Obituaries

Donald P. Gregoire

Donald P. Gregoire, 87, of Tribes Hill, NY, died in his home on February 8, 2019, after a long battle with congestive heart failure. Born February 16, 1931, in Champlain, NY, he was the son of Flore Anna Bouchard and Honorius Gregoire, the tenth child of thirteen children. His parents were ...

Bertha ‘Birdie’ Myers

Mrs. Bertha “Birdie” Myers, 91, of County Highway 114, St. Johnsville, New York, passed away, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at her home. Born on March 6, 1928, in St. Johnsville, N.Y., she was the daughter of Albert A. Oeser and Marie Jacchia Oeser. She was a graduate of Canajoharie High ...

Aeriel Lockwood

Aeriel Lockwood, 31, of Junction City, Kansas, died July 5, 2019, in Manhattan, Kansas after a long illness. She was born April 4, 1988, in Fort Riley, Kansas, the daughter of Jeffrey and Janet Lockwood of Junction City, Kansas who survive. Aeriel leaves many aunts, uncles and cousins from ...

Jeffrey T. Fraker

Jeffrey T. Fraker, age 68, of Mayfield, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 21, 1950, in Gloversville, a son of Thomas R. Fraker Sr., who survives, and the late Barbara Allen Fraker. Jeffrey honorably ...

Gary Herbert Soodsma

Gary Herbert Soodsma, 84, passed away peacefully on April 6, 2019, at his winter home in Pine Island, Florida. Gary was born in Midland Park, N.J., May 2, 1934. He married the former Carol Arnold of Hawthorne, N.J. on October 19, 1957, and enjoyed 61 years together. A veteran of the U.S. ...

Charla Ann ‘Chuck’ Mersinger

Mrs. Charla Ann “Chuck” Mersinger, age 44, of Gloversville, passed away suddenly, Sunday July 14, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville with her loving family by her side. She was born September 25, 1974, in Gloversville, the daughter of Walter and Lynn Buyce. She was employed ...

Mary C. Mastracco

Mary C. Mastracco of St. Johnsville, NY, passed away on July 16, 2019. She was 93 years young. Born in Little Falls, NY on March 4, 1926, Mary was the proud daughter of immigrants, Mary and Pasquale (Patsy) Croce. She and her four siblings, Joseph, Thomas, Rose, and Theresa herself an ...

Barbara J. Treleaven

Mrs. Barbara J. Treleaven, 85, of Fonda, NY, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Ellis Hospital, surrounded by her family. Born on April 30, 1934, in Syracuse, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Esther (Baker) Searle. Barbara was raised in the Marcellus area, ...

Madolyn Arlene Taglialatela

Madolyn Arlene Taglialatela, age 97, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Wells Nursing Home with her loving family by her side. She was born on July 26, 1921, in Johnstown to Frederick and Cordelia Steenburgh Hyde. She married William A. Taglialatela on March 11, 1942. ...

Jeffrey V. Malatino

Mr. Jeffrey V. Malatino, age 60, formerly of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2019, at his home in Waverly, Georgia. He was born December 8, 1958, in Gloversville, the son of the late James Malatino and Jane Nellis. Jeff was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending time with ...

Thomas Carr

Thomas Carr, 80, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Westbrook, Maine. He was born July 17, 1938, in Brooklyn, the son of the late Thomas and Anna Clark Carr. On February 7, 1959, he married Pearl Carr, who predeceased him. They shared over fifty-three ...

Jeffrey V. Malatino

Mr. Jeffrey V. Malatino, age 60, formerly of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on July 5, 2019, at his home in Waverly, Georgia. He was born December 8, 1958, in Gloversville, the son of the late James Malatino and Jane Nellis. Jeff was an avid fisherman and enjoyed spending time with ...

Willard D. Wilson

Willard D. Wilson, 81, of Mayfield, passed away at home on Monday, July 15, 2019, surrounded by his loving family, after a brief illness. He recently said, “I’ve had a good life.” He was the son of Lester and Ina Wilson and resided in Mayfield all his life. He had been a member of the ...

Carolyn K. Nellis

Carolyn K. Nellis, age 83, of Gloversville, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Neil and Louise VanAlstine Boles. Carolyn was employed at Decca Records, Winnig Slipper Co., Stewart’s and was last employed at Espey Manufacturing ...

Elizabeth ‘Beth’ Vose

Elizabeth “Beth” Vose, age 61, of Gloversville, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She was born February 21, 1958, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Alfred and Betty Whitney Blodgett. She was employed at Washburn’s Dairy for 14 years until her ...

Feyga E Alpert

Feyga E Alpert, 69, passed away on June 26, 2019. Born in Gloversville, she was the daughter of Samuel and Gertrude Myzal Alpert. She was a graduate of Gloversville High School, Albany State College, and studied at the University of Nice in France. Feyga was a French teacher for many years at ...

Deanna Patricia ‘Duffy’ Madonna

Deanna Patricia “Duffy” Madonna, 77, of Gloversville, passed away on June 25, 2019, after a brief stay at Mountain Valley Hospice. Duffy was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam in 1942, to Anna K. and Edward Martin Duffy. She grew up in Johnstown, attending St. Patrick’s School ...

Barbara J. (Tyler) Easterly

Barbara J. (Tyler) Easterly of Henrietta, NY, passed away on July 5, 2019, at age 83. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, Donald O. Easterly; son, William Easterly; fiance, George Prentice. She is survived by her children, Robert (Charlene) Easterly, Lynda (Gilbert) Hale; ...

Lorrene Katherine Ecker

With love we announce a graveside memorial service for Lorrene Katherine (Coppernoll) Ecker, formerly of Johnstown and Pattersonville, NY, who passed away on March 28, 2018, and was a dearly loved wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt, and is greatly missed by her family and friends. The service ...

Judith Schworm

Judith Schworm, 62, of Fort Plain, NY, passed away on June 24, in Augusta, Maine. Judith was born on April 4, 1957, to Edith and Henry Schoene. She attended Burnt Hills High School and continued her education at Schenectady Community College and Fulton-Montgomery Community College. She ...