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Obituaries

Mitchell Myzal

Mitchell Myzal, 94, died Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Fulton Center where he had been a resident for six months. He passed with dignity and grace with his wife of 63 years at his side. Mitchell leaves his wife, Amelia Biasini Myzal; his daughter, Elisa (Christopher Luberecki) of ...

Duane R. Simek

Duane R. Simek, age 45, of Amsterdam, died unexpectedly on Friday, January 5, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. He was born December 8, 1972, in Gloversville, the son of Gary and Janet Simek. He attended Gloversville schools and was later employed by several leather finishing ...

Barney J. Wemple Sr.

Barney J. Wemple Sr. passed away peacefully at Mountain Valley Hospice on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, with his loving family by his side. Born in Gloversville on January 31, 1941, to Barney and Myrtle Wemple, and a graduate of Fonda High School. He married Linda Lee Shippee on November 14, ...

Mary H. Storms

Mrs. Mary H. Storms, age 86 years, of Fultonville, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at the River Ridge Living Center, Amsterdam. She was born in Chester, NY on March 29, 1931, and is the daughter of the late Charles and Edith (Cherry) Arnott. She is survived by her beloved ...

Dale K. Van Eps

Dale K. Van Eps, age 63, of Gloversville, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at his home. He was born April 1, 1954, in Hoffmans, Schenectady County, the son of Roger and Laura (Shultz) Van Eps. He was well known for many years as the owner and operator A One Shot Deal in Gloversville. Dale is ...

Elizabeth R. “Betty” White

Mrs. Elizabeth R. “Betty” White, 98, of Manlius (Syracuse), passed on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. She was native to Johnstown but moved to Manlius in 1960. Born April 16, 1919, in Argentina, the daughter of Elizabeth Fraser Marshall and James Marshall. She ...

William J. Domery Sr.

William J. Domery Sr., age 86, passed away suddenly at home with his wife Irene by his side on December 25, 2017. He was born on August 30, 1931 in Rensselaer, NY. Bill had an Electrical Contracting Business in California before he retired to Upstate New York. He is survived by his wife of ...

Caroline R. Nellis

Caroline R. Nellis, age 81, of Gloversville, passed away on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 10, 1936 in Rockwood, a daughter of the late Henry and Melissa Green Farquhar. Caroline worked for ...

Leila Jean (Cheney) White

Leila Jean (Cheney) White, 85, formerly of Trackside Homes, died Monday, January 1, 2018, at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home after a long illness. Leila was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin White; son, George White; mother, Laura (Ropeter) Morrison; father, Antone Cheney; sister, ...

James W. (Jim) Holtzworth

James W. (Jim) Holtzworth, of Saratoga Springs, NY, died peacefully at the Home of the Good Shepherd, Saratoga, on Saturday, December 16. Jim was born in Pittsburgh, PA to Clarence Hugo and Ruth Stuart Holtzworth, where he was raised until he moved with his family to Baltimore, MD. He graduated ...

Edna Wong Chu

Edna Wong Chu, age 90, went to sleep peacefully in her home on Saturday, December 30, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Edna was born on November 26, 1927, in Dover, New Hampshire. She and her late husband, Joseph Chu, married in 1947 in New York City and went on to raise four daughters. Edna ...

Geneive Harriet Ellis (Genny)

Geneive Harriet Ellis (Genny) passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018, with her family at her side. She was born on June 23, 1914, in Caroga Lake, New York, the daughter of the late George McWalker and Evangeline Gardner McWalker. She was predeceased by her brothers, Lawrence McWalker and ...

Dolores Jean Clayton

Dolores Jean Clayton, 88, died Saturday, December 30, at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY. Born on April 8, 1929, to Russell Timblin and Ethelyn (Knupp) Timblin in Jefferson County, PA. She graduated as the Valedictorian of the 1947 class of Brady Township High School. She worked as a ...

Mildred A. Mosher

Mrs. Mildred A. Mosher, age 86, of Johnstown, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. She was born October 26, 1931, in Gloversville, the daughter of Frederick and Florence (White) Wessendorf. Always working during her lifetime, Mildred performed ...

Robert E. Klapmeyer

Mr. Robert E. Klapmeyer, 93, of Tribes Hill, NY, died peacefully on January 2, 2018, at the River Ridge Living Center. Born in Darien, Wisconsin on April 2, 1924, he was the son of the late Ernest and Emma Welke Klapmeyer. A lifelong area resident since 1934, Bob attended Tribes Hill ...

Marjorie Mary Lewandowski

Marjorie Mary Lewandowski, age 53, of Gloversville, passed away on December 27, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady after a long illness. She was born in Gloversville on March 5, 1964, daughter of the late Frederick James Person Jr. and the late Elizabeth Ann Fisher Person. Marjorie is survived by ...

Douglas Lee

Douglas Lee, age 77, of Amsterdam (formerly of Johnstown), passed away peacefully on Friday, December 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was born on September 29, 194, in Franklinville, New York, a son of the late Howard and Irma McCaa Lee. Douglas attended Amsterdam schools and worked ...

Christopher A. DeLorme

Christopher A. DeLorme, age 56, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Gloversville on March 26, 1961, a son of the late Harold DeLorme and Mary Siraco DeLorme of Johnstown, who survives. In addition to his mother, ...

Rosemary Lane Widmer Pierce

Rosemary Lane Widmer Pierce, 94 of Esperance (formerly of Fonda), passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at the Our Lady of Mercy Life Center, Guilderland. She was born on August 27, 1923 in Herkimer, a daughter of the late Joseph B. Widmer and Bessie Curtiss Widmer. Rosemary was a ...

Thomas P. Conine

Thomas P. Conine, age 67, of Gloversville, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Nathan Littauer Hospital. He was born on April 6, 1950 in Gloversville, a son of the late Richard H. Conine and Louise Mae Duesler Conine. Thomas attended Gloversville schools and worked for several ...