OSWEGO, NY – Carmella (Ramsey) Chowaniec, 64, a resident of Oswego, passed away Thursday May 10, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.
Born in Utica, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Antonette (Delia) Yacco.
She was the owner and operator of Carm’s Café in Oswego and previously worked for Howard’s Office Supply, the Klein’s Department Store and Fulton Typewriter.
She was a member of the Columbiettes and enjoyed bowling.
She also served on the County Elections Board.
Surviving are her two daughters, Debra (Scott) Bristol of Baldwinsville and Mary Katheryn (Ramsey) Mangano of Oswego; one son, Robert (Elizabeth) Ramsey Jr. of Oswego; two brothers, Patrick (Suzanne) Yacco of Utica and Dominic (Theresa) Yacco of Oswego; one sister, Rosemary (James) Bouck of Ilion, NY; three grandchildren, Ryan and Lindsey Ramsey and Porter Bristol; several nieces and nephews; her close friend, Joe Mangano; and the father of her children, Robert Ramsey Sr.
A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. May 15 at St. Mary’s Church, Oswego.
Burial will be in Utica, NY.
Calling hours will be 4-7 p.m. Monday at Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego.
Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com