Daniel John Ingram

ingram-danARGYLE – Daniel John Ingram, 45, from Carlisle and Argyle, passed away on October 18, 2016, due to a tragic accident.

He was born, in Glens Falls, on January 8, 1971 to Gary Ingram, Sr. and Noreen (MacDonald) Bennet.

Dan grew up in the Glens Falls area and graduated from Hudson Falls High School.

He was an iron and steel fabricator, who was hardworking and took great pride in his workmanship.

Dan loved his family and his greatest enjoyment was spending time with them.   He lived life to the fullest.   Throughout his life, Dan fished and hunted, coached football, wrote poetry and listened to music.  He was especially thrilled that he shared Elvis’ birthday.  Dan was a huge history buff and very proud of his Scottish heritage.  Always full of great stories, Dan was a charismatic man with a huge personality.  He was witty, had a sarcastic sense of humor and always the life of the party.  Dan was a very generous man and was always willing to help others.

He was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Leslie and Emma MacDonald, paternal grandparents, Stanley and Harriet Ingram and uncles, Douglas and Raymond MacDonald.

Survivors include his wife, Judy (Stine) Ingram; his daughter, Jilian E.L. Ingram; his sons, Connor Stine Ingram and James William McMullen; his parents, Gary Ingram, Sr. and Noreen Bennet and her husband, Edward; his siblings, Gary Dean Ingram, Jr. and his wife, Sonya, Janine Hodges and her husband, David, Theodore Gordon and his partner, Hope, Matthew Rozell, David Ingram, Shelly Burke, Jodi Avery and her husband, Paul J.; and several step siblings; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Memorial services in New York will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls, NY.

A gathering for family and friends will be held at 2 pm at the Kingsbury Firehouse, 3715 Burgoyne Avenue, in Kingsbury.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held in Carlisle at 2 pm, on November 12, 2016, at Carlisle Fire and Rescue Services, 177 Spring Road.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Make-A-Wish® America, Gift Processing, 4742 North 24th Street, Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85016.


Jack F. Springer, Sr

springer-jack springer-jack-suitKINGSBURY – Jack F. Springer, Sr., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 15, 2016.

Born on February 28, 1925, the son of Frank and Lillian (Cleveland) Springer.

He was a proud Native American, as well as a World War II and Korean War Veteran. Jack was an underwater demolition frogman attached to the 1st Marine Division deployed in the South Pacific. He was a proud and lifelong member of the Marine Corps League. received the Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, 4 Battle Star Asiatic Pacific, World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Award, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Navy Commendation medal for Valor and Combat Device, N.Y.S. Conspicuous Service Cross, Korean Service Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corp Medal.

Jack was known around the area for his many accomplishments, his career included being Sheriff’s Deputy as well as a Sergeant in the Hudson Falls Police Department, where he served as security for Ronald Reagan, while he was in our area. As a steel worker, he helped build the Twin Bridges and was foreman during the building of G. Roswell Earl Towers.

Jack was an avid outdoorsman and a licensed Adirondack hunting guide, for over 50 years. Jack was a Mason for 62 years. He was a Masonic Member first with the Sandy Hill Lodge, then the Glens Falls Lodge and later the Herschel-Argyle Lodge 508 Free and Accepted Masons, totally 62 years. Additionally, was a Shriner for 50 years. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 574 for 68 years. Jack was one of the original founders of the Kingsbury Fire Department.

His family were the original owners of Springer Sanitation. Jack and his brother were also proprietors of Central Moving and Storage.

On Saturday Morning, Jack and Helen had a wonderful breakfast with their friends Paul and Marge Durling. He felt better than he had in a long time. And then God called him home.

He was predeceased by his parents, his two sisters: Mildred Barlow and her husband, Loren and Marion Benard and her husband Laurent, brothers: Frank and Fred Springer, his beloved horses, Meagan and Babe, his best friend and dog, Buddy.

Jack is survived by his loving companion of 40 years, Helen Floutin. Helen was the love of his life. He is also survived by his children, daughters Darrel Earl (George), Linda Richardson, and Nancy Parsons and son Jack (Peggy) Springer Jr.; He was Dad to Gary, Ralph (Kim) Melinda and Chris (Tracey) Floutin. As well as 19 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. There are many nieces and nephews as well.

Jack had so many friends, especially Paul and Marge Durling, and his guardian angel, Jimmy Irwin.

Relatives and friends of Jack and Helen are invited to attend a wake on Sunday at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. located at 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls from 3 to 6 pm.

The Members of the Free and Accepted Masons will meet at 2:45 pm for Masonic Prayers on Sunday.

Services are on Monday, October 24 at 11 am, at the funeral home, and burial is to immediately to follow at Moss Street Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.  Full military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 574 along with Patriot Guard

Helen and the family would like to thank, Paul Durling, Jimmy Irwin, Claudia Irwin, and their neighbors for their assistance at this devastating time. Jack will be missed by many. He is pain free and at peace now.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Shriners Hospital at 516 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104 and the Marine Corp League 3033 State Route 4. Hudson Falls, NY 12839.


Mark E. Roman

HUDSON FALLS – Mark E. Roman, 59, passed away on Friday October 14, 2016 at his home in Hudson Falls, NY.

 He was born on February 23, 1957, son of Halina Roman and the late Victor Roman.  He was a graduate of Cathedral Prep, Erie PA and SUNY Empire State College. 

Mark was an employee of Hammermill Paper Company in Erie and later International Paper in Ticonderoga, NY for 40 years. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by uncle Alexander Kalicki  and father and mother-in-law Fred and Harriet Verbeke. 

He is survived by his wife of 35 years June Roman; sons Gregory Roman and his wife Amy of Rochester, NY and Eric Roman of Hudson Falls, NY; daughters Gillian Roman of Rochester, NY, and Stephanie Roman-Gleason of Sedalia, MO; brother Paul Roman of Erie, PA; aunt Barbara Kalicki of Winter Springs, FL; sisters-in-law Gail Sollman and her husband Richard and Beverly Verbeke of Erie, PA; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held in Erie PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828 or the Glens Falls Hospital Foundation, 100 Park St., Glens Falls, NY 12801.

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

Joyce J. Keays

keays-joyceHUDSON FALLS – Joyce J. Keays, 60, of Hudson Falls, passed away Saturday at Glens Falls Hospital. 

Born January 5, 1956, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of Viola (Reynolds Martindale and the Late Otis Martindale. 

Joyce married David Keays in June of 1991. 

She enjoyed crafts, making blankets, and cross stitching. She loved long rides to Vermont, and vacationing with her children and grandchildren. 

In addition to her father, Joyce was predeceased by her brother, Norman Martindale; and her father and Mother in-law, John and Elaine Keays. 

Joyce is survived by her husband, David Keays; her mother, Viola Martindale; her son, Terry Keays of Hudson Falls; her daughters, Kimberlee Keays-Loffler and her Fiancé, Rob Phelps of South Glens Falls, and Maeghan Smith and her husband, Chris of South Glens Falls; her step-son, Christian Keays and his wife, Becky of Kent, Washington; her grandchildren, Madyson Keays, Adelynn Keays, Brianna Loffler, David Phelps, Robert Phelps, Andrew Phelps, Brendon Smith, Killian Keays, Oliver Keays, and Ruby Keays; her sisters, Beverly Whiting of South Carolina, Arlene Austin of Glens Falls, Gwen Thomas and her husband, Wayne of Queensbury, and Glenda Wadleigh and her husband, Alan of Glens Falls, her brother, Buscom Elms of Hudson Falls; her brothers and sisters in-law, John Keays of Florida, Donna Keays of South Glens Falls, and Paul Keays and his wife, Debbie of Hudson Falls; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is also survived by her loving dog Hannah. 

Joyce’s family would like to express a special thank you to the staff at the C.R. Wood Cancer Center, especially Jean VanAuken, Dr. Pillemer and Dr. Sponzo as well as the nursing staff at Tower 2, Floor 2. 

Friends may call on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., at 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls. 

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home with the Rev. William Church, Associate pastor of Pine Knolls Alliance Church, officiating. 

Interment will follow at Glens Falls Cemetery on Bay St. in Glens Falls. 

Donations can be made in Joyce’s name to South High Marathon Dance, 42 Merritt Road South Glens Falls, NY 12803.


Salvatore M. Roccasecca


HUDSON FALLS – Salvatore M. Roccasecca, 32, of Maple Street, passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2016,  in Westchester Hospital, after a long and very courageous battle with Liver Disease.

Born August 11, 1984, he was the son of Jeff Roccasecca and Laura Roccasecca.

Sal was a bartender for many years at the family owned business, Saluto, in Hudson Falls. He loved spending time with people, had the gift of gab, and was descent to all and loved by everyone. He was great at his job, and brought joy to many people, over the years.

Sal loved the Yankees, Green Bay Packers, and taking his buddy John-Boy along with Ritchie and Adam to watch professional wrestling.

He graduated from Hudson Falls High School where he played baseball, football, and bowled all through high school.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Salvatore Roccasecca; and his maternal grandparents, James Bond and Anne Missita.

He is survived by his parents; his loving brother, Andrew Dickson, who he loved spending time with; his sisters, April Touchette and Amber Campbell; his paternal grandmother, Irene Roccasecca; his stepmother, Maureen Roccasecca; his stepfather, Doug Davis; his significant other, Nichole Lee Delucca and her daughters, Isabella and Gianna, whom he adored, and their dog Cooper; many aunts, uncles, and cousins, far too many to be named, but two very special aunts, Tamela Moss and Marrianne Burnham, along with cousin Crystal Moss, who were there for him till the end.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at 4 p.m.  at St. Mary’s/St.  Paul’s Church, on the park, in Hudson Falls, with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

At Sal’s request, there will be no calling hours, instead all are welcome to a celebration of his life at Saluto, on Main St. in Hudson Falls, following the service.

Sal’s family suggests that in his memory, please consider being a blood or organ donor.

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

Jesse J. Mcdonald

mcdonald-jQUEENSBURY – Jesse J. Mcdonald, 24, of Queensbury, went to be with his father, on Monday, October 10, 2016, at the Saratoga Hospital.
Born on September 30, 1992, he was the son of Kim Armando and the late James McDonald.

Jesse struggled through much of his life. At the age of thirteen, he was hit by a train. Although he wasn’t expected to live, Jesse persisted and survived. After trying to live a normal life, he finally succumbed to his injuries.

Jesse was very fortunate to have many people in his life that loved him. He always “looked fresh” because of his loving sister, Tiana, who was his number one fashion coordinator. Jesse had many vices but had great talents. He was very articulate in expressing his feeling through writing. Jesse loved to rap and wrote many of his own songs, along with his cousin, Mollie Armando. He was an extremely loyal friend, especially with his cousin, Zachary Mulholland. Jesse also liked to fish and camp with his father, his uncle Timmy and his friends. He just loved being outside and enjoying nature. All Jesse wanted out of life was love and acceptance, but he could never seem to find peace and acceptance within himself.
Besides his father, Jesse was predeceased by his grandmother, Ruth Armando, his great grandmother, Katherine Welch and his uncle, Timothy McDonald.

Survivors include his mother, Kim Armando of Hudson Falls; his loving sister, Tiana Carpenter and her fiancé, Jason Tranowicz of Glens Falls; his niece, Lyllei Carpenter of Glens Falls; his best friend and cousin, Zachary Mulholland and his fiancée, Andrea Cummings of Fort Edward; songwriting buddy and cousin, Mollie Armando; his grandparents, Joanne O’Connell and Gabe and Leslie Armando; his aunts and uncles, Suzanne and David Maye, Joan and David Armando, Laurie and Greg Jandolenko and William O’Connell; and several cousins.

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

A graveside service will be private.

The family offers a special thank you for the care, compassion and love given by the caregivers at Saratoga Hospital, especially “his wife” Mary.

Mary J. Green


GLENS FALLS – Mary J. Green, 84, of Glens Falls and formally of Hudson Falls, passed away peacefully, at her home, on Sunday, October 9, 2016, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Her loving family was there to support her journey to heaven to be with her husband, Walt.
Born on May 29, 1932, in Hudson Falls, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Margaret (Campbell) Danahy.
Mary was a true caregiver, in her younger years, she took care of many children. When her grandchildren arrived, Mary was in her glory, nurturing and loving them beyond all measure. Her only employment out of the home was as a home health care aid. She always knew what to do to make someone else feel better.
Mary was a lifelong communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church. She enjoyed bowling in her younger years. Mary was a generous volunteer for the handicapped, the Bloodmobile, Cancer Society, St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Choir, Catholic Daughters and the Cub Scouts.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her loving husband of 63 years, Walter Green, her two sisters and five brothers.
She is survived by her son and full time caregiver, Stephen Green (Linda); and her adoring daughter, Patricia Green Hafner (Lee); her grandchildren, Walter Green (Denise), Jennifer Green Kadien (Jerry), William Hafner (Courtney) and James Hafner (Sharon); her five great grandchildren, Ashlee, Mary Jane, Stephen, Bentley and Jack; her three great-great grandchildren, Jaden, John, Jr. and Keegan; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday, 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., Friday, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls.
The family would like to thank Cindy for all her loving care. They would also like to thank Marcia, Autumn, Kristy, Rose, Jody and Dr. Love. You were all instrumental in keeping mom at home and her family truly appreciates all you have given to make that happen.
Family and friends are welcome to a celebration of Mary’s life, at her 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.

Howard B. “Twister” Twiss

twiss-photo-older twissQUEENSBURY- Howard B. “Twister” Twiss, 83, started his new journey, whistling, puttering and building his mansion for his family to follow, on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, at the Glens Falls Hospital, with his loving family by his side.

Howard was born in Hartford, NY on April 10, 1933. He was the son of Howard Twiss and Agnes Bain Twiss.

He attended St. Mary’s Grammar School and graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1951.

Howard married the love of his life, Olive F. Colvin on January 3, 1953 at St. Mary’s Church in Hudson Falls by Reverend Walsh. Their honeymoon, the first of numerous vacations, was in Albany, NY.

Construction was his first of many jobs. He worked on Stewarts Bridge Dam, the railroad, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory and Ballston Spa School. Howard then spent many years working his way up to a foreman at Decora. He then

became partners with his brother Rick esablishing Twiss Brothers Auto Body. Howard established Midway Decorating Center where he spent ten years serving the community for their decorating needs before retiring.

Throughout the years Howard enjoyed time at his camp in Sacandaga boating, water skiing, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and sharing many jokes and laughs with his family.

Many trips to the ocean with his wife led to his love of cruising with his family. On these cruises he took many adventures, climbing Dunn’s Rivers Falls, snorkeling and swimming with stingrays, cave tubing, yachting, riding the merry go round and sitting on the beach or the balcony with a pina colada.

Howard could be found on Thursdays every week with Olive at the Racino which was referred to as “fun day” and you could always be sure he would “break even”.

He wasn’t a man to sit idle. Howard would often start his day with his exercise routine before he could be heard whistling in the kitchen or his “pout room” which was a garage he built. That was just one of his many projects which he thoroughly enjoyed. He was very proud of his biggest project which was his home. Howard always had a project in mind to keep himself busy.

Howard was predeceased by his parents, Howard and Agnes Twiss, his siblings, Sally Blakeman, Richard Twiss and Helen Wood, his grandson, Jeffrey Bardin, and great-grandson Robert Sanford.

Howard was a special man that was loved and will be missed by all. He spent his life loving and providing for his soulmate Olive. When the tables were turned Olive rose to the occasion and became Howard’s “nurse” showing her commitment and staying right by his side in return. Their life is a true story of love.

Howard is survived by his wife Olive of 63 years. His children, Cynthia Bardin, Susan McComsey, Gary Twiss Sr. (Sharon), Howard Twiss Jr., Thomas Twiss Sr. (Valerie) and Karen Beshara (David). His grandchildren, John Bardin Jr., Laura Smith, Brooke Bardin, Carrie, Keith and Steven McComsey, Renee Stepanek, Gary Twiss Jr., Angela Twiss, Christopher Haworth, Matthew and Christopher Barrett, Benjamin, Crystal and Lisa Twiss, Theresa Cutter, Thomas Twiss Jr., and Alec, Zachary and Katiya Beshara and many great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A special thank you to Dr. Pillemer, Jean VanAuken and the staff of Tower 2 at Glens Falls Hospital.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Wednesday , Oct 12 at St. Mary’s/Paul’s Church on the Park in Hudson Falls.

Everyone is welcome for a gathering at the home of Howard and Olive following the service.

Alice Teresa (Chatterton) Bates


GLENS FALLS – Alice Teresa (Chatterton) Bates, 64, of Glens Falls, passed away at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, surrounded by her family and loved ones, on Tuesday, October 4, 2016.

Born on May 9, 1952, in Indian Lake, she was the daughter of the late Loren and Minnie (Moulton) Chatterton. Alice attended Queensbury High School.

She worked for J. & J. Lingerie as a seamstress, and then at C. B. Sports also as a seamstress.

Alice met David “Porky” Bates on March 11, 1971 and they were united in marriage on February 23, 1974.

She loved humming birds and Indian Lake. If her husband ever said “let’s move to Indian Lake” she would have been in the truck instantly waiting. Dave would like to say, “Alice has been in my life since I was 14 years old, I’m 60 now, how will I ever get used to this. I love you more than I ever told you; I’m sure you knew. I miss you so. Love, Porky.”

In addition to her parents, Alice was predeceased by her son Christopher David Bates who passed on September 7, 2015; her brothers Rubin Chatterton and Alan Chatterton; and her sister Mavis Blanchard.

She is survived by her husband Dave Bates of Queensbury; her sons, Chad Bates and his wife, Dorie of Granville, Jamie Bates of Glens Falls, Nick Bates of Glens Falls, Josh Bates and his wife, Jennette of Narrowsburg, NY; her daughter Olivia Bates of Glens Falls; her eight grandchildren: Dylan, Andy, Elise “Goosie,” Pauly Breault of Glens Falls, Sydney Oleavy of Queensbury, Dakota Bates of Glens Falls, Adrenna Bates of Narrowsburg, and Persphenoy Bates of Ohio; her brother Alan Chatterton of Queensbury; her three sisters, Lorretta Dickinson of Kingsbury, Yvonne Feweling, and her husband, Pete of Queensbury, and Vivian DeLong and her husband, Ron of Queensbury; her Mother-in-law Shirley Bates of Queensbury; many cousins, nieces, nephews, and her best friends Linda and Tara.

Friends may call on Friday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. located on 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Service at the funeral home will immediately follow calling hours at 7 p.m. with the Reverend Flossie Bate from West Mountain Community Church officiating.

Donations in Alice’s name can be made to her the trust fund for her grandchildren, Dylan, Andy and Elise Bates at the Glens Falls National Bank, created after the passing of her eldest son.

Geneva Grace (Holmes) Palmer “Ginny”

palmergenevaGLENS FALLS – Geneva Grace (Holmes) Palmer “Ginny” of Glens Falls passed away peacefully on Monday, October 3, 2016.

Born on April 1, 1926, in the Glens Falls Hospital to Lemuel C. Holmes and Elizabeth LaPine, she graduated from Canton College, as a Dietician, and worked in that profession at Glens Falls Hospital.

She Married Clarence R. “JR” Palmer on October 19th 1946, whom she met while working at the Hospital. They had 3 children Mary, Ron, and Sandi.

In 1964, she decided to take in Foster children caring for 50 pre-school children over the next 10 years. The first of those children, Doug Barret, his daughter Sonya and his grandchildren became members of Ginny’s extended family.

After some time being away from the Queensbury area, Ginny and JR returned and she joined the West Glens Falls Emergency Squad as an EMT. She later was employed as a Home Health Aid and finished her career working at the Price Chopper on Glen Street. Ginny enjoyed working with people, always had a smile on her face and was loved by all who knew her.

She was pre-deceased by her husband, JR Palmer, her daughter, Mary Richardson, her son Ron Palmer, her siblings, Gertrude Fish, Lemuel (Moon), Dorothy Fahlman, Chris, Madeline Chenier, Billy, Janet Eggleston, Jack and Dawn Mingo and her special friend Earl Grinell.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandi (Bud) Grant; her granddaughter, Andrea (Tim) Richardson; her grandsons, Rob (Cheri) Moors and Scott (Nichole) Towers; her great grandchildren, Autumn Moors, Max Towers and Maryn Towers; and several nieces and nephews.

At Ginny’s request there will be no calling hours.

Graveside services will be at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Michael J. “ Mike” Morency, Sr


HUDSON FALLS – Michael J. “ Mike” Morency, Sr, 68, the “Mayor of Stephan Drive” passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 18, 2016.

Born September 25, 1947, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late William and Elizabeth (Simmons) Morency.

Mike was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School and Ward’s Business School.

His first wife, Frances (Norton) Morency passed away April 5, 2003.

He married Mary Lynne Packard in February 0f 2005.

From 1968 to 1979, he was partners with his father, operating Morency and Son Trucking.  From 1981 until his retirement in 2004, he was a Senior Plant Engineer at Washington Correctional Facility in Comstock.

Mike was a long time member of the Sons of the American Legion and also served several years with the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc.

He loved hunting and fishing and for over 40 years was a member of the Garnet Lake 9 Hunting Club.  Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 11 years, Mary (Packard) Morency of Hudson Falls; his son, Michael Morency, Jr. and his wife, Tammy, of Argyle; his grandchildren, Samantha Morency, Alexandra Morency and Michael A. Morency; his sister, Patricia Hunter and her husband, Glenn of Florida; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and aunts.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

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

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

Mikes family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and staff on T-2 at the Glens Falls Hospital for the wonderful care and support given to Mike during his illness.

Professor Emeritus Ronald J. Moss


HUDSON FALLS – Professor Emeritus Ronald J. Moss, 82, of Notre Dame Street, passed away on Tuesday September 27, 2016, at the Glens Falls Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Born on May 5, 1934 in Syracuse, he was the son of the late Albert J. and Dorothy M. (LaLone) Moss.

Professor Moss received his Bachelor and Master degrees in science from SUNY at Cortland and continued his education at Niagara University, where he was awarded a Master’s degree in Natural Science.

Professor Moss served his country as a veteran of the US Naval Reserve.

On June 25, 1960, he married the love of his life, Carol Doyle in Cortland, NY.

For 25 years, he taught anatomy, physiology, molecular biology and other biology courses at Adirondack Community College. For 18 years, he was a financial professional in mutual funds and business, retiring in 1989. After his retirement, he continued to substitute teach until this current school year.

He was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.

Professor Moss also belonged to the Hudson Falls Kiwanis for 22 years and served as president for two terms. He was a founding advisor to Circle K at ACC, President of the Homebuilders Association of Northern NY, ACC Delegate for Community College Senate for 22 years and coordinator of retirees of all ACC faculty emeriti. He also was President of the Home Owner’s Association for over 10 years in St. Peterburg, FL, where they spent their winters.

Professor Moss was a loving husband, devoted father, dedicated teacher and a devout Christian. His greatest pleasure was spending time on his boat on Lake George with family and friends. Last summer, they enjoyed 56 times during the boating season. He also enjoyed golf, gardening and many happy hours with his family.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Carol D. Moss of Hudson Falls; three children, Michael J. Moss of Hudson Falls, Tammy E. Mandwelle and her husband, Ken Hicks, of South Glens Falls and Ronald “R.J.” Moss, II of Hudson Falls; his grandchildren, Miles Mandwelle, Jordan Mandwelle, Timothy LaMarque, Kevin Hicks, Michealee Scarincio and Jaime Hicks; one great grandchild, Brody Hicks; one sister, Barbara A. Moss of Syracuse; his brother and sister in law, Douglas and Mary Doyle of Stanfordville, NY; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 9 am on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls.

Burial will take place in the Bethlehem Cemetery on the corner of Elsmere and Kenwood Aves. in Delmar at a later date.

The family suggests in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be made to the SUNY Adirondack Foundation, Reach New Heights Campaign, in Ron’s memory at 640 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804.

The family would like to thank Dr. Darci Gaiotti-Grubbs, the nurses and staff of the C.R. Wood Cancer Center and Tower 2 of the Glens Falls Hospital and Hudson Falls Internal Medicine for all their care and compassion shown to Ronald and his family over the years.

Marjorie C. Gordon

HUDSON FALLS – Marjorie C. Gordon, 92, formerly of Hudson Falls,
passed away on September 26, 2016 at the Mountainview Nursing and Rehab Center in New Paltz.
Born on November 6, 1923 in Fort Edward, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Celia (Stringham) Lewis.
Marjorie was a proud 1943 graduate of Fort Edward High School. Following graduation, she began working as a receptionist at E. W. Cowie, an eye doctor in Glens Falls.
On July 28, 1946, she married Kenneth Gordon at the St. James Episcopal Church in Fort Edward. They were married for 32 years, before he died in 1978.
Following her marriage to Kenneth, they moved to Tillson, NY, where she lived until his death.
At one time, Marjorie was very active in the V F W. Auxiliary, as a past President. She enjoyed spending time doing puzzles, reading, and making crafts.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Marjorie was predeceased by her daughter, Celia Foster; and her nephew, Herbert Hanson.
Marjorie is survived by her sister, Janet Hanson and her husband, Herbert of Hudson Falls; her niece, Barbara Longden of Hudson Falls; and several great nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services will be conducted at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at Union Cemetery in Fort Edward.
Donations in Marjorie’s name may be made to Susan G. Komen, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244.
Arrangements are under the care of the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.