We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today








James R. “Sharky” AuClair, 80

James R. “Sharky” AuClair, 80, a resident of 114 W. 8th St, Oswego, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 at University Hospital.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Ernest AuClair and Eugenie (Gaudette) AuClair Higgins.

Mr. AuClair was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict.

He retired as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service after many years.

He was a 50 year member of the Oswego Hot Stove Association, a member of the VFW post 5885. He volunteered at the Oswego Hospital and Seneca Hill Manor for many years. Sharky coached and managed several Little League Baseball teams. He was also an avid baseball fan.

Surviving is a daughter, Jayne M. (Timothy) Murphy of Oswego, two sons, Neil AuClair of Tampa, FL. and Mark (B. J.) AuClair of Oswego; the mother of their children, Nan AuClair; three sisters, Eileen Mahaney of Indiana; Jeannie Jones of Georgia and Joan (Dick) Germain of Oswego; five grandchildren, Bradley AuClair, Jason AuClair, Shawn Murphy, Brian Murphy and Erin Murphy; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Vernon “Windy” AuClair, Melvin “Boogie” AuClair, Ernest (Gus) AuClair, Gerald “Jerry” AuClair, Jack AuClair and a sister Teresa Fellows.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Nelson Funeral Home, 11 W. Albany St., Oswego. with Pastor Bruce Schrader officiating.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com

Print This Post Print This Post

One thought on “James R. “Sharky” AuClair, 80

  1. I just wanted to give the family my deepet condolences. I have been out of Oswego for a while. I am best friends of Jamie Auclair. My Father was James Greeney on second street. I believe there was a connection from the boat houses with my father. I am deeply sorry for your loss.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Search Our Archives:

War Of SK8teen 12 to feature Port City Roller Derby August 9

Port City Roller Derby will keep 2014 rolling with their “War Of SK8teen 12″ bout on August 9 in Crisafulli Rink. For a battle bout featuring PCRD skaters, the Port City Sirens will take on the Kingston Derby Girls Skateful Dead team from Kingston Canada. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with action beginning at 6 p.m. at Crisafulli Rink.

Continue reading


Arty Camp Exhibit opens at Arts in the Heart Gallery

With five full days of art instruction and afternoon art projects, campers at this year’s Arty Day Camp created a portfolio of art samples, some of which are now on exhibit at Arts in the Heart Gallery in downtown Fulton. Arty Day Camp is run by CNY Arts Center for a week each in July and August for ages 5-15 at 357 State St.

Continue reading


Ritchie Meets With CNY Artist Vivian Golding

State Senator Patty Ritchie met recently with Oswego County artist, Vivian Golding, whose computer-generated still life “Sprig of Flowers” had been on display in the Senator’s Oswego office since last fall.

Continue reading


Make-A-Wish Central New York announces new team members

Make-A-Wish Central New York is pleased to announce its newest team members, volunteer and community outreach manager Jennifer Snyder of Fulton and PR – communications manager Dyana Smolen of Oneida.

Continue reading


Sonnacchio Achieves Dean’s List at SUNY Delhi

Andrea Sonnacchio of West Monroe has been cited for academic achievement for the Spring 2014 semester at the State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64