Beverly Jean Duggan

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Duggan, BeverlyGANSEVOORT – Beverly Jean Duggan passed on to her next journey on Saturday, January
13th, surrounded by her family.

Born July 23rd, 1927 in Glens Falls to Milton Kingsley and Leona
Gonyea. Bev was the matriarch of a large and ever-growing family. She
was the happiest surrounded by friends and family, and being the
center of attention.

Bev loved eating chocolates along with telling those around her what
to do, and exactly how to do it. She enjoyed being “on the go”, but
especially getting up and going to Lena’s Adult Day Services for (yet
another) cup of coffee and seeing her friends.

She got much happiness from being able to live with and have her own
hand in raising 2 of her grandchildren, Avery and Mackenna Huestis.

She is predeceased by her husband, Robert “Harry” Duggan, her parents,
a sister, Ruth “Peanut” Beams, a brother, Walter Deyoe, A
daughter-in-law, June Duggan, a son-in-law, Robert Natale, and several
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are all eight of her children, Robert (June)
Duggan, Bonnie (Earl) Bennett, John (Shirley) Duggan, Michael (Sue)
Duggan, Jeanne (Frank) Hubbard, Kathy (Robert) Natale, Vicky (Dominic)
Rossi, and Lisa (Anthony) Huestis.

Left also to carry on her Fiery spirit and strength are numerous
grandchildren (who can forever fight over who is the favorite, but we
all know who that is), great-grandchildren, and even great-great
grandchildren.

Bev would want everyone to know that she did exactly what she said she
would do- live to party it up at her 90th birthday celebration, and
enjoy these past holidays with all of her family and friends.

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

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday at the funeral home.

Following the funeral service on Friday, friends are welcomed to
gather at the South Glens Falls Fire House on Reynolds Road in South
Glens Falls.

The family would like to give a special thanks to her aides; Robin,
Linda, and Nancy. She loved her time with them and the care and time
they gave to her. The family is also very thankful for her nurse
Belinda on T3-who helped guide her on her final journey.

Family would also like to extend thanks and appreciation to Connie and
Peter Bondzinski of Lena’s Adult Day Services and their caring staff
for giving Bev a community to connect with and a place to enjoy her
afternoons.

 

Edward J. Powers, Sr.

Powers Edward retouchGLENS FALLS – Edward J. Powers, Sr, 81, of Glens Falls, passed away onThursday, January 11, 2018, at The Pines Healthcare Facility in Glens Falls.

Born on Dec. 2, 1936, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Edward A. and Lillian (Hamell) Powers.

Edward served in the United States Army and was a self-employed home decorator throughout the local area and was a member of American Legion Post 574 of Hudson Falls.

He is survived by his son, Edward J, Powers, Jr, of Hudson Falls;his former wife, Nancy Powers of South Glens Falls; his sister, Shirley West of Warrensburg; a brother Garry Powers of Lake George; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services are private at the convenience of the family.

The Powers family would like to thank the staff at the Pines for Ed’s care during his stay there.

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

Carl “CJ” Barton

Bartin, CarlHUDSON FALLS – Carl J. Barton, 86, of Notre Dame Street, passed away unexpectedly, at his home, on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Born on March 12, 1931, in Stockholm, NY, he was the son of the late Loren and Mildred (Rose) Barton.

Carl was a 1948 graduate of Potsdam High School, where he played football, basketball and baseball.  Following high school, he continued his education and playing sports at SUNY Canton, graduating in 1951.

Following college, Carl began his career at General Electric as a manufacturing engineer.   After 28 years at GE, he became a self employed electrical contractor.  From 1980 to 1987, Carl continued his career in electrical design at Allstates Design and Development Corp.  He retired in 1994 from New York State Facilities Development Corp in electrical design and estimates.

On November 24, 1955, Carl married Joan Palmer.   They were married almost 50 years, when she passed away on March 19, 2005.

Playing, watching and coaching sports were important parts of Carl’s life.  He never missed a game of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Altogether, Carl enjoyed watching over 10000 games. When there wasn’t a game with a family member involved, he still would come out and support the local little league teams.  Carl wasn’t just a fan, he touched many lives as a well-respected coach, past president and regional secretary for Little League.

Carl also enjoyed playing cards with his friends.  He was considered the best Pitch Player in New York State.  He had a wonderful sense of humor, a deep intelligence and was respected by many, in all walks of his life.  Carl not only enjoyed local games, but also traveling with kids to sporting events.  He was a true sports fanatic from high school until his death.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Joan H. Barton, his sister, Ruth (Barton) Peterson, his brother, Loren H. Barton, his nephews, Robert Barton and Carl Peterson.

He is survived by his five sons, John Barton and his wife, Michelle, Jeff Barton and his wife, Carol, David Barton, Terry Barton and his wife, Cathi and Dan Barton; his grandchildren, Amber Barton, Brandon Barton and companion, Jeff, Todd Barton, Jarrod Barton, Matt Barton and  his wife, Christine, Mike Barton and his wife, Justine, Nick Barton and his wife, Lindsey, Katy Barton and Tanner Barton; his great grandchildren, Kalista, Brady, Emma, Dane, Skylar, Chloe, Piper and Somyah; his brother, John Barton; his sister, Arlene McEwen; and several wonderful friends.

Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

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

In lieu of flowers, Carl’s family suggests memorial donations be sent to Hudson Falls Tiger Trackers Booster Club, P.O. Box 83, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Jeanne M. Marshall

Marshall, JeanneSTILLWATER- Jeanne Marshall, 87, of Stillwater, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Wesley Health Care Facility in Saratoga Springs.

Born on July 15, 1930, in Fort Edward, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Marquerite (Boyer) Deso.

Her husband Charles Marshall, died on April 27, 2001.

Jeanne loved cultivating flower beds, crocheting and collecting recipes to try on her growing family. She was a stay at home Mom and raised seven children.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her son Robert Marshall, her brother Edward Deso and her sister JoAnn Butler.

Survivors include her children Fran (John) Daley of South Glens Falls, Charles (Diane) Marshall Jr. of Idaho, Shirley (Barney) Drumm of Schuylerville, Gary (Thalia Mossidus) Marshall of South Glens Falls, Mary Anne (Mike) Marshall of Schuylerville, Nancy (Rick) Mott of Stillwater, her two sisters, Rose Mary Deso and Carolyn Ballard, both of South Glens Falls as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will take place on Saturday January 13, 2018, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. located at 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at St. Peter’s cemetery in Stillwater, New York.

Her family has asked that Memorial Donations in her name, be made to either the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 or the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205.

Deborah Ann Woodard

woodard sebQUEENSBURY-Deborah Ann Woodard, 62, of Queensbury, passed away on Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on Oct. 8, 1955 in Harli Texas, she was the daughter of Clarence T. Woodard of Fort Edward and Wanda Rae Hungerford of Queensbury.

Deborah Ann was very fond of plants, birds and animals. She was an artistic person and enjoyed writing poetry in her free time.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her son Anthony D. Burt of Lake George, her two grandsons Nathan Burt and Kyle Burt, one great grandson Kaysen Burt and her siblings William Woodard and his wife Cindy of Whitehall, Edsole T. Woodard and his wife Olga of Halfmoon, Cheryl L. Drew of Whitehall, Rodney Woodard and his wife Stephanie of Queensbury, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Tuesday Jan. 9, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the Carlton Funeral Home, Inc. at 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018, at Pine view Cemetery in the town of Queensbury.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 139 S. Lake Avenue, Albany, NY 12208.

Online condolences to Deborah Ann’s family may be made by visiting our website at www.carltonfuneralhome.net.

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

Charles E. “Skip” Gordon

Gordon, CharlesHUDSON FALLS – Charles E. “Skip” Gordon, 82, of Thomas Ave., passed into the arms of the Lord, at his home, with his family on his side, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Born November 13, 1935, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Charles W. Gordon and Mary E. Lyons.

Skip graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1955.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army for five years.

On June 30, 1957, he married his high school sweetheart, Barbara J. Constant, in Whitehall.

He worked at Patrician Paper Company in South Glens Falls for 12 years and Sandy Hill Corporation for 19 years and later for St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church for several years.  After his retirement, he spent several years volunteering at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church doing plumbing and mechanical work and various other jobs.

Skip was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.  He was a member of the Boy Scouts, Troop 57, as Scout Master, for many years and served as a committee member for several years, earning his Order of the Arrow.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post 83, in Whitehall, serving in the Color Guard for many years.  Skip was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed, hunting, fishing and ice fishing with his son and grandson Kyle and boating with his son, close friends and with his cousin Larry Jones, who helped make his last fishing trips most memorable. He also enjoyed bowling, and golfing. Skip was an avid New York Giants Fan, win or lose.

Skip was a very kindhearted person, helping others in every way, from mowing lawns, snow blowing driveways or cleaning up leaves.  Alongside his close friend, Alton Havens, he would help other people fix and repair things.

Besides his parents, Skip was predeceased by his son, Mark Gordon, who passed away May 27, 2003, his close friend, Alton Havens, his close brother in law, Richard Constant and many aunts and uncles.

Survivors include his wife for 60 years, Barbara J. Gordon of Hudson Falls; his son, John Gordon of Fort Edward; his daughter, Charlene Mandolare and her husband, Gary of Hudson Falls; his pride was his grandchildren, Jamie Sipowicz and her husband, Tadd of Fort Edward, Jessica McCane and her husband, Josh of South Glens Falls, Jeremy Gordon of Glens Falls, Kyle Corbett of Hudson Falls and his four great grandchildren, Aubrey Muratorri, Hannah, Dylan and Matthew McCane; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Friday, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, in Hudson Falls.

The Memorial Mass will be conducted 11 a.m. on Saturday, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.

The Rite of Committal will be in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

In lieu of flowers or plants, Skips family requests memorial donations be made to the Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Dept., 3715 Burgoyne Ave., Hudson Falls, New York 12839 or the St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church Restoration Fund, 11 Wall Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Skips family would like to thank Dr. Gillanni, Elizabeth Reinhardt and the Staff at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center, the many friends to numerous to mention who helped in many ways and High Peaks Hospice, especially nurse’s Kelly and Jen.

Mary Jane Mingo

Mingo, Mary Jane younger pictureBALLSTON SPA-Mary Jane (Harris) Mingo, 92, of Ballston Spa, passed away peacefully on Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 at the Glens Falls Hospital.

She was born on June 15, 1925 in Glens Falls.

In 1946, she married her beloved husband Kenneth Mingo, in New York City.  He died on Aug. 16, 2004, after 58 years of wedded bliss.

Mary Jane was an entrepreneur, owning a successful restaurant as well as dealing in antiques. She was an avid history buff, who loved to research American Indian culture. Her favorite pastime was listening to the news as she enjoyed keeping up with current events.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her brothers, sisters and her grandson Jeffrey.

She is survived by her daughter Jacqueline Ruff of Ballston Spa, her son Kenneth Mingo of Ballston Spa, four grandchildren, Joseph Ruff and his wife Tammy, Chrystal Emery and her husband Fred, Mary Lou Jackson and her husband Jeffery, Kenneth L. Ruff and his wife Sophie, sixteen grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, her sisters Ida Mae and Bertha Towns, her brother Harold Harris and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At the request of the family, there will be no public services.

Burial will take place in the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to the Charles R. Wood Cancer Center c/o Glens Falls Hospital, 100 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY.

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

John A. Catalfamo

Catalfamo, John Younger PictureCatalfamo, GiovaniHUDSON FALLS – Giovanni “John” A. Catalfamo, 68, a life-long resident of Hudson Falls passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Albany Medical Center due to complications from heart surgery.

Born on October 10, 1949 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Angelo and Assunta (Renda) Catalfamo.

John was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School, where he played football.  After high school, he worked as an auto mechanic at Sears in Glens Falls, and then spent nearly 30 years working for Finch Pruyn Paper Company in Glens Falls, where he was a machine operator and shop steward.  In his retirement, John helped his daughter operate Jack and Jill Ice Cream in Hudson Falls.

The son of Sicilian immigrants, he grew up in a bilingual home.  He lived in the home his father built and, just as his father had, grew a beautiful vegetable garden every year. John was a great cook and his family’s number one request was his spaghetti and meatballs.

For the past 21 years, John shared his life with his companion, Rose Coon.  He and Rose were bowling league partners, spent time traveling in the United States, and took many cruises together.

John was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in Fort Edward and St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.

He dabbled in the stock market and loved discussing politics or baseball.  He was a die-hard Yankees fan.  And, for many years, John coached Little League teams in Hudson Falls.  He especially enjoyed sitting in his lawn chair along the sidelines watching his grandchildren participate in sporting events.  He also took pleasure in a good game of cards with family or friends and fishing with his grandchildren. He was a horse racing fan, a member of the Harness Racing Association, and for a period of time, owned his own harness horse, “Brand New Liz.”

John was a very friendly man, who loved talking and laughing with anyone willing.  He was a loving and generous man, who was quick to help others in need, and every year sponsored multiple children through the Christian Foundation for Children and Aging.  John will always be remembered as a man who at a moment’s notice, would be at the doorstep of family or friend, happy to help, no problem too big or too small.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his older siblings, Anthony Catalfamo, Frances Bonnoyer, Phyllis Moak, Louis Catalfamo, Mary Schenk, James Catalfamo, Carl Catalfamo, Nora Catalfamo, Florence Weber and William Catalfamo.

He is survived by his children, Tony Catalfamo (Jean Keays) of Hudson Falls, Cathy Catalfamo (Andy Farry) of Glens Falls, Michelle “Cubby” Bergman  (Will Bergman) of Lake George; his companion Rose Coon (Leslie Coon, Austin Stevenson, Penelope Stevenson, Chase Coon) of Hudson Falls; his grandchildren, Lexi Catalfamo, Tyler Bergman, Angelo Bergman, Adrian Bergman, Ollie Farry, Mia Bergman; his nephew and best friend, Larry Moak; along with several other nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Friends may call on Monday, January 8, 2018, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the Park in Hudson Falls.

The Rite of Committal will be in the spring at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

Donations in John’s memory may be sent to Unbound (Christian Foundation for Children and Aging), 1 Elmwood Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66103.

Henrietta H. Latimer

Latimer, HenriettaNOVI, MI- Henrietta H. Latimer, passed away peacefully, on Friday, September 8, 2017, at St. John Providence Park Hospital, after a brief illness. She had been living in an Erickson Living Community for fourteen years in Novi, MI.

Born, Henrietta Katherine Hubbard on May 15, 1923 in Preston, MD, Caroline County, she was one of four daughters of Mary E. Reynolds Hubbard and Thomas Lawrence Hubbard.

Henrietta lived in Hurlock, MD, Dorchester County during her childhood years and graduated from Hurlock High School in 1940. Henrietta graduated from the University of Maryland School of Nursing in 1944 and immediately enlisted in the Army Nurse Corp as a 2nd Lt. serving in WWII.

She married Clarence V. Latimer, Jr., M.D. of Deposit, N.Y. on August 1, 1946, having met at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. In 1948 they settled in Hudson Falls, N.Y. where “C.V.”  had a family medicine practice from 1948 – 1973.

She was very active volunteering in her local community and co-chaired many school groups and boards. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson Falls where she served on many committees including the Women’s Association (as president and trustee), as Sunday school teacher and treasurer and as church secretary. She worked at local bloodmobiles, town and church rummage sales and fund-raising projects. She enjoyed being a Brownie, Girl Scout and Boy Scout Den leader for many years.

She was a member of the Glens Falls Hospital Guild and the Association of Retarded Children, where she was president many times. In 1969 she was named Woman of the Year by the local Business and Professional Women’s Association.

In 1976, Henrietta and C.V. were recipients of the Hudson Falls Chamber of Commerce annual “Flowers for the Living Award” as “a husband and wife team who have made a real impact on our community for the past 27 years”.

During her moves she became a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Albany (NY) and the First Presbyterian Church of Farmington (MI).

Her passions, besides family and friends, included: volunteering, sewing, reading, stenciling, traveling, playing bridge, family genealogy, gardening and entertaining.

Henrietta was predeceased by her husband of 54 years; a son, Lawrence Latimer; and sisters, Florence Tarr and Andasia Haglund.

She is survived by her sister, Lucille Hubbard of Novi, MI; daughter, Andasia Latimer (William Soens) of Farmington Hills, MI; and son, Chris Latimer (Patricia) of Rock Hill, SC; three grandchildren: Jordan Soens (Olivia), Westland, MI, Jonathan Soens, Troy, MI, Jay Latimer, Rock Hill, SC; a great granddaughter, Eliana Andasia Soens; and several nieces and nephews.

She donated her body to the Wayne State University Body Bequeath Program. She will be laid to rest in the Moss Street Cemetery, Hudson Falls, NY next to her loving husband.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Fox Run Resident Care Fund, Fox Run Department of Philanthropy, 41200 Fox Run, Novi, MI.  48377