Obituaries

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Dr. Alfio J. Romano

WILLOW SPRING, N.C. — Dr. Alfio J. Romano, 87, passed away Thursday. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Bryan-Lee Funeral Chapel in Garner, North Carolina. Dr. Romano was born in Brooklyn to the late Giuseppe and Adelina Romano. He was a graduate of ...

Theodore ‘Ted’ E. Bowler

Theodore “Ted” E. Bowler, 87, of Gloversville, passed on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville. He was born in Tribes Hill and was the son of the late Edgar and Laura (Putnam) Bowler. Ted had owned and operated “Bowlers T.V. and Appliances,” operated a ...

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Norris G. Aubin

Norris G. Aubin, 81, of Saranac Lake, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake after a brief illness. Born in Saranac Lake on July 15, 1936, he was the son of Alex and Violet (Duprey) Aubin Sr. On Jan. 11, 1958 Norris married Jessie Durkee at the First ...

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Robert Tomlinson

Robert Tomlinson, 59, of Ray Brook, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Born in Massena on Feb. 13, 1958, Robert was the son of John and Ann E. (Penniston) Tomlinson. Robert was well liked by his housemates and peers in the seniors program. He loved everyone and was loved by everyone he came in ...

Agnes “Aggie” Edgley

Agnes “Aggie” Edgley, 97, of Lake Placid, passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Elderwood Of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Mrs. Edgley was born July 5, 1920 in Lake Placid. She is the daughter of the late Peter and the late Margaret (Cambridge) Edwards. Mrs. Edgley earned her Bachelor ...

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James W. Bombard

James W. Bombard, 77, formerly of Maple Hill, Saranac Lake, died on Oct. 20, 2017, at the Fitchfield Gardens Nursing Home in Fitchfield, Massachusetts from dementia-Alzheimer’s Disease. He was the son of A. Douglas and Charlotte Little John Bombard. A graduate of Saranac Lake High ...

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Thomas J. Fiumara

Thomas John Fiumara, 82, of Lake Placid, formerly of Fulton and Queensbury, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, from Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. Born in Fulton on June 20, 1935, he was the son of the late John and Anna Fiumara. Tom was married to JoAnne Fratello on May 15, 1965 in ...

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Julia (Hitchcock) Harvey

Julia Hitchcock Harvey, 63, of Midland, Texas passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Julia “Julie” Marie Hitchcock was born on April 6, 1954, in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Tom and Doris Hitchcock. She grew up in St. Anthony Village and attended St. Anthony High School where she excelled ...

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Ronald C. Lawrence

ROCHESTER — Ronald C. Lawrence passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at the age of 65. He was born in Saranac Lake to the late Lyman and Jane Lawrence. He is survived by his brothers, Richard (Roseanne) Lawrence and Kenneth Lawrence; niece Jamie Morgan; uncle Robert Castilano; and many ...

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Kevin L. Symonds Sr.

Kevin L. Symonds Sr., 60, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Born in Saranac Lake on Feb. 25, 1957, he was the son of Kenneth and Isabelle (Mosher) Symonds. Kevin, married Lynne (Giddings) on Feb. 28, 1976 in Saranac Lake. Kevin had been employed at Gendron’s ...

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Barbara Marshall

Barbara Marshall, 68, passed peacefully on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. Barbara was born in the Bronx to Albert and Mary Piroch and moved to Elmont, where she lived until she married in 1968. She moved to and resided in Suffolk County until 1987. In June of that year, she and her husband, Jim, ...

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Patricia A. (Crane) Fitzmaurice

It is with great sorrow that we report our amazing wife, mother and grandmother Patricia Ann (Crane) Fitzmaurice passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, surrounded by her husband and family in Painted Post. She had been heroically battling cancer for the better part ...

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Joseph A. Ratelle Jr.

Joseph A. Ratelle Jr., 83, of Saranac Lake, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at his residence. Born Feb. 10, 1934 in Saranac Lake, he the son of Joseph A. and Louise M. (Favro) Ratelle Sr. He married Patricia A. Tatlock on June 30, 1956 at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake. She predeceased ...

Death notice: James W. Bombard

James W. Bombard, formerly of Maple Hill, Saranac Lake, died Thursday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Fitchfield Gardens Nursing Home in Fitchfield, Massachusetts. He died of dementia/Alzheimer’s, and his body was donated to Albany Medical Center.

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Robert ‘Bob’ V. Wentworth

Robert “Bob” V. Wentworth, 87, of Callahan passed away Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, at Life Care Center in Hilliard, Florida. Born in Saranac Lake, one of seven children, he was a son of the late Albert and Pearl Jones Wentworth. After high school he joined the U. S. Air Force and served ...

Thelma M. Patnode

Thelma M. Patnode, 93, formerly of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at the Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Born in Churubusco on June 11, 1924, she was the daughter of Fred and Mildred (Vancour) Patnode. Thelma, married Leo Alexander Patnode on Jan. 14, 1946, in ...

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Katherine M. (Latour) Whisher

Katherine Mary Latour Whisher passed away at the age of 69, surrounded by her loving family in her Manlius home on Oct. 29, 2017, after bravely battling cancer. Kathy was born in Saranac Lake on Aug. 21, 1948, to Leona (Abare) and James A. Latour (deceased). She was a 1966 graduate of St. ...

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Martha E. Luciani

Martha E. Luciani, 70, of Franklin Street, Watertown, passed away Oct. 27, 2017, at Samaritan Medical Center. Mrs. Luciani was born Nov. 12, 1946, in Saranac Lake, daughter of Francis “Frank” and Eleanor Waterstraat Kiah. She graduated from St. Pius X High School in Saranac Lake and ...

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Cynthia (Beattie) Beiser

Cynthia Beattie Beiser, 82, of Queensbury, died on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Saranac Lake at the home of her daughter, Dr. Elizabeth Buck. Cindy’s greatest loves were her husband Chuck and Lake George. She spent part of each of 83 summers (including her first) at her family’s camp ...

Edward J. McCormick

Edward J. McCormick, 74, of Schenectady passed away at his home on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Born in 1943 in New Haven, Connecticut, he was the son of the late Clarence and Catherine McCormick. He was predeceased by his brother John McCormick. Ed spent his early life in Saranac Lake before ...