From Oswego County, New York:
Kenneth N. Woeller
Fulton : Kenneth N. Woeller, 82, of 305 Meadowbrook Circle, Fulton, died on Sunday at A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton.
A native of Pavilion, he has resided in Fulton since 1950. Mr. Woeller retired in 1986 after several years as assistant manager with Tops Supermarket in Fulton. Previously he was a manager at several local area grocery stores.
Mr. Woeller was a member of State Street United Methodist Church, VFW Post 569, American Legion Post 587, charter member of Shirt's & Skirt's Square Dancing Club, former board member of Fulton Family YMCA, Fulton Salvation Army, and G. Ray Bodley High School Booster Club, all in Fulton. He was a past president of Lanigan Elementary School PTA and former cub scout leader, both in Fulton. Mr. Woeller and his wife co-chaired the Cracker Barrel Fair in Fulton for several years.
He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army, surving the Invasion of Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.
Survived by: his wife of 60 years, Jane M. Woeller of Fulton; three daughters, Sandra J. Benny of South Wales, Diane M. Hotaling of Henning, Tennessee, Dawn E. Ricci of Rutland, Vermont; two sons, Kenneth N. Woeller, Jr. of Las Vegas, Nevada, Richard L. Woeller of Fulton; a sister, Martha Klotzbach of Basom; seventeen grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours: There will be no calling hours.
Funeral Service: will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday at State Street United Methodist Church, 357 State Street, Fulton. Reverend Deborah O'Connor-Slater will officiate.
Burial: will be private. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has charge of arrangements.
In Lieu of Flowers: Memorial contributions may be made to State Street United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 357 State Street, Fulton 13069.
[Announced March 6, 2001]
Robert D. Blake
Hannibal : Robert Blake, 75, of 13189 State Route 176, South Hannibal died Monday at A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton
A native of Ira, Mr. Blake resided most of his life in the Hannibal-Ira area. He owned and operated Blake's Heating Company in Hannibal for over 30 years.
Mr. Blake was past commander of VFW Post 5380 in Hannibal. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Survived by:his wife of 52 years, the former Dorothy R. Phelps of South Hannibal; five daughters, Linda DeMott of Phoenix, Robbin Griffin and Penny Everson both of Fulton, Becky Hatch of Ocala, Florida and Karen Abitz of Dubuque, Iowa; four sons, Randy Blake of Lysander, Robert Blake, Jr. and L. Ray Blake both of Cato and Scott Blake of Weedsport; three sisters, Emily Ray Keysor of South Hannibal, Dorothy O'Brien of Baldwinsville and Betty Erwin of Cato; 28 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Calling Hours: will be 4:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday, March 29th, at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton
Funeral Service: will be held 7:00 PM Thursday, March 29th, at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton
In Lieu of Flowers: Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 356 North Midler Avenue, Syracuse, 13206.
[Announced March 29, 2001]
Elgin "Al" Brant
Fulton: Elgin "Al" Brant, 63 , of 472 County Route 3, Fulton, died Monday at A.L. Lee Memorial Hospital in Fulton.
Mr. Brant was a native of Ontario, Canada. He has resided in Fulton since 1968. He retired in 2000, after 25 years, as owner and operator of Al Brant's Collision Shop in Fulton.
He was a past member of Hiram Lodge # 144 F&AM , BPOE # 830 Elks Club, and the Italian American Club, all in Fulton.
Survived by: his wife of 18 years, the former Loma J. Smithers of Fulton; two daughters, Doreen Brant of Florida, and Karen Bangert of Ohio; a son, Lincoln Brant of Florida; two step daughters, Rose Wilbur of Bridgeport, and Anette Leach of Kentucky; two step sons, Nelson Leach Jr. of Fulton, and Daniel Leach of Virginia; two brothers, Clifford Brant, and Glen Brant, both of Ontario, Canada; nine grandchildren; ten step grandchildren; a great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service: There are no services or calling hours. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton, has charge of arrangements.
[Announced March 20, 2001]
Fulton: Carl Horton, 80, of 511 East Broadway, Fulton, died Thursday, March 22nd, at A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton.
A native of Fulton, Mr. Horton was a life resident. He retired in 1985 from Sealright Company, Fulton after 45 years. During the 1930's he was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Mr. Horton was a member and former deacon of the First Baptist Church, Fulton. He was a member of Homer Russell Smith American Legion Post in Fulton. He was a member of the Sealright Recreation Club. He was an Army veteran of World War II serving in the Pacific Theater of Operations.
Survived by: his wife of 52 years, the former Marjorie L. Clark of Fulton; two daughters, Daun Lawrence of Geneva and Nancy Swarthout of Columbus, Ohio; four sons, Edward Horton of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Allan Horton of Wilmington, Massachusetts, Robert Horton of Syracuse and Thomas Horton of Newburgh, Indiana; a brother, Frank Horton of Lake Havasu, Arizona; eight grandchildren.
Calling Hours: There will be no calling hours
Funeral Service: will be private
Burial: Spring burial at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.
In Lieu of Flowers: memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Oswego County hospice, P0 Box 102, Oswego, 13126. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton has charge of arrangements.
[Announced March 26, 2001]
Holly A. Otis
Fulton: Holly A. Otis, 40, of 614 Pratt Street, Fulton, died Sunday, March 25th, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.
A native of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Otis had lived in Fulton her whole life. She was proprietor of Recreative Publishing in Fulton.
Mrs. Otis attended Holy Family Roman Catholic Church in Fulton. She was a charter member of the Fulton Community Theater. She was also a member of the Fulton Democratic Committee and past member of the Fulton Library Board of Directors.
Survived by: her husband of 10 years, Michael J. Otis of Fulton; her mother, Ann C. Reed of Hendersonville, North Carolina; her father, Leonard A. Spaziani of Fulton; a sister, Lenette A. Laboda of Fulton; a nephew, Anthony I. Laboda of Fulton.
Calling Hours: are 3:00 to &:00 PM Wednesday, March 28th at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.
Funeral Service: will be held at 9:30 AM Thursday, March 29th, at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, Fulton. Reverend Richard R. Thompson will officiate.
Burial: A spring burial will be private.
In Lieu of Flowers: contributions may be made to the Fulton Public Library, Attn: Joyce Cook, 160 South First Street, Fulton, 13069.
[Announced March 25, 2001]
Donald K. Chamberlain
Fulton: Donald K. Chamberlain, 82, of 366 South Sixth Street, Fulton, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001 at Loretto Heights Nursing Home in Oswego.
A native of Felts Mills, he has resided in Fulton for 61 years. Mr. Chamberlain retired in 1984 after 34 years with Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. in Fulton.
He served in the Navy from 1944 - 1946.
Survived by: Surviving are: his wife of 43 years, the former Pauline F. Stanton of Fulton; several cousins.
Calling Hours: There are no funeral services or calling hours. Foster Funeral Home, Fulton, has charge of arrangements.
Funeral Service: Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday at Foster Funeral Home, Fulton. Her son, Reverend Roger G. Stewart will officiate..
In Lieu of Flowers: Contributions may be made to Wanderers Rest Humane Association, PO Box 535, 1 Sutherland Drive, Canastota, 13032.
[Announced March 15, 2001]