-- Drew Lansing Fisher
November 13, 2015
Mr. Drew Lansing Fisher, 57, of Main Street, Fort Plain, New York died Friday, November 13, 2015 at Bassett Healthcare of Cooperstown, surrounded by his family.
Born on November 19, 1957 in Rhinebeck, NY, he was the son of Byron Fisher and Lois Pottenburgh Fisher. He attended Fort Plain High School and was a lifetime area resident.
Mr. Fisher enjoyed hunting and sports.
His parents and sister, Dara Horning, predeceased him.
Mr. Fisher is surv ...
-- John W. Harrington
November 8, 2015
Mr. John W. Harrington, 49, of Erie Blvd., Canajoharie, New York died on Sunday, November 8, 2015, following a brief illness, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady with his family by his side.
Born on February 12, 1966 in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of Albon Harrington and Lizzie Dingman Harrington. He attended Fort Plain High School and was a lifetime area resident.
For the past 17 years, Mr. Harrington worked as a foreman for Keymark Corp in Fonda, NY ...
-- Michael Sanford Barnes
October 23, 2015
Mr. Michael Sanford Barnes, 61, of Canal Street, Fort Plain, New York died Friday, October 23, 2015 in Palatine Bridge, unexpectedly.
Born on June 21, 1954 in Cooperstown, NY, he was the son of the late Sanford J. Barnes and Vera Russo Barnes. He was a graduate of Cooperstown High School, Class of 1973 and had been a resident of the Fort Plain area since the early 1980s.
Mr. Barnes worked in the Maintenance Department and as a Night Cleaner at Be ...
Doreen “Dodi” Lee (Brown) Cechnicki
October 20, 2015
Doreen “Dodi” Lee (Brown) Cechnicki, 60, of Root entered the Kingdom of Heaven on October 20, 2015 surrounded by friends and loved ones in her home after she endured the struggle with ALS (commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease) with dignity and grace.
Dodi was born in Cobleskill, NY on February 7, 1955, the second child of Robert and Helen Brown of Carlisle. She spent the better part of her childhood worki ...
-- Mr. John J. Bracchi
October 3, 2015
Mr. John J. Bracchi, 79, of Sixth Avenue, Amsterdam died suddenly on October 3, 2015 with his family by his side. Born in Amsterdam he was the son of the late Philip and Edith Sandy Bracchi.
A lifelong city resident, John was a graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School. John worked hard all of life, mainly as a union painter for Albany Local 201. John was a member of the Columbian Social Club, Teamsters Local #294, the South Side Veterans and St. ...
-- Marjorie Elaine Baer
October 5, 2015
Mrs. Marjorie Elaine Baer , 95 , of Palatine Bridge, NY, passed away October 5, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam with her loving family at her side.
She was born on September 9, 1920 in Leesville , New York to Vernon and Lelah Horman Gardinier. She was a lifelong resident of the Canajoharie area and was a graduate of Canajoharie High School Class of 1939.
Marjorie worked as a Clerk at the Central National Bank in Canajoharie, NY until ...
-- Albert J. Biltucci
September 19, 2015
Mr. Albert J. Biltucci, Jr. of Canajoharie died peacefully on Saturday, September 19, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was 89.
A lifelong area resident, Abe was born in Canajoharie on December 15, 1925 the son of the late Albert and Maddaline Ferrarini Biltucci. He attended Canajoharie schools and went on serve in the United States Navy during WWII; until his was honorably discharged.
Abe worked hard all of his life and worked at several local co ...
-- Teresa Anne Christy
September 2, 2015
Teresa Anne Christy of Nelliston, NY died peacefully on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 with her loving family by her side at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville after a long illness. She was 45 years old.
Teresa Anne was born on March 11, 1970 to Michael and Linda Christy at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam, NY.
She spent some of her earlier years in Richmond, VA and St. Petersburg, FL attending the local schools there before returning to New York ...
-- Marion B. Betz
August 30, 2015
Mrs. Marion B. Betz of Amsterdam, New York died peacefully on Sunday, August 30, 2015 with her loving family by her side at St Mary’s Hospital. She was 94.
A lifelong area resident, Marion was born on April 29, 1921 to Warren and Emily Rust Mead. She was a 1937 graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School and a 1938 graduate of the Amsterdam School of Commerce. Marion was employed by Mohasco Industries and several law offices in the community ...
-- Delos A. Frasier
August 27, 2015
Mr. Delos A. Frasier, 83, of St. Hwy. 162, Sprakers, New York, passed away early Thursday morning, August 27, 2015 at Palatine Nursing Home, surrounded by his loving wife and family.
Born on August 13, 1932 in Little Falls, NY, he was the son of Miles Frasier, Sr. and Florence Dempster Frasier. He was a lifetime area resident.
Mr. Frasier work for the NYS Department of Transportation for 35 years in Highway Maintenance, retiring in 1987. Following his retirem ...
-- Myra Beam Lamphere
August 25, 2015
Myra Beam Lamphere passed away Tuesday morning, August 25, 2015. Myra was born February 21, 1927 the daughter of Emery E. and Edith Woodbeck Baxter in Roseboom.
During her life she helped her first husband run the farm for many years; she also worked at Beechnut/Lifesavers for 43 years.
Myra was a member of the Beech-Nut 25 year club and the Salem United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband Donald Lamphere of Palatine Bri ...
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 ...