Obituaries

Ruth L. Gendron

Ruth L. Gendron, 87, of Daytona Beach, Fla. and formerly of Saranac Lake, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.She was born on April 30, 1926 in Saranac Lake, the daughter of Jane "Dottie" (Hutchinson) and Edmund Lamy.She married Rene Gendron in ...

Eileen C. McLaughlin

LONG LAKE - Eileen C. McLaughlin, 67, of Route 28N, died Saturday Oct. 19, 2013 after a long illness.She was the wife of Dan McLaughlin. She was born in Philadelphia on April 14, 1946, the daughter of John and Helen (Hegarty) Claypoule. She moved to Lenhardville, Pa. and attended Kutztown High ...

Death notice: Charlotte A. Jarnot

Word has been received of the death of Charlotte A. Jarnot, 89, formerly of Forest Home Road, Saranac Lake and most recently of Springfield, who died on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.Calling hours are tentatively set to take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in ...

Rose Marie Shaheen

Rose Marie Shaheen, 81, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, surrounded by her entire family.She was born April 22, 1932 in Tupper Lake, the daughter of Herbert and Margaret (Margavich) Becker. Rose graduated from ...

Helen J. Elwyn

Helen Jeanette Elwyn passed away surrounded by her family at her daughter's home in Santa Fe, N.M., on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.She was born on Sept. 24, 1926 in Hillsdale, N.J., a daughter of John and Hanna Wister.Helen married Charles Elwyn in 1943 and they raised three children in Old Tappan, ...

Joseph M. Poissant

Joseph M. Poissant, 80, of Wilmington, N.C. passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, Wilmington, N.C.He was born in Malone on Dec. 25, 1932 to Moses and Pearl Poissant.He was a graduate of St. Joseph's Academy and Albany Law School (1957). Mr. Poissant ...

Marylyn J. Kaulfuss

Marylyn June Kaulfuss, 80, of Camp Verde, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.She was born Oct. 25, 1932, in Gloversville. She worked as a telephone switchboard operator. She was a member of the Cottonwood Roadrunners Square Dance Club.Her hobbies were knitting, cross stitch and square ...

Muriel L. Thatcher

Muriel L. Thatcher, 89, of Tupper Lake, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake.Born Dec. 9, 1923 in Heuvelton, she was the daughter of William and Iva (Backus) Nugent. Muriel attended local schools and married Robert Thatcher on Aug. 16, 1950.Mrs. Thatcher was ...

Arnold W. Strader

Arnold W. Strader, 78, of Tupper Lake, passed away at his home on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013.Born on May 10, 1935, in Parishville Center, he was the son of Lawrence and Helen (Stark) Strader. Arnold was a graduate of Parishville Hopkinton Central School and SUNY Canton ATC. In 1958, he was ...

Robert Brown Jr.

MASSENA - Robert Brown Jr., 86, of Northview Drive, passed away peacefully early Sunday morning, Oct. 13, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family and the care of Hospice.Robert was born to the late Robert P. and Valeda (LaFountain) Brown in Tupper Lake on Aug. 19, 1927. Robert attended ...

Alice Munn Bellaire

Alice Munn Bellaire, 88, formerly of Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Plattsburgh.Born in Saranac Lake on Dec. 13, 1924, she was the daughter of Arthur and Hazel (Parks) Garwood.She married John M. Munn on Dec. 21, 1942 and was predeceased by him in ...

Yvonne Snyder

Yvonne Snyder, 78, of Tupper Lake, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake.Yvonne was born on June 29, 1934, the daughter of Ivan and Marjorie (Bruce) Planty.On Nov. 22, 1953, she married Bernard "Gino" Snyder and raised their family, along with numerous ...

Annabelle ‘Belle’ Paradis

Annabelle "Belle" Paradis, 85, of 85 County Route 18, Lake Clear, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at her home.Born in Saranac Lake on Jan. 15, 1928, she was the daughter of Oliver and Anna P. (Strong) Boula. Belle married Dan Paradise in 1965 in Kirkville, N.Y. He predeceased her in 1984.Belle was ...

Leora Evelyn Manley

Word has been received of the death of Leora Evelyn Manley, 82, formerly of Saranac Lake and most recently of West Palm Beach, Fla., who went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at the Hospice of Palm Beach County.Leora had been employed as a loan officer at Marine Midland ...

Death notice: Yvonne G. Snyder

TUPPER LAKE - Yvonne G. Snyder, 79, of Tupper Lake, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9 at Mercy Living Center.Funeral services are tentatively scheduled for Monday, Oct. 14 at the Stuart-Fortune-Keough Funeral Home.

Frances E. Dickie

Frances E. Dickie, 92, of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Meadowbrook Nursing Home in Plattsburgh.Born in Saranac Lake on July 28, 1921, she was the daughter of Leland and Grace (Bassett) Dassance.Frances had been employed by the New York State Department of ...

Thomas J. Benson

Thomas J. Benson, 86, of Mahwah N.J., formerly of Upper Saddle River, N.J., and Darien, Conn., died Sept. 29.Born in Newburgh on Oct. 5, 1926, Tom and his eight siblings were raised by their mother, Mary Murphy Benson Lepore. He received his bachelor's degree from Central Connecticut University ...

Death notice: Francis Edward O’Connor

Francis Edward O'Connor, 95, of Sewall's Point, Fla., and Keene died peacefully in his home in Keene on Oct. 5, 2013.Son of Andrew and Hannah (Bresnahan) O'Connor, he was born in Chicago on Feb. 8, 1918.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. John Yonkovig at 11 a.m. Monday, ...

Robert Lockwood Loomis

Robert L. Loomis, 87, of 78 Will Rogers Drive, Saranac Lake, and formerly of Colebrook, Conn., and New York, N.Y., died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013.Born in New York City on Jan. 12, 1926, he was the son of Alfred and Priscilla Lockwood Loomis. He married Julia Wolfe on May 31,1957, in New York City. ...

Martha Gladd

Martha F. Gladd, 72, formerly of Saranac Lake and residing at 9 Talbot Drive in Penfield, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Rochester General Hospital after a brief illness.Born in Saranac Lake on July 26, 1941, Marty was the daughter of James R. and Adelaide E. (Clancy) Finn. Marty ...