Obituaries

Mary Ann Pavlus

Mary Ann Pavlus, age 83, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 18, 1935 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late John Matiasovic and Mary Havlicek Matiasovic. She was a ...

Mary Ann Pavlus

Mary Ann Pavlus, age 83, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville with her loving family by her side. She was born on June 18, 1935 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late John Matiasovic and Mary Havlicek Matiasovic. She was a ...

Patricia A. (Pelcher) Beninati

Patricia A. (Pelcher) Beninati, age 83, of Ballston Spa, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, with her loving daughter by her side. She was born to the late Harold and Louise Pelcher on September 3, 1935. Patricia graduated from Northville Central School in 1954 and continued her ...

Beth G. (Wilson) Hart

Beth G. (Wilson) Hart, 65, of Gloversville, passed away Sunday at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady surrounded by her loving family. Born November 26, 1953, in Galway, NY, a daughter of the late Edward and Betty Wilson. She was a lifelong area resident and attended Galway schools. Beth worked ...

Stanley A. Bills

Stanley A. Bills, age 83, a former resident of Edinburg, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Wells House Nursing Home. He was born in Edinburg, NY on February 15, 1936, the son of the late Asa L. and Othelia E. Farrington Bills. He was a self-employed logger for his entire life. He ...

Gerald H. Fox Sr.

Mr. Gerald H. Fox Sr., age 79, of Fort Plain, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady. He was born April 28, 1939 in Keck Center, the son of the late William and Georgia Hayes Fox. He was a graduate of Fonda-Fultonville Central School and was later employed ...

Donald W. Lent Jr.

Donald W. Lent Jr., loving father, husband, grandfather, brother and uncle passed away on February 8, 2019, at Mountain Valley Hospice following a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. A celebration of Donald’s life will be held at the Gloversville Funeral Service, 4 Second Avenue, ...

Norman Clemons Jr.

Norman Clemons Jr. 80, of Amsterdam, NY, passed away March 14, 2019, peacefully with family at his side after a sudden illness. Born on August 24, 1938, in Johnstown, NY, Norman is the son of the late Arlene (Lampman) and Norman Clemons Sr., and attended Johnstown city schools. Norman enlisted ...

Verna M. Bicheler

Mrs. Verna M. Bicheler, 89, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at River Ridge Living Center. Verna was born on December 31, 1929, to the late Elmer and Amelia (Schoelles) Lederhouse of Williamsville, NY. On October 2, 1948, Verna was united in marriage with Norbert E. “Bert” ...

David Allen Conrad

Mr. David Allen Conrad, 73, of Shady Lane Park, Fonda, died March 15, 2019, with his loving wife by his side. He was born March 10, 1946, in Amsterdam, the son of Louis and Caroline Conrad. On August 21, 1965, David A. Conrad was united in marriage to Kay Shelp. David was a parishioner of ...

Norman Clemons Jr.

Norman Clemons Jr., 80, of Amsterdam, NY, passed away March 14, 2019, peacefully with family at his side after a sudden illness. Born on August 24, 1938, in Johnstown, NY, Norman is the son of the late Arlene (Lampman) and Norman Clemons Sr., and attended Johnstown city schools. Norman enlisted ...

Regenia Lynn (Chamberlain) Baker

Regenia Lynn (Chamberlain) Baker, age 63, of Gloversville, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam, with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 11, 1955, in Gloversville, a daughter of the late Earl “Sonny” Chamberlain and Beverly ...

Don Franklin Wilder

Don Franklin Wilder, born July 18, 1954, to Francis and Patricia (Gray) Wilder of Fultonville, passed away unexpectedly in Arlington, Texas, on August 9, 2018. Don was a graduate of Fonda-Fultonville Central High School and SUNY Cobleskill. He worked for 37 years with the Hyatt Regency ...

Heinz C. Krauss Sr.

Heinz C. Krauss Sr., 84, of County Highway 106, Amsterdam, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at Mountain Valley Hospice House, Gloversville, surrounded by his family. He was born on December 1, 1934, in Luxembourg, a son of Fredrich and Maria Bergmeier Krauss and grew up in ...

Robert L. Sweet

Robert L. Sweet, 68, of Johnstown, died Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Wells Nursing Home. Born in Gloversville on June 30,1950, he was the son of the late Charles and Dorothy Sohl Sweet. He was the head custodian at the Johnstown High School for many years. Robert was an avid fisherman and ...

Frederick James Brickner

Frederick James Brickner, 71, of Galway, NY, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Born in Amsterdam NY, on March 8, 1948, he was the son of the late Edward Leo and Jean Rae (Howitt) Brickner. Frederick was a graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School, and went on to graduate from SUNY Potsdam ...

Joanne Riccitiello

Mrs. Joanne Riccitiello, 86, of Camp Hill, PA, passed away on March 5, 2019, with her family by her side. Born on July 18, 1932, in Allentown, PA, Joanne moved to Johnstown when she was 16 years old and graduated from Johnstown High School in 1950. Joanne worked as a dental assistant for over ...

Kathleen E. ‘Kathy’ Gargiulo

Kathleen E. “Kathy” Gargiulo, age 68, of Johnstown, lost her four-year battle with cancer on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Wells Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on April 7, 1950, in Gloversville, a daughter of the late Edward Coadney and Evelyn Antis ...

Dorothy Charlotte Hallenbeck

Dorothy Charlotte Hallenbeck, 57, of Lenoir, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019, at Caldwell Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born February 3, 1962, in Gloversville, NY, to the late David Briggs and late Glory Joy “Curry” Young. In addition to her parents, she was ...

Joan Maxian Nicholas

Joan Maxian Nicholas passed away on March 5, 2019, in Columbia, SC, after a brief period of hospitalization following a fall. She has been living in South Carolina for the past 10 years with her daughter, Dondi Nicholas. Dondi and her two children were at Joan’s side at the time of her ...