Dorothy Hite — UPDATED

Dorothy Bay Hite died peacefully Oct. 22, 2016.  She was 92. Dot loved life.  She enjoyed traveling, gardening, studying the constellations, and knitting.  She was a true lifelong learner and worked very hard on passing this passion on to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She especially loved water … Read More

Emily Young — UPDATED

Emily Young, 96, Leesburg passed away Oct. 18, 2016 at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home of Fort Wayne. She was born March 12, 1920 in Boggstown to Ora and Zetta (Kinsley) Walker. She is survived by her son William Young of Leesburg. She was preceded by her … Read More


Anna Sudlow

Anna Sudlow, 103, Syracuse, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Syracuse. Anna was born Dec. 28, 1912 in Elkhart County the daughter of Jesse and Merta (Harsh) Rex. On Nov. 21, 1931 she married W.A. (John) Sudlow in Syracuse. He preceded her … Read More


Robert ‘Bob’ Miller — UPDATED

Robert “Bob” Miller, 59, Syracuse, left us to be with the Lord at 5:35 p.m., Sept. 24, 2016. He passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family, after a hard and courageous battle with cancer. He had suffered with pain due to health issues the last several years of … Read More

Ann Skaggs-Percey

Ann Skaggs- Percey, 71, Albion, passed away Sept. 23, 2016 at the Northridge Village in Albion. She was born Oct. 13, 1944 in Arkansas to Walt & Dorothy Tompkins. Ann lived in the Albion area the last 12 years coming from Cromwell. She is survived by her three … Read More


Ellabelle Carr

Ellabelle Carr, 85, a lifetime resident of Syracuse, passed away Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, with her devoted husband by her side. Ellabelle was born Nov. 7, 1930, in Kosciusko County, to Theries D. Doll and Minnie A.(Simon) Doll. She was married to Jack M. Carr June 28, 1952. … Read More

Harold Traviolia II

Harold Jerome Traviolia II, 79, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016, at the Mike Conley Hospice House, Clermont, Fla. Born on Feb. 14, 1937, in Lafayette, the son of Harold and Maxine (Brooke) Traviolia, “Trav” grew up showing horses at local exhibitions. He graduated from Lafayette Jeff … Read More

Brenda Lyons

Brenda Lyons-UPDATED

Brenda Lyons, 57, Syracuse, passed away on Aug. 4, 2016, at her home. She was born on Sept. 5, 1958, in Harvey, Ill., to James and Shirley (White) Bragg. On May 15, 1977, she married Edward Lyons who survives. She was a longtime area resident coming from Chicago, … Read More

Danny Villarreal

Danny Villarreal-UPDATED

Danny Villarreal, 53, Syracuse, passed away on June 28, 2016, at his home. He was born on Sept. 25, 1962, in Mathis, Texas. He moved to the Syracuse area 15 years ago coming from Texas. He worked for Lakeland Rehabilitation, Milford. He is survived by his mother: Julia … Read More