Last Updated: Thursday, September 25, 2014 3:14:20 AM
-- 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 ...
-- Joan Gladys (Essler) Foster
September 10, 2014
Joan Gladys (Essler) Foster passed peacefully on September 10th, 2014.
Joan was born in Fort Plain, NY on March 23rd, 1933.
She graduated from Fort Plain Central School and Albany Business College. Joan retired from UHS and was a Mary Kay Consultant for the Broome County area.
Joan is a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Vestal, NY.
Joan was predeceased by her parents, Kenneth Essler and Edna C. Waufle. Joan is surviv ...
Paul E. Kennerknecht
September 7, 2014
Mr. Paul E. Kennerknecht, 88, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 7, 2014 in the Mohawk Valley Health Center.
Born in Brooklyn, NY on October 31, 1925 to Ambrose and Jesse Kennerknecht. He was a graduate of the Van Hornesville Central School class of 1944. He was a dairy farmer until a fire changed his livelihood. After the fire he was hired as part of a crew that constructed the NYS Thruway in the Mohawk Valley. He was empl ...
-- DeWayne J. “Joey” Barker
August 29, 2014
DeWayne J. “Joey” Barker, 69, of New Turnpike Road, Fort Plain, NY, passed away peacefully Friday evening August 29, 2014 at his home with his loving family at his bed side.
Born October 24, 1944 in Fonda, NY, he was the son of the late DeWayne and Avis Rhodes Barker. He was a graduate of the Fonda High School Class of 1962.
Joey owned and operated the Barker Farm in Fonda until 1984. He then started his own business cutting an ...
-- George Lamont Bidwell IV
August 25, 2014
George Lamont Bidwell IV, proprietor of Bidwell Orchard’s died suddenly on Monday, August 25, 2014. He was 56.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, New York 13317.
Please visit the online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.
-- Edith A. Brown
August 20, 2014
Mrs. Edith A. Brown, formerly of St. Johnsville, NY died p ...
-- Richard John Burke
June 28, 2014
Mr. Richard John Burke, 67, of California died June 28th, 2014.
Born on September 7th, 1946 in Manhattan, NY, he was the son of the late Richard Burke of Fort Plain, NY and Madeline Jones Burke of Long Island. He attended Fort Plain Central School.
Mr. Burke was employed as a cross country truck driver most of his life.
Mr. Burke is survived by his son, Adam and his wife, Victoria Warren of California; two sisters, Barbara ...
-- Miriam English
August 6, 2014
Miss Miriam English, 68, formerly of Otsego Street, Canajoharie, New York died, Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Palatine Nursing Home, with her family by her side.
Born on May 8, 1946 in Morristown, NJ, she was the daughter of John Murray English and Johanna Foley English. Miriam was a graduate of Morristown High School. She had been a resident of the local area for the past 14 years, previously residing in Morristown, NJ.
Miss English was an Office Administrator f ...
-- Michael Rosemyer
August 21, 1924 - July 30, 2014
A Memorial Mass was held at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Holland Patent at 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 5th.
Interment followed at Salisbury Rural Cemetery, Salisbury, NY.
In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Mr. Michael Rosemyer may be made to the Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter, Inc., 133 Hilltop Road, Sprakers, NY 12166.
Please sign the online guestbook for Mr. Rosemyer at www.houghtalingandsmith.com.
-- Beverly B. Siver
-- Chester L. Dillenbeck Sr.
July 22, 2014
Mr. Chester L. Dillenbeck, Sr., 69, of Crouse Street, Fort Plain, New York died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Little Falls Hospital, following a brief illness.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. at The Chapel of Gray-Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, 34 Center Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339.
Please sign the online guestbook for Mr. Dillenbeck and view his full obituary at www.houghtalingandsmith.com.
-- Bertha E. (Betty) ...
-- Irene C. Austin
July 18, 2014
Irene C. Austin, 85 formerly of Ft. Plain, NY passed away Friday July 18, 2014 at the Valley Health Services Center in Herkimer following a long illness.
Born in the Town of Root, NY on September 26, 1928 a daughter of the late Henry and Marcia Vosburgh Christman. She was a lifelong area resident and attended Canajoharie Schools.
She worked at the former Phil Wick Mills and Beech-Nut in Ft. Plain for many years. She was also a homemaker and too ...
-- Linda S. Hoshlyk
July 9, 2014
Linda S. Hoshlyk, 61, of Broadalbin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Albany Medical Center surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness.
Born January 22, 1953 in Amsterdam she was a daughter of Stephen and the late Rita Warren Hoshlyk.
Linda retired in 2008 from the St. Johnsville Central School District as a teacher and administrator after over 30 years of loyal and faithful service. She was an active member of the PI Ch ...
-- Millicent Florence Hoffman Ellsworth
July 4, 2014
Mrs. Millicent Florence Hoffman Ellsworth, 77, of Palatine Bridge, New York, passed from this world into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior on Independence Day, July 4, 2014, at Bassett Healthcare of Cooperstown, New York after a long and difficult illness.
She was born on January 17, 1937, the younger child of Ellsworth Hoffman and Kathryn Smith Hoffman when they lived on Ellsworth Street in Amsterdam, New York. Millie attended Wo ...
-- James O. Dygert
June 30, 2014
James O. Dygert, 75, of Canajoharie, NY passed away peacefully at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam after a brief illness, his loving family was by his side.
Born in Marshville, NY on October 15, 1938, the son of the late Arthur H. and Elva Frantzman Dygert.
Jim graduated from Canajoharie High School in 1956. He served in the United States Army in Germany from November 1961 to November 1964. He was a proud veteran. He was a member of the ...
-- Alfred A. Horning
May 31, 2013
Alfred A. Horning, 91, of Saint Cloud, Florida, passed away, Saturday, May 31st, 2014 at Winter Park Towers, Winter Park, Florida. Alfred was born in Fonda, New York on November 8, 1922, the son of the late Oliver and Phobie (Scott) Horning.
Al was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in St. Cloud.
Al was dearly loved and thought of in his community and was always lending a helping hand wherever he was needed. He served as a longtime volunteer for ...
-- Vernon Ford Bailey Jr.
June 10, 2014
Vernon Ford Bailey Jr., Davenport, New York, age 68, died at his residence Tuesday June 10, 2014.
Vern was born June 17, 1945 at Stamford, New York, the son of Vernon Ford Bailey, Sr. and Margaret “Clark” Bailey.
He married Judith Smith on February 9, 1985 at Davenport, New York.
Vern was a man of many talents and a person known for his generosity to family and people in need.
He graduated from Gilboa Central School in 1963 and att ...
-- Patsy and Connie Grippe
Patsy and Connie Grippe will be interred in St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Canajoharie, on Friday June 20th at 1 p.m. All who wish may attend.
-- Mary Brower Henderson
Mrs. Mary Brower Henderson, 95, of Winnetka, Illinois, died June 22, 2013 at her home.
A spring interment graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Canajoharie Falls Cemetery with Rev. Virginia Ogden officiating.
Arrangements are under the dir ...
-- Robert William Greene
May 29, 2014
Robert William Greene, 69, of Coxsackie, NY passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at St. Peter’s Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
Born May 20, 1945 in Amsterdam, NY he was a son of the late Durward and Marian Gramps Greene.
Robert proudly served his county in the Navy during Vietnam. He was also very active with the local chapter of the Wounded Warrior Project. Robert retired from the Coxsackie Correctional Facility as a Corrections Officer a ...
-- Selma Mary Berry
February 28, 2014
Mrs. Selma Mary Berry, 90, formerly of Canal Street, Fort Plain, New York died Friday, February 28, 2014 at Palatine Nursing Home.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Canajoharie with Rev. Virginia Ogden officiating.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday from 10:00-11:00am at the Church.
Burial will take place in Fort Plain Cemetery.
Arrangements a ...
-- Selma M. Berry
February 28, 2014
A memorial service will be held for Selma M. Berry of Fort Plain NY on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 26 Moyer St., Canajoharie, NY.
A visitation hour will begin at 10 a.m., with the memorial service starting at 11 a.m.
-- Michael “Mikey” Gerhartz
May 14, 2014
Michael “Mikey” Gerhartz, of Palatine Bridge passed away early Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Albany Medical Center. He was 48.
Born on May 23, 1 ...
-- Richard Ray Hohenshild
May 9, 2014
Mr. Richard Ray Hohenshild, 88, of Freysbush Road, Fort Plain, New York, passed away peacefully Friday, May 9, 2014 at the St. Johnsville Rehab and Nursing Center.
Born in Waterford, NY, November 27, 1925, he was the son of the late Mae and Russell Hohenshild.
Mr. Hohenshild worked at LifeSavers in Canajoharie as a maintenance supervisor for 44 years, retiring in May 1987.
He enjoyed his home and gardening.
Richard was predeceased by a son, Clif ...
-- Edna M. Murphy
April 30, 2014
Mrs. Edna M. Murphy, 82, formerly of Moyer Street, Canajoharie, New York died Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Palatine Nursing Home.
Born on May 18, 1931 in Fort Plain, NY, she was the daughter of Floyd Wheeler and Mabel Muhlebeck Wheeler. She was educated in Fort Plain and was a lifelong area resident.
Mrs. Murphy was a Nurse’s Aide at the former Montgomery County Manor in Yost for 14 years. She also worked as a Nurse's Aide for Palatine Nursing Home and the ...
-- Lowell K. Bauder
April 27, 2014
Lowell K. Bauder, 85 of Sanford, Florida passed away at his home on Sunday April 27th.
He was born on Easter Sunday, March 31, 1929 in Nellistown, New York. Lowell attended grade school at Fort Plain Schools and was a graduate of Dean Academy & Junior College in Franklin, Mass.
An avid sports enthusiast, he was voted the Outstanding Athlete in 1947 at Ft. Plain High School. He continued his love of sports right up to the end. Lowell attended Rochest ...
-- Wendy Y. Bouck
April 21, 2014
Wendy Y. Bouck, 48, of Gloversville, N.Y., passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, N.Y., following a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Gloversville, on November 6, 1965, Wendy was the daughter of Linda Willis Bouck and the late Ronald T. Bouck and Ronald N. Fraker and companion Joan Lince. She attended school in both Canajoharie and St. Johnsville.
Wendy worked for Visiting nurses and later for the Mohawk Valle ...
-- Manfried F. Florian
April 8, 2014
Manfried F. Florian, 79, of Fort Plain, NY died peacefully Tuesday April 8, 2014 with family by his side at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville, NY following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Fort Plain, NY on February 19, 1935, Manfried “Manny” was the son of the late Bertha Baum and August Gustav Florian. He was a life-long resident of Fort Plain and was united in marriage to Nancy Malinchak on October 27, 1966.& ...
-- John Edward Barney Sr.
April 5, 2014
John Edward Barney, Sr. 72, of Fort Plain, passed away peacefully on April 5, 2014 at Ellis Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Little Falls, NY on September 19, 1941, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Emma Mae Shulenburg Barney.
A lifelong area resident, John was educated in St. Johnsville and enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. where he served proudly in Vietnam. He returned to the area to work as a Supervisor for Helmont Mill ...
-- Michael B. Douglas
March 25, 2014
Michael B. Douglas, 44 of Brewer Road, Ilion passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Little Falls Hospital.
He was born on September 14, 1969 in Cooperstown, NY the son of Gerald D. Douglas, Fort Plain, NY and the late Cheryl A. (Klock) Brownell. He was a graduate of Fort Plain High School Class of 1987.
He was united in marriage to his wife of 22 years the former Jody L. Oldick on February 15, 1992 at the home of the groom’s parent&rsqu ...