Obituaries

James Steenburgh

James Steenburgh, age 69, of Broadalbin, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at his residence. He was born on October 13, 1947, in Johnstown, a son of the late Robert Steenburgh and Dorothy Hartman Steenburgh. James was a class of 1966 graduate of Johnstown High School. He attended ...

Timothy A. Thomas

Timothy A. Thomas, age 45, of Johnstown, passed away suddenly on Monday, December 12, 2016, at Albany Medical Center, with his family at his side. He was born on December 17, 1970, in Rome, New York and he grew up in the surrounding area. Tim was employed as a cook and chef at various ...

Albert E. Slade

(1923-2016) Albert E. Slade, husband, father, soldier, engineer, mentor and friend to all who came to know him died peacefully December 5, 2016, at a hospital in Mountain View, California. He was 93 years old. He died after a brief hospitalization following a year-long and valiant battle with ...

Violet D. Braemer

Violet D. Braemer, age 80, a longtime Johnstown resident, passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at the Fulton Center in Gloversville. She was born in Johnstown on May 7, 1936, a daughter of Ira and Ruth I. Putman and graduated from Bob Jones Academy in Greenville, South Carolina in ...

Norma Elizabeth Egelston

Norma Elizabeth Egelston of Glen, NY died peacefully at home on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, surrounded by family. She was born on March 18, 1930, to William and Mildred (Mooney) Barnes. Norma was born in Schenectady, NY and graduated from Duanesburg High School in 1947. She married Grant ...

Margaret Barbara Rosa

Margaret Barbara Rosa, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016, with her loving family by her side. She was born August 19, 1932, in the Bronx, NY to Nicholas and Barbara Schwartz. Marge was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Barbara; her first husband, Manuel Rosa; second husband, ...

Isabella L. Pollard

Isabella L. Pollard, age 88 of Gloversville, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady with her loving family by her side. She was born on January 27, 1928 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Kalvin Beekman and Florence Jones Beekman. Isabella was a class of ...

Nancy Moynihan

God has taken another angel. Nancy Moynihan, 86, passed away peacefully Monday surrounded by her family. She was born in Johnstown, N.Y. to Orva and Gladys (Cummings) Eacker. She was a graduate of St. Rose in Albany, N.Y. Nancy was the rock of the family and often considered a hero. She owned ...

Beth E. Jump

Beth E. Jump, 65, of West Grand Street, Palatine Bridge, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at her home. Born December 23, 1950 in Amsterdam, New York, she was the daughter of the late David and Betty Markes Abraham. She attended Amsterdam schools and lived in Canajoharie ...

Bettye C. Maidment

Bettye C. Maidment, 89 of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Ellis Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born March 3, 1927 in Gloversville, she was the daughter of the late Lansing Beck and Bertha Ruff Beck. Bettye was a 1944 graduate of Gloversville ...

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Peterson

Gerald “Jerry” Peterson, 78, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on Dec. 10th, 2016, in the comfort of his home with his loving family by his side. Gerald was born to the late Carl Oscar Peterson and Ethel Peterson Mylowski, in Albany, N.Y.  He worked as a Plant Manager for R.H. Crown, ...

Edwin Johnston, Jr.

Edwin Johnston, Jr., age 87, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016, at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Health Care, Gloversville. He was born on June 17, 1929, in Johnstown, the son of the late Edwin Johnston, Sr. and Elisabeth Schneidewind Johnston. He graduated ...

Margaret Barbara Rosa

Margaret Barbara Rosa, passed away on Sunday December 11, 2016 with her loving family by her side. She was born August 19, 1932 in the Bronx, NY, to Nicholas and Barbara Schwartz. Marge was pre-deceased by her parents, Nicholas and Barbara, her first husband Manuel Rosa, second husband, ...

Carol Marie DeSantis Cownie

Carol Cownie of Mayfield, N.Y., passed away peacefully on December 9, 2016. During her last days, Carol was surrounded by her loving family, friends and caregivers at Mountain Valley Hospice. In keeping with Carol’s desire to contribute to mankind even in death, she chose to donate her body ...

William N. Avery, Jr.

William N. Avery, Jr., 92, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born October 6, 1924 in Gloversville, he was the son of the late William N. Sr. and Marianne Wilbur Avery. William was a 1943 graduate of Gloversville ...

Charles J. Williams

Charles J. Williams, age 73, of Gloversville, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2016, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, with his family by his side. Mr. Williams was born on February 2, 1943, in Schenectady, the son of the late Robert and Marjorie Heigle Williams. Charles was a ...

Eleanor M. Gray

Eleanor M. Gray, age 94, who had recently resided at Wilkinson Residential in  Amsterdam,  passed away on Friday December 9, 2016 at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville after a long illness.   She was born on March 15, 1922 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Arthur and Jennie Drumm ...

Gloria J. Dunham Bombard

Gloria J. Dunham Bombard, 90, of Queen Anne Road, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016, with her loving family at her side. Born July 24, 1926 in Gloversville, she was a graduate of Gloversville High School. After marrying the love of her life, Jay W. Bombard, she moved ...

Thomas William Nevich

Thomas William Nevich, 61, of Johnstown, died Friday, December 2, 2016, following a long illness. Tom was born June 9, 1955, in Amsterdam, N.Y., the son of William and Virginia Nevich. He attended Amsterdam schools, graduating from Wilbur H. Lynch High School in 1973 and SUNY Oswego in ...

Vincent Anthony Ottalagano

Vincent Anthony Ottalagano, 66, of Gloversville, N.Y., a local icon and businessman who owned and operated Vishnu Music for more than two decades, passed away Monday after a courageous fight with cancer. In his final days, he was surrounded by his children, grandchildren, extended family ...