Obituaries

Betty J. Armstrong

Betty J. Armstrong, age 83, a resident of Northville, died Monday, May 9, 2016, at home following a long illness. She was born in Gloversville, NY on September 24, 1932, the daughter of the late Burdett and Florence Luft Brownell.She was a graduate of Northville Central School, class of 1950 ...

Nora P. Brown

Nora P. Brown, age 67, of Johnstown, NY, passed away unexpectedly on May 7, 2016. She was born in Speculator, NY on August 17, 1948, the daughter of the late Milton and Vivian Cook Brooks.Nora is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving from 1965 until 1967. She was a certified ...

Loretta Crannell

Loretta Crannell, of North Broadalbin, has closed her last chapter of her book on Monday, May 9, 2016.She was employed for thirty-four years at Mohawk Finishing, formerly of Amsterdam. Loretta was a member of the Northampton United Methodist Church and served on many committees there. She loved ...

Lucia ‘Libby’ D’Arcangelis

Lucia "Libby" D'Arcangelis, 99, of Fort Plain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Palatine Nursing Home.Born on October 3, 1916, in St. Johnsville, she was one of 12 children to the late Dominic and Filomena Basolone Capece. A lifelong resident of the area, Libby attended the ...

John William Poultney

John William Poultney, 64, of Jacksonville, Florida, died peacefully at home after a very courageous fight with cancer, with his loving family by his side on February 7, 2016. He was born in this area on December 17, 1951, and attended Fonda-Fultonville schools.John is survived by his wife of ...

Ruth Elizabeth Covington Eldredge

Our mother, Ruth Elizabeth Covington Eldredge, entered into her eternal rest and the loving arms of her Savior, Redeemer and Lord Christ Jesus on May 6, 2016, one day after her 96th birthday, at River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam, NY, surrounded by her loving family. She has been reunited ...

Ronald E. Morrison

Mr. Ronald E. Morrison, 86, of West Grand Street, Palatine Bridge, New York, died Monday, May 9, 2016, at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown.Born in 1930 in Little Falls, NY, he was the son of Chester Morrison and Etta (Cross) Morrison. He attended elementary school at Nelliston School and high ...

Allene Vivian Short Roe

Allene Vivian Short Roe, age 93, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam.She was born on December 13, 1922, in Syracuse, the daughter of the late Howard Allen and Marjorie Vivian Greene Short.Mrs. Roe attended Syracuse public schools ...

Christopher I. Palmieri

Christopher I. Palmieri, 27, of Chapman Drive, Amsterdam, NY, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016.Born in Gloversville, NY on August 26, 1988, he was the son of Dean and Andrea Gendron Palmieri.Chris received his education in the Mayfield Central School District.Chris was an active member of ...

Jimmie Lee Townsley

Jimmie Lee Townsley of Grand Island, Nebraska, died on Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Nebraska Veterans Home in Grand Island.Jimmie was a beloved husband, father, brother, son, uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend. He was also an educator, coach, Navy veteran, Master Gardener, beekeeper, amateur ...

Ida Dalesandro

Ida Dalesandro, 90, of Johnstown, died Friday at the Fulton Center. Born in Gloversville, April 14, 1926, she was the daughter of Thomas and Joseph Gentile Muscato. Ida worked many years at Sherwood Medical in Argule, NY as a production worker.She is survived by many nieces and nephews. She was ...

David Wells Pritchard Jr.

David Wells Pritchard Jr. (Poppy), 83, of Hershey, formerly of Johnstown, New York, passed away at home surrounded by family and faithful family dog, Blue. Dave was an amazing husband and loving and caring father. He was born in Gloversville, New York on April 1, 1933, son of the late David ...

Joel J. Havlicek

Joel J. Havlicek, 82, of Burnt Hills, passed away peacefully at home on May 7, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.He was born in Johnstown, NY on July 7, 1933, to the late Joseph H. and Ruth E. (Wilbur) Havlicek. As an only child, he was lovingly called "Sonny" by his parents.Joel was a ...

Wilfred C. Auspelmyer

Mr. Wilfred C. Auspelmyer, 90, of the Town of Florida, NY, died peacefully Friday, May 6, 2016 at his home with his loving family by his side.Born in Amsterdam, NY on April 6, 1926. He was the son of the late Benjamin and Carrie (Heitkamp) Auspelmyer. Wilfred was a lifelong area resident and ...

Gail C. Leaisur

Gail C. Leaisur, 63, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by her loving family.Born November 23, 1952 in Long Island, NY, she was the daughter of the late Dale G. and Belma Fitzgerald Vedder.Gail was a homemaker most of her life ...

James Allen Loose Sr.

James Allen Loose, Sr., 50, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Born July 21, 1965 in Gloversville, he was the son of Stanley and Rose Breault Loose.James was a 1984 ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Benno Rohl

Robert "Bob" Benno Rohl, 91, passed away on April 22, 2016, in Fort Myers, Florida. He lived most of his life in the towns of Midland Park, New Jersey, Speculator and Gloversville, New York until finally settling with his son, Bob, and wife, Janice, in Fort Myers, Florida. Robert Benno Rohl was ...

Richard ‘Dick’ W. Calderwood

Richard "Dick" W. Calderwood passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on May 6, 2016. Dick was born June 6, 1930 to the late William and Jenny Calderwood.Dick graduated from Johnstown High School in 1948. He went on to serve in the United States Air Force during the Korean ...

Albert Corbin Higgins

Albert Corbin Higgins was born in New York City on November 1, 1930. He died of cancer on May 5, 2016, in Johnstown, where he had lived for more than 40 years.He received a BS and an MA from Fordham University, and a PhD in sociology from the University of North Carolina. In 1957 he married ...

Theresa M. Bowers

Theresa M. Bowers, 87, of Oppenheim, New York, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home, on Thursday morning, May 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.She was born on February 2, 1929 in the town of St. Johnsville, New York, a daughter of the late, Peter and Clara (Vincent) Lawyer. ...