Randy Lewis Wallace

Randy Lewis WallaceRandy Lewis Wallace, 64, longtime West Phoenix, and
Phoenix, NY resident, passed away on Thursday April 10,
2014 at the V. A. Medical Center, Syracuse, NY. Born
in Fulton, NY on Sept. 10, 1949. He was a U. S.
Army veteran serving from 1966-1968. Randy was
a roofer. He was an avid fan and participant in auto
racing. Known for his famous Q-2 car, as well as the
Car 99 NY with the Wallace and Waldron Racing Team.
Randy was a fisherman and enjoyed camping; and
spending time with his family and friends.
He was predeceased by his mother, Virginia Alice (Egan)
Wallace on Feb. 5, 1965; his father, Lewis Wallace on
Jan. 9, 1993; his step-mother, Evelyn Grace (Delaney)
Wallace on July 4, 2000; his sister-in-law, L. Julie
Wallace on April 24, 2003 a grandnephew Mitchell
Wallace, II on Dec. 16, 1989.
Surviving are his life long partner, Nora J. Wallace of
Gouverneur; his daughters, Virginia I. Wallace of
Alexandria Bay, Regina L. (Christopher) Murphy of
Martville; his 3 grandchildren, Jacob Alan, Mariah
Wallace, and Christopher Murphy, Jr.; his brother,
Roland J. “Ronnie” Wallace; his two nephews, Mitch
Wallace, and Mark Wallace; his one niece, Michelle
Wallace; grandnieces and nephews, his many friends;
and a special friend Tommy Considine.
Calling hours only are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday April
14, 2014, at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral
Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. At 8 p.m.
the American Flag will be presented to the family.

Stuart W. Turner

Stuart  W. TurnerStuart W. Turner, 82, life resident of
Phoenix, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday
April 8, 2014. Born on July 27, 1931 to
his late parents, Grace E. (Winne) and
William H. Turner. He was a graduate
of Phoenix High School, class of 1949.
Stuart served in the U. S. Army, Korea.
Stuart was a carpenter. He was a
superintendent for Hueber-Brever, Company,
Syracuse for many years.
A member of the Phoenix United Methodist
Church; Schroeppel Historical Society; a trustee
for Phoenix Rural Cemetery Board-organizer
of the weekly cemetery volunteers group; a
participant of the school “canal days” child
educational yearly event on Lock 01; a
charter member of the John Deere Two Cylinder
Club; VFW Post 5540. He was an accomplished
craftsman. He enjoyed fine woodworking projects.
Stuart also repaired mantle and wall hanging clocks.
Predeceased by his loving wife of 55 years, Ann
Marie (Spriggs) Turner on March 26, 2008; his
siblings, Jane, Martha, Bob, and William.
Surviving are his 3 daughters, Sandra (Ken) Gomez,
Sharon Cook, and Judy Turner and her husband
Bob O’Connell, son William Turner; 6 grandchildren, Erica Gomez, Paul
Gomez, Courtney Cook, Kelsey Cook, Jacob Dievendorf,
and Ann Dievendorf; one sister, Winne (Rod) Bunyea;
and Stuarts companion, Florence Baur.
Calling hours will be on Friday April 11, 2014 from 3-7 p.m.
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main
Street, Phoenix, NY. The graveside service only the next
day.
Graveside service with military honors will be at 2 p.m. on
Saturday April 12, in the Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126
Chestnut Street, Phoenix, NY 13135. The Rev. Jeff Hodge
will be officiating the service.
Contributions in Stuart’s memory to: Phoenix Fire &
Emergency Fund, 457 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135

Lynn D. Hamlin

Lynn  D. HamlinLynn D. Hamlin, 71, of Phoenix, NY, passed away
on Saturday, April 5, 2014 after a long bout with
Parkinson’s Disease. He was born to his late parents,
Mildred (Zogg) and Roy M. Hamlin on June 18, 1942.

Lynn was a chemical engineer and owned and operated
Nakoh Chemical, Inc., Syracuse. He was a former
employee of Chem Tech Industries. Lynn was an avid
boater. His favorite place was the Thousand Islands Region,
and loved being on the water; a member of the Syracuse
Sail & Power Squadron; he enjoyed playing card games;
a big Yankee Baseball fan.

 

Lynn  D. Hamlin

He was predeceased by his brother, Wayne  M. Hamlin, on Nov. 4, 2008.
Surviving are his loving wife of 30 years, Debra J. (Hubbard)
Hamlin; three sons, Mitchell Hamlin of Fulton, David Hamlin
of Clay, and Lynn (Jessica) Ewald of Reston, VA; two
granddaughters, Ashley Hamlin and Adalyn Hamlin.
A graveside service only, will occur in the upcoming weeks
in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY
13135.  A day, date, and time to follow.

 Contributions in Lynn’s memory to: Parkinson’s Disease
Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.

Clyde Arthur Riddell, Jr.

Clyde A. Riddell, Jr.Clyde Arthur Riddell, Jr., 79, of Phoenix, NY,
passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health
Center Syracuse, NY, on Sunday March 9, 2014.
Born to his late parents, Isabella (Kiley) and Clyde
Arthur Riddell, Sr. on July 10, 1934. A veteran, he proudly with the US Navy from 1952-1955 both
foreign and stateside.
Clyde was a machinist with Crucible Steel Co.,
Solvay.and he was employed at Crucible for over 40 years.

Predecease by his second wife Edna
(Emlaw) Riddell. Surviving are his children, Thomas Riddell, Ronald
Green, Cynthia (John) Pileski, Timothy (Gale) Riddell
Steven Riddell, Shann (Trina) Riddell; his children’s
mothers, Karen and Ruth; his step-children,
children, Cary (Joanne) Gorton, Daphne (Jim) Jock,
and Debbie (Mark) Trevett; several grandchildren;
many great-grandchildren; and great-great grand
children; two sisters, Elsie Parsons and Donna Fish;
several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and friends.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on
Wednesday March 12, in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135,
Followed by the funeral service at 8:05 p.m. with the Rev.
Terry Millbyer officiating. US Navy military honors will
be part of the tribute paid Mr. Riddell and included in
the funeral service in the funeral home.

Patricia Marie (Isham) Norris

Patricia Marie (Isham) Norris, 46, former
Phoenix, NY resident, passed away on
Wednesday March 5, 2014 at University
Hospital, Syracuse, NY. She was a current
resident of the town of Elbridge, NY, on
Hamilton Road.

Born in Oswego, NY, on October 11, 1967.
A 1984 graduate of the J. C. Birdlebough
High School, Phoenix Central Schools,
Phoenix, NY.

Patty had been a cook at the McDonalds
restaurant, Fulton, NY.
Predeceased by her father, Charles Wayne
“Butch” Isham on Apr. 18, 1995.

Surviving are her husband, Richard J.
Norris; her mother, Gloria J. (Belo) Isham;
a brother, Phillip (Caitlin) Isham; Darlene Taylor a sister,
a nephew,David; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins;
and many friends from her Hamilton Road home
in Elbridge, NY.

A memorial service to honor Patty will be
on Saturday March 29, 2014 at 2 p.m. in
the Phoenix United Methodist Church, 49
Jefferson St., Phoenix, NY 13135, with
the Rev. Marion Moore-Colgan officiating.

Those who wish to send cards or contributions,
may do so by sending to: Gloria Isham, 53
Lock St., Phoenix, NY 13135, or the Phoenix Fire Dept.,
457 Main St., Phoenix, NY  13135.

A Spring burial will take place in Phoenix
Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix.

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

Laura Post Thompson

Laura Post Thompson, 97, former Phoenix, NY
resident, passed away on Tuesday Feb. 25, 2014,
at the Chittenango Center for Rehabilitation &
Health Care, Chittenango. Born in the town of
Camillus, NY to her late parents, Mary (Zimmerman)
& William Post on March 13, 1916. She was a
graduate of Phoenix High School, class of 1933.
When she entered the work force, at age 18 her
hourly rate was $ .32 .in the wrapping room at
Nestle Co., Fulton. Later she worked for Columbia
Mills Co., Minetto, NY. They were manufacturers
of venetian blinds. Laura continued her education
with two years of college. She was hired as an
auditor for the IRS in Syracuse, NY retiring in 1962
after 32 years of service. Laura was a longtime
member of the Phoenix United Methodist Church.
Besides her parents, she predeceased by her
husband, Walter Pixley Thompson on July 23, 1994;
her sister Helen M. Reichel on Dec. 24, 2005; her
brother, Donald Post.
Surviving are her nieces & nephews.
Services are on Friday February 28, at 3 p.m. in
the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431
Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135, with the Rev. Marion
Moore-Colgan officiating. Spring burial in Belle
Isle Cemetery, town of Camillus, NY. Calling hours
are from 1 to 3 p.m. before the service in the funeral
home.

Shirley S. (Young) Bird

Shirley  S. BirdShirley S. (Young) Bird, 73, of Volney, NY, passed away at home on Friday February 21, 2014 with her family by her side. Born in Syracuse, NY to her late parents, Mildred E. (Drumma) and Roy J. Young, Sr. on December 22, 1940. She was the owner/operator
of the Bird Farm in Volney, NY.

Shirley was predeceased by her late husband of 45
years, William Lamar Bird in April of 2006; a daughter,
Sally A. Satusky in April of 2009; her siblings, three
brothers, John, Roy Jr., and James; six sisters, Janet,
Joan, Beverly, Rosemary, Patricia, and Marilyn.
Surviving are her daughter, Susan A. (Larry) Benjamin
of Phoenix, NY; three sons William S. Bird of Southport,
NC, Randy M. (Katy) Bird of Kapolei, HI, and Timothy
P. (Gloria) Bird of Baldwinsville; eight grandchildren;
two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bud Young, and
Richard Young; three sisters, Jean Cook, Barbara
Johnson, and Ruth Whorrall; several nieces, nephews,
and cousins.
A private burial will take place in the Summer season.
Contributions in Shirley’s memory to: American Heart
Association or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Homes, Inc., Phoenix,
NY has care of arrangements.

Charles Melvin Peet

Charles Melvin PeetCharles Melvin Peet, 89, of Oswego, passed
away at the Pontiac Care & Rehabilitation
Center on Wednesday February 19, 2014.
Born to his late parents, Emma (Blount) and
Ellsworth Peet on January 2, 1925. He was
a graduate of Mexico Academy. Charlie had
been a farm hand in Palermo, Volney, and
the Phoenix areas most of his life. He also
was employed by Birds Eye, Co., Fulton, and
Red Creek Canning factory, as well as working
in a sawmill. He retired from the J. Martin Co.,
Lake City, FL in 1990.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by
his brother, George E. Peet in 2006; and his
very close friends, Homer L. Eastman in 2000,
and Velma Ruth Eastman in 2004.

Surviving are his two sisters, Ethel L. Gleason of
of Mexico, NY and Edith J. House of Phoenix, NY;
several nieces, nephews, cousins, and close
friends.

Services are on Monday February 24, at 6 p.m.
in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY with Pastor Barbara (Ouderkirk) Pepper officiating.
Spring burial in Pennellville Cemetery, Co. Rt. 54, in the town of Schroeppel. Calling hours are from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday prior to the service in the funeral home.

Elizabeth I. “Betty” Ellsworth

Elizabeth  I. "Betty" EllsworthElizabeth I. “Betty” Ellsworth, 93, of Phoenix, NY
passed away on Thursday January 16, 2014 at the
Syracuse Home Association, Baldwinsville. Born in
Phoenix, NY on June 3, 1920 to her late parents,
Ora V. (Dolbear) and Claude P. Wallace. She was
the valedictorian of her graduating class, Phoenix High
School, class of 1938.

Betty was owner/operator of
Ellsworth’s Red & White Grocery Store, and Econ-Wash
Laundromat, both located in downtown Phoenix, for
many years, before closing and late sold. She also was
owner of the coin-operated car wash located on Davis St..
Betty was a member of the Phoenix United Methodist
Church and it’s Women’s Fellowship organization; Ladies
Auxiliary of the Phoenix Memorial Post 5540, VFW; Eastern
Star; Century Club member served as an officer; Topics Club;
treasurer of T.O.P.S. organization; and an avid bowler.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband
of 36 years, Arthur R. Ellsworth on Sept. 18, 1976; predeceased brothers,
Karl Wallace and Ralph Wallace, her three sisters, Mary Fryer, Marjorie Myers,
and Geraldine Miklada all in 2012.

Surviving are her daughter, Jo Anne “Jody” Brooks Ryan and
her husband, Harvey Ryan; her son, Arthur Craig (Mary) Ells
worth of Pennellville, NY; four grandchildren, Heather (Jim)
Stagnitta, Aaron Brooks, Amanda Ellsworth, and Kevin
Ellsworth; two great-granddaughters, Elizabeth “Beth”
Stagnitta, and Emilee Stagnitta; one brother, Earl “Cactus Bob”
Wallace of Baldwinsville; one sister, Eleanor Fisher of Fulton;
several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services will be on Wednesday January 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. in
the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, with
the Rev. Lauri J. Craig officiating. Burial will be in Phoenix
Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St.. Phoenix, NY 13135.
Calling hours will be on Tuesday Jan. 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. in
the funeral home at 431 Main St..

Contributions in Betty’s memory to: Century Club, or the
Phoenix Public Library, 34 Elm St., Phoenix, NY 13135

Benjamin O. Knight

Benjamin O. KnightBenjamin O. Knight, 80, of Syracuse, NY,
passed away on Saturday January 11, 2014.
Born in Phoenix, NY to his late parents, Myrtle
(Phelps) and John A. Knight on Sept. 9, 1933.
A graduate of Phoenix High School. He later
served in the US Army, Korea. Bennie retired
from the US Postal Service, Syracuse. He
loved organ music and organ recitals; and a
good dancer.

He was predeceased by his brother, Richard
Knight; his step-mother, Bertha L. Knight.

Surviving are his sister, Esther Morgan of
Brooklet, GA; his sister-in-law, Billie Knight of
Thompson Station, TN; his aunt, Phyllis Stone
of Tucson, AZ; his nieces, Karen Nellis Scusa,
Linda Morgan Murphy; his nephew, Jim Morgan;
his close cousins, Joyce Philips Helbock, Ann
Weaver Barnett, along with several cousins; and
his close friend, Carl Fetterman.

Calling hours will be on Friday January 17, 2014
from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home,431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.

The interment will occur in the Spring in Hillside
Memorial Cemetery, Central Square, NY 13036
with military honors.

Contributions in Bennie’s name may be sent to:
SPCA, 5878 East Molloy Rd., Mattydale, NY 13211