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Obituaries

Mildred Williams

Mildred “Millie” Norrie Williams was born Oct. 9, 1926 in Barre, Vermont, the daughter of George and Jessie (Small) Norrie. She attended schools in Barre, was graduated valedictorian of her 1944 class at Spaulding High School, and received her bachelor of science degree in 1948 from ...

David Scott Alford

David Alford of Port Aransas, Texas, died Friday, July 24, 2020 peacefully in his sleep after a long battle with cancer. David is survived by his father, Malcolm Alford, his mother and stepfather, Betty and George Gagnepain, and his siblings, Amy Alford Liverio and Edward Alford. David, ...

Sharon Elizabeth Lawrence-Roberts

Sharon Elizabeth Lawrence-Roberts, age 67, passed away unexpectedly July 18, 2020, surrounded by her loved ones at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vermont. Born in Lake Placid on Aug. 5, 1952, Sharon was the daughter of the late Julia A. (Demar) and Reginald J. Whitman. ...

Patricia Dick

Patricia Dick, 95, of Lake Placid went home to be with her Savior and Lord, Jesus, on July 19, 2020. Patricia was the proud wife of Arthur and mother of children Thomas and Sunday. Patricia loved the Lord and had many prayer meetings in her home. She was a member of Adirondack Community ...

Lt. Col. George Mosey

Lt. Col. George Mosey, 90, died peacefully on June 25, 2020, in Jupiter, Florida. A decorated veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, he served his country in the U.S. Air Force with dedication for 30 years. As a navigator in flight and director of logistics on the ground, his meritorious ...

Warren O. Dwight

Warren O. Dwight, 98, died in his sleep on Wednesday morning, July 8, 2020. Born on Sept. 7, 1921, in Tupper Lake, he was the son of Edwin Roy Dwight and Mary Louise Cote. A graveside service was held on Sunday, July 12, at Norton Cemetery in Keene with the Rev. John Sampson, pastor of ...

Sheila Dingley

Sheila Vivian “Til” Dingley, 93, of Lake Placid and Upper Jay, passed away on May 4, 2020 in Lake Placid. Burial was private in the Mountain View Cemetery in Upper Jay where she was laid to rest beside her beloved late husband, Albert F Dingley Jr., MD. There will be a graveside ...

Deborah McNair d’Avignon

Deborah McNair d’Avignon, 98, of Lake Placid passed away peacefully on June 21, 2020, at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh with her daughter Celeste by her side. Deborah was born on Jan. 24, 1922, in Pooler, Georgia, and spent her childhood in mainland China, where her parents were ...

Death notice: Steven Mannix

Steven “Steve” Mannix, 62, of Rego Park, passed away unexpectedly on June 18 at his home. He was born in Manhattan on Oct. 30, 1957, and grew up in New York City. He came to the Adirondacks to attend North Country Community College and worked as a disc jockey in Lake Placid. He was ...

Joan Elise Kane

Joan Elise Kane passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, after a lengthy illness surrounded by family at her home in Lake Placid.  Born on May 30, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York, she was the daughter of Frederick Moeller and Elise Cacealia Hannes.  Joan attended Packer Institute in ...

Marion B. Shuler

Marion B. Shuler, 102, died on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Columbia, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late William and Alice Norris Bennett and wife of the late James Edward Shuler.   Marion was a long-time resident of Lake Placid, New York, and eventually moved to Bradenton, ...

Richard Anthony Yorkey

Richard Anthony Yorkey, age 90, formerly of Saranac Lake and currently of Lake Placid, died Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his home. Born in Pulaski on April 28, 1930, he was the son of Bertram and Elsie (Petrie) Yorkey. Dick came to Saranac Lake in 1937 with his father and brothers to run ...

Marion B. Shuler

Marion B. Shuler, 102, died on Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Columbia, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late William and Alice Norris Bennett and wife of the late James Edward Shuler.   Marion was a long-time resident of Lake Placid, New York, and eventually moved to Bradenton, ...

Wayne Karl Scheller

Lake Placid resident Wayne Karl Scheller, 44, left this earth on May 29, 2020, to be with his Lord, and is reunited with his parents and others he loved in heaven. Born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on Dec. 22, 1975, Wayne was raised in the Olympic village of Lake Placid. He lived ...

Henry Michael Cooney Jr.

Henry Michael Cooney Jr., 76, passed away May 30, 2020, at his home in Lake Placid. Mr. Cooney was born Dec. 2, 1943 in Durham, North Carolina. He is the son of Henry Michael and Catherine (O’Brien) Cooney. He is the husband of Anita J. (Glace) Cooney. Mr. Cooney served in the United ...

Virginia L. ‘Ginny’ Haselton

Virginia L. “Ginny” Haselton, 81, of Wildwood Drive, Lake Placid, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Ginny was born Feb. 25, 1939, in Lake Placid. She was the daughter of the late Robert A. and the late Bernice L. (Lawrence) Lacey. A ...

Vicki Lynn Lawrence

Vicki Lynn Lawrence, 74, of Spruce Street, Lake Placid, passed away on May 25, 2020, at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse after a long battle of cancer. She was born on Feb. 18, 1946, in Fort Knox, Kentucky, the daughter of George and Dorothy Swayze. Vicki attended and graduated from ...

Mary Gagnon

It is with great sadness that the family of Mary Emaline Jewtraw Gagnon, announces her passing after a long battle with cancer, on May 25, 2020, at the age of 77. Born in Lake Placid, New York, on Aug. 16, 1942, she was the daughter of Clarence (Babe) Jewtraw and Julia Demar Whitmen. ...

Mercedas ‘Jean’ Kendrick

Mercedas “Jean” Kendrick, 92, passed away on May 22, 2020, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Jean was born on Feb. 19, 1928, in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Walter and Margaret McDonough. She had two brothers, Donald and Walter who reside in Ohio. She moved to Adirondacks ...

Carolyn Mae Welch Grimditch

On Thursday, May 7, 2020, Carolyn Welch Grimditch passed away peacefully in Vero Beach, Florida, at the age of 97. She was born in San Francisco on Sept. 11, 1922, the youngest of three girls of Violet M. Oberton and Walter H. Welch. This “little brown-eyed girl,” as her father referred ...