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Obituaries

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 ...

Clada L. (Ward) Arsenault

Clada Lee Ward Arsenault, 97, of Westport passed away July 5, 2019, surrounded by her beloved family.   She was born May 4, 1922, to Ella Mae Sharlette and Edward Ward in Lake Placid, where she spent her formative years, was educated, and met and married the love of her life, Philip Leo ...

Terry L. Barnes

WINTHROP — Terry L. Barnes, 62, passed away Tuesday evening, July 30, 2019, at home with those she loved most in her heart. Born in Saranac Lake on April 10, 1957, Terry was the daughter of the late Harold and Imogene (Richardson) Lavigne. Raised and educated in Saranac Lake, she graduated ...

Valerie J. Moody

On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, Valerie Joan Moody passed away unexpectedly at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.   Valerie was born in Keene Valley on Feb. 4, 1966. She attended AuSable Forks High School and went on to St. Lawrence University to acquire a Bachelor of Arts degree, ...

Gary Lee Scott

Gary Lee Scott, 73, of Wilmington and later Bloomingdale died peacefully at the Adirondack Medical Center on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, after suffering with aspirational pneumonia. Gary was born at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Washington, D.C., on July 26, 1946, to Theodore L. Scott and ...

Memorial service: Marcia F. Brooks

Marcia F. Brooks of Lake Placid, passed away on June 24, 2019, after battling a long illness. Marcia was born in Potsdam on April 22, 1939, the first of three children of the late Arnold and Helen (Barnett) Fiske. A celebration of her life and memorial Mass will take place at 11:30 am. ...

Mary L. Daggett

TUPPER LAKE — Mary Lorraine Daggett, 90, of Broad Street, passed away peacefully to the hands of the Lord Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born on Sept. 26, 1928, in Tupper Lake, where she was a lifelong resident, she was the daughter of the late ...

Allen “Tom” T. Clement III

Allen Thomas Clement III “Tom” passed away peacefully listening to singer/songwriter Tom Rush’s “River Song” at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid on July 11, 2019. By his side were his son Josh Clement and lifelong friend Billy Allen.    Tom, or T.C., as many friends knew him, ...

Graveside service: Claire (White) Mader

Claire (White) Mader died peacefully in her sleep Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Sarasota, Florida. She was born Feb. 1, 1913, to John and Elsie (Lewis) White in Lake Placid. A memorial service was held at Bay Village in Sarasota, Florida, on May 23. A graveside service will be held Sunday, ...

Harry J. Stuart

Harry Stuart of Lenox, Massachusetts and Saranac Lake, passed away on July 27, 2019 at Brigham and Women’s hospital in Boston with his loving family by his side. He fought a valiant battle against an aggressive B-Cell lymphoma for nearly a year, but in the end he was unable to file for any ...

Reginald W. ‘Reggie’ D’Ambrisi

Reginald William “Reggie” D’Ambrisi, 77, of Saranac Lake, U.S. Navy retired, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at his residence. Born in Moriah on Feb. 10, 1942, he was the son of Michael and Vivan (Hopkins) D’Ambrisi. Reggie married Paula Lamphere on Nov. 24, 1989, in Norwich, ...

Robert C. Thiesing

NISKAYUNA — Robert Carle Thiesing, 73, passed away on Friday, July 19, 2019, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany with his wife by his side after a courageous struggle with multiple health issues. Our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and friend has left us to go home to his Lord and ...

Charles Minot Dole Jr.

Charles Minot Dole Jr. died peacefully on Friday, July 19 at home in Essex, Connecticut, after a brief battle with multiple myeloma. He was 85. An entrepreneur and innovator with degrees from Middlebury College and the Chicago Institute of Design, “Mint” founded Dole Associates, a ...

Death Notice: Reginald W. ‘Reggie’ D’Ambrisi

Word has been received of the death of Reginald William “Reggie” D’Ambrisi, 77, of Saranac Lake, who died on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, 20 Church St., Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A ...

Graveside Service: Mary E. Dudley

A graveside service for Mary E. Dudley, who passed away Dec. 9, 2017, and for Victor Morehouse, who passed away Feb. 25, 2019, will be held Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid. The Rev Derek Hansen, pastor of the Adirondack Community Church, will officiate. The ...

Jeannette Davis Sheppard

Jeannette Davis Sheppard, 93, of Saranac Lake, died Monday July 22, 2019, at her residence. Jeannette was born on April 16, 1926, in Morrisonville, the daughter of John and Vida (Adcock) Pardy. She was the eldest of six children. Jeannette married William Davis on Sept. 26, 1945, in New ...

Graveside service: Mary E. Dudley and Victor Morehouse

A graveside service for Mary E. Dudley, who passed away Dec. 9, 2017, and for Victor Morehouse, who passed away Feb. 25, 2019, will be held Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid. The Rev Derek Hansen, pastor of the Adirondack Community Church, will officiate. The ...

Death notice: Marc David Dunthorn

Word has been recieved of the death of Marc David Dunthorn, 71, of Saranac Lake, who died on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home. There will be no calling hours. Private services will be held at ...

Joan M. deBrun

Mrs. Joan M deBrun passed away the morning of Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Lake Placid. She was born June 13, 1940 in Syracuse to Alberta (Debarr) & Luther Hall. Joan grew up in Medina and lived in Lockport before moving to Saranac Lake in 1981 where she met and married her dear Warren ...

Celebration of Life: Arthur Volmrich

LAKE PLACID — The Volmrich family wil host a celebration of the life of Arthur Volmrich (Sept. 27, 1927, to May 25, 2019) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 31 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid.