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Obituaries

Maurice ‘Jim’ Derby

Maurice “Jim” Derby, age 89, of Bloomingdale died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Born in Bloomingdale on Jan. 11, 1932, he was the son of Duke and Laura (Delcore) Derby. Jim was a lifelong resident of Bloomingdale and graduated from Saranac Lake High ...

Louis Joseph Macario

Louis Joseph Macario, 61, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, following a long battle with cancer. Born in Ellenville on Oct. 17, 1959, to the late Rose Macario Giovanniello and Louis D. Macario, Lou graduated from Ellenville High ...

Barbara Ann (Clookey) Burl

Barbara Ann (Clookey) Burl went to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 20, 2021, at her home in Conway, South Carolina, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Saranac Lake on April 14, 1934, she was the daughter of Rachel (Sweet) Clookey and Clarence Clookey. Barbara married ...

Theresa Ann (Lamoy) Trudell

Theresa Ann (Lamoy) Trudell, age 61, passed away on Jan. 16, 2021, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Theresa was born on Oct. 22, 1959, to Carlton and Theola (Ross) Lamoy in Saranac Lake. She graduated with the Class of 1977 from Saranac Lake Central School and received her ...

Ruth Mace Prime

Ruth Mace Prime passed away peacefully at her beloved home early in the morning of Jan. 13, 2021. Her son Jon was by her side. She died from complications of congestive heart failure at age 90. Born in Brooklyn on June 28, 1930, to Romaine and Earl Mace, she spent her childhood in ...

Paulette June Fay

Paulette June Fay passed away peacefully with her son and daughter at her side at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid on Jan. 8, 2021, in her 73rd year. She is predeceased by her parents, Rev. Joseph and Mabel Hunting, and David, her beloved husband of 43 years. Paulette graduated from ...

Kerrie Ann Daviau

Kerrie Ann Daviau, age 62, of Vermontville, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family, following a long illness. Born in Queens on Aug. 15, 1958, she was the daughter of Francis and Carol (Egloff) Green. Kerrie married Mark Daviau Aug. 13, 1988, in Franklin ...

Death notice: Maurice ‘Jim’ P. Derby

Word has been received of the death of Maurice “Jim” P. Derby, age 89, of Bloomingdale, on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service will take place in the ...

Kenneth A. Brunette

Kenneth A. Brunette of Tupper Lake passed away peacefully at Mercy Living Center on Jan. 15, 2021. Ken is survived by his wife Judith Brunette of Tupper Lake; his loving children: Lori Martin and her husband Raymond of Tupper Lake, Thomas Brunette and his wife Karen of Tupper Lake, and ...

Marilyn L. Cummings-Washington

Marilyn L. Cummings-Washington, age 76, of Tupper Lake, passed away Jan. 7, 2021, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. She was born Aug. 21, 1944, to Florence H. and Wilber S. Rose, MD, in Niskayuna. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1962. She received her a B.A in ...

Judith A. (Randall) Huyck

Judith A. (Randall) Huyck died Dec. 9, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Judy’s seven-year struggle with dementia is now over, and she is at peace. During her illness she remained at home under the excellent and devoted care of family and home health care professionals, for ...

Death notice: Mary Howe Rock

Mary Howe Rock, age 86, of Greenwood Street, Lake Placid, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Mrs. Rock was born April 28, 1934, in Keene, the daughter of Daniel Agnes (O’Connel) Howe. A graveside service will be held at a later date at ...

Death notice: Paulette June Fay

Paulette June Fay, 72, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, passed away Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. She was born in Anderson, Indiana, on July 14, 1948, the daughter of Joseph and Mable Grimes Hunting. Due to travel restrictions, services will be ...

Steve Douglas Swinyer

Steve Douglas Swinyer, age 64, of Saranac Lake, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at his home. Born in Potsdam on Oct. 1, 1956, he was the son of Glen and Violet (Butterfield) Swinyer. Steve was a longtime resident of Saranac Lake. He had been employed as a roofer in Rome, New York, moving ...

Thomas Allan Czerwinski

Thomas Allan “Tommy” Czerwinski, 75, of Lake Placid, died suddenly Dec. 26, 2020, in the Town of Tonawanda, where he and his wife had gone to be with his son and granddaughters for the holidays. Prior to his retirement, Tommy had worked 36 years at Dunlop Tire Corp. in Tonawanda. Since ...

Gloria B. Fletcher

Gloria Burnet Fletcher, 88, passed away on Dec. 27, 2020, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. Born on June 10, 1932, in Tupper Lake, she was the youngest daughter of the late Liva (Payment) and Fred Burnet. Gloria married Douglas Fletcher on Sept. 11, 1950. They enjoyed 65 years ...

Glenn T. Corl

Glenn T. Corl, 92, of Lake Clear, died Sunday Dec. 27, 2020, at the Champlain Valley Senior Community in Willsboro. Glenn was born on Oct. 22 1928 in Rochester, the son of Glenn Corl and Kathleen Howe. He married Natalie Bombard in 1953. Later in life he married Beverly Sharkey in ...

Lenore (Newell) Leavitt

Lenore (Newell) Leavitt, age 100, of Gabriels, died December 27, 2020, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Lenore was a lifelong resident of the area, born in Saranac Lake on May 5, 1920, and growing up in Keeses Mills with her parents, Harold and Pauline (Campbell) Newell and four ...

Eugene R. Wood

Eugene Roland Wood, 82, passed away at home surrounded by love, just before dawn on Dec. 23, 2020. Born in Upper Jay on March 5, 1938, he was the son of Roland Wood and Helen LaBombard. Eugene spent most of his early days on Heaven Hill Farm where he aided his father in farming. Gene ...

Gloria Fletcher

Gloria Fletcher, 88, of Potsdam, formerly of Tupper Lake, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Plattsburgh. A burial will take place at a later date at the discretion of the family. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Frary-Stuart Funeral Home, Tupper Lake.