Sheridan E. “Butch” Race

RaceFORT EDWARD – Sheridan E. “Butch” Race, 65, of Fort Edward, went into the arms of the Lord, unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at his home.

Born on December 26, 1948, in Amsterdam, he was the son of Olga (Mestek)  Race and the late Sheridan H. Race.

Butch graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1967 and continued his education at SUNY at Albany, where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees.

On August 21, 1971, he married Diana Rainbow in Hudson Falls.

Butch taught school for 35 years at the Glens Falls School System and he also served as the athletic director at the Glens Falls High School.

He was a member of the New Beginnings Community Church and served as a council member.   Butch also enjoyed bowling and being a baseball umpire.  He loved going to the movies and reading.  Butch was a talented saxophone player and was a member of the Vagabonds.

Besides his father, he was predeceased by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and his father in law and his mother in law.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Diana Race of Fort Edward; his mother, Olga Race; two sons, Rev. Sheridan Race, II and his wife, Marcy of Ticonderoga and Dana Race and his wife, Celine of Royal Palm beach, FL; seven grandchildren, Chelsie, Austin, Jordan, Jakob, Alexis “Lexi” , Caleb and Elizabeth “Lizzy”; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call today, Friday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the New Beginnings Community Church, on Dix Avenue in Queensbury.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Saturday, at the church, with the The Rev. Sheridan Race, II (Butch’s son)and Rev. Randy Gross, pastor, c0-officiating.

Burial will follow at Moss Street Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.

Butch’s family suggests that memorial donations be made to the New Beginnings Community Church, 487 Dix Ave., Queensbury, NY 12804.

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

Lorraine R. (Sexton) DuFour

SOUTH GLENS FALLS – Lorraine R. (Sexton) DuFour,  passed into the arms of Our Lord at the Home of the Good Shepherd in Moreau on Sunday, September 14, 2014.

Born on February 12, 1920 in Glens Falls Hospital, she was the daughter of the late Jesse M. and Flora S. (St. Pierre) Sexton.

After her family and home, she most loved being outdoors “digging in the dirt” in good weather and thinking about her flower gardens in the winter. She was also a very talented decorative painter and quilter; and lovingly made cloth dolls and teddy bears for her grandchildren and for craft fairs.

Over the years she was frequently employed in retail but especially treasured the years she and her daughter owned and operated a craft shop called Cornucopia Crafts in Montoursville, PA and then in Granville.

In past years, she looked forward to special holidays when she could gather her family in her home and entertain them. Lorraine was a kind, gentle person who was well loved by all who knew her.

Lorraine was predeceased in death by her parents, her beloved husband, Edward Seeley DuFour, who passed away on June 15, 2007; her precious sons, Edward L. DuFour and Ronald P. DuFore , and her siblings, Roderick P. Sexton, Jesse M Sexton Jr., Lionel F. Sexton and Helen M. Brayman.

Survivors include her son, Herb and his wife, Tammy of Granville; her daughter, Maureen of Moreau; her grandchildren, Edward L. DuFour and wife, Diane of Granville, Lisa Wilkinson and her husband, Randy of Malta, Brett DuFour and his companion, Bonnie Lawrence of Granville, Christopher DuFour, Jason DuFour and wife, Sheri, Charise Hoyt and husband, Jerome, all of Connecticut, Cynthia Carpenter and her husband, Michael of Moreau, Michelle Scheetz and her husband, Carl of Oklahoma, Rowdy Paul DuFore and his wife, Kathryn, Ronald Louis DuFore and his wife, all of California, and Nekia Torres and her husband, Mario of Granville; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff at the Home of the Good Shepherd for the attentive and loving care they provided to Lorraine during her stay there.

There will be no calling hours.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls, with the Reverend Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

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

Expressions of condolences may take the form of donations to a charity of one’s choice.

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

 

Mildred Boynton Hartpence

HUDSON FALLS – Mildred Boynton HartpenceHartpence, of Martindale Ave, passed into eternal life on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at home surrounded by her loving family.

 Mildred was born in Jay, on December 29, 1918. She was the daughter of the late Sheldon and Mary (Chabbott) Boynton and the loving wife of the late John J. Hartpence. Mildred was also predeceased by her brother, Edward Boynton of Jay.

 She is survived by her loving children, John (Dorothy) of Scotia, Mary Gordon of Diamond Point, James (Karen) of Carrollton, GA, Timothy (Mary) of Simpsonville, SC and Sue (Jeff) Curren of Diamond Point. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, John and Geoffrey Hartpence, Andrew Gordon, Aaron Hartpence and Warren Curren; her beloved great grandchildren, Benjamin Keppler, Kiera Hartpence and Lily Hartpence; she is also survived by a brother, Sheldon Boynton of Keeseville; her half brother, George (Marilyn) Chabbott of Dover, Delaware; and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her beloved sister, Emma Nelson of Hudson Falls, whose lifetime devotion and affection held a very special place in Mildred’s hears. This was so very much appreciated by Mildred’s children; Mildred was educated at SUNY Plattsburg and taught Home Economics and Hudson Falls High School for many years.

Mildred will be remembered as a loving, caring woman with great strength of character. Her most cherished moments were times spent with her family, and she especially enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her family unfailingly gathered at her home on holidays for wonderfully meals and cherished time together. She was a stunning example of how to live and die gracefully.

The family would like to extend heartfelt appreciation to all of her long-time caregivers, with special thanks to Debbie Blackmar, Becky Walsh and Hilda Sprague, for all the care and kindness given to Mildred.

Calling hours will be from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson F alls

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls at 11 a.m. following the calling hours.

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

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upstate New York, 1650 South Avenue, Suite 100, Rochester, NY 14620 or the American Cancer Society, Earmark for Colon Cancer Research, 959, Route 9, Mount Royal Plaza, Queensbury, NY 12804

Adeline D. Scheidegger

Scheidegger_bwQUEENSBURY – Adeline D. Scheidegger, 92, a former resident of Queensbury, died on Monday September 8, 2014 at the Fort Hudson Nursing Facility in Fort Edward.

Born on January 31, 1922 in Dayton, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Minnie Holsten.

Adeline graduated from Jamesburg High School in 1939 and was married to Frederick William Scheidegger in 1944. During this period she worked for the war effort on the Wildcat aircraft for Grumman aircraft.

Adeline’s interest included everything from Art to Zoo animals. She was a docent at the Hyde Museum and was very interested in sharing her knowledge of art.

The First Presbyterian Church was a central part of her life for many years. The May tea, church school and many other leadership roles made her feel very rewarded.

Having four sons, she had years spent serving Scouting as Den Mother and other appreciated leadership tasks. There are many boys that are now men that remember her well.

She was also very proud of her cooking and baking for the large family and friends she entertained. Many recipes will be treasured for several years.

Her love of gardening was a strong passion that she never stopped enduring. Adeline loved flowers, especially wild flowers from the various places see visited, the mountains of Colorado, Alaska and Switzerland to name a few. Camping and visiting State and National parks was a lifelong enjoyment.

Her spirit of competition was exercised in the card games she played, bridge and pinochle mostly, she loved a good game!    She played and hosted bridge games until just a few years ago. Watching golf was also a passion in her later years.

Last but not least was her love for animals. Adeline grew up on a farm with many kinds of pets and farm animals. She always treated every creature as it belonged on this earth as much as she.  

She was predeceased by her husband, Fred and seven brothers.

Survivors include one brother, Irving Holsten of Dayton NJ and four sons, William, Charles Otto, Richard and Robert.

The family of William includes his wife, Trudy and their three children, Michael, Krista and her husband, Wade Valla and their children ( Grace and Kaitlin) and Erik and his wife, Connie and their children (Taya and Genoa).

The family of Charles Otto includes four sons, Travis and his wife Amy, and their children (Koen and Greta), Kane and his wife, Paula, Blaine and his wife, Kelly and their children, ( Kade and Dominik) and fourth son, Zuri.

The family of Richard includes his wife, Carol and his son, Chad and his son, Rich and his wife, Jenn and their children (Chase and Evan).

The family of Robert includes his wife, Suzanne and one son, Robbie.

Friends are welcome to celebrate a memorial service at the First Presbyterian Church, Glens Falls, 400 Glens Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801, on Sunday, September 21 at 1 PM.

A private burial will be at the Gerald B.H. Solomon – Saratoga National Cemetery in Stillwater.

The family suggest that memorials in her name be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Glens Falls, 400 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801

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

Alexina Marie Jennings

jennings, AHUDSON FALLS – Alexina Marie Jennings, 42, of Dean Road, went into the arms of the Lord, on Wednesday, September 10, 2014.

 Alexina will be remembered by her family and friends for her most-generous heart. Even Strangers in need were witness to her immediate help and support, including financial.

 Her family is so proud of that loving nature she had which took great care of her father during those hardship years when he suffered with the disease ALS. Alexina spent many hours with her father in his later years driving him around to visit with his friends, taking him out to eat, traveling up north to visit campgrounds, taking pictures of Americaide and always making sure he had his burnt hot dogs.

 In addition to the people in her life Alexina loved all animals and gave generous donations to local nonprofit agencies, and other specific needs following natural disasters and for hay for the horses at Camp Pinnacle. Of course her beloved beagles, Duke and Dutch, were her children. And we can’t forget her cat, Emma. She loved them dearly, and the most-beautiful gift she ever gave her sister, Kelly, was her precious lab mix, Silkey.

Alexina enjoyed her softball, in her younger years, and football in her later years. Some of her favorite times in life were attending NY Giants football games with her mom and dad, in addition to camping in the Adirondacks, holding a nice cold beer, next to an all-night blazing fire.

You could often find Alexina watching a re-run of the television show The Golden Girls which Alexina loved. We only wish that she had lived long enough to enjoy hers. She will be dearly missed. She is now safe in the arms of Jesus where she wants to be. “Eternal rest grant onto then, O Lord…”

She is predeceased by her father Lawrence Joseph Jennings, Jr.

Alexina is survived by her mother, Lona Jennings; her sister, Kelly A. Jennings; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

At Alexina’s request all services will be private.

Instead of any flowers, her family requests memorial donation be sent to the North Country SPCA , PO Box 171, Hudson Falls, NY 12839 or the Pumpkin Fund, 4 Lark Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839, www.thepumpkinfund.com.

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

James William Young

Young, JHUDSON FALLS – James William Young, 76, of 8th Ave, went into the arms of the Lord, on Monday, September 8, 2014, at this home, with his family by his side.

Born on January 16, 1938, in Fort Edward, he was the son of the late William Clarence and Eleanor (Caprood) Young.

James was a 1956 graduate of Hudson Falls High School.

Following his graduation, he served in the US Army from 1956 to 1962. James worked for General Electric Company in Hudson Falls and Fort Edward as a Leader Welder, until his retirement after 35 years of service.

He was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls, where he served as an usher, James was a member of the Arthur S. Kiffin, Knights of Columbus, in Hudson Falls, past President of the Olde Saratoga Seniors in Schuylerville and a member of the Wilton Senior Citizens.

James loved to try his luck at the casinos and he loved to play bingo, he worked bingo ant the K of C on Wednesday’s for many years. He loved to travel and go on cruises and fish and hunt. Most of all he loved watching his grandchildren play basketball.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Shirley Elizabeth (Robichaud) Young and his sister in law, Patricia Young.

James is survived by his fiancé and caregiver, Barbara VanNess of Hudson Falls; his son, Jamie Young and his wife, Nicole of Fort Edward; his grandchildren, Austin, Makenzie and Jaxon; his brothers, Jack Young and his wife, Janice of South Glens Falls and Michael Young of Hudson Falls; his caregiver, whom he thought of as a sister, Lucy Welden; his sisters in law, Patricia Robichaud and Evelyn Robichaud; his friends and neighbors, Fay Pat and Billy, who was like a son to him; his two dogs Butterscotch and Dixie; his cat Sassy; friends and neighbors, to numerous to mention; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Wednesday, September 10 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

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

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

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to High Peaks Hospice, 79 Glenwood Ave., 2nd Floor, Queensbury, New York 12804, and Cornerstone Soup Kitchen, 293 ½ Main Street, Hudson Falls, New York 12839 or a charity of one’s choice.

Oliver N. “ Ollie” Ploof

PloofSouth Glens Falls – Oliver N. “ Ollie” Ploof, 80, of South Glens Falls, passed away at home, Thursday, September 4, 2014, surrounded by his loving family after a hard fought battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Born September 30, 1933, in Burlington, Vermont, he was the son of the late Raymond J. and Dorothy L. (Gelinas) Ploof.

Oliver graduated from Cathedral High School, and then attended St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont.  He enlisted in the US Army.  On September 26, 1953, Oliver married Jacqueline B. Chicoine at the Cathedral of Immaculate Conception.

He spent his entire career working for the Grand Union Co., starting as a young humble cheese cutter, working his way up the ladder to Vice President.

Oliver was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church where he held numerous positions in the church ministry and faith formation. He also volunteered for Caritas and was a ski instructor for the Adaptive Ski Program at Double H. Hole in the Woods.

Oliver was a quiet, unassuming and fervent supporter of the poor, the cold, the homeless, the hungry and the children of the world.  He loved and deeply appreciated the natural beauty of God’s world.  A hike in the woods with his dog, Duncan, skiing down the mountains with family and friends, Peter and Frank, a walk along an ocean beach, and the sunrise and sunsets viewed from his home with his wife by his side, gave him the most joy.

Besides his parents, Oliver was predeceased by his brothers, Leo Ploof and Calvin Ploof, Sr.., and his sisters, Helen Thayer, Phyllis Devoid and Catherine Couillard.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 60 years, Jacqueline B. Ploof; his children, Rod Ploof and his wife, Diane, Michelle P. Chevalier and her husband, Michael, Roxanne  Benoit, Marie Colbert, and Mark J. Ploof and his wife, Kate; his grandchildren, Ryan Chevalier and his wife, Larissa, Amanda Ploof, Bradley Chevalier, Laura Landry and her husband, Keith, Mark Benoit, Alexandra Benoit, Abigail Ploof and Bowen Oliver Ploof; his siblings, Richard Ploof and his wife, Barbara, Raymond Ploof and his wife, Norma, Charles Ploof, Sr., James Ploof, Sr. and his wife, Beverly, Sister Lucy Ploof RSM, Edward Ploof and his wife, Doris, Pam Gagnon and her husband, Joseph, Marjorie Limacher and her husband, Arthur, Patrick Ploof and his wife, Violet; and a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Friends may call on Monday, September 8, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls.

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

The Rite of Committal will take place at 1:30 p.m.,  at Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Veterans Cemetery in the town of Stillwater.

Ollie’s family would like to acknowledge with hearts full of gratitude the care he received from Dr. Richard Farrell and his compassionate staff, and the gentle souls of Christine, Linda and Lisa for helping us care for him at home during the last months of his earthly journey.

In lieu of flowers, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to the calling hours.  They will be donated to the Christmas USMC Toys for Tots, which was very important to him.  Memorial donations can also be made to Capital City Rescue Mission, 259 South Pearl Street, Albany, New York 12202, or The Priory Retreat House, 135 Priory Drive, Chestertown, New York 12817.

Philip J. Winslow

WinslowHUDSON FALLS – Philip J. Winslow, 75, of Quarry Crossing, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, August 30, 2014.

Born on October 4, 1938 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Buell and Lillian (Terrio) Winslow.

Philip was very proud to have received his high school diploma and also to have served his county in the United States Navy.

On March 10, 1968, he married Janet Jessey in Hudson Falls. They have enjoyed 46 wonderful years of marriage.

For 38, years, Philip worked at The Post Star, retiring as a circulation supervisor. He loved his job because it gave him the opportunity to meet many people and to make many friends.

He was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls and a member of the Glens Falls Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Lodge # 81.

Philip loved his motorcycle, but most of all he cherished his granddaughter, Krystal and his entire family.   He enjoyed his life and took great pleasure in laughing and making others smile. Philip was also very proud of his home, his yard and his pool and delighted in making sure they were in tip top shape.

Besides his parents, Philip was predeceased by his four sisters and six brothers.

Survivors include his loving wife, Janet Winslow of Hudson Falls; a son, Kenny Winslow and his wife, Dawn of Hudson Falls; his granddaughter, Krystal Winslow of Hudson Falls; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and many wonderful friends.

There will be no calling hours.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 959 Route 9, Mount Royal Plaza, Queensbury, NY 12804.

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

Frank DeLuke, Sr

DeLukeHUDSON FALLS formerly of DUANESBURG – Frank DeLuke, Sr., 89, of Hudson Falls, formerly of Duanesburg, passed into the arms of the Lord, at Glens Falls Hospital on August 27, 2014.

Born March 9, 1925, in Duanesburg in the family farmhouse, he was the son of the late John and Teresa (Palmeri) DeLuke.

Frank was a 1943 graduate of Delanson High School in Duanesburg.

On July 23, 1960, Frank married Carole Szarafinski at St. Adalbert’s in Schenectady.

For over 60 years Frank was a member of the Operating Engineers AFL- CIO Local 106 International Union of Albany as an Operating Engineer and also for Schenectady County Highway Department. For many years he was a volunteer fireman for Duanesburg. He was a member of the Elks #2157 of Rotterdam for over 23 years. During WWII he served in the U.S. Civil Defence Corp in Schenectady County.

Frank enjoyed his work, fishing, going to county fairs, spending time with his family, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, and boating on Sacandaga Lake with his brother in law, Herbert Bell.   He was very proud of his grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Frank was predeceased by his daughter, Barbara DeLuke; his sisters, Antionette Nielsen and Anna Bell and his brothers, Anthony DeLuke and James DeLuke.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Carole DeLuke of Hudson Falls; his children, Jeffrey DeLuke and his wife, Sheila of Mississippi, Frank DeLuke and his wife, Maureen of South Glens Falls; his grandchildren Logan DeLuke and his wife, Amanda, Levi DeLuke, Carson DeLuke, Xavier DeLuke, Aidan DeLuke, and his buddy, Lila DeLuke; his siblings, Nancy Tucker, Mary DeLuke, Margaret Gilday and her husband, James, Ethel Agresta and her husband, Ernest, John DeLuke and his wife, Trudy; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

A family viewing will be private.

The Rite of Committal will be held 3 p.m. on Saturday, at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, 100 Kings Road in Schenectady.

Donations in memory of Frank can be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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

Carla Joan Gilman

Gilman old Gilman youngGLENS FALLS – Carla Joan Gilman, 74, of Glens Falls, went into the arms of the Lord on August 25, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born April 24, 1940, in the town of Moreau, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth E. and Rose M. (Guyette) Ingraham.

Carla was a graduate of Hartford School, where she was a member of the Future Home Makers of America.

Carla worked as a seamstress for Perfect Fit in Comar; she worked on the janitorial staff at the Glens Falls Hospital and maintenance at JC Penney’s.  While working for JC Penney’s, she received an award for having the cleanest store in the North East

Carla was baptized, taught Sunday school for 3rd graders and sang in the choir at Hartford Yoked Baptist Church. She also taught Sunday School at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Rockwell Road in Queensbury.  Until her illness prevented her from going, she attended New Life Baptist Church in Hudson Falls.

Carla loved bingo, flowers, gardening, milking the goats at the fair and all animals.  Carla made many friends and touched many lives during her life.

Besides her parents, Carla was predeceased by an infant sister, Sally Anne Ingraham.

Survivors include her children, Steven Kilmer and his wife, Pat of Fort Edward, Lori Anne Kilmer–Payne and her husband, Michael of Glens Falls, Dorraine Gilman of Queensbury and Christina Lynn Gilman of Queensbury; her ten grandchildren, Nathaniel Kilmer, Liza Kilmer, Shawna Payne, Rebecca Payne and Christopher Payne, Adam Wall, Meghan Wall and Tanner Wall and Joel Davis and Gregory Davis; nine great grandchildren Addison Wall, Aidan Wall, Lily Tennent,  Alexander Payne, Tayveon Moore, Amari Moore, Moriah Davis, Mallory Davis and Joseph Davis; her brothers and sisters, Nancy Nichols and her husband Richard of North Carolina, Terry Ingraham and his wife, Monica of Florida, Thomas Ingraham and his wife, Betty of Georgia and Keith Ingraham and his wife, Rachael of North Carolina; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

The Funeral will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Pine View Cemetery in the town of Queensbury.

Donations in memory of Carla can be made to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Grand Central Station, P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777, the American Cancer Society, 959 Route 9 Mount Royal Plaza, Queensbury, NY 12804 and New Life Baptist Church, 62 Main Street, Hudson Falls, New York 12839.

Margaret (Sookie) VanWie Hogan

HUDSON FALLS – Hogan 1 (Copy) Hogan 2 (Copy), 81, passed away, surrounded by her loving family at her home, on Sunday, August 24, 2014.

 Born in Schenectady on August 14, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Augustus and Helen (Sorensen) VanWie. She is also predeceased by her step father, Bill Sharrow.

 She graduated from South Glens Falls High School in 1951 and worked at the New York Telephone Company until she married her love, Roger, on February 20, 1954. Margaret then stayed at home to raise her six children.

 She was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls and was a member of the Glens Falls Hospital Guild.

When the music started, Sookie and Roger were the first to hit the dance floor and the last to leave when the party ended. She was a bargain shopper at heart, always saying she saved Roger money, but could never produce the cash to prove it. She loved to bake, filling her children’s lunches with home baked treats. Fresh baked cookies were awaiting their return from school each day. Most of all, she enjoyed the time spent with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by, her son-in-law Donald Marry.

Besides her husband, Roger, she is survived by her children, Peggy Hogan Marry of South Glens Falls, Francis (Cynthia) Hogan of South Glens Falls, Judith Hogan of Hudson Falls, Roger Hogan Jr. of Warrensburg, Missouri, Mark Hogan and his partner Rob Saba of Saratoga Springs, and Peter Hogan of Hudson Falls; 15 Grandchildren, Sean (Lori) Marry, Ryan (Richard) Bauer, Meghan (Kurt) Theis, Caitlin Hogan (fiancé, Scott Morgan) Kevin (Sarah) Kill, Julia (Todd) Cheney, Liz (Mike) Hollis, Monica Hogan (fiancé Daniel Brant), Keith Hogan, Matthew Hogan, Christian Hogan, Michael Hogan, Michael Archambault, Ashley Archambault and Ben Hogan; her 14 great grandchildren, Jack, Reese and Abigail Marry, Hudson and Quinn Bauer, Evan and Henry Theis, Ava, Sophia and Sebastian Kill, Kendall, Kamryn and Caylen Cheney, and Micah Hollis; her brothers , Dan (Janet) VanWie, Ed (Betty) Sharrow, Ronnie Sharrow, William Sharrow and Timothy Sharrow; several brothers and sisters in law; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

At Margaret’s request, there are no calling hours.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls with the Rev. James Ebert, officiating.

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

Margaret’s family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Glens Falls Hospital and especially Dr. Amy Hogan-Moulton, who always made sure Mom had the best of care. Also special thanks to Dr. Surendra Nevatia and Dr. Michael Layden.

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

Angenette “Annie” R. Knowlton

HUDSON FALLS – Angenette “Annie” R. Knowlton, 86, formerly of Pine Street, passed away, peacefully on Monday, August 18, 2014, at the Stanton Health Care Facility in Queensbury.

Born on March 19, 1928, in Hudson Falls, she was the daughter of the late Roscoe C. and May Knowlton.

Annie worked very hard for over 42 years at CR Bard in Queensbury, where she made many friends.

 Years ago she attended The Glens Falls United Methodist Church and the Hudson Falls United Methodist Church.

 Annie enjoyed watching game shows and playing bingo. She was a unique person who called it, like she saw it. Annie will be remembered as a kind and giving person. She loved taking her young nieces and nephews on shopping trips and going on short outings.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, an infant baby sister, Frances Hafner and Clarice Bennett; and her brother, George Knowlton.

She is survived by her sister, Carol Maille of Hudson Falls; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours.

Graveside services will be conducted at a later date at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward.

The family requests memorial donations be sent to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., PO Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828.

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

Frederick H. Fisk

FiskGANSEVOORT – Frederick H. Fisk of Leonard Street passed away, on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at his home with his loving wife and family by his side.

Frederick was born on March 6, 1928, in Durkeetown, NY he was the son of the late Frederick and Helen (Rosa) Fisk.

A wonderful 57 year marriage to Olga S. Sepe resulted in five children; Paul Fisk, Frederick Fisk, John Fisk, Lisa Kelly, and Lori Smith, and grandchildren; Rebecca, Ginevra, Dana, Tyler, Josey, Liam, and Madeline, all survivors. He lived by and taught his children the principles of honesty, working hard, and giving others the benefit of the doubt. He loved his wife with a passion seldom seen and sacrificed much for his children.

In his youth Frederick traveled around the world many times in his fourteen years in the Merchant Marines. He served in the army for two years during the Korean war. Until retirement in 1990 he was a self-employed building contractor with Fisk Enterprises in Hudson Falls, NY and F. Fisk Construction in Wilton, NY.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Dewitt and Winfield and his sister Helen.

Friends are invited to call from 11 to 12 Noon on Thursday August 21st, 2014 at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will follow immediately after at the funeral home.

The Rite of Committal will follow at Glens Falls Cemetery on Bay Street in the City of Glens Falls.