Miscellaneous Montgomery County, New York Obituaries - 1996

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Rev. Fred Hinderliter
November 24, 1996

The Rev. Fred E. Hinderliter, 76, of Petoff Garden Apartments, Broadalbin, died Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam following a long illness.

Born Oct. 30, 1920 in Ringold, Pa., he was the son of Charles B. and Margaret J. Boles Hunderliter.

The reverend resided in Ephratah for six years before moving to Broadalbin in April. He was a 1953 graduate of the Allentown Bible College in Pennsylvania and previously a graduate of Strattonville High School.

He served in the U.S. Navy for a short period during World War II.

He was pastor with the Pilgrim Holiness Church of New York Conference and served as pastor of churches in Russell, Fultonville; Geneva, Pa. and last at Harrisville, where he retired in 1990.

He married Evelyn Chapman on June 11, 1939.

In addition to his wife, survivors include four sons, Larry A. Hinderliter of Powder Springs, Ga., Dean E. Hinderliter of Fultonville, Fred P. Hinderliter of Gloversville and James M. Hinderliter of Ephratah; three daughters, Teresa Monk of Sprakers, Sharon R. Major of Grand Gorge, and Wanda Antos of Perth; four brothers, Burke Hinderliter of New Bethlehem, Pa., Leo Hinderliter of Hawthorne, Pa., Russell Hinderliter of New Bethlehem, Pa. and Dean Hinderliter of Mayport, Pa.; 20 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Broadalbin Baptist Church. Burial will be at Ephratah Rural Cemetery. 

Calling hours will be from 1 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Jeffords Chapel, 85 W. Main St., Broadalbin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Petoff Garden Tenant's Association, 305 County Route 155, Gloversville 12078.
 

Marie Krempa
November 25, 1996

Mrs. Marie Moltzen Krempa, 77, of Trackside Homes, Johnstown, died Monday at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville after a long illness.

A lifelong Johnstown resident, Mrs. Krempa was a 1938 graduate of Johnstown High School.

At one time, she worked for General Telephone Co. of Upstate New York. From 1965 to 1982, she was a receptionist for Fulton County Infirmary before retiring.

Mrs. Krempa was a member of the Johnstown Women of the Moose.

Her husband, John H. Krempa, died in 1983.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Ann Kilmartin of Caroga Lake, and a grandson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, Main and Melcher streets, Johnstown. Spring burial will be in Northbush Cemetery, Caroga Lake.

A calling hour will precede the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
 

Eva Yager
November 26, 1996

Mrs. Eva Yager, 86, formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday at the Fulton County Infirmary in Gloversville.

Mrs. Yager was born in Rifton, Ulster County.

She worked for the former George Johns Glove Co. in Johnstown until retiring in 1956.

She was a communicant of the St. John's Episcopal Church.

Her husband, Lloyd Yager, whom she married Sept. 28, 1927, died in 1978.

Survivors include three daughters, Barbara Dingmon of Johnstown; Leah Crannell of Gloversville, and Jean Allen of Anaheim, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

There are no services or calling hours.

Cremation took place at Vale Crematory, Schenectady, with burial to be in Hill Crest Memorial Gardens, Vero Beach, Fla.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton County Infirmary, 847 County Route 122, Gloversville, 12078.

Arrangements are by the A.G. Cole Funeral Home.
 

DeWaine Rauer
November 25, 1996

DeWaine Rauer, 86, formerly of Bleecker Stage, Johnstown, died Monday at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville after being stricken at the Wells Nursing Home, where he had been a patient since February.

Born in Johnstown, Mr. Rauer was a 1929 graduate of Johnstown High School.

Until his retirement in 1980, Mr. Rauer owned and operated Adirondack Communications, a two-way radio installation and repair service.

Mr. Rauer was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

A first degree Mason, he was a member of St. Patrick's Lodge 4; and was also a member of the Johnstown Lions Club.

His wife, Jessie Richards Rauer, died in 1992.

Mr. Rauer is survived by a sister, Ruth Dorn of Johnstown, and a brother, Carl Rauer of Oppenheim.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Christ Lutheran Church, 1 W. Montgomery St.

Cremation took place at Vale Crematory in Schenectady, with burial to be in Johnstown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wells Nursing Home, 201 W. Madison Ave., Johnstown, 12095.

Arrangements are under the direction of the A.G. Cole Funeral Home.
 

Josephine Przybylo
November 26, 1996

Josephine S. Przybylo, 79, of Guilderland, died Tuesday morning at the Oneida Healthcare Facility in Oneida after a long illness.

Born Feb. 22, 1917 in Amsterdam, she was the daughter of Michael and Josephine Bruzdowski Wytrwal. She was a lifelong area resident until moving to Guilderland in 1986. 

Mrs. Przybylo was educated in local schools.

She worked for her family's business, The Wytrwal Furniture Store in Amsterdam and later was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Organization in Amsterdam.

Mrs. Przybylo was a member of St. Stanislaus Church and its Rosary Society and was a communicant of St. Madeline Sophie Church in Guilderland. 

She married Alexander F. Przybylo on Oct. 25, 1942.

In addition to her husband, survivors include a daughter, Alexandra Burns of Guilderland, and nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Amsterdam Funeral Chapel, 13 Belmont Place, followed at 9 a.m. by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Stanislaus Church. Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association of Northeastern New York State in care of the funeral home.
 

Caroline Hoke
November 25, 1996

Mrs. Caroline L. Hoke, 85, of the St. Johnsville Nursing Home, died Monday evening at Little Falls Hospital after a long illness.

Born Sept, 28, 1911 in Little Falls, she was the daughter of Frank Boepple and August Euron Boepple. She was educated in Little Falls schools and was a lifelong area resident. 

She owned and operated a dairy farm in Fordsbush for 43 years. She retired in 1974.

She was of the Lutheran faith. 

She married Walter Bergen in Little Falls in 1931. He died in 1957. She then married Donale Hoke in 1961. He died in 1989. She was also predeceased by a daughter, Betty Bergen Snyder, in February, 1987; and by a son, Henry Bergen, May of 1993.

Survivors include a daughter, Caroline Mabbett of Fort Plain; a son, Walter Bergen Jr. of Canajoharie; a brother, George Boepple of Little Falls; a step-sister, Minnie Smith of Little Falls; a step-brother, Elmer Doxstader of Brookfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Mrs. Hoke is also survived by 21 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Gray-Houghtaling & Smith Funeral Home, 34 Center St., Fort Plain, with the Rev. Kenneth Dingman officiating. Burial will take place in Fort Plain Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Fort Plain.
 

Josephine Staszewski
November 27, 1996

Miss Josephine Staszewski, 92, of Slater Street, Amsterdam, died this morning at the Montgomery Meadows Residential Health Care Facility.

Arrangements are incomplete and under the direction of the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home, 200 Church St., Amsterdam.
 

Jordan Palos
November 26, 1996

Jordan L. Palos 61, of Phillip Road, Fort Plain, died Tuesday at Little Falls Hospital. 

Born July 26, 1935, in New York City, he was the son of Lazaros and Donna Constantides. He graduated from Jamaica High School in Queens in 1952, and later attended Columbia University. He received an associate's degree in nursing from Dutchess County Community College in 1985. 

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1958 to 1960.

Mr. Palos was a self-employed certified tax preparer. He was also employed by Carlyle Hotel in New York as a night manger and auditor for more than 10 years. Later, he was employed by IBM Corp. as a tax accountant for nine years in Franklin Lakes, N.J. For several years he was employed by the New York state Wassaic Developmental Center.

Mr. Palos was a member of the Theodoroi Greek Orthodox Church of Gloversville and also a member of Church of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary in Johnstown; and a member of the Fort Plain Central School District AIDS Committee.

Survivors include his mother, of Lake Grove; his wife, Nancy Goodness, whom he married Sept. 23, 1961; two sons, Nicholas Palos of the Bronx and Stephan Palos of Kingston; two daughters, Christina Dubois of New Paltz and Emilie Brown of Fort Plain; two brothers, John Palos of Little Neck and James Palos of Staten Island; a sister, Paraskevi (Peggie) Palos of Lake Grove; and two grandchildren.

Calling hours are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. 

The funeral service is 2 p.m. Saturday at the Theodoroi Greek Orthodox Church, 70 Washington St., Gloversville, with the Rev. Peter Daratsos officiating. Interment is Monday in Brunswick Rural Cemetery, New Paltz.
 

Josephine Staszewski
November 27, 1996

Josephine Staszewski, 92, of Slater Street, Amsterdam, died Wednesday morning at the Montgomery Meadows Residential Health Care Facility after a long illness.

She was born Aug. 31, 1904, in Amsterdam, the daughter of Anthony and Anna Dybas Staszewski. She was educated locally and was a lifelong area resident.

Miss Staszewski was employed by Ward Products Co. for many years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Church.

Survivors include a sister, Emily Ferris of Medford, N.J.; a brother, William Staszewski of Amsterdam; nieces, nephews and cousins.

The funeral is at noon Saturday at the Jendrzejczak Funeral Home, 200 Church St., Amsterdam, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 p.m. at St. Stanislaus Church.

Interment will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Calling hours are 4 to 6 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Stanislaus Church or a charity of one's choice.
 

Gerardo Giuseppe Loffredo
November 27, 1996

Gerardo Giuseppe Loffredo, 5 years old, of Fowler Street, Hagaman, died Wednesday at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J.

Born June 19, 1991 in Niskayuna, he was the son of Antonio and Gaetana "Tina" Speranza Loffredo. He had attended St. Mary's Institute in Amsterdam and for the past three weeks had attended St. Francis Cabrini School in Piscataway, N.J. He was a member of St. Stanislaus Church.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his brother, Luciano M. Loffredo, also of Hagaman; his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Giuseppe Speranza of Amsterdam; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerardo Loffredo of Salerno, Italy; his maternal great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vito Cutri of Pisciotta, Italy; three uncles, Vito and Antonio Speranza of Amsterdam; and Francesco Loffredo of Salerno, Italy.

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the Rossi Funeral Home, 11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam, followed at 9 a.m. by a Mass of the Angels at St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church.

Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery, Amsterdam.

Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
 

Regina Pawloski
November 27, 1996

Mrs. Regina A. Pawloski, 79, of Reid Street, Amsterdam, died Wednesday at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany.

Born Aug. 13, 1917 in Schenectady, she was the daughter of Stanislaw and Sophia Milewski. She was an Amsterdam since 1947. Mrs. Pawloski had been employed by the former Larabee's Department Store in Amsterdam for many years. She then accepted a position with the New York State Department of Transportation, retiring several years ago.

Mrs. Pawloski was a communicate of St. Stanislaus Roman Catholic Church in Amsterdam.

She married Edward S. Pawloski on April 19, 1947. He died April 13, 1985.

Survivors include her son, James E. Pawloski of Amsterdam; her daughter, Barbara J. Morgan of New York City, her sister, Helen M. Silka of Amsterdam, three grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Rossi Funeral Home, 11 Mohawk Place, Amsterdam, followed at noon by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Stanislaus Church.

Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.

Calling hours are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
 

Lillian "Lynn" McGee
November 27, 1996

Lillian E. "Lynn" McGee, 84, of 9 E. Main St., St. Johnsville, died Wednesday at St. Luke's Hospital in New Hartford.

Born Nov. 30, 1911 in Moores, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Olive (Niles) O'Brien. She was a 1932 graduate of St. Johnsville High School and moved to the St. Johnsville area in 1924.

She married Bart McGee on April 16, 1934. He died Nov. 23, 1986.

Mrs. McGee was last employed at Allergo Shoe Corp., retiring in 1974.

She was a member of St. Patrick's Church and St. Johnsville Senior Citizens and a former member of the St. Johnsville Board of Elections for 40 years and also a former member of St. Johnsville Fire Department Auxiliary.

Survivors include a son, Patrick McGee of Albany; a daughter, Mary Davanzo of St. Johnsville; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Smith-Woody and Enea Funeral Home, 9 Center St., St. Johnsville, and at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Paseal Iannotti. 

Burial will be in West St. Johnsville Cemetery in the spring.

Calling hours are from 5 to 8p.m. today at the funeral home. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Johnsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
 

Stephan Burak Sr.
November 28, 1996

Stephan Burak Sr., 71, of 45 Milton Ave., Amsterdam, died Thursday morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Amsterdam.

Born Aug. 19, 1925 in Brooklyn, Mr. Burak was the son of Dmytro and Paraska Dubshak Burak.

He was educated in Brooklyn and moved to Amsterdam in 1948. He was employed by Mohasco Industries in Amsterdam, and for 14 years, was employed by the Montgomery County Infirmary in Amsterdam until retiring in 1987.

Mr. Burak was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II where he served in the European Theatre of Operations and later reenlisted in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, serving at an ordnance supply station in Japan.

Mr. Burak was a member of the John J. Wyszomirski Post 701, American Legion in Amsterdam and the 40 & 8 Voiture 814.

Mr. Burak was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Amsterdam. 

He married Henrietta Burak on Jan. 18, 1946.

In addition to his wife, survivors include two sons, Stephan Burak Jr. of Fonda and Martin Burak of Amsterdam; two sisters, Ann McCrary of Amsterdam and Elsie Nazryk of Flushing; four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Betz Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, with the Rev. William E. Siiss officiating.

Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Amsterdam. 

Calling hours are from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Amsterdam, 40 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam.


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