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Obituaries

James David ‘Jimmy’ Ratigan

James David “Jimmy” Ratigan, 67, passed from this life with the hope of entering eternal life on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at his home in Bundyville. After a courageous battle with COPD, he took his last breath on earth and hoped to quickly gain eternal breath in heaven with Our Lord and ...

Death notice: Linda S. Munro

Linda S. Munro, 66, of West Sand Lake and Keene, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at home in Keene. Mrs. Munro was born Sept. 14, 1952, in Port Chester, the daughter of James L. and Joan “Sally” (Magee) Munro. There are no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at the ...

Death notice: James D. ‘Jimmy’ Ratigan

Word has been received of the unexpected death of James D. “Jimmy” Ratigan on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at his home in Bundyville. He was born in Lake Placid on Jan. 21, 1952, to Frank and Margaret (Ryan) Ratigan. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m Tuesday in St. Mary’s Church, ...

Pamela Fair Makara

Pamela Fair Makara, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, died Sunday morning, Aug. 25, 2019. Born in 1931, she was 88 years old. A highly respected educator and a student of ancient history, Pam graduated from Wayne State University (B.A.) in the ...

James Thomas ‘Jimmy’ Patnode

James Thomas “Jimmy” Patnode was born on June 10, 1957, in Lake Placid, the son of Kathleen “Katy” Hand Patnode and Luke Patnode. He graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1975 and went on to study fine arts, music and theater at SUNY Plattsburgh. During the ‘80s and early ...

Death notice: James Thomas Patnode

James Thomas Patnode, 62, of Lake Placid, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid. Mr. Patnode was born June 10, 1957, in Lake Placid, the son of Luke and Kathleen (Hand) Patnode. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Calling hours and services will be held at the ...

Edward Charles Pohlmann Jr.

Edward Charles Pohlmann Jr., age 88, of Bloomingdale, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 at home. Born in Chicago, Illinois on March 18, 1931, he was the son of Edward and (Lois Marita (Puller) Pohlmann.  Ed came to Wilmington as a teenager for summers and stayed with his cousins. This is ...

Harold Frederick Jaquis

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Harold Frederick Jaquis, 81, of Lake Clear, on Aug. 17, 2019. He was surrounded by his wife and daughters at the time of his passing. Harold was born April 22, 1938, at home, to Anna Etta Friend Jaquis and Marion Jaquis. Harold is ...

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 Niagara ...

Shirley Tromblay

Shirley Tromblay, 83, of Tupper Lake passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2019, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home, Tupper Lake. A Mass of Christian burial will be ...

Death notice: Helen Smith

KEENE — Helen Smith, 80, of Keene, passed away on Aug. 12, 2019, at Adirondack Medical Center after a battle with cancer. Helen was born in Lake Placid on May 2, 1939, daughter of the late Francis and Isabel (Barry) Fisk. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. ...

Kenneth M. Miller

On Saturday Aug. 10, 2019, Kenneth M. Miller, loving father of two daughters, passed away at the age of 67. Kenneth was born in Brooklyn. A resident of Saranac Lake since 1978, he was preceded in death by his father Edward and mother Anne. Kenneth is survived by two daughters, Courtney A. ...

Memorial Service: Louis Vuolo

A memorial service for Louis Vuolo has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at North Country Community College, Claremont Hall Room CL2, Saranac Lake. Mr. Vuolo died on Nov. 17, 2018, at age 62. He was born in Brooklyn, raised on Long Island, lived much of his adult life in ...

R. James Cronin

CHAZY LAKE — R. James Cronin, 83, of 76 Garmish St., Ellenburg Depot, passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2019, at his lake home surrounded by his loving family. Jim was born in Saranac Lake on June 11, 1936. He was the son of Russell Cronin and Elizabeth (Walsh) Cronin. He married his ...

Thomas Charles Jones

Thomas Charles “Tom” Jones, 74, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. surrounded by his loving family. Tom was born March 2, 1945, the son of Charles and Dorothy (Lincoln) Jones. Tom taught several years in the Plattsburgh school system. He ...

Death notice: Kenneth M. Miller

Word has been received of the death of Kenneth M. Miller, 67, of Saranac Lake, who died on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Albany Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake. A complete obituary will be ...

Anna Homza Ferree

Anna Homza Ferree, 98, of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, joining her sons Miles and David and her daughter Sally. Born in Larksville, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 1, 1920, she was the daughter of Michael and Anna (Evans) Homza. Anna married Miles ...

Mary Ann Kirk Patterson

Mary Ann Patterson of Durham, North Carolina, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away at the home of her daughter and son-in-law Roberta and Paul Glover on July 19, 2019. She was born Feb. 14, 1922. She went through the gates of heaven to be reunited with her husband William R. Patterson. ...

Jacklyn Hagar

Jacklyn Hagar, 85, of Saranac Lake and Melbourne, Florida, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 at Melbourne Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida.    Born in Keene Valley on May 11, 1934, she was the daughter of John and Daisy (Pratt) Hickey. Jacklyn married Robert K. Hagar on Saturday ...

Death notice: Jacklyn Hagar

Word has been received of the death of Jacklyn Hagar, 85, of Saranac Lake and Melbourne, Florida, who died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Melbourne Regional Medical Center, Melbourne, Florida. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of ...