Obituaries

Bernard C. (Bernie) Frank

Bernard C. (Bernie) Frank died on May 7, 2016, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the son of the late Clarence H. Frank and Thersa Gifford Frank of Gloversville.Frank was a 1952 graduate of Gloversville High School, attended Gordon College and enlisted in the Navy in 1954. He ...

Dawn I. Goodspeed

Dawn I. Goodspeed, 57, of Wilds Road, Fort Johnson, died at home on Monday, May 16, 2016.She was born in Norwich on October 4, 1958, and moved to Mayfield as a child. Dawn was a 1976 graduate of Mayfield Central School. She lived in Fort Johnson after she married.Dawn was employed at the former ...

Beth Lynn Perreault

Beth Lynn Perreault, 55, of Sun City Center, Florida, died Saturday May 7, 2016. She was born January 2, 1961, in Amsterdam, New York, to Beulah Jeffers Perreault and Omer Perreault.Beth was predeceased by her parents; and her sister, Yvonne Perreault; and brother, Bruce Perreault. She is ...

Robert A. Scott

Mr. Robert A. Scott, age 73, of Mayfield, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.Born in Ballston Spa, NY on October 30, 1942, he is the son of the late Helen Petty. Robert is a graduate of the Ballston Spa High School, class of 1960. He is a veteran ...

Josephine Mary Osterhout Springer

Josephine Mary "Mary Jo" Osterhout Springer made her journey to heaven on Sunday, May 15, 2016, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's.When Josephine was a little girl, her aunt said that Josephine Mary Osterhout was way too big a name for a little girl. So, she began to call her Mary Jo. The ...

Thomas E. Van Nostrand

Thomas E. Van Nostrand, age 60, of Ansonia, CT, hails from Northville, NY, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2016, in his home with the loving support of his "stand by your man" wife, Elizabeth Barlow Van Nostrand. He was the son of the late Harry Everett and Alice Ryan Van Nostrand. Thomas was ...

Eileen E. Shipley

Eileen E. Shipley, age 85, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016, at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, St. Johnsville.She was born on January 1, 1931, in East Chicago, Indiana, a daughter of the late Vincent and Alexandra Tlutachowski Bielecki.Eileen was a ...

Eileen E. Shipley

Eileen E. Shipley, age 85, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, St. Johnsville.She was born on January 1, 1931 in East Chicago, Indiana, a daughter of the late Vincent and Alexandra Tlutachowski Bielecki.Eileen was a graduate ...

Bruce R. Gardner

Mr. Bruce R. Gardner, aka "BooBoo," age 73, of Gloversville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, following a short illness.He was born January 22, 1943, in Gloversville, the son of the late Robert and Margaret Stoddard Gardner. He was employed at the former Loblaw's ...

Bruce R. Gardner

Mr. Bruce R. Gardner, aka "BooBoo," age 73, of Gloversville, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, following a short illness.He was born January 22, 1943, in Gloversville, the son of the late Robert and Margaret Stoddard Gardner. He was employed at the former Loblaw's ...

Patricia A. ‘Pat’ Fox

Patricia A. "Pat" Fox, 73, of Port Charlotte, Florida, formerly of Gloversville and Northville, New York, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2016, at her Port Charlotte home.Born November 9, 1942, in Peekskill, New York, to the late Martin Van Deusen and Martha Madeline (nee Carey) Hunt. Pat, a New ...

Gary D. Lott

Mr. Gary D. Lott, age 64, died Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at his home in Gloversville, surrounded by his family.He was born July 10, 1951, in Cobleskill, the son of the late David and Mary Scrom Lott. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1977 to 1978 and was later employed by Taylor Made ...

Benjamin ‘Wayne’ Terranova

Benjamin "Wayne" Terranova, 69, passed away May 11, 2016, at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with lung disease.He was born in Gloversville on January 21, 1947, to the late Benjamin and Grace Terranova.Wayne attended Gloversville schools and served his ...

Robert J. Morley

Robert J. Morley, age 56, of Canajoharie, entered the house of the Lord on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady where he was surrounded by his loving children, Brandon Morley, Robert Morley, Alicia Morley and Katy Morley. Also by his side was his previous wife and close friend, ...

Erna (Jenner) Gerstheimer

Erna (Jenner) Gerstheimer, 101, died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. She was born Erna Otto in Halberstat, Germany on February 10, 1915, and came to Gloversville when she was 9 years old. She and her husband, Carl, owned and operated Jenner's Pastry Shop in ...

Lena Cowles

Lena Cowles passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 11, 2016, at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam. She was born on June 18, 1928, and worked alongside her parents, Edna Frederick and DeWitt Dorn, to make and sell fur-lined gloves as a teenager. Her father later sold real ...

Betty J. Armstrong

Betty J. Armstrong, age 83, a resident of Northville, died Monday, May 9, 2016, at home following a long illness. She was born in Gloversville, NY on September 24, 1932, the daughter of the late Burdett and Florence Luft Brownell.She was a graduate of Northville Central School, class of 1950 ...

Nora P. Brown

Nora P. Brown, age 67, of Johnstown, NY, passed away unexpectedly on May 7, 2016. She was born in Speculator, NY on August 17, 1948, the daughter of the late Milton and Vivian Cook Brooks.Nora is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, serving from 1965 until 1967. She was a certified ...

Loretta Crannell

Loretta Crannell, of North Broadalbin, has closed her last chapter of her book on Monday, May 9, 2016.She was employed for thirty-four years at Mohawk Finishing, formerly of Amsterdam. Loretta was a member of the Northampton United Methodist Church and served on many committees there. She loved ...

Lucia ‘Libby’ D’Arcangelis

Lucia "Libby" D'Arcangelis, 99, of Fort Plain, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at Palatine Nursing Home.Born on October 3, 1916, in St. Johnsville, she was one of 12 children to the late Dominic and Filomena Basolone Capece. A lifelong resident of the area, Libby attended the ...