Obituaries

Death notice: Mac Joseph Fobare

Word has been received of the death of Mac Joseph Fobare, 63, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Born in Saranac Lake on July 20, 1955, he was the son of Malcolm and Peppy (LaFountain) Fobare. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac ...

Patricia O. (Fina) Simpson

Patricia O. (Fina) Simpson of Saranac Lake, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. She was born in Saranac Lake, the daughter of Pascal and Isabel Wisdom Fina on Feb. 2, 1937. She attended schools in Saranac Lake and worked for several years at Uihlein Mercy Center as a nurse’s aide and in food ...

Hilda M. Moquin

Hilda Marie Moquin, 94, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Hilda was born Feb. 28, 1924, in North Elba, the first of four born to the late Milton Alexander Taylor and Bernice Caroline Lawrence. She was married Sept. 11, 1939, to Victor P. Moquin at ...

Death Notice: Elizabeth O. Brown

Elizabeth Ogden Brown, 90, of New Hartford, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2018, while visiting her daughter in Hanover, Pennsylvania. A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Utica at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, with burial to follow in Green Lawn ...

James E. ‘Jim’ Glavin

James E. “Jim” Glavin, 95, passed peacefully into God’s loving arms on All Saints Day — Nov. 1, 2018 — at Elderwood in Lake Placid. He was a recent resident of the Will Rogers in Saranac Lake, and a 30-year resident of Cranberry Lake. Jim was born in Syracuse where he lived ...

Donald ‘Squirrel’ Stillwell

Donald “Squirrel” Stillwell, 72 of Edgewood Way, Lake Placid, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, surrounded by family. Don was born June 3, 1946 in Manhattan, the son of LeRoy and Beatrice Stillwell. He was the brother of Roy Stillwell and ...

Death notice: Conan Bombard

Conan Bombard, 48, passed away Oct. 22, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was born on April 22, 1970, the son of Jane Reome of Redford and the late Larry Bombard of Bloomingdale.

John G. Crary

John G. Crary, 65, of Paul Smiths, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. John was born in Saranac Lake on May 30, 1953 the son of Newell and Fannie (Tyler) Crary. John served in the U.S. Army for 21 years; he was an Airborne Ranger, veteran of ...

Robert ‘Bob’ A. Donaldson Sr.

Robert “Bob” A. Donaldson Sr., 75, of Lake Clear, died Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, at University of Vermont, surrounded by his family. Born in Saranac Lake on April 14, 1943, he was the son of Adrian and Emma (Perk) Donaldson. Bob loved working and being in the woods. He also took great ...

Jeffrey J. Couture

Jeffrey J. Couture “Coutch,” 60, died peacefully at his home in Saranac Lake, during his favorite season. Coutch graduated from Paul Smith’s College in ’78, with a degree in ecology and environmental technology. He fell in love with the Adirondacks, and made the mountains his home. ...

Susan E. Thompson-Holmes

Susan E. Thompson-Holmes, 57, of Hamshire, Texas and formerly of Lake Placid, passed away on Oct. 25, 2018. Sue was a free spirit and loved life, her family and the many animals on the ranch where she lived with her long time companion Hal German. Sue is survived by Hal German of ...

Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil

Sister Janice Elizabeth O’Neil (Sister Elizabeth Michael), 89, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 66 years. Sister Janice was born on Aug. 6, 1929, in Saranac Lake, daughter of the late John and ...

The Rev. Frederick J. Mader Jr.

The Reverend Mr. Frederick J. Mader Jr., 90, an ordained deacon of the Diocese of Ogdensburg and lifetime resident of Saranac Lake, died on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. He resided at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake since 2015, after living ...

Barbara A. Kristoffersen

Barbara A. Kristoffersen, 58, of Potsdam, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 at her home following a long illness. Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 6, 1960, she was the daughter of Robert and Patricia (Quigley) Dupree. Barbara, married Roy Kristoffersen on June 18, 1982 in Saranac Lake. He ...

Margot Cord

Margot Cord’s spirit was released from her body on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. She was born to Frederick and Margaret Cord on Jan. 4, 1939. Margot’s parents and her brother John preceded her into the light of God’s love. Margot loved deeply and was deeply loved. She truly believed ...

Socorro Lacey

Socorro Lacey was reunited with The Lord on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She was born April 10, 1963 in Murcia, Negros Occidental Philippines to Adelina and Willie Dumancas. Socorro came to America in 1983 and married Wayne Lacey Jan. 14, 1984 in Lake Clear. She loved the Adirondacks and ...

Harriet M. Cheney

Harriet May Cheney passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake, with her daughter Linda by her side. Harriet was born on July 9, 1934 to Loren and Keturah (LaDue) Cheney. She married Darwin Cheney (not related) on Oct. 2, 1955. They had three ...

Memorial Service: Jeanne C. Ashworth

Services for Jeanne Chesley Ashworth, who died at her home in Wilmington on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, will be held at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Keene Valley Congregational Church.

Memorial Service: Sister Rhea Bean, RSM

Funeral services have been set for Sister Rhea Bean, RSM, 79, of the Sisters of Mercy, who died at Calvary Hospital, Bronx, on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. ...

Death notice: Socorro Lacey

Socorro Lacey, formerly of Lake Clear and Orlando, Florida passed away on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Services are to be announced and a full obituary will appear at a later date.