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Obituaries

Robert F. Frenyea Sr.

Robert F. Frenyea Sr., 79, of Johnstown, NY, passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. When given the task to summarize a life, where would you start? Their birth and death, or special moments that give readers a timeline of their accomplishments ...

Floyd J. Nelli

Floyd J. Nelli, 81, of Broadalbin, NY and formerly of Amsterdam, NY, passed away Thursday morning, January 23, 2020, after a long illness. Born on the South Side of Amsterdam, NY on March 28, 1938, he was the son of the late Sisto and Marianannine Parillo Nelli. Floyd received his education ...

Mary Jane (Stevens) Pierce

Mary Jane (Stevens) Pierce, 93, of Westfield, died Wednesday at Genesis Nursing Home in Westfield. She was born November 16, 1926, in Gloversville, NY, daughter of the late Martin and Lillian (Burns) Stevens, and graduated from Gloversville High School in 1945. In June 1948, she married her ...

Louise Ricci Muscato

Louise Ricci Muscato of 16 Pine Street, Amsterdam, New York, passed away peacefully after a short illness on January 23, 2020, at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam. Louise was born in Amsterdam on May 3, 1923, to Joseph and Emma Bardascini Ricci. She received her education in the ...

John Alfred Paul Di Scioscia

This is our last letter of love to our father, John Alfred Paul Di Scioscia, who went to be with his wife (our mother) and his beloved savior, Jesus Christ, on January 22, 2020, at The Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. John’s family and loved ones were right by his side. Our ...

John Marshall ‘Jack’ Hooley

John Marshall “Jack” Hooley, 76, of Broadalbin, NY, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, NY surrounded by his family. He was born in Albany, NY, a son of the late John C. Hooley and Mildred “Lois” Egan and was a graduate of Colonie High ...

Clara King

Mrs. Clara King, 102, formerly of State Highway 80, Fort Plain, New York, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at St. Johnsville Rehab and Nursing Center. Born on December 7, 1917, in the town of Palatine, NY, she was the daughter of Lloyd Saltsman and Irene Walrath Saltsman. She attended ...

Jean M. Quinn

Jean M. Quinn of Johnstown, NY, entered into rest peacefully at Mountain Valley Hospice on Sunday, January 19, 2020. She was born September 10, 1931, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of the late Frank and Marie Turnberger. She graduated from Misericordia College in ...

Sherrylee (Ballard) Ackernecht

Sherrylee (Ballard) Ackernecht, born July 5, 1951, went to meet our Lord, January 23, 2020. Born to Russell J. Ballard and Edith M. Etherton, both of Gloversville. She worked as a CNA, former worker for Coleco Industries, and as a bartender for the local VFW and American Legion Post ...

William ‘Will’ Herset

William “Will” Herset, age 75, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. He was born on December 14, 1944, in Brooklyn, a son of Olaf and Clara Herset. Will has been part of the Lexington family for almost 30 years. He came to Lexington from ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Edward Bailey Sr.

Robert “Bob” Edward Bailey Sr., age 80, a resident of Northville, passed away on January 22, 2020, at home with his family by his side. Bob was born in Mohawk, NY on March 13, 1939, the son of the late George Bailey Sr. and Violet Lozo. Bob was employed for Bailey & Bailey lumber ...

Robert ‘Bob’ Edward Bailey Sr.

Robert “Bob” Edward Bailey Sr., age 80, a resident of Northville, passed away on January 22, 2020, at home with his family by his side. Bob was born in Mohawk, NY on March 13, 1939, the son of the late George Bailey Sr. and Violet Lozo. Bob was employed for Bailey & Bailey lumber ...

Kenneth Alan Newman

Kenneth Alan Newman, of 105 North Perry Street, Johnstown, died on Sunday, January 19, 2020, at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation Center and Nursing Home, St. Johnsville, New York. Ken was born in Flushing, New York on April 24, 1948. He had lived in Johnstown since 1989, and had previously ...

Mary L. [Ratka] Wojeski

Mary L. (Ratka) Wojeski of Amsterdam, died Sunday, January 19, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Visitation will be on Friday, Jan. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Amsterdam Funeral Chapel, 13 Belmont Place, Amsterdam. A Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Stephen’s Church, Hagaman. Burial at St. ...

Marjorie V. Frasier

Mrs. Marjorie V. Frasier, 91, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at home with her loving sons by her side. She was born May 7, 1928, in Syracuse, NY, daughter of the late Francis Valliere and the late Pauline Valliere. Marjorie graduated from Gloversville ...

Sadieanna ‘Sayy’ Marie Bayless

Sadieanna “Sayy” Marie Bayless, age 22, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, January 18, 2020. She was born April 2, 1997, in Gloversville. She attended Gloversville schools and obtained her GED. She found her soulmate, “Chubbz” who is the love of her life and ...

Gail M. LeVeille

Gail M. LeVeille, age 85, a resident of Gloversville, died Sunday, January 19, 2020, at home with her loving family by her side. She was born in Gloversville, NY on June 23, 1934. She was employed for many years as a Maitre d’ for the former Estee School in Gloversville, NY. Gail was a ...

Mary L. [Ratka] Wojeski

Mary L. (Ratka) Wojeski of Amsterdam, died Sunday, January 19, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Visitation will be on Friday, Jan. 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Amsterdam Funeral Chapel, 13 Belmont Place, Amsterdam. A Mass will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Stephen's Church in Hagaman. Burial at St. ...

Chester James “Chet” Burch

Chester James “Chet” Burch of Albany, NY, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019. He was born January 24, 1947, in Amsterdam, NY. Chet was blessed with the gift of two loving wives. His first wife, Louise, predeceased him in 2013. His father Claude and mother Christine predeceased him as well. His ...

Lillian Edith [Brown] Hayner

Lillian Edith (Brown) Hayner, 93, of Johnstown, passed away peacefully on January 17, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital after a brief illness. She was a lifelong area resident who, up until weeks ago, was still snow blowing her own driveway and mowing her own lawn in the summer. Lillian was of ...