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Obituaries

Frederick R. Almy

Frederick R. Almy, 83, of Mayfield, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Monday, May 21, 2018. Born March 26, 1935, in Gloversville, New York, he was the son of the late Gordon and Mary Sullivan Almy Sr. He was one of 12 children. On April 9, 1960, Fred married ...

William F. Dambrosi

William F. Dambrosi, 70, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on May 17, 2018 at the Fulton Center. Bill was born on July 11, 1947 to Caroline Myers (Eugene Sullivan) and David Dambrosi. Besides his parents, Bill was predeceased by his sisters, Jackie and Connie Sullivan and Patricia ...

Jerelyn A. Edwards

Jerelyn A. Edwards, age 83, a resident of Mayfield, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville following a long illness. She was born in Fergus Falls, MN on May 19, 1935, the daughter of the late Oscar and Violet Westby Sholberg. She was a homemaker and lifetime ...

John W. McDonough

John W. McDonough, 75, of Mayfield, NY, passed away on October 6, 2017, in Elk Grove, CA. John was born on September 17, 1942, in Washington, D.C. to Jean and Lydia McDonough. He graduated from Pennsville High School and earned his bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania Military College. John ...

David V. Young Sr.

David V. Young Sr. peacefully passed away at home Monday, May 21, 2018, at the age of 81 with his loving family and his two dogs by his side. He will be dearly missed by his son, Jeffrey Young (Brenda); his daughter, Robin Green (Mark); several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a ...

James ‘Jimmy’ Bounds

Mr. James “Jimmy” Bounds passed away peacefully after a short illness on May 19, 2018. He was born in Troy, NY on June 8, 1957. He attended Troy High School. He was predeceased by his parents, Margaret and James Bounds; and is survived by his guardian and family friend, Joan Courture and ...

Richard J. Roberts

Richard J. Roberts, age 82, of Gloversville, peacefully passed away on Thursday, May 17. He was a lifelong resident of Gloversville. Richard was born August 21, 1935, in Amsterdam, NY, the son of Raymond Roberts and Mary Hayes. He was a graduate of Rochester School for the Deaf and was ...

Mollie A. Ralbovsky

Mollie A. Ralbovsky, died May 19, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 25, 1938 in Hope Falls, New York, the daughter of Charles Williams and Genevieve Travis Williams. Mollie was a graduate of Mayfield Central School. She worked as a secretary ...

David H. Polgreen

David H. Polgreen, 52, of Lowell, MA and formerly of Broadalbin, died unexpectedly on Saturday April 28, 2018 in Detroit, MI. A memorial service will be held on Friday May 25, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church on Golf Course Road, Amsterdam with Rev. Judy Humphrey-Fox, ...

Louise M. O’Lucci

Louise M. O’Lucci, age 81, of Johnstown passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 after a long illness at the Albany Medical Center with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 28, 1936 in Johnstown, a daughter of the late Adamo Corsi and Giuseppa Iacaboni Corsi of Maenza, ...

Edward J. ‘Doc’ Blanchard

Edward J. “Doc” Blanchard, age 88, of Gloversville, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility in Amsterdam with his loving wife JoAnn by his side. He was born on October 21, 1929 in Mayfield, the son of the late Charles Blanchard, Jr. and ...

Colonel John Andrew Behuniak

Colonel John Andrew Behuniak, 82, died peacefully in Fort Myers, FL on May 13th, 2018. COL Behuniak was a veteran of Vietnam and the Cold War. He commanded the 139th Air Transport Squadron Airwing out of Schenectady, NY. COL Behuniak was born in Cohoes, NY in 1935. He was the son of Anna Mae ...

Rev. Adrian C. Gray Sr.

Schenectady-Rev. Adrian C. Gray Sr. 93, son of Clarence and Ada (Sanderson) Gray, passed away on Wednesday, May 16th surrounded by his loving family. He is survived by his devoted wife of 66 years, Blanche Gray, his children, Adrian (Doreen) Gray of Richmond VA, Hugh (Martha) Gray of Aurora ...

Virginia M. Mohrman

Virginia M. Mohrman, age 93, of Amsterdam, died Tuesday evening, May 15, 2018 at her home. She was born February 1, 1925 in Maspeth, Long Island, the daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Mateczon Winiski. She was a graduate of Adelphi College (LI) and worked for Price Waterhouse as an ...

Margaret ‘Margie’ Grich

Margaret “Margie” Grich, age 60, a lifelong resident of Gloversville, passed away on May 16 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Gloversville, she was the daughter of Elizabeth (Betty) Semione Grich and the late Edward Grich, Jr. She is survived by one brother, Christopher Orloff ...

Pauline Ruhl

Pauline Ruhl, age 102, of Johnstown passed away on Wednesday, May 16, with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Matilda and Paul Monaco of Schenectady, NY, and the youngest of eight children. She was married to the late Sheldon Ruhl. She was predeceased by her husband, and son, ...

Helen D. Colasanti

Helen D. Colasanti of 1321 Main St., Rotterdam Junction, NY went to be with the Lord Wednesday May 16, 2018 with her family by her side, passing of natural causes. She was 98 years old. Helen was born in Gloversville, NY on July 28, 1919, to Chauncey and Lula Jerome. Chauncey passed away when ...

Shirley J. Brandt

Shirley J. Brandt, age 84, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. She was born on June 19, 1933 in Ephratah, the daughter of the late George Andrews and Irene Berry Andrews. Shirley was a graduate of Johnstown High School and received ...

Joseph Eugene McQuade Jr.

Joseph Eugene McQuade Jr, 68, passed away on May 15, 2018 surrounded by loving family and friends after a brief illness. Joseph was born in Troy, NY on March 29, 1950 to the late Joan Catherine (Gentry) McQuade and Joseph Eugene McQuade Sr. Joseph proudly served his country as a Seabee in the ...

Blase Mattew Jurica, Jr.

Blase Mattew Jurica, Jr., age 69, of Johnstown, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady with his loving wife Claudia by his side. He was born on June 19, 1948 in Gloversville, a son of the late Blase M. Jurica, Sr. who passed on January 8, 2010 and Rhoda Yatto ...