Riverside Cemetery, Altmar New York Obits 1987-2016

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.
WORTHINGTON F. HAMLIN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 15, 1987

Worthington F. Hamlin, 74, of Macedon, died Sunday at the Hill Haven Nursing Home in Webster after a long illness.

A native of Altmar, Mr. Hamlin lived in Utica for 37 years. He was retired from the New York Central Railroad in Utica.

He was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers union. He was a communicant of St. Francis De Salles Catholic Church in Utica.

Surviving are one daughter, Mary T. Brown of Raleigh, N.C.; one son, Thomas Hamlin of Macedon; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, James of Indianapolis, Ind.; and two sisters, Patricia Birmingham of Camden and Teresa Smith of Ipswich, Mass.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harter-Olmstead Funeral Home, Phoenix, and 1:30 p.m. in St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church, Parish. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7430 W. Main St.
CHARLOTTE HOGAN

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

Services for Charlotte Eleanor Hogan, 76, of 102 Parker Ave., Liverpool, who died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Maurer Funeral Home, Liverpool. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 9:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 300 Second St.

A native of Syracuse, Mrs. Hogan lived 30 years in Liverpool. She retired as a credit investigator from First Trust & Deposit Co.

There are no known survivors.
JOSHUA PRZEWLOCKI

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

Services for Joshua Alan Przewlocki, 4-month-old son of David and Michelle Przewlocki of 202 Cadwell St., will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.

Joshua was pronounced dead on arrival Wednesday at University Hospital.

Surviving besides his parents are two sisters, Jessica and Kelly Przewlocki; his paternal grandparents, John and Lucy Przewlocki of Syracuse; his maternal grandparents, Ray White of Mexico and Sharon White of Bridgeport; and his maternal great-grandparents, Walter and Edna Potter of Syracuse.
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.
VIRGINIA KELSEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 11, 1988

Virginia M. Kelsey, 68, of Braley’s Adult Home, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

She was born in the state of Washington.

There are no known survivors.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Taylor-Vida Funeral Home, 7643 Jefferson St., Pulaski, the Rev. Robert Harris officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.
ELSIE K. JANACEK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 26, 1988

Services for Elsie K. Janacek, 88, of Pine Meadows Road, who died Sunday at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Oswego, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

A native of Nebraska, Mrs. Janacek lived in Orwell since 1920. She and her husband were the owners and operators for 60 years of a dairy farm and sawmill on Pine Meadows Road. Mrs. Janacek also was employed from 1957 to 1973 with Evergreen Nursing Home, Williamstown. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1982.

Mrs. Janacek was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

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

Contributions may be made to Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.
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.
PAUL O.METCALF

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 5, 1988

Services for Paul O. Metcalf, 73, of Centerville Road, who died Sunday at the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Mr. Metcalf was a native of Oswego and lived in the Pulaski area since 1962. He was employed by Carrier Corp. for 30 years, retiring in 1975. He was a 1933 graduate of North Syracuse High School.

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

Contributions may be made to the Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
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.
ANDREW W. JACKSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 12, 1988

Services for Andrew W. Jackson, 86, of Jackson Road, who died Sunday at Harwood Nursing Home, Oswego, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

A native of Henderson, Mr. Jackson resided most of his life in Orwell. He was a self-employed logger in the Orwell area.

Surviving are a sister, Margaret Greene of Pulaski; and several nieces and nephews.
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.
BOBBIE JEAN LANCE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 8, 1988

Bobbie Jean Lance, two-month-old daughter of Dale and Michelle Yerdon Lance of County Route 22, died Wednesday at her home.

Surviving besides her parents are a brother, Jason, and two sisters, Jessica and Tiffany Lance, all at home; her paternal grandparents, Kenneth McGregor of Watertown and Maureen Lance of Sodus; her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Yerton of Altmar; her paternal great-grandmother, Bertha Dingman of Richland; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. A. Douglas Ferry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
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.
ADAM KEATOR, 26 – VICTIM OF EXPLOSION IN EAST SYRACUSE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 6, 1988

Services for Adam B. Keator, 26, of Dutch Hill Road, who died Tuesday in an explosion at Domermuth Environmental Services, East Syracuse, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Mr. Keator was born in Oswego. He was employed the past five weeks with Domermuth Environmental Services and previously was employed several years with W.A. Aggregate of Pennellville. Mr. Keator was a graduate of Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School.

Mr. Keator was a member of the National Rifle Association. He served in the Marine Corps from 1980 to 1983.

Surviving are his wife, Geraldine; a daughter, Kathryn M. Keator, at home; his father, Donald R. of Altmar; two brothers, Donald A. of Boyleston and Michael R. of Altmar; his paternal grandmother, Doris Keator of Pulaski; and his maternal grandparents, Benson and Carol Raymond of Palermo.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.
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.
FICHE #20-D-22 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.
HENRY L. RACINE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 17, 1989

Henry L. Racine, 53, of Ivens Road, died Sunday morning at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Parish, Mr. Racine lived in the Pulaksi area since 1966.

He was employed by Pulaski High School in the maintance department for the past 14 years and previously was employed at Goodsell’s Feed and Grain, Fernwood.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley A.; three sons, Louis H. of Oswego, Henry L. Jr. and Michael C., both of Pulaski; two daughters, Debra M. Gayne and Cindy J. Racine, both of Pulaski; his mother, Letta Racine of Pulaski; and five grandchildren.

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

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
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.
RITES THURSDAY FOR LILLIAN THEISEN, 88

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 19, 1989

Committal services for Lillian R. Theisen, 88, of 1330 Richards Drive, retired payroll clerk, Thursday 10 a.m., Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
LILLIAN D. SMITH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 13, 1989

Lillian D. Smith, 90, formerly of 8 Grant St., died Monday at Cortland Memorial Hospital.

A native of Kasoag, Mrs. Smith also lived in Rome before moving to Cortland about 15 years ago. She retired in 1972 after 20 years with Jon’s Interiors, Rome, and previously was employed several years with Griffis Air Force Base, Rome. Her husband, Hugh, died in 1963.

Mrs. Smith was a member of First United Methodist Church of Cortland.

Surviving are a sister, Ethel Petrie of Cortland; two nephews, Donald of Spencer and John Petrie of Cortland; and three nieces, Ruth LaMartina of Rochester, Luella Well of Texas and Betty Paro of McGraw.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
JOHN J. NOONAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 24, 1990

Services for John J. Noonan, 60, of County Route 45, who died Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Traub Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 110 N. Main St.

A native of Syracuse, Mr. Noonan lived in Central Square 16 years. He was a packer for 14 years with Mayflower Moving Co., Syracuse.

Surviving are his wife, Arlene; two sons, John III of California and Michael of Solvay; two daughters, Patricia Rosales of California and Kathy Scott of Williamstown; his mother, Helen Scadan of Oregon; two sisters, Patricia Ruffell of Oregon and Jean Ruffell of California; and 10 grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Hastings Volunteer Fire Department or the Southern Oswego Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
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.
FICHE #44-B-13 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.
WILLIAM H. REDDEN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 19, 1990
Services for William H. Redden, 68, of South Albion Road, who died Saturday at University Hospital, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Born in Pulaski, Mr. Redden resided in the Altmar and Richland area for several years. He attended Pulaski district schools. He was previously employed by Tico Irrigation Co. in Williamstown for several years.

Surviving are three sons, Kenneth E. of Niagara Falls, Kevin D. of Aurora and Clarence J. of Auburn; two daughters, Beverly Redden of Altmar and Carolyn Deon of Niagara Falls; a brother, Leon of Renshaw Bay; two sisters, Leah Hutchinson and Harriet Bosco, both of Pulaski; and 11 grandchildren.
REETA M. ECKER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 20, 1991
Services will be private for former Altmar resident Reeta Mae Ecker, 92, who died Thursday in Highland, Calif. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Sterling, Mrs. Ecker lived in Hannibal and Henderson Harbor and most of her life in the Altmar area before moving to Highland 10 years ago to live with her daughter. She was an elementary school teacher for many years in Altmar, Central Square and Williamstown. Mrs. Ecker was a graduate of the teacher training class at Oswego Normal School.

Mrs. Ecker was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church, Altmar, and the auxiliary of Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion. She was the former president of the Oswego County American Legion Auxiliary and a former officer of the Amboy Chapter, OES.

Surviving are a daughter, Lucille E. Kern of Highland; two sons, Elston M. of Adams and Lysle J. of Altmar; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.

Contributions may be made to Riverside United Methodist Church or the auxiliary of Post 1435, American Legion.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
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.
FICHE #75-A-17 & #78-B-1 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.
WILLIAM F. FOX

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 10, 1991
Services for William F. Fox, 65, of Bridge Street, who died Sunday at Veterans Administration Medical Center, Syracuse, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. James Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.

A native of Chittenango, Mr. Fox lived in Pulaski since 1977. He retired in 1982 after 25 years as a roofer and was a member of Local 195 of the Roofers Union.

An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Fox was a member of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, in Pulaski and Pulaski Post 7289, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a life member of the Central Square Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and taught hunters safety courses for several years in Syracuse.

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 of Newport News, Va., Larry Forbes of Mexico and Clay Forbes of Central Square; three stepdaughters, Ann Nelson, Nancy Hilton and Kathy Priest, all of Pulaski; a brother, Ike of Syracuse; five sisters, Mary Figari, Ann Wilson, Letha Rock, Nellie Oot and Lucy Collins, all of Syracuse; 16 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in care of Nancy Hilton, Orton Road, Pulaski.
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.
DOROTHY M. LINNEY

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – June 24, 1992
Dorothy May Linney, 65, of 154 Fage Ave., and formerly of Altmar, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

A native of Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Linney lived 32 years in Altmar before moving to Syracuse in 1985. Her husband, Claude W., died in 1970. Mrs. Linney retired from St. Joseph’s Hospital and previously was employed with Birdseye Frozen Foods, Fulton.

Mrs. Linney was a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, Orwell, and the Church of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Fairmount. She also was a member of the auxiliary of Robert Edwards Post 358, American Legion, in Pulaski.

Surviving are three sons, Bernard and Victor, both of Syracuse, and Eric of Boston; a daughter, Claudette Linney of Syracuse; six grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
FICHE #91-A-16 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.
ORVILLE H. MOORE JR.

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – August 28, 1992
Orville H. Moore Jr., 63, of County Route 22 died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

A native of Lorraine, Mr. Moore lived in Altmar 49 years. He retired in 1990 after 39 years with General Electric Co., Syracuse.

Mr. Moore was a member of the Altmar Volunteer Fire Department. He served in the Army and the Marine Corps.

Surviving are a daughter, Joanne Blair of Orwell; three sons, James R. and Robert H., both of Michigan, and Richard W. of Mississippi; a brother, H. Dean Moore of Lorraine; three sisters, Barbara Williams of Rodman, Patricia Mahan of California and Alice Kugat of Glenfield; and nine grandchildren.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
ORVILLE MOORE JR. DIES AT AGE OF 63

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 28, 1992
Orville H. Moore Jr., 63, County Route 22, Altmar, a native of Lorraine, died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Foster-Fax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of the arrangements.

There will be no calling hours. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Surviving are a daughter, Joanne Blair, Orwell; three sons, James R. and Robert H., in Michigan, and Robert W., in Mississippi; nine grandchildren; a brother, H. Dean Moore, Lorraine; three sisters, Barbara Williams, Rodman, Patricia Mahan, California, and Alice Kugat, Glenfield.

He was born on Jan. 27, 1929, Lorraine, a son of Orville and Mildred Cote Moore Sr. He attended Lorraine and Adams schools.

He served in the Army and the Marine Corps. He married Wilma I. Mittag, July 3, 1949, in Pulaski. She died Aug. 26, 1991. He lived in Altmar for 49 years and retired in 1990 after working 39 years with General Electric Co., Syracuse.

Mr. Moore was a member of the Altmar 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.
WAVA M. METCALF

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – September 19, 1992
Wava M. Metcalf, 75, of Centerville Road died Friday at her home.

A native of Utica, Mrs. Metcalf also lived in the North Syracuse-Brewerton area before moving to Pulaski in 1962. She was a 1935 graduate of Ausable Forks High School.

Surviving are five sons, Paul M. of Pulaski, Brian S. of Central Square, Thomas A. of Camden, Gene A. of Glastonbury, Conn., and Dale R. of Richland; a daughter, Susan W. Metcalf of Watertown; 16 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.
GEORGE L. DEAN

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – November 3, 1992
George LeRoy Dean, 69, of County Route 22 died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, after a brief illness.

A native of Oswego, Mr. Dean lived in Altmar several years. He was a petroleum engineer working in Lybia, Kuwait, Indonesia and Singapore. Mr. Dean was a 1941 graduate of Oswego High School and a 1949 graduate of the Indiana Institute of Technology.

Mr. Dean was a member of Parish Presbyterian Church. He was a fighter pilot with the Army Air Corps during World War II and a member of Post 100, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, the former Edna Edwards; three daughters, Leslie Kucerak of Mohawk, Ellen Riley of Cordele, Ga., and Katherine Ladendorf of Oswego; a son, Mark of Philadelphia, Pa.; his father and stepmother, Albert and Edith Dean of Oswego; a brother, William of Houston, Texas; and seven grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Harter-Olmstead Funeral Home, Parish. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 7430 Main St.

Contributions may be made to the Parish Presbyterian Church or the Altmar Fire Department.
THEODORE EMMONS JR.

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – December 17, 1992
Theodore G. Emmons Jr., 10, of Pine Meadows Road died Tuesday at University Hospital, Syracuse, after suffering a brain embolism.

Theodore was in the fourth grade at Altmar Elementary School.

Surviving are his mother, Brenda Trumble of Altmar; his father, Theodore Emmons Sr. of Pulaski; a brother, Shawn M. Emmons of Altmar; his maternal grandfather, Lloyd M. Trumble of Altmar; his maternal grandmother, Kathy Trumble of Richland; his paternal grandmother, Helen Emmons of Syracuse; and his maternal great-grandmothers, Inez Soble and Anita Mason, both of Fultons.

Services will be at 11 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. today at the funeral home.
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.
ETHEL M. COLVIN

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – December 31, 1992
Ethel M. Colvin, 88, of 209 East Ave., East Syracuse, died Wednesday at her home.

A native of Pyrites, Mrs. Colvin also lived in Altmar many years before moving to East Syracuse in 1940. She was a legal secretary with several Syracuse law offices. Mrs. Colvin was a member of Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar, and the Altmar Grange.

Surviving are her husband, Raymond B.; three sons, Raymond B. Jr. of South Butler, Asa W. of East Syracuse and Robert L. of Central Square; five daughters, Edith M. Gillespie of East Syracuse, Charlotte C. Alexander of Constantia, Jessie C. Gotham of Camden, Myrtis E. King of Onondaga Hill and Nancy J. Waite of Parish; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Central New York and Eastern Area Volunteer Emergency Service.
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.
GUY A. ELDRED

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – March 14, 1993
Guy A. Eldred, 81, of RD 1 Altmar, died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

He was born in Bakersfield, Vt.

His wife, Levina Benjamin, died in 1989.

Mr. Eldred was employed by the Oswego County Highway Department and also the town of Albion Highway Department. He retired in 1971 after 29 years of service.

He was a life member of the New York State Trappers Association. He also was a member of the Mad River Hunting Club and the Orwell Odd Fellows.

Surviving are a daughter, Mary L. Barber of Altmar; two sons, James A. and Ronald G. Eldred, both of Altmar; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Private funeral services will be held at the Foster Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Contributions may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski, or the Altmar Defiance Fire Department.
ETHEL M. COLVIN, 88, NATIVE OF PYRITES, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 31, 1992
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.

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.
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.
ROBERT N. SMITH

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – July 16, 1993
Robert N. Smith, 67, of Hong Kong Road died Wednesday at his home.

A native of Utica, Mr. Smith also lived in Latham and the past 25 years in Anderson, S.C., before moving to Pulaski in June to live with his daughter. He retired in 1988 after 20 years as owner and operator of Robert N. Smith Accounting Services in Anderson. Mr. Smith was a 1944 graduate of St. Francis deSalles High School, Utica, and a graduate of Utica College.

Mr. Smith was an Air Force veteran.

Surviving are a son, Elton F. of Oriskany Falls; two daughters, Janet A. Lanious, with whom he resided, and Mary Rose Smith of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Charles of Tampa, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

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

Calling hours will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice or the Oswego County Unit of the American Cancer Society.
ELLA M. PERRY

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – August 26, 1993
Former Parish resident Ella M. Perry, 86, died Wednesday at Plaza Nursing Home, Syracuse.

A native of Altmar, Mrs. Perry resided most of her life in the Parish area. She was the widow of Carmon W. Perry.

Surviving are three sons, Carmon of Bernhards Bay, Dayton of Syracuse and Donald of Baldwinsville; six daughters, Alice Knight of Oswego, Kate Perham of Parish, Beatrice Herrick of Central Square, Bernice Jolly of Waterford, Dianne Thomas of Billings, Mont., and Darlene Colburn of El Paso, Texas; a brother, Robert Hamblin of Falls Church, Va.; 45 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Watson Funeral Home, Central Square. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 206 S. Main St.
GLADYS H. GURLEY

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – November 24, 1993
Former Altmar and Fulton resident Gladys H. Gurley, 87, died Saturday at her home in Lancaster, Pa.

A native of Rushville, Ind., Mrs. Gurley moved to the Altmar-Fulton area 50 years ago. She moved to Lancaster in 1986. Mrs. Gurley retired after 23 years with Nestle Co., Fulton. Her husband, Frank E., died in 1970.

Mrs. Gurley was a member of Kayendatsyona Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, in Fulton.

Surviving are a son, F. Robert of Vienna, Va.; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, the Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating. There will be no calling hours.

Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has charge of arrangements.
WILLIAM T. WHEELER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – November 25, 1993
William T. Wheeler, 73, of Route 13 died Wednesday at his home.

A native of Florence, Mr. Wheeler lived in Altmar 50 years. He retired in 1980 after 25 years as an operating engineer with several Syracuse construction firms. He also was the owner and operator of a dairy farm.

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.

Surviving are his wife, Elsie V.; three sons, Thomas W. and Robert L., both of Williamstown, and James H. of Altmar; two daughters, LaDonna Lake of Richland and Linda Tanner of Altmar; a brother, Leon R. of Williamstown; three sisters, Norma Walker, Rosemary Johnson and Gertrude Ford, all of Altmar; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Raymond McVey officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice.
VIOLA L. DURST

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – December 4, 1993
Viola L. Durst, 86, of South Albion Road was pronounced dead Friday at the scene of an automobile accident on South Albion Road.

Mrs. Durst was a life resident of Altmar. She retired in 1965 after 32 years with the Altmar Post Office. Mrs. Durst was a graduate of Altmar High School. Her husband, Clarence C., died in 1979.

Mrs. Durst was a member of Redfield Community Church, the auxiliary of Oswego County Rural Letter Carriers Association and Sandy Creek-Orwell-Williamstown Senior Citizens. She was a member of Mistletoe Rebekah Lodge 248 of Lacona and an associate member of Redfield Rebekah Lodge 673.

Surviving are two nephews, Harold M. Little of Watertown and Ralph W. Little of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and a niece, Elinora Burlee of Riverhead.

Services will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Foster Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 1 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Defiance Fire Department, Altmar.
KASHLEY F. LACELLE

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – February 9, 1994
Kashley F. LaCelle, 3 1/2 -month-old daughter of Theodore and Tammy LaCelle of 9133 S. Main St., died Monday at her home.

Surviving besides her parents are two sisters, Angela and Dominica LaCelle, both at home; four brothers, Daniel, Theodore, Christopher and Nicholas, all at home; her maternal grandparents, John and June Rivers of Mexico; her paternal grandparents, William and Alice LaCelle of Orwell; her paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Munger of Orwell; her maternal great-grandparents, Richard and Florence Towsley of Pulaski; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Summerville Funeral Home, the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 8192 Harrwood Drive.
KASHLEY F. LACELLE, 3 1/2 MONTHS OLD, DIES

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 9, 1994
Kashley F. LaCelle, 3 1/2-month-old daughter of Theodore and Tammy Rivers LaCelle, 9133 S. Main St., died Monday at home from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

An autopsy was conducted by the Oswego County coroner’s office.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Summerville Funeral Home with the Rev. Anthony Keeffe officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Surviving besides her parents are two sisters, Angela and Dominica LaCelle, both at home; four brothers, Daniel, Theodore, Christopher and Nicholas, all at home; her maternal grandparents, John and June Rivers, Mexico; her paternal grandparents, William and Alice LaCelle, Orwell; her paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Munger, Orwell; her maternal great-grandparents, Richard and Florence Towsley, Pulaski; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

The baby was born Oct. 23, 1993, in the House of the Good Samaritan.
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.
SIMEON J. WALKER

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – March 5, 1994
Simeon J. Walker, 66, of county Route 48 died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

He was born in the town of Florence and lived in Williamstown before moving to Altmar in 1950.

Mr. Walker retired in 1985 as a foreman for the Oswego County Highway Department. He had also worked for Camden Wire and the town of Albion Highway Department.

He most recently was a part-time letter carrier for the Altmar Post Office and was a member of the CSEA.

Mr. Walker was a member of St. Mary’s Church.

He was a member of the Doe Ridge Hunting Club, Ithaca.

Surviving are his wife Norma M.; three sons, Gary S. and Larry W., both of Williamstown, and Terry L. of Altmar; two daughters, Deborah A. McNitt of Pulaski and Linda G. Wicks of Fabius; a brother, William of Williamstown; a sister, Nellie Evans of Williamstown; 16 grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; two aunts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John’s the Evangelist Church. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – April 2, 1994
Julia A. Bushaw, 52, of Barber Road died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

A native of Mexico, Mrs. Bushaw also lived in Camden and Richland for many years before moving to Altmar in 1978. Her husband, Ronald, died in 1983.

Surviving are three sons, Joseph R. Trumble of Syracuse, Meyrul Trumble of Altmar and Kevin G. of Sandy Creek; nine daughters, Maryann Harrington, Barbara Turk, Betty Smith and Cindy Vanderworken, all of Camden, Donna Dupont, Joann Cronk and Julie, Pauline and Karen Trumble, all of Altmar; six brothers, John, James, George, David, Harry and Fred, all of Altmar; seven sisters, Sharon Sampson, Pauline Haynes, June Bice, Jane Trumble and Charlene Wells, all of Altmar, Beulah Yerdon of Sandy Creek and Jean Baird of Mattydale; and 32 grandchildren.

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

There will be no calling hours.
HOMAS R. BLAIR

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – May 18, 1994
Thomas R. Blair, 19, of County Route 2 died Monday at his home after a long illness.

A native of Oswego, Mr. Blair lived 17 years in Altmar before moving to Orwell two years ago. He was a 1993 graduate of Sandy Creek Central School and was employed with Ames Department Store, Pulaski, while attending school.

Surviving are his mother, Joanne Blair of Orwell; and a sister, Kelly Lynn of Orwell.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Contributions may be made to Camp High Hopes, in care of 5-C, University Hospital, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse 13210, or to the Orwell Fire Department.
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.
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.
BERT E. FORD

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – September 9, 1994
Bert E. Ford, 66, of 9308 Pulaski St. died Thursday at his home.

A native of Syracuse, Mr. Ford lived in the Altmar area since 1942. He retired as a supervisor in 1989 after 29 years with Schoeller Technical Papers and previously was employed 10 years with Brace-Mueller-Huntley in Syracuse. He was a 1944 graduate of Altmar-Parish High School.

Mr. Ford was a former member of the Defiance Fire Department in Altmar. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Gertrude B.; five sons, F. Edward of Seiverville, Tenn., Michael J. and Patrick J., both of Altmar, William B. of Pulaski and Paul A. of Williamstown; a daughter, Sally J. Hill of Pulaski; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday 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. Friday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Defiance Fire Department or Oswego County Hospice.
RYAN A. LYONS

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – January 7, 1995
Ryan A. Lyons, 3 months old, died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

He was born Oct. 13 in Oswego.

Surviving are his father, Randy A. Lyons; his mother Christina Durgan; two sisters, Mindy S. and Kimberly A. Lyons, both of Altmar; his maternal grandparents, Gary and Linda Durgan of Altmar; his paternal grandparents, Oren Lyons of Orwell and Jane Lyons of Parish; his maternal great-grandparents, Elmer and Ruth Last of Sandy Creek; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. William Bryant officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski.
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.
ARNOLD E. JOHNSON

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – January 26, 1995
Arnold Edward Johnson, 75, of Cemetery Street died Tuesday at his house.

Mr. Johnson was a native of Scriba and lived in Altmar for 70 years. He was employed by Carpenters Local 747, Oswego, for 38 years before retiring in 1981. Before that, he was employed by Neil O’Brien Lumber Co., Oswego, as a carpenter for several years. He also worked for the Green Thumb Program. He graduated from Altmar Union School in 1937.

Surviving are his wife, Rosemary S.; a son, John of Altmar; two daughters, Kathy J. Phillips of Altmar and Suzanne M. Duckwall of Forest, Va.; a sister, Marilyn Ecker of Altmar; 17 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Raymond McVey officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Contributions may be made to Oswego County Hospice, 70 Bunner St., Oswego 13126.
ALBERT D. BROWN

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – February 1, 1995
Albert D. Brown, 84, of Durgee Road died Sunday from injuries suffered at a fire in his home.

A native of Scotland, Mr. Brown moved to Orwell 20 years ago. He was a veteran of World War II.

His wife, the former Lydia Diderichsen, died in 1979.

Surviving are two daughters, Agnes Kyvelos of Dracut, Mass., and Marguerite “Daisy” Alexander of Van Nuys, Calif.; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, Pastor Timothy Hurne officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.

Contributions may be made to Pine Meadows Wesley Church.
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.
WILLIAM H. LEWIS

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – February 27, 1995
William H. Lewis, 34, of County Route 22 died Saturday at University Hospital, Syracuse, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident Friday.

Born in Syracuse, he had lived in Altmar for the past year. He previously lived in Parish and Baldwinsville for several years.

He attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School and was a self-employed roofer and logger. He attended Pine Meadows Weslyan Church.

Surviving are his wife Tammy S.; two sons, William Jr. and Robert W., both of Altmar; a daughter, Tanya M. of Altmar; his father and stepmother, Herbert and Mary Palmer Lewis of Memphis; his mother, Beverly Lewis of Baldwinsville; his maternal grandfather, William Fehlman of Fort Myers, Fla.; four sisters, Missy Hines of Baldwinsville, Sherri Andersen of Glendale, Ariz., Mary Stock of Phoenix, Ariz., and Laurie Salter of Bremerton, Wash.; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Timothy Hurne officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – April 2, 1995
Raymond B. Colvin, 96, of 209 East Ave., East Syracuse, died Saturday at Van Duyn Nursing Home.

Born in Albion, he lived in East Syracuse since 1940 and had also lived in Altmar. He worked for the New York Central Railroad for 48 years, retiring in 1969. He also worked in the construction of the Bennett Bridge in Orwell.

He was a member of the Onondaga Lodge 802, East Syracuse, and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and Altmar Grange.

His wife, the former Ethel Ingerson, died in 1992. A daughter, Althea C. Hall, and his sister, Dorothy Cronk, died previously.

Surviving are three sons, Raymond B. Jr. of Butler, Asa W. of East Syracuse and Robert L. of Central Square; five daughters, Edith M. Gillespie of Cicero, Charlotte C. Alexander of Constantia, Jessie C. Gotham of Camden, Myrtis E. King of East Syracuse and Nancy J. Waite of Parish; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

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

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 7385 Park St., Pulaski. Masonic services are 6 p.m. today by the Onondaga Lodge.

Contributions may be made to Onondaga County Hospice.
JANE P. GRIFFIN

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – June 1, 1995
Jane P. Griffin, 82, of 3870 Sconondoa Road died Tuesday at home after a long illness.

Mrs. Griffin was a native of Syracuse. She graduated from Nottingham High School. She retired as a nurse’s aide from Oneida City Hospital in 1976.

Mrs. Griffin was a former member of Order of the Eastern Star and the Madison County Historical Society.

Her first husband, Rushton K. Saltsman, died in 1949, and her second husband, Arthur Earl Griffin, died in 1965. A daughter, Dorothy Saltsman, died in 1937.

Surviving are a daughter, Sally Ready of Oneida; two sons, Rushton P. Saltsman of Schnectady and S. Peter Saltsman of Portsmouth, N.H.; a stepdaughter, Alice Warren of Oneida; two stepsons, Arthur Griffin of Verona and Phillip Griffin of Oneida Castle; a sister, Anne Miller of New Port Richey, Fla.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Ironside Funeral Home, the Rev. Leon I. VanWie officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 342 Main St., Oneida.

Contributions may be made to Hospice Care, 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford 13413.
TYLER CASH HAYNES

Syracuse Herald-Journal (NY) – June 22, 1995
Tyler Cash Haynes, 5-month-old son of Shane P. Haynes and Beth Ann Cronk of County Line Road died Tuesday at home.

Surviving besides his parents are two sisters, Theresa Lynn Layton and Christina Marie Ann Layton, both at home; two brothers, Anthony Olin Darling and Shane P. Haynes Jr., both at home; paternal grandparents, Leroy and Sandra Haynes of Phoenix; maternal grandparents, Terry Sr. and Kathleen Cronk of Central Square; paternal great-grandfather, Alvin Myers of Seigel, Pa.; maternal great-grandparents, Shirley Lyboult of Central Square and Henry and Helen Johnston of Redfield; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Watson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 206 S. Main St., Central Square.
LYNN R. HENDERSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 20, 1995
Lynn R. Henderson, 55, of County Route 22, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital.

Surviving are two sons, Scott D. of Valdosta, Ga., and Gregg R. of Pulaski; a daughter, Kristin M. Brooks of Moose Creek, S.C.; his parents, Raymond and Gennie Henderson of Pulaski; a brother, Richard of Pulaski; a sister, Marlene Cook of Palermo; four grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be private. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
JOHN F. OAKES SR.

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 27, 1995
John F. Oakes Sr., 75, of County Route 22 died Monday at Oswego Hospital.

A native of Watertown, Mr. Oakes also lived in Rome and Williamstown before moving to the Altmar area 20 years ago. He retired in 1970 after many years with Schaffer Box Co., Syracuse, and previously was employed with Camden Wire Co.

Mr. Oakes was an Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia D.; seven sons, Jon of Syracuse, John F. Jr. of Pulaski, Robert C., Gene M. and Ronald D., all of Altmar, Donald K. of Camden and Dean R. of 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 of Cincinnati, Ohio; 32 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring 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, 52 Park St.
BRYANT N. CRONK JR.

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 27, 1996
Bryant N. Cronk Jr., 6-month-old son of Bryant and Christina Cronk of Hogsback Road, Orwell, died Thursday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

Surviving besides his parents are a sister, Chrystal M., at home; his paternal grandparents, Kenneth and Elaine Cronk of Richland; his maternal grandfather, Bruce Nutting of Richland; his maternal grandmother, Barbara Stone of Sandy Creek; his maternal great-grandmother, Florence Nutting of Richland; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St.
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.
MARION E. BENNETT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 12, 1996
Marion E. Bennett, 82, of State Route 13 died Sunday at home after a long illness.

Mrs. Bennett was a life resident of the Pineville and Altmar areas. She retired in 1970 after 29 years as a teacher at Pineville and Altmar elementary schools. She was a 1930 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School, a 1936 graduate of Oswego Normal School and a 1959 graduate of the State University College at Oswego. She and her husband, G. Stanley, also had owned and operated a dairy farm for 60 years.

Mrs. Bennett was a member of Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church and the New York State and Oswego County retired teachers associations. She was a member of the auxiliary of Russell Tryon Post, American Legion, and a former member of the Albion Grange.

Surviving besides her husband are two sons, Edward S. of Parish and Willis F. of Moravia; a daughter, Joyce B. Ezzo of Canastota; four brothers, William of Sandy Pond, Clifford of Central Square, Albert of Pulaski and Roy Craig of Watertown; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church or Altmar Defiance Volunteer Fire Department.
MARION E. BENNETT SERVICE SET SATURDAY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 3, 1996
A graveside service for Marion E. Bennett, 82, Route 13, a lifelong resident of the Pineville and Altmar areas and a retired teacher, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Mrs. Bennett died March 10 at her home after a long illness.
ELMER D. LAST

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 10, 1996
Elmer D. Last, 68, of 595 Hadley Road died Wednesday at Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

A native of Altmar, Mr. Last also had lived in Richland before moving to Sandy Creek in 1984. He retired in 1977 after 20 years with Carrier Corp., Syracuse, and previously was employed several years with Cyclotherm Inc., Oswego.

Mr. Last was a life member of Oswego Valley Post 106, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth A.; a son, Nelson W. of Altmar; eight daughters, Sue McNitt and Eola Walker, both of Williamstown, Linda Durgan of Altmar, Nancy Goodman of Nazareth, Pa., Elma Campbell of Syracuse, and Vesta Hathaway, Brenda Cody and Vanetta Knopp, all of Marion, N.C.; two sisters, Amy Trumble of Central Square and Mae Jessmore of Florida; 37 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren.

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

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 52 Park St.
ELMER D. LAST OF SANDY CREEK DIES AT AGE 68

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 10, 1996
Elmer D. Last, 68, of 595 Hadley Road, retired Carrier Corp. employee, died Wednesday at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth A.; a son, Nelson W., Altmar; eight daughters, Sue McNitt and Eola Walker, both of Williamstown, Linda Durgan, Altmar, Nancy Goodman, Nazareth, Pa., Elma Campbell, Syracuse, and Vesta Hathaway, Brenda Cody and Vanetta Knopp, all of Marion, N.C.; two sisters, Amy Trumble, Central Square, and Mae Jessmore, Florida, 37 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.

Born June 29, 1927, in the town of Albion, son of William and Pansy Tanner Last, he married Ruth A. Richards on Dec. 16, 1945.

Mr. Last retired in 1977 after 20 years with Carrier Corp., Syracuse, and previously was employed several years with Cyclotherm Inc., Oswego.

He had lived in Richland before moving to Sandy Creek in 1984 and was a life member of Oswego Valley Post 106, American Legion.
JEAN M. PRETORY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 14, 1996
Jean M. Pretory, 71, of Mexico, and formerly of Altmar, died Tuesday at University Hospital, Syracuse, after a long illness.

A native of Orwell, Miss Pretory resided most of her life in Altmar before moving to Mexico in 1994. She was employed several years with Lombardi Tank Co., Syracuse, and many years with Altmar Elementary School. Miss Pretory was a 1942 graduate of Altmar High School and attended business school in Syracuse.

Surviving are several cousins.

Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Monday at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating.

There will be no calling hours.

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

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 25, 1996
Harold L. Robinson, 80, of 959 Albion Cross Roads, died Tuesday at his home.

Mr. Robinson was a life resident of Albion. He retired from Tico Irrigation, Williamstown, and previously was employed 10 years with the Oswego County Highway Department and many years with Ontario Iron Works. He was a 1935 graduate of Pulaski High School.

Mr. Robinson was a member of the National Trappers Association and a former president of the Oswego County Trappers Association. He also was a member of the Derrick Hunting Club, Tupper Lake. An Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, Mr. Robinson was a member of Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion, Altmar.

Surviving are his wife, Neva P.; a son, Merwin “Vern” of Pulaski; three daughters, Deann E. Manwaring and Donna I. Archer, both of Pulaski, and Dawn Robinson of Syracuse; 13 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pastor Keith Miller officiating. 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, 52 Park St.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Trappers Association.
HAROLD L. ROBINSON WORLD WAR II VETERAN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 25, 1996
Harold L. Robinson, 80, of 959 Albion Cross Roads, town of Albion, died Tuesday at his home.

Mr. Robinson served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a life resident of the town of Albion.

He retired from Tico Irrigation, Williamstown, and was previously employed by the Oswego County Highway Department for 10 years and by Ontario Iron Works for many years.

Born March 20, 1916, in Dugway, son of Charles W. and Edna Webb Robinson, he was a 1935 graduate of Pulaski High School.

He married Neva P. Kellar June 19, 1937.

Mr. Robinson was a member of the National Trappers Association, the Derrick Hunting Club, Tupper Lake, and Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar. He was former president of the Oswego County Trappers Association and a former member of the Pulaski Commercial Bowling League.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, Merwin “Vern,” Pulaski; three daughters, Deanne E. Manwaring and Donna I. Archer, both of Pulaski, and Dawn Robinson, Syracuse, 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., with the Rev. Keith Miller officiating. 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.

Contributions may be made to the Oswego County Trappers Association.
KENNETH B. TIETJEN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 20, 1996
Kenneth B. Tietjen, 73, formerly of Church Street, died Sunday at a Brandon, Fla., hospital.

A native of Springfield Center, Mr. Tietjen lived in Altmar from 1955 until he recently moved to Seffner, Fla. He retired in 1975 as a carpenter and was a member of Local 747, Carpenters Union. Mr. Tietjen taught industrial arts and agriculture at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown and Truxton schools for many years. He was a graduate of Springfield Center High School and Cornell University.

Mr. Tietjen was a member of the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown school board for many years. An Army veteran of World War II, Mr. Tietjen was a member of Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion.

Surviving are his wife, Margaret A.; his mother, Helen Korthas of Seffner; three sons, Benjamin E. of Williamstown, Bruce K. of Altmar and Brian A. of Camden; two daughters, Sandra G. McCullagh of Altmar and Joanne L. Eland of Troy, Ala.; a brother, Harry of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Dorothy Harvey of Springfield Center and Linda Warren of Brandon; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11 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, 52 Park St.

Contributions may be made to Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion, Altmar.
IYONNE C. BARBER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 29, 1997
Iyonne C. Barber, 84, of county Route 15 died Thursday at the Samaritan Keep Nursing Home.

She was born in Canton and lived in Altmar 50 years before moving to Sandy Creek in 1986.

She owned and operated a beauty shop for 25 years in Altmar.

Her husband, Homer R., died in 1966.

Surviving are a son, Howard A. of Sandy Creek; three sisters, Mayfred Stowell Brown and Beatrice Holcomb, both of Lakeland, Fla., and Gwendolyn Hansen of Zephyrhills, Fla.; two granddaughters; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St.
IYONNE C. BARBER RETIRED BEAUTICIAN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 29, 1997
Iyonne C. Barber, 84, County Route 15, died Thursday at Samaritan-Keep Home, Watertown.

Mrs. Barber owned and operated a beauty shop for 25 years in Altmar. She also was a songwriter and author of two books.

Born March 4, 1912, in Canton, daughter of Mowett and Josephine Judge Beckstead, she had lived at Altmar 50 years before moving to Sandy Creek in 1986.

She married Homer R. Barber on Oct. 30, 1936. Mr. Barber died April 3, 1966.

Surviving are a son, Howard A., Sandy Creek; three sisters, Mayfred Stowell Brown and Beatrice Holcomb, both of Lakeland, Fla., and Gwendolyn Hansen, Zephyrhills, Fla., two granddaughters and several nieces and nephews.

A sister, Evelyn Lawton, and two brothers, Basil and Charles C. Beckstead, died before her.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 13, 1997
Jasmine Brooks, 15-month-old daughter of Jennifer Trumble and Jermelle Brooks, died Thursday as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

Surviving besides her parents are her maternal grandparents, Brenda Trumble of Williamstown and David Trumble of Altmar; her maternal great-grandmother, Muriel Weaver of Williamstown; her paternal great-grandfather, Charles Newkirk of Stuart, Fla.; and several aunts and uncles.

Services are private. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Harter Funeral Home, Parish, has arrangements.
FRANCES MCAULEY LOOMIS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 5, 1997
Frances McAuley Loomis, 87, of North Syracuse died Wednesday at Crouse Hospital.

A native of Kasoag, Oswego County, she lived in Baldwinsville before moving to North Syracuse in 1983. She was a 1930 graduate of the Hospital of the Good Shepard Nursing School and worked 50 years as a nurse for her husband, Dr. Willard A. Loomis Jr., who died in 1979.

Surviving are a daughter, Virginia F. Loomis of North Syracuse; two sons, Willard A. III of Dewitt and John W. of Binghamton; a sister, Winonah M. Walker of Cherry Hill, N.J.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and a niece.

Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the Maurer Funeral Home, Liverpool. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour is 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, 300 Second St.
DORA A. DOWNING TOWN OF ALBION NATIVE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 22, 1997
Dora A. Downing, 75, of 23 Court St., Auburn, a native of the town of Albion, died Friday at Auburn Memorial Hospital.

Born Jan. 21, 1922, a daughter of Charles and Beulah Waite Trumble, she lived in Altmar before moving to Auburn in 1977. She attended Altmar Union School.

Two husbands, Sidney Shaw and John Downing, died before her.

Surviving are three daughters, Sandra L. Tillotson, Moravia, and Carol M. Laning and Louise C. Downing, both of Watertown; two stepsons, Gail and Gary Downing, both of Carthage; two stepdaughters, Marlene and Linda Downing, both of Carthage; a brother, Ivan Trumble, Williamstown; two sisters, June Stowell and Fannie Draper, both of Altmar; 14 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A daughter, Diane Downing, died in 1969.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
KEVIN CRONK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 6, 1997
Kevin Cronk, 26, formerly of Altmar, died Wednesday at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn, N.C.

A native of Altmar, he attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School. He moved to Lillington, N.C., in July and was employed at This End Up Furniture Co. in Lillington.

He worked at Hinerwadel’s Grove in North Syracuse for several years.

He was a member of Altmar Methodist Church.

Surviving are his fiancee, Starr Cole; a son, Justin Slater at home; his father, Bert L. Sr. of Altmar; his mother, Patricia Campbell Cronk of Lacona; two brothers, Bert L. Jr. and Keith E., both of Altmar; a sister, Susan Pool of Lillington; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
INEZ TRUMBLE SOBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 12, 1997
Inez Trumble Soble, 84, of county Route 22 died Wednesday at Sunrise Nursing Home, Oswego.

Born in Parish, where she attended school, she lived in Altmar since 1928. She was a home health aide 12 years with the Oswego County Health Department, retiring in 1982. She also worked many years at Evergreen Nursing Home in Williamstown.

Her first husband, Hugh Trumble, died in 1978. Her second husband, Edwin Soble, died in 1988.

Surviving are three sons, Martin “Jim” Trumble of Florida, Lloyd Trumble of Williamstown and Dale Trumble of Altmar; four daughters, Ethel Ponzo of Syracuse, Dorothy Barber of Altmar, Shirley Wallace of Florida and Eulia Mason of Fulton; three sisters, Esther Spear of Syracuse, Nellie Phillips of Williamstown and Mildred Smith of Parish; 37 grandchildren; 83 great-grandchildren; and 42 great-great-grandchildren.

Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, the Rev. Calvin Russell officiating. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the Defiance Fire Co., Altmar 13202.
ROSE E. WHEELER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 20, 1997
Rose E. Wheeler, 99, of Pulaski Street died Sunday at Loretto Geriatric Center.

She lived in Altmar for the past 50 years, previously living in Florence Hill.

She attended Camden High School and was employed many years by the Altmar Elementary School as a cafeteria worker.

Mrs. Wheeler was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altmar, and its Altar & Rosary Society.

She was a life member and past president of Russell Tryon Post 1435 American Legion Auxiliary, Altmar.

Her husband, William W., died in 1958.

Surviving are son, Leon R. of Williamstown; three daughters, Rosemary S. Johnson, Gertrude B. Ford and Norma M. Walker, all of Altmar; 22 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great- grandchildren.

Services are 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski, the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to Russell Tryon Post American Legion Auxiliary.
VIRGINIA M. EDWARDS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 1, 1997
Virginia M. Edwards, 72, of 1639 state Route 13 died Sunday at her home.

She was born in East Orange, N.J.

She lived in Fairmount, N.J., for 30 years and also lived in East Orange, N.J., for several years. She moved to Altmar in 1986.

She attended schools in East Orange.

Surviving are her husband, William R.; two sons, Kirk W. of Altmar and Gary P. of Laramie, Wyo.; two sisters, Charlotte Yurasak of Flemington, N.J., and Bernice McCarthy of Randall, N.J.

Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St.
LUELLA M. OLIN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 14, 1998
Luella M. Olin, 51, of 17 Pine Meadows Road died Friday at Genesis Health Center, Watertown.

Surviving are her husband, Richard D.; a son, Steven R. of Altmar; a daughter, Lisa M. Kinney of Mexico; her mother, Mary Hall of Pomona Park, Fla.; a sister, Rosemary Davis of Live Oak, Fla.; three brothers, Charles Hall of Antwerp and David Hall and Phillip Hall, both of Taberg; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
GERTRUDE FORD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 27, 1998
Gertrude Ford, 71, of 43 Pulaski St. died Wednesday at home.

Born in Williamstown, she lived in Altmar 60 years.

She retired in 1981 after 31 years as a secretary with the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown School District.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Altmar, past president of its Altar and Rosary Society, past president of the auxiliary of the American Legion’s Russell Tryon Post 1435, Altmar, and president of Ma Barker’s Cribbage Club, Pulaski.

Her husband, Burt, died in 1994.

Surviving are five sons, F. Edward of Polk City, Fla., Michael J. and Patrick J., both of Altmar, William B. of Pulaski and Paul A. of Williamstown; a daughter, Sally J. Hill of Pulaski; a brother, Leon R. Wheeler of Williamstown; two sisters, Rosemary S. Johnson and Norma M. Walker, both of Altmar; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services are 11 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski. Burial is in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions may be made to the Altmar American Legion Auxiliary, Church Street, Altmar 13302.
ERWIN CHAPEL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 28, 1998
Erwin “Ernie” Chapel, 66, of Springbrook Apartments, Pulaski, died Monday at home.

Born in Clay, he lived in North Syracuse, Hastings and Brewerton before moving to Pulaski in 1961. He retired in 1992 after five years with P.S.I. of Syracuse and had worked more than 20 years for Onondaga Soil Testing, Syracuse.

His wife, the former Joanne Claflin, died in 1983.

Survivors: Two sons, Thomas E. of Pulaski and Arnold W. of Mebane, N.C.; a daughter, Diann McIntyre of Pulaski; a brother, Dennis of Barnes Corners; five sisters, Arlene Bolich of Barnes Corners, Janice Johnson of Eastwood, Judy Gross of Kernersville, N.C., and Sharon Chapel and Beverly Springer, both of Chuluota, Fla.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Volunteers of Oswego County Hospice, Box 102, Oswego 13126.
ERWIN “ERNIE’ CHAPEL LONGTIME PULASKI RESIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 28, 1998
Erwin “Ernie” Chapel, 66, Springbrook Apartments, died Monday at his home.

Mr. Chapel lived in North Syracuse, Hastings and Brewerton before moving to Pulaski in 1961. He retired in 1992 after five years of service with P.S.I. of Syracuse. He had been employed by Onondaga Soil Testing, Syracuse, for more than 20 years.

He was born at Clay, a son of Warren and Frances Graves Chapel. He married Lorna Joanne Claflin on Feb. 2, 1951, at the Altmar Methodist parsonage with the Rev. A.L. Strauss, then pastor, officiating. Mrs. Chapel died in 1983.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas E., Pulaski, and Arnold W., Mebane, N.C.; a daughter, Diann McIntyre, Pulaski; a brother, Dennis, Barnes Corners; five sisters, Arlene Bulloch, Barnes Corners, Janice Johnson, Eastwood, Judy Gross, Kernersville, N.C., and Sharon Chapel and Beverly Springer, both of Chuluota, Fla.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A sister, Elizabeth V. Jewell, died June 21.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Contributions may be made to Volunteers of Oswego County Hospice, Box 102, Oswego, N.Y. 13126.
MARIETTA MAIER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 6, 1998
Marietta “Mary” Maier, 80, of Route 22, Altmar, died Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

Born in Rochester, she was a 1937 graduate of Irondequoit High School and moved to Altmar 22 years ago. She was a homemaker and a member of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski.

Survivors: Her husband, Francis J.; a son, John F. of Altmar; two daughters, Ann M. Gavin of Syracuse and Mary Ellen Bauman of Rochester; a brother, Jack Shea of Pembroke Pines, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Services: 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: St. John the Evangelist Church Improvement Fund, Niagara Street, Pulaski 13142.
FLORENCE DEWEY LONGTIME GLEN PARK RESIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 28, 1998
Florence Dewey, 85, South Albion Road, Altmar, formerly of Glen Park, died Friday evening in Oswego Hospital.

Born Jan. 14, 1913, in Henderson, daughter of John and Mattie Brown Sargent, she lived in Glen Park until 1972, when she moved to the Braley Adult Home, Altmar.

She married Gerald R. Caird on Oct. 30, 1937, at the Brownville Methodist Episcopal Church, with the Rev. Herbert Harrison officiating. The marriage ended in divorce. She married Francis E. Dewey in 1973. He died April 28, 1976.

Mrs. Dewey was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church, Altmar.

Surviving are several nieces and a nephew.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
DUGAL M. BROWN SR.

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 5, 1998
Dugal M. Brown Sr., 70, of state Route 13, Altmar, died Wednesday at home.

Born in Pulaski, he lived there 30 years before moving to Altmar in 1959. He attended Pulaski schools. He retired in 1989 after 32 years with General Electric Co. and also owned Brown’s Campground, Altmar, for 18 years. He operated a farm for many years and was a merchant marine and Army veteran.

A son, Dugal Jr., died in 1990.

Survivors: His wife, Sonja R.; six daughters, Carla Heh of Munnsville, Delores Beeso and Elaine Mizzoni, both of Pittsford, Gloria Brown of East Rochester, Monica Garner of Mexico and Suzanne Toole of East Syracuse; two sisters, Sally Marriott of Fayetteville, N.C., and Thelma Schmid of Las Vegas, Nev.; two brothers, Alex of Lacona and Roderick of Parish; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson.

Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: NOCA, Delano Street, Pulaski 13142.
JAY E. TURNER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 24, 1999
Jay E. Turner, 74, of 7494 Rome Road,Pulaski,died Tuesday at home.

Born in Camden, he lived in Altmar before moving to Pulaski in 1961. He graduated from Altmar High School, and received a degree in horticulture and floral design from Morrisville Agricultural and Technical College. He owned and operated Jay’s Glad Haven Garden Shop, Pulaski, for 40 years. He was a member of Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church, Pulaski Service Club and Royal Order of Jesters Court 142, Watertown. He was a past master of Pulaski Lodge 415, F&AM, and past potentate of Media Temple Shriners, Watertown.

Survivors: A sister, Betty E. Dawley of Pulaski; a half brother, Ernest L. of North Syracuse; several nieces and nephews.

Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, International Shrine Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607-1460.
JAY E. TURNER FLOWER SHOP OWNER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 24, 1999
Jay E. Turner, 74, of 7494 Rome Road, died Tuesday at his home.

Mr. Turner had owned and operated Jay’s Glad Haven Flower Shop for the past 40 years. He lived in Altmar before moving to Pulaski in 1961.

Born July 16, 1924, in Camden, son of James G. and Gladys S. Morrison Turner, he graduated in 1942 from Altmar High School and earned a degree in horticulture and floral design from Morrisville Agricultural and Technical Institute in 1949.

He was a member of Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church, the Pulaski Service Club and the Royal Order of Jesters Court 142, Watertown. He was past master of Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415 and past potentate of Media Temple Shiners, Watertown, and Media Motor Patrol.

Mr. Turner was also a member and past president of the Oswego County Shrine Club, a member and past patron of Order of the Eastern Star 159, and past district grand lecturer of the Oswego District of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are a sister, Betty E. Dawley, Pulaski; a half brother, Ernest L., North Syracuse, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. 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, where the Order of the Eastern Star and the Masons will hold services at 8:15 and 8:30 p.m., respectively.

Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, International Shrine Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33607-1460.
JAY E. TURNER FLOWER SHOP OWNER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 25, 1999
Jay E. Turner, 74, of 7494 Rome Road, died Tuesday at his home.

Mr. Turner had owned and operated Jay’s Glad Haven Flower Shop for the past 40 years. He lived in Altmar before moving to Pulaski in 1961.

Born July 16, 1924, in Camden, son of James G. and Gladys S. Morrison Turner, he graduated in 1942 from Altmar High School and earned a degree in horticulture and floral design from Morrisville Agricultural and Technical Institute in 1949.

He was a member of Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church, the Pulaski Service Club and the Royal Order of Jesters Court 142, Watertown. He was past master of Pulaski Masonic Lodge 415 and past potentate of Media Temple Shiners, Watertown, and Media Motor Patrol.

Mr. Turner was also a member and past president of the Oswego County Shrine Club, a member and past patron of Order of the Eastern Star 159, and past district grand lecturer of the Oswego District of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Surviving are a sister, Betty E. Dawley, Pulaski; a half brother, Ernest L., North Syracuse, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. 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, where the Order of the Eastern Star and the Masons will hold services at 8:15 and 8:30 p.m., respectively.

Donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, International Shrine Headquarters, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33607-1460.
ANTHONY E. THEISEN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 7, 1999
Anthony E. “Tony” Theisen, 79, of Watertown died Wednesday at Samaritan Medical Center.

Born in New England, N.D., he lived in Oregon before moving to Watertown. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He received an engineering degree from Oregon State University. He retired in 1982 as an engineer for the city of Watertown. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Watertown.

His wife, the former Lillian Hamblin, died in 1988.

Survivors: A sister, Rosalia Heisler of Lodi, Calif.; several nieces and nephews.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour, 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: St. Patrick’s Church,Watertown 13601.
ANTHONY E. THEISEN RETIRED ENGINEER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 7, 1999
The funeral for Anthony E. Theisen, 79, of 1330 Richards Drive, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster- Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Arthur J. LaBaff, pastor of St. Patrick’s Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Mr. Theisen died Wednesday at Samaritan Medical Center.

A calling hour will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Theisen moved to Watertown in 1946. A retired engineer, he worked for Chemipulp Process Inc. from 1946 to 1963, eventually becoming company president. When the firm was sold to Stebbins Engineering & Manufacturing Co. in 1963, he remained as project manager in the Chemipulp-Jennsen Division of Stebbins until going to work for the city in January 1975. He was an engineer for the city until retiring in 1982.

He was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church.

Born Nov. 9, 1919, in New England, N.D., son of Anthony B. and Agatha M. Taxis Theisen, he graduated from high school in Napoleon, N.D. He attended North Dakota State College, Fargo, and graduated from Oregon State College in 1942 with an engineering degree.

He served in the Army from April 1942 to December 1945 and was temporarily stationed at Pine Camp, now Fort Drum.

He married Lillian Hamblin, a native of Altmar, on Jan. 30, 1946. She died Dec. 12, 1988.

Surviving are a sister, Rosalia Heisler, Lodi, Calif., and several nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to St. Patrick’s Church.
RICHARD L. DEACONS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 15, 1999
Richard LeRoy Deacons, 62, of Central Square died Wednesday at home.

He was born in Parish. He owned and operated a window-washing business for more than 15 years. He was a member of Ironworkers Local 60 and Oneida Crafters, both in Syracuse.

Survivors: A daughter, Heather Brown of Long Island; a stepdaughter, Lori Cook of Syracuse; a stepson, Ronald Daggett of Syracuse; a sister, Barbara J. Czerwinski of Syracuse; two brothers, James of Parish and Less of Brewerton; two grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Monday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours. Traub Funeral Home, Central Square, has arrangements.
GUY V. PIKE JR.

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – July 25, 1999
Guy V. Pike Jr., 62, of 1865 Route 13,Altmar,died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

Born in Epsom, N.H., he lived in Camden before moving to Altmar in 1959. He attended Epsom schools. He retired in 1994 after 37 years with the Larabbee Wire and Omega Wire companies. He was a member of CB Operators.

Survivors: His wife, the former Doris Spink; four daughters, Roberta Pike, Cheryl Pike and Linda Theriault, all of Sanford, Maine, and Gloria Stevens of Parish; five sons, John R. Janack of Williamstown, David J. Janack of Panther Lake, Irving G. Pike of Constantia, Mark A. Pike of Altmar and Thomas Pike of Sanford, Maine; a sister, Marsha Koch of Epsom, N.H.; a brother, Norman of Epsom, N.H.; several grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
DARWIN L. CRONK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 29, 1999
Darwin L. Cronk, 50, of Eisenhower Boulevard,Bridgeport,died Wednesday at Crouse Hospital.

Born in Altmar, he moved to Bridgeport in 1990. He attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown schools. He worked at Montclair Trucking, Parish, and formerly at Omega Wire Co., Williamstown. He was a member of Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church.

Survivors: His fiancee, Kathy Eighmey of Bridgeport; a son, Mark of Altmar; a foster daughter, Cassandra Cronk of Bridgeport; six brothers, Bert, Warren, Steve, and Kenneth, all of Altmar, and James and Terry, both of Mallory; two sisters, Evelyn Hoyt of Mallory and Mary Gaffey of Altmar.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
JOSEPH B. MCNITT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 10, 1999
Joseph B. McNitt, 31, of formerly of Williamstown,died Saturday in Chambersburg, Pa.

Born in Syracuse, he lived in Williamstown and Altmar before moving to Marion, N.C., in 1997. He attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School. He worked at several companies in North Carolina.

Survivors: His parents, Elwin and Susan McNitt of Williamstown; a sister, Laura Demass of Oswego; four brothers, Jonathan R. of Meredith, N.H., Patrick L. of Pulaski and Matthew J. and Adren T., both of Williamstown; his maternal grandmother, Ruth Last of Williamstown; his paternal grandfather, Elmer McNitt of Adams.

Services: 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour, 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
JENNA M. TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 17, 1999
Jenna Marie Trumble, infant daughter of Jennifer Hastings and Frederick Trumble of 585 Hogsback Road,Richland,died Friday at Crouse Hospital.

Survivors: Besides her parents, her paternal grandmother and stepgrandfather, Elizabeth and Harrison Ayers of Richland; her paternal grandfather, Edward Trumble Sr. of Panther Lake; her maternal grandmother, Sonya Hastings of Boylston.

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Harter Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour, 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 2983 W. Main St., Parish.
WILLIAM LACELLE SR.

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 25, 1999
William LaCelle Sr., 67, of 47 Durgee Road,Altmar,died Thursday at home.

Born in Richland, he lived in the town of Orwell most of his life. He attended Pulaski schools. He retired in 1997 after 15 years with the town of Orwell Highway Department and also worked at Fulton Boiler Works, Pulaski. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors: His wife, the former Alice Munger; five sons, Phillip “Ed” and Charles, both of Orwell, William Jr. of Williamstown, Theodore of North Carolina and Brian of Lorraine; five sisters, Joane Stevens of Sandy Creek, Rose Boak of Sandy Pond, Shirley Racine and Barbara Nutting, both of Pulaski, and Fern Lester of Orwell; six brothers, Tommy and Johnny, both of Pulaski, Phillip of Orwell, Robert and Richard, both of Camden, and Gerald of Altmar; seven grandchildren.

Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at his home, 47 Durgee Road, town of Orwell. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours. Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, has arrangements.

Contributions: Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Box 102, Oswego 13126.
WILLIAM LACELLE SR. HIGHWAY DEPT. EMPLOYEE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 25, 1999
William LaCelle Sr., 67, of 47 Durgee Road, died Thursday at his home while under the care of Oswego County Hospice.

Mr. LaCelle was a truck driver for the Town of Orwell Highway Department for 15 years, retiring in 1997.

Born Feb. 13, 1932, in Richland, a son of Clyde and Lillian Spar LaCelle, he attended school in Pulaski.

He married Alice Munger, and the couple lived in the town of Orwell. Mr. LaCelle was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from June 22, 1950, to Dec. 18, 1953.

He was employed by Fulton Boiler Works, Fulton, for a time.

Surviving besides his wife are five sons, Phillip “Ed” and Charles A., both of Orwell, William Jr., Williamstown, Theodore, North Carolina and Brian, Lorraine; six brothers, Tommy and Johnny, both of Pulaski, Philip, Orwell, Robert and Richard, both of Camden, and Gerald, Altmar; five sisters, Joane Stevens, Sandy Creek, Rose Boak, Sandy Pond, Shirley Racine and Barbara Nutting, both of Pulaski, and Fern Lester, Orwell; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Two sisters, Betty Dunbar and Mary Prins, and a brother, James, died before him.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday the LaCelle home with the Rev. Tim Hurne, pastor of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church, officiating. Burial, with military honors, will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There are no calling hours. Arrangements are with Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

Donations may be made to William LaCelle Medical Fund, established to help the family with medical expenses, in care of the LaCelle family, or to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, Box 102, Oswego N.Y 13126.
ROBERT P. CARLSSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 7, 1999
Robert P. Carlsson, 63, of 554 Centerville Road,Altmar,died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

Born in Whallonsburg, he lived in Altmar for 51 years and graduated from high school there. He was a Navy veteran. He worked for 44 years at New Venture Gear. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 624, Syracuse, and Pulaski-Boylston Snowmobile Club.

Survivors: His wife, Dorothy K.; two daughters, Elizabeth M. Clark of Naples and Victoria K. Carlsson of Altmar; a son, Alton A. Kiernan of Clay City, Ky.; a grandson.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 10 a.m. to noon, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski

Contributions: American Heart Association, 5575 Thompson Road, DeWitt 13214.
ROBERT P. CARLSSON NEW VENTURE GEAR EMPLOYEE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 7, 1999
Robert P. Carlsson, 63, of 554 Centerville Road, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse.

Mr. Carlsson lived in Altmar for 51 years and worked for 44 years at New Venture Gear, East Syracuse. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 624, Syracuse, and the Pulaski-Boylston Snowmobile Club.

Born July 18, 1936, in Whallonsburg, the son of Josef and Martha Perkins Carlsson, he graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1965 and served in the Navy.

He married Dorothy K. Davis on July 27, 1968.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Elizabeth M. Clark, Naples, and Victoria K. Carlsson, Altmar; a son, Alton A. Kiernan, Clay City, Ky.; and a grandson.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 5575 Thompson Road, DeWitt, N.Y. 13214.
ROBERT P. CARLSSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 8, 1999
Robert P. Carlsson, 63, of Altmar died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

Born in Whallonsburg, he lived in Altmar for 51 years and graduated from high school there. He was a Navy veteran. He worked for 44 years at New Venture Gear. He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 624, Syracuse, and Pulaski-Boylston Snowmobile Club.

Survivors: His wife, Dorothy K.; two daughters, Elizabeth M. Clark of Naples and Victoria K. Carlsson of Altmar; a son, Alton A. Kiernan of Clay City, Ky.; a grandson.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 10 a.m. to noon, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski

Contributions: American Heart Association, 5575 Thompson Road, DeWitt 13214.
CHARLOTTE M. TURNER RETIRED TEACHER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 21, 1999
Charlotte M. Turner, 81, of 4646 Salina St., died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

Miss Turner taught at Monticello Central School for 27 years, retiring in 1973. She also taught at Pulaski Academy and High School from 1942 to 1946 and at Minetto Union School from 1937 to 1942.

Born Oct. 25, 1917, in Bridgeport, Conn., daughter of Frank and Ethel Dawley Turner, she graduated in 1934 from Pulaski Academy and High School and in 1937 from Oswego Normal School.

She received a bachelor’s degree in 1942 from Albany State University and a master’s degree in 1951 from Syracuse University. She also did graduate work from 1965 to 1966 at the University of Arizona, Tucson, and received a science grant for six weeks of study at Women’s College, Beirut, Lebanon.

Miss Turner was a member of Park United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women and the Pulaski Civic Club and a member and past matron of Lake Ontario Chapter 124, Order of the Eastern Star, Sandy Creek, and Kiameshia Chapter 304, OES, Monticello.

She also was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma honor society, a life member of the New York State Retired Teachers Association and a member and past president of the Oswego County Retired Teachers Association and Contra Zone Retired Teachers Association. She was a member and past treasurer of the Northern New York Federation of Women’s Clubs.

Surviving are two sisters, Doris Beach, Sackets Harbor, and Janet Stamps, Williamstown, and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Park United Methodist Church with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to Park United Methodist Church or Northern Oswego County Ambulance.
CHARLOTTE M. TURNER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 22, 1999
Charlotte M. Turner, 81, of 4646 Salina St.,Pulaski,died Wednesday at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Bridgeport, Conn., she lived in Orwell and Monticello before moving to Pulaski. She graduated from Pulaski Academy and Oswego Normal School and received a bachelor’s degree from State University at Albany and a master’s degree from Syracuse University. She attended Beirut College for Women, Lebanon, and Tucson University. She retired in 1973 after 27 years as a teacher at Monticello School. She formerly taught at Pulaski and Minetto Union schools. She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, and its United Methodist Women; a member and past matron of Lake Ontario Chapter 124 OES, Sandy Creek, and Kiamesha Chapter 309 OES, Monticello; and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma.

Survivors: Two sisters, Doris Beach of Sackets Harbor and Janet Stamps of Williamstown; a brother, Francis J. Turner of North Syracuse.

Services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 5 to 7 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Park United Methodist Church, Hubble Street, Pulaski 13142.
G. STANLEY BENNETT

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – November 21, 1999
G. Stanley Bennett, 87, of Route 13,Pineville,died Friday at the home of his grandson.

Born in Pineville, he was a 1931 graduate of Pulaski Academy High School. He retired in 1990 after 60 years as the owner of a dairy farm. He also was a cattle dealer. He was a member of Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar, and the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown school board. He was a former member of the Albion Grange and the Agway Committee.

His wife, the former Marion Craig, died in 1996.

Survivors: A daughter, Joyce B. Ezzo of Canastota; two sons, Edward S. of Parish and Willis F. of Moravia; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar.
G. STANLEY BENNETT RETIRED DAIRY FARMER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 21, 1999
G. Stanley Bennett, 87, Route 13, Pineville, died Friday evening at the Dugway home of a grandson.

Mr. Bennett owned and operated a dairy farm for 60 years, retiring in 1990. He also was a cattle dealer for many years and was a life resident of Pineville.

He was a member of Altmar Riverside United Methodist Church, of the Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Board of Education for 11 years and was a former member of Albion Grange and the Agway Committee.

Born April 21, 1912, in Pineville, a son of George W. and Maude Clark Bennett, he graduated in 1931 from Pulaski Academy High School.

He married Marion Craig on Aug. 8, 1940. She died March 10, 1996.

Surviving are two sons, Edward S., Parish, and Willis F., Moravia; a daughter, Joyce B. Ezzo, Canastota; 12 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.

A sister, Edith Lloyd, died in 1991.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Catherine Salisbury, pastor of Riverside United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours are from 3 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Altmar Riverside Methodist Church.
GENEVIEVE K. SPEAR

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 29, 1999
Genevieve K. Spear, 83, formerly of Altmar,died Saturday at Lewis County Extended Care Facility, Lowville.

She was born in Schenectady. She graduated from Schenectady High School and the College of St. Rose, Albany. She was a teacher in the Altmar school district and in several other local schools for many years. She was a former member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435 Auxiliary, Altmar.

Her husband, Norman, died in 1990. Two sons, Raymond and George Seamans, died previously.

Survivors: Two daughters, Roberta L. Aubin of Copenhagen and Patricia M. Forbes of Morehead City, N.C.; a brother, Raymond Kazyaka of Scotia; four grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour, 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Lewis County Extended Care Facility, 7785 N. State St., Lowville 13367.
GENEVIEVE K. SPEAR TEACHER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 29, 1999
Genevieve K. Spear, 83, formerly of Altmar, died Saturday at Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility, Lowville, where she had been a resident since May 1997.

Mrs. Spear was a teacher in the Altmar school district and in several other local school districts for many years.

Born July 11, 1916, in Schenectady, daughter of John and Josephine Jarzbowski Kazyaka, she was a graduate of Schenectady High School and the College of St. Rose, Albany.

A marriage to Guy Seamans ended in divorce.

She married Norman Spear on June 9, 1963. He died March 30, 1990.

Mrs. Spear was a former member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435 Auxiliary, Altmar.

Surviving are two daughters, Roberta L. Aubin, Copenhagen, and Patricia M. Forbes, Morehead City, N.C.; a brother, Raymond Kazyaka, Scotia, and four grandchildren.

Two sons, Raymond and George Seamans, and a sister, Geraldine Wagner, died before her.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. John Hogan officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Lewis County Residential Health Care Facility, third floor, 7785 N. State St., Lowville, N.Y. 13367.
DOROTHY E. MCBAIN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 21, 2000
Dorothy E. Loatwall McBain, 74, of 4713 Sheehan Road,Taberg,died Sunday in Rome.

She was born in Altmar. She was a 1943 graduate of Altmar High School. She was a member of Richland Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and Russell Tryon American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors: Her husband, Charles G.; three daughters, Patricia Snetsinger of Oneida, Katherine Mosher of Richland and Laurie King of Taberg; six sons, Edward Sherman of Williamstown, Melvin Sherman of Ithaca, Michael Sherman of Rome, Ron Sherman of Oneida, Robert Britton of Oneida and Danny Britton of South West City, Mo.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Sanborn-McDaniels & LaRobardiere Funeral Home. Spring burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 109 Main St., Camden.
IDA M. HOLCOMB

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – March 5, 2000
Ida Mae Holcomb, 75, of 11 Pulaski St.,Altmar,died Saturday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

Born in Williamstown, she was a life resident of Altmar and a graduate of Altmar High School. She retired in 1988 after 20 years at Altmar Elementary School and also worked at the Altmar Post Office and in the laboratory at Camden Wire Co. She was a member of Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar, Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435 Auxiliary and Pulaski Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 157. She was a former member of the DeFiance Fire Co. Auxiliary, Altmar.

Survivors: Her husband, Carl “Buck”; a son, Carl “Bill” of Altmar; a sister, Margaret Teitjen of Florida; three brothers, Jacob McCullagh of Williamstown, William McCullagh of Camden and Gordon McCullagh of Altmar; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Spring burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: DeFiance Fire Co., Altmar 13302.
LYSLE J. ECKER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 3, 2000
Lysle J. Ecker, 78, of Altmar died Monday at Crouse Hospital.

Born in Hannibal, he lived in Altmar since 1930 and graduated from Altmar High School. He was former mayor of Altmar. He retired in 1981 from Niagara Mohawk as a licensed land surveyor and held a civil engineering certificate. He was a past commander of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, a former member of Defiance Fire Company, a 54-year member of Amboy Masonic Lodge 650 and a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7289. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received the Bronze Star.

Survivors: His wife, the former Maralyn Johnson; four daughters, Judith Faulkner of Parish, Elaine Pretory of Edgewater, Fla., Linda Burkholder of Sacramento, Calif., and Jeanne Wall of Orwell; three sons, Lawrence of Pulaski, William of Jordan and Robert of Windsor, Calif.; a sister, Lucille Kern of Highland, Calif.; a brother, Elston of Adams; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Russell Tryon Post 1435, Altmar 13302.
CARL W. HOLCOMB

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 8, 2000
Carl W. “Buck” Holcomb, 74, of 11 Pulaski St.,Altmar, died Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center.

He was a life resident of Altmar and attended Altmar High School. He owned and operated Pulaski Sales and Service from 1956 to 1987. He was mayor of Altmar from 1972 to 1990 and village trustee from 1960 to 1972. He was a 57-year member and former chief and treasurer of Defiance Fire Department and Riverside Methodist Church. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435.

His wife, the former Ida Mae McCullagh, died previously.

Survivors: A son, Carl “Bill” of Altmar; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Defiance Fire Department, Box 174, Altmar 13302.
J. ROBERT COOLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 12, 2000
J. Robert Cooley, 65, of 75 Pipeline Road,Altmar,died Sunday at Crouse Hospital.

Born in Stottville, he moved to Altmar in 1974 from Syracuse. He was a 1953 graduate of Hudson High School and a 1955 graduate of SUNY College of Technology at Canton. He was a consulting engineer at Robson & Woese Inc., East Syracuse, for the past 16 years. He previously worked at Miller Engineering in Brewerton for 14 years. He was a member and past master of Nortrip Lodge 998, F&AM, in Minoa and a charter member of the Association of Energy Engineers.

Survivors: His wife, Ilene; a daughter, Joanne Cooley of Toledo, Ohio; two sons, Jeffrey of Hudson and Eric of DeRuyter; a stepson, Roland Balch of Syracuse; his mother, Ruth Oakes Cooley of Hudson; a sister, Joan Rockefeller of Hudson; two brothers, Walter and Gerald, both of Hudson; five grandchildren.

Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.

Contributions: Nortrip Masonic Lodge 998, Minoa.
DORIS J. SHEPHARD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 17, 2000
Doris Jean Shephard, 61, of Osceola,died Saturday at home.

She was born in Mexico. She worked for Omega Wire of Williamstown.

Survivors: Her husband, Warren; four daughters, Susan Draper of Pulaski, Julie Graham of Orwell, Carrie Greenleaf of Palermo and Ami Elliott of Sandy Creek; five sons, Daniel of Osceola, Mark of Sandy Creek, William of Altmar, Terry of Orwell and Keith of Altmar; three sisters, Anita Cole of Parish, Flossie Johnson of Mexico and Kathryn Reicker of Hastings; 23 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Services: Private. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours. Harter Funeral Home, Parish, has arrangements.
DORIS J. SHEPHARD OMEGA WIRE EMPLOYEE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 17, 2000
Doris Jean Shephard, 61, town of Osceola, died Saturday at her home.

Mrs. Shephard worked at Omega Wire, Williamstown.

She was born Sept. 24, 1938 in Mexico, daughter of John and Doris Hardy Seeley.

Surviving besides her husband, Warren, are four daughters, Susan Draper, Pulaski, Julie Graham, Orwell, Carrie Greenleaf, Palermo, and Ami Elliott, Sandy Creek; five sons, Daniel, Osceola, Mark, Sandy Creek, William and Keith, both of Altmar, and Terry, Orwell; three sisters, Anita Cole, Parish, Flossie Johnson, Mexico, and Kathryn Reicker, Hastings, 23 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be private. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are with Harter Funeral Home, Parish.
WILLIAM A. SAMPSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 14, 2000
William A. Sampson, 60, of 120 Bridge St.,Altmar,died Tuesday of injuries suffered in an automobile accident on state Route 13 in Albion.

Born in Altmar, he attended Altmar High School. He worked seven years for K&S Tire, Williamstown, and previously for Davis-Wallbridge Construction Co., Syracuse.

Survivors: His wife, Sharon A.; five sons, Kenneth W. of Ogdensburg, Scott A. of Williamstown, Mark W. of Puerto Rico, Frank E. of Altmar and Glenn R. of Natural Bridge; two stepdaughters, Tina Thurston of Altmar and Tammy Henry of Smithfield, N.C.; three stepsons, Kenneth Dupont and Gary Dupont, both of Pulaski, and Ronald Dupont of Williamstown; a brother, Franklyn of Richland; several grandchildren; a great-granddaughter.

Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
GARY A. POOL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 21, 2000
Gary A. Pool, 34, of 70 Albion Cross Road,Altmar,died Tuesday at University Hospital.

Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Rincon High School, Tucson, Ariz. He owned S&G Outlet Store, Altmar. He previously managed a factory outlet store in Gassville, Ark., and worked for Omega Wire Co., Williamstown.

Survivors: His wife, the former Susan E. Cronk; a daughter, Cynthia P. Pool at home; three sons, Jonathan E., Christopher A. and Joshua C., all at home; his parents, Robert and Laura Pool of Tucson; a sister, Laura Hansen of Tucson; four brothers, Robert Jr. and Danne, both of Camden, Ronald of Columbus, Ohio, and Donald of Tucson; his paternal grandmother, Margaret Pool of Rome.

Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 52 Park St. Pulaski.
SHIRLEY A. RACINE

Syracuse Herald American (NY) – November 12, 2000
Shirley A. Racine, 65, of 143 Ivens Road,Pulaski,died Saturday at her son’s home in Syracuse.

Born in Pulaski, she attended Pulaski schools.

Her husband, Henry, died in 1989.

Survivors: Two daughters, Debra M. Gayne of Pulaski and Cindy J. Long of Liverpool; three sons, Louis of Syracuse, Henry L. of Pulaski and Michael C. of Richland; three sisters, Joan Jones of Syracuse, Barbara Nutting of Pulaski and Rosie Lacelle of Sandy Creek; five brothers, Richard Lacelle and Robert Lacelle, both of Rome, Phillip Lacelle of Orwell and John Lacelle and Thomas Lacelle, both of Pulaski; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
SHIRLEY A. RACINE HOMEMAKER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 12, 2000
Shirley A. Racine, 65, of 143 Ivens Road, died Saturday at the home of her son, Louis H., Syracuse.

Mrs. Racine was a homemaker and a life resident of the Pulaski area.

Born April 28, 1935, in Pulaski, daughter of Clyde and Lillian Sparr LaCelle, she attended Pulaski schools.

She married Henry Racine on April 27, 1957. He died April 16, 1989.

Surviving besides her son Louis are two other sons, Henry L., Pulaski, and Michael C., Richland; two daughters, Debra M. Gayne, Pulaski, and Cindy J. Long, Liverpool; five brothers, Richard and Robert LaCelle, both of Rome, Phillip LaCelle, Orwell, and John and Thomas LaCelle, both of Pulaski; three sisters, Joan Jones and Rosie LaCelle, both of Sandy Creek, and Barbara Nutting, Pulaski, eight grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Brett Charsky officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
DAVID J. RICHARDS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 1, 2000
David John Richards, 65, of 135 Durgee Road,Orwell,died Tuesday at home.

He was born in Des Moines, Iowa. He was a wire drawer for Oswego Wire Co.

Survivors: His mother, Marjorie Richards Beebe of Orwell; five sisters, Jo-ann Granger, Geraldine Peer and Marjorie Bacon, all of Altmar, Mary Lou Schoo of Warner Robins, Ga., and Dr. Signe Beebe of Woodland, Calif.; a brother, Alva of Marathon.

Services and calling hours: None. Spring burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Taylor-Vida Funeral Home, Pulaski, has arrangements.
DAVID JOHN RICHARDS OSWEGO WIRE EMPLOYEE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 1, 2000
David John Richards, 65, of 135 Durgee Road, died Tuesday at his home.

Mr. Richards was a wire drawer for Oswego Wire Co.

Born June 8, 1935, in Des Moines, Iowa, he was a son of David and Marjorie Climie Richards Sr.

Surviving are his mother, Marjorie Richards Beebe, Orwell; a brother, Alva, Marathon; five sisters, Jo-Ann Granger, Geraldine Peer and Marjorie Bacon, all of Altmar, Mary Lou Schoo, Warner Robins, Ga., and Signe Beebe, Woodland, Calif., several nieces and nephews.

There will be no funeral or calling hours. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Arrangements are with Taylor- Vida Funeral Home, Pulaski.
ELIZABETH M. CLARK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 16, 2001
Elizabeth M. Kiernan Clark, 38, of Pulaski died Friday in Brutus, the victim of a homicide.

Born in Oneida, she was a 1982 graduate of Canandaigua High School. She was a bricklayer for R.J. Construction Cos. in Rochester. She was a member of Allied Bricklayers and Craftworkers Local 11 of Western.

Survivors: A son, Joseph R. of Pulaski; her mother, Dorothy K. Carlsson of Pulaski; a brother, Alton A. Kiernan of Clay City, Ky.

Services: Private. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours. Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, has arrangements.

Contributions: Joseph R. Clark, in care of Dorothy Carl-

sson, 554 Centerville Road, Pulaski 13142.
ELIZABETH M. CLARK HOMICIDE VICTIM

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 16, 2001
The funeral for Elizabeth M. Kiernan Clark, 38, Pulaski, will be private. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Ms. Clark was fatally stabbed and shot Friday by her estranged husband, Larry W. Clark, 55, Naples, who was meeting her to pick up their 4-year-old son, Joseph R. Mr. Clark then drove a short distance and shot himself to death.

There will be no calling hours.

Ms. Clark was a bricklayer for R.J. Construction Co., Rochester, and a member of Allied Bricklayers and Craft Workers Local 11 of Western New York.

Born Feb. 4, 1963, in Oneida, daughter of Alan and Dorothy Davis Kiernan, she was a 1982 graduate of Canandaigua High School.

Surviving besides her son are her mother, Dorothy K. Carlsson, Pulaski, and a brother, Alton A. Kiernan, Clay City, Ky.

Arrangements are with Foster- Hax Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to the Joseph R. Clark Trust Fund, in care of Dorothy Carlsson, 554 Centerville Road, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.
JAMES L. HEATH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 18, 2001
James L. Heath, 70, of 316 Bull Run Road,Parish,died Friday at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Oxford, he was a self-employed handyman for several years. He was a member and lay speaker of Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar, and Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar. He was an Air Force veteran.

A son, Jamie, died in 1975.

Survivors: His fiancee, Joyce E. Ellis of Altmar; two daughters, Jessica Ellis of Altmar and Cassaundra Tennant of Mannsville; one grandchild.

Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour, 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
JAMES L. HEATH HANDYMAN

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 18, 2001
James L. Heath, 70, of 316 Bull Run Road, died Friday in Oswego Hospital.

Mr. Heath was a self-employed handyman.

Born Jan. 25, 1931, in Oxford, son of Harry and Freda Ohlinger Heath, he was an Air Force veteran.

Mr. Heath was a member and lay speaker of Riverside Methodist Church, Altmar, and a member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar.

A marriage ended in divorce.

Surviving are his fiancee, Joyce E. Ellis, Altmar; two daughters, Jessica Ellis, Altmar, and Cassaundra Tennant, Mannsville, and a grandchild.

A son, Jamie, died in 1975.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
MARJORIE BEEBE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 28, 2001
Marjorie Climie Beebe, 85, of 135 Durgee Road,Altmar,died Monday at home.

She was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She was a homemaker and a member of Pine Meadows Wesleyan Church.

A daughter, Shirley A. Richards, died in 1938; three sons also died previously: James Richards in 1974, Larry Richards in 1990 and David Richards in 2000.

Survivors: Five daughters, Geraldine Peer, JoAnn Granger and Marjorie Bacon, all of Altmar, Mary Lou Schoo of Warner Robins, Ga., and Signe Beebe of Woodland, Calif.; a son, Alva Richards of Marathon; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

Services: Private. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours. Taylor-Vida Funeral Home, Pulaski, has arrangements.

Contributions: Snow Memorial Library, 4917 Jefferson St., Pulaski 13142.
GARY A. DUPONT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 1, 2001
Gary Allan Dupont, 37, of 3084 county Route 2, Pulaski, died Wednesday. Born in Oswego, he graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School. He had also lived in Orwell and Altmar. He worked for Mandigo Farm in Pulaski for 10 years and at Rite-Aid Distribution Center in Rome for the past two years.

Survivors: His companion, Margret Skellington; his mother, Sharon A. Sampson of Altmar; his father, Kenneth Dupont of Camden; two sisters, Tina Thurston of Altmar and Tammy Henry of Orwell; two brothers, Kenneth and Ronald, both of Atlmar; five stepbrothers, Kenneth, Glenn and Frank Sampson of Ogdensburg, Mark Sampson of Altmar and Scott Sampson of Williamstown. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home in Pulaski. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour, 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
GARY A. DUPONT RITE AID EMPLOYEE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 1, 2001
Gary Allan Dupont, 37, of 3084 County Route 2, died of complications of pneumonia Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse.

Mr. Dupont had been employed by the Rite Aid distribution center in Rome for the last two years and previously had been employed by Mandigo Farm for 10 years.

He lived in Altmar and Orwell before moving to Pulaski in 1989.

Born April 20, 1964, in Oswego, son of Kenneth and Sharon Trumble Dupont, he graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School in 1982.

Surviving are his companion, Margret Skellington; his mother, now Sharon A. Sampson, Altmar; his father, of Camden; two brothers, Kenneth and Ronald, both of Altmar; two sisters, Tina Thurston, Altmar, and Tammy Henry, Orwell, and five stepbrothers, Kenneth, Glenn and Frank Sampson, all of Ogdensburg, Scott Sampson, Williamstown, and Mark Sampson, Altmar.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Leo Sidman officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
RUTH A. LAST

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 5, 2001
Ruth A. Last, 74, of 92 C.C. Road, Williamstown, died Saturday. Born in Oswego, she lived in Richland and Sandy Creek before moving to Williamstown. She attended Oswego schools. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Elmer, died in 1996. A grandson, Joseph McNitt, died in 1999.

Survivors: Eight daughters, Sue McNitt of Liverpool, Eola Walker and Elma Campbell, both of Williamstown, Linda Durgan of Altmar, Nancy Goodman of Nazareth, Pa., and Vesta Hathaway, Brenda Cody and Vanetta Knopp, all of Marion, N.C.; a son, Nelson W. of Marion; two brothers, Henry Richards of Oswego and John Richards of Adams; 37 grandchildren; 47 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
RUTH A. LAST – HOMEMAKER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – November 5, 2001
Ruth A. Last, 74, of 92 C.C. Road, died Saturday in Oswego Hospital.

Mrs. Last was a homemaker. She lived in Richland and Sandy Creek before moving to Williamstown in 1996.

Born Oct. 19, 1927, in Oswego, daughter of Nelson and Stella Fetterly Richards, she attended Oswego schools.

She married Elmer D. Last on Dec. 16, 1945. They moved to Sandy Creek in 1984. Mr. Last, a retiree of Carrier Corp., Syracuse, died May 8, 1996.

Surviving are eight daughters, Sue McNitt, Liverpool, Eola Walker and Elma Campbell, both of Williamstown, Linda Durgan, Altmar, Nancy Goodman, Nazareth, Pa., and Vesta Hathaway, Brenda Cody and Vanetta Knopp, all of Marion, N.C.; a son, Nelson W., Marion; two brothers, Henry Richards, Oswego, and John Richards, Adams; 37 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A grandson died in 1999. A great-grandson died in 1995.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
NORMA A. WYLDE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 10, 2001
Norma A. Howard Wylde, 69, of 2588 Route 11, Parish, died Thursday. She was born in Syracuse.

Survivors: Two daughters, Sandra Badlam of Liverpool and Darlene Skilinski of Spartanburg, S.C.; two sons, Roy of Fredricksburg, Va., and Richard of Parish; a stepson, Richard Monica of Brewerton; two brothers, Chuck Howard of Mexico and James Howard of Parish; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Services: Noon Monday at Harter Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 10 a.m. to noon Monday at the funeral home, 2983 W. Main St., Parish.
GUY SEAMANS – SELF-EMPLOYED MEAT CUTTER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 14, 2001
Guy Seamans, 80, River Road, died at 9:40 a.m. Thursday at his home. He had been in ill health since August.

Born June 25, 1921, in Altmar, son of Donald and Leah Matison Seamans, he attended country schools in the Burdick district and Altmar High School. He served in the Merchant Marine from 1940 to 1942.

Mr. Seamans was a farmer in Altmar from 1944 to 1964. He then moved to the Copenhagen area, where he operated a custom meat- cutting business at his home.

A marriage to Genevieve Kazyaka ended in divorce. He married Jeanne Spencer Muir on Jan. 18, 1964, in Mannsville Methodist Church.

Mr. Seamans was a member of American Legion Post 162, Lowville, and the North Country Horse Club. He enjoyed training horses and various outdoor activities.

Surviving besides his wife are a son, Herbert C., Copenhagen; three daughters, Mrs. James (Patricia) Forbes, Moorehead City, N.C., and Mrs. Gary (Roberta) Aubin and Pamela Narrigan, both of Copenhagen; a stepson, Thomas Muir, Jackson, Miss.; three stepdaughters, Mrs. Bruce (Gloria) Piatt, Adams, Mrs. Bernard (Elizabeth) Kloster, Croghan, and Mrs. Leonard (Bonnie) Schryver Jr., Ellisburg; a brother, Donald A., Pulaski; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Two sons, Raymond J. and George A.. a stepson, Kenneth Muir, and a brother, Robert G., died before him.

There will be no funeral or calling hours.

Arrangements are with Scherer Funeral Home, Carthage. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, at the family’s convenience.

Donations may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, 7552 N. State St., Lowville, N.Y. 13367.
JAMES A. DENSMORE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 6, 2002
James A. Densmore, 60, of 191 Tubbs Road, Orwell, died Monday. Born in Bay Shore, Md., he graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1958. He owned and operated a general contracting business for 20 years in Orwell and a dairy farm for 20 years. He was a member of the Orwell Town Council for 15 years, the Pulaski American Legion, Robert Edwards Post 358, and the Oswego County Farm Bureau. He was in the Marines from 1959 to 1963.

Survivors: His wife of 42 years, the former Jean M. Mattison; three daughters, Julie A. Reedy of Mexico, Judy D. DeVere of Liverpool and Jodi D. Hanley of Orwell; a son, James A. II of Orwell; a sister, Shirley A. Czysz of Selma, N.C.; two brothers, Thomas A. of Larimore, N.D., and Donald E. of Bernhards Bay; his parents, Margaret E. Densmore of Rome and Thomas A. of Ocala, Fla.; nine grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions: Orwell Fire Department, county Route 2, Orwell 13426.
JAMES A. DENSMORE – CONTRACTOR, FARMER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 6, 2002
James A. Densmore, 60, of 191 Tubbs Road, died Monday at his home.

Mr. Densmore owned and operated a general contracting business for 20 years at Orwell and a dairy farm for 20 years.

He was a member of the Orwell Town Council for 15 years, Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358, Pulaski, and Oswego County Farm Bureau.

Born July 17, 1941, at Bay Shore, Md., son of Thomas A. and Margaret E. McGuigan Densmore, he graduated from Altmar-Parish- Williamstown High School in 1958.

He served in the Marine Corps from 1959 to 1963.

He married Jean M. Mattison on May 31, 1959.

Surviving besides his wife are his mother, of Rome; his father, of Ocala, Fla.; three daughters, Julie A. Reedy, Mexico, Judy D. DeVere, Liverpool, and Jodi D. Hanley, Orwell; a son, James A. II, Orwell; a sister, Shirley A. Czysz, Selma, N.C.; two brothers, Thomas A., Larimore, N.D., and Donald E., Bernhards Bay, and nine grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. 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 Orwell Fire Department, County Route 2, Orwell, N.Y. 13426.
WALTER D. FRANK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 20, 2002
Walter D. Frank, 57, of South Albion Road, Altmar, died Thursday. Born in Watertown, he attended Pulaski schools. He was an auto mechanic and had worked at Donahue Dodge in Cicero, Precision Auto in East Syracuse and Franklin Chevrolet in Pulaski.

Survivors: Two daughters, Karen Frank of Richland and Kathy LaValley of Williamstown; two sons, Timothy W. and David R., both of Altmar; his father, Albert of Williamstown; two brothers, Harlan of Pulaski and Rick of Altmar; seven grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
WALTER D. FRANK – WORKED AT CAR DEALERSHIPS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 20, 2002
Walter D. Frank, 57, South Albion Road, died of an apparent heart attack Thursday at his home.

Mr. Frank lived in Pulaski until moving to Altmar in 1967. He worked for Donahue Dodge, Cicero, Precision Auto, East Syracuse, and Franklin Chevrolet, Pulaski.

Born Sept. 28, 1944, in Watertown, son of Albert E. and Pauline E. Chamberlain Frank, he attended Pulaski schools.

A marriage ended in divorce.

Surviving besides his father, of Williamstown, are two sons, Timothy W. and David R., both of Altmar; two daughters, Karen Frank, Richland, and Kathy LaValley, Williamstown; two brothers, Harlan, Pulaski, and Rick, Altmar, and seven grandchildren.

His mother died Jan. 10, 1998.

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
FRANCIS J. MAIER – FOREMAN, MANAGER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 10, 2002
Francis J. Maier, 86, of 2772 County Route 22, town of Orwell, died Wednesday in St. Mary’s Hospice, Rochester.

Mr. Maier was foreman for 28 years at Bastion Bros., Rochester, retiring in 1976. During the same period he also managed Dundee Specialty Co. in Rochester. He moved to County Route 22 in 1976.

Born March 15, 1916, in Rochester, son of Joseph and Marie Trotter Maier, he attended Edison Technical School, Rochester.

He married Marietta Mary Shea on Sept. 28, 1940. She died Aug. 5, 1998.

He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church, Pulaski.

Surviving are a son, John F., Altmar; two daughters and a son-in-law, Ann M. Gavin, Syracuse, and Mary Ellen and David Bauman, Rochester; a brother, Edward, Wolcott, and a sister, Marilyn Hamman, Walworth.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. John F. Hogan officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to St. John the Evangelist Church, Niagara Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.
FRANCIS J. MAIER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 11, 2002
Francis J. Maier, 86, of 2772 county Route 22, Altmar, died Wednesday. Born in Rochester, he attended Edison Technical School and moved to Altmar in 1976. He worked at Bastian Brother in Rochester for 28 years. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Church in Pulaski and managed Dundee Specialty Co. in Rochester for several years. He was a veteran of World War II and served from 1942 to 1945. His wife, Marietta May Shea, died in 1998.

Survivors: Two daughters, Ann M. Gavin of Syracuse and Mary Ellen Bauman of Rochester; a son, John F. of Altmar; a sister, Marilyn Hamman of Walworth; a brother, Edward of Wolcott; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday in St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions: St. John the Evangelist Church, Niagara Street, Pulaski, 13142.
MARALYN H. ECKER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 13, 2002
Maralyn H. Ecker, 80, of 29 Church St., Altmar, died Thursday. Born in Altmar, she graduated in 1939 from Altmar High School. She retired in 1982 as postmaster in Altmar. She was a member of Riverside United Methodist Church, Altmar. She was past president and member of Russell Tryon Post 1435, American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of Defiance Fire Department Auxiliary in Altmar and the Order of the Eastern Star in Williamstown. Her husband, Lysle J. died in 2000.

Survivors: Four daughters, Judith Faulkner of Parish, Elaine Pretory, of Edgewater, Fla., Linda Burkholder of Sacramento, Calif., and Jeanne Wall of Orwell; three sons, Lawrence of Cleveland, William of Jordan and Robert of Windsor, Calif.; 20 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions: Russell Tryon Post 1435 Legion Auxiliary, Church Street, Altmar 13302 .
IRMA P. MATTISON – OSWEGO COUNTY RETIREE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 26, 2002
Irma P. Mattison, 85, of 572 County Route 52, died Thursday at her home.

She worked at the Oswego County Office of Emergency Preparedness for 17 years, retiring in 1978. She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm for 60 years.

Born May 25, 1917, in town of Albion, the daughter of Charles and Bertha Schram Pratt, she graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1934.

She married Samuel O. Mattison on Nov. 30, 1935, at the Pratt home, with the Rev. F.F. Meyer, pastor of the Camden Methodist Episcopal Church, officiating.

Mrs. Mattison was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski, Pulaski Grange 730, and the state and national Grange.

Surviving besides her husband, are two sons, George P., Atlanta, Ga., and Samuel Arthur, Richland; two daughters, Mary Anna Washburn, Lacona, and Jean Marie Densmore, Orwell; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Sally Heiligman, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the Pulaski Grange 730, Maple Extension, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142 or St. James Episcopal Church, Lake Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.
TERESA L. CRONK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 4, 2002
Teresa Lynn Cronk, 16, of 290 Hogsback Road, Orwell, died Wednesday from injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident. Born in Watertown, she had also lived in Richland and was a student at Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School.

Survivors: Her mother, Deborah Blowers of Orwell; two brothers, Scott Blowers and Andrew Blowers, both of Richland; maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Elaine Cronk of Altmar. Services: 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
TERESA L. CRONK – APW STUDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 4, 2002
The funeral for Teresa L. Cronk, 16, of 290 Hogsback Road, town of Orwell, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Miss Cronk was killed instantly Wednesday morning when the minivan in which she was riding was struck by a truck at Route 177 and Fuller Road in the town of Adams.

Calling hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

She was a student at Altmar- Parish-Willamstown High School.

Born April 25, 1986, in Watertown, she was a daughter of Deborah Blowers, Orwell.

Surviving besides her mother are two half brothers, Scott and Andrew Blowers, both of Orwell, and her maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Elaine Cronk, Altmar.
STEPHANIE S. MUCKEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 23, 2002
Stephanie S. Muckey, 21, of 26 Railroad St., Altmar, died Monday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Volney. Born in Oswego, she graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School. She attended the criminal justice program at the Fulton branch of Cayuga Community College. She had worked at Rite Aid for two years and was a member of the Justice Club at Cayuga Community College and Williamstown Church of Christ.

Survivors: Her husband of three years, Matthew; a daughter, Jacinda A. Muckey of Altmar; her parents, Frederick and Lillian Stowell of Altmar; two sisters, Julie S. Gregory of Altmar and Betty Balcom of Pulaski; her paternal grandmother, June Stowell of Pulaski. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions: Jacinda A. Muckey, in care of Julie Gregory, 26 Railroad St., Altmar 13302.
STEPHANIE S. MUCKEY – STUDENT, RITE AID EMPLOYEE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 23, 2002
Stephanie S. Muckey, 21, of 26 Railroad St., died Monday in an automobile accident in Volney.

Mrs. Muckey worked at Rite Aid for the past two years and was a student at Cayuga Community College, Fulton campus. Majoring in criminal justice, she was due to graduate in May, 2003.

She was a member of the Criminal Justice Club at Cayuga Community College and a member of Williamstown Church of Christ.

Born May 8, 1981, in Oswego, a daughter of Frederick and Lillian Trumble Stowell, Altmar, she graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School, Parish in 1999.

She married Matthew Muckey July 17, 1999.

Surviving, besides her husband and parents, are a daughter, Jacinda A. Muckey, Altmar; two sisters, Julie S. Gregory, Altmar, and Betty Balcom, Pulaski; a brother, Wayne W. Kaminsky, Altmar; and her paternal grandmother, June Stowell, Pulaski.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. 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 Jacinda A. Muckey, in the care of Julie Gregory, 26 Railroad St., Altmar, N.Y. 13302.
STEPHANIE S. MUCKEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 24, 2002
Stephanie S. Muckey, 21, of 26 Railroad St., Altmar, died Monday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Volney. Born in Oswego, she graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School. She attended the criminal justice program at the Fulton branch of Cayuga Community College. She had worked at Rite Aid for two years and was a member of the Justice Club at Cayuga Community College and Williamstown Church of Christ.

Survivors: Her husband of three years, Matthew; a daughter, Jacinda A. Muckey of Altmar; her parents, Frederick and Lillian Stowell of Altmar; two sisters, Julie S. Gregory of Altmar and Betty Balcom of Pulaski; a brother, Wayne W. Kaminsky of Altmar; her paternal grandmother, June Stowell of Pulaski. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. Contributions: Jacinda A. Muckey, in care of Julie Gregory, 26 Railroad St., Altmar 13302.
MARY E. LANEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 12, 2002
Mary E. Laney, 74, of 218 Pharis St., Syracuse, died Tuesday. Born in Utica, she graduated from Altmar-Parish High School and Central City Business Institute. She lived in Altmar before moving to Syracuse in 1947. She retired in 1990 as a secretary at Carrier Corp. after several years and had also worked at General Electric Co. She was a member of Tipperary Hill American Legion Post 1361 Auxiliary.

Survivor: A brother, William S. Laney of Parish. Services: 7 p.m. Friday at Edward J. Ryan & Son Funeral Home. Spring burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, 1628 W. Genesee St., Syracuse. Contributions: Tipperary Hill American Legion Post 1361 Auxiliary, 1951 W. Fayette St., Syracuse 13204.
OTTO H. KASTLER – PASS & SEYMOUR RETIREE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 14, 2003
Otto H. Kastler, 66, of 662 Route 13, died Tuesday at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse.

Mr. Kastler was employed by Pass & Seymour, Syracuse, for many years.

Born March 4, 1937, in Syracuse, son of Lewis and Mary Blair Kastler, he lived in Syracuse until five years ago when he moved to Williamstown.

His first marriage ended in divorce.

He married Elma Last on June 29, 1997.

Surviving besides his wife are his mother, Mary Kastler, Syracuse; a son, Donald, East Syracuse; a daughter, Sarah Schultz, East Syracuse; a stepson, Kelly Last, Vermont; two stepdaughters, Kathy Holmes and Kasey Duncan, both of Marion, N.C.; five sisters, Molly Charron and Virginia Husted, both of Syracuse, Ester Rossman, Pierrepont Manor, Ella Einbeck, Adams Center, and Lois Adams, Kentucky; two brothers, Carl and James, both of Syracuse; and 11 grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

There will be a calling hour from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
ELLIS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 19, 2003
Willard G. Ellis May 18, 2003

Willard G. Ellis, 79, of Altmar, died Sunday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego. He was a life resident of Altmar and graduated from Altmar High School in 1942. He operated the Riverview Farm in Altmar. He also drove a school bus for APW School District for 36 years. He was a 62 year member of the Altmar Defiance Fire Company, a 58 year member of Arbeit Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows, a 25 year member of the Silver Crest Rebekahs of Mexico, former member of the Altmar Grange, member of the Altmar United Methodist Church. He also attained the title of Eagle Scout and was a leader of Boy Scout Troop 856 for many years.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Frances Jacobs Ellis; two daughters, Joyce Elaine Ellis and Jeanne Stanton, both of Altmar; one son, James R. Ellis of Orwell; one sister, Evelyn LeRoy and one brother, John Ellis, both of Cortland; five grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Altmar United Methodist Church, 35 River Street, Altmar, NY 13302.
SAMPSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 18, 2003
Sharon A. Sampson June 17, 2003

Sharon A. Sampson, of Altmar died Tuesday at her home. She is survived by two sons and two daughters, six sisters, five brothers, five step-sons. Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
SHARON A. SAMPSON – LIFELONG ALTMAR RESIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 18, 2003
Sharon A. Sampson, 62, of 120 Bridge St., died Tuesday at her home.

Mrs. Sampson was a janitor for Pulaski Academy and Central School for six years, retiring in 1995.

She was a lifelong resident of Altmar and a member of Richland Church of Christ.

Born Sept. 12, 1940, in the town of Albion, daughter of William and Arlene Trumble, she attended Altmar schools.

A marriage to Kenneth Dupont ended in divorce.

She married William A. Sampson on Aug. 25, 1984. He died Sept. 12, 2000.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth and Ronald Dupont, both of Altmar; two daughters, Tina Thurston, Altmar, and Tammy Henry, Orwell; five stepsons, Kenneth and Frank Sampson, both of Ogdensburg, Mark Sampson, Altmar, Scott Sampson, Williamstown, and Glenn Sampson, Natural Bridge; six sisters, Jean Baird, Mattydale, Pauline Haynes, Orwell, Beulah Yerdon, Sandy Creek, and June Bice, Jane Trumble and Charlene Wells, all of Altmar; five brothers, John, David and Frank Trumble, all of Altmar, George Trumble, Sandy Creek, and Harry Trumble, Orwell, 27 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A son, Gary Dupont, died Aug. 29, 2001.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Paul Windhausen officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 5, 2003
Raymond F. Janacek July 3, 2003

Raymond F. Janacek, 82, formerly of Lower Rd. West Monroe died Thursday at Clifton Fine Hospital, Star Lake. He was born on April 23, 1921 in Yankton, SD, son of Joseph and Elsie Sejnoha Janacek. He graduated from Altmar Union School in 1939. He was employed by Carrier Corporation for 25 years, retiring in 1972. He was a member of Constantia Congregational Church, member of Scriba Masonic Lodge 414 in Constantia, past Matron of OES Chapter 123 Constantia, past Monarch of Kederkhan Grotto, Syracuse.

Survived by his former wife, Jean Janacek Burrows of Newton Falls also his caregiver for the past two years, two sons, Raymond “Skip” of West Monroe and Jeremy V. of Clover, SC, two daughters, Jeanine Casselman, of Clover, SC, and Carol Pidkaminy, Canastota, one step-son Joseph Paura, West Monroe, one step-daughter Mary Beth Howard, Constantia, two brothers, Joseph of East Syracuse and Roland of Sandy Creek, three sisters, Irene Greenfield of Orwell, Delores Hall of Williamstown, Merlin Kaine, of Altmar, six grandsons, predeceased by one sister, Sylvia and one brother, Franklin.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Pine Meadows Weslyan Church, Orwell. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.
ROBINSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 17, 2003
Neva P. Robinson August 15, 2003

Neva P. Robinson, 85, of Albion Cross Roads, Pulaski, died Friday at St. Lukes Nursing Home, Oswego. She was born in Worth, and was a life resident of Pulaski. She married Harold Robinson on June 19, 1937, he died September 24, 1996.

Survived by three daughters, Deanne Manwaring, Donna Archer both of Pulaski and Dawn Robinson of Syracuse, one son Merwin “Vern” Robinson of Pulaski, 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Monday.
NEVA P. ROBINSON – HOMEMAKER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 17, 2003
Neva P. Robinson, 85, formerly of 959 Albion Cross Road, died Friday night at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego.

Mrs. Robinson was a homemaker.

She was a member of Park United Methodist Church, Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435 Auxiliary and the Oswego County Trappers Association.

Born Oct. 8, 1917, in Worth, daughter of Frank E. and Anna Murray Kellar, she was a life resident of Pulaski and attended Pulaski schools.

She married Harold L. Robinson on June 19, 1937. He died Sept. 24, 1996.

Surviving are three daughters, Deanne Manwaring and Donna Archer, both of Pulaski, and Dawn Robinson, Syracuse; a son, Merwin “Vern,” Pulaski; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

A brother and three sisters died before her.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 18, 2003
Neva P. Robinson August 15, 2003

Neva P. Robinson, 85, of Albion Cross Roads, Pulaski, died Friday at St. Lukes Nursing Home, Oswego. She was born in Worth, and was a life resident of Pulaski. She married Harold Robinson on June 19, 1937, he died September 24, 1996.

Survived by three daughters, Deanne Manwaring, Donna Archer both of Pulaski and Dawn Robinson of Syracuse, one son Merwin “Vern” Robinson of Pulaski, 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 on Monday.
MCCULLAGH

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 19, 2003
Gordon J. McCullagh September 16, 2003

Gordon J. McCullagh, 68, formerly of Altmar and Williamstown, died Tuesday in Seffner, FL where he resided since 2000. He was employed by Camden Wire Co for 25 years retiring in 1981.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra Tietjen; two sons, Michael of Williamstown and Gordon, Jr., of Maple View; two daughters, Linda Geary of Destrehan, LA and Maggie McCullagh of Seffner, FL; three step-daughters, Tina Barnard, Tami Smith, Billie Jo Allen, all of Altmar; two brothers, William of Camden, Jacob of Altmar; one sister, Margaret Tietjen of Seffner, FL; several grandchildren.

Funeral services will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be noon to 2:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
GORDON J. MCCULLAGH – WORKED AT CAMDEN WIRE CO.

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 19, 2003
Gordon J. McCullagh, 68, Seffner, Fla., formerly of Williamstown and Altmar, died Tuesday in University Community Hospital, Tampa, Fla.

Mr. McCullagh worked for 25 years at Camden Wire Co., retiring in 1981.

Born June 5, 1935, in Williamstown, son of George and Minnie Wild McCullagh, he attended school in Altmar.

He married Sandra Tietjen.

Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Michael, Williamstown, and Gordon Jr., Maple View; two daughters, Linda Geary, Destrehan, La., and Maggie McCullagh, Seffner; three stepdaughters, Tina Barnard, Tami Smith and Billie Jo Allen, all of Altmar; two brothers, William, Camden, and Jacob, Altmar; a sister, Margaret Tietjen, Seffner, and several grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
LYONS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 26, 2003
Nicole L. Lyons December 23, 2003

Nicole L. Lyons, age 9, of 1979 State Route 13, Altmar, died Tuesday at University Hospital. She was born in Syracuse on December 31, 1993. She attended 3rd grade at the Altmar Elementary School.

Surviving are: her mother Gwen Lyons of Altmar; her father and stepmother, Michael and Jennifer Lyons of Richland; one sister Jessica Lyons of Altmar; her maternal grandparents, Gene and Darlene Haywood of Altmar; her paternal grandfather, Oren Lyons of Orwell and paternal grandmother, Jane Lyons of Parish; three aunts, Kelly Kaminsky and Cindy Tanner, both of Altmar and Cathy Trumble of Orwell.

Funeral services will be held 12 noon on Saturday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 10 a.m. to 12 noon on Saturday at the funeral home.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 9, 2004
Harry R. Trumble June 8, 2004

Harry R. Trumble, age 89, of 1682 State Route 13, Altmar, died Tuesday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Oswego. He was born on September 27, 1914 in Altmar, the son of William S. and Harriett M. Waite Trumble. He was a life-resident of Altmar. He attended Burdick District Schools. He married Norma Thompson on May 2, 1937. He was employed by NYS Department of Conservation for 26 years retiring in 1980. He was also employed by NY Central Railroad and Niagara Mohawk and the Town of Albion Animal Control. He was a member of the NYS Trappers Association.

Surviving are his wife, Norma E.; one son, Paul Trumble of Redfield; one daughter, Irene Pappa of Pulaski; one sister, Gladys Trumble of Altmar; nine grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and one great- great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with Pastor Paul Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Route 481, Oswego, NY 13126.
HUBERT C. AYRES – PAVING, CONCRETE WORKER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – June 14, 2004
The funeral for Hubert C. Ayres, 24, of 74 Smokey Hollow Drive, will be at noon Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Mr. Ayres was pronounced dead early Saturday at the scene of a head-on collision on Interstate 81 in the town of Sandy Creek as he was driving in the wrong direction, according to state police.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Ayres worked for Burns Bros. Concrete Co., Fayetteville, for the past two years and previously worked for Albion Paving Co.

Born Oct. 29, 1979, in Syracuse, son of Harrison N. and Elizabeth Mae Kellar Ayres, he attended Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School.

Surviving besides his parents, of Altmar, are his companion, Brandi Trumble, Parish; four sisters, Carol Beeman, Mildred Barrett and Ann Rosario, all of Altmar, and Judy Turner, Syracuse, and three brothers, Edward D. Trumble Jr., Syracuse, Frederick R. Trumble, Altmar, and Harrison N. Ayres Jr., Williamstown.
AYRES

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 15, 2004
Hubert C. Ayres June 12, 2004

Hubert C. Ayres, 24, of Parish died Saturday in an automobile accident. Survivors: his parents; his companion; four sisters; three brothers. Funeral Services: 12 noon on Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. prior to the funeral service.
BARBER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 10, 2004
Dorothy R. Barber August 8, 2004

Dorothy R. Barber, 74, a life- resident of Altmar, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. She attended Altmar Union School and married Allen Barber in 1946, he died in 1993. She was employed by APW school system as a bus driver and aid for 25 years.

Surviving are her companion, Clifton Pratt of Cicero; three daughters, Janet Chabot of Altmar, Donna Young of Ohio, Joann Mason of Fulton; four sons, Thomas of NC, David of Altmar, Larry of Richland, Lonnie of PA. Also survived by three brothers, Martin Trumble of Florida, Lloyd of Williamstown and Dale of Altmar; two sisters, Ethel Ponzo of Mattydale and Eula Mason of Fulton; 30 grandchildren; and 35 great- grandchildren.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 on Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
CROSSETT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 29, 2004
Alice “Ruth” Crossett August 28, 2004

Alice “Ruth” Crossett, 94, life resident of Orwell, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital. She was born in Orwell on June 26, 1910, the daughter of Foster and Anna Cobb Thomas. She attended Orwell schools and graduated from Pulaski High School in 1929 and Crouse Irving School of Nursing in 1932. She married Asa Crossett on June 6, 1936. He died on Sept. 13, 1967. She was employed at the Oswego County Tuberculosis Sanitorium, Richland, from 1934 until its closing in 1958, her last 10 years as charge nurse. She also was employed by Evergreen Nursing Home in Mannsville, employed by Dr. Warren Hollis in Sandy Creek and was a private duty nurse for many years. She was a charter member of Oswego County Halfshire Historical Society in Richland, an active member of the Oswego County Retired Senior Volunteer Program, a 50-year member of Ricard Grange #998 and a member of Dalked Class of Orwell Methodist Church.

Surviving are one sister, Arline C. Clifford of Orwell; one nephew Elmer K. Coyer of Sandy Creek; and several nieces. She was predeceased by one sister, Emma Bellinger, and three brothers: George, Lacy and Carl.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday.
A. RUTH CROSSETT – NURSE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 29, 2004
Alice Ruth Crossett, 94, a life resident of Orwell, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital.

Mrs. Crossett was employed by the Oswego County Tuberculosis Sanatorium from 1934 until it closed in 1958, spending the last 10 of those years as a charge nurse in Richland. She also was employed at Evergreen Nursing Home, Mannsville, worked for Dr. Warren Hollis at Sandy Creek and was a private duty nurse for many years.

She was a charter member of Oswego County Halfshire Historical Society, Richland; an active member of the Oswego County Retired Senior Volunteer Program, a 50-year member of Ricard Grange 998 and a member of the Dalked Class of Orwell Methodist Church.

Born June 26, 1910, in Orwell, daughter of Foster and Anna Cobb Thomas, she attended Orwell schools and graduated in 1929 from Pulaski High School and from Crouse-Irving Hospital School of Nursing, Syracuse, in 1932.

She married Asa L. Crossett on June 6, 1936, at the Congregational parsonage at Sandy Creek. Mr. Crossett, an employee of Ralston Purina Co., died Sept. 13, 1967.

Surviving are a sister, Arline C. Clifford, Orwell, and several nieces and nephews including Elmer K. Coyer, Sandy Creek.

A sister, N. Emma Bellinger, and three brothers, George, Lacy and Carl Thomas, died before her.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 17, 2004
Edward D. Trumble November 14, 2004

Edward D. Trumble, Sr., age 63, of Syracuse, formerly of Altmar died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He is survived by four sons; five daughters; his mother; a sister and two brothers; 23 grandchildren. A graveside funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours.
ROBINSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 29, 2005
Norman Robinson January 27, 2005

Norman Robinson, age 76, of 27 Forest Drive, Pulaski, died Thursday at her home. She was born in Union Springs on November 6, 1928, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Weaver Walter. She resided in Altmar for most of her life moving to Pulaski in 1999. She married William “Mer” Robinson on November 17, 1945; he died on June 21, 1993. She was a member of the Russell Tryon Post #1535 American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving are two sons, Kerry W. and Robby W. of Altmar; three daughters, Janis N. Radley of Altmar, Gail L. Allen of Franklinton, NC, Judy A. Pelow of Pulaski; five sisters, Lorraine Shutter of Union Springs, Wilma Alnutt of Ithaca, Lucille Mack of Port Byron, Alice Smith and Mina Salbage both of Auburn; one brother, David Walter of Union Springs; 14 grandchildren; 33 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Volunteers of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126.
NORMA W. ROBINSON – FORMER ALTMAR RESIDENT

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 29, 2005
Norma W. Robinson, 76, of 27 Forest Drive, died Thursday at her home.

Mrs. Robinson resided in Altmar most of her life, moving to Pulaski in 1999. She was a member of Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1535 Auxiliary, Altmar.

Born Nov. 6, 1928, in Union Springs, daughter of William and Elizabeth Weaver Walter, she married William “Mer” Robinson on Nov. 17, 1945, in Springport. Mr. Robinson died June 21, 1993.

Surviving are two sons, Kerry W. and Robby W., both of Altmar; three daughters, Janis N. Radley, Altmar, Gail L. Allen, Franklinton, N.C., and Judy A. Pelow, Pulaski; five sisters, Lorraine Shutter, Union Springs, Wilma Alnutt, Ithaca, Lucille Mack, Port Byron, and Alice Smith and Mina Salbage, both of Auburn; a brother, David Walter, Union Springs, 14 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
ROBINSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 31, 2005
Norma Robinson January 27, 2005

Norma Robinson, 76, of 27 Forest Drive, Pulaski, died Thursday at her home. She was born in Union Springs on November 6, 1928, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Weaver Walter. She resided in Altmar for most of her life, moving to Pulaski in 1999. She married William “Mer” Robinson on November 17, 1945; he died on June 21, 1993. She was a member of Russell Tryon Post #1535 American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving: two sons, Kerry W. and Robby W. of Altmar; three daughters: Janis N. Radley of Altmar; Gail L. Allen of Franklinton, NC; and Judy A. Pelow of Pulaski; five sisters: Lorraine Shutter of Union Springs, Wilma Alnutt of Ithaca, Lucille Mack of Port Byron, and Alice Smith and Mina Salbage, both of Auburn; one brother, David Walter of Union Springs; 14 grandchildren; 33 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours were held on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Volunteers of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102 Oswego, NY 13126.
CRAIG

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 2, 2005
Clifford Craig January 31, 2005

Clifford Craig, age 87, of 155 Northland Dr., Central Square, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. He was born on February 27, 1917 in the Town of Williamstown, the son of Frank and Neva Smith Craig. He graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1935. He married Irene H. Barnes on June 30, 1940. He previously resided in Cicero for 10 years and Pineville for many years. He was employed by GE in Syracuse for 25 years retiring in 1981. He was also employed by Ontario Iron Works in Pulaski for 13 years. He was a member of the Caughdenoy United Methodist Church, Russell Tryon American Legion Post #1435, Altmar, Central Square Grange, Teamsters Local #317, Syracuse, Oswego Trappers, and life member of Albion Fish & Game Club.

Surviving are his wife, Irene H.; two brothers, Albert J. of Pulaski, Roy A. of Mannsville; one aunt, Thelma Cronk of Watertown, several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Marion E. Bennett, March 13, 1996 and one brother, William W., December 23, 2004.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at the Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski with Rev. Wayne Mort officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.

Donations may be made to Caughdenoy United Methodist Church.
CLIFFORD CRAIG – GENERAL ELECTRIC RETIREE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 2, 2005
Clifford Craig, 87, of 155 Northland Drive, Central Square, formerly of Pulaski, died Monday in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Mr. Craig worked at Ontario Iron Works in Pulaski for 13 years and for General Electric, Syracuse, for 25 years, retiring in 1981.

He was a member of Caughdenoy United Methodist Church, Russell Tryon American Legion Post 1435, Altmar, Central Square Grange, Teamsters Local 317, Syracuse, and Oswego Trappers, and a life member of Albion Fish and Game Club.

Born Feb. 27, 1917, in the town of Williamstown, son of Frank and Neva Smith Craig, he graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1935.

He married Irene H. Barnes on June 30, 1940. They lived in Cicero for 10 years and in Pineville for many years.

Surviving besides his wife are two brothers, Albert J., Pulaski, and Roy A., Mannsville, an aunt and several nieces and nephews.

A sister, Marion E. Bennett, died March 13, 1996, and a brother, William W., died Dec. 23.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Mort officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Caughdenoy United Methodist Church.
ROBBINS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 25, 2005
Thomas C. Robbins Jr. April 24, 2005

Thomas C. Robbins Jr., 25, of 32 Bangell Road, Parish, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born April 7, 1980, in Miami, Florida. He graduated from APW High school in 1998. He was employed by Tamarck Tree Service in Canton and previously employed by Nelson Tree Service in Dayton, Ohio. He was currently doing contract work for Niagara Mohawk. He was a member of the Electrical Brotherhood local 1249 Syracuse for the past seven years. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving are his father and mother, Thomas and Margo Robbins Sr.; one sister, Ashley A. Robbins, all of Altmar; his paternal grandparents, Carl and Shirley Robbins of Williamstown; his stepmaternal grandmother, Patti O’Hara McGraw; his fiancee, Erin Bailey of Parish. He is predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Patrick and Frances O’Hara.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.
THOMAS C. ROBBINS JR. – TREE SERVICE, ELECTRICAL WORKER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 25, 2005
Thomas C. Robbins Jr., 25, of 32 Bangell Road, died Sunday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, of injuries suffered in an automobile accident early Sunday in the town of Redfield.

Mr. Robbins had worked for Tamarack Tree Service, Canton, and for Nelson Tree Service, Dayton, Ohio, and most recently was doing contract work for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. He had been a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1249, Syracuse, for seven years.

Born April 7, 1980, in Miami, Fla., son of Thomas Sr. and Margo Robbins, he graduated from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown High School in 1998.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Surviving besides his parents, of Altmar, are a sister, Ashley A. Robbins, Altmar; his paternal grandparents, Carl and Shirley Robbins, Williamstown; his maternal stepgrandmother, Patti O’Hara, McGraw, and his fiancee, Erin Bailey, Parish.

His maternal grandparents, Patrick and Frances O’Hara, died before him.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
PARISH MAN KILLED WHEN HIS PICKUP HITS WALL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 26, 2005
Thomas C. Robbins Jr., 24, Parish, died early Sunday after his pickup struck a wall of the Redfield Hotel, according to the Oswego County Sheriff’s Department.

He was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, where he was pronounced dead.

Deputies said he was driving south when he lost control of his truck about 1:25 a.m. at County Route 17 and Yerdon Drive. The truck went off the left side of the road.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

Mr. Robbins was foreman at Tamarack Tree Service, Canton, which is operated by his father.

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
BABCOCK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 8, 2005
June A. Babcock October 5, 2005

June A. Babcock, age 80, of Syracuse, died Wednesday at Crouse Hospital. Surviving: two brothers, James of Lacona, Charles of Altmar. Predeceased by one brother, Henry. Graveside funeral services will be 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. No calling hours. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 2, 2006
Gladys V. Trumble July 31, 2006

Gladys V. Trumble, age 93, life resident of Altmar, died at Lorretto Heights. Surviving: Two sons, Bernard and Spencer Trumble. Funeral services: Friday at 10 a.m. Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling Hours: Thursday 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
GLADYS V. TRUMBLE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 2, 2006
Gladys V. Trumble, 93, a life resident of Altmar, died Monday at Lorretto Heights Nursing Home in Syracuse.

Born April 16, 1913, in Altmar, a daughter of William S. and Harriet M. Waite Trumble, she attended school in Altmar.

She married Myrul C. Trumble on Feb. 27, 1935, in Pennsylvania. He died Feb. 14, 1969.

Mrs. Trumble attended Sandy Creek Wesleyan Church and was well-known for her baked beans. She enjoyed cooking.

Surviving are two sons and their wives, Bernard and Alice, Camden, and Spencer and Carol, Altmar, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A son, Frank, died in 1938, and a brother, Harry R. Trumble, died June 8, 2004.

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

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

Donations may be made to Williamstown Library, P.O. Box 4, 2877 County Route 17, Williamstown, N.Y. 13493.
CARPENTER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 23, 2006
George C. Carpenter August 22, 2006

George C. Carpenter, a former Ossining resident residing in Mexico, NY, passed away from a brief illness on Monday, August 22, 2006.

George was born on July 10, 1930, in Mt. Kisco, NY. He attended CJ Scott High School in East Orange, N.J., and graduated in 1948. He then enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and was stationed in Camp Pendelton, CA. Fighting with the 1st Marine Division as a rifleman, he was wounded on Sept. 30, 1950, in the Battle of Inchon in Korea and was awarded the Purple Heart.

On March 26, 1962, George joined the New Castle Police Dept. as a police officer. He was injured in the line of duty and retired on March 26, 1983.

During his many years as a resident of Ossining, George was a volunteer fireman for the local fire dept.

George is survived by his six children, Kenneth Carpenter of Putnam Valley, NY, Kathy Girramita of Plano, TX, Jane and (Jim) Gentile of Shrub Oak, NY, Lynda and (Ron) McNamee of Overland Park, KS, Gary and (Pam) Carpenter of Concord, NC, and Susan and (Michael) Paciello of Wingdale, NY. He is also survived by nine grandchildren, Joe Girramita, Jennifer and Christine Johnson, Rebecca and Mathew McNamee, Gary and Bryan Carpenter, Alyssa and Christopher Paciello, and one great-grandchild, Wesley Joseph Girramita.

During his retirement George enjoyed fishing, hunting, building and flying model airplanes. He was also an avid golfer.

The family would like to express their heart felt thanks and gratitude to the many friends that George met along the way. We would like to especially thank Jim and Priscilla Kelso for their generosity, love and support.

Services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, August 25, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Pulaski.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS- 2345.
GEORGE C. CARPENTER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 23, 2006
George C. Carpenter, 76, Mexico, formerly of Ossining, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Mr. Carpenter became a police officer with the New Castle Police Department on March 26, 1962. He retired on March 26, 1983, after being injured in the line of duty.

Born July 10, 1930, in Mt. Kisco, he graduated in 1948 from C.J. Scott High School, East Orange, N.J.

After high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and was stationed in Camp Pendelton, Calif. He was wounded on Sept. 30, 1950, in the Battle of Inchon in Korea while fighting as a rifleman with the 1st Marine Division. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

A marriage ended in separation.

Mr. Carpenter was a longtime volunteer fireman for the Ossining Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, building and flying model airplanes, and was an avid golfer.

Surviving are two sons and a daughter-in-law, Kenneth, Putnam Valley, and Gary and Pam, Concord, N.C.; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Kathy Girramita, Plano, Texas, Jane and Jim Gentile, Shrub Oak, Lynda and Ron McNamee, Overland Park, Kan., and Susan and Michael Paciello, Wingdale; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

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

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345.
HESS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 27, 2006
Elsie J. Hess August 26, 2006

Elsie J. Hess, 87, of Altmar, died Saturday in Oswego. She was born May 22, 1919, in Brooklyn, NY. She married Charles W. Hess in 1940; he died in 1979.

Surviving: one son, Edward C. Hess of Altmar; four daughters, Nancy Boyer of Altmar, Phyllis Guberman of Wilmington, NC, Susan Schlie of Bayshore and Elizabeth Hatch of Melbourne, FL; one brother, John Miesner of CA; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two great-great- grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
HELEN M. HAYES – WORKED AT CANDLE COMPANY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 13, 2005
Helen M. Hayes, 76, Springbrook Apartments, died Friday at her home.

She was employed by K&M Candle Co., Syracuse, and had also worked at the Irwin Adult Home, Altmar.

Born Dec. 7, 1929, in Syracuse, daughter of Newton and Virginia Bisbo Wing, she was a life resident of the Altmar/Pulaski area.

She married William H. Emmons on Sept. 3, 1950. He died March 19, 1984. She later married Norman Hayes.

Surviving besides her husband are four sons, William H. Emmons Jr., Syracuse, James F. Emmons, Pulaski, Theodore J. Emmons, Altmar, and Alvin Jon Emmons, Syracuse; a daughter, Betty Marie Emmons, Utica; two brothers, Merle Wing, Parish, and Ronald Wing, Central Square; a sister, Sharon Wing, Syracuse, 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Two sisters, Donna Lee and Janice Wing, died before her.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Marilyn Stevens officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. today at the funeral home.
EUGENIA HENDERSON – WORKED AT GE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 6, 2006
Eugenia Henderson, 88, Pulaski, formerly of Altmar and Parish, died Friday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home, Oswego.

Mrs. Henderson was employed for several years at General Electric in Syracuse.

Born April 21, 1917, in Clinchport, Va., daughter of Rufus and Margaret Berry Davidson, she graduated from Pulaski High School. She married Raymond E. Henderson. He died July 12, 2001.

Surviving are a son, Richard, Pulaski; a daughter, Marlene Cook, Palermo; a brother, Earl Davidson, West Monroe; a sister, Beulah Nealey, Syracuse, and eight grandchildren.

A son, Lynn R., died in 1995.

The funeral will be at noon Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
ELSIE J. HESS

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 27, 2006
Elsie J. Hess, 87, Altmar, died Saturday at Oswego Hospital.

Born May 22, 1919, in Brooklyn, daughter of John and Elsie Cromwell Miesner, she graduated from West Babylon High School.

She married Charles W. Hess on Sept. 14, 1940. Mr. Hess died June 28, 1979.

Mrs. Hess attended Altmar United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Loyal Workers.

Surviving are a son and his wife, Edward C. and Terri, Altmar; four daughters and their husbands, Nancy and Floyd Boyer, Altmar, Phyllis and Jack Guberman, Wilmington, N.C., Susan and Arthur Schlie, Bayshore, and Elizabeth and Carl Hatch, Melbourne, Fla.; a brother, John Miesner, Calif., 10 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Dorothy Hess, died in 1964.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
LAGO

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 14, 2006
Elma Jackson Lago September 13, 2006

Elma Jackson Lago, age 79, of Redfield, died Wednesday at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown. She was born on March 31, 1927, in Henderson, the daughter of Adam and Elizabeth Storrs Jackson. She graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1946. She resided in Redfield since 1988, previously living in Orwell for many years. She married Burton Lago in 1975; he died in 1988. She was employed by Birdseye in Fulton, GE in Syracuse, and Orwell Sanitarium for several years.

Surviving: two sons, Burton Lago Jr. of Orwell, Cortland J. Rawson of Phoenix; one daughter, Beverly Comstock of San Antonio, TX; two brothers, Gordon Jackson of Orwell, Arnold Jackson of Clearfield, UT; two grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with Rev. Donald Wiltse officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral service.

Donations may be made to NOCA, Pulaski.
ELMA JACKSON LAGO

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – September 14, 2006
Elma Jackson Lago, 79, Redfield, died Wednesday at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

Mrs. Lago had resided in Redfield since 1988, previously living in Orwell for many years.

She was employed by Birdseye Foods in Fulton, General Electric in Syracuse and the Orwell Sanitarium for several years.

Born March 31, 1927, in Henderson, daughter of Adam and Elizabeth Storrs Jackson, she graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1946.

She married Burton Lago on Dec. 6, 1975. He died Jan. 14, 1988. She had been previously married.

Surviving are two sons, Burton Lago Jr., Orwell, and Cortland J. Rawson, Phoenix; a daughter, Beverly Comstock, San Antonio, Texas; two brothers, Gordon Jackson, Orwell, and Arnold Jackson, Clearfield, Utah, and two grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski, with the Rev. Donald Wiltse officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Pulaski.
JAMES T. CARTER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 30, 2006
September 29, 2006

James T. Carter, age 68, of Altmar, died Friday at his home. He was born on October 29, 1937, in Dannemora, the son of George and Mildred Lucia Carter. He lived in Altmar since 1970, previously living in Liverpool. He attended school in Dannemora and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-57. He married Gloria Consilvio on May 22, 1964. He was employed by General Motors in Syracuse for 20 years, retiring in 1993. Jim was a member of Altmar Defiance Fire Dept. and member of Russell Tryon Post #1435 Altmar American Legion.

Surviving: his wife, Gloria; two sons, Christopher (Terri) Carter of Orwell, Carl (Annmarie) Carter of Charlotte, NC; one daughter, Jennifer Carter of Altmar; one brother, Francis Carter of Dannemora; one sister, Nancy Thomas of Liverpool; and nine grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with Rev. Don Wiltse officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
HANN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 18, 2006
Leslie J. Hann November 17, 2006

Leslie J. Hann, 86, of Central Square, died Friday, Nov. 17, 2006 at Sunrise Nursing Home in Oswego. Born in Grand Falls, New Foundland, Canada, he lived in Orwell for 34 yrs. before moving to Central Square two years ago. Leslie worked for The Chawmut Bank of Boston for 31 years and previously as Head Custodian for Altmar Elementary for 11 years retiring in 1983. He was an Army Air Corps Veteran of WWII with the 376th Bomb Group in North Africa and Italy. He also was a member of the Fuller Taylor American Legion Post #915.

Leslie is survived by his wife of 60 years, the former Florence Crombie; two daughters, Martha (David) Hale of Acton, MA and Marilyn (John) Fadden of Parish; two sons, Alan (Patricia) Hann of Meredith, NH and Mark (Amanda) Hann of Central Square; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; a sister, Muriel Witte of Londonderry, NH.

Services will be Monday, Nov. 20, 2006 at the WATSON FUNERAL HOME, INC., 631 S. Main St., Central Square at 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling Hours will be Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to the Central Square Wesleyan Church, PO Box 16, Mallory, NY 13103 or to SOVAC, PO Box 209, Central Square, NY 13036.
WHEELER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – November 30, 2006
Elsie V. “Jane” Wheeler November 28, 2006

Elsie V. “Jane” Wheeler, age 80, of Altmar, died Tuesday at her home. She was born on August 23, 1926 in Williamstown and moved to Altmar in 1941 where she attended high school. She was the daughter of William and Rose Trumble Britton. She married William T. Wheeler on Nov. 24, 1941; he died Nov. 24, 1993. She was employed by the Altmar Post Office for 21 years retiring in 1986. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Williamstown.

Surviving: Three sons, Thomas W. of Baldwinsville, Robert L. (Sandy) of Williamstown, James H. (Mary) of Altmar; two daughters, LaDonna (James) Lake of Richland, Linda Tanner of Williamstown; two brothers, Fay Britton of Chittenango, Robert “Pete” Britton of FL; two sisters, Viola Mowers of Orwell, Rose Peck of Williamstown; 14 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Altmar Fire Dept., Altmar, NY 13302.
BARBER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 28, 2007
Mary E. Barber January 26, 2007

Mary E. Barber, 70, of Altmar, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. She was born December 8, 1936, in Richland, the daughter of Guy and Lovina Benjamin Eldred. She resided in Altmar since 1943 and graduated from Altmar-Parish High School in 1954. She married Ellwyn P. Barber on Sept. 22, 1956. She was employed by Oswego County Dept. of Motor Vehicles from 1982-98, when she retired. She was also employed by General Electric from 1955-62 and Lincoln Bank in Pulaski from 1954-55.

Mary was a member of Oswego County Board of Elections for the past 35 years, a member of Amboy OES Chapter #877, a member of Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, and a member of Altmar Bicentennial Committee.

Surviving: her husband, Ellwyn P.; one daughter, Traci (John) Mintonye of Parish; two sons, Scott (Anne) Barber of Pulaski and Chris Barber of Altmar; two brothers, James Eldred of Willliamstown and Ronald Eldred of Altmar; and seven grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski. Spring burial will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, 973 James Street, Syracuse, NY 13203.
MARY E. BARBER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 28, 2007
Mary E. Barber, 70, Altmar, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Mrs. Barber was employed by the Oswego County Department of Motor Vehicles from 1982 until retiring in 1998. She previously was employed by General Electric Co., Syracuse, from 1955 to 1962 and Lincoln Bank, Pulaski, from 1954 to 1955.

Born Dec. 8, 1936, in Richland, daughter of Guy A. and Lovina Benjamin Eldred, she had resided since 1943 in Altmar and graduated in 1954 from Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School. She married Ellwyn Phillips Barber on Sept. 22, 1956, at Williamstown Federated Church.

Mrs. Barber was a member of the Oswego County Board of Elections for the past 35 years and a member of Amboy Chapter 877, Order of the Eastern Star, Park United Methodist Church, Pulaski, and Altmar Bicentennial Committee.

Surviving besides her husband are a daughter and her husband, Traci and John Mintonye, Parish; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Scott and Anne, Pulaski, and Chris, Altmar; two brothers, James Eldred, Willliamstown, and Ronald Eldred, Altmar, and seven grandchildren.

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 will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, 973 James St., Syracuse, N.Y. 13203.
WHEELER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 3, 2007
L. Robert “Rob” Wheeler January 31, 2007

L. Robert Wheeler, 85, formerly of Williamstown. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday, LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Camden. Spring interment Riverside Cemetery,Altmar. Calling hours Monday 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, 109 Main St. Contributions Williamstown Fire Dept. or Hastings-Gorski American Legion, Williamstown
ODONNELL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 10, 2007
Kenneth A. O’Donnell March 9, 2007

Kenneth A. O’Donnell, age 71, of Orwell, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. He was born on September 18, 1935 in Lowville, the son of Carlton and Dorothy Sheldon O’Donnell. He resided in Orwell since 1997 and previously lived in Altmar for 45 years. He owned and operated the Altmar Smoke House from 1979 to 1997 and also did stone work for the past several years. Kenneth was a past member of the Altmar Defiance Department and past member of the Pulaski Masonic Lodge.

Surviving: four daughters, Christine A. O’Donnell of West Monroe, Lynne N. Johnson of Orwell, Sandra l. O’Donnell of Syracuse, Tracy S. Sweeney of Parish; one son, Michael J. O’Donnell of Orwell; three brothers, Timothy of Castorland, Terry of Parish and Casey of Pulaski; one sister, Pamela LaLone of Watertown; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. prior to the funeral service.

Donations can be made to Oswego County Opportunities or Oswego County Hospice.
KENNETH O’DONNELL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 10, 2007
Kenneth A. O’Donnell, 71, Orwell, died Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

Mr. O’Donnell owned and operated Altmar Smoke House from 1979 to 1997 and also did stone work for the past several years.

Born Sept. 18, 1935, in Lowville, son of Carlton and Dorothy Sheldon O’Donnell, he had resided in Orwell since 1997 and previously lived in Altmar for 45 years.

A marriage ended in divorce.

He was a past member of Altmar Defiance Fire Department and Pulaski Masonic Lodge.

Surviving are four daughters, Christine A. O’Donnell, West Monroe, Lynne N. Johnson, Orwell, Sandra L. O’Donnell, Syracuse, and Tracy S. Sweeney, Parish; a son, Michael J., Orwell; three brothers, Timothy, Castorland, Terry, Parish, and Casey, Pulaski; a sister, Pamela LaLone, Watertown; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Oswego County Opportunities or Oswego County Hospice.
HISE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 29, 2007
Gladys M. Hise March 27, 2007

Gladys M. Hise, age 91, of Pulaski, died Tuesday at Birchwood Nursing Home, Liverpool. She previously lived in Central Square and Brewerton for several years. She was born on April 27, 1915 in Pulaski and attended Pulaski schools. She married George Hise on July 11, 1933; he died Feb. 4, 1975. She was a former member of the Central Square and Pulaski VFW Auxiliary and was a former member and Treasurer of Central Square Senior Citizens.

Surviving: One daughter, Linda McKie of Altmar; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one son, Leonard in 1992; and one daughter, Pauline Filsinger in 2006.

Funeral services will be held 12 noon on Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 10 to 12 noon on Friday prior to the service.
GLADYS M. HISE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – March 29, 2007
Gladys M. Hise, 91, formerly of Pulaski, died Tuesday at Birchwood Nursing Home, Liverpool. She previously lived in Central Square and Brewerton for several years.

Born April 27, 1915, in Pulaski, daughter of Earl and Ruth M. Braley Phillips, she attended Pulaski schools.

She married George Hise on July 11, 1933, at Fernwood. They resided in Pulaski. Mr. Hise retired in 1967 from New York Central Railroad after 42 years’ service. He died Feb. 4, 1975.

Mrs. Hise was a former member of the auxiliaries to Central Square and Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a former member and treasurer of Central Square Senior Citizens.

Surviving are a daughter, Linda McKie, Altmar, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A son, Leonard D., died March 7, 1992. A daughter, Pauline Filsinger, died Oct. 17. A sister, Margaret E. Krum, died Nov. 2, 2005.

The funeral will be at noon Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.
BARBER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 28, 2007
Mary A. Barber January 26, 2007

A Committal Service for Mary A. Barber, of Altmar, who died January 26, 2007, will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, at the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.
LACELLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 8, 2007
Gerald D. “Bun” LaCelle May 6, 2007

Gerald D. “Bun” LaCelle, age 90, of Altmar, died Sunday at University Hospital in Syracuse. Born on March 14, 1917 in Pulaski, he was the son of Clyde and Goldie Stowell LaCelle. He resided in Altmar for the past 10 years previously living in Mattydale, Redfield and Pulaski for many years. He graduated from Pulaski High School in 1935 and served in the US Navy from 1939 to 1946. He was employed in Security in Buffalo for 10 years retiring in 1983. He was also employed by NYS Thruway in Syracuse and the US Post Office in North Syracuse.

Surviving: One sister-in-law, Joyce LaCelle of Redfield; a nephew, James LaCelle of Mexico; one niece, Barbara Ward of Maryland and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral service.

Donations can be made to NOCA, Delano St., Pulaski, 13142.
GERALD D. LACELLE

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 8, 2007
Gerald D. “Bun” LaCelle, 90, Altmar, formerly of Pulaski, died Sunday at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse.

Mr. LaCelle was employed in security in Buffalo for 10 years, retiring in 1983. He also was employed by the New York State Thruway in Syracuse and the U.S. Postal Service in North Syracuse.

Born March 14, 1917, in Pulaski, son of Clyde and Goldie Stowell LaCelle, he graduated in 1935 from Pulaski High School and served in the Navy from 1939 to 1946.

Mr. LaCelle had resided in Altmar for the past 10 years and previously lived in Mattydale, Redfield and Pulaski for many years.

Among his survivors are a sister-in-law, Joyce LaCelle, Redfield, nieces and nephews.

A brother, James W., died in 1995.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Northern Oswego County Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, N.Y. 13142.
WHEELER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 4, 2007
Thomas W. Wheeler Sr. June 3, 2007

Thomas W. Wheeler Sr., 64, a longtime resident of Altmar, died Sunday at his home in Baldwinsville, where he had resided since 2004. He was born October 30, 1942, in Syracuse, the son of William and Elsie V. “Jane” Britton Wheeler. He attended APW High School. He was employed by various construction companies doing road construction for many years. He was a member of the Laborers Local #333, Syracuse.

Surviving: five daughters, Teresa Noack of Baldwinsville, Tammi Farrell of Stewart, FL, Traci Wheeler of Pulaski, Tanya Martin of Conway, SC, and Kandice Farias of Indiantown, FL; two sisters, Ladonna Lake of Richland and Linda Tanner of Williamstown; two brothers, Robert Wheeler of Williamstown and James Wheeler of Altmar; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by one son, Thomas Wheeler II.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Hospice of CNY.
LILLIAN HUTCHINSON

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 9, 2007
Lillian Mae Hutchinson, 83, of 6145 N. Main St., died Friday at her home, where she was under the care of her family and Oswego County Hospice.

Mrs. Hutchinson was a homemaker and had resided in Altmar and Pulaski before moving to Sandy Creek in 2006.

Born Sept. 30, 1923, in Mexico, daughter of Walter and Gladys Dawley Peckham, she attended school in Altmar.

She married Harold L. Hutchinson. He died Sept. 8, 1991.

Surviving are five daughters and two sons-in-law, Priscella Brown, and Thelma and Douglas Richardson, all of Sandy Creek, Judy and Edward Sherman, Williamstown, Linda Bouchard, Camden, and Bonnie Hewitt, Altmar; a son, Edward, Altmar; 16 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Summerville Funeral Home with the Rev. Brian Snyder officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.Calling hours are noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
KELLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 22, 2007
Edward F. Kelley Sr. December 20, 2007

Edward Kelley Sr., 85, of Altmar, passed away Thursday. Born in Croghan, NY, and a WWII veteran of the Army, Ed worked at Watson Well Drilling. He was a member of Pulaski Memorial VFW #7289.

He is survived by his wife, Anna (Reynolds) Kelley; sons, Edward Jr. (Linda), Gary (Joyce) and Clifford (Julia); daughters, Elaine Tuttle, Linda Mack and Kandy (Mark) Pike; a brother, Pete Kelley; sisters, Hilda Kline and Loretta Schneider; 21 grandchildren; and 28 great- grandchildren.

Services will be 4 p.m. Sunday at New Comer Family Funeral Home, North Syracuse. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home, 705 N. Main St.

Contributions may be made directly to the family.
SCOTT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 22, 2008
William J. “Bill” Scott February 20, 2008

William J. “Bill” Scott, 52, a life resident of Altmar, died Wednesday at his home. He was born March 28, 1955, in Syracuse, the son of James M. and Mary Alice Sampson Scott. He graduated from APW High School in 1973.

He was employed by the Albion Town Highway Dept. for the past 14 years. He was also employed by Franklyn Sampson Farms for 20 years. Bill was a former member of the Altmar Fire Dept.

Surviving: his daughter, Jennifer M. Scott of Pulaski; his companion, Sue Graham; one brother, Frank F. (Debbie) Scott, all of Altmar; three sisters, Mary A. Scott of Pulaski, Caroline J. (Bruce) Sherman of Virginia Beach, VA, Nan (Bill) Aliff of Hastings; one uncle, Franklyn Sampson of Altmar; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with a springtime burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to NOCA, Delano St., Pulaski, NY 13142.
TIETJEN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 29, 2008
Margaret McCullagh Tietjen April 26, 2008

Margaret McCullagh Tietjen, 85, formerly of Altmar, died Saturday in Seffner, FL.

She was born January 24, 1923, in Williamstown and graduated from Altmar Union School in 1940. She married Kenneth Tietjen in August 1981; he died November 17, 1996. She was employed as Albion town clerk from 1962 to 1985 and previously by Altmar Elementary School in food service from 1946-82. She was a charter member of Russell Tryon Post #1435 Altmar American Legion Auxiliary.

Surviving: one brother, William (Sue) McCullagh of Williamstown; two stepdaughters, Sandra (late Gordon) McCullagh of Seffner, FL, and Joanne (Jeffrey) Eiland of AL; three stepsons, Ben (Cherie) Tietjen of Williamstown, Bruce (Cindy) Tietjen of Pulaski and Brian (Chris) Tietjen of Camden; several grandchildren and great- grandchildren; one great-great- grandson; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
SCOTT

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 13, 2008
William Scott February 20, 2008

Committal services for William Scott of Altmar, who passed away on February 20, 2008, will be held on Thursday, May 15, 2008 in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Arrangements are with Foster-Hax Funeral Home, Pulaski.
CRONK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 14, 2008
Warren C. Cronk May 12, 2008

Warren C. Cronk, age 73, life resident of Altmar, died Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Born on February 3, 1935 in Orwell, he was the son of Kenneth and Dorothy Colvin Cronk. He attended Altmar schools and married Jeanette Ashmall on December 22, 1957. He was employed by GE in Syracuse for 20 years and was also a logger and self-employed plumber. Warren was a member of the Altmar Fire Department.

Surviving: his wife, Jeanette; six sons, Charles Ashmall and Warren Jr. both of Carthage, Norman F. and Chris both of Altmar, Jerry of Harmony, NC, Allan of Cato; three daughters, Peggy Cronk of Gouverneur, Penny Proper of Altmar, Janet Hutton of Fulton; four brothers, James and Terry both of Mallory, Steve and Burt both of Altmar; two sisters, Mary Gaffey of Altmar, Evelyn Hoyt of Mallory; 34 grandchildren and 18 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.
BEST

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 8, 2008
Robert J. Best June 6, 2008

Robert J. Best, 76, of County Route 45, Oswego, NY, passed away Friday, June 6, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY, after an illness.

Mr. Best was born in Fulton, NY, the son of the late Clarence H. and Mabel A. Ormsby Best, and had been a life resident of Fulton, NY. He was a member of the Fulton Fire Department for 24 years and the Granby Volunteer Fire Department for 13 years. In addition, he was a sergeant, serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.

Surviving are three sons, Randy Best and his wife, Pam, of Altmar, NY, Danford Best of Mexico, NY, and Christopher Best of Fulton, NY; one daughter, Darryl Munger and her husband, Ed Jr., of Fulton, NY; four grandchildren, Jennifer Best Guyer and her husband, Jeff, of Asheville, NC, Jamie Munger Dillman and her husband, Nathan, of Orlando, FL, Sgt. John Munger of Fulton, NY, and Sarah Munger of Fulton, NY; two great-grandchildren, Benjamin Best of Fulton, NY, and Brenden Dillman of Orlando, FL; brother, Raymond Best of Fulton, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Best was predeceased by a brother, Kenneth Best.

Friends are invited to call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2008, at Young & Son Funeral Home, 322 Oneida Street, Fulton, NY. A funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY, with military honors.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 13, 2008
Amy Almedia Trumble August 12, 2008

Amy Almedia Trumble, 94, of Mattydale, passed away at home. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond Trumble Sr.; sons, Raymond Jr., “Barney”, Howard and Edward Trumble.

She is survived by a daughter, Amy “Rilly” Schneider; two sons, Franklin “Sparky” and Albert “Sam” Trumble; 30 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be Friday, 11 a.m. at the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., North Syracuse.

Contribution, in lieu of flowers can be made to, Amy Schneider, 408 Boulevard St., Mattydale, NY 13211.
JANACK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 7, 2008
Chloe H.M. Janack

December 4, 2008

Chloe H.M. Janack, age one, of Altmar, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

She was born November 16, 2007, in Oswego, a daughter of Michael and Priscilla Anson Janack.

Surviving besides her parents, are two brothers, Christian Lasell and Michael Janack, and two sisters, Alissa and Gabrielle Janack, all of Altmar; maternal grandparents, Jennifer Scott of Richland and Carl (Tracy) Anson Jr. of Altmar; paternal grandparents, David Janack Sr. of Bernhards Bay and Joanne Janack and her companion, Richard Spink, both of Pulaski; maternal great-grandmother, Joyce Scott of Richland; paternal great-grandparents, Mary and Carl Anson of Altmar, Doris Pike of Altmar and Beatrice Cronk of Pulaski.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hour will be noon to 1 p.m., prior to the funeral.
DONALD GRANDJEAN JR.

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 10, 2008
Donald E. Grandjean Jr., newborn son of Donald E. Grandjean and Barbara J. Drought, Altmar, died Saturday at Crouse Irving Hospital, Syracuse.

Surviving besides his parents are two brothers, Derek Percival, Japan, and James Durgan, Altmar; three sisters, Danielle Grandjean, Rodman, Deana Percival, Redcreek, and Ashley Durgan, Altmar; maternal grandparents and stepgrandparents, Bertram and Lorraine Drought, Williamstown, and Bonnie and David Stonesifer, Romulus; his paternal grandmother, Almeda Grandjean, Adams Center; and a paternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Munger, Altmar.

His paternal grandfather, Daniel Grandjean, died Feb. 2, 2006.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski. A spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

A calling hour will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
KELLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 11, 2008
Anna M. Kelley

December 9, 2008

Anna M. Kelley, 78, of Altmar, passed away Tuesday at Rosewood Heights. She retired from APW Schools with 10 years. Anna was a member of the Pulaski VFW Post 7289 Ladies Auxillary. She is predeceased by her husband, Edward F. Kelley Sr., December 2007.

She is survived by three sons, Edward Jr. (Linda), Gary (Joyce), and Clifford (Julia) Kelley; three daughters, Elaine Tuttle, Linda Mack and Kandy (Mark) Pike; 21 grandchildren; and 33 great grandchildren.

Services: 4 p.m. Saturday, at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., North Syracuse. Spring Burial will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. Calling hours will be Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Oswego County.
KELLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 12, 2008
Anna M. Kelley

December 9, 2008

Anna M. Kelley, 78, of Altmar, passed away Tuesday at Rosewood Heights. She retired from APW Schools with 10 years. Anna was a member of the Pulaski VFW Post 7289 Ladies Auxillary. She is predeceased by her husband, Edward F. Kelley Sr., December 2007.

She is survived by three sons, Edward Jr. (Linda), Gary (Joyce), and Clifford (Julia) Kelley; three daughters, Elaine Tuttle, Linda Mack and Kandy (Mark) Pike; one sister, Emily Harrington; 21 grandchildren; and 33 great grandchildren.

Services: 4 p.m. Saturday, at New Comer Funeral Home, 705 N. Main St., North Syracuse. Spring Burial will take place in the Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. Calling hours will be Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Hospice of Oswego County.
DAWLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 13, 2008
Lewis C. Dawley

December 10, 2008

Lewis C. Dawley, 85, of Delano St., Pulaski, died December 10, 2008, at his home. Born in Parish, NY, son

of Herbert and Alma Smith Dawley. He served in the central Pacific in the 475th infantry of the U.S. Army from 1943-1945. He retired in 1985 as a service manager for Pulaski Sales & Service Co.

Surviving are his wife of 61 years, the former Betty E. Turner; a son, Gary (Linda) Dawley of Pulaski; five grandchildren; nine great-grand-children; one great-great-grandchild. He was predeceased by a daughter, Bonnie Dawley Sykes; four sisters; and two brothers.

No services or calling hours. Spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. Arrangements by Summer-ville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY.

Contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
LEWIS C. DAWLEY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 13, 2008
Lewis C. Dawley, 85, of 81 Delano St., died Wednesday at his home.

Mr. Dawley worked at Pulaski Sales & Service Co. for 37 years, retiring as service manager in 1985.

Born June 7, 1923, in Parish, son of Herbert and Alma Smith Dawley, he attended school in Pulaski and served in the Army with the 475th Infantry during World War II, from 1943 to 1945.

He married Betty E. Turner on Sept. 14, 1947.

He was a member of Robert Edwards American Legion Post 358.

Surviving besides his wife are a son and his wife, Gary and Linda, Pulaski; five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

A daughter, Bonnie Sykes, four sisters and two brothers died before him.

There will be no funeral or calling hours.

Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Arrangements are with Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.

Donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
MATTISON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 24, 2008
Samuel O. Mattison

December 21, 2008

Samuel O. Mattison, 94, a life resident of Altmar, died Sunday at St. Luke’s in Oswego. Born January 15, 1914, in Altmar, son of George and Anna Obrist Mattison, he attended Altmar schools and graduated from Pulaski High School in 1932. He was married to Irma Pratt on November 30, 1935; she died July 25, 2002. He owned a dairy farm for 65 years, retiring in 1990. He was also a cattle dealer for many years. He also served as Albion town justice for 24 years.

He was a member of St. James Episcopal Church, Pulaski. He was a member of the Pulaski Grange #730 and also the State and National Grange. He was a former member of the IOOF, Orwell Lodge. He was also a member of Oswego County Cooperative Extension.

Surviving: two sons, George P. (Joan) of Atlanta, GA, and Samuel Arthur (Sue) of Altmar; two daughters, Mary Anna Wasburn of Lacona and Jean Marie Densmore of Orwell; one sister, Francis Hoenow of Pulaski; 15 grandchildren; 32 great- grandchildren; and five great- great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, prior to the funeral.

Donations may be made to St. James Episcopal Church, Lake Street, Pulaski, NY 13142.
BOYER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 27, 2009
Floyd L. Boyer

April 26, 2009

Floyd L. Boyer, 69, resident of Altmar, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 26. Floyd was born May 14, 1939, in Ottawa, IL, the son of Frank and Iona England Boyer. He was a resident of Altmar since 1979, previously living in Syracuse. He attended school in Peoria, IL, and he served in the United States Air Force from 1957 until 1962.

Floyd married Nancy Hess Cronk on May 12, 1979.

He was employed by Lockheed Martin for 29 years, retiring in 1997. He also served in the Air National Guard 174th Fighter Wing in Syracuse for 25 years, retiring in 1987. He attended Vorea Community Church.

Surviving: wife, Nancy; three stepsons, Paul Cronk of Plattsburgh, Frank Cronk of Volney and Peter Cronk of Altmar; two brothers, Dale and Wayne Boyer of Peoria, IL; three stepgrandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Donations may be made to NOCA Ambulance, Delano Street, Pulaski, NY 13142.
FLOYD L. BOYER

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – April 27, 2009
Floyd L. Boyer, age 69, a resident of Altmar, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 26th.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

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

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 2, 2009
Virginia D. Oakes

May 31, 2009

Virginia D. Oakes, 81, resident of Altmar, died Sunday at the home of her daughter on County Route 22. Virginia was born July 16, 1927, in Saginaw, MI, the daughter of Leon and Myrtle Benton LaRock. She lived in Altmar for many years, previously living in Sandy Creek. She attended Boonville High School. Virginia married John Oakes on August 22, 1946; he died December 25, 1995. She was employed by Rochester Shoe Tree Company in Camden for several years.

Surviving: six sons, John F. Jr. of Mexico, Robert C., Gene M., Ronald D., all of Altmar, Donald K. of Camden, and Dean R. of Boonville; seven daughters, Louise LaCelle and Linda Robinson, both of Pulaski, Betsy Skinner of Camden, Patricia Randall of Central Square, Susan Haywood and Diane Haywood, both of Altmar, and Doreen Smith of Rockhill, SC; three brothers, Roy LaRock of Rome, NY, Ken LaRock of NC, and Donald LaRock of Lacona; three sisters, Alice LaCelle, Gladys LaCelle and Dorothy Skinner, all of Camden; 45 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Central New York, 990 7th North Street, Liverpool NY, 13088.
DEAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 6, 2009
Edna E. Dean

June 3, 2009

Edna E. Dean, 84, of Altmar, died Wednesday, June 3, 2009, in Syracuse.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday from Harter Funeral Home, Parish, NY.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY.

Calling hour will be 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, prior to the service, at the funeral home.

A service and celebration of Edna’s life and a reception will be held at Parish Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 14, 2009, at 10 a.m.
DAVIDSON
EARL DAVIDSON

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – August 10, 2009
Earl Davidson, age 78, a resident of Pulaski formerly of Altmar and Florida died Friday at Oswego Hospital. Earl was born February 8, 1931 in Altmar, the son of Rufus and Margaret Berry Davidson. He graduated from Altmar Union School in 1948. Earl married Nancy Sampson, August 16, 1980. He was employed by Schoeller Paper Co. in Pulaski for 25 years, retiring in 1983. He served in the United States Air Force from 1948 until 1952. He also served in the National Guard from 1954 until 1975. Earl was a member and past commander of Russell Tryon Post # 1435 American Legion, Altmar, former Chief and member of Defiance Fire Department, Altmar. He was also a Tax Assessor for the Town of Altmar and he was a founder and charter member of NOCA.

Surviving: wife, Nancy E., three sons, Robert E. Davidson of Central Square, Shaun M. Barker of Camden, Craig D. Barker of Parish, four daughters, Suzane Holcomb of Rochester, Marsha A. Sottung of Pulaski, Rachael Pelow of Mexico, Nikki Rahn of Deltona, FL, and one sister Beulah Nealy of Syracuse, 19 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Donations may be made to NOCA 21 Delano St. Pulaski, NY 13142 or the Altmar Fire Department P.O. Box 174 Altmar, NY 13302.
STOWELL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 3, 2010
June I. Stowell

February 1, 2010

June I. Stowell, age 82, a resident of Pulaski since 1999, formerly of Altmar, died Monday at Seneca Hill Manor. June was born June 23, 1927 in Altmar, the daughter of Charles and Beulah Waite Trumble. She attended Altmar School. June married Leon F. Stowell on February 3, 1945, he died July 22, 1989. She was a member of Williamstown Senior Citizens.

Surviving: one son, Fredrick “Rick” (Lillian) Stowell of Altmar; three daughters, Linda M. (David) Rowe of Altmar, Deborah S. (Don) Petrie of Vestal, Marjorie J. (Robert) Shaw of Altmar; one brother, Ivan Trumble of Taberg; one sister, Fannie Draper of Altmar; eight grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren. June was predeceased by one granddaughter, Stephanie Stowell Mucky who died October 21, 2002. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Financial Management Branch, Building 31, Room 8A34, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2540, Bethesda, MD 20892-2540.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 9, 2010
Norma E. Trumble

February 8, 2010

Norma E. Trumble, 92, a resident of Altmar from 1930 until 2004, died Monday at St. Luke’s Nursing Home. Norma was born March 13, 1917, in Merrillsville, NY, the daughter of Arthur and Cora Curran Thompson. She attended Altmar School. Norma married Harry Trumble on May 2, 1937; he died June 8, 2004.

She and her husband owned and operated a farm for 60 years. Norma loved and cherished her family. She also loved baseball and reading Guide Post and doing crossword puzzles. She loved the outdoors and hunting and trapping.

Surviving: one daughter, Irene (Raymond) Pappa of Pulaski; one son, Paul Trumble of Redfield; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 9, 2009
Earl Davidson

August 7, 2009

Earl Davidson, 78, resident of Pulaski, formerly of Altmar and Florida, died Friday at Oswego Hospital. Earl was born February 8, 1931, in Altmar, the son of Rufus and Margaret Berry Davidson.

He graduated from Altmar Union School in 1948. Earl married Nancy Sampson on August 16, 1980.

He was employed by Schoeller Paper Co. in Pulaski for 25 years, retiring in 1983. He served in the United States Air Force from 1948 until 1952. He also served in the National Guard from 1954 until 1975. Earl was a member and past commander of Russell Tryon Post #1435 American Legion, Altmar, and former chief and member of Defiance Fire Department, Altmar. He was also a tax assessor for the town of Altmar, and he was a founder and charter member of NOCA.

Surviving: wife, Nancy E.; three sons, Robert E. Davidson of Central Square, Shaun M. Barker of Camden and Craig D. Barker of Parish; four daughters, Suzane Holcomb of Rochester, Marsha A. Sottung of Pulaski, Rachael Pelow of Mexico and Nikki Rahn of Deltona, FL; one sister, Beulah Nealy of Syracuse; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to NOCA, 21 Delano St., Pulaski, NY 13142 or Altmar Fire Department, P.O. Box 174, Altmar, NY 13302.
RICHARDSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 1, 2010
Thelma J. Richardson

February 27, 2010

Thelma J. Richardson, 56, a resident of Sandy Creek, died Saturday at her home.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the funeral.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 5, 2010
Norma E. Trumble

February 8, 2010

A graveside committal service will be held Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 10 a.m. in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar for Norma E. Trumble, who died February 8, 2010. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, NY 13142.
STOWELL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 5, 2010
June I. Stowell

February 1, 2010

A graveside committal service will be held Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 9 a.m. in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar for June I. Stowell, who died February 1, 2010. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, NY 13142.
TRUMBLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 17, 2010
Frank J. Trumble Sr.

May 14, 2010

Frank J. Trumble Sr., 61, a life resident of Altmar, died Friday at his home on County Route 22. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with a burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 9:30 to 11 a.m., prior to the funeral, at the funeral home.
KELLOGG

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 25, 2010
Thomas H. Kellogg

July 23, 2010

Thomas H. Kellogg, 54, of 1126 Co. Rte. 30, Altmar, NY, passed away July 23, 2010, at his home. Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY, with Rev. Brian Snyder officiating. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling Hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, East Syracuse, NY 13057.
LOOMIS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 5, 2010
Virginia Frances Loomis

December 2, 2010

Virginia Frances Loomis, beloved sister and delightful aunt, passed away Thursday, December 2, 2010. Virginia was a graduate of Syracuse University and attended further studies in Panama.

Virginia was the office manager for her father and mother’s medical practice in Baldwinsville for many years.

She was predeceased by her parents, Willard and Frances Loomis, and her brother John W. Loomis.

Surviving are her brother and sister-in-law, Willard and Lynne Loomis.

Virginia will be remembered for her special love for her nieces and nephews, her friends, and her special sense of humor and wonderful outlook on life.

A calling hour will be held 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 9, 2010, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5070 North Eagle Road, Fayetteville, NY. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY.

Memorial contributions may be made to Williamstown American Legion Post #1128, c/o Richard Gorski, P.O. Box 54, 2892 Co. Rte. 17, Williamstown, NY 13493.
KELLOGG

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 23, 2011
Judy A. Sloper Kellogg

February 20, 2011

Judy A. Sloper Kellogg, 57, of 1126 Co. Rt. 30, Altmar, passed away Sunday at Oswego Hospital. Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Saturday, Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, with Rev. Brian Snyder, officiating. Spring burial, Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Friends may call Saturday, noon to 3 p.m. at the funeral home, 1997 Harwood Dr., Sandy Creek, NY.
STARING

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 24, 2011
Ethel L. Staring

April 22, 2011

Ethel L. Staring, 86, of Auburn, died Friday in Auburn Memorial Hospital.

Born in Orwell, Ethel lived in Mottville for several years before moving to Auburn. She was the widow of Earl S. Staring, who died in 1979.

Surviving are six sons, Stanley, Harold, David, Earl, Clarence and Raymond; three daughters, Nancy Henry, Peggy Staring and Faye Vega; a sister, Phena Pickard; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great- great-grandchildren.

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. at Bush Funeral Home, 120 E. Main St. (Rte. 5), Elbridge, with a service to follow at 7 p.m.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. BUSH FUNERAL HOME

Elbridge 689-6116
David A. Armstrong, 67, formerly of Potsdam

North Country Now (Potsdam, NY) – December 7, 2010
David A. Armstrong, 67, of Altmar, and formerly of Potsdam, passed away December 4 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Surviving, his wife of 48 years, Lindy, one son Aaron and Kris Armstrong of Oswego, two daughters, Alena and John Bicknell of Potsdam and Suzette and William Nichols of Cicero, one sister Merilee and Thomas Heath of Lynchburg, Va., and eight grandchildren, Matt, Megan, Brianna, Kaitlyn, Hannah, Connor, Cameron, and Brayden. His first great grandchild is due to arrive in June 2011.

David was born January 4, 1943 to Arnold and Verna Barnard Armstrong.

He married Lindy Anson on September 15, 1962.

David resided in Potsdam from 1970 until 2004 when he moved back home to Altmar.

He graduated from APW High School and Syracuse University School of Forestry.

He started working for Niagara Mohawk in 1965 and in 1970 became a regional Forester for Niagara Mohawk in Potsdam until his retirement in 1999.

David loved the outdoors. He spent countless hours hunting and fishing with family and friends.

David was an avid woodworker spending hours in his shop building furniture for his family and friends.

David’s other hobby was making maple syrup, which he started with his father and passed on the tradition to his children and grandchildren.

Donations may be made to the Susan B. Koman for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 65265-0309.
ARMSTRONG

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 7, 2010
David A. Armstrong

December 4, 2010

David A. Armstrong, 67, of Altmar, passed away December 4 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. David was born January 4, 1943, to Arnold and Verna Barnard Armstrong. He married Lindy Anson on September 15, 1962. David resided in Potsdam from 1970 until 2004, when he moved back home to Altmar. He graduated from APW High School and Syracuse University School of Forestry. He started working for Niagara Mohawk in 1965 and in 1970 became a regional forester for Niagara Mohawk in Potsdam until his retirement in 1999. David loved the outdoors. He spent countless hours hunting and fishing with family and friends. David was an avid woodworker, spending hours in his shop building furniture for his family and friends.

David’s other hobby was making maple syrup, which he started with his father and passed on the tradition to his children and grandchildren.

Surviving: his wife of 48 years, Lindy; one son, Aaron and Kris Armstrong of Oswego; two daughters, Alena and John Bicknell of Potsdam and Suzette and William Nichols of Cicero; one sister, Merilee and Thomas Heath of Lynchburg, VA; and eight grandchildren, Matt, Megan, Brianna, Kaitlyn, Hannah, Connor, Cameron and Brayden; his first great-grandchild is due to arrive in June 2011.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Donations may be made to Susan B. Koman for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 65265-0309.
DAVID A. ARMSTRONG

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – December 7, 2010
David A. Armstrong, age 67, of Altmar, passed away December 4th at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. David was born January 4, 1943 to Arnold and Verna Barnard Armstrong. He married Lindy Anson on September 15, 1962. David resided in Potsdam from 1970 until 2004 when he moved back home to Altmar. He graduated from APW High School and Syracuse University School of Forestry. He started working for Niagara Mohawk in 1965 and in 1970 became a regional Forester for Niagara Mohawk in Potsdam until his retirement in 1999.

David loved the outdoors. He spent countless hours hunting and fishing with family and friends. David was an avid woodworker spending hours in his shop building furniture for his family and friends. David’s other hobby was making maple syrup, which he started with his father and passed on the tradition to his children and grandchildren.

Surviving, his wife of 48 years, Lindy, one son Aaron and Kris Armstrong of Oswego, two daughters, Alena and John Bicknell of Potsdam and Suzette and William Nichols of Cicero, one sister Merilee and Thomas Heath of Lynchburg, VA, and eight grandchildren, Matt, Megan, Brianna, Kaitlyn, Hannah, Connor, Cameron, and Brayden. His first great grandchild is due to arrive in June 2011.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Donations may be made to the Susan B. Koman for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 65265-0309.
HAYWOOD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 29, 2011
Darlene E. Haywood

April 28, 2011

Darlene E. Haywood, 62, of Altmar, passed away at home Thursday, April 28, with her loving family by her side. She was born to the late Irving and Doris Whaley on July 16, 1948. Darlene was a life resident of the Richland and Altmar area. She worked for McAuliffe Paper Company in Liverpool for 28 years.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Gene P. Haywood; three daughters, Kelly (Wayne) Kaminsky of Altmar, Cathy (Skip) Trumble of Orwell, Gwen Lyons (Tim Scott) of Altmar; and a son, Brian Haywood of Altmar; five grandchildren, Erin and Alex Mills, Rodney Trumble, Jessica Lyons, Emily Haywood; one great-grandson, Tyler Trumble; and one great-granddaughter, Riley Lyons; three sisters, Wanda Whaley, Cricket Maitland and Denise Shaw, all of Richland; one brother, Robert Whaley of Oswego; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Nicole Lynn Lyons, in 2003. She will be sadly missed by everyone.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
DRAPER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 4, 2011
Jamie M. Draper

May 1, 2011

Jamie M. Draper, 34, of Pulaski, formerly of Altmar, passed away May 1, 2011 at Oswego Hospital. Private services will be held with Rev. Linda Taber officiating and burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. No calling hours. Arrangements by Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, NY.
SAMPSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 9, 2011
Franklyn E. Sampson Sr.

May 8, 2011

Franklyn E. Sampson Sr., 77, a life resident of Altmar, passed away Sunday at his home. Franklyn was born June 23, 1933, in Ellisburg, NY, the son of Frank E. and Alice Olin and attended Altmar schools.

Franklyn married Ethel Mary Patterson on December 14, 1956; she died October 22, 1976.

Franklyn owned and operated a dairy farm for 60 years. He was a former town councilman for the town of Albion.

Surviving: three daughters, Barbara (Michael) Dority of Memphis, NY, Karen L. Hilton of Altmar and Kathleen (Timothy) Carr of Pulaski; three sons, Franklin E. (Regina) Sampson Jr. of Williamstown, Carl W. (Debra) Sampson of Richland and Eugene Sampson of Hastings; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, with Pastor Ed Bennett officiating. Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to Altmar United Methodist Church.
FRANKLYN E.\ – SAMPSON SR.

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – May 9, 2011
Franklyn E. Sampson Sr., age 77, life resident of Altmar, passed away Sunday at his home. Franklyn was born June 23, 1933 in Ellisburg, NY. The son of Frank E. and Alice Olin. He attended Altmar Schools. Franklyn married Ethel Mary Patterson on December 14, 1956, she died October 22, 1976. Franklyn owned and operated a dairy farm for 60 years. He was a former town councilman for the town of Albion.

Surviving, three daughters, Barbara (Michael) Dority of Memphis, NY, Karen L. Hilton of Altmar and Kathleen (Timothy) Carr of Pulaski, three sons, Franklin E. (Regina) Sampson Jr. of Williamstown, Carl W. (Debra) Sampson of Richland and Eugene Sampson of Hastings, 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, with Pastor Ed Bennett officiating. Calling hours will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 52 Park St. Donations may be made to the Altmar United Methodist Church.
DAWLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 15, 2012
Beldon S. Dawley Sr.

February 13, 2012

Beldon S. Dawley Sr., 86, of Parish, died Monday at the Oswego Hospital. He was a WWII Army veteran. He was a floor supervisor at Omega Wire and also worked for the village of Parish Highway Dept.

Surviving: wife of 64 years, the former Helen Timmerman; three sons, Robert, Altmar, Edward, Pulaski, Beldon Jr., Parish; five daughters, Marie Smith, Williamstown, Mary Smith, Fulton, Martha Rupracht, Pulaski, Margaret Pelow, Parish, Marcia Britton, Altmar; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday from the Harter Funeral Home, 2983 W. Main St., Parish, NY. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home prior to the service.

HUTCHINSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 28, 2012
Edward L. Hutchinson

February 27, 2012

Edward L. Hutchinson, age 61, life resident of Altmar, passed away Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse. Edward was born January 1, 1951, in Altmar, the son of Harold and Lillian Spink Hutchinson. He attended Altmar Schools. Edward married Rita Katura on March 31, 1973.

Surviving: his spouse, Rita; three sons, Jeffrey, Edward H., and Charles Hutchinson; one daughter, Angela Davis; four sister, Priscilla Brown, Judy Sherman, Bonnie Hewitt, and Linda Bouchard; and six grandchildren. Edward was predeceased by one sister, Thelma Richardson who died in 2010.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral.
SPINK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 14, 2012
Flossie A. Spink

March 12, 2012

Flossie A. Spink, age 75, longtime resident of Altmar, passed away Monday at James Square Nursing Home, Syracuse. Flossie was born July 16, 1936, in Massena, NY. She married Robert Spink on March 30, 1983. Flossie was employed by the APW School District as a bus driver for 10 years. Flossie was a former member of the Russell Tryon American Legion Post #1435 and the Williamstown Senior Citizens.

Surviving: her husband, Robert J.; four daughters, Christine O’Donnell of Camillus, Lynne (John) Johnson of Orwell, Sandra O’Donnell of Camillus, and Tracy (David) Sweeney of Parish; one son, Michael O’Donnell of Nashville, TN; three stepdaughters, Robin (Dale) Featherston of Tyler, TX, Kathy (Grover) Britton of Williamstown, and Gail Spink of Sandy Creek; three stepsons, Robert Jr. (Darlene) Spink of Williamstown, Jeffrey (Geraldine) Spink of Parish, and Douglas Spink of Oswego; four brothers; many grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral.
Willard A. Loomis III

Baldwinsville Messenger (NY) – March 30, 2012
Willard Amos Loomis III, born April 24, 1932 passed away peacefully at home on March 28, 2012, at the age of 79. Born in Syracuse, son of Dr. Willard A.Loomis Jr. and Frances McAuley Loomis, Willard grew up in Baldwinsville. He attended Central High School, Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and participated in Operation Castle Hydrogen Tests. Will graduated from University of Utah 1959. On March 29, 1957, he married his sweetheart, Irma Lynne Watts, in the LDS Salt Lake Temple. Willard had an outstanding 40-year career with Equitable Life Insurance Society.

He is survived by his wife Irma and five children: Tracey, Heather, William, Shawn and Jennifer, 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grand children.

Willard had a life-long love of fishing and fly tying. He enjoyed gardening, skateboarding, spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren and their toys. He was devoted in love and service to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In his retirement Willard enjoyed writing his personal history “My Book” as well as restoring photos and working with the Williamstown and Halfshire Historical Societies.

Calling hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 6, at Maurer Funeral Home, 300 Second St., Liverpool, NY 13088. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, with calling hours from 10-11 a.m. at the Fayetteville Chapel, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 5070 North Eagle Village Road, Manlius. Burial will military honors will be in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Special thanks to CNY Hospice and Brittonfield Cancer Center.
LOOMIS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 1, 2012
Willard Amos Loomis

March 28, 2012

Willard Amos Loomis III, born April 24, 1932, passed away peacefully at home on March 28, 2012, at the age of 79. Born in Syracuse, NY, son of Dr. Willard A. Loomis Jr. and Frances McAuley Loomis, Willard grew up in Baldwinsville, NY. He attended Central High School, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and participated in Operation Castle Hydrogen Tests. Will graduated from University of Utah 1959. On March 29, 1957, he married his sweetheart, Irma Lynne Watts, in the LDS Salt Lake Temple. Willard had an outstanding 40-year career with Equitable Life Ins. Society.

He is survived by his wife, Irma; five children, Tracey, Heather, William, Shawn and Jennifer; 15 grandchildren; and 10 great-grand children.

Willard had a lifelong love of fishing and fly tying.

He enjoyed gardening, skateboarding, spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren and their toys. He was devoted in love and service to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. In his retirement Willard enjoyed writing his personal history, “My Book,” as well as restoring photos and working with the Williamstown and Halfshire historical societies.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 6, at Maurer Funeral Home, 300 Second Street, Liverpool, NY 13088.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, with calling hour from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Fayetteville Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 5070 North Eagle Village Road, Manlius.

Burial will military honors will be at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Special thanks to CNY Hospice and Brittonfield Cancer Center.
DAWLEY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 18, 2012
Beldon S. Dawley

February 13, 2012

Graveside service for Beldon S. Dawley, 86, of Parish, who died February 13, 2012, will be 1 p.m. Friday in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY.

Arrangements in care of Harter Funeral Home, Parish, NY.
Lois M. Davidson

Leader, The (Corning, NY) – July 11, 2012
Lois M. Davidson, age 93, former resident of Altmar, ended her life journey on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Oswego. She was born to Alderman and Jessie Gleason on July 26, 1918 in Bath, NY growing up in the Finger Lakes of New York. After her graduation from Buffalo State Teacher’s College in 1939 she accepted a teaching position in Altmar, New York. She met Fred R. Davidson in Altmar and married him in January of 1940. He died September 6, 1985. Lois taught in Altmar for a few years. She then taught at Pulaski Central School as a home economics teacher for 20 years. She received her Master’s from Syracuse University. Lois and Fred retired and moved to Hammondsport in 1980. Lois was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hammondsport, NY. She was also a member of the Altmar American Legion Auxiliary, Russell Tyron Post #1435, Defiance Fire Department Auxiliary in Altmar, AAUW and the DAR. Lois also served as literacy volunteer and assisted in a financial planning program during her retirement.

Surviving: three sons, Wayne F. (Judith) Davidson of Penn Yan, NY, Michael R. (Debora) Davidson of Hopewell Jct., NY, and William A. (Cristina) of New Milford, CT, and five daughters Linda (Robert) Ecker of Windsor, CA, Suzanne (David) Schouten of Parish, NY, Bonnie (Cliff) LaVeck of Clearwater, FL, Brenda (Michael) Donegan of West Monroe, NY, and Mary (Mark) Lichtenstein, of Mexico, NY, one brother, Raymond Gleason of Wayne, NY, one sister, Marjorie Brundage of Tucson, AZ, 18 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Lois is predeceased by an infant son, Douglas, and three brothers.

A Memorial Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14th, at the Foster- Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Donations may be made to the Hammondsport United Methodist Church, PO Box 44, Hammondsport, NY 14840.
Lois M. Davidson

Leader, The (Corning, NY) – July 11, 2012
ALTMAR – Lois M.

Davidson, age 93, former resident of Altmar, ended her life journey on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Oswego. She was born to Alderman and Jessie Gleason on July 26, 1918 in Bath, NY growing up in the Finger Lakes of New York. After her graduation from Buffalo State Teacher’s College in 1939 she accepted a teaching position in Altmar, New York. She met Fred R.

Davidson in Altmar and married him in January of 1940. He died September 6, 1985. Lois taught in Altmar for a few years.

She then taught at Pulaski Central School as a home economics teacher for 20 years. She received her Master’s from Syracuse University. Lois and Fred retired and moved to Hammondsport in 1980.

Lois was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hammondsport, NY.

She was also a member of the Altmar American Legion Auxiliary, Russell Tyron Post #1435, Defiance Fire Department Auxiliary in Altmar, AAUW and the DAR. Lois also served as literacy volunteer and assisted in a financial planning program during her retirement.

Surviving: three sons, Wayne F. (Judith) Davidson of Penn Yan, NY, Michael R. (Debora) Davidson of Hopewell Jct., NY, and William A.

(Cristina) of New Milford, CT, and five daughters Linda (Robert) Ecker of Windsor, CA, Suzanne (David) Schouten of Parish, NY, Bonnie (Cliff) LaVeck of Clearwater, FL, Brenda (Michael) Donegan of West Monroe, NY, and Mary (Mark) Lichtenstein, of Mexico, NY, one brother, Raymond Gleason of Wayne, NY, one sister, Marjorie Brundage of Tucson, AZ, 18 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.

Lois is predeceased by an infant son, Douglas, and three brothers.

A Memorial Service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14th, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Donations may be made to the Hammondsport United Methodist Church, PO Box 44, Hammondsport, NY 14840.
DAVIDSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 11, 2012
Lois M. Davidson

June 19, 2012

Lois M. Davidson, age 93, former resident of Altmar, ended her life journey on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at St. Luke’s Nursing Home in Oswego. She was born to Alderman and Jessie Gleason on July 26, 1918, in Bath, NY, growing up in the Finger Lakes of New York. After her graduation from Buffalo State Teacher’s College in 1939 she accepted a teaching position in Altmar, New York. She met Fred R. Davidson in Altmar and married him in January of 1940. He died September 6, 1985. Lois taught in Altmar for a few years. She then taught at Pulaski Central School as a home economics teacher for 20 years. She received her master’s from Syracuse University. Lois and Fred retired and moved to Hammondsport in 1980. Lois was a member of the United Methodist Church in Hammondsport, NY. She was also a member of the Altmar American Legion Auxiliary, Russell Tyron Post #1435, Defiance Fire Department Auxiliary in Altmar, AAUW and the DAR. Lois also served as literacy volunteer and assisted in a financial planning program during her retirement.

Surviving: three sons, Wayne F. (Judith) Davidson of Penn Yan, NY, Michael R. (Debora) Davidson of Hopewell Jct., NY, and William A. (Cristina) of New Milford, CT; and five daughters, Linda (Robert) Ecker of Windsor, CA, Suzanne (David) Schouten of Parish, NY, Bonnie (Cliff) LaVeck of Clearwater, FL, Brenda (Michael) Donegan of West Monroe, NY, and Mary (Mark) Lichtenstein of Mexico, NY; one brother, Raymond Gleason of Wayne, NY; one sister, Marjorie Brundage of Tucson, AZ; 18 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Lois was predeceased by an infant son, Douglas, and three brothers.

A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, July 14, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Donations may be made to the Hammondsport United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 44, Hammondsport, NY 14840.
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• CRONK

• Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 19, 2012
• Margaret Cronk

July 17, 2012

Margaret Cronk, 70, of Altmar. Surviving: five sons and three daughters.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Friday, Christ Our Light Parish, 23 Niagara St., Pulaski. Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling Hour: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, prior to the funeral at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
DRAPER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – August 31, 2012
Fannie M. Draper

August 29, 2012

Fannie M. Draper, 88, of Mill St., Altmar, NY, passed away at home under the care of her family and Oswego County Hospice. She was the widow of Henry F. Draper who died in 1984. Graveside Service: 1 p.m. TODAY at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Arrangements: Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.
BARNARD

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 23, 2012
James B. Barnard Jr.

September 21, 2012

James B. Barnard Jr., 78, life resident of Altmar, passed away Friday at Oswego Hospital surrounded by his loving family. James was born June 28, 1934, in Altmar. He graduated from Altmar-Parish High School in 1952.

James married Arlene Balcom on January 15, 1982. He was employed by Niagara Mohawk for 33 years, retiring in 1989. He also owned a saw sharpening business for several years. Jim was a 50-year member and officer of the Defiance Fire Company in Altmar. He was also a member of the Albion Fish and Game Club and the Niagara Mohawk 25-Year Club.

Surviving: his wife, Arlene; four sons, Scott (Kathleen) Barnard of Oswego, Daniel Barnard of Baldwinsville, Bruce Barnard of Portland, OR, and Gary (Lisa) Barnard of Altmar; three daughters, Cindy (Joe) Banach of Altmar, Lori (Rob) Lunz of Chicago and Nancy (Joe) Piraino of Lakeport; one stepson, Bob (Kelly) Davidson of Central Square; one stepdaughter, Marsha Sottung of Brewerton; one sister, Eleanor Gillette of Rochester; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. James was predeceased by one son, Mark Barnard, who passed away in 1969, and two sisters, Verna and Clara.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Donations may be made to the Defiance Fire Department, PO Box 174, Altmar, NY 13302.
CRONK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 1, 2012
Beatrice “Elaine” Cronk

September 29, 2012

Beatrice “Elaine” Cronk, 72, life resident of Altmar, passed away Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Elaine was born September 20, 1940, in Yonkers. She graduated from Altmar High School.

Elaine married Kenneth Cronk on June 20, 1959; he died March 15, 2006.

Surviving: two sons, Kenneth Cronk Jr. of Richland and Bryant (Christine) Cronk of Altmar; four daughters, Valerie Rose of Altmar, JoeAnne Janack of Altmar, Rose Snyder of Pulaski and Deborah Blowers of Altmar; four sisters, Mary Wadsworth and Pat Ashmall, both of Black River, Marie Ashmall of Fulton and Alice Dana of Altmar; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be 9:30 to 11 a.m., prior to the funeral.
BEATRICE CRONK

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – October 1, 2012
Beatrice “Elaine” Cronk, age 72, life resident of Altmar, passed away Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Elaine was born September 20, 1940 in Yonkers. She graduated from Altmar High School. Elaine married Kenneth Cronk on June 20, 1959, he died March 15, 2006.

Surviving, two sons Kenneth Cronk Jr. of Richland, Bryant (Christine) Cronk of Altmar, four daughters, Valerie Rose of Altmar, JoeAnne Janack of Altmar, Rose Snyder of Pulaski, and Deborah Blowers of Altmar, four sisters, Mary Wadsworth and Pat Ashmall both of Black River, Marie Ashmall of Fulton and Alice Dana of Altmar, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral.
LINDA B. DAWLEY

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – February 24, 2013
Linda Brogan Dawley, 64, wife of Gary Dawley, Pulaski, died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

Graveside services and burial will be in the spring at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Arrangements are with Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek.
CRAIG

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 16, 2013
Irene H. Craig

July 14, 2013

Irene H. Craig, age 92, resident of Central Square, since 1967 passed away Sunday at Morning Star Nursing Home in Oswego. Irene had resided with her nephew, Ed Bennett for the last several years, and she also resided in Cicero and Pineville for many years. Irene was born March 22, 1921 in Albion. She graduated from Pulaski Academy High School in 1940. Irene married Clifford Craig, June 30, 1940, and he passed away January 31, 2005. She was employed by GE in Syracuse for 30 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of the Dugway Methodist Church and the Russell Tryon Post #1435 Auxiliary in Altmar. She was a former member of the Caughdenoy United Methodist Church and the Central Square Grange.

Surviving, are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral. Donations may be made to the Dugway Methodist Church c/o Ed Bennett, 1491 State Route 104, Parish, NY 13131.
ASHMALL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 23, 2013
Patricia Ashmall

July 20, 2013

Patricia Ashmall, age 69, resident of Black River, went to be with the Lord Friday, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Patricia resided in Black River since 1991 and had previously lived in North Syracuse and Altmar. She was born February 29, 1944 in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of Norman and Beatrice Carlson Ashmall. She graduated from APW High School in 1963 and the House of Good Samaritan School of Nursing as an RN in 1966. Patricia was employed by Carthage Area Hospital as Assistant Director of Nursing for seven years, retiring in 1991. She also worked for Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Pat enjoyed knitting, crocheting, camping and spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving, one son, Charles Ashmall of Black River; three sisters, Marie Ashmall of Fulton, Alice Dana of Altmar and Mary Wadsworth of Black River; three grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and her loving companion, Danny Wadsworth of Black River. Patricia was predeceased by two sisters, Elaine and Jeanette Cronk.

A Memorial Service will be held at noon, Saturday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral.
PATRICIA ASHMALL

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – July 23, 2013
Patricia Ashmall, age 69, resident of Black River, went to be with the Lord Friday, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Patricia resided in Black River since 1991 and had previously lived in North Syracuse and Altmar. She was born February 29, 1944 in Yonkers, NY, the daughter of Norman and Beatrice Carlson Ashmall. She graduated from APW High School in 1963 and the House of Good Samaritan School of Nursing as an RN in 1966. Patricia was employed by Carthage Area Hospital as Assistant Director of Nursing for seven years, retiring in 1991. She also worked for Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Pat enjoyed knitting, crocheting, camping and spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving, one son, Charles Ashmall of Black River, three sisters, Marie Ashmall of Fulton, Alice Dana of Altmar and Mary Wadsworth of Black River, three grandchildren, two great-granddaughters, and her loving companion Danny Wadsworth of Black River. Patricia was predeceased by two sisters, Elaine and Jeanette Cronk.

A Memorial Service will be held at noon, Saturday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral.
HENRY

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 20, 2013
Nancy I. Henry

October 18, 2013

Nancy I. Henry, age 72, resident of Orwell, passed away Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. She resided in Orwell since 1997 and had previously lived in Cato for many years. Nancy was born April 3, 1941 in Orwell. She attended schools in Ricard. Nancy was married to William Redden who passed away in 1990. She then married Don Henry who passed away in 1995.

Surviving: three sons, Kenneth Redden of Auburn, Kevin Redden of Aurora, and Clarence Redden of King Ferry; two daughters, Beverly Redden of Orwell and Carolyn Deon of Niagara Falls; five brothers; two sisters; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Nancy was predeceased by one son, Francis Redden.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar.

Calling hours will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral.
PIKE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 21, 2014
Doris J. Pike

January 20, 2014

Doris J. Pike, age 76, life resident of Altmar, passed away Monday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Funeral Services: 6 p.m. Thursday, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. prior to the service.
PEER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – December 4, 2014
Geraldine F. (Richards) Peer

December 2, 2014

Geraldine F. (Richards) Peer, 74, of Altmar died Tuesday at her home. She was born in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of the late David and Marjorie Beebe Richards. She was a registered nurse working at the Oswego Hospital for 20 years and later was a nursing supervisor at the hospital. She was a veteran of the Women’s Army Air Corps from 1966-1968.

Surviving are one daughter, Heather Carr of Altmar; one grandson, James M. Carr of Altmar; one brother, Alva Richards of Marathon NY; three sisters, Marjorie (Curt) Bacon of Altmar, Mary Lou (Greg) Schoo of Warner Robbins, GA, Signey Beebe of Woodland, CA; along with several nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY.

Arrangements are in care of the Harter Funeral Home, Parish, NY.
KIMPEL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 3, 2015
Esther M. Kimpel

March 1, 2015

Esther M. Kimpel, age 84, resident of North Syracuse for the past 60 years, previously of Altmar, passed away Sunday at Van Duyn Nursing Home. She was born April 20, 1930 in Ricard, the daughter of Glenn and Gladys Dawley Spink. She graduated from Altmar Union School in 1950. Esther married Richard Kimpel on November 4, 1950. She was employed by Anaren Mircowave in East Syracuse for 21 years, retiring in 1993. She was previously employed by GE for 12 years. She was a member of Clay Senior Citizens.

Surviving are her husband, Richard G.; two daughters, Carolyn (Ralph) Schloss of Altmar and Diana (Gerald) Dudley of Rochester, NH; one son, Wayne Kimpel of Port Orange, FL; one brother, Robert Spink of Williamstown; one sister, Retha Spink of Pulaski; five grandchildren, Weylin, Weston, Maggie, C. Travis, and Kato; and six great-grandchildren, Claire, Allena, Alex, Monet, Jeremiah, and Jayden. She was predeceased by four siblings, Doris, Richard, Dorothy and Shirley.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.
LACELLE

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – March 22, 2015
John C. Lacelle, Sr.

March 20, 2015

John C. Lacelle, Sr., age 71, life resident of Altmar, passed away Friday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. John was born December 27, 1943 in Richland, the son of Clyde and Lillian Spar Lacelle. He attended Pulaski Schools. John married Louise Oakes on December 9, 1962. He was employed by Fulton Companies for 30 years as an electrician, retiring in 2001, and he had previously been employed by Allied Van Lines. John was a member of the NRA and the North American Hunting Club.

Surviving are his wife, Louise; one daughter, Connie (Irving) Grandjean of Rodman; one son, John (Nichole) Lacelle of Altmar; two brothers, Thomas Lacelle of Pulaski and Robert Lacelle of Camden; four sisters, Barb Nutting of Pulaski, Joan Jones of Sandy Creek, Fern Lester of Orwell and Rosie Boak of Pulaski; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, NY with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral.
WATERMAN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 14, 2015
Catherine S. Waterman

April 12, 2015

Catherine S. Waterman, age 79, resident of Pulaski since 2009, formerly of Altmar, passed away Sunday at her home. Catherine was born January 11, 1936 in Syracuse, the daughter of Norbert and Agnes Sessler Schmidt. She graduated from Assumption High School in 1953. Catherine married Earl “Stewart” Waterman on July 13, 1957 and he passed away September 27, 2001. She was employed by P&C Markets in Pulaski for 25 years, retiring in 1999. Catherine was a member of Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski and the Altar and Rosary Society. She also volunteered at the Sandy Creek Thrift Shop and the Pulaski Food Pantry.

Surviving are four sons, James Waterman of Pennellville, John and Joel Waterman both of Pulaski, Jeremy (Laura) Waterman of Montgomery, TX; two sisters, Mary Vincent of Jordan, NY and Margaret Miccinelli of Syracuse; one brother, Donald Schmidt of Syracuse; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, April 16, at Christ Our Light Parish, 23 Niagara Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.

Donations may be made to Christ Our Light Parish or the American Cancer Society.
WHEELER

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 28, 2015
Marjorie Wheeler

May 26, 2015

Marjorie Wheeler, 78, formerly of Williamstown. Graveside services will be held at a later date at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY. Calling Hours: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday LaRobardiere FH, Inc., 109 Main St., Camden. You may send a message of condolence at larobardierefuneralhome.com
BABCOCK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – September 20, 2015
Charles Babcock

September 17, 2015

Charles Babcock, age 91, life resident of Altmar, passed away Thursday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Charles was born March 31, 1924 in Altmar, the son of Henry and Elsie Freeman Babcock. He attended Altmar High School and served in the United States Navy from 1942 until 1962. He was employed as a maintenance electrician for St. Joseph’s Hospital for 15 years.

Surviving are three sons, William Babcock of Syracuse and Richard and Thomas Babcock, both of Altmar; two daughters, Cynthia Valenzuela of Denver, NC and Patricia Cameron of Spokane, WA; one brother, James Babcock of Lacona; 22 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m., Monday, September 21, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service.
KIMPEL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – October 27, 2015
Richard G. Kimpel

October 19, 2015

Richard G. Kimpel, age 88, resident of North Syracuse for the past 60 years, passed away, October 19, at his home. Richard was born October 4, 1927 in East Syracuse, the son of George and Grace Wright Kimpel. He attended Oneida Schools and served in the United States Army from 1944 until 1946. Richard married Esther Spink on November 4, 1950 and she passed away March 1, 2015. He was self-employed as a contractor in the Syracuse area for many ears. He was also employed by Crouse Hinds in Syracuse and Central Plating. Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn (Ralph) Schloss of Altmar and Diana (Gerald) Dudley of Rochester, NH; one son, Wayne Kimpel of Port Orange, FL; two brothers, Sanford Kimpel of Seneca Falls and Howard Kimpel of Klamath Falls, OR; one sister, Sharon (Robert) Stanton of Verona; five grandchildren, Weylin, Weston, Maggie, C. Travis, and Kato; and six great-grandchildren, Claire, Allena, Alex, Monet, Jeremiah, and Jayden. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, October 29, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. A calling hour will be held from noon to 1 p.m. prior to the service.
ELLIS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 5, 2016
Joyce Elaine Ellis January 2, 2016 Joyce Elaine Ellis, 68, life resident of Altmar passed away Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Elaine was born October 7, 1947 in Oswego, the daughter of Willard and Frances Jacobs Ellis. She graduated from APW High School in 1967. Elaine was employed by Harwood Nursing Home in Oswego for 25 years. She was also an election official for the Town of Albion for many years. Elaine was a member of the Altmar United Methodist Church, OES Chapter #157 in Pulaski and Silvercrest Rebekah Lodge #229 in Mexico. Surviving are one daughter, Jessica (Brian) Dyer of Camillus, her mother Frances Ellis of Altmar, one brother James (Sharon) Ellis of Orwell, one sister Jeanne (Cregg) Stanton of Altmar and three grandchildren, Brock, Logan and Madison and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held 5 p.m. Friday, January 8, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the funeral. Donations may be made in Elaine’s memory to the Kidney foundation, 731 James Street, Suite 408, Syracuse, NY 13203 or Northern Oswego County Ambulance, 21 Delano St, Pulaski, NY 13142.
Joyce E. Ellis

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 5, 2016
Joyce Elaine Ellis, 68, life resident of Altmar passed away Saturday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Funeral Services will be held 5 p.m. Friday, January 8, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. prior to the funeral.
JOHNSON

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – January 17, 2016
Rosemary S. Johnson January 14, 2016 Rosemary S. Johnson, age 91, resident of Altmar since 1944, passed away after a long illness Thursday in Liverpool at the home of her daughter surrounded by her family. Rosemary was born September 15, 1924 in Florence, NY, the daughter of William and Rose Kiddney Wheeler. She graduated Valedictorian from Altmar High School in 1942. Rosemary married Arnold E. Johnson on September 19, 1942, who predeceased her January 24, 1995. She was employed by Key Bank in Parish for 22 years, retiring in 1982. She will always be remembered for her compassion, joyful smile and stubborn wit. Qualities that would lift spirits, dry tears and give hope to everyone around her. We will always cherish memories of her love of dancing, her love of life and her love of family. Surviving are one son, John (Lynne) Johnson of Orwell; two daughters, Suzanne (George) Duckwall of Lynchburg, VA and Kathy (Jim) Chlebus of Liverpool; 14 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Rosemary was predeceased by one son, Gene Johnson who passed away November 1, 1994 and one step-grandson, Justin Chlebus who passed away September 2, 2007. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 18, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 17, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North Street, Liverpool, NY 13088.
Rosemary Johnson

Watertown Daily Times (NY) – January 17, 2016
Rosemary S. Johnson, aged 91, resident of Altmar since 1944, passed away Thursday in Liverpool at the home of her daughter.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, January 18, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with a spring burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 17, at the funeral home.
ASHMALL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – February 21, 2016
Olivia Marie Ashmall February 17, 2016 Olivia Marie Ashmall age 65, formerly of Altmar and Fulton passed away Wednesday at Grand Nursing Home in Rome. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar at a time to be announced. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
CRONK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 5, 2016
Phyllis Graser Cronk April 2, 2016 Phyllis Graser Cronk, age 81, resident of Altmar for 40 years, formerly of Constantia, passed away Saturday at her home. Phyllis was born May 19, 1934 in Syracuse. She married Bert Cronk on February 14, 2004. She was foremost a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Phyllis was an auxiliary member of the Williamstown American Legion. Surviving are her husband, Bert; two daughters, Lori (Hugh) Meneilly of Constableville and Terry Graser of Constantia; three sons, Gary Graser (Elaine Brooke) and Robert (Diane) Graser both of Williamstown and Kevin Cronk of Lima, OH; two stepsons, Bert Cronk Jr., and Keith Cronk both of Altmar and a stepdaughter, Susan Pool of Richland; one sister, Sue Youmans of Constantia and one brother, Norman Youmans of Cleveland; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at noon, Friday, April 8, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral.
ELDRED

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – April 28, 2016
Mary K. Eldred April 26, 2016 Mary K. Eldred, age 73, resident of Williamstown since 1965, formerly of Westdale, passed away Tuesday at her home. Mary was born November 3, 1942 in Rome, the daughter of Thomas and Frances Halliday Kennedy. She graduated from Camden High School in 1960. Mary married James Eldred on October 22, 1960. She was employed by APW High School as a payroll clerk for 20 years, retiring in 2001. She was also employed by Parish Oil Company and Williamstown Irrigation Company. Mary was a 4-H Leader for several years and a Sunday School Teacher. Surviving are her husband, James, two sons Jeffrey (Rosemary) Eldred of Parish and Jeremy (Jeanette) Eldred of Fulton, one daughter, Linda Eldred of Fulton, one brother, John Kennedy of Florence and two sisters, Rebecca Kennedy and Nancy Kennedy both of Pulaski and three grandchildren, Paul, Jesse and Olivia. Graveside Services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 29, at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski. Donations may be made to Paws Across Oswego County, 2035 Co. Rte. 1, Oswego, NY 13126 or Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.
ASHMALL

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – May 1, 2016
Olivia Marie Ashmall February 17, 2016 Olivia Marie Ashmall, 65, formerly of Altmar and Fulton. Graveside Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, at Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Arrangements by Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski.
WALLIS

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – June 16, 2016
Marion E. Wallis June 14, 2016 Marion E. Wallis, age 94, life resident of Mexico, passed away Tuesday, surrounded by her family, at Morningstar Nursing Home in Oswego. Marion was born October 12, 1921 in Rodman, the daughter of Roy and Gertrude Lyman Schrieber. She graduated from Mexico High School. Marion was married to Jesse Wallis on September 11, 1941 and he passed away March 8, 1983. She was employed by GE in Syracuse for 20 years, retiring in 1984. She and her husband owned and operated a dairy farm for 25 years. Marion was a member of the Fernwood Methodist Church and Mexico Senior Citizens. Surviving are five sons, Richard (Bonnie) Wallis of Mexico, Charles Wallis of Mexico, Earl (Sylvia) Wallis of Pulaski, Raymond Wallis of Pulaski and Mark (Connie) Wallis of Mexico, two daughters, Dorothy (David) Rose of Mexico and Cheryl (James) Lawton of Oswego, three brothers, John, Richard, and Gene Schrieber, one sister, Betsy Gerhardt, 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by one daughter, Ellen Wallis who passed away June 14, 1951. Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, June 19, at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski, with burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar. Calling hours will be held from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral. Donations may be made to the Fernwood Methodist Church.
Obituaries – James M. Babcock, July 7th 2016

Evening Sun, The (Norwich, NY) – July 7, 2016
James M. Babcock, 88, of Sandy Creek, NY, and more recently of Norwich, NY, passed away with family by his side on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the New York State Veterans’ Home in Oxford, NY.

Born on July 24, 1927 in Altmar, NY, James was the son of James and Elsie Mae (Freeman) Babcock. He attended Altmar schools until joining the Army. James later served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict where he was honorably discharged. Following his service in the military, James returned to the family farm where he helped his father with the daily chores. He then began a long career in logging followed by employment with the Orwell Department of Transportation. He then joined the New York State Department of Transportation doing road work and construction for many years until his retirement.

On December 27, 1970, James married his wife of 45 years, Donna Mae Stowell, who survives. He is also survived by his two daughters, Tracy of Norwich, and Christina and her husband, Scott Utter, also of Norwich; two sons, Terrence Babcock and his wife, Janet, and Jonathan Babcock; two step-sons, Faron Cronk and his wife, Julie, and James Cronk; as well as grandchildren Morgan, Loretta, Archie, Terri Shyan, Justin, and Shannon and her husband, Jake. Two great grandchildren also survive; Tyler and Alexis.

James loved fishing and hunting. He often took long drives along the countryside looking for deer and places to hunt. He was especially fond of long car rides with his dear wife, Donna Mae.

Burial for James will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 8.

Memorial contributions in memory of James may be made out to the New York State Veterans’ Home in Oxford, 4207 State Highway 220, Oxford, NY 13839; or a charity of one’s choice

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted with the Wilson Funeral Home.
BABCOCK

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 7, 2016
James M. Babcock July 3, 2016 James M. Babcock, 88, of Sandy Creek, NY, and more recently of Norwich, NY, passed away with family by his side on Sunday, July 3, 2016 at the New York State Veterans’ Home in Oxford, NY. Born on July 24, 1927 in Altmar, NY, James was the son of James and Elsie Mae (Freeman) Babcock. He attended Altmar schools until joining the Army. James later served in the Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict where he was honorably discharged. Following his service in the military, James returned to the family farm where he helped his father with the daily chores. He then began a long career in logging followed by employment with the Orwell Department of Transportation. He then joined the New York State Department of Transportation doing road work and construction for many years until his retirement. On December 27, 1970, James married his wife of 45 years, Donna Mae Stowell, who survives. He is also survived by his two daughters, Tracy of Norwich, and Christina and her husband, Scott Utter, also of Norwich; two sons, Terrence Babcock and his wife, Janet, and Jonathan Babcock; two step-sons, Faron Cronk and his wife, Julie, and James Cronk; as well as grandchildren Morgan, Loretta, Archie, Terri Shyan, Justin, and Shannon and her husband, Jake. Two great grandchildren also survive; Tyler and Alexis. James loved fishing and hunting. He often took long drives along the countryside looking for deer and places to hunt. He was especially fond of long car rides with his dear wife, Donna Mae. Burial for James will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, NY at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 8. Memorial contributions in memory of James may be made out to the New York State Veterans’ Home in Oxford, 4207 State Highway 220, Oxford, NY 13839; or a chairity of one’s choice Funeral arrangments have been entrusted with the Wilson Funeral Home.
HANN

Post-Standard, The (Syracuse, NY) – July 10, 2016
Florence C. Hann July 5, 2016 Florence C. Hann, 92, formerly of Orwell, died Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego. Florence was a skilled Seamstress, creating beautiful wedding gowns, attire, and alterations for many people. She enjoyed cross country skiing, cooking, gardening, spending time with her family, and spoiling her grandchildren. Florence is predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Leslie Hann who died in 2006. She is survived by her children Alan (Patricia) Hann of Meredith, NH, Martha (David) Hale of Acton, MA, Marilyn (John) Fadden of Parish, and Mark (Amanda) Hann of Central Square; sister Betsy Graham; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, 10 a.m., at Watson Funeral Home, 631 S. Main Street, Central Square. Family and friends may call on Monday, 4 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Altmar, will be held privately.

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