Mary Gioia Ford, 70

Mary Gioia Ford, 70; of Oswego died Monday at the Oswego Hospital after a long illness.

She was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Albert and Gladys (France) Nearbin, and she has remained a lifetime resident of Oswego. Mrs. Ford was a loving Mother, Nanny, and homemaker. She was a former member of the Oswego Moose Lodge.

She was pre-deceased by her husbands Mariano “Manny” Gioia in 1992, Donald Ford in 2000, and her sister Sally Mattot in 1989.

She is survived by her children: Mark Gioia of Oswego, Jackie (William) Ford of FL., and Lori (Donald) Cloonan of Oswego, 6 sisters: Shirley Thompson, Jackie Ponzi, Bonnie (Larry) McRae, Joan (Jack) Greeney, and Gladys (Edward) Woodward all of Oswego, Betty (Almore) Miller of PA, 6 grandchildren: Janelle, and Amanda Ford of FL, and Courtney, Kara, Kyle, Kelsey Cloonan all of Oswego.

Funeral Services will be held Friday at 9:30 AM at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. 4th St. Oswego with Rev. Pompei officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Oswego. Calling hours will be conducted Thursday 4:00 to 7:00 PM in the funeral home.