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Obituaries

Sally Hogan

RAINBOW LAKE -Sally Hogan, 74, of county Route 60, Rainbow Lake, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014 at her home under the loving care of her family and High Peaks Hospice.She was born in Saranac Lake June 9, 1939, the daughter of Peter and Adelaide VanCour.Sally was a graduate of Saranac Lake High ...

Death Notice: Jordan L. J. (Colby) Snyder

Jordan Lee James (Colby) Snyder, 10 years old, of Malone, died on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone.He was born on Aug. 23, 2003, the son of Kathleen Colby Ecker and Brian Snyder, and grandson of Robert and Elizabeth Colby and Mark and Cheri Spooner.Calling hours ...

Rena M. (Duplantie) LaPradd-Drew

Rena M. (Duplantie) LaPradd-Drew, 90, of Piercefield, recently of AMC-Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 with family by her side.Rena resided at Mercy Living Center for the past two years. Rena was born on Feb. 9, 1924 in Tupper Lake, the daughter of ...

Eugenia ‘Mama’ Hadjis

Eugenia "Mama" Hadjis, 101, of 85 Acorn St., Lake Placid, passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.Eugenia was born on Jan. 29, 1913 in Schimattari, Viotia, Greece. She was the daughter of Dimitrios and Sirmo Salemi.She was married to her late husband, James Hadjis on ...

Graveside Service: George O. Hewlett

Graveside services for George O. Hewlett, 83, formerly of Potsdam, will be held on Saturday, May 3 with military honors at St. Mary's Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. in Potsdam.Arrangements are with the Garner Funeral Service of Potsdam.

E.W. Bradley Jr.

E.W. Bradley Jr., known affectionately to his friends and family as "Captain Ed," passed away on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Hospice House in Tallahassee, Fla.He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Georgia Bradley, of Alligator Point, Fla.; sons Thomas Bradley of Boynton Beach, Fla. and ...

LeRoy F. Gonyea

LeRoy F. Gonyea, 82, of Malone, passed away Wednesday evening, April 23, 2014, at The Dawn Adult Home, in Malone with his daughter and grandchildren at his side, along with Hospice of the North Country. He had been a resident there since Nov. 30, 2013.Born in Onchiota on Feb. 14, 1932, he was ...

Kenneth G. LaVair

Kenneth G LaVair, 75, of 41 Main St., Apartment 2, Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, April 19, 2014.Kenneth was born on June 14, 1938, in St. Regis Falls. He was the son of Alfred LaVair and Ida St. Germaine LaVair.He attended school at St. Regis Falls and Saranac ...

Christine Fadden

Christine Mary "Chris" Chubb Fadden, Skawennati, Turtle Clan, was born on July 3, 1912, the daughter of Mitchell and Louise Back Chubb.She was born in the farmhouse of her maternal grandparents, Louis and Katherine Back, which was located on Drum Street at the end of Kahionhes Road (known today ...

Blinda R. Lopez

Blinda R. Lopez, 55, of 14 Kiwassa Road, Saranac Lake, died Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center.Born in Saranac Lake, New York on March 24, 1959, she was the daughter of George and June Faith (Begor) Gillette.Blinda was a lifelong resident of the Saranac Lake area and had ...

Earl Joseph Fletcher

Earl Joseph Fletcher, 87, went home to the Lord, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.Born Aug. 27, 1926, in Sugar Bush, Mr. Fletcher was the son of Howard and Jenny Mae (Macy) Fletcher. Earl attended local schools, graduated from Tupper Lake High School and was a proud member for the undefeated 1944 winning ...

Kristoph Joseph Mecklenburg

Kristoph Joseph Mecklenburg, 19, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 8 surrounded by his family and friends.Kristoph loved being with his friends and spent every free moment with them riding snowmobiles and dirt bikes. Kristoph placed a high value on his friends and family, ...

George Varga

George Varga died on April 9, 2014, from severe pneumonia at the Adirondack Medical Center at 57 years of age.George was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Jan. 4, 1957. He grew up in Scotch Plains, N.J., and moved to Lake Placid at age 13 when his father, Dr. C. Francis Varga, took a job as a ...

Lucille “Lucy” Ann Lewis Richardson

Lucille "Lucy" Ann Lewis Richardson, 77, of Saranac Lake died Monday, April 7,2014 with her family by her side, after a courageous battle from a spinal injury.She was born Nov. 26, 1936, daughter of Delores (VanNortwick) and Raymond Richardson.She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in ...

Sanford S. Whittum

Sanford Stevenson Whittum, 84, of 67 Coreys Road, Tupper Lake, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.Sanford, called "Sandy" or "Stan" by family and friends, was born on Sept. 24, 1929 in Greenwich Village, New York City, to Muriel Stevenson Whittum and Walter Willard Whittum. At ...

Lyman ‘Red’ Rush

Lyman "Red" Rush, 82, passed away April 2, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.He owned and operated his own plumbing business in Summit, N.J., until his retirement in 1996. He loved Saranac Lake and would spend his family vacations on Lower Saranac Lake. He moved here in 2002. ...

Josephine Feneck

Josephine (nee Bellagamba) Feneck, 91, died on Saturday, March 29, 2014.She was the beloved wife of the late Christy M. Feneck, DDS; loving mother of Dana, Nadine and the late Robert; beloved grandmother of Gregory, Alexander, Christian, Nicholas and Virginia; caring step-grandmother of Sarah, ...

Florence B. Greene

Florence B. Greene, 92, formerly of Greenwood Street, Lake Placid, peacefully fell asleep in death Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Horace Nye Nursing Home in Elizabethtown, where she had been a resident since January 2011.Mrs. Greene was born March 21, 1922, in Sidney. She was the daughter of ...

William L. Bennett

William L. Bennett, 83, passed away on Saturday March 29, 2014, at the Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake.He was born in Tupper Lake on July 9, 1930, to William and Margaret (Arsenault) Bennett at the family home on Leboeuf Street. William was one of four children, all of whom predeceased ...

Frederick B. Burton

Frederick B. Burton, 61, died Friday, March 21, 2014 at his home in Keene Valley.After being born in Frankfurt, Germany, he lived in New York his entire life. Before making Keene Valley his permanent home, he worked in the photography unit of the Daily News.A lifelong lover of the Adirondacks, ...