Frances A. Rupert, 87

FULTON, NY – Frances A. Rupert, 87, of Fulton, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, NY, with her family by her side.

Frances A. Rupert
Frances A. Rupert

She was born in Phoenix, NY, the daughter of the late Fredrick and Elizabeth (Jackson) McMullen.

Frances owned and operated the Farm Tavern of Fulton for more than 20 years.

She was the caretaker for the home of Ajoy and Geeta Roy, where she was the nanny for their children, Shreyes and Preyas, her second family.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Frances loved playing bingo, loved cats and spent most weekends going to garage sales.

She is survived by the father of her children, Douglas Rupert of Florida; her children, Douglas (Sandy) Rupert of Pennsylvania, Daniel (Diane) Rupert of Oswego, Donald Rupert of Fulton, Darlene (Michael) Kempston of Fulton, Diane Smith of Florida, Donna Gorman of Brewerton, Dennis (Denise) Rupert of Fulton and Darryl (Christine) Rupert of Hannibal; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Frances was predeceased by her grandson, James J. Rupert; great-granddaughter, Kendall M. Libbey; siblings Mack, Mick, Dorothy, Ruth and Dot.

Funeral services will be Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Sugar Funeral Home Inc., Fulton.

Burial will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4 – 6 p.m. at the funeral home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton.

The family would like to extend its gratitude to all of the staff at the Seneca Hill Manor, Volney, that provided care for their mother for the past five years.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Seneca Hill Manor Activities Department, 20 Manor Drive, Oswego, NY 13126.


  1. To Danny & family. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family in your time of sorrow.
    Gene & Claudette Sova

  2. Darlene Malerie and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking of you all ??

  3. Sorry to hear of Aunt Fran’s passing. She was my favorite aunt and I know she was mom’s favorite sister. Prayers are with all of you.

  4. So sorry for your loss. We are thinking of your entire family. She was a very nice lady.

  5. So sorry to lose such a loving great-aunt?. Sure loved when she came to visit Grandma.

  6. Danny and family sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. My deepest condolence for the loss of your dear loved one. ‘May, our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loves us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope, comfort your heart and make you firm’ in your grief and recovery.
    2 Thessalonians 2: 16,17

  8. Dennis & Family…we are saddened to hear of the loss of your mom. May the Lord, himself, comfort you. Blessings to you as you remember the very BEST of her life shared with you!

    Joseph & Gia Pauldine

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