There will be no funeral or calling hours for Keith M. Swanson, 57, of Potsdam. Keith passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
Keith is survived by his mother, Dorothy M. Swanson of Potsdam, by his twin brother, Kevin and wife Monica Swanson, and nephew Aaron Swanson, all of Rochester; by aunts and uncles, Mary and David Spencer of Ashland, Ohio; Ron and Ida Swanson of Rockford, Illinois, and Jane Stevens of New Hampshire.
Keith is predeceased by his father, Charles Swanson.
Robert Bevington Fast, age 87, passed away peacefully at home on April 13 after a brief illness. The son of Anne Totten Fast and John F. Fast, Bob was raised in Cranford, New Jersey, where he was educated in the public schools. He graduated from Penn State University with a BS degree in biochemistry in 1951. During the Korean Conflict he served as a meat and dairy inspector in the Veterinary Corps of the Army Medical Service.
In 1958, he married Patricia Cooper of Westfield, New Jersey, an ...
Our beloved mother, wife, grandmother, and great grandmother, Pearl Nervik went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 26, 2016, 9 p.m. at her home in Peoria, Arizona, while under hospice care.
Pearl was born to Norwegian immigrants Peter and Dina Abrahamsen in Richmond Hill, New York. She married Alfred Elwood Nervik on Dec. 23, 1946, after which they settled in Wappingers Falls, New York, where Alfred worked at IBM for 37 years and they raised four children: Dianne, Douglas, Dean and Donald.
Janet S. Johnson, 71, of Westernville and formerly of Indian Lake, New York, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2016, in Rome Memorial Hospital RHCF after a long battle with cancer.
She was born on Sept. 21, 1944, in Glens Falls; a daughter of the late John and Jane Bates Tracy. Janet was a 1962 graduate of Indian Lake Central Schools. She continued her education at Baileys Business School in Connecticut. Janet retired from The Hartford Insurance Company in 1989.
She is survived by four ...
David R. Philio
February 28, 2016
David R. Philio, 67, passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 28, 2016, after a courageous 22-month battle with Glioblastoma. Born May 17, 1948, in Troy, New York, he was the son of Robert T Philio and Florence Higgins Philio.
David graduated from Shenendehowa HS in Clifton Park, N.Y., in 1966. He attended Lakeland College in Sheyboygan, Wis., where he earned a BS in biology. Drafted into the US Army, David was deployed to Walter Reed Army Medic ...
Jerry R. Shepardson of Chatham and Piseco, New York, passed away on March 25, 2016. He was the son of the late Raymond F. and Edna H. Shepardson of Little Falls, New York.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Deborah Paul Shepardson; his children, H. Paul Shepardson and Colleen Donnelly Shepardson, Anita Shepardson Huey and her husband Brian, J. Andrew Shepardson and William Bulman; his grandchildren, Ryan, Delaney and Cameron Shepardson, and Kaylin and Molly Huey; his sister, Ann Marie McCarthy ...
Mary Monica (Richer) Parent
March 16, 2016
Mary Monica (Richer) Parent, 66, passed away at her home surrounded by friends and family on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
She was predeceased by her mother, Katherine; her father, Marcel; her sister, Rita; and her brother, Thom.
She is survived by her husband, Richard, her daughter, Kate, and her son, Joe, and his wife, Allyson. Also surviving are two sisters, Anne Munn and her husband Dave and Marcella Richer and her life partner Mar ...
Gilles Pinard, 68, of 3037 Whitelaw Road West, Canastota, passed away on Sunday, March 13, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family, following a lengthy illness.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1947, in Berlin, New Hampshire, the son of Marcel and Florence (Boucher) Pinard.
Gilles spent his early years in Long Lake, New York, graduating from Long Lake Central School in 1965. He later graduated from college as an X-ray Technician. He lived in various states, settling in Canastota 10 years a ...
Raymond F. ‘Fred’ McCaffrey
March 6, 2016
Raymond F. “Fred” McCaffrey, 71, of Edinburg passed away peacefully on March 6, 2016, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, New York.
He was born in Manhattan, New York, on Aug. 19, 1944, the son of the late, Raymond W. and Frieda Ludemann McCaffrey. Raised in the Bronx, then attended college at the State University at New Paltz where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He earned his master’s in education at ...
LONG LAKE — Michelle Mor, 46, of Long Lake died unexpectedly at her home on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.
Born in Holyoke, Mass., Dec. 4, 1969, she was the daughter of Ronald and Judy (Ison) Bienvenue. She attended school in Holyoke, received her GED and Medical Asst. Diploma in the early 1990s. She married Lay (Tommy) Mor on Dec. 24, 1995.
Michelle was a stay-at-home mom who enjoyed cooking, crocheting, enjoying family with cookouts, bonfires and taking pictures.&n ...
Joyce A. Page, 73, of Lake Pleasant, New York, passed away on Feb. 8, 2016, at Albany Medical Center. Her loving family was by her side. She was born in Little Falls, New York, on July 5, 1942, the daughter of the late James and Laura Lawrence Gleason.
She was raised in Piseco and graduated from Wells High School. She married Robert J. Page, Sr. of Lake Pleasant, and together they shared 54 years of marriage. He passed away Sept. 5, 2011.
Joyce enjoyed fishing and hunting when she wa ...
Donald P. Ameden
December 17, 2015
Donald P. Ameden, 69, of Big Brook Road, passed away peacefully Thursday evening, December 17, 2015 at Glens Falls Hospital with his loving family at his side.
Born August 21, 1946 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Preston E. and Leona C. (Benton) Ameden. He was a 1965 graduate of Indian Lake Central School.
In 1966, Don enlisted in the United States Air Force and was stationed in Monrovia, South East Africa; Zaragoza, Spain; and Bentwaters, England. H ...
Floyd Richard Weaver
November 12, 2015
Floyd Richard Weaver, 89, died at his home on November 12, 2015. Floyd was born in Lake Pleasant, N.Y., April 12, 1926 and he lived all his life in this area.
Floyd attended schools in Lake Pleasant. He entered the Marine Corps in 1945 during World War II and became a Military Policeman. He served at Pearl Harbor, Guam and China and left the service after two years.
He worked over 30 years for the Town of Lake Pleasant Highway Department, eventually becomi ...
Kenneth J. Schaeffer
Novemeber 10, 2015
Kenneth J. Schaeffer Sr., 79, of Long Lake, NY died Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Joanne’s House at Hope Hospice in Bonita Springs, Fla.
He had been a winter resident of Bonita Springs for the past 24 years. Kenneth was born July 20, 1936 in Queens, NY, a son of the late Frank and Alice (Sausele) Schaeffer. Mr. Schaeffer was a United States Army veteran. He was also a retired police officer from the New York City Housing Authority Police Department. ...
Lois Grace Morehouse Juckett
October 25, 2015
Lois Grace Morehouse Juckett, age 96 of Worthington, Ohio, formerly of Gloversville, NY, died October 25, 2015. The family may be contacted c/o Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home, 515 High St, Worthington, Ohio 43085. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhome.com.
Ralph G. Mancini
October 26, 2015
Mr. Ralph G. Mancini, Esq. died peacefully Monday evening, October 26, in Guilderland.
Born to Mary and Rocco Mancini in Amsterdam, New York on March 24, 1934, Ralph grew up in nearby Palatine Bridge and graduated from Canajoharie High School in 1952, where he lettered in football. He went on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University in 1956, and was a member of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity. Ralph served two years of active duty in the U.S. Army 1957 ...
October 7, 2015
WELLS -- Sadly we announce the passing of Grace Lizak of Wells, NY who died peacefully at home surrounded with love on October 7, 2015. Grace was raised in Queens, NY where she attended Richmond Hill High School.
She enjoyed traveling, life and her family. Grace worked for the New York Hilton and retired in 1986 and moved to Wells, Hamilton County, NY where she started her new life. Grace worked for the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office and courthouse ...
David Sheldon Merritt
September 27, 2015
LONG LAKE -- David Sheldon Merritt, born November 8, 1946, passed away Sunday morning September 27, 2015 at Adirondack Medical Center.
David lived in a group home on Mix Road in Long Lake, NY. He was cared for by some wonderful people and an especially wonderful physician.
David attended the Long Lake Day Habilitation for many years and left a lasting impact on many of the people’s lives he touched. David was especially loved by his caring family w ...
Larry Kenneth Van Bumble
August 27, 2015
INDIAN LAKE -- Larry Kenneth Van Bumble was born April 7, 1936 in Chichester, N.Y. to the late Kenneth Ira Van Bumble and Dorothy Mary Umhay Van Bumble.
Larry is predeceased by his wife of 43 years, Dorothy Louise Marshall Van Bumble; his sister, Alda Van Bumble Almy; and stepson John Sheldon Lindsay Jr.
Larry is survived by his sister Claudia Van Bumble of Garner, N.C.; his children, Jeannine Lindsay Latham and her husband John Latham of Fort Ann, N.Y., ...
Cynthia Craig Liebow
June 13, 2015
WELLS -- Cynthia Craig Liebow, devoted daughter, wife, and mother, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 with her children at her side.
Born November 10, 1940, Cindy was the daughter of Franklin and Mildred Craig Dobbs, and the granddaughter of Elmer Craig and Mable Slack Craig, who later married Albert Earley after being widowed. Cynthia was most importantly the adored wife of Marvin J. Liebow who preceded her.
Cindy is survived by two of her children, Erick Sc ...
July 23, 2015
LAKE PLEASANT -- Jami-Beth Knapp (nee Franklin), of Amherst, NY, formerly of Herkimer, NY, died July 23, 2015. Jami-Beth worked for EPIC -- Every Person Influences Children -- Family Engagement Coordinator for the NYS PTA, Western Region PTA Associate Director, and received the NYS PTA Life Award.
She attended Herkimer Central High School, SUNY Cobleskill and Utica College. She was a beloved life summer resident of Lake Pleasant, NY.
She was the beloved wife of Phi ...
Stanley H. Christoff
July 8, 2015
Stanley H. Christoff entered Our Lord’s Kingdom in the arms of his loving wife on July 8, 2015. Born in Gloversville in 1928, he was the son of Henry and Minna Christoff. He was a 1946 graduate of Gloversville High School. He received his certification as a Master Carpenter and was an independent contractor in Gloversville for many years. He later received his teaching certification through SUNY Albany and Oswego.
Stan joined the faculty of the Fulton, Ha ...
Thomas G. Maile III
July 10, 2015
Thomas G. Maile III, 87, entered eternal joy July 10, at his Wells lakeside home, with his wife of 66 years Elsie at his side. A native and long-time resident of Pawling, NY Tom served in the Navy during WWII, obtained degrees from SUNY New Paltz and Empire State College and had a long career as a School Superintendent with the NYS Department of Corrections.
He was mightily involved in his community before and after retirement. A master craftsman and exceptiona ...
Thomas G. Maile III
July 10, 2015
WELLS -- Thomas G. Maile III, 87, entered eternal joy July 10 at his Wells lakeside home, with his wife of 66 years Elsie at his side. A native and long-time resident of Pawling, NY Tom served in the Navy during World War II, obtained degrees from SUNY New Paltz and Empire State College and had a long career as a School Superintendent with the NYS Department of Corrections.
He was mightily involved in his community before and after retirement. A master craftsman ...
Dorothy Marie Davison Tracy
June 24, 2015
SPECULATOR -- Dorothy Marie Davison Tracy, age 95, went to be with the Angels on June 24, 2015. The beloved wife of 67 years to the late Floyd W. Tracy. Together they owned and operated Tracy Lumber Company in Speculator. She was the daughter of the late William Murray and Hazel Zelda Lillie Davison.
She enjoyed her flowers and working in her yard. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Speculator.
Survivors include her daughters, Estelle ...
Carol Lynn Lambertsen Kot Booth
June 18, 2015
On the evening of June 18, 2015, in her childhood home in Lansingburgh, NY, Carol peacefully entered into eternal life surrounded by her loving family. Carol fought tooth and nail against stage IV ovarian cancer for over a year.
Carol was born November 22, 1957 in Troy, NY to the Rev. Christian J. and Barbara A. Collins Lambertsen of Lansingburgh. Carol was the third eldest child who grew up with three of her siblings. Carol was a graduate of Lansin ...