Obituaries

Alan N. Shwartz

Alan N. Shwartz, 81, of Encino, Calif.,1956 graduate of Gloversville High School, passed away peacefully on Sept. 18, 2017, after a long illness in the company of family and friends. Alan (aka "Nick") was an Army veteran stationed at Fort Ord, Monterey, Calif., who fell in love with ...

Warren Leslie ‘Lou’ Hill

Warren Leslie “Lou” Hill, age 89, of Johnstown, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Wells Nursing Home with his family by his side. Mr. Hill was born in Madison, Connecticut, on June 2, 1928, a son of the late Charles C. and Charlotte Gillespie Hill. Mr. Hill enlisted in ...

John Broderick

John William Broderick

To know him was to love him. John William Broderick passed away September 18, 2017. He was born on June 28, 1933, in Poughkeepsie to Marian (Millious) Broderick and Joseph Broderick. He was predeceased by his sister, Frances Twombley and brother Joseph Broderick. He grew up in Staatsburg, NY, ...

Albert Page

Albert J. Page

Albert J. Page, age 62, passed away peacefully at his home in Speculator on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born July 17, 1955, in Speculator, NY, the son of the late Amos and Beverly Scribner Page. Albert was a skilled carpenter and worked ...

Ferdinard E. DeMagistris

Ferdinard E. DeMagistris, (Fred), 85, of Gloversville, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home. He was born on February 12, 1932 to the late Ferdinard and Gladys Cornell DeMagistris in Johnstown, NY. Fred was a Veteran of the United States Air ...

Nina Frye

Nina Vosburgh Champion Frye

Nina Vosburgh Champion Frye, 97, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at her home in Mayfield. She was born Nina Bernice Vosburgh on July 6, 1920, at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. She was the daughter of William and Hazel Vosburgh. Her father was a dairy farmer and ...

Lorraine A. Zayicek

Lorraine A. Zayicek, age 92, of Poulsbo, Washington, formerly of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Washington. She was born on July 3, 1925, in Astoria, Queens, a daughter of the late Paul and Antoinette Ahrens Trajlinek. Lorraine ...

Richard Carpenter

Richard Allan Carpenter

Mr. Richard Allan Carpenter, LPN, 69, of 6166 State Route 29A, Stratford, died unexpectedly Sunday evening, September 17, 2017, at Little Falls Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack at his residence. Richard was born on April 23, 1948, in Little Falls, the son of Ernest R. and ...

Marjorie Sanders

Marjorie L. Sanders

Marjorie L. Sanders, age 71, of Gloversville, died Monday, September 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. She was born October 31, 1945, in Lewisburg, PA, the daughter of Colvin and Helen Fancher Young. She was employed by Johnstown Knitting Mill for many years. Marjorie is ...

Timothy John Subik

Timothy John Subik, age 46, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at his residence. He was born on September 21, 1970, in Gloversville, a son of David and Catherine Ford Subik. Timothy was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was a career farmer working ...

Alberta Mae Dress

Alberta Mae Dress, 86, of Gloversville, NY, passed away following a brief illness on Sept. 16, 2017, at Albany Medical Center, Albany N.Y. She was of the Protestant faith and spent much of her life as an active member of Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, Mayfield. Alberta was born on Dec. ...

Victor Tubbs

Victor I. Tubbs

Victor I. Tubbs, 66, of Johnstown, passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at his home. He was born July 25, 1951, in Speculator, the son of George and Jessie Blowers Tubbs. He was a 1970 graduate of Fonda High School. He was employed as a custodian by the Gloversville Enlarged ...

Bruce Wayne Hillbourne

Bruce Wayne Hillbourne, 57, of Gloversville, N.Y., passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 17, 2017. Born in Amsterdam, N.Y., on December 25, 1959, he was the son of the late Patricia Young and Albert Hillbourne Jr. Bruce attended local schools and spent some time employed with Kasson & ...

Lorraine A. Zayicek

Lorraine A. Zayicek, age 92, of Poulsbo, Washington, formerly of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Washington. She was born on July 3, 1925, in Astoria, Queens, a daughter of the late Paul and Antoinette Ahrens Trajlinek. Lorraine ...

Renalda Culver

Renalda ‘Rene’ Culver

Renalda “Rene” Culver died peacefully after a long courageous journey with Alzheimer’s on September 18, 2017, at her daughters home in Troy, NY. Born in St. Johnsville NY to John and Stella Ponzi with whom she resided until she met the love of her life, Marvin “Marty” Culver, whom ...

Ernest F. Lohmeyer

Mr. Ernest F. Lohmeyer, 84, formerly of Amsterdam, died peacefully on Friday, September 15, 2017, following a brief illness. Born in Amsterdam, New York on December 9, 1933, he was the son of the late William and Vivian Wright Lohmeyer. A lifelong area resident, Ernest was employed for over ...

Bridgett Drzewicki

Bridgett Drzewicki, affectionately known as “Miss Hagaman,” died peacefully on Saturday, September 16, 2017, following a brief illness. She was 94. A lifelong Hagaman resident, Bridgett was born in April, the daughter of the late Konstanty “Charles” and Catherine Bakuesonis. She ...

Alexander E. Hitrick

Alexander E. Hitrick, 91, of Woodside Avenue, Mayfield, died Sunday morning, September 17, 2017, at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, Gloversville. He was born in Schenectady on November 18, 1925, a son of Alexander and Irma Reistetter Hitrick and moved to Gloversville as a child. Alex attended ...

James Dustin

James Dana Dustin

James Dana Dustin, age 45, of Johnstown, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at his residence. He was born on October 31, 1971 in Gloversville, a son of the late Charles R. Dustin and Hilda Hillabrandt Dustin of Johnstown, who survives. Jim was a Class of 1990 graduate ...

Roger Ahrens

Roger Ahrens

Roger Ahrens, former Hudson Falls School Board member and long-time mechanical engineer at the Sandy Hill Corporation, died in the loving arms of his wife, Dayle on September 13, 2017, at the Glens Falls Hospital. Surrounded also by his children, Roger passed into another even brighter life, ...