Obituaries on this page are listed by issue date and are updated weekly.

July 8, 2020

John C. ‘Merle’ Dawes, of Clinton, died Saturday evening, June 27, 2020.

Norma J. Emerson, 77, of Waterville, died July 2, 2020 at the Presbyterian Home in New Hartford. 

Judith M. Pascucci Dowling, 79, of Vero Beach, FL, died April 3, 2020. 

July 4, 2020

Harold M. Almas, Jr., 84, of Lebanon Reservoir in Hamilton, formerly of Utica, died at his home Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Anna L. Ferdula, 99, of Utica, died Thursday, June 18, 2020 at The Grand Nursing Home in Utica.

John R. Jadwick, 65, of Utica, died Monday, June 22, 2020 at his home.

Helen Zombek Krupa, 97, of Franklin Springs, died Monday, June 22, 2020.

William Richard Miller, 89, of Franklin Springs, died June 24, 2020 at Lutheran Care.

James V. ‘Jim’ Monaghan, 72, of Clinton, died Friday, June 19, 2020 at his home.

Thomas F. Moore, 66, of Clinton, died at home June 23, 2020. 

Patricia Ann Morgan 87, formerly of Bouckville and more recently of the Presbyterian Home, died at the home Saturday, June 20, 2020.

Stella B. Rybka, 100, of Utica and New Hartford, died June 22, 2020 at the Presbyterian home. 

Mellisa Ann Lamaitis Scalf, 40, of Myrtle Beach, S.C. and formerly of Waterville, died Saturday, June 20, 2020.

Evelyn ‘Teddy’ Whitford, a resident of the Waterville Residential Care Center, and formerly of South Brookfield, died June 19, 2020.

June 24, 2020

Verna L. Darrow, 80, of Munnsville, died Wednesday morning, June 10, 2020 in Oneida Health Hospital.

Julie M. (Burns) Mangione of Hoffman Estates, IL, formerly of Clinton, died March 16, 2020. 

Michael W. ‘Sully’ Sullivan, 64, of Deansboro, died June 17, 2020.

June 17, 2020

Loretta A. Barone, 82 of Utica, died June 7, 2020 at the Presbyterian Home.

George Komanecky, 77, died May 28, 2020.

Patricia (Doyle) Lemery, 100, of Sherburne, died at her home Saturday, June 6, 2020.

Lowerre (Lolly) Harding Simsarian, 91, of Worcester, Mass., died at Rose Monahan Hospice Home June 1, 2020.
Mary Bernice Turner, 92, a life resident of Oriskany Falls, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at the Presbyterian Home.

Janet E. Washburn, 83, of West Winfield, died June 4, 2020, at home.

Jerimiah Williams, 46, of Morgantown, Pa. died June 8, 2020 after a valiant war with pancreatic cancer surrounded by his beloved wife Alicia and their three    boys Luke, Benjamin and Noah.  

June 10, 2020

Sylvia K. Allen of Rochester died May 27, 2020.

Dale Champion, 79, of Deansboro, died May 29, 2020.

Steven Noel DePass, son of the late Donald and Ardella DePass, was born in Queens. He died June 2, 2020 at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Utica. 

Steven R. Jones, 66, of Morrisville, died Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at his home.

Gary Kovacs, 71, of Utica, and formerly of Clinton, died  June 1, 2020 at his home. 

Toni Malhenzie, 92, a longtime resident of Oriskany Falls, died April 17, 2020 at Summerford Nursing Home in Falkville, Alabama.

Barbara J. Milotte, 83, of Clinton, died at the Presbyterian Home May 31, 2020.

James Schoolcraft Sherman III, 81, died May 13, 2020 at his home in San Jose, Ca.

June 3, 2020

John J. Dobmeier, 79, of Waterville, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at the Presbyterian Home in New Hartford.

Robert Kurtyka, 83, of Clinton, died May 27, 2020.

Frank M. Pedersen, 84, of North Bay, died Thursday, May 21, 2020 at his home.

Dorothy B. Tuttle, 89, died May 27, 2020 at the Lutheran Home in Clinton.

May 27, 2020

Constance ‘Connie’ Ann Blake, 72, of Waterville, died Monday, May 18, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica.

Mary Elizabeth Cowen (Robinson), 80, of Brookfield, died Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at MVHS Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Marley M. Foster, 8, of Augusta, a third grader at Madison Elementary School, died Saturday afternoon, May 16, 2020 in SUNY Upstate Hospital Emergency Room from an unknown heart complication. 

Timothy M. Garrett, 59, of Morrisville, died Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home.

Douglas Robert Hobin, 78, of New Hartford and formerly of Utica, died Friday May 8, 2020 at the Presbyterian Home after a long illness.

William D. Koren of Deansboro died May 16, 2020 at the age of 82.
Shirlee Ann Langone (Tillapaugh), 84, of Waterville, daughter of the late Ila and Robert Tillapaugh, died in her home May 12, 2020. 
Dewayne H. Reynolds, 51, of Waterville, died Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

William Jerome Rudge III, 89, of Clinton died, May 21, 2020 at Brookdale Independent Living. 

Robert ‘Yogie’ Sloma, 82, of Sauquoit, died Friday April 17, 2020 at the Abraham House in Rome.

May 20, 2020

Carrie M. Brown, 41, of Utica, died May 9, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center. 
Frederick Victor Burnett, 79, of Venice, Fla., died March 12, 2020, a few weeks shy of his 80th birthday.

Michael A. Collmer, 87, of  Clinton and formerly of  Westmoreland, died May 8, 2020 at the Lutheran Home in Clinton. 
Mary Ruth Nelson, 74, died at her home in Rome with her loving K-9 companion Dakota by her side. 
James A. ‘Jamie’ Peck, 61, of the Town of Marshall, died May 13, 2020.

May 13, 2020

No obituaries printed in this edition.

May 6, 2020

Elaine Mary (Davis) Hartnett, 78, of Clinton, died April 18, 2020. 

Floyd A. Johnson, 99, of Clinton, formerly of Deerfield, died Wednesday, April 15 at Lutheran Care in Clinton.

Francis McConley, 73, died at Waterville Residential Care Center April 22,2020. 

Diana (Coupe) O'Looney of New Hartford died at home Saturday, April 25, 2020.

Marvin E. Tice, 85, a 35-plus year resident of Quarryville, PA and native of Central New York State, died Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Hospice of Alamance County, Burlington, NC.

Ronald J. Yando, 79, of Clinton, died Saturday, April 25, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica.

April 29, 2020

Bradley M. Anthony, 48, of Eaton, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Hamilton’s Community Memorial Hospital.

Mary Teresa Battaglia, 97, of Waterville, died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Waterville Residential Care Center.

John T. Niles, 98, of West Edmeston, died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton.

April 22, 2020

Francis J. Lallier, Jr., 85, of Deansboro, died April 14, 2020.

Janet Werbela of Newton, N.J. died at UMH Bristol Glen in Newton, NJ April 13, 2020.

April 15, 2020

Justin A. Benedict died April 5, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Peter J. Cawley, 61, of Utica, died at his home April 2, 2020.
Judith M. Pascucci Dowling, 79, of Vero Beach, FL, died April 3, 2020.

David M. Heintz, 68, of Clinton, died Tuesday April 7, 2020.

Cynthia Z. Kershner, 71, of Clinton, died Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the comfort of her own home.

Thomas W. Owen, 73, of Brookfield, died Saturday, April 4, 2020, at his home.

Michael G. Smith, 71, of Clinton, died Monday, April 6, 2020 in his own home. 
 

April 8, 2020

Robert B. Jones, 79, of Clinton, died Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at the Katherine Luther Rehab and Healthcare Center in Clinton.

Theodore A. Knutti, Jr., 60, of Deansboro, died April 1, 2020.

April 1, 2020

Muriel Georgiana Burnham, 95, a lifelong resident of North Brookfield, died at her home Monday, March 23, 2020.

Dawn M. Ogden, 78, of Poolville, died Friday, March 20, 2020 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown.

Maolia ‘Pam’ (Abrams) Olmstead, 72, of Otego, died Saturday, March 21, 2020 at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital.

March 25, 2020

Rachel Renee Rice Camp, 24, of Bouckville, died Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Community Memorial Hospital, Hamilton, as a result of her diabetic medical condition.

Charles J.P. Gallagher, Jr., 60, died March 18, 2019 in Niagara Falls.

Linda K. Kurtyka, 77, of Clinton, died March 12, 2020.

James Edward Pasternak, 87, of Oneonta, died at home Friday, March 13, 2020. 

Roger L. Perkins, 84, Town of Plainfield, died on the family farm, where he devoted his entire life, Friday, March 13, 2020.

Phillip F. Person, 88, of Waterville and The Villages, FL, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at Waterville Residential Care Center.

Aviana S. Urben, of Madison, infant daughter of Lindsay D. Henriksen and Lee M. Urben, became one of Heaven’s angels Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton.

March 18, 2020

Audrey Fagan Cote, 95, formerly of Clinton and Indian Lake, died at the Presbyterian Home for Central New York Thursday, March 5, 2020.

Rose Ann Gallagher, 92, of Sangerfield, died Friday, March 6, 2020 at Waterville Residential Center.

Susan D. Genske, 57, of Sauquoit, died Friday, March 6, 2020 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

March 11, 2020

Gary M. Allen, 81, of Waterville, died Monday, March 2, 2020 at Waterville Residential Care Center.

Dorothy Jane (Raffauf) Bacheller, 92, of Hamilton, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Oneida Extended Care Facility. 

Edwin ‘Jonesy’ Henry Jones, 95, of Oriskany Falls, died Feb. 20, 2020 at home.   

Karen A. Lewis, 76, of Waterville, died Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Waterville Residential Care Center.

Theodore J. ‘Ted’ Tubbs, 86, a lifelong resident of Madison, died at home Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.  

Richard Tracy Upton, 85, of Hamilton, died Monday, March 2, 2020 at his home.

March 4, 2020

Donna L. Dockray, 88, of Eaton, died Feb. 26, 2020.

Waterville native Elmer William Ford, 97, died Feb. 16, 2020. 

Eleanor M. Frances, 81, a resident of The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Mohawk Valley, formerly of Frankfort, died at Little Falls Hospital Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

Betty M. Sutherland, 95, formerly of Hamilton and Clinton, died Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at the Washington Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Argyle.

February 26, 2020

Barbara Crane, 94, of Clinton, died at Lutheran Care Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.

Elfriede Maria (Weiss) Kidd, 87, a resident of the Lutheran Home in Clinton, formerly of Utica and Bamberg, Germany, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at the nursing home. 

Andrew Hogan Maxam, 22, also known as ‘Andy’ or ‘Maxi’, of Clinton, died Feb. 22, 2020, from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident Jan. 14, 2020.

February 19, 2020

Jean M. Ellis Kimball Elwood, 78, of Oriskany Falls, died recently.

William R. Evans, 33, of Utica, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 as a result of an automobile accident.

Barbara J. Foster, 96, of Clinton, died at the Siegenthaler Center Feb. 11, 2020.

Patricia Ann Harris, 72, of Hubbardsville, died Feb. 4, 2020 at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.

Pamela J. Neff, 43, of Poland and formerly of Madison, died Feb. 11, 2020 at her home.

James A. ‘Red’ Rashford, Jr., 87, of Clinton, died Sunday morning, Feb. 2, 2020 at his home.

Linda L. Winn, 53, of Oriskany Falls, died at home Feb. 5 2020, and is once again with her son Nicholas.

February 12, 2020

No obituaries printed in this edition.

February 5, 2020

Judith C. Friend, 83, of Columbus, Ohio, died Dec. 15, 2019 at home.

Audrey J. Krutz, 78, of Oriskany Falls, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at the Katherine Luther Residential Health Care in Clinton.

Donald A. Polisse, 88, of Hubbardsville, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Crouse Community Center in Morrisville.

Nancy L. Victor, 72, of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, died Jan. 28, 2020 at the Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford. 

January 29, 2020

Shelia O. Williams, 83, of Waterville, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 at her home.

January 20, 2020

Donald C. Bishop, Jr., 82, of Whitesboro, formerly of New Hartford, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Center in New Hartford.

Harvey N. Yando, 85, of Clinton, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 14, 2020 in the comfort of his home.

January 15, 2020

Richard W. Brady, 80, of Augusta, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at his home.

Frederick G. Roberts, 67, of Deansboro, died Jan. 7, 2020 at the Waterville Residential Care Center.

January 8, 2020

Viola G. ‘Trudy’ Bordelon, 85, of Bouckville, died at home Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

Marlene A. Crescenzo, 82, of Chadwicks, died Wednesday Jan. 1, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Margaret (Harvey Carpenter) Evans of Saratoga Springs died Dec. 12, 2019. She was 96. 

Philip ‘Phil’ Joseph Fragale, 91, of East Syracuse and formerly of Clinton, died Dec. 24, 2019, after celebrating one more Christmas Eve with his family.  

Anthony J. ‘Tommy’ George, 90, of Utica, husband of Charleen (Gallagher) George, died Christmas morning, Dec. 25, 2019.

James E. Jennings, 85, a lifelong resident of Brookfield, died Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 at his home.

Marion McCartney, 91, of Waterville, died Dec. 26, 2019 at the Waterville Residential Care Center. 

Rosalind S. ‘Becky’ Rauscher, 97, a resident of the Waterville Residential Care Center, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.

Paul VanEtten, 75, of Central Square, died at Francis House.

Thelma Mae Hafelin Woodward, 91, of Moravia, died at home Dec. 28, 2019. 

 

January 1, 2020

No edition printed

2020 Death Notices

 

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