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Obituaries

Mercedas “Jean” Kendrick

A graveside service for Mercedas “Jean” Kendrick, 92, who passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Elderwood at Uihlein of Lake Placid in Lake Placid, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20 at St. Agnes Cemetery and a celebration of her life will follow. Donations in Jean’s memory can ...

Earle Chadwick Sweeny

Earle Chadwick Sweeny, 83, of Balsam Street, Lake Placid, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Mr. Sweeny was born Aug. 14, 1937, in St. Albans, Vermont, the son of the late Henry and the late Gladys (Chadwick) Sweeny. There are no calling hours. A ...

Elizabeth Bready Koehring

Elizabeth Bready Koehring passed away on Aug. 18, 2020 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Beth, as she was known to family and friends, was born Nov. 14, 1935 in Purcellville, Virginia, to Elizabeth Nichols Bready, later Corrado, and Robert Isaiah Bready. She was the granddaughter of Joseph and ...

Sister Carolyn Parker, R.S.M.

Sister Carolyn Parker, R.S.M., 76, of Lake Placid, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Born Sept. 12, 1943 in Plattsburgh, she was the daughter of Pearlie and Anna (Murphy) Parker. Visiting hours were held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Lake ...

Sidney ‘Sid’ John Ward Jr.

Sidney “Sid” John Ward Jr., 78, of Jay passed away unexpectedly but peacefully Aug. 24, 2020, at his home. The “Chairman of the (Cutting) Board” was born June 16, 1942, to Sidney Ward Sr. and Agnes (Richards) Ward. He graduated from AuSable Forks High School in 1960 and completed ...

Norma Jean Lamb

An active contributor to the music community of Buffalo since 1959, Norma Jean Lamb, born on June 18, 1929, in Plattsburgh to Florence Shevalier Lamb and William Brewster Lamb, died peacefully at the Rosa Coplan Home on the Weinberg Campus on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. Norma Jean grew up ...

Howard W. ‘Doc’ Smith

Howard Willis “Doc” Smith, M.D., F.A.C.S., D.D.S. of New York City, former Professor at Yale University School of Medicine and Columbia School of Medicine, founder of Chairs in Otolaryngology and Pediatric Otolaryngology at Columbia University School of Medicine, co-founder of the American ...

Lynn Clausen

After a strong fight, Lynn Clausen, 68, succumbed to complications of a stroke at Homes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida on Aug. 10, 2020. The daughter of Leona Fetzer, Anthony Casalaro and Emmett Lyons, Lynn grew up in Elmsford, New York. She spent her summers in the small ...

Frances K. Davis

Frances K. Davis of Lake Placid died on Aug. 13, 2020. She was born Jan. 11, 1920 in New York City, the daughter of Benjamin and Lillie (Perlman) Kinberg. She was the beloved wife of the late Jack M. Davis, the mother of Donna Fraioli, two sons, David and Jim, who predeceased her and devoted ...

Peter S. Coffrin

Peter Starbuck Coffrin, 73, passed away suddenly on Aug. 6, 2020. He was with his wife Sue Coffrin of 30 years. Peter was born in Ithaca, New York, in 1947 and spent his life passing between New York, Vermont, and the greater world. Peter had a tireless thirst for knowledge that he ...

Kathlyn McCarthy Sullivan

Kathlyn McCarthy Sullivan a resident of Lake Placid and The Villages, Florida, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Aug. 9, 2020. “Kay” was born in Potsdam on Dec. 15, 1924 and graduated from State University of New York at Potsdam. She was a life-long teacher and learner; ...

Erma Jean Haselton

Erma Jean Haselton died at her home in Florida on April 10, 2020. A graveside prayer service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 at the Haselton Cemetery, Haselton Road, Wilmington. The Rev. Grace Govenettio will officiate. The M.B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in ...

Jutta McNeil

Jutta McNeil, 79, died peacefully in her sleep at home in Puerto de Andratx, Mallorca, Spain on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. She was born on April 1, 1941. There are no calling hours.  A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. The M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral ...

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 ...