Obituaries

Evan P. Bauer

Mr. Evan P. Bauer, 76, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, in Tampa, Florida, where he was a longtime resident. Evan was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Western New York, the son of Richard and Hilda McEwen Bauer. On March 13, 1987, he married the former Elizabeth “Liz” Rondeau in Lake Placid. ...

Ethel McIntyre Walsh

Ethel McIntyre Walsh died Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Mansfield Place in Essex Junction, Vermont, at the age of 90. She was born Aug. 23, 1928 the daughter of Merton and Alvira (Shoen) McIntyre. Ethel graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1946 and Potsdam Teachers College in 1950. She ...

Rick Fortune

Rick Fortune, 62, of Saranac Lake, died Friday, April 19, 2019. Born in Saranac Lake on Dec. 5, 1956, he was the son of Frederick and Bernita (Naegle) Fortune. Rick married Katharine “Katie” Riedinger on Aug. 24, 1991, at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake. Rick lived in ...

Cynthia Jane Carey

Cynthia Jane Carey of Watsonville, California, died on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in a tragic car accident in Capitola, California. Widely known as “Jane Carey” and “Janie Ryan” to her family and friends, she was 60 years old. She was born Cynthia Jane Ryan on Feb. 17, 1959, in ...

James A. ‘Bud’ Stanton

James Arthur “Bud” Stanton of Akron, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away March 23, 2019 at the age of 57. James was born Dec. 14, 1962 in Lake Placid, the son of Leland F. Stanton Sr. and Barbara J. (Watson) Stanton. Mr. Stanton passed away Sept. 10, 2015 and Mrs. Stanton passed away ...

Denis A. Brickey

Denis A. Brickey, 81, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake on Friday, April 12, 2019. Denis was the son of Elroy Brickey and Blanche (Denis) Brickey. He was born on December 7, 1937 in Tupper Lake. Denis was married to Janet M. (Dufrain) ...

Tom Clark

Tom Clark, 75, passed away Sunday April 7, 2019, at the Albany Medical Center.  He was born July 29, 1943 in Utica to Marion E. Randall and Joseph T. Clark. Tom cherished his time spent on the family farm in Gouverneur, and being with his extended family, especially his cousins Steve, ...

Gilles J. “Gil” Miron

Gilles J. “Gil” Miron, 79, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday April 14, 2019 at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake after a courageous battle with Lewy Body Dementia. Gil was born on Feb. 22, 1940 in Valleyfield, Quebec the son of Lucien and Germain Miron. Funeral arrangements are in care of ...

Herbert V.W. Bergamini

Dr. Herbert V. W. Bergamini fell peacefully asleep for the last time in the early morning of Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid, embraced by the love of his family and friends. Dr. Bergamini served the Tri-Lakes community for more than 54 years, providing devoted and ...

Arthur F. Torrance

Arthur Francis “Native Son” Torrance, 69, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.    Born on July 6, 1949 in Lake Placid, he was the son of Loren and Dorice (Wescott) Torrance. Arti was educated in local schools (of which he was too cool for) and ...

Robert D. Farrell

Robert D. Farrell, 88, of Ray Brook, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at his home in Ray Brook. Born May 17, 1930 in Saranac Lake, he was the son of Daniel and Marion [Skeels] Farrell. Mr. Farrell graduated from Mineville High School and the Saranac Lake Guild x-ray technology school. He ...

Raymond W. Pratt

On April 10, 2019, Raymond William Pratt passed away. Ray was born June 5, 1936 to Katherine Manning Pratt and Raymond Pratt in Lake Placid. His mother and stepfather, Roger Senecal, raised Ray and his two sisters, Barbara and Geraldine, all of whom preceded him in death. Ray graduated ...

Charles W. Becker

Charles W. Becker, 89, of Tupper Lake, died Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Tupper Lake on Feb. 28, 1930, he was the son of Herbert and Margaret (Margavich) Becker.   Charles was a lifelong resident of Tupper Lake. After graduating from ...

Robert C. Preston Sr.

Robert C. “Bob” Preston Sr., 81, of Lake Placid, passed peacefully at home following a long illness surrounded by his family on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Bob, a life-long resident of Lake Placid, graduated from Lake Placid Central School in 1955. He was an avid sportsman enjoying ...

Death Notice: Arthur F. ‘Arti’ Torrance

Arthur F. “Arti” Torrance, 69, of Lake Placid, died unexpectedly Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Canonsburg , Pennsylvania. A funeral service will be held at noon Friday, April 26 at M. B. Clark Inc., 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid with the Rev. Derek H. Hansen officiating. Burial will ...

Herbert V. W. Bergamini, M.D.

Herbert V. W. Bergamini, M.D., 94, of Lake Placid, died Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at his home. He served in the Navy during World War II.   The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 22, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 136 Main St., Saranac Lake. Burial will be in the North Elba ...

Martha Lee Johnson

On the morning of March 26, 2019, Martha Lee Johnson, 65, of Tupper Lake, passed away after a year-long battle with uterine cancer, surrounded by her sisters and daughter in the loving care of St. Peter’s Hospital. Born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, Jan. 10, 1954, Martha grew up in Tupper ...

Sister Marie Gertrude Haughney, OCD

Sister Marie Gertrude Haughney, OCD, of the Monastery of the Incarnation in Beacon, peacefully passed away on April 6, 2019, at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck. Sister Marie Gertrude of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (Dorothea Haughney) was born in New York City on July 16, 1933, the ...

Lillian MacNeill Stephens

Lillian MacNeill Stephens passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in Middlebury, Vermont. Lilla was born May 19, 1931, to William and Sara Sharkey in Plymouth, Massachusetts, where Lilla’s love of sailing was nurtured, as she and her sister, ...

Gertrude J. (Gerrie) Graham

Gertrude J. (Gerrie) Graham, 80, of Norwalk, Connecticut passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Brightview Assisted Living Center in Norwalk, Connecticut.  Mrs. Graham was born Oct. 11, 1938 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of William and Josephine (Kaleta) ...