Joseph A. Ranieri, 91

FULTON, NY – Joseph A. Ranieri, 91, of Fulton died at University Hospital, Syracuse, on Thursday June 14, 2012.

He was born in Syracuse and he was a lifetime resident of Fulton.

Mr. Ranieri was a United States veteran having served during World War II in the Army Air Corp.

He retired from Armstrong, Co., Fulton, as a chief shift inspector after 30 plus years of service.

Mr. Ranieri enjoyed his grandchildren and family.

He loved to play the lottery.

Mr. Ranieri was predeceased by his wife, Edith Ranieri, in 2004.

He is survived by his son, Kim (Kathleen) Ranieri of LaFayette, NY; and his five grandchildren: Michael, Jaime, Gina, David and Kayte; and six great-grandchildren, Skylar, Jesse, Jenna, Elysse, Evan and Jaegar.

Funeral services will be held 8 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Church where a mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Stephen Wirkes.

Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton.

A calling hour from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday will be held in the Sugar Funeral Home, 224 W. Second St. S., Fulton, NY.