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Obituaries

Death notice: Norris Earl ‘Bucky’ Seney

Norris Earl “Bucky” Seney, age 91, of Lake Placid passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid. Mr. Seney was born Oct. 15, 1928, in Saranac Lake. He is the son of Edward and Edith (Woodruff) Seney. He was the husband of Shirley Wescott Seney. He served in the Navy ...

Death notice: Richard Whitford

Richard Whitford of Lake Clear passed away peacefully on Oct. 20, 2019 in Homosassa, Florida. He was under the care of hospice both in New York and Florida. There will be no calling hours at the request of the family. Richard will be laid to rest in Saratoga National Cemetery in the spring, ...

Death notice: Candice ‘Candy’ Wagner

Word has been received of the passing of Candice “Candy” Wagner, 67, of Saranac Lake, on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. A full obituary will be forthcoming.

Amber Ann (Lancto) Pratt

It is with great sadness that our wife, mother and daughter Amber Ann (Lancto) Pratt, of Saranac Lake, passed away on Oct. 10, 2019, at the young age of 39. Amber was born on May 28, 1980, in Malone. She is the daughter of Cheryl E. (Lancto) Osgood and the late Bryan Lancto of Burke. Amber ...

Elaine Emily Tebo

Elaine Emily Tebo, of Tupper Lake, died at the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at the age of 90. A funeral Mass for Elaine is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Holy Name of Jesus in Tupper Lake with Father Douglas Decker ...

Frederick H. Golden

Frederick H. Golden, 75, formerly of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, and most recently of Chateaugay, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at his home following a long illness. Born in Kearny, New Jersey, on June 11, 1944, he was the son of James and Lenore (Dow) Golden. He was one of five ...

Marie Anna Rice

Marie Anna Rice, 87, of Tupper Lake, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. Marie was born Jan. 24, 1932, in Tupper Lake to Lawrence Gaff and Anna (Young) Gaff. Marie married Charles Rice Sr. of Tupper Lake on July 24, ...

Emmett J. Ernenwein

A funeral Mass for Emmett J. Ernenwein, 42, will be held on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at 10 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake with the Rev. Douglas Decker officiating. Calling hours will be held on Oct. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home, Tupper Lake. Burial will take ...

Frederick H. Golden

Frederick H. Golden, 75, formerly of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, and most recently of Chateaugay, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at his home following a long illness. Born in Kearny, New Jersey, on June 11, 1944, he was the son of James and Lenore (Dow) Golden. He was one of five ...

William Dale Schaffer

William Dale Schaffer passed away peacefully with his children by his side early this past Tuesday morning, Sept. 30, 2019. Bill was born in Evansville, Indiana, on March 14, 1949. He was the son of Ralph and Dorothy (Zeber) Schaffer. Bill loved playing baseball as a child and continued this ...

Victor F. Strack

Victor F. Strack, 87, of Lake Placid passed away on Oct. 1, 2019. Vic, as he preferred to be called, was born in Lake Placid, the son of Victor and Irene (Patnode) Strack. He was predeceased by two sisters, Peggy Venette and Rosalie Vincent. In 1954, Vic was married to Barbara Downs (who ...

Susan Myszewski

Susan Myszewski of Nashua, New Hampshire, native to Lake Placid, died Sunday Sept. 29, 2019, at Hospice House in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Susan Nan Lawrence, the second child of Harriet Hall Lawrence and Howard John Lawrence of John Brown Road, was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Lake Placid. ...

Doris B. Stickney

Doris B. Stickney, 96, of 1241 Rock St., Bloomingdale, passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2019, at the Jefferson County Hospice Residence at the Ellis Farm. She was born on Feb. 21, 1923, in Vermontville, daughter of Leander and Minnie (Patenaude) Begor. Doris married Ellsworth Stickney, who ...

George H. Anderson

George H. Anderson, 86, passed away peacefully at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake on Sept. 23, 2019. George was born April 12, 1933, at the same location when it was the Mercy General Hospital. His parents Fred and Shirley (Ingraham) Anderson lived at 7 Martin St., Tupper Lake, where he ...

Sandra Elizabeth Hudson

Sandra Elizabeth Hudson, 73, of Lake Placid went home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, Sept. 29, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Sandra was born on April 23, 1946, in Lake Placid to Richard and Theresa LaLonde. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and needlepoint. She loved taking her ...

Janice Lynn Branch

Janice Lynn Branch, 56, of Saranac Lake, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at her residence. Born in Poughkeepsie on Dec. 28, 1962, she was the daughter of Warren and Patricia (Zipser) Clark. Janice married Stafford Branch on Aug. 19, 2005, in Saranac Lake. Janice was a devoted and loving ...

Helen Priscilla DeMane

Helen Priscilla Hayes DeMane, 88, died Sept. 19, 2019, in Denver, Colorado. Known as “Pris” to her husband, “Pat” to her friends, “Mom” to her six children and “Mimi” to her 13 grandchildren, she was born and raised in Cortland and attended Rochester Institute of ...

Linda Lou Seaman Alford

Linda Lou Seaman Alford passed away suddenly in the early afternoon of March 5, 2019, in Payson, Arizona. Linda was born in Dallas, Texas, on Feb. 4, 1948, to Edward Fred Seaman and Betty Lou (Hollister) Seaman. She was raised and attended school in Houston, Texas. She is survived by her ...

Robert G. MacIntire

Robert G. MacIntire, 84, of Saranac Lake, died Aug. 16, 2019, in Norwalk, Connecticut. Born in Kenmore on June 1, 1935, he was the son of Henry and Margaret (Holding). Bob was a proud Norwich University graduate. He married Mary Ann Gonsa on May 14, 1966, in Syracuse. Working for the ...

Death notice: Janice Lynn Branch

Word has been received of the death of Janice Lynn Branch, 56, of Saranac Lake, who died on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at her residence. Calling hours are set to take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake. A memorial service ...