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Obituaries

Eileen L. Kondrat

Eileen L. Kondrat, 92, formerly of Southline Road, Middle Grove, passed away Monday evening, June 29, 2020, at St. Mary’s Healthcare, Amsterdam. She was born in Broadalbin on March 4, 1928 a daughter of Alfred and Lila Donnelly Ferguson and attended school there. Eileen was a lifelong area ...

Jacqueline McCreight

Mrs. Jacqueline McCreight, age 87, of Gloversville, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020, at her home in Gloversville. She was born June 22, 1933, in Lock Haven, PA, the daughter of the late Edward and Ruey Kemerer. She was employed for many years as a secretary by the Gloversville YWCA. She ...

Richard C. ‘Jump’ Monroe

Richard C. “Jump” Monroe, age 64, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. He was born in Gloversville on September 17, 1955, a son of the late Clarence Monroe and Edith Cook Monroe. Richard was a graduate of Broadalbin Central School. In ...

Nadine Wright Rose

Nadine Wright Rose, 98, formerly of Union Street, Fultonville, NY, passed away Monday at the E.L. Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility in Amsterdam where she has resided for the last few years. Born in Arkansas on April 23, 1922, a daughter of the late Alvin A. and Minnie Jane Baskins ...

Frances ‘Fran’ Sammarco

Frances “Fran” Sammarco passed away peacefully on June 26, 2020, at the age of 97 with her beloved nephew, John Sammarco by her side. She was born in New York City, NY on October 8, 1922, to parents Giuseppe and Vincenza (Paciolla) Sammarco. Fran attended Gloversville schools and worked ...

Lori L. Vaughan

The loving soul of Lori L. Vaughan, 59, of Richmond, Texas, entered into eternal rest on June 20, 2020. Lori was born in Gloversville, NY on January 4, 1961, the daughter of Beverly Colby-Lydia and Peter Carl Palmateer. Lori, the adopted daughter of Ronald Ray Decker, attended both Gloversville ...

Yolanda B. Cerasia

Mrs. Yolanda B. Cerasia, age 89, of Gloversville, was taken by God to heaven on June 26, 2020. She was born in Agerola (Naples), Italy on December 5, 1930, daughter of Guiseppi and Margherita (Avitable) Florio. She worked as a nanny before emigrating to the United States in 1960. She married ...

LeRoy J. Brooker

LeRoy J. Brooker, 60, of Gloversville, went to heaven to be with our loving mother on June 23, 2020, after a long fight with cancer. He was born in Gloversville, April 5,1960, to the late Helen Ten Eyck and Gerald “Pete” Brooker. LeRoy was a lifelong fan of the New York Mets and Giants as ...

Corleen D. Bordis

Corleen D. Bordis, age 66, of Saratoga Springs, passed peacefully on March 1, 2020, while under the excellent care of Saratoga Hospice. Born in Gloversville on September 16, 1953, she was the only child of Muriel and Paul Bordis, who predeceased her. She attended Meco Union Free Grade ...

Richard A. ‘Dick’ Handy

Richard A. “Dick” Handy, age 88, of Johnstown, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady. He was born January 8, 1932 in Gloversville, the son of the late James and Beatrice Manzer Handy. He served for four years in the US Air Force and was later employed at Pan ...

June Davin

June Davin (The former June M. Perry) November 6, 1939 — June 2019 It is with deep sadness and grief that our family shares the death of our amazing and beloved mother, June Davin on June 29, 2019, due to a sudden and unexpected illness. It has only been a year, but we miss her more ...

Virginia ‘Jeanne’ A. Antonucci

Virginia “Jeanne” A. Antonucci, 88, of the town of Oppenheim, New York, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, June 22, 2020, in the comfort of her own home. She was born on August 30, 1931, in Dolgeville, New York, and was the daughter of the late, Clarence and Hazel (Youker) ...

Thomas Smith, Sr.

Thomas Smith Sr., age 95, of Rockwood, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. He was born in Stone Arabia on January 14, 1925, a son of the late Alpha Smith Sr. and Bertha Spencer Smith. Mr. Smith attended Ephratah schools and honorably served his country ...

Carolyn Orndorff Fry

It is with deep regret and sorrow that we announce the passing of our mother, Carolyn Orndorff Fry on June 17, 2020. Carol was born in Littlestown, PA, the youngest of three (Irene, Clark, Carol) raised on the Meadow Valley Farm. She attended and graduated from Littlestown High School. She ...

Bonnie J. Dostal

Bonnie J. Dostal, 77, of Riverview, FL, formerly of Johnstown, died on June 17, at Melech Hospice House in Tampa, FL, from a battle with cancer with her son by her side. The daughter of the late Henry and Helen Smith, she graduated from Gloversville High School. She married Bruce Dostal, ...

Floyd S. King Jr.

Floyd S. King Jr., age 89, of Johnstown, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020, at Wells Nursing Home. He was born in Caroga Lake on April 18, 1931, a son of the late Floyd S. King Sr. and Florence Lane King. Floyd honorably served his country in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 as a Sergeant ...

Stefanie Dorman

Stefanie Dorman, age 36, of Amsterdam, passed away on Friday, June 19, 2020 at her residence. She was born on July 19, 1983 in Gloversville, a daughter of Michael Dorman and Claudia Van Skiver Dorman of Gloversville. Stefanie was a class of 2001 graduate of Gloversville High School. She was ...

Lawrence T. Getman

Lawrence T. Getman, 80, of Gloversville, passed away suddenly on June 17, 2020. Born in Bleecker, New York on August 3, 1939, to the late George and Florence Getman, he graduated from Mayfield High School in 1956 at the age of 16. A devoted husband, father, and grandfather, he spent 45 years ...

Benjamin Anthony Manieri, II

Mr. Benjamin Anthony Manieri, II, age 36, of Gloversville, passed away suddenly on Wednesday June 17, 2020 at his home in Gloversville. He was born June 28, 1983 in Amsterdam, the son of Joann Hladik Manieri and the late Robert Manieri. He was employed by New York State Office of Children and ...

Richard A. Rackmyre

Richard A. Rackmyre, 74, of Gloversville, N.Y., passed away on June 16, with his family by his side at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady, N.Y. He was born on July 24, 1945, in Johnstown, N.Y., son of Blanche Gardner. On December 4, 1965, he married the love of his life, Sarah Lyons Rackmyre ...