Mildred M. Tonkin, 87

Mildred M. Tonkin
Mildred M. Tonkin

Mildred M. Tonkin, 87, of East 13th St, Oswego died late Sunday night at the Oswego Hospital.

She was born in Oswego the daughter of the late Ernest and Florine (Baker) Smith of Oswego. Mrs. Tonkin was predeceased by her husband Chester Tonkin in 1982, and her son Jay E. Tonkin on August 25, 2009.

She is survived by her son Bruce Tonkin and his fiance’ Cathy Munk of Fulton, daughter–in-law Cindy Tonkin of Portsmouth, N.H., brothers George Smith of Eureka, CA, Fred (Gloria) Smith of Lady Lake, FL, Robert (Jeanne) Smith of Port Orange FL, her sister Theresa Smith of Oswego, three grandchildren Lori and Kevin Tonkin, and Jennifer Stanley, and her four great grandchildren Owen, Ellis, Wylder, and Harper.

Services will be held privately. The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home 147 West Fourth Street, Oswego. for online condolences.


  1. Bruce and Cathy
    Are sincerest heartfelt condolances. Are prayers and thoughts are with you
    Don and Lorrie

  2. Bruce and Cathy:

    I am very sorry to hear about your loss. May your fond memories of you mom comfort you through this difficult time.

    ~ Jenn Worden

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