Obituaries

Patricia M. Carolin

Jul 17, 2005

Patricia M. Carolin, 70, of Camillus, died Sunday, July 17, 2005 at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center. Born in Malone on Tuesday, June 25, 1935, she was the daughter of George Peter Rushford and Evelyn Blanche Davenport. She lived in Camillus for 42 years. Pat was a graduate of Warners High School and C.C.B.I. She retired from J.C. Penney in...

Regina "Genie" Jeong

Jul 12, 2005

Regina Marie Jeong, 51, of Camillus, died Tuesday July 12, 2005 at Crouse Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Monday, April 19, 1954, she moved to Camillus 10 years ago. Regina was employed by Crouse-Hinds for 10 years and was previously employed by United Parcel Service for five years. She was a communicant of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of...

Sheila L. Hannon

Jul 11, 2005

Sheila (Leary) Hannon, 68, of Camillus, died Monday, July 11, 2005 at home. Born in Brasher Falls on Saturday, July 18, 1936, she was the daughter of Daniel and Helen Leary. She lived in the village of Camillus for 40 years. She was a communicant of St. Josephs Church. Sheila was predeceased by her husband, Gene Hannon, in 1981 and...

Frederick W. Ummer

Jun 29, 2005

Frederick W. Ummer, 81, of Syracuse, died Wednesday June 29, 2005 at Loretto in Syracuse, New York. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on Saturday, September 1, 1923, he was the son of Frederick William Ummer and Jean Flohrer. He was raised in New Jersey and lived in Syracuse since 1966 and in Ocala, Florida for five years. Fred was a...

Betty Stratton Roycraft

Jun 8, 2005

Betty Stratton Roycraft, of Camillus, passed away Wednesday June 8, 2005 at home in the company of her family. Born in Rochester, she was the daughter of Elizabeth and Walter Stratton and the last survivor of the four Stratton children. To her family and friends, Betty was an inspiration and all that is good and kind, the best possible wife,...

Betty J. Grieshaber

Jun 8, 2005

Betty J. Grieshaber, 86, of Camillus, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005 at Crouse Hospital. Born in Syracuse on Tuesday, September 17, 1918, she was the daughter of Henry Jenks and Isabella Barrington. She lived in Camillus for 63 years. Betty was a librarian at Maxwell Memorial Library. She was also a member of St. Annes Guild at St. Luke's Episcopal...

George A. Soroka

May 18, 2005

George A. Soroka, 87, of Syracuse, died Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on Friday, August 24, 1917 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Andrew Soroka and Lydia Ponicsan. George attended ScrantonLackawanna Business College. He served in the Army Air Corps781st Bomber Squadron,465thbomb group during World War...

Ernestine Cain Gadoua

May 12, 2005

Ernestine Cain Gadoua, 91, of Providence House, died Thursday, May 12, 2005 at Community-General Hospital. Born on Friday, July 4, 1913 in Ste. Clotilde, Quebec, she was the daughter of Amable Chenail and Sophronie Daigneault. She became a U.S. citizen in 1942. Ernestine was employed by Hotel Syracuse and retired in 1982 from C.C.B.I. Ernestine enjoyed cooking and her grandchildren...

John Charles Belcher

May 12, 2005

Johhn Charles Belcher, 30, of Warners, died Thursday, May 12, 2005. A lifetime resident of Warners, he was born on Sunday, January 5, 1975. A 1993 graduate of West Genesee High School, he was a member of the Marching Band. John was employed by Poupore Drywalls in Warners. He was also employed 13 years for P&C, having managed the Valley...

Elizabeth "Betty" Colman

May 11, 2005

Elizabeth Betty Colman, 81, of Fairmount, died Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at home. Born in Syracuse on Thursday, March 13, 1924, she was the daughter of Theodore and Sarah Herb. She grew up in the Valley and lived in Camillus since 1963. She was a graduate of St. Anthony of Padua School. Betty and her late husband, Norm, were founders...

Mary Husak Vaga

May 4, 2005

Mary Vaga, 71, formerly of Camillus, died Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at University Hospital. Born in Syracuse on January 10, 1934, she was the daughter of Peter and Theodosia Husak. She lived in East Syracuse until moving to Camillus in 1954. Mary was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church, former member of St. John the Baptist...

Betty L. Belcher

Apr 21, 2005

Betty L. Belcher, 82, of Warners, died Thursday, April 21, 2005 at home. A lifetime resident of Warners, she was born on Tuesday, September 5, 1922, the daughter of Claude and Hetty Coville. Betty was a graduate of Warners High School. She was a postal clerk in Warners for 22 years, retiring in 1985. Betty was a member of Warners...

Victoria H. Karpinski

Apr 19, 2005

Victoria H. (Ptak) Karpinski, 87, of Syracuse, died Tuesday, April 19, 2005 at St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center. A lifetime resident of Syracuse, she was born December 15, 1917, the daughter of Joseph and Honorata Ptak. A communicant of Holy Family Church, she attended Sacred Heart Academy and Vocational High School. She was formerly employed by Schraft's Restaurant, Brown-Lipe-Chapin,...

Henry A. Panasci, Jr.

Apr 17, 2005

Henry A. Panasci, Jr., 76, of Camillus, died Sunday, April 17, 2005 at Community-General Hospital. He was born in Rome on Thursday, June 7, 1928, the son of Henry and Nellie Panasci. He was formerly Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Fays Incorporated, formerly Fays Drug Company, Inc., a retail chain he co-founded along with his father...

Julia Wasleski

Apr 16, 2005

Julia Wasleski (Wells), 102, of Syracuse, died Saturday, April 16, 2005 at St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born in Glassport, Pennsylvania on December 23, 1902, she was the daughter of Julian and Mary Gembroski. She moved to Syracuse in 1920 and lived the rest of her life in Tipperary Hill. Julia was formerly employed by R.E. Dietz Co. She...

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