Obituaries

Gary W. Bogdan

Gary W. Bogdan, 55, of Hadley Hill Road, Hadley, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Born on November 7, 1963 in Amsterdam, he was the son of Edward A. Bogdan and the late Julia (Roberts) Bogdan. He was a graduate of Broadalbin Central School. On September 12, 1987 he married Patti Duell ...

Guy J. DiMaio

Guy J. DiMaio, age 79, of Johnstown passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam with his loving family by his side. He was born on July 17, 1939 in Gloversville, a son of the late Matteo and Mary Lorentano DiMaio. Guy attended Gloversville schools and ...

Matthew Williams

Matthew Williams, age 80, of Fonda passed away peacefully on January 7, 2019 at the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown after a brief illness. Born in Amsterdam, N.Y. on March 24, 1938, the son of the late Alfred and Christine Wicenciuk. Friends and family are invited to a graveside service of ...

Gerald Christman

Gerald Christman, 68, life long resident of Johnstown, N.Y. and well-known and respected real estate broker, passed away the evening of Wednesday May 8, 2019 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, N.Y. Known affectionately as “Jerry” and “Critty,” Jerry was the son of the late Harold and ...

John M. Brooks

John M. Brooks, 62, passed away following a long illness on May 3, 2019, at his home in Rexford, with his loving wife and mother by his side. The son of Milton and Eleanor (Bleyl) Brooks of Bleecker, John was born in Gloversville on April 27, 1957. He graduated from Gloversville High School, ...

Sharon L. Stanton

Mrs. Sharon L. Stanton, age 75, of Gloversville, passed away April 6, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 29, 1944, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Patrick and Jane Stanton. She was later employed for over 30 years by ...

Roger E. Ritzmann

1942 — 2019 Roger E. Ritzmann of Johnstown, died on May 7, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville, New York, at the age of 76. Roger Ernest Ritzmann was born on June 13, 1942, in Brooklyn, New York to the late Ernest H. and Frances P. Ritzmann (nee Schultz). He attended PS 93 ...

Lawrence J. Lerner

Dr. Lawrence J. Lerner, age 67, of Johnstown, died Monday, May 6, 2019, at his home with his family at his side. He was born January 9, 1952, in New York City, the son of the late Irving and Gertrude Lerner. He graduated from Queens College and later earned his M.D. at the Uniformed Services ...

Donna L. Whitman

Mrs. Donna L. Whitman, age 69, of Gloversville, formerly of Northville, passed peacefully Sunday evening, May 5, 2019, with her loving family by her side. She was born February 25, 1950, in Amsterdam, to the late June A. Lair. Donna attended Gloversville schools. She retired from Northville ...

James Nichols

James Nichols, 54, of Reed Street, Northville, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at home with his loving sister by his side. He was born in Gloversville, NY on July 30 1964, the son of James Nichols and Carol (Ferguson Nichols) Bowers. He worked for many years for Mountain View Logging. He loved ...

Donald Martin Dean Wilson

Donald Martin Dean Wilson, age 63, of Gloversville, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at his residence. He was born on September 1, 1955, in Caroga Lake, a son of the late Doug and Dorothy Smith Wilson. Donald was employed as a mechanic for many years at Somerset Industries in ...

Martha Jane Curtin

March 18, 1951 — May 2, 2019 Martha Jane Curtin, 68, of Apex, passed away on May 2, 2019, in Cary, NC. Martha was born on March 18, 1951, in Gloversville, NY to George and Donna Curtin. Martha was a stamping enthusiast and enjoyed volunteer work with Durham Rescue Mission as well as her ...

Kenneth C. Canary

Kenneth C. Canary, 92, a lifelong Route 29, Gloversville resident, peacefully went to heaven on February 8, 2019. He is survived by his wife of almost 71 years, Phyllis Crannell Canary; his four children: daughters, Lynda Naske (Bob) of Johnstown, Lois Wager (Michael) of Broadalbin, Laurie ...

Carlton J. Bordis

Carlton J. Bordis, age 99, of Ormond Beach, Fla., passed away on April 4, 2019. He will be remembered by most who knew him as a gentleman, and a gentle man. Carl was born in Johnstown, on November 1, 1919, to the late William and Ella Bordis. He married Muriel Schumann in 1942 and had three ...

Eloise Hedden Sponenberg

Eloise Hedden Sponenberg, 94, a lifelong Johnstown resident, died peacefully on May 1, 2019. Born June 15, 1924, she was the daughter of Peter John Whitfield Hedden and Prosperine Bazerque Hedden and was a graduate of Saint Patrick’s Parochial School and the Johnstown High School class of ...

Arlene M. Hine Sheldon

Arlene M. Hine Sheldon, 93, of Ormond Beach, FL, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2019, at her home. Born on December 10, 1925, in Canajoharie, NY, to George and Margaret Haywood Prime, she moved to Gloversville where she graduated from high school and married Harold E. Hine. She began her ...

Robert H. Nellis

Robert H. Nellis, age 81 of Caroga Lake, passed away on Friday May 3, 2019 at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, Gloversville. He was born on October 07, 1937 in Johnstown a son of the late Harold C. and Mildred E. Dickinson Nellis. Robert was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He was ...

Donna Arlene Rockafellow

Mrs. Donna Arlene Rockafellow, age 73, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully May 2, 2019, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville surrounded by her loving family. She was born December 10, 1945, in Gloversville, the daughter of late George and Arlene Wager. She was later employed as a LPN ...

Raymond Benjamin Cichy

Raymond Benjamin Cichy DDS., 75, of Grant Avenue, Amsterdam, NY, passed away Monday, April 29, 2019, at home after a courageous battle with mesothelioma. Born in Amsterdam, NY on June 18, 1943, he was the son of the late Benjamin Albert and Mary Josephine Piech Cichy. Dr. Cichy received ...

Dorothy Coons

Dorothy Coons of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday morning, May 1, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 27, 1927, in Gloversville, one of four children to the late George and Lena Hohenforst. She graduated from Gloversville High School and was a glove worker and retired ...