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  • Nat  Reidel Obituary Photo
    Nat Reidel, 72 Fayetteville, New York

    June 12, 1947 - September 14, 2019

    On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Nathaniel Christian Reidel (Nat) passed away after battling pancreatic cancer. Nat was born on June 12, 1947 in Syracuse, NY to Joseph and Lillian Reidel. He graduated from Pebble...


  • Donald  R.  Waful  Obituary Photo
    Donald R. Waful , 103 Syracuse, New York

    April 8, 1916 - September 12, 2019

    Donald R. Waful died Thursday September 12th at the VA Hospital in Syracuse, NY at the age of 103. Don was born in Newark, NY in 1916. His family moved to Syracuse when he was three. He became a member of the Reformed...


  • Joan Ripley Banks  Obituary Photo
    Joan Ripley Banks , 69 Syracuse, New York

    January 1, 1950 - August 23, 2019

    Joan Ripley Banks, born January 1, 1950 in Hamilton NY, died at home in Syracuse on August 23, 2019. She was a graduate of Morrisville College and worked as a Registered Nurse for more than 40 years. Her career...


  • Ruth  Emma  Emmons  Obituary Photo
    Ruth Emma Emmons , 91 Jamesville, New York

    January 15, 1928 - August 13, 2019

    Ruth Emma Emmons, 91, passed away August 13 at the Iroquois Nursing Home. Born is Syracuse the daughter of Albert C. and Emma M. Emmons. Ruth was a graduate of Nottingham High School, Buffalo State Teachers College...


  • Benzy Harfosh Obituary Photo
    Benzy Harfosh, 94 Jamesville, New York

    March 24, 1925 - August 9, 2019

    "Benzy" Harfosh, age 94, passed away peacefully at the Nottingham Nursing Facility on August 9, 2019, surrounded by her family. She will always be remembered for the love she gave to her extended family and hosting...


  • David  Vartabedian Obituary Photo
    David Vartabedian, 81 Syracuse, New York

    October 30, 1937 - August 4, 2019

    David J. Vartabedian of Syracuse, NY passed away suddenly at his home on August 4. David grew up in Somerville, MA and graduated with a business degree from Boston University. He later served as a pilot in the Air Force...


  • Catherine  Lewish  Sharak Obituary Photo
    Catherine Lewish Sharak, 102 Dewitt, New York

    May 26, 1917 - August 1, 2019

    Catherine Rose Lewish Sharak , 102, passed away peacefully Thursday August 1, 2019 at Menorah Park. Catherine lived at Menorah Park in DeWitt. Born in Jersey City, NJ., the daughter of Gregory and Tekla Lewush, she...


  • Peggy  Owens  Obituary Photo
    Peggy Owens , 79 Syracuse, New York

    August 8, 1939 - July 29, 2019

    Peggy Hoberman Owens passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 29, 2019, fully in accordance with her wishes. The cause of death was respiratory failure. Peggy was born in Jersey City on August 8, 1939. She is...


  • James A. "JC" Chapman Obituary Photo
    James A. "JC" Chapman, 66 Manlius, New York

    December 15, 1952 - July 25, 2019

    James Andrew Chapman, known fondly as JC, passed away on July 25, 2109. JC graduated from Bishop Grimes HS and attended Syracuse University majoring in Fine Arts. He served in the US Army at the tail end of the Vietnam...


  • Katherine  Sullivan  Gilbert  Obituary Photo
    Katherine Sullivan Gilbert , 100 Dewitt, New York

    November 3, 1918 - July 23, 2019

    Katherine S. Gilbert, 100, of Dewitt, New York, passed away July 23, 2019 at the home of her daughter Nancy McDowell in Skaneateles, New York. Katherine was born on November 3, 1918 in Syracuse, New York, to John L....


  • Orville  "Bud" Bakeman Obituary Photo
    Orville "Bud" Bakeman, 93 Syracuse, New York

    May 11, 1926 - July 19, 2019

    Orville "Bud" Bakeman died peacefully on July 19 at age 93. He leaves behind many who loved him. Bud was born on May 11, 1926, in White Pigeon, Mich. Upon graduation from high school he joined the Navy in 1944, and...


  • Nancy Ridley Obituary Photo
    Nancy Ridley, 67 Fayetteville, New York

    July 24, 1951 - July 6, 2019

    Nancy Ridley, 67, of Fayetteville passed away July 6, 2019. Born July 24, 1951, in Buffalo, the daughter of Dr. Mario P. and Dorothy E. Pestillo. As a child growing up, Nancy enjoyed swimming, golf, snow skiing, and...


  • Rosalie  Greenstein Obituary Photo
    Rosalie Greenstein, 93 Syracuse, New York

    August 9, 1925 - June 18, 2019

    Rosalie (Levy) Greenstein, 93, born in Linden, N.J., died peacefully on June 18, 2019, at the Menorah Park adult care facility. The first in her family to go to college, Rosalie graduated from Hunter College of New York...


  • Elizabeth  Kent  Obituary Photo
    Elizabeth Kent , 48 Manlius, New York

    April 12, 1971 - June 15, 2019

    Elizabeth Anne Kent peacefully passed on in the heartfelt company of her family and friends on Saturday June 15th, 2019. Born in Rome, NY on April 12, 1971 to William S. Dumas of Fulton, NY and to Elizabeth Dumas ...


  • Michelle  E. Brisson Obituary Photo
    Michelle E. Brisson, 66 Syracuse, New York

    February 21, 1953 - June 8, 2019

    Michelle E. Brisson passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on February 21, 1953 in Beverly MA to Margaret Kelly and Wilbur Brisson. When she was three years old, her...


  • Mildred  Moreland Obituary Photo
    Mildred Moreland, 91 Fayetteville, New York

    November 26, 1927 - June 5, 2019

    Mildred Koch Franklin Moreland, aged 91, died unexpectedly on June 5th, 2019 . Millie was predeceased by her husbands Pete Franklin (1964), father of her four children, and Roger Moreland (2002). Millie is survived by...


  • Spiros  Mihou Obituary Photo
    Spiros Mihou, 88 Syracuse, New York

    November 10, 1930 - June 5, 2019

    Spiros Mihou, 88, of Syracuse, son of the late Dimitrios and Vasiliki Mihou, passed away on June 5, 2019 at Francis House. He immigrated from Drosopighi (Florina) Greece to the United States in 1955 through the...


  • Patricia  Fallon Obituary Photo
    Patricia Fallon, 86 Skaneateles, New York

    August 17, 1932 - May 12, 2019

    Patricia Mulgannon Fallon passed away peacefully on a beautiful Mother's Day morning, May 12, 2019 in Bradenton, Florida with family around her. Our Mom, Granny and Great-Granny, as we lovingly called her, was born...


  • Thomas Joseph Walsh Obituary Photo
    Thomas Joseph Walsh, 70 Vero Beach, Florida

    February 10, 1949 - May 10, 2019

    Thomas Joseph Walsh Tom was born on February 10th, 1949 in Passaic, New Jersey to Don and Evelyn Walsh. On May 10th, 2019, Tom died of multiple myeloma in Vero Beach, Florida, with his family by his side. If he was...


  • Helen Woulf Obituary Photo
    Helen Woulf, 86 Syracuse, New York

    January 29, 1933 - May 3, 2019

    Helen O'Donnell Woulf, age 86, died May 3rd at the Fahey Residence. Helen was born and raised in East Syracuse, but lived in Syracuse all her adult life. She received her education locally and attended Nazareth College...


  • David  L. Harlow  Obituary Photo
    David L. Harlow , 73 Indianapolis, Indiana

    August 27, 1945 - April 20, 2019

    David L. Harlow, 73, died Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Harrison Terrace Nursing Home, Indianapolis, IN. He was born in Syracuse, NY on August 27, 1945. He graduated from Central Technical High School, served in the Navy...


  • Mary  Stathis  Obituary Photo
    Mary Stathis , 93 Syracuse, New York

    January 27, 1926 - April 9, 2019

    Mary (Maria) Delaporta Stathis, 93, of Syracuse, passed away peacefully at home on April 9th surrounded by loving family members. A graduate of Syracuse University (Phi Beta Kappa), Maria raised her 10 children and...


  • Richard  Oparil Obituary Photo
    Richard Oparil, 95 Syracuse, New York

    January 9, 1924 - April 6, 2019

    Richard "Dick" Oparil died on Saturday, April 6, 2019 in Syracuse, NY at the age of 95. He was born on January 9, 1924 to Stanley and Anna (Penkova) Oparil, who emigrated to Elmira, NY from Czechoslovakia. Dick was the...


  • Margaret  C. Morris Obituary Photo
    Margaret C. Morris, 99 Jamesville, New York

    June 27, 1919 - March 27, 2019

    Margaret (Peggy) Costello Morris Margaret (Peggy) Costello Morris died on March 27, 2019 in Syracuse, N.Y. She was born on June 27, 1919 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to Edna (Halloran) and William H. Costello. She moved...


  • Mary Ann Kivlighn Obituary Photo
    Mary Ann Kivlighn, 90 Jamesville, New York

    April 13, 1928 - March 22, 2019

    Mary Ann Kivlighn, age 90, died in Syracuse, NY on March 22, 2019. Born in Westbury, she was the only daughter of Francis J. Kivlighn and Mary Burke. Her early childhood summers were spent in Perryville, NY at her...