Obituaries

Clarence “Pete” Peets

Clarence “Pete” Peets, or “Poppie” as he was called by his grandchildren, 84, passed away of pneumonia on Monday, March 4 at the Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Clarence was born on July 11, 1934 in Tupper Lake to Henry “Tommy” Peets and Rena (Papin) Peets. Clarence first ...

Death Notice: Mary Jane Tobin

Word has been received of the death of Mary Jane Tobin, 90, of Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid, who died on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Calling hours are set to take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. Burial ...

Michael J. Bell

Michael Joseph Bell, 68 of Fort Collins, Colorado, and formerly of Saranac Lake, left our world on Thursday, March 7, 2019 after a long battle with pulmonary arterial hypertension, with his wife holding his hand. He fooled all of the doctors over the last year, but his body finally gave ...

Regina L. Benware

Regina L. Benware, 69, of  Bloomingdale, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.   Born in Saranac Lake on Aug. 29, 1949, she was the daughter of Reginald and Alma (Charbonneau) Sawyer.  Regina married Thomas Benware September 9, 1967 at St. ...

Ronald K. Hathaway

Ronald K. Hathaway, 64, of Lake Placid, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany. Mr. Hathaway was born Feb. 10, 1955 in Saranac Lake, the son of Hubert and Joan (Porter) Hathaway.   Ron is survived by his wife Calene (Barney) Hathaway; three sons: ...

Death Notice: James N. Hoit

James Nolan Hoit, 67, of Duane, loving husband, father, brother and friend, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 in Saranac Lake. A Celebration of Life will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14 at the St. Mary-Murphy-Wilcox Funeral Home, Malone. A full obituary will be published at ...

Death Notice: Lucille M. Sheehan

Lucille M. Sheehan, 98, of Stickney Bridge Road, Jay, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. There are no calling hours.  A graveside service will be held in Central Cemetery, Jay, at the convenience of the family.   The M. B. Clark, Inc. ...

Philip Heller

Philip Heller, 76, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. He was a recent resident of Elderwood of Uihlein. He leaves his wife of 48 years, Carolee Heller, a New York City school teacher, whom he met at a dance in 1969. He also leaves behind his ...

Hendrieka Nelson

Hendrieka Marie (Rinkema) Nelson passed away peacefully on March 5, 2019, at Neighborhood House in Keene, bringing to a close a remarkable 98-year life that spanned most of the great events of the 20th century and that gave her family and friends a wealth of music, humor, intelligence and ...

Death notice: Robert W. Girard Sr.

Word has been received of the death of Robert W. Girard Sr., 90, of Lake Clear who died on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A complete obituary will be available on ...

Steven G. Reid

Steven G. Reid, 58, of Wes Valley Road, Lake Placid, died unexpectedly at UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont on March 3, 2019.  Steve was born on Feb. 2, 1961 in Star Lake to Edwin Reid and Irene Kennelly. Steve graduated from SUNY Plattsburgh in 1986 with a degree in business ...

David R. Burrows

David R. Burrows of Bloomingdale, died March 4, 2019. He was born Aug. 21, 1950 in Ogdensburg to William K. and Kathleen E. (English) Burrows. He attended Ogdensburg schools and SUNY Canton. David was a retiree of New York State OMH, most recently working as an registered nurse at ...

Elizabeth “Betty Jo” J. Colby

Elizabeth J. Colby from Ellenburg Depot was called home on March 2, 2019. She was born in Saranac Lake on May 5,1947, to Phillip and Betty Gallo. Elizabeth graduated from St.Pius X High School in Saranac Lake. While still in school, she worked at the library and Blue Gentian in Saranac Lake. ...

Lucille Randall

Lucille Randall, 104, of Lake Placid, died Monday, March 4, 2019, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid.  Mrs. Randall was born Oct. 19, 1914, in Lake Placid, the daughter of Alexander and Emma (Bowen) Blanchard. She married Raymond Randall in 1941 and resided in Manhattan ...

Death Notice: Clarence Peets

Clarence Peets, 84, passed away Monday, March 4, 2019, at Mercy Living Center where he had been a resident for the past month. Calling hours are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 7 with a funeral service at 4 p.m. at the Stuart-Fortune-Keough  funeral home.  A full obituary ...

Death Notice: Philip Heller

Philip Heller, 76, of Hurley Avenue, Lake Placid, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. There are no services scheduled at this time. A full obituary will be published at a later date. The M. B. Clark, lnc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of ...

Steven G. Reid

Steven G. Reid, 58, of Wes Valley Road, Lake Placid, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at M. B. Clark, Inc., 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid. A Mass of Christian ...

Conni (Devlin) Cross

Conni Devlin Cross, 87, has gone to Heaven to be with God and her other family members who are waiting there for her. Conni was born in Lake Placid on Sept. 16, 1931 to Mae and Hurley Devlin. She loved Lake Placid and its people with a passion not exceeded by anyone. She graduated from ...

Adam W. Jessie

Adam William Jessie, 27, of Tupper Lake passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Adam was born on Jan. 21, 1992. He attended Tupper Lake Central School and spent the majority of his life in Tupper Lake. He was employed as a welder with Matrix Power Services, Inc. Adam has ...

Bryan D. Davison

TUPPER LAKE — Bryan Douglas Davison, “Bugs,” 52, formerly of Edwards, passed away peacefully March 1, 2019 at Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse with his loving family by his side. Born on Aug. 15, 1966 in Watertown to Clifford and Mabel (Allen) Davison, Bryan attended Edwards ...