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Obituaries -- 07/09/2014

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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 cousins; and a special friend, Kay Seibert.

A Memorial Service will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, 310 Montgomery St., Syracuse, Friday, July 11, at 1 p.m. A reception will follow.

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Irwin Albert King Jr.

June 24, 2014

In Loving Memory

LONG LAKE--Irwin Albert King Jr. passed away peacefully June 24, 2014 at the age of 85.

He was born March 25, 1929, the son of Irwin Albert King and Anna M. King. He was predeceased by younger brother Randall “Mickey” King.

Affectionately known as “Sonny” to his closest relatives and friends, Irwin grew up in Johnstown and was a graduate of Johnstown High School in 1947. After graduating he served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged on 12th of September 1956.

In his younger years Irwin worked in the family coal business, King Coal in Johnstown, and later served on the Johnstown Fire Department.

On April 17, 1955 Irwin married the love of his life, Eleanor Ruggerio (deceased, July 14, 2001). The two shared 47 years of marriage. In 1966 Irwin became a NYS Environmental Conservation Officer and moved his family to Long Lake. It is in Long Lake and the vicinity that Irwin served as an ENCON officer. He retired after 25 years of service. He was a true naturalist who enjoyed sharing his knowledge and joy of animals.

Irwin is survived by children Lise Biittig and Kyle King; three grandchildren, Jeromy Morrissey, Theodore King and Matthew King; and two great-grandchildren, Dylan Morrissey and Delilah Morrissey.

Known for his dry wit and love of animals, Irwin Albert King Jr. (Sonny) was loved and will be remembered fondly.

A memorial service will be held in Long Lake Saturday, July 19, at 11 a.m. at the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Irwin's memory to the Long Lake Rescue Squad: PO Box 415, Long Lake NY 12847.



James (Jim) Spencer Schidzick

July 2, 2014

PISECO--James (Jim) Spencer Schidzick passed peacefully with his family by his side on July 2, 2014.

Jim was born Aug. 31, 1948 in Cooperstown, to Milton Schidzick and Juliana Kinne Mayers.

He was a 1968 graduate of Wells Central School and later   entered the United States Army (1974-1978) and the United States Navy (Seabees; 1978-1989), from which he retired. He was a skilled carpenter and avid outdoor sportsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Jim married Carla (Parslow) June 27, 1970 in Lake Pleasant.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Carla; two daughters, Sadie (Matthew) Wilt and Lynn (Jonathan) Lane of Piseco; his son, James (Jennifer) Schidzick of Clifton Park; his grandchildren Ashley Schidzick, Elizabeth and Matthew Speece, Morgan and Bentley Lane, and Jordan Schidzick; siblings Ernie (Richard) Wilbur, Brian (Beth) Schidzick, Elaine Wilson, Richard Mayers and Roberta (Mark) Garrand; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held July 11, 2014 at Higgins Bay Cemetary in Piseco at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Piseco Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Arrangements are by Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at


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