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Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2012, at 5:21 p.m.

Roberta J. Vidota
September 14, 2002
Roberta Jane Vidota, 63, of Brigham City, Utah, died Sept. 7 from complications of pulmonary disease. Born and raised in Syracuse, she attended Central High School. She lived in Fairmount many years before moving to Brigham City seven years ago. She was a homemaker.Survivors: Two sons, John Strom of Connecticut and John J. Vidota Jr. of Scranton, Pa.; three daughters, Debra Grabowski of Syracuse, Wanda Nowell of Brigham City and Alice Cleary of Peckville, Pa.; her first husband, Robert Strom of Syracuse; her second husband, John J. Vidota Sr. of Pennsylvania; a sister, Peggy Thrall of Syracuse; a brother, Robert Amerman of Syracuse; nine grandchildren. Services and burial: Were in Brigham City. Gillies-Petersen Funeral Chapel, Brigham City, has arrangements.

Richard M. Wheeler
September 14, 2002
Richard M. Wheeler, 53, of Rochester died Thursday. Born in Albany, he lived in Fayetteville 28 years. He graduated from Fayetteville-Manlius High School and St. Lawrence University and attended graduate school at Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Journalism. He was a sports writer and columnist for Rochester newspapers. He had also worked at the Oneida Dispatch for 1 years and The Post-Standard for 2 years.Survivors: His wife of 27 years, the former Virginia Geist; a daughter, Jessica Wheeler of Rochester; a son, Andrew of Rochester; his parents, Platt and Marilyn Wheeler of Fayetteville; a sister, Cynthia Manning of Boxford, Mass.; three brothers, David M. of Fayetteville, Robert L. of Plainsboro, N.J., and Jonathan P. of West Hartford, Conn. Services: 11 a.m. Monday in United Methodist Church of Fayetteville. Burial, Fayetteville Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. Contributions: American Syringomyelia Alliance Project, Box 1586, Longview, TX 75606.

Laura L. Morabito
September 15, 2001
Laura Lee Defazio Morabito, 34, of Framingham, Mass., died Tuesday when American Airlines Flight 11 was hijacked and crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. Born in Clarks Summit, Pa., she was a graduate of Harcum College, Bryn Mawr, Pa. She was Northwest national sales manager for Qantas Airlines. She was active with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and a member of many travel organizations in the New England area. Survivors: Her husband, Mark, formerly of Auburn; her parents, Larry and Beverly Defazio Sr. of Clarks Summit, Pa.; two brothers, Jeffrey Defazio of San Francisco, Calif., and Craig Defazio of Delaware. Services: 10 a.m. Monday in Sacred Heart Church, Melrose Road, Owasco. White Chapel Funeral Home, Auburn, has arrangements. Contributions: Make-A-Wish Foundation, Central New York Chapter, MONY Tower Two, Suite 900, 120 Madison St., Syracuse 13202.

Mary A. Mullen
September 15, 2001
Mary Anderson Mullen, 94, formerly of Strathmore Drive, Syracuse, died Friday at James Square Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, she graduated from New Brunswick High School and attended Newton Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing. She worked in the personnel department of Price Waterhouse in New York City. She was a member of Crouse Hospital Auxiliary, the Auxiliary of Hospice of Central New York, the National Cathedral Association and Bradford Heights Art Guild. Her husband, Charles, died in 1988. Survivors: A daughter, Mary E. Reiffenstein of Fayetteville; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Monday at Eaton-Tubbs-Schepp Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church. Burial, Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse. Calling hours, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088.

Raymond V. Travers
September 15, 2001
Raymond V. Travers, 76, of Eastwood, died Friday. He was born in Eastwood. He was a sheet metal worker until retiring in 1984 after 40 years with Conrail. He was a member of the James Street United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Lazy Bees Camping Club of Baldwinsville. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. His daughter, Barbara A. Beaumont died in 1995. Survivors: His wife of 51 years, the former Beverly A Hicks; a daughter, Sandra L. Cutrone of Syracuse; three grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Monday at Welter-Price Funeral Home. Burial, Woodlawn Cemetery. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, 2649 James St., Syracuse. Contributions: Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse 13208.

James V. Brennen
September 15, 2002
James V. Brennen, 67, of Camillus died Friday. Born in Parry Sound, Ontario, he lived many years in Camillus and spent summers in Clayton for 25 years. He graduated from Syracuse University. He was a certified public accountant and retired in 2000 as vice president of finance and accounting after 16 years at Eagle Comtronics Inc., Clay. He was a member of the Thousand Islands Land Trust, a former member of the West Genesee Jaycees and a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War.Survivors: His wife of 44 years, the former Mickey Ryan; two daughters, Laurie A. McDonald of Simpsonville, S.C., and Jennifer A. Albright of Camp Hill, Pa.; four sons, Shaun M. of Katy, Texas, Terence J. of Liverpool, Robert S. of Owings Mills, Md., and Christopher A. of Camillus; five sisters, Mary Jane Luther-Howe of Mount Kisco, Patsy Anandarao of Staten Island, Millie Blackwell of South Boston, Va., Catherine Quist of Schuyler, Va., and Sharron Rubeck of Grand Forks, N.D.; five brothers, Thomas of Broken Arrow, Okla., Jack of Columbus, Ohio, Paul of Long Beach, Calif., Bill of Midland, Ontario, and Charlie of Spring, Texas; seven grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's Church. Burial, private. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Contributions: American Lung Association, Box 6409, Syracuse 13217-6409.

Nelson L. Brookins
September 15, 2002
Nelson Louis Brookins, 66, of Boiling Spring Lakes, N.C., died Aug. 14. Born in Norwich, he lived 25 years in North Syracuse and in Sylvan Beach from 1976 to 1996. He owned and operated NLB, a janitorial supply company.Survivors: His wife of 47 years, Shirley; four sons, Dale of Verona Beach, Richard of Blossvale, Robert of Cleveland and David of Lake George; a daughter, Cindy DiRocco of Philadelphia, Pa.; a sister, Ellen Brookins Adams of Norwich; 11 grandchildren. Memorial services: 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Mary's of the Lake Church, Route 31, Verona Beach. Contributions: Boiling Spring Lakes City Hall for the Community Center Fund, Boiling Springs Road, Southport, NC 28461.

George I. Chapman
September 15, 2002
George I. Chapman, 66, of Tully died Wednesday at Francis House. Born in Syracuse, he graduated from Tully Central School. He was a dairy farmer for 45 years. His wife, Joanne H., died in 1966.Survivors: Two daughters, Caron Chapman-Case of Tully and Melissa Weaver of LaFayette; a son, Steven G. of Cortland; a sister, Margaret Shute of Versailles, Ky.; three grandchildren. Services: 11 a.m. Monday in St. James Church, 4845 S. Salina St., Syracuse. Burial, Cardiff Cemetery. No calling hours. Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Syracuse, has arrangements. Contributions: Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse 13208.

Idella K. Hess
September 15, 2002
Idella Koniszewski Hess, 85, of Boynton Beach, Fla., died Thursday. Born in Utica, she lived in Sherrill before moving to Florida 14 years ago. She attended Utica schools. She was a homemaker and a former communicant of St. Helena's Church in Sherrill. Her husband, Leslie M., died in 1975; a son, Scott, died in 1988.Survivors: A daughter, Jill Rotondo of Scotia; a son, Dean K. of Boynton Beach; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Services: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home. Burial, Valley View Cemetery. Calling hours, noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 260 Main St., Oneida.

David W. Honyoust
September 15, 2002
David W. Honyoust, 90, of Onondaga Nation died Saturday. He was born in Syracuse. He retired in 1982 from Onondaga Community College. He was a member of the Civil Service Employees Association. His wife, the former Velda Homer, died in 1991.Survivors: Three sons, David W. Honyoust of Buskirk, Anthony Reese of Liverpool and Anthony D. Honyoust of Onondaga Nation; a brother, Charles Sr. of Onondaga Nation; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren. Services: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home. Burial, Onondaga Nation Cemetery. Calling hours, 3 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 2584 Field Lane, LaFayette.

Frances Impelithere
September 15, 2002
Frances Ptak Impelithere, 91, of the Jewish Home of Central New York, Syracuse, formerly of Liverpool, died Friday. She was born in Syracuse. She was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Liverpool. Her husband, John, died in 1991; a son, Alan, died in 1967.Survivors: A daughter, Barbara Faraino of Liverpool; a sister, Bertha Derda of Syracuse; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Services: 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Maurer Funeral Home and 11 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. Burial, Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours, 2 to 5 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 300 Second St., Liverpool. Contributions: Alzheimer's Association of Central New York, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse 13204.

Kenneth R. Lang
September 15, 2002
Kenneth R. Lang, 87, of Liverpool died Friday at Van Duyn Home & Hospital. He was born in Syracuse. He retired in 1975 after 11 years at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center and previously was a self-employed carpenter. He was a communicant of Assumption Church, where he was a Eucharistic minister and a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a member of Beer Can Collectors of America. His wife, Janice M., died in 1992.Survivors: Two daughters, Barbara Rozyczko of Liverpool and Judith Schrage of Virginia; a sister, Katherine Hart of Baldwinsville; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren. Services: 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at Maurer Funeral Home and 10:30 a.m. in Assumption Church. Burial, Assumption Cemetery. Calling hours, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, 300 Second St., Liverpool. Contributions: Assumption Church, 812 N. Salina St., Syracuse 13208.

Thomas Lizzio
September 15, 2002
Thomas Lizzio, 69, of Fairmount died Friday. He was born in Syracuse. He retired in 1995 as an assembler after 43 years at Carrier Corp. He was a member of the Oneida Lake Association and the Carrier Retirees Association. He was a Navy veteran.Survivors: His wife of 38 years, the former Monica A. LeRoy; two daughters, Karen M. Okoniewski of Baldwinsville and Tammy M. Lizzio of Liverpool; three sons, Thomas A. of Marcellus, Timothy T. of Clay and Christopher J. of San Diego; two sisters, Mary Renne of Cleveland and Catherine Prince of Liverpool; two brothers, Anthony of Liverpool and Pat of Syracuse; two grandchildren. Services: 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lucians' Memorial Chapel Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in St. Charles Borromeo Church. Burial, Greenlawn Memorial Park. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 315 Bridge St., Solvay. Harold E. Hoare and Kiggins Funeral Home, Solvay, has arrangements. Contributions: Hospice of Central New York, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool 13088.

Karen K. Molinere
September 15, 2002
Karen K. Silverton Molinere, 55, of Eastwood died Friday. Born in Syracuse, she was a life resident of the Syracuse area. She was a financial officer for the United Way and previously was an executive secretary at Bristol-Myers Squibb for 16 years. She was a Girl Scout leader and a volunteer for the Empire State Games.Survivors: Her husband of 28 years, William L.; three daughters, Alicia F. Gethers of Opelika, Ala., Renee P. Moreno of Liverpool and Shannon M. Molinere of Syracuse; her parents, Floyd and Doris Silverton of Syracuse; a sister, Kathy A. Silverton-Mahar of Central Square; a grandchild. Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Welter-Price Funeral Home. Burial, Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 2649 James St., Syracuse. Contributions: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 5878 E. Molloy Road, Mattydale 13211.

Edmund R. Polzin
September 15, 2002
Edmund R. Polzin, 90, of 1301 Nottingham Road, Jamesville, died Saturday. He was born in Syracuse. He retired in 1971 after 32 years at Rockwell International and then retired in 1983 after 12 years with Stanton Foundry, Solvay. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 625, Syracuse Turners and Wagon Wheel Senior Center.Survivors: His wife, the former Evelyn MacKenzie; three daughters, Joan P. DeSilvia of Syracuse, Joyce A. Will of Manlius and M. Christine Mann of Cicero; a son, Anthony J. of Baldwinsville; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Services: 9:15 a.m. Tuesday at Pirro & Sons Funeral Home and 10 a.m. in St. Therese of the Little Flower Church. Burial, Resurrection Mausoleum, St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt. Calling hours, 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, 514 Turtle St., Syracuse. Contributions: Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse 13208.

Carl F. Rowland Jr.
September 15, 2002
Carl F. Rowland Jr., 45, of 716 Maple Ave., Fulton, died Friday. He was a life resident of Fulton and graduated from G. Ray Bodley High School. He worked 15 years at Huhtamaki Packaging Co., formerly Sealright Co., Fulton. He was a communicant of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Fulton, and was a member of many bowling leagues at Sealright Recreation Club. His father, Carl Sr., died in 1979; his mother, Rita, died in 1989.Survivors: His wife of 12 years, the former Mary D. Trapasso; two sons, Dustin Spagnola of North Carolina and Victor Rowland of Fulton; four sisters, Carole Rowland and Mary Earl, both of Fulton, Margaret Marino of East Rochester and Rita Bryant of New Hartford; two brothers, Robert of Apalachin and Richard of Liverpool. Services: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Burial, St. Mary's Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours, 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton. Contributions: Victor Rowland Education Fund, in care of Mary Earl, 44 Emery Road, Fulton 13069.

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