Obituaries

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Eunice M. Coolon

Eunice M. Coolon, 88, of Saranac Lake, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Mercy Health Care in Tupper Lake, where she had been a resident since May. Born in Saranac Lake on Oct. 30, 1928, she was the daughter of Harvey and Eunice (Kelly) McDonald. Eunice married Charles C. Harvey and later ...

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Gertrude D. ‘Dorothy’ Salmon

Gertrude D. “Dorothy” Salmon, 91, of North Bangor passed away Monday evening, Aug. 14, 2017, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia Salmon-Conzola and Edward J. Conzola, while under their loving care and Hospice of the North Country. Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 25, 1926, ...

Death notice: M. Victoria ‘Dicki’ Jenkins

M. Victoria “Dicki” Jenkins died on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at her home on Upper Saranac Lake. Arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There are no calling hours, and services will take place at the convenience of the family.

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Donald K. Clifford Jr.

Donald K. Clifford Jr., widely known as “Obie,” died peacefully and comfortably in his Mount Kisco home on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Anyone who knew Obie knew the uplifting force of his optimistic enthusiasm. His overwhelming attitude towards life was gratitude. “The odds of any one ...

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Jeannine C. Clark

Jeannine C. Clark, 77, of Tupper Lake, passed on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, surrounded by her family at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Jeannine was the daughter of Lawrence “Buck” and Anne Lemieux. She graduated from Tupper Lake High School in 1958. She is survived ...

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Nickolas J. Gibbs

Nickolas J. Gibbs, 57, of Saranac Lake, passed away in the early morning of Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. At that time, he was an employee of Sunmount in Tupper Lake. Nickolas was also a full-time family man. He was a 1978 Saranac Lake High School graduate. In 1986, he joined the United States ...

Christopher M. Lyng

Christopher M. Lyng, 64, of Malone passed away Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born Dec. 15, 1952 in Malone, he was the son of Edward and Gertrude (Perry) Lyng. Chris graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy, Malone in 1970 and from Albany Business College in 1972. He ...

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Lorraine (Bannerman) Edgley

Lorraine (Bannerman) Edgley, 87, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Lorraine was born June 12, 1930 in Lake Placid, the daughter of Campbell A. Bannerman and Sadie Preston Bannerman Griggs. She was a lifelong resident of Lake Placid, growing up as the middle of three ...

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Richard “Lefty” B. Martin

Richard “Lefty” B. Martin, 67, of 236 McComb St., Saranac Lake, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Plattsburgh Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Born in Saranac Lake on June 18, 1950, he was the son of Joseph and Margaret (Block) Martin. Lefty was a lifelong resident of Saranac ...

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John “Mitch” L. Mitrowitz

John “Mitch” Leonard Mitrowitz died peacefully at his home in Tupper Lake on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. John was born on Feb. 10, 1959 in Johnson City to Leonard and Ruth (Chamberlain) Mitrowitz. In his younger years, John loved playing baseball for the Nimmonsburg Youth Association. He ...

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Matthew A. Dana

Matthew A. Dana, 27, of Tupper Lake passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at his home. Born March 12, 1990 in Ogdensburg, he was the son of Bruce Dana and Rhonda Gilmour. The family moved to Tupper Lake where Matthew attended local schools. He graduated from Tupper Lake High ...

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Jennie A. Boss

RICHFIELD SPRINGS — Jennie Anne Boss, 76, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. She was born on Nov. 25, 1940, in Tupper Lake, daughter of the late Clarence and Dorothy Madore Richer. She was raised and educated in Tupper Lake and graduated from the Holy Ghost Academy in Tupper ...

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Bryan J. Reid

Bryan J. Reid, 59, of Jefferson City, passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Capital Region Medical Center after battling cancer for over two years. He was born on Aug. 15, 1957, in Lake Placid, to James E. Reid and Beverley Marion (Pratt) Reid. He graduated from Lake Placid High ...

Taras Thomas “Terry” Gach

Taras Thomas “Terry” Gach, 64, of Saranac Lake, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, following a heart attack. Terry was grieving the loss of his wife, Mary, who died from a brain tumor in February. They leave behind three sons: Chandler, 21, Connor, 25, and Taras R., 27. Terry ...

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Dorothy June (Sargent) Gladd

Dorothy June (Sargent) Gladd passed away on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in Middletown, Connecticut. Dorothy was born in New York City in 1920 to Charles Cleveland and Florence Clouse. She was raised in Mt. Vernon; although an only child, she was surrounded by a large extended family. She ...

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Richard “Rick” Stringer

Richard “Rick” Stringer, 65, of Saranac Lake passed away Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Essex Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Elizabethtown, where he had been a resident since February. Rick finally succumbed to cancer after a courageously fought year-long battle. Rick was ...

Death Notice: Margaret K. (Bradbury) Morrow

Word has been received of the death of Margaret K. (Bradbury) Morrow, 100, formerly of Saranac Lake and currently of Spanaway, Washington who died on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at the home of her daughter where she has resided for the past 16 year. Local funeral arrangements are in care of the ...

Death Notice: Matthew Dana

Sgt. Matthew Dana, Tupper Lake village police officer, died unexpectedly, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, at his home. Calling hours are scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Tupper Lake Christian Center in Tupper Lake. A procession will begin at the Tupper Lake Christian Center ...