Katherine (Louise) DeLano

DeLanoHUDSON FALLS – Katherine (Louise) DeLano, 93, formerly of the of Earl Towers, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at the Fort Hudson Healthcare and Rehab Center, in the town of Fort Edward.

Born Nov. 21, 1922 in Shelbyville, IN, she was the daughter of the late Sherman and Katherine (Morelle) Miller. Katherine grew up in Savanah, GA.

Her husband, Robert DeLano, died in 1982.

Mrs. DeLano worked for Native Textiles in Glens Falls for 32 years.

She loved her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading.  She was very spiritual and prayed daily.  At family gatherings it was important to her that everyone was well fed.

Mrs. DeLano was a member of the Auxiliary to American Legion Post 574 in Hudson Falls.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by one son, John DeLano, a daughter Joyce Tarantino, her brothers, LeRoy and Lawrence Miller, and a very special friend, Grace Wiggins.

Survivors include her children, Gary DeLano and his wife, Judy of Niskayuna, NY, Donald DeLano and partner Carl of Murrells Inlet, SC, Michelle Hughes of Fort Edward, and Anita Daily and he husband, Jim of Friendship, NY; several grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 11 to 1 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 PM on Tuesday (following calling hours) at the funeral home.

Interment will follow in Moss St. Cemetery, on State Route 4, in the town of Kingsbury.

Katherine’s family suggested memorials in her name be made to the Fort Hudson Foundation, 319 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828.

Royadon “Roy” Cleavland

cleavlandGLENS FALLS – Royadon “Roy” Cleavland, 76, of Ridge Street, passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the Glens Falls Hospital, following a short illness.

Born June 29, 1940 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Emery and Julia (French) Cleavland.

He attended Hudson Falls High School and later received his G.E.D. in Ballston Spa.

For many years he drove truck for Northern Homes, formerly located in Hudson Falls.

He was a member of the Gospel Lighthouse Church in Hudson Falls and enjoyed travel and bowling.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brothers, Guy, Ralph, Gessler and Sargent Cleavland and two sisters, Addie Roberts and Ella Maxwell.

He is survived by two sons, Mark Cleavland and his companion, Christeen of Greenwich and Todd Cleavland of Whitehall; four grandchildren, Felicia Olney, Courtney Cleavland, Todd Cleavland, Jr. and Benjamin Cleavland; his great-grandchildren, Alexis Stephens  and Alyssa Olney, Jaxson Harpp and Thomas Fuller; one sister, Lucilea Lewis of Ballston Spa; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and two sisters in law, Beverly Cleavland of Glens Falls and Nina Cleavland of Fort Edward. He is also survived by his ex-wife, Nancy Warner of Saratoga Springs.

Friends may call on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gospel Lighthouse Church on LaCross St. in Hudson Falls

Funeral services will follow the calling hours at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the church with Pastor Paul Mead officiating.

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

Roy’s family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Gospel Lighthouse Church, Lacrosse St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839

Richard “Freddie” Whittington

Richard “Freddie” Whittington

whittingtonHUDSON FALLS – Richard S. Whittington, 64, a lifelong resident of Hudson Falls, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 20, 2016 with his sisters by his side following a courageous battle with cancer.

Freddie, a nickname given to him by his friends, was born September 10, 1951 in Glens Falls Hospital to the late Rowland and Kathyrn (Williams) Whittington.

He was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School, Class of 1970. Following graduation, he went to work at the Lake George Bowl.  He also worked at Lakeshore Garage in Warrensburg, LeRoy Holding in Glens Falls, and retired due to his illness in 2015 from the Warren County DPW.

Freddie was one of the top area bowlers for many years. He was an avid motor sports fan, and spent several years as crew chief on his good friend Don VanGuilder’s #12 dirt modified racing throughout the Northeast and Canada.  He enjoyed watching television, especially NASCAR and the NHRA.  He also enjoyed going to casinos.

He is predeceased by his parents, and brother John “Hoss” Whittington, whom he missed dearly.

He is survived by his sisters Jane Ann Perkins and husband John, and Beth Whittington as well as his sister-in-law Susan (Gilbert) Whittington all of Hudson Falls.

He was “Uncle Dick” to Catherine Perkins of High Bridge NJ, Jason Whittington and wife Tina (Tuthill) of South Glens Falls, and Rebecca Whittington and partner Evan Edwards of Gansevoort. He was great uncle to Justin and Tyler Whittington, and Lauren Edwards.  He was extremely proud of them all!  He is also survived by several cousins.

Also surviving are his great friends, Don VanGuilder, Naylor Wells, and so many others who visited him during his illness and lifted his spirits.

Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. on Monday at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 89 Main St., Hudson Falls. With Freddie’s fondness for the casual life, his family requests you dress casual if attending his services.

Burial will take place at the convenience of the family at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the CR Wood Cancer Center, 100 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

The family would like to thank Dr. John Stoutenburg and the entire staff of the CR Wood Cancer Center, the Hudson Falls office of HCR, nurses and aides, the 4th Floor Interventional Radiology team, and Brenda Dickinson for their wonderful care and dedication to him during his illness.  Also, special thanks to his nephew Jason for being there for every appointment, and taking care of him every day without hesitation.

Nellie (Ydikoski) Vaughn

Vaughn, NellieHUDSON FALLS – Nellie (Ydikoski) Vaughn, 95, a lifelong Hudson Falls Resident, went into the arms of the Lord, just before her 96th Birthday on Monday, July 18, 2016, at the Pines in Glens Falls.

Born on September 17, 1920, in Glens Falls to the late Joseph and Bernadette (Trabytus) Ydikoski.

Her husband, Harold Vaughn passed away in 2013.

Nellie was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls. She enjoyed swimming, picnicking with family, playing cards, watching her family grow and most of all the time she spent just being with family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Kathleen Vaughn, her granddaughter, Kelly Burns and her three sisters, Anna, Julia and Amelia and their husbands, and two sons in law, Jack Deyette and Michael Burns.

She is survived by her three daughters, Patricia Deyette of Hudson Falls, Diane Murray and her husband Fonsie of Hudson Falls and Carol Basilio and her husband, Dominic of Queensbury; her grandchildren, Jack Deyette, Jr., and his wife, Sharon, Tammy Deyette, Shannon Potter and her husband, Todd; her great grandson, Matthew Ballard, II; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Thursday, from 9:30 to 10:30 am, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Her Funeral Mass will follow the calling hour at 11 am on Thursday, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls.

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

Nellie’s family would like to thank the fourth floor staff at the Pines for all their love and caregiving during her stay there.

Memorial donations may be sent to the charity of one’s choice.

Gloria Oudekerk

OudekerkHUDSON FALLS – Gloria Oudekerk, 76, formerly of Notre Dame Street, passed away unexpectedly, on Friday, July 15, 2016.

Born on June 19, 1940, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Mary (Scheff) Corlew.

Gloria was a graduate of South Glens Falls High School.

She was a private sitter at Hallmark Nursing Home in Glens Falls and a nurse’s aide at the Glens Falls Hospital.  After 25 years of service, Gloria retired from C. R. Bard in Queensbury.

Gloria enjoyed helping people of every walk of life.   She gave her heart, her time and her money to make life easier for others.  Gloria also loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren and her dog, Yogi.  She enjoyed taking boat cruises in Lake George on the Mini Ha Ha, going for walks around the neighborhood and checking out garage sales.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Dale Oudekerk, her brother, Butch Corlew and the father of her children, Ronald Oudekerk.

Gloria is survived by her five children, Phyllis Oudekerk of Hudson Falls, Linda Barton, also of Hudson Falls, Mary Oudekerk and her fiancé, Ricardo Acosta of Fort Edward, Allen Oudekerk of Canton, Ohio and Ronald Oudekerk, Jr. of Hudson Falls; her six grandchildren, five great grandchildren; one great, great grandchild; her sister, Betty Jones of Hudson Falls; and one nephew.

Friends may call on Tuesday, from 5 to 7 pm at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations may be sent to the SPCA, 4880 Rt. 9N, Corinth, NY 12822.

, 76, formerly of Notre Dame Street, passed away unexpectedly, on Friday, July 15, 2016.

Born on June 19, 1940, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Franklin and Mary (Scheff) Corlew.

Gloria was a graduate of South Glens Falls High School.

She was a private sitter at Hallmark Nursing Home in Glens Falls and a nurse’s aide at the Glens Falls Hospital.  After 25 years of service, Gloria retired from C. R. Bard in Queensbury.

Gloria enjoyed helping people of every walk of life.   She gave her heart, her time and her money to make life easier for others.  Gloria also loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren and her dog, Yogi.  She enjoyed taking boat cruises in Lake George on the Mini Ha Ha, going for walks around the neighborhood and checking out garage sales.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Dale Oudekerk, her brother, Butch Corlew and the father of her children, Ronald Oudekerk.

Gloria is survived by her five children, Phyllis Oudekerk of Hudson Falls, Linda Barton, also of Hudson Falls, Mary Oudekerk and her fiancé, Ricardo Acosta of Fort Edward, Allen Oudekerk of Canton, Ohio and Ronald Oudekerk, Jr. of Hudson Falls; her six grandchildren, five great grandchildren; one great, great grandchild; her sister, Betty Jones of Hudson Falls; and one nephew.

Friends may call on Tuesday, from 5 to 7 pm at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations may be sent to the SPCA, 4880 Rt. 9N, Corinth, NY 12822.

Brian W. LaPoint

LaPoint, BrianHUDSON FALLS – Brian W. LaPoint, 62, formerly of Hudson Falls and currently of Sherman Ave. in Glens Falls, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at his home.

Born on October 14, 1953, in Glens Falls, he was the son of Wayne B. and Edna M. (VanBuren) LaPoint.

Brian graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1973. During the summers, he was employed by the Village of Hudson Falls.  Later Brian worked at Pallets, Inc., in Fort Edward and Robinson and Smith in Gloversville.  Brian was a veteran of the United States Army.

In his younger years, he enjoyed hunting at his home with his father.  Brian also bowling.

Survivors include his son, Brian E. LaPoint of Hoosick Falls; his daughter, Jessica R. LaPoint and grandson Keagan Beaney of Hudson Falls; his brother, Kevin LaPoint and his wife, Theresa of Colonie; his sister, Michele R. Ludeman and her husband, Matthew of Moreau; nieces and nephews, Adam Ludemann, Amanda (George) Reese, Matthew (Laura) LaPoint, Meghan Lapoint and Jonathan LaPoint; as well as an aunt, uncles, cousins and their families.

A memorial calling hour will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 10 am to 11 am, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., with memorial services to follow at 11 am at the funeral home.

Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to CWI, 37 Everts Ave., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Anna Mae Sawyer

Sawyer 1 Sawyer 2LAKE GEORGE – Anna Mae Sawyer, 68, of Rock Hill and Lake George, passed away on July 11, 2016, at her home.

Born on May 19, 1948, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Jeremiah Francis Leary and Anna Mae (Stewart) Leary.

Ann was a graduate of Glens Falls High School.

Ann lived in Sullivan County for over 30 years and raised two beautiful daughters.  She was an exceptional bowler and loved to travel and see the world.  Ann made friends everywhere she went.  It should be said that she always enjoyed a good sale!   Ann was also known to be a Jane of all trades…  you could always find a set of tools in her car.   Ann worked as Purchasing Agent for Community General Hospital in Harris, NY.  She spent the last several years enjoying retirement on Lake George and watching the boats go by.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Terrence Tucker.

She is survived by her two daughters, Maureen Sawyer and Kerri Sawyer; her siblings, Thomas Tucker, Geraldine Leary, Bryan Leary and Christie Dean Leary; and several nieces, nephews, cousins as well as countless friends.

Ann’s calling hours will be on Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10 to 1 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls N.Y 12839

Her funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, follow the calling hours, with the Reverend Sandra Spaulding, pastor of the Lakeville Baptist Church in Cossayuna, N.Y., officiating.

Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in the Town of Fort Edward N.Y.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828 or the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Dr #100, Albany, NY 12205.

Katherine Joyce Stevens Graves

Graves, KatherineCORINTH – Katherine Joyce Stevens Graves, 83, of Wilton Mountain Road, in Corinth died on July 11, 2016, at the Glens Falls Hospital, after years of diabetes, heart and kidney problems.

She was born in Westport, the daughter of the late Arthur and Anna Stevens.

Mrs. Graves was one of 15 children, Mrs. Graves was a caregiver of the sick and elderly for more than 30 years.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Donald J. Graves, Sr. and a companion of 13 years, Morris Clothier, a great grandson, Liam Dano, (son of grand-daughter Christine and Mark Dano), her brothers, Harold, Arleigh, Arthur Jr., Foster, Lawton and Harlan Stevens, her sisters, Hazel Lewis, Arline Bronson, Esther Crouningshield and Aletha Howard.

Her survivors include her children, Wanda Latham of Steamboat Springs CO, Donald J. Graves and his companion, Shirley of South Glens Falls and Thurman, Michael J. Graves and his companion, Barbara Lee of Queensbury and Kevin J. Graves of Virginia Beach, VA; her grandchildren, Mark Latham and his companion, Jill of Steamboat Springs, Co, Keith Latham and his wife, Jen of Steamboat Springs Co, Christine Dano and her husband Mark of Rome, David Graves of Albany, Sara Graves of Virginia Beach, VA, Kelly Graves of Florida, Tom Graves of Glens Falls and Eric Graves of Glens Falls; her great grandchildren, Ashley Latham of Steamboat Springs Co., Mari Dano of Rome, Xzavier Dano of Rome, Blake Graves of Virginia Beach, VA, Dylan Latham of Steamboat Springs, CO; also a special nieces, Sheila Robare of Keesville; her special friend, Fran Bruce of Fort Ann; and many nieces and nephews; she is also survived by two brothers, Lloyd and Douglas Stevens.

At Mrs. Graves’ request, there will be no calling hours.

Burial will be private at New Riverside Cemetery in Wadhams, NY.

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

Memorial donation may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, 2 Pine West Plaza, Albany, NY 12205 or the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Drive #100, Albany, NY 12205.

Dorothea Miner Martin

MartinHUDSON FALLS – Dorothea Miner Martin 93, formerly of the G. Roswell Earl High Rise, passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at the Indian River Nursing Home in Granville.

Born April 2, 1923 in Fitchburgh, MA she was the daughter of the late Robert G. and Eva (Tanner) Miner.

Mrs. Martin worked as a chambermaid for many area hotels including the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls.

Her husband, Alvin Martin, died July 3, 1988.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hudson Falls for many years.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by three brothers, Robert J. ner, Guy Robert Miner and Donald Wayne Miner and a sister Lura Dailey

She is survived by two sons, Robert Sargent, Sr. and his wife, Marie of Hartford and Gary Sargent, Sr. and his wife, Barbara of Waterford, PA; one daughter Lucilla Cantu of California; 13 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Frank (Josephine) Scevitti of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

There are no services scheduled.

Dorothea’s family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of one’s choice.

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

John “Howard” Gonyeau

GonyeauHUDSON FALLS – John “Howard” Gonyeau, 89, of Hudson Falls, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2016, at his home.

Born on October 18, 1926, in Ticonderoga, he was the son of the late John and Viola (Hurlburt) Gonyeau.

John was a US Navy Veteran, serving during World War II.

His wife, Velma Hughes Gonyeau died before him.

John retired after 40 years of service at General Electric Co in Fort Edward.

He enjoyed woodworking and his garden.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was predeceased by his brother, Richard Gonyeau and son in law, Chris DeLong.

He is survived by his three daughters, Diane Dickinson and her husband, Karl of Hudson Falls, Marlene DeLong of South Glens Falls and Melissa Liebl and her husband, Gary of Hadley; his grandchildren, Dawn Winslow and her husband, ken, Philip Dickinson and his wife, April, Robert Gonyeau, John Girard and his wife, Jessica, Jessica Liebl, Danielle Liebl and Lyle DeLong; his great grandchildren, Krystal Winslow, Benjamin Dickinson, Hunter Girard, John Girard, Jr., Tiffany Girard, Caleb Girard and Cole DeLong; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At John’s request there will be no calling hours or services.

John will be laid to rest at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Ln, Latham, NY 12110.

Deborah (Hart) Rossi

RossiHUDSON FALLS – Deborah (Hart) Rossi, 46, of Hudson Falls, went into the arms of the Lord on Friday, July 1, 2016, at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on February 16, 1970, in Glena Falls, she was the daughter of Albert and Lauren ((Diffee) Hart.

On September 12, 1992, she married Anthony Rossi in Hudson Falls at her Aunt Corky’s house.

Debbie loved animals. Family parties. Traveling, including to Florida with her husband and family.  Her pride and joy was her son Anthony and her grandson, Oliver.

She is predeceased by her grandmothers, Velva Diffee and Lucy Hart.

Survivors include her husband of 23 years, Anthony Rossi, Sr, of Hudson Falls; her son Anthony Rossi, Jr. and his wife Shannon, of Glens Falls; her grandson Oliver Rossi; her parents, Albert and Lauren Hart of Hudson Falls; her siblings, Albert Hart, Jr. and his wife, Jami Blair of South Glens Falls and Brian Hart and his girlfriend Theresa Jones of Hudson Falls; his nieces and nephews, Mark Hart, Hailey Hart, Hope Hart and their mother, Rose O’Donnell, Brock Stansfield, Cameron Stansfield, Lasandra Stansfield, Charlie Hart and Zoya Hyatt; her mother in law, Ann Rossi and her companion, Fred Combs of Waterford; her brother in Law Dominic Rossi and his wife, Vicky of South Glens Falls; several aunts uncles nieces, nephews and cousins; and her longtime friend Shelly Farrington.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., in Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

The Rite of Committal will follow at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

Memorial donations in Debbie’s memory may be made to the Charles R. Wood Cancer Center, 100 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Tower 2 at the Glens Falls Hospital for all their care and compassion.

Leona Beatrice (Baker) Dashnaw

DashnawSOUTH GLENS FALLS – Leona Beatrice (Baker) Dashnaw, 90, passed peacefully into the loving arms of our Lord on Friday, July 1, 2016, with her son at her side, after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Lee was born on August 17, 1925 in Tupper Lake, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Rose (Lancto) Baker.

Lee grew up and graduated from Tupper Lake High School (Rah-Rah-Rah).  She met the love of her life, George “Ernie” Dashnaw, Sr. from Lyon Mountain and they married on July 6, 1946, and lived in Hudson Falls.  They eventually built their house and settled in South Glens Falls in 1960, where they raised their 4 children.

She was employed by General Electric Co in Hudson Falls, retiring from there after 26 years.

Lee enjoyed cooking, spending time with her family and taking care of her home and hosting parties.

Leona was a communicant of St. Michael the Archangel Church in South Glens Falls where she and her husband served as a Eucharistic Ministers for many years.

Lee will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, George “Niss” Dashnaw, Sr. on October 25, 2007, her two daughters, Cynthia “Cindy” Durkee on July 11, 1985 and Cheryl “Sherry” Lynn Winney on April 30, 1996, her eight brothers and sisters, Florence, Dorothy, Truman, Irene, Helen, Doris, Betty and Robert and her son in law James Pollack on December 17, 2003.

Her survivors include her daughter, Lucretia “Keesa” Anne Pollack and her companion, Charles Waski of Delaware; her son, George “Ernie” Dashnaw, Jr. and his fiancé, Lori Paddock of South Glens Falls; her eight grandchildren, Lori Mercure and her husband, Brian, Joanne Cooper and her husband, Tim, Jennifer Senecal, who is also their god-daughter who they liked to call “Jeffiner”, Julie Weirich, Rob Winney and his companion Shari Keegan, Bernie Winney, Jr. and his wife, Tanya, George Dashnaw, III and his wife, Sarah and Benjamin Dashnaw and his wife, Kristin; her 16 great grandchildren, Amber  Lindgren, Ashley, Matthew and Morgan Mercure, Gabrielle and Seth Cooper, Tyler Backus and Emily LaPan, Shawn and Jessica Weirich, Rob Winney, Jr., Kara Rose and Michael Dashnaw and Benjamin, II and Brody Dashnaw; and her three great-great grandchildren, Austin Wells, Aiden Lindgren and James Martin Backus; she is also survived by a special nephew, Allen Trombley; her sister in law Linette LaBarge; and many nieces, nephews and cousins; and her very special friend and caregiver, Sherry Jay.

A special thank you to Rebecca!

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 on Friday, at the Carleton funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Michael the Archangel Church in South Glens Falls, with the Reverend Tony Childs, pastor, officiating.

Rite of Committal will follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.

Following the Rite of Committal all are welcome to a reception at the fellowship hall at St. Michael’s Church.

Pall Bearers will be George Dashnaw, III, Benjamin Dashnaw, Robert Winney, Sr., Bernard Winey, Jr., Benjamin Dashnaw, II and Timothy Cooper.

Leona’s family suggests memorial donations be sent to the American Alzheimer’s Association, 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205.

Sandie L. Hart

HartKINGSBURY – Sandie L. Hart, 66, of Kingsbury, joined her first born son, Artie in heaven, on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born on March 1, 1950, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Eli and Marion (Bombard) DuPell.

On September 28, 1968, she married Arthur Hart, Sr., at St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.

Sandie retired from Navalist Medical after more than 21 years of service.

She enjoyed camping, long car rides, lifetime movies, and was an avid NASCAR and Derek Jeter fan. Most of all, Sandie loved her family and friends, especially her grandkids.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her son, Artie Hart, Jr. her brother, Karl DuPell and her son in law, Kenny VanNess.

She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Arthur Hart, Sr. of Kingsbury; her children, Shawn Hart of Kingsbury, Tina VanNess of Kingsbury, Jeffrey Hart of South Glens Falls, Melinda Suprenant and her husband, Mark of Fort Edward and Megan Catellier and her husband, Art of Hudson Falls; her grandchildren, Patrick VanNess, Stephanie VanNess, Crystal VanNess, Jordan Suprenant, Taylor Suprenant, Lacey Catellier and Aiden Catellier; her great grandson, Dominick VanNess; her two sisters, Phyllis Brann and her husband, William of Hudson Falls and Joan Fitzgerald of Georgia; her beloved dog, Molly; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and her extended camp family at Bruce’s Campground in Fort Ann.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

The Rite of Committal will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday, at St. Paul’s Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.

Sandie’s’s family would like to express their thanks to the CR Wood Cancer Center, especially Dr. Hoffman.

Memorial donations may be sent to the CR Wood Cancer Center, 102 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.