Jessie May Parker
September 2, 2014
INDIAN LAKE -- Jessie May Parker, 90, formerly of Indian Lake, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 2, 2014 at Elderwood, Waverly, N.Y.
Born Aug. 15, 1924 in East Greenbush, N.Y. she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Carol (Grant) Sharp. Jessie was a graduate of Columbia High School in East Greenbush.
She was a homemaker, but had also worked as a private cook and waitress.
Jessie was an excellent seamstress and wonderful baker. She enjoyed gardening, yard sales, ...
Joan K. Duane
July 15, 2014
LONG LAKE -- Joan K. Duane, 75, Hudson, Fla., went to her Eternal Life on July 15, 2014.
She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Wilfred B. Duane Jr.; and one brother, James West.
Survivors include her four daughters, Victoria (Barry) Hutchins, Diane (Mike) Rogers, Linda (Anthony) Ricci, and Gail (John) Whybrew; one sister, Erma Hutchins; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held in Long Lake on ...
Leonard W. Herrick
September 7, 2014
Leonard W. Herrick, age 87, of Ramsey, NJ, died September 7, 2014 at the Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Wyckoff, NJ.
Born in Mayfield, NY, the only son of Guy and Mildred (Warner) Herrick, Leonard resided in upstate New York, Allendale, NJ and Hoboken, NJ before settling in Ramsey in 1997.
Leonard was a loving husband, father and grandfather, and he enjoyed spending the summer months in Speculator, NY with his wife Dolores and their family.
He is survived by h ...
Thomas W. O’Brien Sr.
October 27, 2013
INDIAN LAKE -- Thomas W. O’Brien Sr., age 70, died Sunday, October 27, 2013.
Born on January 24, 1943 in Glens Falls, he was the son of Ethel O’Brien Fletcher and the late David O’Brien. He was a 1961 graduate of Indian Lake Central School. He earned his Bachelor Degree from Oswego State University and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Education from Trenton State University.
On July 9, 1966 he married Phyllis Braswell in Ozone ...
Frank M. Fish Jr.
August 24, 2014
MARSHVILLE, NC -- Mr. Frank M. Fish Jr. of Marshville, N.C. passed away at his home Sunday, August 24, 2014.
Mr. Fish was born May 21, 1943 in Syracuse, NY and was the son of the late Doris and Frank Merrill Fish Sr. He is preceded in death by two wives, Sue and Valerie.
He is survived by his children, daughter Lorri Briner and spouse, Gregory, of Charlotte, N.C. and son Thomas Fish and wife Joanna of Austin, Texas; grandchildren Sophia, Hope, Dylan, Jerry and ...
Ermina M. (Craig) Pincombe
August 18, 2014
BENSON -- Mrs. Ermina M. (Craig) Pincombe, 84, of Benson passed away August 18, 2014. She had been in declining health since February, 2013.
Born June 7, 1930, she was the first of three children of Otto L. and Isabella A. (Buyce) Craig of Wells.
She graduated from Wells Central School, Class of 1949.
She married Robert B. Pincombe in Wells, 21 June, 1958. They divorced in 1967. They had one child, David L. R. Pincombe who survives her. In 1977, she ma ...
Lola Aileen Spring
August 7, 2014
QUEENSBURY -- Lola Aileen Spring, 67, of Queensbury, passed away Thursday, August 7, at Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by her family.
Born February 12, 1947 in Utica, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Georgia Liddle.
A longtime resident of Indian Lake, Lola was a huge Elvis fan and avid reader, and loved reading her Bible, doing arts and crafts, and writing short stories.
She served the community for many years, first as Girl Scout Cookie Mom and th ...
Sandra M. “Sam” Bateman
August 1, 2014
LONG LAKE -- Sandra M. “Sam” Bateman, 68, of Newcomb Road, Long Lake, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014 at her home.
Born on October 26, 1945 at the Naval Hospital in Patuxent, Maryland, she was the daughter of LCDR
Peter R. Moureau and Dorothy (Craver) Moureau. She attended Florida State University where she majored in Math.
On October 7, 1967 she married Ensign James H. Bateman at the Naval Air Station, Brunswick, Georgia.
Douglas Hoskins Jr.
May 27, 2014
A memorial service will be held for Douglas Hoskins, Jr. on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the Higgins Bay Cemetery. Afterwards, all are welcome to gather at Sunday Morning Camp for refreshments and remembrances.
Myla E. Greene
June 23, 2014
SPECULATOR -- Myla E. Greene, 79, passed on June 23, 2014.
Born in Gloversville and resided in Pompey, Myla retired as a principle administrator for the Onondaga County Probation Department where she worked for over 30 years. Myla was a regional director for the National Ski Patrol for many years. An avid outdoors enthusiast, Myla grew up in Speculator, where she spent many summers.
Myla is survived by a niece, Jeannie Greeley; a nephew, John Greeley III; several co ...
February 6, 2014
INDIAN LAKE -- Marion Parker passed away Feb. 6, 2014 in Tucson, Ariz. after a 50-year battle with multiple sclerosis.
She was born July 18, 1927, the second of six children born to George and Edna (Beveridge) Harrington. Marion was a long time resident of Indian Lake, N.Y.
She was a graduate of Indian Lake Central School, Class of 1945, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the United Methodist Church of Indian Lake. Marion moved to Tucson in 20 ...
Joan Collins Engel
June 19, 2014
BLUE MT. LAKE -- Joan Collins Engel passed away peacefully the morning of Thursday, June 19, at Upstate Medical University Hospital in Syracuse. All nine of her children had been present at her bedside in the days prior to her passing.
Born April 10, 1930, Joan grew up on Blue Mountain Lake in the Adirondacks with her two younger sisters in a house built by their parents, Pat and Jan Collins, and uncles. The eldest cousin in a village filled with cousins, Joan l ...
Nancy (Ann E.) Kohlbrenner
February 9, 2014
PISECO--Nancy (Ann E.) Kohlbrenner of Piseco passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 28, at Higgins Bay Cemetery in Piseco. Following the service a luncheon will be held at Melody Lodge in Speculator.
Memorial donations be made to Piseco Ambulance Corps, Piseco NY 12139 in her memory.
Celia Marie Armstrong
May 27, 2014
SPECULATOR -- Celia Marie Armstrong, 89, of Speculator, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
She was born in Brooklyn July 22, 1924, to the late Frederick J. Langsfield and Celia A. Graff Langsfield. She married the late George T. Armstrong Dec. 11, 1943.
Celia is survived by two children, Richard Armstrong and Jeff Armstrong. She is also survived by three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at Speculator Cemetery at 11 ...
George W. Linck
May 5, 2014
LAKE PLEASANT -- George Waldemar Linck, 95, Glens Falls, passed away May 5, 2014.
Born in the "Finntown" community of Brooklyn Jan. 17, 1919, he was the only child of immigrants Hanna Ware (Väre) and Walter Wayne (Waldemar Väino) Linck of Finland and Estonia, respectively.
After moving north in 1924 to a farm bought in Middle Grove, his family resettled in the Finntown community of Scotia along the Mohawk River. There he came to learn English during element ...
Elizabeth “Betty” (Rice) Sylvester
LONG LAKE -- Elizabeth “Betty” (Rice) Sylvester, 98, was a true Long Laker and at the time of her death the oldest resident of the town. She was born in Long Lake Aug. 29, 1915 in the “Farm House” on the property owned by her grandfather, John Rice, which is now the location of the Long Lake Arts Camp.
Betty graduated from Long Lake Central School and went on to dental hygienist school on Welfare Island in New York City. She ...
Michael “Mikey” Gerhartz
May 14, 2014
PALATINE BRIDGE -- Michael “Mikey” Gerhartz of Palatine Bridge passed away early Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Albany Medical Center. He was 48.
Born May 23, 1965 in Little Falls, he was the son of David and Maggie Mayton Gerhartz.
Mikey lived in Palatine Bridge and was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Stone Arabia. He attended and graduated from Canajoharie Central School and was employed for WW Custom Clad for 25 years.
Charles R. Kitchen Sr.
May 6, 2014
LONG LAKE--Charles R. Kitchen Sr., 72, of Kickerville Lane, died Tuesday morning, May 6, 2014 at his home with his loving family at his side following a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Born May 30, 1941 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, he was the son of the late William and Alice (Parker) Kitchen. He was a 1958 graduate of Johnstown High School where he was a member of the football team. He then attended Plattsburgh State University for two years ...
Armand H. Pinard
April 30, 2014
LONG LAKE--A Memorial Mass for Armand H. Pinard, 90, Brasher Falls, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Long Lake with the Rev. Peter Berg officiating. There will be no public calling hours.
Mr. Pinard passed away April 30, 2014 at his home.
Surviving is his wife of 65 years, Veronique; two sons, Michael Pinard and his wife Michele of Brasher Falls and Steven Pinard of Arlington, Va.; a daughter, D ...
Betty Mabel Brown Olexo
April, 2, 2014
LAKE PLEASANT--Betty Mabel Brown Olexo went home to her beloved Lord Jesus April, 2, 2014.
Betty was born Oct. 29, 1926 in Lynn, Mass. to parents Ralph and Ellen Mabel Brown. Betty was raised in Milford, Conn., along with her three brothers, enjoying activities like sailing and Girl Scouting.
Betty attended Mount Holyoke College and University of Bridgeport. She married George R. Olexo, and spent time traveling the world and living in Taiwan.
After returni ...
John Roy Steurer
January 17, 2014
WELLS -- John Roy Steurer passed away peacefully Jan. 17, 2014 at the home of his daughter where he resided for the past year.
Roy was born Dec. 30, 1924 in Tarrytown, NY to Helen and Clemens F.W. Steurer.
He graduated from Washington Irving High School in 1943; and also graduated Pilot Class 44K Feb. 1, 1945 from the United States Army Air Corps. He attended General Motor Tech, Flint, Mich., where he met and married Charlotte Ann Knowles on June 5, 1948. He wa ...
Kathryn Ruth Wyman
March 30, 2014
ITHACA--Kathryn Wyman, 86, formerly of Indian Lake, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Longview assisted living residence in Ithaca, where she had resided since May of 2011. She was born in Pulaski April 20, 1927. Kay is predeceased by her parents, Clifford and Helian Rhodes; her husband, the Rev. Arthur Wyman; and brothers Donald, Charles and James.
Kay spent many happy years by her husband’s side as he served the churches of Hagaman, Schuy ...
Philip B. Joseph
March 1, 2014
INDIAN LAKE--The Joseph family is deeply saddened to announce the death of Philip B. Joseph Saturday morning, March 1, 2014.
Phil was born August 7, 1934 at Tupper Lake, the youngest son of Andrew Joseph (an Abenaki Indian) and Edith Saving (a Latvian immigrant).
He finished high school at Long Lake Central School in 1951; graduated Utica College in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science degree in General Business cum laude and was elected a member of the Phi Kappa Phi H ...
Carl S. Jensen
March 10, 2014
NORTHVILLE -- Carl S. Jensen, age 83, of South First Street, Northville, died Monday, March 10, 2014 at the River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam following a long illness.
He was born August 27, 1930 on Fox Hill, Edinburg, N.Y., son of the late Karl and Sophie Syvertsen Jensen. He was a United States Air Force veteran who served in the Korean War.
He was employed as a mason working for the union for many years. He was a member of the Baptist Church of Northville.
February 25, 2014
INDIAN LAKE--Walter Smorgans, 93, formerly of LaVergne Rd., Indian Lake, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 25, 2014 at The Lodge at Shelburne Bay, Shelburne, Vt.
Born Sept. 10, 1920 in South River, N.J. he was the son of Stephen and Helen (Maletz) Smorgonetz. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II as a Radar Operator on a B-24 with the 55th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron. Their mission included solo flights over Japan to observe weather con ...