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Obituaries

Louise Lydecker Gregg

Louise Lydecker Gregg, 97, of Pinellas Park, Florida, crossed over on Dec. 10, 2020, to be with those who departed before her. She was born to Dorothy Fisher Lydecker and Col. Leigh Kent Lydecker in Maywood, New Jersey, on Nov. 5, 1923. She graduated from Bogota High School in 1942. She ...

Frank Peter Scotti

Frank Peter Scotti of Tupper Lake, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, at the age of 73. Frank was a devoted father. He is survived by his four children Jerry (Katie), Sarah, Frank (Andrew), and Julie (Jason). He is also survived by two grandchildren, Lucia, daughter of Jerry and ...

Natalie B. (Bombard) Leduc

Natalie B. (Bombard) Leduc, age 90, of Saranac Village at Will Rogers, Saranac Lake, died Tuesday Dec. 8, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Lake Placid. Natalie was born in Saranac Lake on Sept. 10, 1930, the daughter of Douglas and Charlotte (Littlejohn) Bombard. Early on in life she ...

Death notice: Marjorie Cecile (Cadorette) Bardon

Word has been received of the death of Marjorie Cecile (Cadorette) Bardon, age 99, of Tupper Lake, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake, NY 12983. There ...

Death notice: Judith ‘Judy’ Huyck

Word has been received of the death of Judith “Judy” A. Huyck, a Saranac Lake resident, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center following a long struggle with dementia. There will be no calling hours, and services will be at a later date, private and at the convenience ...

Lenore C. (Helwig) Reynolds

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Born Nov. 24, 1931, Lenore Carole (Helwig) Reynolds passed away from COVID-19-related complications Nov. 17, 2020. Growing up in Queens, she enjoyed countless days at Jones Beach. A budding still-life artist, she attended P.S. 154 in New York and received a two-year ...

Richard F. Pierce

Richard Frederick “Dick” Pierce of Vancouver, Washington, died at Ray Hickey Hospice House, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at the age of 92. He was born in Saranac Lake on March 5, 1928, son of the late Dr. Frederick J. and Mildred (Stern) Pierce. He graduated from Saranac Lake High School ...

Death notice: Marie Peck

Word has been received of the death of Marie Peck, age 84, of Saranac Lake, on Dec. 4, 2020, surrounded by loved ones. She was born Aug. 16, 1936. There will be no calling hours, and services are private and will be at the convenience of the family.

Ernest ‘Ernie’ Amero

Ernest “Ernie” Amero, 89, of Dickinson Center, formerly of Largo, Florida, and Saranac Lake, peacefully passed away at his residence on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, with his daughter Debbie and her husband Mike at his side. Ernie was born in Lynn, Massachusetts, on Aug. 17, 1931, the son ...

Brian F. Hanlon

Brian F. Hanlon, 84, passed away peacefully on Nov. 28, 2020, with his family by his side. He was under the care of Fox Run Nursing Home in Orchard Park. Brian was born on Oct. 15, 1936 in Watertown to the late Benjamin and Helen Hall Hanlon. He graduated Watertown High School, where he ...

Dorothy Beavers Pecora

Dorothy Beavers Pecora of McLean, Virginia, passed away quietly in her sleep on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 26, 2020, at age 100. Blessed with good health, she was mentally and physically active up until her last days. Dorothy was born on March 22, 1920, in Orient, Ohio. She graduated ...

Death notice: Ernest Joseph Amero

Word has been received of the death of Ernest “Ernie” Joseph Amero, age 89, of Dickinson Center, formerly of Saranac Lake, who died on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law Debbie and Mike Dashno. There will be no calling hours, and services are private and ...

Sandra Ann ‘Sandy’ Ducatt

Sandra Ann “Sandy” Ducatt, age 72, of Lake Clear died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake following a brief illness. Sandra was born in Saranac Lake on March 24, 1948, the daughter of Richard and Grace (Patnode) Wilkins. She married the love of her ...

Jean W. Brennan

Jean W. Brennan, 62, passed away on Nov. 5, 2020, under Highland Hospital’s Hospice Care in Rochester. This followed six years of living with ovarian cancer, after her initial diagnosis in 2014. Over the two weeks she was at Highland Hospital, her family (daughter, brother and partner) were ...

Mary Ellen Wilsey

Mary Ellen Wilsey of Lake Placid, beloved wife of Phillip Wilsey, passed away peacefully with him and her daughter by her side at Adirondack Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. She was born in Ogdensburg on Sept. 19, 1941, the daughter of Alfred “Trader Al” Conway and Emma Hare. ...

Marion Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Columbe

Marion Elizabeth “Betty” Columbe, age 88, of Bloomingdale, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by family. Betty was born in Saranac Lake on March 23, 1932, the daughter of “Ned” and Frances O’Neil Wood. She married Gaylord Columbe in ...

Sister Ellen Mary Looby

Sister Ellen Mary Looby, OCD, of the Monastery of the Incarnation in Beacon, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Sister Ellen Mary of Jesus was born in Ogdensburg on Dec. 25, 1940, the daughter of Clarence J. and Helen ...

Jacqueline Savard

Jacqueline Savard of Tupper Lake, treasured wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, passed away on Nov. 11, 2020, in the loving presence of her husband and children. Jackie was born on June 6, 1963, in Rome, New York, to James and Bernice (Trainor) Murphy. She was the ...

Kathleen E. Bristol

Kathleen E. Bristol, 69, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18 at St. Peter’s hospital in Albany after contracting COVID-19 at the adult home where she resided. Kathy was a fun-loving, quirky free spirit, and she was feisty until the very end. Born in Saranac Lake on April 6, 1951, to Ralph and ...

Lucille F. Beideck

Lucille F. Beideck, 100, of Saranac Lake, passed away on Nov. 12, 2020, with her son by her side at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Lucille was born March 9, 1920, to Harold and Elsie Bartlett Haskell in the town of Pembroke. She graduated salutatorian from Corfu High School and ...