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Joseph Cimildora
Joseph Cimildora, 90, formerly of 24 Havens Ave., Owasco, died Sunday. Born in Auburn, he attended Auburn schools. He retired in 1971 as a carpenter for Bennett & Sons. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church, Auburn, and a member of the Holy Name Society, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Finger Lakes District Council of Carpenters Local 187. His wife, the former M. Joan Mullally, died in 1966. Survivors: Two daughters, Margaret M. Mazzeo of Auburn and Patricia Hayden Panarites of Fairport; a son, John J. of Auburn; three sisters, Beatrice Colavito and Noreen Baulick, both of Auburn, and Ann Romano of California; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Sacred Heart Church. Burial, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fleming. No calling hours. White Chapel Funeral Home, Auburn, has arrangements.
[Published July 2, 2001]

Ross F. Isgar
Ross F. Isgar, 78, of 401 Center St., Solvay, died Saturday. He was born in Skaneateles. He retired in 1985 after 32 years as a self-employed carpenter. He was a member of the Fairmount Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, Onondaga Hill. Survivors: His wife of 46 years, the former Carrie Tanner; a daughter, Carol Isgar of Solvay; a son, Ross F. Jr. of North Carolina; two sisters, Rose Heard and Effie Taylor, both of Auburn; two granddaughters. Services: 4 p.m. Saturday in Fairmount Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. No calling hours. Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home, Solvay, has arrangements. Contributions: Fairmount Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Louis L. Legg
Louis L. Legg, 89, of 8 Draper St., Oswego, died Saturday of respiratory failure. Born in Oswego, he graduated from Oswego High School and Syracuse University. He retired in 1975 after more than 30 years at St. Regis Paper Co. in Oswego. His wife, Josephine, died in 1988. Survivors include: A niece, Charlene Werth of Minetto; a nephew, Richard Legg of Mexico; two sisters-in-law, Betty Legg and Rose DeSantis, both of Oswego. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dowdle Funeral Home. Burial, St. Peter's Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 154 E. Fourth St., Oswego. Contributions: Any charity. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Ann Magno
Ann Levenson Magno, 88, of 521 Salt Springs Road, Syracuse, died Sunday. Born in Utica, she graduated from Utica School of Commerce. She retired in 1975 as a sales clerk for Witherill's Department Store, Syracuse. She was a former member of Young Israel Synagogue. Survivors: Her husband, Joseph; a son, Jeffery of Clay; two grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Jacobson Funeral Chapels, Utica. Burial, Temple Beth El Cemetery, Whitesboro. Calling hour, noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 470 French Road, Utica. Contributions: American Kidney Foundation. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Walter R. Masters
Walter R. Masters, 76, of Eastwood died Sunday. He was born in Mexico, N.Y. He retired in 1974 as a supervisor at Pearson Plumbing Co. He had worked as a plumber for various companies. He was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. Survivors: His wife of 51 years, the former Dorothy T. Druciak; a daughter, Carol Hammon of Richmond, Va.; a brother, Arthur of California; three grandchildren. Services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Welter-Price Funeral Home. Burial, Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse. Calling hours, 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 3649 James St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

John Mazzoli
ý/mug/ojohmazz/3John Mazzoli, 85, of East Syracuse died Sunday. He was born in Kirkville. He retired in 1980 after 25 years with East Syracuse Sales. His wife, the former Minnie DePietro, died in 1999. Survivors: A son, John A. of East Syracuse; two sisters, Frances Cole and Rose Chamberlain, both of East Syracuse; a brother, Peter of East Syracuse; three grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Services: 8:15 a.m. Thursday at Farone & Son Funeral Home and 9 a.m. in St. Matthew's Church. Burial, Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Farone & Son Funeral Home, 1500 Park St., Syracuse. Contributions: EAVES. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Erin C. Nemier
Erin Colleen Coffey Nemier, 41, of 233 Loomis Ave., Syracuse, died Saturday. She was born in Syracuse. She attended St. Patrick's School and was a 1978 graduate of Fowler High School. She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church. Survivors: A daughter, Jane M. Bressett Cross of Syracuse; five sisters, Mary E. Blume, Nancy Zimmerman, Patricia Nagle, Jane M. Coffey II and Bonnie Kearney, all of Syracuse; a brother, David J. Coffey of Syracuse; her mother, Jane M. Coffey Sr. of Syracuse. Services: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Whelan Bros. Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 3700 W. Genesee St., Fairmount. Contributions: University Hospital, Transplant Research Department, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse 13210. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Mary Palmisano
ý/mug/omarpalm/3Mary Crisalli Palmisano, 72, of Syracuse died Saturday. She was born in Carbondale, Pa. She had worked at New York Telephone and became a self-employed registered nurse at age 61. A son, Joseph, died in 1984; a son, Thomas, died in 1974. Survivors: Six daughters, Antoinette Palmisano of South Carolina, Eve A. Mimkin of Rochester, Sue A. Decker of Syracuse, Rose A. Palmisano-Slate of Kirkville, Mary A. Brando of Hopewell Junction and Tina A. Shaver of Baldwinsville; three sons, Nicholas J. of North Syracuse and Anthony J. and Alex J., both of Liverpool; three brothers, Anthony Crisalli of Washington, D.C., Frank Crisalli of Liverpool and Mickey Crisalli of Syracuse; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at Pirro & Sons Funeral Home and 9 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Burial, Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 514 Turtle St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Pearl Panarisi
Pearl Friga Panarisi, 77, of 32 Clymer St., Auburn, died Sunday. Born in Auburn, she graduated from Central High School and Auburn Business School. She retired from the payroll department at Dunn & McCarthy after 17 years. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Auburn. Her husband, George, died in 1994. Survivors: Two daughters, Cheryl Wojeski and Gerry Panarisi, both of Auburn; a son, George W. of Auburn; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Mary's Church. Burial, St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White Chapel Funeral Home, 197 South St., Auburn. Contributions: Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn 13021. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Doris M. Saunders
Doris M. Saunders, 81, of Brighton Avenue, Syracuse, died Saturday. Born in Caughdenoy, she lived most of her life in Syracuse. She retired in 1984 after 30 years as a lab assistant at General Electric. She was a 30-year member of the Electronettes, a member of the Seniors Club at Brighton Towers, an Onondaga County Courthouse volunteer and a volunteer at Unity Kitchen. Survivors: Two sisters, Dorothy Clement of Syracuse and Nancy Klaus of Raleigh, N.C. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Fergerson Funeral Home. Burial, Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay. Calling hour, 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 215 S. Main St., North Syracuse. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Walter A. Schermerhorn
Walter A. Schermerhorn, 85, of 157 W. Third St., Fulton, died Saturday. Born in Troy, he lived in Fulton 45 years. He graduated from La Salle Institute and attended St. Michael's College, Colchester, Vt. He retired in 1983 as a systems analyst for Carrier Corp., DeWitt, and had worked for Sealright Co. in Fulton. He was a communicant of Holy Family Church, where he was a Eucharistic minister and a lector. He was a member of the Fulton Catholic School school board. His wife, the former Elizabeth Garrett, died in 1976. Survivors: Two daughters, Maryellen Danehy of Boise, Idaho, and Anne Johnson of Ballston Spa; a son, W. David of Oswego; a sister, Adeline Hayes of Troy; three grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Tuesday in Holy Family Church. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. today at Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St., Fulton. Contributions: American Cancer Society, 7145 Henry Clay Blvd., Liverpool 13088. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Robert D. Shallish Sr
Robert D. Shallish Sr., 87, of 6383 E. Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville, died Sunday. Born in Springfield, Ill., he graduated from Central High School in 1933 and Syracuse University in 1937. He retired in 1986 after 30 years in real estate management for William Porter Real Estate. He played varsity lacrosse at SU, was a member of Jamesville Community Church, and was a volunteer for Community General Hospital and Fayetteville-Manlius Meals on Wheels. He was an Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. Survivors: His wife of 53 years, the former Ruth L. Morey; two sons, Robert D. Jr. of Syracuse and Neil F. of Trumansburg; four grandchildren. Services: 4 p.m. Friday in Jamesville Community Church. Burial, Jamesville Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. Contributions: Jamesville Community Church, 6300 E. Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville 13078. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Catherine M. Sheridan
Catherine M. Sheridan, 86, of Phillips Street, Skaneateles Falls, died Sunday. She was born in Skaneateles Junction. She retired in 1976 from P&S Textile Co. in Skaneateles Falls. She was a communicant of St. Mary's of the Lake Church and a member of the Confraternity of Christian Mothers. Her husband, Joseph, died in 1966. Survivors: A daughter, Kay Sheridan of Skaneateles Falls; four sons, William J. of Skaneateles, Daniel F. of Auburn and David C. and Mark E., both of Skaneateles Falls; a brother, Carl J. Teahan of Radisson; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday at Robert D. Gray Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's of the Lake Church. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, Skaneateles. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 49 Jordan St., Skaneateles. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13090. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

David J. Snow
David J. Snow, 50, of county Route 38, Hastings, died Saturday. Born in Syracuse, he was a graduate of Paul V. Moore High School, Central Square. He retired in 1989 after 20 years as a construction equipment operator for the New York State Department of Transportation. He was a delivery person for Guignard Florist in North Syracuse. Survivors: His wife of 30 years, the former Linda Ackley; two daughters, Tammy Oakley of Fulton and Wendy Crowell of Hastings; a son, David J. II of Brewerton; his mother, Pauline Phillips of Central Square; a half brother, Robert Phillips of Buffalo; four grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Watson Funeral Home. Burial, Hastings Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 631 S. Main St., Central Square. Contributions: Hastings Volunteer Fire Company, Hastings 13076. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Kay F. Tallman
Kay Frances Smith Tallman, 48, of 174 Canal St., Madison, died Saturday. She was a life resident of Canastota. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Francis E., died in 1992. Survivors: Two daughters, Kimberly Johnson of Canastota and Tina Collins of Chittenango; three stepdaughters, MaryLou Gardner and Roseann Bavo, both of Oneida, and Shirley Lotoski of Canastota; a son, George J. Dutcher of Canastota; three stepsons, Francis E. Tallman Jr. of Oneida, Edward Tallman of Morrisville and Jack Sprinkle of Hamilton; two sisters, Janice Winchell of Oneida and Joyce Clark of New Hampshire; five grandchildren; 21 stepgrandchildren; 11 great-stepgrandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Thursday at J. Homer Ball Funeral Home. Burial, Grove Cemetery, Durhamville. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 201 James St., Canastota. Contributions: In care of J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, 201 James St., Canastota 13032. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Samuel T. Tornatore
Samuel T. Tornatore, 72, of Fayetteville died Saturday. Born in Canastota, he was a graduate of St. Bonaventure University. He owned and operated S.T. Tornatore Co. CPA. He was a member of AACPA, Lakeshore Yacht and Country Club and Ballen Isles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church, Fayetteville. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the 403rd Army Reserve. Survivors: His wife of 49 years, the former Mary Lou McMahon; four daughters, Nancy T. Heath of Pittsford, Theresa Boone of Fayetteville, Gina Casey of Hamburg and Sally Stocum of Webster; three sons, John of Yorba Linda, Calif., Sam T. Jr. of Hinsdale, Ill., and Thomas R. of Miami, Fla.; two sisters, Angela Digaspari of Canastota and Patricia Gibbons of Middle Village; four brothers, Carl of Canastota, Thomas of New Jersey, William of Noblesville, Ind., and Gary of Virginia Beach, Va.; 14 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church, Fayetteville. Burial, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Fayetteville. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. today at Pirro & Sons Funeral Home, 514 Turtle St., Syracuse. Contributions: St. Joseph's Certified Home Health Care Agency, 7246 Janus Park Drive, Liverpool 13088. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

Esther Valerio
Esther Gargon Valerio, 85, of 88 Cottage St., Auburn, died Saturday. She was born in Bari, Italy. She was kitchen manager at Springside Inn in Auburn for many years. Her husband, Dominick, died in 1983; a son, Robert A., died previously. Survivors: Two sons, John B. of Auburn and Joseph of Port Byron; two sisters, Leonora Tabone of Auburn and Jennie Zicari of Las Vegas, Nev.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Services: 8 a.m. Tuesday in St. Francis of Assisi Church. Burial, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fleming. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. today at Pettigrass Funeral Home, 196 Genesee St., Auburn. 
[Published July 2, 2001]

William A. Brown
William A. Brown, 54, of 51 Port Watson St., Cortland, died Friday. Born in New Berlin, he moved to Florida in 1977 and returned to the area in 1996. He drove tractor-trailers for C&W Trucking in Orlando, Fla. Survivors: His father, Robert Brown of Lincklaen; a sister, Barbara Brown of Lincklaen; two brothers, Don Ellis of Cortland and David Ellis of Truxton. Memorial service: 3 p.m. Thursday at the home of his sister, 10580 county Route 12, Lincklaen. Burial is private. Black Funeral Home, Cincinnatus, has arrangements. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Mary M. Carroll
Mary M. Burns Carroll, 99, of Syracuse died Sunday. Born in Scotland, she had lived in New York City 40 years before moving to Syracuse 23 years ago. Survivors: A daughter, Rose M. Sherry of Belerose, N.Y.; a son, Edward M. of Stafford, Va.; four sisters, Elizabeth Kinsey of New Jersey, Kathleen Montgomery of Arlington, Texas, Rose McLaughlin of Pleasantville and Jean McGinnigle of Syracuse; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Graveside services: Will be in St. Raymond's Cemetery, New York City, at a day and time to be announced. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. today at Tindall Funeral Home, 1921 W. Genesee St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Mary J. Cook
Mary Jane Fleischman Cook, 62, of 220 Ellen St., Oswego, died Monday. Born in Oswego, she graduated from local schools and was a life resident of Oswego. She was a homemaker. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church, Oswego. Survivors: A daughter, Debora Wehunt of Oswego; a son, Joseph A. of Oswego; two brothers, Morris Fleischman of California and Robert Fleischman of Oswego; four grandchildren. Services: 9 a.m. Friday in St. Mary's Church. Burial, St. Peter's, All Saints Mausoleum, Oswego. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Nelson Funeral Home, 124 W. Fifth St., Oswego. Contributions: American Cancer Society, 7145 Henry Clay Blvd., Liverpool 13088. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Mary Demperio
Mary Tomassini Demperio, 81, of First Street, Solvay, died Sunday. Born in Italy, she lived in Little Falls briefly before moving to Solvay, where she lived most of her life. She was a homemaker and a communicant of St. Cecilia's Church. Her husband, Patrick, died in 1985. Survivors: A daughter, Elaine Stepien of Camillus; three sisters, Delia Ferrante, Gina Novembrini and Lena Anthony, all of Solvay; a granddaughter. Services: 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home and 9:45 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church. Burial, Belle Isle Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home, 2601 Milton Ave., Solvay. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Richard A. Diamond
Richard A. Diamond, 50, of Lebanon Road, Earlville, died Saturday from injuries suffered in an automobile accident. Born in Norwich, he graduated from Sherburne-Earlville High School and Central Texas College, Killeen, Texas. He retired in 1992 as a supply specialist for the Army. He then worked at Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Marcy. Survivors: His wife, the former Deborah Downs; a daughter, Julie Hinton of Hinesville, Ga.; two sons, Bryan Diamond and Joel Scerfy, both of Hinesville; a sister, Marie Morgan of Lebanon, N.Y.; six grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Burgess Funeral Home. Burial, Lebanon Valley Cemetery. Calling hours, 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, 3 Preston St., Earlville. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Almerian G. Dykeman
Almerian G. ''Al'' Dykeman, 77, of 623 Manor Drive, Chittenango, died Monday. Born in Penn Yan, he lived in Fayetteville many years before moving to Chittenango in 1951. He retired in 1988 after 16 years as a tool and die maker at Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse. He had worked for Precision Casting in Fayetteville for 10 years. He was a member of William Cain American Legion Post 1287 in Chittenango, a past member of Chittenango Lions Club and Loyal Order of Moose in Oneida. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. His wife, Clarice, died in 1996; a son, Gerald, died in 1994; a son, Ronald, died in 1976. Survivors: Four sons, Richard S. of Towanda, Pa., and Phillip E., Dennis C. and Jack M., all of Chittenango; three brothers, Robert of Syracuse, James of Fayetteville and Marty of Clearwater, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday at G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery, Chittenango. Calling hours, 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 702 Legion Drive, Chittenango. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Julia L. Enders
Julia Lee Enders, 78, of 1343 Butternut St., Syracuse, and Bradenton, Fla., died Saturday. Born in Syracuse, she graduated from Solvay High School and Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She retired in 1972 as a private duty nurse in Syracuse. She had worked as a registered nurse at Crouse-Irving Memorial Hospital's nursery. She was a 50-year member and former deaconess at Elmwood Presbyterian Church. She volunteered at Van Duyn Home & Hospital for 14 years and also volunteered at Community General Hospital. Survivors: Her husband of 56 years, Alexander C.; three daughters, Judy Fico of Liverpool, Deborah Enders of Syracuse and Alexa Friedrich of Westfield; a son, Dr. Gary of Corning; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday in Elmwood Presbyterian Church. The family will greet friends in the church following services. Carter Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088-6148. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Frederick G. Ganz
Frederick G. Ganz, 81, of Wildwood, Fla., died June 19. He was born in Brooklyn. He retired in 1982 after 35 years with Gulf Oil Corp. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7290 in North Syracuse and an Army veteran of World War II. Survivors: His wife of 53 years, Shirley M.; two daughters, Donna Ganz of Indian Shores, Fla., and Cindy Sandage of Lawrenceville, Ga.; a son, Richard of Bernhards Bay; a sister, Shirley Tailby of Hot Springs Village, Ark.; four grandchildren. Services and burial: Private. Burial, Bay Pine National Cemetery, St. Petersburg, Fla. No calling hours. National Cremation Society, Largo, Fla., had arrangements. Contributions: Hubbard House, 1414 Kuhl Ave., Orlando, Fla. 32806. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Kathryn R.M. Kelly
Kathryn R.M. Kelly of Bradford Drive, Syracuse, died Sunday. Born in Syracuse, she graduated from Syracuse University in 1939. She was business administrator at Student Health Services and taught in the mathematics department of Syracuse University. She was a communicant of Holy Cross Church in DeWitt. She was a charter member of Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State, a member of Theta Phi Alpha Sorority at Syracuse University and corporation secretary of the Alumni Association. Survivor: A cousin, Mary M. Kelly of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Services: 9:15 a.m. Thursday at Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville, and 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. No calling hours. Contributions: Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse 13208. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Chester H. King Jr
Chester H. King Jr., 88, of 32 Albany St., Cazenovia, died Friday of an apparent heart attack. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Kent School in Connecticut and Harvard University. He attended Harvard Law School . He retired as a lawyer from Bond, Schoeneck and King law firm in Syracuse. He was a member of the Troop K of the 121st Cavalry, New York National Guard. He was a communicant of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Cazenovia and a member of the Onondaga County, New York State and American Bar Associations. He was secretary of the Owahgena Holding Corp. His wife, the former Marie Ellen Crapon, died in February. Survivors: Three sons, C. Harding of Boston, Mass., C. Noel of Washington, D.C., and Peter D. of Cazenovia; a daughter, Eleanor M. King of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren. Services: Will be in St. Peter's Episcopal Church at a time and day to be announced. No calling hours. Richard F. Ayer Funeral Home, Cazenovia, has arrangements. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Erin C. Nemier
Erin Colleen Coffey Nemier, 41, of 233 Loomis Ave., Syracuse, died Saturday. She was born in Syracuse. She attended St. Patrick's School and was a 1978 graduate of Fowler High School. She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church. Survivors: Her husband, David; a daughter, Jane M. Bressett Cross of Syracuse; five sisters, Mary E. Blume, Nancy Zimmerman, Patricia Nagle, Jane M. Coffey II and Bonnie Kearney, all of Syracuse; a brother, David J. Coffey of Syracuse; her mother, Jane M. Coffey Sr. of Syracuse. Services: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Whelan Bros. Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home, 3700 W. Genesee St., Fairmount. Contributions: University Hospital, Transplant Research Department, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse 13210. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Raymond S. Sepinski
Raymond S. Sepinski, 65, of 119 Woodside Lane, Liverpool, died Sunday. Born in Scranton, Pa., he graduated from Blodgett High School, Syracuse. He was a machine operator at General Electric Co., and a member of Arthur Butler Post 359 American Legion and the National Rifle Association. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Survivors: His wife, the former Celia J. Smith; a daughter, Tammy Friot of Syracuse; a son, Timothy Friot of Syracuse; a brother, David of Vernon; three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Friday at Delaney & Greabell Funeral Home. Burial, Vesper Cemetery. Calling hours, 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 241 Kinne St., East Syracuse. Contributions: National Kidney Foundation of Central New York, 731 James St., Suite 200, Syracuse 13203. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Mary Strandell
Mary ''Alberta'' Strandell, 82, of Syracuse died Sunday. Born in Oswego, she was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Church and a member of its Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of Elks Club 31 and several bowling leagues. Her husband, Carl ''Oscar,'' died in 1995. Survivors: Two daughters, Sharon A. Wescott of East Syracuse and Mary J. Pascale-Cloutier of Syracuse; a son, John A. of Cicero; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Friday at Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home and 9 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial, Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 3111 James St., Syracuse. Contributions: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Linden D. Summers Jr
Linden Dulaney Summers Jr., 75, of Broad Street, Hamilton, died Tuesday from complications of diabetes. He was born in Baltimore, Md. He retired in 1997 after 50 years as a clinical psychologist. He was a member of the senior attending staff in the department of pediatrics and psychiatry at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown from 1952 to 1957, professor in the department of education at Colgate University from 1961 to 1981, and director of counseling and psychological services at Colgate from 1981 to 1997. He was a member of Unitarian Universalist Association's Church of the Larger Fellowship, serving as chairman and vice chairman of the board. He was a Merchant Marines veteran of World War II, having served in the North Atlantic as a medical officer. Survivors: His wife of 52 years, the former Elizabeth ''Betty'' Ranck; a daughter, Suzanne Summers of Hartwick; a son, Linden D. III of Cooperstown; a sister, Bettie Owings Summers of Baltimore; six grandchildren. Memorial service: Will be in September at Colgate University. Burial, Colgate University Cemetery. No calling hours. Connell-Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home, Cooperstown, has arrangements. Contributions: American Diabetes Association memorial and honor program, Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Robert J. Toole
Robert J. Toole, 73, formerly of 3101 Burnet Ave., Syracuse, died Saturday in Loretto. Born in Syracuse, he was a self-employed tavern owner for many years in Syracuse. He also worked at Hotel Syracuse and American Legion Post 1650 for many years as a bartender. Survivors: Six sons, Shane, John, Robert J. Jr., Jamie and David, all of Syracuse, and Shawn of St. Augustine, Fla.; several grandchildren. Graveside services: 11:30 a.m. today in St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. No calling hours. Farone & Son Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Michael L. Turley Sr
Michael Louis Turley Sr., 39, of South Terry Road, Geddes, died Saturday. Born in Syracuse, he attended St. Patrick's High School, graduated from Fowler High School and attended SUNY Morrisville. He worked for Carrier Corp. for nine years. He was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church. He was a baseball and softball coach for Westvale Little League, a basketball coach for Geddes Basketball League and a soccer coach for Western Onondaga Youth Soccer Association. His father, Donald, died in 1986. Survivors: His wife of 15 years, the former Nancy Sakran; two daughters, Shannon and Sheila Turley, both at home; two sons, Michael Jr. and Christopher, both at home; his mother, Veronica M. Turley of Syracuse; two sisters, Kathy Jennings and Marybeth Turley, both of Syracuse; four brothers, Don of Cicero and James, Robert and Patrick, all of Syracuse. Services: 9:15 a.m. Friday at Whelan Bros. Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 3700 W. Genesee St., Fairmount. Contributions: Trust fund for the children's education in care of Terry Kelley, 224 Patterson Ave., Syracuse 13219. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Raymond N. West
Raymond N. ''Chipper'' West, 44, of Houston, Texas, died Nov. 30, 2000, of cancer. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from LaFayette High School in 1975. He was a tile setter for American Marble in Houston for 23 years. Survivors: His wife, the former Christine Aungier, formerly of Houston, now of LaFayette; a daughter, Liane West of LaFayette; two sons, Adam and James, both of LaFayette; his parents, Raymond and Nancy Rozelle West of Houston; three sisters, Patrica West, Julie West and Laurie Rock, all of Houston; two brothers, Paul and Jason West, both of Houston; one grandchild. Services: 11 a.m. Saturday in Cardiff United Methodist Church. No calling hours. Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, LaFayette, has arrangements. 
[Published July 3, 2001]

Sally Dawson Dewitz
Sally Dawson Dewitz, 77, of Lake Stevens, Wash., died June 24. She was born in Syracuse. ý/obit Robert H. Sanford, 72, of Galway, formerly of Baldwinsville, died Thursday. He did graduate studies at Syracuse University and worked at General Electric Co. for about 10 years in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Jones Funeral Home, Schnectady, has arrangements. ý/obit Tae-wol Yu, 73, of Seoul, Korea, died Wednesday. Among survivors: A daughter, Young Ko of Liverpool.
[Published July 6, 2001]

Michael G. Bocyck
Michael G. Bocyck, 44, of 36 Tallman St., Oswego, was found dead Wednesday, the victim of a drowning in Fair Haven. Born in Oswego, he lived in Fulton most of his life. He was a mechanic with Larry & Son Automotive Repair, Solvay. He was a race car driver at Fulton and Oswego speedways. Survivors: His companion of 10 years, Jamie Zufelt of Oswego; a daughter, Becky Bocyck of Philadelphia, Pa.; two sons, Joseph of Oswego and B.J. of Fulton; five sisters, Peggy Shattell of Lysander, Maxine Whitehill of Oxford, Toni Roberts of Cazenovia and Joanne Dann and Emily Manwarren, both of Norwich; a brother, Joe of Syracuse; two grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home. Burial, Jacksonville Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego. 
[Published July 8, 2001]

Gladys Crinnin
Gladys Luderman Crinnin, 93, formerly of 509 Bear St., Syracuse, died Wednesday. Born in Caughdenoy, she most recently lived at Hallmark Nursing Centre, Minoa. She was a member of Pastime Athletic Club and the First Ward Republican Club. Her husband, Frank H., died in 1976. Survivors: A son, Hugh F. of Clay; a grandson. Services: Private. Burial, Assumption Cemetery. Farone & Son Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. 
[Published July 8, 2001]

Alfred DeStephano
Alfred DeStephano, 87, of Syracuse died Wednesday. He was born in Syracuse. He owned and operated the Jefferson-Clinton Hotel. He was a lifetime member of Disabled American Veterans. He was an Army veteran of World War II, receiving a Bronze Star and a Silver Star. A son, Alan, died in 1999. Survivors: His wife, the former Helen E. Price; a daughter, Alfreda Gardner of Syracuse; a son, Paul of Texas; two sisters, Mary Verzino of Syracuse and Rose Prevost of Clay; a brother, John of Cicero; four grandchildren. Services: 8:15 a.m. Tuesday at Pirro & Sons Funeral Home and 9 a.m. in St. Daniel's Church, Salina. Burial, Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 514 Turtle St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 8, 2001]

Clara M. Hollenbeck
Clara M. Hawkins Hollenbeck, 93, formerly of Oneida Towers, Oneida, died Saturday. She was born in Tioga, Pa. She was a nursing assistant at Hazel Carpenter Home. She was a member of South Bay Chapel and Ladies of the Owls, Oneida Nest 2210. Her husband, Harold E., died in 1978. A daughter, Betty Munderback, died in 1991. Survivors: Two daughters, Barbara Streight of Sherburne and Helen Mackey of Oneida; two sons, Harry of Boonville and Eugene of Smithfield, N.C.; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home. Burial, Oneida Castle Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 260 Main St., Oneida. 
[Published July 8, 2001]

Edward H. Bowen
Edward H. Bowen, 68, of 1650 Gully Road, Union Springs, died Saturday. He was born in Auburn. He retired in 1994 after many years as town of Springport highway superintendent. He was a Cayuga County legislator, first elected in 1995; a past fire commissioner and current honorary member of the fire commission; and third-degree member and past master of Warren Masonic Lodge 147. He recently received the Masonic Dedicated Service Award and served the Grand Lodge of New York State as assistant grand lecturer for five consecutive terms. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War, serving in the military police. Survivors: His wife, the former Jane J. Jennings; a son, Daniel E. of Union Springs; a daughter, Jennifer Bowen Smith of Union Springs; a sister, Rachel B. Martin of Union Springs; three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday in Scipio Baptist Church. Burial, Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Union Springs. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Shakelton Funeral Home, Main Street, Aurora. Masonic service, 6:45 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Contributions: Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn 13021. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Anthony J. Carolla
Anthony J. Carolla, 85, of 5000 Fairbanks Ave., Alexandria, Va., formerly of Oneida and Canastota, died Saturday. He was born in Baranello, Italy. He was a graduate of Oneida High School and State University College at Cortland and received a master's degree and six-year advanced degree from New York University. He retired as principal of Canastota High School. He was executive vice president of the Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce and past president of the Canastota Lions Club. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus E. Bart Hanifin Council, Oneida Elks Lodge and American Legion Post 140, Canastota. He was an Army veteran of World War II. His wife, the former Mary Pugliese, died in 2000. Survivors: Two sons, Mark of Herndon, Va., and Robert of Arlington, Va.; a sister, Jennie Cunningham of Utica; four grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church. Burial, St. Patrick's Cemetery, Oneida. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 260 Main St., Oneida. Contributions: Canastota Dollars for Scholars, Box 448, Canastota 13032. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Robert E. Dillon
Monsignor Robert E. Dillon, 90, formerly of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Syracuse, died Saturday. He was born in Binghamton. He was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School, Holy Cross College, St. Bernard's Seminary, Catholic University of America and Le Moyne College. He was ordained a priest in 1936. He was a former pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, Syracuse, chancellor for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, domestic prelate, protonotary apostolic and vicar general. Survivors: A nephew, Robert E. Dunn of Potomac, Md.; three nieces, Kathleen A. Dunn of Plainville, Mass., Mary D. Allen of Holly Springs, N.C., and Barbara Bottitta of Wescosville, Pa. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial, 3 p.m. Wednesday in Calvary Cemetery, Binghamton. Calling hours, 4 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the church, 3127 James St., Syracuse. Vigil service, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the church. Goddard-Crandall-Shepardson Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. Contributions: Blessed Sacrament Church Outreach Program, 3127 James St., Syracuse 13206. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Vonda Galloway
Vonda Yeager Galloway, 93, of 551 Wilcox St., Fair Haven, died Saturday. She was born in Munising, Mich. She was a canner at Sterling Co-op. Survivors: Two sons, Robert J. of Fair Haven and William F. of Phoenix, Ariz.; two daughters, Shirley A. Simpkins and Betty J. Morris, both of Fair Haven; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Becker Funeral Home. Burial, Springbrook Cemetery. Calling hours, noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 6816 Church St., Red Creek. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Esther T. Grant
Esther T. Toft Grant, 85, of 405 W. Oak St., Rome, formerly of Vernon, died Saturday. Born in Johnson City, she graduated from Johnson City High School. She retired in 1974 as co-owner, with her husband, of a motel. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Family, Vernon. Survivors: Her husband of 59 years, Robert; three daughters, Kathy Clarke of Indianapolis, Ind., Jeanne Kelley of Rome and Diana Henke of Lakeville, Minn.; a son, Keith of Vernon Center; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Church of the Holy Family. Burial, St. Helena's Cemetery, Oneida. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. today at Malecki Funeral Home, 23 Front St., Vernon. Contributions: Church of the Holy Family, Peterboro Street, Vernon 13476. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Donald G. LaLonde
Donald G. LaLonde, 72, of Syracuse died Sunday. He was born in Lake Placid. He retired as owner and operator of LaLonde Washer Service. He was a member of Fairmount Free Methodist Church. He was a Korean War veteran. His wife, Charis G., died in 1999. A son, Donald G. Jr., died in 1970. Survivors: Three daughters, Cindy Roderick of Pennellville, Dorie Kasper of Syracuse and Susan Kuhn of Covington, Ga.; a son, Stanley of Newcomb; a sister, Sue Pooler of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home. Burial, Onondaga Valley Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 4612 S. Salina St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Fred M. Lamberton
Fred M. Lamberton, 87, of 106 Ball Ave., Canastota, died Saturday. He was born in Lake Ariel, Pa., and moved to Canastota in 1956. He attended Lake Ariel schools. He retired in 1978 after 22 years as a machine operator at Carrier Corp. His wife of 50 years, the former Elsie V. Zimmerman, died in 1990. Survivors: Two sons, Charles of Greenfield, Pa., and Marshall of Canastota; two sisters, Ruth Cole of Chittenango and Lovilla Short of Forest City, Pa.; two brothers, William of Lake Ariel and Raymond of Bethlehem, Pa.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Oliver R. Shifler Funeral Home. Burial, Archbald Protestant Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, Carbondale, Pa. Contributions: American Diabetes Society, 356 N. Midler Ave., Syracuse 13206. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Donald J. Lipke
Donald J. Lipke, 64, of Utica, formerly of Syracuse, died Saturday. Born in North Syracuse, he was a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School and the University of Toronto. He retired after 14 years in sales with A.V. Vitagliano Food Brokers, Utica. He was a former communicant of Assumption Church. Survivors: Four sisters, Marion E. Brower of North Syracuse, M. Rita Bourlier of Randolph, N.J., Agnes A. Greeley of Syracuse and Jean T. Britt of Pennellville. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Keegan-Osbelt-Knight Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. in Assumption Church. Burial, Assumption Cemetery. Calling hour, 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, 900 N. Salina St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Virgus Lee Mahon
Virgus Lee Mahon, 77, of 501 S. Crouse Ave., Syracuse, died Saturday. He was born in Bartlett, Texas. He retired in 1965 as a truck driver with Associated Transport Services and was employed with Art Reed Paving. He was a member of the Teamsters union. He was a Navy veteran. Survivors: A son, Douglas of Syracuse; two sisters, Joyce West of Bartlett and Tomlee Brown of Austin, Texas; three brothers, D.J. Mahon and Don Anderson, both of Bartlett, and James E. Anderson of Austin; three grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Garland Bros. Funeral Home. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery. Calling hours, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 143 W. Castle St., Syracuse. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Darone R. Scott
Darone R. ''Face'' Scott, 21, of 615 Gifford St., Syracuse, died Thursday, the victim of a homicide. Born in Syracuse, he attended Syracuse public schools. He worked for the Summer Youth Program in Syracuse. Survivors: Seven daughters, Tanisha Scott, Daronda Scott, Debbrronna Donovan and Shamarna Baxton, all of Syracuse, Ranisha Scott and Ronisha Scott, both of Chicago, and Shaolins Scott of Atlanta, Ga.; his mother, Laverne Smith of Syracuse; his father, Jeffery Griffin of Clarksdale, Miss; his stepfather, Ricky Smith of Syracuse; two sisters, Rikisha and Rikita Smith, both of Syracuse; four brothers, Ted Richards, Eric McAlpine, Jamel Smith and Corey Breland, all of Syracuse; his maternal grandparents, Ida Mae Scott and Willie E. Scott, both of Clarksdale, Miss. Services: Noon Tuesday in God's Way Church of Jesus. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery. Calling hours, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the church, 1800 S. Salina St., Syracuse. Edwin L. Cole Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Gary L. Scruton
Gary L. Scruton, 58, of Pathfinder Court, Fulton, died Sunday. Born in Oswego, he was a graduate of Hannibal High School. He was a tractor-trailer driver and diesel mechanic for Six Inn Truck Stop, Springfield, Pa., and drove for Metropolitan Trucking, Oswego. He was a member of the Teamsters union. He was an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Survivors: His wife, Geraldine Pluff; two daughters, Lori Reitmeir of New Haven and Tina Buskey of Fulton; three sons, Rick of Oswego and Bill and Shawn, both of Fulton; his parents, Walter and Beryl Weber Scruton of Hannibal; four sisters, Connie Scruton of Oswego, Dawn Greenleaf and Kathy Scanlin, both of Hannibal, and Betty Jo Melfi of Fulton; three brothers, Walter, Tom and Jack, all of Hannibal; 15 grandchildren. Services: 1 p.m. Wednesday in First United Church of Fulton. No calling hours. Traub Funeral Home, Central Square, has arrangements. Contributions: American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., East Syracuse 13057 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Pauline A. Whitman
Pauline A. Burleson Whitman, 85, of 70 E. Sixth St., Oneida Castle, died Sunday. Born in Merrillsville, she was a graduate of Oneida High School. She was a homemaker. She played with the Zany Kitchen Band and was a member of First United Methodist Church. Survivors: Her husband of 61 years, John A.; a sister, Mildred Perkins of Oneida; a half brother, Alvin Thurston of Oneida. Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home. Burial, Oneida Castle Cemetery. Calling hours, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 260 Main St., Oneida. Contributions: Oneida Castle Fire Department, 1 Castle St., Oneida Castle 13421. 
[Published July 9, 2001]

Janice O. Wilson
 Janice O. Hickok Wilson, 76, of 90 North St., Auburn, died Sunday. Born in Auburn, she was a graduate of Auburn Business School. She retired after 17 years as a lab technician at General Electric in Auburn. She was a member of St. Mary's Church. Survivors: Her husband, Jerry J.; four sons, Gerry R. of Peoria, Ariz., Mark S. of Auburn, Matthew D. of Martville and Luke D. of Syracuse; two grandchildren. Services: 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Mary's Church, Auburn. Burial, St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fleming. Calling hours, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Farrell's Funeral Home, 84 South St., Auburn. Contributions: American Lung Association of CNY, 1620 Burnet Ave., Syracuse 13206.
[Published July 9, 2001]


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