Foster Funeral Home Inc

Since 1919 Rudolph P. Foster, Clifford C. Foster, and Paul E. Foster have been serving the Fulton-Hannibal and Central New York community. During that time, they have established one of the most reliable funeral homes. Oswego County and the surrounding area families benefit from several services provided by the professional directors and staff at Foster Funeral Home, Inc., which may include:

Pre-need planning
Burial, cremation, memorial and celebration of life services
Cemetery memorial, engraving and restoration services
Supportive and practical coping advice

Though times may have changed, our commitment never has. We are caring professionals you and your family can rely on when needed the most. There is a difference in funeral homes — Oswego County and Central New York families know this — it's trust, honesty, commitment to our community, and a commitment to service.

There is always a licensed funeral director available to respond to your family's needs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It's the way things started here in 1919, and it's still reflected at Foster Funeral Home today.


Our Obituaries

Beverley J. Raponi

April 4, 1931 - October 30, 2013

Beverley J. Raponi, 82 of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday October 30 at home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Lysander, she lived in Baldwinsville, Fulton and Hannibal. Beverley retired as a personnel manager at Pass & Seymour, Inc. in Solvay and previously worked for Black Clawson in Fulton and Kuntz Real Estate. She was co-owner of Nut'n'Fanci Restaurant in Fulton, R.B.R....
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Floyd J. Chillson

August 22, 1921 - October 9, 2013

Floyd J. Chillson, 92 of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday, October 9 at The Manor at Seneca Hill. Born in Fair Haven, he was a life resident of Hannibal. Floyd was employed as a millwright at Sealright Co. in Fulton for 40 years, retiring in 1986. He enjoyed farming and loved tending to his horses. Floyd was predeceased by his former wife, Esther Carter Chillson, his wife, Ardythe Chillson and...
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Henri J. Gilbert

April 24, 1929 - August 17, 2013

Henri J. Gilbert, 84 of Hannibal, passed away Saturday August 17 at home after a brief illness. A native of St. Prosper, Quebec, Canada, he moved to the United States in 1959. He worked several years in the forestry industry and was a heavy equipment operator before starting his own business in 1972. Henri was co-owner of Gilbert's Tiles & Septic Tanks in Hannibal with his wife, Gervaise. He...
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Genevieve M. Carter

March 1, 1910 - August 8, 2013

Genevieve M. Carter, 103 of Hannibal, passed away Thursday, August 8 at Michaud Residential Health Services in Fulton. A native of Lysander, she had resided in Hannibal most of her life. Genevieve retired in 1973 from Nestle Company, Fulton after 30 years and was a member of its Quarter Century Club. She was predeceased by her husband, Floyd M. Carter in 1989 and by her children, Esther L....
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Rinda Wright Argetsinger

April 26, 1940 - July 30, 2013

Rinda Longley Wright Argetsinger, 73 of Fulton, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, July 30. She was born at home in Sterling on April 26, 1940, the daughter of the late Carl and Beulah Longley. Rinda was a dedicated Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Oswego Hospital for many years and owned Wells Fargo Café in Red Creek for 15 years. She volunteered as a T.O.P.S. leader in both...
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Joanne E. Hedges

March 9, 1936 - July 24, 2013

Joanne E. Hedges, 77, a resident of Sterling, passed away Wednesday, July 24 at Oswego Hospital. Born in Oswego on March 9, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Hazel Murray. She was raised in Oswego the youngest of five children. Joanne met Royal Hedges in Oswego when he was serving in the U. S. Army at Ft. Drum, they were married and deployed to France to help with rebuilding the...
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Paul W. Moody

May 27, 1942 - June 2, 2013

Paul W. Moody, 71 of Hannibal, passed away peacefully June 2, 2013 at Oswego Hospital, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with mesothelioma. Paul was born May 27, 1942 to Roy and Hilda Woolley Moody and graduated from Oswego High School in 1960. Paul retired from Sonoco Flexible Packaging after more than 15 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman; a true outdoorsman. ...
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Charles VanHorn

August 29, 1927 - May 18, 2013

Charles I. VanHorn, 85, of Red Creek, passed away on Saturday, May 18 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. He was an excavating heavy equipment operator for J K Tobin Construction Co. in Jamesville for over 35 years. Charlie loved and was loved by his family and enjoyed John Deere tractors, gardening, woodworking and country music. He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara in 2005 and by three brothers,...
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Nicholas "Nick" Kellogg

January 21, 1986 - May 15, 2013

Nicholas "Nick" Kellogg, 27 of Hannibal, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, May 15 as a result of an automobile accident. He had worked as a self-employed construction contractor and as a mechanic at Fred's Auto Parts in Oswego. Nick enjoyed all motorsports, hunting and outdoor sports. Surviving are his fiancée, Samantha Phillips of Hannibal; two children, Dakota and Alyssa Kellogg; parents,...
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Barbara J. Sitzer

October 23, 1934 - April 23, 2013

Barbara J. Lagoe Sitzer, 78 of Sterling, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 23 surrounded by her loving family and extended family. A native of Oswego, she lived in the Oswego-Sterling area most of her life. Barbara had worked at Nestle Company in Fulton for 25 years, Mirabito's Big M Supermarket in Hannibal, General Electric Company and Sterling Canning Factory. She was a member of...
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Luther Dennison

May 21, 1928 - April 17, 2013

Luther P. Dennison, 84, of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday, April 17 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse after a brief illness. He was born on May 21, 1928 in the town of Hannibal to the late, Henry and Ruth Dennison. Luther graduated from Hannibal High School and married Joan Perkins on May 8, 1954. He was a lifetime dairy farmer and had served as Hannibal Town Justice for 36 years, retiring...
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Richard E. Blake

October 15, 1940 - March 27, 2013

Richard E. Blake, 72 of Hannibal, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 27 at his home. He had owned and operated a farm and logging business for many years. Richard was an award winning tractor pull competitor, participating in many central New York events. He collected, owned and was proud of his12 Minneapolis Moline tractors. He was the son of the late Ernest and Charlotte (McGlen)...
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Eleanor C. Malone

November 14, 1925 - March 26, 2013

Eleanor C. Patane Malone March 26, 2013 Eleanor C. Patane Malone, 87 of Hannibal and The Manor at Seneca Hill, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 26. She was born on November 14, 1925 to the late, Vincenzo and Rosa (Delpoplo) Patane. Many knew Eleanor as the manager of Dad's Diner in Hannibal for 25 years. She was predeceased by sisters, Mary Barone and Santa Testa and brothers,...
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Rodney L. Hardesty

April 5, 1937 - February 27, 2013

Rodney L. Hardesty, 75 of Granby, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday. A native of Conesville, OH, he had resided in the Granby-Fulton area since 1975. Rodney retired from Nestle Company, Fulton in 2000 after 24 years as a mechanic. He served in the U. S. Navy for 20 years from 1955 to 1975. Rodney was a member of the Oswego Valley Snowbelters Barbershop Chorus for many years. Surviving...
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Frances R. Welling

August 12, 1919 - February 2013

Frances R. Welling, 93 of Hannibal, passed away on Thursday, February 14. A native of Rock Hill, SC, she had resided in Hannibal most of her life. Frances retired as a secretary at the S.U.N.Y. at Oswego Bursar's Office after 14 years. Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Jack B. Welling of Hannibal and several nieces and nephews. There will be no services or calling hours. Entombment is at...
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Richard L. Godfrey II

September 11, 1963 - February 14, 2013

Richard Lawrence Godfrey II, 49, a lifelong resident of Hannibal, passed away February 14, at home surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. Richard was born September 11, 1963 in Oswego and was a 1981 graduate of Hannibal High School. He was previously employed at Nestlé Company for several years as a machine operator. He had a passion for hunting, fishing and the...
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