Carmella Firenze Barnett

March 2012 3 Messages of Sympathy

March 28, 2012

Carmella M. Barnett, 88, of Canandaigua, formerly of Fulton, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at the Ontario County Health Facility. Mrs. Barnett owned Carm’s  Beauty Shop in Fulton for many years. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Joseph Barnett, who died February 28, 2008 and two brothers, Paul and Anthony Firenze.

She is survived by her daughter, Joanne (Larry) Glod, Sr. of Canandaigua; grandson, Larry (Karen) Glod, Jr. of Macedon; granddaughter, Susan (Paul) Forti of Farmington; five beautiful great-grandchildren, Maverick, Dakota, Melissa, Cassidy, and Remington; two sisters, MaryGrace Ranieri of Baldwinsville and Virginia Carioti of Phoenix; brother, Sam Firenze of Annapolis, MD; several nieces and nephews. As per her request, there will be no calling hours. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21, 2012 at St. Mary’s Cemetery, South Seventh Street, Fulton.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Mrs. Barnett may do so in care of: Ontario County Health Facility, c/o Recreation Department, 3062 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.

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Peggy Jo Barstow-Reynolds

March 2012 1 Messages of Sympathy

March 21, 2012

Peggy Jo Barstow-Reynolds, 84, of Central Square, died Wednesday at home. She was born in Arizona and travelled extensively throughout the world. Peggy Jo lived most of her life in the Pennellville area. She was a seamstress and taught ceramics for many years in the 1960’s. Peggy Jo was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Fulton. She was predeceased by her daughter, Carroll Williams, who died in 1987. Peggy Jo is survived by her husband, Dewey M. Reynolds; daughter, Debbie (Don) Helmer of Pennellville; stepsons, Kevin (Penny) Reynolds of Sterling and Terry Reynolds of Fulton; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Contributions in Peggy Jo’s memory may be made to the Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210.

 

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Albert Jacob Meyers

March 2012 4 Messages of Sympathy

March 20, 2012

Albert Jacob Meyers, 80, of Red Creek, formerly of Liverpool, passed away Tuesday at his home after a brief illness surrounded by loved ones at his side. Albert took great pride in his forty-year career at Midstate Printing Corporation, where he served as a lithographer. Albert served proudly in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a radarman on the USS Scout. He was a member of the American Legion Peterson Post #436 in Red Creek, and Elks Lodge #1769 in Wolcott, NY. Albert also served as an instructor for the arthritis aquatic program in Red Creek and as president of Hope Community Lutheran Church in Red Creek. Albert was predeceased by his first wife Margarete and sister, Coralene Finger. Albert is survived by his wife, Delores Kompe-Meyers; son, W. Bruce (Debi) Meyers of Savannah, Georgia; daughters, Terri E. (Michael) Farnsworth of Volney; and Gail M. (William) Longcore of Manlius; stepchildren Karl E. (Katie) Kompe of AZ; Paul M. Kompe, of Rochester; and David V. (Ruth) Kompe of West Monroe; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visiting hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Hope Community Lutheran Church, 6847 Main St., Red Creek. Contributions in Albert’s memory may be made to a memorial fund c/o Hope Community Lutheran Church; Hospice of Wayne County; or the American Legion of Red Creek.

 

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Thomas J. El-Hage

March 2012 11 Messages of Sympathy

March 20, 2012

Thomas J. El-Hage, 80, of Baldwinsville, passed away Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse. A native of Palermo, where he had resided most of his life, Tom moved to Baldwinsville in 2003. He had worked as a sales manager for Combined Life Insurance Company of New York, Mexico Academy Central School as the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds for 32 years, NYS Conservation Department/ D.E.C. and was a self-employed landscaper/ general contractor. Tom was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Baldwinsville and a former communicant of the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Fulton. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Baldwinsville Council (4th degree); Fulton Art Association, Rockport, MA Art Association, Liverpool Art Guild and the Oswego Art Guild. Tom was a co-founder and past president of the Oswego County Federal Credit Union and a member and past president of C.S.E.A. Local #838, Oswego.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Rosemary Dawley El-Hage who died in 1996; a son, Eric and grandson, Justin El-Hage who both died in 1995 and by a step-son, Skip Gates, who died in 2008. Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Gates El-Hage of Baldwinsville; his children Craig El-Hage of Palermo and Shawna El-Hage of Lake Worth, FL; step-children, Ralph Gates of Baldwinsville and Cheryl Rinier of East Syracuse; two grandchildren, Eric Justin and Cassidy El-Hage; a sister, Naivie Moses of Baldwinsville; several step grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Church, corner of Rochester and South Third Streets, Fulton. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. Contributions in memory of Mr. El-Hage may be made to the Syracuse Right to Life Assn., P.O. Box 185, Dewitt, NY 13214 or the Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corps., 11 Albert Palmer Lane, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.

 

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Donald J. Reed

March 2012 3 Messages of Sympathy

March 20, 2012

Donald J. Reed, 60, of Fulton, passed away Tuesday. He was born in Canastota and lived most of his life in Fulton. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. Don was a farmer for Patane Farms and was previously employed as a cook at the Baldwinsville Diner. Don was a member of I.O.O.B., Hannibal and the V.F.W. Post #569, Fulton. He is survived by his companion, Diane Wheeler; four children, Jasson  Reed, Patricia (Scott) Loetterle, Timothy (Stephanie) Reed and Joseph Reed; seven siblings, Sandy (Darrel) Sands, Harold “Butch” (Mary) Reed, Sara (Chris) Young, James (Mildred) Reed, Charlotte “Robin” (Robert) Perkins and Charles “Hillbilly” Reed; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Burial will be in Cato Union Hill Cemetery

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Walter “Walt” J. Hubbard

March 2012 1 Messages of Sympathy

March 17, 2012

Walter “Walt” J. Hubbard, 91 of Hannibal, died Saturday at Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton. Born in Fulton, he was a life resident of Hannibal. In 1983, Walt retired from General Electric in Liverpool after 32 years as a maintenance mechanic. He was a member of the Hannibal Community Church where he served as trustee and custodian for many years. Walt had delivered Meals-on-Wheels in the Hannibal area. In October of 1964, Walt joined Hannibal Volunteer Fire Company and in March of 2008 became an Honorary Member. Walt enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, Geoff and Kayleigh and loved to fish and farm. He was predeceased by his wife, Minabelle S. Hubbard who died December 15, 1986 and sister, Mary Scott in 2008. Surviving: son, Gary (Cathy) Hubbard of Hannibal; grandchildren, Geoff Hubbard of Springfield, VA and Kayleigh Hubbard of Hannibal; a brother, William Hubbard of North Syracuse; sisters, Myrtle O’Grady of Hannibal and Julia Baker of TX. Services are Wednesday 10 a.m. at God’s Vision Christian Church (formerly Hannibal Community Church), corner of West and Church Streets, Hannibal. Burial will be at Fairdale Rural Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Walt may be made to Hannibal Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 252, Hannibal, NY 13074 or Meadowbrook Manor, 31 Oswego Street, Hannibal, NY 13074.

 

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Dorothy L. Dunbar

March 2012 4 Messages of Sympathy

March 14, 2012

Dorothy L. Dunbar, 79, of Rochester, NY died Wednesday, March 14th at home. Born in Oswego, NY, Dorothy had recently moved to Rochester four months ago. She and her late husband Leon travelled extensively for 25 years, living in such countries as Morocco, Spain and Taiwan, as well as many states including Maine, Michigan, Washington, Colorado, Texas and Long Island, NY before returning to the Hannibal area in the early 70’s. She later retired from Birdseye Foods in Fulton, NY. She is predeceased by her husband, Leon A. Dunbar. Surviving are her son, Tom Dunbar of Rochester; a sister, Gwendolyn Adams of Jacksonville, FL; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Monday, March 19th from 2 to 4 p.m. with a 4 p.m. service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal, NY.

 

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Judith E. Shortsleeve

March 2012 1 Messages of Sympathy

March 12, 2012

Judith E. Shortsleeve, 79 of Hannibal died Monday at Morning Star Nursing Home in Oswego. Born in Syracuse to the late Leslie and Illah Craner she was a 12 year resident of the Hannibal – Oswego area. She had attended the Church of the Nazarene in Fulton. Judy loved to shop. She was predeceased by a daughter, Catherine M. Shortsleeve who died in 1971 and by a son, Leslie E. Shortsleeve who died February 5, 1998. Surviving: her husband of 60 years, Earl F. “Shorty” Shortsleeve of Hannibal; daughters, Susie M. Shortsleeve of Fulton, Cynthia L. Phelps of Oswego, Patsy L. Bayes of Cincinnati, OH, Mary J. Shortsleeve of Denver, CO, Christine L. Rupert of Hannibal and Rebecca J. Shortsleeve of Hannibal; sons, Frederick L. Shortsleeve of Hartford, CT and Michael D. Shortsleeve of Oswego; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ruth Delaney of Fulton, Nancy Karapin of Camillus and Jean Bianchi of CT. Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Burial will be at Upson Corners Cemetery, Palermo. Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal

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Wendell F. Huetson

March 2012 1 Messages of Sympathy

March 9, 2012

Wendell F. Huetson, 85, of Fulton, died Friday at Pontiac Care and Rehabilitation Center. Born November 23, 1926, Mr. Huetson was a life resident of Fulton. He retired from Nestle Company in Fulton after many years. Wendell was a veteran of World War II. He was predeceased by his brother, Alfred, who died in July 2003. Survivors: a sister, Nona (William) Brazis of Ohio; a niece, Cathy Richards of Ohio; two nephews, Richard (Terry) Hendricks of Texas and Dana (Sylvia) Hendricks of Ohio. Memorial services are 1 p.m. Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Contributions in memory of Mr. Huetson may be made to R.S.V.P., 103 Rich Hall, S.U.N.Y. Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126.

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Geneva L. Kempston

March 2012 6 Messages of Sympathy

March 8, 2012

Geneva L. Kempston, 92 of Fulton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday at her home following a brief illness. A native of Oswego, she had resided in Fulton most of her life. Geneva was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church in Fulton and a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Pere LeMoyne #833. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert S. Kempston; sons, Richard and Louis Kempston and brothers, Walter, Vincent and Rev. Philip Lavere.

Surviving are her children, Marcia Kempston, Loretta (Bob) Vayner, Ann (Michael) LaRock, Teresa Kempston, Robert Kempston, George (Dee) Kempston and Walter (Tona) Kempston all of Fulton and Mary (John) LeGrand of Daytona Beach, FL;

two daughters-in-law, Betty and Gloria Kempston; a sister-in-law, Patricia Lavere; 13 grandchildren; eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 am Monday at Holy Trinity Church, corner of Rochester and South Third Streets, Fulton with burial and committal services to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fulton. There will be no calling hours. The family requests memorial contributions made to St. Anthony Shrine, 100 Arch Street, Boston, MA 02110. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of the arrangements.

 

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