Obituaries

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 ...

Edward Mark Tucker

Edward Mark Tucker, 90, of Gabriels, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at his home. Born in Brighton on Nov. 10, 1928, he was the son of Joseph and Flora (Hobart) Tucker. Mark married Rita Martin on Jan. 7, 1977, at Church of the Assumption in Gabriels. Mr. Tucker is a lifelong resident of ...

Rose Frances (Bruchan) Van Nortwick

Rose Frances (Bruchan) Van Nortwick, 94, of Saranac Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Denver, Colorado, on Oct. 8, 1924, she was the daughter of Frank Bruchan and Frances Ruptak. Rose married Robert Miles Van Nortwick on Sept. 27, ...

George J. Andrews Jr.

George J. Andrews Jr. of Willsboro, passed away on Nov. 3, 2018, in Willsboro. Born in Newark, New Jersey on Nov. 12, 1927, he was the son of George J. Andrews Sr. and Ethel (McNabb) Andrews. George was raised in Hackensack, New Jersey and graduated from Hackensack High School in 1945. ...

Death notice: Mac Joseph Fobare

Word has been received of the death of Mac Joseph Fobare, 63, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Born in Saranac Lake on July 20, 1955, he was the son of Malcolm and Peppy (LaFountain) Fobare. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac ...

Patricia O. (Fina) Simpson

Patricia O. (Fina) Simpson of Saranac Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. She was born in Saranac Lake, the daughter of Pascal and Isabel Wisdom Fina on Feb. 2, 1937. She attended schools in Saranac Lake and worked for several years at Uihlein Mercy Center as a nurse’s aide and in food ...

Hilda M. Moquin

Hilda Marie Moquin, 94, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Hilda was born Feb. 28, 1924, in North Elba, the first of four born to the late Milton Alexander Taylor and Bernice Caroline Lawrence. She was married Sept. 11, 1939, to Victor P. Moquin at ...

Death Notice: Elizabeth O. Brown

Elizabeth Ogden Brown, 90, of New Hartford, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2018, while visiting her daughter in Hanover, Pennsylvania. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Utica at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, with burial to follow in Green Lawn ...

James E. ‘Jim’ Glavin

James E. “Jim” Glavin, 95, passed peacefully into God’s loving arms on All Saints Day — Nov. 1, 2018 — at Elderwood in Lake Placid. He was a recent resident of the Will Rogers in Saranac Lake, and a 30-year resident of Cranberry Lake. Jim was born in Syracuse where he lived ...

Donald ‘Squirrel’ Stillwell

Donald “Squirrel” Stillwell, 72 of Edgewood Way, Lake Placid, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, surrounded by family. Don was born June 3, 1946 in Manhattan, the son of LeRoy and Beatrice Stillwell. He was the brother of Roy Stillwell and ...

Death notice: Conan Bombard

Conan Bombard, 48, passed away Oct. 22, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born on April 22, 1970, the son of Jane Reome of Redford and the late Larry Bombard of Bloomingdale.

John G. Crary

John G. Crary, 65, of Paul Smiths, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. John was born in Saranac Lake on May 30, 1953 the son of Newell and Fannie (Tyler) Crary. John served in the U.S. Army for 21 years; he was an Airborne Ranger, veteran of ...

Robert ‘Bob’ A. Donaldson Sr.

Robert “Bob” A. Donaldson Sr., 75, of Lake Clear, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at University of Vermont, surrounded by his family. Born in Saranac Lake on April 14, 1943, he was the son of Adrian and Emma (Perk) Donaldson. Bob loved working and being in the woods. He also took great ...

Jeffrey J. Couture

Jeffrey J. Couture “Coutch,” 60, died peacefully at his home in Saranac Lake, during his favorite season. Coutch graduated from Paul Smith’s College in ’78, with a degree in ecology and environmental technology. He fell in love with the Adirondacks, and made the mountains his home. ...

Susan E. Thompson-Holmes

Susan E. Thompson-Holmes, 57, of Hamshire, Texas and formerly of Lake Placid, passed away on Oct. 25, 2018. Sue was a free spirit and loved life, her family and the many animals on the ranch where she lived with her long time companion Hal German. Sue is survived by Hal German of ...

Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil

Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil (Sister Elizabeth Michael), 89, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 66 years. Sister Janice was born on Aug. 6, 1929, in Saranac Lake, daughter of the late John and ...

The Rev. Frederick J. Mader Jr.

The Reverend Mr. Frederick J. Mader Jr., 90, an ordained deacon of the Diocese of Ogdensburg and lifetime resident of Saranac Lake, died on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. He resided at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake since 2015, after living ...