August 14, 2011
Sara B. Pooler, 29 formerly of Fulton, passed away Sunday, August 14th at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan following a brief illness. A native of Fulton, Sara had resided in Brooklyn for the past five years. She was a graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School in Fulton, attended Elmira College in Elmira, received her bachelor’s degree in education from SUNY at Oswego and was awarded her master’s degree at Syracuse University in Syracuse. Sara taught biology at John Dewey High School in Coney Island and currently at Murry Bergtraum High School in Manhattan.
Surviving are her parents, Gary and Mary Pooler of Fulton; her maternal grandmother, Gladys Reffold of Fulton; her companion, Jose Vidal of Brooklyn; aunts and uncles, Lorraine Lowden of Canandaigua, Christina and Peter Petroski of Danville, CA, Barbara and Robert Pooler of Plattsburgh and Cheryl and Jorge Alphonso of Miami and several cousins.
Graveside services will be held 12 noon Saturday, August 27th at Riverside Cemetery, County Route 57 in Oswego. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons Street, East Syracuse, NY 13057. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of the arrangements.