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Obituaries

Gerald D. Hyland

Gerald D. Hyland, 79, of Lake Clear died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake following a brief illness. Born in Binghamton on Dec. 9, 1940, he was the son of Robert and Edwina (Dempsey) Hyland. He married Jeanne Prospero on Feb. 13, 1971, in ...

Stephen Paul Lauzon

LAKE GEORGE — Stephen Paul Lauzon, born April 2, 1958, in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Paul and Lorraine Lauzon, passed away peacefully of cardiac arrest on Dec. 29, 2019. Stephen grew up in the beautiful Berkshire Hills in Western Massachusetts and graduated with the Pittsfield High School ...

Aida Maldonado

Aida Maldonado, age 83, of Tupper Lake, formerly of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Aida was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico on Nov. 10, 1936, the daughter of Manuel and Maria (Perez) Maldonado. Aida was a dedicated seamstress ...

Leonard Joseph Landriault Sr.

Leonard Joseph Landriault Sr. died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. He was a resident at Elderwood of Uihlein in Lake Placid. He was predeceased by his father Harvey Landriault and mother Laurencia Cousineau of Cornwall, Ontario, daughter Christine Lynne Howie, son Berry Landriault and grandson ...

Kurt Patrick Riley

Kurt Patrick Riley of Saranac Lake, 64, died of lung cancer on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. His family was by his side holding his hands as he passed away. Kurt had moved to Colorado after graduating from high school and later moved to Kentucky, joining his ...

Kim E. McCartney

Kim E. McCartney, 61, passed away on Feb. 17. Born in Morristown, New Jersey, on May 22, 1958, she was the daughter of Randolph and Virginia Smith. Kim was a registered nurse at Albany Medical Center in the Medical ICU for over 20 years. A published author, she co-authored “A New Town in ...

Death notice: Kurt Patrick Riley

Word has been received of the death of Kurt Patrick Riley, 64, of Saranac Lake, on Feb. 16 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Calling hours are scheduled for the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, on Feb. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m. An complete obituary will be ...

Jacqueline Hahne

Jacqueline Hahne, 67, of Gulfport, Mississippi, formerly of Gabriels, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at her residence. Jacqueline was born on Aug. 3, 1952, in Saranac Lake, the daughter of John and Margaret H. (Buck) Trummer. Jackie married Robert Hahne on May 18, 1972, at St. Bernard’s ...

Eleanor A. McKillip

Eleanor A. McKillip, 105, of Saranac Lake passed into the hands of the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Born in Ellenburg Center on Aug. 15, 1914, she was the daughter of George and Mary (Harris) Atkinson. Eleanor graduated from Bloomingdale Union High School in 1932 and received her ...

Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Quigley McKenna

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Quigley McKenna passed away on Feb. 9, 2020, at the age of 94. She was born Sept. 18, 1925, and was the daughter of Irish immigrants Willie and Molly Lawlor Quigley from Carlow, Ireland. She married the love of her life, Ronald “Mac” McKenna, on Jan. 10, 1945, ...

Donald V. Dupree Jr.

Donald Victor Dupree Jr., 72, of Bath, died Sunday, Feb. 9 at home, his loving wife by his side. Don was born on Dec. 5, 1947, in Saranac Lake. He graduated from SUNY Delhi and Bryant University with a degree in business administration. He retired from Parts Plus in Penn Yan. Don married ...

Oran Nicholas ‘Nick’ Neuhard

Oran Nicholas “Nick” Neuhard, 85, of Hoel Pond, Saranac Inn, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Nick was born in Milton, Pennsylvania, on Nov. 21, 1934. He was the son of Robert and Margaret (La duc) Neuhard. Nick graduated from Edinboro State Teachers College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, ...

Bonnie Sawyer Easton

With heavy hearts we inform you that Bonnie Sawyer Easton (Bonzie), 63 of Saranac Lake passed away on Jan. 17 in her hometown of Saranac Lake. Bonnie was born in Saranac Lake to Alma and Gordon Reginald Sawyer on March 29, 1956. She attended Saranac Lake High School and graduated in the ...

Ella Mary Beneshan

Ella Mary Beneshan passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. She had shared 102 years of unconditional love, laughter and amazing memories with friends and family. Born to the late George and Sarah Schick in Kingston, she was the youngest of four children. She graduated from Kingston ...

Eleanor A. McKillip

Word has been received of the death of Eleanor A. McKillip, 105, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at the Alice Center in Malone. The obituary is incomplete and will be published at a later date. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in ...

Oran ‘Nick’ Nicholas Neuhard

Word had been received of the death of Oran “Nick” Nicholas Neuhard, 85, of Hoel Pond, Saranac Lake, who died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A funeral service will take place at the Church of the Ascension in ...

Therese A. McDonald

Therese Anne McDonald, 92, died peacefully on Feb. 1 at the Elderwood Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, New York. A native of Lake Placid, Therese grew up on Saranac Avenue with her parents, Bill and Mary, and siblings Mary, Helen, Catherine and Bill. She was a graduate of Lake Placid ...

Mya L. Duprey

Mya L. Duprey, 68, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. She was born on Oct. 28, 1952, in Saranac Lake to Helen and James Strack. She was a 1972 graduate of Saranac Lake Central High School. She married Charles “Cubby” Duprey on Oct. ...

Death notice: Mya L. Duprey

Word has been received of the death of Mya L. Duprey, 67, of Lake Clear, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, 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 spring at a date and time ...

Ray M. Levitt

Ray M. Levitt, 87, of Lake Placid passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 23. He was born Nov. 2, 1932, the son of Cyril and Lena Jerome Levitt. He served in the Army from 1953 until 1955. Ray worked as a carpenter most of his life, working for Levitt Construction which his brother Cyril ...