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Obituaries

Gertrude C. Perrino

WILBRAHAM, Mass. - Gertrude Carol Perrino, 89, passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014.She was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Arcadia, Florida, daughter of Lloyd and Mae (Bankston) Davis. Carol had lived in Gabriels for 60 years before moving to Palmer 16 years ago.She retired in 1990 from Paul Smith's ...

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Bickford

Margaret "Peggy" Bickford, 62, of Lake Placid passed away on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 peacefully and surrounded by her family.She was born on Sept. 28, 1952 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to Frances Betters and Corrine Dubeck.Peggy loved cooking, gardening and most importantly spending time with her ...

Robert E. Grant

Robert England Grant, son of Benjamin W., and Violet Rowell Grant, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 23, at the age of 89.He was born on Nov. 10, 1924 in Albany.Bob established a love of the outdoors early in life through fishing and trapping in the then rural area outside of Albany.Upon his ...

Sr. Eileen Marie Chambers, R.S.M

Sr. Eileen Marie Chambers, R.S.M., 84, of Lake Placid, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Uihlein Living Center in Lake Placid.Sister was born March 27, 1930 in Winthrop, the daughter of Paul and O. Erma (Partlov) Chambers.She graduated from East Stockholm Elementary School and St. Joseph ...

Michael J. Conn

Michael John Conn, 63, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.A native of Lake Placid, he also resided in Syracuse, Tupper Lake, Cadyville, Clintonville, Port Henry, Ticonderoga, Saranac Lake and most recently San Mateo, California.Mike was a very gentle soul who touched many lives with ...

James ‘Jim’ J. Butzer

Word has been received of the death of James Joseph "Jim" Butzer, 51, of Saranac Lake who died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.Jim was a retired New York State Trooper and had owned and operated Club Saranac gym in Saranac Lake for many years. He also was a member of the Saranac Lake Elk's Club BPOE ...

Gertrude R. Cooper

Gertrude Rigg Cooper, 101, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. She was born in Petoskey, Michigan, on Aug. 17, 1913. Gertrude, whose husband predeceased her in 1973, lived at 253 Jamaica Lane in Palm Beach, Florida, since 1951 and summered in Lake Placid since that time.Gert, a former ...

Carlton D. Houck

Carlton "Carl" D. Houck, 82, of Lake Placid, passed away peacefully at home on Oct. 15, 2014, after a year-long illness with cancer.He leaves his beloved wife of 36 years, Denise (Sollien) Houck. Together they have resided in Lake Placid since 1996.Carl was born on March 1, 1932, in New ...

Shirley Dinsmore

Shirley Dinsmore, 84, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Uihlein Living Center in Lake Placid, where she had been a resident since 2007.Born in Sugarbush on March 21, 1930, she was the daughter of Gordon and Marie (Tuthill) Skiff.Shirley had been employed by the Saranac Lake ...

Eleanor Johnson Benware

Eleanor Johnson Benware, 85, of Malone, passed away Thursday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2014, at the Alice Hyde Nursing Home in Malone. She had been a resident there since March 14, 2012. She endured the effects of Parkinson's disease for more than 30 years.Born in Chasm Falls on Jan. 2, 1929, she was ...

Earl W. Dridge

Earl W. Dridge, 93, a resident of Lynbrook and longtime summer resident of Saranac Lake, passed away Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.Born in England on Dec. 27, 1920, he was the son of George and Lillian (Cooper) Dridge. He married Dorthea Smith in 1939 in ...

John D. ‘Mickey’ Million

John D. "Mickey" Million, 86, most recently of Saranac Lake, passed peacefully on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 after a short illness.Born on Sept. 4, 1928 in Queens, Mickey was a longtime resident of Kerhonkson, where he was a physical education teacher, and a track, basketball, and football coach for ...

James A. Sutton

James Allen Sutton, born Feb. 22, 1939, in the small town of Ruby, the son of Margaret Minnikine Sutton and Charles Sutton, passed away on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at his home in Saranac Lake at the age of 75.Mr. Sutton graduated from Mount Marion High School in 1957 and went on to pursue his ...

Death notice: Shirley Dinsmore

Word has been received of the death of Shirley Dinsmore, 84, of Saranac Lake, on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 at AMC Uihlein Living Center in Lake Placid.Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A graveside service is tentatively set to take place at 10 ...

George Gryger

George Gryger, 51, of 215 French Road, Saranac, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.Born in Port Washington, Long Island, on July 1, 1963, he was the son of Henry and Ruth (Haltenhof) Gryger.George had been employed at the Mold Rite Plastics Company in ...

Stuart P. Morgan

Stuart Patrick Morgan, 90, a longtime resident of Wilmington, passed away comfortably and peacefully on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at the Highlands of Pittsford in Pittsford.Stuart was born Sept. 25, 1924, in Utica.Stuart was a World War II veteran serving in the Army-Air Force, where he was a crew ...

Pauline Magrino

TUPPER LAKE - Pauline Magrino, 89, of Tupper Lake, passed away, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont.Born June 26, 1925, in Churubusco, she was the daughter of Leopold and Blanche (Mathieu) Gervais. She graduated from Franklin Academy in 1944 and went on ...

Mark A. “Max” Calderone

Mark Antonio "Max" Calderone, cherished son of Ruth Pino and Mark Calderone of Paul Smiths, died in a car accident in the town of Brighton on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.Born on Aug. 19, 1993 in Saranac Lake, Max was a student majoring in forest biology at Paul Smith's College. He graduated from ...

June F. Colby

June Florence Colby, 90, formerly of Saranac Lake, but more recently of Starr Farms Nursing home in Burlington, Vermont, died on Oct. 9, 2014 at Starr Farms Nursing home in Burlington, Vermont.She was born Sept. 18, 1924 in Lake Placid, the daughter of Ellis and Beatrice (Vassar) Smith. June ...

Catherine M. Sardella

Catherine M. Sardella, 80, of 213 Goodspeed Lane, Bloomingdale, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center.Born in Buffalo on Oct. 16, 1933, she was the daughter of Michael and Rose (Panepinto) Cuviello. She married Paul F. Sardella on June 9, 1956, at Holy Cross Church in ...