Obituaries

Graveside service: Charles R. Woodard

Interment Services have been set for Charles R. Woodard, 71, of 14 Kiwassa Drive, Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. A graveside service with military honors will take place at 1:30 p.m. Thursday May 25, at St. Bernard’s Cemetery with the Rev. Patrick Ratigan officiating. ...

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Kevin B. Meade

Kevin B. Meade, 54, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the University Of Vermont Medical Center. Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 26, 1963, he was the son of Joseph and Carol (Blair) Meade. Kevin had worked as a self-employed mason for many years. He enjoyed ...

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Carolyn R. Hickok

Carolyn R. Hickok, 85, of Fish Creek Ponds, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center-Mercy Health Care Center in Tupper Lake. Born in Utica on May 3, 1932, she was the daughter of Claude and Lorraine (Rogers) Clark. She married Robert Hickok on May 5, 1953, at the ...

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Evelyn M. Camelo

Evelyn M. Camelo, 84, of 53 Pontiac St., Saranac Lake, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid. Born in Tupper Lake on March 21, 1933, she was the daughter of John and Dorothy (Walsh) Peer. She married Francis Camelo on Sept. 14, 1957, in St. Bernard’s ...

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Ann Manson Main

Ann Manson Main (Mrs. Robert Gordon Main Sr.), 89, of Malone, died May 18, 2017, at the residence of her son with whom she had made her home during the past decade. She was accompanied by her family and the caregivers who had been a loving part of her life over decades, years, and months. ...

Death Notice: Evelyn M. Camelo

Word has been received of the death of Evelyn M. Camelo, 84, of 53 Pontiac St., Saranac Lake, who died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial is ...

Death Notice: Carolyn R. Hickok

Word has been received of the death of Carolyn R. Hickok, 85, of Fish Creek Ponds, who died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at AMC-Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 22,. A funeral ...

Shirley Claremont

Shirley Claremont

Shirley (Parker) Claremont, 79, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 14, 2017, in her Gabriels home. Shirley was born in Saranac Lake on March 5, 1938, the daughter of the late Harold and Helen Parker. She graduated from the Saranac Lake High School. Not long after high school, she was ...

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Elizabeth C. Coyle

Elizabeth Claire Coyle, 86, of Saranac Lake, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid surrounded by her loving family. The daughter of Frederick Thomas and Elizabeth Dorothy (Golden) Brown, Elizabeth (Claire) was born on Jan. 19, 1931 in Derry, Northern ...

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Francis W. Oehmke

Francis “Frank” William Oehmke of Mercy Living Center, Tupper Lake, and formerly of Will Rogers in Saranac Lake, Brushton and McColloms, Paul Smiths, died on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at the age of 101 years. He was born in the Bronx, the only child of the late Catherine (Gillick) and ...

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Audrey A. (Brown) Personius

Funeral services have been set for Audrey Ann Brown Personius, 87, of Lake Placid, who died on Friday, April 28, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born July 27, 1929, in Malone, she was the daughter of Vernon and Elsie (LaFleur) Brown. She married Merl R. Personius of ...

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Saige Marie Borden

Saige Marie Borden, 20, of Lake Placid, passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017. Born on Oct. 20, 1996 in Plattsburgh, she was the daughter of Robert and Suzanne (Butler) Borden. Saige is a graduate of Lake Placid High School's Class of 2015. Following graduation from high school, she ...

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Jamie R. Martin

Jamie Rose Martin, 33, passed suddenly Wednesday, May 10, 2017, with nothing but love for her children and family in her heart. Jamie loved her children, Alexis Lynn and Aiden Joseph, fiercely and gave her life for them. She valued her family above all. She was known as “Auntie Jamie” to ...

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Steven Holcomb

It would be easy to define Steven Holcomb by his long list of bobsledding accolades — his three Olympic medals and the 62-year four-man medal drought he broke by winning gold for the United States, his five World Championship titles or his 60 World Cup medals. But to really know Steven was ...

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Heather M. Maroun

Heather Mae Maroun, 74, of Tupper Lake passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Heather was born in Potsdam to Nelson and Louine Pernice on Feb. 4, 1943. She went to Massena Central High School and went on to Cosmetology School in Syracuse. She spent many years working for the National Army ...

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Paul H. Shene Jr.

“Living long doesn’t mean existing for many years. Living is not just existing. Living is actively doing things.” Paul Harold Shene Jr., son of the late Paul Harold Shene Sr. and Jeanette Ballard Shene, died April 6, 2017, at 10:11 p.m. with his wife and son Prescott at his ...

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Beverley A. (Bromley) Sprague

Beverley Anne Bromley Sprague passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, after a long illness. Beverley, the daughter of Barbara Bromley Woodward, was born on a warm Friday afternoon, June 4, 1937, on her grandparents’ farm on the Military Turnpike Ext., Peru, New York. She married Thomas G. ...

Funeral notice: Donald J. Malone

Donald John Malone, 91, of Lake Placid, died on Sunday, March 19, 2017, at his home with his loving wife, Peggy, at his side. The Malone family will greet friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27 at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. The ...

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Steve Kolnsberg

Steve Kolnsberg, 60, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at his home in Rainbow Lake. Born in Queens, he was the son of Henry and Barbara Kolnsberg, and nephew of Joanna Grane all of Winter Haven, Florida. He graduated from Suffield High School, Suffield, Connecticut and attended ...

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Annie Nelly Gabrielle Eugenie Deleury Murphy, 85, of 212 county Route 55, Saranac Lake, died Friday, May 5, 2017. Born in Joué-les-Tours, France on May 16, 1931, she was the daughter of Paul and Blanche-Aymée (Rousseau) Deleury. Annie was raised in France and learned the millinery trade ...