Obituaries

Mr. VanNostrand

Jeffrey G. ‘Froie’ Van Nostrand, Sr.

Jeffrey G. “Froie” Van Nostrand, Sr., 53, of Beech Street, Mayfield died Thursday February 23, 2017 at Albany Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Amsterdam on November 5, 1963 and was a 1981 graduate of Mayfield Central School. Jeff lived in the Mayfield ...

Ethel A. Klena

Ethel A. Klena, age 87, a resident of Mayfield passed away at home on Thursday February 23, 2017. She was born in Gloversville, NY on September 23, 1929. The daughter of the late; Albert and Carrie Bowen Briggs. She was employed for many years at MCA Universal in Gloversville. Ethel was ...

Mrs. Habla

Maryelizabeth Habla

Maryelizabeth Habla, 57 of Tribes Hill, NY; passed away Thursday evening February 23, 2017 at Albany Medical Center after a brief and courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in Troy, NY on January 11, 1960, she was the daughter of the late Howard Betts, Sr. and Elizabeth DeVoe Betts. ...

Nellie F. Greenfield

Nellie F. Greenfield, age 87 of Gloversville passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Albany Medical Center. She was born on February 25, 1929 in Gloversville, a daughter of the late Raymond Chester and Ruth Emma Snyder Ferguson. Nellie worked for several years at Woolworth’s in ...

Mrs. Zoellner

Margaret L. ‘Peg’ Zoellner

Margaret L. “Peg” Zoellner, of Johnstown, died peacefully on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center from complications relating to Alzheimers. Having lived in Glens Falls, Amsterdam, Johnstown and Northampton, she and her husband returned to ...

Eleanor Mogensen Adams

Eleanor Mogensen Adams, 94, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam. Eleanor was born and educated in Johnstown, the daughter of Lena and Harry Mogensen. She graduated from Johnstown High School and the Gloversville Business ...

Mrs. Habla

Maryelizabeth Habla

Maryelizabeth Habla, 57, of Tribes Hill, NY, passed away Thursday evening, February 23, 2017, at Albany Medical Center after a brief and courageous battle with breast cancer. Born in Troy, NY on January 11, 1960, she was the daughter of the late Howard Betts Sr. and Elizabeth DeVoe Betts who ...

Melody L. Frasier

Melody L. Frasier, 46, born April 20, 1970, passed away February 3, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held February 25, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gloversville American Legion.

Mr. Gancarz

Michael J. Gancarz

Michael J. Gancarz, 86, of Prospect Avenue, Gloversville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Grand Strand Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC. He was born on July 22, 1930, in Hackensack, NJ, a son of Michael and Minnie Bochenek Gancarz and was a 1948 graduate of Hackensack ...

Mr. Johnston

Frank A. Johnston

Frank A. Johnston, age 61, of Fairfield, beloved husband to Charlotte Page Johnston, passed away on February 22, 2017. Born in Rochester, N.Y. to the late Francis and Georgette Kubarek Johnston, Frank received his bachelor’s degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. He had worked for ...

Mr. Renda

Thomas Edward Renda

Thomas Edward Renda, 57, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Mountain Valley Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Christmas Day, 1959 to the late Salvatore and Mary (Viola) Renda, who survives. He was a graduate of Gloversville High School and ...

Rita E. Plumadore Longfritz

Rita E. Plumadore Longfritz, 86, died peacefully in Valdosta, Georgia on Monday, February 20, 2017. Graveside services will be held in New York in May. John W. Finocan Funeral Home, Gloversville. Condolences may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com.

Melody L. Frasier

Melody L. Frasier, 46, born April 20, 1970, passed away February 3, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held February 25, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gloversville American Legion.

Melody L. Frasier

Melody L. Frasier, 46, born April 20, 1970, passed away February 3, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held February 25, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gloversville American Legion.

Mrs. Salerno

Sylvia Salerno

Sylvia Salerno, 95, of Chapel Place, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital with her loving family at her side. Born January 30, 1922, in Gloversville, New York, she was the daughter of the late Herman E. and Hattie Seld Rosenberg. Sylvia is a graduate of ...

Fred E. Oare Sr.

Fred E. Oare Sr., age 75, of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. He was born in Gloversville on March 23, 1941, a son of the late Walter and Catherine Rockenstyre ...

Mr. Renda

Thomas Edward Renda

Thomas Edward Renda, 57, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at Mountain Valley Hospice after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born on Christmas Day, 1959 to the late Salvatore and Mary (Viola) Renda, who survives. He was a graduate of Gloversville High School and ...

Melody L. Frasier

Melody L. Frasier, 46, born April 20, 1970, passed away February 3, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held February 25, 2017, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gloversville American Legion.

Mrs. Van Eps

Alison P. Van Eps

Alison P. Van Eps died suddenly from a heart attack on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at her home in Gloversville. She was born in Schenectady, the daughter of Lawrence and Lois Gleason Celia. She was co-owner and operator of A One Shot Deal for many years and worked as a switchboard operator ...

Mrs. Smith

Francine S. Smith

Francine S. Smith, age 91, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown, with her loving family by her side. She was born on May 27, 1925, in Gloversville, a daughter of the late Gardner and Ernestine Golly Sammons. Francine was a graduate of ...