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Victor A. Basileo

Victor A. Basileo passed away peacefully on November 14, 2017. He was born in Gloversville on August 20, 1918. He graduated from high school, class of 1936. He married Audrey (Gomm) on October 1939. He served in the Army from 1944-46 in Italy, France and Germany. He won the bronze star in 100th ...

Gertrude R. House

Gertrude R. House, age 93, of Meco, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home, Gloversville. She was born on October 4, 1924, in the town of Johnstown, the daughter of the James and Elmira Van Lone Sweeney. Gertrude was a graduate of Johnstown ...

Mary Ann Robertson

Mrs. Mary Ann Robertson of Wells, NY, passed away peacefully on November 15, 2017, at River Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation. Born in Astoria, NY on August 23, 1939, she is the daughter of the late John A. and Mable Ferris Robertson. Mary Ann was a principal of a school for the deaf; she ...

JoAnn Rossi

JoAnn Rossi

JoAnn Rossi, age 77, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully, under Hospice care, on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY, after a brief illness. She was born in 1940 in Somerset, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Clifford and Geneva Derencin. From grades 1-8 she ...

Theodore ‘Ted’ E. Bowler

Theodore “Ted” E. Bowler, 87, of Gloversville, passed on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville. He was born in Tribes Hill, N.Y. and the son of the late Edgar and Laura (Putnam) Bowler. Ted had owned and operated “Bowlers T.V. and Appliances,” operated a ...

Steven M. Samuelson

Steven M. Samuelson, 63, of Johnstown, NY, passed away with family by his side on Sunday, November 12. He was born on April 23, 1954, to the late Fred and Janet Samuelson. Steve was an avid fisherman, loved being outdoors and camping. He also loved watching his three grandchildren run ...

Rev. R.A. Richardson

Rev. R.A. Richardson

Rev. R.A. Richardson, 86, of Powhatan, formerly of New Castle, Va., Johnstown and Port Leyden, NY, went to be with the Lord on November 11, 2017. He was born April 28, 1931, in Rochester, NY, to the late Victor and Ruby Richardson. He served as a police officer in Richmond, Va. for five years ...

Gary A. Clark

Gary A. Clark

Gary A. Clark, 83, of Mayfield, passed away on November 11, 2017, with his family by his side. Born in Gloversville on October 8, 1934, he was the son of the late Jonah and Pearl (nee: MacGregor) Clark. Gary was raised and educated in Johnstown and was a graduate of Johnstown High School, ...

Carmella Rose D’Errico

Carmella Rose D’Errico

Carmella Rose D’Errico, 92, of Gloversville, died peacefully Sunday morning, November 12, 2017, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, NY surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 7, 1925, in Gloversville to Pietro “Peter” and Ermelinda Raso. Carmella married Vito “Peter” ...

Wilma Marlene May Parker Ward

Wilma Marlene May Parker Ward, age 81 years, of Gloversville, NY, died October 27, 2017. She was born in Northville, NY, and was the daughter of the late Solomon and Ola Mae May. Wilma is survived by 8 children, Kenneth Ward Jr., Douglas Ward, Lynne Ward, Dawn Ward, all of Gloversville, NY, ...

Donald James Canary

Donald James Canary

Donald James Canary, age 96, of Gloversville, passed unexpectedly on Friday, November 10, 2017, at the Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility, Amsterdam. He was born on May 2, 1921, to the late Clayton and Estella M. Miller Canary. Donald was a class of 1939 graduate of Broadalbin High ...

Douglas K. Sietsma Sr.

Douglas K. Sietsma, Sr.

Douglas K. Sietsma, Sr., 58, passed away November 9, 2017. Born on January 14, 1959, in Paterson, New Jersey, to Norman and Audrey Sietsma, Doug grew up in Speculator, New York, and graduated from Wells Central School. He married Susan (nee Morrison) on September 22, 1979. He worked in ...

Sandra T. Bowers

Mrs. Sandra T. Bowers, age 71, of Stone Arabia, passed away on November 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam, NY. Her arrangements have been taken care of by The Enea Family Funeral Home, 9 Center Street in St. Johnsville, NY. Funeral Directors Harry J. & Kevin E. Enea and Martin ...

Roland H. Grindrod

Roland H. Grindrod, of Rotterdam, passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 9, 2017. He was born in Cold Spring, NY on August 4, 1945, son of the late Roland H. and Margaret Grindrod. He taught social studies and computer applications at Knox Jr. High School, in Johnstown, NY, from 1968 ...

Roland H. Grindrod

Roland H. Grindrod, of Rotterdam, passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 9, 2017. He was born in Cold Spring, NY on August 4, 1945, son of the late Roland H. and Margaret Grindrod. He taught social studies and computer applications at Knox Jr. High School, in Johnstown, NY, from 1968 ...

Ann Plaskett

Anna May ‘Ann’ Plaskett

Anna May “Ann” Plaskett, age 69, of Gloversville, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at her home. She was born February 25, 1948, in Gloversville, the daughter of Raymond and Anna May McWalker. She was employed by General Electric Co. of Niskayuna for 50 years until her retirement ...

Paul Normandin

Paul A. ‘Feets’ Normandin

Paul A. “Feets” Normandin, 59, of Cameron, NC and formerly of Gloversville, NY, passed away unexpectedly on November 2, 2017. He was predeceased by his sister, Stacia; his paternal grandparents, Paul and Richalena Normandin; and his maternal grandparents, Allen Hathaway and Irene Hathaway ...

Frederick A. Beitter

Frederick A. Beitter, 69, of Amsterdam, died November 4, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital with his family by his side. He was born December 20, 1947, in Allentown, PA and was the son of the late Frederick J. Beitter and late Goldie Beitter (Kulp). He graduated from Rome Free Academy in 1966 ...

Jeffrey E. Warner

Jeffrey E. Warner

Jeffrey E. Warner, age 54, passed away on November 4, 2017, at his residence after fighting lung cancer for over two years. Born in Gloversville, NY, on September 6, 1963, the son of the late Peter and Janet Joyce Johnson Warner. Jeff was a lifetime resident of the area and attended local ...

Francis Paul

Francis L. Paul

Mr. Francis L. Paul, age 86, of Gloversville, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017, at The Fulton Center, Gloversville. He was born June 12, 1931, in Broadalbin, the son of Leon and Alice Johnson Paul. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He owned and operated a gas ...