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Obituaries

Paul Raymond Kuss

Mr. Paul Raymond Kuss, age 78, of Gloversville, passed away after a brief illness with his family by his side on Friday, January 8, 2021, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born October 26, 1942, in Gloversville, the son of the late Richard and Jacqueline Kuss. Paul proudly ...

Earl W. Edwards

Earl W. Edwards, 85, of Broadalbin, slipped away peacefully and comfortably on Wednesday afternoon, January 6, 2021, with a good friend by his side and his wife on the phone comforting him after valiantly battling COVID-19 for several days. He had also bravely waged a fifteen-year battle with ...

Richard Conover Sleezer

Richard Conover Sleezer (Dick), 90, of Wanaque, NJ, formerly of Bellerose Manor, Queens Village, NY, passed peacefully on Jan. 3, 2021, at home after a long illness with family at his bedside. Dick, as family and friends knew him, was born in Johnstown, NY, son of the late Cecil James (Jim) and ...

Sarah Lee Van Dycke Van Avery

Sarah Lee Van Dycke Van Avery, born February 10, 1968, passed away unexpectedly on January 6, 2021. Sarah was born in Little Falls to Howard and Dulcie Van Dycke of St. Johnsville. She attended and graduated from St. Johnsville Central School in 1987. During her time there she was an avid ...

Charles Nicholas Fratianni

Charles Nicholas Fratianni, a good man, a loving, loyal husband, a beloved father and grandfather, and a kind and caring friend, sadly and unexpectedly died on December 29, 2020. He was born in Amsterdam on March 31, 1951, a son of Charles and Amy Burtt Fratianni and was a lifelong area ...

Edith D’Errico

Edith D’Errico, 98, of Rotterdam, passed peacefully at the home of her daughter on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Born in Gloversville, NY, Edith was the daughter of John and Theresa De Ciero. She was raised in East Orange, NJ and returned to Gloversville at the age of 14. She graduated from ...

James R. Sweeney

James R. Sweeney, also known as “Jamie” and “Headly,” age 61, of Gloversville, went to be with God on Saturday, January 2, 2021. He was born March 24, 1959, in Gloversville, the son of the late Frank and Elizabeth (Erkenbrack) Sweeney. He graduated from Gloversville High School where ...

Priscilla Person

Priscilla Person of Gloversville, New York, age 56, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Nathan Littauer Hospital after a long courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She was born April 13, 1964, in Amsterdam, New York to Clarence and Margaret (Dygert) Ferguson. She ...

Matthew John Farhart

Matthew John Farhart, age 50, on Saturday, December 12, 2020, Matthew John Farhart, loving son, uncle, stepfather and brother, passed away peacefully with his family by his side. Matt had a passion for fishing, which led into his love for boating. He was also an avid music lover and collector ...

Marilyn M. DeRizzo

Marilyn M. DeRizzo, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, in Brewster, MA, after a short illness. Born June 14, 1935, in Gloversville, NY, she was the daughter of the late William Mortimer and Arbutus Wilson Mortimer, and the oldest of eight children. Marilyn is survived by ...

William Winfield Lambdin

August 11, 1951 — January 2, 2021 William Winfield Lambdin, “Bill,” age 69, died on Saturday, January 2, in Albany, New York, of cardiac arrest while hospitalized for a systemwide infection. He was born on August 11, 1951, in Frederick, Maryland, the son of Elizabeth Jane VanFossen ...

Edward “Ed” Clarence Winchell

Edward “Ed” Clarence Winchell, age 80, died suddenly on January 4, 2021, in St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam, NY, from complications related to COVID-19. Ed was also managing – with support from NYOH-Amsterdam, family and countless friends – stage 4 prostate cancer which likely made him ...

Dona Jean Groves

Mrs. Dona Jean Groves, age 77, of Gloversville, passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. She was born July 15, 1943, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Vivian Holmes Patrillia. Dona was a Crossing Guard at Park Terrace ...

Edward G. Henry

Edward G. Henry, 77, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Sunnyview Rehab Hospital in Schenectady. He was born in Amsterdam on May 6, 1943, the son of the late Leo and Frances “Nanny” Slimek Henry. He was a class of 1961 graduate of the Gloversville High ...

Robert A. Mosconi

Robert A. Mosconi, age 82, of Gloversville, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville due to complications from COVID-19. He was born March 11, 1938, in Gloversville, the son of the late Arthur and Winifred “Sally” Sajdak Mosconi. He was employed as ...

Margit Burkus

Margit Burkus, 86, formerly of Gloversville, peacefully passed away at The Paramount at Somers Rehabilitation and Nursing Center on Monday, January 4, 2021. Born in Boldogkoujfalu, Hungary on March 11, 1934, she spent the last 64 years here in the United States making homes in Massachusetts, ...

Grace Bruner Lord

Grace Bruner Lord, 95, formerly of Northville, passed away peacefully on January 1, from complications due to COVID-19 in Moreau, NY. Grace was born on February 21, 1925, in Monroe, Virginia, to James Willis and Claudine Joyner Bruner. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bruce; ...

JoAnn Garman

JoAnn Garman, 76, of Anderson, Indiana, passed away on January 2, 2021, at Community Hospital in Anderson, with her loving daughter by her side. She died as a result of complications from COVID-19. She was born March 31, 1944, in Amsterdam, NY, the daughter of the late John Klymkow and ...

Alice Montgomery

Alice Montgomery, age 87, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. She was predeceased on December 30, 2020, by her husband of 69 years, Roger Montgomery. She was born on September 17, 1933, in Johnstown, New York, a daughter of the late ...

Charles W. “Chuck” Nethaway

Charles W. “Chuck” Nethaway, age 87, of Johnstown, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2020, at Capstone Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Amsterdam. He was born on July 8, 1933, in Johnstown, a son of the late Harold Nethaway and Nettie Ortell Nethaway. He was a graduate of ...