Obituaries

William J. Clark

William J. Clark, 74, of Fultonville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family.Born on February 26, 1942, in Manhattan, New York, he was a son of the late Harry and Elizabeth Healy Clark. Bill moved to the area in 1975 and was a graduate of ...

Olivia Catherine Davis

Olivia Catherine Davis, age 97, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016, at the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown.Born on February 7, 1919, in Dover, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Michael and Agnes Hughes Donovan.Her mother died when she was 2 years old; and she was then ...

Frank M. Hall

Frank M. Hall, age 82, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Amsterdam.He was born in Middletown, New York on July 28, 1934, a son of the late Richard O. Hall Sr. and Minnie Dorothy Creeden Hall.Frank was a class of 1952 ...

Loretta F. (Weiderman) Post

Loretta F. (Weiderman) Post, 67, of Salem, passed peacefully on October 11, 2016, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer.She was born in Gloversville, NY and was raised in Fulton County for most of her life. She graduated in 1967 from Broadalbin Central School. ...

Wayne D. Rubscha

Wayne D. Rubscha, 53, of Johnstown, NY, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.Born on December 18, 1962, in Schenectady, NY, he was the son of the late Robert C. Rubscha and E. Marie Ratel. Wayne is a graduate of Mayfield High School, class of 1981, and fulfilled his ...

Beverly B. (Wands) Buchanan

Beverly B. (Wands) Buchanan, 85, of Greene, NY formerly of Gloversville, NY went peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at the home of her daughter. She was predeceased by her brother, Howard Wands and her beloved Mom, Florence Wands. She is survived by her faithful ...

Nicholas ‘Nick’ Faboskay

Nicholas Adam Faboskay, "Nick," as everyone knew him, was born August, 21, 1995, to Russell J. Faboskay and Melissa Lewis Faboskay at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam, NY. He will always be remembered for as a young man who loved life, would do anything for his family, and brought everyone ...

Rodney Alan Floyd

Rodney Alan Floyd, 78, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at his home with his loving wife by his side.Born December 8, 1937, in Mayfield, he was the son of the late Horace G. and Elsie M. Johnson Floyd.Rodney was a union worker of the Plumbers & ...

Michael DiMarco Jr.

Michael DiMarco Jr., age 71, of Gloversville, died Monday evening, October 10, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, with his loving family at his side.He was born November 6, 1944, in Anniston, Alabama, the son of Michael and Dorothy McGivern DiMarco Sr. He served his country in the Air ...

James ‘Jamie’ Homkey

Mr. James "Jamie" Homkey, 51, of Reed Street, Canajoharie, New York, died unexpectedly Monday, October 10, 2016.Born on October 22, 1964, in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of Everett Homkey and Judy Diefendorf Heiser. He was a graduate of Canajoharie High School, class of 1983 and was a ...

Margaret M. Doherty Reich

Margaret M. Doherty Reich, age 94, formerly of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016, in McAllen, Texas.She was born on October 28, 1921, in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter of the late William J. and Mary F. Burns Doherty.She graduated high school in Brooklyn, New York. Margaret ...

Marjorie Van Buren

Miss Marjorie Van Buren, 78, went home to heaven on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at The Glen NY-Liberty ARC Home, where she had been a resident for the past 12 years. She had been in declining health for the past several weeks.Marjorie was born February 13, 1938, the only child of Irwin and Ruth ...

Pearl B. Walker Passero

Mrs. Pearl B. Walker Passero of Gloversville, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 11, 2016M at home, surrounded by her family. She was 83.A lifelong city of Gloversville resident, Pearl was born on December 11, 1932, the daughter of the late Henry and Dorothy Buyce. She attended local schools ...

Douglas Achzet

Douglas Achzet, age 81, of Mayfield, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at home.Douglas was born on January 25, 1935, in Sammonsville, a son of the late Joseph and Irena Moore Achzet.Mr. Achzet was a graduate of Johnstown High School and he then served his country in the U.S. Air Force ...

David Raymond Butkus

David Raymond Butkus, 68, of Wooster Street, Gloversville, NY, passed away peacefully at his home early Saturday morning, October 8, 2016. He was a resident of Amsterdam, NY for most of his life until moving to Gloversville eight years ago.Born February 22, 1948, in Amsterdam, he was the son of ...

Donald MacHattie

It is with great sadness we announce Donald MacHattie, age 77, a resident of Wells, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Schenectady, NY on March 22, 1939. He was a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School, class of ...

Martha ‘Marty’ Louise Toner

Martha "Marty" Louise Toner, 75, wife of Robert B. Toner and a resident of Exmore, VA, passed away Sunday, October 9, 2016, at her residence. A native of Gloversville, NY, she was the daughter of the late Donald Staley and the late Marion Baker. She was a retired secretary and administrative ...

Patricia Ann Murray Brooks

Patricia Ann Murray Brooks, 72, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 8, 2016.She was born in Rapid City, South Dakota, on September 8, 1944, the daughter of James C. and Mary Agnes (Metzger) Murray and graduated from Copenhagen Central School, obtained a ...

Rene P. Gagnier

On October 8, Rene P. Gagnier, age 68, of Gloversville, N.Y., passed away peacefully at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y. with his loving family by his side.He was born on February 11, 1948, in Albany to Rene J. and Marilyn Gagnier.Rene was a business owner of Mobil stations in Johnstown, ...

Dale A. King

Dale A. King, age 64, a resident of Mayfield, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville following a long illness. She was born in Gloversville, NY on February 15, 1952, the daughter of the late Arthur and Eleanor VanNostrand Tomlinson. She worked ...