Donald R. Dauer

Donald R. Dauer, of Main St., Phoenix, NY, passed awaypeacefully at home on Tuesday April 17, 2018. Born September 23, 1926, he was raised by his parents Frank and Nellie Dauer in Syracuse. Donald was a graduate of Carson Long Military School in New Bloomfield, PA, and a
graduate of Kansas State University, belonging to Phi-Kappa Psi and Alpha Epsilon Rho, radio television honorary. He was a WWII veteran, serving in the U. S. Navy as a Petty Officer, in the Pacific and Chinese Theaters. Don joined the
elite group of seamen who obtained their “Seafarer’s License” crossing the International Date Line, on April 15, 1946. Donald started with WSYR AM/FM/TV in Syracuse
in 1952 as a Staff Announcer, he later served as Chief
Announcer and then Program Director. Retiring in 1990,
he hosted the morning drive RFD Show, which was a top
rated radio show for twenty years. He was very proud of
his relationship with his many thousands of fans, and the
public service his show provided to Central New York
listeners. He was also an avid outdoors man, enjoying
hunting, fishing, and his passion of clay bird shooting.
Every fall you could find him in the field with his beloved
English Setter, Chris, in pursuit of pheasants. Another
great joy was spending time with Barbara and his family
at their camp in the Adirondacks.

Donald received over 100 public service awards, and
over 40 honorary memberships in local sportsman’s clubs.
He was a former Trustee in the village of Phoenix, Charter
President of the Phoenix Lions Club; past President of the
Phoenix Rod & Gun Club (5 terms); past Secretary of the
Phoenix Public Library; past V.P. for Oswego County Health
Association; past V. P. Central New York Rod & Gun Club;
past President of CNY Trap League (7 terms) Life Member;
Amateur Trap Shooting Assoc.; Dewitt Fish and Game Club;
and Pompey Rod & Gun Club; past Chairman of the
Syracuse Chapter of Ducks Unlimited (5 terms). He was a
member of CNY Wildfowlers; Butterfly Waterfowl Assoc.,
Mexico; National Rifle Assoc.; Eastwood American Legion;
Phoenix American Legion; and the VFW Post 5540 Phoenix.
A member of Callimachus Masonic Lodge # 369 F & AM,
Phoenix; 32nd degree Scottish Rite, Syracuse; and the
Tigris Shrine, Syracuse. Donald was inducted into the NYS
Trapshooting Hall of Fame in 2017.
Donald is survived by his devoted wife of 67 years, Barbara
J. (Breman); a son Bruce (Cheryl) Dauer of Clay; a daughter
Cathy (Mark) Marsden of Queen Creek, AZ; grandchildren
Jessica Dauer of Clay, and Jennifer Greene (Peter) of Auburn;,
Christopher Nichols (Jessica) and Christina Nichols (Adam)
both of Mesa, AZ; several great-grandchildren; nieces and a

At the request of the deceased, there will be no calling hours
or memorial service. Burial will be in White Chapel Cemetery,
Dewitt, with military honors.

Donations can be made to: Friends of Oswego County
Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126 or a charity of
your choice.

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

Donald T. Hunt

Donald T. Hunt, 65, of Clay, NY,passed away at St. Joseph’s
Hospital Health Ctr.,Syracuse on Saturday April 14, 2018. Born
on May 6, 1952 to his mother, Janice (Peck) and his late father, Dennis
P. Hunt in Lake Placid, NY. He was a graduate of Long Lake
High School, class of 1970. Don was graduate of Paul Smith’s
College, and continued for another two years at Cornell to
further his education. Don was a shift supervisor at Armstrong
World Industries, Volney.for many years.
An avid golfer, Don was a member at Rogues Roost G. C;
received a Sports Emmy nomination for Outstanding Short
Feature, Golf Central Limitless, entitled The Jim Hunt Story;
rendering maple syrup in the “sugar shack”, a family project;
volunteer fire fighter and assistant chief for Volney Fire Dept.;
ass’t scoutmaster for BSA troops in Phoenix and Baldwinsville;
a hunter and fisherman and enjoyed camping with his family.
Surviving are his wife of 46 1/2 years, Melissa J. (Shaffner)
Hunt; his children, Amelia (Keith) O’Bryan of Weedsport,
Donald T. (Richelle) Hunt,II of Phoenix, Stephanie (Raymond)
Willis of Tonawanda, Tiffany (Kevin) Barnes of Central Square,
Matthew (Jessica) Hunt of Baldwinsville; his mother Janice Hunt;
four brothers, eight sisters; 13 grandchildren; many nieces,
nephews, cousins, and friends.
Calling hours are on Thursday April19, from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m.
and Friday morning April 20, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-
Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. Funeral
services on Friday April 20, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Philip Brockmyre

Cora N. Smart Sturge

Cora N. Smart Sturge, 87, of Phoenix, NY passed away on
Tuesday April 10, 2018 at Oswego Hospital, She was born in
the town of Sterling, NY on March 21, 1931 to her late parents
Jennie (Wilcox) and Henry W. O’Brien. Cora was a home health
aide under the Oswego Hospital’s program. She was a wonderful
care giver to the many people she served over several years.
Besides her parents, Cora was also predeceased by her first husband
Howard E. Smart; her second husband Elwood C. “Woody” Sturge;
her sister Mary Cardew; her two brothers Donald O’Brien and
Charles O’Brien;
Cora loved country music and was a singer and musician. She liked
to watch Syracuse University Basketball games. Cora was a beloved
wife, mother, and grandmother to her family.
Surviving are her children and their spouses, Charlie & Penny Smart,
Edwin and Linda Smart, Lester and Beth Smart, and Jennie Smart;
several grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers and their spouses,
Richard and Shirley O’Brien, William and Linda O’Brien; one sister and her spouse,
Marjorie and Larry Robinson; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and
Calling hours and funeral services will be on Tuesday April 17, 2018
from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431
Main St., Phoenix, NY with the funeral service beginning at 7 p.m..
The Rev. Justin Hood will officiate the service.
Burial will be at a later date at the convenience of the family in Crown
Hill Memorial Park Cemetery, town of Kirkland Oneida County.

Jeffrey A. Clark

Jeffrey A. Clark, 64, of Phoenix, NY, passed away
on Thursday March 22, 2018 at Oswego Hospital,
Oswego, NY. He was born in Tonawanda, NY to
his late parents, Eva (Bisig) and William Clark on
Nov. 13, 1953. He earned an associates degree.
Jeff was a meat cutter at Wegmans Food Markets,
Inc. on State Route 31 in the town of Clay. He was
an avid hunter and fisherman. Jeff was a taxidermist
for about 10 years winning many ribbons and trophies
for his works of art. Jeff enjoyed being around his family.
Jeff is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Carole
S. (Beckley) Clark; his step-daughter Susan DeVore
Teel; his brother Bruce Clark and his wife Vicky Clark;
his sister Cindy Clark Fetcho and her husband Tom
Fetcho; his granddaughter Destiny A. Teel; his niece
Carrie (Clark) Gonzalez-Porcayo; his nephew Nick Clark;
and his cousin Chris ((Dhalle) Stewart Angus
At Jeffrey’s request, his family is honoring his wishes
by not having calling hours or services.

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

Marcia E. Owens

Marcia E. Owens, 76, of the town of Granby, (Fulton),
passed away on Friday March 9, 2018 at University
Hospital, Syracuse, NY. Born in Syracuse on June 9,
1941 to her late parents C. Ethel (Augustine) and Frank
Abbe Fay. She was a 1960 graduate of West Genesee
High School. Marcia was employed by Phoenix
Central Schools where she worked in the cafeteria.
Marcia was a member of the Taunton Memorial Presby-
terian Church, in Syracuse. She also was involved and
enjoyed her volunteer work with Aurora of CNY, Inc..
Marcia was an avid reader and loved to knit.
Predeceased by her husband of 17 years, Dale P. Owens
who died on March 28, 1986.
Surviving are her son Gerald P. Owens; her daughter
Susan E. Owens; her brother Francis “Jerry” Fay;
nieces; and friends.
Calling hours are on Tuesday March 13, 2018 from 4 to 7
p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. A funeral service
will begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Harold “Sandy”
Sanderson officiating. Spring burial in Belle Isle Cemetery,
located on Van Buren Road in the town of Camillus.
Contributions in Marcia’s memory to: Oswego County
R. S. V. P., 34 E. Bridge St., Oswego, NY 13126 or
the Oswego County Welfare League, Inc., at P. O. Box
442, Fulton, NY 13069.

Betty M. Kirkpatrick

Betty M. Kirkpatrick, 92, of Schroeppel (Pennellville),
passed away on Wednesday March 7, 2018 at
Massena Memorial Hospital. Born to her late parents,
Florence Mary (Workman) and Richard William Muskell
in Oswego, NY on Dec. 8, 1925. Employed by
Phoenix Central Schools for 15 years in the cafeteria.
Betty was a member of the First Congregational, UCC,
Phoenix, the Red Hat Society, Bunco Club, and a
volunteer at the Sr. Nutrition Ctr. at church. She was
a joy to be around, pleasant to all and sense of humor.
She was predeceased by her husband Clarence R.
Kirkpatrick in 1989; her son-in-law Robert Wanke in 2012;
her sister Barbara Tilden in 2006.
Surviving are her daughters Judith A. Wanke of Massena,
and Patricia E. Ellsworth of Pennellville; five grandchildren,
Amanda (Ellsworth) Gilmore, Kevin Ellsworth, Aaron Wanke,
Drew Wanke, and Ashley (Wanke) Johnson; three great-
grandchildren Isaac Wanke, Lincoln Johnson, and Olan
Johnson; nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Services and calling hours are on Saturday March 10,
from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, Phoenix, followed by a funeral at 7 p.m. in
the funeral home with Pastor Karen Marshall officiating.
Spring Burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St.
Contributions in Betty’s memory to: C O P D Foundation,
3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Miami, FL 33134 or the
First Congregational, UCC, 43 Bridge St., Phoenix, NY 13135

Esther M. Rogers

Esther M. Rogers, 76, of the town of Palermo,
(Phoenix), NY, passed away on Monday March
5, 2018 while at her winter home in Zephyrhills, FL.
She was born in the town of Schroeppel (Woodchuck Hill) to her late parents, Elizabeth (Avery) and Carl R. Rawson on June 19, 1941. Esther held both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from SUNY Oswego. She was a beloved high school mathematics teacher for 34 years, from 1962 to 1996, at Hannibal Central Schools. Esther was a member of many organizations in Central New York. She was a member of Bristol Hill UCC church, Palermo Fire Department Auxiliary, Oswego County Fire Auxiliary, Delta Kappa Gamma, Oswego County Retired Teachers’ Association, NYS Retired Teachers’ Association, The  Elks Lodge #830, and the local and national chapters of Family Motor Coach Association. She was also very
active in Zephyrhills, FL. She attended First Presbyterian
Church of Zephyrhills, belonged to The Friendship Club
at Palm View Gardens, The Zephyr Bees quilting group
and the Zephyrhills Moose Lodge #2276.

She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years,
Gerald E. Rogers; her daughters and sons-in-law
Michelle D. (Anthony) Folino from Kennesaw, GA, and
Sandra M. (Matt) Motyka from North Rose, NY; three
grandchildren Nicholas D. Folino, Lucas H. Folino, and
Miranda M. Motyka; her sister and brother-in-law Carol
A. and Richard H. Rogers of Seneca Falls; several
nieces, nephews, cousins and many extended family
and friends in New York and Florida.

A Celebration of Life service will be held in the summer
of 2018. More details will be announced as a date and
time are chosen. Burial will be at Phoenix Rural Cemetery
in Phoenix, NY. Contributions in Esther’s memory may be
made to: Bristol Hill UCC or The Ronald McDonald House
in Syracuse.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.
Phoenix, NY 13135 has care of local arrangements.

William H. Rinn

William H. Rinn, Jr., 77, longtime resident of Phoenix, NY,
passed away on Sunday March 4, 2018 at Crouse Hospital,
Syracuse, N.Y. He was born to his late parent, Dorothy M.
(Martineau) and William H. Rinn, Sr. in Plattsburgh, NY on
March 30, 1940.
Bill married Kathleen R. Podeswik on August 4, 1964.
They raised a family of six children. He enjoyed his own
kids growning up as well as the grandchildren and great-grand
Bill was a mechanic for Rescue Mission in Baldwinsville, NY.
Though he was a “jack of all trades” and held many types of employement over the years, he always loved mechanical
work on motor vehicles. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.
He also enjoyed dirt track racing with his grandson driver
Bill was predeceased by his three brothers and one sister,
Robert Charles infant, Thomas Joseph, Richard Charles, and
Nancy Ann.
Surviving are his loving wife of 53 years, Kathleen R. Rinn,;
his six children, Catherine (Brian) McLain, Lola Wright,
William H. Rinn, III, Timothy (Michelle) Rinn, Tammy Rinn,
Rosemarie Wight; seventeen grandchildren; seventeen
great-grandchildren; ten brothers and sisters, Mary Elizabeth,
Dorothy May, Joan Patricia, James Edward, Charles Joseph,
Ann Marie, Donna Lee, Mildred Mae, Marvin Ray, and Jane
Marie; several nieces, nephews, and cousins, and many friends.
Calling hours are on Thursday March 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. and
5 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The funeral service will
begin at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.
Spring burial will be in Jacksonville Rural Cemetery, 9250
Fenner Road, town of Lysander, N.Y.

Margaret E. Lucas

Margaret E. Lucas, 88, of Schroeppel (Pennellville),
passed away peacefully at home with her loving
family by her side on Sunday Feb. 4, 2018. Born in Syracuse,
to her late parents Mildred (Hubbard) and Gustave Eklund
on Oct. 3, 1929. Her brothers and sisters also predeceased her.

A graduate of Phoenix High School. She was a homemaker.
Surviving are her children Diana (Carroll) Huntley, Alan
(Patricia) Lucas, Michael (Paulette), Lucas, Kathy (James)
Cummings, Janet (Danny) Russo, Amy (Rick) Ford, Polly
(David) Maloney; 13 grand and 10 great-grandchildren;
several nieces & nephews.
Remembrance services will be at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in Margaret’s memory to: Phoenix Area Food
Pantry, 43 Bridge St., Phoenix, NY 13135

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