Obituaries

Louis Petrelia Sr.

Mr. Louis Petrelia Sr., 96, of Gloversville, died peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016, at Mountain Valley Hospice with his family by his side. Born in Manhatten, NY on May 12, 1920, he was the son of the late Sebastian and Anna DeBello Petrelia.During WW II, Louis was a gunners mate on the ...

Rev. Paul S. Hopwood

Rev. Paul S. Hopwood, 86, of Kilmarnock, Virginia passed away September 27, 2016. He was born October 30, 1929, in Indianapolis, Indiana, to the late John and Lucille (DeCamp) Hopwood.He is survived by his wife, Jane; his daughters, Sara and husband, Phil Edwards, of Fortville, Indiana, Mary ...

Louis V. Petrelia, Sr.

Mr. Louis V. Petrelia, Sr., 96, of Gloversville, died peacefully on Friday, September 30, 2016, at Mountain Valley Hospice with his family by his side.Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, ...

Francis J. “Bob” Motyl Jr.

Mr. Francis J. "Bob" Motyl Jr., 73, of the town of Broadalbin, New York, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016, at Mountain Valley Hospice House in Gloversville, New York, with family at his side.He was born January 26, 1943, in Amsterdam, New York, a son of Francis J. Motyl Sr. and Sophie ...

Richard J. Rzeszotarski

Amsterdam, New York Richard J. Rzeszotarski, 84, of Route 30 passed away Thursday, September 29 at St. Mary's Hospital with his loving family at his side.Born July 7, 1932 in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Zygmunt and Josephine Kosinski Rzeszotarski. In 1950 he graduated from the ...

Ronald L. Hayes

Ronald L. Hayes, age 63, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, September 30, 2016 at his residence with his loving family by his side.He was born on September 22, 1953 in Johnstown, a son of the late Howard C. Hayes, Sr. and Geraldine V. Etherton Hayes.Ron was a Class of 1972 graduate of ...

Darryl Richard Bezio

Darryl Richard Bezio, 60, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at his home.Born September 13, 1956, in Bristol, CT, he was the son of Richard and Joan Roots Bezio.Darryl proudly served his country from 1975-1979 in the Air Force. He was a member of the ...

John Edward Chapman

John Edward Chapman, 71, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Born February 27, 1945, in Saratoga, he was the son of the late Alfred and Olive Miller Chapman.John was an Army veteran proudly serving ...

Marie Anna (Gundersen) Herzig

Marie Anna (Gundersen) Herzig passed away September 22, 2016, in New Port Richey, FL. Born September 25, 1930, in Albany, NY to parents Moritz Gundersen Sr. and Isabel (Mills) Gundersen. She graduated from Gloversville High School in 1948. For many years, she worked in the food service ...

Catherine M. Landrio

Catherine M. Landrio, 94, passed away in her sleep on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. She fought continuously and courageously against various ailments that plagued her in the past nine years.Catherine was famous for her Cato (potato cake). She tirelessly made it because everyone loved it. She ...

David Paul Buanno

David Paul Buanno passed away at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, NV on August 11, 2016, after a short illness. He was 64 years old and was the son of Frank and Antoinette Buanno.He is survived by a number of nieces, nephews, cousins; and a brother, John of Boca Raton, FL.

Shlomo S. Dreymann

Shlomo S. Dreymann, 86, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 26, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his loving family.Born December 22, 1929, in Mannheim, Germany, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Hilda Dreymann.Shlomo received his master's degree in ...

Alice Mae Woodruff

Alice Mae Woodruff, 76, of New Bern, North Carolina, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016.Born in Mayfield, New York, on December 24, 1939, she was the daughter of Edward Charles Archinal and Helen Van Nostrand.Alice is survived by her husband, Dwight Woodruff; two daughters, Brenda Streed ...

Michol E. Smith

Michol E. Smith, 64, of McQueen Road Amsterdam died Monday evening September 26, 2016 at the Fulton Center for Rehab. & Health Care, Gloversville.She was born in Amsterdam on March 30, 1952 a daughter of Armand and Gertrude Stangle Natale and was a 1970 graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High ...

Sean L. Armstrong

Sean L. Armstrong, 45, of Gloversville, passed away, Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in Queens, NY. He was born on December 8, 1970 in Brooklyn, NY the son of Elliott and the late Cellie Carolina Armstrong, Sr.,. Sean moved to Gloversville from Bushwick Section of Brooklyn, NY.He attended FMCC ...

David Paul Buanno

David Paul Buanno passed away at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas, NV on August 11, 2016, after a short illness. He was 64 years old and was the son of Frank and Antoinette Buanno.He is survived by a number of nieces, nephews, cousins; and a brother, John of Boca Raton, FL.

John V. Ferdico

John V. Ferdico, age 98, of Gloversville, died peacefully on September 13, at the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown, NY about five hours before his 99th birthday. Born on September 14, 1917, in Rotterdam Junction, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rose Ferdico. He was predeceased by his ...

William ‘Bill’ Hayes Jr.

William "Bill" Hayes Jr., age 84, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, after a long illness.He was born in Fonda, on June 1, 1932, a son of the late William and Clara Farrant Hayes Sr.Bill was a graduate of Johnstown High School and then ...

Kathryn Elizabeth Smullen

Kathryn Elizabeth Smullen, 53, passed away peacefully at Wells Nursing Home Inc., on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, with her loving family by her side. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.Kathy was born on April 18, 1963, to Andrew Harnichar and Elizabeth "Betty" Voelker Harnichar in ...

Grace A. Ferguson

Mrs. Grace A. Ferguson of Johnstown, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Her loving family was by her side.Born at her family's home in the town of Northampton on November 30, 1933, she is the daughter of the late, Arthur and Mamie Rosa Blowers. She attended local ...