Joseph P. Lachut, 59

Joseph P. Lachut, 59, of Fulton died Friday in University Hospital after a long illness.

He was born in Oswego, and has been a resident of the Fulton area for most of his life. Mr. Lachut was employed with the Food Bank of CNY until he had to take a medical leave in 2009. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army. He was an elder at the Fulton Christian Fellowship Church. Mr. Lachut was predeceased by his father Joseph Lachut.

He is survived by his wife Diane Lachut of Fulton, and children Dawn (Louis) Garcia of FL, John (Tonya) Witkovsky of Fulton, Bradley (Katrina) Witkovsky of Fulton, Peter B. Lachut of Fulton, his mother Eleanor Lachut of Fulton, his brother Myron (Stacey) Lachut of Fulton, nine grandchildren and niece and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be 6:00 p.m. Saturday February 5th at the Fulton Christian Fellowship Church. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home 224 West Second Street, Fulton.


  1. Pete was a wonderful man..It is an honor to have married his beautiful daughter Dawn..God blessed us with the opportunity to have Pete see us get married in March, 2010…May he rest in peace..

  2. On behalf of my law office, we offer our condolences fir your loss. It was an honor and privilege to have known Mr. Lachut in my practice. He is a very brave man and we will miss him. God bless him and his family.

    Sal Lanza Esq and staff.

  3. May the God of comfort, comfort you during this time of loss.
    May you find strength in His arms to hold you, His grace to sustain you and His love to carry you through.
    With deepest Sympathy, we pray for you and your family.
    Love in Christ,
    Betty & Frank

  4. My deepest condolences To Joe’s family. I knew Joe when we used to ride the same school bus many years ago, though we all lost touch after high school, I often remembers some of his humor and how he made us laugh. He will be missed!
    May GOD comfort all of you at this your time of loss and may he give you strength to get through this.

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