Kenneth G. Dillenbeck
August 14, 2015
NELLISTON – Mr. Kenneth G. Dillenbeck, born in 1939, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2015 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY. He lived on East Main Street. The family is grateful for the care offered by Dr. Bruce A. Kramer, nurses, and hospice staff through Bassett Healthcare.
Ken was born on June 14, 1939 in Little Falls to parents William and Lena (Smith) Dillenbeck and was educated in the Nelliston / Fort Plain areas. His marriage ...
-- David “PaPa” S. Countryman
August 5, 2015
David “PaPa” S. Countryman, 67, of Gloversville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born April 1, 1948 in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of the late Stanley and Rita Kernan Countryman.
David was a 1966 graduate of Canajoharie High School then went on to receive his Associates Degree in Applied Science from Paul Smith College in 19 ...
-- Paul W. Luft
July 30, 2015
Paul W. Luft, 73, of The Town of Mohawk passed away peacefully Thursday, July 30, 2015 surrounded by his loving family.
Born October 25, 1941 in Fort Plain, he was a son of the late Edward and Alberta Sparks Luft. Paul was a lifelong resident of the area, graduating from Fort Plain Central School in 1959. He was dedicated worker, working for over 30 years for the NYSDOT up until his retirement.
Paul married the love of his life Laurani Moore Luft on June 11, 1960. ...
-- Tresa L. Dingman Montanye
July 18, 2015
Tresa L. Dingman Montanye, of Wynantskill, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2015 at home with her family by her side.
She was born January 19, 1972 to Ronald (deceased) and Linda Dingman. She was a 1991 graduate of Canajoharie High School and then attended the LPN program at Mildred Elley in Albany, NY graduating in 2012. Tresa was self-employed as a private LPN.
She is survived by her fiancee Paul Prosser, her daughter Chelsea Rae, her sister ...
Madeleine M. Taylor
July, 15, 2015
St. Johnsville - Madeleine M. Taylor, 86, a long time St. Johnsville resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday July 15, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, NY with her loving family by her side.
She was born May 19, 1929 in Queens, New York the daughter of the late Michael J. and Lucett (Guitshula) O'Brien and was a graduate of PS 125 in New York City.
Her marriage to Clyde A. (Jack) Taylor took place in September 1948 in New York City. The couple shar ...
-- Virginia W. Nolly
June 12, 2015
Virginia W. Nolly passed away peacefully on the morning of June 12, 2015 at Mountain Valley Hospice.
Born in Atkins, AR she was a graduate of Fuller High School in Hensley, AR in May 1941. During World War II she worked at Pine Bluff Arsenal, AR. She met and married Sgt. Anthony J. Nolly of Fort Plain, NY in 1945 and after a honeymoon in Mexico they moved to Fort Plain.
During her 70 years in upstate New York she was Executive Secretary at Palatine Dyein ...
-- Marian T. Baum
June 17, 2015
Marian T. Baum, 80, died June 17, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Canajoharie, New York to Weaver and Dorothy (Vogle) Trumbull.
She attended a one room country School House during her first years of education. She then attended schools in Canajoharie, finishing with a GED. Her first job was working at a jewelry store, and then later worked as a waitress.
Marian met Charles Baum at the Canajoharie Theater, where he was an usher. They f ...
-- Leland R. “Lee” Arduini Jr.
June 3, 2015
Mr. Leland R. “Lee” Arduini, Jr. of Orlando, Florida died peacefully on June 3, 2015 following a brief illness. He was 70 years old. Born in New York he was the son of Leland and Patricia Arduini, Sr. Lee grew up and was educated in St. Johnsville and lived there most of his life. He served proudly with the United States Army during Vietnam until he was honorably discharged.
In 1996 he moved to Orlando, Florida and ...
-- Maureen E. Ewing
May 26, 1937 – May 27, 2015
Maureen Ewing was surrounded by her family when she peacefully passed away rather unexpectedly on May 27, 2015.
“Mo,” as she was known among her friends and family, was born to Kenneth and Elizabeth Lott on May 26, 1937 in Amsterdam, NY. She was raised in the Village of Canajoharie, NY. After high school Maureen attended the State University of NY at Plattsburgh where she earned her Bachelors degree in 1959. Soon after, acc ...
Arlene (McFee) Myers
June 6, 2015
Mrs. Arlene (McFee) Myers, age 88, of Union Street in St. Johnsville, NY, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday morning June 6, 2015. Arlene was blessed to have the comfort of loving and caring family at her side.
She was born July 9, 1926 in the town of Cherry Valley, NY, daughter of the late Kenneth and Mabel (Wiles) McFee and attended Fort Plain schools.
Her marriage to Stanley A. Myers took place on August 5, 1945 at the United Methodis ...
Russell K. Florian
June 6, 2015
Russell K. Florian, 65, of State Highway 5S, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 6, 2015, at his home with his loving family at his side.
Born February 14, 1950 in Little Falls, New York, he was the son of the late Kurt and Thelma Miller Florian, SR. He attended schools in Little Falls and he was a lifelong area resident.
Russ was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam War where he received several medals including the Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm. He r ...
-- Gary L. Tredeau
May 22, 2015
Mr. Gary L. Tredeau, age 79, a longtime resident of State Highway 29, St. Johnsville, NY, passed away peacefully on Friday morning May 22, 2015 at the Folts Homes in Herkimer, NY.
Born on November 12, 1935 in Candor, NY, Gary was the son of the late Roy Everett and Luella Arlene (Quick) Tredeau. Gary was blessed with a mild manner; extremely intelligent and loved to read. He had a passion for the outdoors; enjoying time spent in the woods and was known to b ...
-- Anita A. (Bellen) Smith
May 20, 2015
Anita A. (Bellen) Smith, age 90, a longtime and well – known and loved resident of St. Johnsville, NY, passed away peacefully yet suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, May 20, 2015 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY.
Anita A. Bellen was the eldest child of Joseph and Bessie (Borden) Bellen. She was born on Thanksgiving Day in 1924 at home. A 1942 graduate of Canajoharie High School, she excelled academically. During World War II she entered the Gov ...
-- Harland E. Dunckel
May 3, 1931-May 15, 2015
Mr. Harland E. Dunckel, 84, of Salt Springville Road, Fort Plain, NY died Friday May 15th at his home, following a long illness, surronded by his loving family.
Born on May 3, 1931 in East Springfield, NY, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Edna Brown Dunckel. Mr. Dunckel was a graduate of the former East Springfield High School, and attended the Freysbush United Methodist Church.
Mr. Dunckel was a lifetime area resident, and was the owner and ...
-- Richard M. Button
May 5, 2015
On May 5, 2015 Richard M. Button, Palatine Bridge, passed away peacefully at the Mountain Valley Hospice Home in Gloversville NY.
Richard was a life-long area resident, having graduated from Sharon Springs Central School and later moving to Palatine Bridge. He married the late Shirley Hunter Button in 1952. He was drafted into the Army in 1954 and served until 1956.
He spent his career at GE in Schenectady NY. Richard and Shirley owned a ...
-- Jody Lynn Coppernoll
April 14, 2015
Jody Lynn Coppernoll (Gloskey), 58, residing in Canajoharie, NY, passed away unexpectedly at Little Falls hospital on April 14, 2015.
Jody was born on November 22, 1956, in NY where she was a lifelong resident. Jody spent most of her life in St. Johnsville, NY and Canajoharie, NY. She had been a dedicated employee of Richardson’s in Canajoharie for many years, before her illness forced her out of work. She loved the people she worked with and m ...
-- James A. “Asco” Aksztulewicz
April 27, 2015
James A. “Asco” Aksztulewicz, age 45 of Fort Plain passed away on Monday, April 27, 2015 at his residence.
He was born on July 1, 1969 in Gloversville, a son of the late John E. and Margaret Kilcullen Aksztulewicz, Jr.
Jim attended Fort Plain schools and worked for several years as Tire Technician at Hilltop Tire in Fort Plain. He was a member of the Mountain Man Hunting Club of Fort Plain.
He is survived by two brothers Edw ...
-- John J. Nadalin
April 12, 2015
John J. Nadalin, 72, of River Rd., Fort Plain, passed away peacefully with family by his side April 12, 2015 following a long, courageous, inspiring battle with cancer.
Predeceased by his soul mate and beloved wife Kathy (Sellick) Nadalin, brother Michael Nadalin, and parents John and Helen Nadalin, he is survived by his niece Jessica Nadalin and loving friends.
Born July 6, 1942 and raised in Astoria, NY, John met and fell in love at first si ...
-- Margaret “Peggy” Aksztulewicz
April 11, 2015
Margaret “Peggy” Aksztulewicz,, age 74 of Fort Plain passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady.
She was born on November 6, 1940 in Watervliet, a daughter of the late James T. and Regina Berger Kilcullen.
Margaret was a homemaker.
She is survived by three sons Edward Aksztulewicz of California, James Aksztulewicz of Fort Plain and Jarrod Aksztulewicz of Fort Plain; two daughters Jan Aksztu ...
-- Nancy (Malinchak) Florian
March 31, 2015
Nancy (Malinchak) Florian, 77, of Fort Plain, passed away unexpectedly on March 31, 2015. Born in Little Falls, NY on August 23, 1937. Nancy was the daughter of the late Anna Romada and Nicholas Malinchak. She was united in marriage to Manfried “Manny” Florian on October 27, 1962. They spent 51 years of blessed marriage until Manny’s passing in 2014. Together they operated their dairy farm on Paris Road where they raised their six ch ...
-- Robert L. Dettmer Sr.
January 6, 2015
The family of Robert L. Dettmer Sr. (77) who passed on January 6, 2015, while in Florida, would like to invite those who knew him to a memorial service in honor of his life. The service will be held on Saturday, April 11th at 11 a.m. at the Reformed Church of Canajoharie, 19 Front Street, Canajoharie, NY.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank those who have comforted us through this time, your prayers, thoughts, cards etc. hav ...
-- Rhea V. Auspelmyer
March 18, 2015
Mrs. Rhea V. Auspelmyer, 86, of the town of Florida, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at her home with her family by her side.
Born in Amsterdam, NY on February 2, 1929 she was the daughter of the late James and Evelyn Hand.
A lifelong area resident, Rhea attended Fonda- Fultonville schools and was mostly a homemaker her entire life. She was family focused. She enjoyed caring for plants, scrapbooking and making doll clothes and doll furnitu ...
-- 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 ...