Obituaries

Keith A. Dufresne

Mr. Keith A. Dufresne, 58, of Burtonville Road, Fultonville, passed away peacefully on Friday August 17, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving children. Born on July 10, 1960 in Cortland, NY a son of Eugene and Joan (Dunn) Dufresne, he was a graduate of Herkimer High School in 1978, ...

Joseph C. Vavruick

Joseph C. Vavruick, 75, of Easterly Street, Gloversville, died Saturday, August 18, 2018, at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Gloversville on February 11, 1943, the son of Joseph and Mary De Angelis Vavruick and was a 1961 graduate of Mayfield ...

Millard ‘Bug’ Earl Murray Jr.

Mr. Millard “Bug” Earl Murray Jr., age 50, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Albany Medical Center. He was born on February 23, 1968, in Massena, NY. He was the son of the late Millard Earl Murray Sr. and Carol Sue TenEyck-Murray-Robertson. A longtime resident of ...

Lorraine Ann McKinley

Lorraine Ann McKinley was born in Manhattan on January 14, 1937. She died peacefully at home in Vista, CA on August 3, 2018. She is predeceased by her parents, Wilson and Anna Gibbs and James J. McKinley. Lorraine enjoyed the serenity of our farm, The More or Less, in the foothills of the ...

Millard ‘Bug’ Earl Murray Jr.

Mr. Millard “Bug” Earl Murray Jr., age 50, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Albany Medical Center. He was born on February 23, 1968, in Massena, NY. He was the son of the late Millard Earl Murray Sr. and Carol Sue TenEyck-Murray-Robertson. A longtime resident of ...

Millard ‘Bug’ Earl Murray Jr.

Mr. Millard “Bug” Earl Murray Jr., age 50, passed away suddenly on Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Albany Medical Center. He was born on February 23, 1968, in Massena, NY. He was the son of the late Millard Earl Murray Sr. and Carol Sue TenEyck-Murray-Robertson. A longtime resident of ...

Karlene ‘Karla’ J. Ebersbach

Karlene “Karla” J. (Mattice) Ebersbach passed away at Good Shepherd Hospice, Sebring, FL on August 9, 2018. Karla was born in Albany, NY on September 29, 1942, to the late R. Elizabeth (Betty) Mattice (McBride) and John F. Mattice. She was raised in Johnstown, NY and graduated from ...

Agatha Polmateer

Agatha Polmateer, age 91, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam with her loving family by her side. She was born on May 21, 1927, in Fort Plain, a daughter of the late Erwin Avery and Blanche Crossman Avery. Agatha was employed as ...

Richard L. Ballou

Richard L. Ballou, age 84, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born November 11, 1933, in Gloversville, the son of the late Milton and Grace VanPatten Ballou. He served in the U.S. Navy 1953 to 1957. He was employed at ...

Dorothy A. Van de Walker

Dorothy A. Van de Walker, 73, of Gloversville, died August 12, 2018. Born in Amsterdam, NY on October 23, 1944, the daughter of the late Stanley and Victoria Szumska Tracki. She is survived by her children, Victoria (John) Palella, Richard (Sherry) Brower, David (Darlene) Brower; siblings, ...

Jonathan Ingram Miller

Jonathan Ingram Miller, formerly of Johnstown, New York, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Arrangements were handled by William G. Miller and Son Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York. Born November 24, 1956, to the late Dolores ...

Amanda Renee Leto

Amanda Renee Leto, age 26, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, August 13, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. She was born on April 18, 1992, in Gloversville, a daughter of Rick Leto and Marilyn Santangelo Leto. Amanda was a class of 2010 graduate of Johnstown High School. She ...

Willis ‘Bill’ Schwabrow

Willis “Bill” Schwabrow, 78, of Johnstown, New York, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018, after a courageous struggle with Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia. Willis was born to the late Gretchen and Augustus Schwabrow on November 21, 1939, in Canajoharie. An area resident, he ...

Winifred I. Philbrook

Winifred I. Philbrook, 101, formerly of Gloversville, and recently a resident of Eddy Village Green in Cohoes, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Winnie was born October 8, 1916, on the family farm in the town of Mayfield. The home was located on what is now Scout Island in ...

Mary Ripley

Mrs. Mary Ripley, 96, of Auriesville, NY, went to her eternal rest on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Born on June 17, 1922, in Glen, NY, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Helen Michelzyn Yurkewecz. Mary was a graduate of the former Fultonville High School, Class of 1938. She went on ...

John E. Longhenry

John E. Longhenry of Gloversville, passed with his family by his side on August 13. He was born on September 3, 1933, in Gloversville, the son of Elmer C. and Dorothy Stoddard Longhenry. He was a graduate of Gloversville High School, Cornell University and Syracuse University. John was a ...

Jonathan Ingram Miller

Jonathan Ingram Miller, formerly of Johnstown, New York, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Poughkeepsie, New York. Arrangements were handled by William G. Miller and Son Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, New York. Born November 24, 1956, to the late Dolores ...

Denise K. Rava

Denise K. Rava, age 53, of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018. She was born on April 3, 1965, in Gloversville, a daughter of the late Elmer Van Hoesen and Kathleen Briggs Van Hoesen of Broadalbin, who survives. Denise attended Gloversville schools and was a homemaker. She ...

Milton ‘Tinker’ Baird Jr.

Milton (Tinker) Baird Jr., 91, of Johnstown, NY, passed away peacefully at Wells Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving family. Tinker was born in Johnstown on November 29, 1926, to Marion Oare Baird and Milton Baird Sr. He graduated from Johnstown High School in 1944. Following his ...

Joanne Dalleo-Locascio

Joanne Dalleo-Locascio of Mountainaire, New Mexico, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, August 11, 2018, with her loving family by her side, following a courageous battle with ALS. Joanne was born in Gloversville on September 16, 1958, to Michael and Betty Dalleo. She attended Gloversville ...