Obituaries

Sylvia Sprance

Sylvia Sprance, age 100, of Mayfield, passed away on May 20, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, her loving daughter by her side. She was born March 5, 1919, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of the late Morris and Dora Stein Apar. Sylvia spent most of her life in Brooklyn. She and her ...

Doris M. Thomas Albini

Mrs. Doris M. Thomas Albini, age 88, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday morning, May 22, 2019, at River Ridge Living Center, Amsterdam, after a lengthy illness. She was born May 16, 1931, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Frederick and Mabel Wands Unger. She was employed by MCA ...

Jesse R. Wood

Jesse R. Wood, 83, of Dolgeville, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Little Falls Hospital. He was born September 2, 1935, in Ilion, NY, the son of the late Walter Charles and Marion (Clancey) Wood and was educated in Mohawk schools. His marriage to Vera Ott took place on October 25, ...

Joan Maxian Nicholas

Joan Maxian Nicholas passed away on March 5, 2019, in Columbia, SC, after a brief period of hospitalization following a fall. Joan is survived by her two daughters and four grandchildren, Dondi of Columbia, SC, and her two children, Nikki and Ted, and Ann Atanasio of Midland, VA, her husband, ...

James A. Rhodes

James A. Rhodes, age 82, of Gloversville, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home. He was born on March 17, 1937, in Northville, a son of the late Arnold and Esther Canfield Rhodes. James was a graduate of Northville Central School and ...

Jacqueline Swatt

A funeral Mass for Jacqueline Swatt will be held May 25, at 11 a.m. at Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine, Route 5, Fonda. Reception to follow at Union Hall, Johnstown.

Charles R. Downing

Charles R. Downing, 92, of Hackettstown, N.J., passed away peacefully on May 18, 2019. Charles was born on August 18, 1926, in Gloversville, N.Y., the son of Charles A. Downing and Joanna Ackerbauer Downing. He was a 1944 graduate of Gloversville High School and later earned a B.S. in biology ...

Scott H. Ruby

Scott H. Ruby, age 64, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Services to be announced. Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main Street, ...

Caryl R. ‘Smitty’ Smith

Caryl R. “Smitty” Smith, 75, of Gloversville, NY, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 18, 2019, at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam. He was born in Oneonta on April 11, 1944, a son of the late Stuart and Eleanore Holbrook Smith and graduated from Oneonta High School. Mr. Smith was ...

June M. Patten

June M. Patten, 83, of County Highway 155, Gloversville and formerly of Broadalbin, passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2019, at the Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown. She was born in Gloversville on September 28, 1935, a daughter of Burlin and Alta Grant Guy and was a 1953 graduate of Wheelerville ...

Janis G. Hine

Janis G. Hine, 87, of Lancaster, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019. Born in Gloversville, NY, she was the daughter of the late George and Genevieve (Hillabrandt) Garlock. She was the wife of Louis J. Hine with whom she shared over 54 years of marriage. In addition to her husband, she is ...

Jacqueline Swatt

A funeral Mass for Jacqueline Swatt will be held May 25, at 11 a.m. at Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine, Route 5, Fonda. Reception to follow at Union Hall, Johnstown.

June M. Patten

June M. Patten, 83, of County Highway 155, Gloversville and formerly of Broadalbin, passed away on Wednesday May 15, 2019, at the Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown. She was born in Gloversville on September 28, 1935, a daughter of Burlin and Alta Grant Guy and was a 1953 graduate of Wheelerville ...

Agnes Z. Sahut

Agnes Z. Sahut, age 84, formerly of Johnstown, NY, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Agnes was born in Johnstown on November 11, 1934, a daughter of the late Augustine Zayicek and Terezia Burda Zayicek, the youngest of ten children. She was a graduate of ...

Walter W. Kowalczyk

Walter W. Kowalczyk, 88, of County Highway 107, Perth, passed suddenly on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at St. Mary’s Hospital, after being stricken at home. He was born on the family farm in Perth on June 7, 1930, a son of Vincent and Antonia (Edna) Niemiec Kowalczyk and was educated locally at ...

Jeffrey M. Whitehouse

Jeffrey M. Whitehouse, age 58, of Gloversville, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 5, 2019. He was born April 1, 1961, in Gloversville, the son of Gary Whitehouse and Rosalind Bornt Whitehouse. He was a 1979 graduate of Gloversville High School. Jeff joined the United States Army where he ...

James ‘Mickey’ O’Rourke

James “Mickey” O’Rourke passed away at the age of 93. He was born in the Bronx on November 6, 1925, the son of James and Elizabeth Schneider O’Rourke. Mickey served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific. He worked as a control operator for the Long Island Lighting Company, ...

Rosemary Valero Musgrave

Rosemary Valero Musgrave, 73, of Galway, N.Y., passed away May 11, 2019. She was the devoted wife of Louis Musgrave of which they spent time enjoying each other’s company at the casinos and Saratoga race track as well as many times down the Cape where she enjoyed the ocean. She was ...

Jacqueline Swatt

A funeral Mass for Jacqueline Swatt will be held May 25, at 11 a.m. at Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine, Route 5, Fonda. Reception to follow at Union Hall, Johnstown.

Richard Clark Veghte

Richard Clark Veghte, 87, died peacefully of natural causes in his Clearwater, Florida home on May 9, 2019. He is survived by his two brothers, Jack (Barbara) and Bruce. Known as “Uncle Dick” to Jack’s four children, Melissa Jones (Michael), John (Susan), Richard (Leigh) and David ...