Albert Wygant, 88

OSWEGO, NY – Albert Wygant, 88, of Oswego, died Monday December 1, 2014, in University Hospital, Syracuse.

He was born in Oswego, the son of the late Scott and Maude (Richmond) Wygant.

He was predeceased by his son, Michael Wygant, in 2009.

Mr. Wygant worked as a furnace technician for Babcock Oil, Fulton; in addition he also worked at Nestles in Fulton and General Electric in Syracuse.

Mr. Wygant served in the United States Navy during World War II.

Mr. Wygant was a member of the Barbershop Society and St. Mary’s Men’s Choir for 16 years.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Wygant of Oswego; their children, Susan (Donald) Crofoot of Martville, Diane (David) Ferris of Oswego, Peggy (Roderick) Longo of Phoenix and Steven (Nancy) Wygant of Oswego; his sisters, Pearl Babiarz of Fulton and Ruth Ketchen of Syracuse; grandchildren, Wendy, Christina, Shawn, Jeremy, Sara and Brad; and great-grandchildren, Catherine, Dalton, Ethan and Nicholas.

A memorial mass will be held in the spring of 2015.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth. St., Oswego.