Miscellaneous Fulton County, New York Obituaries


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January 19, 2001 

Garry Dickson  
Mr. Garry "Ice Cream" Dickson, 45, of Troy, the brother of a Gloversville resident, died recently.

He was born and educated in Troy.

He was employed for many years as a construction laborer. 

Survivors include one daughter, Ja-Anna N. Dickson of Uniondale, Nassau County; his mother, Geneva Dickson of Troy; six brothers, John Dickson of Albany, James Dickson, Robert Dickson, David Dickson, Joseph Dickson and William Dickson, all of Troy; four sisters, Phyllis Dickson, Gloria Nelson, both of Troy, Marie Dickson of Gloversville and Christine Olson of Spring City, Pa.

A service was conducted at 10 a.m. today at Bethel Baptist Church, Troy. Burial took place in Albany Rural Cemetery. Arrangements were by Sturges Funeral Home, Albany. 

Lottie Druziak  
Mrs. Lottie Druziak, 89, formerly of Amsterdam and St. Johnsville Nursing Home, died Thursday at Little Falls Hospital.

She was born on July 6, 1911 in Amsterdam, the daughter of Albert and Ursula Lyzcko Cionek. Mrs. Druziak attended area schools and was a lifelong area resident.

She was employed for many years as a seamstress at the former Hanover Dress Co., Amsterdam, retiring because of illness. 

Mrs. Druziak attended St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Amsterdam.

Survivors include one daughter, Claudia Gustas of Amsterdam; one brother, Alfred Cionek of Guilderland; two sisters, Adele Niedhammer of the town of Saratoga and Ceil Skodinski of Erie, Pa.; nieces and nephews.

In November 1934, she married William F. Druziak Sr., who died in 1970. She was also predeceased by one son, William Druziak Jr., who died on Sept. 5, 1990.

Calling hours will be private. Office of the Burial of the Dead will be conducted at the convenience of the family. 

Calling hours will be private. Office of the Burial of the Dead will be conducted at the convenience of the family. Burial will take place in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Amsterdam. Arrangements are by Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, Amsterdam.

January 20, 2001 

James E. Lumley  
Mr. James E. Lumley, 94, of Amsterdam, died Thursday at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, after a long illness.

He was born on Nov. 26, 1906, in Fort Plain, the son of LeRoy and Lola Cramer Lumley. Mr. Lumley was educated in Fort Plain School. He previously lived in Hudson, Columbia County, for 55 years and had been a resident of Montgomery County since August 1999. 

He was formerly employed as a printer at Fort Plain Courier-Standard-Enterprise and previously worked at Livingston Press. 

Mr. Lumley was of the Methodist faith. He was a charter member of Canajoharie-Fort Plain BPOE Lodge 2621; a 79-year member of Fort Plain Masonic Free and Accepted Masons Lodge 433; a member of Loyal Order of the Moose 853 and Greenport Club, both of Hudson.

He is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

On March 7, 1931, he married the former Lu Emma Hayes, who died on Oct. 12, 1999. He was also predeceased by a son, James Lumley, who died in 1932.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Gray-Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, 34 Center St., Fort Plain. A service will be conducted at noon Monday at the funeral home. The Rev. Alan Baumback, pastor of Fort Plain United Methodist Church, will officiate. Burial will take place at Fort Plain Cemetery in the spring. 

Jane M. Myles  
Mrs. Jane M. Myles, 81, of Tribes Hill, died Friday at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.

She was born on May 13, 1919, in Brooklyn, the daughter of Samuel and Mary Cleary Willis. She was raised and educated in Port Washington and graduated from The Katherine Gibbs School in New York City. She moved to the Amsterdam area in 1995.

Mrs. Myles was a communicant of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Amsterdam.

Survivors include one son, Thomas J. Myles of Tribes Hill; one daughter, Maryjane Schambach of Deposit, Broome County; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

She was predeceased by her husband, William A. Miles, whom she married on July 6, 1940; and one son, William P. Myles, who died on April 9, 1999.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Betz, Rossi and Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave, in Amsterdam. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church on East Main Street in Amsterdam. Cremation was at Vale Cemetery in Schenectady. 

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