Obituaries

Death notice: Cecile T. McKenty

Cecile T. McKenty "Charland,” 91, passed away pain free on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. A full obituary with services will follow.

Graveside service: Ginger Lee Lawless Hughes

Graveside services have been set for Ginger Lee Lawless Hughes who passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017, surrounded by her adoring family at her son’s home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday July 8 in the North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid with the ...

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Michael E. Shea

Michael Eugene Shea, 77, passed peacefully at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid on Monday, July 3, 2017. He was born Jan, 12, 1940 son of John “Jack” and Elizabeth Shea of Lake Placid. He was the proud son, brother and uncle of the three generations of Winter Olympians in the Shea ...

Death Notice: Elvira Patnode

Elvira Patnode passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, in Lake Placid at the age of 94. In accordance with her wishes, there will be no calling hours and the funeral will be private and at the convenience of the family. Those wishing to remember Ellie may make donations in her name to High ...

Spring burial: Barbara H. LaBrake

Interment services have been set for Barbara H. LaBrake, 88, of Vermontville, who died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. at Union Cemetery in Vermontville on Saturday June 24, with the Rev. Frederick Dennis ...

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Marie (Goff) Senecal

Marie Goff Senecal, 94, passed peacefully at home Sunday, June 18, 2017. Marie was able to stay in her home with the support of her family, caregivers and High Peaks Hospice. Marie was born May 31, 1923 in Jay. She attended Ausable Forks Central School. Marie married Harold Goff of ...

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John Robert Collins Jr.

John Robert Collins Jr. died on Friday, June 16, 2017, at his home in Blue Mountain Lake surrounded by his family. John dearly loved his life in the Adirondacks where he had deep roots. His ancestors farmed in Chestertown and North Creek after emigrating from Ireland. His grandparents ...

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Rodney G. Moody

MORRISONVILLE —Rodney G. Moody, 73, of Allegheny Road, Morrisonville, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Rodney was born in Saranac Lake on Sept. 11, 1943, the son of Alfred and Rita (Woodruff) Moody. He was a graduate of Saranac Lake High School. ...

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Barbara Rexilius

Barbara Rexilius, 76, died on Thursday June 15, 2017, at her home in Bloomingdale. Born in Woodruff, Wisconsin, on March 26, 1941, she was the daughter of Leon and Louise (Wagener) Goff. Barbara married Eugene H. Rexilius on March 20, 1964, in Palo Alto, California. He predeceased her on ...

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T. Mark Capone

T. Mark Capone, 83, passed away peacefully at home in Syracuse on Sunday, June 4, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He is predeceased by his sons Timothy James Capone and David Thomas McCue. Mark is survived by the love of his life, Patricia McCue; his children Cynthia Capone (Scott) ...

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Paul Dooling

Paul Rogers Dooling died peacefully on May 26, 2017, after a lengthy illness. Born in Boston in 1932 to Pauline and James Dooling, he lived in Milton, Massachusetts until his family moved to New York City in 1943. Paulgraduated from Regis High School and, in 1953, from St. Michael’s ...

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Diana Lynn Nodine (Parisi)

Diana Lynn Nodine (Parisi), also known as Dee Dee, Dee Dee Do and a wide selection of various other nicknames, gained her wings on Sunday, June 11, 2017, after putting up one hell of a fight worthy of the record books. She passed away peacefully in the comfort of her own home, among family, ...

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Loretta H. Decker

MOIRA — Loretta Helena Decker, 89, of Moira, passed away May 26, 2017, in Saranac Lake, under the supervision of Hospice and the loving care of her youngest daughter. Born Nov. 17, 1927, in Knapp Station she was the youngest child of Stephen and Helena (Woods) Dishaw. She graduated from ...

Steven S. Baldwin

Steven Scott Baldwin, born in Saranac Lake on April 24, 1953, residing in Colorado Springs, Colorado, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Mary Baldwin and son Jordan Baldwin from Colorado Springs; his mother Jane Gage of Peru, New York and two sisters: Chris ...

Anna M. Halbert

Anna M. Halbert, 84, of Clifton Park, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Born in Alzey, West Germany, she was the daughter of the late Hans and Anna. Anna worked as a secretary at a U.S. Air Base in Germany. Upon her arrival in the USA, she worked for Chase Manhattan Bank in New York ...

Memorial Service: Miriam DiNapoli

A memorial service in remembrance of Miriam DiNapoli will take place at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 9 State St., Saranac Lake.

Memorial Service: Kathie Moore

There will be a “Celebration of Kathie’s Life” service for Kathie Moore, formerly of Northwood School, at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Peru Community Church, 13 Elm St., Peru. Her ashes, and those of her beloved Scottie Dog Baxter, will be buried together at God’s Acre ...

Death Notice: John F. ‘Jack’ Klemens

John F. “Jack” Klemens, 95, a driving force in the establishment of St. Lawrence University’s hockey program and an active coach and organizer of youth hockey in Canton for most of his life, died Saturday at Maplewood Manor in Canton. Condolences may be shared with the family by ...

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Michelle A. LaMere

Michelle Annette LaMere, 57, passed away on Thursday, June 8, 2017, after a short illness. Born in Tupper Lake on July 15, 1959, she was the daughter of Bob and Janet Chartier. On July 25, 1981, she married Tom LaMere; they have two children, Allie and Rob. Her pride and joy were her ...

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Barbara J. Nugent-Bitterman

Barbara J. Nugent-Bitterman, 61, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Lake Placid, left this world far too early on Monday, May 29, 2017, to join those that had gone before her. Barbara was born Jan. 4, 1956 in Lake Placid, the baby of four children. She spent the majority of her life in the ...