Obituaries

Stella Swarczewski

Stella Swarczewski, 84, of Broadalbin, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 11, 2018 at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Waterbury, CT on July 20, 1933, a daughter of Stanislaus and Mary Smolinski Grzyboski and was a 1951 graduate of ...

Gerald D. Brooker

Gerald D. Brooker, Jr., age 80, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born on November 2, 1937 in Schenevus, a son of the late Gerald D. Brooker, Sr. and Ora Finch Brooker. Gerald was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He ...

Helen Mosher Reed

Helen Mosher Reed passed away October 25, 2017, in Ocala Florida. Helen was born in Amsterdam, New York on June 20, 1939, daughter of Arthur Mosher and Elsie Windecker Mosher. She is survived by her husband, Willard Reed Sr.; two daughters, Sherry Ann Millington, Melissa Haak; one son, Mark ...

Fred C. Brownell

Fred C. Brownell, age 80, a resident of Edinburg, NY, died on Sunday, December 24, 2017, at home after being stricken. He was born in Edinburg on March 19, 1937, the son of the late Merrill and Beulah Conklin Brownell. Family and friends of Fred are invited to a graveside service that will be ...

Anthony F. Noble

Anthony F. Noble, 68, of Gloversville, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY. Born August 31, 1949, in Albany, NY, he was the son of Eugene and Ruth Thompson Noble. A veteran of the United States Army, he spent two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. A Boy ...

Rosie E. Gray

Rosie E. Gray, 79, of Gloversville, NY, passed away June 7, 2018, at the Fulton Center surrounded by her family. She was born November 26, 1938, in Gloversville, NY, the daughter of Edward and Dorothy Gray. Rosie worked for Grandoe Glove Corp. and other places. She was predeceased by her ...

Anthony F. Noble

Anthony F. Noble, 68, of Gloversville, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY. Born August 31, 1949, in Albany, NY, he was the son of Eugene and Ruth Thompson Noble. A veteran of the United States Army, he spent two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. A Boy ...

Anthony F. Noble

Anthony F. Noble, 68, of Gloversville, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, NY. Born August 31, 1949, in Albany, NY, he was the son of Eugene and Ruth Thompson Noble. A veteran of the United States Army, he spent two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. A Boy ...

Harry J. Smith

Harry J. Smith, age 65, of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville, following a long illness with his loving family by his side. He was born on September 18, 1952, a son of the late Howard and Elizabeth (Alkinburgh) Smith. Harry ...

Evelyn J. Coulombe

Mrs. Evelyn J. Coulombe of Hope, NY, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. Her loving family was by her side. Born in Gloversville, NY, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Ruth Zoller. Evelyn was a lifetime resident of the area and attended Wells Central ...

Dr. Milan P. Kovar

Dr. Milan P. Kovar, age 95, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, June 4, 2018, at Wells Nursing Home. He was born January 22, 1923, in Decin, former Czechoslovakia, predeceased by his parents, Blahoslav and Gabriella Kovar. Milan graduated from Real Gymnasium and from Charles University ...

Dennis N. Johnson Sr.

Mr. Dennis N. Johnson Sr., 66, of Lincoln Street, Fort Plain, New York, lost his battle with cancer Sunday, June 3, 2018, at St. Mary’s Healthcare of Amsterdam, surrounded by his family. Born on January 29, 1952, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of Jessie Johnson and Etta Sitterly Johnson. ...

Nicholas Arvanitakis

Nicholas Arvanitakis, age 86, of Gloversville, passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, following a short illness. He was born September 2, 1931, in New York City, the son of Sotirious and Dina Arvanitakis. He resided at Mountainview II and attended ...

Loretta C. Charsky

Loretta C. Charsky, age 82, of Gloversville, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at her home in Gloversville, surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 28, 1935, in Johnstown, the daughter of Thomas “Frank” and Leona Sanders Charsky. She was employed as a seamstress for many years by ...

Elizabeth L. (Semione) ‘Betty’ Grich

Elizabeth L. (Semione) Betty Grich 84, a lifelong resident of Gloversville New York, passed away on June 3, 2018 at home, surrounded by her loving family. Elizabeth was devastated and grief stricken at the loss of her daughter, Margaret Ann (Margie) Grich, who suffered complications following ...

David A. Cook Sr.

David A. Cook Sr., 68, of Gloversville, died Friday evening, June 1, 2018, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House surrounded by loving family. He was born in Rotterdam on July 8, 1949, a son of Earl and Anna Mae Crawn Cook and was a 1967 graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School in Amsterdam. ...

Suzanne B. Peck

Suzanne B. Peck, age 89, of Canada Lake, entered eternal rest on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, Gloversville. She was born January 21, 1929, in Buffalo, NY, the daughter of Lemoyne and Blanche Carpenter Breese. Sue was a Bennet High School and Endicott ...

Samuel A. Blackmon

Samuel A. (Sam or S.A.) Blackmon, age 90, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, with his family by his side. Samuel was born April 18, 1928, in Bartlett, Texas, to Samuel and Kate Blackmon. He married his love, Jane Ann Easterly on ...

Stephen Hoshlyk

Stephen Hoshlyk, age 97, of Broadalbin, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at Edward L. Wilkinson Residential Healthcare Facility, Amsterdam. He was born February 28, 1921, in Newark, NJ, the son of Nickolas and Anna Damaski Hoshlyk. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps 9th Air Force, 406th ...

Samuel A. Blackmon

Samuel A. (Sam or S.A.) Blackmon, age 90, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, with his family by his side. Samuel was born April 18, 1928, in Bartlett, Texas, to Samuel and Kate Blackmon. He married his love, Jane Ann Easterly on ...