-- 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 ...
-- 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 ...