|Antin ‘Tony’ Szmul
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Antin "Tony" Szmul, 76, of South Glens Falls, passed
away Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at his home after a short battle with cancer.
Tony was born May 21, 1924, in Poland and came to America in 1949.
He married Monica Stankiewicz on Nov. 20, 1954.
Tony worked many years as a machine parts designer in Stamford, Conn.
In 1972, the family moved to Lake George where they owned and operated
Kathy’s Motel. In 1986, Tony sold the motel, retired and moved to Queensbury.
He enjoyed working around the house, reading books on World War II
and being with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Monica, of South Glens Falls;
two sons, Edward and his wife Noreen of Queensbury and Joseph and his wife
Monika of Flemington, N.J.; four grandchildren, Anthony "AJ" and Nora of
Queensbury and Anne and Emily of Flemington, N.J.; one brother, Steven
of Colorado; and several nieces and nephews.
At Tony’s request, there will be no calling hours or services.
Memorial donations may be made in Tony’s memory to the Community Hospice
of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
Arrangements are under the direction of Regan & Denny Funeral Home,
94 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls.
Rose Marie Gregory
HUDSON FALLS — Rose Marie Gregory, 68, of Melbourne Avenue, passed
away surrounded by her family on Friday, Oct. 6, 2000, at her home.
Born on Sept. 18, 1932, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the
late Joseph J. and Leona (Lareau) Buckley.
On Sept. 15, 1956, she married Lyle E. Gregory at the Church of St.
Mary’s/St. Paul’s in Hudson Falls.
She was elected for two terms of office as Washington County clerk,
retiring in 1995.
Mrs. Gregory was a communicant of the Church of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s
in Hudson Falls.
She served as president of the Washington County Republican Women’s
Club and held other offices within the organization. Mrs. Gregory was past
chairman of the Washington County Republican Committee and was chairman
of the Kingsbury Republican Town Committee for many years. Most recently
she was a trustee and board secretary of the Hudson Falls Free Library.
In 1996, Mrs. Gregory received the Liberty Bell Award at the annual
Law Day Ceremonies of the Washington County Bar Association.
Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Lyle E. Gregory of Hudson
Falls; and a daughter, Karin A. Gregory and her husband, Donald Furman,
of Boston; and several cousins.
At Mrs. Gregory’s request there will be no calling hours.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, at the
Church of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s on the park in Hudson Falls, with the Rev.
Barry Lonergan, pastor, officiating.
The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery in the town
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be
made to St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, 11 Wall St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839
or the Hudson Falls Free Library, 220 Main St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839
or Hospice of Washington County, 1 Myrtle Ave., Cambridge, NY 12816.
Arrangements are under the direction of Carleton Funeral Home Inc.,
68 Main St., Hudson Falls.
MARY REED MACOMBER ANGEL
FORT EDWARD — A graveside service for Mary Reed MacOmber Angel will
be at 2 p.m. today at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. today at 46
Center St., Fort Edward.
JOAN MARIE CONSTANTINE
GLENS FALLS — A prayer service for Joan Marie Constantine will be at
7:30 p.m. today at Maynard D. Baker Funeral Home, 11 Lafayette St., Queensbury.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral
LUCY M. GOODNOE
CORINTH — A memorial service for Lucy M. Goodnoe will be at 5 p.m.
today at the First United Methodist Church of Corinth, 243 Main St., Corinth.
Members of the Corinth Grange No. 823 will conduct a service at the
church shortly before the memorial service.
JOHN ‘JACK’ GRAHAM JR.
GLENS FALLS — A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for John "Jack" Graham
Jr. at 1 p.m. today at St. Patrick’s Church in Catskill.
EDWARD P. O’CONNOR
GLENS FALLS — A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Edward
P. O’Connor at 9:30 a.m. today at St. Mary’s Church, Glens Falls.
HERBERT S. RICHARDSON
QUEENSBURY — A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at Regan &
Denny Funeral Home, 53 Quaker Road, Queensbury.
ELIZABETH ‘LIZ’ STEUER
GANSEVOORT — A memorial service for Elizabeth "Liz" Steuer will be
at 11 a.m. today at the Church of the Messiah, 296 Glen St., Glens Falls.
Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. today at the parish house
of the Church of the Messiah.
QUEENSBURY — Shiva will be observed for Lillian Swirsky at the family
home today and Monday evening.
RUTH RHODES WALIZER
CAMBRIDGE — Funeral services for Ruth Rhodes Walizer will be at 11
a.m. today at Ackley & Ross Funeral Home, 73 West Main St., Cambridge.
Deacon Herbert J. Howley
GREENWICH --Deacon Herbert J. Howley 85, died peacefully Saturday, Dec.
2, 2000, at the McClellan Health Systems Hospital in Cambridge after a
Born Nov. 7, 1915, in Ozone Park, NY, he was the son of the late Clarence
P. and Nina (Strype) Howley.
Deacon Howley lived in Amityville, Massapequa, and Yorktown Heights
before retiring to Greenwich in 1979.
He had worked as a New York City surveyor and photographer, and as
a field engineer for Perkins and Will Architects, and Fordham University
in the city. He was also employed by Sheridan Catheter in Argyle.
Deacon Howley was ordained in 1973, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, in
the first class of permanent deacons. His first assignment was at St. Patrick’s
in Yorktown Heights from 1973-1979. From 1979 until the present, he had
been assigned to St. Joseph’s in Greenwich.
He had many interests from photography, to sketching famous people,
to mathematics. Since his retirement, he has worked for the church, family,
and the community.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by one brother, Richard
Deacon Howley was the beloved husband of Margaret Howley; father of
Maureen Miner and Michael Howley; and grandfather of Jennifer M. Guedes.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at St.
Joseph’s Church in Greenwich with the Most Rev. Howard J. Hubbard, Bishop
of Albany, presiding.
The Rite of Committal will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday, Dec. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Flynn Bros.
Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich. Rev. Thomas Konopka, pastor
of St. Joseph’s Church will conduct a vigil service at 4 p.m. Friday at
the funeral home.
Memorials may be made in his memory to St. Joseph’s Church, Hill Street,
Greenwich, NY 12834.
Howard R. Chapin
WEST GRANVILLE --Howard R. Chapin, 82, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2000,
at Hallmark Nursing Centre following a long illness.
Born Jan. 6, 1918, in Fort Ann, he was the son of George and Estella
Mr. Chapin spent his working years on the family farm.
He enjoyed his children and grandchildren and had a great love for
A member of the Truthville Baptist Church, he was a former Deacon and
Sunday School Treasurer and a member of Gideon International.
Two brothers, Stanley and Herman Chapin died before him.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Betty (Taylor) Chapin; one
son, Dan Chapin and his wife, Kate of Fort Ann; two daughters, Ann Marie
VanGuilder of Barstow, Calif. and Donna Lee Bardin and her husband, Bill
of Brockport; one brother, Gordon Chapin of Walla Walla, Wash.; his nephew,
Raymond Chapin and his wife, Sharon of Hartford; his niece, Evelyn Barber
of Saratoga; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; other nieces
and nephews and cousins, Mildred Lloyd of Glens Falls, Ann Leahy of Queensbury,
Clarence McMore and his wife, Pauline of Whitehall and Helen Root of Fair
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Truthville
Baptist Church with the Rev. Donald Aubrey, officiating.
Burial will be at Bethany Cemetery in Truthville.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Robert M. King Funeral
Home, 23 Church St., Granville.
The family has suggested memorials be in the form of contributions
to Truthville Baptist Church, Gideon International or Hospice of Washington
Ira J. Mayes
EVERETT, Mass. -- Ira J. Mayes of Everett and formerly of North Cambridge
and Schenectady, N.Y. died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000, at Massachusetts General
Hospital in Boston Mass. after a short illness.
Mr. Mayes is a retired 50 year member of Carpenter’s Union Local No.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and Korean Conflict. While
Ira was on the Navy ship, Nicholas, shelling the island of Iwo Jima, his
brother, George, landed on the island with the 4th Marine Division. Ira
and George were over 9,000 miles from home but only 4 miles from each other.
He was the beloved husband of the late T. Doris (Delaney) Mayes; devoted
father of Ira J. Mayes Jr., Lea Mayes, Dan Mayes and Sue Arbogast, all
of Everett, Mass.; brother of George "Mickey" Mayes, and Edna Dawson, both
of New York, and the late Victor Mayes, Olive Dawson and Anna Porter. He
is also survived by four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 9:10 a.m. today, Dec. 6, from the John
H. Sawyer Funeral Home, 329 Bunker Hill St., Charlestown, Mass.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today at St. John The
Evangelist Church, North Cambridge, Mass.
Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden, Mass.
Myrtle (Terhune) Barr
NORTH CREEK u Myrtle (Terhune) Barr, 96, formerly of Lakewood, N.J.,
passed away Monday Dec. 4, 2000, at Adirondack Tri-County Health Care Facility
in North Creek.
Mrs. Barr was the daughter of the late John and Nellie Terhune of Astoria,
NY and the wife of the late Robert Barr.
Before moving to Lakewood, N.J., Mrs. Barr was active in the Astoria
Survivors include a niece, Mrs. Larry Nixon of Palm Beach, Fla.; a
nephew, Carl H. Eiser Jr. and his wife, Gladys, of Blue Mountain Lake;
a grandnephew, William Eiser, and his wife, Dana, and their children, Alyssa
and Bryant, of Summerville, S.C.
Interment will be at the Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, NY.
Arrangements are under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home, Inc.,
JANINA (STOLLE) ALMASI
NISKAYUNA --A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Janina
(Stolle) Almasi at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Helen’s Church, Union Street,
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral
Rodger J. Ash
GREENWICH --Services for Rodger J. Ash will be at 10 a.m. today at
Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 80 Main St., Greenwich.
BETTY W. DECKER
MINERVA -- Funeral services for Betty W. Decker will be at 11 a.m.
today at Alexander Funeral Home Inc., 4479 State Route 28, North River.
HOOSICK FALLS -- A memorial service for David Duket will be at 4 p.m.
Thursday at Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main St., Hoosick Falls.
SCHUYLERVILLE -- Funeral services for Arline Hanna will be at 1 p.m.
Wednesday at Flynn Bros Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville.
KATHERINE (KATIE) WILMARTH HOLDING
QUEENSBURY -- Memorial services for Katherine (Katie) Wilmarth Holding
will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church, Glens Falls.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Sullivan-Minahan &
Potter Funeral Home, 407 Bay Road, Queensbury.
HELEN N. PELKEY
DALTON, Mass. -- A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated for
Helen N. Pelkey at 10 a.m. today at St. Mary’s Church in Cheshire.
Alma G. Black
INDIAN LAKE - Alma G. Black, 86, a former resident of Crow Hill Road,
died Monday evening, Feb. 12, 2001, at the Eastern Star Home in Oriskany,
Born on April 24, 1914, in Long Lake, one of eight children, she was
the daughter of Edward and Mary (Gordon) Gregory.
She was a 1933 graduate of Long Lake Union School.
On July 15, 1933, she married William J. Black in Long Lake. Mr. Black
died on Aug. 28, 1993.
In 1945, Alma and her husband purchased the Village Inn in Long Lake
and sold it in the 1950s. They then owned and operated housekeeping camps
on Long Lake before retiring and moving to Indian Lake in the late 1960.
s. They spent winters in Tucson, Ariz.
She was a very active member of Abenaque Chapter No. 745 Order of the
Eastern Star, where she served as matron in 1971 and in 1996 became a 50-year
member. She was a member of Calvary Methodist Church of Long Lake where
she taught Sunday school and served as Sunday school superintendent before
transferring her membership to the United Methodist Church of Indian Lake
where she was also very active in the United Methodist Women and taught
Mrs. Black enjoyed skiing at Gore Mountain in North Creek as well as
in the Alps. She enjoyed several cruises in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.
She was an avid reader and she enjoyed golf, crocheting and playing Scrabble
Survivors include two daughters, Wilma Joseph and her husband Philip
of Indian Lake and Margaret "Peg" Pfordte and her husband Karl of Tucson,
Ariz.; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great
grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There are no calling hours scheduled.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist
Church of Indian Lake with members of the Abenaque Chapter No. 745 Order
of the Eastern Star and the Rev. Judith Muller, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be at Long Lake Cemetery, Long Lake.
Contributions in Mrs. Black. s memory may be directed to the Indian
Lake Volunteer Ambulance Corps, Indian Lake, NY 12842 or to the United
Methodist Church of Indian Lake, Indian Lake, NY 12842.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brewer Funeral Home Inc., 24
Church St., Lake Luzerne.
Colleen " Connie" J. Johnson
FORT ANN - Colleen "Connie" J. Johnson, 57, of 1502 county Route 17,
died peacefully, Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at her residence.
Born Nov. 7, 1943, in Rutland, Vt., she was the daughter of the late
Leonard A. Breault Sr. and Anna (Maycon) Breault Ray.
Mrs. Johnson enjoyed cooking. She owned Art and Connie. s Diner in
West Fort Ann and also worked in several restaurants in the area.
Her enjoyments included doing arts and crafts and painting, as well
as spending time with her grandchildren.
Besides her parents, a brother, Duane E. Breault Sr., died before her.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur M. Johnson of Fort Ann; a son,
Scott A. Johnson Sr. of Glens Falls; a daughter, Tracy L. Monahan of West
Fort Ann; six brothers, Kenneth Breault of West Granville, Leonard Breault
of Seoul, Korea, Stephen Breault of Mississippi, Arthur Breault of Willimantic,
Conn., Dale Breault of Hartford, and Malcolm Breault of Hudson Falls; three
sisters, Betty Winchell of Hudson Falls, Vivian Hoag of Hartford, Mary
Joseph of Hudson Falls; one aunt and six grandchildren, Scott Johnson Jr.,
Alixandra and Kassandra Johnson of Glens Falls, Kindra and Shane Monahan
of West Fort Ann, and Keri-Sue Barody of Glens Falls. She is also survived
by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. today, Feb. 14, at Mason Funeral
Home, 18 George St., Fort Ann with Pastor Nelson Waters, officiating.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Spring burial will be at Fort Ann Cemetery.
The family has suggested that memorials be made to the Fort Ann Emergency
Medical Services, P.O. Box 237, Fort Ann, NY 12827.
C. V. Latimer, M.D.
ALBANY - C. V. Latimer, M.D., died Monday, Feb. 12, 2001, at St. Peter.
s Hospital, Albany.
Born Nov. 16, 1918, in Deposit, N.Y., he was the son of the late C.
V. Latimer, M.D., and Mabel Greer.
He graduated from Deposit High School in 1936. He was a graduate of
Duke University in 1940, a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Fraternity, played
trombone in the Duke Marching Band and violin in Duke. s Concert Orchestra.
Dr. Latimer graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine
in December 1943. He was a member and president of Nu Sigma Nu Medical
Fraternity. He interned at the University of Maryland Hospital from January
thru October 1944.
During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, October
1944-November 1946. He was involved in the Italian Apennine and Po Valley
campaigns as medical officer for the Battalion Aid Station . 10th Mountain
He married Henrietta Hubbard of Hurlock, Md. on Aug. 1, 1946, having
met at the University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore.
Dr. Latimer had his medical residency at Binghamton General Hospital,
Binghamton, in 1947.
He settled in Hudson Falls in family practice from 1948-1975. He was
the Hudson Falls School physician for 30 years. He worked as a physician
at Wilton Developmental Center, Wilton from 1975-1983 when he retired.
In 1977, he was awarded "Employee of the Year" from Wilton. In 1976,
he and his wife, Henrietta, received "Flowers to the Living Award" from
the Hudson Falls Chamber of Commerce.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson Falls for
50 years and attended the First Presbyterian Church in Albany.
Dr. Latimer was a member of several medical societies, community organizations,
past president of Hudson Falls Rotary Club, a member of Boy Scout Troupe
of Deposit, attended International Boy Scout Jamboree in Hungary, 1933,
later was active in Mohigan Council, BSA Warren-Washington Counties, a
past member of Sandy Hill Lodge No. 372 Free and Accepted Masons, Sandy
Hill Royal Arch Masons No. 69, and Sandy Hill Knights Templar.
His passions and loves besides his family and friends include: Big
Band Jazz music, collecting air mail stamps, playing bridge, reading, woodworking
and model railroading.
He hunted and fished all his life in the Cold River and Blue Mountain
Lake regions of the Adirondacks.
A brother, George Latimer and a son, Lawrence Latimer died before him.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Henrietta; a daughter, Andasia
(William) Soens of Farmington Hills, Mich.; a son, Chris (Patricia) of
Medfield, Mass.; three grandsons, Jordan and Jonathan Soens and Jay Latimer;
two brothers, Greer Latimer of Deposit and Donald J. Latimer Sr. of Fayetteville,
Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be from 11 a.m.to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at his
home, 10 Hickory Drive, Slingerlands. (Beverwick Retirement Community).
At the request of the family, gifts may be made to St. Peter. s Hospital
Foundation, for Emergency Room Building Fund, 317 S. Manning Blvd., Suite
160, Albany, NY 12208.
Marion M. Mosher Graves
LAKE GEORGE - Marion M. Mosher Graves, 87, of Big Hollow Road, went
home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Fort Hudson Nursing
Home in Fort Edward, following a long illness.
Born Jan. 29, 1914, in the town of Easton, she was the daughter of
the late James L. and Fannie (Dawley) Mosher.
Her husband of 25 years, Gordon N. Graves Sr., passed away on Nov.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She joyfully served on a mission at the Washington, D.C. temple for two
Mrs. Graves enjoyed raising her family and cherished each and every
one of her grandchildren.
She is survived by her three daughters and her two sons; 22 grandchildren;
48 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call on the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Alexander
Funeral Home Inc. 3809 Main St., Warrensburg.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral
home with Bishop John Hales of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints in Queensbury and Pastor Vincent Iorio, of the Warrensburg Assembly
of God, officiating.
Interment services will be at the Caldwell Cemetery, Lake George, in
Marion. s family would like to invite all to gather with them for food
and fellowship following the funeral service at the Fellowship Hall of
the Assembly of God Church, Upper Main St., Warrensburg.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and grandson' s-in-law.
Everett F. Olin
SOUTH GLENS FALLS - Everett F. Olin, 85, formerly of Midtown Apartments,
died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001, at Indian River Nursing Home, Granville.
Born on April 5, 1915 in Utica, he was the son of Frank and Catherine
Mr. Olin was a former employee for Queensbury Motors.
He was a member of the Adirondack Friends Meeting and the Moreau Community
Center. For 50 years he was known as the one-man band playing the banjo,
bass drum and mouth organ. He entertained on radio stations such as WBZA
and had never taken music lessons.
Mr. Olin was a World War II Army veteran and a military policeman.
At Mr. Olin's request his flag will be donated to and flown at the Moreau
His wife, Florence Olin, died in 1974. A brother, Raymond Olin also
died before him.
There are no know survivors, but he has many friends.
Services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at M.B.
Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main St., South Glens Falls, with David Henerdeen
of the Adirondack Friends Meeting, officiating.
Burial will be in the spring at Southside Cemetery, Town of Moreau.
Friends may call from 10:30 am until the time of services at 11:00
a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Moreau Community Center,
144 Main Street, South Glens Falls, NY 12803.
Charles " Len" Armer
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Charles "Len" Armer, 80, formerly of Spier Falls
Road, Greenfield Center, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Saratoga Hospital
Born April 16, 1920, in the town of Saratoga, he was the son of Archie
and Eva Armer.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was in the battles
at Normandy, Northern France and Rhineland. He was awarded a purple heart.
Mr. Armer was an industrial engineer at the Watervliet Arsenal for
35 years, retiring in 1985.
He was a member and past commander of VFW Post 420 of Saratoga Springs.
He was also a member of American Legion Post 70 of Saratoga Springs and
past commander of Capital District Disabled American Veterans.
A sister, Muriel Sutton died before him.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Flanagan Armer of Saratoga Springs;
two sons, Chris Armer of Ballston Spa and Leonard Armer of Clifton Park;
two daughters, Charlynn Tryon of Charlton and Teri DeSorbo of Ridgewood,
N.J.; devoted brother, Archie Armer of Ballston Spa; five grandchildren;
and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Armer Funeral Home
Inc., 39 East High St., Ballston Spa.
Burial will be at Saratoga National Cemetery in the town of Saratoga.
Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans National
Headquarters, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250.
Helen S. Andrews
QUEENSBURY - Helen S. Andrews, 94, of Queensbury and formerly of Keeseville,
died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Glens Falls Hospital.
Born May 27, 1906, in Rouses Point, she was the daughter of the late
Charles and Mary (Bonville) Gladu.
She was a member of both St. Mary. s Church in Glens Falls and St.
John the Baptist Church in Keeseville. She was also a member of the Altar
Society at St. John the Baptist Church in Keeseville.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Bernard Andrews,
who died in 1958; two sisters, Priscilla Gladu and Margaret LeJeune.
Survivors include her daughter, Christine Sawyer and her husband, Ken
of Queensbury; her grandson, Kevin Sawyer; a sister, Loretta Carpenter
and her husband, Clarence of Amsterdam; her brother, Charles Gladu; nieces,
Janet Gadway and Susan Thielking; and several other nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at
St. Mary. s Church in Glens Falls.
Spring burial will be at St. John. s Cemetery in Keeseville.
Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. today, Feb. 14, at Singleton-Healy
Funeral Home, 407 Bay Road, Queensbury.
Donations may be made to Bay Ridge Rescue Squad, 1109 Ridge Road, Queensbury,
Kenneth R. Blackmar
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Kenneth R. Blackmar, 69, of Mays Landing, N.J.,
formerly of Queensbury, died Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at his home.
Mr. Blackmar was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Brooklyn and lived in Jamaica,
N.Y., before moving to Long Island in 1952. He moved to Queensbury in 1986,
and recently moved to Mays Landing, N.J.
Ken was a customer service representative for the Long Island Lighting
Co. for 22 years until his retirement in 1986.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict.
Ken is survived by his wife of 48 years, Dorothy C. (Gostkowski) Blackmar.
He was the devoted father of five children, Robert M. Blackmar of South
River, N.J., Kathleen M. Farley and her companion Bill of Fort Edward,
John R. Blackmar and his wife Deborah of Hudson Falls, Mary Frances Mellon
and her husband Fred of Washington Twp., N.J., and Christopher J. and his
wife Penny of Inola, Okla. He was the devoted grandfather of; Brian, Jennifer,
John, Timothy, Matthew, Christopher, Kierra, Paul, Gregory and Patricia.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday
at St. Vincent de Paul Church, Route 50 and 2nd Street, Mays Landing, N.J.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday evening and Friday morning
from 9 to 10 a.m. at Boakes Funeral Home, 6050 Main St., Mays Landing.
Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery of Mays Landing, N.J.
Margaret Speare Benedict
VENICE, Fla. - Margaret Speare Benedict, 96, of Venice, Fla., died
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2001.
She was born Feb. 8, 1905, in Yonkers, and moved to Venice, Fla. area
in 1972 from White Plains.
Mrs. Benedict was the director of Religious Education in New Jersey
before becoming a homemaker when she married her husband, the late Rev.
Walter J. Benedict on Sept. 7, 1929.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and a graduate of
Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.
Survivors include her son, David Benedict of Williamsburg, Va.; two
daughters, Barbara Bunker of Buffalo and Patricia Jurgens of Evergreen,
Colo.; a sister, Elizabeth Speare of Medford, N.J.; four grandchildren;
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. today, Feb. 14, at the Village
on the Isle in the Esther Lounge, Venice, Fla.
Arrangements are under the direction of Farley Funeral Home, Venice
Louise C. Moore
TICONDEROGA - Louise C. Moore, 100, of Mt. Hope Avenue, passed away
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2001, at Moses-Ludington Nursing Home of Ticonderoga.
Born Sept. 6, 1900, in Port Henry, she was the daughter of Oscar R.
and Emilie (Knauer) Ceasar.
Arrangements are incomplete at this time and are under the direction
of Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, Ticonderoga.
ALICE M. ARTHUR
TICONDEROGA - A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Alice M. Arthur
at 11 a.m. today at St. Mary. s Catholic Church of Ticonderoga.
RUTH W. BOWLER
GLENS FALLS - Calling hours for Ruth W. Bowler will be from 6 to 8
p.m. today at M. B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main St., South Glens Falls.
ELMER LAFOUNTAIN SR.
SARATOGA SPRINGS - Funeral services for Elmer LaFountain Sr. will be
at 10 a.m. today at Simone Funeral Home, Inc., 105 Lake Ave., Saratoga
JOHN P. MCGUIRE
AMSTERDAM - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for John
P. McGuire at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary. s Church, 156 East Main St.,
Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Mortuary.