Obituaries

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Pauline M. (Deschesnes) McCormick

Pauline Maire Deschesnes McCormick, 77, of Concord, North Carolina, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at home surrounded by her family, after a brave 17-year battle with cancer. Pauline was born April 6, 1940, in Cheshire, Connecticut to the late Oscar and Simone Deschesnes. Pauline ...

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Virginia L. Brink

Virginia Lee Brink of Saranac Lake was born in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 29, 1923, and passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Virginia spent most of her childhood in Langley, Virginia with her mother and father, Effie Virginia Revercomb and Luke Woodward Revercomb and her brother, Everett ...

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Louis F. D’Onofrio

Louis F. D’Onofrio, 96, formerly of Saranac Lake and Albany, died Saturday July 22, 2017, at the Whittier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in Ghent where he had been a resident for the past two years. Born in Saranac Lake on Oct. 5, 1920, he was the son of Joseph and Rosa ...

Marie L. Tefoe

Marie L. Tefoe, 83, passed away Monday July 24, 2017, at her home. Marie was born Oct. 22, 1933 in Petersburgh, the daughter of the late James and Lena Church Brayman. Marie was a homemaker who loved her family, sewing, flowers, gardening and watching wildlife. She was a communicant of ...

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Arthur S. Pare’

Arthur S. Pare’ of Shelburne, Vermont died Wednesday afternoon, July 19, 2017, at Burlington Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was 85. Born and raised in Burlington, Vermont, he was the only child of the late Armand and Mary (Stone) Pare’. Mr. Pare’ attended Pomery-Taft Elementary ...

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Gerald ‘Jerry’ Primeau

Gerald “Jerry” Primeau, formerly of Saranac Lake and of Port Charlotte, Florida, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 10, 2017. Born 1920 in Malone, he was one of 11 children of Rodrick and Martha. After graduating from Franklin Academy, Jerry moved to Saranac Lake, where he ...

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Donald L. Brewster

Donald L. Brewster, of Vermontville, completed his life’s journey on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. At the age of 93, he now returns to the sanctuary of our Lord and Father. He was born Aug. 9, 1924. He is survived by one son, Garth D. Brewster of Laughlin, Nevada; two daughters: Susan ...

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Betty J. (Myers) (Farley) Strack

Betty Jeanette (Myers) (Farley) Strack, 86, of 153 Parkside Dr. Lake Placid, passed peacefully on April 18, 2017, in Brooklyn. She was surrounded by her loving family, whom she lived with for the last three years. Although Mom succumbed to Alzheimer’s Disease, after an 11-year courageous ...

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Richard ‘Dick’ Peryer Sr.

Richard “Dick” Peryer Sr., 84, passed away peacefully at home Thursday, July 20, 2017. Richard was able to stay at home surrounded by the love of his family. Richard was born Sept. 20, 1932, in Colton. He was the son of the late Geraldine (Stone) and Frederick Peryer. Richard worked ...

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Ruth (Peck) Monroe

Ruth (Peck) Monroe passed into the loving arms of her Maker and Savior on Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Roseville, California, surrounded by her family. Ruth was born June 19, 1932 in Wilmington, the daughter of John and Eleanor (Greene) Peck. Ruth is survived by her daughter Glenda Hayes ...

Graveside Service: Jeanine F. Sporck

Interment services have been set for Jeanine Florence Sporck, 87, of Saranac Lake who died on Monday, March 20, 2017, at Castle Medical Center in Hawaii. A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 in the North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid with the Rev. Frederick Dennis ...

Burial notice: Clarence H. Lester Sr.

Interment services have been set for Clarence H. Lester Sr., 86, who died on Saturday, March 25, 2017, and his wife Dorothy (Ero) Lester, who died March 10, 2013. A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 15 at St. John’s Cemetery in Paul Smiths. Friends wishing to ...

Death notice: Charles W. White

GLENVILLE — Charles W. White, 89, of Glenville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on July 5, 2017. Born in Lake Placid, he was the son of the late Willis and Lila (LaBombard) White. After graduating from Lake Placid High School, he went on to receive an associate degree ...

Memorial service: Martin Kavey

A memorial service for Martin Kavey is scheduled for Friday, July 21 at the Stuart-Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Tupper Lake. Family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Holy Name Cemetery in Tupper Lake.

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Jane (McDevitt) Eagan

Jane (McDevitt) Eagan died Wednesday, July 5, 2017. She was the daughter of Earle and Edythe McDevitt and was born Dec. 1, 1929 in Lake Placid. Jane graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1947 and then attended the State University of New York at Potsdam. She received her Master’s ...

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Cecile T. (Charland) McKenty

Sadly, be it known that Cecile Theresa (Charland) McKenty has passed from this earth. She had been residing at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake since July 2014 and was under High Peaks Hospice care for the past nine months. Cecile was the second daughter and last surviving child of ...

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Richard R. Conrado Bowen

Richard Roderick Conrado Bowen, 71, of Ray Brook, died Sunday, July 2, 2017, at C.V.P.H Medical Center in Plattsburgh. Born in Columbus, Ohio on March 12, 1946, he was the son of William and Joyce Ann (Jennings) Bowen. Rick attended 16 different schools all over the world and graduated ...

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James H. Morey

James Harold Morey, 72, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, on Upper Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks. Born in Lockport on Dec. 23, 1944. Jim was a retiree of SUNY Institute of Technology Utica (now SUNY Polytechnic Institute). During his career, he was also a hospital ...

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Claire (Holmes) Murphy

Claire (Holmes) Murphy, 85, passed away peacefully at Homewood on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Claire was the middle of five children born to Dorothy Grant Holmes and George Holmes. Born in Manchester, Connecticut, she and her siblings (Dolores, Elaine, Kaye and George) grew up in Middletown, ...