Obituaries

Pearl E. Tuthill

Interment services have been set for Pearl E. Tuthill, 95, of Saranac Lake, who died on Monday, March 26, 2018. A graveside service will take place at 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 25 in St. Paul’s Cemetery in Bloomingdale. Friends wishing to remember Pearl E. Tuthill may make memorial ...

G. Richard Sawyer

Interment services have been set for G. Richard Sawyer, 90, of Saranac Lake, who died on Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. A graveside service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, at St. John’s Cemetery Lake Clear. Friends wishing to remember G. Richard Sawyer may make memorial ...

Lucy E. (Wilson) Dukett

Lucy Evelyn Wilson Dukett, 98, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at her home in Sykesville, Maryland. Born Feb. 16, 1920, in Huntingdon, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Earnest and Clara (Vondell) Wilson. She spent most of her life as a resident of Saranac Lake. For many ...

Francoise ‘Frances’ Mae Betters

Funeral services have been set for Francoise “Frances” Mae Betters who passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Chardon, Ohio, at the age of 81 after a brief illness. Born in Saranac Lake on May 21, 1936, to the late Mae Beaubien Betters and Percy D. Betters, she attended Saranac Lake ...

Graveside Services: Owen P. Coats and Robert Coats

Interment services have been set for Owen Philip Coats, 84, formerly of Saranac Lake, who died on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Strong Memorial Hospital, and for his son Robert Coats, 47, who died on Aug. 5, 2012. A graveside service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in North Elba ...

Graveside service: Eric A. Talbot

Interment services have been set for Eric A. Talbot, 56, Saranac Lake, who died on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at his residence A graveside service will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, in Harrietstown Cemetery with Pastor Eric Olsen officiating. Funeral arrangements are in care of ...

Phyllis (Lyeth) Schneider

TOPSHAM — Phyllis Lyeth Schneider, 82, of Topsham, died Sunday night, Feb. 4, 2018, at the Highlands Retirement Community. A deeply caring and accomplished person, Phyllis was born in the Adirondack Mountain region in upstate New York on Jan. 1, 1936, the daughter of Robert and Florence ...

Graveside Service: Patrick Dukette

Interment services have been set for Patrick Dukette, 69, of Upper Saranac, who died on Dec. 22, 2017 at his home. A graveside service will take place at noon, Saturday, May 19, in St. John's Cemetery in Lake Clear. Friends and family can share their memories and sign the online guest ...

Peter Fredrick Roland Sr.

Peter Fredrick Roland Sr., 93, died Jan. 2, 2018. Peter was born in Lake Placid on May 20, 1924 to Thomas and Margaret (Emmons) Roland. His father died when he was two years old and he was raised by his mother and aunt, Grace Emmons, at The Homestead on Main Street. A Mass of Christian ...

Burial service: Dorothy E. Colby

Interment services have been set for Dorothy E. Colby, 90, of Lake Placid, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at the Adirondack Medical Center. A graveside service will take place at noon on Monday, May 14 at North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid. Friends wishing to remember Dorothy E. ...

Burial service: James V. Hart Jr.

Interment services have been set for James V. Hart Jr., 92, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 at his home. A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 14 at St. Bernard Cemetery in Saranac Lake. Friends wishing to remember James V. Hart Jr. may make ...

Lynn Malerba

Lynn Malerba was born on Dec. 29, 1957 in Lake Placid, the daughter of Douglas and Judy King. She died Monday, May 7, 2018, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont. In the footsteps of her father and grandfather, she developed an early love of the outdoors. She competitively ...

Jerry ‘Stubby’ Dashnaw

Jerry “Stubby” Dashnaw, 75 of Lake Placid passed away suddenly on May 6, 2018. Jerry was born March 14, 1943, the son of Mary Alma Dashnaw Hanlon in Plattsburgh and lived his entire life in the Adirondacks. Jerry was well known for his sense of humor and willingness to lend a hand to ...

Anita R. Friel

Anita R. Friel, 65, of Lake Placid, died Friday, May 4, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Mrs. Friel was born April 21, 1953 in Nyack. She is the daughter of Seymour I and Florence B. (Beck) Robertson. She is the wife of Gary S. Friel, they were married in Pearl ...

Theresa R. Riley

Theresa Regina Riley, 90, of 29 Lincoln Drive, Tupper Lake died Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Faust on Oct. 25, 1927, she was the daughter of Albert and Regina (Corrow) Trombley. She married John Riley on Oct. 7, 1950, at Holy Name Church in ...

Anna M. Gledhill

Anna Margaret Gledhill died peacefully at home in Hallowell, Maine on Monday, April 30, 2018. She was 99. Born Anna Margaret Fiddler in New Brighton Pennsylvania, she grew up there as well as Stamford Connecticut. She also spent time in Havana Cuba, San Juan Puerto Rico, and New York ...

Hans Barner-Rasmussen

Hans Barner-Rasmussen of Moody Pond, died last week while visiting his daughter Trine, in San Diego. Death occurred in the early hours of April 30, 2018, in his sleep, for which those who loved him are grateful. He would have been 90 his next birthday. He is survived by his beloved wife ...

Memorial Service: Trudy L. Smith-Shaffer

Memorial services have been set for Trudy L. Smith-Shaffer, 59, of Saranac Lake, who died on Thursday, March 8, 2018. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Joanne White officiating. Friends ...

Memorial Service: George J. Schaefer

Memorial services have been set for George J. Schaefer, 87, of Saranac Lake who died on Sunday, April 1, 2018. A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the First Presbyterian Church in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Joanne White Officiating. Friends wishing to ...

Graveside Service: Margaret D. Johnson

Interment Services have been set for Margaret D. Johnson, 91, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at Adirondack Medical Center. A graveside service will take place at noon Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Saranac Lake. Friends wishing to remember ...