Founder of Doug’s Fish Fry in Skaneateles dies at 76

Founder of Doug’s Fish Fry in Skaneateles dies at 76
Douglas Lee Clark, who founded the popular Doug’s Fish Fry restaurant in Skaneateles, died late last month at the age of 76. Clark died Sept. 27 at Upstate University Hospital, according to an obituary posted at the website of Butler-Badman Funeral Home Inc. in the town of Onondaga, which handled arrangements. Continue reading from The Citizen more

REMEMBERING NAEGELE: ‘He was the epitome of a fire chief’

REMEMBERING NAEGELE: ‘He was the epitome of a fire chief’
For decades he was respectfully called “Chief” and “GV1.” Longtime members of the Geneva Fire Department said there will never be another like him. “He was one in a million. He was the epitome of a fire chief,” said Jimmer McCormack of Carlton “Carl” Naegele, who died last weekend at 94. “He didn’t demand respect, but he commanded respect.” Naegele,... more

Tim Moore, owner of Inspire Moore Winery in Naples, dies at 51

Tim Moore, owner of Inspire Moore Winery in Naples, dies at 51
A harvest time tradition at Inspire Moore Winery is having the workers write an inspirational word on each barrel. Owner Tim Moore believed that the positive energy from these sentiments would find its way into his wines, said Diane Moore, his wife and co-owner of the winery. Tim died of cancer on June 29 at age 51, and many are... more

Patricia Fenton of Penn Yan (1941-2019)

Patricia Fenton of Penn Yan (1941-2019)
Patricia Fenton, age 77, of Penn Yan, NY passed away on Monday May 27, 2019 at Geneva General Hospital. Patricia was born in Geneva, NY on October 1, 1941, the daughter of the late Jacob and Elsie (Clarissen) D’Augustine. Patricia was the former owner and operator of Grandma’s Attic in Penn Yan. She has waitressed for Woolworths, Ponderosa, and Denny’s.... more

James R. Shreve of Ithaca, former athlete, coach & TV personality

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James R. Shreve passed peacefully on December 29th, 2018, in Lansdale, PA. Born in Plainfield, NJ in 1926, he was the son of John Donald and Helen Shreve of Fanwood, NJ. He graduated Scotch Plains HS (1945), where he was First Team All-State selection in football and basketball, and an inductee into Scotch Plains Hall of Fame (2006). At Syracuse... more

Philanthropist Bisgrove remembered as “visionary” committed to Auburn community

Philanthropist Bisgrove remembered as “visionary” committed to Auburn community
Jack Bisgrove, one of Auburn’s most prolific philanthropists, was remembered Monday, after he succumbed to cancer over the weekend, as a “visionary” who cared deeply about his community. John “Jack” Bisgrove, Jr., 79, was the former president and CEO of Red Star Express Lines, a national trucking company that started as a family business in Auburn in 1932. Before and... more

Former Wayne Central School District superintendent passes away

A former Wayne County Central School District Superintendent passed away according to a social media post by the school district. Rodney Dean Spring Ed.D. died on Thursday, July 12. He served as the superintendent from September of 1981 to June of 1993. A memorial will be held at the Fairport Methodist Church for Dr. Spring in the fall. WHEC: Read... more

Dorothy R. Masterson (1921 – 2018)

Dorothy R. Masterson, 96, quietly passed away on May 8th with her children at her bedside in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was preceded in 2006 by her husband Bob Masterson and her brother Robert Ross in 2009. She is survived by her 5 children; Mark (Mary Brody) Masterson, Anne (Heidar r.i.p) Nowrouz.), Don (Annabelle) Masterson, Terry (John Howe) Masterson-Howe, and Judy (Eric)... more

Seneca Falls Native Vincent Nicholas Giglio II passes away

Vincent Nicholas Giglio, II, known to friends as “Vinny” entered into Heaven on Saturday, May 19th, 2018 in Huntersville, North Carolina, after a long, courageous battle with heart disease. He was 68. Vinny was a proud Italian, Native of Seneca Falls, New York, and son of the late Vincent and Emily Giglio. He attended Fort Lauderdale University, Florida, on a... more

Syracuse mourns the passing of Chris Gedney

Syracuse senior associate athletics director and former Orange All-America tight end Chris Gedney passed away Friday, March 9 at the age of 47. A native of nearby Liverpool, N.Y., Gedney was a four-year standout for the Syracuse football team from 1989-92. He helped lead the program to a 35-12-2 record and four bowl victories during his career. Gedney was a... more

Syracuse football great Walter Reyes dead at age 36

Former Syracuse football running back Walter Reyes has died at the age of 36, according to his family. Reyes is No. 2 on Syracuse football’s all-time rushing list with 3,424 yards. He played at SU from 2001-04, when he was a first-team All-Big East selection his senior season. Reyes passed away Sunday night after experiencing stomach pain in recent days.... more

OBITUARY: Percy John Allison Jr. of Penn Yan

Percy John Allison, Jr., “Baldy”, passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the Bath VA Medical Center. He was born on December 23, 1925 to parents Percy J. and Mildred Johnson Allison Weichanthal in Penn Yan, NY. Calling hours for Baldy will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 4 – 8 PM at the Townsend Wood Funeral... more

OBITUARY: John T. Baroody, 84, of Stanley

John T. Baroody, age 84, died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at his home. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday (Sept. 24th) at 12 Noon at the Stanley Fire Hall, 2040 Rte. 245, Stanley, NY, followed by a catered luncheon from 1 to 3 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanley Fire Company, P.O. Box 481, Stanley, NY... more

Jim Boeheim on death of Kelly Seubert: ‘It’s the saddest day we’ve ever had’

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim described Kelly Seubert as the “heart and soul of our basketball program.” Seubert, Boeheim’s administrative assistant for the past 13 years, died on Friday after a battle with cancer. She was 53 years old. “She ran everything here,” Boeheim said Monday. “From the players, to the camps to the coaches and the administrators. She touched... more

Syracuse loses a legend: Remembering ‘Coach Mac’

Richard F. “Dick” MacPherson, who guided the Syracuse football team to an undefeated season in 1987 and five bowl games in 10 seasons as head coach, passed away on Aug. 8. He was 86 years old. The beloved “Coach Mac” arrived at Syracuse in 1981 and built the football program into a national championship contender during his tenure. His teams... more

Former Syracuse football coach Dick MacPherson dies at 86 years old

Former Syracuse football coach Dick MacPherson died on Tuesday at the age of 86. Beloved for his personality and his connection to the Syracuse community, as well as his ability to win football games, MacPherson coached 10 years at the school, highlighted by an undefeated season in 1987. Led by quarterback Don McPherson, the Orange finished that year in the... more
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