Obituaries

Lewis M. ‘Pete’ Simons Jr.

Lewis M. “Pete” Simons Jr., age 74, a resident of Wells, NY died Wednesday November 29, 2017 at the Mountain Valley Hospice House in Gloversville. He was born in Gloversville, NY on October 22, 1943. The son of the late Lewis M. Simons and Octavia Lois Craig. He was a graduate of ACC in ...

Teresa Geraghty Becker

Teresa Geraghty Becker

Teresa Geraghty Becker of Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, formerly from Gloversville, died November 21. Teresa was born in Little Falls, New York, the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Derrig Geraghty. She moved to Gloversville with her family as a child. She was educated in the Gloversville ...

Edward T. Austin

Mr. Edward T. Austin, 66, of Ellabell, Ga., passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, at home with his family. Mr. Austin was born to the late Howard and Mary Hazzard Austin in Amsterdam, NY on December 23, 1950. He worked for many years as a self-employed carpenter, enjoyed stock car, dirt ...

Theressa (Tret) Sweet

Theressa (Tret) Sweet

Theressa (Tret) Sweet was born in Johnstown, NY on August 11, 1928. She was the daughter of Joseph and Julia (Hurbanek) Zilka. On June 20, 1953, Tret was married to Clarence Sweet Jr. Tret graduated from Johnstown High School in 1946 and Fulton-Montgomery Community College with an ...

Judith A. Melita

Judith A. Melita

Judith A. Melita of Palm Coast, Florida, passed away on November 25, 2017, while holding hands with her daughter Jessica and her significant other Tony, at the Stuart F. Meyer Hospice House. She was born on October 29, 1946, in New Rochelle, New York, to the late Francis and Anna Stock. She ...

Evelyn and Leo Sokolsky

Evelyn Sokolsky

Evelyn Sokolsky died peacefully on November 23, 2017, in Pleasant Hill, California. She was born September 27, 1924, in the Bronx, New York, to Mae and Al Levin. A true child of the depression, her mother was a seamstress and dressmaker and her father held various jobs through the Works ...

Teresa Geraghty Becker

Teresa Geraghty Becker

Teresa Geraghty Becker of Prestwick Chase at Saratoga, formerly from Gloversville, died November 21. Teresa was born in Little Falls, New York, the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Derrig Geraghty. She moved to Gloversville with her family as a child. She was educated in the Gloversville ...

Linda R. Carter

Linda R. Carter

Linda R. Carter, age 72, of Fort Johnson, passed away with her family by her side on November 24, 2017, at her home that her husband and daughters built themselves in 1970. She was born June 14, 1945, in Fort Johnson, NY, and was the only child of the late William and Lillian (Marsh) ...

Gail L. Clute

Gail L. Clute

Gail L. Clute, 59, of Gloversville, NY, died peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Gloversville, NY on September 7, 1958, she was the daughter of Grace Ward Clute and the late Clarence Clute. A lifelong ...

Barbara Eleanor Satterlee

Barbara Eleanor Satterlee

On November 25, 2017, Barbara Eleanor Satterlee, 85, years old, passed away peacefully at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born in Gloversville, NY, at the “old” Nathan Littauer Hospital, on October 7, 1932, to S. Edward and Eleanor Eaton Brown. Barbara attended ...

Gretchen E. Miller

Gretchen E. Miller died unexpectedly but peacefully on Thursday afternoon, November 16, 2017, while sitting in her late husband’s comfy chair as she watched tv. She was the dear and youngest sister of Maria Ernest (Rochester, NY); George Ernest (Penfield, NY); and Suzanne Hamell (Rush, NY). ...

Jean Marie Hayes

Jean Marie Hayes

Jean Marie Hayes, a longtime resident of the Fonda-Johnstown area, died Friday, November 24, in her home after a long illness. Born in 1947 as Jean Marie Myers in Carthage, New York. She was raised in Fonda, New York and attended Fonda-Fultonville School District. She worked as a Baker at ...

Mrs. Betty Talcott

Betty Weaver Talcott

Mrs. Betty Weaver Talcott, 79, of Glebe Street, Johnstown, New York, died Friday, November 24, 2017, at Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown. Born on May 19, 1938, in Little Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Robert Weaver and Clara Ferguson Weaver. She attended Fort Plain schools and was a ...

Grace Bump

Grace Bump, age 52, of 107 Cromer Road, St. Johnsville, NY (town of Ephratah), passed away peacefully on Saturday evening November 25, 2017, under the caring guidance of Mountain Valley Hospice. Grace was also surrounded by her earthy angels, her friends and caretakers that she so dearly ...

James J. Oare Sr.

James J. Oare Sr.

Mr. James J. Oare Sr. of Orchard Street, Gloversville, NY died peacefully on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by his family. Born in Gloversville, New York on May 1, 1936 he was the son of the late Alton and Lorena Lorenzi Oare. A lifelong area resident, ...

Joseph J. Ambrosino Sr.

Joseph J. Ambrosino Sr.

Joseph J. Ambrosino, Sr. age 90, of Gloversville, NY passed away peacefully on November 23, 2017 after a short illness. Joe was highly respected in his field, as the Finishing Department head at Gloversville Continental Knitting Mills for many years, and was sought out by other manufacturers ...

Betty Weaver Talcott

Betty Weaver Talcott

Mrs. Betty Weaver Talcott, 79, of Glebe Street, Johnstown, New York died Friday, November 24, 2017 at Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown. Born on May 19, 1938 in Little Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Robert Weaver and Clara Ferguson Weaver. She attended Fort Plain Schools and was a lifetime ...

Jonas G. Nourse

Jonas G. Nourse

Jonas G. Nourse, 65, of Tange Road, Edinburg, passed away on November 21, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 26, 1952, in Gloversville, the son of Marion D (Ferguson) and Robert C. Nourse. He was a member of the Edinburg Methodist Church. Jonas was employed ...

Jerry Stuart

Jerry Stuart

Mr. Jerry Stuart, 90, of Wells, NY, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Born in Wells, NY on September 17, 1927, he was the son of the late Jerry and Margerite Barney Stuart. He was a lifetime resident of the area and attended ...

James Michael Adams

James Michael Adams

James Michael Adams, age 63, passed peacefully at home on Sunday, November 12, after a brief illness. Born on February 20, 1954, in Amsterdam, he was the son of the late William John Adams (Jack) and Patricia (Maloney) Adams. He was raised in Schoharie, NY. He was a longtime resident of ...