Michael Carl Hamell

HamellGLENS FALLS – Michael Carl Hamell, 67, passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Glens Falls Hospital following a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

 Mike was born on Sept. 29, 1946, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Carl A. Hamell and Wanda (Finch) Hamell.

 He was a 1966 graduate of Queensbury High School.

 Mike married his beloved wife, Kathleen A. (Healy) Hamell on April 17, 1971.

 He worked for 43 years at Northern Distributing Co. Inc. which became Saratoga Eagle Sales and Service.

Mike enjoyed all of visits from friends and family while he was going through his battle with cancer, all the wonderful nurses and staff that were so very kind to him along his journey, he looked forward to seeing all of you.

He also enjoyed playing his cigar box guitar his brother Rene made him, going fishing, hunting, golf and playing cards. He enjoyed watching hockey, he was a huge NASCAR fan, listening to music and going out to eat with friends and family and taking a nice ride throughout our beautiful area.

Michael was predeceased by his parents, grandparents, his baby brother, his mother and father-in-law, Doris and Bernard Healy, his loving niece Theresa Chwazik and many aunts and uncles.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Kathy of Glens Falls; his great aunt, Lillian Powers of Warrensburg, his aunt, Audy Hanley of South Glens Falls; his sisters and brothers, Judith Gardner and her husband, Jeff of Coxsackie, N.Y., Carol Sodemann and her husband, John of Saratoga Springs, Rene Hamell and his wife, Donna of Queensbury, David Hamell and his wife, Karen of Queensbury, Nancy Potter and her husband, Earl of South Glens Falls, Deborah Sullivan and her husband, John of Glens Falls and Roberta Crofut of South Glens Falls; his sister-in-law, Margaret Farrell and her husband, Ralph of Glens Falls; his two brothers-in law, Edward Healy and his wife, Deborah of Queensbury and Bernard Healy and his wife, Barbara of Glens Falls; 30 nieces and nephews who he loved dearly and was very proud of all their accomplishments; 60 great-nieces and nephews and many cousins and very dear friends.

Calling hours will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 17, 2014, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, following the calling hours at the funeral home.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Monday, at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Main Street, South Glens Falls.

The family would like to express a sincere thank you to all the wonderful people at the Charles R. Wood Cancer Center who made going for his treatments a very pleasant visit, Diane, Lisa, all of his wonderful nurses that told him to “go to his room and they would be right in made his treatment days enjoyable” and you treated him like family, he felt truly blessed because of all of you and all of your kindness.

A special thank you, to Dr. Stoutenberg who was always there for Mike.  Lauren Cabana and Donna Boss and all of the wonderful staff at the doctor’s office. Dr. Jason Heckman at St. Peter’s Hospital and all of his staff. All of the Nurses, Tech’s, Ward Secretaries, the Radiology Department and Staff, Housekeeping Staff on T2 and the ICU at Glens Falls Hospital, we thank you for all the help and care you gave to Mike at this very difficult time in his life.

Donations may be made in his memory to Lustgarten Foundation for a cure for Pancreatic Cancer or to the C.R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital, 102 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Sandra Jean Kearns

Kearns, SandraHARTFORD – Sandra Jean Kearns, 58, of Hartford, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Massachusetts.

Born February 24, 1956, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Anna (Crossman) Morse.

Sandra graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1974.

For 30 years she was employed by Cumberland Farms and worked as a manager in the Greenwich store for many years.

Sandra liked going camping, crocheting, puzzle books, going fishing, making ceramics, and playing volley ball. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family. Sandra loved playing cards and dice games with her family and having cook outs.

Besides her parents, Sandra was predeceased by her siblings, James Morse, William Morse, Robert Morse, George Morse, Nada Clark; her sister in law, Rhoda Morse; and her brother in law, Edward Corlew.

Survivors include her children, Angela Ballard of Corinth, Beth Barker and her husband, Dana of New Jersey, Cassandra “CJ” Kearns of Hartford; her siblings Edwin Morse of Hudson Falls, Ronald Morse and his wife, Gene of Vermont, John “Jack” Morse of Queensbury, Jeanette “Jill” Corlew of Hudson Falls, Carlise Dalpe and her husband, Ed of South Glens Falls; as well as her ten grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call, Saturday at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street Hudson Falls.

The Funeral Service will follow calling hours at 1 p.m., at the funeral home.

Donations in memory of Sandra can be made to Massachusetts General Hospital, c/o Social Services Department, 15 Parkman Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, ATTN ; Susan Morrissey.

Mary Theresa Vandenburgh Campney

Campney cropHUDSON FALLS – Mary Theresa Vandenburgh Campney, 69, of Hudson Falls, joined her husband in Heaven on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Born January 24, 1945, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Beecher and Madeline (Stark) Vandenburgh.

Mary married George Campney, who passed away April 13, 2005.

She worked as a housekeeper for the Flacke family in Lake George.

Mary loved spending time with her family and friends. She especially loved playing cards and having a few cocktails with her neighbor, Robin. She liked the races at Saratoga with Denise and Fran.  She loved her  cats, Buttercup and Gizmo, and her dog, Babe.

Survivors include her children, Theresa Huntington and her husband, Wesley of Whitehall, Denise Rodriguez and her husband, Fransico of South Hadley, Massachusetts, Beecher Campney and his friend, Moses of Albany; her grandchildren, Andrea and her two sons, Izaek and Thaddeus of Whitehall, Matthew and his wife, Whitney, and their son Tate of South Glens Falls, Amanda of Massachusetts, Fransico Sr. of Massachusetts; her brother William “Bill” Vandenburgh of Glens Falls; her close friend, who was like a sister to her,  Bessy and her husband, Ray Morse; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street , Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, following calling hours, at 11 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church in Glens Falls with Rev. Joseph Manerowski, pastor officiating.

The Rite of Committal will be private.

Donations in memory of Mary can be made to American Cancer Society, 36218700 – 2014 TCS New York City Marathon, Attention: DetermiNation, 132 W 32nd Street, New York, NY 10001.

Joyce (Hall) Bacon

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, 79, formerly of Mohican Terrace, passed away, peacefully, in her sleep, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at the Fort Hudson Health Care Facility.

Born on September 6, 1934, in Fort Edward, she was the daughter of the late Cornell and Edith (Ignazewski) Hall.

Joyce was a 1952 graduate of Hudson Falls High School and on December 24, 1952, she married George I. Bacon in Hudson Falls.

Joyce enjoyed gardening and was very proud of her beautiful flowers.   She loved to go antiquing, looking for interesting objects such as snow babies and half dolls.  Joyce was also a wonderful and patient caregiver to her friends and family.  She was an avid bird watcher, enjoying them at her feeders around her home.   Joyce was a great mother, doting grandmother and a wonderful mentor as a sister.  She was very knowledgeable on most subjects but especially of history and genealogy.  Joyce had a great thirst for knowledge that she carried throughout her life.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her son, Terry Bacon.

Survivors include her three children, Colleen Conley(Stephen Mylott) of Hudson Falls, Arthur Bacon and his wife, Wendy of Hudson Falls and Lianne Cottrell of Hudson Falls; her grandchildren, Jamie Kessler and her husband, Chris of Florida, Lindsay Bacon of Hudson Falls and Casey Cottrell of Florida; one great grandson, Maximus Kessler of Florida; her sister, Shirley Flewelling of Queensbury; her brother, Jack Hall and his wife, Kathy of Bolton Landing; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no calling hours

Private graveside services will be conducted at St. Mary’s Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

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

 

Francis B. “Frank” Wells

WellsFORT ANN – Francis B. “Frank” Wells, lost his battle with cancer on Monday evening in his home, surrounded by family and friends.

Born Francis Byron Wells, on February 5, 1953, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Wyman Frank Wells and Teresa (Trello) Wells.

Frank was a union carpenter and millwright until 2003, when a heart attack and quadruple bypass disabled him from hard labor. He didn’t let that keep him down though, and change the fighter that he was, he still enjoyed being with his family and friends.

He loved to cook and prided himself in his BBQ ability. From TLS chicken, a recipe he made with his son, to full prime rib, or turkey. Frank also enjoyed shooting pool in Fort Edward at King Smileys. He loved genealogy and spent countless hours researching and finding family all over the place, as well as ancestors he traced back to the early 1600’s.   Frank loved to fish from the time he was a kid and would ride his bike all over the country side, to find a spot.  When he got older he enjoyed the luxuries of driving there of course, whether it was in his luxury sedans or on a Harley. Frank was also a musician and loved to play the drums, as well as paint and draw.

Besides his parents, Teresa and Wyman, Frank was predeceased by his sister, Elizabeth O’Neil,  his brother, Joseph Wells, as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria Wells; his son, Paul Wells; his brother,  Paul Jon Wells and his companion Jackie Kegan and son Joseph Wells; his sister, Teresa Vierschilling and her husband, Paul and their children; his sister in law, Joyce Grace and her husband, Al, and children; also countless close friends that he valued as family, including his lifelong friend, Herbert “Buddy” Blackmer and his wife, Jean, Scott Baldwin and his wife, Judy, Dennis and Marge Baker, Wayne and Leslie Rizzo, Jean Santoro, Jared Roberts, Joe and Jane Trono and numerous others. It’s impossible to list them all, as he was the kind of person that would meet someone in line at the store and become friends. No one could ask for a better friend in him.

Per Frank’s wishes, there will be no public calling hours.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday, at 11 a.m., at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, in Hudson Falls, with Rev. Thomas Babiuch, pastor, officiating, and Rev. Rendell Torres, of St. Ann’s Church in Fort Ann, co-officiating.

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

There will be a celebration of life party in his name on Sunday, August 10, 2014, from noon on, at his home, 779 Dewey’s Bridge Road, Whitehall, all are welcome to attend.

Donations in memory of Frank can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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

 

Walter C. Green

GreenGLENS FALLS – Walter C. Green, 82, of Glens Falls and formerly of Hudson Falls, passed away at the Glens Falls Hospital on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

Born on August 28, 1931, at his family home on Tripoli Road in Kingsbury, he was the son of the late Walter and Elizabeth (Monahan) Green.

Walter began his career as a roofer at Monahan & Loughlin, retiring, after 40 plus years of service. He became a sheet metal worker and a member of the Local #83.

Walter was an avid basketball player. While in high school, he was #5. One of his proudest moments was becoming the scoring champion in the Northern Conference. Sports were a large part of his life. He played for the Green Jackets and was a referee for basketball and played fast pitch softball. Walter was also an avid golfer, a NY Yankee and NY Giant fan.

He was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of Glens Falls and Queensbury, Lodge # 81 for many years, where he was active in the Elks Youth Committee. Walter was also a member of the “Chain Crew” for the Hudson Falls Varsity Football Team.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Margaret Nims and an infant sister, Helen Green.

Walter is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Jane (Danahy) Green; his son Stephen Green (Linda); his daughter, Patricia Green Hafner (Lee); his grandchildren, Walter Green (Denise), Jennifer Green Kadien (Jerry), William Hafner (Courtney) and James Hafner (Sharon); five great grandchildren, Ashlee, Mary Jane, Stephen, Bentley and Jack; one great-great granddaughter, Jayden; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and many wonderful friends.

Friends may call on Friday, August 8, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 9, 2014, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls.

The Rite of Committal will follow at Moss Street Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Gillani, his staff and all the angels on Tower 2, at the Glens Falls Hospital, for all of their compassionate care in helping our dad pass with dignity.

Family and friends are welcome to a celebration of Walter’s life, at his daughter’s home, 87 Crawford Lane in Hudson Falls, following the Rite of Committal.

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

Agnes Clara “Sweety” Fahlmann Lawrence

LawrenceHUDSON FALLS – Agnes Clara “Sweety” Fahlmann Lawrence, 92, passed away on July 27, 2014, at Glens Falls hospital after a battle with shingles of the head, which led to pneumonia.

Agnes, known as Sweety by family and many friends, was born on December 18, 1921. She was the daughter of John and Katherine Fahlmann, both deceased. She graduated from South Glens Falls High School in 1940. Agnes worked for Sterling Jewelry in Glens Falls until her marriage to Philip Lawrence on February 7, 1943 in St. Mary’s Church in Glens Falls.

During World War II, both were employed at Wright Aeronautical Company in Paterson, New Jersey. In 1947 they moved to Hudson Falls, New York. Philip passed away on January 3, 1996, after 53 happy years of marriage. Agnes worked for 29 years for Pearl’s Department Store in Glens Falls, then nine years as cook and cashier for the Hudson Falls School System. She also spent some years as a realtor for Sunglow Realty.

Agnes was busy with cub scouts where she was a den mother and later active with the Boy Scouts and Little League, as her sons were involved in all. She was a very active communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls. Her involvements included lector, greeter, Eucharistic minister, counter, nursing home communion service provider, home-bound visitor, the Martha’s, and she taught religious education for many years.

Agnes was a member of St. Anne’s Sodality at St. Paul’s church and Rosary Altar Society at St. Mary’s / St. Paul’s, where she held many offices.

At St. Mary’s St. Paul’s she was in charge of the raffle table at the annual bazaar, and she was a former member of the Catholic Daughter’s of America Court Matre Dei 1442 until it was disbanded. She then joined the Fort Edward CDA Court Morrissey #1477. Agnes was an active member of the Hudson Falls Business and Professional Women’s Club for 30 years. In 1994 the club named her “Woman of the Year”.

Agnes was also active in the Fort Edward Historical Association, Cease, Hudson Falls/Fort Edward AARP, Feeder Canal Alliance, 60-Plus Seniors, Moreau Community Center, Queensbury Seniors, Sandy Hill Days Committee, and a volunteer for Hometown Thanksgiving Dinner, Festival of Trees, Prospect School Telethon, Red Cross and Tri-County United Way.

Agnes enjoyed time with her family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and with her many friends. She enjoyed participating in church and community organizations, as well as gardening, reading, camping, playing cards with her card group, and dining with the Breakfast Club.

Many have asked where did she ever find the time to be so active in all of the things she did?

Above all, her “boys”, those being, Phil her husband, and her sons, Philip, and John, were the pride and joy of her life.

In addition to her parents and husband, Agnes was predeceased by her five brothers, John, Joseph, Carl, Gabriel, and Edward Fahlmann, and two sisters, Elizabeth Roberts and Katherine Fahlmann.

She is survived by her two sons, Philip Lawrence and wife, Brenda, of Brighton, Michigan, and John Lawrence, and partner Carol Strasser, of Hudson Falls and Glens Falls; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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

The Rosary Altar Society of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church will meet at 6:45 P.M. on Wednesday at the funeral home to pay their respects. Fort Edward CDA Court Morrissey #1477 will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home to pay their respects.

A Funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, on the park, in Hudson Falls with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, pastor officiating.

The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery on Burgoyne Avenue in the Town of Fort Edward,

The boys thank her many friends who visited with her over the last few weeks.

In lieu of flowers’ donations may be made in her name to the Charles R. Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital, 100 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Maie Barnes Juckett

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20140729-181752-65872225.jpgHUDSON FALLS – Maie Barnes Juckett, 91, of Hudson Falls, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Born October 25, 1922, in Durham, she was the daughter of the late Lambert and Extelcia (Hassel) Barnes.
Maie was a graduate of Salem Academy in Salem, New York.
She worked at General Electric in Fort Edward, and also C.R. Bard in Queensbury.
Maie enjoyed crocheting and bowling. She loved NASCAR driver, Jeff Gordon, who won at Indianapolis on the day of her death. Most important to Maie was her family She also enjoyed cooking for both her family and friends. If someone needed something, Maie always was there for them.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her two children, Marjorie McDonough and Butch Juckett; a son in law, Glen Jones; a granddaughter, Jill Parker; and her sisters, Barbara Barnes Taylor and Catherine Barnes Goodspeed.
Survivors include her children, Cynthia Hoag and her companion, Joe White of Comstock, Gary Juckett of Hudson Falls, Judy Rezendes and her husband, John of Hudson Falls, Mary Cole of Granville, Nancy Jones of Argyle; her 18 grandchildren, Jenn (Walt) Stimpson, Kim Hoag and Lance Bergman, Kristen (Ryan) Wise, James (Ashlee) Hoag, Jeremy (Mary) Hoag, Jillian White, Damien White, Ronnie (Sara) Juckett, J.R. (Heather) Parker, Ed (Heidi) Cole, Dottie (Tom) Foryan, David (Keiko) Jamieson, Sherrill Brown, Lisa (Bill) Boyce, Debra (Al) Strobel, Terri (Dennis) Lonehner, Stephen (Michelle) McDonough, Michael McDonough; several great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; her siblings, Ed (Marion) Barnes, George (Nancy) Barnes, Elaine (Richard) Menapace, Ron (Barbara) Barnes; as well as several nieces and nephews. t
Family and friends may call Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m., at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the services at North Granville Cemetery in the town of Granville.
Memorial donations can be made to American Heart Association, 440 New Karner Road, Albany, New York 12205, and C.R. Wood Cancer Center, 102 Park Street, Glens Falls, New York 12801.

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Michael “Mike” G. Manell

ManellHUDSON FALLS – Michael “Mike” G. Manell, 51, of Delaware Avenue, went home to Jesus, on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.

Born on May 13, 1963, in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Glendon and Bernice (Rose) Manell.

On June 3, 2006 he married Sandy Mace Darling. They were married 8 wonderful years.

Mike loved his job working for Blue Line Commuter. It gave him the opportunity to share and more importantly to help people. Mike was a jokester, also a compassionate and very giving man to everyone that he met.   The center of his life was his family and friends.   He was most proud of his children and his grandchildren.

His love of animals was throughout his life. As an animal whisperer, Mike was able to coax any animal to be calm and let him help them, which he did many times through the years. His home had many different kinds of animals who sought refuge.   Mike never gave up on his animals or on himself.   He battled for years to be healthy and in the end, Mike found peace.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Cheryl Manell.

Survivors include his loving wife, Sandy Manell; his children, Jillian O’Neill, Chad Manell and his companion, Kristi Havens, Jessica Watson and her husband, Michael, Ashlee Manell, Shawnna Collard, Rochelle Manell and Chayse Manell; his grandchildren, Jasmine and Julianna O’Neill, Preston and Braydon Manell and Michael Watson; his siblings, Rick Manell and his wife, Barbara, Terry Manell, Denise McCall, Charlene Manell and Gary Manell; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and many wonderful close friends.

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

Graveside Services will be conducted Friday, 1 p.m., at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.

His family wishes to thank Dr. Darci Gaiotti-Grubbs and the entire staff at C.R. Wood Cancer Center as well as the staff of High Peaks Hospice, for the wonderful care and compassion given to Mike and his family during this difficult time.

Memorial donations may be sent to C.R. Wood Cancer Center, 101 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.

Frances Griffin

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Frances “Arlene” Griffin a longtime resident of Ormond Beach, FL died on July 21, 2014 in Florida.

Born on March 14, 1923 in Broken Bow, Nebraska, she was the daughter of the late, Herbert and Lida Drum.  Arlene attended a country school in Berwyn, Nebraska, where she had to hitch a horse to a buggy in the morning and leave it at the livery stable until it was time to return home after school.

Arlene married Martin J Griffin in August 1945. He passed away in 1975.  They worked together in Saratoga Springs at Van Raalte Company, making ladies lingerie. Her first paycheck was $16.00 for a 40 hour work week.  After moving to Florida in 1959, she worked for Sears Roebuck and retired in 1985. Arlene continued meeting monthly with other retirees until her death. Additionally, she worked as a substitute teacher for Volusia County Schools.

Arlene was an avid NASCAR fan and was proud of the fact that she held a NASCAR

Driver’s license and was a Lady Bomber Street Stock car driver at Volusia County

Speedway. Her faith in God was a hallmark of her life and she was involved in several

area churches, including Holly Heights Assembly of God, Daytona Christian, Riverbend

Community Church and Tomoka Christian. Arlene lived every day to enjoy showing her

friends and even people she didn’t know that life was great if you lived with God as your Father. “She defended the less fortunate”.

Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, Martin J Griffin, infant son, Marvin Griffin and sister, Patricia Salmomson.

Arlene is survived by her sons, William Martin Griffin (Sharon) of Coral Springs, FL and

Frederick Ambrose Griffin (Donna) of Ormond Beach, FL; her grandchildren, Wendy Griffin Rice (Steve) of Margate,FL and Ambrose Martin Griffin (Kelley)of Ormond Beach, FL ; her great grandchildren, Emma, Megan and Amelia Rice and Talen and Ashton Griffin; her brothers, Herbert Drum of Ocala, FL and John Drum of Gansevoort; and her faithful dog of 20 years, “Pepper”.

Graveside Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Gansevoort Cemetery in the town of Northumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations In Arlene’s memory may be to http://www.emmazinggrace.org.

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

Antoinette “Ann” Caivano Roberts

RobertsSOUTH GLENS FALLS – Antoinette “Ann” Caivano Roberts, of South Glens Falls, went into the loving arms of our Lord on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born February 20, 1929, in Hudson Falls, she was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary (DeMonico) Caivano.

Ann was married to the late Jerome Roberts, who died on July 25, 1992.

Ann  was employed at the Troy Shirt Factory until settling down to married life, first in Saratoga, then moving to South Glens Falls.  She was a devoted Christian and was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church of Hudson Falls and St. Michael’s Church of South Glens Falls.

Ann enjoyed golfing and bowling both on leagues and with friends.  Ann spent many hours crocheting and making ceramics.  Her house decorated with projects from both passions.  Neighbors and strangers alike would pass by to see the Nativity set she made in ceramics and won an award for.  Also enjoyed by neighbors, were Ann’s gardens in which she produced beautiful flowers and filling her house with plants.

Survivors include her brother, John Caivano (Ursula) of Hudson Falls; her sister, Rose Coffey of Cicero; her nephews, James Coffey (Kathy) of Cicero, John Caivano ( Joan) of Clinton, Connecticut, Dominic Caivano (Brenda) of South Glens Falls, Michael Caivano (Lisa) of Fort Edward; her great nieces and nephews, Benjamin, Sarah, Emily; and her close friend, Lois Bombard.

The family would like to recognize and sincerely thank the following who helped Ann through her final journey, Lois Bombard and care takers, Marion Monroe, Debbie Scherange, Estella Bronson, Nancy Harrington, Olga LaRocque, Melanie Jones, Patsy Green, Rose Quinn, and Tina Merchant.

Friends may call on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls, New York 12839.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated, 8:30 a.m., Saturday, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls, with Reverend Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

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

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

Theresa R. White

WhiteTHUDSON FALLS – Theresa R. (LaFountain) White, 87, a long time Vaughn Road resident, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Born July 19, 1927, on LaBarge St. in Hudson Falls, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Doris (Constantineau) LaFountain.

Theresa was a 1945 graduate of Hudson Falls High School.  Thirty three years later she received her RN degree from Adirondack Community College.

Her husband, Raymond White died in 1985.

She worked as a teacher’s aide at BOCES and then did nursing work at Saratoga Hospital and the former Wilton Developmental Center.  She retired in 1993.

Theresa was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.  She was active in the Bereavement Group, RICA and was an Eucharistic Minister.

She enjoyed watching her family grow.

In addition to her husband and parents, a son, Thomas White, two brothers,  Bill LaFountain and Dick LaFountain two sisters-in-law, June LaFountain and Sue LaFountain all passed away before her.

She is survived by four sons, Michael White and his wife, Gail, of Las Vegas, NV, Dick White of Glens Falls, Jack White and his wife, Janice of Midlouthian, VA and Joseph White and his wife, Stacie; one daughter, Kathy Stewart and her husband, Tim of South Glens Falls; 10 grandchildren, Kelly Andrews and her husband, Chris, Courtney, Michael, and Leah White, Rebecca Hermey and her companion Brian Lounsbury, Nathaniel, Thomas and Samantha White and Katie Mound and William Mound and his wife, Amanda; her great grandchildren; Jon, Joe, Adrianna, Isabella, Nicholas, Logan, Kayleigh, Aiden, Harrison, Ellie, Sophia and Lily; one great-great grandchild, Owen; five step grandchildren, Matthew and Mark Stewart, Paige Jensin, Brian Vaughn and Brooke Merlow; one sister, Mary Corlew of Queensbury; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 on Monday at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, on the park in Hudson Falls, with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch , pastor, officiating.

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

The family suggests that memorials in Theresa’s name be made to the Catholic Charities Community Maternity Services, C/O St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, 11 Wall St., Hudson Falls, NY 12839.