×

Obituaries

Death notice: Russell L. Darrah

Russell L. Darrah, 90, of Chittenango passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Russell was born in Lake Placid to the late Harold and Marjorie (Kennedy) Darrah. A private interment for both Russell and his wife Anna (who predeceased him) will take place in Lake Placid in the spring.

Norris Earl ‘Bucky’ Seney

Norris Earl "Bucky" Seney died on Oct. 23, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid.Bucky (and his twin sister Joyce) were born in Saranac Lake on Oct 15, 1928, to Edward and Edith Woodruff Seney. Bucky was a 1946 graduate of Saranac Lake High School and served five years in the U.S. Navy during the ...

Candice (Bassett) Wagner

Candice (Bassett) Wagner, 67, died on Oct. 22, 2019, surrounded by her loving family from complications of a continuous nine-year battle with cancer. She was a practicing physical therapist for 35 years.Growing up in Elizabethtown, Candy had a great appreciation of the Adirondacks. She was ...

SERVICE NOTICE: Joan Butler Hallett

Joan Butler Hallett, 88, of Lake Placid, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid.Joan was born Nov. 20, 1930, in Richmond Hill, Queens, the daughter of Wilbur S. Butler and Helen McKeon Butler. She married Walter E. Hallett June 18, 1950, in St. Catherine of ...

Jeff Kirschman

The word "guide" as a noun means "one who shows the way." As a verb it means "to lead, direct, conduct" and "to show the way." Throughout his life, Jeff Kirschman was a living definition of the word.Sadly, Jeff recently lost his five-month battle with cancer on Oct. 2, 2019 at 65 years young. ...

Victor F. Strack

Victor F. Strack, 87, of Lake Placid passed away on Oct. 1, 2019.Vic, as he preferred to be called, was born in Lake Placid, the son of Victor and Irene (Patnode) Strack. He was predeceased by two sisters, Peggy Venette and Rosalie Vincent. In 1954, Vic was married to Barbara Downs (who ...

Sandra Elizabeth Hudson

Sandra Elizabeth Hudson, 73, of Lake Placid went home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, Sept. 29, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.Sandra was born on April 23, 1946, in Lake Placid to Richard and Theresa LaLonde. She enjoyed sewing, quilting and needlepoint. She loved taking her dog ...

DEATH NOTICE: Susan Myszewski

Susan Myszewski of Nashua, New Hampshire, native to Lake Placid, died Sunday Sept. 29, 2019, at Hospice House in Merrimack, New Hampshire.Susan Nan Lawrence, the second child of Harriet Hall Lawrence and Howard John Lawrence of John Brown Road, was born Aug. 2, 1942, in Lake Placid.A memorial ...

DEATH NOTICE: Doris B. Stickney

Doris B. Stickney, 96, of Bloomingdale, passed away Oct. 1, 2019 at the Jefferson County Hospice Residence at the Ellis Farm.She was born on Feb. 21, 1923 in Vermontville, the daughter of Leander and Minnie (Patenaude) Begor.Arrangements are with the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home. A ...

Charles Bedford Morgan

Charles Bedford Morgan, 84, of Cazenovia, died Friday evening, Sept. 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.He was born on Oct. 21, 1934 in New York City to George Kenneth and Gladys Bedford Morgan and spent his childhood in the Adirondacks.Charles was a graduate of Northwood School in Lake ...

Peter Brown

Peter Brown, 88, died Sept. 19, 2019 at Vero Beach, Florida.He was born in Toronto and lived in Vero Beach, Florida, having come from Regina, Saskatchewan, Doylestown Pennsylvania, Redding Connecticut, and Wilmington, New York.He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan as a professional ...

DEATH NOTICE: James “Jimmy” Michael Patterson

James "Jimmy" Michael Patterson of Lake Placid passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 20, 2019.Jimmy was born in Keene Valley on April 9, 1962, the son of Elbert "Pat" Patterson Sr. and Joan (Valenze) Patterson.A celebration of life was held on Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the M.B. Clark ...

DEATH NOTICE: Linda Lou Seaman Alford

Linda Lou Seaman Alford passed away suddenly in the early afternoon of March 5, 2019, in Payson, Arizona.Linda was born in Dallas, Texas, on Feb. 4, 1948, to Edward Fred Seaman and Betty Lou (Hollister) Seaman.A memorial service will be held at the Adirondack Community Church in Lake Placid at ...

Joe Pete Wilson Sr.

Joe Pete Wilson Sr. passed away on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. His passing was quick and peaceful.Joe Pete was born May 20, 1935 in Lake Placid, and he lived a full life (gross understatement). After a bucolic childhood at the Bark Eater in Keene and a lifetime of chasing dreams and excitement ...

Gretchen Pierce Ralph

Gretchen Pierce Ralph, 91, died Thursday, Sept. 12 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid.She was born in and attended schools in Clinton, the daughter of Dutch immigrants Margaret and Edward Piersma. She attended Syracuse University and married John Robert Ralph in 1948, who predeceased her in ...

Casey Draper

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our beloved Casey Draper. After a short but hard-fought illness, Casey surrendered peacefully Tuesday evening, Sept. 10, 2019.He was surrounded by his immediate, extended and chosen families, friends and loved ones.Casey grew up in Lake ...

SERVICE: Shirley Louise Vincent

Shirley Louise Vincent, age 83, of Lake Placid, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 at AMC-Mercy Care Center of Tupper Lake. Mrs. Vincent was born May 15, 1936 in Saranac Lake, the daughter of Vernon and Agnes (Moody) Greene.Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 at M. B. ...

Jeffery G. Jacques

Jeffery G. Jacques, 54, died Sept. 7, 2019, at his home in Lake Placid.Jeff was born on Dec. 22, 1964, to Joyce and Donald Jacques. He graduated from the Lake Placid High School in 1984, going on to graduate from the Ohio Diesel Technical Institute in 1985. He married Billie Hardy, and together ...

William “Bill” A. McConvey IV

William "Bill" A. McConvey IV, 76, surrounded with love, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019.Bill was a proud resident of Wilmington, New York and made Wilmington his permanent home for the past 25 years. He was born July 10, 1943 in Buffalo, New York, the son of William A. McConvey II and ...

Linda Susan Munro

On the morning of Aug. 28, 2019, under the quiet gaze of the Adirondack mountains, Linda Susan Munro passed away peacefully in the second home she shared with her husband Hanns.A certified master gardener, Linda's carefully tended gardens were a metaphor for her spirit: vibrant, curious and ...