept. 11, 1983.
HARRIET A. BOSCOE DIES AT AGE OF 62

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 4, 1994
Harriet A. Boscoe, 62, Pulaski, died Saturday at her home.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in the South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Surviving are her husband, Arthur “‘Bill”; three sons, William D., Cohocton, Darryl A., Mexico, and Douglas D., Pulaski; a daughter, Bonnie Pelkey, Pulaski; two brothers, Leon Redden, Mannsville, and James Johnson, Pulaski; two sisters, Leah Hutchinson, Pulaski and Linda Meyers, Nevada; nine grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
WILLIAM H. KRIGBAUM, 73, GE RETIREE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 9, 1994
William H. Krigbaum, 72, Krigbaum Drive, Kasoag Lake, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to United Friends of Homeless Animals in care of the Trash & Treasure Shop, Jefferson Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Clara D.; two sons, Donald A., Elizabeth, Ind., and Ronald S., Toledo, Ohio; two daughters, Charlotte L. Bennett, Altmar, and Carol L. DeRose, Greenfield, Mass.; a brother, Charles A., Syracuse; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Feb. 27, 1922, in Syracuse, son of Charles F. and Elizabeth H. Hine Krigbaum, he attended the Lyncourt school and Vocational High School, both in Syracuse. He married Clara Dye on Dec. 25, 1941.

Mr. Krigbaum served with the Navy from 1942 to 1944. He had lived at Kasoag Lake since 1972. He previously lived in the Lyncourt area of Syracuse for 32 years.

He was employed by General Electric in Syracuse as a facility planner for 40 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of Williamstown Lodge 650, F.&A.M.
HENRIETTE MAUDE, 92, FULTON RESIDENT, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 22, 1994
Henriette Maude, 92, Pathfinder Courts, Fulton, mother of Robert Maude, Pulaski, died Wednesday at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

A graveside service is scheduled at 1 p.m. today in Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, is in charge of arrangements.
GRAVESIDE RITES HELD FRIDAY FOR H. MAUDE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 23, 1994
A graveside service was held Friday at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton, for Henrietta Maude, 92, Fulton, mother of Robert Maude, former owner of the Clay Street Market, Watertown, now of Pulaski.

Mrs. Maude died Wednesday at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

Arrangements were with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving besides her son are a sister, Ruth LaMott, Springfield, Mass., and several grandchildren.

She was born Feb. 19, 1902, in Oswego, a daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Smith Weigelt. She graduated from Oswego High School.

Her husband, Fred Maude, died April 7, 1958.

She was a member of Fulton Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.
ANGELINE L. ROSSMAN, PULASKI, DIES AT 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 28, 1994
Angeline L. Rossman, 84, of 7477 Box St., died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church withthe Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the building fund of St. John the Evangelist Church. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two daughters, Pauline Rossman and Beverly Rossman, both of Pulaski, a brother, Joseph DeRosa, Utica, and several nieces.

She was born in Utica, Nov. 12, 1909, a daughter of Joseph and Rose Pendolfe DeRosa. She attended Utica schools and moved to Pulaski in 1931.

She married Reynold Rossman on Sept. 14, 1932. Mrs. Rossman worked at the Pulaski Department Store, the Red and White market, the Pulaski IGA, and Kinney Drugs, retiring in 1973. Mr. Rossman died in 1974.

Mrs. Rossman was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
JOSEPH LOPARCO, FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 29, 1994
Joseph Loparco, 80, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday in St. Augustine, Fla., where he had lived since 1989.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Pulaski Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two sons, Frank J., St. Augustine, and Joseph, Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, John and Anthony, Rome; six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

A son, Anthony, died in 1983.

Born Nov. 21, attended schools in Italy.

He married Victoria Senero Sept. 8, 1934. She died in 1988.

Mr. Loparco worked for 40 years at Revere Copper and Brass Co., Rome, before moving to Pulaski in 1973. He moved to Florida in 1989.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Rome.
FUNERAL SCHEDULED FOR CECIL PETERSON

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 30, 1994
The funeral for Cecil Peterson, 60, Lakeland, Fla., a native of Pulaski, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax FuneralHome with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Mr. Peterson died March 12 in Lakeland.
ORLANDO MOWERS SERVICE SCHEDULED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 30, 1994
Graveside services for Orlando “Dick” Mowers, 90, Pulaski, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Pulaski Cemetery with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Mr. Mowers died Feb. 14 in Avon Park, Fla.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
JAMES F. GREEN, 79, PULASKI, DIES AT HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 4, 1994
James F. Green, 79, of 7401 Port St., died Tuesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, James W., Pulaski; a daughter, Linda E. Frank, Pulaski; a stepson, Frederick C. Learned, Lakeland, Fla.; a sister, Alma G. King, Mattydale; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Born June 16, 1914, in Pulaski, son of James and Martha Flagg Green, he graduated from Pulaski High School in 1933.

A life resident of Pulaski, Mr. Green retired in 1985 after 12 years as owner and operator of the Minuteman Gas Station. He had previously worked 30 years in construction.

He married Eva Learned Oct. 15, 1947, in the Pulaski Methodist Church with the Rev. James N. Pauley officiating. Mrs. Green was killed in an automobile accident July 19, 1974.

Mr. Green was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, the Elms Golf Club and Local 322, Laborers Union.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a life member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and Pulaski Post 7289, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
PAUL HANKS, PULASKI, STILLBORN AT HOSPITAL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 11, 1994
Paul D. Hanks, infant son of Charles and Dodie Hanks, Pulaski, was stillborn Saturday in Oswego Hospital. Private graveside services will be today at Pulaski Cemetery with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
NATHAN C.J. HAUER, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 4

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 17, 1994
Nathan C.J. Hauer, 4-year-old son of David and Carole Hauer, Pine Meadows Road, was pronounced dead on arrival Sunday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse after suffering cardiac arrest.

The funeral will be private. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Surviving besides his parents are two brothers, Neil H. and Benjamin E., at home; a sister, Elizabeth L. Hauer, at home; his maternal grandparents, Dennis and Micheline Rose, Lancaster, Ontario; his maternal great-grandfather, Rolland Bourdeau, Lancaster; his maternal great-grandmother, Jeanne Rose, Cornwall, Ontario; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was born Oct. 5, 1989, in Watertown.
THOMAS R. BLAIR, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 19

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 18, 1994
Thomas R. Blair, 19, Orwell, died Monday at his home from complications of hemophilia.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Camp High Hopes in care of 5-C, University Hospital, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13210, or to the Orwell Fire Department.

Surviving are his mother, Joanne Moore Blair, Orwell, and a sister, Kelly Lynn Blair, Orwell.

Born Sept. 17, 1974, in Oswego, son of Clarence and Joanne Moore Blair, he lived 17 years in Altmar before moving to Orwell two years ago.

Mr. Blair was a 1993 graduate of Sandy Creek Central School and was employed by Ames Department Store, Pulaski, while attending school.
LLOYD OTIS, PULASKI, DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 23, 1994
Lloyd J. Otis, 67, Otis Acres Drive, town of Richland supervisor, died Saturday at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Area Little League in care of Jan Wilson, Ontario Drive, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Vawn B.; two sons, James K., Fulton, and Tim A., Seneca Falls; a daughter, Kim A., Granby, Mass.; two brothers, W. Harley, Adams Center, and Howard, Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Elizabeth Anderson, North Syracuse, and seven grandchildren.

Born Jan. 13, 1927, in the town of Richland, son of Earl and Pearle Bemis Otis, he was a life resident of the Pulaski area and graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1944. He served in the Merchant Marines and in the Navy in 1944 and 1945.

He was employed at Douglaston Manor Farm as manager for 14 years, retiring in 1989. He previously owned and operated a painting contracting business in Pulaski for 25 years.

Mr. Otis was town of Richland supervisor for the past seven years.

He married Vawn Bonney April 16, 1952, in Camden Methodist Church with the Rev. Carlton G. Van Ornum, then pastor, officiating.

Mr. Otis was a member and past president of the Pulaski school board from 1969 to 1976.

In 1957, he helped organize the Pulaski Little League program. He served as president and was also a manager and umpire for many years. The present Little League field is named Otis Field in honor of his years of service.

Mr. Otis was a member of Robert Edward American Legion Post 358.
LEIGH PRATT, 85, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 23, 1994
Leigh Pratt, 85, of 7736 North St., died Sunday at his home.

The private funeral will be Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Office for the Aging in care of the H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Helen M.; a son, Donald, Pulaski; a daughter, Elsie Gressler, Watertown; five grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Born Oct. 23, 1908, in Pulaski, son of Charles and Mate Tryon Pratt, he married Helen Davis June 29, 1929.

Mr. Pratt was a life resident of Pulaski. He owned and operated Don-Lee Registered Holstein Farm for 50 years, retiring in 1973. He was also employed by Trust Nursery in Pulaski for several years.

He was a 35-year member of the Pulaski Fraternal and Commercial bowling leagues and was active in many Oswego County dairy organizations for several years.
JOSEPH “PAPA’ SKOTNICKI, FARMER, DIES AT 77

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 24, 1994
The funeral for Joseph “Papa” Skotnicki, 77, County Route 2, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Mr. Skotnicki died on Sunday at Oswego Hospital.

Calling hours will be from 2:30 to 4:30 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Richland Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Eilene D.; a son, Joseph II, Richland; two stepsons, Bruce “Pete” Dyer, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Daryl Dyer, Syracuse; a stepdaughter, Beverly Ackley, Adams Center; a brother, Henry, Rochester; four sisters, Stella Bentley, Lacona, Mildred Parronnett, Florida, Julie Skotnicki, Mexico, and Alice Koch, Redfield; 17 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Born on May 17, 1917, in Thomas, W.Va., son of Stanley and Margarite Skotnicki, he married Eilene D. Tilkins in 1959.

Mr. Skotnicki had lived in Richland since 1920. He retired in 1980 as a supervisor after 34 years with D.W. Winkleman Construction Co., Syracuse. He also owned and operated a dairy farm for 20 years.

Mr. Skotnicki was a 25-year member of the Richland Fire Department.
STANLEY C. SPENCER, RICHLAND, DIES AT AGE 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 4, 1994
Stanley C. Spencer, 81, R.D. 2, Richland Road, died Friday morning in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Richland Fire Department.

He is survived by a son, Ronald C., Pulaski; a daughter, Susan Hall, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard, Florida, and three sisters, Blanche Waters, Durhamville, Emma Hilton, Central Square, and Dorothy Rogers, Jordan.

Born Aug. 24, 1912, in Pulaski, son of Charles and Elma Montondo Spencer, he attended Pulaski Academy High School and lived in the Richland-Pulaski area all his life.

He married Helena V. Bellinger in 1931. Mrs. Spencer died Jan. 26, 1988.

Mr. Spencer was employed by the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. for 32 years, retiring in 1973. He was also previously employed by the town of Richland Highway Department for several years.

He was a member of the Richland Fire Department and Park United Methodist Church.
ROBERT EARL BRADLEY, ALTMAR, DEAD AT 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 5, 1994
Robert Earl Bradley, 67, County Route 22, died Saturday in Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax FuneralHome, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to Defiance Fire Department, Altmar, N.Y. 13302.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn; a son, Craig A., and a daughter, Jennifer Bradley, both of Altmar, and four grandchildren.

Mr. Bradley was born Aug. 27, 1927, in Oswego, and graduated from Oswego High School. He served in the Navy.

He married Lynn Clark in 1982.

Mr. Bradley was employed by Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. for 40 years, retiring in 1987. He was an operator at Bennett’s Bridge Hydro Station, Orwell.

He had lived in Altmar for the past 28 years, previously residing in Fulton.
VIRGIL H. HAGER, EX-CHIROPRACTOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 8, 1994
Virgil H. Hager, 63, of 7368 Lake St., died Tuesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation of Central New York, 731 James St., Suite 200, Syracuse, N.Y. 13203.

He is survived by three daughters, Catherine L. Crocker, Emily J. McCarty, and Sharon L. Blodgett, all of Pulaski, and nine grandchildren.

His wife, Jean Widrig Hager, died in 1989.

Born July 12, 1930, in Ithaca, he was the son of Virgil and Frances Green Hager. He graduated from Ithaca High School in 1948 and Indianapolis Chiropractic College in 1958.

He served in the Air Force from 1951 to 1954.

Mr. Hager had a chiropractic practice in Pulaski and Liverpool for 30 years, retiring in 1988. He was also a hypnotherapist for several years.

He was the pastor of the Sandy Creek First Baptist Church for 25 years. He was previously pastor of the Osceola Community Church for a short time. Mr. Hager moved to Pulaski in 1961. He had previously resided in Ithaca and Liverpool.
STANLEY R. ADYDAN, 67, PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 11, 1994
Stanley R. Adydan, 67, of 7742 North Road, died Friday at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Pulaski Baptist Church with the Rev. Clay Berry and the Rev. John VonHarten officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to the Baptist Church Building Fund, 7420 Bridge St., Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Darlene M.; five sons, Gary R., David L. and Barry J., all of Pulaski, Roger T., Scriba, and Michael E., Lacona; a brother, Chester J., Lowville; a sister, Genevieve Strife, Lowville; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born Nov. 7, 1926, in Lowville, son of John and Sabina Adydan, he graduated from Lowville Academy High School in 1945 and served in the Army from 1945 to 1947.

He was a journeyman sheet metal fabricator and installer for 37 years in the Syracuse area, retiring in 1989.

Mr. Adydan had resided in Pulaski since 1982. He lived in Lacona from 1959 to 1982 and also lived in Lowville for many years.

He was a member of Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 58, a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church, and a former member and past chief of the Lacona Fire Department. He was a member of the Soule Bros. Sportsmen’s Club, Osceola.
RONALD P. WILBUR DIES IN OSWEGO AT AGE 60

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 22, 1994
Ronald P. Wilbur, 60, Bridge Street, died Tuesday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Altmar Defiance Fire Department or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly R.; a son, Steven D., Orwell; three daughters, Sharon L. Larkin, Camden, Karen S. Finch, Pulaski, and Betsy A. Wheeler, Niagara Falls; 12 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter and a sister, Donna L. Massey, Jamesville.

Born in Syracuse, Oct. 31, 1933, he was the son of Leonard and Marguerite B. Rockwell Wilbur. He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1952.

Mr. Wilbur served in the Army from 1953 to 1955 with the 82nd Airborne Division.

He married Beverly Ward on Feb. 1, 1957, in Syracuse.

Mr. Wilbur retired in 1990 from Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. as a vehicle maintainance foreman at the Seventh North Street garage after 33 years of service. He was also the operator of a dairy farm in Homer for many years. He moved to Altmar in 1970.

He was a member of the Kasoag Snowmobile Trail Blazers Club, the Pulaski-Boylston Snowmobile Club and the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club. He was a former member of the Altmar Defiance Fire Department and a member of the Russell Tyron Post 1435, American Legion.
ARNOLD E. SEYER, ARMY VETERAN, DIES AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 27, 1994
Arnold E. Seyer, 71, of 7529 Maple Ave., died Sunday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

A calling hour will be held one hour before the funeral Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Dennis A., Pulaski; four grandchildren, an aunt and several cousins.

Born in Orwell on Dec. 17, 1922, a son of Ernest and Edna Greenfield Seyer, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1939.

Mr. Seyer had lived in the Pulaski area most of his life. He worked at General Electric Co. in Syracuse for several years and for the Richland Town Highway Department.

Mr. Seyer served in the Army from 1944 to 1947.

His wife, the former Eleanor Hall, died Feb. 7.
CARLETON DUNN, PULASKI MAN’S BROTHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 9, 1994
Carleton B. Dunn, 57, of 282 Washington Blvd., brother of Horace B. Schellenberg, Pulaski, died Friday in Oswego Hospital of a brain aneurysm.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving besides his brother are a niece, Linda M. Schellenberg, Pulaski, and several cousins.

Born Sept. 14, 1936, in Pulaski, son of Robert and Genevieve Bond Dunn, he graduated from Canandaigua High School in 1953 and from Ithaca College in 1957.

Mr. Dunn had lived in Oswego for 30 years. He was employed by Burns Security and Guardmark Security, both in Liverpool, for several years. He was a radio announcer for WSGO, Oswego, and WOSC, Fulton, for many years.
KATHERINE J. LAROCK, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 16, 1994
Katherine J. LaRock, 67, County Route 30, died Thursday evening in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of the Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, LeRoy J.; three sons, Wayne L., Walden, Vaughn H., Weedsport, and Matthew J., Vernon Center; two daughters, Jean K. Rowe, Otisco, and Yvette M. Christman, Sauquoit; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Gilbert Hoffman, Turin, and Kenneth Hoffman, Lowville, and four sisters, Winfred Hayes, Carthage, Altha Hellinger, Felts Mills, Louise Odell, Utica, and Nancy Myers, Turin.

Born Nov. 1, 1927, in Turin, a daughter of Charles and Mary Rodman Hoffman, she attended Turin High School.

She married LeRoy J. LaRock July 27, 1946, in Turin, at the home of her parents.

Mr. and Mrs. LaRock lived in Vernon for 11 years, moving to County Route 30 three weeks ago. They also lived in Endicott and in the Lowville area for several years.

Mrs. LaRock was a member of the Lyons Falls Presbyterian Church.
GRACE E. PROUTY, 90, NATIVE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 19, 1994
Grace E. Prouty, 90, of 7513 Delano St., died Monday at the Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are several cousins.

Born on July 24, 1903, in Pulaski, daughter of Frank and Clara Frary Prouty, she graduated from Pulaski High School in 1920 and from Oswego Normal School in 1922. She graduated cum laude from Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in education in 1936.

Miss Prouty taught in Sodus from 1922 to 1924 and taught seventh- and eighth-grade social studies and English at Pulaski High School from 1924 until retiring in 1964.

She was a lifelong resident of Pulaski and a member of Park United Methodist Church, the Pulaski Civic Club and Pulaski Chapter 157, Order of the Eastern Star. She was also a member of the state Retired Teachers Association, the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association, and the Pulaski Senior Citizens Club.
WILLIAM “BUMP’ ZUFELT, 54, DIES IN ROCHESTER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 23, 1994
William “Bump” Zufelt, 54, of 7529 Maple Ave., died Thursday in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, as a result of a heart attack.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Surviving are his wife, Rosalie A.; a son, William L.R., and two daughters, Shelley G. Joss and Sheila M. Frazier, all of Pulaski; two granddaughters; his mother, Frances, Pulaski; two brothers, John, Bristol, R.I., and Thomas, Rome, and a sister, Eleanor Trendell, Constantia.

Born May 22, 1940, in Pulaski, a son of Lewis and Frances Price Zufelt, he attended Pulaski High School.

He married Rosalie Walters July 8, 1961.

Mr. Zufelt was employed by J&E Pile Driving Co. and Ford Pile Driving Co., both in Syracuse, and for Herbert F. Darling, Buffalo, for the past 31 years.

He was also a 31-year member of Carpenters Local 12, Syracuse.
ELIZABETH H. GORDON, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 24, 1994
Elizabeth H. Gordon, 87, formerly of Pulaski, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association in care of Mrs. Gordon’s daughter, Janet Bay, 7581 Daphne Drive, North Syracuse, N.Y. 13212.

Surviving besides her daughter are two brothers, Roy O. Hoag, Port Charlotte, Fla., and William A. Hoag, Sandy Creek; a sister, Sally Whitehurst, California; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A son, Robert, died April 5, 1978.

Born Jan. 15, 1907, in Sammonsville, daughter of William and Belle Outterson Hoag, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1924 and from New Paltz Normal School in 1926.

She married Sidney B. Gordon in the parsonage of the First Congregational Church, Albany, with the Rev. Richard O. Ficken, then pastor, officiating. Mr. Gordon, an attorney in Pulaski for several years, died Feb. 19, 1979.

Mrs. Gordon resided in Pulaski from 1964 to 1990, when she moved to North Syracuse. She previously resided in Delmar for 27 years and also lived in New York City and Sandy Creek for several years.

She was a member of the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club.
SAMUEL WALLIS DIES IN OSWEGO HOSPITAL AT 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 24, 1994
Samuel Wallis, 86, Krebs Road, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating.

There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142, or to the Alzheimer’s Association of Central New York.

Surviving are his wife, Olive; three sons, George, Hastings, Dick, Pulaski, and Wayne, Oswego; three daughters, Marge Haynes, League City, Texas, Viola Skotniski, Pulaski, and Myrtle Winklestine, Mexico; a sister, Selinda Parkhurst, Pennellville; 30 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 17, 1907, in Ritchie, Pa., son of Samuel and Maude Hill Wallis, he married Olive Twiss Dec. 24, 1932.

Mr. Wallis resided on Krebs Road for the past 52 years. He previously lived in the Maple View area for many years.

He was a logger and construction worker for several years and was also employed on the Walter Miller farm in Fernwood for many years.
EDSON BENNETT, EX-CONRAIL FOREMAN, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 28, 1994
Edson N. Bennett, 74, of 7608 Richland Road, died Tuesday in the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, or Oswego County Hospice, in care of H. Douglas Barclay Courthouse, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth; a son, Richard “Rick,” Pulaski; two brothers, Norman, Sydney, and Aaden, Amarillo, Texas; four sisters, Norma Jackson, Sydney, Beatrice Gibbs, Richland, Leatrice Saunders, Unadilla, and Lona Kitchen, Bainbridge, and several nieces and nephews.

Born on Sept. 14, 1919, in Pulaski, a son of Norman and Blanche Driggs Bennett, he graduated from Pulaski High School in 1937 and was a life resident of Pulaski.

Mr. Bennett served in the Army from 1941 to 1945, and married Ruth I. Burdick on Sept. 22, 1940.

He was employed for 38 years by Conrail in Watertown, retiring as foreman in 1981.

He was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, and Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.
SALOME “MINNIE’ MCCULLAGH DIES AT AGE 93

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 12, 1994
Salome “Minnie” McCullagh, 93, of Route 13, died Wednesday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion, Altmar, N.Y. 13302, or Amboy Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Williamstown, N.Y. 13493.

Surviving are three sons, Jacob W. and Gordon J., both of Altmar, and William G., Camden; two daughters, Ida Holcomb and Margaret Davidson, both of Altmar; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter and a sister, Florence Wild, Pulaski.

Born June 26, 1901, in Williamstown, a daughter of Tobias and Anna Hozli Wilde, she attended Kosoag School.

She married George E. McCullagh on Nov. 23, 1920, in the Williamstown Federated Church. Mr. McCullagh died Feb. 13, 1973.

Mrs. McCullagh was employed for several years by the Oswego County Sanatorium in Orwell.

She was a member of the Williamstown Federated Church and a life member of the auxiliary of the Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion, and the Amboy Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.
ALICE M. MOOT, 74, PULASKI, DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 20, 1994
Alice M. Moot, 74, Lehigh Road, Pulaski, died Friday at the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are four sons, John J., Edwin M., and Kimberly H., all of Pulaski, and Barry A. of Altmar; three daughters, Nancy L. Sweatland of Williamstown, Patricia G. Reed of Central Square, and Caprice E. Hooge of Pulaski; four sisters, Mabel Chamberlain and Mary Delong, both of Pulaski, Erma Webber of Watertown, and Katheryn Spence of Central Square; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Born May 16, 1920 in Pulaski, the daughter of Wilbur and Katheryn Gorman Fox, she lived in Pulaski for the past 50 years. She also lived in Camden and Mexico.

She married Archa H. Moot Sept. 23, 1937. Mr. Moot died Oct. 12, 1987.

She attended Pulaski Academy High School and was employed by the Oswego County Office for the Aging, Oswego, for 14 years, retiring in 1992.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, and a member and past president of the Robert Edwards Post 358 American Legion Auxiliary, the Oswego County Legion Auxiliary, and a charter member of the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
GOUVERNEUR NATIVE MARY GOSSMAN DIES AT 90

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 30, 1994
Mary “Elsie” Gossman, 90, of Centerville Road, died Monday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay, pastor of St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Pineville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a nephew, Charles Mattison, Altmar; three nieces, Eleanor Geyer, Amber, Pa., Virginia Pollic, Richland, and Ruth Larribee, Detroit, Mich.; and several cousins.

Born Jan. 31, 1904, in Gouverneur, a daughter of Henry and Sophia Obrist Gossman, she was a 1922 graduate of Gouverneur High School.

Miss Gossman was a pediatric nurse for many years and lived in Altmar since 1932. She previously resided in Natural Dam for several years.

She was a former member of the Altmar Home Bureau and the Pulaski Senior Citizen Club.
BRADFORD D. ATKINSON, PORT ONTARIO, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 30, 1994
Bradford D. Atkinson, 68, of Hotchkiss Road, Port Ontario, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Clay Berry, pastor of the Pulaski Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Arlene V.; two daughters, Jane Shugdinis, West Pittston, and Lorrie Francis, Pulaski; a son, Kenneth N., Mexico; four grandchildren; a sister, Gladys Wadsworth, Pulaski, and a brother, Carl, Mannsville.

Born Nov. 14, 1926, in Pulaski, a son of John W. and Cassia Joyner Atkinson, he graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1945 and from Syracuse University. He also attended Oswego State University College.

He married Arlene V. Nash on Sept. 1, 1954.

Mr. Atkinson retired in 1980 after 35 years of teaching. He taught English and music for 20 years in the Central Square School District. He also was employed for the past two years at Selkirk Shores State Park.

He was a member of the Oswego County and New York State retired teachers associations and a former member of the Ontario Performing Arts Society.
GEORGE E. MONTIETH, OSWEGO, DIES IN SYRACUSE AT 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 1, 1994
George E. Monteith, 64, Wine Creek Apartments, Oswego, died Wednesday in Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Helen J.; two sons, Gregory E. and Ernest J., both of Scriba; three daughters, Pauline J. Scheinert and Pamela G. Combs, both of Oswego, and Georgia M. Monteith, Volney; four grandchildren; four brothers, John B. and Robert R., both of Mexico, and Roy E. and Edward B., both of Redfield; four sisters, Alice Babcock, Redfield, Gertrude Smith, Mapleview, Beverley Newton, Taberg, and Janice Wood, Orwell, and several nieces and nephews.

Born April 20, 1930, in Orwell, a son of Everett and Ruth Roser Monteith, he attended Sandy Creek schools and served in the Army during the Korean War.

He married Helen J. Wood Oct. 5, 1957, in the Mexico Methodist Church.

Mr. Monteith retired in 1991 after 20 years with the town of Orwell Highway Department and moved to Oswego. He previously was employed for several years by Pulaski Lumber Co. and also owned and operated a dairy farm.
BERT E. FORD, 66, VETERAN OF TWO WARS, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 9, 1994
Bert E. Ford, 66, of 9308 Pulaski St., died Thursday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Defiance Fire Department or to Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are his wife, Gertrude B.; five sons, F. Edward, Seiverville, Tenn., Michael J. and Patrick J., both of Altmar, William B., Pulaski, and Paul A., Williamstown; a daughter, Sally J. Hill, Pulaski; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Born on Dec. 14, 1927, in Syracuse, he was a 1944 graduate of Altmar-Parish High School and had lived in the Altmar area since 1942. He served in the Navy during World War II from 1944 to 1945 and in the army during the Korean War from 1950 to 1952.

He married Gertrude B. Wheeler on April 11, 1951, in St. Mary’s Church with the Rev. Edward P. Kenific officiating.

Mr. Ford retired as a supervisor in 1989 after 20 years with Schoeller Technical Papers. He was previously employed for 10 years by Brace-Mueller-Hutley, Syracuse.

Mr. Ford was a former member of the Defiance Fire Department and a member of Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion.
OAKLEY “PETE’ MOWERS OF ALTMAR DIES AT 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 12, 1994
Oakley “Pete” Mowers, 86, of 9300 Pulaski St., died Saturday at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Patrick Holder officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two daughters, Myrtle Mowers and Mary Ann Barber, both of Altmar; a brother, Harold Mowers, Newark Valley; a sister, Christina Landers, Sandy Pond; five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Born Feb. 2, 1908, in Altmar, son of George and Myrtle Waite Mowers, he married Genevieve Wheeler Sept. 1, 1928, in Pulaski. Mrs. Mowers died Oct. 31, 1986.

Mr. Mowers was a life resident of Altmar. He was employed in the maintenance department at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School for 17 years, retiring in 1976. He was also a self-employed plumbing and heating contractor and a plumber for the Gorman Hardware Store, Williamstown.

He was also employed by Columbia Mills, Minetto, and Horton Mills, Altmar, for many years.

Mr. Mowers was a member of the Riverside Methodist Church.
LORI ANNE KEHOE, 34, DIES AFTER CAR CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 14, 1994
Lori Anne Kehoe, 34, Speedwell, Va., formerly of Altmar, died Tuesday in Roanoke (Va.) Memorial Hospital from injuries she received in an automobile accident Sunday in Virginia.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe and the Rev. Raymond McVey officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are her husband, Timothy M.; two sons, Kyle A. and Adrian M. Morales, both of Speedwell; a daughter, Amber L. Morales, Speedwell; her mother, Paula Bliss, Altmar; a brother, Brett LaFave, Fulton; a sister, Sharon Cauchy, Altmar, and several nieces and nephews.

Born April 12, 1960, in Rome, daughter of Frederick James and Paula Clarke LaFave, she was a 1978 graduate of Pulaski Academy and Central School.

Mrs. Kehoe lived in the Altmar/Parish area before moving to Speedwell in 1993.

She was a laboratory technician for the past year with Smyth County Hospital, Retreat, Va., and was previously a licensed practical nurse for Dr. David Saunders, Syracuse, and the Samaritan-Keep Nursing Home, Watertown.

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Altmar.
CHARLES WOOLSON, NATIVE OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 21, 1994
Charles R. Woolson, 57, of 7523 Price Drive, died Monday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. He had been ill with diabetes.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Pulaski Community Cupboard, 7415 Bridge St., Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Robin D.; two sons, Dane M., Orwell, and Jeffrey C., Pulaski; eight sisters, Mary Anson, Altmar, Janet Schenek, Kissimmee, Fla., Donna Godfrey and Gayle Reynolds, both of Richland, Millie Skufca, Lacona, Jenny Zehr, Sandy Creek, and Linda Loomis and Deborah Teachout, both of Pulaski; and several nephews and nieces.

Born in Richland on Dec. 17, 1936, a son of Claude and Edith Hall Woolson, he was a 1955 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School. He married Robin D. Hutchins on July 26, 1958.

Mr. Woolson was an Army veteran and was employed with General Electric Corp., Syracuse, for 18 years and retired from General Motors Corp., Syracuse, in 1989, after 14 years.

He was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge 415 F&AM, Robert Edwards Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 358 and United Auto Workers Local 854. He was a former member of the Orwell and Pulaski volunteer fire departments.
OWNER OF SALMON RIVER OUTFITTERS, MASTER FLYTIER GARY JOHNSON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 24, 1994
Gary R. Johnson, 40, Orwell, died Thursday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. He had been ill with Hodgkin’s disease.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society, West First Street, Oswego, N.Y. 13142 or the Leukemia Foundation.

Surviving are his wife, Suzanne; two daughters, Ashley and Madelyn, at home; his parents, Robert and Gloria Johnson, Bridgewater, N.J.; a sister, Rita Love, Port Murray, N.J.; his maternal grandmother, Madeline Rotondo, Palm Harbor, Fla.; a nephew, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born May 12, 1954, in Plainfield, N.J., a son of Robert and Gloria Rotondo Johnson, he graduated from Dunellen (N.J.) High School in 1972.

He married Suzanne Meleshkewich April 12, 1986.

Mr. Johnson lived in New Jersey before moving to Pulaski in 1988.

He was a journeyman wireman with Local 102 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Clifton, N.J., and a state-licensed fishing guide on the Salmon River.

Mr. Johnson had owned and operated the Salmon River Outfitters since 1989 and was elected president of the Oswego County River Guides Association, where he had served previously as secretary.

An avid fisherman and master flytier, his work has been featured in national fishing magazines. Mr. Johnson also conducted seminars on fly fishing in and out of New York.

Mr. Johnson’s community involvement included environmental interest in the Salmon River and its tributaries.

Although seriously ill with Hodgkin’s disease, Mr. Johnson lead the drift-boat flotilla carrying Santa Claus down the Salmon River into Pulaski this past Christmas as he had done in previous years.
TRESSA K. OSTRANDER, 76, DIES IN OSWEGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 1994
Tressa K. Ostrander, 76, former resident of Springbrook Apartments, died Friday at Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Buril will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are her husband, Kenneth H.; a son, Wayne D., Pulaski; two brothers, Clayton and Harold Gurnsey, both of Wolfe Island, Ontario; four sisters, Myrtis Barr, Kingston, Ontario, Maude Hayes, Napanee, Ontario, Blanche Gaylord, Ottawa, Ontario, and Mildred DeBeare, Phelps; and five grandchildren.

A son, Kenneth Michael, died Sept. 1, 1987, with his wife, Barbara, in a three-car collision in Antwerp that claimed three other lives. He was a physical-education teacher at Hermon-DeKalb Central School.

Mrs. Ostrander was born July 11, 1918, in Henderson, Ontario, daughter of Frank and Mary Arney Gurnsey. She attended Sandy Creek schools. She married Kenneth Ostrander on June 4, 1938. She resided in Pulaski from 1938 until entering the nursing home several years ago. She was previously employed by Acme Markets in Pulaski for several years.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church.
MAE E. STEVENS, FORMERLY OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 2, 1994
Mae E. Stevens, 86, formerly of county Route 2, died Saturday at Cunningham Nursing Home, Syracuse.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Orwell Union Church, with the Rev. Lorraine Zimmerman officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.

Donations may be made to the Orwell Union Church.

Surving are her husband, Elbert M.; four sons, Ernest O., of Pulaski, the Rev. Garrie F. of Mexico, Norman J. of Lacona, and Wayne A., of Syracuse; two daughters, Barbara A. White, Pulaski and LouAnn Hedger, Adams; a sister, Kathryn Lundbohum, Painesville, Ohio; 21 grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

She was born Dec. 16, 1907 in Middle Smithfield, Pa., the daughter of Louis and Genevria Miller Rose. She lived in Orwell from 1933 to 1972, when she moved to Pulaski.

She married Orville Stevens on Sept. 5, 1933 in New Hartford. He died June 7, 1960. She then married her husband Aug. 10, 1974 in Orwell.

She graduated from Oneida Castle High School. She attended Fordham University. She worked in the Oswego County Sanitorium in Orwell for several years as a license practical nurse. She also did private duty nursing. She served as Orwell town clerk from 1960 to 1972.

She was a member of the Orwell Union Church and the Dalked class. She was also a member of the United Methodist Women.
NORMAN COLE, DAIRY FARMER, DIES AT AGE 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 18, 1994
Norman E. Cole, 84, of 6716 Lehigh Road, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday in Pulaski Baptist Church with the Rev. Clay Berry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St.

Surviving are his wife, Eula J.; two daughters, Jane C. Seeburger, Pulaski, and Norma E. Rodriguez, Jamaica; a brother, Lyle, Pulaski; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mr. Cole was born July 20, 1910, town of Richland, a son of Norman R. and Jessie Reese Cole. He married Eula J. Fisher April 28, 1934.

Mr. Cole was a life resident of the Pulaski area. He retired in 1972 after more than 50 years as the owner and operator of a dairy farm. He also drove a milk truck for many years for Dairylea.

He was a member of Pulaski Baptist Church and the Pulaski Grange. He served as a secretary for the Dairymen’s League for many years.
PHARMACIST ARNOLD A. WALKER DIES AT AGE 60

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 28, 1994
Arnold A. Walker, 60, of 7713 Nelson Ave., died Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday in Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church, Northern Oswego County Ambulance or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Louisa J.; three sons, Douglas R., Orwell, and Bruce M. and Timothy S., both of Pulaski; four sisters, Lefa Hayes, Rex, Ga., Joyce Leigh, Daytona Beach, Fla., Phyllis Barlow and Beverly Tennyson, both of Chestertown; his stepmother, Violet Walker, Queensbury; and eight grandchildren.

A son, Brian, and a brother, Vincent, both died before him.

Mr. Walker was born in Chestertown on Sept. 10, 1934, a son of Carl and Ruby Hamner Walker. He was a graduate of Chestertown High School and a 1963 graduate of Albany College of Pharmacy.

He married Louisa J. Harrington on March 29, 1959.

Mr. Walker lived in Malone and Adams before moving to Pulaski in 1972. He was employed with Kinney Drugs for 31 years and receiving a watch for 30 years of service in 1993.

He was a member and treasurer of Park United Methodist Church and a former member of the Malone Kiwanis Club. He was an Air Force veteran.
D. BOYD METZ DIES AT AGE 74

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 30, 1994
D. Boyd Metz, 74, of county Route 30, died Friday evening at his home.

The funeral will be at the convenience of the family.

Donations may be made to the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are his wife, Beverly J.; two sons, David and Richard, both Long Island; two daughters, Laurie, Williamstown, and Suzanne Florendo, Fanwood N.J.; three stepsons, David Bacon and Timothy Bacon, both of Pulaski, and Christopher, Long Island; a brother, Albert, Emporium, Pa., and 11 grandchildren.

Born Oct. 27, 1920, in Emporium, a son of O. Karl and Bessie VanWert Metz, he attended Pennsylvania State College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., and Adelphi College, Brooklyn.

Mr. Metz resided in the Orwell area since 1975 and had lived previously in Stamford, Conn., and on Long Island for many years.

He married Beverly Bacon Nov. 10, 1978.

Mr. Metz was employed by GTE International for 30 years, retiring in 1975 as vice president of foreign manufacturing. He was owner and vice president of Spanish Arts Inc., Long Island, for many years. He was last employed by Trust Nurseries, Pulaski.

He was a member of the American Society of Metallurgists for 50 years and was a former member of the Northern Oswego Country Ambulance Corps.
ESTHER M. THOMASCH, CLEVELAND, DIES AT 79

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 1, 1994
Esther M. Thomasch, 79, Cleveland, died Sunday in Rome City Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Bernhards Bay Methodist Church with the Rev. William E. McFarland officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Bernhards Bay Methodist Church or the Cleveland Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Surviving are her husband, Paul E.; four sons, Ellsworth W. Barber, Sandy Creek, Ellwyn P. and Wayne L. Barber, both of Altmar, and Wendell C. Barber, Anderson, Mo.; a stepson, Robert C. Thomasch Sr., Cleveland; a stepdaughter, Doris Marie Firsching, Clarks Mills; 21 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren, and a brother, Milton Phillips, Parish.

Born April 11, 1915, in the town of Williamstown, daughter of Elmer and Harriet Gifford Phillips, she had lived in Williamstown until moving to Cleveland in 1983. She attended Williamstown schools.

She married William L. Barber. He died in 1948. She later married Earl J. Barber. He died Nov. 8, 1965. She married Paul E. Thomasch on Nov. 3, 1984.

Mrs. Thomasch owned and operated her own beauty shop in Williamstown until retiring in 1980. She also owned a yarn shop for several years and was Williamstown town clerk for 10 years.

A member of the Bernhards Bay Methodist Church, she was a member of the administrative board of the church, a member and past president of the Cleveland Senior Citizens group and a member of the Ricard Grange 773.

Mrs. Thomasch was also a teacher’s aide volunteer at Cleveland Elementary School.
FLOYD R. DAILY, RETIRED BAKER, DIES AT 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 5, 1994
Floyd R. Daily Sr., 87, Blind Creek Cove, died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142, or to the Sandy Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, Sandy Creek, N.Y. 13145.

Surviving are two sons, Floyd R. Jr. and Robert J., both of Sandy Creek; a daughter, Joanne N. Schond, North Syracuse; a sister, Alice Wentworth, Syracuse; three grandchildren, five great-grandsons and several nieces and nephews.

Born Nov. 17, 1906, in Pulaski, son of Harry R. and Georgette Loucke Daily, he attended Syracuse schools and lived in Syracuse for 75 years until moving to Sandy Creek in 1984.

He married Olive Turner Oct. 11, 1926. She died March 13, 1982.

Mr. Daily was associated with Ma Tuttle’s Pies in Syracuse for 30 years. He was employed by the bakery and later owned and operated the business for several years before retiring in 1972.

He was a member of Brown Memorial Methodist Church, Syracuse.
OSWEGO LEGISLATOR FREDA E. KAUL DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 11, 1994
Oswego County Legislator Freda E. Kaul, County Route 22, died Thursday at her home.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
ALICE C. MUIR, ALTMAR NATIVE, DIES AT AGE 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 16, 1994
Alice C. Muir, 84, of Cox Road, died Tuesday in Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Wiltse officiating. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Vernon A., Sebastian, Fla.; two daughters, Thelma A. Hastings, Williamstown, and Beulah J. Steinfeld, Fernwood; 27 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Ivan Trumble, Williamstown; and three sisters, Dora Downing, Auburn, and Fannie Draper and June Stowell, both of Altmar.

Two sons, Glenn and James, died in 1985 and 1931, respectively.

Born April 27, 1910, in Altmar, a daughter of Charles and Beulah Waite Trumble, she married Glenn F. Muir on Nov. 15, 1926. The couple resided in Altmar and moved to Williamstown in 1972. Mr. Muir died on Oct. 13, 1979.

Mrs. Muir was a member of Dugway United Methodist Church and the Williamstown Senior Citizens.
RENA L. ADSIT DIES IN ORWELL AT THE AGE OF 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 21, 1994
Rena L. Adsit, 86, of County Route 2, died Sunday at the home of her daughter in Orwell.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry and the Rev. Lorraine Zimmerman officiating. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Orwell Union Church or Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Nancy Pratt, Orwell; a son, Malcolm B., Adams Center; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Anna Sprague, Cuba, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.

A son, Gordon, died July 25, 1967.

Born Nov. 17, 1908, in Redfield, a daughter of Bert and Rose Elmer Balcom, she attended Redfield School.

She married Winnie E. Adsit Jan. 9, 1929. The couple owned and operated a Sinclair gas station in Redfield for many years. Mr. Adsit died Sept. 15, 1963, and Mrs. Adsit moved to Orwell.

A member of Orwell Union Church and the Pulaski Chapter 159 Order of the Eastern Star, she also was a former member of the Redfield Grange 989 and Redfield Community Church.
CLAIRE LEBEAU, 86, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 4, 1994
Claire E. LeBeau, 86, Maltby Road, died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Pulaski Baptist Church with the Rev. Clay Berry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, James and Donald, both of Pulaski; three daughters, Arlene J. Branch, Ogdensburg, Glenda Clark, Minneapolis, Minn., and Joyce Thompson, Pulaski; 18 grandchildren, and 25 great-grandchildren.

A son, Richard, and a daughter, Helen Parker, died before her.

She was born April 7, 1908, in Pulaski, a daughter of Clifford and Ona Thorpe Kelsey. She graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1926 and from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

She married Frank J. LeBeau on April 7, 1928. He died in 1980.

Mrs. LeBeau was town secretary of Pulaski for 14 years, ending in 1973, and was Richland town clerk for many years. She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm on the Maltby Road for more than 40 years.

Mrs. LeBeau was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church, the Oswego County Baptist Women’s Council, the Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289 Auxiliary and the Pulaski Home Bureau and a life member of Pulaski Grange 730.
KENNETH WHEELER, EX-HIGHWAY CHIEF, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 13, 1994
Kenneth C. Wheeler Sr., 79, Route 13, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Timothy Hurley officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Williamstown Fire Department or the Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Altmar.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred; three sons, Kenneth Jr., Altmar, William E., Sodus, and Herbert J., Germany; three daughters, Josephine N. VanWinkle, Peggy J. Kennedy and Janice L. Oakes, all of Williamstown; 28 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles, Williamstown; and three sisters, Libbie Allen and Laura Mae Skellington, both of Williamstown, and Edith Wilcox, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Three daughters, Doris, Joyce and Charlotte, died in 1934, 1956 and 1991, respectively.

Born on May 21, 1915, in Williamstown, a son of Charles E. and Nettie Wafful Wheeler, he married Mildred Sparks on June 30, 1934.

A life resident of Williamstown, Mr. Wheeler retired in 1988 after 18 years as highway superintendent of the town of Williamstown Highway Department. He joined the highway department in 1950 and also owned and operated a dairy farm for many years.

Mr. Wheeler was a member of the Oswego County Highway Superintendents Association and an honorary member of the Williamstown Fire Department. He also was a member of the Ricard Grange and the Williamstown Senior Citizens.
MARGARET GREENE DIES AT 92

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 16, 1994
Margaret Greene, 92, formerly of Jefferson Street, died Wednesday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Loren Carpenter, Taberg, and several grandchildren.

She was born Jan. 20, 1903, in Orwell, a daughter of John and Maira Jackson.

A son, Robert Carpenter, and a daughter, Viola Norealt, died before him.

She married Loren Carpenter, and he died in 1934. She later married Stanley Greene, and he died in 1980.

She was a lifelong resident of the Pulaski-Orwell area.
WILLIAM E. EHRESMAN, 84, OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 16, 1994
William E. Ehresman, 84, of Pine Meadows Road, died Wednesday at Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Timothy Hurne officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a sister, Nora Supple, Phoenix, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Mr. Ehresman was born Oct. 9, 1910, in Orwell, a son of John and Jessie Jay Ehresman.

He retired in 1983 after 60 years as a dairy farmer.

Mr. Ehresman was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Orwell.
RETIRED LOGGER OREN “IKE’ YEARDON DIES AT 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 16, 1994
Oren “Ike” Yeardon, 83, of County Route 17, died Thursday at the Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Greenboro Union Cemetery, Redfield.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Redfield Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, Alice E.; a daughter, Bethel E. Robertson, Mahwah, N.J.; eight sons, Francis N., Osceola, Michael G. and John O., both of Redfield, Patrick J., New Windsor, Md., Kern A. and Herbert G., both of Pulaski, Stuart W., Lacona, Ambrose A., Boylston; 21 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was born Jan 21, 1911, in Redfield, a son of William and Julia Donahue Yeardon.

On May 24, 1941, he married Alice Adams. Mr. Yeardon attended Greenboro schools.

He was a logger on Tug Hill for 35 years, retiring in 1969. He also worked for Blount Lumber Co., Lacona.

He was a member of Laborers Local 214, Oswego, the Stavemill Sportsman’s Association and a charter member of the Redfield Fish and Game Club.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapper.
CLAYTON F. CARPENTER, PULASKI, DIES AT 55

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 19, 1994
Clayton F. Carpenter, 55, Deerfield Apartments, died Sunday at Oswego Hospital. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth L. Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are four sons, Clayton G., Joel H., Tracy A. and Donald L., all of Sebring, Fla.; a brother, Floyd, Pulaski; a sister, Grace Jarrell, Melbourne, Fla.; six grandchildren, and a longtime companion, Marie Guay, Pulaski.

Born Sept. 24, 1939, at Sandy Creek, son of Glen A. and Nira Harmes Carpenter, he was a graduate of Pulaski High School and served with the Air Force from 1957 to 1958.

Mr. Carpenter lived in Plattsburgh from 1979 to 1991, when he moved to Pulaski. He had also lived in Mexico and Phoenix for several years.

He was a member of Teamsters Union Local 317, Syracuse.
HAZEL A. SMITH DIES IN NURSING HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 22, 1994
Hazel A. Smith, 84, Jefferson Street, died Wednesday at Harr-Wood Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Antwerp.

There will be no calling hours.

She is survived by two sisters, Julia Cooley, Watertown, and Helen McNamara, Fulton, and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Antwerp, daughter of Daniel and Mildred LaClair, she had lived in the Pulaski area for the past 35 years.
FERNWOOD RESIDENT W. LEWIS WEBB, 86, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 22, 1994
W. Lewis Webb, 86, County Route 41A, Fernwood, died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pulaski Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Llewellyn Jones and the Rev. Richard Bennett officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Wesleyan Church or the Gideon Bible Society.

Surviving are his wife, Ella C.; three sons, Donald L., David R. and Jerry R., all of Fernwood; three daughters, Marilyn N. Halsey, Mexico, Joyce A. Miller, Fernwood, and Shirley J. Bellows, Pulaski; a sister, Inabelle Webb, Vermont; 18 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren and several nephews.

Born on Sept. 20, 1908, in Fernwood, son of Herbert and Ina Bentley Webb, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1927. He was a life resident of the Fernwood area.

He married Ella Calkins on March 21, 1928.

Mr. Webb was employed by Hauserman Construction Co. for more than 30 years, retiring in 1970. He also owned and operated a dairy farm for many years and was a former employee of the Oswego County Highway department for several years.

He was a member of Carpenters Union Local 12, Syracuse, and a former member of Fernwood Baptist Church.
PULASKI MAN JOHN H. FORSYTH SR., DIES AT 77,

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 23, 1994
John H. Forsyth Sr., 77, Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Orwell Fire Department, P.O. Box 194, Orwell, N.Y. 13426.

Surviving are his wife, the former M. Teresa DeRienzo; a son, John “Jack,” Pulaski; two daughters, Virginia A. Tortorello, Syracuse, and Kathleen M. Maitland, Orwell; a brother, Sherman, Florida; two sisters, Gail Sherman, California, and Jessie Peterson, Vero Beach, Fla.; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Born April 20, 1917, in Syracuse, son of Sherman and Hattie Giselmann Forsyth, he graduated from North High School, Syracuse, in 1933.

Mr. Forsyth resided in Syracuse for 45 years before moving to Orwell in 1963. He moved to Pulaski in 1985.

He worked for P&K Manufacturing from 1963 to 1983 and was previously employed by King Laboratories, Syracuse, from 1951 to 1963.

Mr. Forsyth was a member of the Orwell planning board for several years.
JAMES R. CARL SR., FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 27, 1994
James Roy Carl Sr., 79, Watsonville, Calif., formerly of Pulaski, died Friday at Watsonville Community Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Ann Marie; a son, James R. Jr., Maple Valley, Wash.; a brother, Edward, Manson, Tenn.; a sister, Patricia Davis, Pulaski; three grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

A brother, Donald, and a sister, Marylyn Crocker, died before him.

Born May 22, 1915, in Adams, son of Howard and Mary Bowen Carl, he was a graduate of Pulaski High School and served with the Army from 1943 to 1945.

He married Ann Marie Moffroid in January 1945.

Mr. Carl was employed by Veterans Administration hospitals in Manchester, N.H., Canandaigua and Syracuse for 30 years before retiring in 1973. He also served with the Civilian Conservation Corps for several years in the 1930s.

He had lived in Watsonville since 1974.
THREE-MONTH-OLD RYAN LYONS DIES OF SIDS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 7, 1995
Ryan A. Lyons, 3-month-old son of Randy A. Lyons and Christina M. Durgan, Sloperville Road, was pronounced dead Friday at Oswego Hospital. The baby died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. William Bryant officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving besides his parents are two sisters, Mindy S. Lyons and Kimberly A. Lyons, both of Altmar; his maternal grandparents, Gary and Linda Durgan, Altmar; his paternal grandparents, Oren Lyons, Orwell, and Jane Lyons, Parish; his maternal great-grandparents, Elmer and Ruth Last, Sandy Creek, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The child was born Oct. 13 in Oswego.
ERNEST REUBER, 75, PULASKI, DIES IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 7, 1995
Ernest Reuber, 75, of 7768 North St., , died Friday at Highland Regional Medical Center, Sebring, Fla.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St. Donations may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are his wife, Eleanor; two daughters, Joan B. Sliwoski and Judy E. Empie, both of Pulaski; a brother, August Reuber, Clinton, Okla.; two sisters, Hanna Schneider, Cordell, Okla., and Mary Park, Peoria, Ill.; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 11, 1919, in Bessie, Okla., son of Ernest and Emma Schaub Reuber, he graduated from Bessie High School in 1957 and married Eleanor Leal Jan. 2, 1949.

The couple resided in Pulaski since 1951 and had spent winters in Sebring for the last several years.

Mr. Reuber owned and operated Pulaski Fuels for 36 years, retiring in 1989. He was previously employed by G.L.F. (now Agway) in Watertown and Pulaski for several years.

He served with the Army from 1944 to 1946, serving in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

Mr. Reuber was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski Masonic Lodge 315, Free and Accepted Masons, Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289.
ORLANDO F. REYNOLDS, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 14, 1995
Orlando F. “Orlie” Reynolds, 64, county Route 22, died Friday at his home after a short illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are his wife, Midge; three sons, Timothy D., Constantia, and Keith O. and Kelly J., both of Richland; three daughters, Marie E. Yerdon, Pulaski, Kathy J. Porter, Maple View, and Lou Anne McConnell, Richland; a stepson, Jamie Comstock, Orwell; two stepdaughters, Leda VanRy, Orwell, and Denise Bauer, Lacona; four brothers, William, Richard and Frank, all of Richland, and Fred, Pineville; five sisters, Mary Woolson, Jane Digman and Ruth Waite, all of Richland, Suzzie Norton, Sandy Creek, and Elsie Reynolds, Lacona; 21 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.

He was born July 24, 1930, in Richland, a son of Orlando and Gladys Martin Reynolds.

He married Charlotte Sargent July 17, 1959, in Pierrepont Manor, with Raymond Williams, pastor of the Church of Christ, Richland, officiating. She died Nov. 15, 1991.

He lived in Richland until 1992, when he moved to Orwell.

He married Midge Comstock Aug. 14, 1993.

Mr. Reynolds was employed by Crouse-Hinds, Syracuse, for 40 years, retiring in 1989.

He was a former member of the Richland Fire Department.
KIMBERLY HALDANE APMANN DIES AT AGE 28

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 16, 1995
Kimberly Ann Haldane Apmann, 28, Darien, Conn., formerly of Sandy Creek, died Friday at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn., from injuries sustained in a car accident.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, with the Revs. David B. Joslin and Walter Giles officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Donations may be made to St. James Episcopal Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 433, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are her husband, Michael K.; her stepfather and mother, the Rev. Richard and Jacquelyn C. Clay, Sandy Creek; three brothers, John S. Haldane, Richmond, Va., Eric B. Haldane, Albuquerque, N.M., and Andrew T. Haldane, Sandy Creek; three stepsisters, Melissa A. Clay and Amy T. Clay, both of Syracuse, and Melanie L. Yildizlar, Istanbul, Turkey.

Her father, John S. Haldane, a state trooper from Pulaski, died in 1978.

Born Aug. 28, 1966, in Buffalo, a daughter of John F. and Jacquelyn C. Skuse Haldane, she graduated from Sandy Creek Central School in 1984 and from Plattsburgh State University College in 1tals’ Canton
CYRUS STEVENS, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 16, 1995
Cyrus Stevens, 64, County Route 2, died Sunday at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital, Utica.

There will be no funeral. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Janice Stevens, Utica; two sons, John, Syracuse, and Thomas, Central Square, and a sister, Ruth Garvin, Watertown.

Born Sept. 1, 1930, in Orwell, a son of Harold and Lillian Bartlett Stevens, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School.

He lived in Orwell for many years and in Fulton for several years.

He owned and operated a carpet business in Fulton for many years and was employed by General Electric, Syracuse, from 1950 to 1970.
KIMBERLY HALDANE APMANN DIES AT AGE 28

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 17, 1995
Kimberly Ann Haldane Apmann, 28, Darien, Conn., formerly of Sandy Creek, died Friday at Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn., from injuries sustained in a car accident.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, with the Rt. Rev. David B. Joslin, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York, and the Rev. Walter E. Giles officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 3 to 7 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Donations may be made to St. James Episcopal Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 433, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are her husband, Michael K.; her stepfather and mother, the Rev. Richard and Jacquelyn C. Clay, Sandy Creek; three brothers, John S. Haldane, Richmond, Va., Eric B. Haldane, Albuquerque, N.M., and Andrew T. Haldane, Sandy Creek; three stepsisters, Melissa A. Clay and Amy T. Clay, both of Syracuse, and Melanie L. Yildizlar, Istanbul, Turkey.

Her father, John S. Haldane, a state trooper from Pulaski, died in 1978.

Born Aug. 28, 1966, in Buffalo, a daughter of John F. and Jacquelyn C. Skuse Haldane, she graduated from Sandy Creek Central School in 1984 and from Plattsburgh State University College in 1988.

She married Michael K. Apmann Aug. 29.

She had lived in Boston, Mass., and Darien for the past seven years.

She was employed by the Yale New Haven Hospital as a registered nurse in the medical intensive care unit for four years. She had worked at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, in the cardiac care unit for three years.

Mrs. Apmann was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski. She attended St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Wilton, Conn.
CYRUS STEVENS, ORWELL, DIES AT AGE OF 64

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 18, 1995
Cyrus Stevens, 64, County Route 2, died Sunday at St. Luke’s Memorial Hospital, Utica.

There will be no funeral. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Janice Stevens, Utica; two sons, John, Syracuse, and Thomas, Central Square, and a sister, Ruth Garvin, Watertown.

Born Sept. 1, 1930, in Orwell, a son of Harold and Lillian Bartlett Stevens, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School.

He lived in Orwell for many years and in Fulton for several years.

He owned and operated a carpet business in Fulton for many years and was employed by General Electric, Syracuse, from 1950 to 1970.
MARION R. CRAIG, SANDY POND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 22, 1995
Marion R. Craig, 75, of Sandy Pond, died Friday afternoon at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Old Glendale Cemetery, Glenfield.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are her husband, William W.; a daughter, Nancy C. Hall, Sandy Creek; a son, Kenneth W., Camden, and five grandchildren.

A brother, Reginald Robinson, died Oct. 19.

Born Jan. 12, 1920, in Clayton, a daughter of Arthur and Elsie B. Beaumont Robinson, she graduated from Glenfield High School and later from Faxton Hospital School of Nursing, Utica, in 1941 as a registered nurse.

She married William W. Craig on Oct. 19, 1941.

Mr. and Mrs. Craig owned and operated the William W. Craig Insurance and Real Estate Agency for 41 years, retiring in 1991.

She resided at Sandy Pond for 48 years and previously resided in Rome for several years.
ARNOLD JOHNSON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 25, 1995
Arnold E. Johnson, 75, of Cemetery Street, died today at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Raymond McVey officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary S.; a son, John A., Altmar; two daughters, Kathy J. Phillips, Altmar, and Suzanne M. Duckwall, Forest, Va.; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren, and a sister, Marilyn Ecker, Altmar.

A son, Gene R., died Nov. 1, 1994.

Born Nov. 5, 1919, in Scriba, a son of Eugene and Hilda Claflin Johnson, he graduated from Altmar Union School in 1937.

On Sept. 19, 1942, he married Rosemary Wheeler. They have resided in Altmar for 70 years.

He was employed with the Carpenter’s Local 747 in Oswego for 38 years, retiring in 0ctober 1981. He was also a carpenter for several years at Neal O’Brien Lumber Company, Oswego.

Mr. Johnson volunteered with the Green Thumb Program and was a member of the Carpenter’s Local 747.
ALBERT BROWN FOUND DEAD IN FIRE DEBRIS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 1, 1995
Albert D. Brown, 84, of Durgee Road, was found dead Sunday morning in the debris of a fire that destroyed his home.

His body was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

The Oswego County Sheriff’s Department is investigating and did not reveal if a cause for the fire has been determined.

A passing motorist discovered the blaze shortly after 8:30 a.m., and Orwell and Williamstown firefighters were dispatched. The house, off an isolated road, had been burning for some time before the fire was discovered, according to the sheriff’s office.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Timothy Hurne, pastor of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Agnes Kyzelos, Dracut, Mass., and Marguerite “Daisy” Alexander, Van Nuys, Calif.; three grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.

His wife, Lydia Diderichsen Brown, died in 1979.

Born in Scotland, Mr. Brown was a veteran of World War II and a civil engineer for 40 years, retiring in 1970.

He had resided in the town of Orwell for 20 years and previously resided in Point Pleasant, N.J., for many years.
MARY E. MCDONALD, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 2, 1995
Mary E. McDonald, 87, Deerfield Apartments, died Wednesday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at noon Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Irondale Cemetery, Millerton.

There are no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Grange or Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are four nieces, Mildred Murray, Pulaski, Dorothy Brazee and Elizabeth Bejean, both of Sharon, Conn., and Lillian Grant, Brewster.

Born March 24, 1907, in Pine Plains, a daughter of William Cora Brazee Wooding, she attended Northeast Center Schools in Dutchess County.

She married Henry McDonald in 1925. He died in 1965.

Mrs. McDonald lived in Millerton from 1925 until 1976, when she moved to Pulaski.

She worked for the New York Central Railroad, Millerton, and later for Beckton-Dickinson Inc., Lakeville, Conn., for many years, retiring in 1972.

Mrs. McDonald was a member of the Millerton Grange and Pulaski Grange, the Retired and Senior Volunteers Program in Pulaski and the Millerton Presbyterian Church.
MARGUERITE E. FOX, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 60

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 3, 1995
Marguerite E. Fox, 60, Old Mexico Road, died Thursday evening at her home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Robert A.; three sons, James R. and Richard A., both of Pulaski, and Michael H., Cicero; a daughter, Dottie Fox, Pulaski; two brothers, Russell and Archie Neill, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Audra Mooney, Pulaski, Nancy Weisenberger, Lee Center, and April Walker, Dugway; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 26, 1934, in Pulaski, daughter of Archie and Inez Crouse Neill, she was a lifelong resident of Pulaski and attended schools there.

She married Robert A. Fox Oct. 8, 1950, with the Rev. James N. Pauley, then pastor of Pulaski Methodist Church, officiating.

Mrs. Fox was a member of Park United Methodist Church and a former member of the Home Bureau.
JUNICE D. GRANGER DIES IN PULASKI AT AGE 61

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 14, 1995
Junice D. Granger, 61, Springbrook Apartments, died Saturday at her home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Robert E.; a son, Barry E., Richland; three grandchildren; two brothers, Carl Tanner, Redfield, and James Tanner, Florida; three sisters, Noree Kenney, Cortland, Joyce Scott, Richland, and Bessie Nichols, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Jan. 10, 1934, in Orwell, a daughter of Norm and Ruby Meyers Tanner, she attended Altmar and Pulaski high schools.

She married Robert E. Granger May 17, 1959.

She worked for Muench-Kreuzer Candle Co., Syracuse, until her retirement in 1980.

Mrs. Granger lived in Richland for 20 years before moving to Pulaski in 1991.

She was a member of the Richland Fire Department Auxiliary.
DORIS I. OBLEMAN, RICHLAND, DIES AT AGE 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 14, 1995
Doris I. Obleman, 87, County Route 2, died Monday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Haygood officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sisters, Tressie Haley, New Port Richey, Fla., and Avis Hager, New Haven, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 19, 1907, in Richland, a daughter of William H. and Grace B. Moore Ames, she attended Pulaski schools.

On June 5, 1932, she married Charles Obleman. He died in 1978.

She worked for Wilson’s Red & White, Syracuse, for 42 years and for Flavey’s Restaurant, Syracuse, and Syracuse China for several years.

She attended Sandy Creek First Baptist Church and was a member of the Richland Fire Department Auxiliary.
DANA “ANDY’ ANDERSON, PULASKI, DIES AT 61

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 16, 1995
Dana “Andy” Anderson, 61, Upton Road, died Tuesday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Patricia A.; two sons, Daniel R. and Donald B., both of Pulaski; three daughters, Bambi Bumpus, Barbara LeBeau and Shari Pollic, all of Pulaski; his mother, Sadie Anderson, Ripley, W.Va.; three brothers, Richard and Daniel, both of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., and James, Pooler, Ga.; three sisters, Shirley Flowers, Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., Beatrice Williams, Tennessee, and Juanita Morgan, Pliney, W.Va.; nine grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 14, 1933, in Ripley, son of Daniel P. and Sadie Mericcell Anderson, he attended local schools and lived in Ripley for many years.

Mr. Anderson served in the Army from 1953 to 1958, and married Patricia Trombley Feb. 22, 1957.

He lived in Delanson and Schenectady for 14 years before moving to Pulaski in 1972.

He had owned the old Cedar Post Restaurant for the past four years, and owned and operated a dairy farm on the Upton Road for 23 years. Mr. Anderson worked for McCormick Highway Transportation, Schenectady, for 10 years.
ERMA R. WATERS DIES IN SYRACUSE AT AGE 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 25, 1995
Erma R. Waters, 75, Deerfield Apartments, died Thursday at Hill Haven Nursing Home, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church, Hubble Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are her husband, William; three sons, Richard V. Phillips, Snowflake, Ariz., Gary W. Phillips, Pulaski, and Paul E. Phillips, Sunrise, Fla.; a daughter, Margaret J. Hall, Pulaski; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter, and a sister, Jane Taylor, Mesa, Ariz.

Born July 5, 1919, in Pulaski, a daughter of Jessie and Helena Fillmore, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1937.

She married William Waters on April 14, 1976. A previous marriage ended in divorce.

Mrs. Waters was a teacher’s aide for several years at the Pulaski school and was a member of Park United Methodist Church.
FUNERAL IS TUESDAY FOR WILLIAM H. LEWIS, 34

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 27, 1995
The funeral for William H. Lewis, 34, Altmar, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Timothy Hurne, pastor of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, town of Orwell, officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Mr. Lewis died at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, from head injuries he suffered Friday morning in a three-vehicle accident on Oswego County Route 26 in the town of Parish.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Tammy S.; two sons, William Jr. and Robert W., and a daughter, Tanya M.; his father and stepmother, Herbert and Mary Palmer Lewis, Memphis; his mother, Beverly Lewis, Baldwinsville; his maternal grandfather, William Fehlman, Fort Myers, Fla.; four sisters, Missy Hines, Baldwinsville, Sherri Andersen, Glendale, Ariz., Mary Stock, Phoenix, Ariz., and Laurie Salter, Bremerton, Wash., and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Born April 4, 1960, in Syracuse, son of Herbert and Beverly Fehlman Lewis, he attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School, Parish, and was a self-employed roofer and logger.

Mr. Lewis had lived in Altmar for the past year. He previously lived in Parish and Baldwinsville for several years. He was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.
ANSTRESS PENNOCK, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 28, 1995
Anstress R. Pennock, 93, of Troy, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday at Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center, Troy.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Park United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Robert, Rensselaer Falls, and Dr. Donald, Grand Prarie, Texas; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Helen Wing and Rena Cobb, both of Richland.

Born in Fairfield, Va., on May 21, 1901, a daughter of Charles and Jessie Tolley Riley, she was a 1919 graduate of Pulaski High School and later graduated from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

She married Harold Pennock on Sept. 17, 1925, in Virginia. The Rev. Mr. Pennock was an employee of the Syracuse Post Office for several years until becoming ordained as a Methodist minister. The Rev. Mr. Pennock served as pastor of the Methodist Church at Mount Pleasant and at Alexandria Bay Methodist Church from 1962 until his retirement in 1968. He died Sept. 23, 1972, in Texas.

Mrs. Pennock was employed with Syracuse Abstract Co. for several years.

The Rev. and Mrs. Pennock lived in Syracuse, Mount Pleasant, Alexandria Bay and Pulaski and maintained a winter home in Texas. Mrs. Pennock moved to Troy in 1989.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church.
BARBARA G. SAUCIER DIES AT AGE 53 IN FLORIDA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 1, 1995
Barbara G. Saucier, 53, Richland, died Monday at Parrish Medical Center, Titusville, Fla. Mrs. Saucier had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Joseph A.; four sons, Joseph, Williamstown, Steven, Liverpool, Daniel, Adams, and Ronald, Richland; a daughter, Suzanne Saucier, Pulaski; three brothers, Donald Harrington, Constantia, Raymond Harrington, LaFayette, and Frank Harrington, Williamstown; six sisters, Joan Morin, Hartford, Conn., Evelyn Moody, Hannibal, Shirley Walker, Pulaski, Carol Minkler, Vernon, Connie Sweeting, Brewerton, and Terri Reynolds, Constantia, and six grandchildren.

Born Sept. 19, 1941, in Syracuse, daughter of Frank and Edith Woolrich Harrington, she attended Central Square schools and married Joseph A. Saucier in October 1958.

Mrs. Saucier lived in Bernhards Bay before moving to Richland in 1972.
OSCEOLA NATIVE GERTRUDE CASTETTER, 92, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 4, 1995
Gertrude P. Castetter, 92, of Springbrook Apartments, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Parish.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Surviving are two sons, William Hort, Pulaski, and George A. Hort, Fulton; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Orin Colvin, Denver, Colo.

A brother, Lynn “Zeke” Colvin, and a sister, Lucy E. Morse, died before her.

Born July 19, 1902, in the town of Osceola, a daughter of William and Marsha Clemons Colvin, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1918.

She married Virgil Castetter in 1940. Mr. Castetter died in 1946.

A previous marriage to Francis T. Hort in 1920 ended in divorce.

Mrs. Castetter was employed by Detroit Creamery until 1953, when she moved to Syracuse. She was employed by Byrne Dairy in Syracuse until retiring in 1965, when she moved to Pulaski.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, the Pulaski Grange, Silver Crest Rebekah Lodge, Mexico, and Theatre a la Carte, Syracuse.
PAULINE MANWARING, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 6, 1995
Pauline P. Manwaring, 88, of 7552 Delano St., died Saturday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Congregational Church.

Surviving are a stepdaughter, Margaret Butler, Pulaski; two brothers, Charles F., Pulaski, and Paul F. Jr., Orwell; a sister, Susan P. Dolge, Lake Havasu, Ariz.; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born Jan. 24, 1907, in Colosse, a daughter of Paul F. and Jane Z. Johnston Perlet, she graduated in 1924 from Parish High School and in 1928 from Keuka College, where she also earned her master’s degree in modern languages in 1931.

Mrs. Manwaring lived in Edinboro, Pa., and Holley before moving to Pulaski in 1952. She worked at the State University of Pennsylvania at Edinboro for four years and also worked for Holley and Irondequoit school districts.

She was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church, the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution Ontario Chapter, the Pulaski Tuesday Study Club and the state Retired Teachers Association.
DONALD H. MCCHESNEY, ORWELL, DIES AT 86

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 8, 1995
Donald H. McChesney, 86, of 7723 Mill St., died Monday at his home.

A private funeral will be Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department, Orwell, N.Y. 13426 or to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Golden A.; a son, Donald J., Lacona; a daughter, Alice Johnson, Frost Proof, Fla.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Born Sept. 9, 1908, in Williamstown, son of Alva and Alice Gay McChesney he married Golden A. Lynn Aug. 22, 1928, in Pulaski at the home of the Rev. Albert E. Lawrence, who officiated.

Mr. McChesney was an operator for the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. at Bennett’s Bridge for 46 years before retiring in 1973.

He was a member of the 25-Year Club at Niagara Mohawk, a founding member of the Cousteau Society, and a former Boy Scout leader and baseball coach.

He served on the Sandy Creek Central School board of education and was a retired member of the Orwell Fire Department.
GLEN LACELLE, 92, NIMO RETIREE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 12, 1995
Glen LaCelle, 92, of 7355 Port St., died Friday evening at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from noon to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Born Nov. 28, 1902, in the town of Orwell, son of Delarm and Mary Olin LaCelle, he attended Pulaski schools and was a life resident of Pulaski.

Mr. LaCelle was employed by the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.’s line office in Pulaski for 38 years, retiring in 1967.

He married G. Leone Johnson in 1948 in Camden. She died March 2, 1974.
GENEVIEVE F. RICHARDSON, ADAMS, DIES AT 79

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 26, 1995
Genevieve F. Richardson, 79, North Main Street, formerly of Pulaski, died Saturday morning at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Robert W. Jr. and Kevin K., both of Watertown; two daughters, Betty Webb, Glens Falls, and Sandra Bradley, Adams, eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Born July 23, 1915, in Watertown, a daughter of Charles Kent and Lena Robinson, she graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1934 and attended Powelson Business Institute, Syracuse.

She married Robert W. Richardson Sr. on April 10, 1937, in the rectory of the Geddes Street Congregational Church, Syracuse, with the Rev. S. Burman Long officiating.

Mr. Richardson, a sales representative for the Smith & Caffery Steel company, Liverpool, died on May 10, 1972.

Mr. and Mrs. Richardson lived in Pulaski from 1940 until 1966, when they moved to Adams.
EX-TEACHER’S AIDE HAZEL D. WAGGONER DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 1, 1995
Hazel D. Waggoner, 71, of 161 Waggoner Road, died Thursday in the emergency room at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Vorea Community Church, town of Orwell, with the Rev. Thomas G. Howell officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Vorea Community Church or to the Gideon Bible Society in care of the church.

Surviving are her husband, Arthur F.; three daughters, Ruth Ann Waggoner and Mrs. Robert (Deborah) Martin Jr., both of Orwell, and Mrs. Charles (Rebecca) Raynore, Syracuse; two sisters, Dorothy Ann Harvey, Cattaraugus, and Rosemary Steese, Rensselaer; three grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.

Three sisters, Helen Gibbs, Ruth Bendfelt and Alice Smith, died before her.

Born Feb. 9, 1924, in Cattaraugus, daughter of Ralph and Crystal Studley Dermont, she graduated from Cattaraugus High School in 1941 and from Houghton College in 1946 with a degree in theology.

Prior to her marriage, she was employed by Curtis Wright Aircraft, Buffalo, and the Wesleyan Publishing House, Syracuse.

She married Arthur F. Waggoner April 4, 1953, in Syracuse. The couple resided in the town of Orwell all their married life.

Mrs. Waggoner retired from Orwell Elementary School as a teacher’s aide in June 1986.

She was a member of Vorea Community Church, where she taught Sunday school and sang in the choir.
RETIRED RAIL WORKER RAYMOND COLVIN DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 2, 1995
Raymond B. Colvin, 96, of 209 East Ave., East Syracuse, formerly of Altmar, died Saturday morning at Van Duyn Home and Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 6 p.m. today by members of Onondaga Lodge 802, East Syracuse. Donations may be made to Onondaga County Hospice.

Surviving are three sons, Raymond B. Jr., South Butler, Asa W., East Syracuse, and Robert L., Central Square; five daughters, Edith M. Gillespie, Cicero, Charlotte C. Alexander, Constantia, Jessie C. Gotham, Camden, Myrtis E. King, East Syracuse, and Nancy J. Waite, Parish, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Althea C. Hall, and a sister, Dorothy Cronk, died before him.

Born Sept. 7, 1898, in the town of Albion, son of Warren and Mary Coon Colvin, he attended town of Orwell schools and married Ethel Ingerson March 12, 1924, in Altmar. The couple resided in the Altmar area before moving to East Syracuse in 1940. Mrs. Colvin died Dec. 30, 1992.

Mr. Colvin was employed by the New York Central Railroad for 48 years, retiring in 1968. He also worked on the construction of Bennett’s Bridge in Orwell.

He was a member of Onondaga Lodge 802, the Altmar Grange and the Brotherhood of Railway Train Men.
NANCY SCRIBER, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 51

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 2, 1995
Nancy M. Scriber, 51, of 7544 Salina St., died Friday at Oswego Hospital. She had been ill with a heart condition.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Pineville Cemetery with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance or to the Ringgold Fire Department, both in Pulaski.

Surviving are two sons, Martin L. Bond, Wichita, Kan., and Lee H. Bond, Raleigh, N.C.; three daughters, Mary E. Webb, Hastings, Sherry M. Smith, Lacona, and Bonita A. Bond, West Palm Beach, Fla.; her mother, Margaret E. Scriber, Pineville; a sister, Fran L. Scriber, Pineville; a brother, Peter G. Scriber, Pineville, and four grandchildren.

Born Jan. 28, 1944, in Pineville, daughter of Leland L. and Margaret E. Scram Scriber, she graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1962 and was a cook in various restaurants. She was last employed by Log Cabin Restaurant in Pulaski.

She was the first organ donor at Oswego Hospital.
LOIS P. WILDER, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 100

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 10, 1995
Lois P. Wilder, 100, Spring Brook Apartments, died Saturday at the Eastern Star Nursing Home, Oriskany.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastern Star Home, Oriskany. A local service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are with the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two sons, Tracy H. II, San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Robert F., Venice, Fla.; two daughters, Rhea Laveck, Pulaski, and Carolyn W. Moran, Seneca Falls; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.

Born Feb. 2, 1895, in Syracuse, a daughter of Frank and Carrie Holden Parsons, she had lived in Pulaski since 1935.

She married Tracy H. Wilder Feb. 4, 1914. He died in 1973.

Mrs. Wilder was a member of the Park United Methodist Church for 60 years and a member of the Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star, for 72 years.

She was district deputy grand matron of the Oswego District of Eastern Star and a member of the Pulaski Civic Club. She was past president of the Tuesday Study Club and fifth district chairman of the Federated Women’s Club.
PATRICIA A. LAPHAM, SANDY POND, DIES AT 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 10, 1995
Patricia A. Lapham, 67, Kiblin Shore Road, Sandy Pond, died Sunday at home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Oswego County unit, American Cancer Society.

Surviving are her husband, Bruce; three sons, David M., Santa Ana, Calif., Daniel B., Sandy Pond, and Edward J., Garden Grove, Calif.; two daughters, Susan M. Hooper, Little Rock, Ark., and Christine Reed, Woodville; six grandchildren; a brother, Robert F. Fehr, Windsor, Ontario; a sister, Jane Hanlon, Barrington, R.I., and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 21, 1927, in Syracuse, a daughter of Joseph and Marie Turcott Fehr, she graduated from St. John the Evangelist Academy, Syracuse, and in 1944 from Nazareth College, Rochester.

She married Bruce Lapham July 24, 1948.

Mrs. Lapham had lived in Sandy Pond for the past 31 years and was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
MATTHEW H. CHADWICK, PULASKI, DIES AT 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 10, 1995
Matthew H. Chadwick, 87, of 7397 Lincoln Ave., died Sunday at home.

The funeral will be at noon Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial will be in St. Augustine’s Cemetery, Lancaster.

Calling hours are 10 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Valerie V., and nieces and nephews.

Born in Buffalo, he graduated from St. Bonaventure University, Olean.

Mr. Chadwick had lived in Pulaski since 1940.

He retired in 1980, after 43 years as an X-ray technician for Oswego County.
JAMES W. LACELLE, REDFIELD, DIES AT AGE 79

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 12, 1995
James W. LaCelle, 79, County Route 17, died Tuesday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Greenboro Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Redfield Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are his wife, M. Joyce; a son, James E. LaCelle, Mexico; two daughters, Barbara Ward, Hagerstown, Md., and Karen L. Cole, Earlville; two stepdaughters, Sally and Debbie Montieth, both of Redfield; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Gerald “Bun” LaCelle, North Syracuse; 12 half-brothers and half-sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

Born Nov. 6, 1915, in Pulaski, son of Clyde and Goldie Stowell LaCelle, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1933 and attended Cornell University, Ithaca.

Mr. LaCelle served in the Army from 1935 to 1938. He returned to the service in 1941, and served in the Pacific theater before leaving the service again in 1945.

He married Anna Snyder Crandall. She died in 1955. On Jan. 28, 1961, he married Margaret Yerdon.

Mr. LaCelle was a rural mail carrier for 44 years for the Williamstown post office. He retired in 1979.

He was a charter member of the Redfield Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Oswego County Republican Party. Mr. LaCelle was a 10-year member of the Tug Hill Commission and a member of the Redfield Town Council for 12 years. He was also a member of the Retired Postal Workers Association.

Mr. LaCelle worked with the summer recreation program in Redfield.
TWO MEN KILLED IN TOWN OF WILLIAMSTOWN ACCIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 16, 1995
Two men were killed Friday night in a one-car accident on Route 17 in the town of Williamstown.

The driver, Wesley A. Pease Prahl, 19, of 7564 Main St., Richland, was heading south on Route 17 when he lost control of a 1995 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS on a curve, state police at Pulaski said.

Mr. Prahl’s family had purchased the car on Thursday, police said.

The driver and front-seat passenger Christopher C. Britton, 20, Route 17, Williamstown, were pronounced dead at the scene by the Oswego County coroner, state police said. Troopers reported both men were wearing seat belts, and both air bags in the vehicle deployed.

The vehicle reportedly went off the east side of the road and slipped sideways. Its passenger-side door struck a tree.

A trooper blamed the side impact for the deaths, and pending autopsy results, police on Saturday were listing excessive speed as the cause of the accident.

Police said the victims were taken to A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

State police and fire departments from Redfield and Williamstown responded to the accident.

The funeral for Mr. Prahl will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harter Funeral Home, Parish. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

He is survived by his parents; Richard and Sherry Prahl, Richland; his fiancee, Karyn Loftus; four sisters, Tera, Tracy, Amy and Tina Prahl; his maternal grandmother, Rena Szczepaniak, Florida; maternal grandfather, Richard Pease, Washington state; paternal grandmother, Mildred Meness, Quebec; paternal grandfather, Richard Prahl, Ohio; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born June 7, 1975, in Syracuse, he graduated in 1993 from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School.

The funeral for Mr. Britton will be at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department, Main Street, Williamstown, N.Y. 13493.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Catherine and Leslie Marshall, Williamstown; his father, Charles Britton, North Syracuse; two sisters, Jennifer Britton and Danielle Walker, his maternal grandparents, Stewart and Evelyn Pappa, and his paternal grandparents, Francis and Marie Britton, all of Williamstown; his maternal great-grandmother, Marie Balcome, Altmar; his paternal great-grandmother, Roxanne Britton, Williamstown, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Born March 26, 1975, in Oswego, a son of Charles and Catherine Pappa Britton, he graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School in 1993.

He was a life resident of Williamstown and was employed by Forest City Auto Parts, Syracuse.
MEXICO NATIVE LENA AUSTIN DIES AT AGE 85

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 27, 1995
Lena Austin, 85, former Mexico resident, died Wednesday at Sunrise Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Clay officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

A calling hour will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a daughter, Arlowyn J. Syler, Wakato, Wash.; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Anona Hall, Pulaski, and Grace Thompson, Fulton, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 24, 1909, in Mexico, a daughter of Jessie and Grace Wilmot Moot, she attended Mexico schools.

She married Herbert H. Austin on June 25, 1927, at Mexico.

Mr. Austin died on Aug. 21, 1971.

Mrs. Austin was employed for many years at General Electric Co., Syracuse, and was a member of Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star.
JASON J. JACOBS, AGE 9, DIES FROM LEUKEMIA

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 29, 1995
Jason J. Jacobs, 9, Hinman Road, son of John and Mary Jacobs, Pulaski, died Thursday evening at University Hospital, Syracuse. He had been ill with leukemia.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday in Calvary Baptist Church, Richland, with the Rev. Douglas A. Ferry, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours are 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church. Donations may be made to the Leukemia Society. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving besides his parents are a sister, Jennifer J., and a brother, Jeffrey J., both at home; his paternal grandmother, Mary R. Jacobs, Jamesville, and several aunts uncles and cousins.

Born Dec. 27, 1985, in Syracuse, he was a third grade student at Pulaski Elementary School.

He resided in Pulaski for all of his life and was a member of the Richland Calvary Baptist Church.
JOYCE A. WATSON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 1, 1995
Joyce A. Watson, 63, of 4606 Route 11 South, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Mexico, with the Rev. Peter Redick, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to Conti/Carhart Cancer Memorial Fund, St. Joseph’s Hospital, 301 Prospect Ave., Syracuse, N.Y. 13203.

Surviving are her husband, Lewis E.; a son, Christopher L., New York City; three daughters, Lori A. Watson, Kansas City, Kan., Jill L. Watson, Pulaski, and Kateri S. Watson, Boston; a brother, Joseph P. Shea, Monterey, Mass.; a sister, Delores Wheeler, Sacramento, Calif., and several nieces and nephews.

Born July 15, 1931, in Waterbury, Conn., a daughter of M. Joseph and Dorothy Dunphy Shea, she graduated from Ansonia (Conn.) High School in 1949.

She recived a bachelor of science degree in education from New Haven (Conn.) State Teachers College in 1953.

From 1953 to 1957, she taught physical education at Cheshire (Conn.) High School.

In 1957, she and her husband moved to Pulaski and opened a veterinary practice her husband still runs.

Mrs. Watson was a substitute teacher in the Pulaski School District for several years.

She organized the first Pulaski elementary school girls’ basketball and girls’ softball Leagues. She also was a former Girl Scout and Brownie leader.

Mrs. Watson was a member of St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church. She was also a former church council member, religious education teacher and officer and member of the Altar and Rosary Society at St. John the Evangelist Church.
CLARENCE A. PETERS DIES IN WATERTOWN AT 99

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 15, 1995
Clarence A. Peters, 99, Spring Brook Apartments, died at 11:50 p.m. Saturday at Mercy Center for Health Services, Watertown, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

There will be a calling hour from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Fernwood United Methodist Church.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great nieces and great-great-nephews.

Born Sept. 25, 1895, in Adams, a son of Eli D. and Lydia Marie Wheaton Peters, he was a lifelong resident of the Fernwood-Pulaski area.

Mr. Peters was employed by Peters Appliance Store for 25 years, retiring in 1975. He owned a general store in Fernwood from 1932 to 1945.

He married Sadie Reynolds on Aug. 20, 1919. She died Dec. 1, 1973.

Mr. Peters was a member of the Fernwood United Methodist Church and a former member of the Pulaski Grange and the South Richland Cemetery Board.
JONATHAN A.N. BURKHARD, 1 MONTH OLD, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 15, 1995
Jonathan A.N. Burkhard, 1-month-old son of Daniel and Kristan Haseney Burkhard, county Route 48, died Saturday at his home from sudden infant death syndrome.

A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Daysville Cemetery with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Surviving besides his parents are three sisters, Jessica, Samantha and Cassandra, all at home; his paternal grandmother, Jacquelyn Burkhard, Altmar; his maternal grandparents, Dean and Carole Goodsell, Fernwood; his paternal great-grandparents, Niles and Mae Burkhard, Lacona; his maternal great-grandparents, Louis and Doris Mae Goodsell, Fernwood, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jonathan Burkhard was born April 5 in Oswego.
WILDER RITES SLATED

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 19, 1995
A memorial service for Lois P. Wilder, 100, Spring Brook Apartments, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor, officiating.

Mrs. Wilder died April 8.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
RICHARD G. BROWN, PULASKI, DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 22, 1995
Richard G. Brown, 70, of 7404 Park St., died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial with full military honors will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are three sons, David M., Van Nuys, Calif., and Donald H. and Richard J., both of Pulaski; tow daughters, Donna M. Heffler, Upland, Calif., and Carol B. Wilson, Richland; a grandson; three brothers, Dugal and Roderick, both of Altmar, and Alex, Lacona, and two sisters, Sally Marriott, Cameron, N.C., and Thelma Smid, Las Vegas, Nev.

A brother, John, died before him.

Born Feb. 4, 1925, in Pulaski, a son of David and Hazel Hilton Brown, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School and earned a master’s degree from Syracuse University in 1952.

He served with the Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific, China and Japanese Theatres. He also served in the state National Guard for many years.

Mr. Brown began work at General Electric Co., Syracuse, in 1952 and retired in 1985 as manager of quality engineering for radar undersea warfare at General Electric Co. He had previously served in the G.E. aerospace and missile divisions.

He was a member of the Pulaski Congregational Church, the Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358 and the G.E. Elfun Society.
MARY LOUISE CAVELLIER OF PULASKI DIES AT 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 24, 1995
Mary Louise Cavellier, 71, of 7632 Erie St., died Monday at Sunrise Nursing Home, Oswego, after a brief illness.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe, pastor of St. John the Evangelist Church and St. Francis Church, Lacona, officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There are no calling hours. Donations may be made to charity.

Surviving are a son, Peter, North Syracuse; a daughter, Catherine M. Wilder, Pulaski; three grandsons; a brother, William Brigham, North Carolina; two sisters, Lucille Hedger, Adams, and Marion Fowler, Fulton; and several nieces and nephews.

Born Feb. 24, 1924, in Adams, a daughter of Harold and Ruth Peters Brigham, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1942.

She married Edward Leo Cavellier. He died June 13, 1960.

She had lived in Pulaski since 1973 and previously lived in Lacona.

Mrs. Cavellier retired in 1987 from Trust Nursery. She also worked for a time at Ila’s Tea Room, Sandy Creek. She was a member of St. Francis Church.
RUTH B. SAMPSON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE OF 66

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 31, 1995
Ruth B. Sampson, 66, of 19 Park St., died Tuesday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of the Pulaski Congregational Church, and the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Adams Center.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where an Order of the Eastern Star service will also be held at 7:45 p.m. Donations may be made to the Oswego County Hospice or the Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are a son, Michael J., Taberg; two daughters, Nancy E. Davidson, Panama City, Fla., and Linda S. Woods, Pulaski; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a brother, George Adams, Clearwater, Fla.; two sisters, Muriel Mullin, Adams, and Jane Krupke, Pulaski, and several nieces and nephews.

A brother, John Wiley, and a sister, Julia Donges, died before her.

Born Dec. 24, 1928, in Watertown, a daughter of Henry and Bessie Wilbur Adams, she graduated from Adams High School in 1945.

She had lived in Pulaski since 1957.

Mrs. Sampson was a secretary at General Electric Co., Syracuse, for 26 years, retiring in 1988. She also worked for the Upstate Telephone Co. for several years.

She was secretary and past matron of the Pulaski Chapter 159, Order of the Eastern Star, and had been a member of the chapter since 1969. She was a former member of the Northern Oswego Ambulance Corps and a member of the Pulaski Monday Night Women’s Bowling League.
E. WALTER MEAD, BOYLSTON, DIES AT HIS HOME

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 7, 1995
E. Walter Mead, 85, County Route 50, died Tuesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Vorea Community Church with the Rev. Thomas G. Howell officiating. Burial will be in Wesleyan Cemetery, Lacona.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions may be made to either the building fund or Mead Endowment Fund at Vorea Community Church.

Surviving are his wife, Charlotte; four daughters, Eleanor M. LaCelle, Pleasant Valley, Frieda M. Janacek, Sandy Creek, Virginia M. Smith, Orwell, and Wanda M. Bishop, Poughkeepsie; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Two brothers and three sisters died before him.

Born April 6, 1910, son of Edward and Alice DeLong Mead, he was a life resident of Boylston and attended Vorea schools.

He married Charlotte Yerdon Oct. 26, 1931.

Mr. Mead was a farmer for 45 years and worked for the Oswego County Board of Cooperative Educational Services for several years.

He was an Oswego County legislator for the town of Boylston from 1972 to 1979 and served on the Sandy Creek Central school board from 1948 to 1968.

He was a member of Vorea Community Church and Sandy Creek Pomona Grange.
EX-APW SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR MAX W. TEMPLETON DIES AT 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 16, 1995
Max W. Templeton, 63, Elms Road, died Thursday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. Richard Clay, rector, officiating.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Donations may be made to the Max Templeton Scholarship Fund in care of the business office at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School, Parish, N.Y. 13131.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy P.; a son, David N., Boynton Beach, Fla.; three daughters, Vicki Templeton Cornell, Massena, Carol Templeton, DenHelder, Netherlands, and Judy Templeton Phillips, Pulaski; two brothers, Robert G., Middlebury, Vt., and Neal G., Brattleboro, Vt.; a sister, Rachael Bielli, Skohegan, Maine, and six grandchildren.

Born Feb. 10, 1932, in Northfield Falls, Vt., son of Neal and Alice MacKingstry Templeton, he graduated from Northfield (Vt.) High School in 1950 and from Norwich University, Northfield, 1957. He received a master’s degree in education and counseling from Syracuse University in 1963.

He served with the Army from 1952 to 1956 and married Dorothy Plunkett July 25, 1953. The couple had resided in the Pulaski and Sandy Creek areas since 1959 and spent winters at Boynton Beach since 1990.

Mr. Templeton was an administrator for the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District from 1967 until retiring in 1987.

He was principal of Fairhaven (Vt.) Union School from 1964 to 1966.

He was member of Elms Golf Club and a former officer and member of the state School Administrators Association.
GERALDINE M. KIMBALL OF PULASKI DIES AT 72

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 18, 1995
Geraldine M. Kimball, 72, of 7393 Lake St., died Thursday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

A graveside service will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Pulaski Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two sons, William Bates, Thurman, N.C., and David Bates, Mexico; two daughters, Pamela Lee, Worcester, Mass., and Rebecca Bates, Pennelville; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Born Oct. 7, 1922, in Amsterdam, a daughter of Albert and Anna Bush, she graduated from Amsterdam High School. She had lived in Pulaski since 1978 and previously for many years in Syracuse.

She married Edward F. Kimball in 1966. He died Nov. 12, 1987. A previous marriage ended in divorce.
ELSE K. LIBAL, 83, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 20, 1995
Else K. Libal, 83, County Route 22, died Monday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Thomas Howell, pastor of Vorea Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 328, Oswego, N.Y. 13126, or to Vorea Community Church.

Surviving are a son, John H. Walker, Orwell, and a daughter, Ursula M. Lemme, Pensacola, Fla.

Born Dec. 30, 1911, in Trebnitz Silesia, Germany, daughter of Reinholt and Berta Strecker Walker, she was educated in Germany and had lived in Orwell since 1960.

Her husband, Helmut, died in 1939.

Mrs. Libal was a member of Vorea Community Church.
CHARLES MILLIGAN, RETIRED EDUCATOR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 27, 1995
Charles W. Milligan, 81, of 7419 Hill St., died Monday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy, pastor of Pulaski Congregational Church, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Pulaski Congregational Church Memorial Fund.

Surviving are his wife, the former Glenna Chase; two daughters, Mary Elizabeth Summerlin, Bristolville, Ohio, and Charlene Crofoot, Houston, Texas; a brother, Howard, Satellite Beach, Fla.; a grandson, Brian Lutz, and two nieces.

Born Nov. 21, 1913, in Springfield, Ohio, son of John W. and Elizabeth C. Remsberg Milligan, he was a 1932 graduate of Springfield High School, a 1933 graduate of Springfield Business College and a 1939 graduate of Defiance (Ohio) College with a bachelor’s degree in education.

He received a master’s degree in education from Wittenberg University, Springfield, in 1960. He also attended the University of Dayton, Ohio, Oswego State University College and Syracuse University.

From 1940 to 1946, Mr. Milligan lived in Strasburg, Ohio, where he was an administrator at Strasburg High School. He was a guidance counselor at Springfield High School from 1946 to 1963, and moved from Springfield to Pulaski, where he was a guidance counselor at Pulaski Central School until retiring in 1977.

He was a member of the state and Oswego County retired teachers associations, a life member of both the National Education Association and the Ohio Retired Teachers Association, and a member of the Oswego County Health Systems Council. He also participated in the Pulaski Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Mr. Milligan was a member of Pulaski Congregational Church, Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415, Free and Accepted Masons, Pulaski Royal Arch Masons, ROSA Garden Club and Oswego County Community Services Board.
CLIFFORD TAYLOR, 80, DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 3, 1995
Clifford W. Taylor, 80, County Route 2, died Saturday at his home after a long illness.

The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are two sons, Clifford W., Sandy Creek, and George A., Lorraine; two daughters, Shirley Helfrich, Mannsville, and Mary Wood, Bedford, Ind.; a brother, Robert, Sandy Creek; a sister, Gladys Manchester, Sandy Creek; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and his fiancee, Shirley Halsey, Orwell.

Born on July 28, 1914, son of Sidney and Anna Cobb Taylor, he lived in Richland before moving to Orwell 15 years ago.

Mr. Taylor worked for Birdseye Foods, Fulton, and was an auto mechanic.
ERNST SCHUSTER, 69, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 12, 1995
Ernst Schuster, 69, of Windcrest Drive, died Tuesday at home. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Chaud, pastor of the Faith Lutheran Church, Cicero, officiating.

Calling hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Ringgold Fire Department or the Northern Oswego County Ambulance Fund.

Surviving are his wife, Walburga, a son, Wolfgang, Salt Lake City, Utah, and four grandchildren.

Born June 19, 1926, in Osnabruck, Germany, a son of Paul Otto and Marie Frieda Spreckelmeyer Schuster, he attended schools in Germany.

He married Walburga Timm Dec. 28, 1953, in Germany. They came to the United States in 1963 and have resided in Pulaski since then.

He was production manager at Schoeller Technical Papers when he retired in 1992.
BEATRICE COOK, 94, NATIVE OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 12, 1995
Beatrice Cook, 94, of Altmar, a native of Orwell, died Tuesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Oswego.

Calling hours are from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Edward A. Hilton, Altmar; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and three sisters, Florence and Dorothy Braley, both of Altmar, and Lillian Neill, Pulaski.

Her second husband, Everett, died in 1974.

Born May 30, 1901, in Orwell, a daughter of William and Audrey Gay Neill, she lived for many years in the Oswego and Altmar areas.
LUIS C. NUNEZ DIES OF CAR CRASH INJURIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 17, 1995
Luis C. Nunez, 23, Tubbs Road, died Sunday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton, from injuries he suffered in an automobile accident in the town of Orwell.

State police said Mr. Nunez was traveling westbound on County Route 2 at 5:15 a.m. Sunday when he apparently fell asleep at the wheel. His vehicle went off a curve in the road and struck a large tree, police said.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry and the Rev. Randy Gross officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department.

Surviving are a son, Brian, Orwell; his parents, Luis and Sally Henry Nunez, Orwell; two brothers, David Henry, Sandy Creek, and Thomas Nunez, Pulaski; his maternal grandmother, Eva Ward, Orwell; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and his fiancee, Hope “Angel” O’Gorman, Orwell.

Born Sept. 30, 1971, in Oswego, he was a 1990 graduate of Sandy Creek Central School and was a welder for Syracuse Casting Inc. for the past two years.

Mr. Nunez was a life resident of Orwell, where he was a member of the volunteer fire department.
JUDITH LACELLE, 45, FORMERLY OF ORWELL, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 1, 1995
Judith LaCelle, 45, of 207 Court St., Syracuse, formerly of Orwell, died Sunday at her home. She died after suffering apparent heart failure.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Pulaski.

There are no calling hours.

Surviving are her husband, Phillip; three sons, Andrew, Fort Bragg, N.C., and David and Michael, both of Orwell; her mother, Shirley Shattuck, Orwell; six brothers, John Shattuck, Watertown, Jim and Jason Shattuck, Orwell, Jeremy Shattuck, Sandy Creek, Joel Shattuck, Altmar, and Jeffrey Shattuck, Syracuse; a sister, Janet MacCrimman, Altmar; and her maternal grandmother, Nettie Holland, Pulaski.

Born July 24, 1950, in Oswego, a daughter of Charles Shattuck and Shirley Parrow, she attended Sandy Creek schools.

She lived in Orwell before moving to Syracuse in 1991.
WILLARD E. CROSS, ONCE OF MEXICO, DIES AT 73

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 11, 1995
Willard E. Cross, 73, formerly of Mexico and Sandy Pond, retired rural mail carrier and accountant and World War II veteran, died Wednesday in Sebring, Fla.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are with Sanborn-McDaniels & LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Camden.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy; two sisters, Jessie Watkins, Mexico, and Eldean Mavarides, East Syracuse; a brother, J. Ronald, Lakeland, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.

Born on April 5, 1922, in New Haven, son of John H. and Clara Weaver Cross, he graduated from Mexico Academy in 1940 and attended Syracuse University.

Mr. Cross served in the Army Air Corps for three years during World War II. He was discharged Feb. 11, 1946, after spending 19 months in North Africa.

He married Dorothy I. Smith on June 1, 1946, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Paul J. Long officiating.

Mr. Cross lived in the Mexico area many years before moving to Sandy Pond in 1976. He retired in 1977 as a rural mail carrier after 31 years with the Postal Service and also operated an accounting business in Mexico.

He had lived in Avon Park, Fla., since 1986.
RICHLAND RESIDENT DOROTHY M. GIBBS DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 12, 1995
Dorothy M. Gibbs, 65, Peck Road, died Thursday evening at Andrew Michaud Nursing Home, Fulton.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Surviving are her husband, Lewis P., Richland; two daughters, Nancy L. Bice, Pulaski, and Ella M. Gibbs, Richland; her mother, Blanch Snyder, Boylston; three sisters, Patricia Goslin, Florida, and Elizabeth Snyder and Joan Stacy, both of Boylston; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Sept. 11, 1929, in Pittsfield, Mass., a daughter of Frank and Blanch Brockway Snyder, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1947.

She married Lewis Gibbs on July 6, 1949.

Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs have resided in Richland for 46 years and had lived previously in Boylston.

She was a member and past president of the Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358, Pulaski, and a member of the Richland Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
WELDER FRANCIS “FRANK’ WILSON, AGE 53, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 13, 1995
Francis H. “Frank” Wilson, 53, Upton Road, died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, of complications from pneumonia.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. David E. Balcom, officiating. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Valley Baptist Church, RD 3, Camden, N.Y. 13216.

Surviving are his fiancee, Bettyann Harrison, Pulaski; three sons, Terry A. Wilson, Stroudsburg, Pa., Gary F., Lacona, and Michael J., Pulaski; three daughters, Tina L. Marriott, Mayfield, Ky., Gail E. Curry, Redfield, and Sherry A. Holford, California City, Calif.; two brothers, Albert Wilson, Mannsville, and John Wilson, Lacona; a sister, Rose Pitts, Milfay, Okla., 12 grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

His wife, Elucia Yerdon Wilson, died Dec. 17, 1970.

Born Aug. 13, 1941, in Natural Bridge, a son of Herbert and Ruth Leonard Wilson, he attended Red Creek Schools.

Mr. Wilson had lived in Sandy Creek and Redfield for the past 32 years.

He was a pressure welder for Fulton Companies in Pulaski and also was a welder in the construction industry for many years.
FLORENCE E. WILD DIES IN PULASKI AT 87

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 15, 1995
Florence E. Wild, 87, Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home.

The funeral will be at noon Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours are from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the funeral home.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Born May 11, 1908, in Williamstown, a daughter of Tobias and Anna Hozli Wild, she attended Kasoag School.

She was a life resident of the Williamstown-Pulaski area.

For many years, she was a cook in several local resaturants and for many years she was employed at the Oswego County Sanitarium, Orwell.
NORMA B. WILSON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 15, 1995
Norma B. Wilson, 67, of 3148 Richland Road, died Monday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Donations may be made to the Park United Methodist Church.

Surviving are five sons, Stephen G., Terry R. and Paul R., all of Pulaski, Thomas J, Hinesburg, Vt., and Scott R., Orlando, Fla; two daughters, Gail E. Vance and Linda C. Jones, both of Pulaski; three brothers, John Tilkins, Clay, Robert Tilkins, Butler, Pa., and Ronald Tilkins, Maryland; two sisters, Eileen Skotnicki, Adams, and Bonita Salisbury, Pulaski, 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A son, Robert G. Wilson, died in November 1966 in Vietnam.

Born May 8, 1928, in Richland, a daughter of Lewis and Florence Brown Tilkins, she attended Pulaski Academy High School.

On Feb. 10, 1946, she married Grant O. Wilson. He died July 21, 1989.

In 1987, she retired after seven years of service at Schoeller Technical Papers and was previously employed for several years by Evergreen Nursing Home.

She had lived in the Pulaski/Richland area for the last 45 years.

Mrs. Wilson was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, was a Gold Star mother and a member of the auxiliary of the Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion.
RETIRED TEACHER RHODA H. BENSON DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 22, 1995
Rhoda H. Benson, 89, of 7384 Park St., died Sunday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Pulaski Congregational Church. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Donations may be made to Pulaski Historical Society. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are two sons, William H, Kensington, Calif., and James D., Toronto, Ontario, four grandchildren, a stepgranddaughter and two great-stepgrandchildren.

Born Oct. 23, 1905, in Vermillion, a daughter of D. Ward and Jennie Gothier Howard, she lived in Pulaski for 80 years.

She was a music teacher from 1927 to 1930 with the Pulaski and Norwood schools. Mrs. Benson was a 1922 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School and a 1925 Academy High school and a 1925 graduate of Syracuse University.

She married Dimon W. Benson Sept. 20, 1930, in Pulaski at her parents home on Broad Street with the Rev. John Warren officiating. Mr. benson died Nov. 22, 1990.

Mrs. Benson was a member of Pulaski First Congregational Church, the Pulaski Monday Club and the Pulaski Historical Society.
JOAN P. KLEIN DIES IN RICHLAND AT AGE 71

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 24, 1995
Joan P. Klein, 71, Orwell Street, died Wednesday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, with the Rev. John F. Hogan officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to United Friends of Homeless Animals.

Surviving are three sisters, Catherine Klein and Charlotte Lawton, both of Richland, and Grace French, Waterloo; four brothers, William Klein, Millhall, Pa., Kenneth Klein, Minoa, John Klein, Waterloo, and Richard Klein, Perry; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Born April 21, 1924, in New York City, a daughter of William J. and Charlotte Holland Klein, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School.

In 1982, she retired after four years with Northern Oswego County Health services Inc., Pulaski, and for 36 years prior to that she had worked in the offices of Dr. Burch K. Reed, Sandy Creek.

She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and vice president of United Friends of Homeless Animals, Pulaski.
RICHLAND NATIVE CLARENCE GRANT MURRAY DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 25, 1995
Clarence Grant Murray, 71, County Route 41A, Fernwood, a Richland native, died Wednesday at his home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Fernwood United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lois Hoxie officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours were scheduled for 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Donations may be made to Fernwood United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Lillian L.; a son, Gary R., Fernwood; a daughter, Susanne R. Hatfield, Fernwood; his mother, Mary Ruth Murray, Fernwood; three brothers, Clinton, Stuart, Fla., George, Baldwinsville, and Robert, Mexico; a sister, Charlotte Row, Pulaski, six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born Feb. 17, 1924, in Richland, a son of Clarence G. and Mary Ruth Reynolds Murray, he graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1942.

He married Lillian L. Rose Sept. 29, 1946.

A member of Cable Trail Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lacona, he served in the Army from 1942 to 1945.

In 1983, he retired after 28 years of service as a mechanic for New Process Gear Division of Chrysler Corp., Syracuse.

He was a lifelong resident of the Fernwood area.
FRANCIS JOHN SHUHART OF PULASKI DIES AT 81

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 30, 1995
Francis John Shuhart, 81, Springbrook Apartments, retired restaurateur, died Monday at Canandaigua Veterans Administration Hospital.

The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Timothy Hurne officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, 4 Gay Road, Altmar, N.Y. 13302.

Surviving are his wife, Viola; a son, Charles, Palestine, Texas; a daughter, Edna Pringle, Ben Wheeler, Texas; three stepsons, Fred Medek, New Hope, Pa., and Beryl and Gene Greenfield, both of Orwell; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson; and two sisters, Elizabeth Bishop, Tampa, Fla., and Alice Geiger, Fredonia.

Born Nov. 4, 1913, in Mapleshade, N.J., a son of Harry and Anna Aiken Shuhart, he lived for many years in Palestine, Texas, before moving to Pulaski in 1990.

Mr. Shuhart owned several restaurants in New Jersey and was a member of the Masonic Order.
LEILA M. COFFIE, 85, RETIRED TEACHER, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 31, 1995
Leila M. Coffie, 85, of Centerville Road, former teacher, widow of retired farmer Leroy F. Coffie, died Wednesday at her home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Randy Gross officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Leroy, Pulaski; four daughters, Rita Brennan, Texas, N.Y., Lucretia Bailey, Franklinton, N.C., Mildred Mantor, Pulaski, and Barbara Layman, Richland, 26 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Born Sept. 1, 1909, in Pulaski, a daughter of Charles and Flora Reynolds Lacelle, she graduated from Pulaski High School and Potsdam Normal School.

She married Leroy F. Coffie on Nov. 7, 1928, in Adams. Mr. Coffie retired from farming in 1965 and died Aug. 18, 1970.

A life resident of the Pulaski area, she was a school teacher for several years and was employed with several restaurants. She also was a member of the Pulaski Baptist Church.
ORWELL NATIVE EVA MAE WARD DIES AT AGE 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 2, 1995
Eva Mae Ward, 68, County Route 2, a native of Orwell, died Thursday evening at Community General Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Randy Gross officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St. Contributions may be made to the Luis Nunez Scholarship Fund at Sandy Creek Central School, Salisbury Street, Sandy Creek, N.Y., 13145, in care of Georgia Gola.

Surviving are four sons, Douglas Henry and Robert M. Ward, both of Orwell, Bud R. Ward, Lacona, and John W. Ward, Lakeland, Fla.; four daughters, Carol A. Banas, Lakeland, Sally L. Nunez, Orwell, Cindy Sue Henry, Altmar, and Candy J. Ward, Richland; 26 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Kenneth Graham, Orwell, and Donald Graham, Lakeland; two sisters, Dora Archibee and Midge Reynolds, both of Orwell, and nieces and nephews.

A son, Richard H. Ward, died in 1979. A daughter, Vickie Lee Walker, died in 1981.

She was born Aug. 24, 1927, in Orwell, a daughter of Franklin and Mildred Squires Graham. She attended Orwell schools and was a lifelong resident of Orwell.

She married Calvin J. Henry. He died April 8, 1953. A later marriage ended in divorce.

She was a member of the Orwell Fire Department Ladies’ Auxiliary.
TIMOTHY C. HOWELL, 4, OF MEXICO, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 3, 1995
Timothy C. Howell, 4-year-old son of Timothy T. and Terry D. Keeney Howell, 107 Spath Road, died Saturday at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse. He had been ill with cancer.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating. Burial will be in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 333 Westmoreland Drive, Rochester, N.Y. 14620, or to the Children’s Miracle Network, Syracuse.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Leila Howell of Three Mile Bay; his maternal grandmother, Reba Keeney of Mexico, and aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was born Sept. 28, 1990, in Syracuse, and attended Oswego BOCES preschool and Kids’ School, Mapleview.
FLORIS A. HOVEY DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 9, 1995
Floris A. Hovey, 89, Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Pulaski, died Aug. 19 at the Plaza West facility, Sun City Center.

A graveside committal service will be at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in Pulaski Cemetery with the Rev. Richard A. Clay officiating.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.
GLENN M. KEENEY SR., REDFIELD NATIVE, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 12, 1995
Glenn M. Keeney Sr., 63, County Route 48, Pineville, a Redfield native, died Monday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

Calling hours were scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara J.; a son, Glenn Jr., Pineville; four daughters, Glenda O’Donnell, North Syracuse, Sandra McDonald, Canada, Melody Lewis, Mexico, and Rhonda Stevens, Williamstown, a sister, Ethel Mae Durist, Rome and 12 grandchildren.

Born May 16, 1932, in Redfield, a son of Adelbert and Elizabeth Stuper Keeney, he attended Camden school and lived in Altmar before moving to Pineville in 1955.

He married Barbara June Turner May 16, 1952, in the Altmar Methodist Church with the Rev. H.S. Hill, then pastor, officiating.

For the past 30 years, he was owner and operator of Keeney’s Garage, Pineville. He worked for several years at New Process Gear Division of Chrysler Corp., Church & Dwight Co. and was a mechanic for the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown school district for several years.
BETTY I. PRATT, 56, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 24, 1995
Betty I. Pratt, 56, of 3992 Port St., wife of Donald E. Pratt, died Saturday morning at her home. She had cancer.

A private funeral will be held Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tschudy officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

There are no calling hours. Donations may be made to Volunteers of Oswego County Hospice, care of Oswego County Savings Bank, P.O. Box 328, Oswego, N.Y. 13126-0328.

Surviving besdies her husband are a son, Ronald D., Pulaski; three daughters, Karen E. Hax and Kathy E. and Debra E. Gibbs, all of Pulaski; her mother, Reva I. Hilton, Pulaski; a brother, Richard J. Hilton, Pulaski; a sister, Joyce M. Ackerman, Pulaski, and 14 grandchildren.

Born March 11, 1939, in Richland, a daughter of Hiram and Reva I. Whaley Hilton, she moved to Pulaski in 1956.

Mrs. Pratt attended Pulaski Academy High School and married Donald E. Pratt on Feb. 4, 1956, in Adams. They owned and operated a dairy farm in the Pulaski area from 1956 to 1973.
RICHARD FURBACHER, ARMY SGT., DIES AT 27

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 6, 1995
Army Staff Sgt. Richard Furbacher, 27, formerly stationed at Fort Drum, stepfather of Dustin and Skyler Ludwig, Pulaski, died Sunday at Fort Polk, La.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
HARRY B. DESMARAIS DIES AT THE AGE OF 84

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 8, 1995
Harry B. DesMarais, 84, of 138 Upton Road, retired farmer, died Friday evening at Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown.

A private funeral will be Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There are no calling hours.

Surviving are a brother, Lawrence A., Pulaski; three sisters, Margaret Littler, Pulaski, Frances Brace, Denver, Colo., and Mary Deal, Amarillo, Texas, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born June 26, 1911, in Rutland, Vt., son of Benjamin F. and Louise Davis DesMarais, he attended Canajoharie High School.

He was a dairy farmer for 40 years and also worked for Morris Security Systems, Syracuse, for several years.

Mr. DesMarais resided on Upton Road since 1933.

He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and the National Rifle Association and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
MAN, WOMAN KILLED IN HEAD-ON COLLISION POLICE CONTINUE INVESTIGATION OF PARISH CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 28, 1995
A Parish man and a Williamstown woman died from injuries suffered in a two-car accident Thursday night on Route 69, 50 yards from County Route 11 in the Oswego County town of Parish.

Timothy D. Collins, 27, Route 69, died at 4 a.m. Friday at the State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse, from internal injuries suffered in the head-on collision at 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

The other driver, Jaqueline R. Chambers, 44, Foil Road, was declared dead at the scene from massive trauma.

Mr. Collins was driving west on Route 69 when he lost control around a curve and crossed into the opposite lane, striking head-on the eastbound vehicle driven by Mrs. Chambers, state police said.

Both drivers were trapped in their vehicles and had to be removed using a hydraulic rescue tool. Mr. Collins was flown by Mercy Flight to the Health Science Center.

There were no passengers. Police have not determined how fast both vehicles were traveling when they struck each other. The investigation continues. Also assisting at the scene were Parish Fire Department and McFee Ambulance, out of Mexico.

The funeral for Mr. Collins will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Terry Plaugher officiating. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to McFee Ambulance, Watson Avenue, Mexico, N.Y. 13114, or to the Parish Volunteer Fire Department, Parish, N.Y. 13131.

Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Elaine and Gary Cornell, Mexico; his father, Larry Collins, Sandy Creek; two sisters, Tina and Tammy Collins, both of Mexico; his maternal grandmother, Marion Boyce, Pulaski; a niece; several aunts, uncles and cousins, and his fiancee, Amy Horning, Parish.

Born March 24, 1968, in Watertown, son of Larry and Elaine Boyce Collins, he attended Pulaski High School and resided in Mexico for eight years before moving to Parish last year.

Mr. Collins was assistant maintenance supervisor at East Coast Resorts for the past three years.

The funeral for Mrs. Chambers will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Harter Funeral Home, 7430 W. Main St. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Surviving are two daughters, Shannon and Rachel Chambers, both of Parish; a son, Bruce Chambers, Mallory; her parents, David and Mary Johnson, Syracuse; two sisters, Rebecca Trichilo, Syracuse, and Gwendolyn Serino, Hillside; two brothers, Frederick and David Johnson Jr., both of Syracuse; her paternal grandmother, Gertrude Van Arnam, Syracuse; two grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and her fiance, Grant “Butch” Denny, Williamstown.

Mrs. Chambers was born Nov. 30, 1950, in Syracuse and lived in the Williamstown area most of her life.
PAUL M. JEWETT DIES AT AGE 87 IN CARLISLE, PA.

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 29, 1995
Paul M. Jewett, 87, Partrick Drive, died Friday at the Church of God Home, Carlisle, Pa., where he had resided since December 1992.

The funeral will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours will be 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Pulaski Senior Nutrition Center, care of Park United Methodist Church, 7445 Hubble St., Pulaski, N.Y. 13142; or to the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Association, 70 E. Lake St., Suite 600, Chicago, Ill. 60601.

Surviving are a son, William P., Liverpool; a daughter, Ruth Elanor Hoffman, Carlisle; a brother, Rufus, Middlebury, Vt.; three sisters, Lyda Brown and Elizabeth Jewett, both of Middlebury, and Ellen Delaire, Hinesburg, Vt.; four grandchildren and a great-grandson.

Born June 1, 1908, in Cornwall, Vt., son of Samuel H. and Mary Nettie MacMurtry Jewett, he was a 1926 graduate of Middlebury High School and married Elsie G. Tousley on Jan. 12, 1935. Mrs. Jewett died Sept. 27, 1981.

He was employed by Douglaston Manor from 1927 to 1950, and was a poultry farmer from 1950 until retiring in 1980.

He was a member of Weybridge Congregational Church, Middlebury, Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415, Free and Accepted Masons, and the Pulaski Grange.
PULASKI RESIDENT HELEN RAITI DIES IN SYRACUSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 29, 1995
Helen B. Raiti, 74, of 7528 Price Drive, died Friday at State University of New York Health Science Center, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Victory United Methodist Church, Victory, with the Rev. Aiosa and the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Victory Union Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., and also 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Victory United Methodist Church. Donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church, Victory United Methodist Church or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.

Surviving are three sons, Joseph E., Syracuse, Gary, Pulaski, Charles A., Massena; two daughters, Annie Budd, Calgary, Alberta, and Debra Jean Drake, Nashville, Tenn.; her mother, Lena Drabel, Pulaski; a brother, Frank Drabel, Glenn Birney, Md.; two sisters, Phyllis Abrams, Alton, and Marion Gerecke, Clairmont, Calif.; nine grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Born Sept. 3, 1921, in Fredricksburg, Va., daughter of Elsworth and Lena Drabel Baker, she graduated from Cato-Meridian High School in 1939, and from Syracuse Beauty School. She married Concetto “Ed” Raiti on Feb. 7, 1942. He died June 28, 1982.

While residing in Victory, she and her husband owned and operated the Rock Garden Cheese Factory from 1942 to 1957. Moving to Pulaski in 1969, she and Mr. Raiti owned and operated the Colosse Cheese Store until retiring in 1980. The couple also owned the Hannibal and Red Creek hotels.

She was a member of Pulaski Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski Historical Society, and auxiliary to Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358. She was a past member of Pulaski Women’s Bowling Leagues and Victory Senior Citizens Group.
ALIDA M. HAINES, 82, ONCE OF RICHLAND, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 2, 1995
Alida M. Haines, 82, formerly of Centerville Road, died Tuesday at a Dover, Del., nursing home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. John Hogan officiating.

Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Leslie G. Jr., Orwell; two daughters, Edith “Smokey” Bialecki, Magnolia, Del., and Shirley Henry, Orwell; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A son, George P., died in May 1959.

Born Dec. 19, 1912, in Manchester, N.H., daughter of Joseph and Delina Champagne Sylvester, she married Leslie G. Haines in 1935 in Utica. Mr. Haines died April 15, 1970.

Mrs. Haines lived in Richland and Orwell before moving to Magnolia in 1971.

She worked for Wilson’s Red & White, Syracuse China and Evergreen Nursing Home, Pulaski.
KOREAN WAR VET WESLEY E. MCDOUGALL DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 3, 1995
Wesley E. McDougall, 67, Deerfield Apartments, died Thursday at Veterans Administration Hospital, Syracuse.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis A.; a daughter, Cathy A. Evans, Pulaski; two brothers, Wallace, Fulton, and Ivan, Phoenix; a sister, Belva Violando, Phoenix; a grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Born Oct. 2, 1928, in Fulton, son of Bert and Alma McDougall, he attended Port Leyden and Lyons Falls schools and married Phyllis Cook May 10, 1952.

The couple had resided in Pulaski since 1992 and previously lived in Phoenix for 45 years.

Mr. McDougall served in the Army during the Korean War and was a truck driver for General Electric, Syracuse, for 36 years until retiring in 1991.
PAUL TOWN DIES IN CALIF

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 7, 1995
Paul E. Town, 85, El Cajon, Calif., formerly of Bradford, Pa., and Pulaski, died Friday in El Cajon.

There will be no funeral service or calling hours. Private burial will be in Maplelawn Cemetery, Dugway.

Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County unit of the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are two sons, Paul E. Jr., Pulaski, and Douglas R., El Cajon; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Eugene, Bremerton, Wash., and Forrest, Texas.

Born Jan. 1, 1910, in Bradford, Pa., a son of Forrest and Catherine Town, he married Florence E. Eynon on May 8, 1933. She died Jan. 19, 1982.

Mr. Town was employed by Wright Aeronautical Corp. during World War II in North Africa, Ethiopia and India. He was employed by General Electric Corp., Syracuse, and General Dynamics Corp., Syracuse, until his retirement in 1970, after 15 years.

He had been a resident of the Pulaski and Altmar areas for 40 years, moving to El Cajon in 1986.
TURIN NATIVE DOROTHY E. HIGBY DIES AT 75

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 12, 1995
Dorothy E. Higby, 75, Old Mexico Road, died Friday evening at Sunrise Nursing Home, Oswego.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Pulaski Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Richard Bennett, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St.

Surviving are six sons, Willard E., Sandy Pond, Gerald F., Adelbert E., James J. and Douglas D., all of Pulaski, and John W., New Haven; three daughters, Sandra Tidwell, Pulaski, Janet Banks, Sparrowbush, and Mary Ellen Staffan, Fairport; a brother, Edwin Hill, Turin; a sister, Betty Farr, Turin; 25 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Born on Dec. 5, 1919, at Turin, daughter of Edwin and Cora Bacher Hill, she graduated from General Martin High School, Glenfield, in 1937.

She married Willis O. Higby on July 23, 1938, at Turin with the Rev. Dr. Alfred M. Ellis, then pastor of the Turin Presbyterian Church, officiating. Mr. Higby died June 30, 1969.

Mrs. Higby resided in the Turin area until moving to Pulaski in 1946 and was employed by General Electric Co., Syracuse, for several years.

She was a member of the Pulaski Wesleyan Church and a former member of the Pulaski chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Pulaski Grange and Pulaski Home Bureau.
PULASKI RESIDENT M. THERESA FORSYTH DIES AT 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 16, 1995
M. Theresa Forsyth, 76, of 6-B Springbrook Apartments, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 7385 Park St., with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Orwell Fire Department, P.O. Box 194, Orwell, N.Y. 13426.

Surviving are a son, John, Pulaski; two daughters, Virginia Tortorello, Syracuse, and Kathleen M. Maitland, Orwell; a brother, Vincent DeRenzo, Syracuse; a sister, Esther Harper, Syracuse; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Born Nov. 6, 1919, in Syracuse, daughter of Ignatius and Virginia Russo DeRenzo, she was a 1934 graduate of St. John the Baptist School, Syracuse. She lived in Orwell for 22 years before moving to Pulaski in 1985. She had previously lived in Syracuse for 45 years.

Her husband, John, died Dec. 22.

Mrs. Forsyth was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Syracuse, and its Altar and Rosary Society.
LYNN R. HENDERSON, ALTMAR, DIES AT AGE OF 55

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 20, 1995
Lynn R. Henderson, 55, Route 22, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital from complications of diabetes.

A private funeral will be Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Les Bishop officiating.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be private.

Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Syracuse Regional Chapter, 1603 W. Genesee St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13204.

Surviving are two sons, Scott D., Valdosta, Ga., and Gregg R., Pulaski; a daughter, Kristin M. Brooks, Goose Creek, S.C.; his parents, Raymond and Eugenia “Genie” Davidson Henderson, Pulaski; a brother, Richard, Pulaski; a sister, Marlene Cook, Palermo; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born Aug. 2, 1940, in Parish, he was a 1958 graduate of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School and served in the Army from 1958 to 1961.

He was a supervisor at Schoeller Technical Papers, Pulaski, for the past 30 years.
RALPH P. JONES, SANDY POND, DIES AT AGE 67

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 11, 1995
Ralph P. Jones, 67, Sniper Road, Sandy Pond, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Boonville Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Ringgold Fire Department, Lake Street, Pulaski, 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Joan H.; three sons, Perry T., Verona, Ralph P., Orlando, Fla., and Francis M., Utica; two daughters, Charlotte M. Adams, Roy, Utah, and Elizabeth O. Myers, Carthage; three stepsons, Leroy E. Stevens, Parish, William L. Stevens, Richland, and Mark E. Stevens, Sandy Pond; a stepdaughter, Rosemary Rotach, Sandy Creek; a sister, Priscilla Jones, Mesa, Ariz.; several grandchildren; a great-grandson and several nieces and nephews.

Born in Boonville, Mr. Jones had lived in Sandy Pond since 1970. He was a 1943 graduate of Boonville High School and was employed by Watertown Supply Co., formerly Utica Plumbing Supply Co., for 43 years before retiring in 1993.

He served in the Army from 1946 to 1948 and was a member of the Albany American Legion. He was a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the National Rifle Association.
JUNE H. LILLEY, 75, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 11, 1995
June H. Lilley, 75, Springbrook Apartments, died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

A spring graveside service will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street.

Surviving are her husband, Erwin W.; two uncles, Clinton Davis, Sackets Harbor, and Earl Coleman, Dexter, and nieces and nephews.

Born June 23, 1920, in Mexico, daughter of Frank and Daisy Davis House, she had lived in Pulaski since 1923. She was a 1937 graduate of Pulaski Academy and a 1939 graduate of Syracuse Beauty School.

She married Erwin W. Lilley April 5, 1951, in Winchester, Va.

Mrs. Lilley owned and operated a beauty salon in Pulaski for 35 years, retiring in 1975.

She was a member of Pulaski Baptist Church and its Ann Judson Group. She was also a member of the Pulaski Civic Club and the Pulaski Historical Society.
PULASKI RESIDENT SYLVIA L. PAYNE DIES AT 83

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 23, 1995
Sylvia L. Payne, 83, of 18 Riveredge Drive, widow of Kenneth B. Payne, died Friday morning at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Spring burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Surviving are four sons, Dewey, Palmer, Alaska, Leonard, Kasoag, Thomas, Hastings, and Tim, Altmar; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Born Sept. 7, 1912, at Lockport, daughter of Sylvester and Augusta Buchhold Dent, she attended Lockport schools and married Kenneth B. Payne on June 29, 1935.

The couple resided in Pulaski since 1947. They owned and operated Kenny’s Boat Livery, Port Ontario, for 30 years, retiring in 1977. Mr. Payne died June 29, 1986.

Mrs. Payne was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church and Pulaski Home Bureau.
JOHN F. OAKES, 75, ALTMAR, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 27, 1995
John F. Oakes Sr., 75, Route 22, died Monday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia D.; seven sons, Jon, Syracuse, John F. Jr., Pulaski, Robert C., Gene M. and Ronald D., all of Altmar, Donald K., Camden, and Dean R., Turin; seven daughters, Louise LaCelle and Linda Robinson, both of Pulaski, Betsy Skinner and Patricia Randell, both of Camden, and Susan Haywood, Diane Haywood and Doreen Finch, all of Altmar; a brother, Franklin, Cincinnati, Ohio, 32 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Born Oct. 9, 1920, in Watertown, son of Richard and Irene Bennett Oakes, he lived in Rome and Williamstown before moving to the Altmar area 20 years ago.

Mr. Oakes retired in 1970 after many years with Schaffer Box Co., Syracuse. He was previously employed by Camden Wire Co.

A marriage to Dorothy M. Bancroft in 1941 ended in divorce.

He married Virginia LaRock Aug. 22, 1946.

Mr. Oakes was an Army veteran.
DORIS WOODMANCY, 74, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 31, 1995
Doris M. Woodmancy, 74, Oswego, formerly of Pulaski, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Bruce Schraeder officiating. Spring burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, town of Richland.

There will be no calling hours.

Surviving are two sons, Franklin L. II and Derek J., both of Pulaski; two daughters, Dee Maitland, Oswego, and Lori-Jo Mitchell, Poulsbo, Wash.; 16 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Born Jan. 21, 1921, in Syracuse, daughter of Peter and Goldie March Jock, she graduated from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

Mrs. Woodmancy had resided in Oswego for the past 25 years. She was a bookkeeper for Ra-Lin Co., Syracuse, for many years.

A marriage to Franklin Woodmancy ended in divorce.
CHARLOTTE A. CIRBUS, ONCE OF PULASKI, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 2, 1996
Charlotte A. Cirbus, 64, Cherry Hill Apartments, Syracuse, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday at Van Duyn Home and Hospital, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard A. Clay officiating. Spring burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

There are no calling hours.

Surviving are three sons, James Furbeck, Syracuse, Frederick Furbeck, Rochester, and Michael Cirbus, Apalachin; three daughters, Susan Cobb, Pulaski, Linda Green, Rochester, and Deborah Furbeck-Reed, East Syracuse; her father, Herbert Backus, Mexico; five brothers, Larry Miester, Lowville, Fred Ouderkirk, Locke, and Jerry, Ronald and Bruce Nutting, all of Richland; 13 sisters, Hazel Overton, Lorraine, Jean Poissiant, Chazy, Marjorie Favre, Little Rock, Ark., Mildred McGinn, Liverpool, Beverly McNitt and Joyce Widrick, both of Adams, Grace Caufield, Betty Jean Nutting and Darlene Denny, all of Sandy Creek, Joan McNitt, Pulaski, Mary Jane Nutting, Richland, Linda Vann, Henderson, and Barbara Lehtonen, Mexico; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Her husband, James Cirbus, died in 1968.

Born June 25, 1931, at Sandy Creek, daughter of Arthur and Margaret Nutting, she was raised and adopted by Herbert Backus.

She was a 1949 graduate of Mexico High School and attended Central City Business Institute, Syracuse.

Mrs. Cirbus was the former operator of C.C. Coffee Chop and resided in the Pulaski area many years before moving to Syracuse 14 years ago.

A marriage to James Furbeck ended in divorce.

She was a member of the auxiliary of Pulaski Post 7289, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
HOWARD L. ALLEN SR. DIES AT THE AGE OF 76

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 6, 1996
Howard L. Allen Sr., 76, Railroad Street, died Thursday at Monroe Regional Medical Center, Ocala, Fla.

A spring graveside service will be held in Fairview Cemetery, Williamstown.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.

Surviving are his wife, Marion J.; two sons, Howard Jr., Altmar, and Ronald T., Hastings; two daughters, Sandra M. Bull and Patricia P. Sams, both of Williamstown; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Born Sept. 24, 1919, in Ricard, the son of Harry and Blanche Snow Allen, he was a 1938 graduate of Altmar High School.

He owned and operated the Salmon River Inn from 1976 to 1986, and also worked as a heavy-equipment operator for 30 years, retiring in 1982.

He married Marion J. Balch on July 12, 1941. Mr. and Mrs. Allen were life residents of Altmar, spending the winters in Florida since 1988.

Mr. Allen was a member of Operating Engineers Local 545, Syracuse for the past 44 years and was a member of the Russell Tryon Post 1435 of the American Legion and a member of the Ricard Grange.

He was a past member of Amboy Masonic Lodge 650, and a former member of Pulaski bowling leagues. He also played horseshoes for many years in Pulaski.
FORMER ROAD CHIEF CLYDE A. BALLOU DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 7, 1996
Clyde A. Ballou, 90, Ballou Road, former Boylston superintendent of highways, died Friday at the Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown, where he had been a resident since May 21, 1994.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Brian Snyder officiating. Spring burial will be in Sandy Creek-Boylston Wesleyan Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Surviving are his wife, Isabel; an aunt, Irma Hall, Auburn; a nephew and several cousins.

A son, David, died at age 12 on Sept. 21, 1954, and a brother, Leslie, died in 1983.

Born Aug. 22, 1905, near Salmon River Falls, town of Orwell, a son of Clinton O. and Lilla McKie Ballou, he attended local schools.

He married Isabel Chrisman on March 4, 1935, at the home of his brother, Leslie, Syracuse, with the Rev. Elmer G. Russell, pastor of Salina Presbyterian Church, Syracuse, officiating.

At the time of his marriage, he worked transporting students from the Hagan School District to Sandy Creek Central School.

Later, the couple moved to their present home on Ballou Road where they operated their 100-acre farm until 1954.

They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house held at Sandy Creek Grange Hall on March 3, 1985.

Beginning work at a young age, Mr. Ballou was employed by Brown-Lipe Chapin Co., Syracuse, during the 1920s.

He later worked at the Stevens Milling and Feed Co. and Blount Lumber Co., both of Lacona, for a total of 14 years.

He then worked for the Boylston Highway Department for 18 years.

He was highway superintendent for six years before his retirement in 1972.

A former member of the Welcome Lodge 680 International Order of the Odd Fellows, he later transferred to that organization’s Americus Lodge 607, Syracuse, where he was chaplain.

For many years, he was trustee and president of the Sandy Creek-Boylston Cemetery Association, and was a former member of the Tug Hill Planning Board.

At the time of his death, he was a member of the Halfshire Historical Society and the New York State Bluebird Society.

He was a 65-year member of Sandy Creek Grange 127 and an honorary member of the Oswego County Association of Town Superintendents of Highways.

In 1989, he received a certificate of commendation from the Oswego County Legislature in recognition of his exemplary service to his community and for being an outstanding citizen.

Mr. Ballou enjoyed reading, gardening, fishing and traveling and was an avid lover of nature.

He was also an amateur photographer, having received awards at local and county levels.
MARGUERETA WEBB, PULASKI, DIES AT 90

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 14, 1996
Marguereta Webb, 90, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday evening at James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Carlton Baker, pastor of Oswego Bible Baptist Church, officiating.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International or Oswego Bible Baptist Church.

Surviving are four sons, Herbert J., Fayetteville, John Wesley, Saratoga, William Allen, Canton, and Richard James, Cicero; two sisters, Kathleen Sills and Helena Gibson, both of Belleville, Ontario, 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Born Aug. 22, 1905, at Cannifton, Ontario, daughter of Wesley and Ethel Bradshaw, she graduated from Ontario schools and, on July 14, 1926, married Herbert C. Webb at Cannifton.

Mr. Webb, postmaster at Fernwood for 40 years, died Dec. 1, 1991.

Mrs. Webb, a resident of the Fernwood-Pulaski area since 1926, was employed by the Postal Service as a clerk in Fernwood for 40 years, retiring in 1970.

She was a member of Fernwood Baptist Church, Oswego Bible Baptist Church and the Gideons International Auxiliary.
MARGARET C. MURRAY, 77, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 19, 1996
Margaret C. Murray, 77, of 172 S. Daysville Road, died Thursday at her home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Volunteers of Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are two daughters, Susanne G. Breezee and Jeanine L. Crandall, both of Mexico; a sister, Dorothy Rude, Mexico; three grandchildren, and her companion, Martin “Al” Brandt, Pulaski.

Born Jan. 3, 1919, town of Mexico, daughter of Elmer and Grace Marsden Southworth, she had lived at Pulaski since 1940.

She previously resided at Mexico and Parish.
THELMA “BETTY’ CRAIG DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 24, 1996
Thelma “Betty” Craig, 78, of 1512 Route 13, died Monday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Lois A. Hoxie officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St.

Surviving are her husband, Howard F.; two daughters, Barbara E. Gregory, Altmar, and Janice M. Hughes, Francestown, N.H., and five grandchildren.

Born Feb. 12, 1917, in Elbridge, a daughter of Edward and Thelma Dunning Caple, she lived in Camillus before moving to Altmar in 1951. She had been employed by the Altmar Hotel and the Green Gate Inn, Camillus.

She married Howard F. Craig on Oct. 9, 1954.

Mrs. Craig was a member of the Russell-Tryon American Legion Post 1435 Auxiliary.
FUNERAL TODAY FOR BRYANT N. CRONK, 6 MONTHS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 27, 1996
The funeral for Bryant Nathan Cronk Jr., 6-month-old son of Bryant Sr. and Christina Cronk, Orwell, will be at 11 a.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

The boy was found dead at home Thursday morning by his parents. An autopsy was performed at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton, where the case was ruled sudden infant death syndrome, or crib death.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m today at the funeral home.

Surviving besides his parents are a sister, Chrystal M., at home; his paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Elaine Cronk, Richland; his maternal grandfather, Bruce Nutting, Richland; his maternal grandmother, Barbara Stone, Sandy Creek; his maternal great-grandmother, Florence Nutting, Richland, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was born July 25 in Syracuse.
REDFIELD MAN, 44, DIES IN SLED CRASH

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 5, 1996
David E. Ouderkirk, 44, of 40 Castor Road, was killed late Saturday night when he slammed his snowmobile into the rear of a parked pickup truck, according to state police at Pulaski.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where he was taken by Northern Oswego County Ambulance. An autopsy was being conducted today.

Police said it is not believed he was driving at an excessive speed. The possible involvement of alcohol was being investigated, police said.

Troopers said Mr. Ouderkirk was driving south on Oswego County Route 17 in the town of Redfield at about 11:55 p.m. when he hit a truck owned by David C. Vanry, County Route 22, Orwell.

The truck was legally parked, police said.

Spring graveside services for Mr. Ouderkirk will be held in Greenboro Cemetery. Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of the arrangements.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to Redfield Volunteer Fire Co.

Surviving are three daughters, Rene S. and Amy J., both of Sandy Creek, and Rita A., Cicero; his mother, Marion A., Redfield; a brother, Dan F., Lacona; two sisters, Sharon Babcock, Redfield, and Sandra Richter, Orwell; his maternal grandparents, Nathan and Myrtle Barnhart, Redfield, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born April 22, 1951, in Watertown, son of Francis and Marion A. Cornwall Ouderkirk, he lived in Redfield all of his life. He had been a self-employed logger for 15 years.

A marriage ended in divorce.
SNOWMOBILE HITS PICKUP

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 5, 1996
David E. Ouderkirk, 44, of 40 Castor Road, was killed late Saturday when he slammed his snowmobile into the rear of a parked pickup truck, according to state police at Pulaski.

He was pronounced dead on arrival at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where he was taken by Northern Oswego County Ambulance. An autopsy was being conducted today.

Police said it is not believed he was driving at an excessive speed. The possible involvement of alcohol was being investigated, police said.

Troopers said Mr. Ouderkirk was driving south on Oswego County Route 17 in the town of Redfield at about 11:55 p.m. when he hit a truck owned by David C. Vanry, County Route 22, Orwell.

The truck was legally parked, police said.

A spring graveside service for Mr. Ouderkirk will be held in Greenboro Cemetery. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

There will be no calling hours. Donations may be made to Redfield Volunteer Fire Company.

Surviving are three daughters, Rene S. and Amy J., both of Sandy Creek, and Rita A., Cicero; his mother, Marion A., Redfield; a brother, Dan F., Lacona; two sisters, Sharon Babcock, Redfield, and Sandra Richter, Orwell; his maternal grandparents, Nathan and Myrtle Barnhart, Redfield, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born April 22, 1951, in Watertown, son of Francis and Marion A. Cornwall Ouderkirk, he lived in Redfield all of his life. He had been a self-employed logger for 15 years.

A marriage ended in divorce.
KATHERINE F. MANWARING, PULASKI, DIES AT 93

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 13, 1996
Katherine F. Manwaring, 93, Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday at the home of her son, with whom she lived.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Spring burial will be in South Rutland Cemetery, Fernwood.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St. Contributions may be made to Hillsborough County Hospice, Tampa, Fla.

Surviving are a son, James F. Fahnestock, Sun City Center; a stepson, William Manwaring, Abilene, Kan.; five grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

Born Jan. 8, 1903, in Oswego, daughter of Edward and Katherine Schneider King, she was a 1921 graduate of Oswego High School and a 1923 graduate of Oswego Normal School. She was a teacher at Sandy Creek, Elba-Pulaski and Altmar-Parish-Williamstown schools, retiring in 1972. She moved to Florida in 1991.

She married James H. Fahnestock Jan. 27, 1924. Mr. Fahnestock, a manager at Buffalo Niagara Electric Corp., died Sept. 28, 1946. She married Nathan Manwaring on Aug. 21, 1948. Mr. Manwaring, chief dispatcher of Niagara Mohawk Power Corp, Batavia, died Oct. 30, 1967.

Mrs. Manwaring was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society.

She was also a communicant of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Sun City Center, and a member of the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association.
FUNERAL IS WEDNESDAY FOR MICHAEL STARING

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 19, 1996
The funeral for Michael D. Staring, 35, of 365 Lehigh Road, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Mr. Staring died Saturday at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, from injuries suffered in a snowmobile accident.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St.

Surviving are three daughters, Michelle A.M., Connie J. and Heather L., all of Pulaski; his parents, Clifford and Ada Hubbard Staring, Shanks, W.Va.; three brothers, Roland L. and Eric K., both of Parish, and Clifford L. Jr., Sloanville; four sisters, Sandra Taylor, Tuscon, Ariz., Sharon McPherson, Parish, Denise Zierke, Norfolk, Va., and Greta Amico, Fulton; his fiancee, Jodi L. Babbitt, Mexico, and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Born May 2, 1960, in Oswego, he was a 1978 graduate of Phoenix High School, and had served in the Navy from 1978 to 1981. He had lived in Pulaski since 1986 and previously had lived in North Syracuse, Liverpool and Parish.

He was an electrician at Piffer Electric, Oswego, for two years. He was also an electrician for Gaylord Brothers, Syracuse, and worked in electrical maintainance at Borden, Syracuse.

He married Caroline Docherty Dec. 22, 1979. Mrs. Staring died Jan. 9, 1994 in a snowmobile accident.

Mr. Staring was a member of Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358, Pulaski, and Cicero United Methodist Church.
KATHERINE HARE UPTON, PULASKI, DIES AT AGE 89

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 21, 1996
Katherine Hare Upton, 89, of 7425 Park St., died at Tuesday evening at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor of Park United Methodist Church, officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to United Friends of Homeless Animals, Pulaski.

Surviving are a daughter, Jean Pelham, Delmar, and six grandchildren.

A son, David, died in 1993.

Born July 23, 1906, in Pulaski, daughter of Richard and Nettie Dingman Hare, she graduated from Pulaski Academy in 1926 and from Central City Business Institute, Syracuse, in 1927.

Prior to her marriage, she was employed by Farmers National Bank, Adams.

She married Harold C. Upton Feb. 22, 1932, in Pulaski at the home of the bride’s parents. Mr. Upton died Jan. 31, 1969.

Mrs. Upton was a member of Pulaski Senior Citizens, Pulaski Historical Society, the Retired Senior Volunteer Program and the United Friends of Homeless Animals. She also volunteered at Trash and Treasure Shop for many years.

She was receptionist at the Senior Nutrition Site in Pulaski for several years.
BETTY DUNBAR DIES AT 70

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 21, 1996
Betty Dunbar, 70, of 892 Town Road, a native of Lacona, died Tuesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Surviving are a son, Frank, Scriba; a daughter, Joann Dickinson, Pulaski; seven brothers, William Lacelle, of Ricard, Robert and Richard Lacelle, both of Camden, Phillip Lacelle, Orwell, Thomas Lacelle, Panther Lake, and Gerald and John Lacelle, both of Pulaski; five sisters, Shirley Racine and Barbara Marriott, both of Pulaski, Joan Jones and Rose Boak, both of Sandy Pond, and Fern Lacelle, Orwell, and eight grandchildren.

Born Nov. 7, 1925, in Lacona, daughter of Clyde and Lillian Spar Lacelle, she resided most of her life in Pulaski.

She had been employed by several Pulaski restaurants.

She married Milford L. Dunbar on Jan. 25, 1944. Mr. Dunbar died Nov. 13, 1968.
BOYLSTON NATIVE MARCELINE LAVECK, 78, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 28, 1996
Marceline G. LaVeck, 78, Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at her home.

The funeral will be 3 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

Surviving are a son, Clifford, Redfield; two daughters, Beverly Ouderkirk, Walden, and Deborah Greenwood, Jordan; three sisters, Gwendolyn Arends, Chicago, Ill., and June Baker and Shirley Ellis, both of Fulton; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Born Sept. 26, 1917, in Boylston, she had lived in the Pulaski and Fernwood areas since 1941. She was employed by Olan Mills Photography Studios for several years.

She married Hartley LaVeck Oct. 24, 1938, at Sandy Creek. The couple owned and operated the Pulaski Sunoco Station from 1957 to 1974. Mr. LaVeck, councilman in the town of Richland for 14 years, died May 4, 1974.
HELEN F. SHAW, FORMERLY OF PULASKI, DIES AT 74

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 29, 1996
Helen F. Shaw, 74, formerly of Pulaski, died Tuesday at Loretto Heights Nursing Home, Oswego, after a long illness.

The funeral will be at noon Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Daysville Cemetery, Richland.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to Loretto Heights Funeral Home.

Surviving are five sons, Thomas M., Naples, Fla., Freddie J., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Merton R., Pulaski, and Claude A. and Earl, both of Richland; five daughters, Nancy Wood, LaFayette, Linda L. Zayown, Richland, Judy L. Bouchard, Pulaski, Kathy D. Shaw, Augusta, Ga., and Frances Fox, Mexico; a sister, Florence Mowers, Pulaski; 22 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Born Oct. 8, 1921, in Syracuse, daughter of Fred and Stella Delong Frank, she was a 1941 graduate of Pulaski Academy and had lived most of her life in the Pulaski area. She was employed with Easy Washer Co., Syracuse, the Coffee Cup Restaurant and Evergreen Nursing Home.

Mrs. Shaw was a former president of the auxiliaries of Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289 and American Legion Post 368. She was also former president of the Oswego County Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary.
HELEN E. WING DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 1, 1996
Helen E. Wing, 75, Route 2, died Thursday at her home after a brief illness.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Richland Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the volunteers of Oswego County Hospice.

Surviving are her husband, Harold E.; two sons, C. James, Sandy Creek, and John R., Richland; three daughters, Lucy Larkins, Copenhagen, Margaret Sandstrom, Panama City, Fla., and Carolyn Johnson, Sandy Creek; a sister, Rene Cobb, Richland; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Born Jan. 1, 1921, in Richland, daughter of Charles and Jesse Tolley Riley, she attended Pulaski Academy and had been a life resident of Richland. She had been employed by General Electric Co. during World War II.

She married Harold E. Wing on Feb. 1, 1938, in Richland Methodist Episcopal parsonage with the Rev. Charles T. Martin officiating. The couple owned and operated Sancona Builders Supply Inc. until selling the business to family members in 1977. Mrs. Wing continued to work there until her retirement in 1986.

Mrs. Wing was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski. She was organist for many years at Richland Methodist Church, playing at many area weddings. She was also a former member of Richland Rebekah Lodge.
RETIRED TEACHER ADALINE MORIARTY, 91, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 1, 1996
Adaline M. Moriarty, 91, formerly of Jefferson Street, retired teacher, died Thursday at Loretto Heights Nursing Home, Oswego.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Spring burial will be in Maplelawn Cemetery, Dugway.

There will be a calling hour from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

There are no known survivors. Before Mrs. Moriarty’s death, a close friend, Kathleen Minnick, Pulaski, cared for her.

A sister, Mary McKinley, died before her.

Born April 16, 1905, at Albion, daughter of Peter and Lizzie Waugh McKinley, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School and Fredonia State Teachers College. Mrs. Moriarty resided at Richland and Marathon, retiring in 1970 from the Marathon School District, where she had taught kindergarten and art.

She married Harry Moriarty in 1933. Mr. Moriarty died in 1939.

She was a member of the New York S