Obituaries

Virginia Lee ‘Ginny’ Crum

Virginia Lee “Ginny” Crum, 62, of Shippensburg, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born Saturday, February 6, 1954, in Galway, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Donald and Ida M. Fox Frederick. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 14, ...

Mary F. Mora

Mary F. Mora, 94, of Broadalbin, died Sunday, January 8, 2017, at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam. She was born in Richmond, VA on November 2, 1922, a daughter of Wajcieski and Mary Koval Broda and was educated there. Mary moved to Long Island and lived there until 1977 when she moved to ...

Robert A. Simkins

Robert A. Simkins, 71, of Fonda, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, January 7, 2017, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on April 24, 1945, he was the son of the late Alfred and Ruth Simkins. Robert was predeceased by his beloved wife of 40 years, ...

Jacqueline M. Beck

Jacqueline M. Beck, age 75, of Gloversville, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 7, 2017, at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn, Albany, NY. She was born July 3, 1941, the daughter of the late James and Marion Jeffors Carter and the adopted daughter of the late Harry and Clariss ...

Richard (Dick) Pawlus

Richard (Dick) Pawlus, 76, of Fort Pierce, Fla., died Jan. 5, 2017, at home surrounded by his wife of 50 years, Mary (Mimi); his daughter, Theresa Pawlus of Jensen Beach; and his sister-in-law, Margaret (Peggy) Reese of Stuart. Dick was born in Albany and was schooled in Voorheesville, New ...

Marguerite Renda

Mrs. Marguerite Renda, age 96, passed away Friday evening, January 6, 2017, at the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown, N.Y. She was born December 15, 1920, in Gloversville, N.Y. the daughter of the late John and Mary Cristiano Moscato. She was a glove maker and retired from the St. Thomas ...

Louis D. Dutcher

Louis D. Dutcher, 78,  of Gloversville passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, following a long illness. He was born in Mayfield, N.Y. on October 6, 1938. Louis was the son of the late John and Iva Handy Dutcher. He came from a large family of five ...

Erna Meacham

Erna Meacham, 81, of Union Mills Road, Broadalbin, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Wilkinson RHCF, Amsterdam with loving family at her side. She was born in Rockland, Maine on February 18, 1935, a daughter of Judson and Bertha Martin Goman and moved as a child to North ...

Louis D. Dutcher

Louis D. Dutcher, 78,  of Gloversville passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, following a long illness. He was born in Mayfield, N.Y. on October 6, 1938. Louis was the son of the late John and Iva Handy Dutcher. He came from a large family of five ...

Beverly J. (Fassett) Blanchard

Beverly J. (Fassett) Blanchard, 80, of Aurora, Colorado passed away Dec. 12 at the Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center. She was born Dec. 11, 1936 in Gloversville, the daughter of Celon and Irene (Tabor) Fassett. On Sept. 19, 1959 she married James Blanchard, of ...

Lynn K. Voudry

Lynn K. Voudry, 68, of Gloversville,  passed away quietly at home  surrounded by her loving daughters on Thursday, January 5, 2017.  Lynn was born on September 4, 1948 to the late Earl and Margaret Burns Way in Gloversville, NY.  She was a graduate of Gloversville High School, class of ...

Alma J. Christman

Mrs. Alma J. Christman, age 85, died Thursday morning, January 5, 2017, at her home in Gloversville. She was born April 12, 1931, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Frank and Cloe Lyons Cannizzo. She first worked as secretary to the director of nursing at Nathan Littauer Hospital, then ...

Shirley G. Eglintine

Shirley G. Eglintine, 88, of Glenville, died at home Sunday, January 1, 2017. Shirley was born in Scotia to the late Thomas and Hazel Felker Dillon Jr. and had lived in the Schenectady area all of her life. She worked as an administrative secretary at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital for ...

Donald Lasher

Lifelong resident of Fort Johnson, Donald Francis (Don) Lasher, died of natural causes on January 1, 2017, with family at his side. He is survived by his third wife, Helen Gallant of Tucson, Arizona, where they spent the winters. He was born June 18, 1929, the second child of Lawrence Homer ...

Ronald J. Scott Sr.

Mr. Ronald J. Scott Sr. of South Perry Street, Johnstown, NY, died suddenly on Monday, January 2, 2017, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his family. He was 78. A lifelong area resident, Ron was born on August 14, 1938, in Amsterdam, the son of the late Michael and Alfredia Czech Scott. He was ...

George Eugene Bradt

George Eugene Bradt, age 81, of Rockwood, passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. He was born at home in Rockwood on September 29, 1935, a son of the late Melvin Bradt and Edith Sterling Bradt. George was a graduate of Johnstown High School. ...

Mary Grace Bennett

Mary Grace Bennett, 98, of Caroga Lake, was called home on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at the Wilkinson Center surrounded by her loving family. She will be truly missed by all who knew her. Born July 10, 1918, in Corinth, NY, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Margaret Shields ...

Robert S. Sheffer

Mr. Robert S. Sheffer, 56, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Born in Saratoga Springs, NY, on June 5, 1960, he is the son of the late Harold L. and Betty E. Wagner Sheffer. A lifetime resident of the area, Robert attended and graduated from ...

Wesley G. Yennard Sr.

Wesley G. Yennard Sr., age 77, of Gloversville, New York, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 1, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was an expert woodman and was and came from a long line of ADK guides. He proudly and honorably served in the United States Army in the 60s. He ...

Edward Emmeran Fallis

Edward Emmeran Fallis, age 92, of Durham, NC, passed away December 18, 2016. Born in Gloversville, he was a lifelong resident of the Gloversville and Mayfield area until several years ago when he moved closer to his daughters. He was the son of the late Emmeran Lawrence Fallis and Ella Louise ...