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Obituaries

Warren O. Dwight

A graveside service was held for our wonderful Dad, Warren O. Dwight, 98, who passed away in his sleep on Wednesday morning, July 8, 2020. His last words to us were “I’m looking forward to a good night’s sleep.” There was no specific cause of death. He died peacefully in his ...

Virginia ‘Ginny’ Elaine Whitelaw

Virginia “Ginny” Elaine Whitelaw, 65, of Bloomingdale, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Saranac Lake on March 26, 1955, she was the youngest child of the late Paul and Jeanette Shene. She graduated from Westhampton Beach High ...

Lt. Col. George Mosey

Lt. Col. George Mosey, 90, died peacefully on June 25, 2020, in Jupiter, Florida. A decorated veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, he served his country in the U.S. Air Force with dedication for 30 years. As a navigator in flight and director of logistics on the ground, his meritorious ...

Warren O. Dwight

Warren O. Dwight, age 98, of Keene died Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Mr. Dwight was born Sept. 7, 1921, in Tupper Lake. He is the son of the late Edwin Roy and the late Mary Louise (Cote) Dwight. He served in the Army during World War II from June ...

Vincent Edward Jay

Vincent Edward Jay, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at his home in Tupper Lake. There will be a private funeral Mass on Friday, July 10 at 2 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Holy Name Church in Tupper Lake. A burial will take place at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Tupper Lake immediately ...

Christa M. Beline

Christa M. (Anderes) Beline, 92, died Monday evening, July 6, 2020 after a short illness. For the last two years she lived at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, and her daughter was at her side holding her hand when she took her final breaths. She saw four of her six grandchildren and ...

Richard A. Lemieux

Richard A. Lemieux, 77, of Mooers Forks passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at his home with his family by his side. He was born Oct. 4, 1942 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He was the son of Joseph and Margaret Lemieux. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a self-employed carpenter. Richard ...

Christine Haig

Graveside services have been set for Christine E. Haig, age 59, of Saranac Lake, who died Monday, March 2, 2020 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service will take place at 10 a.m. on ...

Isaac E. Skiff

Graveside services have been set for Isaac (Ike) E. Skiff, 90, of Bloomingdale, more recently of Tupper Lake, who passed away Saturday June 27, 2020, after a sudden illness. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be a graveside ...

Edward ‘Red’ Clement

Edward “Red” Clement, 77, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the home of his daughter Lori. Born in Tupper Lake on March 26, 1943, he was the son of Arthur and Marie Jeannette (Sabourin) Clement. He married Donna (Rule) Clement on Nov. 4, 1961, and ...

Sheila Dingley

Sheila Vivian “Til” Dingley, 93, of Lake Placid and Upper Jay, passed away on May 4, 2020, in Lake Placid. Burial was private in the Mountain View Cemetery in Upper Jay, where she was laid to rest beside her beloved late husband, Albert F. Dingley Jr., MD. There will be a graveside ...

Richard P. DeMerse

Richard P. DeMerse, age 93, of Saranac Lake, died Sunday, June 28, 2020 at his home following a brief illness. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on July 31, 1926, he was the son of Leo and Doris (Watson) Demers. Richard married Marilyn Miller on July 31, 1948 at Church of St. Luke, the Beloved ...

Isaac E. Skiff

Isaac (Ike) E. Skiff, 90, of Bloomingdale, more recently of Tupper Lake, passed away Saturday June 27, 2020, after a sudden illness. Ike was born in Bloomingdale on Dec. 28, 1929 to Alfred, and Leona (Miner) Skiff. Ike left school after eighth grade, which was typical of boys his age ...

Deborah McNair d’Avignon

Deborah McNair d’Avignon, 98, of Lake Placid passed away peacefully on June 21, 2020, at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh with her daughter Celeste by her side. Deborah was born on Jan 24, 1922, in Pooler, Georgia, and spent her childhood in mainland China, where her parents were ...

Steven Mannix

Steven “Steve” Mannix, age 62, of Rego Park, New York, passed away unexpectedly on June 18 at his home. A memorial service will be held at Glascott Funeral Home on Saturday, June 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. and Glascott will be handling the funeral arrangements. Steve was born in Manhattan ...

Joshua Lee Collins

Joshua Lee “Josh” Collins, 40, of Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in Saranac Lake. Affectionately known as “Boss,” Josh was born in Saranac Lake on Aug. 12, 1979, the son of Darius Collins Jr. and Janice (Criswell) Collins. Boss was a lifelong resident of Saranac ...

Nathaniel T. Oddy

A Mass of Christian burial has been set for Nathaniel T. Oddy, age 94, of Saranac Lake, who died on Monday, March 2, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 27 at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake. ...

Joyce Ann Planty

Joyce Ann Planty, 84, died June 15, 2020, at the Adirondack Medical Center. She was born June 30, 1935, in Lake Placid, the daughter of Clarence V. and Violet (Bruce) Hare. Joyce attended Lake Placid Central School. She married Leon J. Planty on Jan. 24, 1976. She worked various local ...

Glenn Michael Foster

Glenn Michael Foster, 49, of Hallsville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly on June 18, 2020. He was born Nov. 5, 1970, in Saranac Lake to Roger Foster and Joyce Stevens Foster. Glenn attended Saranac Lake High School and worked as a drywall hanger for many years. He was an avid arrowhead ...

Perry L. White

Perry L. White, 68, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and previously of Watertown and Roxbury, New York, died June 20, 2020, of cancer. Born March 4, 1952, at Margaretville Hospital, Margaretville, New York, he was the son of Douglas L. and Marjory Lovejoy White. A career newspaperman since ...