Obituaries

Michele M. Smith

Michele M. Smith, age 64, of Johnstown, passed away on September 10, 2018, at home. She was born on September 20, 1953, a daughter to the late Allan and Jane McArthur. Michele was married for 45 years to Eugene R. Smith. She was a graduate of Johnstown High School. She then worked for the ...

Marilyn E. Brewster

Marilyn E. Brewster, age 73, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at her residence. She was born on September 27, 1944, in Amsterdam, a daughter of the late Richard M. Stock and Nina Naccarato Stock. Marilyn was employed at Endicott Johnson, Townsend Leather and lastly ...

William “Bill” Stewart, Sr.

William “Bill” Stewart, Sr., 74, of Gloversville, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at home with his wife of 29 years by his side. He was born in Gloversville on October 24, 1943 to Donald and Marion (Baim) Stewart. He was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Gloversville ...

Gordon E. Hadcock

Gordon E. Hadcock, age 77, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, September 7, 2018. He was born in Stratford on September 20, 1940 to parents, Ellis and Beatrice Hadcock. He graduated from Stratford Central School in 1957. During his teens, he worked on local tree farms ...

James Edward Hines

Mr. James Edward Hines, 69, of State Highway 10, Caroga Lake, New York passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at his home, with his loving wife by his side. Born on September 30, 1948 in Amsterdam, N.Y., he was the son of Edward Clayton Hines and Velma Jansson Hines. He was a graduate of ...

Kathy Lynne Lampman

Kathy Lynne Lampman, age 72, of Portersville, PA died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. She was born in Gloversville, N.Y. on June 1, 1946 and was the daughter of William H. and Carrie Pryne Tooker. Kathy was a 1964 graduate of Gloversville High School. She was ...

Justin Lewis ‘Pacifica Rim’ DeMaria

Justin Lewis DeMaria, “Pacifica Rim,” age 28 passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 6th 2018. He was a special person who loved to act and perform for an audience. He was known to do charity shows, help people with makeup, fashion and hair and donated his time to drama clubs all ...

Warren Dewey

Warren Dewey, age 72, formerly of Mayfield, died Monday, September 3, 2018 at Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Gloversville. He was born January 23, 1946. Cremation took place at Parkview Cemetery Crematorium, Schenectady. Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & ...

Patricia Sue Keltz Bonaker

Mrs. Patricia Sue Keltz Bonaker, 96, of Amsterdam, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 28, 2018, surrounded by her family. Pat was the gentlest of souls and was completely devoted to the well-being of her children and extended family. She was an amazing mother, grandmother, and ...

James E. Hines

Mr. James E. Hines, 69, of State Highway 10, Caroga Lake, New York, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at his home with his loving wife by his side. Services are pending at this time and will be announced in the next edition of The Leader-Herald as well as on the funeral home website ...

Harriett Ruth (Kane) Tallmadge

Harriett Ruth (Kane) Tallmadge, age 89, of Glen, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Jewish Health and Rehabilitation Center in Syracuse, N.Y. She was born in the town of Sharon, N.Y. (Schoharie County) on February 19, 1929, a daughter of Herbert J. Kane Sr. and Marjorie (Rector) ...

Susan Ann Kiernan

Susan Ann Kiernan, 70, passed away September 2, 2018, at Mountain Valley Hospice, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. The family would like to thank the staff at New York Oncology Hematology, Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home and Mountain Valley Hospice for ...

Susan Ann Kiernan

Susan Ann Kiernan, 70, passed away September 2, 2018, at Mountain Valley Hospice, surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer. The family would like to thank the staff at New York Oncology Hematology, Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home and Mountain Valley Hospice for ...

Patricia M. Boucher

Patricia M. Boucher, age 90, a resident of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2018, at the Mt. Valley Hospice House in Gloversville with her loving family by her side. She was born in Madawaska, Maine on July 14, 1928, the daughter of the late Patrick and Edna Daigle ...

Stanley A. Watroba

Stanley A. Watroba, 93, formerly of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday evening, September 2, 2018, at the Fulton Center for Rehab. and Healthcare. He was born on December 24, 1924, a son of John and Nellie Bartman Watroba and was educated in local schools. Stan lived in Schenectady for many ...

Roberta L. ‘Bertie’ Fenwick

Mrs. Roberta L. “Bertie” Fenwick, age 78, of Northville, died Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. Roberta was born July 28, 1940, in Poughkeepsie, NY, the daughter of the late Robert and Roberna Clum Wright. She was a 1958 graduate of Franklin D. ...

Richard ‘Dick’ Groshans

Richard “Dick” Groshans, 94, of Johnstown, NY and former lifelong resident of Caroga Lake, NY, passed peacefully on August 30, 2018, at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation, in Gloversville, NY. He was of the Roman Catholic faith and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Born on ...

Donald Leroy Courtney

Donald Leroy Courtney, age 92, a former resident of the Town of Arietta, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation in Gloversville. He was born on April 30, 1926 in the Town of Arietta. The son of the late; Lloyd W. and Marion Olmstead Courtney. ...

Richard ‘Dick’ Groshans

Richard “Dick” Groshans, 94, of Johnstown NY and former lifelong resident of Caroga Lake, NY passed peacefully on August 30th, 2018 at The Fulton Center for Rehabilitation, in Gloversville, NY. He was of the Roman Catholic Faith and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Born on ...

June Wood Kested

June Wood Kested, age 91, formerly of Johnstown and Fonda, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was married for 42 years to the late Manning Kested, Jr. who predeceased her in 1999. She was born on December 8, 1926 in Johnstown, ...