Clifton V. “Cliff” Farling

Clifton V. "Cliff" FarlingAt the age of 94, Clifton V. “Cliff” Farling, a longtime
resident of Horseshoe Island, Clay, NY passed away
peacefully on Monday November 7, 2016 after a lengthy
battle with dementia. His final years were spent in the
loving care of the staff of the Aarondale Retirement and
Assisted Living Community in Springfield, Virginia. He
was born in Franklin Township, OH on June 18, 1922
to Cleon C. Farling and Anna Belle Jemison. Cliff attended
more than a dozen schools during his youth as his family
moved frequently while navigating the challenges of the
Great Depression, before ultimately graduating from
Phoenix High School in Phoenix, New York.

Cliff served during World War II as a radio operator for
the Merchant Marines in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans,
and Mediterranean-Middle East War Zones.
After his military service, he lived in New York City and
was trained by the RCA Service Company on how to
repair televisions, an invention recently introduced to the
American public. While in New York City he met Cath
erine T. (Wolpert) Farlingwhom he married in Brooklyn, NY on January 31, 1948. Cliff and Catherine later relocated to Central New York and started a family.
The couple had three daughters and raised them on
Horseshoe Island. Just like his father who owned a
local enterprise in the area called Pappy Farling’s
Strawberries in Clay. Cliff also was an entrepreneur
and made his living as co-owner of Chip’s and Cliff’s
TV and Appliances, Inc., formally located at 7 West
Genesee Street in Baldwinsville, NY.
Cliff and his family’s longtime home at 3460 Horseshoe
Island Road was just a few feet from the Oneida River,
and building on his time spent at sea, while in the
Merchant Marines, life on the water continued to be the
norm. He was active in the Viking Boat Club and the
Horseshoe Island Homeowners Organization (HIHO),
and regularly captained family outings on their boat
cruising the waterways of New York and Canada.
Cliff was a member of the Wetzel Road Church of Christ;
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Liverpool-Clay Post
951. He was a lifelong Syracuse University sports fan,
particularly basketball.
Cliff was preceeded in death by his wife of 57 years,
Catherine; his daughters Pauline Farling and Linda
Brennan and his brother Floyd Farling.
He is survived by his daughter Joyce Farling and
(Kenneth Satten); his grandchildren Emma
Brennan (Tom Ward), Leah Jubelt (Matthew), Andrew
Satten, Ian Brennan, and Erica Satten; his great-grandchildren Willa, Etta and Luke Jubelt; son-in-law Stephen Brennan; and his sister-in-law, Lucine Farling; several
nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life gathering will be held in Clay, NY in
the upcoming weeks. In lieu of flowers, a memorial
donations may be to The Humane Society of the United
States or any other animal welfare group in honor of
Cliff’s longtime affection and devoted care of his pets
and other animals.

Christine Marie Fields

Christine Marie FieldsChristine Marie Fields, 66 of Phoenix, NY, became an angel on October 24, 2016. She was born on October 4, 1950 in Fulton, New York. She married her loving and devote husband on July 6, 1984 and spent 32 wonderful years together and raising their only daughter, Ashley. Christine was a great woman with an incredible heart and a loving and caring soul who enjoyed nothing more in life than her family. She was a great influence to her nieces, nephews, and all who were a part of her life. Christine is survived by her husband Gary Fields; her daughter Ashley and granddaughter Chloe of Phoenix, Arizona; her brothers Louie and Peter Firenze both of Fulton; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by
her parents Mary (Ditoro) and Peter Firenze; her sisters Carmella McMullen and Josephine Fields; her brothers Paul and Ralph Firenze. Graveside services will be held on Sunday November 13, 2016 at 11 a.m. in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, located at
126 Chestnut Street, Phoenix, NY 13135.

Following the graveside service a “Celebration of Life” gathering at 1 p.m. November 13 in the Phoenix Memorial Post VFW 5540, located at 70 Culvert Street, Phoenix. Donations in Christine’s memory can be made to: Scleroderma Foundation either online or by telephone 1-800-722-4673.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home Phoenix, has charge of arrangements.

David Moore Margrey

David Moore Margrey, 71, of Grant Village Apts, Syracuse, NY, passed away on Tuesday October 11, 2016. He was born to his late parents, Phyllis L. (Moore) and Donald R. Margrey in Syracuse, NY on August 29, 1945. David grew up in Phoenix, NY., where he had many interests, hobbies, and enjoyed being a Boy Scout with the many activities.

David was employed by Roth Brothers, Syracuse as a machine operator. Later he worked for New York Telephone Co., Syracuse and eventually retired.

His father Donald R. Margrey died June 3, 1977; his mother Phyllis L. Margrey died August 9, 2004; his nephew Anthony M. Rayo died October 3, 1980.

Surviving are his sister and his brother-in-law, Donna L. and Mike Rayo of Pennellville, N; his niece Michelle “Shelley” (Rayo) Basile; grand nieces and grand nephews; cousins and friends.

Calling hours are on Friday October 14, 2016 from 2 to 3 p.m., followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. all in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.

Mary Grace Ranieri

Mary Grace Ranieri, 87, of Baldwinsville, passed away on Saturday Oct. 8, 2016.
Born in Fulton, NY to her late parents, Mary (Amico) and Richard Firenze on
Oct. 3, 1929.
Mary lived in the town of Volney for many years. She served as an auxiliary
member of the Volney Fire Dept. for the time she resided there. In 1994 Mary
moved to Canandaigua for a few years before moving back to this area and
settling in Baldwinsville.Mary is predeceased by her husband John P. Ranieri on Sept. 18, 1994; a daughter Jean Ann Ranieri on Dec. 23, 1974; and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Maria E. and Ed Calkins of Baldwinsville;
her son and daughter-in-law, Thomas J. and Roxanne Ranieri of Fulton; five
grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; and one
step great-great grandchild; her brother Sam Firenze of Annapolis, MD; serveral
nieces, nephews, and cousins; and her friends.

Calling hours are on Monday Oct. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-
Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Services are on
Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home with the Rev. John P. Finnegan
officiating. Burial will follow in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton, New York 13069.
In lieu of flowers and in Mary’s memory, please make contributions to: St. Jude’s
Children’s Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101.

Lorraine Gail Stevenson

Lorraine Gail Stevenson, 68, of the town of Volney (Fulton) passed away on Monday
September 12, 2016. Born in Baldwinsville, NY to her late parents, Gertrude (Lame) Clark
and Clifford R. Clark on July 1, 1948. She was a graduate of the Phoenix Central Schools.
Lorraine was predeceased by her daughter Karen A. Cogan; three sisters Patricia Palmatier,
Mary Loveland, and Gert Baldwin. Surviving are her husband Charles W. Stevenson;
her son Peter W. Cogan, Jr.; two sisters Wilma Leach, and Joan Manford; a brother
Clifford Clark; four grandchildren Peter W. Cogan, III, Jesse L. Cogan, Mercedes A. Cogan,
and Angelica M. Manford; three great-grandchildren Lennox Cogan, Willow Cogan, and
Ebony Rosa; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and friends.
Services will be at the home of Ordale and Peter W. Cogan, Jr. at 2pm on Sunday September 18,
2016, at 473 County Route 3,Fulton, N.Y. 13069. The Rev. Vivian Summerville will officiate.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, NY has care of arrangements

Carl Thomas “Fireball” Roberts

Carl Thomas "Fireball" RobertsCarl Thomas “Fireball” Roberts, 81, of Fulton, (Granby), passed away on Saturday September 10, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY. Born in the town of Steuben, Oneida County, NY on August 25, 1935. He was a graduate of Holland Patent School, and later an Army veteran.

“Fireball” was a heavy equipment operator for Upstate NY Operating Engineers Local Union 158
District 545, in Cicero, NY. For over 20 years he was on job sites for the Santaro Industries,
Inc.. He was a member of the American Legion in East Syracuse. “Fireball” was inducted
into the Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 40 years, Maureen (Woods) Roberts; a son, Carl T. Roberts
of Plattsburgh; two step-sons, William Timmons of Kirkville, and Timothy Timmons of
Tobyhanna, PA; two daughters, Alice Lavien of Plattsburgh; and Sherry Ellis of Redfield;
several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a brother George Roberts of Remsen.
Calling hours are on Friday September 16, 2016 from 10 a.m. to noon. Funeral service
will be at noon following the calling hours, with Deacon Frank Forish officiating, all in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.

Cecil G. “Chuck” Pickreign

Cecil G. "Chuck" PickreignCecil G. “Chuck” Pickreign, 69, of Phoenix, NY, passed away on Tuesday August 30, 2016.
Born in Saranac Lake, NY to late mother, Betty J. (Rushlaw) and his father, Gordon W.
Pickreign on June 3, 1947. Later, he was an Army veteran, from 1967-1968. Chuck had been a resident of Phoenix, since 1961.

Chuck worked for Church & Dwight Co., Solvay, NY, retiring in 2000. He was a member of the Old Timers Hunting Club, a true outdoors man in tune with nature.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 49 years, Susan M. nee Sotherden
Pickreign; two sons and his daughters-in-law Charles and Melissa Pickreign of Phoenix, and Timothy and Carie Pickreign of Phoenix; his brother, and sister-in-law Wesley and Linda Pickreign of Gasport; his six grandchildren Jessie, Scott, Morgan, Derick, Jacob, and Ryan, three great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many friends.

Calling hours are on Saturday September 3, 2016 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Allanson-
Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Services will begin at
at 3 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial to follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut
St., Phoenix, NY.

Contributions in Chuck’s memory to: American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., East
Syracuse, NY 13057

M. Beatrice Vincent

M. Beatrice VincentM. Beatrice Vincent, 93, longtime resident of Phoenix, N. Y., passed away on Monday
August 29, 2016 at Syracuse Home Association, Baldwinsville, after a brief stay. Her
last place of residence was at Paddock’s Landing apartments on State St., Phoenix,
and prior to that she had resided many years on County Route 57, north of the village

Beatrice was born in Ogdensburg, NY to her late parents Lillian Besner and Fidal Blair
on October 26, 1922. She was employed at LaTourine Coffee Co., Syracuse and later
at Eagle Comtronics Co., Liverpool.
Beatrice was a parishioner of Saint Stephen’s Church, Phoenix, NY, as well as the
T.O.P.S. organization, Phoenix.
Beatrice was predeceased by her husband, Ivan H. Vincent on July 7, 1995; her
daughter Janet Truax on February 5, 2001; and her son-in-law Raymond Gary Truax
December 22, 2015.
Surviving are her daughters Patricia and son-in-law Rube Renfrew, Nancy and her
son-in Jim Crombach, and her son Ivan Mike and her daughter-in-law Zofia Vincent;
nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren.
Calling hours are on Tuesday September 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-
Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135. Services are on the
following day, Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with Deacon Frank
Forish officiating. Burial to follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St.,
Phoenix, NY.

Doris Marie Floch

Doris Marie FlochDoris Marie Floch, 85, former Phoenix, NY, passed away on Wednesday August 10, 2016
at the Van Duyn Home, town of Onondaga after a recent admission. Doris resided for several
years at Buckley Landing, in N. Syracuse. The family would like to express our gratitude
to the staff at Buckley Landing for their care given to our mother.

Doris had many fond memories of growing up in Brooklyn. She loved going to the Brooklyn
Dodger games with her father, William Burkle. She enrolled into college at Oswego State
College, where she met her future husband Henri, who also was from Brooklyn.
After she graduated from college it was off to California with her girlfriends, but later
returned and married Henri in 1954. They raised three daughters, and a number of pets with
a special fondness for Missy, Ruby, Allie, Cupcake, and Wiley.
Mom was an elementary school teacher at Phoenix Central Schools. Later she was a
saleswoman for Sears and Roebuck Co.. Doris was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels
for over 30 years. She like to play Bridge with her long time friends Rita, Joanne, and Ellie.
As a mom, she sewed many Halloween costumes, baked the best gingerbread cookies
for Christmas. Mom encouraged her daughters to follow their dreams.

Mom and Dad would pack up the car and trailer for month long adventures to Canada,
Maine and taken a visit with grandparents in Massachusetts. During their retirement years
they ventured off to Hawaii, Florida, Arizona. But Lake Ontario was where you’d find them
most summers reading and napping, walking along the beach and watching sunsets over
the lake at days end.

Doris was predeceased by her parents, Aagot (Tonneson) and William Burkle; her husband
of 58 years, Henri, July 3, 2012; her sisters Edith and Margot.
Surviving are her daughters Barbara (Bonnie), Nancy (Sheila), Margot (Greg); grandchild
Andrew (Christina); great-grandchildren Henry and Jillian; cousin Leonard; niece and
nephews Joanne, Dean & Jay.
Calling hours only are on Monday August 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-
Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY.

Contributions in Doris’s memory to: Humane Association of CNY, 4915 1/2 West Taft
Road, Liverpool, NY 13088.

Linda L. Schuler

Linda L. SchulerLinda L. Schuler, 63, of Lamson Road, Phoenix, NY passed away at Crouse Hospital,
Syracuse on Saturday July 23, 2016. Born on May 16, 1953 to her late parents,
Shirley M. (Wolford) and Donald Lynn Weller, Sr. in Auburn, NY. She was a graduate of
C. W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville, NY class of 1971. She graduated from Monroe
Community College in 1973.
Linda was a member of the Jacksonville Faith Community. She enjoyed watching her
Surviving are her husband of 37 years, Larry D. Schuler; her four children, Kimberly
(Josh) Osborne, Jeffrey (Megan) Schuler, Stacy Schuler, and Kevin Schuler; her four
grandchildren Mason, Noah, Lindsay, and Cole; her sister Diane Weller; a brother
Donny Weller; countless cousins; and many friends.

Services are on Wednesday July 27, at 10 a.m. at the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral
Home, Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Vivian Summerville offficiating. Burial will follow the
funeral in Jacksonville Rural Cemetery, 9350 Fenner Road Town of Lysander.
Calling hours are on Tuesday July 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home 431 Main St.
Contributions in Linda’s memory to: Jacksonville Faith Community, Post Office Box 254,

Phoenix, New York 13135.