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April 30, 2001

William H. VanVoast  
Mr. William H. VanVoast, 94, formerly of Caroga Lake, passed away Saturday morning at Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility, Amsterdam, where he had resided since 1994. 
He was born on May 28, 1906 in Johnstown, the son of Herbert and Luella Annibal VanVoast Sr. He graduated from Johnstown High School and Syracuse University. During World War II he served with the Home Guard.
Mr. VanVoast joined his father and was later joined by his brothers Robert and Herbert VanVoast Jr. in the operation of Tryon Oil Co. of Johnstown. He served as president of the company from 1948 until his retirement in 1969.
He was a member and elder of the First Presbyterian Church of Johnstown; former member and past president of the Johnstown Rotary Club; member and past master of St. Patrick's Lodge 4, Free and Accepted Masons; member of the Burroughs Nature Study Club; former member of the board of directors of the former Albany Savings Bank; member of the former Colonial Club of Johnstown. From 1949 to 1968 Mr. VanVoast served on the board of directors of the Johnstown Hotel Inc. and was president from 1959 to 1968. He was a member and past vice president of the National Oil Jobbers Council Inc. and from 1963 to 1965 served as president of the Empire State Petroleum Association Fuel Merchants.
Mr. VanVoast was united in marriage to the former Margaret Northrup on March 28, 1932. She passed away on Nov. 22, 1993. He is survived by one daughter, Nancy Taylor of Ocala, Fla.; one son, William N. VanVoast of Johnstown; one brother, Herbert VanVoast Jr. of Johnstown; two grandsons; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and cousins.
There will be no visiting hours. Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Cremation will take place at Leatherstocking Crematory, Cherry Valley, N.Y. Arrangements are by Ehle Funeral Home, Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility, Amsterdam. 

Carmella M. Maurice  
Carmella M. Maurice, 71, of Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville, died Sunday at Nathan Littauer Hospital.
She was born on Aug. 20, 1929 in Gloversville, the daughter of John and Antonitta Metoca Muscato. She attended Gloversville High School.
She was employed at the former J.M. Rubin Glove Co., Gloversville for several years.
Survivors include her husband, William L. Maurice, whom she married on Nov. 12, 1949 at the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville; one brother, Rufus Muzzie Muscato of Amsterdam; two sisters, Patricia Gordon of Johnstown and Josphine Wheaton of Gloversville; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by two sisters, Theresa Mole and Rose Simek; and four brothers, Pat, Joseph, John and Tommie Muscato.
Family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville, where a prayer service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville. The Rev. Donald Czelusniak, pastor, will be celebrant. Interment will take place at Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made at Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville. 

April 29, 2001

Naomi C. Clark  
Naomi C. Clark, 88, of Lansing Street, Hagaman, died Friday at Montgomery Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Amsterdam, where she had been a patient for several weeks. 
Born in Amsterdam on Nov. 3, 1912, she was the daughter of Emmett and Phillipa Nurnberg Casler. She was a lifelong Amsterdam area resident and was a 1930 graduate of the Wilbur H. Lynch High School.
Mrs. Clark was employed for several years by Niagara Mohawk in Amsterdam as a telephone operator. She was also a tax collector for the village of Hagaman and a census taker. 
She was a member of the Calvary Reformed Church in Hagaman.
Mrs. Clark also chaired and co-chaired for the class of 1930 reunion committee for each event.
She married Claude H. Clark on Oct. 9, 1937. He died on Nov. 19, 1982.
Survivors include two sons: David L. Clark of Spring Lake, Mich., and Charles F. Clark of Schenectady; two daughters, Doris Ann Clark and Claudia B. Pearson, both of Hagaman; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Harold Casler.
Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam. The interment will be in Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery. A calling hour will precede the funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Calvary Reformed Church of Hagaman in care of the funeral home.

Rose Mary Leithiser  
Rose Mary Leithiser, 72, of Browns Point Road, Lake Pleasant, died April 25, 2001, at the Wuesthoff Progress Care Center in Viera, Fla. Born Sept. 8, 1928, in Perry Point, Md., she was the daughter of William and Rose Gibson Way.
She was a graduate of Havre De Grace High School and the MD General Hospital School of Nursing.
Mrs. Leithiser was a homemaker and a member of Hamilton County Twiggs.
On Sept. 2, 1950, she married Richard E. Leithiser.
Besides her husband, surviving are three sons, Dr. Richard E. Leithiser of Little Rock, Ark., William D. and Charles B. Leithiser of Old Town, Maine; one daughter, Nancy McCormack of Rising Sun, Md.; and five grandchildren, Bryan, Gretchen, Colleen, Jake and Alex.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Grace Methodist Church, Speculator.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge St., Northville.
Burial will be in Fishmountain Cemetery, Lake Pleasant. 
Memorials may be made to Twiggs of Hamilton County or to the Community Cultural and Media Center, Lake Pleasant. 

April 28, 2001

Adeline M. Knapp  
Adeline M. Knapp, 59, of Mountain Road, Mayfield, died Friday morning at Nathan Littauer Hospital after being stricken at home. 
She was born on Feb. 8, 1942. She was the daughter of Carl and Dorothy Goings Bushnell. At one time, she was employed by the former Coleco Industries and SLM in Mayfield. 
Survivors include her companion, William Crowter of Mayfield; four sons, William Tyrell and David Tyrell of Gloversville, Jason Knapp of Orange County, Calif., and William Crowter of Mayfield; four daughters, Darla Tyrell of Sugar Land, Texas, Tammy Knapp of Amsterdam, Kelly Crowter of Ballston Spa and Kim Crowter of Schenectady; one brother, Delbert Bushnell of Gloversville; one sister, Barbara Gray of Anchorage, Alaska; 17 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge St., where a service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be in King Cemetery. 

Zelma H. Marriner  
Zelma H. Marriner, 78, of Belleview, Fla., died Tuesday in Belleview after a short illness.
She was born in Mayfield, the daughter of Harvey and Mary Ann Hart. She was a lifelong resident of Mayfield and moved to Belleview in 1997. She was a retired glove worker.
She was a member of the Mayfield Servicemen's Club and was an avid quilter and reader.
Survivors include her husband, Orvil G. Marriner Jr. of Belleview; three daughters, Penny Boduch of Ballston Spa, Nikki Hathaway of Amsterdam and Roberta Chramoff of Malta, N.Y.; a brother, Milton Hart of Mayfield; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Earl Hart. 
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. May 12 at Mayfield Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are by Cremation Society of Ocala, Fla. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fulton County or to a charity of one's choice. 

John L. Patterson  
Mr. John L. Patterson, 69, of Maplewood Avenue, Johnstown, died Thursday, April 26, at home after a long illness.
He was born on Aug. 7, 1930, in Amsterdam, the son of George H. and Arbutus Case Patterson. 
Mr. Patterson attended Johnstown schools and was a member of St. Anthony's Church. He was a former member of Johnstown Moose, Elks Lodge and American Legion.
He was a Korean War veteran. 
Mr. Patterson was employed for 35 years at the former Karg Brothers Tannery in Johnstown until his retirement in 1988.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia Hennessy Patterson, whom he married on Oct. 2, 1954; three sons, Richard Patterson of Johnstown, David Patterson of Fontana, Calif., and William Patterson of Waterloo, Seneca, Colo.; one daughter, Nancy Deering of Johnstown; six grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, 215 E. Main St., Johnstown. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony's Church, Nicholas Street, Johnstown. The Rev. James Fitzmaurice, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will take place at St. Anthony's Cemetery, Johnstown. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association or to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY 12078. 
 
April 27, 2001

Benjamin Edelstein  
Benjamin Edelstein, 91, of Lauderhill, Fla., formerly of Gloversville, died Thursday in Deerfield Beach, Fla.
He was born on Nov. 17, 1909, in Poland, the son of Lipman and Sarah Kowalsky Edelstein. Mr. Edelstein was educated in New York City schools and later moved to Gloversville in 1946, where he resided for more than 40 years before he moved to Florida.
Mr. Edelstein served in the National Guard during World War II. 
He was employed by the former Lincoln Leather Co. of Gloversville for several years and was later employed as a department manager for the former Coleco Industries at both the Amsterdam and Gloversville plants for over 25 years. 
He was a member of Knesseth Israel Synagogue and the Jewish Community Center, both of Gloversville. 
Mr. Edelstein was predeceased by his wife, Sally Milstein Edelstein, whom he married on Feb 11, 1934, who died on May 17, 1991. He was also predeceased by three brothers, Samuel, Morris and Harold Edelstein, and one sister, Sylvia Shulman. 
Mr. Edelstein is survived by two sons, Sheldon Edelstein of Orange, Calif., and Barry Edelstein of Mount Marlten, N.J.; one brother, Leo Edelstein of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, Steven, David, Andrew, Lauren and Karen Edelstein; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and cousins.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Knesseth Israel Cemetery, Gloversville. Contributions can be made in Mr. Edelstein's name to Knesseth Israel Synagogue. Arrangements are by Hollenbeck Funeral Home, Gloversville. 

Adeline Parker  
Adeline Parker, 94, of Mayfield, died Wednesday evening at home. 
She was born on June 6, 1906, in Union Hill, N.J., the daughter of John and Dora Brunner Meiller. She attended schools in Union Hill and later moved to Mayfield, where she resided most of her life. 
Mrs. Parker was a glovemaker for several area glove companies for more than 40 years.
Mrs. Parker was a member of Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church and its Women's Association. She was a former member of Bannertown 55 Plus Senior Citizens Center of Mayfield. 
She was survived by one daughter, Gloria Robinson of Mayfield; one sister, Matilda Warner of Middletown, N.Y.; two grandchildren, Stacey Gordon and Kara Relyea; one great-grandchild, Nikayla Towne-Relyea, all of Mayfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Parker was predeceased by her husband, Paul Parker, whom she married in 1928. He died in 1979. She was also predeceased by three brothers, Charles, James and Joseph Meiller, and two sisters, Dorothy Bolton and Elizabeth Meyers.
The family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville, where a funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Kenneth Applegate, interim pastor of Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Interment will be in the Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield. Memorial contributions can be made in Mrs. Parker's name to Mayfield Central Presbyterian Church or Mountain Valley Hospice. 

Dorothy Weber  
Dorothy E. Dake Weber, 95, died Thursday morning at her son's home in the town of Broadalbin.
She was born on May 6, 1905, in Morristown, N.Y., a daughter of Harry and Alice Stokes Whitworth. She was educated in Morristown schools. Mrs. Weber moved to Broadalbin in the late 1930s. She later moved to Norristown, Pa., where she lived for 18 years. Mrs. Weber returned to Broadalbin in 1993.
She was employed as an inspector at the former Crosley Glove Shop in Broadalbin.
Mrs. Weber was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Broadalbin. At one time, she was a 4-H sewing instructor. She was a member of the Senior Adult Citizens Group in Norristown, Pa.
In 1921, she married Lewis Dake. He died in 1943. She later married George Weber in 1946. He died in 1965. She was predeceased by three children: Donald Dake, who died in 1981; Walter Dake, who died in 1990; and Dorothy Currey, who died in 1992.
Her survivors include a son, Roger Dake of Amsterdam; two daughters, Phyllis M. Mikucki of Norristown, Pa., and Avis M. Dake of York, Pa.; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home, 38 W. Main St., Broadalbin, where a funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Herbert Johnson will officiate. Burial will take place at Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery, Broadalbin. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice in care of the funeral home. 
 
April 26, 2001

Jeffery Charles Carpenter 
Jeffery Charles Carpenter, 41, of Macon, Ga., died Sunday, April 22, at Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon.
He was born on Nov. 23, 1959 in Amsterdam. He was formerly of Fort Hunter, the son of Gertrude Forsey Carpenter of Gloversville and John and Jackie Carpenter Sr. of Macon. 
He is survived by his wife, Eileen Colby-Carpenter, whom he married on April 27, 1985; his stepdaughter, Robin Brooker of Gloversville; three grandchildren; six brothers, Edgar and Eric of Georgia, John Jr. of Massachusetts, Timothy of Virginia, Malcom and Hondo Carpenter of Amsterdam; two stepsisters, Denice Chittenden of Georgia and Deana Wheeler of Broadalbin; two stepbrothers, Dennis Smith of Broadalbin and Dean Smith of Newburgh, N.Y.; three sister-in-laws, Lanita, Beverly and Rosa Carpenter. Several aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces. 
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville. Arrangements are by Bentley & Sons Funeral Home, Macon. 

Elizabeth Mac Lombardi 
Mrs. Elizabeth Mac Lombardi, 79, of Hillcrest Springs, formerly of Grand Street, Amsterdam, died Wednesday morning at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam.
She was born on Nov. 10, 1921 in Amsterdam, the daughter of Paul and Anna Szczepanik Mac. She was a lifelong area resident and a 1941 graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School, Amsterdam. 
At one time, she was employed by J.C. Penney Co. and later for Nationals, both of Amsterdam, until her retirement. 
Mrs. Lombardi was a member of the Church of St. John the Baptist, Amsterdam, and the former St. Cecilia Choir.
She was married to Samuel Lombardi in May 1953 and he died on March 28, 1998.
Mrs. Lombardi is survived by two brothers, Albert Mac of Amsterdam and Gabriel Mac of Albany; also several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Calling hours will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Amsterdam Funeral Chapel, 13 Belmont Place, Amsterdam, where funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, followed at 10 a.m. by a Mass of Christian burial at the Church of St. John the Baptist. Interment will take place at St. John's Cemetery, Amsterdam. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Church of St. John the Baptist in care of the funeral chapel. 
 
April 24, 2001

Anna Bouvier  
Anna Bouvier, 84, of Evansville, Ind., died Friday evening at Little Sisters of the Poor. 
She was born on Oct. 3, 1915 in Gloversville, the daughter of Michael and Hannah O'Hare. 
Anna was a former member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Evansville; Church of Our Savior in Cocoa Beach, Fla.; and Church of the Immaculate in Owensboro, Ky. She was also a former member of Ozanam in Owensboro and a member of Birthright.
She is survived by daughters, Mary Baumgart of Evansville, Ind. and Theresa Huculak of Manila, Philippines; sons, A. Michael Bouvier of Palm Bay, Fla., John Bouvier of Owensboro, Ky. and Joseph Bouvier, Lexington, Ky.; 13 grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Bouvier, who died in 1991; and two brothers, John O'Hare and Martin E. O'Hare.
A memorial service was held at 5 p.m. Monday at St. Theresa Catholic Church. The Rev. Patrick Foster officiated. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1236 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, Ind. 47714, or the charity of your choice. 

Mary C. Brown  
Mrs. Mary C. Brown, 92, of 312 W. State St. Johnstown, passed away April 22, 2001 at her home. 
She was born on Sept. 5, 1908 in Catlett, Va., the daughter of Thomas N. and Susie Morton Gordon. She graduated from Manassas High School. 
For many years she was employed as a supervisor for Uniroyal Corporation in Naugatuck, Conn. and retired in 1987. Mrs. Brown moved from Connecticut to Johnstown in 1997, where she resided with her niece, Janice Barnwell. 
She was a member of the Ansonia AME Zion Church, Ansonia, Conn., and was a member of the Griffin Hospital Auxiliary. 
She was united in marriage to Douglas Brown in 1946 and he passed away in 1995. She is survived by one son, Clyde T. Brown of Ansonia, Conn., one sister, Ruby Robinson of Fredericksburg, Va., one brother, Alexander Gordon of Catlett, Va., one granddaughter, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday in Ansonia, Conn. and interment will take place at Pine Grove Cemetery, Ansonia. Local arrangements are by the Ehle Funeral Home, 15 N. William St. Johnstown. 

Rose Compani Davis  
Mrs. Rose Compani Davis, age 94, died Sunday at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing, Gloversville, where she resided the past 1-1/2 years.
She was born on Nov. 14, 1906 in Fonda, the daughter of Frank and Jennie Aldi Compani. She attended Fonda schools. 
She was employed by St. Thomas Inc. of Gloversville for 57 years until her retirement in 1992.
Mrs. Davis was a member of Sacred Heart Church and the former St. Mary's Church, both of Gloversville, and Johnstown Women of the Moose and its Academy of Friendship. 
She was married on Nov. 23, 1930 to George Davis, who died on Aug. 23, 1963.
Survivors include her daughter, Joan D. Oare and her husband Kenneth Oare of Gloversville; her brother, Carmen Compani of Gloversville; her sisters, Julia Bell of Fonda, Thressa Vollero of Gloversville, and Philomena Musella of Schenectady; her granddaughters, Kimberly Russo and Tracey Oare; her great-granddaughters, Kayla Russo, Jennifer Russo and Ashleigh Dockstader; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her granddaughter, Sheri L. Oare, her brothers Ralph Compani Sr.; John Compani, Antonio "Tony" Compani, and Frank Compani Jr.; and her sister, Stella DeBlasi.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville, where a prayer service will be conducted at 12:15 p.m. Thursday followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church. The Rev. David Tressic, pastor, will officiate. Interment will take place at Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Church Building Fund, 189 Kingsboro Ave. or the Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home Inc.; 99 E. State St., Gloversville, N.Y. 

Margaret Erb  
Mrs. Margaret Erb, 97, of South Third Street, Northville, died Monday at the home of her son in Albuquerque, N.M.
She was born on April 16, 1904 in Vischer Ferry, N.Y., the daughter of Nicholas and Lula Cronkhite Bloodgood. She was a graduate of Albany Business College.
At one time she worked at General Electric Co., Schenectady. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of Northville United Methodist Church. 
Her husband, John E. Erb, whom she married on Oct. 28, 1933, died on Sept. 26, 1988. She is survived by two sons, Wayne Erb of Lake Hopatcong, N.J. and John Erb of Albuquerque; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge St. Burial will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Park View Cemetery, Schenectady. Memorials may be made to charity of choice. 

Wanda Reese Roach  
Mrs. Wanda Reese Roach, 93, of Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville, passed away Monday, April 23, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, where she had been a patient since March 30.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1907 in Titusville, Pa., the daughter of Walford and Mary Johnson Cederquist. She was a graduate of Jamestown High School and State University at Geneseo. 
Mrs. Roach was employed as a teacher by the Gloversville school system for over 35 years. From 1953 until her retirement in 1973, she taught at Park Terrace School. 
She was a 50-year member of First Presbyterian Church of Gloversville, where she had taught Sunday School. She was a member of the former 1793 Club and active in several local book clubs.
She was first united in marriage to Robert A. Reese, who died in June 1968; On July 4, 1992 she was united in marriage to Charles Cawood Roach of Gloversville, who survives. Other survivors include two sons, John Reese of Richfield, Conn. and Dr. Richard Reese of Orrs Island, Maine; one daughter, Jean Reese Rekemeyer of Westboro, Mass.; one sister, Mildred Anderson of Winnetka, Ill.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews and cousins.
There will be no visiting hours. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 p.m. Friday at the Spicer Chapel of the First Presbyterian Church, Gloversville. Interment will take place at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville. Arrangements are by Ehle Funeral Home, 15 N. William St., Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. 

Matthew W. Smith  
Matthew W. Smith, 13, of Northern Blvd., Hagaman, died Saturday evening of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. His maternal grandparents, Ovideo and Yolanda Tasciotti also died in the accident.
He was born on Aug. 29, 1987 in Gloversville, the son of Rodger W. Smith Sr. and Gloria Tasciotti. He was a lifelong area resident.
Matthew was in the seventh grade at the Wilbur H. Lynch Middle School in Amsterdam.
He is survived by his loving parents, Gloria Tasciotti of Hagaman and Rodger and his wife Deborah Smith Sr. of Gloversville; his paternal grandmother, Inez Clarke of Gloversville; four half brothers, Rodger W. Smith Jr., Brian and Scott Kneeskern and Michael Smith; one uncle, two aunts and several cousins.
The family will receive relatives and friends on 4 to 7 p.m. today at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will take place in the Evergreen Cemetery in Fonda. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society or to the American Diabetes Association in care of the funeral home. 

Ovideo Tasciotti  
Ovideo Tasciotti, 74, of DeGiorgi Lane, Fonda died Saturday from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. His wife Yolanda and grandson Matthew Smith also died in the accident.
He was born on March 3, 1927 in Sezze, Italy, the son of Francesco and Adelia LaPenna Tasciotti. He was a lifelong area resident and moved to Fonda as a young child in 1930. He was a graduate of Fonda High School.
Mr. Tasciotti worked for many years for various mills and glove factories, lastly working for Mario Papa & Sons glove factory until his retirement.
He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Johnstown.
Mr. Tasciotti was married on Oct. 26, 1947 to Yolanda Caraco.
He is survived by his loving daughters, Adele Tasciotti of Columbia, Mo., Linda Amrhein of Bloomfield, Conn., and Gloria Tasciotti of Hagaman; three grandchildren, Kristen Amrhein, Brian and Scott Kneeskern; two great-grandchildren, Kristen Sweet and Brett Kneeskern; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive relatives and friends 4 to 7 p.m. today at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. 

Yolanda Tasciotti  
Yolanda Tasciotti, 76, of DeGiorgi Lane, Fonda, died Saturday from injures sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Her husband Ovideo and grandson Matthew Smith also died in the accident.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1924 in Johnstown, the daughter of Joseph and Rosalie Greco Caraco. She was a lifelong area resident and attended Johnstown schools.
Mrs. Tasciotti worked for Crescendo Gloves in Johnstown for many years. She then went to work for Mario Papa & Sons glove factory for a short time until her retirement. 
She was married on Oct. 26, 1947 to Ovideo Tasciotti. 
She is survived by her loving daughters, Adele Tasciotti of Columbia, Mo., Linda Amrhein of Bloomfield, Conn. and Gloria Tasciotti of Hagaman; two brothers, Emilio Caraco of Newfane, N.Y. and John Caraco of Utica; two sisters, Josephine Riley of Barstow, Calif. and Frances Lauria of Gloversville; three grandchildren, Kristen Amrhein, Brian and Scott Kneeskern; two great grandchildren, Kristen Sweet and Brett Kneeskern; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial will take place in the Evergreen Cemetery, Fonda. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. 

Stanley P. Tybor  
Mr. Stanley P. Tybor, 78, of Route 67, Johnstown, died Monday, April 23, at home after a long illness.
He was born on March 30, 1922 in Amsterdam, the son of Anthony and Madeline Mierzwa Tybor. Mr. Tybor attended Amsterdam schools and was of the Catholic faith.
He was a World War II Army veteran.
Mr. Tybor was employed as a leather worker at the former Risedorph Tannery, Gloversville, until his retirement in 1984.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Hazzard Tybor, whom he married on March 16, 1957; four sons, Philip A. Tybor of Johnstown, Barry Tybor of Gloversville, Chester Fasani of Johnstown and Louis Fasani of Texas; one daughter, Barbara Cary of Johnstown; two sisters, Lillian Renzo and Isabelle Palilunas, both of Amsterdam; 23 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. 
Mr. Tybor was predeceased by a sister, Bernadine D. Tybor, who died Feb. 26, 2001.
Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main St., Johnstown, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. James Fitzmaurice will officiate. Burial will take place at Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 73 N. Main St., Gloversville, NY 12078.


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