Category: Obituaries

John Travolta loses wife, Kelly Preston, to breast cancer

John Travolta loses wife, Kelly Preston, to breast cancer

Actress Kelly Preston has died after a two-year battle with breast cancer, according to a post on Instagram from John Travolta, her husband. Preston was 57 years old. View this post on Instagram It is with a very heavy heart that I ... MORE
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Last surviving member of Syracuse Nats 1955 NBA championship team dies

Last surviving member of Syracuse Nats 1955 NBA championship team dies

The last surviving member of the Syracuse Nationals’ 1955 NBA championship-winning team has died. Jim Tucker, who spent three seasons with the Nats from 1954 to 1957, passed away on May 14 at the age of 87. Tucker was living in Jacksonville, ... MORE
OBITUARY: Connie Richardson, who gave her all to Seneca County passes away at 67

OBITUARY: Connie Richardson, who gave her all to Seneca County passes away at 67

Connie G. Richardson, 67, of Clinton St. passed away Wednesday (April 29, 2020) at her residence. Celebration of Life and interment in Moorseville Cemetery, Penn. will be at the convenience of the family. Kindly consider contributions to the United Way of Seneca ... MORE
David Daeffler (1954-2020)

David Daeffler (1954-2020)

On Sunday, March 15th, 2020, David Daeffler, loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother passed away at age 65. David was born on August 17th, 1954 in Clifton Springs, NY to Wayland and Lillian Daeffler. He graduated from Waterloo High School in ... MORE
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Beloved Syracuse street musician Eli Harris dead at age

Beloved Syracuse street musician Eli Harris dead at age 62

Marshall Street belonged to Elijah “Eli” Harris Jr. For decades, Harris made the Syracuse street his stage. He played his guitar and sang on Marshall Street before and after games at the Carrier Dome, serenading fans as they passed by. Harris, 62, ... MORE
Jack Morse dies: longtime television, radio and Syracuse Chiefs broadcaster

Jack Morse dies: longtime television, radio and Syracuse Chiefs broadcaster

Jack Morse, a longtime television and radio broadcaster in Central New York, died on Thursday at his home in Manlius. He was 84 years old. Morse spent more than four decades broadcasting in Central New York and was named to the Syracuse ... MORE
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OBITUARY: William R. LEgott, 66, of Geneva

OBITUARY: William R. Legott, 66, of Geneva

William R. Legott, 66, of Geneva, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday (October 30, 2019). Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday (November 4) at the DeVaney-Bennett Funeral Home, 181 N. Main St., Geneva. Members of the Nester Hose Co ... MORE
Club 86’s Bill Legott remembered fondly by friends and family

Club 86’s Bill Legott remembered fondly by friends and family

Bill Legott is being remembered by friends and family as a “true gentleman,” a man of “class” and “integrity.” Well-known Club 86 restaurateur William “Bill” Legott died unexpectedly Oct. 30 of a heart attack, and a steady stream of mourners packed St ... MORE
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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... MORE
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James R. Shreve of Ithaca, former athlete, coach & TV personality

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 ... MORE
Obituary for Andrew L. Lebrun

Obituary for Andrew L. Lebrun

With heavy hearts we inform you of the unexpected passing of our beloved and loyal son, brother, nephew, cousin, grandson, godfather, and friend, Andrew L. Le Brun, on Friday, December 14, 2018. Andrew was only 25 years old, but he lived life ... 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 ... MORE