Obituaries

Margaret M. Snyder

Margaret MacMichael Snyder passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 at the Uihlein Living Center in Lake Placid.Margaret was born Sept. 26, 1923 in Wadsworth, Ohio. She was the daughter of William and Jane Findlay MacMichael. The widow of Roy James Snyder, they had been happily married for 63 ...

Sylvia R. (Fortune) (Deyo) Watson

KEENE VALLEY - Sylvia Rae (Fortune) (Deyo) Watson, 95, a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake, passed on to God's arms on Monday, June 3, 2013.She had been residing at the Keene Valley Neighborhood Home since Aug. 8, 2011. She was a lifelong communicant at St. Bernard's Catholic Church.She was ...

Christopher McGovern

Christopher McGovern, of Saranac Lake, passed away of natural causes in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. Chris was known to many for his commanding stage presence as a longtime company member of Pendragon Theatre.He attended Missouri State University and was a graduate of the ...

Gertrude G. Dewyea

TUPPER LAKE - Gertrude G. Dewyea, 86, died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Canton-Potsdam Hospital after a brief illness.Born in Conifer on Aug. 16, 1926, she was the daughter of Samuel and Marceline (Blair) Clark. On Sept. 29, 1943, she married John Dewyea, and together they had nine children. ...

Ruth Ann Goldstein

Ruth Ann Goldstein, 93, of Lake Placid, passed away Aug. 10, 2013.A longtime resident of Lake Placid and of Saranac Lake, she was the beloved daughter of the late Noah and Sarah Wenick Goldstein, and sister of the late Arthur Goldstein. She was a caring sister-in-law to Arthur's wife Florence, ...

Helen (Wells) Parker

Helen M. (Wells) Parker, 97, of the CVPH 6 Main Skilled Nursing Facility, died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.Born in Saranac Lake on Nov. 4, 1915, she was the daughter of Truman and Gertrude (Patnode) Wells.Mrs. Parker was a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake. ...

Virginia Ruth Gardner

ALTONA - Virginia Ruth Gardner, 78, of Altona, passed away peacefully at her home in Altona on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, surrounded by her family after a long, courageous battle with cancer.She was born Aug. 25, 1934, in Saranac Lake, the daughter of Wilfred J. and Eva May (Sargent) Ducatt.She ...

Deacon Bruce Carley Wadsworth

Bruce Carley Wadsworth, the second son of G. Harry Wadsworth and Hazel Carley Wadsworth, was born July 7, 1938, in Utica. He spent his youth in the small hamlet of Clark Mills and in 1956 graduated from Clinton Central School. High school interests included playing the baritone, participation ...

Barbara Ann Wylie

Barbara Ann Wylie, 76, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at her home in Lake Placid.Mrs. Wylie was born Oct. 27, 1936, in Malone. She was the daughter of the late Daniel Charles Griffin and the late Irene (Fellion) Griffin. She married Arlington O. "Arnie" Wylie Sr. in 1953 in Constable. She was ...

John Swinyer

John Swinyer, age 72, of 141 Swinyer Road, Vermontville, died Wednesday, August 07, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family following a 10 month battle with cancer.Born in Saranac Lake on April 09, 1941, he was the son of Francis and Edna Mae (Wright) Swinyer. John married Joyce Farrell on ...

Edward T. Markey

Edward T. "Ed" Markey, 82, formerly of Old Forge and Rochester, died peacefully in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. His eldest son, Patrick, and daughter in law, Joanne, and the Beechwood Nursing Home Staff were with him at the time of his passing. Ed had resided at Beechwod ...

Dale A. Oehlbeck

Dale A. Oehlbeck, 84, of Bath, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at the Bath V.A.M.C.He was a World War II Navy veteran and a self employed brick layer.He is survived by two daughters: Susan Oehlbeck of Prattsburgh and Julie Oehlbeck of Seattle, Wash.; and four sons: Thomas Oehlbeck of Elizabethtown, ...

Death Notice: Dale A. Oehlbeck

Dale A. Oehlbeck, 84, of Bath, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at the Bath V.A.M.C.He was a World War II Navy veteran and a self employed brick layer.Private services will be held at the convenience of the family and burial will be held in the Bath National Cemetery.

Luke A. Kempa

Luke Anthony Kempa, 61, a former resident of Lake Placid, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 from complications associated with Lou Gehrig's Disease.Mr. Kempa was born Nov. 4, 1951 in Lake Placid. He was the son of Ralph Anthony and Kathleen (Patnode) Kempa.He was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, ...

Helen M. Meagher

Helen Marie Meagher, age 86, passed away on July 9, 2013 at Spring Lake Village Health Center.She was born on March 24, 1927 in Saranac Lake, a daughter of Leah Muncil Meagher and Cornelius Meagher.Helen graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1944. She later entered the School of Nursing at ...

Emil Frederick Miskovsky, M.D., M.B.A.

Emil Frederick Miskovsky, M.D., M.B.A., 82, passed away June 4, 2013, at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo.He grew up in Passaic, N.J., the oldest of Emil and Anna Miskovsky's eight children, and graduated in 1949 from Passaic High School where he excelled in football.He earned a ...

Graveside Service: Henry G. Behr

Interment services have been set for Henry G. Behr, 86, of 78 Will Rogers Drive, Saranac Lake, who died on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5 at the Calvary Cemetery in Willsboro with the Rev. Mickey Demo officiating. Military honors will ...

Dennis F. Harrington

Dennis F. Harrington, 79, of Jupiter, Fla., died Wednesday, July 31, 2013.Dennis was born July 7, 1934, in Englewood, N.J., to Frank and Elizabeth (nee McCabe) Harrington.Dennis graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in business administration and graduated from Columbia ...

Ginny (Trombley) Wesson

Ginny (Trombley) Wesson, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013 at DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala. after a short but courageous battle with cancer.Born in Long Lake on Feb. 18, 1944, the daughter of Karl and Veronica (McKillip) Trombley, she grew up in Saranac Lake and attended Broadway ...

David C. Harris

David C. Harris, 81, of Orange City, Fla. passed away on Dec. 7, 2012.An interment in Lake Placid will take place at a later date.In the summer of 1931, David was born in Brooklyn to Harold and Dorthia Harris. After years of hard work and dedication, he graduated college in London, England, ...