Ellen G. Ridgway

Ellen G. Ridgway, 92, of Richland, former Phoenix, NY
resident, passed away Sunday Dec. 17, 2017 at Oswego Hospital after a short illness.

Born in Newark, NY on Feb. 25, 1925 to Lucinda
(Thomas) and Joseph Grieve. Ellen was a lab supervisor for General Foods Corp., Fulton, retiring in 1991 after 23 years of service. A member of St. Stephen’s Church and it’s Altar Rosary Society, Phoenix.

Predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Gordon E.
Ridgway, in 2010; her son Allan T. Ridgway in 1989; her
sister Elizabeth J. Leal in 2014.

Surviving are her daughters, Barbara J. Worns (John
Hubbard) of Richland, and Cynthia L. “Cindi” Ridgway
of Fayettville; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren;
several nieces, nephews, cousins.

Calling hours are on Friday Dec. 22, from 10 a.m. until
Noon in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. Vigil prayers may be offered
in the funeral home prior to our departure for church. The
funeral mass will begin at 1 p.m. in St. Stephen’s Church,
469 Main St., Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.

Spring burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.

Contributions in Ellen’s memory to: St. Stephen’s Church.

Robert A. Livingston

Robert A. Livingston, 80,
died on Dec. 13, 2017 at Elderwood Nursing Home,
Liverpool from Parkinson’s disease. Born in Warehouse
Point, CT, June 29, 1937. Resided in Phoenix, NY most
of his life. Served in U. S.Marine Corps, Korean war vet; retired
from Sealright Corp., Fulton, NY.
Enjoyed dancing, oldies music, a very generous fun
loving guy, liked to feed the birds and squirrels, and to
help everyone. Was always a hard worker.
Predeceased by his parents, Robert A. and Julia R. (Wolfe)
Livingston; brothers, Buster Livingston & Fred Livingston.
Survived by sons Robert R. (Denise) Livingston, and
Larry L. Livingston; longtime companion Susan Strong;
sisters Rita Madden, and Florence Kirk of Greenwich, NY;
many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are on Saturday Dec. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m.,
at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431
Main St., Phoenix, with a funeral service at 3 p.m.
with the Rev. Susan Townsend officiating.
Spring burial with Navy honors in Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville.
Contributions to: Parkinson’s Disease.
no guest book entry please

Tony F. Montanaro

Tony F. Montanaro, 92, of Pennellville (Schroeppel),
passed away at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY on
Wed. Dec. 6, 2017. Born in Syracuse to his late parents,
Anna ( DeGrultta) and Andrew Montanaro on Nov. 2, 1925. He served in the U. S. Army 1944 – 45. He was a member of VFW Post 5540, Phoenix Memorial Post.

Tony was employed at LeMoyne Manor, Liverpool for
over 40 years. A member of the Bartenders Union.
He was a member of St. Stephen’s Church, Phoenix, NY.

Predeceased by his brothers, Frank, Nichols, Joseph,
Cosmo, and Michael; his sisters, Rose Tuscano and
Carmella Tursi.

Surviving are his loving wife of 61 years, Lucy C. (Lynch)
Montanaro; his five daughters, Peggy (Staring) Montanaro,
Betty (Doug) Corey, Theresa (Richard) Demo, Lucy (Scot)
Grenga, and Mary (Gerald) Stone; two sisters-in-law,
Marjorie Montanaro and Shirley Montanaro; 14 grand
children; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews;
and many friends.

Calling hours are on Sunday Dec. 10, 2017 from 2 to 5
p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. Services are at
8:45 a.m. on Monday in the funeral home followed by
a 9:30 a.m. funeral mass in St. Stephen’s Church, 469
Main St., Phoenix, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre
officiating. Burial with military honors to follow in
Assumption Cemetery, 2401 Court St., Syracuse, NY.

Anthony F. “Tony” Ferens

Anthony F. “Tony” Ferens, 56, of Volney (Fulton), NY
passed away at home with his family by his side on
Sunday December 3, 2017. Born in Syracuse, NY
to his late parents, Norma (Dodd) and Joseph Vincent
Ferens on March 31, 1961. He was a graduate of
Phoenix Central Schools, J. C. Birdlebough High School.
Tony was employed by Schindler Elevator Co., Syracuse
as a Elevator Constructor. He was a member of Pathfinder
Rod and Gun Club; an avid hunter and fisherman; a car
show enthusiast; he enjoyed playing golf.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister
Diane Blank.
Surviving are his loving wife of 27 years, Mary Ann (Colvin)
Ferens; his son Trever Vincent Ferens of Volney; his
brothers David Ferens of Fulton, and Jim Ferens of
Central Square; nieces and nephews; his canine and feline
friends, Shelby, Dusty, and Rusty.
Calling hours are on Friday Dec. 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY 13135.

A catholic funeral mass will be at
9:30 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 9, in Saint Stephen’s Church,
469 Main St., Phoenix, NY with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre
officiating the service. Interment will follow in Phoenix Rural
Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY. Following
Tony’s burial, family and friends will gather at the Phoenix
Fire Station, 457 Main St., Phoenix, with parking at the
rear of the building.