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 ...
Barbara Hazel (Brink) Ford
May 25, 2015
A Memorial Service will be held at the Lake Pleasant United Methodist Church, Lake Pleasant, NY, at 12 noon on Saturday, June 20, 2015. Everyone is invited to attend.
To sign the guest book or light a candle, visit www.brycefh.com.
A Memorial Get-Together for David Ford and Barbara Ford will be held at the Ford residence on Piseco Lake June 20 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Food and beverages will be provided.
Please be prepared to share ...
Dariel Keith Belcher
May 24, 2015
Dariel Keith Belcher, 90, Clarks Summit, Pa., died Sunday, May 24. The beloved wife of 60 years to the late Donald William Belcher, she had a contagious love of life that made her an inspiration to all who met her, and a brilliant light of joy to family and friends.
Dariel grew up in Mahwah, N.J. and spent most of her life in Westfield, N.J. There she was involved in many activities, among them the Westfield Garden Club and the Music Club of Westfield, and she ...
Barbara Hazel (Brink) Ford
May 25, 2015
Barbara Hazel (Brink) Ford of Piseco, NY died on Monday, May 25, 2015, at the Eddy Memorial Geriatric Center, Troy, NY. She was 94.
She was born July 20, 1920, in the town of Colesville, NJ, to Horace I. and Nellie (Bale) Brink. She married James (Jim) Ford on August 18, 1940. Barbara was predeceased by her husband, her brother Horace (Bud) of Colesville, and her son David of Piseco and Port Orange, Florida.
She is survived by her three children, Ke ...
Audrey L. Preston will be interned Monday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Higgins Bay Cemetery.
May 25, 2015
Jeanne Isola, age 71 of Rt. 30, Wells NY, went home to be with Jesus on Monday May 25, 2015. She passed away at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.
She was born on October 30, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY. The daughter of the late Alexander and Marion SearingDownie.
Jeanne was a loving housewife and mother for 51 years. Adored and loved by all who knew her.
She was the best wife and mother in the world, always there when you needed he ...
A Memorial Service for Nancy Blanchard Bhe will be held at Blue Mountain Lake United Methodist Church on June 13, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
Charles “Charlie” Whitman Wilbur
May 24, 2015
Charles “Charlie” Whitman Wilbur, 63, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 24, 2015. Born in Gloversville NY on August 10, 1951, he was the son of the late Richard A. Wilbur Sr. and Alberta (Whitman) Wilbur. On August 9, 1994 he married the former Elizabeth G. King in South Duxbury VT.
Charlie was a 1969 graduate of Wells (NY) Central School and continued his education at SUNY Buffalo State, graduating with his Bache ...
Nancy Blanchard Bhe
A Memorial Service for Nancy Blanchard Bhe will be held at Blue Mountain Lake United Methodist Church Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Audrey L. Preston
Audrey L. Preston will be interned Monday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Higgins Bay Cemetery in Piseco.
Daniel Forrest Wilcox
May 11, 2015
Daniel Forrest Wilcox, age 46, born November 24, 1968, in Gloversville, NY passed on May 11, 2015 in Tampa, Fla.
Dan grew up in Northville, NY and graduated from Corinth High School in 1987. Dan retired from the United States Army in 2012 as a Sergeant First Class. He served our nation with distinction and honor and made friends wherever he served. After retirement, Dan continued to serve our nation as a contractor at Headquarters, United States Special Operat ...
Robert P. Hallenbeck
May 7, 2015
Robert P. Hallenbeck (Bob), 58, of Northville, NY passed away peacefully, May 7, 2015 at home with his loving wife and family by his side.
Bob was born October 19, 1956 in Amsterdam NY. The loving son of Doris Jasper Hallenbeck, of Amsterdam, and Gordon Hallenbeck (who predeceased him in 2007).
Bob graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School in 1974 and shortly after began his service in the U.S. Army, where he proudly served his country for 10 years as a decorat ...
Katherine R. Henschel
April 3, 2015
Katherine R. Henschel, 81, of Blue Mountain Lake, NY and Marienville, Pa., died Friday afternoon, April 3, 2015 at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Born March 27, 1934 at Blue Mountain Lake, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ralph D. and Florence Wheeler Raymond.
She married Edward G. Henschel Jr. July 6, 1957 at St. Paul Catholic Church in Blue Mountain Lake, NY. He survives.
Katherine attended a one-room school through the fourth grade. She attended ...
Maxx Allen Boyer
April 23, 2015
Maxx Allen Boyer, age 15, of Lake Pleasant, N.Y. died Thursday, April 23, 2015 at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y. He was born October 5, 1999, in Albany, the son of Gregg Boyer and Rebecca Chevalier.
Maxx was currently a student at Lake Pleasant Central School in Lake Pleasant. He loved to go to the library with his mom. He also loved soccer, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his parents, Gregg Boyer and Rebecca Chevalier o ...
Mary C. Harr
April 14, 2015
INDIAN LAKE -- Mary C. Harr (Spring) passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, April 14, 2015 at Adirondack Tri-County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in North Creek, N.Y.
Mary was born at home on May 21, 1919 in Indian Lake, N.Y. to George and Sarah (Farrell) Spring.
She attended Indian Lake Central School, St. Patrick’s in Watertown and St. John's in Rensselaer.
She married Martin J. Harr Jr. of Amsterdam, N.Y. and they resided mostly in Indian Lake. The ...