Ina Florence Manuel

Ina Florence Manuel, 96, former Pennellville, NY resident, passed
away at Central Park Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center,
Syracuse, NY on Saturday July 15, 2017. Born in the town of
VanBuren to her late parents Florence (Howe) and Harvey Turner
on September 29, 1920. She was a homemaker. Ina enjoyed her
gardening. She was a delight to be around, loved by all who knew
her. A special thank you to the staff members at the Central Park
Healthcare home for the loving care given to Ina.
Ina was predeceased by her husband Everette G. Manuel; her
grandson William “Rusty” Carlton; brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her daughter Nancy S. (Bill) Steding; five grand
children Mary Lou Mills, Roberta Welch, Bill Steding, II, Shelley
Sadler, and Pamela Parsons; 14 great-grandchildren; four
great-great grandchildren; one brother Elias (Bev) Turner; one
sister Ruth Lancaster; a sister-in-law Josie Turner; many nieces,
nephews, cousins, and friends.
A funeral service to honor Ina will be on Monday July 24, 2017
at 11 a.m. in the Pennellville United Methodist Church, 389
County Route 54, Pennellville, NY 13132, with the Rev. Jeff
Hodge officiating. A private burial will at the family’s convenience will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Warners, NY. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY has care of arrangements.

Contributions in Ina’s memory to: Pennellville United Methodist
Church or Alzheimer’s Association.

Charlotte M. Key

Charlotte M. Key, 78, former Pennellville, NY resident, passed
away on Friday July 14, 2017 at Oswego Hospital. She was
born in Chaffee, NY to her late parents, Emma (Blum) and
August Rakoska on January 21, 1939.
Charlotte was a waitress at LeMoyne Manor restaurant in
Liverpool, NY for over 40 years. Some of her passions were
her Home Bureau and the friendships she developed with the
group of ladies. She also enjoyed canning, baking, and making
her own jams, jellies, and mini loaves of bread for the local craft
shows. Her real joy in life was making sure those around her
smiled, felt comfortable, and making sure they never left her
home hungry.

Charlotte was predeceased by her husband of 53 years,
Clifford C. Key on June 10, 2012.
Surviving are her sons Patrick A. (Terry) Key of Palermo and
Brian J. (Susan) Key of Chittenango; and stepchildren Gale S.
(Nick) Smith of Manlius, and Larry Gillespie of SC; eight grand
children Jessica, Christopher, Brandon, Cheri, Drew, Scott,
Olivia, and Marietta; three great-grandchildren Nova, Sagan,
and the newest Easton Leslie Key; her twin sister Caroline
(Lloyd) Neamon of Arcade; several great nieces and nephews
in the area.
Calling hours are on Friday July 21, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.
at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY. Services are on Saturday at 10 a.m. July 22 in
the Palermo United Methodist Church, 11 County Rt. 35,
Fulton, NY, with the Rev. Tammy Nipper officiating.
Burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix.
A reception for friends and family following Charlotte’s burial.
Contributions in Charlotte’s memory to: American Cancer Society.

Margaret E. Gardner

Margaret E. Gardner, 74, of Pennellville, NY passed
away at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Health Center, Syracuse,
NY on Wednesday June 28, 2017.
She was the daughter of the late Theresa (Lovejoy)
and William Crego, born on April 20, 1943 in Syracuse,
NY.  Margaret was a tester for Cambridge Filter Corp.,
Liverpool, NY.
Surviving are her companion Gerald P. Brown; one
daughter Tammy Earnshaw; two sons, David Drake
and Robert Drake; eight grandchildren; three great-
Graveside services are on Wednesday July 5, 2017
at 2 p.m. in Pennellville Cemetery, County Route 54,
Pennellville. The Rev. Jeff Hodge will be officiating.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix,
NY has charge of arrangements.

Korleen Booth Williams

Korleen Booth Williams, 98, former Lamson Rd., Phoenix, NY
resident passed away on Wednesday June 28, 2017 at Syracuse
Home Association, Baldwinsville.
Born in Natural Bridge, NY on July 24, 1918 to Patti (Tillotson)
and Sylvester Booth. She was a 1935 graduate of Carthage
High School. Korleen was active in the Civil Air Patrol, held her
pilots permit, and worked in the X-Ray department all in the
city of Watertown, NY. Koreen retired in 1984 from A. L. Lee
Memorial Hospital, Fulton, NY working in the credit department.
Predeceased by her husband Griffith L. Williams on May 23, 1978.
Surviving are five daughters, Catherine Goretsky, Sharon Roberts,
JoAnn (Ed) Smart, Beverly Wadowiec, and Janet Bentley;
16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.
Graveside services only, at 11 a.m. on Saturday July 22, 2017
in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, N.Y.,
with the Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, has care
of arrangements.

David A. Day

David A. Day, Sr., 81, of Pennellville, NY, passed away on Tuesday June 20, 2017 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
He was born in Syracuse, NY to his late parents, Loretta
(Poshnan) and Donald Day on June 4, 1936. A graduate of Smith Technical School, he was a engineering manager
for New Process Gear Co., Syracuse, for many years. David served with the 174th Tactical Wing of the N.Y.S. Air National Guard, the 174th. Serving in Berlin, Germany. A talented detailed woodworker, he shared his works of art with family and friends who benefited from his projects.
Predeceased by his daughter Linda K. Storrings on
April 16, 2015. Surviving to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years Marjorie A. (Matteson) Day; two daughters, Sharon Morgan of Amherst, NY and Elizabeth Day of Tonawanda, NY; one son David A. (Amy) Day of Pendleton, NY; three step-daughters Nancy Ryniec of Champaign, IL, Wendy Allen of Pennellville, NY, and Donna (George) Chesebro of Stanardsville, VA; one sister Carol Cassidy of Wanakena, NY; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.
Services are at 9 a.m. on Saturday July 1, 2017 in the Central Square Community Church, 833 U. S. 11, Central Square, NY 13036 with the Rev. Tonya Atwood Adams officiating. There are no calling hours. Burial will follow in Wanakena Cemetery, State Rd. 61, Wanakena, NY 13695.

Contributions in David’s memory to: Wanakena Historical
Association, 9 Hamele Street, Wanakena, NY 13695.

Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY
has care of arrangements.

Coral Ella Younis

Coral Ella Younis, 79, of Phoenix, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, on Wednesday June 14, 2017.

She was born to her late parents, Frances E. (Harke) Kingsley and Harold E. Kingsley in Syracuse, on January 8, 1938.

Coral was a final inspector of surgical needles at the B. G. Sulzie, Inc., in North Syracuse, for many years.

Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by her sister, Sharon E. (Kingsley) Metcalfe, in 2012.

Surviving are her children, Robin L. Mueller of Olathe, Kans., Raymond C. Younis, Jr. and Kevin Younis of Phoenix; two brothers, Robert Kingsley and David Steves; her loving grandchildren and her great-grandson.

Graveside services were offered in Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay, NY, with the Rev. Vivian Summerville officiating.

Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, had care of arrangements.

Stephen J. Adams

Stephen J. Adams, age 60, passed away on June 11, 2017.
He was born on July 18, 1956 to John P. Adams, Sr. and
Antoinette Ranieri Adams. He grew up in Baldwinsville, NY
and attended Syracuse University.
He was predeceased by his parents and his brother, John
P. Adams, Jr. and also his by his “second mother”, Maria
He was a devoted and loving father and caring friend. He
had a consuming passion for cars, and worked in the auto
industry throughout his life. He was extremely knowledgeable
and turned a mead wrench. His other vocation was cat lover.
His intellectual curiosity was boundless and he was interested
in all things scientific, especially weather, space and the natural
world. He loved Star Trek and science fiction. He was an avid
Buffalo Bills fan and enjoyed watching auto racing, usually from
behind his eyelids. He liked watching This Week with George
Stephanopoulos, which he referred to as “the weekly argument”.
He told terrible jokes, real groaners, and sang car songs off key,
and we loved him for it all. He made tremendously good coffee
and took care of us.
He is survived by his wife and friend, Melissa Colbert Adams and
his pride and joy, his son Avery John Adams both of Phoenix, NY.
He is also survived by his sister Patti Peek of North Syracuse and
Joanne Colbert of Phoenix. He leaves behind cousins Peter,
Michael, Joseph and John Ranieri and their families. He is
survived by his beloved cats, Gemma, Amelia, Lady Grey,
and Ptolemy.
Calling hours are on Wednesday June 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. in
the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix. Services are private.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish to honor Steve, please consider
a donation to Spay and Neuter of Syracuse or Helping Hounds.
Also, maybe go to the Syracuse Nationals and live it up.
“Why did the Italians lose the war? Because they used rigatoni
instead of shells”

Marcia Ann VanSteenburgh

Marcia Ann VanSteenburgh, 70, passed away peacefully, Tuesday June 6, 2017,
at home surrounded by her family, after a 9 year battle with
cancer. She was born in Syracuse and moved to Phoenix
in 1955 and lived there for the rest of her life. She was a
graduate of the John C. Birdlebough High School. She
loved to garden and craft.
Marcia is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, G.
Peter “Pete” VanSteenburgh; her two sons Bryan P.
VanSteenburgh and Erik J. VanSteenburgh; and two
grandchildren Alysha Jarrett and Haydn VanSteenburgh.
Memorial service to be held at Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix on Tuesday June
13, 2017 at 10 a.m.. A luncheon buffet will follow at
R F H’s Hide-A-Way at 11 a.m..

Contributions can be made to the Phoenix Area Food
Pantry, 43 Bridge St., Phoenix, NY 13135.

Carole G. Sponable

Carole G. Sponable, 80, of Phoenix, NY, passed away on Friday April 21, 2017 in Syracuse. Born to her late parents, Doris E. (Planck) and Cecil M. Group on September 17, 1936 in Syracuse, NY. A graduate of Baldwinsville Academy, class of 1954.
In 1958 Carole move to Phoenix with her late husband Willard C. “Spike” Sponable. Since 1973 she was the owner /operator of Carole G. Sponable Accounting. Carole was a member of Pennellville United Methodist Church; a former member of Phoenix United Methodist Church; a Village of
Phoenix Trustee in 1989; the Mayor of of the Village of Phoenix from 1990-1994; lifetime member of the Ladies Auxiliary Enterprise Fire Co. # 1, Phoenix; the chairwoman
of the Community Youth Council; and a major proponent of
the annual fireworks program on the Oswego River, as well
as a longtime co-coordinator of the Bridge House Brats
youth program. Go to for a
tribute to Carole in costume and of course donning her
signature sunflower hat. Recently, she was bestowed the
honor in an inaugural event by receiving a Lifetime
Achievement Award in 2016 from the village of Phoenix
officials and the Phoenix community. Carole was also
active in the Schroeppel Community Services department
in various programs for adults and children. She served
on the Schroeppel Town Council as well.
Predecease in death by her husband Willard C. “Spike”
Sponable on November 28, 1973; her son Danny T.
“Puffy” Sponable on April 1, 2005; her sisters Barbara
Gerhardt and Marcia Boyce.
Surviving are her son Robert T. (Betsy) Sponable of
Tunbridge, VT; three daughters Delaine Virtucio of Columbia,
SC, Kim Fields of Plant City, FL, and Jennifer Sullivan of
Virginia Beach, VA; one sister Shirley Johnston of Baldwins-
ville; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several
nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Services are on Sunday June 4, 2017 at 2:15 p.m. in the
Pennellville United Methodist Church, 389 County Route 54,
Pennellville, NY 13132. The Rev. Jeff Hodge will officiate
the service. A calling hour period will be from 1 to 2 p.m.
prior to the service in the church sanctuary as well.
At 4 p.m. the same day, following the church service a
celebration of life remembrance service for Carole will be
held in Henley Park at the Bridge House downtown Phoenix.
In lieu of flowers: contributions in Carole’s memory can be
made to Francis House, Syracuse; The Bridge House Brats
Youth Council; and the Pennellville United Methodist Church.
Burial will be on Monday June 5, at 10 a.m. in Pine Plains
Cemetery, 8686 Henry Clay Blvd., Clay, NY 13041.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix has
care of arrangements.

Retired Chief Petty Officer, Edward Patrick Collins

Retired Chief Petty Officer, Edward Patrick Collins, 78,
passed away in Rochester, NY on Sunday January 1,
2017. Born to his late parents, Edna Ruth (Carter) and
Patrick Lionel Collins in Fulton, NY on October 6, 1938.
He was a graduate of Phoenix High School, Phoenix, NY.
Edward began his U. S. Navy career in Albany, NY on
November 2, 1955. He served aboard many ships during
his twenty years of service to his country. Beginning with
the U. S. S. Intrepid, the U. S. S. Randolph, and the
U. S. S. Forrestal. Ed’s final duty station was the Naval
Air Station in Brunswick, Maine, where he received his
honorable discharge from the Navy. Ed enjoyed hunting
and fishing, as well as photography.
Besides his parents passing away, Edna R. (Collins) Levy,
in 2008, and Patrick L. Collins in 1979; he was also
predeceased by his sister Patricia A. Langdon in 1995;
and his brother Michael Collins in 2007.

Surviving are his six children, Shawn (Raquel) Collins of
Brooklet, GA, Pam Collins (Mike Hoffman) of Hanover, PA,
Steven (Susan) Collins of Clarksville, TN, Dan (Vanessa)
Collins of Mountain Top, PA, Maureen Collins of Twisp, WA,
Annie Collins of Glenburn, ME; three sisters, Margaret A.
Collins of Ormond Beach, FL, Mary Tassone of Liverpool,
NY, and Ann (Ted) Anderson of Oswego, NY; a brother
Richard J. (Becky) Collins of Welling, OK; 15 grandchildren;
several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services are at 1 p.m. on Saturday June 3, 2017 in Saint
Stephen’s Catholic Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY
with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating. Burial following
the church mass will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126
Chestnut St., Phoenix. U. S. Navy and Phoenix Memorial
VFW Post 5540 honor squads as well as a bugler, to
offer military rites for retired Chief Petty Officer Edward P.
There are no calling hours. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY has charge of arrangements.