Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home
5854 Belle Isle Rd ~ Town of Camillus ~ Syracuse, NY 13209 ~ (315) 488-5555


Obituaries

Recent Obituaries


Mary Louise Maier

Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, November 29 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Rd. Syracuse, NY, 13209.  
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, November 30 at 10:00 AM in Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr. Syracuse, NY.  Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 70 Wood Rd., Whitesboro, NY.

Mary Louise Maier, 83, Memphis, NY, formerly of Holland Patent, NY, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2018.  She was born in Utica to Lawrence and Gertrude Bogan.  Mary Lou was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Legion of Mary and a Third Order Carmelite.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Maier in 1978 and her brothers Francis, Donald and Fr. Robert Bogan.

A loving mother and grandmother, survived by her children Brian (Yvonne), Mary Ellen, Sr. Christine Marie, Donald, Anne (John) Hartman and Thomas (Rhonda), 12 cherished grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Calling Hours will be held on Thursday, November 29 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Rd. Syracuse, NY, 13209.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, November 30 at 10:00 AM in Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Dr. Syracuse, NY.  Burial to follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 70 Wood Rd., Whitesboro, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Brian Bisgrove Home of Courage, a respite home for families with children who have serious medical conditions.  www.homeofcourage.com or mailed to Champions for Life, Inc., 453 Grant Ave., Auburn, NY 13021.






Carl O. Harlan
Services will be Friday, October 26 at 12 noon with visitation from 11:00 AM to Noon at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209.
Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners, NY.

Carl O. Harlan, 81 of Fairmount passed away peacefully on Saturday. He was retired from Lamson Corporation after 38 years. Carl was a avid SU fan, enjoyed golfing, and was a stock car driver. 
He was predeceased by his parents Rev. Samuel and Thelma Harlan and a granddaughter Melanie Mitchell. 
Carl is survived by his wife of 41 years Mary (Donigan) Harlan, a son Mark (Cheri) Harlan of Virginia and two great grandchildren Laina and Howard Mitchell.
Services will be Friday, October 26 at 12 noon with visitation from 11:00 AM to Noon at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners, NY.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Carl’s name to the CNY SPCA, 5878 E. Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY 13211.



Romelda “Rose” Clark
Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 15th  from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209.
A funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 25 at the funeral home with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warner’s, NY.
Romelda “Rose” Clark, 90 of Fairmount passed away peacefully on Saturday.  Born in Syracuse to Thomas and Ann Dunlap.  Rose was married to Lyle Clark who predeceased her in 1995.  She worked at the Fairway Restaurant for many years until her retirement. 
She is also predeceased by two brothers; Thomas H. and Donald W. 
Survived by a son Robert (Karen) Clark, three grandsons, five great-grandchildren, a brother Richard Dunlap, two sisters Jane Juhl and Marilyn Kocur and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 15th  from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, NY 13209.
A funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 25 at the funeral home with burial in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warner’s, NY.
Contributions may be made in Rose’s name to WAVES, 202 Bennet Road, Camillus, NY 13031.




Michael D. Minahan
A private grave side services will be in St. Agnes Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Michael D. Minahan, 79, of Central Square, passed away on Thursday at Home. Michael was born in Syracuse and he graduated from Eastwood High School.  He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Midway.  Michael retired from the Onondaga County Sheriffs Department as a Lieutenant after 25 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post 915 in Central Square.
Predeceased by his wife of 28 years Anne (Furlong), two brothers, Tim and Steve Minahan, and one sister, Marylou Clement.
Survived by one brother Albert (Judy) Minahan, one sister Ann Lader and many nieces, nephews   and cousins.
A private grave side services will be in St. Agnes Cemetery at the convenience of the family.



Nicholas D. Sakran
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, September 1 from 2 - 4 pm at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, New York, 13209.
A Service will follow at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date. 

Nicholas D. Sakran, 68, passed away on August 24 after a long illness. He was born on April 4,1950 to the late Harvey and Doreen Sakran in Syracuse. He was a graduate of Corcoran High School, and loved to play football. Nick learned the operations of the dry cleaning business as a teen from his father. He eventually became owner and operator of Valley Cleaners on South Avenue. Nick was a avid sports fan who enjoyed golfing, boxing, fishing and playing cards as well as spending time with his family and visiting Clayton, NY.  He will forever be remembered as a loving father, Grandfather, Brother and Uncle.
He is survived by his son, Nick Sakran Jr., his daughters, Melissa Snyder (Matthew) and Nacole Ciciarelli, nine grandchildren: Elizabeth, Jennifer, Alicia, Shawn, and Jack Sakran, Joseph Malinowski and Samuel Snyder, Michael and Kayla Ciciarelli, and Great Granddaughter Alizia. Six siblings: Jerald (Donna), Donald, Mitchell (Elaine), William, Debbie Darling, Harveen Delello (Mike). 
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, September 1 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, New York, 13209.
A Service will follow at the funeral home. Burial will be at a later date. 





Mary Louise Dooley

Calling hours are Friday, August 24th from 4-7pm at Whelan Bros & Hulchanski Funeral Home,
5854 Belle Isle Rd., Syracuse. 
A funeral mass for Mary will be Saturday, August 25th at 9:30 a.m.
at St. Charles of Borromeo Church, 417 S. Orchard Rd, Syracuse.
Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse, New York.

Mary Louise Dooley, age 91, died peacefully August 17, 2018, with her loving family at her side at the Francis House in Syracuse, NY. Born December 30, 1926 to Francis and Agnes Bryant, she was predeceased by her parents, her son Michael, her sister Frances Brieder, brother William Bryant, and son-in-law James Fuller.

Mary was a 1946 graduate of Vocational Blodgett H. S. and was head cheerleader for the 1944 squad that won the Best in Syracuse, Cheerleading Championship. Mary's first job as a teenager was working at her family's business at the Kallfelz Bros. Bakery. She started her career as a banquet waitress at the Hotel Syracuse in 1960 and retired from the Sheraton on Electronics Pkwy., Liverpool, NY in 1992. Mary was a loving caregiver to many friends and family, always taking care of someone. She spent much of her free-time traveling to see her children, watching SU basketball, and volunteering at Van Dyne and the Francis House. Mary was a communicant of St. Charles of Borromeo Roman Catholic Church for 50 years.

Mary is survived by her daughters Mary Fuller, Kathleen (Larry) Wolford; sons Patrick (Harry) Dooley, Carleton (Susan) Dooley, III, 7 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two sister's, Lorraine Shattuck of San Antonio, Texas, and Carol Buczek of Henderson, Nevada, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are Friday, August 24th from 4-7 at Whelan Bros & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Rd., Syracuse.  A funeral mass for Mary will be Saturday, August 25th at 9:30 a.m. at St. Charles of Borromeo Church, 417 S. Orchard Rd, Syracuse.
Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse, New York.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Francis House at 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse, NY 13208.





Sandra A. Dalton
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, August 8 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, New York 13209.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, August 9 at 10:00 AM in Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Drive, Syracuse, New York, 13219.
Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dewitt, New York.

Sandra A. Dalton, 84, of Camillus, passed away peacefully on Saturday.  Born in North Attleboro, Massachusetts she grew up in Rhode Island and moved to Camillus in 1967.  Sandra was a stay at home mom, raising three children and was a communicant of Holy Family Church. 
She was predeceased by her husband Raymond Dalton and son in law Michael Fleury.
Sandra is survived by her three children, Michael (Kim) Francine and Kristine Fleury all of Camillus, two grandchildren, Joshua and Alyssa Cleury.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, August 8 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Whelan Bros. & Hulchanski Funeral Home, 5854 Belle Isle Road, Syracuse, New York 13209.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, August 9 at 10:00 AM in Holy Family Church, 127 Chapel Drive, Syracuse, New York, 13219.
Burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Dewitt, New York.
Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Holy Family Food Pantry, 127 Chapel Drive, Syracuse, New York, 13219.


Charlotte F. Kiefer
A celebration of Charlotte’s life will be Saturday, July 21 at her home from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.
Burial will be private.

Charlotte F. Kiefer, 83 years young, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, surrounded by her family. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY she lived in Skaneateles for 59 years.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, friend and passionate volunteer in the community and St. Joseph’s Hospital.  
Charlotte touched the hearts and inspired everyone she met. She will be remembered for her positive attitude, endless strength, energy and her beautiful smile.
She is survived by one son, Thomas (Nora) of Pittsford, five daughters, Debbie (Thomas) Steves of Skaneateles, Sharon (Jeff) Rice of Ashburn, VA, Jackie Kiefer of Louisville, KY, Christine (Reid) Whitley of Raleigh, NC and Lori (Heath) Harper of Skaneateles and nine grandchildren.
A celebration of Charlotte’s life will be Saturday, July 21 at her home from 4:00 to 7:00 PM.  
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations in Charlotte’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St., E. Syracuse, NY 13057 and Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North Street, Syracuse, NY.

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