Richard Anthony Rousseau

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Rousseau MilitaryARGYLE – Richard Anthony Rousseau, passed away on Sunday, October 29, 2017, after an ongoing illness, surrounded by his loving family.

Born on July 10, 1938, Dick was the son of the late Howard and Bertha (LaValley) Rousseau.

Richard attended Hudson Falls School before enlisting in the US Army in 1955.  While serving in the army, he became a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.  Dick was very proud of his service to our country.  He loved to talk about is time stationed in Germany.  Following his active duty service, Dick served for some time in the Glens Falls National Guard in Glens Falls.

Dick had a special love of old cars and ding body work and painting them.  He had a special car his 1951 Mercury four door.  Some of the best times in his life were spend with the CB Club and Car Club attending shows.  Dick also loved the outdoors, he would go camping with his family at Sportsman Paradise at Trout Lake, where they have a wonderful extended family and friends who always stopped to talk to and spend time with Dick.

Dick worked for 39 ½ years at Decora in Fort Edward and had many good friends and he retired from there in 2000.

Dick married the love of his life. Elizabeth Ann Winchell on January 23, 1965 in South Granville.

He will always be remembered for his good kind and loving nature he had about him, no matter how hard times would get.  He would say “Don’t worry, God will take care of it.” And “Always give God all your faith.  Dick had a special passion for this Lord Jesus and wanted to tell everyone about him and even told many people who would listen, how to get to heaven.  He was very proud of being able to be a part of the crew to build his church, the Cornerstone Outreach Church in Hudson Falls on Route 196, for God’s glory, where he was a member and was always willing to be a helping hand.  Richard liked going for coffee and hotdogs at the Venus on River Street in Hudson Falls and to visit with all the guys and talk about the old days.

Richard had one special space in his heart and that was for his great grandson Dujon “DJ”, together they spend all day, every day with each other and Pop and DJ would share everything.

Richard was predeceased by his parents, and mother in father in law, Charles and Dena Winchell, his brother, Howard Rousseau, Jr. and Alice Hamner and Joyce Matrow.

Dick and Liz have one son. Richard A. Rousseau, Jr. and his companion Lettie Easton of Granville. Two granddaughters, Natashia Rousseau of Syracuse and Elizabeth A. (Rousseau) Manley of Argyle; one grandson, Frisco S. Rousseau of Argyle; two step grandsons, Joseph Brooks od South Glens Falls and Nicholas Crum of Queensbury; 1 great grandson, Dujon L. Manley, Jr. of Argyle; his sister Teresa Henderson and her husband Bob of Florida; her brother, Elroy Rousseau of Durkeetown; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be on Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will follow the calling hours at 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial with full military honors will be on Monday at 11 a.m. at Morningside Cemetery in Hartford.

The family would like to extend many thanks to the Glens Falls Hospital nurses, who took care of Dick, Dr. Kamal, Dr. Patracca and Dr. Gray for their care and Dr. Tedesco for seeing him through his comfort care.

Donations may be sent to the Cornerstone Outreach Center, 1767 State Route 196. Fort Edward, NY 12828.

Barbara E. Edwards

edwards barbHUDSON FALLS – Barbara E. Edwards, 90, of Mulberry Street, went into the Lord’s arms, with her loving family by her side, on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on January 26, 1927 in Vermont, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Mary (Cenate) Latterell.

On February 7, 1946, she married Joseph Edwards in Fort Ann.   He died on April 7, 1998.

She was an employee of Native Textiles for 20 years, retiring in 1988.

She enjoyed word puzzles, ceramics, crocheting afghans, playing cards and putting together jig saw puzzles.    Barbara loved her three dogs, Misty, Muffin and Princess.

Besides her parents and her husband, she was predeceased her daughter, Priscilla Murray; her granddaughters, Susan Smith, Amy Marie Edwards and Jaamie Lynn Edwards four brothers, Merile, Ward, Jesse Jr. and Hubert Latterell; two sisters, Wonona Latterell and Betty Burkhart Middleton.

Survivors include three children, Jesse Edwards and his wife, Paula of Hudson Falls, Richard Edwards of Hudson Falls and Joseph Edwards, Jr. and his wife, Pam of Hudson Falls; her sisters, Patricia Burns and her husband, James, of Hudson Falls and Mary Holden of Gansevoort; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no public calling hours.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Burial will follow at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, at Gerald B.H. Solomon-Saratoga National Cemetery in Stillwater.

Following the burial, there will be a reception at American Legion Post 574 on Pearl St., in Hudson Falls.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Charles R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital, 100 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Shirley (Pratt) Sawyer

Sawyer, ShirleyQUEENSBURY – Shirley (Pratt) Sawyer, 81, of Queensbury, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at Fort Hudson Health Care Facility in Fort Edward.

Born on June 8, 1936 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Stella Pratt.

Shirley was a proud member of the first graduating class of Queensbury School System.

On December 24, 1953, she married Robert Sawyer.   He passed away on May 11, 2010, after 56 years of marriage.

Shirley worked at General Electric Company and then retired from Troy Shirt Factory in Glens Falls.

Shirley was a beautiful seamstress and an accomplished painter.   She also enjoyed creating ceramic pieces.   The most important part of her life was sharing her time with her grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her granddaughter, Tina Truesdale and her grandson, Andrew Burch.

Survivors include her daughter, Robin McKnight and her husband, Gralen of Pine Bush and daughters, Terra, Tiffany and Toni; her daughter, Lou Haynes and her husband, David of Texas and their children, Corinne and Jameson, her son, Kelly Sawyer and his wife, Cynthia of Hudson Falls and son, Brandon, her son, Robert Sawyer and his wife, Terri of Fort Edward and their sons, Shannon, Colby and Benjamin, and her daughter, Jody Marchese of Hudson Falls and her daughters, Meghan and Katharine; her brothers, Nelson Pratt and his wife, Marge of Queensbury, Eugene Pratt and his significant other, Cindy of Queensbury, Albert Pratt of Rome and Terry Pratt of Hudson Falls; several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

No services are scheduled.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Alzheimer Association, 4 Pine West Plaza, #405, Albany, NY  12205.

Arrangements are under the care of Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Logan C. Malmberg

Malmberg, LoganFORT EDWARD – Logan Conner Malmberg, passed away at his home, on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

Born on September 1, 2017 in Glens Falls, he was the son of Eric and Katie Malmberg.

Logan loved to be cuddled.  He had a beautiful smile that would melt everyone’s heart and he loved listening to Frank Sinatra.

He was predeceased by his sister, Lydia and his great grandparents.

Those left behind who will miss him, include, his mother and father, Eric and Katie; his brother, Dylan Malmberg of Fort Edward; his grandparents, Chris and Elizabeth “BJ” Eisenhardt of Queensbury, Teddianne and Mark Parent of Douglas, MA and Robert Malmberg of Medway, MA; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be private.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Angel Names Association, PO Box 423, Saratoga Springs, NY  12866 or Tears Foundation, National Office, 11102 Sunrise Blvd. E., Suite 102, Puyallup, WA  98374.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls,  NY 12839.

Lynn R. Schnabel

Schnable, LynnHUDSON FALLS – Lynn R. Schnabel, 62, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on October 24, 2017.   Lynn suffered a long and courageous battle with cancer.

She was employed for several years at Washington County Department Motor Vehicles, retiring in January 2017.   Prior to DMV, Lynn worked for Washington County WIC and General Electric.

Before returning to her home in Hudson Falls, she and her family lived in Saudi Arabia and Florida.

Lynn was devoted to her daughters and grandchildren and spent her life ensuring their comfort and happiness.   She enjoyed nothing more than playing with her grandkids and giving them much love and happiness.

Lynn enjoyed gardening, dining out, hiking, visiting museums, historic sites and craft fairs.   She was also a regular visitor at the Glens Falls Farmers Market.   Lynn also enjoyed traveling and spending time at the beach in Cape Cod, MA, Florida and Hampton, NH.

She was predeceased by her mother, Flora A. Belden, her former husband, Joseph Schnabel and two of her favorite little dogs, LuLu and Bagel.

Lynn is survived by her beloved daughters, Rachel Schnabel (Chris Holcomb) and Sarah Schnabel (Michael Reid); her grandchildren, Delilah and Jude; her sisters and brothers, Lee Ann Vitas (Harry), Joseph Fowler (Phyllis Borden), Robin Nassivera (Mike) and Leon Fowler; her  nieces and nephews, Andrea Gifford, Gina Nassivera, Michael Nassivera, Robert Fowler and Flora Fowler; her uncle, Lester Weller; her aunts, Fay Vaughn (Frank) and Judy McWhorter (Don); several cousins and dear friends; and her step father, Robert Fowler.

Friends may call on Friday, November 3rd from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the local charity of your choice.


Peggy J. (Meade) Mattison

Mattison, PeggyFORT EDWARD – Peggy J. (Meade) Mattison, 62, of Sisson Road, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, October 23, 2017, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.

Born on December 28, 1954, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Ted and Betty (Dickinson) Meade.

Peggy attended South Glens Falls High School and continued her education, receiving her LPN in 1985.

On August 13, 1972, she married her high school sweetheart, Gary L. Mattison.   Together they shared 45 wonderful years of marriage.

After receiving her LPN, Peggy began her nursing career at the Glens Falls Hospital.  She was a very compassionate loving nurse, who enjoyed taking care of her patients.   Cooking was a passion for Peggy.  She enjoyed discussing and trying out new recipes.  She used her husband, Gary as a willing taste tester for the recipes she found on cooking shows.  Peggy also grew her own herbs to add flavor for her recipes.

She deeply loved her family.  Her grandchildren were the center of her life.  Peggy truly loved being around her siblings.  One of the greatest joys was going out to breakfast with her brothers and sisters.

Peggy was an avid reader of murder mysteries, especially James Patterson and romance novels.  She was loved and will be greatly missed by her family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Gary Mattison of Fort Edward; her children, Christopher L. Mattison and his wife, Jennifer of Moreau and Jamie D. Stratton and her husband, Mike of Bennington, VT.; her grandchildren, Bradley Geroux, Colby Geroux, Carson Geroux, Michael Stratton, Damion Stratton, Evan Mattison and Nicholas Miller; her siblings,  Donna Palmer and her husband, Ralph, Daniel Meade, Sr., and his wife, Linda, Christine Lyons and her husband, Nelson, Michael Meade and his wife, Helen and Peter Meade and his wife, Marie;  her nieces and nephews, Shawn, Brian, Dan Jr., Ted, Heather, Dawn, Denise, Desmond, John, Tiffany and Mark; her aunts, Rita, Sally, Ginny, Betty, Jeanne, Mary and Linda; her uncles, Ed and Al; and several cousins.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are under the care of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations may be sent to C.R. Wood Cancer Center, 102 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Diane J. McCarthy

McCarthy, DianeHUDSON FALLS – Diane J. McCarthy, 85, of Baker Street, passed away on Saturday October 21, 2017, at Glens Falls Hospital, after a long illness.

Born on August 17, 1932 Ft. Montgomery, NY, she was the daughter of the late George and Ethel (Stevens) Reynolds.

She had a wonderful marriage to Jack McCarthy, before he passed away in 1989.

Diane was a stay-at-home mom and homemaker. She was a wonderful cook.  Her five children were fortunate to come home from school to warm cookies.

She enjoyed T.V. games especially, Family Feud.    Friends and family always had to have her home to watch her favorite soaps, The Bold and The Beautiful and The Young and the Restless.

Her grandchildren and great grandchildren were the center of her life. She cherished every moment spent with them.

Besides her parents and husband, Diane was predeceased by her three children, Karen Conklin, Kevin McCarthy and Virginia McCarthy; her three brothers, George, Wayne, and Lenny Reynolds; and her step daughter, Jeanne McCarthy.

Survivors include her children, Paul Rodriguez of TN and Denise Pacher of Hudson Falls; her step children, Carol Sprague and her husband, Darrin of N.J., and Mike McCarthy of Greenwich; her sister, Marjorie Rizzo of Washingtonville; her special daughter in law, Alice McCarthy; her grandchildren, Brittney and Courtney Celeste, Kevin McCarthy and his wife, Dani, Kirstie McCarthy, Jeremy McCarthy and Jeanne McCarthy; her great grandchildren, Kaylee and Sage Batcher, Shania Decker and Alaska McCarthy; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A graveside service will follow the calling hours at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Northeast Kidney Foundation, 501 New Karner Rd #6, Albany, NY 12205.

Phyllis A. Golden

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HUDSON FALLS — Phyllis A. (Deyette) Golden, 78, of Hudson Falls, passed away Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at Glens Falls Hospital, after a short illness, surrounded by her family.

She was born April 22, 1939, a daughter of the late Leon and Louise (Nailor) Deyette.

In her early years, Phyllis worked as a waitress at several local restaurants. She later worked at C.R. Bard until her retirement.

Phyllis married Gilbert Golden in 1964, together they had five children. They spent many wonderful years together until his passing in February 1978.

In 1981, Phyllis met her friend and lifelong companion, Robert J. Gardner Sr. He passed in 1994.

Phyllis will best be remembered for her sense of humor, her quick witted one of a kind smart remarks, her spunky energy, her many one of a kind facial expression, and her love of animals and making sure they were well cared for around the clock. She would say “The grass would never grow under her tires or her feet,” as she was always on the move. She was the type of woman who embraced anyone and everyone, as everyone was considered family in her eyes. She was a truly remarkable woman who will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her.

Her hobbies included volunteering at the American Legion Post 574 in Hudson Falls, gardening, shopping, cooking for family, caring for animals, and Saturday evening gatherings with family and friends.

Besides her parents, husband, and life companion, she was predeceased by her brothers, Leon Deyette, Jack Deyette, Alex Deyette and Robert Deyette; sisters, Shirley Jarvis, Bettyann Springer, Joan Dagget, Barbara Barrows and Nancy Gifford; a son, Jay Golden; a granddaughter, Samantha Streeter; a mother-in-law, Henrietta Golden; and a daughter-in-law, Lisa Streeter.

Survivors include her brother, Tom (Paula) Deyette; sisters, Sondra (Joe) Michaud, Darlene Davis and Candy (Maurice) St. Marie; her sons, Michael (Laurie) Streeter and Jon (Brenda) Streeter; her daughter, Beth (Tim) Bailey; her daughter-in-law, Jenni Oddy Lee; grandchildren, Jon E. Streeter, Christopher Streeter, Michael L. Streeter, Rebecca Streeter, Jolene Murray, Heidi Sullivan, Andrew Lee, Allison Golden, Jay Golden, Jr., Adam Golden and Jade Golden; four great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, Oct. 29, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc.,68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

A funeral service will follow the calling hours at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Following the services, family and friends are invited for a celebration of life gathering at the American Legion Post 574, 72 Pearl St., Hudson Falls.

Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fort Edward.

In honor of her memory, donations may be made to the SPCA of Upstate New York or a local animal shelter of one’s choice; or to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Grubbs, Dr. Kamal, Dr. Van Auken, and the staff of 3W and tower 2 of the Glens Falls Hospital, for all their care and support.

Arrangements are under the care of Carleton Funeral Home, 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.



Michael “Mike” Anthony Rose

Rose Michael 2WHITEHALL – Michael  “Mike” Anthony Rose, 61, formerly of Whitehall,  passed away at Sweet Brook Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Williamstown, MA on October 22nd 2017, after a battle with metastatic cancer.

Mike was born on Aug. 3, 1956 to the late Milo and Mary Rose in Glens Falls.

He attended Glens Falls High School, before enlisting in the US Army.

Mike had various jobs.   He spent 16 years as a CNA and also was able to travel across the country as staff for Ringling Bros. Circus.

Mike loved to go fishing with his brothers.   He also was a big fan of WWE Wrestling.  While at Sweet Brook Rehab Center, Mike was thrilled to have met his favorite world champion wrestler, Bob Backlund.

Mike’s pride and joy were his two children, Nathan and Sarah.

He was predeceased by his parents, Mary (Flores) and Milo Rose, his brothers, Milo Jr., Sylvester “Joe” Rose, Robert Rose, and his sister, Mary Kingsbury.

Survivors include his son, Nathan (Jessica) Rose of Cavendish, VT; his daughter, Sarah (Brad Lance) Rose of Wheat Ridge, CO; his brothers, Henery (Pamela) Rose of Queensbury and Harold “John” Rose of Whitehall; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 8 to 10 AM at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc, 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Graveside Services with full military honors will be conducted at 11 AM at Gerald B.H. Solomon-Saratoga National Cemetery in Stillwater.

The family wishes to thank Sweet Brook Rehabilitation Center and Berkshire Hospice for the love and care given to Mike during his illness.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Care in The Berkshire, Inc., 877 South St., Suite 1W, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or American Cancer Society at 959 U.S. 9, Queensbury, NY 12804.

John F. Sullivan

Sullivan, JohnHUDSON FALLS – John F. Sullivan, 87, of Third Avenue, passed away at Fort Hudson Health Care Facility in Fort Edward, on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

Born on August 13, 1930 in Middle Granville, he was the son of the late John F. and Clara (Morse) Sullivan.

His beloved wife, Kathleen “Kitty” Sullivan passed away on November 6, 2002.

John worked as a meat cutter in various grocery stores in his early years and retired from the General Electric Company after 29 years of service.  Following his retirement, John worked for the Washington County Sheriff Department, a job that he loved.

His hobbies included fly-fishing and bowling.  He was an avid football, hockey and horseracing fan.

Besides his parents and wife, John was predeceased by his infant daughter, Donna and his sister, Mary Ann Sullivan.

Survivors include his daughters, Diane Flores and her husband, Tony, of Hudson Falls and Lisa Rogers and her husband, Rich, of Pennsylvania; three sons, John Sullivan and his wife, Teresa, of Glens Falls, Daniel Sullivan and his wife, Diane, of New Mexico and Timothy Sullivan of Hudson Falls; a very special niece, Sandra McCabe of Saratoga and her children, Rob McCabe and Sara Sztaba; his grandchildren, Tawn Borge, Toni Burnell, John Sullivan, Janis Sambrook, Karyn Sullivan, Derek, Kyle and Colin Whitaker, Mitchell, Conner and Noah Rogers, Tristin and Lilly Sullivan and Max Emmons; his great grandchildren, Caitlyn Jeanette Whiting, Nolan Burnell, Owen and Kendall Sullivan, Mia and Samuel Sambrook, Gage and Leo Whitaker, Gagnon and Raela Mae Whitaker, Liam and Kieran McCabe, Maeve and Oliver Sztaba; his sister, Kathleen Moyer and her husband, Bill of Middle Granville; his brother, Michael Sullivan of Middle Granville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special friend, Eleanor Fischer.

Friends may call on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 11 to 1 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

The funeral services will follow the calling hours, on Saturday, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

The Rite of Committal, will follow the funeral services, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Middle Granville.

The family suggests that memorials in John’s name be made to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828 or the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Drive #100, Albany, NY 12205.

Gary Pickett

PickettHUDSON FALLS – Gary Pickett, 78 of Hudson Falls NY and Port Orange Fl went to be with his son Keith, his sister Joan, and his parents Robert and Gertrude on June 20, 2017 after a very long hard battle with COPD.

Gary was born June 19,1939 in Glens Falls NY He was a member of the Hudson Falls class of 58. On July 16,1960 he married his High School sweetheart Patricia Flynn. Gary started working at Knobby’s of Hudson Falls while still in High School. In 1982 he started his own business; Gary Pickett Music and Games. He sold his business and retired in 2001 and he and Pat became “Snowbirds” and enjoyed 13 winters in Port Orange Fl. In 2013 they moved to Florida year round.

Gary was predeceased by his son Keith, his parents, and his sister Joan Hanley. Gary is survived by his loving wife Pat, his daughter Kathy (David) Cerny, his grandchildren Cory Pickett, Jesse Pickett, Brooke Cerny and his honorary granddaughter Lianna Rivette. He is also survived by brothers George (Charlene), David (Linda) his sister Gloria Pratt, His brothers in law Thomas (Barbara)Hanley ,Mike (Jean) George, (Marcie) Flynn. , Courtenay (Carolyn)Hall Sisters in law Mary Flynn , Gloria Flynn. and Betsy Flynn. he is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Gary enjoyed classic cars, especially his 56 Ford, NASCAR, Hunting and his faithful companion his dog Gizmo. He was always happiest when his family was gathered around him.

At Gary’s request there will be no calling hours other than the small service that was held @ the Hospice Chapel in Port Orange right after his passing.

Gary requested that anyone wishing to do something in memory of him PLEASE STOP SMOKING If you don’t smoke please help someone you care about quit.

Gary’s family wishes to thank The Halifax Health Hospice of Daytona Beach Florida for all the support and help given to Gary & Pat the last two years. Without their help Gary would not have been able stay at home. Also, thanks to our daughter Kathy and our son in law Dave, Betty Padgett, Tom & Barb Hanley, Jodi and Jon Roberts and Peter Doty who all went above and beyond to help us through Gary’s illness.

There are no services scheduled.


Christopher Michael Hanna

Hanna, ChrisGLENS FALLS – Christopher Michael Hanna, 29 of Glens Falls passed away unexpectedly at his home on October 16, 2017.

Born on May 31, 1988 in Glens Falls NY, he was the son of Stephanie Hanna and Donald “DJ” McKittrick Jr. Chris graduated from Glens Falls High School and attended and studied at Hudson Valley Community College. He was employed at the medical manufacturing company Bard in Glens Falls; where he was thought of as a “great guy.”

Chris had many family and friends who also considered him to be a great guy and friend who was genuine, caring, very funny, fun loving, smart, sweet, amazing person that was just great to be around. And no one will ever forget his incredible smile and great laugh. He only had two short years with his girlfriend, Renee who told stories about how he was a hopeless romantic. They would always get each other gifts for every holiday and occasion. She and him made many great memories together. One of the best was their trip to Buffalo for a Bills game in September and had the chance to go see Niagara Falls.

Chris loved music. Especially listening to and seeing his favorite band of all time, Pearl Jam. He had all their albums. He attended many of their concerts, he even went to see a cover band of them just recently. He was also a huge Buffalo Bills fan and attended many games with his mom, dad, girlfriend and other friends.  Chris’s other favorite sports teams were the Buffalo Sabre’s, the NY Knicks, the NY Yankee’s and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He also had the talent of playing the spoons when hanging out with family and listening to music. He liked to watch Game of Thrones, UFC, football and his beloved Buffalo Bills play on TV. He also loved spending time with his friends and family, especially his girlfriend. Chris also enjoyed doing things like ice skating, swimming in various spots, and showing her around his hometown of Glens Falls. Chris had a lot of GF pride! He recently was starting to enjoy fishing as well. He will be missed greatly by everyone that has ever interacted with him. Especially his family and friends.

His mother Stephanie, and him remained close throughout his life and there will an empty spot in her heart until they meet again.  She will miss their shopping and shopkicking excursions on Fridays.

Chris was predeceased by his grandfather Douglas Hanna, Sr. of Argyle

Left to cherish his memory include his girlfriend of two years, Renee Anorue. His mother Stephanie Hanna of Glens Falls; his dad Donald “DJ” McKittrick Jr of West Palm Beach Florida; his brother Shane McKittrick of Glens Falls; his grandmother Fay Hanna of Queensbury; his grandmother Alley Catone-Cook and her husband Bill of Queensbury; his grandfather Donald Jerry McKittrick Sr and his wife Helen of West Hebron; his aunts: Gerri McKittrick-Mitchell of Glens Falls; Jamie Marcotte of Fort Edward; DeeDee Breault of Queensbury ; Debbie Wright and Kim Groesbeck of West Hebron. His uncles: Doug Hanna of Queensbury; Joe McKittrick of Glens Falls; Shawn Groesbeck of Whitehall and Eric Groesbeck of Greenwich. Several cousins and several friends.

‘The love he receives is the love that is saved

And sometimes he’s seen, a strange spot in the sky

A human being that was given to fly’

A verse from one of Chris’ favorite songs by Pearl Jam.

Fly High Chris. We’ll miss you!

Friends may call on Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A time of remembrance will be 11 a.m. on Friday, at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

Memorial donations may be sent to Chris’s mother, Stephanie Hanna, C/O Glens Falls National Bank, 250 Glens Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Mary Jane Quackenbush

Quackenbush, MaryNovember 21, 1939 – October 12, 2017

HUDSON FALLS – Mary Jane Quackenbush, 77, of Hudson Falls, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady.

On April 9, 1961 Mary Jane married Fred Quackenbush, and they spent 56 years together until her passing.

Mary Jane was a graduate of the Class of 1957 at St. Mary’s Institute, Amsterdam.

She was a Telephone Operator for Mohasco in Amsterdam for four years, an Assembler for CR Bard’s Manufacturing for three years in Glens Falls, and Head Cook for Washington County Head Start in Hudson Falls for twenty-five years.

Mary Jane served as a Den Mother her for Cub Scouts in Hudson Falls for six years, and a Girl Scout Leader for one year.  She was a member of the Adirondack Booster Club in Glens Falls, and the Ladies Auxiliary at the American Legion Post 574 in Hudson Falls.  She loved bingo, bowling, hockey, Elvis, her family, and friends.

Mary Jane was loved by everyone, including family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mary Jane was predeceased by her sisters, Jean Ippolito and Helen Raab.

She is survived by her brother Alexander Kryszczak; her husband, Fred; her daughter, Sherri Quackenbush, her son, Mark and his wife, Deborah Quackenbush, her son, Barry and his wife Donna Quackenbush.  Mary Jane also had grandchildren, Kristy Orr, Sean Parot, Jonathan Quackenbush, and Derek Quackenbush.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11a.m. on Wednesday, October 18 at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, on the park in Hudson Falls

A Reception to follow at the American Legion Post 574, 72 Pearl Street, Hudson Falls.

The Right of committal will take place at convenience of the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Floral arrangements may be sent directly to St. Mary’s Church.

Mary’s family has requested donations in Mary Quackenbush’s name be made to American Legion Post 574 of Hudson Falls, 72 Pearl St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839.