Miscellaneous Fulton County, New York Obituaries


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Tuesday, October 9, 2001
Triston J. Anderson  
Triston J. Anderson, 8 days old, infant son of Kevin J. Anderson and Amanda M. Sorento of Gloversville, died Oct. 8 at Albany Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 30.

Survivors beside his parents include maternal grandparents, Kathy Kadle of Gloversville; great-grandmother, Frances Sorento of Gloversville; great-great-grandmother, Mary Sorento of Gloversville; paternal grandparents, Robert and Sharon Leach of Gloversville and Ron and Susan Anderson Sr. of Mayfield; great-grandmother, Nellie Dutcher of Mayfield; great-grandparents, Roland and Carole Fox of Lady Lake, Fla.; several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. The Rev. Donald Czelusniak, pastor of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville, will officiate. Interment will take place at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 139 S. Lake Ave., Albany, NY 12208. 

Kenneth R. Cromer  
Mr. Kenneth R. Cromer, 52, of West Main Street, Johnstown, died Sunday, Oct. 7, at home following a long illness.

He was born on March 29, 1949 in Gloversville, the son of Kenneth and Phyllis Cunningham Cromer.

Mr. Cromer was a 1967 graduate of Johnstown High School. 

He was employed as a parts manager for M.W. Roosevelt & Son Inc. of Canajoharie from 1977 until the time of his death.

Mr. Cromer was a lifelong race car fan.

Survivors include his wife, Dawn Cretser Cromer, whom he married on Sept. 20, 1977; three daughters, Susan Cretser of Glens Falls, Jackie Cromer of Johnstown and Stacey and her husband, T.J. Ladd, of Fonda; one son, Keith Cromer of New Jersey; four grandchildren, Kayla and Jarett Ladd, Samantha Dwyer and Callie Cromer; one uncle, Ray Cromer Jr. of Caroga Lake; and one aunt, Cel Lattrell of Syracuse.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main St., Johnstown. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. R.W. Williams, Mountain Valley Hospice chaplain, will officiate. Burial will take place at Rockwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY 12078. 

Stephen J. Jackson  
Stephen J. Jackson, 52, of Gloversville, died Friday at his home after being stricken.

He was born on Aug. 4, 1949 in Rockville Center, N.Y., the son of Harry J. and Charlotte Baldwin Jackson. He attended Port Jefferson High School in New York. He graduated from Suffolk Community College in Long Island and University of Colorado. He moved to Gloversville 13 years ago, where he resided at the time of his death.

He attended Bible studies with Jehovah Witnesses.

Survivors include his mother, Charlotte Jackson of Sun City West, Ariz.; two sisters, Lynette House of Bryan, Texas and Lisa Fitzner of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; two nephews and one niece.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. Memorial contributions may be made to National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1015, Arlington, VA 22203-3754. 

Edward Patulski  
Edward Patulski, 72, of Happy Hollow Road, Fort Plain, died Saturday afternoon at St. Peter's Hospital, Albany. 

He was born on Oct. 15, 1928 in Oppenheim, N.Y., the son of Michael and Helen Walchalowski Patulski. He was a lifelong area resident and attended Canajoharie schools. 

Mr. Patulski was the owner and operator of his family dairy farm in Canajoharie until his retirement.

Mr. Patulski was a member and past president of the Montgomery-Fulton County chapter of National Farmers Organization. He was a member of the Canajoharie-Fort Plain Elks Lodge, the United Polka League of Mohawk Valley, and Leatherstocking Jayco Campers Club.

Survivors include his wife, Eleanor Hoffman Patulski, whom he married on July 31, 1948; two sons, Michael Patulski of Cobleskill and Paul Patulski of Fort Plain; a daughter, Darlene Ripple of Johnstown; two sisters, Wanda Waner of Canajoharie and Amelia Keene of San Jose, Calif.; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Patulski was predeceased by a daughter, Gail Patulski. She died on July 4, 1996.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego St., Canajoharie. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Minister Jacob Crewell will officiate. Burial will take place in Canajoharie Falls Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital in care of the funeral home. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2001
Lynne Ann Healey  
Lynne Ann Healey, 42, of Old Trail Road, Fonda, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam.

She was born on June 6, 1959 in Little Falls, the daughter of Ethel (Van Husen) Healey and the late William Healey.

Miss Healey was of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include her mother, Ethel of Fort Plain; three brothers, William M. Healey and wife, Monica, of Mount Airy, Md., James Healey and wife, Marjorie, of Alamosa, Colo. and Joseph Healey of McGill AFB, Tampa, Fla.; three sisters, Deborah Sheely of Fort Plain, Mary Puznowski and husband, Paul, of Dolgeville and Melissa Brown and husband, Richard, of Fort Plain; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Smith-Woody and Enea Funeral Home, 9 Center St., St. Johnsville, N.Y. All memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Foundation. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. 

Thursday, October 11, 2001
Geraldine Fosmire  
Geraldine Fosmire, 84, of Nelliston, N.Y., died Wednesday at Albany Medical Center after a short illness.

She was born on April 2, 1917 in Gloversville, the daughter of Quincy and Ethel Chapin Mead. She graduated from Gloversville High School and later resided in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. from 1956 to 1984. She later moved to Nelliston.

She was employed at Wood & Hyde Co., Gloversville, as a bookkeeper for over 10 years; later as a bookkeeper for Rehabilitation Inc. and retired as a bookkeeper from May Insurance Co., both of Poughkeepsie. 

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Poughkeepsie. 

Survivors include her husband, David Fosmire Sr. of Nelliston; two sons, Thomas Fosmire of Cincinnati, Ohio and David Fosmire Jr. of Tucson, Ariz.; one daughter, Deborah Donovan of Poughkeepsie; four sisters, Beatrice Simons of Wells, Victoria Michalek of Gloversville, Lucille Mead of Schenectady and Rosalie Buyce of Florida; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Thomas Mithon, pastor of First Baptist Church, Amsterdam, will officiate. Interment will take place at Broadalbin Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. 

Phyllis B. O'Quin  
Mrs. Phyllis B. O'Quin, 69, of 11th Avenue in DeLand, Fla., died Oct. 9, at her residence.

She was born in St. Johnsville. She moved from St. Johnsville to the Daytona Beach, Fla. area in 1969.

She retired from Rand-McNally but also worked for Benline for 11 years as a graphic artist. 

After retiring she was a crossing guard for the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.

She enjoyed country music concerts, line dancing, scuba diving, horseback riding and fishing.

Survivors include her husband of 18 years, Bryant W. O'Quin Sr.; six sons, Bruce Bandel of Kingman, Ariz., Gary Bandel of Frankfort, N.Y., Wayne Bandel of Holly Hill, Fla., and Steven Dingman, Sean O'Quin and Sheldon O'Quin, all of DeLand; four daughters, Cynthia Mobley of DeLand, Deidre Davidson of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Karen Taylor of Ormond Beach, Fla. and Monique O'Quin Green of Flagler Beach, Fla.; one sister, Beverly Petoff of Broadalbin; 25 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are by Allen-Summerhill Funeral Home, DeLand. 

Friday, October 12, 2001
Clara B. Peters  
Mrs. Clara B. Peters, 73, of Route 10, Johnstown, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Amsterdam Memorial Hospital, from injuries she received in an automobile accident on Sunday. 

She was born on June 22, 1928 in Smithville Flats, the daughter of Frank and Edna Marvin Parker. 

Mrs. Peters was a member of North Bush United Methodist Church; Nick Stoner Senior Citizens; United Methodist Auxiliary; administrative board of the church; TOPS; appointed to Albany District Mission Team of United Methodist Church; Mayfield Grange; Pomona Grange; a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, and home care nursing in the Caroga Lake area.

She was employed for 27 years at the former MCA and then UNI Distribution until her retirement in 1997. 

Survivors include four sons, Robert and Rudy Peters of Hope, Elton Peters of the town of Day and Douglas Peters of Johnstown; one daughter, Cathy Bartholf of Hope; her companion, Henry Peters of Johnstown; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by one daughter, Dawn E. Foster, who died in May, and her sister, Loretta Miller.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. today at A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main St., Johnstown. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Claudia Britton will officiate. Cremation will take place at Vale Crematory, Schenectady. Memorial contributions may be made to North Bush United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 180, Caroga Lake, NY 12036.

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