Obituaries

Death notice: Peter Cassavaugh

Word has been received of the death of Peter Cassavaugh, 81, of Bloomingdale, who died on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12,. A Mass of ...

Theodore ‘Ted’ LaMarque

Theodore “Ted” LaMarque died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at his home in Wilmington. He was born Nov. 21, 1953. Ted worked for the Wilmington Highway Department for 25 years. He was also a past member of the Wilmington Fire Department. He is survived by his wife Kathy; his son Scott; his ...

Lenore I. Sorensen

Lenore “Leni” Irene Sorensen, 68, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in Lake Placid, surrounded by her family. Leni was born in Saranac Lake on Nov. 3, 1949, the daughter of Joseph and Ruth (Harris) DeNicolo. She married Carl Sorensen Jr. in Saranac Lake on July 1, ...

Edith (Parrish Barton) Sheerin

Edith Parrish Barton Sheerin died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 in Charlottesville, Virginia, surrounded by her family. She never tired of learning and joyfully passed on her passion for music, gardening and the environment to her family. In 1952, she married Charles W. Sheerin and began her ...

Margaret D. Johnson

Margaret D. Johnson, 91, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake after several recent health crises. Born in Saranac Lake on April 9, 1926, she was the daughter of Mose and Mary Ainge (Trombley) DeForge who immigrated to New York from ...

Roger C. Gardner

Roger C. Gardner, 68, of Chesterfield, Virginia, passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Sgt. Gardner was a veteran that served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, from 1966 to 1969. He was a member of the Masons, the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club, and served as a Webelo’s troop ...

Death Notice: Marilyn T. Law

Marilyn T. Law, 87, of Walton Hills, Ohio, and formerly of Lake Placid, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Walton Manor Health Care Centre of Walton Hills, Ohio. A graveside service will be held in the North Elba Cemetery, Old Military Road, Lake Placid, in the spring. The M.B. Clark Inc. ...

Marilyn (Ryan) Clement

SCHENECTADY — Former resident Marilyn Ryan Clement passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at the age of 77. She was born and raised in Saranac Lake, graduated from Saranac Lake High School as Salutatorian of her class and was village clerk treasurer for many years. She was ...

Robert LaPlant

Robert “Bob” J. LaPlant, 70, peacefully passed away at his home in Westport on Jan. 18, 2018. He was born to the late William and Edna LaPlant and was one of seven siblings. Robert was born and raised in Tupper Lake. He appreciated black-and-white Western movies, country music, dogs, ...

Barbara ‘Tinker Bell’ (Bell) Tallman

Barbara “Tinker Bell” (Bell) Tallman, 58, of Bloomingdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Rochester on June 15, 1959, she was the daughter of Robert and Helen (St. James) Bell. Barbara married Donald Tallman at St. Bernard’s ...

Daniel J. Sullivan

Daniel John Sullivan of Randall, Kansas was born Oct. 18, 1937 in White Plains, the son of immigrants Edward Sullivan from Wales and Erna (Murphy) Sullivan from Prince Edward Island Canada. He grew up in a small town of Milton along the Hudson River. Hew spent a couple of years in Chile ...

Judith E. Bova

Judith E. Bova, 78, of Cottonwood Way, Lake Placid, passed away Jan. 14, 2018, at Essex Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Elizabethtown, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Lake Placid on Sept. 19, 1939 the daughter of Clarence and Violet (Bruce) Hare. Judy ...

John A. Clouse Jr.

John Arthur Clouse Jr. passed away on Sept. 27, 2017, at Apple Rehab in Middletown. He was a resident of Saranac Lake since 1980. He served our country in the Air Force from 1967 to 1971 and in the Navy from 1976-1979.

Ellen Thomas

Ellen Thomas, 91, of Lake Placid, died peacefully on Jan. 11, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. She is survived by Charles, her husband of 64 years; son Christopher (Deborah) of Denver, Colorado; son Charles of Lake Placid; daughter Kathleen of Lake Placid; grandson Christopher ...

Patricia (Johnston) Hayward

Patricia (Johnston) Hayward, beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 30, 2017 in the company of devoted family and friends. Fun-loving, artistic, musical, athletic, witty, courageous, generous — adventurer, avid gardener and great ...

Death Notice: F. Raymond Jenkins Jr.

F. Raymond Jenkins Jr. of Upper Saranac Lake, died on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Elderwood Uihlein Living Center, Lake Placid. He was born March 4, 1925 in Richmond, Indiana. There are no calling hours and memorial services will take place at the convenience of the family.

Harold J. “Bud” Morford Sr.

Harold J. ”Bud” Morford Sr., 95, of Bloomingdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Bloomingdale on Sept. 30, 1922, he was the son of John and Lena (Collins) Morford. Harold, married Margaret Barkley on June 18, 1953 in St. Mary’s ...

Arthur F. Niederbuhl

Arthur F. Niederbuhl, 92, of Bloomingdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Born in Brooklyn on Oct. 21, 1925, he was the son of Arthur and Clara (Olsen) Niederbuhl. Arthur married Norma Curran on July 5, 1948 in Bloomingdale. She predeceased him on Jan. 6, 2015. When he was a young child, ...

Robert G. Pasco

Robert George Pasco, born in Alliance Ohio on May 28, 1937, has went to his maker, Jesus. He is survived by two sisters: Barbara Pasco Hoover of Florida and Cathy Pasco Gerzina of Ohio, and one deceased Charlene Pasco Russell of Ohio. He has three daughters that will miss him greatly: Bobbi ...

Stephen P. Morgan

Stephen P. Morgan, 76, of Saranac Lake died Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018, at his home. Stephen was born Dec. 6, 1941 to Sylvia (Neubauer) and Leonard Morgan in Saranac Lake. Steve graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1960 with many athletic awards. He went to the University of Northern ...