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Obituaries

Ellsworth E. “Red” Wilcox

Ellsworth E. "Red" Wilcox, 86 of 48 Petrova Ave., Saranac Lake, died Friday March 14, 2014. He had been a patient of Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake since November 2013.Red was born on March 17, 1927 in Cortland. He was adopted by Brad and Elizabeth Wilcox of Saranac Lake. Red's siblings ...

Alan Sheren

Alan Sheren of Upper Saranac Lake passed away on March 6, 2014, in Lady Lakes, Fla., where he was wintering. He was in his 86th year.Alan was born in Brooklyn on July 10, 1928. After graduating from Franklin K. Lane High School, he served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. Following his ...

Roger F. Sochia

SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Roger F. Sochia, 71, of 15 Old Bend Road, Moreau, died March 14, 2014, at Glens Falls Hospital after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.Born Feb. 7, 1943, in Malone. He was the son of the late Everett L. and Helen (Sather) Sochia.Roger was a 1961 graduate of Saranac ...

Death Notice: Ellsworth E. ‘Red’ Wilcox

Word has been received of the death of Ellsworth E. "Red" Wilcox, 86 of 48 Petrova Ave., Saranac Lake, who died Friday, March 4, 2014. He had been a patient of Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake since November 2013.Calling hours are tentatively set to take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, March ...

Russell A. Koch

Russell A. Koch, 95, of Moody Road, Tupper Lake, passed after a long illness on Tuesday March 11, 2014.Born in Newark, N.J. on May 1, 1918, he was the son of Adolph and Florence ( Selander) Koch. He graduated West Side High School 1936. He served in Troop E 102nd Calvary (Horse) New Jersey ...

Rose M. Glover

Rose M. Glover, 76, of 302 Lake St., Saranac Lake, died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Adirondack Medical Center.Born in Saranac Lake on March 23, 1937, she was the daughter of Spencer and Stella Marie (Delcour) Branch. Rose married Thomas Glover on Oct. 13, 1956 at St. Bernard's Church in Saranac ...

Dr. Adrienne E. Barnard-Whitford

Dr. Adrienne Elizabeth Barnard-Whitford, of Saranac Lake and more recently of Clay, died March 10, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse.Born in Saranac Lake on May 18, 1983, she was the daughter of Bruce and Jill (Galbraith) Barnard. Adrienne married Jack Whitford of Clay on Feb. 2, ...

Melvin M. Levine

Melvin Mordecai Levine, a longtime and much beloved resident of Saranac Lake, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the age of 88.Mel, as he was known, first came to Saranac Lake in 1949 to recover from tuberculosis at Trudeau Sanatorium. He later returned to retire after an ...

Bernard J. Quigley

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Bernard James Quigley, who died in his sleep on February 27, 2014, was loved by many people. He, in turn, loved people and captivated all with his deep reservoir of jokes and humorous stories.Jim was born in Saranac Lake in 1937. His early passion for music revealed itself ...

Death notice: Rose M. Glover

Word has been received of the death of Rose M. Glover, 76, of 302 Lake St., Saranac Lake, who died Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Adirondack Medical Center.Calling hours are tentatively set to take place from 5 to 8 p.m Friday, March 14 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A Mass ...

John Henry Kane Jr.

In the early morning hours of March 4, 2014, John H. Kane Jr. passed away at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake with his loving wife by his side.Born in Tupper Lake on Oct. 20, 1963, he was the son of John Henry Kane Sr. and Sandra (Rondeau) Kane.John was an avid outdoorsman and a lover ...

Dr. Harry Kreiger Miller Jr.

Dr. Harry Kreiger Miller Jr. died on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at the Margaret T. Morris Center in Prescott, Ariz. Dr. Miller was 91 years old. He was born on July 17, 1922 in Hummelstown, Pa., to Harry K. Miller Sr. and Dorothy Suggett Miller.He attended Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pa., ...

Lawrence M. Wood

Lawrence M. Wood, 81, of Lake Placid, passed away peacefully Friday, March 7, 2014 at his home in Lake Placid. Mr. Wood was born Jan. 13, 1933, in Saranac Lake.He was the son of Clifton and Evelyn (Casselman) Wood. He married Barbara Maynard, his wife of 53 years, in St. Agnes Church, Lake ...

Elizabeth M. Passman

Elizabeth Mary Passman of Punta Gorda, Fla., beloved mother and grandmother, went to join her Lord on Monday, March 3, 2014.Betty joins her beloved husband, Francis, and her deceased children, Mary Frances and Francis, Jr.Left to mourn Betty are Elizabeth "Betsy" Nicastro, her precious and ...

Martha E. Primmer

Martha E. Primmer, 60, of Lake Flower Avenue, Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.Born in Saranac Lake on Sept. 28, 1953, she was the daughter of Herbert and Jeannette (VanNortwick) Shatraw.Martha graduated from Saranac Lake High School in ...

Death Notice: John H. Kane Jr.

John H. Kane Jr., 50, of Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.Mr. Kane was born Oct. 20, 1963 in Tupper Lake. He was the son of John H. and Sandra (Rondeau) Kane.He was a veteran of the United States Army.Services are incomplete at this time and ...

George R. Lanthier

George Raymond Lanthier, 76, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully and unexpectedly on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at CVPH in Plattsburgh with his family by his side.Born April 13, 1937 in Tupper Lake, he was the son of Wilfred and Gladys (Hunkin) Lanthier. George attended hHigh school in Tupper ...

Warren W. Leigh

Warren Wonnick Leigh, 85, of 4 West Main St., Bloomingdale, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, March 2, 2014.Born in Freeport on Aug. 28, 1928, he was the son of Wonnick and Elsie (Mader) Leigh. Warren married Kathryn D. Ford on July 2, 1951 in Freeport.Warren ...

Matthew J. Schroeder

Matthew J. Schroeder, 69, of Saranac Lake, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Adirondack Medical Center Saranac Lake.Born in LeMars, Iowa, on Aug. 19, 1944, he was the son of Dr. C.J. and Margaret (Akin) Schroeder.Matthew was raised in Rock Valley, Iowa. He attended and graduated from Gehlan High ...

Death Notice: Matthew J. Schroeder

Word has been received of the death of Matthew J. Schroeder, 69, of Saranac Lake, who died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at Adirondack Medical Center Saranac Lake.Matthews's family will receive friends from 5 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. A memorial ...