Donald L. Hale

Donald L. Hale, 76, retired MSGT, USAF, of Rome, passed away after a long battle of Agent Orange related illnesses, on May 23, 2017. He was born April 28, 1941, in Venus, PA, a son of the late John J. and Anna E. Albaugh Hale. Don graduated from Cranberry High School in 1958. He proudly enlisted in the USAF in 1958, served three tours in Vietnam and retired after 22 years of... 4:00pm 05/25/17

Joan Miller Hinman

Joan Miller Hinman, 90, of Rome, and Venice, FL, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, after a long illness.  Joan was born December 19, 1926, the daughter of Frederick (Tuffy) and Agnes Kirk Miller. She graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1945 and began working at Nelson’s Department Store. On July 7, 1950, she married A. Buol Hinman at Zion Episcopal Church; their wedding... 4:00pm 05/25/17

Eric R. Martin, Sr.

Eric R. Martin, Sr., 48, of Taberg, beloved son, brother, husband and father, passed away on May 24, 2017 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Rome on March 18, 1969, the son of Alfred and Dorothy Sypolt Martin. On September 11, 2009, he married Lisa Tanner.   Eric worked for ECR International in Utica for over 20 years.   He was a former member of... 4:00pm 05/25/17

Marie C. (‘Mickey’) DeIorio

WHITE PLAINS/UTICA/ROME, NY — Marie C. DeIorio passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at the Calvary Hospice, Bronx, New York. At the time of her passing, she was in the presence and hearts of those she loved the most. Born in Rome, New York on May 15, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Theresa Calnero. She is survived by her husband, Vincent, and their children... 4:00pm 05/25/17

Dalton D. Dorrity

BOONVILLE — Dalton D. Dorrity, 22, of Carol Ave, passed away on Saturday, May 20, 2017, after enjoying the sunrise for one last time from Blue Mountain, in the Adirondacks.  Dalton was born in New Hartford, on December 5, 1994, a son of Douglas M. Dorrity and Amy Samson. He grew up in Boonville, where he received his education graduating from Adirondack High School, with the... 4:00pm 05/23/17

Sean Brandal

AKRON, OHIO — Sean Brandal, formerly of Rome, N.Y., born January 2, 1969, passed way unexpectedly in his home on Saturday, May 20, 2017. He leaves behind a daughter, his father, three brothers, a sister, two aunts, and several cousins, nieces and nephews. 4:00pm 05/23/17

Ann F. Brooks

Ann F. Brooks, 100, of Syracuse, formerly of Rome, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017.  She was born in Rome, NY, on December 4, 1916, daughter of the late Charles and Lucy Fabrizio. Ann was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. She married, Ernest L. Brooks, who passed away on January 29, 1979. Ann was a former employee of Gordon C. Carly Co., Rome and a former member of St. John... 4:00pm 05/23/17

Lydia J. Downie

HAMILTON — Lydia J. Downie, 102, of Wylie Street, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Berlin, Germany on October 31, 1914, Lydia was the daughter of Frieda Martha Anna Ladeburg (1881-1961) and her soldier husband, who was lost in action during W.W. I. Frieda subsequently married Wilhelm Jeserick (1869-1935), who adopted... 4:00pm 05/23/17