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Ano, Gervase T. "Mike"*  
MUNNSVILLE > > Gervase T. "Mike" Ano, 82, formerly of Munnsville, died on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at the New York State Veterans' Home, Oxford, following a long fight with Alzheimer's disease. He was born on July 14, 1932 in Oneida, a son of Edward and Jennie Durfee Ano, who died in 2003 and 2004, respectively. Mike has lived in the Munnsville area most of his life, graduating from Stockbridge Valley High School in 1951, and later SUNY Morrisville in 1953. He served in US Army during the Korean Conflict from 1954-1955. Upon his honorable discharge, along with his father, he operated Ed's Garage in Munnsville. They ran it as a repair shop and Ford dealership until 1966. He continued to work as a salesman for Dowd Ford in Cazenovia, and general manager for many years at Nye Ford in Oneida. He finished his career for Prudential Life Insurance Company in Utica. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 54 in Munnsville, serving as Commander twice. He was, also, a member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Oneida. Mike enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycles, golf, and spending time with his family. He married Justine A. Harrison on March 27, 1954, in Munnsville. Surviving besides his beloved wife, Justine, are: a sister and brother-in-law, Kay and John Falcone of Oneida; a brother and sister-in-law, Edward Dale and Judy Ano of Oneida; sisters-in-law, Beverly Stressel of Clark Mills, and Helen Harrison of Westmoreland; brother-in-law, James Harrison of Parish; five sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Cheryl Ano of Durhamville, Pat and Carol Ano of Munnsville, Dan and Teresa Ano of Bonita Springs, Fla., Tim and Tammy Ano of Sherrill, and Kelly and Cheryl Ano of Sylvan Beach; one daughter and son-in-law, Mishelle and John Duell of Norwich; 12 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mike was predeceased by his mother, father, and sister, Bonnie Martin. A casual memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at the American Legion Post No. 54, 6311 E. Hill Road, Munnsville. There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in Stockbridge Cemetery, Munnsville. Arrangements are under the supervision of the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., 201 James St., Canastota. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the New York State Veterans' Home, 4207 NY 220, Oxford, N.Y. 13830, or to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. J. HOMER BALL FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota A Trust 100 Family Owned Funeral Home
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 20, 2014
Britton, Ella C.*  
KIRKVILLE > > Ella C. Britton, 92, of 7730 Brownell Road, Victoria Park, Kirkville, died on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at her home, following a lengthy illness. She was born on May 21, 1922, in Ava, N.Y., a daughter of Peter and Emma Stoffel Hellinger. Ella spent her early years in the Camden area, graduating from Camden High School. She later lived in various places in Central New York, including Lakeport from 1959-1993, and has lived Kirkville since 1993. She enjoyed embroidery, ceramics, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family playing Dominoes. Ella was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Bridgeport. She married Seymour C. Britton on Feb. 21, 1942, in Williamstown, N.Y. Seymour died on Aug. 23, 1998. Surviving are: one son, Carleton S. Britton of Shickshinny, Pa.; three daughters and a son-in-law, Katherine Brown of Kirkville, Madeline Kelley of Belton, Texas, and Patricia and Donald Burke of Wilkes Barre, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Sherry Britton of Chittenango; one brother, Francis Hellinger; 18 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. Ella was predeceased by a son, Charles Britton; and three brothers, Peter, Claude and Alvin Hellinger; and a sister, Madeline Wilcox. Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., Canastota. Burial will be in the Oneida Lake Cemetery, Messengers Bay. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, prior to the funeral, from 10 a.m. to noon at the funeral home, 201 James St., Canastota. In her memory, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 7, E. Syracuse, N.Y. 13057, with envelopes available at the funeral home. J. HOMER BALL FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota, NY A Trust 100 Family Owned Funeral Home
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 18, 2014
Butler, John J. "Jeff"*  
ONEIDA > > John J. (Jeff) Butler of Oneida, N.Y. died on Nov. 18, 2014. He is survived by his two children, Bonnie and Sean Butler. Jeff Butler grew up in the suburban Philadelphia town of Berwyn, Pa. He received a bachelor's degree in engineering from the Calhoon Marine Engineering School in 1982, graduating at the top of his class. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a naval officer, achieving the rank of lieutenant in the Navy Reserve. Jeff worked in the Merchant Marines and sailed on the largest cargo ships and oil tankers. His travels took him to distant places spanning six continents and included Istanbul, Alexandria, Samoa, Korea, the Philippines, Tasmania and Australia. Jeff's early life included work at a steel mill that enabled him at the age of 19 to save enough money to travel throughout the United States for six months. Afterwards, Jeff became a cab driver in California where he experienced the true adventures of nightlife in LA. On many occasions Jeff brought a barbecue grill to the streets of Long Beach, and served free food to homeless people in the area. Helping others, especially needy children and the homeless, was always a priority in his life. Jeff's education and experience with ship power systems enabled him to enter the power plant business in 1990, when he moved to the Oneida area and became a plant engineer at the Sterling Energy Facility in Sherrill, N.Y. Jeff later served as a construction consultant and Acting Outage Manager for the Independence Station power plant located near Oswego, N.Y. Jeff was a very active participant in the power plant field. He published numerous feature articles in the industry's top professional journals. He served as a guest speaker to the largest power plant conventions in the world multiple times. He additionally founded and served as president of the North East Steam Turbine Users Group. Jeff was forced into early retirement in 1998, when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Jeff maintained a strong, loving, fatherly presence for his children despite his crippling illness. He challenged and inspired them to live life to the fullest, help those in need, and never turn down an opportunity for adventure. In addition to his children, Jeff is survived by his sisters, Sharon, Mary Allyn, Patricia, Jacqueline and Nicole. A memorial service for Jeff will be held at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Guests may arrive at 1:30 p.m., and the service will begin at 2 p.m. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com. CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Oneida
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 20, 2014
Chafee, Russell R.*  
CANASTOTA > > Russell R. Chafee, 58, of Canastota, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, following a brief illness. He was born on Nov. 30, 1955, in Syracuse, a son of Lyle P. and Elizabeth Hart Chafee. Russell has lived in the Canastota area most of his life, graduating from Morrisville High School in 1975. He worked Pexton Memorial Services in Canastota for several years, previously working for NAPA Auto Parts in Canastota and Morrisville. Russell enjoyed watching old western movies, football, especially the Dallas Cowboys, mowing and maintaining lawns, and spending time with his family. He married Mary M. Niles on July 7, 1978, in Peterboro. Surviving besides his wife, Mary, are: two daughters and a son-in-law, Carrie and Kenneth Bishop of Chittenango, and Ann Chafee of West Eaton; his mother, Elizabeth Chafee of Canastota; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Darwin Chafee, and Lyle and Lynn Chafee, all of Canastota; five sisters and a brother-in-law, Irene and Nelson VanVorst of Durhamville, Lila Chafee of Oneida, Lily Beth Chafee of Syracuse, Rosie Chafee of Canastota, and Vera Chafee of Chittenango; two grandchildren, James Felker and Nicolas Bishop; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, Inc., Canastota. Pastor David Allen of Believer's Chapel, Canastota, will officiate. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, prior to the service, from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home, 201 James St., Canastota. In his memory, contributions may be made to his family, c/o the funeral home, with envelopes available at the funeral home. J. HOMER BALL FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota A Trust 100 Family Owned Funeral Home
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 20, 2014
Dolci, Deno V.*  
CANASTOTA > > Deno V. Dolci at the age of 89, of 108 MacArthur Place, Canastota, N.Y. 13032 died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at the Oneida Healthcare Center. He was born on Nov. 8, 1925 in Canastota, the son of Nazzareno and Josephine Marchetti Dolci. Deno graduated from the Canastota High School in 1943. He married the former Barbara Vigilante of Oneida on March 4, 1977, in Canastota. Deno had an impressive war record. He was a veteran of WWII serving with the U.S. Navy aboard the "Astoria." He participated in the fierce battle of Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the Philippines in the South Pacific theater of war. Deno experienced the worst typhoon of the century. Fleet Commander, Admiral Halsey, in the South Pacific, said "you will never know what a typhoon is until you're in one of this magnitude." This was the first typhoon to be named, it was called "Typhoon Cobra." Deno was a member of the Canastota American Legion Post No. 140. He was a carpenter with the Local Union 12 of Syracuse for many years, retiring in 1987. Surviving is his wife, Barbara at home; two nephews, Alan and David Galletto, both of Rochester and several great nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by two sisters, Mary Dolci Galletto and Jean Dolci, and one stepdaughter, Theresa Vigilante who passed away on Oct. 30, 2014. Funeral services will be held at the Fiore Funeral Home, 317 S. Peterboro St. Canastota, N.Y. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at noon with the Rev. Anthony F. Tosti of Canastota, officiating. He will be laid to rest in the family mausoleum in St. Agatha's Cemetery, Canastota, N.Y. Friends may call at the Fiore Funeral Home on Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the funeral. The American Legion Post 140 of Canastota, N.Y. will provide military rites. Fiore Funeral Home, Inc. 317 S. Peterboro Street Canastota, N.Y. 13032 315-697-2296
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 16, 2014
Drake, Sandra Jane*  
MESSENGERS BAY > > Sandra Jane Drake, 57, of State Route 31, died on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Crouse Hospital where she had been a medical patient for the past five days. Born in Oneida, on March 9, 1957, she was a daughter of Burdette and Ruth Rounds Weimer. A lifelong resident of the area, Sandra was a graduate of Canastota High School and insurance school. She married Raymond Drake on April 30, 1988 at the First United Methodist Church in Oneida. She was a claims litigator for Utica First. Mrs. Drake was a member and president of the Central New York Postcard Club and a trustee of the Walnut Grove Cemetery Association. Sandra was of the Protestant faith. Surviving is her husband, Raymond; one sister and brother-in-law, Electa "Pinkey" and William Winchell of Canastota; two nephews, Robert and Edward Winchell; great nieces and nephews, Nicole, Jamie, Anthony, Zachary, and Isabelle Winchell; her dog, Haylie and three cats, Mariah, Josie, and Samantha. She is predeceased by her sister, Burnadette Leonard. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., on Friday from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 S. Peterboro St., Canastota, with the Rev. Donna Chapman, officiating. Interment will be in the Walnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday. Contributions may be made to Wanderer's Rest Humane Association, P.O. Box 535, Canastota, N.Y. 13032 or Greater Lenox Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 382, Canastota, N.Y. 13032. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com. CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota
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Eychner, Donald R. "Ike"  
VERONA > > Donald R. "Ike" Eychner, age 82, of Reber Road went to be with his Lord late Thursday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2014. Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. at the Malecki Funeral Home Inc., 464 Sherrill Road, Sherrill. Mr. Eychner's funeral service will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Malecki Funeral Home, Sherrill with the Rev. Fred Bailey and the Rev. Dan King officiating. Burial will follow in Valley View Cemetery, Oneida. Online condolences may be sent to maleckifuneralhomes.com
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Felski, Gary R.*  
VERNON > > Gary R. Felski, went to sleep in death on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 with his family by his side. Gary was born to Mrs. Deloris Irene Felski on Oct. 15, 1949 in Oneida, N.Y. Gary was raised in Oriskany Falls with many cherished memories including those of friends and classmates of Oriskany Falls High School. Gary loved the outdoors and was an avid nature lover. A very special day in Gary's life came on July 19, 1986 when he symbolized his dedication to Jehovah God by water immersion. Gary leaves a wife, Brenda, daughters Valerie and Melissa (Matthew), brothers Jerry (Linda), Raymond (Robin), David (Marie) and Leonard (Mary); sisters Evelyn, Sharon (Jim), Cheryl (Bob), Deborah (John), Linda, Janet, Laurie (Mike), Tracy (John); brothers-in-law Kevin and Bryon (Fran). He also leaves many nieces, nephews, friends, and canine companion Colbie. Gary was predeceased by his parents, three sisters, and a niece. Gary's hope was to live forever on a paradise Earth under God's Kingdom (Matthew 6:9-10 and Psalms 37:29). There will be a memorial service at The Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses, 430 N. Willow St. at the corner of Monahan Road Oneida, N.Y. on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Edmeston Union Cemetery to await the resurrection (John 5:28-29). The family extends a special thank you to the nurses at the Oneida Healthcare ICU for their compassionate care given to Gary during his illness.
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 16, 2014
Galton, Thomas B.*  
CANASTOTA > > Thomas B. Galton, 72, of Forbes Road, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Portland, Maine on Sept. 20, 1942, he was a son of C. William and Dorothy Daley Galton. A resident of Canastota since the age of eight, Tom was a graduate of Canastota High School, Class of 1960 and Le Moyne College, Class of 1964 where he was on the basketball team and served as junior class president. He married Maria E. Brancato in Sherburne on April 24, 1965. Prior to his retirement, with 30 years of service, Mr. Galton was employed with CNA Insurance Group as a senior marketing representative and had earned his CPCU designation. He had previously been employed with Utica Mutual. Tom was a communicant of St. Agatha's Church, where he served as Hope Appeal chairman, a charter member of the Kanon Valley Country Club, where he was an avid golfer and was a "dewsweeper," a former member of the Knights of Columbus, E. Bart Hanifin Council No. 473, served on the United Way Board of Directors and the Madison County Children's Camp for 18 years, where he was also past president, a former member of the New York State Jaycees and was president of the local Canastota chapter. Mr. Galton was also a Little League coach and a member of the United Golf League of Marco Island, Fla. Tom was a Boston Red Sox fan and loved all sports. He had a great love for his grandchildren and great-grandchild. Surviving besides his wife Maria are: four sons and three daughters-in-law, Keith T. and Lori Galton, Mark B. and Jaimee Galton and Kristopher C. Galton, all of Canastota and Kyle J. and Lisa Galton of Perrysburg, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Justin, Kyle and Myriah Savage, Eric and Emily Galton, Mark Merrell, Kayla, Alexa and Marissa Galton; one great-grandson, Jett Merrell; three sisters and two brothers-in-law, Judy and Ralph Vatalaro and Donna Barres, all of Canastota and Dorothy and Henry Dude of Hilton; three sisters-in-law, Gail Huhtala of Norwich and Marco Island, Fla., Kathy and Gary Welch of Hamilton and Helen Brancato of Norwich; one brother-in-law, James Brancato of Sherburne; his childhood and closest friend John Bailey and numerous special friends. He was predeceased by one brother, C. William Galton Jr. Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, from St. Agatha's Church, where the funeral Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. Stephen Wirkes, pastor. Interment will be made in St. Agatha's Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 S. Peterboro St., Canastota, from 3-7 p.m. on Friday. Contributions may be made to the Madison County Children's Camp, P.O. Box 753, Oneida, N.Y. 13421 or to the Opportunity Shop, 128 E. Center St., Canastota, N.Y. 13032. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com. CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME, INC. Canastota
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 20, 2014
Kogut, Florence R.  
LIVERPOOL > > Florence R. Kogut, of Liverpool, N.Y., formerly of Eaton, N.Y., died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Elderwood at Liverpool. A calling hour from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, will be at St. Mary's Church, 16 Wylie St., Hamilton, N.Y., followed by a memorial Mass at 11 a.m., and interment in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Hamilton. Donations to St. Mary's Church; the Alexandra G. Kogut Memorial Fund c/o The Community Foundation, 1222 State St., Utica, N.Y. 13502; or the Kogut Scholarship Fund at Colgate University, 13 Oak Dr., Hamilton, N.Y. 13346. Arrangements have been entrusted to Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville, N.Y. To send a condolence and sign the Book of Memories online go to www.burgessandtedescofuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on Nov. 20, 2014
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