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Obituaries

Thomas Edward Saehrig

Thomas Edward Saehrig, age 68, of Vermontville died suddenly on Monday, March 30, 2020 at home, with his children by his side. Born in Troy, New York on April 25, 1951, he was the son of Frederick and Florence (Eccleston) Saehrig. Tom married Dinah Russell Reid on Friday, May 16, 1986 in ...

Timothy John Fitzgerald Jr.

Timothy “Tim” John Fitzgerald Jr., 83, of Hastings on Hudson, and formerly of Jay, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 11:55 p.m. at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow after a prolonged illness. Tim was born in Lake Placid on Sept. 14, 1936. He grew up in Lake Placid ...

Glen A. Cowan

Glen A. Cowan, 82, of Earlville, died Wednesday, April 1, 2020, at the Alice Hyde Medical Center, Malone. Born on Nov. 23, 1937, in Chateaugay, he was the son of Alfred and Mildred (Rhinehart) Cowan. Glen was married to Marie Poupore on June 27, 1964, at the Chateaugay United Methodist ...

Lyle M. Bushey

Lyle M. Bushey, 78, of Saranac and formerly Saranac Lake, passed away at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont, on March 26, 2020. He was born on April 17, 1941. Per Lyle’s wishes, there will be no services. His family invites you to view further information ...

Gregory Farrell

Gregory Roland Farrell, 84, of Brooklyn and Keene, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2020, at Weill-Cornell Medical Center in New York City due to complications from leukemia. In the days prior he was surrounded by his sons Andrew and Nick Farrell, and daughter-in-law Krista Farrell. He is ...

Margaret E. Brown

M. Elizabeth Brown of McColloms, New York passed away on March 31, 2020 at the age of 107. She was born Feb. 22, 1913, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Roy Stephenson of Malone, New York. She attended Franklin Academy in Malone, New York and graduated from Cornell University in ...

Thomas Edward Saehrig

Word has been received of the death of Thomas Edward Saehrig, age 68, of Vermontville, who died suddenly at his home in Vermontville, on Monday, March 30, 2020 with his children at his side. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A complete ...

Phillip Capone

Phillip Charles Capone, 89, passed away on March 30, 2020, in Pensacola, Florida, with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born on June 11, 1930, the son of Thomas A. and Esther C. (Sullivan) Capone. His parents met when they came to the Ray Brook Sanatorium in search of a cure from ...

Gertrude Mae Sears

Gertrude Sears, 96, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020, peacefully at home, surrounded by her family and under hospice care. Gertrude was born in Lake Placid on June 9, 1923, to Reed and Wilhelmina Vassar. She was predeceased by both parents, brothers Reed and Donald Vassar, her husband ...

Charles E. Rolley Sr.

Charles E. Rolley Sr., age 80, of Saranac Lake, passed away on March 24, 2020, at 8:55 p.m. Born on Dec. 8, 1939, Charles was the son of Edward Sr. and Delphine Rolley. Chuck spent 36 years of his life as a medical driver helping people get to their medical appointments. Seven of those years ...

Bruce Arnold

Bruce Gordon Arnold, age 71, died peacefully on March 22, 2020 at Saratoga Hospital after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. The disease may have taken his mind, but his kind demeanor and humor never diminished. Bruce was born on Dec. 27, 1948 in Saranac Lake and was the son of ...

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Doyle

Elizabeth “Betty” Jean Doyle, age 97, of Plattsburgh and formerly of Saranac Lake, died of stroke Monday, March 23, 2020 at C.V.P.H Medical Center in Plattsburgh. Born in Saranac Lake on Nov. 17, 1922, she was the daughter of Syraic and Etta (McGrain) Dupree. Betty married Edward James ...

Darlene A. Strack

Darlene A. Strack, age 60, of Tupper Lake, passed away on Monday afternoon, March 23, 2020, surrounded by her loving family after a long, hard fight with ovarian cancer. A celebration of life will be held at a later date in September for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. She is survived by ...

Ronald S. Moody

Ronald S. Moody of Rochester, passed away on March 18, 2020 at the age of 77. He is survived by his wife, Linda F. Moody; sons, Eric L. (Andrea) Moody, Erin R. (Michelle) Moody; 3, grandsons and 1, granddaughter, brother, Tim Moody, along with nieces, nephews and cousins. Services will be ...

Janet Lois Chapman

Janet Lois Chapman, age 97, passed away on March 5, 2020, surrounded by loving family. Janet was born in Tupper Lake on Nov. 29, 1922, daughter of Abraham “Jack” and Estelle Clifford. She graduated from Tupper Lake High School, attended Russell Sage College and graduated with a BA in ...

Carolyn Shaheen

A private funeral mass for Carolyn Shaheen, age 82, of Tupper Lake, will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 2 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Church with Rev. Douglas Decker officiating. Burial will be in St. Alphonsus Cemetery in the spring. Mrs. Shaheen passed away on Friday morning, March 20, 2020 ...

Rita D. Cronin

Rita Jane Darrah Cronin, 83, of 76 Garmish St., Ellenburg Depot, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Elderwood nursing home in Lake Placid with her family by her side. Rita was born in Saranac Lake on July 28, 1936. She was the daughter of Wayne Darrah and Edith Dufore. She married her ...

Nancy Lee Richards

Nancy Lee (Fiske) Richards was born Oct. 5, 1932, from humble beginnings in AuSable Forks. Like many local residents in that era she found employment at the Lake Placid Club. Here she met and married the love of her life, Fredrick Richards, in 1952. While raising her children, she enjoyed ...

Death notice: George Fredrick Lamont

Word has been received of the death of George Fredrick Lamont, 83, of Saranac Lake, on Friday, March 13, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983. There will be no calling ...

Gerald G. Macey

Gerald G. Macey, age 63, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday, March 8, 2020 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on April 12, 1956, he was the son of Gerald and Gertrude (Slater) Macey. Jerry was employed as a truck driver and crane operator at Madden ...