Charlotte P. Reinertsen

reinertsenHudson Falls – Charlotte P. Reinertsen, 84, of Earl Towers, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving daughters.

Born on September 19, 1932 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Norton and Winifred (Evens) Sherman.

In 1950, Charlotte graduated from the Hudson Falls High School.   She also attended the Adirondack Community College.

Charlotte was married to the late Robert L. Coates and the late Einar Reinertsen.

For many years, she was employed at General Electric Company in Fort Edward and the Hudson Falls School System.   Charlotte retired from Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES.

When her children were young, she lived in Germany.  While there, Charlotte belonged to the Non Commissioned Officers Club, the Protestant Women of the Chapel and she taught Sunday School.She was a member of the Hudson Falls American Legion Post #574 Ladies Auxiliary.

Charlotte enjoyed watching soap operas and reading, especially mysteries and old west stories.

She loved gardening, shopping and traveling with her children and grandchildren, throughout the country.

Charlotte was predeceased by a daughter, Peggy Lee Coates, her sisters, Sylvia Sherman and Shirley LaTulippe and brothers, Daniel Sherman, Malcolm Sherman and Stanley Sherman and her longtime friend, Ralph Brown.

Survivors include four children, Kathleen LaValley of Glens Falls, Sheryl Audette of Longmont, CO., Elizabeth Coates of Hudson Falls and Cindy Gilstrap of Essex Junction, Vermont; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; her sister, Gloria Fish Fort Edward; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no calling hours.

A Graveside Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at West Fort Ann Cemetery in the Town of Fort Ann.

Her family suggests that memorial donations be made to American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY, 12110.

Doris C. Lee

HUDSON FALLS – Doris C. Lee, 91, beloved mom of Dianne Godfrey and Lynne Pelkey and the late Joel Godfrey went into the arms of the Lord  on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Wesley Health Care Facility.

Services will be at a later date in Virginia.

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

Richard W. Rourke

Rourke, RichardGLEN LAKE – Richard W. Rourke, 74, of Jay Road, passed away, after a long illness on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Born on April 5, 1943, in Fort Edward, he was the son of the late Robert and Margaret (Whalen) Rourke.

Richard was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School.  While in high school, he broke the school high jump record.   Richard then continued his education at Albany Business School.  Following business school, he enlisted in the United States Army, where he served his country proudly.

On March 17, 1979, he married Susan (Korner) Fiato in Queensbury.  Richard was a devoted husband to her for 33 years, until she passed away on November 25, 2012.

Richard owned and operated R & R Lockers in Queensbury for 40 years.  He also was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls.

Richard enjoyed watching NASCAR, and participated in the White Water Derby for many years.  Richard also had a love of Glen Lake, a place he called home for many years.  He enjoyed downhill skiing, water skiing and car racing.  Richard also was involved with the Band and Bugle Vagabonds.

Richard is survived by his brothers, Robert (Carol Higley) Rourke of Kattskill Bay and William (Tori) Rourke of Glen Lake and their son, William Rourke, Jr.; his daughter, Robin (Pat) Cronin of Queensbury and their children, Carrie and Ben, his sons, Daniel Fiato of Glens Falls and  Michael (Sharon) Fiato of Hinckley, Ohio and their son, Jacob; and his special friend, Meg Loadholt of Ludlow, MA.

Calling hours will be from 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June, 21, 2017, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Funeral Services will follow the calling hour at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

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

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

Joseph W. Potvin

Potvin YoungPotvin OlderHUDSON FALLS – Joseph W. Potvin of Circular Drive, Hudson Falls and Honeysuckle Lane, Lake George passed away on June 16, 2017 due to Multiple Sclerosis and chronic kidney disease.

 Joe was born on May 9, 1942 in New Rochelle, NY, and was the son of the late Dr. Mitchell L. Potvin and Annabelle (Glass) Potvin of Hudson Falls and Cleverdale. He was married to his best friend and love of his life, Patricia Fraser Potvin, for 49 years. Their 50th wedding anniversary is August 5. Together they enjoyed a life centered around their home, family and friends.

Joe was the youngest of four children. When he was five the family moved from 29 Valley Road in Larchmont to 5 Clark Street in Hudson Falls where his dad was born and raised and where he set up his dental practice. Joe was a 1956 graduate of St. Mary’s Parochial School in Hudson Falls, a 1960 graduate of St. Francis Prep School in Spring Grove, PA where he was editor of the yearbook. In June of that year he entered the Franciscan Order Sacred Heart Province Seminary in Loretto, PA. After staying for almost three years he transferred to Niagara University and graduated in 1965 with a degree in the Classics and a minor in English and Philosophy. In 1967 he received a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration also from Niagara University. In 1982 he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis but that did not stop him from teaching for another 20 years due to the strength of his family, friends and teachers. The students will remember him as the teacher in the electric scooter going down the hallways, smiling, laughing and having a good time. Joe loved teaching and was an inspiration to all of his students and in 1984 the Glens Falls High School yearbook, The Red and Black, was dedicated to him. In 1994 Joe received a very high honor and was one of six teachers selected as a Master Teacher. He was senior class advisor for 25 years and he loved helping students in any way he could. He taught for 35 years, one year at Redhook Central School and the next 34 years at Glens Falls High School teaching English and American Literature and Latin. Joe also taught English at Hudson Falls High School during summer school for 30 years. He was past president of the Hudson Falls Kiwanis Club, a 23 year member and treasurer of Hudson Falls Tiger Tracker Booster Club, a Trustee and Secretary of the Hudson Falls Free Library and a Trustee of the Sandy Hill and Fort Edward Union Cemetery. He also taught religious education at St. Mary’s and took care of the flowers in front of the Church. His faith and community were a very important part of his life.

Joe’s second love was Lake George, especially Cleverdale, where he summered as a child until he got married in 1967. He loved waterskiing, swimming, boating, hiking and jumping off the cliffs with his friends. In the winter he loved downhill skiing at West Mountain and Gore Mountain.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Patricia, his children, Lisa (Steve) Jackoski of Cleverdale, NY, Heather (Malcolm) Potvin Faulds of Arlington, MA; Matthew J.(Maria) Potvin of Castleton-on-Hudson, NY; Catharine E. (Matthew) Potvin Brown of Slingerlands, NY; five grandchildren,  Maxwell Jackoski, Alyssa and George Potvin, and Riley and Hunter Faulds; his siblings William (Lynn) Potvin, Mitchell Lee (Norma) Potvin, and Anne Marie (William) Mather; 22 nieces and nephews and 39 grand nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at 10am on Thursday, June 22 at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, on the park in Hudson Falls.

 A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am at St Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, with Father Thomas Babiuch, following the calling hour.

The Right of Committal will immediately follow at St Paul’s Cemetery in the Town of Kingsbury.  

In lieu of flowers please make donations payable to Special Olympics NY, c/o Max’s Buddies, PO Box 166, Cleverdale, NY 12820.

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

Tiarra “Tee Tee” Lynn Couture

Couture, TiarraARGYLE – Tiarra “Tee Tee” Lynn Couture, 13 years old of Coach Road, passed away into the arms of her Mema Shirley, with her baby sister, Payton, on Saturday, June 10, 2017, due to a fatal car accident in Cleveland, Ohio.

Born on October 21, 2003 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of Nichole Underwood and Toma Couture.

Tee Tee was a spunky, beautiful young lady and also very talented.  She loved her family and her cats, Snow and Angel and her bunny, Meko.  Tee Tee loved to sing and ride horses.  She also enjoyed dressing up with her sister, Payton and her brother, Carter, all the while, painting their nails and doing their hair.

Tee Tee attended school at Neil Hellman in Albany and Argyle Central School.  She also went to Sanford Street School and Washington Street BOCES.

All her life, her nicknames were T, Tee Tee, Baby girl.

She was predeceased by her maternal great grandmother, Shirley “Mema” Underwood, her great uncle, Timothy Underwood, her great greandfather(adopted), Wayne Ely and she passed with her sister, Payton Thatcher.

She is survived by her many family members and adopted family; her brother, Carter Underwood; her sister, Kamryn Couture; her mother, Nichole Underwood; her father, Toma Couture; paternal grandmother, Linda Looney; maternal grandmother, Bonnie “Nana” Underwood; papa, Phillip Lauder; maternal uncle, James (Tiffany) Brayman, Jr.; great grandfather, Larry (Joanne) Underwood, Sr.; great uncles, Larry Underwood, Jr, Phillip (Nancy) Underwood, Ethan Underwood, Damian Underwood and her great aunt, Brittany Underwood; aunts and uncles, Timothy (Janess) Brayman, Matthew Brayman, Shelby Brayman and Logan Brayman; her adopted family, great grandmother Sandra “Mema” Ely; grandparents, Eben and Tammy DeRusha, Laura Andrews, Fred Andrews and other family members; her adopted great grandparents, Jeff and Janet Lauder “Nay & Pa”; aunt Phyllis Lauder, Sarah Lauder, Emily Gille, Dillion Lauder, Skah Harrington, Emiliyah Pryce and many others; her immediate cousins, Jordan DeStefano-Brayman, Austin Brayman, Haillie Brayman, Anthony Brayman, Kaliyah Brayman, Larry Joe Underwood, III and many other cousins and great aunts and uncles.

Tee Tee touched so many lives and will be loved and missed by all who knew her.

The family is so very appreciative of everyone and gives a special thanks to all who have come together to help and celebrate her life. Special thanks need to be given to LeeAnn Thorne, for all she has done in our absence!!

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations her memory to SPCA, P.O., Box 171, Hudson Falls, NY 12839, any horse rescue organization or the charity of one’s choice.

Friends may call on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gospel Lighthouse Church, 30 LaCross Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m., following the calling hours at the church, with the Rev. Flossie Gage Bates, officiating. All are welcome to a reception to follow at the United Methodist Church of Hudson Falls

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

Payton Shirleen “Punky Doo” Thatcher

Thatcher, PaytonGLENS FALLS – Payton Shirleen “Punky Doo” Thatcher 7 years old of Glens Falls, passed away into the arms of her Mema Shirley, with her older sister, Tiarra, on Saturday, June 10, 2017, due to a fatal car accident in Cleveland, Ohio.

Born on March 24, 2010, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of Nichole Underwood and Nicholas Thatcher.

Punky was a spunky, outgoing girl.  She loved to sing and dance all the time.  She loved her cats, twilight and Goldie.  Payton loved fishing and camping with her father.  She loved playing Shopkins and listening to her favorite music with her mama.  Punky loved reading with both parents and watching her Full House show.  She was one of the biggest NY Giants fans.  Punky was always on the go and having fun with the biggest brightest smiles.  She loved sharing secrets with everyone and she was happy to share her birthday with her great uncle Larry, Jr.

She was predeceased by her maternal great grandmother, Shirley “Mema” Underwood, her great uncle, Timothy Underwood, her great grandfather(adopted), Wayne Ely and she passed with her sister, Tiarra Couture.

She is survived by her many family members and adopted family; her brothers, Carter Underwood Jacob Blaise and Owen Thatcher; her sister Hailey Dow;  her mother, Nichole Underwood; her father, Nicholas Thatcher and his fiancé, Angel Viele; maternal grandmother, Bonnie “Nana” Underwood; papa, Phillip Lauder; her paternal grandfather, Walter Thatcher, Sr. and her maternal grandmother, Marlene Thatcher; her grandfather, Edward Viele, sr. and her grandmother Jean Viele; maternal uncle, James (Tiffany) Brayman, Jr.; her paternal aunts and uncles, Chelsea Thatcher, Nathan Thatcher, Walter Thatcher and Jeremy Thatcher; great grandfather, Larry (Joanne) Underwood, Sr.; great uncles, Larry Underwood, Jr, Phillip (Nancy) Underwood, Ethan Underwood, Damian Underwood and her great aunt, Brittany Underwood; aunts and uncles, Timothy (Janess) Brayman, Matthew Brayman, Shelby Brayman and Logan Brayman; her adopted family, great grandmother Sandra “Mema” Ely; grandparents, Eben and Tammy DeRusha, Laura Andrews, Fred Andrews and other family members; her adopted great grandparents, Jeff and Janet Lauder “Nay & Pa”; aunt Phyllis Lauder, Sarah Lauder, Emily Gille, Dillion Lauder, Skah Harrington, Emiliyah Pryce and many others; her immediate cousins, Jordan DeStefano-Brayman, Austin Brayman, Haillie Brayman, Anthony Brayman, Kaliyah Brayman, Larry Joe Underwood, III and many other cousins and great aunts and uncles; and her special friends, Tanya Greene, Cheyanne Gates and Catherine Burnham.

Payton touched so many lives and will be loved and missed by all who knew her.

The family is so very appreciative of everyone and gives a special thanks to all who have come together to help and celebrate her life. Special thanks need to be given to LeeAnn Thorne, for all she has done!!

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations her memory to SPCA, P.O., Box 171, Hudson Falls, NY 12839, any horse rescue organization or the charity of one’s choice.

Friends may call on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gospel Lighthouse Church, 30 LaCross Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m., following the calling hours at the church, with the Rev. Flossie Gage Bates, officiating. All are welcome to a reception to follow at the United Methodist Church of Hudson Falls

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

Barbara Janice Knurek

Knurek PhotoFORT EDWARD – Barbara Janice Knurek,  of Fort Edward and a longtime resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away Sunday Morning on  June 11, 2017.

Born on November 23, 1930, in Chicago, IL, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Heerhold.

Barbara was a very intelligent woman and reader.

Barbara was married to Joseph P. Knurek for 60 years. Over that time, her and her husband owned and operated many fine dining restaurants.

Barbara was a wonderful artist, and taught doll painting. Before moving to Fort Edward, she lived in Scottsdale, a Phoenix, Arizona suburb. She enjoyed creating and being artistic, going out to lunch with friends, was an avid crossword puzzle enthusiast, enjoyed making porcelain replica dolls, and loved animals and horse racing.

In addition to her mother, Barbara was predeceased by her daughter, Jolyn Harding.

Survivors include, her son, Robert Knurek and his wife, Kelly of Fort Edward; and her two grandchildren, Kaitlyn Priester and Jillian Harding.

Following Barbara’s wishes, there will not be calling hours.

A funeral service will take place on Thursday at 11 a.m., at the Calvary Assembly of God Church at 100 Sherman Ave. in Glens Falls, with the Reverend Paul Keehr, officiating.

Donations in Barbara’s name may be made to The SPCA Of Upstate New York, 588 Queensbury Ave., Queensbury, NY, 12804, or the American Cancer Society, 959 U.S. 9, Queensbury, NY, 12804.

 

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

Sterling W. Harrington

harrsterQUEENSBURY – Sterling W. Harrington, 87, of Queensbury, passed away in the loving arms of his wife on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Born on September 26, 1929, in the town of Kingsbury, he was the son of the late Harold and Harriet (Webster) Harrington.

Sterling married Ethel (Kellogg) Coon on June 28, 1997 in Hartford.

He was a 30-year employee of Albany Engineering Systems, formerly in Queensbury.

Sterling attended the Kingsbury Baptist Church, enjoyed bingo and square dancing. He enjoyed going out to dinner, especially on Thursday evenings with his friends.  Most of all, he loved being with his family

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his first wife, Virginia Harrington, a grandson, Shawn Cook and his three brothers, Stanley Harrington, Harold Harrington, Jr. and Merlin Harrington. He is alos predeceased by a son in law, Robert Chesterman.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Ethel (Kellogg) Harrington of Queensbury; his children, Dan Harrington and his wife Ev of Olmstedville, Delilah Chesterman of Kingsbury. Becky Harrington of Glens Falls and Jill Welch and her husband, Kevin of Hadley Luzerne; two grandchildren, Elizabeth Jeffords and Erin Flewelling; five great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday (Following the calling hours) at the funeral home with the Rev, Jeff Palmer pastor of the Kingsbury Baptist Church officiating.

Burial will follow at Morningside Cemetery in the town of Hartford.

Memorial donations in Sterling’s memory may be made to the SPCA of Upstate New York, 588 Queensbury Ave., Queensbury, NY 12804.

Robert Chesterman

chesterman robertKINGSBURY – Robert Chesterman, 87, of Kingsbury, passed away peacefully on June 8th at Glens  Falls Hospital, with his loving wife Delilah. Nieces Beth and Erin and sister in law Jill at his side.

Born in New Rochelle, N.Y., he was the son of the late Marie and Fred Chesterman.

He attended Philadelphia Textile College, but was drafted into the army during the Korean War. He was stationed in Japan as an equipment depot specialist.  After his discharge, he eventually went to work for the Glens Falls and Continental Insurance Companies.  Before retirement he was a member of the Special Risk Unit in New York City.

Robert was a communicant of St. Mary’s-St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church in Hudson Falls, where he was an usher for many years and a member of the usher’s club. He and his wife did volunteer work with Catholic Charities and were named volunteers of the year in 2007 and attended a dinner hosted by Bishop Hubbard.

Robert was also a charter member of the Feeder Canal Alliance and worked with the clean-up crew. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 574 in Hudson Falls.

Robert loved to travel, canoe, golf and ski. He and his wife have been in every state except Hawaii, and every national park.

He is predeceased by his first wife Kastonza and his daughter Connie Newell.

Survivors include his wife of forty years, Delilah, his beloved granddaughter, Shauna Newell, his brother Gerry and many nieces and nephews

Friends may call from 4-to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13th at Carleton Funeral Home in Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 14th at 1 pm, at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Churcu, on the park, in Hudson Falls with The Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

The Rite of Committal will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in South Glens Falls.

His wife would like to thank Dr. Evans and Staff, Dr. Cooper, Dr. Lukaszewicz, Dr. Gray and Dr. Wasserman and ladies for their compassionate care over the years.  She would also like to thank the doctors and staff at Glens Falls Hospital for their care and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s-St. Paul’s Renovation Fund; 11 Wall St., Hudson Falls, N.Y. 12839 or The Feeder Canal Alliance, 21 Thomson Ave., Glens Falls, N.Y. 12801

Grace J. Richards

Richards, GraceSARATOGA SPRINGS – Grace  Richards, 90, of Saratoga Springs, went into the arms of the Lord on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Born on November 13, 1926, in Fort Edward, she was the daughter of the late Guy and Etta (Milligan) Lansing.

She was married for several years to Robert Richards, before he passed away on April 19, 1994.

Grace and her husband ran a family farm until 1963, at that time they build Richard’s Diner on Route 4, south of Fort Edward.  After retiring, from the diner, Grace and Robert retired to Dade City Florida, where they enjoyed 13 wonderful years.  At that time they moved back to this area to be near family.

She was an avid bowler and received many bowling trophies.  Grace was a member of St. Andrew’s Church in South Glens Falls.  At St. Andrew’s Church, she helped create an after-school program for “Latch Key Kids” called “The Net”.  She was also very proud to have participated for many years in the annual Christmas parade in helping create the church floats.

Grace was an avid Yankee fan, even though her husband was a Met’s fan.  Her grandchildren were the center of her life.  She cherished spending time with them, listening to their stories and sharing her stories with them.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her children, Leon Richards and Faye Jacobs and her brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her children, Carol Biggie and her husband, Daniel of Saratoga Springs, Harold “Skip” Moore of Connecticut, Bella Harrington of Glens Falls and Carroll Kelly and her husband, Gill of North Carolina; her daughter in law, Donna Richards of Argyle; her grandchildren, Jeff, Mark and Scott Richards, Kellie Stewart, Corina Stampalia, Tammy Horan, Daniel Biggie, II, and John Hodges; 18 great grandchildren; and five great, great grandchildren; one sister, Carolyn O’Sick of Orlando, FL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorial services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in South Glens Falls, with Rev. Joyce Fiore, pastor, officiating.

Burial will be 11 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Pine View Cemetery in the town of Queensbury.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Salvation Army, 37 Broad Street, Glens Falls, NY  12801.

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

Robert “Bob” Borngesser

Borngesser, PhotoGLENS FALLS – Robert “Bob” Borngesser, 67, of Glens Falls, passed away on May 31, 2017, at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a long illness.

Born on November 23, 1949 in Union City, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Raymond and Doris Louise (Boneni) Borngesser.

Bob graduated from Union Hill High School in New Jersey and soon after enlisted in the US Army.  He was a proud Vietnam Veteran, who served as a medic.   For his brave actions, Bob received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.

On September 21, 1986, he married Lynn Maturo at Lady of Fatima Church in North Bergen, New Jersey.

Bob was Commander of the American Legion and also a member of the VFW, both on Cooper Street in Glens Falls.

Bob enjoyed telling jokes and playing computer games. He always tried to make the best out of a bad situation. Bob was quoted as saying “you have to have a sense of humor to keep you going.”   He always hid his pain to those around him.   Bob had a sensitive side, especially when reading greeting cards.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother, David Borngesser and his sister, Ruth Hacker.

Survivors include his loving wife, Lynn Borngesser of Glens Falls; his two daughters, Jillian Borngesser and Kaitlin Borngesser; three grandchildren, Isaiah, Hector and Joseph; his siblings, Charles Borngesser, Doris Sinclair, Ellie Lopez, Wayne Borngesser, Amy Borngesser, Paul Borngesser, Raymond Borngesser, Ronald Borngesser, Kenny Borngesser and Jackie Semeidi; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Graveside Services will be conducted at 11a.m. on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Gerald B. H.  Solomon – Saratoga National Cemetery in Stillwater.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the American Legion Post 233 of Glens Falls, Cooper Street, Glens Falls, NY  12801 or to any local VFW of your choice.

Andrea Lynne Beahan

Andrea BeahanHUDSON FALLS – Andrea Lynne Beahan, 56, of Deer Run Drive, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

Born on March 18, 1961, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Cleta (Moran) Beahan.

After her graduation from Brockport High School, she continued her education at SUNY Brockport, receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work.

She worked as a social worker in Rochester, finding jobs for people with developmental disabilities.  Working with the disabled gave Andrea a strong purpose in life.  If was her gift back to society.  While in Ithaca, Andrea changed profession to become a car salesperson and was very successful.  After moving to this area, she worked in car sales for a while and then went back to her love of helping the downtrodden.  She began working for Shelters of Saratoga, helping people get back on their feet and she started The Outreach and Drop in Center in Saratoga Springs.  Her passion was helping the homeless and victims of society.

Andrea was known as “Mommy Bubba” to her two adopted sons, Gonzalo Scott Beahan-Yates and Josiah David Beahan-Yates.  The boys where her heroes and the center of her world.

Andrea was funny and loved to make people laugh.  She had a big heart and was always a giver to her family, friends and clients.   When Andrea spoke, she made you feel as though you were the most important person in the world.  She will be remembered for being a loving mother, devoted friend and sister and will be greatly missed by those that she touched.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Scott Francis Beahan and her niece, Leah Higgins Beahan.

She is survived by her sons, Gonzalo and Josiah Beahan-Yates; her partner, Marie Chase; her sister, Jo Ellen Schwallie and her husband, Scott; her brother, Daniel Beahan and his fiancé, Loni Boundy; her nieces, Shiela Spoth and her husband, Eric, Allyson Wise and her husband, Scott and her nephew, Aeron Schwallie and his fiancée, Kelly Teufel; her good friend and mother of her children, Heather Yates; and several other family members.

Friends may call on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from to 10 to 11 a.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main in Hudson Falls.

Memorial Services will follow the calling hour on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations in Andrea’s name may be sent to Shelters of Saratoga, P.O. Box 3089, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Jesse I. Latterell, Jr

Latterell, jesseFort Edward – Jesse I. Latterell, Jr., age 85, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 1st, 2017. He was in the comfort of his own home in Fort Edward, NY, surrounded by loved ones.

He was born on February 10th, 1932 to Mary and Jesse I Latterell Sr.

Jesse spent many years working for Yank Waste as a mechanic during the early portion of his life, as well as many years doing what he loved, driving tractor trailer for his own personnel business, Latterell Trucking Inc. He greatly enjoyed the smaller things in life, such as fishing, washing his truck and just being outside but most of all camping, which he did for several years with his wife, children and then grandchildren, at Port Henry Campground.

Jesse was predeceased by his parents, his brothers Merile, Ward, and Hubert Latterell, and his sisters Betty Latterell-Burkhardt, and Priscilla Latterell. He was also predeceased by his two sons, Lee and Mark Latterell.

Jesse is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sylvia Latterell; his sisters Mary Holden, Barbara Edwards and Patricia Burns; his children Al (Suzanne) Latterell, Chris Latterell, and Sheri Johnson; his Grandchildren Dan Latterell, Timothy Latterell, Scott (Joelle) Latterell, Gina (Paul) Lanfear, Ashlie (Matt) Johnson, Meagan (Shawn) Johnson, Douglas Johnson, Kamara (Matt) Latterell, Alara (Kristian) Latterell, Danielle (Matt) Latterell, and Tyler Latterell; Great-Grandchildren Haylee Stevens, Rowen Brayman, Daniel Latterell, Gage Latterell, Jazzmin Lanfear, Rayonna Lanfear, Olivia Megna, Bradley Latterell, and Layla Latterell; As well as many nieces and nephews who he greatly adored.

A memorial gathering will be held for all family and friends with a date and location to soon be announced. For details regarding this service, Please call Sheri at (518) 812-1934.