Obituaries

Gary Michael Lukowski

Feb 21, 2022

Gary Michael Lukowski, 62, of Camillus, passed away Monday at home. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was a graduate of West Genesee High School and employed by Lockheed Martin as a forklift operator for over 20 years. Gary was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church. He had many hobbies, including remote control airplanes and rockets, golfing, snowmobiling...

Rev. Calvin L. Lofstrom

Feb 19, 2022

Rev. Calvin L. Lofstrom, 93, of Camillus, passed away Saturday at Upstate Community Hospital. Born and raised in Oppenheim, he lived in Mayfield, NY until residing in Camillus since 1980. He was a graduate of Oppenheim-Ephratah High School and attended Fulton-Montgomery Community College. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he served from 1948-1951. Calvin was employed by Niagara Mohawk...

Michele Louise Albin

Feb 18, 2022

Michele Albin, 66, of Syracuse, passed away Friday at home. Born in Catskill, NY, she resided in Windham, NY and moved to the Syracuse area in 1973. Michele graduated from Windham-Ashland-Jewitt High School and received an associate degree in music from Onondaga Community College. She worked at various places but found her true joy being a housewife and mother. Michele...

Donald "Don" H. Bogert

Feb 18, 2022

Donald “Don” Harry Bogert, age 84, of Warners, NY, passed away Friday at Upstate Community Hospital. His wife of 59 years, Mary Ellen (Carey), and their four children were by his side. Don’s spirits were lifted until the end, by the love and support of his large family and many friends. Don was born on August 18, 1937, the eighth...

Ronald Thomas Wolfram

Feb 16, 2022

Ronald (“Rondo”, “Hondo”, “Ronnie”) Thomas Wolfram, 57, passed away peacefully Wednesday after a brief illness. The big guy was born Christmas Day 1964 in Syracuse to Gerhard and Ella Wolfram. Ron was a 1983 graduate of West Genesee High School and attended SUNY Delhi. After college, Ronnie was blessed with the gift of meeting his beautiful wife, Sue, or “Susie...

Catherine "Katie" Carroll Hackett

Feb 13, 2022

Catherine “Katie” Carroll Hackett, 93, formerly of Camillus, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2022. Born and raised in Syracuse, she lived in Camillus until moving to Hamilton, NJ in 2001. She spent winters in Sterling Village, Boynton Beach, Florida. A graduate of Most Holy Rosary High School, Katie attended Syracuse University. She was employed by New York Telephone Co. for...

Patricia I. Blair

Feb 13, 2022

Patricia I. Blair, 82, of Fulton, passed away Sunday at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center. Born and raised in Syracuse, she had resided in the Fulton, Oswego, and Pulaski areas. Patricia enjoyed needle point, being by the ocean and Native American heritage. Above all, she loved spending time with her family. Patricia was predeceased by her parents. Surviving are her...

Mary Tolman

Feb 12, 2022

Mary Tolman, 77, of New York City, passed away Saturday at The Cottages at Garden Grove in Cicero. She was a lifetime resident of New York City. A graduate of Washington Irving High School, her employment in healthcare for 25 years included Mount Sinai Hospital, New York University, Memorial Sloan Kettering and St. Luke’s Hospital. Mary ‘s interests included traveling,...

Ann B. Ezzo

Feb 12, 2022

Ann Elmer Ezzo, 94, of Camillus, passed away Saturday at Loretto. Born in Utica, she graduated with honors in 1945 from Proctor High School in Utica. She resided in Camillus since 1963. Ann was manager for Tupperware home parties and retired from the VESID Department of NYS in 1991. She was an active member of the American Italian Heritage Assn.,...

Eileen Rose Mitchell

Feb 12, 2022

Eileen Rose Proven Mitchell of Syracuse, NY, passed away peacefully at her home on February 12, 2022. She was born April 5, 1922 in Brownville, NY, the daughter of Roy and Mabel Rose Proven. She attended Star School, a one room schoolhouse in Perch River, and later graduated from Brownville-Glen Park School. Eileen was one of twelve children and the...

Donald H. "Chipper" Yeomans II

Feb 10, 2022

Donald H. “Chipper” Yeomans II, 77, of Camillus, passed away Thursday, peacefully, at home. Born in Syracuse, he was a 1962 graduate of Cathedral High School and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Detroit where he starred on the baseball and basketball teams. He spent countless hours perfecting his baseball swing and was known throughout the community for...

Anne "Betty" Melillo

Feb 6, 2022

Anne “Betty” Melillo, 89, of Camillus, passed away Sunday at home. She was formerly employed by B.O.C.E.S. Betty was a communicant of Holy Family Church and member of the choir for more than 50 years. A member of the Camillus Garden Club and Girl Scout leader for 10 years, she was also a member of the Liederkranz Chorus, Syracuse Chorale,...

Jeanne Carpenter

Feb 5, 2022

Jeanne Carpenter, 100, of Cicero, passed away Saturday at The Cottages at Garden Grove.in Cicero. Born in Syracuse, she was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Cicero and was formerly employed by Dey Brothers. She enjoyed sewing. Jeanne was predeceased in 1998 by her first husband of 54 years, Lynn R. Carpenter; her second husband, William Aiken, in 2004;...

Michael D. Stray

Feb 4, 2022

Michael D. Stray, 68, of Syracuse, passed away unexpectedly Friday. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, he was a graduate of Corcoran High School and received his associate’s degree from OCC. Mike worked for Carrier Corp. for over 10 years and later as a registered nurse for Hutchings Psychiatric Center in Syracuse. Mike loved driving his sports cars and...

Terry Lee Robinson

Feb 4, 2022

Terry Robinson, 66, of Syracuse, passed away Friday. Surviving are his wife, Linda; siblings, Cynthia (David) Blake, James (Melody) and Timothy (Kim) Robinson. There will be no services.

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