Miscellaneous Fulton County, New York Obituaries


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Tuesday, December 11, 2001
Gerald Daniels Sr.  
Gerald Daniels Sr., 52, of Mayfield, N.Y., died Sunday after being stricken at his home.

He was born on Aug. 31, 1949 in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Anson and Joan Burke Daniels. He attended schools in Brooklyn and later FMCC. He lived in the Mayfield area for the past 27 years.

He was an Army veteran and served in the Vietnam War. 

He was employed at Coleco Industries in Mayfield for many years.

Surviving include his wife, Crystal Daniels of Mayfield; two sons, Gerald Daniels Jr. of Gloversville and Jason Daniels of Mayfield; one daughter, Audrey Daniels of Mayfield; one brother, Stephen Daniels of Lindenhurst, Long Island; one sister, Elaine Taft of New Port Richey, Fla.; two grandchildren, Isaac Daniels and James Walker Jr.; nieces and nephews.

The family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment will take place at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Saratoga National Cemetery. 

Timothy Lee Reid  
Timothy Lee Reid, 59, of Ramona, Calif., died Nov. 24, at his home after being stricken.

He was born on April 11, 1942 in Gloversville, the son of Leroy and Arlene Wager Reid. He was a college graduate and resided in San Francisco for 20 years before he moved to Ramona.

He was the owner and president of a medical management firm of Miami, Fla. for over 25 years. 

He dedicated most of his life for volunteer charitable organizations. 

Surviving are his mother, Arlene Borrero of Fort Pierce, Fla.; a special friend of 37 years, Robert Collet Tricaro; one daughter, Tammy Skinner of Caroga Lake; two brothers, Thomas Reid of California and Leroy Reid of Caroga Lake; two sisters, Arlene and Sherry Reid of Fort Pierce; one grandson, Mark A. Skeete; 10 nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was predeceased by one sister, Lynn Reid Dinger.

A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. The Rev. Wayne Jones, pastor of Fremont Street United Methodist Church, will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Interment will take place at a later time at the convenience of the family. 

Wednesday, December 12, 2001
Richard C. Fisher  
Mr. Richard C. Fisher, 87, of Gloversville, N.Y., died Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, following a brief illness.

He was born on Sept. 6, 1914 in Gloversville, the son of Homer and Alice Schuyler Fisher. He was a 1932 graduate of Gloversville High School and attended the former Gloversville Business School. 

He was employed as a clerk by the Gloversville Water Works for over 40 years. He also worked part-time at Dunday's Clothiers in Gloversville for over 20 years.

Mr. Fisher was a longtime member of the former First United Methodist Church of Gloversville, where he had served on the administrative board. Since 1999 he was a member of the Fremont Street United Methodist Church. He was a director of the Gloversville YMCA; a former board member of the Eccentric Club; a former member of the board of trustees of the Gloversville Free Library; a board member of the former Automobile Club of Fulton County, and a past director of the Sir William Johnstown Boy Scout Council. He also dined with "The Lunch Bunch" at the Johnstown Holiday Inn. 

He was married on April 8, 1939 to Vivian Oaksford. who survives. Additional survivors include sons, David R. Fisher and his wife, Linda, of Gloversville and Edwin W. Fisher and his wife, Sara, of Columbia, S.C.; brother, Gerald S. Fisher of Vero Beach, Fla.; granddaughters, Kristin Fisher Komarinski and her husband, Derrick, Karen L. Fisher, Robyn S. Fisher and Barrett E. Fisher; nephew, Richard Fisher. 

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. Wayne E. Jones Jr. and the Rev. Douglas G. Lathrop will officiate. Interment will take place at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205, or to the Gloversville Free Library, 58 E. Fulton St., Gloversville, NY 12078. 

Helen A. Blanchard  
Helen A. Blanchard, 82, formerly of Queen Anne Road, Amsterdam, passed away Friday morning at Montgomery Meadows Residential Health Care Facility, where she was a resident. 

She was born on Nov. 17, 1919 in Amsterdam, the daughter of Eugene and Lizzie Cole Stock. She was locally educated and was a lifelong area resident.

Mrs. Blanchard was a homemaker devoting her time to her family. She was a member of the Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church and a former member of the Fort Hunter Methodist Church.

She is survived by her loving sons, John M. Blanchard of Fultonville and Frank R. Blanchard of Fort Hunter; a sister-in-law, Anna Myers of Fort Hunter; and four grandchildren, William, Susan, Jessica and Kenneth Blanchard.

Mrs. Blanchard was married on Sept. 21, 1944 to Marcellus A. Blanchard, who passed away on June 2, 1987.

Calling hours were held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, where funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday. The Rev. Douglas Lathrop officiated. Interment will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Fort Hunter Fire Department, c/o the funeral home.

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