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 ...
April 3, 2015
Gerard Badum, 82, Queensbury, NY, passed April 3, 2015 in Brooksville, Fla. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons Greg and Steve Badum; stepdaughter, Katryna Wells; sister, Margaret Melady; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pinecrest Funeral Chapels at (352) 684-0001.
Nancy Fane Strader
March 18, 2015
Nancy Fane Strader, 76, of Blue Mountain Lake, died at home Wednesday, March 18, 2015, of pancreatic cancer.
Born October 31, 1938, at Boston Lying-In Hospital in Boston, Mass., Nancy Barbara Fane was the eldest child of Ruth L. and Francis D. Fane of Newton, Mass.
While attending Boston University she met and married Theodore C. Strader of Dayton, Ohio, an architecture student at Harvard University. They moved to Cambridge, Mass., and had a daughter, Lynne, in ...
Dorothy Jon Zehrung Lewis
March 4, 2015
Dorothy Jon Zehrung Lewis, age 81, beloved wife of the late Thomas Lewis; cherished mother of Lisa Lewis and Kimberly Lewis (partner Toni, children Sarah and Jacob); dear sister of Charlotte Bustos-Videlia, Nancy Dennis (deceased), and Mary Pflaumer; aunt to Michael Pflaumer, David Pflaumer, and Larry Lewis.
Dorothy was born on August 10, 1933 to Samuel and Hazel Zehrung in Dayton, Ohio. She began her musical career early, performing her first recital at ...
Irene LaRue Simons Smith
March 5, 2015
AMSTERDAM -- Irene LaRue Simons Smith, 102, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the assisted living facility, the Sarah Jane Sanford Home for Women in Amsterdam, New York, where she had resided since 2012 after moving from her St. Johnsville home where she had lived for nearly 60 years.
Irene was born April 2, 1912, in Mexico, Oswego County, N.Y., the daughter of Ross L. and Mabel Virgil Simons. On July 19, 1934, she married Lewis R. Smith of Northville ...
Virginia L. Hutchins Bennett Canfield
February 25, 2015
Virginia L. Hutchins Bennett Canfield, “Ninnie,” of Lake George, passed away surrounded by her loving family Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
Born in Indian Lake, NY July 1, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Vina (Savarie) Hutchins.
She married the late George Milford Bennett July 17, 1939, and married the late Russell Canfield in 1971.
Virginia worked for Glens Falls Hospital in the 1960s and ‘70s as a dieta ...
Christopher A. King
February 22, 2015
INDIAN LAKE -- Christopher A. King, 54, of Indian Lake, died Sunday morning, February 22, 2015 at his home.
Born August 15, 1960 in Glens Falls, he was the son of Charles and Dorothy (Thompson) King. He was a 1978 graduate of Johnsburg Central School.
Following his graduation, Chris moved to Indian Lake where he worked for many years for the Town of Indian Lake Highway Department. In November of 1992 he opened King’s Collision in Indian Lake.
Chris ma ...
Patti A. Rhinehart
February 10, 2015
LAKE PLEASANT -- Patti A. Rhinehart, age 51, of Lake Pleasant died Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville after being stricken at home.
She was born December 5, 1963 in Patterson, N.J. The daughter of David M. and Anna Van Deweert Braunius.
She graduated from Wells Central School and after graduation began working for Sunmount DDSO as a caregiver since 1981. The people at Sunmount that she cared for brightened her day.
She enj ...