Diana E. Hilts

VERONA — Diana E. Hilts, 81, of Old Oneida Road, passed away on October 15, 2018, in St. Luke’s Hospital where she had been a patient for the past week. Born in Oneida on July 23, 1937, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Lust Emanuele. A lifelong resident of the area, being raised with her cousin Patricia Emanuele Kirk, Diana was a graduate of Oneida High School, Class of... 4:00pm 10/17/18

Jeffrey Stillman Wardwell

Jeffrey Stillman Wardwell passed away on September 18, 2018 in Tallahassee, FL. He was born December 10, 1948, and adopted by Sam and Arlene Wardwell of Rome, NY. Jeff was a Sargent serving in the USAF from 1969-1975. He grew up in Rome, NY and lived around the world spending considerable time in NY, MA, NC, HI, FL, Germany, Iceland, and Italy.  He is survived by his children... 4:00pm 10/17/18

Bramwell C. Howell

ROME — Bramwell C. Howell, 89, of Broadway, a former resident of Webster St. and widower of Reba, passed away on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at Rome Memorial Hospital.   He was born in Rome, on September 2, 1929, a son of Frederick and Ruth Nestle Howell. While growing up he lived in Rome and in Boonville, where he attended Boonville Central School, before leaving high school... 4:00pm 10/17/18

Dolores Rose (Riley) Sanborn

Dolores R. Sanborn, 84, of Oneida, formerly of Camden, wife of Richard and mother to Scott, Stacy and Saneen, passed away Monday morning, October 15, 2018, at the Oneida Health Extended Care Facility where she had been a resident since August 25, 2015, following a long illness. Those friends and extended family who would like to express their feelings and sympathy to her... 4:00pm 10/16/18

Natalie E. Thomas

Natalie E. Thomas, 87, of Brewerton, died Friday October 12, 2018 at Upstate University Hospital Syracuse surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Watertown, NY on June 3, 1931 daughter of the late Leonard A. and Hazel Beecher Pfister. She graduated from Watertown High School in January of 1949. Before moving to Brewerton in 2011, she resided in Watertown, Binghamton,... 4:00pm 10/16/18

Joseph M. Mastrangelo (Lt. Col. Ret. U.S. Air Force)

Joseph M. Mastrangelo, (Lt. Col. Ret. U.S. Air Force), 71, of Rome, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018, at home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Rome, NY, on August 21, 1947, son of the late Ralph and Jennie Colasanti Mastrangelo. On June 16, 1973 he married Patricia Esposito in St. John the Baptist Church. Joe was a 1965 graduate of Rome Free Academy, 1976... 4:00pm 10/16/18

Nicholas ‘Butch’ F. Domenico

Nicholas “Butch” F. Domenico, age 80, of Rome, NY and Scottsdale, AZ, passed away peacefully, at home on Friday, October 12, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Rome, NY, the son of the late Nicholas and Lena Piazza Domenico. Nick attended RFA and graduated in the Class of 1957. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957-1962. On September 15 1962, Nick... 4:00pm 10/15/18

Elizabeth M. Montgomery

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Montgomery, 84, of Cleveland passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in Utica, NY. She was born on September 18, 1934 in Forestport, NY, daughter of Ernest and Ida Winters Hebert and was a 1952 graduate of Forestport High School. Betty was united in marriage to Roger J. Montgomery on May 29, 1954 at St. Stephen’s Church in... 4:00pm 10/15/18

Cora B. Gage

Cora B. (Frank) Gage, 89, of Rome, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Lutheran Home in Clinton. She was born in Boonville on January 7, 1929. On October 2, 1948, she was united in marriage to Lloyd Gage. He passed away in 1983. Cora was an LPN at the Marcy State Hospital and the CNY DDSO for 38 years, retiring in 1984.  She leaves behind a daughter and son-in-law,... 4:00pm 10/13/18

Robert M. Kimmel

Robert M. Kimmel, 85, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Katherine Lutheran Home in Clinton. He was born in Rome on September 28, 1933, the son of the late James and Alberta (Walter) Kimmel. On June 14, 1958, Bob was united in marriage to Arlene Chiacaferro, whom he adored and shared a blessed union of over 35 years.  He served his country in the US... 4:00pm 10/13/18

Jeanette I. Drought

Jeanette I. Drought, 87, of Camden, NY passed away Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at the Katherine Luther Residential Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Clinton, NY. She was born on December 13, 1930 in Williamstown, NY, a daughter of Vernon and Margaret Proctor Rood. Jeanette married Royce P. Drought on January 10, 1953 in Williamstown, NY, he passed away November 6, 2016.... 4:00pm 10/12/18

Robert M. Kimmel

Robert M. Kimmel, 85, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at the Katherine Lutheran Home in Clinton. He was born in Rome on September 28, 1933, the son of the late James and Alberta (Walter) Kimmel. On June 14, 1958, Bob was united in marriage to Arlene Chiacaferro, whom he adored and shared a blessed union of over 35 years.  He served his country in the US... 4:00pm 10/12/18

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