Obituaries

Albert Donald Duross Jr.

Albert Donald Duross Jr., 95, of Johnstown, N.Y., passed peacefully on March 6, 2016, after a brief illness with his loving family at his side.Don, as his family and friends knew him, was born in Danby, Vermont on February 20, 1921, to his late parents, Albert D. Duross Sr. and Pauline E. ...

Raymond F. ‘Fred’ McCaffrey

Raymond F. "Fred" McCaffrey, 71, of Edinburg, passed away peacefully on March 6, 2016, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, NY.He was born in Manhattan, NY, on August 19, 1944, the son of the late Raymond W. and Frieda Ludemann McCaffrey. He was raised in the Bronx, then attended college ...

Scott W. Briggs

Scott W. Briggs, 40, of Helwig Street, Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 2, at a friend's home in Johnstown, NY.Born in Amsterdam, NY, December 26, 1975, he was raised in Gloversville and he was a graduate of Gloversville High School and later received a certificate in ...

Albert D. Duross Jr.

Albert D. Duross Jr., 95, of Johnstown, NY, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 6, 2016, with his loving family by his side.Relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours, which will be held Wednesday March 9, 2016, at the chapel of Ehle and Barnett Family Funeral Home LLC, 15 N. ...

Tammaro ‘Tommy’ Richard Derrico

Tammaro "Tommy" Richard Derrico, 54, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born April 22, 1961, in Gloversville, he was the son of Grace Sena Derrico and the late Dominic Derrico.Tommy was a 1979 graduate of Gloversville ...

Tammaro ‘Tommy’ Richard Derrico

Tammaro "Tommy" Richard Derrico, 54, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born April 22, 1961, in Gloversville, he was the son of Grace Sena Derrico and the late Dominic Derrico.Tommy was a 1979 graduate of Gloversville ...

Alan James Kaiser

Alan James Kaiser died at home February 20, 2016. He was born December 16, 1950, in Gloversville, New York to Anthony and Irene (Porter) Kaiser. He was predeceased by his sister, Linda.Al attended Gloversville High School and graduated from Plattsburgh State. He made his living in the ...

Harold J. Hemstreet

Harold J. Hemstreet, 76, of County Highway 126, Broadalbin, died Friday morning March 4, 2016, at home following an illness.He was born in Perth on August 10, 1939, a son of John and Hazel Kinnin Hemstreet and attended school in Perth. Mr. Hemstreet was a lifelong area resident.Harold was ...

Tammaro ‘Tommy’ Richard Derrico

Tammaro "Tommy" Richard Derrico, 54, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born April 22, 1961, in Gloversville, he was the son of Grace Sena Derrico and the late Dominic Derrico.Tommy was a 1979 graduate of Gloversville ...

Tammaro ‘Tommy’ Richard Derrico

Tammaro "Tommy" Richard Derrico, 54, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family.Born April 22, 1961, in Gloversville, he was the son of Grace Sena Derrico and the late Dominic Derrico.Tommy was a 1979 graduate of Gloversville ...

Mike ‘Meco Mike’ Cassaro

Mike "Meco Mike" Cassaro, 72, of Meco, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, February 29, 2016.Born October 7, 1943, in Gloversville, he was the son of the late Nelson and Louella Curcio Cassaro.Mike was a graduate of Gloversville High School. He proudly served his country in the Coast ...

Joanne Croke

Joanne Croke, 63, of Stuart, Florida, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2016, at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart surrounded by her family. Joanne fought a courageous battle with Parkinson's.Joanne was born in Gloversville, New York in 1952. She resided in Stuart for 30 years, and was a beloved ...

Alan J. Kaiser

Mr. Alan J. Kaiser, age 65, of Gloversville, died unexpectedly on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at his home.No services are planned at this time. Cremation took place at ParkView Crematorium, Schenectady.Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, ...

Alexander C. ‘Skip’ Sharpe

Alexander C. "Skip" Sharpe, 74, of Fultonville, New York, passed on peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on February 29, 2016.Alexander is survived by his wife, Harriet of 41 years; sons, Alan C. (Patricia), Andrew (Amber), Albert (Samantha); and many loving grandchildren and ...

Jean Unislawski

Mrs. Jean Unislawski, 93, of Lincoln Street, Gloversville, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2016, after a brief illness with her daughter by her side. Born in Gloversville on July 3, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Servantis and Catherine Shiel Fallis.A lifelong city resident, Jean ...

Maria A. Hoffer

Maria A. Hoffer, age 73, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away March 1, 2016. She was born June 30, 1942, in Gloversville, NY to the late Paul and Philomena "Fannie" Generoso.In addition to her parents, Maria was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle Grove. Maria is survived by her husband, Henry ...

Terry L. King

Terry L. King, 64, of VanDerveer Street, Amsterdam, New York, passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016.He was the son of the late Edward and Mary Higgs King. Terry was one of six siblings, Edward, Charles (deceased) King, Carol Williams Pope, Rosemary (deceased) Dopp and Donna Haley. He is ...

Billie Jo Bailey

Billie Jo Bailey, 43, of Broad Street, Broadalbin, died Sunday, February 28, 2016, at St. Mary's Healthcare, Amsterdam surrounded by her loving family.She was born in Doylestown, PA on May 1, 1972, a daughter of Larry and Ruth Clark Brown and moved to Fort Plain in 1975. Billie Jo was a 1991 ...

Robert E. Markert

Mr. Robert E. Markert, 91, of State Highway 30, town of Perth, NY, died peacefully on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at his home he built surrounded by his loving family.Born on January 15, 1925, he was a son of the late Earl and Henrietta Juedes Markert.A lifelong area resident, Robert attended ...

Albert Myers Jr.

Albert Myers Jr., 81, of Amsterdam, passed away Sunday morning, February 28, 2016, at the E.L. Wilkinson RHCF with his loving family by his side.Born in Amsterdam, NY on October 7, 1934, a son of the late Albert and Elizabeth Sutliff Myers Sr. He was a lifelong Amsterdam resident and attended ...