Obituaries

Keith Arthur Brelia

Keith Arthur Brelia of Ocala, FL, formerly of Pocatello, ID, and Gloversville, NY, died January 27, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 63 years old. Keith was the son of Dr. Arthur K. Brelia and the late Agnes K. Brelia, of Gloversville. Keith grew up in Gloversville, graduated ...

Bartholomew ‘Bart’ G. Thomas

Bartholomew “Bart” G. Thomas, age 87, a resident of Mayfield, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 26, 2019, surrounded by his loving children at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, NY. He was born in Amsterdam, NY on May 24, 1931, the son of the late Anthony M. and Pearl M. ...

Rose F. Santangelo

Rose F. Santangelo, age 94, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Wells Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Quincy, Massachusetts on February 17, 1924, a daughter of the late Rosario Macaluso and Vincenza Bonomo Macaluso. Rose was a high ...

Walter C. Mosher

Walter C. Mosher, 74, of Edinburg, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 25, 2019, at the Fulton Center in Gloversville. He was born on February 29, 1944, in Glens Falls, NY, the son of the late Louis and Fannie Galusha Mosher. Walter attended Johnsburg Central School in North Creek, ...

Adam B. Kline

Adam B. Kline, age 27, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born on August 9, 1991, in Amsterdam, the only son of Richard Kline and Sandra Parker Kline of Johnstown. He was a class of 2010 graduate of ...

Kenneth B. Van Alstine Sr.

Kenneth B. Van Alstine Sr., age 89, of Johnstown, died Sunday, January 27, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. He was born March 15, 1929, in Gloversville, the son of Kenneth R. and Delilah Waller Van Alstine. He was a graduate of Gloversville High School and Paul Smith College with a ...

Robert E. St. Andrews

Mr. Robert E. St. Andrews, 67, of Amsterdam, formerly of the Fonda-Fultonville area, passed away Thursday January 24, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam. Born on September 23, 1951, a son of the late Erwin Lloyd and Marjorie Lillian Burroughs St. Andrews. He was a lifelong area ...

Alexander M. Yvars

On Thursday, January 17, 2019, Alexander M. Yvars, MD, age 86, of Mayfield, passed away at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, NY. Dr. Yvars will be remembered for his wit, his wisdom, his compassion and his appetite for life. Contributions in his memory may be sent to the Nathan Littauer ...

Tom Alfred Bellen

Tom Alfred Bellen, aka. T.C. or Tom Cat, passed away on the morning of Tuesday, January 22, at his home on Jackson Summit Road West in Mayfield, where he had lived all of his life. He is survived by his wife, Nancy C. Bellen (Hayes) and his children, Stacey Bellen, Tom Bellen Jr. (Dawn ...

James A. Spagnuola

James A. Spagnuola, age 43, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville. He was born on March 7, 1975, in Gloversville. Jim worked for many years as a leather worker for several local tanneries. In addition to his mother, ...

Gerald E. Marshall Jr.

Gerald E. Marshall Jr. of Johnstown, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on January 23, 2019. Jerry was born in Gloversville, he was the son of Vrenda and Gerald Marshall Sr. on August 16, 1960. He graduated from Gloversville High School with the class of 1978. Jerry ...

James A. Spagnuola

James A. Spagnuola, age 43, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville. He was born on March 7, 1975, in Gloversville. Jim worked for many years as a leather worker for several local tanneries. In addition to his mother, ...

Peter J. Young Sr.

Peter J. Young Sr., age 47, of Bleecker, died Monday, January 21, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born July 11, 1971, in Gloversville, the son of Clayton Young and the late Mary Smith Young. He was a graduate of Gloversville High School. He was a self-employed ...

Ronald B. Day

Ronald B. Day, age 52, of Johnstown, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at his residence. He was born on May 1, 1966, in Amsterdam, a son of the late James J. Day and Doris Johnson Day of Johnstown, who survives. Ron was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was ...

Kathleen A. Biron

Kathleen A. Biron, age 77, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at her residence, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Gloversville on January 2, 1942, to the late Martin R. Ellis and Eleanor Arlene Kested Ellis. Kathleen attended Johnstown schools and ...

Jon S. Veeder

Jon S. Veeder passed away January 17, 2019, in the comfort of his own home with his loving family and best friends by his side. Jon was born in Amsterdam, on July 11, 1945, to the late Howard and Grace (Ellis) Veeder. He grew up one of eight siblings in a large loving family. After Jon ...

Patrick J. ‘PP’ Paxton

Patrick J. “PP” Paxton, 34, of Fultonville, NY, died suddenly on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Born on April 15, 1984, he was the son of Howard and Carol Rock Paxton. A lifelong area resident, PP attended Fonda-Fultonville Central School. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and ...

Barbara Ann Mosher

Barbara Ann Mosher, 74, resident of Northville, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House following a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Barbara was born on June 2, 1944, in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of the late Frank and Minnie ...

Carmella Ruggiero

Carmella Ruggiero, age 92, a longtime Gloversville resident, passed away peacefully and gracefully with support and love from her family at the Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs on Monday, January 14, 2019. Carmella was born February 28, 1926, in Gloversville, the daughter of Antonio and ...

Jon S. Veeder

Jon S. Veeder passed away Jan. 17, 2019, in the comfort of his own home with his loving family and best friends by his side. Jon was born in Amsterdam, on July 11, 1945, to the late Howard and Grace (Ellis) Veeder. He grew up one of eight siblings in a large loving family. After Jon finished ...