-- Marilyn Farmer
May 1, 2013
Mrs. Marilyn Farmer, 77, of Maple Avenue, Canajoharie, New York died Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at her home with her husband by her side.
Born on August 2, 1935 in Troy, NY, she was the daughter of Ralph and Hazel Dickson. She lived in East Greenbush, NY and attended Columbia High School. Marilyn attended Potsdam State College and graduated from Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY. She then attended Boston University School of Theology where she met her husband, the ...
-- Dorothy Van Schaick
April 26, 2013
Dorothy Van Schaick, 88, of Palatine Bridge, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013 after a long illness.
The eldest child of Jay W. and Louisa Soden Van Schaick, Dorothy was born January 18, 1925 on the family farm, located on Carlisle Road in the Town of Root. She was predeceased by her sister Norma Jean, and her brother Francis. She is survived by her brothers, George (Barbara) of Rotterdam, NY, and Leonard (Lois) of Ballston Spa, NY; four nieces and two ...
-- David Lee Wilday
April 21, 2013
Mr. David Lee Wilday, 71, of New Turnpike Road, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at his home.
Born on January 19, 1942 in Middleburgh, NY, he was the son of Gary M. Warner and Marion Baker Warner.
He was a graduate of Canajoharie High School, class of 1960. He was a lifelong area resident spending many years on Cliff Street in Canajoharie until recently moving to New Turnpike Road.
Mr. Wilday was the Chief of Police in the Village of Canajoharie, retiring in the ea ...
- Jean S. May
April 10, 2013
Mrs. Jean S. May, 94, formerly of Sprakers, New York died peacefully on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Palatine Nursing Home. Born on September 21, 1918 she was the daughter of the late John Slavik and Antoinette Hornick.
Mrs. May was employed for over 30 years as an operator for the Telephone Company. In the mid 1980s her and her husband relocated to Sprakers, New York. She took great pride in being the matriarch of the family and enjoyed her award winning Morgan Sho ...
-- Laura M. Flynn
April 4, 2013
Mrs. Laura M. Flynn, 66, of Center Street, Fort Plain, New York died Thursday, April 04, 2013 at her home.
Born on January 13, 1947 in Queens, NY, she was the daughter of Stanley Wolaniuk and Lillian McElmon Wolaniuk Nellis. Laura spent most of her life in the Fort Plain area. She was a graduate of Fort Plain, class of 1964 and a graduate of SUNY Albany with a Master’s degree MLS.
Mrs. Flynn was a devoted Director of the Fort Plain Free Library for over 30 ...
Lena A. Fiorentino
April 2, 2013
Mrs. Lena A. Fiorentino, 82, of Alpine Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Little Falls passed away peacefully, April 2, 2013, in the Little Falls Hospital, Little Falls, with her loving family at her side.
She was born on July 29, 1930 in Mohawk, the daughter of the late John and Rose Nardelli Zember and was educated in Mohawk schools. On October 28, 1950, Lena married to Carlo J. Fiorentino in St Anthony’s Church, Herkimer. They shared a loving union of ...
Richard A. Dingman
March 12, 2013
Richard A. Dingman, 84, of Melbourne, FL, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Melbourne.
Richard was born in St. Johnsville, NY, and was a retired Frame Operator in the Textile Mills, and retired from Allied Appliance Service in Melbourne. He was a US Coast Guard Veteran of WWII.
Richard is survived by his wife, Marjorie Vogle Dingman; children, Arlene, Jhordan, Michael and Larry; four stepchildren, Joyce, Janice, Douglas and Donald; sixteen grandchild ...
• Mary M. Heiser
March 16, 2013
Mrs. Mary M. Heiser, 94, formerly of Clinton Road, Canajoharie, died peacefully on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam with her family by her side. Born in Cherry Valley, New York on July 14, 1918 she was the daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Delaney Monahan.
A lifelong area resident, Mary was a member of the 1936 graduating class of Cherry Valley High School. Mary worked at the Luxuary in Fort Plain before becoming ...
Eric J. Bowerman
March 7, 2013
Mr. Eric J. Bowerman, 45, of MacPhail Road, Canajoharie, New York died Thursday, March 7, 2013 unexpectedly at his home.
Born on November 8, 1967 in Amsterdam, NY, he was the son of Spike Bowerman and Marie Romegialli Bowerman. He was a graduate of Canajoharie High School, class of 1986 and attended Utica College. He spent most of his life in the local area.
Mr. Bowerman was serving his second term as Highway Supervisor for the Town of Canajoharie. Prior to working ...
Raymond C. Jennings
March 3, 2013
Mr. Raymond C. Jennings, 64, of Edson Street, Amsterdam, NY died peacefully at home on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Born in Amsterdam he was the son of the late Carl and Almarine Peterson Jennings.
Ray was a graduate of Fort Plain High School and was employed at several entities including: General Electric and Losurdo Foods, Inc. He served proudly with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew h ...
James A. Mooney
February 22, 2013
Mr. James A. Mooney, age 69, of Forest Hill Towers, Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 22, 2013 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany, with his loving daughter by his side after a long illness.
He was born December 25, 1943 in Port Leyden, NY, the son of the late Clarence and Theresa Bauer Mooney. He attended Port Leyden Central School and Lowville Academy. In 1963 he served in the Naval Reserve. He grew up in Fort Plain ...
Margaret A. Hungerford
February 14, 2013
Margaret A. Hungerford, 55, of Washington Street, Fort Plain, NY died peacefully on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.
Born in Cooperstown, NY on April 19, 1957 she was the daughter of the late Manley “Frank” Tabor and Anne Colquhoun Tabor.
Margaret attend schools in Cooperstown and lived in the area most of her life. In 2006 she moved to Cullman, Alabama where she worked as Baker in the local Wal-Mart. In 2 ...
Jane Clarabel Neville Prendergast
February 7, 2013
Jane Clarabel Neville Prendergast died at home on February 7, 2013 in Ft. Plain, NY. She will be remembered as a devoted wife of 63 years, loving mother, care giver and peace activist. She was an essential member of the Women’s International League For Peace and Freedom, New York Democratic Committeewoman, and a member of the Board of Elections.
She was born the daughter of Omar Neville and Grace Florence Kew of Niagara ...
Maude R. Van Arsdal
February 2, 2013
Mrs. Maude R. Van Arsdal, 84, of St. Hwy. 10, Ames, New York died Saturday, February 2, 2013 at Palatine Nursing Home.
Born on February 20, 1928 in Ames, NY, she was the daughter of Harry A. Lambert and Irene E. Young Lambert. She was a graduate of Canajoharie High School and a lifetime area resident.
Mrs. Van Arsdal worked for the Malopa Company in Fort Plain which later became Beech-Nut as a Quality Control person, retiring in 1986.
She was a member ...
Bo Michael Baker
January 25, 2013
Bo Michael Baker, 21, of Fort Plain, New York passed away suddenly on Friday, January 25, 2013.
Born in Gloversville, NY on October 3, 1991 he was the son of Kenneth Baker, Jr. and Theresa Fassett Baker. Bo was a graduate of Fort Plain Central School, where he was the catcher on his High School Baseball Team, joining his brothers in their love of the game.
Bo’s mother will never forget his smile that lit up her day. His father will always remember his can ...
Ellen Neilson Meyers
January 19, 2013
Mrs. Ellen Neilson Meyers, 100, of Schultze Street Ext., Canajoharie, New York died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at St. Johnsville Rehab & Nursing Center.
Born on January 15, 1913 on the Saratoga Battlefield in Bemis Heights, NY, she was the daughter of Charles William Neilson and Sarah Jones Neilson. She was a graduate of Stillwater High School, class of 1932 and a graduate of Albany Business College. Mrs. Meyers had been a ...
Kevin P. Kane
January 13, 2013
Mr. Kevin P. Kane, 54, of Lafayette Street, Palatine Bridge, NY died peacefully on Sunday, January 13, 2013 following a brief illness.
Born in Amsterdam, NY on June 4, 1958 he was the son of the late John and Yvonne Geweye Kane.
A lifelong area resident, Kevin graduated from Canajoharie High School. He was employed as a maintenance man for the Palatine Nursing Home until the onset of his illness.
Kevin was an avid outdoors man who enjoyed ...
Mary E. Briggs
January 1, 2013
Mary E. Briggs, 55, of Canajoharie passed away at home, on the morning of January 1, 2013, after a brief battle with lung cancer. Mary had her loving family at her side.
Mary was born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 16, 1957, the daughter of Ann (DiPrimio) Staley, and the late Gilbert Staley.
Mary was a proud Registered Nurse, for the last 20 years, working in several area nursing homes and hospitals. Mary received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journa ...
Ronald Rush Emery
December 29, 2012
Ronald Rush Emery, 76 of Fonda, NY passed away Saturday evening, December 29, 2012 at his home with his loving family at his side.
Born in Buffalo, NY on September 30, 1936, he was the son of the late Clark and Isabel Carlish Emery. He lived in Montgomery County for his entire life and was a graduate of St. Johnsville High School. Upon graduation, he proudly served in the U.S. Navy on active duty and as a reservist for 8 years. On September 1, 1957 he married ...
Thomas D. Grainer
December 19, 2012
Mr. Thomas D. Grainer, 69, of Front St., Canajoharie, passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning December 19, 2012 at home.
He was born on May 11, 1943, in Little Falls, son of the late Ralph Sims and Ruth E. (Shaut) Grainer. On May 14, 1966, he was united in marriage with Patricia Collado at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Canajoharie. They shared 46 years of a very loving union. Traveling together to Colorado, Thomas attended the University of D ...
Mary Jane Chase
December 15, 2012
Mrs. Mary Jane Chase, 75, of State Highway 163, Fort Plain, New York passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at her home on Saturday evening.
Born in Cobleskill, NY on April 28, 1937 she was the daughter of the late Frank and Marjorie Stanton Madl, Sr.
Mary worked for several manufacturing companies including Life Savers in Canajoharie and Keymark in Fonda. Her passion in life was her family. She loved spending time with her children, gran ...
Ada Marie Richards
December 11, 2012
Mrs. Ada Marie Richards, 92, of Fort Plain/Herkimer, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.
The daughter of the late Floyd Hoke and Arley Mae Hopkinson, Ada was born in South Columbia, Town of Warren in Herkimer County NY on December 17, 1919.
Her family later moved to the Freysbush section of the Town of Minden, Montgomery County NY from whence she attended Fort Plain High School, graduating in 1938. Sh ...
Richard James Trumbull
December 3, 2012
Mr. Richard James Trumbull, 82, of Sunset Drive, Fort Plain, New York passed away peacefully Monday, December 3, 2012 at his home with his family by his side.
Born on June 4, 1930 in Little Falls, NY, he was the son of Harold Trumbull and Hazel Getman Trumbull. He attended Sand Hill School House and Fort Plain Schools. He was a lifetime area resident.
In 1952 Mr. Trumbull purchased the Freysbush Dairy Farm. He was ...
Beatrice Lillian Geelan
November 26, 2012
Beatrice Lillian Geelan, 82, died Monday November 26, 2012 at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville.
She was born in Endicott on July 22, 1930 a daughter of Howard and Agnes Sampson Birdsall and attended school there. At age 16, she moved with her family to Fish House and graduated from Broadalbin High School in 1948.
Bea took great pride in raising her family and always enjoyed spending time with family and friend ...
Ruth E. Hulbert
November 15, 2012
Mrs. Ruth E. Hulbert, 98, of Youngs Road, Fort Plain, New York died Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Little Falls Hospital.
Born on October 18, 1914 in Norway, New York, she was the adoptive daughter of Maurice and Lillian Darrow. She had been a local area resident for many years, previously residing in Mindenville.
Mrs. Hulbert was a homemaker. She was previously employed as an attendant at Letchworth Village in Thiells, NY for 16 1/2 years, retiring ...