Obituaries

Barbara Hindes

Barbara Hindes

Miss Barbara Hindes, age 75, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully Friday morning, August 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. She was born September 22, 1941, in Gloversville, the daughter of Cecil and Ann DiMaio Hindes. Barbara was a fun-loving jokester who was a passionate ...

Clarence Allen Hayes

Sept. 30, 1962-Aug. 3, 2017 Clarence Allen Hayes, loving father and grandfather of Paul Hayes (four grandsons), Brandy Hayes (two granddaughters), Chase Hayes (deceased), Clarence (CJ) Hayes; Michelle L. Hayes, wife and mother of his three kids (Dallas and Alexander); Marge Fountain, ...

Charlene D. Wille

Charlene D. Wille, 55, of Gloversville, died Thursday at Albany Medical Center. Born in Miami, Florida, September 10, 1961, she was the daughter of James Robbins and Marie Wille. Survived by her daughters, Rhonda Nellis, Elizabeth Brockum, Carrie (Luke) Ahrens; brothers, Christopher (Heidi) ...

William Williams

William M. ‘Bill’ Williams

William M. “Bill” Williams of Lake Pleasant, NY, peacefully entered into heaven August 5, 2017, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House in Gloversville, NY. He was born May 4, 1927, in Bleecker, NY, to parents W. Fay Williams and Viola Stoothoff Williams Quackenbush of Bleecker. Bill is ...

David C. Scott

David C. Scott, age 74, of Perth, NY, died Aug. 13, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 9, 1943, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Clarence and Hazel (Tesnow) Scott. During his lifetime, he worked as a carpenter and was self-employed in the company started by his ...

Gary Blood

Gary Blood Sr.

Gary Blood Sr., 72, of Gloversville, passed away on August11, 2017, at Ellis Hospital with his loving family by his side. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Gary was born on March 13, 1945, to the late Lester Blood and Almeda Lair Blood. He attended Mayfield Central H.S. and went on ...

Clarence "Punky" Hayes

Clarence A. Hayes (Punky)

Clarence A. Hayes (Punky) of Fonda passed away on August 3 at St. Mary’s in Amsterdam. He was 54. He was born Sept. 30, 1962, the son of Shirley and Clarence Hayes. His father passed away in May 2011. He is survived by two brothers, Terry Hayes of Yost and Roger of Whitesboro, N.Y.; two ...

Mr. Hock

Ambrose G. Hock

Ambrose G. Hock, age 88, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born on May 5, 1929, in Schenectady, a son of the late Ambros Hock and Augusta Unsoeld Hock. Mr. Hock was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Academy in ...

Edward A. Perkins Sr.

Edward A. Perkins Sr. of Speculator died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, August 15, after a long illness. Ed was born in Northville, NY, on February 25, 1929, to Ashley and Henrietta Perkins. He grew up in Speculator, attending Lake Pleasant Central and Wells Central schools. He graduated ...

David C. Scott

David C. Scott, age 74, of Perth, NY, died Aug. 13, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 9, 1943, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Clarence and Hazel (Tesnow) Scott. During his lifetime, he worked as a carpenter and was self-employed in the company started by his ...

Clarence "Punky" Hayes

Clarence A. Hayes (Punky)

Clarence A. Hayes (Punky) of Fonda passed away on August 3 at St. Mary’s in Amsterdam. He was 54. He was born Sept. 30, 1962, the son of Shirley and Clarence Hayes. His father passed away in May 2011. He is survived by two brothers, Terry Hayes of Yost and Roger of Whitesboro, N.Y.; two ...

Gary Blood

Gary Blood Sr.

Gary Blood Sr., 72, of Gloversville, passed away on August11, 2017, at Ellis Hospital with his loving family by his side. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Gary was born on March 13, 1945, to the late Lester Blood and Almeda Lair Blood. He attended Mayfield Central H.S. and went on ...

David C. Scott

David C. Scott, age 74, of Perth, NY, died Aug. 13, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 9, 1943, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Clarence and Hazel (Tesnow) Scott. During his lifetime, he worked as a carpenter and was self-employed in the company started by his ...

Sharon Hoffman

Sharon Sue Hoffman

Sharon Sue Hoffman, 54, of Keesler Corners Road, Fort Plain, NY, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 12, 2017, after a 16-month battle with brain cancer. Sharon was born in San Diego, California, on April 3, 1963, the daughter of Homer and Susan Buddles. She ...

Gary Blood

Gary Blood Sr.

Gary Blood Sr., 72, of Gloversville, passed away on August11, 2017, at Ellis Hospital with his loving family by his side. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Gary was born on March 13, 1945, to the late Lester Blood and Almeda Lair Blood. He attended Mayfield Central H.S. and went on ...

Gerald Wemple

Jerry Wemple

It all began July 29, 1937, when Jerry Wemple was born to Jack and Beverly (Reid) Wemple. He exited peacefully with love surrounding on August 7, 2017, after a short illness. Jerry shared his life with his wife, Susan (Jennings) Wemple, whom he married October 27, 1961. Jerry lettered in ...

Virginia Nevich

Virginia Nevich

Virginia Nevich, of Johnstown, passed away on August 12, 2017, at 2:18 a.m. Born on September 10, 1927, in Amsterdam, New York, a daughter of the late John and Anna Yakas Crouse. She was a lifelong area resident and attended Amsterdam schools. She was employed in sales for over 28 years at ...

Robert Hawley

Robert H. Hawley

Robert H. Hawley, aged 89, passed peacefully Sunday, August 6, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Born July 15, 1928, and raised in Gloversville, N.Y. Robert served brief tours in the Marines and Merchant Marine. Later he returned to Gloversville, served with the Gloversville Police ...

Elaine Loucks

Elaine B. Loucks

Elaine B. Loucks, age 66, of Gloversville, passed away on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Born to the late Everett Loucks Sr. and Leona Abbott Loucks. She is survived by her son, William J. Loucks (Ada), three grandchildren, Crystal Loucks, Austin Loucks, and Andrew Loucks; one great-grandchild, ...

John H. Wilkes

John H. Wilkes, 71, of Caroga Lake, died Thursday at home. Born in Gloversville, November 12, 1945, the son of Herbert and Frances Baker. He was one of the original employees at the former Fulton County Infirmary where he was a maintenance mechanic for some 40 years. On November 10, 1973, ...