Steven G. Cooper

August 2011 10 Messages of Sympathy

August 19, 2011

Steven G. Cooper, 60 of Hannibal, passed away unexpectedly Friday at Oswego Hospital. Born in Syracuse, he was a long time resident of the Fulton – Hannibal areas. Steve had retired from Nestle Co., Fulton after 25 years. He was an Air Force veteran from 1971 to 1978 and was Quarter Master of Hannibal V.F.W. He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with his grandchildren. He is predeceased by a brother, Robert J. Cooper. Steve is survived by his son, Jerrald (Erin) Cooper of Baldwinsville; his parents, Glenn and Vivian Lawler Cooper of Pennellville; companion, Robin Parkhurst of Hannibal; former wife, Myoung Cooper; two grandchildren, Brett and Brianna; siblings, Glenda (Bill) Blanchard, William Cooper and Glenn “Butch” ( Jill Whalen) Cooper; several nieces and nephews. A Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Church, Main Street, Phoenix. Calling hours will be 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.


Sara B. Pooler

August 2011 4 Messages of Sympathy

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.


Jefferson E. LaMont, Sr.

August 2011 14 Messages of Sympathy

August 9, 2011

Jefferson E. LaMont, Sr., 53, of Hannibal, died Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. Born in Gouverneur, he was a 24 year resident of Hannibal. Jeff was a sixth grade teacher at Dennis M. Kenney Middle School in Hannibal where his love of the outdoors showed in his classroom with many animals, plants and items from nature. He was the modified wrestling coach, football coach and recently became the girls’ basketball coach. Jeff was a member and the current president of the Hannibal Teachers Union. He was a co-founder of Klub KenMont at Dennis M. Kenney Middle School. Jeff was a well-respected teacher, coach and mentor to students throughout his many years in Hannibal. He was an avid outdoorsman loving animals and spending time with his children. He was predeceased by his parents, Jack D. and Kathleen I. LaMont. Surviving: three children, Vanessa L. Gates, Amberlyn D. LaMont and Jefferson E. LaMont, Jr. all of Hannibal; two more he would be proud to call his own, Sibel E. Gunukutlu and Edward C. Goritski; two brothers, Michael A. LaMont of Antwerp and Patrick O. LaMont Cicero; his little buddy, Dyl Buske; many beloved nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Dennis M. Kenney Middle School, Gymnasium, 846 Cayuga Street, Hannibal where the family requests casual purple and white attire be worn. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hannibal Sports Boosters, P.O. Box 62 Hannibal, NY 13074.

Cole Michael Dolbear

August 2011 10 Messages of Sympathy

August 12, 2011

Cole Michael “Bird” Dolbear, 8, of Palermo, died suddenly on Friday resulting from an accident. He was entering into the Third Grade at Michael A. Maroun Elementary School in Phoenix this fall. Cole enjoyed John Deere tractors, his farm animals and helping his dad work on race cars.

Surviving are his parents, Darrin and Kelly (Wallis) Dolbear; sister, Brooke; brother, Ryan; maternal grandparents, Pam and Ron Jacobson and Peter Wallis; paternal grandparents, Vanda Allen and Michael Dolbear; great-grandmothers, Ellen Allen, Mickey Duffer and Ellen Dolbear; aunts, Becky (Mike) Lindsley, Durae (Roger) Barnes and Julie (Dan) Pawlewicz; uncles, Peter Wallis, Cory (Christina) and Adam Jacobson; several cousins and his best friend, Curtis.

Calling hours are 4 to 8 P.M. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton with Services 11 A.M. Tuesday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2819 County Route 45, Fulton (Volney). Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Volney. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family c/o Vanda Allen, 478 Red School House Road, Fulton, NY 13069 or Oswego County Animal Welfare League, P.O. Box 4, Oswego, NY 13126.

Theodore Edward “Ted” Ladd

August 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy

August 5, 2011

Theodore Edward “Ted” Ladd, 81 of Hannibal, died Friday at the VA Medical Center. He was born in Volney, one of nine children to the late Theodore and Mildred LaPointe Ladd. Ted enlisted in the Army in 1948 and was honorably discharged in 1957. In 1958, Ted enlisted in the Air Force where he served in the Vietnam War. On October 1, 1969, Ted retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of military service. Returning to Central New York, he moved to Sterling and went to work as a mechanic with Lunkenheimer Ford in Hannibal and Big Ben Ford in Oswego. Ted then went to work at Alcan Aluminum where he retired in 1979. He was a member of the American Legion Prior Stock Post and the I.O.O.B. Club. In addition to his parents, Ted was predeceased by two brothers, Stanley Ladd, who died May 12, 1959 and Gerald Ladd, who died July 12, 1985; and by a sister, Lucille Collins, who died January 18, 1986. He is survived by two daughters, Maureen Andres and Julie Pettit both of Oswego; six sons, Michael of Hannibal, Mark of Oswego, Martin of Denver, CO, Matthew of Hannibal, Mitchell of South Carolina and Patrick of Chittenango; his former wife, Cecelia Ladd of Oswego four sisters, Elizabeth West of Florida, Shirley Ladd of Fulton, Margaret Farnham of Fulton and Doris Vincent of Fulton; two brothers, Robert Ladd of Martville and James Ladd of Florida; 15 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Burial with military honors will be in Fairdale Rural Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal.

Donald R. Kinney

August 2011 7 Messages of Sympathy

August 5, 2011

Donald R. Kinney, 86 of Fulton, passed away Friday at Oswego Hospital. Born in Sanford, NY he was a long resident of Fulton. Don was the owner of the Phoenix Pharmacy, retired from the Oswego Hospital Pharmacy and worked in many area pharmacies after retirement. He was an award winning photographer and enjoyed camping and woodworking. Don was a World War II Navy veteran. He was a member of Phoenix Lion’s Club and founded the Neahtawanta Sam’s Club. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, the former Laura Holland; children, Dona (Michael) Schnaufer, Terry (Kathy) Kinney, Gary (Patricia) Kinney, Michael (Lynn) Kinney, Steven (Maureen) Kinney, Douglas (Maree) Kinney, Laurene Kinney, Jeffrey (Cassie) Kinney; 19 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a niece and a nephew. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. A service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Burial will be at Fairdale Rural Cemetery, Hannibal. Memorial contributions may be made to Benjamin Schnaufer Memorial Fund (to assist children with disabilities) Colorado East Bank and Trust, 1030 Main St., Springfield, CO 81073 or Granby United Methodist Church Woman’s Group, Co. Rt. 3, Fulton, 13069.

John A. Pinkevicz

August 2011 4 Messages of Sympathy

August 3, 2011

John A. Pinkevicz, 63, of Fulton died Wednesday, August 3, at home. Born in Little Falls, he was a 24 year resident of Fulton, previously living in Fort Plain. John was a Production Supervisor at Nestle Company in Fulton retiring in 2002 after 5 years. He had also worked at Sealright Co. in Fulton, Durkee-French Foods in Wolcott and LifeSavers in Canajoharie for many years. John was a member of the First United Methodist Church and B.P.O.E. # 830 both in Fulton. An avid sports enthusiast, John was a New York Yankees fan and enjoyed coaching basketball and softball. Surviving: his wife of 30 years, the former Sandra Gray: two daughters, Brittany Pinkevicz of Johnson City and Michelle Pinkevicz of Fulton; mother, Jacqueline Gehring of Little Falls; an aunt, Amelia Pinkevicz of Fort Plain; mother-in-law, Hazel Gray of Canajoharie; a brother-in-law, Ron Gray of Boynton Beach, FL; faithful companion, Jeter, who never left his side. Calling hours are 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with a 3 p.m. service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.

Clinton F. Hulett

August 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy

August 3, 2011

Clinton F. Hulett, 71, of Syracuse died Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Syracuse. Born in Fulton he was a long time resident of Syracuse. Clint had owned and operated Five Palms Enterprises, Inc. in Syracuse. He was an Air Force veteran serving from 1960 to 1980. Clint was a life member of Fulton VFW Post # 569. He was predeceased by his parents, Edward and Arlene Hulett. Surviving: children, Scott Hulett, Catherine Hulett, Crystal Hulett, Cynthia Martuza and Autumn Lynn Hulett; siblings, Nancy Hulett, Sandra Robertson and Ronald Hulett; several grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, including David Hulett, Lori Withem, Brad Hulett, Sonya Cubero, Jessica Hulett, David Hulett, Amber Hulett, Jennifer Peak, Erica Peak and Savanna Peak; Calling hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 12 noon with a 12 noon service immediately following at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery where military honors will be bestowed by Fulton VFW Post # 569.

Paul A. Russo, Jr.

July 2011 No Messages of Sympathy

July 19, 2011

Paul A. Russo, Jr., 57, of Pennellville, and previously of Cicero, IL, died July 19, 2011 at home. Paul was predeceased by his parents, Paul Sr. and Lillian Russo. He is survived by his companion of ten years, Cheryl Morgan and her daughter, Nikkita; sister, Gina Borta. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

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