Harvey Joseph Ryan

Harvey Joseph RyanHarvey Joseph Ryan, 82, of Liverpool, (Clay), former Phoenix, NY resident, passed away
on Thursday June 16, 2016 at the NYS Veterans Home in Oxford, NY. He was born on
February 18, 1934 in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada to his late parents, Mary (Pierce)
and Joseph Woodrow Ryan. Harvey was a veteran of the US Navy, serving from 1951-55.

Harvey spent many years in the Boston, Mass area working for R. H. White Co. clothing
stores; and later as a manufacturers clothing sales representative. He and his
wife Jody operated the Big M supermarket in the Three Rivers Plaza for 12 years, closing
in 2003. In recent years, Harvey was a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker in Liverpool.
He enjoyed the game of golf, and played when time allowed.

Harvey was pre deceased by his brother, Gordon Ryan on Dec. 25, 2006.

Surviving are his loving wife of 26 years, JoAnne E. “Jody” Brooks Ryan; his four
children, Kenneth Ryan of Sturbridge, MA, Barbara Ryan and her husband, Charles
Tringali of Tewksbury, MA, Mark (Carrie) Ryan of Nashua, NH, and Harvey (Kellie)
Ryan, Jr. of Tewksbury, MA. His step-children, Heather (Jim) Stagnitta of Carver, MA,
and Aaron Brooks and his finance Dr. Paula Gregg of Carthage, NY. His six
grandchildren, Ashley and Brittany Hoefer, Emilie Ryan, Jackie Brindle, Elizabeth and
Emilee Stagnitta. His five sisters, Judith Hedgecorth of Tiverton, RI, Mary Margaret
Ryan of Pawtucket, RI, Linda Hennebury of Saco, ME, JoAnne Evans of Mansfield, MA
and Ellen McNeil of Holbrook, MA. His three brothers, David Ryan of Gardiner, NY,
Robert Ryan of Pembrook, MA, and James Ryan of Stanhope, NJ. Several nieces,
nephews, cousins; and many friends througout New England States and the mid-
Atlantic States.

Sincerest thanks to the nurses and staff at the NYS Veterans Home in Oxford, NY
for their exemplary and loving care for Harvey and his family during this difficult time,

Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday June 27, at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. A church mass will be at
10 a.m. in Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 3494 State Rt. 31, Baldwinsville, NY
13027, with the Rev. John Finnegan officiating. Burial will be in Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA. at the convenience of the immediate family.

Bradley J. Blakeman

Bradley-Blakeman-ObitBradley J. Blakeman, 63, of Phoenix, NY, passed away at his home peacefully on
Wednesday June 8, 2016, with his loving family by his side. He was a 1971 graduate
of the J. C. Birdlebough High School, Phoenix. A veteran of the US Air Force, acheiving
the rank of sergeant. Brad retired from the Stadium International Co. after 28 years of
service, as a diesel mechanic.
He enjoyed working in his garage on his custom hot rod projects and attending
classic car shows.
Bradley was predeceased by his father, Kenneth V. Blakeman in 2003.
Surviving are his loving wife of 44 years, Theresa (Friot) Blakeman; his mother,
Arlene (Cole) Blakeman of Vernon; daughter and son-in-law, Amie and Ron Hadcock of
Mexico, NY, daughter Holly Blakeman of Fulton; five grandchildren, Paige, Jayda, and
Olivia Blakeman, and Joshua and Jacob Hadcock; two brothers, and his wife, Lynn
and Pat Blakeman of Olean, and Dean Blakeman of Oswego; two sisters, Jan and her
husband Tim Snow of Landenberg, PA, and Sharon and her husband John Barattini of
Sherrill; several nieces and nephews; many friends.
Bradley loved his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
Calling hours are on Friday June 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix. Services will be held on Saturday June 11, at
11 a.m. in the funeral home, with a committal service to follow at Jacksonville Rural
Cemetery, 9250 Fenner Rd., Lysander, with military honors.
Contributions may be made in Bradley’s memory to: Jacksonville Faith Community,
Inc. earmarked the Memorial Fund at P. O. Box 254, Phoenix, NY 13135.

Carol Susan (Vrooman) Rule

Carol Susan (Vrooman) Rule, 77, former Phoenix, NY resident, passed away on Sunday May 29, 2016.  Born in Syracuse, NY to her late parents, Olive (Fellows) and Sydney Vrooman on December 11, 1938.  A graduate of Blodgett Vocational High School,  Syracuse.  She was a member of the Syracuse Youth Orchestra, played the violin, and  was also was a talented singer.  Married in 1956 to Gregory, she became a fine wife, loving  and nurturing mother and grandmother, always put others before herself.  She shared her musician skills and other interests with her family, and loved to entertain people.

In earlier years, Carol was the Fuller Brush Co. saleslady.   She often loaded her children into her car to make deliveries to homes for the prior purchases made by  her clients. She was known also known as the “singing waitress” at the Clay Hotel.  Carol was a coin collector and loved country music.  Later she worked as a cook for the Lincoln Elms, Inc. residential home in Syracuse.

A parishonier at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Phoenix, since moving here in 1964.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 47 years, Gregory John Rule on Aug. 29, 2003.

Surviving are her four children and their spouses, Dianna and John McDonough of Liverpool, Christine and William Barden of Central Square, Joseph and Constance Rule of Phoenix and Robert and Michele Rule of Crestview, Fla.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Holly Ann Voorman of Syracuse and Joy Cheryl and Michael Okun of North Syracuse; three brothers, Stephen Vrooman of DeLond, Fla., Peter Christian and Beth Vrooman of Dayton, Ohio and Lynn Daryl and Patricia Vrooman of Runnymead, NJ; several nieces, nephews and friends.

Calling hours are on Wednesday June 1, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY.  On Thursday June 2, a church mass for Carol will be at 9:30 a.m. in Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, with the Rev.

Philip Brockmyre officiating.

Contributions in Carol’s memory may be made to: American Diabetes Assoc., or the American Kidney Foundation.

Kamden Darrell Mauser

Kamden Darrell MauserKamden Darrell Mauser, 67, of Baldwinsville, former Phoenix resident, passed away in
Natick, MA on Wednesday May 25, 2016. Born in Clarksburg, WV to his late parents,
Wilda Evonne (Emery) and Donal K. Mauser on Sept. 12, 1948. He was a 1966 graduate
of Liverpool High School.
Kam had been a supervisor for TSA under the Dept. of Homeland Security, at Hancock International Airport, Syracuse, NY.
Previously worked for the Miller Brewing Co., in the town of Volney;
the J. R. Simplot Co., in the town of Salina; and assisted with services at the AGT Funeral
Home, Phoenix, since 1997.
Kam was a former member and officer of the Phoenix Fire Dept., Enterprise Fire Co., as
a first responder medic fo many years; he was known as “Coach” to many of the students
throughout the Phoenix school district for his dedication to youth sports for many years.
He coached football, baseball, softball, and basketball. Kam enjoyed camping, boating,
fishing, and golfing.
Kam was a kind spirit, giving to others, and taking pleasure in doing so. He had a great smile. He always included people in fun events as well as working tasks. Family and friends were very important to him, and he demonstrated this throughout his life.
Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Patricia A. (Pearson) Mauser; his son, Kamden J.
and daughter-in-law Sara Mauser of Lynfield, MA; his daughter, Jaime M. and son-in-law
Steve Woodworth of Baldwinsville; his six grandchildren, Michael, Kamden, Colin, Kyle,
Kaelyn, and Zayne; his siblings and their spouses, Debra and Nelson Theil of Boston, NY,
Donnetta and Greg Hayduke of Clay, Stephen and Pam Mauser of Baldwinsville, Eric
and Shay Mauser of Mexico, and Rebecca VanGorden of Liverpool; several nieces,
nephews, and cousins;and many friends throughout the region.
Calling hours are on Friday June 3 from 1 to 3 and 4 to 7 p.m. in the First Congregational
Church, UCC, at 43 Bridge St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The funeral service will begin
at 7 p.m. in the church with Pastor Karen Marshall officiating.
Contributions in Kam’s memory may be made to: The American Heart Association.

Leo C. Borte

Leo C. Borte, Jr.Leo C. Borte, Jr., 92, former Phoenix, NY, and Zephyrhills, FL resident, passed away on
Monday May 2, 2016 in Syracuse, NY. He was born on May 3, 1923 in Syracuse, NY,
and was the son of the late, Helen (Ware) and Leo C. Borte, Sr.. A proud veteran, serving
in the US Coast Guard from 1943-1946. Leo was bridge and highway construction Inspector for the State of New York for
many years.

Leo had been a Phoenix Lions Club, Knights of Columbus, and a Phoenix Memorial Post
VFW 5540 member. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Kathleen
(Archambo) Borte on April 12, 2012; his son, Stephen C. Borte, Sr. on January 16, 2013.

Surviving are his grandsons, Stephen C. Borte, Jr. of LaFayette, and Todd Stoutenger of
Pennellville, his granddaughter Lisa M. Batt of Walkersville, MD; six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services only on Saturday May 21, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Phoenix Rural
Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The Rev. Philip Brockmyre will officiate.
Coast Guard and VFW Post 5540 Honor Squads will offer military rites at the conclusion
of the service.

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

Christina M. Countryman Runeare

Christina M. Countryman RuneareChristina M. Countryman Runeare, age 37, a recent Fulton, NY resident, passed away on Friday April 22, 2016. She was born in Syracuse, NY to her parents, Ella M. (Fisher) and James M. Countryman on January 30, 1979. A graduate of Phoenix Central Schools, J. C. Birdlebough High School, class of 1997. She had lived in Grovetown, Georgia. Christina
was a scheduler at the C B & I Company, in the town of Scriba.

Christina loved the beach, antiquing, reconditioning furniture, and loved her family and friends. She was predeceased by her sister, Jennifer L. Kimball on Aug. 4, 2008.

Surviving are her daughter, Savannah Runeare, Savanna’s father, David Runeare; her
parents, James M. and Ella M. Countryman of Wolcott; her brother, James D. and
sister-in-law, Brandy Countryman of Loveland CO; her two sisters and brother-in-laws,
Kimberly Ann and Lebert Cleveland of Buffalo, and Kelly Lynn Fillmore of Kincardine,
Ontario Canada; her brother-in-law Kyle E. Kimball of Phoenix, NY; a goddaughter,
Malerie LaBarge; aunts and uncles before nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Calling hours are on Thursday April 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. Graveside services will immediately follow at the Roosevelt Cemetery, 4434 State Route 49, in the town of Schroeppel. The Rev. Jeff Hodge will be officiating the graveside service.

In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to: Empower Federal Credit Union, earmarked
for Savannah Marie Runeare, at One Member Way, Syracuse, NY 13212.

Jack Cromie

Gilbert Jack CromieJack Cromie, 83, of Lamson Road, Phoenix, NY, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital,
Syracuse, on Monday March 28, 2016. He was born on August 10, 1032, in
Rotterdam, NY to his late parents, Ruth L. (Gebhardt) Cromie and Gilbert D. Cromie.
Jack served his country in the US Navy from 1951-1955 as a chief petty officer, and
continued his service as a navy reservist from 1963-1984. He was a life member of the
N. E. R. A.. Jack also worked for General Electric Co., Syracuse, retiring in 1988. He
was a former member of the Phoenix Memorial Post, VFW Post 5540, Phoenix.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother William E. Cromie in 1999,
and a brother Gary Cromie in 1944.
Surviving are his loving wife of 62 years, Florence L. (Kaulback) Cromie; his son,
Steven G. Cromie and daughter-in-law, Sharon Cromie of Phoenix; his daughter, Patricia A. Mott and son-in-law, William Mott of North Carolina; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother David M. Cromie of Ramrode, FL; a sister Lee Cann of
Pensacola, FL; five nieces and nephews; and friends.
Calling hours are on Saturday April 2, 2016 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Allanson-
Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. The funeral service
will follow at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jeff Hodge officiating. US Naval honors will be
performed in the funeral home. Burial in the Jacksonville Cemetery, Lysander.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to: Phoenix Memorial Post, VFW Post 5540,
70 Culvert St., Phoenix, NY 13135, or the S P C A, 5878 East Molloy Rd., Syracuse,
NY 13211.

Stanley Joseph Pokrentowski

Stanley Joseph PokrentowskiStanley Joseph Pokrentowski, 88, of Baldwinsville, passed away on Wednesday
March 30, 2016. He was born in Syracuse on October 7, 1927. Stanley served as
an aviation electrician’s mate in the US Navy from 1945 to 1949.
As an electrician for New Process Gear in Syracuse, he worked for many years.
Stanley was a member of the U. A .W. Local 624; also served as the financial secretary
for the retirees organization for 30 years. He was a parishioner of St. Stephen’s Church,
Phoenix, NY; and a member of the Jayco Camping Club.
He was predeceased by his grandson, Andrew Bottino; and his six sisters, Josephine,
Sophie, Helen, Jenny, Regina, and Mary Jane.
Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Anna May (Soluske) Pokrentowski; his two sons,
Stephen and daughter-in-law Mary Pokrentowski, Ronald and daughter-in-law Tammy
Pokrentowski; his three daughters, Sharon Davis, Donna and son-in-law Richard Korte,
and Susan Manning; his 14 grandchildren, Frank, Chris, Kari, Steven, Jason, Brian,
Joshua, Trevor, Marshall, Cooper, Denise, Michele, Joseph, and Antony; his brother-in-law
Richard (Linda) Soluske; several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are on Sunday April 3, from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan
Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135
Services are on Monday April 4 at 8:45 a.m. beginning with prayers in the Allanson-
Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. in
St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY., with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre
officiating. After the mass, Entombment will occur in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery
Mausoleum, 8668 County Route 57, Baldwinsville, NY 13027. US Navy honors
will be offered during the committal service at the mausoleum. “Keep Smiling”

Ruth C. Starusnak

Ruth C. StarusnakRuth C. Starusnak, 76, former Phoenix, NY resident, passed away at The Grand
Rehabilitation & Nursing, Chittenango, Madison County, on Tuesday March 29, 2016, where she had been a resident since September of 2014. She was born on December 2, 1939 to her late parents, Gladys (John) Jacobs and Ezra Jacobs in Warren, Pennsylvania. She was a member of the Seneca Indian Nation, Heron Clan.Ruth loved her cats; she played organized softball; and talked fondly of her days as a hairdresser. She was a machine operator for General Motors, Syracuse, NY.

Ruth was predeceased by her husband, Ronald Starusnak in 1990.

Surviving are her son, and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Wendi Starusnak of Phoenix,
NY; six grandchildren, Ashley, Christopher, Ronnie, Charlotte, Luke, and Laurie; four
step-grandchildren, David, Jade, Derrick, and Jenna; eight great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will on Wednesday April 6, at 10:30 a.m. in Assumption
Cemetery, 2401 Court Street, Syracuse, NY 13208. The Rev. Diane Kimpland will officiate the graveside service.

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

Robert Wilkinson

Robert Wilkinson Sr.Robert Wilkinson, 85, of Pennellville, peacefully left this world on Good Friday,
March 25, 2016,
and is now reunited with his wife Kathleen, and their many dogs. He was a
graduate of North Syracuse and served in Korea.
Bob retired from Masterpol Construction and was a member of the Collie Club
of CNY and Collie Club of America. He was predeceased by his wife Kathleen,
in 1995 and eight siblings; Eudora and Barbara Doughty; John, Charles and
William Wilkinson; Beverly Moreth, Lois Choroser and Sherry Sullivan.
He is survived by his four children: Robert Wilkinson, Stuart (Clarice) Wilkinson,
Karleen (Duane) Preske, and Charlene Wilkinson; six grandchildren, two sisters,
Marilyn Dunbar and Georgia Larner and many nieces and nephews.
Bob loved his family and his dogs. He and his sense of humor will be sorely missed.
Calling hours are on Tuesday March 29 from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-
Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY. The funeral service will be the
next day, Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre
officiating. Burial will follow in Pennellville Cemetery, Co. Rt. 54, Pennellville, with military honors.
In lieu of flowers memorials to: Pet Smart Charities or Hospice of C.N.Y..