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September 25, 2018

Fosters Funeral Home

Viola D. Bateman, 97

Viola D. Bateman

Viola D. Bateman

Viola D. Bateman, 97, of Fulton died Wednesday at St. Luke Health Services in Oswego.

Born in Oswego she was a life resident of the Fulton – Oswego area. She was a communicant of Holy Trinity Church in Fulton and had attended St. Paul’s Church in Oswego. On June 24, 1929 she married Joseph E. Bateman and started a family raising eight children. She enjoyed crocheting, baking, needlepoint, playing cards and watching the New York Yankees but most of all she enjoyed her time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Joseph E. Bateman who died in 1976; a granddaughter, Wendy Woodmancy; a grandson, Jimmy Bateman.

Surviving: five daughters, Marlene Woodmancy, Faye Wallace, Gail (Larry) Jodway, Sharon Bateman and Leah Wheeler all of Fulton; three sons, Maurice Bateman of Cicero, Paul (Isabel) Bateman of Anchorage, Alaska and Howard Bateman of Oswego; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, corner of Rochester and South Third Streets, Fulton. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Fulton. Calling hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay Street, Fulton.

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