West Winfield Star 2021 Death Notices
Obituaries on this page are listed by issue date and are updated weekly.

October 20, 2021

Patricia L. Stevens Rodriguez, 60, of Bridgewater, died Oct 13, 2021.

October 13, 2021

Fred A. Crowley Jr. died Oct. 8, 2021. 

Nancy Smith Druse, 91, of Richfield Springs, died Sunday morning Oct. 3, 2021 in Little Falls Hospital.

Barbara Famulare of Richfield Springs, 77, beloved wife of Robert Famulare, died Oct. 7, 2021 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown. 

Carole Joan Kowall, 79, formerly Jordanville, died Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 at her home in King George, Va.

Carol A Laraby, 81, of Daytona Beach, Florida (formerly of Bridgewater) died Sept 29, 2021 at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach.

Mathew J. Legacy, II, 24, of Leonardsville, died Oct. 7, 2021 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare.

Jane Ellen Shipman, 83, of Brookfield, died at her home Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021.

Nancy M. Sterzinar, 75, died Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

Ann Slowik, 89, of West Winfield, died Oct. 2, 2021 at Masonic Care Community.

October 6, 2021

Joseph Peter Gilmartin Sr., 78, of Ohio, formerly of Jordanville, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 in the Soin Medical Center, Beaver Creek, Ohio. 

On April 2, 2020 at the age of 89, Warren F. Marriott died at home. A memorial service for Warren will be Oct. 10 at the Federated Church of West Winfield at 2 p.m.  

September 29, 2021

Deborah E. Higby, 52, of Richfield Springs, died Sept. 1, 2021, in Cooperstown Care Center.

Marilyn Ethel Ough, 91, of Richfield Springs and Freeville, died Wednesday afternoon Sept. 1, 2021, at Groton Community Healthcare Center, Groton.

Merton Lee Seamon Sr. died Aug. 19, 2021. 

September 22, 2021

Irving L. Burkert of West Winfield, beloved father and grandfather, died Sept. 15, 2021.

Murray L. Donahoe, 77, of Weedsport, and formerly of Litchfield, died Sunday, morning, Sept. 12, 2021.

Deborah Lynn (Hall) Harrington, 70, of Edmeston, died Sept. 12, 2021 at Bassett Healthcare.

Joyce Marie Kimsey, 84, of Richfield Springs, died Monday evening Sept. 13, 2021 in Faxton-Saint Luke’s Medical Center, New Hartford. 

Raymond A. Nassar of Richfield Springs died Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at home.

September 15, 2021

Timothy Edward Etter died Sept. 8, 2021.

Betty Jane Wells Hecker, 95, of West Edmeston, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021 in Waterville.

Donald J. Snyder of West Winfield died Sept. 7, 2021, at his home.

Warren H. Williams Sr., 84, of West Winfield, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021 in Cooperstown.

September 8, 2021

Thomas Guske, 61, of West Winfield, died Friday, Aug. 27, 2021 at home.

Charles E. ‘Chuck’ Winchell, 86, of Edmeston, died Wednesday Aug. 17, 2021 in New Berlin.

September 1, 2021

Betty W. Cadwell, 100, a longtime resident of West Winfield, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, at the Masonic Community Care Nursing Home in Utica.

Frank R. Twitchell Jr., 65, of Sauquoit, died Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

August 25, 2021

Shawn D. Crosby II, 30, of West Winfield, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021 at his home.

Wilson D. Gregory, 87, of Plainfield, formerly of New Berlin, died Aug. 13, 2021 in Clinton.

Donald G. Latus, 76, aka ‘Pop Pop’, died Aug. 14, 2021.

Kenneth Francis Williams, 73, of Schuyler Lake, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 17, 2021 at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

August 18, 2021

Jerrold A. ‘Jerry’ Burch Sr., 88, of Brookfield, died at his home Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021.

Ronald Howard Ingber, 69, of Unadilla Forks, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 at Sitrin Long Term Care in New Hartford.

Robert C. Jones, 82, of Brookfield, died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at his home.

August 11, 2021

John Anthony Consigli Jr., 58, died Monday afternoon Aug. 2, 2021, in his home.

Gordon B. Curtis, 84, a life resident of Brookfield, died in his sleep Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021 at Waterville Residential Care Center, where he had been a patient for a short time.

Walter Fistrowicz, 80, of Hartwick, died Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 at his home.

Constance Marie Hoyt, 93, of New Berlin, died Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Norwich.

Valerie F. Knapp, 76, of West Winfield and formerly of Hyde Park, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021 at her home.

Kenneth James Wysluzaly, 75, of Camden, died Sunday, July 25, 2021 at Bethany Gardens Skilled Living Center.

August 4, 2021

Curtis C. Ackerman Jr., 87, of Burlington Flats, died Friday July 23, 2021 in Cooperstown.

Connie Jean (Truex) Bennett died July 22.

Shane Franklin Kabana, 25, of Brookfield, died Thursday, July 22, 2021 at his home.

Linda Elizabeth Knapp, 71, of Hubbardsville, died July 21, 2021. 

Gordon H. Reed, 77, of Hubbardsville, died Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at his home. 

July 28, 2021

No obituaries printed in this edition

July 21, 2021

James Allen Hale of Little York and formerly of Sauquoit, died June 29, 2021 while vacationing with his wife, Jaye, in Mexico.

Marilyn Louise Hext, 77, of Cooperstown and formerly of Richfield Springs, died Monday Evening July 12, 2021 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

Cheri L. Kline, 65 of Edmeston, died Saturday July 10, 2021 at her home.

Migdalia ‘Chachi’ Pagan, 44, of Utica, died Saturday, July 10, 2021 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

July 14, 2021

George Michael Ehrmann, 88, of Richfield Springs, died Monday, July 5, 2021 at the Cooperstown Center, Cooperstown.

July 7, 2021

Barbara Kehoe, 98, of West Winfield, died June 27, 2021.

Sandra Faye Wilbert, 78, of Richfield Springs, Friday evening, June 25, 2021 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown. 

June 30, 2021

Richard B. Carman, 60, of Edmeston, died at his home Wednesday June 23, 2021.

​Richard Bruce Engle, 78, of West Edmeston, died at home June 21, 2021.

Lorraine E. Vesely (nee Dougherty) died June 20, 2021.

June 23, 2021

Richard Joseph Fabozzi of West Winfield died at Sitrin Long Term Care Facility, New Hartford.

Keith Floyd Mayne, 83, of Burlington Flats, died Sunday, June 13, 2021 at his home.

June 16, 2021

Barry G. Allen, 69, of West Winfield, died Thursday, June 3, 2021 at his home.

George R. Cavallo, 72, died June 3, 2021. 

Joseph Nicolosi, 93, formerly of Richfield Springs, died March 13, 2021 in Florida.

Kathleen W. Sheldon, 75, of Edmeston, died Thursday, June 10, 2021 at her home.

June 9, 2021

Ruth A. Gretton-Shareef, 98, of Richfield Springs, died Saturday May 22, 2021 in Cooperstown Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.

Sherry G. Sondej, 74, died Friday, May 28, 2021 at her home.

Nuova Vita, 84, of Cassville died Saturday, May 29, 2021 at his residence.

June 2, 2021

Douglas W. Cadwell, 78, of Westmoreland, died Thursday at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare.

Helen Elizabeth (Bette)  Guardi, 94, of Richfield Springs, died Sunday afternoon May 23, 2021, in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown. 

Joseph W. Hammond, Jr., 74, of Leonardsville, died Sunday, May 23, 2021 at his home.

Walter E. Johnson, 93, of Richfield Springs and formerly of West Winfield, died at his home Monday, May 24, 2021.

Marjorie H. Moore, 92, of Sauquoit, died Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the home of her daughter, Betsy.

James L. Smyder, 100, of Cedarville, died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at his daughter’s home in Lee Center.

Robert E. Supinski, 72, of Waterville, died May 25, 2021 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse.

May 26, 2021

Alfred John “AJ” House, 67, of Richfield Springs, died in his home Monday, May 3, 2021.

Brian Neal Tehan, 63, of Waterville, died May 3, 2021  at Winter Haven Hospital in Florida where he spent his winter.

May 19, 2021

Gary Owen Griffiths, 71, of West Winfield, died Sunday, May 9, 2021 at his home.

Richard Lalyer died March 15, 2021 at the age of 81 in Floral City FL. 

May 12, 2021

Ronald E. McConnell, 77, of Ocala, FL and formerly of Waterville, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at his home in Ocala, Florida.

Jeffrey McLean Shaw, 77, of Columbia, died Sunday morning May 2, 2021 at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

May 5, 2021

Murray C. Chesebro of Cape Fair, MO., born in Sangerfield,  son of Lysle and Mary (Grace) Chesebro, died in his home.

Phyllis Spohn-Bates died April 22, 2021. Phyllis was a mother, grandmother, wife, aunt, friend, athlete, warrior, and mentor. Beyond that, Phyllis was a force and the impact she had on all those that were lucky enough to bask in her light will live on forever through them.

April 28, 2021

Wallace R. Dalrymple, 92, of  West Winfield, died March 31, 2021 at home. 

Robert Theodore Stoetzner of Ringgold, Georgia (Chattanooga TN) and formerly of Utica and Florida, died April 17, 2021.

April 21, 2021

Barbara A. Carey, 75,  of Brookfield, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021 shortly following admission to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Raymond E. Maine, 50, of West Edmeston, died at his home April 9, 2021.

April 14, 2021

Eileen R. Gould, 87, of West Winfield, died at Waterville Residential Care Center April 6, 2021.

Robert ‘Bob’ James Hazelton died Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Christie “Estele” Irene Stewart, 94, of Richfield Springs, died Sunday evening, April 4, 2021 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

April 7, 2021

Brenda Lee Bowman, 61, of Ilion, died Sunday morning, March 28, 2021.

Betty J. (Gaff) Clark, 73, of Bridgewater, died March 25, 2021. 

Peter Kravec, 77, of Clayville, formerly of Schuyler, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

March 31, 2021

Irene J. Guske, 86, of West Winfield, died Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Abraham House in Rome.

On Friday, March 19, 2021 Robert A. Llewellyn of Millers Mills, father, farmer, welder, and adventurer, died age 60.

John D. O’Connor of Richfield Springs died Saturday March 20, 2021.  

March 24, 2021

James Decker, 77, of West Winfield, died March 10, 2021.

Robert W. Evans, 61, of Bridgewater, died March 8, 2021 at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse.

Donald F. LaShure, 95, of Cassville, died Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Abraham House Rome.

Hobart L. ‘Hobie’ Morris Jr., 82, “a well-known personality” of the Brookfield Community, died Saturday, March 13, 2021 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.

Wade Tex Austin Seamon, 42, of Richfield Springs, died Monday afternoon, March 8, 2021. 

March 17, 2021

Michael Harold Garbera, Jr. of Richfield Springs died Sunday, Feb. 28 at the Abraham House in Rome at the age of 83.

Grace E. Myers, 87, of West Winfield died March 4, 2021 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare.

Roger Jay Skinner, 72, of Whitesboro, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.

March 10, 2021

No obituaries printed in this edition

March 3, 2021

Paul A. Bridge, Jr., 60, of Bridgewater, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare, New Hartford.

Raymond L. Christian, 83, of West Winfield, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at the Abraham House.

Brittie Geraldine “Jerry” Yule Collins, 91, of Ilion, died Jan. 30, 2021. 

February 24, 2021

​Margaret E. Bailey, 79, of West Winfield, died Feb. 13, 2021.

Anna A. Guidicipietro, 91, of Richfield Springs, died Tuesday afternoon Feb. 9, 2021 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.  

Frederick George Larkin died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Medical Center at the age of 72.

Ardine Fish Southwick, 94, formerly of Ilion, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, at the Waterville Residential Care Center. Ardine was born March 18, 1926 in South Glens Falls, daughter of Hazel G. Durrin Fish and Theodore Howland Fish. She graduated from South Glens Falls High School Class of 1944. 
Violet May Stockigt, 93, of Bridgewater, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021 at her home.

February 17, 2021

Robert C. ‘Bob’ Chrisman, 63, of Ilion, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

​Walter George Dyn Jr., 75, of the Town of Exeter, died  Monday afternoon, Feb. 1, 2021 in his home.  

Donald L. Larkin of West Brookfield died Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. 

Michael Robert ‘Hollywood’ Mumbulo, 32, of Edmeston, died Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at his home.

On Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, the Shipman family lost their father, Eugene G. S. Shipman

February 10, 2021

Sandra Beth (Cole) Ackerman, 80, of Smyrna, Tenn. died Feb. 1 at Stonecrest Hospital in Smyrna.

Gordon Hiteman Davis, 87, of Liverpool, died Jan. 16, 2021.

John J. Janicki of Ilion died Jan. 28, 2021.

Chad Aaron Snyder, 48, of Richfield Springs, died Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 in his home.

Cheerie Vincent, 68, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at  Waterville Residential Care Center. 

February 3, 2021

Edwin W. Bice Jr. died Jan.20, 2021 in Mooresville, NC. 

Ward (JR) Goodale, 87, of Springfield Center, died Jan. 5, 2021 at Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown, only five weeks after his loving wife Rosa (Butts) Goodale, died.

Madeline Haight (Ballard) Griffiths, 88, longtime resident of Burlington Flats, died Jan. 23, 2021 at AO Fox Hospital.

Rita Delores Murtha, 85, of Richfield Springs, died Saturday morning Jan. 23, 2021 in The Grand Mohawk Valley Health Care Center.  

Alan R. Reynolds, 77, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Beverley Stapleton Sullivan died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 at the Masonic Care Facility in Utica at the age of 99.

January 27, 2021

Dale Pritchard, 69, of Cassville, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, at his home. 

Indigo Koebel, 52, of Little Falls, died Jan. 13, 2021 in his home. Indigo was predeceased by his beloved partner of 24 years, Gilbert Turchin.

Darwin A. Laymon, Sr., 86, of West Winfield, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. 

Beverly Olmsted, 92, died Saturday morning,Jan. 16, 2021, in her home.

James H. Robinson, 92, of Utica, a former Hubbardsville resident, died Jan. 13, 2021, at The Grand of Utica.

January 20, 2021

Barbara L. Genske, 87, of Waterville, a resident for the past five years at the Waterville Residential Care Center, died Jan. 6, 2021 at the center.

Robert R. Greene, 78, of Cedarville, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at Valley Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Coopersburg, PA.

Donald F. Havens, 88, of Hamilton, died Jan. 2, 2021 at Lutheran Care.

James Lawrence Kelley Jr., 78, of Exeter, died Thursday evening Jan. 7, 2021, in Saint Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Utica.  

January 13, 2021

William (Bill/Billy) C. Callahan of Clinton, died  Jan. 3, 2021, at the age of 73. 

Jane Elizabeth Evans, 88, of West Winfield, died Monday, Dec. 21, 2020 at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Mohawk.

Frances Jean Losee, 88, of Edmeston, died Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021 in New Berlin.

Jean Hopsicker Reile, 78, of Sauquoit, died Dec. 29, 2020  at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare.

Larry Stanimer, 70, of Clayville, died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. 

Irving ‘Irv’ E. Stevens, 62, of Edmeston, died Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 in Edmeston.

January 6, 2021

Janet Spooner Anderson, 76, of Oneonta, died Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in Cooperstown.

Karl M. Benjamin, 60, of Burlington Flats, died Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 at his home
Debra Georgiann Fontaine, 63, of Brookfield, died at St. Luke’s Home Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020.

Jon C. Grogan, 74, of Richfield Springs, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 in Bassett Medical Center, Cooperstown.

Esther Marie Lamphere, age 82, of Richfield Springs, died Saturday afternoon Dec. 19, 2020 in her home.