Harriet J. (Suleski) Boc

A beguiling sense of humor endeared Harriet Jeannette Boc to all who knew her for 95 years. Harriet was born to Polish immigrants, Teofil and Romana Suleski, on September 26, 1922 in Rome, NY. At the end of her life she died in the hands of her son E. Raymond Boc and daughter-in-law Barbara Adolfi of Sperryville, VA. on October 15, 2017. Harriet grew up on a farm north of Lake... 4:00pm 10/17/17

Barbara Parlato

ONEIDA — Barbara Parlato, 87 of Oneida, died early Tuesday morning, October 10, 2017 surrounded by her children and her dog. She lived at The Grand, Rome, where she had been a resident for the past year. Born in Binghamton on February 2, 1930, she was the daughter of John T. and Maxine Sasse Scallon. A lifelong resident of New York, living in Binghamton, Buffalo and Oneida,... 4:00pm 10/17/17

Rose M. (Taverna) Stannard

Rose M. (Taverna) Stannard, 96, of Rome, passed away peacefully in Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center. She was born on December 6, 19120 in Rome; a daughter of the late Antonio and Josephine Rizzuto Taverna and was raised and educated locally. On January 27, 1940 in St. John the Baptist Church, Rose was united in marriage to Lyle Stannard, Sr.; a blessed union of almost 40... 4:00pm 10/17/17

James E. Smith

BLOSSVALE — James E. Smith, 66, of Saltzman Road, passed away at home unexpectedly on October 13, 2017 in his sleep as he wished. He was born on August 3, 1951 in Rome, New York, a son of Ralph S. and Carrie Mae Orris Smith. Jim was a 1970 National Honor Society graduate of Camden Central High School. On August 28, 1976 he was united in marriage to the former June A. Filkins... 4:00pm 10/16/17

Daniel M. Clements, Jr.

Daniel M. Clements Jr., 37, of Rome, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017, after being stricken at home. He was born in Rome on September 2, 1980, the son of Daniel and Phyllis DiMezzo Clements Sr. He was a 1998 graduate of Rome Free Academy. On August 1, 2014, he married Kristen Sauer.  Dan had been working for the CNY DSO since 2008.  He enjoyed the outdoors, especially... 4:00pm 10/16/17

Marion Vacheresse Northrup

Marion Vacheresse Northrup, 95, of Rome, passed away on October 14, 2017, at The Pines Nursing Home in Utica, NY. She was born on March 20, 1922 in Rome, NY, the daughter of the late James Vacheresse and Flora Evans Vacheresse. Marion was a graduate of Rome Free Academy, Class of 1937. On April 27, 1941 she was united in marriage to Clarence (Bun) Northrup , who predeceased... 4:00pm 10/16/17

Beatrice (Simpkins) Lazovik

Beatrice Lazovik, 98, whose generosity of spirit, work ethic, joy of entertaining family and friends was legendary to her family and the Rome community, passed away peacefully, Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Bethany Gardens, Rome.  She was a resident of Rome her entire life. Bea, as she was known, was born on November 6, 1918. She was the daughter of Sam and Fanny Simpkins and... 4:00pm 10/16/17

Jack Atkins

Jack Atkins, 76, Sherrills Ford, NC, passed away Oct. 7, 2017 with his loving wife, Cheryl (Shields) and children by his side. Jack was born March 5, 1941 to the late Jack G. Atkins and Kathryn V. Atkins-Ohnmeiss. Jack graduated from Montoursville, PA High School in 1959. A veteran, he served twenty one years in the US Air Force.  He loved golfing, woodworking, painting,... 4:00pm 10/14/17