Beverly Joan Snow

Beverly Joan SnowBeverly Joan Snow went home to be with the lord on Jan. 20, 2015 in Ocala, FL.
She was born on April 1, 1935 to her late parents, Erwin F. & Florence (Mohr)
Reddick. The family lived in Syracuse, then moved to Clay, NY.

A graduate of Phoenix High School in 1953; and over the years kept in touch
with members of the class. On Sept. 11, 1957, she married Howard W. Snow;
they resided in Clay and in later years wintered in FL.

She worked for many years at insurance agencies in the Clay & Syracuse area.
They enjoyed many trips to sites in the U. S. and Caribbean. She enjoyed
keeping detailed photo and local historical albums; and sending greeting cards
to many. She was an active member of the Clay Historical Association and Trinity United Methodist Church. She is predeceased by her brother, Erwin
K. Reddick.

Bev is survived by her husband of over 57 years and many relatives of the
Snow and Reddick and Mohr families. She will be remembered by neighbors
and long time friends, from her childhood, and those made over the years.

A Memorial Service will be held at Pine Plains Cemetery, 8686 Henry Clay
Blvd., Clay, NY on Saturday May 9, 2015 at 11 a. m.. Please join the family
after the service for a fellowship meal at the Trinity United Methodist Church.

Donations may be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church; 8396 Morgan
Road; Clay, NY 13041.

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

Joanne F. Lefebvre

Joanne F. LefebvreJoanne F. Lefebvre, 51, of Pennellville, NY, passed away on Monday April 27, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY. Born in Ottawa, Ontario Canada
on July 19, 1963.

She was a student at Assumption School, Syracuse, then a graduate of J. C.
Birdlebough High School, Phoenix, NY, and a graduate of B.O.C.E.S.
nursing school.

Joanne was a Phlebotomist for the American Red Cross, Syracuse.

Predeceased by her mother, Vanita (Theoret) Lefebvre on April 5, 2003.

Surviving are her father and step-mother, Lucien R. and Louise Joanne Lefebvre of Pennellville; two brothers, Jacques Lefebvre of Cornwall,
Ontario Canada, and Andre Lefebvre of Pennellville; five nieces and nephews,
Lucien, Jenna, Danielle,Darren, and Derek; aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Calling hours are on Thursday April 30, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.

Services are on Friday May 1, at 8:45 a.m. at the funeral home, followed by
a church mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix.
The Rev. Philip Brockmyre will officiate.

A graveside service will take place on Wednesday May 6, at 11:00 a.m. in the Sand Ridge Cemetery, the corner of County Routes 10 and 12 Sand Ridge,
in the town of Schroeppel.

Memorials in Joanne’s name to: Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St.
Phoenix, NY 13135

Raymond Richard Ackerman

Raymond Richard Ackerman
Raymond Richard Ackerman, 98, former Canastota resident, passed away on
Friday April 10, 2015, at the Manlius Home for Adults in the village of Manlius, NY.

He was born in Whitelaw, town of Lenox, NY, to his late parents, Dahlia (Wuillez) and Edward Ackerman, on March 21, 1917.

Raymond was a self employed carpenter, a man with many talents. He was
a member of the Whitelaw Presbyterian Church; Card Club; the Oneida Lake
Community Club; and he was an avid fisherman.

Predeceased by his loving wife, the former Valarie Hardy in 2003; his brothers
and sisters.

Surviving are his children, Raymond and Sonia Ackerman, James and Lilly
Ackerman, Richard and Cynthia Ackerman, Joan Effland, and Jerri and Marc
Hemboch; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and great-great
grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015 at 11 a.m. in Whitelaw
Presbyterian Church.

Graveside services will be at the convenience of the family in Whitelaw
Cemetery.

Arrangements by Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home.

James Patrick Austin

James Patrick AustinJames Patrick Austin, 71, of Birmingham, AL, former Phoenix, NY native, and
Augusta GA resident, died on Wednesday April 8, 2015, at UAB Hospital of
complications related to long-term illness. He was born in in Syracuse, NY
in November of 1943 to his late parents, Eleanor M. (Morrow) and Harrison
G. Austin.

Jim was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for Pioneer Concrete Co.,
in Augusta, GA. He was a member of the IOUE Local 545, Syracuse, and
former member of the Lions Club; a volunteer with the Phoenix Fire Dept.
Jim enjoyed repairing old cars, hunting and fishing, and riding his Harley
Davidson motorcycle. His greatest joy was being a proud grandfather.

Jim’s parents predeceased him, both in 1980; he lost his loving wife of 34 years
Donna L. (Pickard) Austin in 1999; his brothers William Austin in 1990, and
Edward Austin in 2014.

Survived by his daughter, Dr. Heather Austin McGinnis, her husband,
Kazuhiko McGinnis, and granddaughter, Emi McGinnis all of Birmingham, AL;
a brother, Charles Austin of Syracuse; a sister-in-law, Jan Austin f Clay;
his aunt, Ruth Austin of Cicero; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday April 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY.

Services will be held on Friday April 24, at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Stephen’s
Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre
officiating. Burial will follow in Our Lady of Peace Catholic Cemetery, 8668
Oswego Rd. (Co. Rt. 57), Baldwinsville, NY 13027. Reception to follow
at the Elk’s Lodge.

Contributions in Jim’s memory to: American Lung Association of CNY,
506 East Washington St., Syracuse, NY 13202.

Betty Jane Davis

Betty Jane DavisBetty Jane Davis, 88, former Phoenix, NY resident, passed away on April 2,
2015 at Syracuse Home Association in Baldwinsville. Born in Johnson City,
NY on April 20, 1926 to her late parents, Fannie Bell (Jenkins) and Hoyt Holbert.

Predeceased by her husband, Albert Driscoll Davis in 1996; and her brother,
Robert Holbert in 2001.

Surviving are her daughter, Jana Jo (Davis) Schmidtmann of Baldwinsville, NY;
her son Thomas P. Davis of Oak Island, NC.; two grandchildren, Jennifer
Schmidtmann and Erich K. Schmidtmann; three nephews, Bobby Gary, and
Jeff Holbert.

Betty was a graduate of Johnson City High School. She was a cafeteria
supervisor for A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital, Fulton, NY. Betty was a fine
homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with Jana gardening and swimming.

Betty was a loving mother and grandmother who will be long remembered and
sadly missed.

Services will convene with a catholic mass at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday April 14,
2015 at Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY.

Spring interment in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY.

Contributions in Betty’s memory to: Alzheimer’s Association CNY Chapter,
441 Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204

Catherine Mills

March 20, 2015
Catherine  MillsCatherine Mills, 59, of Pennellville, NY,
passed away on Friday at the V. A.
Medical Center, Syracuse, NY. Born in
Born in Greenock, Scotland to her late
parents, Catherine (Orr) Milligan and
William Milligan on May 8, 1955. She was
a homemaker. A Member of H. F. American
Legion Post 418 Phoenix.
Predeceased by her husband George M.
Mills, Sr.; her son George M. Mills, Jr.; a
brother, George Milligan.
Surviving are her son and his wife, William J.
and Stacey Mills of Hannibal; one grandson,
Austin Mills; her brothers and sisters, Andrew
(Margaret) Milligan, William Milligan, May (Jim)
Dykes, Anthony Milligan, and Isobel Milligan
Malone all of Greenock, Scotland; several
nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends and family are invited to the service
at 3 p.m. on Friday March 27, 2015 in the
American Legion Post 418, at 9 Oswego River Road, Phoenix, NY. The
Rev. Jeff Hodge will officiate. Visitation will
follow Cathy’s service until 6 p.m. in the American
Legion Post.
A Spring burial will occur on a week day at a later
date in Pennellville Cemetery, Schroeppel. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY has charge of arrangments.

Claudia J. Ferlito

Monday March 16, 2015
Claudia J. FerlitoClaudia J. Ferlito, 68, of Fulton, NY, passed away at University Hospital,
Syracuse, after a long illness. Born in Syracuse, on March 27, 1946
to her late parents, Olive M. (Tidwell) Sprague and Harrison W. Sprague, Sr..
Claudia was a homemaker. She loved to knit and to do gardening, spending
time outside and fishing. She loved to help people, her dogs Susie and Brandy,
were loved. Country music and dancing were enjoyed by her. Baking for her
family and friends was an important part of her life. Claudia’s grandchildren and
and great-grandchildren were held deeply in that special place in her heart.
She was predeceased by her two brothers, Bob and Bill Sprague; a sister,
Betty Reed.
Surviving are her husband, Robert W. Ferlito of Pennellville; her son, Louis
A. Massey, Jr. of Antwerp; her daughter, Claudette J. Alvez and her companion,
Michael Ward both of Gouverneur; a dear nephew, Raymond Sprague of
Pennellville; her sister, Carol Y. Hollenbeck of Mexico; 10 grandchildren;
13 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours are on Saturday March 21 from 12 noon until 2 p.m., and then
from 4 until 6 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The funeral service will be the next day, Sunday
at 2 p.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating.
Spring burial in Pennellville Cemetery, Co. Rt. 54, Pennellville, NY 13132
Contributions in Claudia’s memory to: American Caner Society, P. O. Box 7,
East Syracuse, NY 13057.

Robert Allen Schreiner

Robert Allen Schreiner, 61, of the Town of Palermo, Fulton,
passed away on Wednesday March 11, 2015 after a long illness.

Robert is predeceased by his parents, Mildred A. (Schroeder)
and Edward P. Schreiner; his beloved dogs, Max and Gizmo.

Bob loved his Syracuse Orange Sports; the Buffalo Bills
football team; and he enjoyed fishing.

Surviving are his siblings Phil (Marie), Ruth (Butch), Pearl,
Mary (Emory) Ford, and Nancy Schreiner; as well as three
generations of nieces and nephews; also survived by his
work family, including Eric Francisco, whom he thought of
as a son; and a longtime neighbor, Frank Gravlin.

Robert worked for Crucible Industries, Solvay, NY for 41
years as a maintenance technician, and he was a mentor
to many employees.

Calling hours will be on Saturday March 14, 2015 from 2 to
5 p.m., with a funeral service to following the visitation, all
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Pastor Stan Bennett from the
First Congregational, United Church of Christ will officiate.

Contributions in Robert’s memory to: CNY SPCA, 5878 East
Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY 13211, or the Hospice Foundation
of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088.

Betty T. Ruetsch

 Betty  T. RuetschBetty T. Ruetsch, 96, of Phoenix, NY, passed away on Tuesday
March 10, 2015 at Michaud Residential Health Services, Fulton, NY.

Born in the town of Granby (South Granby) to her late parents,
Emma Harriet (Butler) and Harry Bennett Turner on January 7, 1919.

Betty was a 1937 graduate of Phoenix High School. She was a
fine homemaker.

Betty was an active member of Phoenix United Methodist Church. She was
involved with the United Methodist Women, Sunshine Circle and other activities.
She also was the surviving charter member of the Enterprise Fire Co.
Auxiliary, past president of the Mothers Club, and the Amaranth chapter all
in Phoenix, NY.

Predeceased by her husband, Charles D. Ruetsch on July 3, 1988; her
brothers, Staff Sgt. Earl B. Turner on April 10, 1944 in the Central Pacific,
WW II, and Donald H. Turner on September 6, 2011; her sister-in-law,
Bette Turner on September 4, 2012.

Surviving are her son Douglas Earl Ruetsch and his wife Elizabeth “Ann”
Ruetsch both of Phoenix; her daughter Pamela Betty (Ruetsch) English
and her husband Bernard English both of Liverpool;
three grandchildren Michael (Trisha) English, Charles Ruetsch, II,
Douglas (Nancy) Ruetsch, II; three great-grandchildren, Sara Ruetsch,
Lily Emma English, and Benjamin Kabot; several nieces, nephews,
and cousins.

Calling hours are on Saturday March 14, from 11 a.m. until noon, followed by
a funeral service all in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431
Main Street, Phoenix, NY. The Rev. Marion Mae Moore-Colgan will officiate
the service. Spring burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery at the convenience of
the family.

Contributions in Betty’s memory to: Phoenix Fire Dept. Auxiliary, 457 Main
Street, Phoenix, NY 13135.

Virginia A. Lewis

Virginia A. LewisVirginia A. Lewis, 89, of Lake Alfred, FL, passed away on Saturday
March 7, 2015. A Florida resident since 1994. She was born in
the town of Salina to her late parents Nellie R. (Joseph) Meeks and
Gilbert B. Meeks on October 17, 1925. She was the last child from
a family of 10 children.

Virginia was a fork lift operator for General Electric Company,
Syracuse, for many years.

Predeceased by her husband, Henry J. Lewis in 2000; her son,
William H. Lewis, Sr. on February 4, 2009, nine brothers and
sisters.

Surviving are her granddaughter, Bonnie K. (Lewis) Lough of
Pennellville, NY; two grandsons, William Lewis of Davenport,
Florida, and Jeremy Lewis of Georgia; several grand and
great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Calling hours will be on Friday March 27, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m.,
followed by a funeral service at 8 p.m.¬†Deacon Frank Forish from St. Stephen’s Church Parish,¬†Phoenix, will officiate the service.