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Obituaries

Jean DeLand Hardy

Jean DeLand Hardy, 88, of Saranac Lake, and formerly of Canton, died on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the Essex Center for Rehabilitation in Elizabethtown.There will be a private memorial service held at the convenience of the family at a later date. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are ...

John J. Slater

John J. Slater, 66 died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at his residence.He was born Jan. 19, 1948 in Niskayuna, the son of Carson J. Slater and Sybil (Cook) Slater.He served in the Air Force after graduation from Lake Placid High School.He is survived by two sons: Jason Ferguson of Sacramento, ...

Roy C. (Swingle) Finn

GREECE, N.Y. - Roy C. (Swingle) Finn, born Dec. 24, 1915, passed away May 26, 2014, at age 98.He was predeceased by his wife, Lois, and grandsons Jack and Jeff. He is survived by his son, Don (Barb), and daughters Patti (Larry) Bandolin and Peg (Sandy) Swingle. He is also survived by ...

Joseph M. Bova Sr.

Word has been received of the death of Joseph M. Bova Sr., age 77, of 89 Greenwood Ave., Lake Placid, who died on Thursday, May 29, 2014.Calling hours are tentatively set to take place at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home on Wednesday June 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. A funeral service is tentatively set ...

Jerome ‘Buster’ E. Samburgh Jr.

Internment services have been set for Jerome "Buster" E. Samburgh Jr., 77, of 9360 state Route 30, Paul Smiths, who died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.Born in East Greenbush on Feb. 19, 1936, he was the son of Jerome and Mary (Bowers) Samburgh Sr. Jerome ...

Charles L. Baker

Charles L. Baker (Lt. Col. USAR Ret.) died Friday May 23, 2014, in Sunnyvale, California, where he had been residing since early 2011.He was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Orono, Maine, the son of Charles and Marion (Chamberlain) Baker. He graduated from Bucksport High School and attended the ...

Margaret L. Lamy

In the early morning hours of Nov. 22, 2013, Margaret Louise Lamy slipped quietly into heaven at the age of 83.Marge or Margie, as she was affectionately known, was born on Dec. 16, 1929, in Lake Placid to Gordon H. Wilson and Anna Wilson Bathgate.Marge graduated from Lake Placid High School in ...

Clarence R. Duprey Jr.

Clarence R. Duprey Jr., 73, of 172 Ampersand Ave., Saranac Lake, died Sunday, May 25, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center.Born in Saranac Lake on July 15, 1940, he was the son of Clarence Duprey Sr, and Mary (D'Onofrio) Duprey. Clarence married Margaret "Dee Dee" K. Morrow on June 17, 1961, at ...

Scott ‘Cougar’ Cassidy

LAKE WORTH, Florida - It is with much sadness that we, as a family, announce the sudden death of our brother and devoted uncle Scott "Cougar" Cassidy.Scott died May 3, 2014, in Lake Worth, Florida, where he had lived and thrived for nearly 40 years. Scott was born in Lake Placid on Christmas ...

Dennis M. Martin

MOIRA - Dennis M. Martin, 52, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at his home with his loving family at his side.Dennis was born Aug. 1, 1961, in Saranac Lake, the son of Robert A. and Jacqueline (Miner) Martin. He graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1980, and on Sept. 25, 1982, he ...

Samantha J. Pickering

TUPPER LAKE - Samantha J. Pickering, 26, of Tupper Lake, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 23, 2014.Born on October 31, 1987, in Saranac Lake, she was the daughter of Patricia Gonyea and Ricky Pickering. Samantha graduated from Tupper Lake High School in the Class of 2005 and from SUNY ...

Charles L. Baker

Charles L. Baker, 94, formerly of Lake Placid, died Friday, May 23, 2014, in Sunnyvale, California.He was born Nov. 14, 1919, in Orono, Maine, the son of Charles and Marion Baker. He was a veteran of World War II and retired as lieutenant colonel.Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full ...

Lee F LaMare

Lee F LaMare, 79, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully at AMC-Mercy Living Center on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.Lee had resided at Mercy Living Center following his car accident in 2010.Born on Aug. 16, 1934 in Tupper Lake, he was the son of Homer and Dezira (Puttrow) LaMare.Lee was a veteran ...

Jane B. Johnson

A memorial service will be held for Jane B. Johnson (Mrs. William C. Johnson Jr.), who died Dec. 7, 2013, in Montana.Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 31 at the Episcopal Church of St. Luke the Beloved Physician, 136 Main St., Saranac Lake, with a reception to follow. Interment ...

Chester A. Fobare

Chester A. Fobare, 87, of 49 James St., Saranac Lake, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family.Born in Churubusco on July 7, 1926, he was the son of Leo and Laura (Ashline) Fobare. Chet married Dorothy Elizabeth Patnode on April 1, 1967, in Lake Worth, Florida.Chet ...

Lee LaMare

Word has been received of the death of Lee LaMare of Tupper Lake.Calling hours are scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, May 26 at the Stuart-Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Tupper Lake. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Tuesday, May 27 at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake.A ...

Margaret L. Lamy

In the early morning hours of Nov. 22, 2013, Margaret Louise Lamy slipped quietly into heaven at the age of 83.Marge or Margie, as she was affectionately known, was born on Dec. 16, 1929 in Lake Placid to Gordon H. Wilson and Anna Wilson Bathgate.Marge graduated from Lake Placid High School in ...

Roger F. Sochia

SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Roger F. Sochia, 71, of 15 Old Bend Road, Moreau, died March 14, 2014, at Glens Falls Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Feb. 7, 1943, in Malone. He was the son of the late Everett L. and Helen (Sather) Sochia.Roger was a 1961 graduate of Saranac ...

Roger F. Sochia

SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Roger F. Sochia, 71, of 15 Old Bend Road, Moreau, died March 14, 2014, at Glens Falls Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Feb. 7, 1943, in Malone. He was the son of the late Everett L. and Helen (Sather) Sochia.Roger was a 1961 graduate of Saranac ...

Rita C. Kenedy

Interment services have been set for Rita C. Kenedy, 92, of 25 Birch St., Saranac Lake, who died on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.A graveside service will take place at 2:15 p.m. Friday, May 23 at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Saranac Lake.Friends ...