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Obituaries

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 ...

Eileen Marie Smyth

Eileen Marie Smyth, resident of Gloversville, NY, passed away on June 8, 2020. Eileen was born on March 4, 1957. She was the daughter of the late Alice and Matthew Smyth. Eileen was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend. She loved to crochet, ride horses, attend her weekly TBI ...

Barbara J. Abbott

Barbara J. Abbott, 85, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home with her loving family at her side on June 17, 2020. She was born in Gloversville, N.Y. on November 3, 1934, a daughter of the late Robert and Ellen Purcey Kilmer and was a 1952 graduate of Johnstown High School. On July ...

William Fancher

Mr. William Fancher, 90, of Johnstown passed peacefully on Saturday, June 13th, 2020, at home as he wished, surrounded by his daily loved dearly by his side and the professional care and comfort of Hospice. His family and friends will miss him dearly. Willie is predeceased by not only parents ...

James A. Caldara

James A. Caldara, age 58, a resident of Gloversville passed away on Wednesday June 17, 2020 at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home following a long illness. He was born in Gloversville, N.Y. on June 23, 1961. The son of Anthony and Mildred Skadra Caldara. He was a graduate of Mayfield Central ...

Janice M. Frederick

Janice M. Frederick, 75, of Marysville, and formerly of Johnstown, N.Y., passed away the evening of June 9, 2020 at Monarch Skilled Nursing in Marysville, OH. A devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother, she worked as a telecommunications manager with Frontier Communications. Janice ...

Lester D. Handy

Lester D. Handy, 79, of Tribes Hill passed away June 16, 2020. Born in Gloversville on July 18, 1940, he was the son of the late Carl J. and Margaret C. (Case) Handy. He is survived by his daughter, Paula (Bill) Smith of Fonda, and his son Kevin (Christine) Handy of Cornelius NC; and by his ...

Neil F. Blowers

Neil F. Blowers, of 2 West St., Johnstown, died unexpectedly on May 20, 2020. He was 54. He was born September 8, 1965, to the late Franklin and Agnes (Stewart) Blowers and was a lifelong Johnstown resident. He was a 1984 graduate of Johnstown High School. He is survived by his companion, ...

Harry Mann

Harry Mann, age 84, of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady. He was born on December 11, 1935. Harry lived at 15 Lexington Ave. in Gloversville for the last 10 years. Since his retirement, he has enjoyed time with friends. He enjoyed old cars, car ...

Anthony M. Guadagno

Anthony M. Guadagno III, 58, of Johnstown, New York, succumbed to the injuries he received as a result of an automobile accident on June 10, 2020. “Bud”, “Bubba” or “Meatball”, as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was born on October 8, 1961 in Gloversville, ...

Richard M. Luck

Richard M. Luck, 70, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, June 12, 2020, at home. He was born December 26, 1949 in Amsterdam a son of the late Martin and Thelma White Luck. Richard was a 1968 graduate of Johnstown High School. He was employed as a barber for 51 years starting at ...

Dennis W. Christman

Dennis W. Christman, 72, of Dalton, passed away Saturday at home surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mary (Starkweather) Christman. Also surviving are a daughter, Brenda Christman and Zach Staudinger, of Clarks Summit; a son, Scott Christman and wife, ...

Albert V. Sanges

Albert V. Sanges, 86 of Gloversville died Friday at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Gloversville where he was a life long resident, the son of the late Pasquale and Philomena DeMartine Sanges. A veteran of U.S. Army serving in the Korean War, he was employed for 42 years ...

John C. Miller

John C. Miller, 89, of Fort Johnson, died suddenly on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He was born August 15, 1930 in Gloversville, the son of the late Chauncey and Olive LaPorte Miller. John was a successful businessman rising from a small used car dealer. He was a ...

Cuma A. Hall

Cuma A. Hall, age 86, a resident of Gloversville, died Friday June 12, 2020 at the Fulton Center in Gloversville. She was born in Blackburn Oklahoma on April 23, 1934. The daughter of the late Pink and Faye Luten Cotham. Cuma was employed for many years at Hussman in Gloversville. There ...

Randy E. Poyfair

Randy E. Poyfair, 67 years old, of Gloversville, passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary’s Hospital late Thursday evening June 11, 2020 due to complications of COPD. He was born May 16, 1953 to LeRoy and Betty (Travis) Poyfair. Survivors include a brother and caregiver Larry Poyfair and ...

Sharon E. Tubbs

Sharon E. Tubbs, 74, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Nathan Littauer Hospital. Born in Gloversville, N.Y. on January 29, 1946, the daughter of the late Louis and Ruth Sartin Chamberlain. She was employed by Coleco in Gloversville. Sharon loved living up on ...