Obituaries

Sally A. Shields-Costello

Sally Ann Shields-Costello, 74, of Naples, Florida, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Naples. Sally was born on March 23, 1943, in Bronx to Edward and Thelma Shields. She was a tireless advocate for children in her career as a social worker. In retirement, ...

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John ‘Jack’ Dennis Buckley

PLATTSBURGH — John “Jack” Dennis Buckley, 88, of Newport News, Virginia passed away peacefully on the morning of Oct. 10, 2017, at Sunnington Assisted Living in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. John was born Oct. 28, 1928 in Saranac Lake, the son of Timothy Joseph Buckley and Margaret ...

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Jerrica D. Goldie

Jerrica Dianne Goldie, 25 years old, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Born Sept. 28, 1992, she was the daughter of Jeannie (Goldie) and Bryan Davison of Tupper Lake. She is survived by a son, Jace Pelkey, 5, Chateaugay; brothers Jesse (Stephanie) Goldie, Jonathan Goldie and partner ...

Dorothy J. Brasch

Dorothy J. Brasch, 100, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Dorothy was born on a 10-acre farm in Irondequoit, near Rochester, on June 14, 1917. Her parents were William Schoman and Martha (Frenz) Schoman. Dorothy graduated from ...

Death Notice: Henry G. ‘Hank’ Cochran

Henry G. “Hank” Cochran, 71, of Fitzgerald, Georgia, died Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at his residence. Private memorial services will be held at a later date.

Francis ‘Frank’ Fleming

Francis “Frank” Fleming, 70, of Saranac Lake, died on Thursday Sept. 28, 2017, at his home. Born in Edwards on July 21, 1947, he was the son of Faye Eugene Fleming and Bertha Viola (Miller) Fleming. He worked for Price Chopper for many years. Frank is survived by one sister Evelyn ...

Lois C. Umber

Lois C. Umber, 81, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at the Adirondack Medical Center. Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 8, 1936, she was the daughter of George Umber and Marion (Paye) Umber. Lois moved to Albany for a number of years, working in Housekeeping with ...

Death Notice: Scott W. Grady

Scott William Grady, 57, of North Elba died Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at Adirondack Medical Center of Saranac Lake. There are no calling hours. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. The M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements. ...

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Adrien Girouard, AKA “Mr. G”

Adrien Girouard, AKA “Mr. G,” blazed a trail to heaven on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Betsy Ross Nursing home in Rome, New York. He was 96 years young. Mr. G was born in Canada on July 4, 1921, and his parents and other siblings migrated to Berlin, New Hampshire when he was just a ...

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Joanne (Waldron) Dwyer

Joanne Waldron Dwyer was born on March 12, 1934 in Montclair, New Jersey. She passed away on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Morristown Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She was 83. Joanne spent her early years living in Saranac Lake, where she acquired her love for the Great Woods. After ...

Anne (Wolford) Damp

Anne Wolford Damp passed away Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born on May 10, 1934 in Rochester, the oldest of three children born to the late Raymond and Margaret Wolford. She married the late Edward C. Damp on June 30, 1956. Anne was a proud ...

Death Notice: Joanne W. Dwyer

Word has been received of the death of Joanne Waldron Dwyer, who was born on March 12, 1934 in Montclair, New Jersey. She passed away on Sept. 29, 2017, at Morristown Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She was 83. Local arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in ...

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Robert J. Manning

MASSENA — Robert J. Manning, 81, of East Hatfield Street, Massena passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home in Ogdensburg, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was the oldest of five children, two boys and three girls of John R. ...

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David A. LaTray

David A LaTray passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26 2017, from a lengthy Illness at Newton Medical Center in New Jersey with his son Ronald by his side. David was raised on a dairy farm in Bombay. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in the 1970s til he returned in 1977 spending 29 years in Alcoa Massena ...

Margaret L. Bray

Margaret L. Bray, 92, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Born in Owls Head on April 01, 1925, she was the daughter of Charles and Mina (White) Jacobs. Margaret married Albertis Bray who predeceased her in 1972. Margaret had been a resident of Saranac Lake for ...

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Mary Ellen Keith

Mary Ellen Keith, 88, of Vermontville, who died on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at C.V.P.H Medical Center. Born in Vermontville, Feb 23, 1929, the daughter of Robert and Hazel Tyler Goff, she was the oldest of 12 children. She married the love of her life Patrick Keith, Aug. 18, 1949, and ...

Death Notice: Adrien Girouard

Word has been received of the death of Adrien Girouard. Mr. Girouard passed away Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Betsy Ross Nursing and Rehab Center in Rome, New York. Arrangements are incomplete with the Stuart-Fortune-Keough funeral home in Tupper Lake.

Susan Reynolds

Susan Reynolds, 55, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Adirondack Medical Center. Born in Lyons on April 3, 1962, she was the daughter of Harold and Lena Jean (Mashewske) Reynolds. Susan and her brother Sam moved to the Lake Flower Apartments in Saranac ...

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John P. Duffy

John Patrick Duffy, of Saranac Lake died on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at the Adirondack Medical Center at the age of 77. After attending Oberlin College and serving in the Army, Duffy, who was born March 13, 1940 in Lowville, landed at the Lake Placid Club in 1960s. It was at the Club that ...

Roger G. Oliver

Roger G. Oliver, 58, of Bloomingdale, died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at University of Vermont Medical Center. Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 23, 1959, he was the son of Donald and Cynthia (Begor) Oliver. Roger, married Valerie Columbe on Nov. 15, 1980 at St. Paul’s Church in Bloomingdale. ...