Ruth C. Burton
August 2, 1918
December 9, 2006
Ruth C. Burton,
88, of 15 Van Epps St. died Saturday morning December 9,
2006 in St. Luke’s Hospital Utica with her loving family by
her side, following a lengthy illness.
Ruth was born on August 2,
1918 in East St. Louis, Illinois the daughter of Robert Lee
and Mabel Cook Christie. She graduated in the class of
1936 from East Side High School in East St. Louis, Ill.
She married Robert H. Burton
on June 25, 1938. She then moved to her home in Vernon which
was built for her by her husband to bring her to this area.
Mr. Burton died in a plane crash in Sherrill on August 24,
Ruth was a self employed dance
instructor, and taught dance out of the studio in her home
for over 50 years.
Ruth was a 59 year member of
the Vernon Baptist Church. She was a 60 year member and Past
Matron of the Vesta, Vienna, Winona Chapter #115 Order of
the Eastern Star, New London, and a 60 year member, Past
Noble Grand and Past District Deputy President of Queen
Esther Rebekah Lodge #71 in Rome. She was also a
member and Past President of Wm. Russell Post #404 American
Legion Auxiliary in Vernon. Ruth was a life member of
National Association of Dancers and Affiliated Artists.
Ruth took great pride in all
of the activities and accomplishments of her grandchildren
and great-grandchildren. Most recently, she was honored and
extremely proud that her great-granddaughter Kristin would
follow in her footsteps to be inducted as a Worthy Advisor
in the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls, a
position Ruth held 69 years ago.
Surviving are three
granddaughters; Dawn Yerkie of Vernon, Connie and Michael
Dunham of Vernon, Michelle Wood of New Hampshire, five
grandsons; David and Carol Burton of Melbourne, Fl, William
and Rose Burton of Lakeland, Fl, Paul Burton of Ohio, Cleve
and Lisa Burton Jr. of Sayre, PA, Patrick and Jessica
Burton of Utica, sixteen great grandchildren; Heather and
John Lessels, Joshua, Kristin and Trisha Yerkie, Marcus
Dunham, Jayson and Kayla Burton, Jonathan, William and Tammy
Burton, Vincent, Brittany and Christie Burton, Patrick,
Samantha and Brianna Burton, one daughter–in-law; Betty
Burton of Lakeland, FL. She was pre-deceased by two sons;
William A. Burton on March 20, 1970 and Cleve C. Burton on
August 23, 2004, one grandson Robert Burton on August
23, 1980 and one brother William Christie on January 10,
Ruth is also survived by close
friends Paul and Carol whose friendship and efforts on her
behalf brought great joy to her.
The family would like to thank
Pastor Dave and the congregation of the Vernon Baptist
Church, for all of the support and encouragement they gave
to Ruth and her family during this difficult time.
Funeral Services will be held
11:00AM Wednesday December 13, 2006 from the Vernon Baptist
Church 9 Mill Street Vernon with Rev. David M. Johnson
officiating. Interment will be made in Stockbridge Cemetery.
Friends are invited and may call 4-7 PM Tuesday at the
Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial
Contributions may be made to the Vernon Baptist Church
Memorial Fund 9 Mill Street Vernon, NY 13476.
Glennis L. Bogue
October 8, 1918
November 27, 2006
Bogue, 88, formerly
of 400 Lamb Avenue died Monday evening November 27, 2006 in
the Oneida Healthcare Center Extended Care Facility where
she had been a resident since May 10, 2006.
Glennis was born on October 8, 1918 in the Town
of Fenner the daughter of Guy and Marion Marshall Buyea.
She had been a lifelong resident of the area and
had attended Canastota Schools.
Glennis had been employed for over 10 years as a
waitress and cook at the New York State Thruway service area
in Chittenango. She had previously been employed as a
waitress at the former White Elephant Restaurant in
Canastota and she had also been an aid at the former Oneida
She married Harold A. Bogue on October 28, 1939
in Erie, PA. Mr. Bogue died on May 23, 1977.
Glennis formerly attended the Lighthouse Baptist
Church. She had been a former member of the Canastota
Schools Parent Teacher Association.
Surviving are two daughters and son-in-laws;
Barbara and George Brewster of Oneida, Judith and Samuel
Setticase of Canastota, , three sons and daughter-in-laws;
Guy and Judith Bogue of Stanley, NY, James and Corizon Bogue
of Oneida, Randy and Patricia Bogue of Pompano Beach, Fl,
eleven grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren, and
nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by a grandson Cory
Bogue, a great-granddaughter Frances Jacobs, and her brother
Alden C. Buyea on April 15, 2006. The family would like to
take this opportunity to thank the aids, nurses, social
workers and business office staff at the ECF for the many
acts of kindness shown to their mother and themselves during
their mothers stay.
Funeral Services will be held
12:00 PM Saturday December 2, 2006 from the Ironside Funeral
home, Inc. with Rev. Elizabeth F. Mowry officiating.
Interment will be made in Glenwood Cemetery Oneida. Friends
are invited and may call 10-12 AM Saturday at the funeral
home 342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be
made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle
Settlement Road New Hartford, NY 13316
Nathan J. Noto, Jr.
November 23, 1916
November 25, 2006
Nathan J. Noto Jr.,
90, formerly of 116 N.
Court Street Wampsville died peacefully Saturday evening
November 25, 2006 in the Oneida Healthcare Center Extended
Care Facility where he had been a resident since April 24,
Nate was born on November 23, 1916 in Oneida the
son of Nathan J. and Florine C. Leclau Noto Sr.. A lifelong
resident of the area he was a graduate of Oneida High School
Class of 1936.
He married Dorothy Roberts on May 7, 1941 in St.
Patrick’s Church Oneida.
Nate was employed as an emery edger in the
manufacturing department of Oneida Ltd. Silversmiths for 40
years retiring in 1979.
He proudly served with the Army Air Corp from
May 5, 1942 until he was honorably discharged on January 20,
1946. During this time, he flew missions to New Guinea and
Nate was a member of St. Joseph’s Church in
Oneida, the E. Bart Hanifin Council #473 Knights of Columbus
and the Edward A. McDowell Fourth Degree Assembly and member
of the Color Corps. He was a member and former President of
the Oneida Ltd. Retirement Club, a member and Past President
of the St. Joseph’s Church Senior Citizens. He served as
the Mayor of the Village of Wampsville from 1963 to 1964 and
was a longtime member of the Village Board. He was a former
member, Assistant Chief and Past president of the Wampsville
Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member and Past
Commander of the VFW Post #1312 in Oneida.
is his loving wife Dorothy whom he shared a room with at the
Extended Care, three daughters and two son-in-laws; Maureen
A. and Wesley Rowe of Oneida Valley, Kathleen M. and Eric
Rowe of Fulton, Margaret E. Dryer of Wampsville, two sons
and daughter-in-laws; Nathan J. and Susan Noto III of
Elmira, Michael C. Noto of Fulton and Sharon Noto of
Liverpool 13 grandchildren; Kelly Noto, Scott Noto, Shannon
and Michael Milliman, Andrew Noto and fiancée Gina Baker,
Erin Noto, Nathan Noto, Carrie and Roger Kincaid, Kristen
McLean, Jonna and Eric Brown, Rebecca Rowe and fiancé Jay
Frind, Kimberly Rowe and Bobbie Cooper, Mitchell and Aimee
L. Dryer, and Aimee B. Dryer, 9 great-grandchildren; Colton
McLean, Kiersee McLean, Aubrey Ambrosio, Nathan Brown, Chloe
Milliman, Leo Milliman, Austin Cooper, Kaylee Cooper, and
Abigail Noto, one sister; Carlota Guy of ElSegundo, CA. He
was pre-deceased by one brother Peter Noto in 1994.
services will be held 9:30 AM Friday December 1, 2006 from
the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. and 10:00 AM in St. Joseph’s
Church where the Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Rev.
Edmund A. Castronovo. Interment with Military Honors will
be made in St. Helena’s Cemetery Oneida. Friends are invited
and may call 4-7 PM Thursday at the funeral home 342 Main
Street Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be made to the St.
Joseph’s Church Memorial Fund 121 St. Joseph’s Place Oneida,
Theresa E. Mullen
August 31, 1932
November 13, 2006
Theresa E. Mullen,
74, of 226 Farrier Ave., Oneida, died Monday afternoon,
November 13, 2006 in Crouse Irving Hospital Syracuse
following a lengthy illness.
Theresa was born on August 31, 1932, in
Plattsburgh, NY the daughter of Charles and Rose Giroux
Daniels. She attended St. Peter’s School in
Theresa moved to Oneida in 1952.
She married Edward P. Mullen
on October 24, 1954 in St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh.
He died on January 26, 1976.
Mrs. Mullen worked as a housekeeper for the
Hazel Carpenter Home, St. Joseph’s Rectory and Dr. Ernest
Mrs. Mullen was a member of St. Joseph’s
Church. She was also a member of St. Joseph’s Altar and
Rosary Society and Court of Our Lady #1250 Catholic
Daughters of America. Mrs. Mullen taught CCD for 15 years
at St. Joseph’s Church.
Surviving are: one son and daughter-in-law;
Andrew P. and Kitty Mullen of Oneida, two daughters and one
son-in-law; Rose Mullen of Rochester, Judith and Ciro
Raspante of Rochester, two grandchildren; Carly and Nicholas
Raspante, three sisters and one brother-in-law; Elsie
Bellows of Clark Mills, Pauline and John Claymore of
Plattsburgh, and Faith Gilmore of Fort Myers, FL, six
brothers and two sisters-in-law; Russell and Shirley
Daniels, Clifford Daniels, Jerry Daniels all of Plattsburgh,
Dennis and Marlene Daniels of FL, Floyd Daniels of
Plattsburgh and Armand Daniels of Lake Placid and several
nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother,
Ernest Daniels and a sister Leona Crane in May 2006.
Services will be held 9:30 AM Thursday November 16, 2006
from the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. and 10:00 AM in St.
Joseph’s Church where the Funeral Mass in will be
celebrated by Rev. Edmund A. Castronovo. Interment will be
made in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Oneida, NY. Friends are
invited and may call 4-7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home
342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be made
to the American Diabetes Association 356 North Midler Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13206.
Gary A. Dygert
October 11, 1955
October 16, 2006
Gary A. Dygert,
51, of 356 Genesee Street,
Oneida, died Monday afternoon, October 16, 2006, following a
motorcycle accident in Morrisville, NY.
Gary was born on October 11, 1955, in Malone, NY
the son of Lawrence D. and Helen A. Durant Dygert.
He was a graduate of Brushton-Moria Central
School. He then attended Clarkson University and SUNY
Potsdam. He received an associate’s degree from ECPI
Technical College in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Gary was employed with the Oneida Healthcare
Center as the Director of the Bio-Med Dept. since July
1997. He had previously been employed with Community
General Hospital in Syracuse.
He married Rebecca L. Rickard on June 26, 1976,
in Brushton, NY.
Gary proudly served with the U.S. Navy from
1975-1993 and served in Operation Desert Storm.
Gary served as a volunteer with local television
station PAC 99.
Surviving is his wife; Rebecca, his mother;
Helen Dygert of Moria, NY, one daughter and son-in-law,
Heather and Jason West of Ilion, two sons and one
daughter-in-law; David and Jacqueline Dygert of Syracuse,
Brian Dygert of Gowanda, NY, seven grandchildren; Tyler and
Brienna West, Sage, Vincent, Donovan, Hayley, and Erika
Dygert, two sisters; Linda Dygert of Wiscassett, ME, Barbara
and Ronald Richards, Jr., of Blossvale, NY, four brothers
and two sister-in-laws; Donald and Janet Dygert of
Framingham, MA, Roger and Diane Dygert of Durhamville,
Robert Dygert of Florissant, CO, and Phillip Dygert of
Woodland Park, CO, and several nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by his father Lawrence in March of 2006.
Services will be held 7 PM Friday, October 20, 2006, from
the New Life Assembly of God Church, with Pastor Bruce A.
French officiating. Graveside services with full military
honors will be held 1 PM Saturday, October 21, 2006, in St.
Mary’s Cemetery, Brushton, NY with Rev. Joseph P. Wheelock
officiating. Friends are invited and may call 1-3 and 5-7
PM Friday at the church 4704 State Street Oneida Castle.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Oneida Healthcare
Center Foundation Follies Fever 2006, 321 Genesee St.
Oneida, NY 13421.
Robert J. McDonald
March 12, 1969
October 13, 2006
Robert J. McDonald,
37, of 200 South Peterboro
Street Canastota died unexpectedly Friday October 13, 2006
Robert was born on March 12, 1969 in Binghamton,
the son of Edward and Joyce McDonald Dashnau and had
graduated from Fulton area schools.
currently employed as a chef with Dibbles Inn in Vernon. He
had previously been employed at the Bella Luna in Canastota,
Aquino’s and Teddy’s both in Rome. In 1996 and 1997 he was
employed as a weight trainer at the Oneida YMCA.
Surviving is one son Devin McDonald of
Munnsville, two daughters, Destiny and Alexis, a step son
Dylan Curtis of Munnsville and the mother of the two boys
Kathy Curtis of Munnsville, four sisters, Michelle Dashnau
of Fulton, Joanne Batista of Binghamton, Darlene Clapper and
Helena Webb of Johnson City, two brothers, Lloyd McDonald of
SC and Edward Dashnau, Jr. of FL. He was pre-deceased by his
time of reflection of his life will be held 3:00 PM Friday
October 20, 2006 at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc, 342 Main
Street Oneida. The family will receive friends from 2-3 PM
at the funeral home. Memorial Contributions may be made to
Kathy Curtis, for the benefit of his son and step son, P.O.
Box 262 Munnsville, NY 13409.
Sandra J. Buneo
February 16, 1945
October 3, 2006
Sandra J. Buneo,
61 of 16419 Pyreness Lane, Punta Gorda, FL died Tuesday
Morning October 3, 2006 at her son-in-law’s home in
Durhamville surrounded by her loving family.
Sandra was born on February 16, 1945 in
Boonville the daughter of Stanley P. and Cecilia E.
Sandra was a graduate of Boonville Central
School Class of 1963.
She married James A. Buneo on November 16, 1963
Sandra was employed at Oneida Ltd. Silversmiths
as an office worker in the production department retiring in
1997. She and her husband had been residents of Center
Street in Durhamville prior to moving to Florida in 1997.
Surviving beside her husband James are two
daughters and son-in-laws; Darlene and Peter Pfeifer of
Blossvale, Dawne and Kevin Salerno of Oneida, one son; James
A. Buneo Jr. of Zephyrhills, FL, four grandchildren; Justin
Pfeifer, Aaron Pfeifer, Brittany Pfeifer and Ashley Salerno,
two sisters and brother-in-laws; Margaret and George Reape
of Lowville, Carol and Nelson Gydesen of West Bloomfield,
NY, two brothers and sister-in-laws; Peter and Sharon Urtz
of Brooksville, FL and Garry and Norma Urtz of Camden and
several nieces, nephews and cousins.
pre-deceased by her mother Cecilia on March 24, 1992, her
father Stanley on May 29, 1999, and her dear step-father Leo
Milles on July 22, 2002 and one brother Daniel Urtz on
August 13, 2003.
A Memorial Mass will be held
11:00 AM Friday October 6, 2006 in St. Joseph’s Church 121
St. Joseph’s Place Oneida with Rev. Edmund A. Castronovo
officiating. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements
have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342
Main Street Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be made to
Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement
Road New Hartford, NY 13413.
Herbert J. Smith
June 16, 1931
September 17, 2006
Herbert J. Smith,
75 of 3556 Seneca Turnpike
died Sunday morning September 17, 2006 at his residence.
Surviving is his wife Rita, four daughters and
son-in-laws; Elizabeth and Peter DiGiorgio of Utica, Monica
and Thomas Rabbia of Liverpool, Dorothy and Dr. Alan Smith
of Anderson, SC and Margaret and Scott Steele of Marcy,
three sons and one daughter-in-law: Stephen Smith of West
Monroe, Peter and Heather Smith of Minoa and Michael Smith
of Lafayette, NY, one brother and sister-in-law; Robert and
Elsie Smith of Yonkers, 14 grandchildren and several nieces
The Funeral Mass will be
celebrated 11:00 AM Wednesday September 20, 2006 in St.
Patrick’s Church 347 Main Street Oneida. Interment will be
made in St. Patrick’s Cemetery Oneida. Friends are invited
and may call 5-8PM Tuesday at the Ironside Funeral Home,
Inc. 342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be
made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. 4277 Middle
Settlement Rd. New Hartford, NY 13413.
Kenneth V. Hayes
April 4, 1919-
July 19, 2006
Kenneth V. Hayes,
87, formerly of 478 Main Street Oneida died Wednesday
morning July 19, 2006 in the The Meadows of Leicester
Nursing Home, Leicester, MA where he had been a resident
since March 14, 2006.
Mr. Hayes was born on April 4, 1919 in Long
Branch, New Jersey, the son of George M. and Florence
He married Claire Koetter on
December 29, 1957 in Marlboro, New Jersey. Mrs. Hayes died
on December 27, 2005.
Mr. Hayes owned Ken’s Appliance Service for 34
years retiring in 1988. Prior to owning his own business he
was a farmer and avid gardener.
Mr. Hayes came to Canastota from New Jersey in
August of 1976 and then to Oneida in September of 1993. He
moved to Leicester, Massachusetts in September of 2005.
He had been a member and served on the
Consistory of the Old Brick Reformed Church in Marlboro, NJ.
Surviving are; two daughters and sons-in-law;
Gail and Daniel Lehman of Oneida and Wendy and David Orth of
Leicester, MA, eight grandchildren; Derek and Tara
Woodard-Lehman of Raleigh, NC, Rebekah Lehman of Washington,
DC, Joshua, Carrie, Daniel, Jacob, Caleb and Emily Orth all
of Leicester, MA and several nieces and nephews.
Ken was know as “pop-pop” to his kids and
grandkids, and all of his family will truly miss his dry
sense of humor, warm smile and gentle caring ways.
Memorial Services will be held
1:30 PM Monday, July 24, 2006 from the Old Brick Reformed
Church 490 County Route 520 Marlboro, NJ with Rev. Roland
Ratmeyer officiating. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial Contributions may be made to First Presbyterian
Church Youth Fund 304 Broad Street Oneida, NY 13421.
Lorraine F. Campanie
July 14, 1948-
July 3, 2006
Lorraine F. (Lori) Campanie,
57 of 5898 Stockbridge
Falls Road Munnsville died peacefully at her residence on
Monday morning July 3, 2006 surrounded by her family and
survived by her daughter, Summer Baidak, of Salem, Mass, and
grandchildren Julian, Bella, and Sebastian; two brothers and
their families: Albert and Marie Campanie, of Canastota and
their children Sean Campanie of Ballston Spa, Maureen
Campanie of Chittenango, and Max Campanie of Canastota; and
Gary and Ann Campanie of Oneida and their son Cody Campanie,
of Oneida; a cousin Shirley Allen of Oneida; devoted friend
and care-giver Kim Santamaria of Munnsville.
was born in Oneida, on July 14, 1948, the daughter of George
and Betty Spillane Campanie. She lived most of her life in
central New York, was a graduate of Oneida High School and
the School of the Visual Arts in New York City. After
completing her formal education she traveled the world in
pursuit of inspiration. Every job she took along the way
served only to reinforce her dedication to her greatest
passion, her art.
knew from childhood that she wanted to be an artist; even
when she strayed from that path she knew what she needed to
be doing – creating. And she did, working in every medium
she could imagine, winning awards and recognition along the
way. An accomplished painter and sculptor, she worked in
clay and ceramics, silver and copper, fabric and beads. She
taught herself tattooing, worked in local theater as
artistic director, and put her signature on the home she
built above Stockbridge Falls, where she produced the Glow
Festival, a celebration of mind and body arts.
that she touched was transformed by her vision, as were the
people she influenced. Lori not only taught art, she served
as muse for those in search of their artistic self. She was
true to her calling, a life that was both joyous and
painful. Her greatest gift was in helping others to find
their own voice.
also fluent in Bulgarian.
love of art was only surpassed by her love for her
grandchildren, to whom she was a devoted "Gambie."
cherished her friends as they cherished her. She will be
celebration of Lori’s life will be held at her home on
Saturday, July 15. Friends may call from 2-6 PM, at 5898
Stockbridge Falls Road, Munnsville. Arrangements have been
entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342 Main Street
Oneida, NY. From Oneida, south on Route 46 through the
village of Munnsville. Turn right onto Pratt Road, then
about ½ mile to first right turn onto Stockbridge Falls Road
at Stone Manor. About one mile on left, look for sign Paris
Rain Designs. (5898 Stockbridge Falls Rd. )
Contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care,
Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Road New Hartford, NY 13413.
Elizabeth F. Meacham
January 20, 1933-
June 26, 2006
Elizabeth F. Meacham, 73, of 3745 Prospect Street Lot 15 died Monday morning June 26, 2006
in the Oneida Healthcare Center Extended Care Facility where
she was a resident since December 15, 2005.
Elizabeth was born on January 20, 1933 in Mooers,
NY, the daughter of Frank and Mabel Bradley Howard. She
attended Mooers Schools. She has been a resident of Oneida
Elizabeth married Leeward Robert White on March
25, 1950. Mr. White died on August 29, 2002. Elizabeth
married Alan N. Meacham on July 15, 1972, in Wampsville.
Mr. Meacham died on January 10, 1995.
Elizabeth was an employee of Oneida Limited
retiring after 20 years of service as a wheel girl. She was
also a cook at the former White Elephant Restaurant in
Canastota and Kanon Valley Country Club.
She was of Protestant Faith.
Elizabeth was a member of the Zany Kitchen
Band. She was a former member of the Owls Club Ladies
Auxiliary and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She
was a volunteer for the Office for Aging. She was a member
of the Verona Card Club for Senior Citizens and the Vernon
Card Club for Senior Citizens. Elizabeth was also an avid
Bingo and Card player.
Elizabeth was the Madison County Senior Citizen
of the Year in 2002.
Surviving are four sons and three
daughters-in-law; Clarence R. and Judith Ann White of
Canastota, Robert L. White Jr. of Canastota, Richard N. and
Christina Meacham of Burlington, KY, and Alan N. and
Christine Meacham Jr. of Munnsville; five daughters and four
sons-in-law; Dianna and Clarence Foster Sr. of Brownville,
NY, Deborah and Lyman Campbell of Eaton, Cynthia and Kevin
Goodwin of Cortland, Darlene and Edward Wheelin of
Cazenovia, and Mary White Meacham of Wasillia, AK; three
sisters; Dorothy Westfall of Syracuse, Hazel Lewis of
Phoenix, NY, Marion Poissant of Montezuma, NY; one
sister-in-law; Sonya Meacham of Otter Lake; one
brother-in-law; Richard Meacham of Westmoreland; 22
grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and several nieces
and nephews. She was pre-deceased by one brother, Ross
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM Thursday
June 29, 2006 from the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. Oneida
with Pastor Raymond Lighthall officiating. Interment will
be made in Eaton Cemetery. Friends are invited and may call
4-7PM Wednesday at the funeral home, 342 Main Street
Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Madison
County Office for the Aging, Inc. 138 Dominick Bruno Blvd.
Canastota, NY 13032.
John B. Boehlert
April 13, 1933-
June 3, 2006
John B. Boehlert
73, of 30338 Conn Creek Circle
Murrieta, Ca died Saturday June 3, 2006 following a lengthy
John was born on April 13, 1933 in Oneida the son of Carl
and Grace Bartell Boehlert.
He was a graduate of Oneida
High School class of 1951. He attended Lemoyne College
in Syracuse and was a graduate of Michigan State University
John proudly served his
country as a Staff Sergeant with the United States Air Force
from 1951 to 1955.
John was employed as a program
manager with Howard Hughes Aircraft Corporation from 1961
until his retirement in 1989.
Surviving is his wife the
former Mary DesRochers whom he married in 1960, two
daughters; Michelle Nordeen of Lake Elsinore, CA, Heidi
Boehlert of Placentia, CA, two sons and daughter-in-laws;
Jeffrey and Patti Boehlert of Oak Hill, VA, Gregory and
Michelle Boehlert of Surprise, AZ, five grandchildren, four
brothers; C. Richard Boehlert of Falls Church, VA, Edward J.
(Ted) Boehlert of Oneida, James T. and Rose Marie Boehlert
of Vestal and William S. (Bill) and Carolyn Boehlert of Rio
Medina TX, three sisters; Mary Alice Lyons of Oneida,
Barbara and Robert Potter of Oneida Castle and Sister M.
Carleen Boehlert IHM of Scranton, PA and many nieces and
nephews. He was pre-deceased by one sister Frances B.
Ironside on May 30, 2001.
Mass will be held at the convenience of the family in St.
Patrick’s Church Oneida. Burial was made in
California. Memorial Contributions may be made to a
charity close to your heart. Local arrangements have been
entrusted to the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342 Main Street
John W. Reardon Jr.
September 4, 1927-
May 31, 2006
W. Reardon Jr. 78,
of 150 Hagan Circle Oneida, formerly of Stoneybrook Rd. died
Wednesday afternoon May 31, 2006 in the Oneida Healthcare
Center where he had been a medical patient for the past day.
John was born on September 4, 1927 in Herkimer,
the son of John W. and Theresa Perry Reardon Sr. He was a
graduate of Herkimer High School.
He married Carol Jones on
March 30, 1964 in Verona
John proudly served with the US Navy from 1945
to 1946 during World War II. He served in the Army from
1948 to 1952 during the Korean War where he was wounded and
received the Purple Heart.
Mr. Reardon was employed as a radar technician
with the Department of Defense at Griffiss Air Force Base in
Rome for 34 years, retiring in 1987.
Mr. Reardon was a member of the Herkimer VFW and
American Legion Sherrill Post No. 230.
Surviving besides his wife, Carol, are a sister
and her husband; Betty and Charles Wieder of West Palm
Beach, FL, a brother-in-law Paul A. Jones of Oneida and many
loved nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited and may
call at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. 342 Main Street
Oneida on Sat. June 3, 2006 11-12 noon. Interment with full
military honors will immediately follow in St. Helena’s
Cemetery Oneida. Memorial Contributions may be made to the
City of Oneida Fire Department Rescue Fund 109 North Main
Street Oneida, NY 13421.
Alden C. Buyea
C. Buyea, 85 of
6408 Oxbow Road Canastota died peacefully Saturday evening
April 15, 2006 in the Crouse Community Center Morrisville
where he had been a resident since June 11, 2003.
Alden was born
on August 31, 1920 in the Town of Fenner the son of Guy and
Marion Marshall Buyea. A lifelong resident of the area he
was educated in the Town of Fenner schools.
Alden was a
self-employed farmer retiring in 1994. He had been a
resident of Oxbow Road since 1973. He had previously resided
on West Milestrip Road.
Evelyn L. Colclough on October 2, 1940 in Taberg. Mrs. Buyea
died on July 23, 1996.
Alden was of the
Methodist Faith. He was a former member of the Oneida
American Legion Post #169.
two sons and three-daughter-in-laws; Wayne and Joanne Buyea
and Stanley and Barbara Buyea both of Canastota and
Constance Wilson of Waterville, one sister; Glennis Bogue of
Canastota, seven grandchildren; Brenda and Michael Rose,
Wendy and Cory Upham, Robert and Beth Buyea, Brian and
Barbara Buyea, Kelly and Greg Olden, Julie Buyea and Jeremy
Fox and Ronald and Christine Buyea Jr., 15 great
grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was
pre-deceased by one son Ronald Buyea Sr. 1976.
Services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday April 19, 2006 from the Ironside
Funeral Home, Inc. Oneida with Rev. Neil D. Coe officiating.
Interment will be made in Lenox Rural Cemetery Canastota.
Friends are invited and may call 2-4 & 7-9 PM Tuesday at
the funeral home 342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial
Contributions may be made Smithfield Fire Department PO Box
111 Peterboro, NY 13134.
Stanley G. Avery Jr.
G. Avery, Jr., 63, of 605 Forbes Avenue Chittenango died
Tuesday morning April 4, 2006 in the Oneida Healthcare
Center with his loving family at his side following a
courageous battle with cancer.
Stan was born on
March 6, 1943 in Malone, NY the son of Stanley G. and
Frances Roundy Avery Sr. A lifelong resident of the area he
attended Canastota Schools.
He married Carol
J. Clapper on September 1, 1962 in the Whitelaw Presbyterian
employed as a welder for Hartman Enterprises in Oneida for
over 25 years. He had been employed at Ferris Industries in
Munnsville for three years retiring in January 2005.
besides his wife Carol are three daughters and son-in-laws;
Debra A. and Christopher Wallis of Tacoma, WA, Shery L. and
Timothy Webb of Oneida, Wendy M. and Rob Greene Jr. of
Tacoma, WA, two sons and one daughter-in-law; Guy W. and
Danielle Avery of Tacoma, WA and Timothy J. Avery of
Chittenango, eight grandchildren; Matthew Webb, Robert
Greene III, Derick Scott Avery, Casondra Greene, Michael
Avery, Kaylee Avery, Katrina Niles and Joshua Wallis, one
sister and brother-in-law; Frances and Al Gustin of
Baldwinsville, two brothers George Smith of Oneida and John
Groesbeck of Canastota and several nieces and nephews. He
was pre-deceased by one granddaughter Nicole A. Lewis in
1988, one sister Laura Wheeler in 1984, and one brother
William Smith in 2001
Stanley’s request there will be no calling hours or
funeral service. Memorial Contributions may be made to the
American Cancer Society P.O. Box 7 East Syracuse, NY 13057.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ironside Funeral
Home, Inc. 342 Main Street Oneida, NY.
April 29, 1924 -
March 12, 2006
Maxwell J. (Max) Lavassaur,
81 of 531 Sconondoa Street died Sunday Morning March 12,
2006 in the Oneida Healthcare Center where he had been a
medical patient since February 27.
Max was born on April 29, 1924 in Piercefield,
NY the son of John and Ina McIntyre Lavassaur. He graduated
High School in Niagara Falls.
Max proudly served his country with the US Navy
during World War II and was honorably discharged as a
Gunners Mate 2nd Class on January 14, 1946.
He married Joan M. Prudhomme on June 1, 1946 in
Niagara Falls. Mrs. Lavassaur died on September 6, 2002.
Max had been employed as an electrician with
Oneida Limited Silversmiths for 26 years retiring in 1990.
He had previously owned his own small appliance repair
business in Oneida.
He was a member of the Oneida American Legion
Post #169 and the Durhamville Veteran’s Club.
Max loved playing golf and was a former member
of the Oneida Community Golf Club and McConnellsville Golf
Surviving is one son and daughter-in-law,
Richard and Kathy Lavassaur of Liverpool; four
grandchildren, Melanie Lavassaur of Oneida, Michael and
Michele Lavassaur of San Diego, CA, Jeremy Wray and Brandon
Wray both of Lexington, SC, two great-granddaughters; Haley
and Kaitlyn Lavassaur and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held
3:00 PM Wednesday March 15, 2006 from the Ironside Funeral
Home, Inc. with Rev. David J. Orzel officiating. Interment
will be made in St. Patrick’s Cemetery Oneida. Friends are
invited and may call 1-3 PM Wednesday prior to the service
at the funeral home 342 Main Street Oneida. Memorial
Contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care,
Inc. 4277 Middle Settlement Road, New Hartford, NY 13413.
Alexander R. Wisniewski
September 27, 2005 -
January 12, 2006
Alexander R. Wisniewski,
3-month-old infant son of Richard J. Wisniewski and Karen S.
Brill of 2213 Main Street Sylvan Beach died unexpectedly
Thursday January 12, 2006 in University Hospital Syracuse.
Alexander was born on September 27, 2005 in the
Oneida Healthcare Center.
Surviving besides his parents are his paternal
grandmother Joan Wisniewski of Largo, FL, two aunts; Mary
and George Quilty of Hannaford, CA, Heidi and Nate
Wisniewski of Rome, one uncle Christopher and Lori Priddy of
Syracuse and several cousins.
Memorial Services will be held
2:00 PM Tuesday January 17, 2006 from the Ironside Funeral
Home, Inc. 342 Main Street Oneida, The family will receive
friends at the services. Memorial Contributions may be made
to the University Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 750
E. Adams Street Syracuse, NY 13210.
Jane A. Bullock
September 8, 1918 -
January 1, 2006
A. Bullock, 87,
formerly of 226 Farrier Avenue Oneida died Sunday morning
January 1, 2006 in the Folts Home, Herkimer where she had
been a resident since March 1, 2000.
Jane was born on September 8, 1918 in Syracuse
the daughter of Clayton N. and Margaret Rathbun. She was
educated in the Syracuse Schools.
Jane was a resident of Syracuse until 1977 when
she moved to Texas. She moved to Oneida in 1982
She had retired from Tandy Corporation in Fort
Worth Texas in 1982. She had been employed for General
Electric in Syracuse from 1969 to 1977. She was most well
known as a waitress at many Syracuse area restaurants for
over 25 years.
Surviving are two daughters and one son-in-law;
Judith M. Ryder of Lakeport and Margaret M. and Rev. James
E. Barnes II of Massena, two sons and daughter-in-laws;
Joseph C. and Maralee Bullock of North Richland Hills, TX,
and John B. and Janet Bullock of Depew 14 grandchildren, 19
great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held 4:00 PM Wednesday January 4,
2006 from the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. with Jane’s
son-in-law Rev. James E. Barnes II officiating. Spring
interment will be made in St. John’s Cemetery, Camden.
Friends are invited and may call 7-9 PM Tuesday and 2-4 PM
Wednesday at the funeral home 342 Main Street Oneida.
Memorial Contributions may be made to American Lung Assn.
5096 Commercial Drive, Yorkville, NY 13495.