Obituaries

Dr. Joshua Schwartzberg

Dr. Joshua Schia Schwartzberg, “Doc Josh,” was born after World War II in Munich, Germany, on March 21, 1946. He died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. His parents, Ida and Kalman Schwartzberg (originally Szwarcberg), were both Auschwitz Holocaust survivors. His older brother Gerson, grandmother, ...

Scott R. Martin

Scott R. Martin, 62, passed away unexpectedly in LaBelle, Florida, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, with his best friend and wife of 35 years, Anne, by his side. Scott was born Jan. 19, 1956, in Saranac Lake, and lived in Glastonbury, Connecticut, for 39 years before moving to Florida in ...

Death Notice: John P. Rushlow

Word has been received of the death of John P. Rushlow, 82, of Lake Clear, who died Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service will take place in St. Paul’s Cemetery in May. A complete obituary ...

John Bogle, founder of Vanguard, dies at 89

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) — John C. Bogle, a Lake Placid summer resident, who simplified investing for the masses by launching the first index mutual fund and founded Vanguard Group, died Wednesday, the company said. He was 89. Bogle did not invent the index fund, but he expanded access to ...

Julianne ‘Judy’ R. Butterfield

Julianne “Judy” R. Butterfield, 96, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, from complications related to a recent fall. Judy died peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family. She leaves her daughter, Amber Jones of Watervliet, son Greg Butterfield of Charleston, ...

David W. Call Sr.

David W. Call Sr., 63, of Keeseville, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh. Mr. Call was born Jan. 27, 1955 in Keene Valley. He is the son of Charles W. Call and Shirley Ann (O’Dell) Call. David was employed by the state Dept. of ...

Steve Finn

Steve Finn, 59, died peacefully at his home Jan. 3, 2019, from complications of diabetes. The son of James and Edna Finn, he was predeceased by his parents and his sisters Martha and Marge. He is survived by siblings Sue, Jim, Fred (Heather), Rick (Linda), many nieces and nephews, and a ...

Barbara A. Pickering

Barbara A. Pickering, 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. She was born on Feb. 13, 1936, in Sutton, Vermont, to Roy and Winona (Niles) LaClair. She married Marvin R. Pickering on Feb. 11, 1955, and raised their family in ...

Virginia Jackstadt

Virginia Jackstadt was an exhibition water-skier in the early 1930s, ballet teacher for most of her life, mentor, friend, and mother. She passed away Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Born in Newport News, Virginia on Dec. 11, 1922, she was the only child of ...

Hubert R. Smith Jr.

Hubert R. Smith Jr., 70, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at Albany Medical Center in Albany. Hubert was born Sept. 30, 1948 in Lake Placid, the son of Hubert R. Smith Sr. and Margaret (Borden) Smith. Hubert was a graduate of the class of 1966 from Lake ...

Charlotte A. (Hull) Gladd

Charlotte Ann (Hull) Gladd, 89, formerly of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 in Plattsburgh. Charlotte was born in Hightown, Virginia on June 1, 1929, the daughter of Maxwell and Bessie J. (Chew) Hull. She married Francis “Frenchie” Gladd in Saranac Lake at the United Methodist ...

Death notice: Virginia N. Jackstadt

Virginia N. Jackstadt, 96, of Lake Placid, died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Elderwood Of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Mrs. Jackstadt was born Dec. 11, 1922 in Newport News, Virginia. Arrangements are incomplete at this time and a full obituary will be published at a later date. ...

Terry A. Sutphen

Terry A. Sutphen, 54, of Sprakers, has sadly passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, with his loving family by his side. Born on Sept. 10, 1964, in Saranac Lake, he was the son of Alan and Sharon Fountain Sutphen. Terry graduated from Saranac Lake High School Class of 1983. He spent many ...

Harold Lee “Pete” Gladd

Harold Lee “Pete” Gladd, 87, of Saranac Lake, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family following a long illness. Born in Saranac Lake on April 30, 1931, he was the son of Monroe and Thelma (Martin) Gladd. Pete married Mary Elizabeth Salls on May 24, 1958 at St. ...

Margaret E. (Curry) Haig

Mrs. Margaret E. (Curry) Haig died peacefully in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at the age of 85. She was formerly of Saranac Lake. Margaret was born on March 5, 1933 in Saranac Lake, to Charles and Evelyn (Durking) Curry. She graduated from Saranac Lake High ...

Evelyn Outcalt

Evelyn (Ecke) Outcalt died on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid. She had celebrated her 100th birthday on Sept. 25 of this year. She had lived in Saranac Lake since 1959, moving north from New Jersey to Delmar and then here with her husband George, who took a job ...

Daniel Dougherty

On Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, Daniel Dougherty, a hard working family man, passed away at the University of Vermont Medical Center. Dan, born on March 25, 1947, to Viconda and William Dougherty, was one of three children. He was a Lake Placid Native, where he served his community in several ...

Patricia J. Bentz

Patricia J. Bentz, 97 of Lake Kiwassa, Saranac Lake, died Dec. 8, 2018 at Elizabethtown Community Hospital. Born in Walla Walla, Washington, she was the daughter of Thomas and Lola Wilson. Pat’s mother was widowed when she was 8, and they moved to San Francisco in 1929 to join her ...

Charles Golluscio, DC

Charles Golluscio, DC, 79, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Yonkers, New York on April 22, 1939, he was the son of Armand and Antoinette (Galardi) Golluscio. Charles met Catherine Considine while they were in the Peace Corps ...

Douglas Randa

Douglas Randa, 55, of Fallscrest Circle in Clermont, Florida, formerly of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 surrounded by loved ones. He was born in New Jersey on July 14, 1963, son of Charles “Chuck” and Madge (Ashfield) Randa. Doug was a graduate of Lake Placid High ...