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Obituaries

James ‘Jimmy’ Michael Patterson

James “Jimmy” Michael Patterson of Lake Placid passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 20, 2019. Jimmy was born in Keene Valley on April 9, 1962, the son of Elbert “Pat” Patterson Sr. and Joan (Valenze) Patterson. Jim was an avid athlete, playing a variety of school sports. The highlight ...

Death notice: Charles Bedford Morgan

Charles Bedford Morgan, 84, of Cazenovia, died Friday evening, Sept. 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Oct. 21, 1934, in New York City to George Kenneth and Gladys Bedford Morgan, and spent his childhood in the Adirondacks. He was a 1952 graduate of Northwood School in ...

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 ...

Joe Pete Wilson Sr.

Joe Pete Wilson Sr. passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. His passing was quick and peaceful. Joe Pete was born May 20, 1935, in Lake Placid, and he lived a full life (gross understatement). After a bucolic childhood at the Bark Eater in Keene and a lifetime of chasing dreams and ...

Shirley L. Vincent

Shirley Louise Vincent, 83, of Lake Placid, passed away Sept. 17, 2019, with her family by her side. She was born Shirley Green to the late Vernon Green and Agnes Moody on May 15, 1936, in Saranac Lake. Shirley attended local schools and studied to be an LPN. Shirley married Robert P. ...

Eunice Tyler

Eunice Tyler, 92, of Plattsburgh died peacefully on Sept. 15, 2019. She was born in Churubusco on June 14, 1927, daughter of the late James and Alphonise “Allie” Murray. She was a longtime resident of Saranac Lake and Gabriels. She worked in the cafeteria at Paul Smith’s College ...

Death notice: Eunice J. Tyler

Word has been received of the death of Eunice J. Tyler, 92, of Plattsburgh, formerly of Gabriels, who died on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh. There will be no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and are in care of ...

Casey Draper

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our beloved Casey Draper. After a short but hard-fought illness, Casey surrendered peacefully Tuesday evening. He was surrounded by his immediate, extended and chosen families, friends and loved ones. Casey grew up in Lake Placid. As a ...

Gretchen Pierce Ralph

Gretchen Pierce Ralph, 91, died Thursday, Sept. 12 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. She was born in and attended schools in Clinton, the daughter of Dutch immigrants Margaret and Edward Piersma. She attended Syracuse University and married John Robert Ralph in 1948, who predeceased ...

Robert G. Sweet

Robert G. Sweet, 71, formerly of Bloomingdale and currently of Plattsburgh, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at his home. Born in Saranac Lake on June 3, 1948, he was the son of George and Arline (Manning) Sweet. Robert married Shirley I. Cook on April 1, 1973, in Schenectady. Shirley ...

Teresa Wilson

Teresa Wilson, 76 of Bloomingdale, passed away Tuesday Sept. 10, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. She was a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake and was employed at the American Management Association for many years. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting and spending the ...

Glenn Scott Magee

Glenn Scott Magee passed away Aug. 5, 2019, in Cottonwood, Arizona. Scott had resided in Camp Verde, Arizona, for the past two years. He was borne on Oct. 9, 1940, in Saranac Lake to Josephine Ella Morello Magee and Glenn Kirkland Magee. Scott graduated from Saranac Lake High School in ...

Death notice: Teresa Wilson

Word has been received of the death of Teresa Wilson, 76, of Saranac Lake, who died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Calling hours are tentatively set to take place 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, Sept. 13 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac ...

Leona Elise Sauvie

Leona Elise Sauvie, 73, of Saranac Lake, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, following a short illness. Born in Saranac Lake on Feb. 4, 1946, she was the daughter of Albert and Louise (Wilkins) Christie. Leona married Bernard Sauvie on Saturday, ...

Jeffery G. Jacques

Jeffery G. Jacques, 54, died Sept. 7, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid. Jeff was born on Dec. 22, 1964, to Joyce and Donald Jacques. He graduated from the Lake Placid High School in 1984, going on to graduate from the Ohio Diesel Technical Institute in 1985. He married Billie Hardy, and ...

J. Patrick ‘Pat’ Barrett

J. Patrick “Pat” Barrett passed away peacefully at home among family and friends at age 82 on Sept. 2, 2019. Born Feb. 5, 1937, in the small town of St. Regis Falls, Pat ascended to become a pillar of New York City and Syracuse, building businesses, travelling the world and — most ...

June Norma Reandeau

June Norma Reandeau, 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Born on Aug. 11, 1931, to the late Norman and Helena Cardinal, she was raised on her family’s farm in Tupper Lake. She graduated from Holy Ghost Academy in 1949. She ...

Rene Castonguay

On Aug. 17, 2019, a tragic automobile accident took the life of a very special man. At 62 years old, Rene Castonguay went to join his late wife Francine Daigle in heaven. He was the son of Agathe Blanchet and late Gerard Castonguay. Rene leaves behind his son Mathieu Castonguay, his wife ...

William “Bill” A. McConvey IV

William “Bill” A. McConvey IV, 76, surrounded with love, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. Bill was a proud resident of Wilmington, New York and made Wilmington his permanent home for the past 25 years. He was born July 10, 1943 in Buffalo, New York, the son of William A. McConvey ...

Margaret Ann Hall Rock

Margaret Ann Hall Rock, 67, of Wilmington, New York, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Aug. 29, 2019. Born on Jan. 19, 1952, she was the daughter of Winfred and Catherine Mihill. Peggy worked at Whiteface Mountain for many years and Northwood School until she ...