Obituaries

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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 ...

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Helen G. Coady

Helen G. Coady, 86, of Bloomingdale and formerly of Plattsburgh, died Sunday, June 4, 2017, at the Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland on Sept. 22, 1930, she was the daughter of Thomas and Catherine Walsh. Helen affectionately known as “Nanny”, ...

Graveside Service: Dorothy R. Sullivan

Interment services have been set for Dorothy R. Sullivan, 94, Bloomingdale, who died on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. A graveside service will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, June 12, 2017, Brookside Cemetery in Bloomingdale. Friends wishing to remember Dorothy R. Sullivan may make memorial ...

Graveside Service: Peter H. Sullivan

Interment services have been set for Peter H. Sullivan, 80, Vermontville, who died on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. A graveside service with military honors will take place at 10 a.m. Friday June 9, at St. John’s Cemetery in Lake Clear. Friends wishing to remember Peter H. Sullivan may make ...

Irene Newell

Irene Newell, of Liverpool, passed away June 1, 2017, at Francis House of Syracuse after a courageous battle with congestive heart failure and dementia. She was born Oct. 23, 1935, youngest daughter of Fred and Catherine Amo Gorrow of Saranac Lake. She was a 17-year survivor of ...

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Christopher J. Riani

Christopher James Riani, 57, of Saranac Lake, died Friday, June 2, 2017. Born in Lowville on May 31, 1960, he was the son of Richard and Joan (Sweatt) Riani. Christopher was a creative entrepreneur who owned and operated many successful businesses. Leaving the corporate world behind, ...

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Vicky L. Champney

Ms. Vicky L. Champney, 64, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, comforted by the love and support of her sister Bonnie at her side. Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop. Vicky was born on July 12, 1952, to ...

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Erik J. Lamb

Erik J. Lamb, 29, of Lake Placid, lost his battle with life on May 31, 2017. Erik was born on Aug. 13, 1987, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to Kathryn Kindle Lamb and Joseph V. Lamb lll. He leaves behind many who loved him for his kind nature, patience and compassion towards others. He ...

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Michael R. Woods

Michael R. Woods, 67, of Larkin Road, Hubbardsville, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Utica. He was born Feb. 22, 1950, in Saranac Lake, a son of Richard and Eleanor Kelly Woods and was a graduate of Saranac Lake schools. On April 4, 1970, Michael ...