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Obituaries -- 03/19/2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - Updated: 12:49 PM

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 Honor Society. He later did graduate work at the University of Buffalo and Syracuse University. He completed General Electric’s Financial Management Program in 1959.

He worked at General Electric, Hugh Johnson & Company and NYS Department of Social Services. He retired in 1993. Most of his career involved computer programming and systems analysis.

Phil enjoyed hunting, fishing, flying, tennis, golf, skiing and playing cards with friends and family. He was an avid and accomplished photographer. His competitive spirit earned him academic scholarships for full tuition in college. Also, in a 1964 contest he named the Twister trail at Gore Mountain, thereby winning a lifetime pass to ski Gore free.

He married Wilma Black of Indian Lake in 1987. She was a former classmate at Long Lake Central School. He was previously married to Marianne Mundy of Warrensburg in 1966.

His brother, Andrew S. Joseph of Chestertown, and his sisters, Kathryn G. Nichols of North Creek and Jane O’Brien of Inverness, Fla. died before him.

He is survived by his wife, Wilma Black Joseph; two sons, James P. Joseph and Andrew L. Joseph, both of Saratoga Springs; four stepchildren, Richard Peets of Naples, Fla., Karen Hutchins of Long Lake, Gary Spring of Queensbury and Kathleen Stanley of Rochester; a sister, Edith Altier of Rome, NY; and a brother, John E. Joseph Sr. of West Milford, N.J.

At Phil’s request there will be no funeral service. Interment will be in the spring at the convenience of the family in Long Lake Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Miller Funeral Home, 6357 State Rte. 30, Indian Lake. For online condolences, please visit



Edward S. Meyer Sr.

March 10, 2014

INDIAN LAKE--Edward S. Meyer Sr., 83, of Route 30, Indian Lake, died Monday morning, March 10, 2014 at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born April 8, 1930 in Englewood, N.J. he was the son of the late Hugh and Teresa (Sherry) Meyer. He was a graduate of Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, N.J.

Ed served in the United States Naval Reserves from 1950-1956. On April 7, 1956 he married Martha Heindel at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Ridgewood, N.J.

Ed operated Ridgewood Transmission Services for many years. He was a lieutenant and past president of the Ridgewood Volunteer Fire Department. Upon moving to Indian Lake in 1979 he opened Central Adirondack Garage Inc., which he continued to operate until his retirement in 1999. Following his retirement he worked for NYS Department of Environmental Conservation until May of 2013.

He enjoyed working on things, designing, developing and inventing. He was extremely proud to have 12 U.S. Automotive Patents.

He was predeceased by his parents and one sister, Ellen Meyer.

Survivors include his loving wife of nearly 58 years, Martha Meyer; two sons, Edward S. Meyer Jr. and his wife Catherine of Malibu, Calif. and John Meyer and his wife Michelle of Minden, Nev.; four grandchildren, Jordan Meyer, Hunter Meyer, Benjamin Meyer and Allison Meyer; and many nieces and nephews.

At Ed’s request there are no calling hours or funeral services scheduled. Burial in Valleau Cemetery, Ridgewood, N.J. will be at the convenience of the family. Contributions in Ed’s memory may be directed to the Charles R. Wood Cancer Center, 100 Park St., Glens Falls NY 12801. To express online condolences, please visit


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