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Obituaries

Gordon W. Miner Sr.

Gordon W. Miner Sr., 95, of 256 McComb St., Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 at 5 Trudeau Road.Born in Lyon Mountain on May 20, 1919, he was the son of Edward and Freda (Durett) Miner. Gordon married Elizabeth Smith on July 12, 1939 in St. Bernard's Church. She predeceased him on Sept. ...

Death notice: Catherine M. Sardella

Word has been received of the death of Catherine M. Sardella, 80, of 213 Goodspeed Lane, Bloomingdale, who died on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass of Christian burial ...

James C. Carpenter

James Charles Carpenter, 45, of Lake Placid, formerly of Corning, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in the comfort of his home.Jim was born Feb. 6, 1969, in Corning to the late James D. and Arlene S. (Sweeney) Carpenter. He married Pamela (Pearce) Carpenter on May 11, 2002, in Horseheads.Jim ...

Reginald W. Perras

Reginald Wayne Perras, 81, of 26 Wolf Pond Way, Ray Brook, died at home under the expert care of High Peaks Hospice on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.Born in Peru, New York on May 3, 1933, he was the son of Joseph and Gladys (Sample) Perras. Reginald married Joan Ryan at St. John's Church in ...

Death notice: Pierrette P. Jones

Pierrette P. Jones, 89, of Keene, died Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Jones was born Jan. 16, 1925 in Montmorecy, France.She was the daughter of Henri and Clementine Henriette Firmine (Dernaucourt) Petas.Private services will be held at the convenience of the family and a full obituary ...

Helene M. Sullivan

ORLANDO, Florida - Helene M. Sullivan, 77, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Winter Garden, Florida.She was born in Saranac Lake on April 11, 1937, to Henry and Helene G. Sullivan. She was preceded in death by her parents and her twin brother, Harry E. Sullivan, and survived by her nieces Valerie ...

John O. Charette

Word has been received of the death of John Ovlu Charette, 63, of Wilmington, who passed away Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at the Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont.Born in Lake Placid on Oct. 10, 1950, he was the son of George and Anita (Smith) Charette.John was a life long resident ...

John W. Barton

John W. Barton, 58 of 43 Water St., Tupper Lake, formerly of Malone, died at his home on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, after a long illness.Born on Sept. 14, 1956, he was the son of Curtis W. Barton, and Eleanor (Yando), Barton, both of which predeceased him. John attended Notre Dame School in ...

Daniel O. Atkinson

Daniel Olin Atkinson, 82, of Dallas, Texas, passed from this life to the next on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.He was born to Lanham and Ivy Lane Atkinson on June 13, 1932.Olin is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Mary, and his children: Scott and wife Sherry of Dallas, and Judi and husband ...

Harold R. Cook Jr.

Harold R. Cook Jr., 70, formerly of Saranac Lake and currently of 28 Cubb Circle, Plattsburgh, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.Born in Syracuse, New York on Feb. 11, 1944, he was the son of Harold and Arlene (Manning) Cook Sr.Harold had been ...

Erin E. Dewyea

Erin Elizabeth Dewyea, 38, of Tupper Lake, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont.Born July 22, 1976 in Massena, she was the daughter of Michael and Catherine (Poirier) Farkas. Erin graduated from Tupper Lake High School, Class of 1994. She ...

Wendelin ‘Wendy’ A. Patterson

Wendelin Ann "Wendy" Patterson, 70, of Hinesburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, following a five year battle with cancer.Wendy was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on May 1, 1944 to Robert Francis "Bob" Patterson and Mary Barbara "Babs" Morgan. She leaves her siblings, Bob, Joan, ...

Mary A. Ritchie

Mary Anne Ritchie, 85, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center.She is survived by her husband of 66 years Charles L. Ritchie, her son J. Michael Ritchie and his wife Sally of Saranac Lake, daughter Dorothy Ritchie Valhouli and her husband Bob DeVore of Rye, ...

Graveside Service: Martha E. Primmer

Interment services have been set for Martha E. Primmer, 60, of Saranac Lake, who died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29 at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Patrick ...

Graveside Service: Claude P. Johnson

A graveside memorial service will be held for Claude Pierce Johnson, who passed away in June 2013.The service, with full military honors, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 in the North Elba Cemetery in Lake Placid.

Binnie (Ritchie) Holum

Binnie Ritchie Holum, born Anne Starr Ritchie, died peacefully at her parents home near Saranac Lake on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.She had been treated for brain cancer at Johns Hopkins and had been in the skillful care of High Peaks Hospice since early July.She performed for many seasons with ...

Charles T. Fisk

Charles Thomas Fisk, 64, of Paul Smiths, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at his home.He is the youngest son of Francis Bernard and Isabel Barry Fisk.Charles married Marie-Aymee Kathleen Murphy on Aug. 17, 1991. They had three wonderful children: Charles Francis, A1C, Patrick Mark and ...

Death notice: Nancy E. LeBlanc

Nancy Elizabeth LeBlanc, 81, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at the Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.Nancy was born Nov. 6, 1932 in Buffalo, the daughter of Arthur Joseph and Eleanor Ida (Euller) Leblanc.A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27 at ...

Joan Dixon Peacock

Joan Dixon Peacock, 92, of Lake Placid, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at her home.Mrs. Peacock was born May 24, 1922 in the Bronx, the daughter of Felix and Constance (Meehan) Dixon.Joan was a graduate of Lake Placid High School, Class of 1940 and a graduate of Kathryn Gibbs ...

Dora L. Fountain

Dora L. Fountain, 101, of Paul Smiths, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at the Franklin County Nursing Home in Malone, where she had been a resident since July.Born in Chasm Falls on Nov. 5, 1912, she was the daughter of Albert and Mary (Brown) Helms. She married George Fountain on Oct. 2, 1934, ...