Claribel ‘Betty’ Soules, 107

FULTON, NY – Claribel “Betty” Soules, 107, of Fulton, died Tuesday January 1, 2013, at Pontiac Nursing Home, Oswego.

She was born in Holmesdale, Pa., to the late Daniel and Elizabeth (Pickeral) Spry.

Mrs. Soules was a resident of Fulton for more than 40 years.

She was a seamstress with Ward Leonard, Mount Vernon, NY.

Mrs. Soules was a member of the RSVP and Senior Chorus.

She was a past member of the First Congregational Church and the United Church of Christ.

Being an accomplished seamstress she enjoyed making baby clothes for Dexterville Church.

She is survived by her children: Donald Soules of Mount Vernon, NY, Vivian Apicelli of Fulton and Gloria Bersito of Baldwinsville; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton with Rev. David Nethercott officiating.

Burial will be held in Our Lady of Peace, Phoenix, NY.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sugar Funeral Home.