Obituaries

Mary M. Calandra

Miss Mary M. Calandra, age 102, formerly of Gloversville, died Friday, August 5, 2016, at Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown, where she has resided for several years.She was born June 10, 1914, in Gloversville, the daughter of James and Adeline Gizzi Calandra. She worked at Mario Papa and Sons and ...

Robert P. Gillis

Robert P. Gillis, 78, of Tribes Hill, NY, has gone to his eternal rest on Friday, August 5, 2016, with his loving family at his side.Born on December 4, 1937, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Bessie Seeley and Edgar Gillis. Robert attended and graduated from local schools. Having ...

Tina M. Singh

Tina M. Singh, 51, of Broadalbin, died suddenly on August 4, 2016, at Albany Medical Center. Born on March 2, 1965, she was the daughter of Wayne Gottobed and Constance Earl.A lifelong area resident, Tina attended local schools. She was previously employed at Burnt Hills Optical as an optician. ...

Gloria I. Wendell

July 27, 1926 August 6, 2016Mrs. Gloria I. Wendell of Hickory Hill Road, Fonda, New York, died peacefully on Saturday, August 6, 2016. She was 90.Born July 27, 1926, in Gloversville, NY, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Concetta Papa Evangelista. Gloria graduated from Gloversville ...

William L. Cole

Mr. William L. Cole, 87, of Mayfield, N.Y., passed away peacefully on August 4, 2016.He was born in Pasadena, California, on March 10, 1929, the son of the late Allan and Janet Cole.He was a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of Mayfield High School, Class of 1947. He was of the ...

William L. Cole

Mr. William L. Cole, 87, of Mayfield passed away peacefully on August 4, 2016. He was born in Pasadena, California on March 10, 1929, the son of the late Allan and Janet Cole.He is a life long resident of the area and a graduate of Mayfield High School, Class of 1947. He is of the Methodist ...

Sally A. Manieri

With deepest sorrow, the family of Mrs. Sally A. Manieri, age 98, of Gloversville, announces her passing on August 2, 2016. Since 2014 Sally had resided at Hillcrest Spring Residential Facility in Amsterdam, N.Y.Born in Gloversville on January 20, 1918, to Giovanni (John) and Marianna ...

Barbara J. Russo

Barbara J. Russo, age 83, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, August 4, 2016, at Pineview Commons in Johnstown.Born on September 17, 1932, in Gloversville, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Edna Graff Scofield.Barbara was a graduate of Gloversville High School and a homemaker to her ...

Virginia L. (Putman) Groff

Virginia L. (Putman) Groff, passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on August 2, 2016, in Amsterdam, NY at the age of 90 surrounded by her loving family.Virginia was born December 22, 1925, in Johnstown, NY to Olen and Gladys Putman. She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1943. ...

Sally A. Manieri

With deepest sorrow, the family of Mrs. Sally A. Manieri, age 98, of Gloversville, announces her passing on August 2, 2016. Since 2014 Sally had resided at Hillcrest Spring Residential Facility in Amsterdam, N.Y.Born in Gloversville on January 20, 1918, to Giovanni (John) and Marianna ...

Anja Inkeri Bellen

Anja Inkeri Bellen, age 91, of Mayfield, passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016, at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, following a short illness.She was born on February 18, 1925, in Kuopio, Finland, a daughter of the late Hannus and Maria Anna Ryth Mykkanen.Anja was a glove ...

Mark W. Clayburn

Mark W. Clayburn, 61, of Palatine Bridge, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Born on August 20, 1954. in Amsterdam, he was a son of the late Thomas and Anne Sirotick Clayburn. A lifelong resident of the area, Mark graduated ...

Joan Wilsey Clemons

Joan Wilsey Clemons of Lynchburg, Va., passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on July 31, 2016. Joan was born in Gloversville, NY on July 26, 1928, the daughter of the late Mildred and Dr. Arthur Wilsey. She grew up with two brothers, Dr. Donald Wilsey of Gloversville and the late ...

Paul L. Decker Sr.

Paul L. Decker Sr., 59, formerly of Johnstown, passed away on Monday afternoon, August 1, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam, surrounded by his family.Born on March 31, 1957, in Gloversville, the son of the late Bert and Flora Jean (Schaffer) Decker.He was raised in Caroga Lake, attended ...

Sean J. Craig

Sean J. Craig, 18, of Perth, NY, passed away doing what he loved on the Great Sacandaga Lake Saturday July 30, 2016.Born on October 10, 1997, in Niskayuna, NY, he was the son of Ronald Craig and Theresa DaBiere-Craig. Sean is a graduate of Broadalbin-Perth High School, class of 2015. He was a ...

William E. Betts

William E. Betts, age 87, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 1, 2016, at the Wells Nursing Home.He was born on February 5, 1929, in Amsterdam, NY, the son of the late Harold and Edith Albrecht Betts.William was a graduate of Johnstown High School and received his bachelor's ...

Lyndon Webster ‘Lyn’ Ellis Jr.

Lyndon Webster "Lyn" Ellis Jr., age 86, of Swampscott, died on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Jean Ethel (Morey) Ellis for 35 years.Born and raised in Swampscott, he was the son of the late Lyndon W. and Ethel M. (Shirley) Ellis. Lyn ...

Wayne J. ‘Tiny’ Nellis

Wayne J. "Tiny" Nellis, 63, of Fonda, passed away unexpectedly on July 31, 2016, at his home. Tiny was loved and cherished by not only his family but his wide range of friends. He brought joy and humor wherever he went and will be greatly missed, but never forgotten.Tiny was a lifelong area ...

Edna A. Reese

Edna A. Reese, 88, of Amsterdam, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2016, at the River Ridge Living Center.Born on January 25, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Clyde and Sally Van Kleeck Hanna. A lifelong resident of the area, Edna was a 1945 graduate of the Wilbur H. Lynch High School. ...

Jean R. Winsman

Jean R. Winsman, 87, of Slingerlands, NY, passed away at her residence, Sunday afternoon, July 31, 2016, at The Terrace at Beverwyck with her loving family at her side.Born October 18, 1928, in Bellville, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Antonina and Anthony Russo. She lived most of ...