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Obituaries

Robert M. Bradbury Jr.

On Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021, the architect Robert M. Bradbury Jr. — Brad to nearly all who knew him — died shortly after his wife Monica kissed him goodbye. Brad, 96, was living in Glens Falls Center, a nursing home in Glens Falls, where he spent the last three months of his ...

Eugene D. “Joe” Brewster Jr.

Eugene D. “Joe” Brewster Jr., 58, of McKinley St., Lake Placid, died on Friday, April 9, 2021, at his home in Lake Placid. Joe was born June 27, 1962, in Saranac Lake, the son of Eugene Donald and Patricia Mae (Hinckley) Brewster. There are no calling hours or services scheduled. ...

Andrew St. Louis

Andrew St. Louis, 37, who resided in Saranac Lake, passed away unexpectedly Monday, March 29, 2021, in Buffalo. He was born in Lake Placid July 4, 1983. He attended Lake Placid Elementary School and Lake Placid Middle-High School. After graduation he attended SUNY Canton. At the time of ...

Nicholas A. Heineman

Nicholas Anthony Heineman, 92, of Palm Coast, Florida, and formerly of Stamford, Connecticut, passed away suddenly on March 17, 2021. Healthy and vibrant until the end, he passed quickly, peacefully and without pain. He was born on March 12, 1929, in White Plains, New York, the son of ...

Kathleen Anita ‘Kay’ Crowley

Kathleen Anita “Kay” Crowley, 100, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Clifton Park, with her family at her bedside. Kathleen was born on March 14, 1921, in Jay. She was the daughter of Grace Bartlett and Mark Devlin. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at St. Agnes ...

Adrian Lawrence

Adrian Lawrence, 82, of Wilmington, passed away April 2, 2021, peacefully at home with his loving family at his side. Calling hours were held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 with a funeral service to following at 6 p.m. at Zaumetzer Funeral Home, AuSable Forks.

Dorothy Ann Proulx

Dorothy Ann Proulx, 93, died on March 24, 2021, in Vero Beach, Florida. Known familiarly as “Dot,” she was born March 19, 1928, in Lake Placid, the daughter of Ernest and Jane (Patterson) Holt, and married her high school sweetheart Robert Romeo Proulx. She is survived by her sister ...

Regina LeRoy

Regina LeRoy, 92, formerly of Lake Placid, passed away on March 22, 2021, in Littleton, Colorado. She was born in Erdberg, Germany in 1929, the youngest of six children to Alois and Katharina (Thurner) Fichtinger. She was married to Eugene LeRoy on Nov. 16, 1957, in New York City. They ...

Jane (Irvin) Nantz

Jane (Irvin) Nantz, 84, born and raised at 7 Lake View St. in Lake Placid, passed away March 21, 2021, in Portland, Oregon. Born to Bill and Jane Irvin on May 27, 1936, she graduated from Lake Placid High School in 1954, followed by Becker College in Massachusetts. Jane met her husband of ...

Stephen Edward Smith

Stephen Edward Smith, 79, of Keene, left this world peacefully on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. Steve was born to Napoleon “Buck” Smith (aka the Old Man, which he fondly called his dad) and Anita LeClair Smith on July 30, 1941. He grew up in Keene ...

Gunter W. Kuffner

Gunter W. Kuffner, 90, of Lake Placid, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2021, at Adirondack Medical Center of Saranac Lake. Born on Nov. 1, 1930, in Groebenzell, Germany, he was the son of William and Herta (Rudolf) Kuffner. There are no services scheduled at this time. The M. B. Clark, ...

Albert L. Hurd

Word has been received of the death of Albert L. Hurd, 85, formerly of 60 Church St., Saranac Lake, and most recently of 89 Greenwood St., Lake Placid, who died on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at his residence. Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. ...

Leslie Ann Moquin

At 12:02 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, the world lost one of its finest human beings when Leslie Ann Moquin, 63, passed away at home with family by her side. Born March 6, 1957, in Plattsburgh, she was the daughter of Armand and Maureen Moquin (Shapter). She graduated from Beekmantown ...

Mary Caroline (McCarthy) Kelley

Mary Caroline (McCarthy) Kelley, 73, of Lake Placid passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Mary was born in Auburn to Robert and Kathleen McCarthy on Sept. 7, 1947. She grew up in Watertown but moved to the Adirondacks to pursue a career in ...

Norma R. Petti

Norma Rita Petti, 90, of Hallandale, Florida, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born June 27, 1930, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of Rubin and Anna (Napoli) Webber. There will be a private family service ...

Anna Ethel Johnson

Anna Ethel Johnson, 85, passed away peacefully on Feb. 17, 2021. She was born in New York City to Anna and Oliver Grotenfelt. Ann grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, and moved to Wilmington with her husband Sven V. Johnson and their three daughters in 1965, and it was there where they ...

Mary Rumney Clark

Mary Rumney Clark, 83, joined her late husband Richard Webster Clark in the presence of her Lord and Savior on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. She was born Mary Carolyn Rumney in Keeseville on Sept. 14, 1937 to Frank and May (Kerr) Rumney. Mary graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1955 ...

Harry Edward LaBrake

With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the passing of our beloved Harry Edward LaBrake, 92, of Lake Placid on Feb. 17, 2021, at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida. Harry was born in August of 1928 at the Alpine Hotel in Saranac Lake. He was the son of Harry Edward LaBrake ...

Heinz W. H. Thiemann

Heinz W. H. Thiemann, 87, of Lake Placid, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Heinz was born in Lauenberg, Germany, the eldest son of Albert and Anna (Juerges) Thiemann. He was married to his wife Aloisia (Burkard) of 57 years before her passing in ...

Loretta Charlotte Kelly

Loretta Charlotte Kelly, 99, of Kelly Way, Lake Placid, passed away on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Loretta was born to the late Vivian and Flora (Winch) Patterson on Aug. 11, 1921 in Lake Placid. She married Stanley Kelly on Oct. 21, 1944 and spent 56 ...