Obituaries

Dyllon Adam Doak

Dyllon Adam Doak passed away October 27, 2018. Dyllon was born March 12, 1991, he was a 2009 graduate of Broadalbin-Perth High School. Dyllon was a wonderful father, son, partner and friend. He was a warm-hearted kind person and a great friend to all that knew him. He was a hard worker always ...

Donald R. DeClercq

Donald R. DeClercq, formerly of Johnstown, 85, passed away on Nov. 7, 2018. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 16, at the Paul L. Murphy & Sons Funeral Home, 127 E. Miller St., Newark, NY. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Nov. 17, at St. Michael Church, S. Main St., Newark, ...

LaVerne E. (Sauve) Gruet

LaVerne E. (Sauve) Gruet, 91, formerly of Northville, died Friday, November 9, 2018. She was born April 1, 1927, to Howard and Patanella “Nellie” Kooistra Sauve in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She moved to Northville when she was two years old. LaVerne was a 1943 graduate of Northville Central ...

LaVerne E. [Sauve] Gruet

LaVerne E. (Sauve) Gruet, 91, formerly of Northville, died Friday, November 9, 2018. She was born April 1, 1927, to Howard and Patanella “Nellie” Kooistra Sauve in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She moved to Northville when she was two years old. LaVerne was a 1943 graduate of Northville Central ...

Annemarie K. Hansel

Annemarie K. Hansel, 97, of Pine Lake, Caroga Lake, New York, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2018, at the Foltsbrook Center Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Herkimer, New York. Annemarie was born on December 8, 1920, in Hamburg, Germany, and was the daughter of Frederick C. Hansel ...

Norman J. Cohen

Norman J. Cohen, age 91, of Gloversville, died Friday evening, November 9, 2018 at his home. He was born August 14, 1927 in Gloversville, the son of the late Philip and Frances Rubin Cohen. He was a 1944 graduate of Gloversville High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. ...

James Edward Law

James Edward Law passed away on November 8, 2018, at St. Johnsville (NY) Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in 1920, in Truxton, NY to Merrill David and Ellen Della (Lynch) Law. He would have been 98 this month. James grew up in Cortland, NY and attended high school through tenth ...

Clarence J. ‘Clancy’ Miller

Clarence J. “Clancy” Miller, son of the late Clarence Miller and Carolyn Baker Miller, went to meet his maker on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Born Dec. 11, 1942, he was a 1961 graduate of Johnstown High School. Miller was predeceased by the rest of his siblings, Alison Lee, William, ...

Timothy Hall

Timothy Hall, 60, of Johnstown, unexpectedly passed away on Monday afternoon, November 5, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at Albany Medical Center. Born on April 2, 1958 in Johnstown, NY, the son of Francis and Marie Hall. He was employed for many years at St. Thomas in Gloversville, ...

Beverly J. Dutcher

Beverly J. Dutcher, age 88, of Gloversville, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Nathan Littauer Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was born on March 18, 1930 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Lewis Frederick, Sr. and Marion Albrecht Frederick. Beverly was a ...

John P. Bernard

John P. Bernard, who served in the Army Air Corps as a navigator in the latter stages of World War II, stayed on in Europe to serve as an air traffic controller into West Berlin and in other military assignments before returning home to work as a successful glove salesman for Grandoe, C.J. ...

Stephen Z. Brewda

Stephen Z. Brewda, age 63, of Gloversville, died Monday evening, November 5, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born March 7, 1955, in Gloversville, the son of the late Dr. Martin and Elsie Lavine Brewda. Stephen was a member of Knesseth Israel Synagogue and attended the ...

Ronald L. Smith

Ronald L. Smith, age 74, of Ephratah, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Little Falls Hospital. He was born on May 30, 1944, in Little Falls, a son of the late Roosevelt and Mary Morrison Smith. Ron was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was first employed by Felthousen’s ...

Joseph F. LaPorta

Joseph F. LaPorta, age 89, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home with his family by his side. He was born May 28, 1929, in Gloversville, the son of the late Clemente and Assunta DeCristofaro LaPorta. He served in the ...

John P. Bernard

John P. Bernard, who served in the Army Air Corps as a navigator in the latter stages of World War II, stayed on in Europe to serve as an air traffic controller into West Berlin and in other military assignments before returning home to work as a successful glove salesman for Grandoe, C.J. ...

Christopher R. Blackwood

Christopher “Chris” R. Blackwood, age 51, of Johnstown, passed away November 1, 2018 with his loving family by his side. He was born December 23, 1966 in Amsterdam, NY, the son of the late Lester Blackwood, Sr. and Erma Shelmandine Blackwood. He was employed for many years as a Supervisor ...

Kellie J. Cosselman

Dr. Kellie J. Cosselman, known to many as “Dr. Kellie,” 55, died Thursday, November 1, 2018. She was born in Amsterdam, and was a graduate of Linton High School and Life University, where she earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic Health. Dr. Kellie was in private practice for 18 years, ...

Madge M. Montanye

Madge M. Montanye, 85, of the Great Sacandaga Lake, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at home following a long illness. She was born on December 18, 1932, in Gloversville, New York, and was one of seven children to the late Harrison and Anne Ormill. She was the beloved ...

Robert F. Holzer

Robert F. Holzer, 85, of Tribes Hill, passed away October 27, 2018. He was born May 21, 1933, in Amsterdam, and is the son of the late Walter and Mildred (Parry) Holzer. He was a beloved father and grandfather and was always willing to help anyone who asked. He is survived by his daughter, ...

Mary Lou Holcombe

Mary Lou Holcombe, formerly of Perth, passed away peacefully in her New York City home on October 31, (Halloween was one of her favorite holidays). Mary Lou grew up in the home built by her grandfather on the Hagaman-Broadalbin Road with her brother Dick and parents, Josephine (Sikorski) Blacha ...