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Obituaries

Jeannine Marguerite Laliberte Butler

Devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Jeannine Butler has gone peacefully to the Lord Jesus Christ, surrounded by her loving family in her home. Jeannine was born on Aug. 27, 1930 to Eudore Laliberte and Marie-Anne-Beaudoin in Worcester, Massachusetts. She ...

Thomas Robert Kimpton

Word has been received of the death of Thomas Robert Kimpton, age 74, of Saranac Lake, who died on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Francis Hospice House in Syracuse. Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 2 to 4 ...

Mae Julia Palumbo

Mae Julia Palumbo, 94, of Lake Placid passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Mrs. Palumbo was born May 1, 1925, in Plattsburgh. She is the daughter of Joseph and Julia (Lesperance) Cartier. Calling hours will be held on Monday, Jan. 27 from 1 to 2 ...

Kenneth Carl Martell

Kenneth Carl Martell, 63, of Saranac Lake passed away Jan. 21, 2020, at the Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake after a brave battle with esophageal cancer. Ken was born on Oct. 29, 1956, in Saranac Lake, the son of the late Kenneth and Dorothy (Ratelle) Martell. A graduate of Saranac Lake ...

Danielle Marie Corrow

Danielle Marie Corrow, 35, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020. Danielle was born on June 12, 1984, in Riverhead, the daughter of Greg and Mary (Gillis) Corrow. She graduated from Lake Placid High School and went on to attend North Country Community College. Danielle enjoyed ...

Joseph F. Duffy

Joseph Francis Duffy of Hornell, and formerly of Saranac Lake, left this world Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, after a long illness. Joseph was born Oct. 16, 1932, in Chateaugay to Edward Duffy and Kathleen (Duffy) O’Leary. His father died soon after his birth. He was raised in Malone by his ...

William ‘Wild Bill’ McCalvin

William “Wild Bill” McCalvin, age 74, of Lake Placid passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Bill was born Oct. 17, 1946 in Lake Placid. He is the son of the late Richard and the late Jenny (Campbell) McCalvin. He served in the Marine Corps during the ...

Lawrence Colton Praeger

Lawrence Colton Praeger, 89, passed away on Jan. 4, 2019, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Larry was born in Woodmere to Sarah and Leopold Praeger on March 10, 1930. Larry loved fishing, skiing, classical music, reading, gardening and animals. Larry was a veteran. He served in the ...

Death notice: James M. Nicola

James M. Nicola, 63, of Potsdam, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Hospice of Jefferson County in Watertown. A funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church and burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery will take place in the spring in Potsdam. A complete obituary will follow.

Ellen M. Crary

A funeral Mass for Ellen M. Crary, 81, of Tupper Lake will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 1 p.m. at St. Alphonsus Holy Name Church with the Rev. Douglas Decker officiating. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home, Tupper Lake. Mrs. ...

Ann Marie Hewitt

With heavy hearts we are announcing that Ann Marie Hewitt, 61, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, in the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2020. Ann was born March 8, 1958, in Saranac Lake. She was the daughter of John W. Hewitt and Mary J. Stickney. She married Stanley ...

Death notice: Betty Ann Hannon

Betty Ann Hannon, 92, of Saranac Lake died Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Mrs. Hannon was born March 28, 1927, in Westfield, New Jersey. She is the daughter of Raymond C. and Lois Mae (Johnson) Schott. Calling hours will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, ...

Patricia A. Peroni

Patricia Ann Peroni — beloved professor and mentor, avid cyclist and hiker, enthusiastic kayaker, skilled knitter and great friend to many — died on Dec. 24, 2019, of lung cancer. Pat was born on Dec. 22, 1956, in Saranac Lake to George and Frances Peroni. Both her parents were World ...

Felice L. McIntyre

Felice L. McIntyre of Wilmington passed away in the ICU at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake on Dec. 23, 2019, at the age of 75. She was born in Havana, Cuba to Arden E. DuBois and Lucille A. (Wolfe) DuBois on Sept. 23, 1944. Her father serving in the US Foreign Service gave her the ...

Dr. Richard L. Erenstone

Dr. Richard L. Erenstone, of Lake Placid, passed peacefully surrounded by his family on the evening of Dec. 29, 2019. He had bravely battled against stage 4 cancer for five years. The diagnosis did not prevent him from living his active lifestyle until recently, when the disease finally ...

Eleanor M. Stearns

Eleanor M. Stearns, age 95, of Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid died Thursday Dec. 26, 2019 at Elderwood of Uihlein. Eleanor was born on July 11, 1924 in Saranac Lake, the daughter of Herman and Eva (Lawless) Rice. Eleanor married Francis “Red” Stearns on July 13, 1941 at St. ...

Kent A. Adams

Kent A. Adams passed away at his home on Dec. 25, 2019, following a four-year struggle with lung cancer. He was born in 1949 in Tupper Lake to Donald and Harriet (Ingledew) Adams. As a child, Kent developed his love of the outdoors on Tupper Lake and on the slopes of Big Tupper, becoming an ...

Death notice: Dr. Richard L. Erenstone

Richard L. Erenstone, 72, of Lake Placid passed away Dec. 29, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid. Dr. Erenstone was born July 25, 1947, in Rochester. He is the son of Morton and Adele (Gwirtzman) Erenstone. A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced. The M.B. ...

Death notice: Felice McIntyre

Felice McIntyre, 75, of Bonnie View Road, Wilmington, passed away Dec. 23, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. She was born in Havanah Cuba Sept. 23, 1944, the daughter of Arden E. DuBois and Lucille (Wolfe) DuBois. She is survived by her husband Patrick McIntyre of ...

Jody Lisa Leavens

Jody Lisa Leavens, of Plattsburgh, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 24, 2019, at 56 years young. Jody was born in Newport, Vermont, on Dec. 26, 1962, the daughter of William “Bill” Leavens and Barbara Leavens Joachim. She was the youngest of four, with siblings Gary, Jeff and ...