Obituaries

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 ...

June Peters Bowman

June Peters Bowman, age 95 passed away on August 9, 2018. June was born November 30, 1922 in Little Falls to the late Eva Mae Peters and Burt Hans Bernhardt vonKoetteritz. She was a 1941 graduate from Gloversville High School. June married the late Arnold George Bowman on November 20, 1941. ...

Paula Lynn [VanNostrand] Ferrara

It is with great sadness that the family of Paula Lynn (VanNostrand) Ferrara announces her unexpected passing, on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 57. Visiting hours will be held at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, NY on Tuesday August 14, from 4 p.m. ...

Joyce Fisher Mondoux

Joyce Fisher Mondoux, 77, of Stillwater, NY, passed away peacefully at home Friday, August 10th, with her family by her side. Joyce, daughter of Ray and Geraldine Hindes, grew up in Gloversville, NY with her brothers and sisters, Gerald Fisher, Barbara Edel, Robert (Marilyn) Fisher, Ray ...

Evelyn G. Rieth

Evelyn G. Rieth, age 88, went to be with the Lord on Friday morning, August 10, 2018, at Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown, where she has resided the past two years. She was born January 14, 1930, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late William and Irene Longfritz Rieth. She was employed as a ...

Audrey M. Sandner

Audrey M. Sandner, age 90, passed away peacefully at her home in Gloversville on Thursday evening, August 9, 2018. She was born September 10, 1927, in the town of Johnstown, the daughter of the late George and Edna Mae Hurd Watts. She graduated from Gloversville High School in 1945 and went ...

Paula Lynn Ferrara

It is with great sadness that the family of Paula Lynn (VanNostrand) Ferrara announces her unexpected passing on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 57. Paula, known as “Lynn” to close friends and family, was born in Gloversville and was the daughter of Richard VanNostrand and the ...

Leroy L. (Jake) Frasier

Leroy L. (Jake) Frasier from the womb to the tomb, 91 years, three months, 15 days. Born, as most would say, to be a farmer, all of his life. Blessed with a wife and seven children in his youth. His loving wife of 62 years being Caroline M. (LaValley) Frasier. She predeceased him in April of ...

Winfield Richard Fonda Sr.

Winfield Richard Fonda Sr. entered into rest on Saturday, August 4, 2018. He was born in Johnstown New York, and resided in Fonda, New York for most of his life. He is the son of the late Richard and Lottie (Peeler) Fonda. He was predeceased by his sons, Winfield R. Fonda Jr. and Timothy ...

Kenneth W. Lansburg

Kenneth W. Lansburg, age 82, of Broadalbin, passed away August 7, 2018, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Amsterdam, NY on May 28, 1936, and is the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Beatty) Lansburg. Kenneth’s wishes were for a cremation with no services and burial ...

Helen Serfis Russell

Helen Serfis Russell of Northville, NY, passed away with her family by her side on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the age of 92 at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, NY. Helen was born on Dec. 12, 1925, to Herman and Ruth Serfis. She graduated from Northville Central School in 1944 as ...

Kathleen A. Fonda

Kathleen A. Fonda, 69, of Johnstown, NY, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital following a long courageous battle with cancer. Born in Amsterdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Glen and Jean Hogan Raym. A lifelong area resident, ...

Franklin D. Paul

Franklin D. Paul, age 65, of Gloversville, died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, following a long illness. He was born March 17, 1953, in Gloversville, the son of the late Franklin and Florence Baird Paul. He was employed by Risedorph Tannery, Karg Brothers, Pan Am ...

Mary E. Strevy

Mary E. Strevy, age 86, of Caroga Lake, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018, at her residence. She was born on March 14, 1932, in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Karl Ackerknecht and Florence Peek Ackerknecht. Mary worked for many years as the Deputy Commissioner of the Fulton County ...

John Earle Rode

John Earle Rode, entrepreneur and inventor, passed peacefully August 2, 2018, at his home in Montgomery County. He is survived by his devoted wife Adelaida. John was born in Minneola, New York, March 18, 1937, the only child of Earle Rode and Ruth Metzger. He attended New York City Public ...

Vito ‘Gipo’ V. Tambasco

Mr. Vito “Gipo” V. Tambasco, 84, of Amsterdam, New York, passed away peacefully Sunday, August 5, 2018, with his loving family at his side. With family origins in Piscotta, Italy, Vito was born August 19, 1933, in Amsterdam, New York, a son of the late Anacleto and Rosina Di Blasi ...

Ernest Steinmann

Ernest Steinmann was born in New York City on May 7, 1927. He married Mary Ehrlich on October 15, 1949. Ernie and Mary lived in New York City until after their second child was born. Always the travelers, they moved on to Bloomfield, NJ, Morris Plains, NJ, Lake Forest, IL, Clifton Park, NY and ...

Amalia Calandra

Amalia Calandra, age 78, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 13, 1940, in Barcelona, Spain, the daughter of the late Francisco and Amalia Manrubia Martin. She lived ...