Madalyn (Sponable) Morgan

Madalyn MorganMadalyn (Sponable) Morgan, 80, of Phoenix, NY passed away on Monday July 18, 2016
after a brief illness at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY. She was born to her late parents,
Wilma (Olmstead) and Clark F. Sponable on December 16, 1935 in Baldwinsville, NY. Moving
to Phoenix in her junior year of high school, she then graduated from Phoenix High School
class of 1953.
Madalyn was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Ralph A. Morgan on December 28,
2010, her son Steven A. Morgan on November 23, 2011, her brother Willard C. “Spike”
Sponable on November 28, 1973, her sister Barbara A. Sponable on April 17, 2008.
Surviving are her two daughters and sons-in-law, Gwen and Terry Schmidtmann of Phoenix,
Margo and Steve Storie of Hammond, NY; her grandson Adam Schmidtmann of Phoenix,
her granddaughter and her husband, Lyndsay and Bryan Sutton of Ft. Myers, FL; her
brother Allyn Sponable of Fulton, and her foster brother Leon Heagle of Parish; several
nieces, nephews, cousins; and her music family.
Madalyn enjoyed singing classic country music. She was a life member of Enterprise Fire
Company # 1, Auxiliary, Phoenix; an avid supporter of Relay for Life; and owner/operator of
Morgan’s Tours, Phoenix.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Phoenix Fire Hall at 1 p.m. on Saturday July 23,
with a “greet the family” time from 11.a.m until 1 p.m before the ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Fire Dept. Aux, 457 Main St., Phoenix,
NY 13135, to purchase a memorial bench for the park.

Virginia I. Carioti

Virginia I. CariotiVirginia  I. Carioti, 79, of Phoenix, NY passed away on Thursday July 7, 2016 at St.

Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY.  She was born in Syracuse to her

late parents, Mary (Amico) and Richard Firenze on August 20, 1936.  Virginia was a

graduate of Fulton High School.

Virginia was a cafeteria cashier for Phoenix Central Schools.  She and her late husband

Butch, operated the family farm, Carioti Farms for many years.  Virginia was a parishioner

of Saint Stephen’s Church in Phoenix.

She was predeceased by her loving husband of 46 years, Butch Carioti in 2002; her son

Joseph S. Carioti in 2011; her brothers Tony and Paul; her sister Carmela.

Surviving are her sons and her daughters-in-law, James R. “Chip” and Laura Carioti of

Phoenix, and John V. and Maureen Cariota of Warners, and Michele Carioti of Eugene, OR;

five grandchildren, Andrew, Elizabeth, Emily, Julia, and Annabelle;  her brother, Sam

Firenze of Maryland; her sister Mary Grace Ranieri of Baldwinsville; several nieces,

nephews, and cousin; and friends.

Calling hours are on Sunday July 10,  from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan

Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, NY  13135.  Services will begin Monday July 11,          at 8:45 a.m. in the funeral home, followed by a funeral mass at 9:30 a.m. in Saint Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyer officiating.

Burial will follow in Saint Mary’s Cemetery, 463 South Seventh St., Fulton, NY  13069.
Contributions may be made to: St. Stephen’s Church in Virginia’s memory.

Cecil L. “Cy” Burton

Cecil L. “Cy” Burton, 70, of Phoenix, NY, passed away suddenly on Saturday June 25, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse,
NY. Born in Syracuse on September 22, 1945 to his late parents, Laura J. (Hurd) and Wayne M. Burton, Sr..

He was a graduate of J. C. Birdlebough H S, Phoenix. Earlier in his career, he was employed at Armstrong Cork Co., town of Volney. The
majority of Cy’s life was spent as a stone mason for Sweet-Woods Memorial Monument Co., Phoenix. He was a life member of the
Phoenix Rod & Gun Club, and enjoyed sportsman activities.

Predeceased by his loving wife of 40 years Susan A. (Sach) BurtonMar. 3, 2008; his brother Wayne, Jr.; and his sister Janet Allen in 2016.

Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Courtney of New Orleans, LA; his brothers, Fred Burton, Jon Burton, Richard “Dick” and
his wife Cindy Burton, and Clark Burton and Debbieseveral nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; canines, Carlton and Cooper.

There will be no services, or calling hours. Private burial in Phoenix Rural Cemetery at a later date.

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

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.