Thomas E. Shepherd, II

Thomas E. Shepherd, II, 25, of Rome, passed away Saturday, August 19, 2017. He was born in Rome on July 15, 1992, the son of Thomas Shepherd Sr. and Linda Kotary Shepherd. He was a 2010 graduate of Rome Free Academy.  Tom was employed at Lowe’s Home Improvement in Rome.  He loved the outdoors and spent many hours fishing, hunting, trapping, kayaking, camping, and spending time... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Frank P. Froschauer Jr.

Frank P. Froschauer Jr., 76, of Rome, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 17, 2017 at his home. He was born March 29, 1941 in Rome , NY the son of Frank P. and Helen Elizabeth Koenig Froschauer. Frank graduated from Westmoreland Central School in 1959. After high school he served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. On November 22, 1973 he married Maryellen Virgili in... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Joseph J. Commisso

Joseph J. Commisso, 65, of Rome, passed away at home on Thursday, August 17, 2017.  He was born in Rome on June 25, 1952 a son of Francis and Anna Grieco Commisso. He was a graduate of RFA class of 1970 and of Albany State University in 1974 with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Joe worked at Rome Lab at GAFB as an accountant until his retirement in 2005.  Joy enjoyed... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Ian J. Marwick

Ian J. Marwick, age 89, formerly of Maple Lane, Lee Center, died peacefully on August 18, 2017.  Ian was born December 17, 1927, in Rome, a son of the late James H. and Mary Edwards Marwick. He was predeceased by a brother, Gordon E. Marwick in 1972, and a niece, Linda, in 2000. He attended Rome Public Schools, graduating in the Class of 1946, and Cornell University in the... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Howard D. Bentley

Howard D. Bentley, 85, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Rome Memorial Hospital. Born in Rome on October 28, 1931 to Howard G. and Kathryn R. McChrien Bentley, Howard went on to graduate from St. Aloysius Academy and serve in the US Army during the Korean War.  After being honorably discharged, Howard came back to Rome and went to work at Rome Cable Corp and... 4:00pm 08/21/17

Stanley Fedor

Stanley William Fedor, 87, of Clark Mills, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, on Thursday August 17, 2017 at St. Luke’s Home in New Hartford.  He was born August 2, 1930 in Whitesboro, the son of Joseph and Julia Krol Fedor. In 1956, he married Phyllis Decker. They remained close friends until he passed. Stanley was a local farmer for many years, retiring in... 4:00pm 08/18/17

Santa L. (Lomando) Wrinkle

Santa L. Wrinkle, age 95, of Lee, passed away peacefully at home on August 16, 2017.  Santa was born in Frankfort, NY on June 7, 1922 to the late Nicholas and Santa “Sadie” Calamanci Lomando. She graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1943. She proudly served her country during World War II as a WAC in the U.S. Army. On June 6, 1953, she was united in marriage to Jerry L. Wrinkle... 4:00pm 08/18/17

Shirley Mae Burtch

Shirley Mae Burtch, 84, passed away August 14, 2017. Shirley was born on December 30, 1932, in Frankfort Center, NY the daughter of Arthur and Helen “Nellie” McCabe Tucker. She graduated from Thomas R. Proctor High School in 1951, received her Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York College for Teachers at Albany in 1955, and a Masters of Arts degree from The... 4:00pm 08/17/17