|Tuesday, October 23, 2001
Elizabeth Naudin McGrath Snedeker
Mrs. Elizabeth Naudin McGrath Snedeker, 88, of South Lake Drive, Palm
Beach, Fla., died peacefully Friday Oct. 19, in West Palm Beach.
Elizabeth Naudin was born on March 28, 1913 in Gloversville, N.Y., to
John and Katherine "Kitty" McGinnis Naudin. John Naudin, originally of
Grenoble, France, was a co-founder of the Gloversville leather concern
Jones & Naudin Inc. John and Kitty and Betty moved to 52 Kingsboro
Ave. when Betty was a child. She graduated from Kenwood Academy, a Catholic
convent in Albany. She later continued her education at Bouffement in Switzerland,
and also at Columbia School of General Studies.
In her twenties, Betty married John Francis McGrath of Waterbury, Conn.,
who was a lieutenant colonel in the Army, stationed at Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn.
They had two girls, Lynn and Nancy McGrath. After the war, the family moved
to the small city of Summit, N.J. where John McGrath started a chamois
leather tannery in nearby Newark. They had a son, John Francis McGrath
Jr. The McGraths belonged to the Canoe Brook Country Club, where both enjoyed
During the summer of 1959, the family experienced two tragic deaths.
Betty's father John Naudin died from a sudden heart attack while on a June
fishing trip near Montreal on an excursion with fellow members of the Gloversville
Elks Club. Her husband John McGrath died in his sleep, suddenly and unexpectedly
in August. He was in his mid-forties. Within a year, Betty moved her young
family to Park Avenue in Manhattan.
Three years later in 1962, she married Long Island widower Sedgwick
Snedeker. Mr. Snedeker had three sons, Tom, Bill and Jim. Mr. Snedeker
lived in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., and the newlyweds kept the Manhattan
apartment as well. Mr. Snedeker was a lawyer with the Wall Street firm
of Shearson and Sterling. He was a member of the Union Club and the Holland
Society. When Mr. Snedeker retired, they relocated to Palm Beach, Fla.
They were members of the Everglades Club, The Four Arts Society, The Beach
Club and Piping Rock Yacht Club in Long Island, where they kept their summer
cottage in Laurel Hollow. During their time in Palm Beach, they had been
active in The Heart Ball, which Mrs. Snedeker co-chaired. Mr Snedeker died
in May of this year.
Betty Snedeker volunteered at the United Nations and the Lighthouse
for the Blind. She was a member of New York's Colony Club until her death.
The Snedekers have given, through the John Naudin Foundation, to the Salvation
Army of Palm Beach, Planned Parenthood, The Rehabilitation Center for Children
and Adults, the Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and the American
Cancer Society, among others. The Naudin Foundation continues to contribute
to such worthy Gloversville causes as the Nathan Littauer Hospital, The
Glove Theater Restoration, and the Ida L. McGinnis Senior Citizens Club,
which was begun by Betty Snedeker's beloved Aunt Ida.
Mrs. Snedeker leaves behind her daughters, Lynn M. Tone of Laurel Hollow,
Long Island, and Nancy Hodgkinson of Dallas, Texas; her son, John F. McGrath
of Bensalem, Pa.; her stepsons, Tom Snedeker of New Orleans, La.,; and
Jim Snedeker of Pennington, N.J. Her surviving grandchildren are William
Hodgkinson, Elizabeth Goettlicher, and Katherine Chauncey. Her great-grandchildren
are Jessica Goettlicher, Jennifer Goettlicher, Alexander Chauncey and Lillian
There will be no calling hours. A Requiem Mass will be held at 11 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27, at Trinity Episcopal Church 31 Spring St., Gloversville.
The Rev. William A. Hio will officiate. Interment will take place at Prospect
Hill Cemetery. Arrangements are by Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home Inc.,
51 Fremont St., Gloversville.
Margaret R. Boughton VanDeusen
Mrs. Margaret R. Boughton VanDeusen, 72, of Park Street, Gloversville,
N.Y., died Sunday evening at Nathan Littauer Hospital after being stricken
She was born on Feb. 12, 1929 in Glenville, N.Y., the daughter of Arthur
and Mary Koshak Boughton. A lifelong area resident, she lived in Amsterdam,
Mayfield, St. Johnsville, Hagaman and Gloversville.
She was self-employed for 23 years at Reid Hill Painters in Amsterdam
and later worked at Liberty Enterprises in Amsterdam for seven years. She
retired in 1991.
Mrs. VanDeusen was a member of Fifth Ward Women's Bowling League at
Super 30 Lanes in Amsterdam, the Guys and Dolls Bowling League at Perry
Lanes in Johnstown. She was of the Roman Catholic faith.
She was very proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and
was always there for anybody. She loved playing bingo at local bingo games
and bowling in league games.
She was married on Feb. 4, 1973 to Dana VanDeusen.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her loving family: Four sons,
Dennis Czelusniak of Amsterdam, Gary Czelusniak of St. Johnsville, John
Czelusniak of Fort Plain and Roni Czelusniak of Hudson Falls; five daughters,
Carol Trombetta of St. Johnsville, Maryann Linney of Fort Plain, Dana Crowter
and Evangeline VanDeusen, both of Gloversville, and Juanita VanDeusen of
Mayfield; 21 grandchildren; two great-grandsons; several nieces, nephews
The family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday
at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave.,
Amsterdam. Funeral services will be held at 8:15 a.m. today at the funeral
home followed at 9:15 a.m. by a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated
at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, East Main Street, Amsterdam. Burial
will take place at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Amsterdam.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Liberty Enterprises
c/o the funeral home.
Wednesday, December 5, 2001
Cara Syndy DeLaura, Sept. 5, 1966-Dec. 1, 2001, died of cancer, after
a long illness.
She is survived by her husband, James P. DeLaura; seven children, Kery,
Andrew, Anthony, Jarred, Kyle, Amber and Tyler; her parents, Linda and
Richard Davecki; and her grandfather, Albert Beeunas. She was predeceased
by her grandmother, Eva Beeunas.
She touched many lives, lived her dream and came home to the place she
loved. Burial was in Rural Park Cemetery, Little Falls. A service was offered
by Sister Patricia.
Frank K. Intelisano Sr.
Frank K. Intelisano Sr., 67, of Stevers Mill Road, died Tuesday morning
at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady.
He was born Feb. 15, 1934 in New York City, a son of Frank and Josephine
Averna Intelisano, and attended P.S. No. 40 there, before moving to Gloversville
as a young adult. Mr. Intelisano lived in Broadalbin for the past 40 years.
He was employed as a dye-check inspector at General Electric Co. in
Schenectady for 30 years, retiring in 1994. Mr. Intelisano was a member
of IUE Local 301 in Schenectady.
He attended St. Joseph's Church in Broadalbin.
He is survived by his wife, the former Beverly Lake, whom he married
Dec. 24, 1950; his mother, Josephine Kenwood of Shoreham; four sons, Frank
K. Intelisano Jr. of Gloversville, Joseph Intelisano and Michael M. Intelisano,
both of Amsterdam, and James V. Intelisano of Northville; four daughters,
Sandra J. Przybylowicz of Galway, Terry A. Greco and Annette C. Intelisano,
both of Broadalbin, and Pauline B. Intelisano of Ballston Spa; a brother,
Michael Kenwood of Shoreham; a sister, Susan McIlwaith of Shoreham; 14
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and
He was a loving family man who enjoyed spending time with his family
Calling hours will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Robert M. Halgas
Funeral Home Inc., 38 W. Main St., Broadalbin. A Mass of Christian burial
will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph's Church, 7 North St.,
Broadalbin. The Rev. Timothy Mangan will be celebrant. Burial will take
place in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. Expressions of sympathy may
be made to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home.
Monday, February 4, 2002
Roy A. Ward
Roy A. "Huck" Ward, 86, formerly of Franklin Street, Gloversville,
died Sunday, Feb. 3, at Fulton County Residential Health Care Facility
in Gloversville after a long illness.
Mr. Ward was born on Oct. 31, 1915 in Gloversville, the son of Alfred
A. and Florence Hill Ward. Mr. Ward was educated in Gloversville schools.
He was supervisor for the Gloversville school system for over 40 years.
He was a veteran of the Navy during WWII, serving in the European Theater.
Roy was very active in city and county politics. He was instrumental
in the planning of the Fulton County Residential Health Care Facility.
He was the 5th Ward alderman and Fulton County supervisor until the early
90's. Mr. Ward was also chairman of Fish and Wildlife Management, being
appointed in 1965. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, a charter member
of Camp Chuck A. Muck Gang in Speculator, N.Y.
Roy married Marguerite B. Bell Ward in June 1939. He is survived by
two daughters, Sally Risner and her husband Bob of Plymouth, Mass., Patricia
Sadlier and her companion, Bernard Malone of Mansfield, Mass.; one brother,
Jack E. Ward of Gloversville; one sister, Frances Bell of Newport, N.H.;
six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by several
nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mr. Ward was predeceased by two sisters, Marian Smolik of Gloversville
and Dorothy Johannes.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at John W. Finocan Funeral
Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville, where funeral services will
be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Bishop Norman F. Strauss will officiate.
Spring interment will take place at Algonquin Cemetery in Wells. Contributions
may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville or
Alzheimer's Association Northeast Chapter, 85 Watervliet Ave., Albany,
Thomas James Bulger Sr.
Mr. Thomas James Bulger Sr., 67, of Midline Road, Broadalbin, N.Y.,
died Sunday, Feb. 3, at home.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1934 in Broadalbin, N.Y., the son of Thomas
and Ruth Peck Bulger. He served in the Air Force.
Mr. Bulger was a self-employed logger and operated Bulger & Sons
Logging Co. in Broadalbin for 30 years.
He was married to Frances Kalil for 43 years. She survives as well
as his sons, Ernie Bulger of Ballston Spa, N.Y., Thomas Bulger Jr. and
Bruce Bulger, both of Broadalbin, N.Y., and Charlie Bulger of Amsterdam,
N.Y.; daughter, Jennifer Christopher of Broadalbin, N.Y.; sister, Margaret
King of Gloversville, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and
cousins. He was predeceased by brothers, Bob Bulger and John Bulger; and
sister, Annie Williams.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Jeffords
& Stewart Funeral Home, 85 W. Main St., Broadalbin, where a funeral
service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. R.W. Williams will officiate.
Interment will take place in the spring at Broadalbin Mayfield Rural Cemetery,
Broadalbin. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice,
73 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY 12078.
Helen Lucina Lockwood
Helen Lucina Lockwood, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 2, at Nathan Littauer
Hospital after a long illness.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1919 in Oneida County, the daughter of Leslie
and Bracie Fredenburg. She lived in the area most of her life and was employed
at the Acme supermarkets for many years until retirement.
She is survived by her brother, Frank Fredenburg of Gloversville; and
sister, Betty Lou Leonardi of Mayfield, N.Y.; daughters, Beverly Vose and
Dawn Blood, and son, Robert Lockwood, all of the area, and daughter, Carol
Coleman of Jacksonville, Fla.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by sisters, Beverly Bassler and Pauline Fredenburg;
brothers, Robert and John Fredenburg; son, Norman Lockwood; and one grandson,
She resided with her granddaughter, Roberta Dwyer of Gloversville.
The family will be receiving friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hollenbeck
Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville, where a funeral service will
be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will take place at Ferndale Cemetery,
Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Children's
Mrs. Rosanne H. Neznek
Mrs. Rosanne H. Neznek, 81, of Apache Junction, Ariz., a native of
Amsterdam, died Feb. 7 at home.
She was born on May 18, 1918 in Amsterdam, the daughter of Henry and
Mary Gahen Hartmann. Mrs. Neznek spent her childhood days in Scotch Bush
and Amsterdam, near the Hartmann Farm. She moved to the Mariaville Lake
area after World War II. She moved to Colorado in 1983 and travelled heavily
throughout the Rocky Mountain region and the Southwest. She moved to Arizona
She retired from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance.
She previously worked as a clerk for the Mariaville School and at General
Electric Co., Schenectady, during World War II.
On June 6, 1943, she married William A. Neznek, who predeceased her.
She is survived by two sons, David Neznek of Longmont, Colo. and Mark
Neznek of Arizona; and one daughter, Diane Corrigan of Lafayette, Colo.
Services were conducted in Arizona. Local arrangements were by Betz,
Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, Amsterdam.
Gloria I. Bleyl
Mrs. Gloria I. Bleyl, 75, of Gloversville, died Wednesday at Nathan
Littauer Hospital Nursing Home.
She was born on Dec. 23, 1924 in Union City, N.J., the daughter of
George and Edna Meehan Rocker. Mrs. Bleyl was a graduate of Weehawken High
School in New Jersey.
She was employed by Guarantee Trust Co, New York City, from 1943 to
1947; and for 17 years as a cafeteria worker for the Gloversville School
District. She retired in 1986.
Mrs. Bleyl was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Gloversville,
and its Lutheran Church Women's group. She was a former Sunday School teacher
and was a junior choir director. She was on the worship and music committee
and other church organizations. Mrs. Bleyl was a charter member of the
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary; and a 50-year member of the Order
of Eastern Star, presently with the Cayadutta Chapter. She was a member
of the Women of the Moose, Johnstown; the Sacandaga Women's Golf League;
and the Fulton County Handy Dandy Club.
Survivors include her husband, Robert C. Bleyl, whom she married on
June 14, 1947; one son, Douglas Bleyl of Broadalbin; one sister, Arlene
Benson of Fayetteville, Ga.; four grandchildren; two nephews; several great-nieces
She was predeceased by one son, Russell Bleyl, who died in 1995.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hollenbeck Funeral
Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. A service will be conducted at 11 a.m.
Saturday at St. James Lutheran Church, 521 N. Main St., Gloversville. The
Rev. Lauretta J. Dietrich, pastor, will officiate. Burial will take place
in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.
Donald A. Foster
Mr. Donald A. Foster, 76, of Johnstown, died Tuesday at Nathan Littauer
Nursing Home, where he had been a patient since Oct. 1, 1999.
He was born on Nov. 5, 1923 in Johnstown, the son of Clarence A. and
Emily Burton Foster. Mr. Foster was a 1941 graduate of Johnstown High School.
He served in the Army during World War II.
He was a founding partner of Silk Screen Art, Johnstown, where he was
employed from 1942 until he retired in 1991.
Mr. Foster was a member of First United Methodist Church, American
Legion Post 472 the Johnstown Historical Society and the Association for
the Blind, and a charter member and former president of JAVAC.
Survivors include his wife, the former Helen L. Ashcroft; one daughter,
Lyn Redfern of Duluth, Ga.; three brothers, Milton Foster of Miami, Fla.,
Everett Foster of Hampton, Va. and Burton Foster of Merritt Island, Fla.;
one sister, Lois Sammons of St Johnsville; one grandson; one great-granddaughter;
nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by one brother, Emmett Foster.
A calling hour will be 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Ehle Funeral Home, 15
N. William St., Johnstown. A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday
at the funeral home. Cremation will take place at Leatherstocking Crematory,
Cherry Valley, Otsego County.
Frank A. Looker
Mr. Frank A. Looker, 78, of Niskayuna, the stepfather of a Northville
resident, died Wednesday at Alterra at Clare Bridge, where he had been
a patient for two weeks.
He was born in Glens Falls. Mr. Looker was a graduate of Glens Falls
High School and received a degree in civil engineering from Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute, Troy. He moved to Schenectady in 1947.
He served in the Army during World War II. He was employed for 27 years
as a bridge engineer for the New York State Department of Transportation,
retiring in 1984.
Mr. Looker was a member of Niskayuna Reformed Church and its Men Of
Retirement Age and Pairs and Spares. He was a member of the Schenectady
Racquet Club and the Society of Civil Engineers.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, the former Jeanne Searles;
three sons, Timothy Looker of Albany, Peter Looker of Ballston Lake, Saratoga
County, and Andrew Looker of Clifton Park; three stepdaughters, Penny Gleaves
of Northville, Susan Beers of Rensselaer and Sally Beers of New Jersey;
four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his first wife, the former Dorothy Fransen, who
died in 1964; and one brother, Charles B. Looker Jr., who died in August.
Calling hours will be 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jones Funeral Home,
1503 Union St., Schenectady. A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday
at Niskayuna Reformed Church. Burial will take place in Niskayuna Reformed
Mr. Edward Sasowski, 81, of Amsterdam, died Wednesday at Amsterdam
Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
He was born on July 25, 1919 in the town of Charleston, the son of
John and Margaret Bielowas Sasowski. Mr. Sasowski was educated in area
schools and was a lifelong area resident.
He worked for area construction companies and area dairy farmers.
Mr. Sasowski was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Amsterdam.
Survivors include four sisters, Stella Knapik of La Mesa, Calif., Bernice
Slezak of Amsterdam, Jean Dabrowski of Schenectady and Helen Markiewicz
of Oxnard, Calif.; one brother, Frank Sasowski of Minaville; several nieces,
nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by one sister, Victoria Bogdan, who died Sept. 19.
Calling hours will be 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Jendrzejczak Funeral
Home, 200 Church St., Amsterdam. A service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m.
Friday at the funeral home. At 11 a.m. , a Mass of Christian burial will
be celebrated at St. Stanislaus Church. Burial will take place in St. Stanislaus
Catherine B. Ott Sheehan
Mrs. Catherine B. Ott Sheehan, 91, a resident of Mount Loretto Nursing
Home, Amsterdam, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital in that city.
She was born on June 30, 1909 in Brooklyn, the daughter of Henry and
Adelaide Stock Ott. Mrs. Sheehan attended St. Nicholas Business School,
Brooklyn, and lived most of her life in Brooklyn. She also lived in Queens;
moved to Gloversville in 1968; to Johnstown in 1989; and had resided at
Mount Loretto for more than two years.
She was employed as an office worker at the former St. Katherine's
Hospital and Chase Manhattan Bank, Brooklyn; part-time at Marcy's Department
Store; and last at Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., New York City, before
Mrs. Sheehan was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Gloversville, its
Rosary Society and Couples Club. She and her husband were active volunteers
at the church, especially with the preparation of altar and sanctuary items.
She was a former member of the Ida McGinnis Senior Citizens Club, Gloversville;
and a member of St. Anthony's Church, Johnstown, and its Christian Women's
Society; American Association of Retired Persons; and The Blessed Kateri
Tekakwitha League at the National Shrine of the North American Martyrs,
Survivors include one daughter, Adelaide M. "Dolly" Ulich of Gloversville;
two sisters, Adelaide Haunss of Pomona and Sister Muriel Agnes Ott, Order
of Preachers, Amityville; Suffolk County; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren;
several nieces, nephews and cousins.
On May 28, 1932, she married John F. Sheehan, who died on May 5, 1986.
She was also predeceased by one daughter, Kathleen Sheehan; four brothers,
Henry Ott, Edward Ott, Francis Ott and John Ott; and three sisters, Gertrude
Ott, Barbara Ott and Cecelia Ott.
A calling hour will be 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Walrath & Stewart
Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. A prayer service will be conducted
at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. At noon, a Mass of Christian
burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Church, Nicholas Street, Johnstown.
The Rev. James Fitzmaurice, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will take
place at a later date.
Mrs. Shirley F. Berger, 78, of Levittown, Long Island, the mother of
a Johnstown woman, died Wednesday at home after a long illness.
She was born in the Bronx.
Survivors include two daughters, Janice Zeltzer of Port Washington,
Long Island, and Nancy Dalmata of Johnstown; two sons, Clyde Berger of
Huntington Station, Long Island, Richard Berger of Downingtown, Pa.; one
sister, Rosalind Graham of California; and eight grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Berger.
A service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday at Gutterman's, 800 Jericho
Turnpike, Woodbury, Long Island.
Mrs. Margaret Weihe, 90, of Amsterdam, died Wednesday at St. Mary's
Hospital, Amsterdam, after a short illness.
She was born on June 29, 1910 in Amsterdam, the daughter of Henry and
Mary Koziol Kruger. Mrs. Weihe attended area schools and was a lifelong
area resident. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. Weihe was a communicant of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church,
Tribes Hill; a member of the Montgomery Farm Bureau and the Florida Grange.
She is survived by her husband, Henry Weihe, whom she married on Sept.
3, 1932; two nieces and cousins.
A calling hour will be 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger
Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam. A service will be conducted
at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Rev. Augustine Kapinus, pastor
of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Tribes Hill, will officiate. Burial
will take place in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fort Johnson.
Anya Kwiatkowski Yates
Mrs. Anya Kwiatkowski Yates, 34, of Princeton, N.J., a native of Amsterdam,
died Saturday with her husband and two young children in a private plane
crash while trying to land in a dense fog at the Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
Airport. Her husband, Charles Yates, 61, was piloting the plane.
Mrs. Yates was a graduate of Scotia-Glenville High School, where she
participated in the Gifted Students' Program. She performed in the Suburban
Council Music Festival and achieved the position of first violin. She also
performed in several school drama productions and graduated in 1984. She
graduated from Vermont Law School in 1994. She was awarded a scholarship
to attend Vassar College, where she majored in history with a concentration
She specialized in planning law while at Vassar, co-authored articles
with the late Norman Williams Jr. and was selected for the Vermont Law
Review. She worked for Estee Lauder, New York City, where she served as
Russian translator during the U.S. visit of Raisa Gorbachev. She was appointed
staff attorney for New Jersey Futures.
As a Vassar alumna, she was the representative for the college, interviewing
prospective candidates for admission. She also served as an advisor to
the board of the Princeton Repertory Shakespeare Festival.
A land-use specialist and advisor for conservation and legal issues
on Martha's Vineyard, she authored several articles on land-use preservation.
Survivors include her parents, William and Florence Kwiatkowski of
Scotia; one sister, Susan Whipple of Altamont; one son, Sergei Yates of
Also killed in the crash were her husband, Charles Yates, a former
New Jersey state legislator; her daughter, Elena Yates, 8; and her son,
William Yates, 2.
A Mass of Christian burial will be concelebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday
at St. Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Princeton, N.J. Burial will take place
Saturday in Princeton Cemetery.
Mr. Kazimir Zajac, 74, of Sprakers, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Hospital,
He was born on May 14, 1926 in Johnstown, Pa., the son of Gustav and
Matilda Gallo Zajac. Mr. Zajac was educated in Slovakia. He lived in Schenectady
from 1986 to 1990. He had resided in Sprakers for 10 years.
He was a steel worker for Carnegie-Illinois Steel Corp., Gary, Ind.,
retiring in 1954. Mr. Zajac was of the Catholic faith. He is survived by
Cremation took place at Parkview Crematorium, Schenectady. Arrangements
were by Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, Canajoharie.