Lt. Col. Joseph P. Fuss

November 2011 6 Messages of Sympathy

November 25, 2011

Lt. Col. Joseph P. Fuss, 84, of Hannibal died Friday at Oswego Hospital. A native of Greenwich, Connecticut, he had resided in Hannibal since 1976. Lt. Col. Fuss retired in 1992 from Fulton Consolidated School where he taught Latin at G. Ray Bodley High School from 1980-92. He retired as a Lt. Col. from the US Air Force in 1976. He had served in the Korean War, Vietnam War, in Greenland, Morocco, Guam and Germany and was stationed at several bases within the United States. He was an observer during the 1950’s when he flew in B-47 aircrafts. He then transferred into the Nuclear Weapons Division. He served with the 8th Air Force Headquarters, the 15th Air Force, 3rd Air Division, the U.S.A.F.E. Headquarters in Germany and retired as Commander of the 34th Munitions Maintenance Squadron at Griffiss Air Force Base in Rome. Lt. Col. Fuss was a graduate of St. Mary’s University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he received his B.A. in philosophy and received his master’s degree in school administration from Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Hannibal. He was a member of the Retired Officers Association, the Reserve Officers Association and the NYS Retired Teachers Association. He was predeceased by a daughter, Margaret Fuss. Surviving: his wife of 52 years, the former Lucy Cook of Hannibal; four sons, Robert S. of Baldwinsville, J. Steven of Boston, MA, William A. of Rochester and Ronald P. of Cicero; a daughter, Susan M. Familo of Oswego; 12 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 923 Cayuga Street, Hannibal. Burial will be at Hannibal Village Cemetery. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal.

 

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Louis E. Myers

November 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy

November 17, 2011

Louis E. Myers, 88, of Volney, passed away Thursday. He was born in Palermo and graduated from Mexico Academy High School. Louis was an Army Air Force Veteran of World War II. He was the owner/operator of Louis Myers Trucking. Louis will be remembered as a wonderful father and husband who enjoyed fishing, playing the lottery and spending time with his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Kathleen Bartlett Myers; two daughters, Judy Rebeor and Darlene Burdick; four sons, Roger (Beth) Myers, Ronald Myers, Dennis (Chris) Myers and Scott Myers; 13 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. There are no calling hours. Funeral services are private. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements. Contributions in memory of Mr. Myers may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, 34 East Bridge St., Oswego, NY 13126 or the Wishlist at the V.A. Medical Center, Voluntary Services, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210.

 

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Larry S. Boyer

November 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy

November 16, 2011

Larry S. Boyer, 30, of Liverpool died Wednesday at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse after a sudden illness. A native of Ilion, he had resided in Hannibal most of his life where he graduated from Hannibal High School in 1998. He was predeceased by his girlfriend, Teresa Larsen in July. Surviving are his son, Steven; mother and stepfather, Cindy Rook and Rick Trevor who he knew as Dad; brother, Lee Rook; grandmother, Mary; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Calling hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal.

 

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Kathleen F. Koskowski

November 2011 4 Messages of Sympathy

November 16, 2011

Kathleen Feeney Koskowski, 59, of Fulton, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at home surrounded by her family. Born in Oswego, Kathy was the daughter of the late John and Anne Feeney. She attended St. Mary’s School, and was a 1970 graduate of Oswego High School. Kathy was employed by Mimi’s, Bowl-a-Rama, and Loretto Heights, before going to work at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital until its closure in 2009. Kathy was best known for her ability to bring a smile and a laugh to all those she knew. She enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren, whom she adored. In addition to her parents, Kathy was predeceased by two brothers, John Feeney and Robert Feeney. Kathy is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Ronald Koskowski; two sons, Ryan (Tracey) Koskowski of Clay, and Justin (Mary) Koskowski of Granby; two grandchildren, Isabella and Carter Koskowski of Clay; four sisters, Teresa (Stanley) Oleyourryk of Oswego, Mary Anne (Spencer) Mansfield of Oswego, Ellen (Larry) Allen of Lawrenceville, GA, and Laura DeSantis of Oswego; two brothers, George Feeney of Oswego and Brian Feeney of Baton Rouge, LA; parents-in-law Frank and Beverly Koskowski of Granby; several nieces and nephews; and a lifetime of loyal friends. A funeral mass will be held at 9:30 a.m., Monday, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, corner of Rochester & South Third Street, Fulton. Family and friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made on Kathy’s behalf to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057; or to the charity of one’s choice.

 

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Serenity Marie Armstrong

November 2011 No Messages of Sympathy

November 13, 2011

Serenity Marie Armstrong, infant daughter of Kevin D. Armstrong, II and Trynidi L. Perry, passed away Sunday. The short time we spent with her was the most cherished moment of our lives before she went to heaven. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her maternal grandmother, Tralene (Tim Paternoster) Loomis of Fulton; paternal grandmother, Helen Armstrong of Fulton; aunts, Dominique Loomis of Fulton, Harlea Perry of Fulton and Gabrielle Mahapatra of Buffalo. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Friday with services to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

 

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Katherine “Kay” Arduini

November 2011 2 Messages of Sympathy

November 13, 2011

Katherine “Kay” Arduini, 98, life resident of Fulton, died Sunday November 13th. She had worked at Nestle Company prior to starting her family and at Easy Bargain Center. Kay was a communicant of The Church of the Immaculate Conception in Fulton and a member of Catholic Daughters of America. She was a member of the Ladies Home Bureau, Fulton Women’s Chorus and she enjoyed bowling and gardening.

Kay was predeceased by a son, Robert Arduini, who died in 1981 and by her husband, Angelo Arduini, who died in 1991. Surviving are her daughter, Linda (Charles) Ahern of Oswego; her son, Samuel Arduini of Mt. Desert, ME; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at Holy Trinity Parish, corner of South Third and Rochester Streets, Fulton with burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fulton. There are no calling hours. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has care of arrangements.

 

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John L. White

November 2011 2 Messages of Sympathy

November 13, 2011

John L. White, 63, of Hannibal passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Oneida, John had lived in the Hannibal area for the last 20 years. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Oswego State University. John was a Senior Systems Analyst at Novelis in Oswego for more than 30 years. He was an Air Force veteran. He is survived by his wife, the former Karen Stevens; sons, John David of Hannibal and SSgt. James (Tanya) of Guam; step-daughters, Katherine (Eric) Medley TX and Kari (Jeff) Harris of TX; a sister, Mary (Guy) Bunkley of FL; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday with a 6 p.m. service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal, NY 13074. In John’s memory, contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126

 

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Ray L. Gregory

November 2011 3 Messages of Sympathy

November 12, 2011

Ray L. Gregory, 46, of Fulton, died Saturday. Born in Fulton, he was a life resident. Ray was employed at Spear USA in Fulton as a shipping clerk for the past 13 years. He enjoyed softball, basketball and watching racing at Oswego Speedway. Ray was an avid bowler, having bowled many 300 games. He was predeceased by his wife, Amy Gregory who died August 23, 2002 and his father, Raymond L. Gregory who died in 1979. Surviving: his children, Courtney and Daniel Gregory both of Fulton; his mother, Marian Gregory of Fulton; a brother, Todd Gregory of Cicero; many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Volney. Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.

 

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Joyce C. McIntyre

November 2011 1 Messages of Sympathy

November 11, 2011

Joyce C. McIntyre, 75, of Fulton, passed away Friday at Oswego Hospital. Born in Fulton, she was a life resident of the area. Joyce was a member of the Home League and volunteer for the Salvation Army. She was predeceased by an infant son, Dale McIntyre. She is survived by children, Larry (Veronica), Bill (Cathy), Eric (Sandi), Tim (Patty); siblings, Claudette Smith, Eugene Huard Jr., Francis Huard, Margo Huard, Marcia Virginia; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Wednesday 4 to 6 p.m. with a 6 p.m. service to immediately follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

 

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LaVerne Q. Ryder

November 2011 2 Messages of Sympathy

November 10, 2011

LaVerne Q. Ryder, 63, of Palermo, passed away Thursday. He was a life resident of Palermo. Vern was a member of the Millwrights Union local #1163 and was employed with C & S Tech in Syracuse. Vern was predeceased by his father, Vernon E. Ryder, who died in 2001 and by a sister, Rosalee Graham, who died in 2010. He is survived by his wife, Lynne Bateman Ryder; daughter, Karinn (Jeremy) Francis; son, Tyson Ryder; his mother, Dawn Ryder; three sisters, Kelly (Tim) Savage, Rebecca (Don) Dolbear and Allison (Paul Gates) Ryder; grandson, Remy Ryder Francis all of Palermo as well as several nieces and nephews. Calling hours are Monday 1to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. service to follow at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Contributions in memory of Mr. Ryder may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or to the Multiple Sclerosis Resources of Central New York, Inc., P.O. Box 237, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

 

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