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Obituaries

Phyllis Ann Ropeter

Mrs. Phyllis Ann Ropeter, 81, of Gloversville, NY, was called home from this life on Friday, February 23, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. Born on November 12, 1936, in Gloversville, NY, she was the daughter of the late Margaret Lawrence and George Guy. Phyllis graduated from Broadalbin ...

Michael J. Niemczyk

Michael J. Niemczyk, 73, of Stella Lane, Amsterdam, NY, died suddenly on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at his home. Born on August 2, 1944, in Gloversville, NY, he was the son of the late Michael M. and Dorothy Cox Niemczyk. A lifelong area resident, Mike graduated from high school and served ...

Harriet Rasmussen Grady

Harriet Rasmussen Grady, 93, died February 22, 2018. Child of God, entrusted to Lewis and Catherine McNealy Rasmussen, October 6, 1924. in St. Louis, Missouri. Survivors include her three girls, Catherine “Katy” Sheren Grady of Johnstown, NY, Mary Jo Johnson of Gloversville, NY and Ann ...

Hubert Seward ‘Pete’ Lehr

Hubert Seward “Pete” Lehr, age 84, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Born February 4, 1934 in Rutland, Vermont, he was the son of the late Robert, Sr. and Alice Seward Lehr. He was in the Army and proud to ...

Mary J. Williams

Mary J. Williams, 79, formerly of Gloversville, died February 23, 2018 at Capstone Nursing Home, Amsterdam. Born in Gloversville, she was the daughter of Howard and Alberta Runkle Shafer. Mary was a Licensed Practical Nurse, who worked at Nathan-Littauer Hospital and then at the former ...

William R. Bosshart

William R. Bosshart, 74, resident of Statesville, NC, passed away February 2. Bill’s childhood and young adult life was spent in the Buffalo, NY area. He graduated from Williamsville High School, served five years with the Air Force, and graduated from Buffalo State where he received a ...

Ronald G. Webber, Jr.

Ronald G. Webber, Jr., 49, of State Highway 29A, Gloversville died Tuesday February 20, 2018 at home. He was born in Gloversville on April 11, 1968 a son of Ronald and Joyce Shibley Webber and was a 1986 graduate of Mayfield High School. Ron was a lifelong area resident. At the time of his ...

Maryann V. Kralovic

Maryann V. Kralovic, 91, of Gloversville, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home. She was born on March 31, 1926, in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Andrew and Anna Palkovic Valachovic. Maryann was a graduate of Johnstown High School. She ...

Virginia V. Johnsen

Virginia V. Johnsen, 95, of Gloversville, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at Wesley Health Care Center, Saratoga Springs, NY. Born on April 18, 1922, in Little Falls, NY, she was the daughter of Karl and Walvigh “Valerie” Marceckia Dalmata. In addition to her parents, ...

Frank Hadden

Frank Hadden passed unexpectedly at the age of 87, on February 17, 2018, in his home in Gloversville, NY. Born July 8,1931, to Frank Hadden and Ana Lounsbury-Hadden. He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Mae Montross-Hadden; and their son, Brian Hadden. Frank is survived by his ...

Pasquale J. Perna

Pasquale J Perna, 91, of Gloversville, died February 20, 2018, at the Fulton Center. Born in Gloversville on June 28, 1926, the son of Louis and Mary Perrella Perna. He was a veteran of the United States Navy where he voluntarily enlisted, and served during WW II. Pasquale was a leather worker ...

Rexford A. Ruby

Rexford A. Ruby, age 66, of Caroga Lake, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. He was born in Gloversville on April 20, 1951, a son of the late Carl Ruby and Margaret Lathers Sowle. Rex was married for 31 years to Marylouise Noone Ruby, who passed ...

John T. Corbett

John T. Corbett, 73, of Johnstown, NY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, with his loving family by his side. Born on July 4, 1944, to the late Thomas and Julia Corbett, and a graduate of Johnstown High School. He went on to attend Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. John ...

Gerald R. Ginter

Gerald R. Ginter, age 71, a resident of Northville, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. He was born in Northville, NY on March 15, 1946, the son of the late Lewis and Beulah King Ginter. Gerald was a graduate of Northville Cental School. He was ...

Henry A. ‘Hank’ Smith Sr.

Henry A. “Hank” Smith Sr. of St. Johnsville, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2018, on his 91st birthday at Little Falls Hospital with his loving and devoted family by his side. He as born February 19, 1927, in Little Falls, the son of the late Arnold and Bessie (Canfield) Smith and ...

Queen E. Ligon Williams

Queen E. Ligon Williams, born in Jackson County, Arkansas on August 8, 1932, went home to eternal rest on Thursday, February 15, 2018. Queen and her family moved from Arkansas to Gloversville when she was a young girl. She received her education in the Gloversville School System, graduating ...

Stephen Francis West

Stephen Francis West, age 66, of Mayfield, died Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He was born February 18, 1951, in Gloversville, the son of Francis and Lois Stewart West. He was employed as a corrections officer at Green Haven, Coxsackie and finally Hale Creek of ...

Antoinette Anadio

Mrs. Antoinette Anadio, age 98, of Gloversville, died Sunday, February 18, 2018, at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born December 3, 1919, in Carbondale, Pa, the daughter of Ralph and Josephine (Tropia) Torino. She was employed as a glove maker by Rubin Glove Co. where she ...

Charles E. Gallt

Charles E. Gallt, 78, of the town of Ephratah, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at his home with his loving and devoted family by his side. He was born April 14, 1939, in the town of Springfield, NY, the son of the late Charles and Leta (Johnson) Gallt and was educated in ...

Timothy L. Steenburg

Timothy L. Steenburg, age 70, of Gloversville, died Saturday, February 17, 2018, at Albany Medical Center, Albany. He was born December 14, 1947, in Gloversville, the son of Frederick and Mabel (Wagner) Steenburg. He was employed all of his lifetime at various leather mills in the area ...