Obituaries

Graveside Service: John B. Colby

John Bambrick Colby, 48, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at his home. He was born on Jan. 23, 1969, in Lake Placid to Barbara A. and William R. Colby A graveside service will be held Friday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. at North Elba Cemetery, Lake Placid. The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in ...

Grace Lucinda Williams Kipping

Grace Lucinda Williams Kipping, 69, of Saranac Lake, died unexpectedly on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, at her home. Born in Lime Rock, Connecticut, on Jan. 16, 1949, she was the daughter of Richard and Abby (McIntyre) Williams. As a young girl, Grace came and spent time with her grandparents in ...

Larry R. Thayer

Larry Ronald Thayer, 68, of Cascade Road Lake Placid, passed away Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at his home. He was born in Niskayuna on Feb. 25, 1950, the son of George and Genevieve LaDuke Thayer. Larry was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, Class of 1968. He served in the United States ...

Michael Danielle

Michael “Mickey” Danielle of Davie, Florida and Jay, entered eternal life on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. He was born in Brooklyn on Aug. 28,1927, to Rose Imperiale and Joseph Michael Daniela. Born into humble beginnings with an eighth grade education, Mickey rose to build a scrap and iron ...

Mark J. Taube

Mark J. Taube, 60, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, surrounded by friends and family at Banner University Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona, after a long and courageous battle with lung cancer. As a non-smoking and athletic adult, Mark demonstrated remarkable grit by steadfastly refusing to ...

Edward B. Rabideau

Edward B. Rabideau, 71, of Paul Smiths, died Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Plattsburgh on Dec. 10, 1946, he was the son of Bernard and Mary (Andrews) Rabideau. Ed married Myra O’Dell on June 17, 1983, in Paul Smiths. Ed grew up in Morrisonville and had ...

Death Notice: Theresa M. Kraft

Theresa M. Kraft, 56, of Church Street, Saranac Lake and formerly of Greenwood Street, Lake Placid, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at her home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 31 in the North Elba Cemetery, Old Military Road, Lake Placid with ...

Death Notice: John F. Barker

John Francis Barker, 73, of North Elba died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. There are no calling Hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory or leave condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.

Patricia A. Law

Patricia A. Law, 74, of Saranac Lake, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at her home following a long illness. Born in Glens Falls on Oct. 11, 1943, she was the daughter of John Francis and Margaret Ann (Conway) Pickett. Patricia married John Law on Sept. 16, 1995 at St. John’s in the ...

Scott T. Walker

Scott T. Walker of 47 Winona Ave., beloved son of Patricia (Wallace) Walker and the late S. David Walker, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the UVM Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. He is also survived by his brother David S. and his daughter Kelsey “Bughead” as well as ...

Paul B. Curry

Paul Brian Curry, 80, of Clifton Park died on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at his residence in the loving company of his family. He was born on Jan. 4, 1938, in Berkeley, California, and was the son of the late John Curry of Blue Mountain Lake and Isabelle Granville-Curry of Ithaca. Mr. ...

Margaret ‘Peggy’ L. Jewtraw

Margaret “Peggy” L. Jewtraw, of Lake Placid, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont at the age of 83 after a short battle with cancer. Margaret was born on June 8, 1935 in Moriah. She enjoyed spending time playing ...

Service: Alexander C. Mitchell Sr.

Memorial and interment services have been set for Dr. Alexander C. Mitchell Sr., 98, formerly of Saranac Lake, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A ...

Death Notice: Paul Lamparski

Paul Lamparski, 62, passed away in his home in the early morning Friday, Aug. 17. He was born in Havertown, Pennsylvania on March 21, 1956, the son of Theodore and Delores Abromaitis Lamparski. Services are being planned to coincide with Alex’s wedding weekend in Lake Placid March ...

Memorial, Interment Service Notice: Alexander C. Mitchell Sr.

Memorial and interment services have been set for Dr. Alexander C. Mitchell Sr., 98, formerly of Saranac Lake, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health in Pennsylvania. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A ...

Frederick Allen Mills III

Frederick Allen Mills III passed away peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his family, on July 5, 2018, at the age of 69 after a heroic battle against cancer. Fred was born on Feb. 2, 1949, in New York City. Fred was a successful real estate investor and restaurateur with a passion for ...

Death notice: Phyllis Jane Blendowski

Word has been received of the death of Phyllis Jane Blendowski, 95, of Loon Lake, who died on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Services are private and will be at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral ...

Death notice: Rose Marie Clark Prue Mills

Word has been received of the death of Rose Marie Clark Prue Mills on Aug. 3, 2018, in Glendale, Arizona. She was born Jan. 3, 1944. She is survived by her two children, Kimberley Prue Webb and Willie Prue, both of Phoenix, Arizona; two sisters, Barbara Clark (Harold) Jaquis and Bonnie ...

Celebration of life notice: Ian M. Orme

A celebration of life is set for Ian M. Orme, 65, of Onchiota, who died on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. A celebration of life will take place at their camp, 6 Kushaqua Mud Pond Road in Onchiota, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18. Lunch will follow. Friends attending are asked to please park on ...

Gerald ‘Jerry’ Manning

Gerald “Jerry” Manning of Tupper Lake passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Aug. 4, 2018, at the age of 71. Jerry was a beloved member of the Tupper Lake community. He always had time for a chat, joke or story with anyone. He was born here on Nov. 24, 1946, to John ...