Maynard J. Lonis, 97, of Phoenix, NY, passed away Wednesday surrounded by family. Born in 1919 to New York State Assemblyman Ernest J. Lonis and
wife Gertrude (Countryman) Lonis. Maynard grew up during the great depression working on his father’s
farm in Hannibal, NY. He graduated from Hannibal High School in 1936 and continued on with his education, a value he instilled in his family, with both his Bachelor’s Degree in (1940) and Master’s Degree (1951) from Oswego State. He served in WW II with the U. S. Maritime Service as the ship’s Chief Radio Officer, where he earned the nickname “Sparks” during 3 Theaters, in the Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean. Maynard had a passion for HAM Radio (W2MXE) and after the war, reveled in his time spent circumnavigating the world on sea-going voyages.
Following his career on the seas, he began teaching Industrial Arts at the Fulton School District. His love for electronics then lead him to a career working
for General Electric and Black Clawson.
He was predeceased by his loving wife of 54 years, Betty G. (Neilson) and his sister Bernadette Lonis.
Surviving are two sons, William E. of Phoenix and
Robert M. (Karen) of Murfreesburo, TN; a daughter,
Mary E. Alton of Pennellville; grandsons, Gregory
Alton (Elizabeth), Ryan, Preston and Blake Lonis;
granddaughter, Catherine Alton; great-grandchildren,
Maggie & Jackson Alton.
Services: Calling hours
Sunday, January 15, 2017 from 4 to 8 p.m., and a
funeral on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Allanson-Glan-
ville-Tappan Funeral Home in Phoenix, NY. Spring
burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that contributions be made to:
Phoenix Central Schools Dollars for Scholars.
Norma J. Burton, 90, of Pennellville, NY, passed away on Tuesday January 10, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY.
Born in Fulton, NY on October 27, 1926 to her late
parents, Gladys (Churchill) Smith and Ernest William Smith. Norma married Donald in 1948 and had three children. She was a loving wife and mother of her kids. Predeceased by her husband of nearly 59 years, Donald W. Burton on Sept. 20, 2007; her daughter-in-law, Sheila Burton in 2015.
Surviving are her children, Brenda (James) Callen of Phoenix, William Burton of Interlachen, FL; and Linda (Edward) Mason of Pennellville; 5 grandchildren Tammy Mantor, Nicole (Rick) Mason, Edward (Heidi) Mason, Jr., Erny (Mary) Mason, and Eric (Audrey) Mason; 9 great-grandchildren; cousins; and her canine Haylee.
Calling hours are on Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. with a 5 p.m. funeral service all in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135
Contributions in Norma’s memory to: Paws Across Oswego County, 2035 Co. Rt. One, Oswego, NY 13126.
Edward B. “Ed” Fyler, 78, of Phoenix, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Friday January 6, 2017 at home. He
was born in Syracuse, NY to his late parents, Helen (Neupert) and Eldon C. Fyler on April 28, 1938. He was
active in Boy Scouts. Ed graduated from C. W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville, class of 1956. He served in the US Army from 1957-59. Ed was a truck driver and a member of the Teamsters Local Union # 317, Syracuse. He was a former president for the Phoenix Lions Club; member of the Syracuse
Pistol Club in Clay; enjoyed hunting and fishing; a proud New York Yankee fan; and he loved to go to the Turning Stone Casino with friends and family.
He was predeceased by his brothers Walter in 1981 and James in 1954.
Surviving are his loving wife of 56 years, Leanne (Bettinger) Fyler; his children, Debra (Brian) Dates,Carolyn (Mike) Sacco, Ed Fyler, and Jan (Steve)
Strathmann; his sister-in-law Melissa Bettinger (Nancy Reed Carpenter); six grandchildren; four,great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews,
cousins, and many friends; his beloved canine Bailey.
A Catholic Mass will be on Tuesday January 10, 2017 at 9 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating. Burial will follow the mass in Pine Plains Cemetery, 8686 Henry Clay Blvd., Clay, N.Y. 13041, where a military honor guard will offer veteran honors.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Ed’s name to: Phoenix Fire Dept., Fire & Emergency Fund, 457 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135 or St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135
Arrangements by Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral
Homes, Inc., 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY.
December 22, 2016
Christine M. Hayduke, 39 of Baldwinsville, former Clay
resident, passed away on Thursday December 22, 2016 at Crouse
Hospital in Syracuse, NY on Thursday. Born in Oswego Hospital on January 7, 1977 to her parents Greg and Donnetta Hayduke of Clay. She was a 1995 graduate of JCB High School
and a graduate of Brockport with a major in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice. Christine was a faithful Buffalo Bills fan. She was a competitive athlete who enjoyed playing softball, basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Christine was a four year member of the Phoenix Firebird marching band.She had a profound love and talent for both cooking andwriting. Her interests also included reading, music, playing guitar, gardening and anything you could do in
the sun. She was also a compassionate caregiver.
Christine loved spending time with her family and friends. She had a way of making people smile with her wonderful sense of humor, her beaming smile and her gentle spirit.
Predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Donal K. and Evonne (Emery) Mauser; paternal grandfather Andrew Hayduke; uncle and coach Kamden D. Mauser.
Surviving are her parents Greg and Donnetta Hayduke of Clay, NY; brother Gregory Hayduke; sister Heather Hayduke (Jeff Sloan); nephew Zachary Walter; sisterNatalie Williams (Mike Williams); nephews Michael and Nathaniel; niece Charlotte Williams; grandmother Betty Hayduke; several aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and feline companion Midnight.
Calling hours are from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday January 7, 2017 followed by a 5:30 funeral service in
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home at 431 Main
St., Phoenix. Rev. Philip Brockmyre will officiate the
service. Burial will be at a later date.
Contributions in loving memory of Christine to: The Humane Society of CNY, 4915 W. Taft Rd., Liverpool, NY
Angelina M. “Angie” Viau, 40 of Matthews, NC, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday December 25, 2016
Born to her parents Gladys M. (Garrett) and Martin D. Roarke on January 15, 1976 in Syracuse, NY. She worked for Red Ventures Co. in Ft. Mill, SC where she was a customer service representative.
Angie was a member of No Rules Riders Rider Club.
She was a very passionate and talented singer as well.
Surviving are her husband of 11 years, James M. Viau; step-son Connor Viau; her mother Gladys Roarke; her father Martin (Kim) Roarke; her sister Jennifer (James) Morey; her mother-in-law Patti (Mark) Sachuk; her father-in-law Phillip (Kim) Viau; her sister-in-law Sara Viau; her aunt and God mother Paula Eastman; her
sister at heart, cousin by birth Jodi Wisowaty; her aunt Melva Minier; her uncle Donald Garrett; her nephew Martin Richardson; her nieces Ella Walco and Paige
Viau; many cousins and friends. Calling hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday December
30, in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
Contributions in memory of Angie to: Alzheimer’s Association, 441 W. Kirkpatrick St., Syracuse, NY 13204
Morgan Ann Stoutenger, 18, of Liverpool, passed away
on Thursday December 15, 2016. Born in Oswego to
her parents, Linda A. Granger and Dana Stoutenger on
December 19, 1997. She was a graduate of J. C.
Birdlebough High School in Phoenix, NY, class of 2016.
Morgan was a very creative artist.
Predeceased by her grandmother Deborah Granger in 2009.
Surviving are her father, Dana (Rebecca) Stoutenger of
Phoenix; her mother, Linda A. (Michael) Grieves of
Liverpool; her brother Dana Stoutenger, Jr.; her paternal
grandparents, Lloyd and Mary Stoutenger; her maternal
grandparents, Ed and Mary Granger; her boyfriend
Jacob Robinson; numerous aunts, uncles; extended
family members and friends.
Calling hours are on Monday December 19, from 2 to 4
and 7 to 9 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral
Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.
A graveside service will be in the Spring in the Lake View
Cemetery, Interlaken, in the town of Covert, NY.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made payable to:
Jacob Robinson to help pay his medical expenses.
Graveside services for John W. Fredette, Jr. who died on November 10, 2015
at the age of 66, are planned for Saturday December 10, 2016. VFW Post
5540, Phoenix Memorial Post will conduct the military honors in Saint Mary’s
Cemetery, 463 South Seventh Street, Fulton, NY 13069.
At 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,
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, 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, 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.