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Ruth F. Rulison 
Mrs. Ruth F. Rulison, of Gloversville, died Wednesday (February 23, 2000) at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany after a long illness.
She was born in Gloversville on Sept. 25, 1919, the daughter of John and Emily Hall Brundige. She was a lifelong Gloversville resident and a graduate of Gloversville High School.
Mrs. Rulison worked as a clerk with the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance for 18 years before retiring in 1988.
She was a member of Living Hope Baptist Church, Gloversville.
She was predeceased by her husband Chester Rulison, who died on Feb. 22, 1979; and a half brother, Clarence Brundige.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon R. James of Delmar; one son, Kenneth Rulison of Scotia; one son-in-law, Edward R. James of Delmar; one sister, Helen Brundige of Albany; two grandsons and one granddaughter; and several cousins.
The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Mel Emurian, pastor of Living Hope Baptist Church, officiating. Spring interment will take place in Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield.
 
Mary P. Salvione 
Mrs. Mary P. Salvione, 95, formerly of Gloversville, died Friday (February 4, 2000) evening at the Nathan Littauer Nursing Home, where she had been a patient since 1991.
She was born in Gloversville on Oct. 30, 1904, the daughter of Edward and Maria Alfieri Perrone.
Mrs. Salvione was educated in Gloversville schools. She was a glove sewer at area glove factories, lastly working for the Alder Glove Co.
In 1944, she moved to Los Angeles. She was active in the Los Angeles Seniors Group and was named "woman of the year" on numerous occasions.
Mrs. Salvione returned to Gloversville in 1988.
She was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church.
Mrs. Salvione was married on June 28, 1925, to Alphonse Salvione, who died in 1965.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Lou Hightower of Boise, Idaho; five sisters, Martha Perrella, Margaret DeSimone, Louise Hopkins, Olympia Aldi and Claudia DeCristofaro, all of Gloversville; three brothers, Edward and Robert Perrone, both of Mayfield, and Rene Perrone of Schoharie; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a daughter, Elaine Selufsky; three brothers, Joseph, Peter and Mario Perrone; three sisters, Jenny Vetro, Theresa Rose and Hope Haynes.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at the Kobuskie-Konik Funeral Home, 147 Bleecker St., Gloversville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church with Rev. Donald Czelusniak, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery in the spring.
 
Elizabeth H. Schlotzhauer
Mrs. Elizabeth H. Schlotzhauer, 91, formerly of Palatine Bridge, died Saturday (February 5, 2000) at Little Falls Hospital Residential Care Facility after a long illness. 
She was born on Aug. 19, 1908 in Eisenach, Germany, the daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Jakob Hillger. Mrs. Schlotzhauer was educated in Germany. She moved to the United States in 1926 and she settled in Palatine Bridge. 
She was employed as a maid. After she married, she became a homemaker.
She became a US citizen in 1940.
Mrs. Schlotzhauer was a member of St. John's-St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Canajoharie and the Maroon Council of Colgate University.
On June 18, 1932 she married Robert K. Schlotzhauer Sr., who died Jan. 8,1992.
Survivors include two sons, Robert K. Schlotzhauer Jr. and Charles A. Schlotzhauer, both of Palatine Bridge; two daughters, Anita R. Capps of Corona del Mar, Calif., and Margaret E. Schlotzhauer of Palatine Bridge; two sisters, Olga Pfaffe of Eisenach, Germany, and Marie Winter of Bad Hersfeld, Germany, one brother, Rolf Hillger of Bad Hersfeld; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; nieces; nephews and cousins. 
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel of the Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, 20 Otsego St., Canajoharie. A service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. John Omans, pastor #of St. John's-St. Mark's Funeral Home, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Canajoharie Falls Cemetery.
 
Lena Marie Simonds 
Mrs. Lena Marie Simonds, 87, of Gloversville, died Wednesday (February 23, 2000) at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home.
She was born on Jan. 18, 1913 in Gloversville, the daughter of Lester and Grace Gifford Robbins. Mrs. Simonds was a graduate of Gloversville High School and later attended the former Broadalbin Teachers School. She attended the former Oneonta Normal School and became certified for special education by the Cornell Extension program.
She was first employed as a teacher in rural one-room school houses in Allentown, Allegany County; Jackson Summit and Northampton. She spent several years home-teaching. She later worked for 15 years as a teacher in the special education department at Park Terrace Elementary School, Gloversville. She retired in 1975 after 35 years of teaching.
Mrs. Simonds was a member of St. Monica Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, Johnstown; Fulton County Retired Teachers Association; Emmanuel Baptist Church, Gloversville; and Nathan Littauer Hospital Auxiliary.
On Dec. 20, 1936, she married Rodney E. Simonds, who died on July 2, 1999. She also was predeceased by three brothers, Harold Robbins, Clyde Robbins and Ernest Robbins.
Survivors include one son, Eric Simonds of Mayfield; one daughter, Rodena Bosch of Niskayuna; one brother, Donald Robbins of Gloversville; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
A calling hour will be 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. A service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Carole Miller, pastor of First Baptist Church, Schenectady, will officiate. Spring burial will take place in King's Cemetery, Northampton.
 
Allen V. Simons 
Mr. Allen V. Simons, 68, of Hagaman, died Monday (February 14, 2000) at home after being stricken.
He was born on April 2, 1931 in Northville, the son of Victor and Pearl Dunham Simons. Mr. Simons attended elementary school in Lake Pleasant and was a graduate of Wells High School. He resided in Lake Pleasant until he moved to Hagaman in 1954.
He served in the Army during the Korean War with the 76th Engineering Dump Truck Company. 
He was a heavy equipment operator. He was employed by Thomas Novosell, Speculator, and later worked at Rotterdam Septic, Rotterdam Junction; Szymczak Contractors, Scotia, and later was a machine operator at Noteworthy Co., Amsterdam. He retired on April 1, 1996.
Survivors include his wife, the former Theresa Czelusniak, whom he married on May 29, 1954; one son, Allen C. Simons of Seeley Lake, Mo.; one daughter, Pauline M. Caldarone of Hagaman; one brother, James Simons of Lake Pleasant; one sister, Sylvia Seney of Lake Pleasant; one granddaughter; aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Guzielek-Pomykaj Funeral Home, 13 Belmont Place, 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 Church of St. John the Baptist, Amsterdam. Burial will take place in St. John's Cemetery.
 
Walter J. Smith 
Mr. Walter J. Smith, 83, of Lassellsville, died Wednesday (February 16, 2000) at Little Falls Hospital after being stricken at home.
He was born on Nov. 30, 1916 in the town of Ephratah, the son of Alpha and Bertha Spencer Smith. Mr. Smith attended Scotch Bush Free Methodist Church. He was a member of the Western Fulton County Senior Citizens, and a charter member of the Rockwood-Garoga-Lassellsville Volunteer Fire Department.
He was the Ephratah town councilman from 1950 to 1965. 
He was a self-employed farmer and was employed for 35 years as a bus driver for Oppenheim-Ephratah schools. He retired in 1986.
Survivors include his wife, the former Helen A. Cretser, whom he married on May 11, 1941; two sons, Ken Smith and Stan Smith, both of Lassellsville; two brothers, Robert Smith of St. Johnsville and Thomas Smith of Rockwood; two sisters, Lena Christman of Lassellsville and Helen Alysworth of Hamilton, Madison County; four grandchildren; several foster grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Fred Smith, Calvin Smith and Alpha Smith Jr.; and one sister, Betty Foster. 
Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at A.G. Cole Funeral Home, 215 E. Main St., Johnstown. A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at Scotch Bush Free Methodist Church, Church Road, Scotch Bush. The Rev. R.W. Williams, pastor, will officiate. Spring burial will take place in Fical Cemetery, Lassellsville.
 
Kenneth Spawn 
Mr. Kenneth Spawn, 89, of Johnstown, died Tuesday (February 8, 2000) at home after being stricken.
He was born on Aug. 16, 1910 in Johnstown, the son of Harry and Annie Walker Spawn. Mr. Spawn graduated from Johnstown High School and was a 1933 graduate of New York University.
He was a certified public accountant. He was first employed at Luft and Cash Accountants, Gloversville. From 1937 until he retired in 1976, he served as secretary/treasurer of the former F.R. Rulison & Sons Leather Co., Johnstown. He was a civil defense spotter during World War II. Mr. Spawn was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Johnstown. For many years, he was active in many area bowling and soft ball leagues. 
On Feb. 1, 1937, he married the former Pauline Pratt, who died on Nov. 19, 1997; one grandson, Glenn Spawn, who died in 1987; and one granddaughter, Lorie Spawn, who died in 1962. Survivors include one daughter, Peggy A. Bolebruch of Gloversville; three sons, Raymond J. Spawn and Alan L. Spawn, both of Johnstown, and David E. Spawn of Eustis, Fla.; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Ehle Funeral Home, 15 N. William St., Johnstown. A service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Spring burial will take place in Johnstown Cemetery. 
 
Beatrice B. Sponable 
Mrs. Beatrice B. Sponable, 96, of Canajoharie, died Sunday morning (February 13, 2000) at home after a long illness. She was born on Aug. 16, 1903 in Cortland, the daughter of Devere and Ethyl Frost Brown. She was a lifelong area resident.
In 1924, she moved to Albany to attend Albany Business College. After graduation, she moved to Fultonville and was employed as a secretary for the White Mop Company. She then went to work as a bookkeeper for Ottman's Ford Garage, later known as Failing's Ford Garage, in St. Johnsville for 19 years before retiring in 1967.
She was a member of Reformed Church of Canajoharie and its Ladies Guild; she was also a member of the St. Johnsville Business Girls.
On Dec. 22, 1928, she married Milburn Sponable. He died on Feb. 27, 1968.
Survivors include four daughters, Jean Bastian of Colonie, Janet Montoni of Canajoharie, Catherine Kraft of Canajoharie and Shirley Greene of Fort Plain; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
There are no calling hours. The funeral service will be private and conducted at the convenience of the family.
 
Ena Vadakin 
Mrs. Ena Vadakin, 91, of Northville, died Wednesday (February 9, 2000) at home after a long illness.
She was born on Dec. 14, 1908 in Wilton, Saratoga County, the daughter of Harvey W. and Maybell Deyoe Ellithorpe. Mrs. Vadakin and her husband settled in Batchellerville in the town of Edinburg. 
She was employed for 37 1/2 years with New York Telephone Co., retiring at age 55.
Mrs. Vadakin was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of American and a past president of its Troy Life Member Club. As an active pioneer, she was a hobby coordinator of the upstate New York area, coordinating and presenting hobby shows as well as teaching hobbies to member pioneers.
She helped organize the Capital District Telephone Co. Employees Credit Union in 1953 and served on the committee to represent traffic unions.
She was an active member of First United Methodist Church, Northville. She established the Flower Fund for the purpose of providing flowers for Sunday services. She was vice president of the Gleaners and financial secretary for several years, and held various other officers in the church and the United Methodist Women's organization.
She was active in the Fulton County Sacandaga Grange since 1962 and served as membership chairman and stewardess. She was also a member of the New York State Pomona Grange. She received a membership award from the Centennial Club of the New York State Grange, making her the first person in Fulton County and the 78th in New York state to receive this award.
She was a member of the Republican National Committee and the United States Task Force. She was a member of the Saratoga County Republican Club and served as an executive committee person for 21 years in the town of Edinburg. In 1975, she represented the Senior Action Committee for Saratoga County. She established the emergency food pantry for the town of Edinburg. She also served on the Saratoga County Office for the Aging Advisory Council for seven years.
She was matron of Juanita Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star for four years; and served as chaplain for many years. She was a member of the Saratoga County District of DAR 1-143NY and served as regent for six years and treasurer for six years and was a member of the Past Regents Society. She also was a member of White Shrine, the Order of the Amaranth Court 197, Amsterdam; Edinburg and Wilton historical societies; the Dabbers' Craft Class of Gloversville; and Sacandaga Senior Citizens. She was a past member of the Sacandaga Garden Club. She was a crafts instructor for many years with the Lansingburgh, Troy, Boys' Club.
She was active in the American Cancer Society of Saratoga County for many years and received several awards.
She is survived by nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge St. A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 

Josephine Valcav 
Mrs. Josephine Valcav, 89, of Scotia, died Monday (February 14, 2000) at the Glendale Home, Glenville, after a brief illness.
She was born and educated in Amsterdam. Mrs. Valcav moved to the Scotia area more than 60 years ago.
She was employed for more than 40 years as a setter at the former Mohasco Industries, Amsterdam.
Mrs. Valcav was a communicant of the former St. Cyril and Method Church, Rotterdam.
She was predeceased by her husband, August F. Valcav, who died in 1998.
She is survived by two nieces, Mary Ann Lopuch and Mary Pisarczyk, both of Amsterdam.
A calling hour will be 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Light's Funeral Home, 1428 State St., Schenectady. A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in St. Cyril and Method Cemetery.
 
Josephine Valentino 
Josephine Valentino, 86, of Johnstown died Saturday (February 19, 2000) at the Fulton County Regional Health Care Facility, Johnstown, after a long illness.
She was born Jan. 26, 1914, the daughter of Salvatore and Rosalle Valentino.
She was educated in Johnstown schools and worked for Rubin Glove Co., Gloversville, as a glove maker. 
She was affiliated with the Immaculate Conception Church. 
Miss Valentino is survived by one sister, Ann Granetz of Johnstown.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher St., Johnstown, officiated by Rev. Joseph DiMaggio, pastor of Immaculate Conception Church. A burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Johnstown, will take place in the spring. 
 
Irene Veeder 
Mrs. Irene Veeder, 81, of Palatine Nursing Home, Palatine Bridge, a former resident of Fultonville, died Tuesday (February 1, 2000) at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, after a brief illness.
She was born on April 30, 1918 in Seward, Schoharie County, the daughter of Homer and Tressa Mereness Bellinger. 
Mrs. Veeder was raised in Canajoharie and was a graduate of Canajoharie High School She later moved to Fonda in 1936 and to Fultonville in 1947. She had resided at the nursing home for six months.
She first was employed for several years in the Fultonville school cafeteria. She then worked for 10 years at the former Premier Glove Co., Fultonville; at the former Britts department store, Gloversville, and for many years at the Montgomery County Home for the Aging, Yost, before she retired in 1971.
Mrs. Veeder was a member of Fultonville Reformed Church and its Women's Guild; a member and past grand warder of Mohawk Valley Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, where she was grand matron of the Order of Amaranth; and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution Caughnawaga Chapter and the Charleston Historical Society.
On May 2, 1936, she married Donald C. Veeder Sr., who died on April 1, 1980.
Survivors include two sons, Donald C. Veeder Jr. of Fultonville and Deline Veeder of Schenectady; one daughter, Nancy Roosevelt of Fort Plain; one brother, Thearon Bellinger of Palatine Bridge; three sisters, Clara White of Greenville, Greene County, and Ida Mae Istle and Bernice Van Patton, both of Canajoharie; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
At the request of Mrs. Veeder, calling hours and services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda. Arrangements are by Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, Amsterdam.
 
Dorothy I. Waters
Mrs. Dorothy I. Waters, 87, of St. Johnsville, died Feb. 4 at the St. Johnsville Nursing Home.
She was born March 19, 1912, in Amsterdam, the daughter of Thomas and Elsie Dingman Nevins. She was a graduate of St. Mary's Institute and also attended the Broadalbin Teachers Training Class.
Mrs. Waters was employed as the head teller at Central National Bank in St. Johnsville, retiring in1974. After retiring, she was the town tax collector and was a town councilwoman for two terms.
Dorothy was a member of St. Patrick's Church and a member of the Senior Citizen Saints of St. Johnsville.
Survivors include two sons, Hector Allen of Oppenheim and John F. Waters of East Schodack; one daughter, Linda A. Waters of Palatine Bridge; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Smith-Woody and Enea Funeral Home, 9 Center St., St. Johnsville and at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick's Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Kenneth Swain. Burial will be in the spring. Friends and relatives may call at the Smith-Woody and Enea Funeral Home on Monday from 5:30 p.m. until the time of the services.
 
Earl C. Western 
Mr. Earl C. Western, 68, of Johnstown, died Wednesday (February 2, 2000) at the home of his son after a long illness.
He was born on Feb. 19, 1931 in Johnstown, the son of Earl and Edith M. Foster Western. Mr. Western was a graduate of Johnstown High School. He served in the Army from 1953 to 1955 during the Korean War.
He first was employed for 10 years at the former Gloversville Knitting Mill and worked for 32 years at the former Pan American Leather Co., Gloversville. He retired in 1981.
Mr. Western was a former board member of Pine Tree Rifle Club; board member and 30-year member of the Fulton County Federation Fish and Game Club; and a member of the Bleecker Fish and Game Club and the Adirondack Beagle Club.
Survivors include two daughters, Diane Hart of Mayfield and Joann Western of Utica; one son, Scott C. Western of Johnstown; one sister, Marie Shutts of Fort Plain; two brothers, Harry Western of Johnstown and Ernest Western of Gloversville; six grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Ehle Funeral Home, 15 N. William St., Johnstown. A service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Fern Dale Cemetery, Johnstown.
 
Maurice Wikoff 
Mr. Maurice Wikoff, 77, of Cooperstown, Otsego County, brother of a Canajoharie resident, died Tuesday (February 15, 2000) at Bassett Healthcare.
He was born and educated in Cherry Valley, Otsego County. 
He served in the Army Air Force during World War II in North Africa.
He was employed for many years in the maintenance department at Cooperstown Elementary School and retired several years ago. He also worked for many years at Earl Chase and Sons and First Baptist Church, Cooperstown.
Mr. Wikoff was a longtime member of the Doubleday Dancers.
Survivors include his former wife, the former Cora Mumford, whom he married on June 30, 1945; three daughters, Donna Bailey of Cooperstown, Dawn Wikoff of Mount Claire, Calif. and Lori Vitacore of Clyde, Wayne County; three sons, Terry Wikoff of Copperstown, Mark Wikoff of St. Louis, Mo. and Kim Wikoff of Hartwick, Otsego County; one sister, Natalie Countryman of Canajoharie; two brothers, Walter Wikoff and Dean Wikoff, both of Cherry Valley; 12 grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
There will be no calling hours. A remembrance service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Cooperstown. Cremation will take place at Leatherstocking Crematory, Cherry Valley. Spring burial will take place in Cherry Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are by Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.

Carroll Hauser Iole  
Mrs. Carroll Hauser Ioele, 67, of Gloversville, died Friday, Aug. 31, at Albany Medical Center following a long illness.
Mrs. Ioele was born on June 9, 1934 in Hensonville, the daughter of Albert and Marion VanLoan Hauser. She was a graduate of Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School in Windham, N.Y. and received an A.S. degree in dental hygiene from the New York City Community College of Applied Arts and Sciences.
Her early employment as a dental hygienist included an office in Rochester, N.Y., and the Cobleskill Central School System. After her children began Gloversville schools, Mrs. Ioele returned to work for a short time in the office of Dr. Joseph Berg. She worked for 28 years with Dr. Ronald E. Berghoff. She also was employed at the office of Dr. Frank J. Salino for over 20 years and subsequently with Cotugno Associates. 
Mrs. Ioele was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Pine Brook Golf Club, Fulton County Republican Club, and the New York State Dental Hygienists Association. She was past president of Soroptimist of Fulton County, past president of the former Junior Chamber of Commerce of Fulton County (Jaycees), and of the Schoharie County Junior Chamber of Commerce. 
On July 6, 1957 she was married to Francis A. "Frank" Ioele, who survives. Also surviving are her daughters, Christine I. McCann of Blacksburg, Va. and Sarah Jane Oliver of Syracuse; sons, David J. Ioele and Michael F. Ioele, both of Gloversville, and Andrew J. Ioele of Vail, Colo.; sisters, B. Joan Buoniconto of Round Top, N.Y. and Dunedin, Fla. and A. Paula Scott of Fort Myers, Fla. and Windham, N.Y.; grandsons, Adam Ioele, Christopher Ioele and David J. Ioele Jr.; granddaughter, Meredith Windham McCann. Several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a prayer service will be conducted at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville. The Rev. Donald Czelusniak will be celebrant. Interment will take place at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205, or to the Soroptimist Memorial Fund, PO Box 168, Gloversville, NY 12078. 

Eva R. Mount  
Ms. Eva R. Mount, 67, of Francis Street, Gloversville, N.Y., died Saturday at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville after a short illness.
Born in Fultonville, N.Y., on July 30, 1934, she was the daughter of Donald W. and Mildred Cook Mount. She was a graduate of Fultonville High School, and in later years continued her education at Fulton-Montgomery Community College. Ms. Mount lived in Fultonville until 1969, when she moved to Johnstown, N.Y., and later Gloversville.
She was employed by the former Johnstown Knit Co. for a number of years.
In her early years, she was a den mother for the Cub Scouts and also was affiliated with forming the Fultonville Drum Corp. She also enjoyed crocheting.
Ms. Mount was a former member of the Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her loving daughter, Aime (Vaughn) Barnett, and her son-in-law, William Barnett Jr. of Gloversville; one granddaughter, Brittney Hofmann; sisters and brothers, Betty Craver of Gloversville, Marilyn Anderson of Fultonville, Richard Mount of Sprakers, N.Y., and Arthur Mount of Fonda, N.Y. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Ms. Mount was also a loving foster grandmother to many children of close friends.
She was predeceased by a brother, Irving Mount of Canajoharie, N.Y.
The funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Jackson & Betz Funeral Home, 15 Main St., Fultonville, N.Y. The burial of cremains will take place in Maple Avenue Cemetery at a later date. Family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Carroll Hauser Ioele 
Mrs. Carroll Hauser Ioele, 67, of Gloversville, died Friday, Aug. 31, at Albany Medical Center following a long illness.
Mrs. Ioele was born on June 9, 1934, in Hensonville, the daughter of Albert and Marion VanLoan Hauser. She was a graduate of Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School in Windham, N.Y., and received an A.S. degree in dental hygiene from the New York City Community College of Applied Arts and Sciences.
Her early employment as a dental hygienist included an office in Rochester, N.Y., and the Cobleskill Central School System. After her children began Gloversville schools, Mrs. Ioele returned to work for a short time in the office of Dr. Joseph Berg. She worked for 28 years with Dr. Ronald E. Berghoff. She also was employed at the office of Dr. Frank J. Salino for over 20 years and subsequently with Cotugno Associates. 
Mrs. Ioele was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Pine Brook Golf Club, Fulton County Republican Club and New York State Dental Hygienists Association. She was past president of Soroptimist of Fulton County, past president of the former Junior Chamber of Commerce of Fulton County (Jaycees), and of the Schoharie County Junior Chamber of Commerce. 
On July 6, 1957, she was married to Francis A. "Frank" Ioele, who survives. Also surviving are her daughters, Christine I. McCann of Blacksburg, Va., and Sarah Jane Oliver of Syracuse; sons David J. Ioele and Michael F. Ioele, both of Gloversville, and Andrew J. Ioele of Vail, Colo.; sisters B. Joan Buoniconto of Round Top, N.Y., and Dunedin, Fla., and A. Paula Scott of Fort Myers, Fla., and Windham, N.Y.; grandsons Adam Ioele, Christopher Ioele and David J. Ioele Jr.; and granddaughter Meredith Windham McCann; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a prayer service will be conducted at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville. The Rev. Donald Czelusniak will be celebrant. Interment will take place at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205, or to the Soroptimist Memorial Fund, PO Box 168, Gloversville, NY 12078. 

Sean M. Higgins  
Sean M. Higgins, 40, of Whitmore Avenue, Johnstown, died Friday from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. 
Born Nov. 23, 1961, in Chapel Hill, N.C., he was the son of Albert C. and Anne N. Nicols Higgins.
He graduated from Johnstown High School in 1979 and then attended LeMoyne College in Syracuse.
Mr. Higgins became an officer for the Johnstown Police Department on March 18, 1985. He was appointed sergeant Dec. 27, 1999. He also operated his own business, LegalPro Process Service, which he started 12 years ago.
He was a member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club and the PBA. Sean was a motorcycle enthusiast.
He was married to Ann Knight on March 12, 1994, in Johnstown.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Knight Higgins of Johnstown; two daughters, Nicole Higgins of Johnstown and Brittany Higgins of Johnstown; three step-daughters, Janine Sala of Johnstown, Jill Sala of Massachusetts and Noelle Sala of Johnstown; his parents, Albert C. and Anne Nichols Higgins of Johnstown; four sisters, Brigitte Higgins-Havlicek of Johnstown, Jessica Catlin of Boulder, Colo., Alexandra Higgins Henderson of Gloversville and Martha Higgins of Bethesda, Md.; maternal grandmother, Marienne Nichols of Montclair, N.J.; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 10 a.m. at the Johnstown Reformed Church in Johnstown, with the Rev. Jack Millard, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the Johnstown Reformed Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to JAVAC or the Sean M. Higgins Scholarship Fund, c/o The City National Bank, 142 N. Comrie Ave., Johnstown, N.Y.
Arrangements are by the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home.

Concetta Catarelli  
Mrs. Concetta Catarelli, 78, of Tillboro Road, Ephratah, died Monday, Sept. 3, at home after a long illness.
She was born on July 1, 1923 in Brooklyn. Mrs. Catarelli moved to Ephratah in 1986. 
She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lucy and Wayne Schick, with whom she resided; one son, Charles Catarelli of Florida; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Mrs. Catarelli was predeceased by her husband, Salvatore Catarelli, who died in 1970.
Calling hours will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main St., Johnstown, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. The Rev. R.W. Williams, Mountain Valley Hospice chaplain, will officiate. Burial will take place at Ephratah Rural Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY 12078. 

Richard C. Jackson Sr. 
Mr. Richard "Fuzzy" C. Jackson Sr., 57, of High Street, Eatonton, Ga., died Saturday, Sept. 1, at home after a long illness.
He was born on Oct. 10, 1943 in Gloversville. Mr. Jackson moved to Georgia in 1991.
He was employed with several local construction companies and for a time was employed with a tree service in Georgia. 
Mr. Jackson was a former member of Johnstown Loyal Order of Moose.
Survivors include his wife, Tina Stefanski Jackson, whom he married on April 1992; two sons, Richard C. Jackson Jr. and Robert L. DiMartino, both of Broadalbin; his mother, Catherine M. Jackson of Johnstown; three stepsons, Joseph Beekman of Mansfield, Ga., Andrew and Justin Beekman, both of Johnstown; two stepdaughters, Georgeann Beekman of Johnstown and Robin Beekman of Eatonton, Ga.; four brothers, John W. Jackson of Rockwood, Douglas Jackson of Bedford, Ind., Timothy Jackson of Fort Plain and Thomas Jackson of Dolgeville; three sisters, Rosemary Hatch of Northville, Deanna Prill of Johnstown and Darlene Pollock of Fort Plain; 10 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his father, Clarence Jackson, who died in 1989; and his sister, Beverly Swart, who died in 1998.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main St., Johnstown, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. R.W. Williams, Mountain Valley Hospice chaplain, will officiate. Burial will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda. 

Essie Lazarus  
Essie Lazarus, 90, formerly of Gloversville, died Monday at Wellington Regional Hospital, West Palm Beach, Fla.
She was born on July 14, 1911 in Newark, N.J., the daughter of Samuel and Celia Nisenbaum. Mrs. Lazarus graduated from Gloversville High School and lived in the Gloversville area most of her life. She later moved to Lakeworth, Fla., where she resided at the time of her death. 
She was a member of Knesseth Israel Synagogue; Hadassah; Jewish Community Center; Nathan Littauer Hospital Auxiliary, all Gloversville, and the Organization for Rehabilitation Through Training.
She is survived by one beloved son, Alan Lazarus of Cincinnati, Ohio; one beloved daughter, Joan Reische of Manchester, N.H.; four beloved grandchildren; three beloved great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Lazarus, who she married on July 2, 1933 and who died on April 16, 1976; and one brother, Barney Niesen.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Knesseth Israel Cemetery, Gloversville. Rabbi Martin Gordon will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Knesseth Israel Synagogue. Arrangements are by Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. 

Calvin F. Shaad  
Mr. Calvin F. Shaad, 77, of Lakeside Drive, Mayfield, died Saturday, Sept. 1, following a short illness.
He was born on April 18, 1924 in Salisbury Center, the son of Ernest and Maybelle Bergh Shaad. He graduated from Belleville Union Academy, Jefferson County, in 1941. He attended Norwich University until his enlistment in the Air Force. He served in the Pacific Theater in the 380th Bomb Group as a radio operator on a B-24 and flew 30 missions. He was briefly stationed in Australia as the 380th was the only American unit assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force. 
Mr. Shaad earned a bachelor's degree from Oswego State University and a master's degree in administration from Albany State University. He taught industrial arts for 31 years in the Mayfield Central School District, as well as teaching driver education and serving as director of the adult education program for many years. He introduced and directed the first bowling and downhill skiing programs in Mayfield. 
Mr. Shaad was a member of Mayfield United Methodist Church; a director of the Great Sacandaga Lake Association; a member of Mayfield Servicemen's Club, and a retired 50-year member of Mayfield Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of New York State Teachers Association; a charter member of Mayfield Lions Club; a lifetime member of NRA. He was a former member of Merchants Bowling League, Gloversville.
On Aug. 15, 1947 he married the former Marjorie Wilson, who survives. He is also survived by two daughters, Jennifer Shaad-Derby and her husband, Bill Derby and Janet Kucel and her husband, Stan Kucel, all of Mayfield; and four granddaughters.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. The Rev. R.W. Williams, will officiate. Cremation will take place at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY 12078.


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