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Obituaries

Ruth Mace Prime

Ruth Mace Prime passed away peacefully at her beloved home early in the morning of Jan. 13, 2021. Her son Jon was by her side. She died from complications of congestive heart failure at age 90. Born in Brooklyn on June 28, 1930, to Romaine and Earl Mace, she spent her childhood in ...

Paulette June Fay

Paulette June Fay passed away peacefully with her son and daughter at her side at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid on Jan. 8, 2021, in her 73rd year. She is predeceased by her parents, Rev. Joseph and Mabel Hunting, and David, her beloved husband of 43 years. Paulette graduated from ...

Paulette June Fay

Paulette June Fay, 72, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, passed away Jan. 8, 2021, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Born on July 14, 1948, in Anderson, Indiana, she was the daughter of Joseph and Mable Grimes Hunting. Due to travel restrictions, services will be held in the spring. ...

Mary Howe Rock

Mary Howe Rock, 86, of Greenwood Street in Lake Placid, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Born on April 28, 1934 in Keene, she was the daughter of Daniel Agnes (O’Connel) Howe. A graveside service will be held at a later date at St. Agnes Cemetery, ...

Alice J. (Dupont) Kress

Alice J. (Dupont) Kress passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, after a long illness. Born on April 30, 1936, in Schenectady, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Alexina (Caisse) DuPont. She was a 1954 graduate of Mont Pleasant High School. After retirement, she and her husband Henry ...

Thomas A. Czerwinski

Thomas Allan “Tommy” Czerwinski, 75, of Lake Placid, died suddenly Dec. 26, 2020, in the town of Tonawanda, where he and his wife had gone to be with his son and granddaughters for the holidays. Prior to his retirement, Tommy had worked 36 years at Dunlop Tire Corp. in Tonawanda. Since ...

Eugene R. Wood

Eugene Roland Wood, 82, passed away at home surrounded by love, just before dawn on Dec. 23, 2020. Born in Upper Jay on March 5, 1938, he was the son of Roland Wood and Helen LaBombard. Eugene spent most of his early days on Heaven Hill Farm where he aided his father in farming. Gene ...

Peter Carl Bovard

Peter Carl Bovard died peacefully on Dec. 18, 2020, at Mercy Living Center in Tupper Lake. He was loved very much by his family and will be missed terribly. Peter was born on March 31, 1933 at Utica to Carl A. Bovard and Lenora Mac Connell Bovard. He graduated from Lake Placid High ...

Louise Lydecker Gregg

Louise Lydecker Gregg, 97, of Pinellas Park, Florida, crossed over on Dec. 10, 2020, to be with those who departed before her. She was born to Dorothy Fisher Lydecker and Col. Leigh Kent Lydecker in Maywood, New Jersey, on Nov. 5, 1923. She graduated from Bogota High School in 1942. She ...

Clifford J. ‘Kip’ Wells Sr.

Clifford J. “Kip” Wells Sr., 87, of Cascade Road, Lake Placid, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born on May 8, 1933 in Saranac Lake, he was the son of Truman and Gertrude (Patnode) Wells. Kip served in the United States Army ...

Lenore C. Reynolds (Helwig)

Born on Nov. 24, 1931, Lenore Carole Helwig, passed away from COVID-19-related complications on Nov. 17, 2020. A celebration of life will be held via Zoom on Dec. 17. Donations in memory of Lenore may be made by check to: The Animal Rescue League of Boston, c/o Development, 10 Chandler ...

Jean W. Brennan

Jean W. Brennan, 62, passed away on Nov. 5, 2020, under Highland Hospital’s Hospice Care in Rochester. This followed six years of living with ovarian cancer, after her initial diagnosis in 2014. Over the two weeks she was at Highland Hospital, her family (daughter, brother and partner) were ...

Mary Ellen Wilsey

Mary Ellen Wilsey, of Lake Placid, beloved wife of Phillip Wilsey, passed away peacefully with him and her daughter by her side at Adirondack Medical Center on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. Born in Ogdensburg on Sept. 19, 1941, she was the daughter of Alfred “Trader Al” Conway and Emma Hare. ...

Nancy Ann Smith

On Nov. 2, 2020, Nancy Ann Smith of Johnson Avenue in Lake Placid passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 80. She was born Aug. 29, 1940, the second daughter of the late Francis and Isabel (Barry) Fisk. Nancy attended Lake Placid High School, Class of 1955, and Ellis Hospital ...

Elizabeth Pearl ‘Betty’ Lawrence

Elizabeth Pearl “Betty” Lawrence, age 89, of Lake Placid passed away Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at Clinton County Nursing Home in Plattsburgh, where she had been a resident since March 2012. Mrs. Lawrence was born June 12, 1931, in Hopkinton. She is the daughter of the late Roland and the ...

Patricia R. “Pat” Hurley

Patricia R. "Pat" Hurley, 92, passed away peacefully at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Born in Montclair, New Jersey, on Sept. 14, 1928, she was the daughter of Carl R. and Patricia B. Russell. Pat graduated from Fair Lawn High School in 1946. The following ...

Michael Anthony Quinn

Michael Anthony Quinn, 64, passed away on Nov. 2, 2020, surrounded by his wife and children. While Mike referred to himself as “just a bartender,” his family, and the community, knew him as so much more. Mike touched so many people with his selflessness, wild grin, open nature and his ...

Wilhelmina S. England

Wilhelmina S. England, age 99, of Lake Placid passed away Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid in Lake Placid. Mrs. England was born Jan. 1, 1921, in Townsend, Georgia. She is the daughter of Clarence and Lillie (Richardson) Shaw. A graveside service will be ...

Dorothy Modliszewski

Dorothy Modliszewski, 95, passed away on Oct. 21, 2020, at Elderwood Nursing Home, Lake Placid, with her children as close to her as they could be because of COVID-19. She was born in Utica to the late Edward Sears and the late Gladys Waldron Sears. She graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes ...

Joseph H. Smith

On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, Joseph H. Smith of Johnson Avenue in Lake Placid passed away peacefully at the age of 90, with his wife and daughter at his side. Joe was born Dec. 29, 1929, the youngest son of John Henry and Eva Cotton Smith. Joe graduated from Lake Placid High School in the ...