Obituaries

Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Vose

Elizabeth “Beth” Vose, age 61, of Gloversville, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She was born February 21, 1958, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Alfred and Betty Whitney Blodgett. She was employed at Washburn’s Dairy for 14 years until her ...

Feyga E Alpert

Feyga E Alpert, 69, passed away on June 26, 2019. Born in Gloversville, she was the daughter of Samuel and Gertrude Myzal Alpert. She was a graduate of Gloversville High School, Albany State College, and studied at the University of Nice in France. Feyga was a French teacher for many years at ...

Deanna Patricia ‘Duffy’ Madonna

Deanna Patricia “Duffy” Madonna, 77, of Gloversville, passed away on June 25, 2019, after a brief stay at Mountain Valley Hospice. Duffy was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam in 1942, to Anna K. and Edward Martin Duffy. She grew up in Johnstown, attending St. Patrick’s School ...

Barbara J. (Tyler) Easterly

Barbara J. (Tyler) Easterly of Henrietta, NY, passed away on July 5, 2019, at age 83. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, Donald O. Easterly; son, William Easterly; fiance, George Prentice. She is survived by her children, Robert (Charlene) Easterly, Lynda (Gilbert) Hale; ...

Lorrene Katherine Ecker

With love we announce a graveside memorial service for Lorrene Katherine (Coppernoll) Ecker, formerly of Johnstown and Pattersonville, NY, who passed away on March 28, 2018, and was a dearly loved wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt, and is greatly missed by her family and friends. The service ...

Judith Schworm

Judith Schworm, 62, of Fort Plain, NY, passed away on June 24, in Augusta, Maine. Judith was born on April 4, 1957, to Edith and Henry Schoene. She attended Burnt Hills High School and continued her education at Schenectady Community College and Fulton-Montgomery Community College. She ...

Robert J. Burns Jr.

Robert J. Burns Jr., 75, of Canada Lake, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Albany Medical Center. Robert was born in Albany, New York, the son of the late Robert J. and the late Anna (Wohlfahrt) Burns. Robert, a veteran, was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after several years of ...

Julia Martin

Mrs. Julia Martin, age 90, of Gloversville, passed Tuesday morning, July 9, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, Gloversville. She was born January 31, 1929, in Johnstown, the daughter of the late Martin and Lottie Schults Tlustachowski. She was a 1946 graduate of Johnstown High ...

Christopher A. Grant

Christopher A. Grant, 48, of Gloversville, passed away on July 5, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital unexpectedly. He was a lifelong resident of the county. He loved spending time with family and close friends and being at the lake. He leaves behind his two beautiful children, Jacob and Katrina ...

Elaine Reider Maples Stevens

Elaine Reider Maples Stevens, 90, of 9 Washington Street, Fultonville, passed away peacefully on July 9, 2019, at Wilkinson’s Residential Health Care Facility. She was born in Berwick, Pennsylvania to the late Harold Reider and Beatrice Cotterman Reider McKennon on June 10, 1929. She was also ...

Edward T. Mach

Edward T. Mach, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away on July 8, 2019, at his home in Malta, NY, surrounded by his family. Ed was born on May 17, 1945, in Johnstown, NY to John L. Mach and Irma (Stefka) Mach. He married Eleanor R. Gautie on January 28, 1967. Most of their ...

Russell H. Goodemote

Mr. Russell H. Goodemote, age 81, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday morning, July 10, 2019, at his home with his loving family at his side. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Sadye A. Hoffman Goodemote; three children, Darius G. Goodemote (Laurie), Erich R. Goodemote (Sharon) and ...

Randolph ‘Randy’ C. Lock

Randolph “Randy” C. Lock August 14, 1954 - May 26, 2019 A private family graveside service will be held at Mayfield Union Rural Cemetery on July 12. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Randy’s life at Lanzi’s on the Lake July 12, at 1 p.m.

Robert J. Burns Jr.

Robert J. Burns Jr., 75, of Canada Lake, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019, at Albany Medical Center. Robert was born in Albany, New York, the son of the late Robert J. and the late Anna (Wohlfahrt) Burns. Robert, a veteran, was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy after several years of ...

Shirley M. Shoop

Mrs. Shirley M. Shoop, age 92, of Gloversville, passed away Tuesday morning, July 9, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 9, 1926, in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Arthur and Lena Schlager Franz. She was employed as a Presser/Tester by Decca Record ...

Henry ‘Hank’ Ross Sr.

Henry “Hank” Ross Sr., 91, of Amsterdam, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019, at his home with his loving family by his side. Hank was born November 7, 1927, to the late Wilhelmina Welke Ross and Henry Ross. A lifelong area resident, he attended and graduated from Amsterdam High School as ...

Anna Louise Komorny

Anna Louise Komorny, age 98, of Brandon, Florida, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019, at her daughter’s home with her loving family by her side. She was formerly of Johnstown, Waterloo, Perth, Gloversville, and Wilton Commons Senior Apartments in Gansevoort. She was born on September 23, ...

Edward Karg Hornidge

Edward Karg Hornidge, age 80, a lifelong area resident of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019, at home. He was the son of the late George and Elizabeth Karg Hornidge. Edward was a 1956 graduate of Johnstown High School, attended Syracuse University and Spencer Business College, in ...

Randolph ‘Randy’ C. Lock

Randolph “Randy” C. Lock August 14, 1954 - May 26, 2019 A private family graveside service will be held at Mayfield Union Rural Cemetery on July 12. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Randy’s life at Lanzi’s on the Lake July 12, at 1 p.m.

Larry F. Holmes

Larry F. Holmes, 64, of Gloversville, passed unexpectedly but peacefully on June 30, 2019, in the comfort of his home after a long illness. His sense of humor and infectious personality will be missed by both family and friends. Born on November 18, 1954, in Gloversville, he was the youngest ...