Funeral notices — Dec. 5, 2017

Published Dec 5, 2017 at 4:00pm

BROOKS — Joseph D. Brooks, 70, of Rome, on Nov. 23, 2017.

Services 7 p.m. today at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road.

Burial St. John’s Cemetery, Camden. Calling hours 5-7 p.m. today.

BUTTERS — Hildred R. Butters, 83, of Rome, on Nov. 27, 2017.

Services 11 a.m. Friday at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road. Burial Rome Cemetery. Calling hours 9:30-11 a.m. prior to the service.

Contributions to Utica College Office of Advancement, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica NY 13502; or the Rome Academy of Sciences Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 211, Rome NY 13442-0211.

CROAD — Gary Lee Croad, 75, of Rome, on Nov. 29, 2017.

Calling hours 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St.

DeGROAT — William G DeGroat, 59, of Lee Center, on Nov. 11, 2017. 

Services 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bottini Funeral Home, 120 W. Embargo St. Calling hours are 9-11 a.m. Saturday.

FRANCIS — Karen Lee Peebles Francis, 71, of New York Mills and formerly of Oneida, on Dec. 2, 2017.

Services 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, 260 Main St., Oneida. Burial Glenwood Cemetery. Calling hours 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

McBRIDE — Mary Jo McBride, 62, of San Rafael, Calif., on Oct. 29, 2017.

Services noon May 12, 2018, at Townsend Cemetery in Stittville.

Contributions to the Dream Foundation (dreamfoundation.org) or the Cancer Research Institute (cancerresearch.org). 

Arrangements by Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St.

ROE — Samuel C. “Dewey” Roe, 50, of Rome, on Dec. 1, 2017.  

Calling hours 4-6 p.m. today at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St.

RONDINELLI — Rosetta M. (Bilotta) Rondinelli, 91, of Rome, on Dec. 4, 2017. 

Arrangements by Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St., are incomplete. 

SHORT — Paul A. Short, 77, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Rome, on Nov. 17, 2017.  

Services 11 a.m. Dec. 30 at the Melech Hospice House, 11125 N 52nd St., Tampa, Fla.

Contributions to LifePath Hospice through chaptershealth.org.

Arrangements by Abbey Affordable Cremation & Funeral Services,12541 Ulmerton Road in Largo, Fla.

STROPP - Robert Houser Stropp, 74, of Holland Patent, on Dec. 3, 2017.

Services 2 p.m. Friday at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road. Burial Evergreen Cemetery, Barneveld. Calling hours 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

THIERRY — Eleanor M. Thierry, 92, of Utica, on Dec. 3, 2017.
Services 6 p.m. Wednesday at McGrath, Myslinski, Karboski & Nunn Funeral Directors, 470 French Road, Utica. Calling hours 4-6 p.m. Wednesday. Burial Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro.

TOMAINO — Bernard “Bernie” Tomaino, 84, of Rome, on Dec. 2, 2017. 

Services 11 a.m. Wednesday at Transfiguration Church.

Burial St. John the Baptist Cemetery. No calling hours.

Contributions to the Humane Society of Rome. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St.

WEBER — Mary P. (Peck) Weber, 82, of Rome, on Dec. 5, 2017. Arrangements by Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, 418 N. George St., are incomplete.

WITCHLEY — Frederick C. Witchley, 82, of Rome, on Dec. 2, 2017.

Services 2 p.m. Thursday at at St. John the Baptist Church, Rome. Burial St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Oneida. Calling hours 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Strong-Burns & Sprock Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Road.