Carmen “Carmelo” Garcia

February 2011 3 Messages of Sympathy

February 11, 2011

Carmen “Carmelo” Garcia, 41, of Fulton died unexpectedly Friday due to a work accident. He was born in Santa Agueda, Pinal County, Mexico and lived in Fulton for the past nine years. Carmelo loved spending time with his family especially his boys, Emilio and Mateo, whom he loved dearly. He was a proud father and spent every possible moment together with them. Carmelo enjoyed being outdoors. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Linda Garcia; his two sons, Emilio and Mateo Garcia all of Fulton; his mother, Teresa Zuniga of Mexico; six brothers, Soltero, Ventura, Jose, Longino, Benjamin and Daniel; three sisters, Linda, Lola and Reyna; several nieces and nephews. Carmelo was predeceased by his father, Margarito Garcia. Calling hours are 12 noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

Marion A. Myhill

February 2011 6 Messages of Sympathy

February 10, 2011

Marion A. Myhill, 85, a lifelong resident of Fulton died Thursday at her daughter’s home in Waterloo with her devoted husband of 65 years, Alfred at her side. Marion was born February 13, 1926 in Fulton, the daughter of the late Earl and Mildred Pealo. She was a past Sr. Regent and Recording Secretary for the Women’s Auxiliary of the Royal Order of Moose, Fulton Chapter. Marion also worked at the Fairgrieve Elementary School Cafeteria for several years. She was fun loving and will always be remembered for her humorous nature and spontaneous whistling. Marion and her husband were inseparable and were the perfect example of true love. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. With her loving spirit, she bettered the lives of everyone she spent time with during her life. Marion enjoyed travelling, music and loved spending summer afternoons on the front porch. She is survived by her husband, Alfred Myhill; her children, Paul (Linda) Myhill of Murray, KY, Joanne (Mickey) Hicks of Waterloo and Terry Myhill of Oswego; a brother, Robert (Pat) Pealo of Auburn; grandchildren, Chenny (Alton Jowers) Hicks, Armanda (Jordan) King, Tom (Colleen) Hicks, T.J. Myhill and Robyn Myhill; 10 great grandchildren. Calling hours are 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Spring burial will be in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Volney. Contributions in memory of Marion may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of C.N.Y., 5005 Campuswood Dr., East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Kenneth W. Roberts

February 2011 3 Messages of Sympathy

February 10, 2011

Kenneth W. Roberts, 68, of Fulton, died Thursday at home. A native of Hopewell, VA, he had resided in the Fulton area most of his life. Ken retired as a cook at Mimi’s Drive-In Restaurant in Fulton after 22 years and had previously worked as a cook at SUNY at Oswego. He loved art and was a talented sketch artist. He also enjoyed reading and gardening.

Surviving are his wife of 39 years, Sallie (Mahaney) Roberts of Fulton, six children, Kennedy (Katherine) Roberts of Pennellville, Greg (Andrea) Roberts of Pflugerville, TX, Debbie (Paul) Slaver of Fulton, Michael (Zenetta) Kimpland of Brewerton, Teresa (Jim) Kleffel of Kutztown, PA and Steven (Tammy) Kimpland of Hannibal; two sisters, Virginia (Paul) Crane of Oswego and Carol (Walter) Harris of Newport News, VA; 19 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 6 to 8 P.M. Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Ken thoughtfully gifted his body for medical research at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

Shirley M. Abel

February 2011 No Messages of Sympathy

February 9, 2011

Shirley M. Abel, 95, of Fulton died Wednesday. A native of Syracuse, she had resided in Fulton most of her life. Shirley had worked at General Electric Company in Syracuse, Sealright Company and Hunter Fan Company both in Fulton. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Fulton. Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Edward Abel who died in 1961. Surviving are two cousins, Warren (Arlene) Jenkins and Margaret Wiggs both of Fulton and many second cousins. Calling hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Spring burial will be in Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton. Contributions in memory of Shirley may be made to the Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.

John G. Santora, Sr.

February 2011 5 Messages of Sympathy

February 8, 2011

John G. Santora, Sr., 88, of Fulton, died Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at home following a long illness. He retired after 40 years with Sealright Company in Fulton. John served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He enjoyed gardening and fishing.

John was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor Santora in 2002 and by his son, M/Sgt. John G. Santora, Jr. in 1984. Surviving are his daughter, Mary (Paul) Clarke of Fulton; grandchildren, Melissa Clarke of UT, Paul (Anna) Clarke, Jr. of Fulton, Cicily Santora of FL and John (Lynsey) Santora of GA; great-grandchildren, Landon and Jancee Hansen, Cameron, Caleb, Corinne and Cassandra Clarke and Hayden John Santora; several nieces and nephews.

Respecting John’s wishes there will be no calling hours. Graveside services will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association of NYS, 155 Washington Avenue, Suite 210, Albany, NY 12210.

David L. Shoults

February 2011 7 Messages of Sympathy

February 8, 2011

David L. Shoults, 56, of Oswego died Tuesday at home. Born in Oswego he was a life resident. Dave was employed at Interface Solutions for the past 36 years as a Machine Tender. Dave was an avid outdoorsman enjoying deer and turkey hunting. He was predeceased by his parents, Frederick and Gloria Shoults. Surviving: his wife, whom he celebrated 36 years of marriage on January 10th, Hazel R. Smith Shoults; a son, David L. Shoults, Jr. of Oswego; two daughters Jessica A. Shoults of Fulton and Cristina M. Shoults of Oswego; three sisters, Deborah (Luis) Merrero-Marcado of Oswego, Darlene (Thomas) Wilson of Oswego and Terry (Fred) Fisher of Chicago, IL; a brother, Timothy Shoults of Fulton; serveral nieces and nephews. Services will be Saturday 11 a.m. at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Spring burial will be at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal. Calling hours are Friday 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.

Glenda J. Mattonen

February 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy

February 6, 2011

Glenda J. Mattonen, of Cicero, died Sunday at Syracuse Home in Baldwinsville. Born in Fulton, she was a long time resident of Cicero. Glenda was the owner operator of the Watermark Restaurant in Cicero. She had previously worked at General Electric in Liverpool. Glenda had received her Bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University. She had enjoyed gardening and flowers. She was predeceased by her father, Wilhow J. Mattonen and by her faithful dog, Stormy. Surviving: her mother, Cecil R. Mattonen of Fulton; several cousins. There are no calling hours. Graveside services will be held in the spring at Vermillion Cemetery, Johnson Road, New Haven. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Ruth “Suzy” Keeler

February 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy
February 4, 2011
Ruth “Suzy” Keeler went to be with the Lord February 4th, 2011 after courageously battling esophageal cancer. She was a volunteer Firefighter/EMT for the Whitney Point Fire Department for many years before moving to Virginia Beach.  She is survived by her loving husband, Brian; sons, Brian Keeler, Jr. of Aurora, Ontario Canada, Henry (Buddy) Chatfield Jr. of Fulton, NY, Lewis Brown stationed at Fort Drum, NY, and Jason Brown stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma; daughters, Laura Chatfield Evans of Binghamton, NY; Brenda Slavin of Huntingtown, Maryland, and Bonnie Wilson of Toledo, Ontario, Canada; 13 grandchildren and a brother, William Book of Albany, NY. Calling hours are Tuesday, February 8, from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.  Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 10, at Fulton First United Methodist Church, 1408 State Route 176, Fulton.  In lieu of flowers, Suzy would like Contributions to be sent to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.  She will be dearly missed by friends and family.

Howard “Jay” T. Jenner, Jr.

February 2011 4 Messages of Sympathy

February 2, 2011

Howard “Jay” T. Jenner, Jr., 46, of Fulton died Wednesday at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Jay was born in Fulton and remained as a life resident. He was a supervisor for Abscope Environmental, Inc. in Canastota where he was employed for 12 years. Jay was a member of the Mexico Trail Riders. A loving and generous man, Jay donated his eyes so that others may have the gift of sight. He was predeceased by his father, Howard “Pye” T. Jenner, Sr. who died November 14, 2006. Surviving: a daughter, Kyriah Maliszewski; his mother, Nancy Walker Jenner of Palermo; siblings, Pamela (Harrison) Williamson, Dolores (Al) Sweet, Robin (Jay) Johnson all of Fulton, Gail (Gary) Clark of Monroe, GA and Rusty Jenner of Florida; Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great- nephews. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Monday with a 7 p.m. service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Spring burial will be at Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander.

John William Smith

February 2011 2 Messages of Sympathy

February 2, 2011

John William Smith, 70, of Oswego passed away Wednesday at Valehaven Home for Adults. Born in Queens, New York City he was a long time resident of the Fulton – Oswego area. He was predeceased by his parents, John Nicholas Smith and Dorothy Kosel Smith. Surviving: sisters, Ruth (Rudy) Lechelt of Edison, NJ and Karen (James) O’Brien of Fulton; five nieces and nephews; ten-great nieces and nephews; a good friend, Mike Sullivan of Oswego. Memorial services are 2 p.m. Saturday, February 5 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 62 South First St., Fulton, 13069.

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