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Obituaries

Timothy John Fitzgerald Jr.

Timothy “Tim” John Fitzgerald Jr., 83, of Hastings on Hudson and formerly of Jay, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at 11:55 p.m. at Phelps Hospital in Sleepy Hollow after a prolonged illness. Tim was born in Lake Placid on Sept. 14, 1936. He grew up in Lake Placid ...

Thomas Edward Saehrig

Thomas Edward Saehrig, 68, of Vermontville, died suddenly on Monday, March 30, 2020, at home, with his children by his side. Born in Troy, New York on April 25, 1951, he was the son of Frederick and Florence (Eccleston) Saehrig. Tom married Dinah Russell Reid on Friday, May 16, 1986 in ...

Constance Joan Hallenbeck Hayes

Constance (Connie) Joan Hallenbeck Hayes, 91, died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. Connie was born on Jan. 12, 1929, to Harold Harmon Hallenbeck and Henrietta Edith Schroeder Hallenbeck. She was one of five sisters growing up on a farm in Hudson. Living through the Great Depression, ...

Gregory Farrell

Gregory Rowland Farrell, 84, of Brooklyn and Keene, passed away peacefully on March 29, 2020, at Weill-Cornell Medical Center in New York City due to complications from leukemia. In the days prior he was surrounded by his sons Andrew and Nick Farrell, and daughter-in-law Krista Farrell. He is ...

Gertrude Mae Sears

Gertrude Sears, 96, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2020 peacefully at home surrounded by her family and under hospice care. Gertrude was born in Lake Placid on June 9, 1923, to Reed and Wilhelmina Vassar. There will be no calling hours. A private family service will be held with burial ...

Nancy Lee Richards

Nancy Lee (Fiske) Richards was born Oct. 5, 1932, from humble beginnings in AuSable Forks. Like many local residents in that era she found employment at the Lake Placid Club. Here she met and married the love of her life, Fredrick Richards, in 1952. While raising her children, she enjoyed ...

Millicent ‘Millie’ VanCour

Millicent “Millie” VanCour, 86, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2020, at The Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, NY. Millie was born in Lake Placid on July 15, 1933. She was the daughter of Campbell Bannerman and Sadie (Preston) Bannerman Griggs. Millie lived her entire life in ...

Alta Westcott Klimmer

Alta Westcott Klimmer, of Dunlop, Tennessee, passed away Feb. 28, 2020. She was the twin sister of Alton Westcott of Lake Placid.

Michael George Clarke

Michael George Clarke, 78, died on March 1, 2020, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. During the 15 months before his death, many friends would see Michael at the Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center working hard to rebuild his strength following a successful stem cell ...

Jessica Lee Chapple

Jessica Lee Chapple, 54, passed away on Dec. 22, 2019, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, after a brief illness. Jessica was born in Lake Placid on Nov. 24, 1965, to Elizabeth “Betty” and John Chapple Jr. She left our earthy cares for God’s golden shores at Christmas. As a child, Jessica ...

Evvie Grace Nemec

Evvie Grace Nemec, infant daughter of Jeff and Kelsey Nemec of Lake Placid, was born on her due date, Feb. 21, 2020, and went to heaven on the same day. Our daughter, a gift from God, is now back in his arms. Evvie is loved by so many, including her grandparents Kelly and Colleen Locke of ...

Stephen Paul Lauzon

Stephen Paul Lauzon, born April 2, 1958, in Lynn, Massachusetts to Paul and Lorraine Lauzon, passed away peacefully of cardiac arrest on Dec. 29, 2019.Stephen grew up in the beautiful Berkshire Hills in western Massachusetts and graduated with the Pittsfield High School class of 1976. An ...

DEATH NOTICE: Leonard Joseph Landriault Sr.

Leonard Joseph Landriault Sr. died Wednesday Feb. 12, 2020.He was a resident at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid.There are no calling hours or services scheduled at this time. A memorial service will be held in the spring to honor him. The M. B. Clark, Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in ...

Bonnie Sawyer Easton

With heavy hearts we inform you that Bonnie Sawyer Easton (Bonzie), 63 of Saranac Lake passed away on Jan. 17, 2020 in her hometown of Saranac Lake.Bonnie was born in Saranac Lake to Alma and Gordon Reginald Sawyer on March 29, 1956.She attended Saranac Lake High School and graduated in the ...

Mary Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Quigley McKenna

Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Quigley McKenna passed away on Feb. 9, 2020, at the age of 94.She was born Sept. 18, 1925, and was the daughter of Irish immigrants Willie and Molly Lawlor Quigley from Carlow, Ireland.She married the love of her life, Ronald "Mac" McKenna, on Jan. 10, 1945, in the chapel ...

Ray M. Levitt

Ray M. Levitt, 87, of Lake Placid, passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 23, 2020.Born on Nov. 2, 1932, he was the son of Cyril and Lena Jerome Levitt.Ray served in the Army from 1953 until 1955. He worked as a carpenter most of his life, working for Levitt Construction, which his brother ...

Therese Anne McDonald

Therese Anne McDonald, 92, died peacefully on Feb. 1, 2020, at the Elderwood Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, New York.A native of Lake Placid, Therese was born on Dec. 15, 1927 and grew up on Saranac Avenue with her parents, Bill and Mary, and siblings Mary, Helen, Catherine and Bill.She ...

Jeannine Marguerite Laliberte Butler

Devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Jeannine Butler has gone peacefully to the Lord Jesus Christ, surrounded by her loving family in her home.Jeannine was born on Aug. 27, 1930 to Eudore Laliberte and Marie-Anne-Beaudoin in Worcester, Massachusetts. She graduated ...

DEATH NOTICE: Mae Julia Palumbo

Mae Julia Palumbo, 94, of Lake Placid, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Born May 1, 1925 in Plattsburgh, she was the daughter of Joseph and Julia (Lesperance) Cartier. Calling hours will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 at the M. B. Clark Funeral Home ...

Barbara (Bobbie) Sabin Cole

Barbara (Bobbie) Sabin Cole, 89, of Savannah, Georgia and Lake Placid, New York, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 peacefully in her home in Savannah.She was born to the late Edward Dana Sabin and Dorothy Mullen Sabin of Jamaica Estates, New York, on Nov. 9, 1930.Bobbie attended St. Mary's ...