Obituaries

Warren P. Roosevelt Sr.

Warren P. Roosevelt Sr., a former resident of Canada Lake and Fonda, New York passed away in Punta Gorda, Florida on July 15, 2016. Born on April 11, 1938 in Amsterdam, New York he was the son of the late Melfred "Jake" and Alberta Engel Roosevelt.A lifelong area resident, Warren was a 1955 ...

Jaynette R. Gage

Jaynette R. Gage, 88, of County Highway 102, town of Johnstown, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 18, 2016, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville with her family at her side.Born March 24, 1928, in Gloversville, New York, she was the daughter of the late Jay and Rose Sleezer ...

Virginia Lee Van Valkenburgh

Mrs. Virginia Lee Van Valkenburgh, 76, of Pickle Hill Road, Fort Plain, New York, died Saturday, July 9, 2016, at her home with her family by her side.Born on July 5, 1940, in Little Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Emmett Gray and Leah Geer Gray. Mrs. Van Valkenburgh had been a resident of ...

Doris A. Cotoia

Doris A. Cotoia died peacefully in the care of the Dicruttalo Family in Franklin, Massachusetts on July 17, at the age of 88. Doris is survived by her children, Carol Dicruttalo, Lisa Lehman and John F. Cotoia; her ten grandchildren; her three great-grandchildren; and her two siblings, Helen ...

James (Vincenzo) Pianelli

March 30, 1930 - July 20, 2016James (Vincenzo) Pianelli, 86, of Mayfield, NY, passed away surrounded by his loving family on July 20, 2016. Jim was born in Gloversville, NY on March 30, 1930. He was the son of the late John Pianelli and the late Marie Caputo.Jim was a gifted athlete who ...

Jean M. Serviss

Mrs. Jean M. Serviss, age 89, of Gloversville, died July 19, 2016, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, following a brief illness.She was born October 9, 1926, in Gloversville, the daughter of Bruno and Dorothy Abbott Salomon. She worked at the former Yankee Trader in Johnstown and ...

Richard Frasier

Richard Frasier, 84, of Northville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Nathan Littauer Hospital.Born Aug. 12, 1931, in Northville, N.Y., the son of the late Fred and Lila (Lunkenhiemer) Frasier.Richard served his country in the military and was a construction worker by trade. ...

Martha Gittle

Mrs. Martha Gittle, age 89, of Fultonville, NY, passed away at the St. Johnsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on July 19, 2016.Calling hours in New York will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on July 22, at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, in Fultonville.Martha was born on ...

Michele Jane-Marie Cloutier

We lost so much in one single moment when Michele Jane-Marie Cloutier, age 2, became an angel on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Albany Medical Center.She was born in Amsterdam on July 28, 2013, a precious daughter of Brittany G. Cloutier and William J. Brooks Jr. Michele lived in Gloversville with ...

Rosanne (Collins) Sagaitis

Rosanne (Collins) Sagaitis of Hartman Road, town of Florida, NY, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at the Albany Medical Center with her loving family by her side.She was born May 11, 1952, in Gloversville, New York, the daughter of the late Edward M. and Minerva Fortier Collins. ...

Elizabeth ‘Bettie’ C. Frederick

Elizabeth "Bettie" C. Frederick, 99, of Amsterdam passed away peacefully on Friday, July 15, 2016, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by her loving family.Born May 20, 1917, in Broadalbin, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Edna Cole Frederick.Elizabeth attended SUNY Oneonta and Albany ...

Dorothy Palmateer Lewis

Dorothy Palmateer Lewis passed away on March 21, 2016.She was born July 21, 1946, in Gloversville, N.Y., the daughter of Charles Palmateer and Oretta Hanson Palmateer Groves, both deceased. She graduated from Gloversville High School in 1964, State University of New York at Cortland with a BSE ...

W. Robert Beyer

W. Robert Beyer, 82, of County Highway 155, Gloversville, died Thursday morning, July 14, 2016, at St. Mary's Healthcare in Amsterdam.He was born in Amsterdam on June 26, 1934, the son of William and Annie Beatty Beyer, and was a 1952 graduate of Broadalbin High School. Bob was a lifelong area ...

Charles ‘Charlie’ Hogan

Charles "Charlie" Hogan, 81, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare.Born June 17, 1935, in Delanson, New York, he was the son of the late Charles and Leva Rectar Hogan.Charlie was an excellent bowler in his ...

Jaclyn A. Bower Sitts

Mrs. Jaclyn A. Bower Sitts, age 69, of Gloversville, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at Albany Medical Center with her family at her side.She was born October 10, 1946 in Gloversville, the daughter of John and Margaret Hunter Bower. She first worked at the former Fonda Manufacturing ...

Geraldine E. Mahoney

Geraldine E. Mahoney, 92, of 805 Pioneer Ave., passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Utica, after being stricken at home.She was born on October 11, 1923, in Canandaigua, New York, the daughter of Glenn and Lisle Mortensen Cooley. Geraldine was a graduate of Port ...

Sandra Rose Akey

Mrs. Sandra Rose Akey, 74, of Gloversville passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam on July 11, 2016. Her loving family was by her side.Born in Gloversville, New York on June 23, 1942, she is the daughter of the late William and Ethel Bosch. She was raised in Gloversville and ...

Donald Melendez

Mr. Donald Melendez, 56 of Bleeker Street in Gloversville passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 8, 2016 at his home.Donald was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He resided in Troy, NY for many years and was proud of working as a Self Employed Contractor.There will be no formal calling ...

Jean Elizabeth Luft Wrobel

Mrs. Jean Elizabeth Luft Wrobel, 77, of Little Falls, formerly of Fort Plain, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 11, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.Born on December 11, 1938 in Fort Plain, NY, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Alberta Sparks Luft. Jean was a life-long ...

Shirley A. Anderson

Shirley A. Anderson, of Mayfield, NY passed away peacefully at her home on July7, 2016. Born October 4, 1937, in Lynn, MA, she is the daughter of the late, Ellsworth and Louise Patten Scranton.Survivors include, sons Roger (Ellen) Bergman of Gloversville, Donald (Diane) Bergman of Chester, NH ...