Obituaries

Elma Bouton Holway

Elma Bouton Holway was born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 26, 1934, and went home to the Lord on Aug. 22, 2018, at a nursing home near Oneonta, with most of her family by her side. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1951, completed two years at Syracuse University and married James ...

Robert W. ‘Bob’ Winderl

Robert W. “Bob” Winderl, 86, of Saranac Lake, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. He was the son of Matthew and Argenta (Teirney) Winderl. Robert was a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake and was a mason by trade, employed by JJ O’Connell ...

Amy K. Whisher

Amy K. Whisher, born Oct. 15, 1957 and raised in Saranac Lake, passed away Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. She was the daughter of Doris Meury Keough and Charles Keough, and the younger of her two sisters Mary Lou and Lynn Keough. She was a resident of Canton with her husband Jeffrey ...

Robert ‘Bob’ J. Hoffer

Robert “Bob” Joseph Hoffer died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at home in Upper Jay and in the company of his family after a very long illness. He was 93. It was Bob’s wish to live at home-despite his illness-with Joan, his wife of 70 years, and so his family, with the help of loving ...

Jon W. Sexton

Jon W. Sexton, 58, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at C.V.P.H Medical Center in Plattsburgh. Born in Buffalo on Dec. 11, 1959, he was the son of Albert and Dorothy (Martin) Sexton. Jon married Erika Bova on Feb. 14, 1992 in Vermontville. Jon was an avid ...

Michael P. “Red” Patnode

Michael P. “Red” Patnode, 64, of Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Saranac Lake on June 8, 1954, he was the son of Robert and Adelaide (Prue) Patnode. Red was a lifelong resident of the area and had been employed ...

Robert ‘Bob’ S. Gowan

Robert “Bob” S. Gowan, 78, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at his home with his wife by his side, as always. Born in Saranac Lake on April 18, 1940, he was the son of Stanley and Marie (Trombley) Gowan. Bob, married Anita Hough on Jan. 20, 1962 in St. Luke’s Episcopal ...

Hugh J. Mullen

Hugh J. Mullen, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away after a long illness on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018 at the age of 70. Hugh joined the Marine Corps at 18 and proudly served his country for 22 years. He did two tours in Vietnam and was stationed at North Carolina, Virginia, ...

Bobbie M. (Bernstein) Anker

Bobbie Marie (Bernstein) Anker, of Saranac Lake, passed away peacefully at home Nov. 19, 2018 after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She was born Nov. 29, 1960, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, after living briefly in Oregon she moved to Saranac Lake. She was a graduate of Saranac Lake High ...

Sabrina Perryman

Sabrina E. Perryman, 51, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at her home. Born in Lake Placid on March 18, 1967, she was the daughter of John L. Snow and Loretta Kennedy. Sabrina married Donald G. Perryman Jr in 2012. Sabrina was a supervisor at Saranac Village at Will Rogers ...

Ruth E. Wescott

Ruth Elizabeth Wescott, passed away at her residence in Lake Placid, on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Born in Butte, Montana, Ruth will be remembered by her family for her walks around Mirror Lake. She is survived by her six sons: Guy George Wescott III (Catherine), Kim Joseph Wescott, ...

Betty Haig

Betty B. Haig, 92, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at her home. Born in Saranac Lake on Sept. 20, 1926, she was the daughter of J. Ray Bell Sr. and Elizabeth B. (Homburger) Bell. Betty married Ferris Kimball Haig, who predeceased her. Betty was a receptionist secretary for ...

Death notice: Bobbie Marie (Bernstein) Anker

Word has been received of the death of Bobbie Marie (Bernstein) Anker, 57, of Saranac Lake, who died on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at home. Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 1 from noon to 2 p.m. A memorial service will ...

Death notice: Betty B. Haig

Word has been received of the death of Betty B. Haig, 92, of Saranac Lake, who died on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at her home. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A memorial service is set for Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with ...

Edward Joseph LeBlanc Jr.

Edward J. LeBlanc of Tupper Lake died peacefully on Nov. 15, 2018, 15 days shy of his 99th birthday. He was born on Nov. 30, 1919, in Tupper Lake, the son of Hildagonde and Edward J. LeBlanc Sr. He grew up in Tupper Lake, the third of nine children. He graduated from Holy Ghost ...

Nathan L. Manning

Nathan L. Manning joined the angels in heaven on Thursday. Nov. 15, 2018. He passed away at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Nathan was born Nov. 7, 1960, in Saranac Lake to Beverly Manning. On May 18, 1996, Nate married Sharon Aiken at St. Ann’s Church in St. Regis Falls. Nate ...

Dylan Hall

Dylan Hall, 22, of Saranac Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Born in Saranac Lake on March 11, 1996, he was the son of Dale Hall and Jessica St. John. Dylan attend school in Saranac Lake and later moved to Brushton, where he graduated from high school in 2015. Following graduation, ...

Kathy Bishop

Kathy Bishop of Delray Beach, Florida, passed away on Nov. 4 after a short battle with cancer. Kathy was born on May 4, 1953, in Saranac Lake. She was the daughter of Helen and Ronald Bishop. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1971. Upon graduation she attended Canton ATC ...

Robert Oliver

Robert “Bob” G. Oliver, 84, of 80 County Route 60, Gabriels, died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at his home. Born in Waddington on May 18, 1934, he was the son of Murray and Lena (Secord) Oliver. He graduated from the Saranac Lake High School in 1952. He married Dorothy Darrah on ...

Peter Anthony Richter

Peter Richter, 70, of Anchorage, passed away on Oct. 13, 2018, after being struck by a drunk driver while on a bicycle tour outside of Riga, Latvia. Peter was born in Saranac Lake on Feb. 6, 1948, where he graduated from St. Pius X High School in 1966. He graduated from Stony Brook ...