Richard Joseph Ciaramella, 70

OSWEGO, NY – Richard Joseph Ciaramella, 70, of Oswego, died Thursday April 24, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Syracuse.

He was born to the late Anthony and Dorothy (Gronau) Ciaramella.

Mr. Ciaramella worked in construction for several years.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and watching television.

Mr. Ciaramella was predeceased by his son, David Ciaramella.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Dorothy Ciaramella of Oswego; one son, Kevin (Amelia) Ciaramella of Pennsylvania; five step-children, William Babcock of Pulaski, Patricia Cameron of Washington, Cynthia Valensuela of North Carolina, Richard Babcock of Altmar, and Thomas Babcock of Altmar; two sisters, Frances Hibbert of Oswego and Antoinetta Stevens of Fulton; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Burial will be held privately.

Calling hours will be held Friday 3 to 5 p.m. at the Sugar & Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St., Oswego, NY 13126.