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Obituaries

Norma Divine Schoonover

Norma Divine Schoonover, 81, known as “Diddy” to her friends and family, passed away at home in South Carolina surrounded by family on Feb. 18, 2022. She was born on Oct. 5, 1940. Diddy arrived in Lake Placid as a young girl, where she spent most of her life. She was a true lady of ...

Milan ‘Buzz’ Yancich

On May 21, 1962, in Rochester, NY, Milan and Pauny Yancich welcomed their fourth child, Milan Robert. Their other children, however, decided to call him “Buzzie”! The nickname fit and lasted a lifetime. Buzzie grew-up in a musical household. There was a piano in the alcove, a marimba in ...

SERVICE: Norman J. McCasland Jr.

Norman J. McCasland Jr., 91, of Lake Placid, passed away on Dec. 23, 2021. Born on Sept. 15, 1930, in Plattsburgh, he was the son of the late Norman McCasland Sr. and the late Blanche Tousley McCasland of Lake Placid. A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 at North Elba ...

SERVICE: Shirley A. Whitney Coolidge

Shirley A. Whitney Coolidge, 91, of Lake Placid, passed away on Dec. 6, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born on May 26, 1930, she was the daughter of Lynn and Gertrude (Peck) Whitney in Lake Placid. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 8 at the ...

SERVICE: Shirley A. Whitney Coolidge

Shirley A. Whitney Coolidge, 91, of Lake Placid, passed away on Dec. 6, 2021, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Born on May 26, 1930, she was the daughter of Lynn and Gertrude (Peck) Whitney in Lake Placid. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 8 at the ...

SERVICE: Gertrude Winifred “Winnie” Lamb

Gertrude Winifred "Winnie" Lamb, 93, of Nash Street, Lake Placid, died on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at AMC-Mercy Care Center of Tupper Lake. Calling hours were held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 at M. B. Clark, Inc., 2310 Saranac Ave., Lake Placid. A Mass of Christian burial was ...