Obituaries

Carmela Clemente

Carmela Maria Clemente

Carmela Maria Clemente, 106, of Gloversville, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Wells Nursing Home with family by her side. Carmela was born on October 27, 1910, to the late Carmine D. and D. Rachela (Irene) Vitali Clemente. She was a graduate of Gloversville High School, class of 1929. ...

Harry Fries

Harry M. Fries

Mr. Harry M. Fries, 91, of Hickory Hill Road, Fonda, died suddenly on Monday, June 26, 2017, at his home. Born on September 2, 1925, he was the son of the late Harry and Martha Fries. A resident of Montgomery County since 1968, Harry was employed as a salesman for several local companies. ...

Fred Hallenbeck

Frederick ‘Fred’ G. Hallenbeck Jr.

Frederick “Fred” G. Hallenbeck Jr.,70, of County Hwy. 155, Gloversville, died Sunday morning, June 25, 2017, at home. He was born in Gloversville on January 30, 1947, to parents Frederick Sr. and Marie Hallenbeck. A lifelong area resident, he graduated from Gloversville High School in ...

George Prentice

George E. Prentice

George E. Prentice, 80, of Eagle Pine Way, Rochester, NY, died on June 25, 2017, at Monroe Community Hospital after a brief illness. Born October 3, 1936, in Gloversville, NY, he was the son of the late Francis and Leila (Guinup) Prentice. George was a Gloversville High School alumnus and ...

James ‘Jimmy’ Hladik

James “Jimmy” Hladik, age 73, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017, at Albany Medical Center after a long illness. He was born on May 30, 1944, in Johnstown, a son of the late John A. and Anna M. Maderic Hladik. Jimmy’s father was one of the original founders of ...

Mary King

Mary E. (White) King

Mary E. (White) King, age 95, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Wells Nursing Home, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Canajoharie on May 20, 1922, a daughter of the late Harold D. and Lucy Wessels White. Mary graduated from Canajoharie High School. ...

James ‘Jimmy’ Hladik

James “Jimmy” Hladik, age 73 of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Albany Medical Center after a long illness. He was born on May 30, 1944 in Johnstown, a son of the late John A. and Anna M. Maderic Hladik. Jimmy’s father was one of the original founders of ...

James M. Wiley

James M. Wiley, age 60, of Main Street, Johnstown, NY, passed away after a long illness on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the Samuel Stratton VA Hospital in Albany. Born on August 9, 1956, he was the son of the late Thomas E. (Sr.) and Jeannine Wiley. He graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High ...

Barbara J. Dupre

Barbara J. Dupre, 78, of Exeter, NH, died April 28, 2017, at the Exeter Hospital. She was born November 19, 1938, in Amsterdam, NJ, daughter of the late Lawrence J. Dupre and Florence Mae (Robare) Dupre. Barbara was raised in Johnstown, NY, the youngest of seven children. She earned an ...

Father Vecchio

Father Egidio A. Vecchio

Father Egidio A. Vecchio, M.S., 90, a member of the Missionaries of Our Lady of La Salette, died May 25, 2017, at St. Dominic Village Nursing Home in Houston, Texas. He was born March 13, 1927, in Syracuse, New York, son of the late Anthony and Angela (Pugliesi) Vecchio. After attending grammar ...

David Potts

David Potts, 73, of Amsterdam, passed away peacefully on June 19, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by his family. Born on April 14, 1944, in Amsterdam, a son of the late Rosemary Potts, he was raised by his grandmother, Kathryn Potts, who adopted Dave when his mother passed away. A ...

Mrs. Friday

Margaret A. Friday

Margaret A. Friday, age 101, a longtime Gloversville resident, died peacefully Wednesday morning, June 21, 2017, at Hospice of the Chesapeake, Pasadena, Maryland. She had been living at Sunrise Independent Living, Severna Park, Maryland, since 2007. She was born November 4, 1915, in ...

Martha (Kilmer) Kaiser Davis

Martha (Kilmer) Kaiser Davis, daughter of the late Ellen A. and Robert C. Kilmer, of 312 Pleasant Avenue, Johnstown, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2017, in Sarasota, Florida, at the age of 85. Born in Johnstown, she later moved to Perth, where she raised her family, on to Ballston Spa, ...

Janet Looman

Janet I. Looman

Mrs. Janet I. Looman, 85, most recently of Mohawk Street, Canajoharie, New York, died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam. Born on November 6, 1931, she was the daughter of Arthur E. Schrell and Lillian Grace Race Schrell. She was a graduate of Fort Plain High ...

Paul E. Nelligan

Paul E. Nelligan of Broadalbin, NY, passed away June 17, 2017, at his home with his loving family by his side. Born on March 14, 1951, in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late James and Margaret (Neary) Nelligan. He was a resident of Broadalbin for many years. Paul retired from Target ...

John Finocan

John W. Finocan

John W. Finocan, age 100, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully in his home on June 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 23, 1916, in Gloversville, a son of the late John W. Finocan and Jane Farrell Finocan. John graduated from Gloversville High School in 1934 ...

Deborah May

Deborah D. May

Deborah D. May, 63, of Rexford, passed away peacefully on June 16, 2017, at St. Peter’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Deborah is survived by her cherished sons, Daniel J. (Diana) Dermott III and Nathaniel W. (A’lisha Harrison) Dermott; grandchildren, Ashleigh Copeland, Zackry ...

Veronica O'Rourke

Veronica O’Rourke

Veronica O’Rourke (57) of Piseco and Lake Pleasant, died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on June 16, 2017. She was born on March 23, 1960, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Kurt and Rosmarie Paulinski. She moved to Piseco at the age of 16 and was a graduate of Wells Central ...

Robert Edwards

Robert A. Edwards

Robert A. Edwards, age 74, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Glens Falls Hospital. He was born on October 9, 1942, in Gloversville, the son of the late John and Marguerite Smith Ruzicka. Robert was employed as a tool and die maker for Curtin-Herbert for over 44 ...

John Montayne

John E. Montanye

John E. Montanye, 58, of Johnstown, New York, passed away Tuesday morning, June 6, 2017. John grew up in Johnstown and was the only child of Roger and Mary Montanye. He enjoyed camping, photography, and relaxing at home with his dogs. He was father to Marcy Montanye, Codie Montanye and ...