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Obituaries

Evelyn M Strack

Evelyn M Strack, 30, of Lake Placid, went home to her Lord on Nov. 28, 2014. She passed at her home, from multiple illnesses.Evelyn was born Aug. 28, 1984, in Saranac Lake and was the daughter of Rose Moon Strack and the late Leon E. "Junior" Strack.Evelyn enjoyed telling others about Christ ...

Charles B. ‘Red’ Hill

Charles B. "Red" Hill, 91, of West Crescent passed away on Nov. 26, 2014, due to complications from Alzheimer's disease.Born on May 12, 1923, in Cohoes, he was the son of the late Charles and Maude Hill. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years, Dorothy; his daughter Cynthia Hill Bossard; and ...

Oren Ferris Preston Jr.

Oren Ferris Preston, 85, of Lake Placid, joined his heavenly family Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at the Adirondack Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.Oren was born in Lake Placid on April 3, 1929, the oldest son of Oren G. And Mildred (Ferris) Preston. He married Constance Laura ...

Mary E. Defayette

Mary E. Defayette, 74, of state Route 3 in Cadyville, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont with family by her side.She was born in Peru on May 7, 1940, the daughter of the late George and Mae (Deso) LeBlanc.Mary Defayette, ...

Cheryl A. Gallagher

Cheryl A. Gallagher, 49, of 75 Bloomingdale Ave., Saranac Lake, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center.Born in East Patchouge, Long Island on June 8, 1965, she was the daughter of William and June E. (Whiteman) Wilcox Sr.Cheryl had been a resident of Saranac Lake since June 3, ...

Francis E. Karl

Francis E. Karl, 82, of 47 Yemasee Lodge Road, Onchiota, town of Franklin, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, surrounded by friends and family.Born in Albany on Dec. 9, 1931, he was the son of Earl and Anna (DeGroat) Karl. Frank married Barbara Hauber on Oct. 13, 1956 at Our Lady of Victory Church ...

Edward F. Bartz

Edward F. Bartz, a native of Buffalo, died peacefully at home in Orchard Park on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the age of 100.Born on Sept. 14, 1914, Mr. Bartz graduated from East High School, the Chown School of Business in Buffalo, and also attended New York University. He retired from the ...

Vicki (Saumier) McCormack

Vicki (Saumier) McCormack, 67, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at the Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains, New Jersey after living in Fanwood, New York since 1983.Born March 7, 1947, in Saranac Lake, she was the oldest daughter of the late F. Victor and Margaret Shackett ...

Delores (Vosburgh) Reed

Delores (Vosburgh) Reed, 87, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014Born in Saranac Lake on Oct. 15, 1927, she was the daughter of Gordon and Elsie (Ebare) Vosburgh. Delores married Calvin C. Reed on Nov. 28, 1953 at St. Brendan's Church in Keene.Delores had been a life ...

Lawrence E. ‘Bummer’ Brown

Lawrence Earl "Bummer" Brown, 69, passed away Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at Mercy Living Center where he resided for the past week.Born March 4, 1945, in Tupper Lake, he was the son of Roy and Grace (Fellows) Brown.Bummer attended Tupper Lake schools, where he participated in football, basketball ...

Bruce B. Hare

Bruce Benjamin Hare, 84, a resident of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday ,Nov. 11, 2014 in his home surrounded by his family with the help of Hospice.Bruce was born on Sept. 26, 1930, in the town of Lake Placid to Clarence V. and Violet (Bruce) Hare, who are both deceased.Bruce is survived by ...

Adelaide M. LaRocque

Adelaide M. LaRocque, 63, of 82 Woodruff St., Saranac Lake, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014.Born in Tupper Lake on July 31, 1951, she was the daughter of Arthur and Marie Jeannette (Sabourin) Clement. She attended Tupper Lake High School. She married Eugene D. LaRocque (1935 to 2012) on July 31, ...

Imogene Mae ‘Jean’ Baldwin Bryant

Imogene Mae "Jean" Baldwin Bryant, 91, passed away peacefully at Merriman House in North Conway, New Hampshire, on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Imogene was a resident at Merriman House for the past two years.Born Sept. 18, 1923, in Glens Falls, the daughter of Wade and Maude Barney Baldwin, she moved ...

Clarence W. Brockway Jr.

Clarence W. Brockway Jr., 77, of 565 County Route 18, Lake Clear, died at home peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.Born in Burke, New York on Nov. 21, 1936, he was the son of Clarence and Grace (Duquette) Brockway. Clarence married Sylvia Ducatt March 25, 1961 ...

Albert T. Riley Sr.

Albert T. Riley Sr., 68, of North Bangor, passed away Wednesday, afternoon, Nov. 5, 2014, at CVPH in Plattsburgh with his loving family by his bedside. He had been a patient there since Oct. 30.Born in Malone July 26, 1946, he was the son of the late Leon and Marjorie Durant Riley. He attended ...

Death notice: Clarence W. Brockway Jr.

Word has been received of the death of Clarence W. Brockway Jr., 77, of 565 County Route 18, Lake Clear, who died on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.Calling hours are tentatively set to take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian ...

Gail V. Donaldson

Gail Virginia Donaldson, 74 of Syracuse, entered Heavens Gate on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014.She was born on April 9, 1940 in Saranac Lake to the late Loretta M. (Starks) and Clarence H. Donaldson.Gail graduated from Saranac Lake High School, and Crouse Irving Nursing School with her registered ...

Nancy J. (Schauble) Murray

Nancy J. (Schauble) Murray, 78, passed away Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family: nephew Tim Snyder, his children, Douglas, Christine and Eric, stepchildren, Cris and Cindy Murray, Lynn Murray Smith and Sandy Murray Lamb.Nancy was born, Oct. 25, 1936 in Tupper ...

Donald E. Bedore

Donald E. Bedore, 79, of 217 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died peacefully at home on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.Born in Tupper Lake on July 2, 1935, he was the son of Adolph "Duffy" and Emma (Beaujolie) Bedore. Donald married June E. ...

Gertrude C. Perrino

WILBRAHAM, Mass. - Gertrude Carol Perrino, 89, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.She was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Arcadia, Florida, daughter of Lloyd and Mae (Bankston) Davis. Carol had lived in Gabriels for 60 years before moving to Palmer 16 years ago.She retired in 1990 from Paul Smith's ...