Obituaries

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Carolyn Wojcik Scerra

Carolyn Wojcik Scerra, 36, passed away due to cancer on May 22, 2017, surrounded by her family. Carolyn is survived by her husband Matthew and daughter Isabel, 2; her father and mother, Stephen and June (Russell) Wojcik; brother and sister Stephen Wojcik and Jessie Wojcik; grandparents ...

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David E. Jacobs

David Edwin Jacobs, 79, of Tupper Lake, died peacefully on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, following a long illness. Born in Canaseraga on Oct. 6, 1937, he was a son of Silas and Ann Jacobs. He attended local schools and graduated from ...

Joseph ‘Joe’ P. Foley

Joseph “Joe” P. Foley, 57, of Saranac Lake died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Joe was born in Saranac Lake on March 25, 1960. His love of good food, lovingly prepared, as a chef in Florida and Lake Placid gave him great joy. An avid reader, astute student of life and ...

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Helen (Smith) Dennin

Helen Smith Dennin died peacefully at her home in Lake Placid on Friday, May 19, 2017. Helen was born Aug. 1, 1923 in Rome, New York, the daughter of Michael and Margaret Smith. During her early years, Helen enjoyed a simple and happy life in Rome with her close-knit Irish family and group ...

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Memorial Service: Michael ‘Skip’ Vitco

Michael “Skip” Vitco, 74, of 5 Cranberry Way, Saranac Lake, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Virtua Hospital in Mount Holly, New Jersey, surrounded by his family and close friends. A celebration to honor his life will be held on June 28 at Casa Del Sol restaurant in Saranac ...

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Howard Coombs

Howard Coombs, 84, passed away on Thursday, May 19, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. He was born in Barachois, Gaspe, Quebec on Sept. 26, 1932, to Edith (Thompson) and Herman Coombs. He spent his childhood growing up with his family on the Gaspe Peninsula. He later ...

Death notice: Helen S. Dennin

Helen S. Dennin, 93, of Lake Placid passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at her home in Lake Placid. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 23 at M. B. Clark Inc., Funeral Home, Lake Placid. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at St. Agnes ...

Graveside service: Hawley Roy Snyder

Interment Services have been set for Hawley Roy Snyder, 82, of Saranac Lake, who died on Saturday, March 4, 2017. A graveside service with military honors will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday May 25, at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake with the Rev. C.J. McAvoy officiating. ...

Graveside service: Charles R. Woodard

Interment Services have been set for Charles R. Woodard, 71, of 14 Kiwassa Drive, Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. A graveside service with military honors will take place at 1:30 p.m. Thursday May 25, at St. Bernard’s Cemetery with the Rev. Patrick Ratigan officiating. ...

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Kevin B. Meade

Kevin B. Meade, 54, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the University Of Vermont Medical Center. Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 26, 1963, he was the son of Joseph and Carol (Blair) Meade. Kevin had worked as a self-employed mason for many years. He enjoyed ...

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Carolyn R. Hickok

Carolyn R. Hickok, 85, of Fish Creek Ponds, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center-Mercy Health Care Center in Tupper Lake. Born in Utica on May 3, 1932, she was the daughter of Claude and Lorraine (Rogers) Clark. She married Robert Hickok on May 5, 1953, at the ...

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Evelyn M. Camelo

Evelyn M. Camelo, 84, of 53 Pontiac St., Saranac Lake, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid. Born in Tupper Lake on March 21, 1933, she was the daughter of John and Dorothy (Walsh) Peer. She married Francis Camelo on Sept. 14, 1957, in St. Bernard’s ...

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Ann Manson Main

Ann Manson Main (Mrs. Robert Gordon Main Sr.), 89, of Malone, died May 18, 2017, at the residence of her son with whom she had made her home during the past decade. She was accompanied by her family and the caregivers who had been a loving part of her life over decades, years, and months. ...

Death Notice: Evelyn M. Camelo

Word has been received of the death of Evelyn M. Camelo, 84, of 53 Pontiac St., Saranac Lake, who died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial is ...

Death Notice: Carolyn R. Hickok

Word has been received of the death of Carolyn R. Hickok, 85, of Fish Creek Ponds, who died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at AMC-Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 22,. A funeral ...

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Shirley Claremont

Shirley (Parker) Claremont, 79, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 14, 2017, in her Gabriels home. Shirley was born in Saranac Lake on March 5, 1938, the daughter of the late Harold and Helen Parker. She graduated from the Saranac Lake High School. Not long after high school, she was ...

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Elizabeth C. Coyle

Elizabeth Claire Coyle, 86, of Saranac Lake, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Frederick Thomas and Elizabeth Dorothy (Golden) Brown, Elizabeth (Claire) was born on Jan. 19, 1931 in Derry, Northern ...

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Francis W. Oehmke

Francis “Frank” William Oehmke of Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake, and formerly of Will Rogers in Saranac Lake, Brushton and McColloms, Paul Smiths, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the age of 101 years. He was born in the Bronx, the only child of the late Catherine (Gillick) and ...

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Audrey A. (Brown) Personius

Funeral services have been set for Audrey Ann Brown Personius, 87, of Lake Placid, who died on Friday, April 28, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born July 27, 1929, in Malone, she was the daughter of Vernon and Elsie (LaFleur) Brown. She married Merl R. Personius of ...

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Saige Marie Borden

Saige Marie Borden, 20, of Lake Placid, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017. Born on Oct. 20, 1996 in Plattsburgh, she was the daughter of Robert and Suzanne (Butler) Borden. Saige is a graduate of Lake Placid High School's Class of 2015. Following graduation from high school, she ...