Gloria Schmaker died on Good Friday, March 29, 2013. Born May 12, 1938, formerly of Tupper Lake, she died in Syracuse.
She left behind four daughters: Debbie and Stewart, Tina and Tim Watkins, Denise Amy Becker and Lisa Michael Johns, all from the Syracuse area; one son, Michael Schmaker; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She has three sisters: Joan Ann Boekeno of Syracuse, Joan Fromaget, of the Albany area, and Shirley Hosler of Saranac Lake; one brother, Bobby Fromaget of Monroe; lifetime partner Tony Carusone; her aunt Rena Drew, who lived in Tupper Lake; and her daughters, Patty and Elaine Drew.
Gloria was predeceased by her mother, Elizabeth LaPradd; her father, Adeland Fromaget; two brothers, Richard LaPradd and Joseph Fromaget; and sister Patricia Fromaget Dufrane.