-- Edward A. Beelek Jr.
March 10, 2015
-- Mr. Edward A. Beelek, Jr., 59, of Otsego Street, Canajoharie, New York died, Tuesday, March 10, 2015 following a brief illness.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 20 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317.
-- Robert James Byrne
August 4, 1914 – March 9, 2015
-- Robert James Byrne, 100, of Fort Plain, passed away M ...
-- Vincent “Vince” Francis Bernesser Jr.
March 5, 2015
Vincent “Vince” Francis Bernesser, Jr., age 86, of Bethlehem, NC, formerly of Climax, NY passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Trinity Village in Hickory, NC. He was born on March 14, 1928, in Bronx, NY to the late Vincent and Emilie Bernesser. On October 10, 1953 he married Evelyn Bergman and they started a family. While they began their family, Vince developed his entrepreneurial skills by owning and oper ...
-- Bernard R. “Bernie” Brandow
February 26, 2015
Mr. Bernard R. “Bernie” Brandow, age 80, the Harbormaster of the Village of St. Johnsville Marina, and longtime St. Johnsville resident, passed away at his home on Thursday morning February 26th, 2015. He was surrounded by his loving family and his peaceful passing occurred after a brief illness. He served our country during the Korean War, US ARMY, 101st Airborne Division.
He was born on June 4th, 1934 in St. Johnsv ...
-- Judith A. (Greene) Abt
February 17, 2015
Mrs. Judith A. (Greene) Abt, age 66, a native of St. Johnsville and beloved wife of Bernard A. Abt, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning, February 17th, 2015 in ArchCare at Carmel Richmond Healthcare, Staten Island, NY.
She was born on April 27, 1948 in Little Falls, NY a daughter of the late Alton and Celia (Guile) Greene. Judy was a graduate of St. Johnsville High School, ‘Class of 1966.’ She went on to study at Utica State Nursin ...
-- Donald Charles Cartmell Sr.
February 2, 2015
Donald Charles Cartmell, Sr., age 82, of 786 Clemons Road, Frankfort, passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness at St. Luke’s Hospital, in Utica on Monday February 2, 2015.
A New Year’s Eve baby, Donald was born on December 31, 1932, in Manalapan, New Jersey, the son of Reverend William and Carolyn Cartmell. He graduated from Watkins Glen High School, and was class president in 1949 and 1950. Donald graduated with a B.A. Degree in ...
-- Shirley Button
January 29, 2015
On January 29, 2015 Shirley Button, 82, passed away peacefully at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady NY.
Shirley was raised in Esperance NY and graduated from Schoharie Central School.
She married Richard Button in 1952.
She was a devout Christian and attended Cornerstone Baptist Church in Ames NY faithfully. Shirley had a great love for her God, her family and her community. She enjoyed gardening and reading. She and her husband spent ti ...
-- Doris M. Gattman
January 22, 2015
Mrs. Doris M. Zeidner-Gattman, 94, formerly of Lafayette Court, Palatine Bridge, New York died Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home with her loving family by her side.
Born on April 21, 1920 in Worcester, NY, she was the daughter of Albert Loring and Laura “Katie” Russ Loring. Doris was a lifelong area resident off the valley.
In May 1939, Doris Married her first husband, Karl Zeidner Sr. who predeceased her in 1995 ...
-- Susan Carol Buddles
January 16, 2015
Mrs. Susan Carol Buddles, 72 of Fort Plain, NY passed away January 16, 2015 at her home, surrounded by her family, following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born on March 8, 1942 in Hollywood, California she was the daughter of Frank Perez and Mary Jane Ridler.
She spent her childhood in Mexico and moved back to California where she was a graduate of Hollywood High School. On January 13, 1962 she married Homer L. Buddles, III. Homer ...
-- Ann Marie Battisti
January 5, 2015
Ann Marie Battisti, formerly Anna Marie Quattrocchi, passed away on January 5, 2015 at the age of 89.
Ann was one of nine siblings born to Maria and Archimedes Quattrocchi of the “Herk’s” Tavern and restaurant family in Amsterdam, New York.
Ann graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School in Amsterdam and then enrolled in business school in the capital district area of New York. She worked for Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company in A ...
-- Evelyn R. Abeling
January 4, 2015
Evelyn R. Abeling, 87, formerly of McKinley Road, Palatine Bridge, NY died Sunday, January 4, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam following a brief illness.
Born in Canajoharie on January 29, 1927 she was the daughter of the late Willis and Mary Masten Rouse.
A lifelong area resident, Evelyn attended local schools.
She became a hairdresser and owned and operated Abeling’s Garage along with her husband Carl.
Evelyn also w ...
-- Joyce Berry
December 23, 2014
Joyce Berry, 77, of St. Johnsville died December 23, 2014 at Bassett Hospital surrounded by her family.
Joyce was born Arlene Joyce Haken to the late Frank and Hazel Kiel Haken on September 18, 1937 in Muskegon, MI.
Joyce attended Hope College in Michigan where she met her first husband. They later married and moved to New York State where they had five children between 1961 and 1973.
Joyce supported her family by becoming a leading sa ...
-- Joanne Christman
December 16, 2014
Joanne Christman, age 69, of Ephratah, passed away on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Kindred Hospital, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
She was born on May 30, 1945 in Canajoharie, a daughter of the late John and Frances Jennings.
Joanne was a graduate of Canajoharie High School and received her Associates Degree in Business Administration from Fulton Montgomery Community College. She worked many years as a receptionist at the Hale Creek Correctional Facility in John ...
-- Pauline Mae Hart Filipczuk
December 10, 2014
Pauline Mae Hart Filipczuk age 87 of Moore Avenue, Herkimer, NY passed away on December 10, 2014 in her home. She was born on August 12, 1927 in Kingsbush, Town of Saint Johnsville, daughter of the late Olin Sr. and Sarah Kretser Hart.
A lifelong area resident, she was a graduate of Oppenheim-Ephratah Central School with the class of 1945.
Pauline was married to John Filipczuk in Herkimer, he preceded her in death on December 19 ...
-- Henry (George) H. Fullington
December 4, 2014
Henry (George) H. Fullington, 89, recently of Johnstown, NY passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014 surrounded by family at the Palatine Nursing Home.
George was born in Schenectady on November 20, 1925 the son of Henry and Maude (Parslow) Fullington. He was united in marriage to his wife of 39 years, Evelyn Dingman on June 23, 1956 in PA. Evelyn predeceased him in August 1995.
George was a veteran of both WWII and Korean Wars, serving with the ...
-- William Bierman
November 25, 2014
Mr. Olin William Bierman, 73, of State Street, Fort Plain, New York died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at home, surrounded by his family and friends, following a long battle with cancer.
Born on October 5, 1941 in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of Arthur Carter and Julie Shartrand. He was a graduate of Amsterdam High School, Class of 1959 and had spent over 25 years in the local area.
Mr. Bierman was a cook for the former Charter House restaurant. Mo ...
-- James Jeffery Logan
November 19, 2014
Mr. James Jeffery Logan, 63, died Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
Born to Thomas S Logan and Mabel Alice Harppinger Logan on March 15, 1951 in Schenectady, New York. Family moved to Fort Plain in 1961 where they continued dairy farming.
He went to work for the Montgomery County Sheriff Department in 1988. When he retired in 2003 where he met and married his eternal companion Rebecca M Gaddis Swensen.
He and his wife moved to Mustang, Oklahoma a ...
-- Ruth J. Craver
November 11, 2014
Ruth J. Craver, 92, of 10 Shaper Avenue, Canajoharie, NY died Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam after a brief illness.
She was born on February 20, 1922 at her family’s home on Robinson Street in Canajoharie, the daughter of Curtis and Elizabeth Frost Judson, and was a lifelong area resident.
Ruth graduated from Canajoharie High School in 1939 and was named salutatorian of her class. She worked for several years in the ...
-- Hazel Holley Gray
October 28, 2014
Hazel Holley Gray lost her battle with Alzheimer’s disease at her son’s home in Boynton Beach, Florida, at the age of 86 on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014.
Hazel was born on September 10th, 1928, in Walton, NY, to Emma and Robert Holley. She graduated from Walton High School before relocating to Canajoharie, NY, where she was a longtime resident.
On May 1st, 1948, Hazel married Alvin Gray of Lassellsville, NY. Hazel was a secreta ...
-- Charlotte Deckro Bobilin
October 28, 2014
“Pink,” of Charlotte, NC, passed away on October 28, 2014 surrounded by love with her family at her bedside. Born Charlotte Elizabeth Deckro on March 4, 1944 in Amsterdam, NY, the daughter of the late Charlotte and Floyd Deckro. She graduated from Fonda-Fultonville Central School in 1962 and the Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC. She spent many years as a clothing designer in the tri-state area. Her Halloween designs and costumes won n ...
-- Frances “Fran” Arduini
October 26, 2014
Frances “Fran” Arduini, 89, of Newport, NC, formerly of Fort Plain, NY died Sunday, October 26, 2014, in Austin, TX.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 30, at Brooks Funeral Home with the Rev. Thomas R. Davis officiating. The interment will be private.
She was born in Canajoharie, NY on January 18, 1925 to Michael and Elizabeth Roberts Acovangelo.
She was employed as a Registered Nurse fo ...
-- Gertrude R. Heiser
October 18, 2014
Mrs. Gertrude R. Heiser, 95, of Clinton Road, Canajoharie, New York passed away at home on October 18, 2014.
Born on February 12, 1919 in Stone Arabia, NY, she was the daughter of Thruman R. Groff and Ruth Rackmyer Groff.
She was a graduate of Fort Plain High School, Class of 1936 and was a lifelong area resident.
Mrs. Heiser was employed as a bookkeeper for the former Flume & Fuller Feed Store in Palatine Bridge, NY retiring in 1964 after ...
-- Mr. David R. Brown
October 12, 2014
Mr. David R. Brown, III, age 73, of Fort Plain, NY (Town of Minden), passed away on Sunday October 12, 2014 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse, NY with his family at his side. He was a former resident of Camden, NY.
He was born on December 27, 1940 in Rome, NY a son of the late David R. Brown, Jr. and Adeline (Brewster) Brown. He graduated from Camden Central High School, Class of 1958. He began his working career with Mohawk Airlines then later USAir. He ...
-- Veda L. Chiarotto
October 1, 2014
Mrs. Veda L. Chiarotto, 81, of Moyer Street, Canajoharie, New York died Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam, surrounded by her family, following a long illness.
She was born on May 15, 1933 in Frankfort, NY. She was the daughter of Steven Loiacono and Mamie Virgilio Loiacono and was a lifetime area resident.
Mrs. Chiarotto was a graduate of Canajoharie High School, Class of 1949.
On September 23, 1950 at the former S ...
-- Henry Chris Buhrmaster
September 28, 2014
Henry Chris Buhrmaster, 73 of the Baum Road, St. Johnsville, NY passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Palatine Nursing Home, Palatine Bridge, NY where he has been a resident since march of this year.
He was born on January 24, 1941 in Fort Plain, NY the son of the late Henry and Martha (Barney) Buhrmaster. He was a attended Fort Plain Schools and was a graduate of the Wilbraham Academy, Wilbraham, Mass. Class of 1959.
Mr. Buhrmaster began wor ...
-- Norma G. De Vost
September 17, 2014
Mrs. Norma G. De Vost, 93, formerly of Canal Street, Fort Plain, and most recently of Montgomery Street, Canajoharie, New York died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Wilkinson Center in Amsterdam, NY, following a brief illness.
Born on June 9, 1921 in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of John and Bertha Gould. She had been a resident of the Fort Plain area since 1944.
Mrs. De Vost was a mother and homemaker in Fort Plain, NY.
She was a communicant of Ou ...