Obituaries

William Robert Nast

Mr. William Robert Nast died suddenly Thursday night, March 16, 2017. He was 62. Mr. Nast served in the United States Navy as a corpsman and an operating room technician. After completing his enlistment, he attended Cornell University, Columbia University and Montclair State College, ...

Helen Rose

Helen Rose, age 91, of Gloversville, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017, at her residence. She was born on March 22, 1926, in Yonkers. David and Amanda Shear acted as her co-advocates since her birth. Survivors include her advocate, Amanda Shear, and her extended Lexington family. She ...

Cynthia C. Salton

Mrs. Cynthia C. Salton, 62, of Fultonville, New York, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017. After over a 20-year battle with multiple sclerosis, her body succumbed to the disease. She left this earth with her family by her side. A dedicated wife and mother, she leaves them with a tremendous ...

Victoria Griffiths

Victoria Griffiths, 47, of Amsterdam, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at her home. Born in Amsterdam, NY, on January 16, 1970, she was a daughter of the late David B. and Jean B. Beyer Griffiths. She was a lifelong Amsterdam resident and attended Amsterdam High ...

Storm L. Cross

Storm L. Cross, 66, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by her loving husband of 46 years and her daughter. Born on September 6, 1950 in Gloversville, she was a daughter of the late Merlin G. Daggett and Carolyn Baird. Storm attended ...

Donald ‘Dooly’ Jay Conover

Donald “Dooly” Jay Conover, age 56 of Gloversville, peacefully passed away on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Albany Medical Center, after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Cobleskill on July 8, 1960 to Ms. Joan Mildred Bailey (David) of Richmondville, who survives and the late Clarence ...

Ida Elizabeth Jeffers

Ida Elizabeth Jeffers, 90, formerly of Sloansville and Gloversville, died Tuesday, March 21 at the Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford, where she had resided for one year. Ida was born Januart 14, 1927 in Sloansville, N.Y., a daughter of Harlo and Jodean (Bartholomew) Bray. She ...

William Nast

Mr. William Nast died suddenly Thursday night, March 16, 2017. He was 62. Mr. Nast served in the United States Navy as a corpsman and an operating room technician. After completing his enlistment, he attended Cornell University, Columbia University and Montclair State College, graduating ...

Jean Lee Stoddard

Jean Lee Stoddard, 67, of Jeffersonville, Kentucky, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017, at her residence. She was born May 1, 1949, to the late Thomas and Adelaide Raithbun Titus. She was a member of the Ascension Episcopal Church, Madison Community Band, Lexington Flute Symphony and Gateway ...

Loretta I. Ahnert

Loretta I. Ahnert, 92, of County Highway 107, Amsterdam died Tuesday March 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Healthcare. She was born in Perth on March 11, 1925 a daughter of Walter and Grace Austin Ahnert and attended school there. Loretta was a lifelong Perth resident. She was employed at the ...

Wheaton W. Roser

Wheaton W. Roser, 90, of Stevers Mills Road, Broadalbin died Tuesday March 21, 2017 at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam. He was born in Amsterdam on January 1, 1927 a son of Wheaton and Hattie Gifford Roser and was educated there. Mr. Roser moved to Broadalbin in 1955. He was employed at ...

Mary C. Peters

Mary C. Peters, 87, of Johnstown, N.Y., has gone to her eternal rest on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Born on May 2, 1929 in Cranesville, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Helen Reardon and Frederick Wheaton. Mary is a graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch ...

JoAnne Frasier Lehr

JoAnne Frasier Lehr, 55, of Canajoharie, N.Y. died suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2017 following a long battle with diabetes. Born in Gloversville, N.Y. on March 26, 1961, she was the daughter of Ruth Aesch Frasier and the late Lawrence Frasier. JoAnne was a graduate of Perth High School ...

Grace Woodcock

Grace Woodcock, age 97, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on March 20, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home. Her loving family was by her side. Born in Bleeker, N.Y., she is the daughter of the late Walter and Lettie Young Blood. A lifetime resident of the area, she attended local ...

Tara Lynn Papura

Tara Lynn Papura, 35, of Amsterdam, NY, has passed away after a valiant battle with cancer on Thursday March 16th, 2017 at home embraced and surrounded by the love of her family. Tara was born on June 20th, 1981. She was the daughter of John and Terri Wood. She graduated from ...

JoAnne Frasier Lehr

JoAnne Frasier Lehr, 55, of Canajoharie, N.Y. died suddenly on Friday, March 17, 2017, following a long battle with diabetes. Born in Gloversville, N.Y. on March 26, 1961 she was the daughter of Ruth Aesch Frasier and the late Lawrence Frasier. JoAnne was a graduate of Perth High School ...

John Michael Reich

John Michael Reich, 63, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017. He died peacefully in his home. John was born and raised in Carmel, New York. He lived in the Mohawk Valley for the past 49 years. He graduated from Fonda-Fultonville Central High School. John worked at WENT radio station in ...

Penelope K. ‘Penny’ Fox

Penelope K. “Penny” Fox, age 69, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Gloversville on November 8, 1947, a daughter of the late Kenneth C. and Bethel Miller Fuller. Penny was in the class ...

Linda McGovern

Linda McGovern passed peacefully to our Lord on March 16th. Devoted wife and mother, Linda was a longtime owner/operator of The Inn at Speculator, hosting and serving guests and visitors for over 38 years while making a wonderful home for her family. A published author, Linda enjoyed reading, ...

Joan M. Bellen Loveday

Joan M. Bellen Loveday, age 77, passed away on March 17, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. She had the love and support of her family by her side at the time of her passing. Joan was born on November 14, 1939 in Gloversville to the late Forest and Melba (Darling) Bellen and grew ...