Obituaries

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Mary Perna

Virginia “Ginny” Mary Perna, 85, of Round Rock, TX, formerly of South Glens Falls, NY, passed away on Thursday morning, February 28, 2019 in Round Rock. She was born in Gloversville, NY, on November 20, 1933. She was a daughter of the late Louis and Mary Perrella Perna. She is survived ...

Anthony M. Guadagno, Jr.

Anthony M. Guadagno, Jr., 80, of Johnstown, New York, was reunited with the Lord on February 26, 2019, at home following a brief illness. Tony, as he was best known by his family and friends, was born on February 15, 1939, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Anthony M. Guadagno, Sr. and Anna ...

John Francis Budinscak

John Francis Budinscak, 88, passed away peacefully January 29, 2019. John was born and raised in Gloversville, NY, and only recently relocated to Florida. He graduated from Gloversville High School and then Rider College in Trenton, NJ. He worked as a CPA with public accounting firms in ...

Serenity Carleigh-Carlene Watkins

Serenity Carleigh-Carlene Watkins, of Gloversville, passed shortly after birth on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Our “Dearest Serenity, please know that our greatest blessing was having you.” Heaven’s gain was our greatest loss when our angel was called home by our Lord. Serenity came ...

Sonja L. ‘Sunny’ Zemanek

Sonja L. “Sunny” Zemanek, age 78, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. She suffered from medical complications following a recent fall. She was born June 17, 1940, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late George and Leona Adams ...

Michael ‘Mike’ P. Iannotti

Michael “Mike” P. Iannotti, 68, of Johnstown, New York, passed peacefully on Feb. 23, 2019, at Albany Medical Center following a brief illness, which he faced with vigor and dignity. He was surrounded by his loving family. Mike, as he was well known by his family and friends, was born on, ...

Stephen A. Greenough

Stephen A. Greenough, age 78, a resident of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at home after being stricken following a long illness. He was born on March 30, 1940, in Astoria Queens, NY, the son of the late Steven and Anne Sanchez Greenough. He was employed as a laborer for Wood ...

Rella Ward

Rella Ward, age 90, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 25, 2019, at her home. She was born July 6, 1928, in California, the daughter of the late Morgan and Dorothy Ashton VanSkiver. Many years ago she worked as a waitress at Avery’s Hotel in Arietta and later at ...

Jane E. Lewis

Miss Jane E. Lewis, age 99, formerly of Gloversville, died Monday, February 25, 2019, at the Eastern Star Home in Oriskany, NY. She was born September 26, 1919, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel Maidment Lewis. She was a 1938 graduate of Gloversville High School and ...

Frederick (Fred) Briggs

Frederick (Fred) Briggs, son of Harold and Margaret (Lenz) Briggs, passed away on February 20, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. He was born December 18, 1933, in Schenectady, NY. Fred graduated from Johnstown High School in 1951. Thereafter he enlisted and served in the Air Force from ...

Marie E. Cameron Roten Fisher

Marie E. Cameron Roten Fisher, 98, formerly of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 25, 2019, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home. She was born in Dodge City, Kansas on November 18, 1920, a daughter of Rolley Allen and Edna May Blair Cameron. Marie was a member of the ...

Kathryn Wemple Montanye

Kathryn Wemple Montanye, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home in Gloversville. Kathryn was born May 3, 1925, in Mayfield, NY, the daughter of Henry and Norma Olson Wemple. She graduated from Mayfield High School in 1942 as valedictorian ...

Marjorie F. Callen

Mrs. Marjorie F. Callen, age 91, of Gloversville, passed away Sunday morning, February 24, 2019, at her home in Gloversville with her family at her side. She was born October 8, 1927, in Sidney Center, NY, the daughter of the late Howard and Joanna Edwards Finch. She was a graduate of Sidney ...

Charles T. Dwyer

Charles T. Dwyer, age 68, of Gloversville, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Mountain Valley Hospice, Gloversville. He was born March 14, 1950, in Gloversville, a son of the late Charles A. and Eleanor Brundige. Mr. Dwyer was a graduate of Johnstown High School and SUNY Delhi. ...

Sidney G. Saltsman

Sidney G. Saltsman, age 83, of Johnstown, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at Mountain Valley Hospice, Gloversville, with his wife at his side. He was born on February 18, 1936, in Palatine, a son of the late J. Azariah and Lelah Gray Saltsman. Mr. Saltsman was a ...

Michael ‘Mike’ P. Iannoti

Michael “Mike” P. Iannoti, 68, of Johnstown, New York, passed peacefully on Feb. 23, 2019, at Albany Medical Center following a brief illness, which he faced with vigor and dignity. Arrangements are incomplete and a full obituary with service details will appear in this week’s edition. ...

June M. (McGuire) Harrington

June M. (McGuire) Harrington of Dorr Road, Wells, born April 9, 1935, entered her final step on February 22, 2019. She found peace surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of Howard and Dorothy (Walker) McGuire of Broadalbin. She worked hard all her life working in Winneigs ...

Margaret M. Kavanagh

Margaret M. Kavanagh, 76, formerly of Johnstown, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Amsterdam, surrounded by her children. Born in Dublin, Ireland, on February 4, 1943, she was the daughter of Terence and Ellen ...

Martha Weaver Gates

Martha Weaver Gates, 87, of Johnstown, New York, passed peacefully on Feb. 20th, 2019 at Nathan Littauer Hospital after a brief Illness. Martha was born on May 20, 1931 to the late Ansel D. Weaver and Myrtle L. Stephenson in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Oneonta State Teachers College ...

Joyce C. Decker

Joyce C. Decker, age 94, formerly of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Friday morning, February 22, 2019, at River Ridge Living Center, Amsterdam, with her family at her side. She was born December 22, 1924, in Herkimer, the daughter of the late Charles and Grace Graham VanAlstyne. She ...