Robert J. ("Rusty") Ramsey, Sr.

August 3, 1944 ~ September 11, 2019 (age 75)

Mr. Robert John “Rusty” Ramsey, Sr., age 75, of Utica, passed away on Wednesday September 11, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

He was born on August 3, 1944, in Utica, a son of the late Grover and Jane Dodge Ramsey, and was educated in local schools.

On November 7, 2007, he was joined in marriage to Patricia D’Alessandro, a blessed union of 10 years, until her passing on July 14, 2018.

Rusty was employed by the Doeskin Co. and Mohawk Containers Co. as a Utility Maintenance Specialist, until his retirement.

Surviving are his beloved son and daughter-in-law, Robert John Jr. and Elizabeth Ramsey of Oswego: two beloved daughters and a son-in-law, Debra and Scott Bristol of Baldwinsville and Mary Kay Ramsey and Shawn Burridge of Oswego; his beloved grandchildren, Ryan, Lindsey and Porter; one sister Kathy Schram of Vernon; one brother David Ramsey of SC; brother-in-law Anthony Kogut of Frankfort Center; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one sister Shirley Kogut and a brother-in-law Robert Schram.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday morning from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at The Scala & Roefaro Funeral Home, Inc. 1122 Culver Ave. Funeral services will be held at the conclusion of visitation at 12:00 noon in the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery.

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