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Obituaries

Willard J.E. Smith

Willard J.E. Smith, 75, born in Gloversville, N.Y. on January 2, 1945, was taken home suddenly on November 24, 2020. He was predeceased by his parents, Willard Smith and Mary Greenfield Smith; and his sisters, Marion Bono, Edna Smith. He is survived by sister, Ellen Dorman and wife Rose ...

Marguerite E. Ellsworth

Marguerite E. Ellsworth, age 97, a resident of Gloversville, died Thursday, November 26, 2020, at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville. She was born in Wells, NY, on July 19, 1923, the daughter of the late Oliver and Eva Countryman Whitman. Marguerite was employed for many years ...

Tammy M. (Gray) Yacobucci

Tammy M. (Gray) Yacobucci, 55, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Wenesday, November 25, 2020. Born in Gloversville, April 16, 1965, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Doris Loucks Gray of Northville, NY. Tammy attended Northville Central School and Fulton-Montgomery Community ...

Hector Joseph ‘Butch’ Miner

Hector Joseph “Butch” Miner, 69, of Fort Plain, passed away peacefully with his daughter and son-in-law by his side on Sunday, November 22, 2020. He was born on September 27, 1951, in New London, Connecticut, a son of the late Hector Alford Miner and Edith Marion Robbins Miner. Butch ...

Amelia F. ‘Mimi’ Myzal

Amelia F. “Mimi” Myzal, 92, of Gloversville, died November 25, 2020, with her daughter by her side. Born in Fort Plain, NY, she was the daughter of the late Julio and Elisa Costanza Biasini. A homemaker and former glove worker, Mimi was a volunteer at Nathan Littauer Hospital and was of ...

Phyllis J. Mills

Phyllis J. Mills, 89, of Gloversville, N.Y., passed away Sunday, November 22, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 7, 1931, in Johnstown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Floyd and Ethel Ellsworth-Rulison. Phyllis attended Johnstown High School and was a lifetime resident ...

Concetta ‘Connie’ Salluzzo

Concetta “Connie” Salluzzo, age 101, a longtime Gloversville resident, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at St. Ann’s Community Care Center, Webster, NY. She was born April 12, 1919, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Rosario and Maria DeRocco Lomanto. A 1937 graduate ...

Zachary H. Luck

Zachary H. Luck, age 25, of Johnstown, passed away suddenly in a car accident on Thursday, November 19, 2020. He was born February 14, 1995, in Gloverville, the son of Gary and Robin Luck. He was most recently employed as a delivery person at Ruby & Quiri of Johstown. Zachary was a very ...

John G. “Jack” Biscotti

John G. “Jack” Biscotti, 97, of Johnstown, N.Y., passed away peacefully Saturday, November 14, 2020, at Albany Medical Center. He was born November 6, 1923 in Amsterdam, N.Y. son of the late John and Marjorie Deyoe Biscotti. Jack graduated from Johnstown High School, class of 1942. He ...

David M. Buanno

David M. Buanno, 76, of Sacandaga Road, Fort Johnson, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at Albany Medical Center. He was born in Amsterdam on December 28, 1943, a son of Henry and Clara Kubran Buanno and was a 1963 graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School. Dave was a lifelong area ...

Linda A. Spraker

Linda A. Spraker, age 71, of Gloversville, passed away on November 17, 2020, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. She was born July 19, 1949, in Amsterdam, the daughter of the late Robert and Anne Spraker. She was employed as a Leather Finisher for many years before retiring. She loved nature ...

Rhoda J. Carpenter

Rhoda J. Carpenter of the town of Charleston, NY, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 20, 2020. She was born in the town of Sharon, NY at her family home on May 29, 1931. Rhoda was the daughter of the late Harry and Lucy Cicero Corey. She was a Fultonville High School graduate of 1950, ...

Rene A. Perrone

Mr. Rene A. Perrone, age 88, of Schoharie, died unexpectedly on Thursday evening, November 19, 2020, at Glendale Nursing Home, Scotia. He was born January 11, 1932, in Gloversville, the son of the late Eduardo and Matilda Morali Perrone. He was a graduate of Gloversville High School and later ...

Alexander Richard Simon

Alexander Richard Simon passed away suddenly in a car accident on Friday, November 20, 2020. Alex was born on April 13, 1993, to Nicholas Simon III and Marcia Semprevio Simon. He grew up in Johnstown, but he was constantly on the road every summer racing BMX with his brother Nicholas Simon ...

Nadia T. Carpenter

Nadia T. Carpenter, 86, of County Highway 110, Broadalbin, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville. She was born in Newark, NJ on March 10, 1934, a daughter of John S. and Mary Shumeyko Carpenter and was a 1952 graduate of Union High School. ...

John A. Del Savio

John A. Del Savio, 71, of Saratoga Springs, NY, passed away on Friday, November 13, 2020, at his home in Saratoga Springs, NY. John was born July 1, 1949, in Gloversville, NY to the late Salvatore “John” Del Savio and Jennie I. (Handy) Del Savio. John graduated from Gloversville High ...

Regina A. Lehtonen

Mrs. Regina A. Lehtonen, 100, formerly of Johnstown, New York, died Sunday, November 8, 2020, at Hackettstown Medical Center in Hackettstown, New Jersey. Born on September 17, 1920, in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of Alexander Kangas and Alina Sixtus Kangas. She was a graduate of James ...

Donna Marie Ferraro

Mrs. Donna Marie Ferraro, age 80, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 28, 1940, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Louis and Mary Aguilera. Donna was employed for ...

John G. Burd

John G. Burd, 55, of Gloversville passed away on November 11, 2020. John attended Gloversville schools; leaving Gloversville in 1981 he spent several years in California working for the Goodwill Industry in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties stating, “I work hard with folks I like”. ...

Ileane F. Buseck

Ileane F. Buseck, age 85 entered into rest on Saturday November 14, 2020 after a short illness. She was born in Northville, NY on July 14, 1935. The daughter of the late John and Lena Ellsworth Knowles. Ileane worked for many years at Frontier Communications in Gloversville. She enjoyed her ...