John E. Niccoli, Sr., 82 of Fulton, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Seneca Hill Manor in Oswego. Born in Fulton, he was the son of the late Ernest and Dorothy Deno Niccoli. John was a licensed master plumber and a member of Plumbers & Steamfitters Local #73 for over 30 years. He was an avid bowler, and a member of the Fulton Men’s Bowling Hall of Fame, and a SU football enthusiast and season ticket holder for 25 years. John served in the U.S. Navy from 1955-1963. He was predeceased by his wife of 53 years, Patricia; son, John, Jr. and sister, Dorothy Morrison.
Surviving are his sons, Ken (Kelly) Niccoli of Fulton and Steve (Janine) Niccoli of Winterset, IA; grandchildren, Ted Niccoli of Portland, OR, Devon Niccoli of Portland, ME and Elena (Jeffrey) Greenberg of Des Moines, IA; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Phineas; sisters, Mary (Harvey) Seymour, Jr. and Gertrude “Trudy” Niccoli both of Fulton. He was especially loved by his many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Holy Trinity Parish corner of Rochester and South Third Streets, Fulton. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, S. Seventh Street, Fulton. The family acknowledges a special thank you to the dedicated nursing staff at Seneca Hill Manor for their love and kindness to John. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of the arrangements.