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Carmella (Ramsey) Chowaniec, 64

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.

Carmella (Ramsey) Chowaniec

Carmella (Ramsey) Chowaniec

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


5 Responses “Carmella (Ramsey) Chowaniec, 64”

  1. Greg Monette
    May 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm

    Mary Kay, Rob and Deb you have my sympathy. She will be missed. She was one of kind. I only wish I had known her longer. Heaven is now a better place.

  2. kayln sharp
    May 11, 2012 at 8:49 am

    Rob and family, we were so sorry to read about your mom. She was a lovely person. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Moms are special.
    Kayln and Ronnie Sharp

  3. Judy Dunsmore
    May 11, 2012 at 8:56 am

    So sorry ROBBIE- DEBBIE- MARYKAY. Your mom was a great lady, will not forget her. My family and I want you’s to know your in our prayers an stay strong.

  4. Kayln Sharp
    May 11, 2012 at 8:56 am

    Rob and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Moms are pretty special people, doesnt matter how old you or your mom gets, she is still special. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
    Kayln and Ronnie Sharp

  5. Kristine Kelly
    June 1, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    Deb and Mary Kay sorry for your loss your Mom was a wonderful person I am so glad that I got to meet her. She was very proud of both of you. I will miss talking to her and hearing about how you are doing. Take care. Kristine

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