OSWEGO, NY – Joseph F. Axtell, 71, of Oswego passed away Monday Feb. 6, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.
He was born in Oswego and was the son of the late Joseph F. and Dorothy Fitzsimmons Axtell.
Mr. Axtell was employed on various local construction projects and was a member of Boilermakers Local #5 and Laborers Local #214.
He is survived by one daughter, Erin (John) Stevenson of Oswego; two sons, Ronald Axtell of Washington State and Joseph F. Axtell III of California; three brothers, George (Delores) Axtell of Southern Pines, NC, Richard (Susan) Axtell of Pawleys Island, SC and Robert (Cathy) Axtell of Town of Oswego; three sisters, Catherine Matsubu of Sacramento, Calif., Marian (Robert) Ascenzi of Minetto and Betsy (Bruce) Brown of Oswego; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held Saturday at noon at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Morisette officiating.
Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. – noon prior to the service.
Contributions may be made to the Oswego Firefighters Benevolent Association 35 E. Cayuga St. Oswego, NY 13126