Obituaries

Joseph E. Piehuta

Joseph E. Piehuta, age 97, died March 17, 2018, at Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care. The son of Michael and Mary Roy Piehuta, he was a chemist, employed by J.C. Bleyl and Fashion Leather. He was married on September 26, 1953, to Mary Russo Piehuta, who died June 29, ...

Harriet Viola Semprevio

Harriet Viola Semprevio, age 92, resident of Jensen Beach, FL and formerly of RD 2, Gloversville, NY, died on November 17, 2017, at the Life Care Center in Port St. Lucie, FL. She was born on July 12, 1925, in Gloversville, NY, educated at the Bemus School and Mayfield High School in Mayfield, ...

Brenda (Blovsky) Fremont

Brenda (Blovsky) Fremont of Gloversville, 53, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, March 19, 2018. Born in Huntington Station, NY, she was the daughter of the late Robert Blovsky and Betty Lohr Blovsky. A graduate of Walt Whitman High School, Brenda relocated to Gloversville in 1983, ...

Norah June Allison Chamberlain

Norah June Allison Chamberlain peacefully went home to her Lord surrounded by her children on Wednesday, March 20, 2018. She was born June 8, 1945, to Sheila and Terrance Billington in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She moved to the states as a young girl. As a teenager, she was a member of ...

William C. Coons

William C. Coons, age 76, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, with his loving family at his side, following a brief illness. He was born March 27, 1941, in Amsterdam, the son of Clarence and Vera Robinson Coons. He served in the ...

Clara E. Sammarco

Clara E. Sammarco, age 82, formerly of Gloversville, died Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018, at Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown, where she had resided for the past year. She was born February 19, 1936, in Gloversville, the daughter of John and Catherine McGivern Crispin. She was employed as a ...

Landel E. Hart

Landel E. Hart, age 56, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. He was born April 6, 1961, to the (late) Floyd E. and Bernice Hart. He was predeceased by Floyd B. Hart, brother; and Floyd E. Hart, father. Landel is survived by ...

Sandra M. Perillo

Sandra M. Perillo, 65, of Amsterdam, NY, passed away Tuesday evening. March 20, 2018, at Wilkinson RHCF in Amsterdam. Born in Amsterdam on August 16, 1952, she was the daughter of the late Alfred J. Szurek and is survived by her mother, Florence Malicki Penman of Tucson, AZ. Sandy received ...

Robert C. Bleyl

Robert C. Bleyl, age 94, a resident of Bleecker, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Fulton Center in Gloversville. He was born in Bleecker, NY, the son of the late Julius E. and Florence Tiedeman Bleyl. He attended District School No. 3 in Bleecker. Robert served his country in World War II, ...

Ronald G. ‘Hink’ Hinkle

Ronald G. “Hink” Hinkle, 62, of Fonda, NY, passed away March 14, 2018, at the Mountain Valley Hospice Home in Gloversville after a short illness. Born on December 27, 1955, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of Arlene VanAlstyne Hinkle of Fonda and the late George Hinkle. Hink was a lifelong ...

Wesley O. Cox Sr.

Wesley O. Cox Sr., age 54, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018, at Albany Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was born on June 16, 1963, in Cincinnati, Ohio, a son of the late Douglas Terry Cox and Yvonne Robbins Cox of Mountain City, Tennessee, who ...

James W. Holtzworth

James W. Holtzworth, 88, died peacefully at the Home of the Good Shepherd, Saratoga, on Saturday, December 16, 2017. The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville. A memorial ...

Teresa M. (Shields) Groesbeck

Teresa M. (Shields) Groesbeck, of Johnstown, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at Wells Nursing Home. She was born in Newark, New Jersey on August 22, 1927, the daughter of the late Francis and Kathryn (Murphy) Shields. Teresa was a graduate of St. Patrick’s Elementary ...

Robert C. Bleyl

Robert C. Bleyl, age 94, a resident of Bleecker, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Fulton Center in Gloversville. He was born in Bleecker, NY, the son of the late Julius E. and Florence Tiedeman Bleyl. He attended District School No. 3 in Bleecker. Robert served his country in World War II, ...

Barbara Lomanto

Barbara Lomanto, 64, of Gloversville, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Gloversville on September 27, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Betty Lebenheim Lomanto. She was a 1971 graduate of Gloversville High School and ...

Douglas L. Wilson

Mr. Douglas L. Wilson, 85, of Gloversville, NY, died peacefully on March 17, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Northville, NY on June 3, 1932, he was the son of the late Floyd and Minnie Rose Wilson. A lifelong area resident, Doug attended local ...

Margaret (Laurence) Charboneau

Margaret “Peg” (Laurence) Charboneau, 91, of Baldwinsville, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Syracuse Home at McHarrie Place. Born in Gloversville, she lived in Altamont, Endwell, Syracuse, Yorktown Heights, Passaic, NJ and Wilmington, DE at various times before moving to ...

Thomas J. D’Onofrio

Thomas J. D’Onofrio, 67, of Gloversville, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Gloversville, February 5, 1951, he was the son of the late Thomas D. and Norma Lowell D’Onofrio. He was employed at DCX Extrusion in Johnstown for many years. A veteran of the ...

Barbara Lomanto

Barbara Lomanto, 64, of Gloversville, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Gloversville on September 27, 1953, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Betty Lebenheim Lomanto. She was a 1971 graduate of Gloversville High School and ...

Jeffrey ‘Duffer’ W. Heroth

Jeffrey “Duffer” W. Heroth, age 63, of Johnstown, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady. He was born on May 17, 1954, the son of the late Milton and Beverley “Bobbie” Mowrey Heroth. Jeff was a class of 1972 graduate of Oppenheim-Ephratah ...