Obituaries

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 ...

Wayne V. Hazzard

Mr. Wayne V. Hazzard, age 69, of Amsterdam, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 30, 2016, at his home.He was born November 28, 1946, in Gloversville, NY, the son of the late Nancy Hazzard Eaker. He was a resident of the area all of his life and attended Fonda-Fultonville High ...

Michael B. Julius

Mayor Michael B. Julius, age 66, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at the St. Peter's Hospital in Albany after a brief illness.He was born October 29, 1949 in Gloversville, the son of the late Basil and Bessie Julius.Michael was a Class of 1967 graduate of Johnstown High ...

Stephen V. ‘Snake’ Palumbo

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of beloved husband, father, and friend. Stephen V. "Snake" Palumbo on July 29, 2016, at his home in Gloversville, N.Y with his family faithfully at his side.Steve was born on November 27, 1937, the son of the late Nunzio P. and Nancy Cali ...

Michael B. Julius

Mayor Michael B. Julius, age 66, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the St. Peter Hospice Inn, Albany.He was born on October 29, 1949 in Gloversville, the son of the late Basil M. and Bessie Vasiliki Zarema Julius.Michael was a Class of 1967 graduate of Johnstown High ...

Joan E. Green

Joan E. Green, 78, of County Highway 138, Broadalbin, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady with her loving family at her side.She was born in Gloversville on August 17, 1937, a daughter of Raymond and Edna Lyons Stoutner and attended local schools. Joan moved to ...

Edward D. Gasner

Edward D. Gasner, 74, of Stevers Mill Road, Broadalbin, died at home on Thursday evening, July 28, 2016, with his loving family at his side.He was born in Broadalbin on February 2, 1942, a son of John and Helen Donaldson Gasner, and attended school locally. Ed was a lifelong area resident.He ...

Albert ‘Bucky’ Meyers

Mr. Albert "Bucky" Meyers, 76, of Gloversville, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at his home.He was born on Nov. 16, 1939, in Amsterdam, son of the late Edward and Mary (Abraham) Meyer and educated in Amsterdam schools. Bucky was employed as a dedicated worker at the General Electric ...

Marie A. Culver

Marie A. Culver, age 99, a resident of Florida and former resident of Northville, passed away on April 8, 2016. A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 29, 2016, in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Northville. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Home.

David D. Meyers

David D. Meyers, 56, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly at his home on July 25, 2016.Born in Gloversville on July 19, 1960, he is the son of Donald H. Meyers and the late Lana L. Dwyer Meyers.Dave was unable to work due to health issues but continued his passion of selling antiques; he ...