Obituaries

Burial service: James V. Hart Jr.

Interment services have been set for James V. Hart Jr., 92, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 at his home. A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 14 at St. Bernard Cemetery in Saranac Lake. Friends wishing to remember James V. Hart Jr. may make ...

Lynn Malerba

Lynn Malerba was born on Dec. 29, 1957 in Lake Placid, the daughter of Douglas and Judy King. She died Monday, May 7, 2018, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont. In the footsteps of her father and grandfather, she developed an early love of the outdoors. She competitively ...

Jerry ‘Stubby’ Dashnaw

Jerry “Stubby” Dashnaw, 75 of Lake Placid passed away suddenly on May 6, 2018. Jerry was born March 14, 1943, the son of Mary Alma Dashnaw Hanlon in Plattsburgh and lived his entire life in the Adirondacks. Jerry was well known for his sense of humor and willingness to lend a hand to ...

Anita R. Friel

Anita R. Friel, 65, of Lake Placid, died Friday, May 4, 2018, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Mrs. Friel was born April 21, 1953 in Nyack. She is the daughter of Seymour I and Florence B. (Beck) Robertson. She is the wife of Gary S. Friel, they were married in Pearl ...

Theresa R. Riley

Theresa Regina Riley, 90, of 29 Lincoln Drive, Tupper Lake died Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Faust on Oct. 25, 1927, she was the daughter of Albert and Regina (Corrow) Trombley. She married John Riley on Oct. 7, 1950, at Holy Name Church in ...

Anna M. Gledhill

Anna Margaret Gledhill died peacefully at home in Hallowell, Maine on Monday, April 30, 2018. She was 99. Born Anna Margaret Fiddler in New Brighton Pennsylvania, she grew up there as well as Stamford Connecticut. She also spent time in Havana Cuba, San Juan Puerto Rico, and New York ...

Hans Barner-Rasmussen

Hans Barner-Rasmussen of Moody Pond, died last week while visiting his daughter Trine, in San Diego. Death occurred in the early hours of April 30, 2018, in his sleep, for which those who loved him are grateful. He would have been 90 his next birthday. He is survived by his beloved wife ...

Memorial Service: Trudy L. Smith-Shaffer

Memorial services have been set for Trudy L. Smith-Shaffer, 59, of Saranac Lake, who died on Thursday, March 8, 2018. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Joanne White officiating. Friends ...

Memorial Service: George J. Schaefer

Memorial services have been set for George J. Schaefer, 87, of Saranac Lake who died on Sunday, April 1, 2018. A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the First Presbyterian Church in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Joanne White Officiating. Friends wishing to ...

Graveside Service: Margaret D. Johnson

Interment Services have been set for Margaret D. Johnson, 91, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at Adirondack Medical Center. A graveside service will take place at noon Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Pine Ridge Cemetery in Saranac Lake. Friends wishing to remember ...

Constance Bushy Michaud

Constance Bushy Michaud, 96, passed peacefully at Elderwood at Uihlein on April 22, 2018. Connie was born in Port Chester on Aug. 25, 1921, to Harold and Hazel (Goff) Bushy. She was the eldest of three sisters; Eleanor Bushy and Jeanne Bushy Smith preceded her in death. She graduated from ...

Theresa Sawyer

Theresa Sawyer, 73, of Bloomingdale, died Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Saranac Lake on Nov. 4, 1944, she was the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Bisson) D’Aoust. Theresa married L. Bruce Sawyer on July 3, 1976. He predeceased her ...

Harold ‘Pal’ Lamondie

Look out, St. Peter, here he comes! On April 26, 2018, Harold “Pal” Lamondie returned home to his mother Cecelia Allen Lamondie and his father Harold Lamondie Sr. He will be happily reunited with his sisters Phyllis Lamondie Charland Lamica, Nancy Lamondie Lane, his brothers Carmen ...

Rocco V. D’Onofrio

Rocco V. D’Onofrio, 93, of Tupper Lake has died. Born in Utica on Dec. 15, 1924, he and his wife Alice purchased the Emperial Motel in 1974, moved to Tupper Lake and operated the motel for 11 years. A veteran of World War II, he served in the U.S. Army with the 820th Tank Destroyer ...

Spring Burial notice: Nan L. Knight

Interment services have been set for Nan L. Knight, 73, of Saranac Lake, who died on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Adirondack Medical Center. A graveside service will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday May 1 at Pine Ridge Cemetery in Saranac Lake. Friends wishing to remember Nan L. ...

Walter Woods Jr.

Walter “Woody” Woods Jr., 88, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, surrounded by family at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Born in Dickinson Center on April 23, 1929, he was the son of Walter and Bernice (LaVair) Woods. In 1950 he was married to Anita Gonyea. Walter was a proud ...

Owen P. Coats

Owen Philip Coats, 84, formerly of Saranac Lake and currently of Rochester, died Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester after a long battle with emphysema. Born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, on April 14, 1934, he was the son of Herbert and Margaret (Mitchell) ...

Francis J. ‘Fast Fran’ Lawrence

Francis James “Fast Fran” Lawrence, 57, of Lake Clear, died April 23, 2018. Born in Keene Valley, on June 27, 1960 he was the son of Desmond Lawrence, Jr. and Helen (Buckley) Lawrence. Fran married Denise (Dumas) Lawrence on Nov. 24, 1978 in Wilmington. Fran and Denise raised ...

George E. Vincent II

George E. Vincent II, “Mighty Black Wolf” of the Huron Tribe, died on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Gouverneur Hospital. George was born in Lake Placid on Dec. 7, 1952, a son of the late George Edmond and Jeanine (LaGoy) Vincent. He graduated from high school and went on to receive an ...

Death Notice: Constance (Bushy) Michaud

Constance Bushy Michaud, 96, of Lake Placid passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Elderwood Of Uihlein At Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Mrs. Michaud was born Aug. 25, 1921 in Portchester. She is the daughter of Harold and Hazel (Goff) Bushy. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. ...