Obituaries

Mrs. Cross

Storm L. Cross

Storm L. Cross, 66, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by her loving husband of 46 years and her daughter. Born on September 6, 1950 in Gloversville, she was a daughter of the late Merlin G. Daggett and Carolyn Baird. Storm attended ...

Donald ‘Dooly’ Jay Conover

Donald “Dooly” Jay Conover, age 56 of Gloversville, peacefully passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Albany Medical Center, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Cobleskill on July 8, 1960 to Ms. Joan Mildred Bailey (David) of Richmondville, who survives and the late Clarence ...

Ida Elizabeth Jeffers

Ida Elizabeth Jeffers, 90, formerly of Sloansville and Gloversville, died Tuesday, March 21 at the Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford, where she had resided for one year. Ida was born Januart 14, 1927 in Sloansville, N.Y., a daughter of Harlo and Jodean (Bartholomew) Bray. She ...

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William Nast

Mr. William Nast died suddenly Thursday night, March 16, 2017. He was 62. Mr. Nast served in the United States Navy as a corpsman and an operating room technician. After completing his enlistment, he attended Cornell University, Columbia University and Montclair State College, graduating ...

Mrs. Stoddard

Jean Lee Stoddard

Jean Lee Stoddard, 67, of Jeffersonville, Kentucky, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1949, to the late Thomas and Adelaide Raithbun Titus. She was a member of the Ascension Episcopal Church, Madison Community Band, Lexington Flute Symphony and Gateway ...

Loretta I. Ahnert

Loretta I. Ahnert, 92, of County Highway 107, Amsterdam died Tuesday March 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Healthcare. She was born in Perth on March 11, 1925 a daughter of Walter and Grace Austin Ahnert and attended school there. Loretta was a lifelong Perth resident. She was employed at the ...

Wheaton W. Roser

Wheaton W. Roser, 90, of Stevers Mills Road, Broadalbin died Tuesday March 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam. He was born in Amsterdam on January 1, 1927 a son of Wheaton and Hattie Gifford Roser and was educated there. Mr. Roser moved to Broadalbin in 1955. He was employed at ...

Mary C. Peters

Mary C. Peters, 87, of Johnstown, N.Y., has gone to her eternal rest on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Born on May 2, 1929 in Cranesville, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Helen Reardon and Frederick Wheaton. Mary is a graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch ...

Ms. Lehr

JoAnne Frasier Lehr

JoAnne Frasier Lehr, 55, of Canajoharie, N.Y. died suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2017 following a long battle with diabetes. Born in Gloversville, N.Y. on March 26, 1961, she was the daughter of Ruth Aesch Frasier and the late Lawrence Frasier. JoAnne was a graduate of Perth High School ...

Mrs. Woodcock

Grace Woodcock

Grace Woodcock, age 97, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on March 20, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home. Her loving family was by her side. Born in Bleeker, N.Y., she is the daughter of the late Walter and Lettie Young Blood. A lifetime resident of the area, she attended local ...

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Tara Lynn Papura

Tara Lynn Papura, 35, of Amsterdam, NY, has passed away after a valiant battle with cancer on Thursday March 16th, 2017 at home embraced and surrounded by the love of her family. Tara was born on June 20th, 1981. She was the daughter of John and Terri Wood. She graduated from ...

Ms. Lehr

JoAnne Frasier Lehr

JoAnne Frasier Lehr, 55, of Canajoharie, N.Y. died suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2017, following a long battle with diabetes. Born in Gloversville, N.Y. on March 26, 1961 she was the daughter of Ruth Aesch Frasier and the late Lawrence Frasier. JoAnne was a graduate of Perth High School ...

Mr. Reich

John Michael Reich

John Michael Reich, 63, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017. He died peacefully in his home. John was born and raised in Carmel, New York. He lived in the Mohawk Valley for the past 49 years. He graduated from Fonda-Fultonville Central High School. John worked at WENT radio station in ...

Mrs. Fox

Penelope K. ‘Penny’ Fox

Penelope K. “Penny” Fox, age 69, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Gloversville on November 8, 1947, a daughter of the late Kenneth C. and Bethel Miller Fuller. Penny was in the class ...

Mrs. McGovern

Linda McGovern

Linda McGovern passed peacefully to our Lord on March 16th. Devoted wife and mother, Linda was a longtime owner/operator of The Inn at Speculator, hosting and serving guests and visitors for over 38 years while making a wonderful home for her family. A published author, Linda enjoyed reading, ...

Mrs. Loveday

Joan M. Bellen Loveday

Joan M. Bellen Loveday, age 77, passed away on March 17, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. She had the love and support of her family by her side at the time of her passing. Joan was born on November 14, 1939 in Gloversville to the late Forest and Melba (Darling) Bellen and grew ...

Eleno “Lenny” V. Quiles

Eleno “Lenny” V. Quiles, 87, of Centerline Road, Middle Grove died at home on Saturday March 18, 2017. He was born in Isabela, Puerto Rico on August 18, 1929 a son of Ciprian and Eugenia Vasquez Quiles and was educated there. Eleno came to New York at age 20 and settled in Brooklyn. ...

Mr. Kiskis

Daniel Kiskis

Daniel Kiskis, 68, of Venice, Florida, passed away March 3, 2017. He was born January 20.1949, to the late Albinas Kiskis and Wanda Moyer. Danny was born and raised in Gloversville, New York. He had a celebration of life and birthday party Jan. 21, given by his wife, Kathy; over 120 ...

Robert V. Rekemeyer

Robert V. Rekemeyer, age 93 of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, after a long illness. He was born in Gloversville on August 25, 1923, a son of the late William H. Rekemeyer, Jr. and Frances E. Bennett ...

Victor F. ‘Duke’ VanDerwerker Jr.

Victor F. “Duke” VanDerwerker Jr., age 48 a resident of Hadley passed away on Saturday. March 18, 2017 with his family by his side. He was a resident of the town of Day for 48 years. Survivors include his wife, Jackie, of 26 years. He is also survived by his son; Victor, daughter; ...