Antoinette (Toni) Blair

Blair, AntoinetteGLENS FALLS – Antoinette (Toni) Blair, age 73, E-7 of LaRose Gardens, Glens Falls, went into the arms of the Lord, on Sunday, August 13, 2017.

Born on October 27, 1943 in Manhattan, New York City, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Raffaela (Piscitelli) Ricapito.

In 1950, they moved from New York City to Hudson Falls and her dad opened “Angelo’s Grocery”, on Ferry Street, Hudson Falls, New York.

Antoinette attended St. Mary’s School of Hudson Falls and graduated from Hudson Falls Junior-Senior High School.  While at St. Mary’s School, she was a member of the choir and was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church.

Antoinette was a Legal Secretary for 20 years, having worked for the late Arthur Greenberg, Esq., George Wein, Esq. and Robert Nolan, Esq. (the former District Attorney) in his Attorney’s capacity and William Canale, Esq.  She was a charter member of the Warren County Legal Secretaries Association and continued meetings with current and/or retired Legal Secretaries with Marilyn Bly, President, officiating.

Her enjoyments included spending time with her children, grandchildren, The South High Marathon Dance and shopping.

She is predeceased by one brother, Thomas Ricapito, two aunts, Nicoletta Piscitelli, and Delores Piscitelli, one brother-in-law, Leon (Tag) Whaley, two uncles, Michael Piscitelli, Angelo Piscitelli and his wife, Delores and Anna Mastropasqua and her aunts.

Survivors include her fiancée, Thomas O’Leary, Sr. of Glens Falls; one sister, Theresa Whaley, of Hudson Falls; four children, David Blair and his wife, Soonhwa of Glens Falls, Anne Linehan and her husband, Michael of South Glens Falls, Kelly Nolin and her husband, Timothy of Fort Edward and James Blair and his wife, Shayla, of Queensbury; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Madia and her husband, Christopher of Malta, Michael Blair and his fiancée Lauren of Cohoes, Britney Nolin and Nathan Nolin of Fort Edward, Shane Linehan and Shannon Linehan of South Glens Falls; a grandson, Ryan Fortune of Queensbury; one great granddaughter, Mianna Madia of Malta; and a niece, nephews and several cousins.

Friends may call on Thursday August 17, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street, Hudson Falls.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 A.M. on August 18, 2017 at St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church on the park in Hudson Falls.

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

The family has asked that Memorial Donations in her name, be made to The Rachel O’Leary Memorial Foundation for Children (or Rachel’s Foundation), C/O Trustco Bank, 133 Saratoga Avenue, South Glens Falls, New York 12803.

Janice A. Flagg

Flagg, JaniceHUDSON FALLS – Janice A. Flagg, 72, a longtime resident of Hudson Falls passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Fort Hudson Healthcare Center in the town of Fort Edward.

Born on June 7, 1945 in Fort Edward she was the daughter of the late Frank Colvin and Lena (Munger) Colvin.

Janice worked for the Washington County Head Start for thirty-five years

She enjoyed listening to Elvis, playing bingo, and cooking for her grandchildren. Janice always put others first.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her companion; Edward Hunt, sister; Edna Thompson, and brothers; Leonard Colvin and Frank Colvin.

She is survived by her four children; Brian Flagg of Hudson Falls, Michael Hunt and his wife Jackie of Hudson Falls, Donald Hunt of Florida, and Robin Schenk and husband Anthony of Hudson Falls; her five grandchildren, Amber Schenk, Taylor Hunt, Maya Hunt, Michael Hunt Jr., and Virginia Jakway; two great-grandchildren Sky Hayes and Mason Norton; her brothers James Cross and his wife Theresa  of Hudson Falls and Melvin Cross of Glens Falls; her sister Betty Cross of South Glens Falls; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017, at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

A prayer will follow the calling hours at 6 p.m. Sunday August 13, 2017.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to a charity of ones choice

Janice’s family wishes to thank the Fort Hudson Healthcare Center  and hospice for their exceptional care.

Douglas R. “Doug” Mulcahy

mulcahydougQUEENSBURY – Douglas R. Mulcahy, “Doug”, the youngest child of Robert E. Mulcahy and Marjorie Cooper Mulcahy, began and ended his life’s journey at Glens Falls Hospital.

He was born on March 4, 1957. He passed on to his reward on August 1, 2017, after a short and valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.

Doug was devoted to his family and friends. He will best be remembered for his zest for life and his fearless way of living it. He particularly loved riding his motorcycle and playing with his cat, Jack.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and his brother-in-law Robert G. Barker.

He is survived by his life companion Linda Rolleston, his sister Sally Barker and her companion Richard Berg, and his brother George J. Mulcahy.

There are no calling hours.

Family and friends are cordially invited to a celebration of life at the Elks lodge located on Cronin Road, in Queensbury, on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the doctors and staff at both the Charles R. Wood Cancer Center and Oncology floor at Glens Falls Hospital, 100 Park St., Glens Falls

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

Barbara J. Savoie

SavoieARGYLE – Barbara J. Savoie, 80, of Washington Center in Argyle passed away on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on October 8, 1936 in Ticonderoga, she was the daughter of the late Clyde H. and Myrtle (Martin) Manning.

Barbara was long time resident of Springfield, MA, where she lived with her late husband, Leonard Savoie. She also lived with her sister and brother-in-law in Glens Falls and Hudson Falls for many years.

She was a member of the Church of the Cross in Ticonderoga.

In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was predeceased by three sisters, Ruth Manning Brittain, Virginia Rose Manning Sartwell, and Julia Stone; five brothers, Clyde Manning, Jr., Kenneth Harold Manning, Bruce H. Manning, and Grant Manning and a daughter, Nancy Anne Dickinson.

She is survived by four daughters, Naomi Ball and her husband, William, of Fort Edward, Julia Smith of Glens Falls, Dianna Giddens of Florida, and Robin Savoie Brown of Lowell, MA, several grandchildren and great-grandchild; two daughters’ in law, Mary Manning of Hudson Falls and Janet Manning of Florida; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call from 12 noon till 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

A prayer will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, following the calling hours, at the funeral home.

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

Memorial donations may be made in her name to epilepsy.

Darlene M. Mulcahy

Mulcahy, DarleneGLENS FALLS – Darlene M. Mulcahy, 70, of Montcalm Street, gained her angel wings on Monday, July 31, 2017, at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Darlene was the daughter of Mary (Ezzo) Holmes and the late Harold Holmes.

On December 8, 1963, she married Timothy Mulcahy.   He passed away on June 11, 2013, after 50 wonderful years of marriage.

Family was the center of Darlene’s life, she felt very fortunate being able to stay home and raise her four children.   She also loved taking care of her nieces and nephews and most of all spending time with her family.

She enjoyed playing card games, especially pinnocle and being outside.  When Darlene was younger, she enjoyed tending to her pigs, horses and dogs.  She loved living on the farm in Gansevoort with the wide open fields and dreaded moving to the city.   Darlene was a farm girl at heart.

In addition to her father and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Timothy Mulcahy, Jr. and her brother, Harold Holmes.

She is survived by her mother, Mary Holmes of Ticonderoga; her three children, Melissa Mulcahy and her companion, Michael Feltt of Glens Falls, Robert Mulcahy of Glens Falls and Michael Mulcahy and his wife, Iris of Virgina; her grandchildren, Tiffany Kasare and her husband, Hemant, Timothy Mulcahy, Zachary Mulcahy, Elaina Feltt, Michaela Feltt, Jessica Mulcahy, Samantha Mulcahy, Rebecca Mulcahy, Kyle Mulcahy, Tyler Mulcahy and Brett Mulcahy and his wife, Celia; her great grandchildren, Kaylee, Zoey, Quentin, Madeline, Amelia, Reymon, Sebastian, Valerie and Maddie; her sister s, Georgia Harget and her husband, Raymond and Diana Daby; her step brother, Charlie; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Darlene always said, “There are no goodbyes, goodbyes are forever, see you soon.”

Friends may call on Saturday, from 10 to 12 noon at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Darlene wishes that instead of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham,  NY  12110.

 

Elisha “Eli” Elms

Elms, ElishaHARTFORD – Elisha “Eli” Elms, 69, of Hartford, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday August 1, 2017, as a result of an accident.

Born on February 28, 1948, in Hartford, he was the son of the late Bascom and Elsie Elms  Reynolds.

In 1967, Eli enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany.  He was proud to have served his country and also felt very fortunate to have explored Germany.

On July 22, 1989, he married Joy Liberty in Glens Falls, together they shared 28 wonderful years.

Eli worked for Washington County Building and Grounds for over 30 years, until his retirement.

He enjoyed camping in the Adirondacks with his family, NASCAR racing, especially watching  Jeff Gordon.   He also recently took up fishing with his granddaughters.  Eli loved helping other people, whether it was taking his neighbors to the doctor, shopping or doing odd job around their home.  His family was the center of his life.  He enjoyed the precious times spent with his wife, children and grandchildren.

Besides his parents, Eli was predeceased by his brother, Howard Elms, his step brothers, Gerald Elms and John Elms and his step sisters, Anna Elms and Theresa Elms.

He is survived by his wife, Joy (Liberty) Elms of Hartford; his children, Duwayne Elms, Melissa Wright and Megan Elms; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; his brothers, Fred Elms and his wife, Donna, Bascom Elms, Louis Elms and his wife, Gloria and Charles Elms and his wife, Sharlet; his sister, Alice Jones; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call on Sunday, from 11 to 2 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will follow the calling hours on Sunday at 2 p.m., with the Reverend Patti Girard, officiating.

Following the service, all are welcome to a reception at Village Baptist Church on Broadway in Fort Edward and please bring a dish to pass.

Burial will be 11 a.m. on Monday at Morningside Cemetery in the town of Hartford with full military honors provided by the Hudson Falls American Legion Post 574 Color Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be sent to the Hartford Volunteer Fire Co., First Responders, P.O. Box 121, Hartford, NY 12838.

 

Norma E. Maranville

Maranvill, Norma

FORT EDWARD – Norma E. Maranville, 84, formerly of Burgoyne Ave, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Rutland Regional Medical Center in Vermont, after a precious week of family time.

Born on March 15, 1933, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Jennie (Dickinson) Cronquist.

Norma was a 1950 graduate of Fort Edward High School, where she was a proud cheerleader.

On June 18, 1955, she married Thomas Jordan Maranville.  He passed away on November 24, 2001, after 46 years of marriage.

Prior to the birth of her children, she worked for Scott Paper Company.  Norma was also the bookkeeper for her husband’s business, Maranville Excavating.  She was very talented at cake decorating and enjoyed creating masterpieces for many years.

She was an organist at the Fort Edward Methodist Church and choir director. Norma also served as Brownie leader for her daughter’s troop.

Norma was a spunky lady who liked to have fun.   She enjoyed playing the piano while her family gathered around to sing.

She was the spiritual rock of the family.   Her faith was very important to her. Norma was an excellent writer and lay speaker at the former Fort Edward Methodist Church, the Granville Methodist Church and the Hartford Methodist Church.  She called it her coffee cup ministry.  You can’t separate the coffee, cream and sugar, which she likened to the Trinity (The Father, Son and Holy Ghost)

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, David Maranville and his granddaughter.

She is survived by her four children, James Maranville and his wife, Sharon, of Granville, Joanne Race and her husband, Mitchell of Shaftsbury, VT, Kathryn Flower and husband, Michael, of Fort Edward and Susan Delaney and husband, Brian, of Hudson Falls; several loving grandchildren and great grandchildren: a brother, Robert Cronquist and his wife, Janet, of Port Clinton, Ohio; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Family and friends may call Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Carleton Funeral Home Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will follow the calling hours on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Pine View Cemetery in the town of Queensbury.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Haynes House of Hope, 7187 State Route 149, Granville 12832.

Brenda J. (Dow) Quartiers

Quartiers, BrendaFORT EDWARD – Brenda Joanne (Dow) Quartiers, 66 of Fort Edward, passed away peacefully on July 30, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born on February 15, 1951, in Newburyport, MA, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Vera (Chase) Dow.

On September 8, 1968, she married Joseph S. Quartiers in Amesbury, MA. They have been married 49 happy, wonderful years.

Brenda devoted her life to taking care of her family.  She enjoyed word search puzzles, trying her luck at casino slot machines and bowling.

Besides her parents, Brenda was predeceased by her brother, George Dow.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph S. Quartiers of Fort Edward; her sons, Joseph C. Quartiers of Argyle, Richard M. Quartiers of Marina, CA and Robert S. Quartiers and his wife, Laura of Santa Rosa, CA; her sister, Donna Ford and her husband, Roger of Portsmouth, NH; her grandchildren, Logan, Nathan, Kayla and Malia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

Funeral services will follow the calling hours on Friday at 2:00 PM at the funeral home, with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.

The Rite of Committal will follow at Moss Street Cemetery in the town of Kingsbury.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Betty (Williams) Cross Iwaniec

Iwaniec, BettyHUDSON FALLS – Betty (Williams) Cross Iwaniec, 86, of Devine Drive, passed away on July 26, 2017, at the Glens Falls Hospital.

Born on August 22, 1930 in Granville, she was the daughter of the late Augustus Trevor and Dorothy Barbara (Kendall) Williams.

Betty graduated from Hartford High School and in 1989, at the age of 58, she graduated Cum Laude from Hudson Valley Community College in Troy with a diploma in Early Childhood Development and a certificate from Clown School.

During her life, Betty worked in the household department at Montgomery Ward, Scott Paper Company in Fort Edward and at the Glens Falls Hospital, as a unit clerk.

Betty enjoyed traveling and took a camping trip with her brother across the country.  She was a very talented oil painter, loved creating, and always had a puzzle on her table.  Betty was an avid flower and vegetable gardener.  She also loved walking and just being outdoors.  At age 70, Betty went skydiving with her daughter Katy.  To the children in her family and the neighborhood, she was known as Nana Betty.

She had a wonderful, lively personality that was loved and enjoyed by everyone she met. Betty lived life to its fullest and never hesitated trying a new adventure. She was always young at heart.  Betty’s family and close friends were held dearly in her every thought.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Trevor Williams (Josie), her sister, Edith Smith (Walter) and her son in law, Peter Seebald.

Survivors include her husband, John Iwaniec of Hudson Falls; her six children, Ronald L. Cross of Hudson Falls, Susan J. Seebald of Queensbury, Jerrold Peter Cross (Cindy) of Hudson Falls, Nancy L. Cross (Tony) of Fort Bragg, CA, Dana E. Cross (Gianna) of Argyle, Kathryn I. Crandall Kernersville, NC; her 20 grandchildren, that she cherished; 16 great grandchildren; her brother, Kenneth Williams (Bunny) of Lady Lake, FL; her sister, Dorothy Thomas;   Many nieces, nephews and cousins; and her extended family, Peggy Hatch (Bob) of Gansevoort and Christopher Crandall of Lake George.

Friends are invited to celebrate Betty’s life Saturday, from 11 to 2 pm at the Elks Lodge on Cronin Road in Queensbury.

Memorials in Betty’s name may be made to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., P. O. Box 226, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.

Betty’s family would like to thank the nurses and staff of the Glens Falls Hospital, Tower 6 for all their care and compassion given to Betty and her family.

Aniston Fenway Monroe

Aniston7SOUTH GLENS FALLS – Aniston Fenway Monroe, infant daughter of Todd and Rochelle Monroe, got her angel wings on Monday, July 17, 2017, at birth at Albany Medical Center.

Aniston was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Linda Monroe and her maternal great grandmother, Donna White.

She is survived by her parents, Todd and Rochelle (White) Monroe of South Glens Falls; her siblings, Josh Monroe and his finance, Triana, Jessica Monroe, Jake Monroe, Boston White, Preston Ryerson and Aniston’s twin brother, Carter Monroe; her paternal grandfather, Jim Monroe; her maternal great grandparents, Emory and Gloria Calhoun.

Friends may call on Thursday, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main St. in Hudson Falls.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Angels Names Association, PO Box 423, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

Earl J. Bishop (Papa)

Image0235KINGSBURY – Earl J. Bishop (Papa), 84, of Kingsbury, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.

Born on February 2, 1933, in Hartford, he was the son of the late Wallace Sr., and Jennie (Patten) Bishop.

Earl attended Hartford School, where he was active in basketball and baseball with his buddy Bobby Wilkins, until leaving to help his father on the family farm.

He was united in marriage to Joyce Spring on July 11, 1954. They shared 62 years together.

From years of work on the family farm, to helping others on their farms, Earl devoted his life to farming. He also owned and operated the Family Meat Market.  Earl enjoyed an occasional cold drink at the Wayside Inn with his good friend Paul Collins.

His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family. Earl spent many summers, as captain of the pontoon on Hadlock Pond.  He also enjoyed spending time with the Patten Family at Camp Goodnow Flow in Newcomb.  Earl and Joyce devoted their lives to their kids and grandchildren.  The grandchildren never heard the word, NO.  He also enjoyed taking the grandchildren to the track for their two-dollar bets.  Earl rescued an injured Appaloosa and nursed him back to health, Lightning soon became the family pet and for many years brought joy to everyone. In later years, Earl also loved sitting in his chair and watching the birds with a bowl of ice cream.

In addition to his parents, Earl was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years Joyce (Nana) Bishop, and his two brothers Wallace Bishop Jr., and Edward Bishop.

Survivors include, his daughter, Dawn Fiorillo and her husband, Stephen of Hudson Falls; his son, Robert Bishop and his wife, Debbie of Queensbury; his wonderful grandchildren include, Christina Fiorillo, Jessica Brilyea and her husband, Donald, Colton Bishop and Hannah Bishop; He was looking forward to meeting his special bundle of joy, his great-grandchild Noah Earl, due in December. As well as several nieces, nephews and cousins, and an amazing Aunt Betty Lucci. Earl also was lucky enough to have many great friends to the end including his lifelong best friend, Rae Campbell.

Friends are invited to call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc. located at 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.

A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.

A burial service will take place at Union Cemetery in the town of Fort Edward following the funeral services.

Donations in Earl’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Blondes vs. Brunettes football.  A link to Blondes vs. Brunettes can be found at, http://bndfr.com/6p5fd or checks can be made out to the Alzheimer’s Association and mailed to Debra Bishop, 7 Quincy Lane, Queensbury, NY 12804. Please come support Deb at the 2017 Blondes vs. Brunettes game at Skidmore College September 9, 2017 and help find a cure as she plays in Earl’s name.

Caroline (Inglee) Hagan

Hagan, Caroline1HUDSON FALLS– Caroline (Inglee) Hagan, 84, born and raised in Hudson Falls and residing in both South Glens Falls and West Monroe for most of her life.  She went into the arms of our good Lord, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

Born on March 2, 1933, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Madeline (Belden) Inglee.

After graduating from Hudson Falls High School in 1950, Caroline continued her education at St. Mary’s  School of Nursing in Amsterdam.   Upon graduation, she began a career in nursing at the Glens Falls Hospital, until the birth of her first child.

On April 10. 1955, Easter Sunday, she married Frederick Hagan at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Hudson Falls.

Caroline put her nursing career on hold to raise her wonderful family of eight children, for which she felt blessed.    She was a caregiver in all aspects of her life.  Caroline was the most loving and beautiful wife, mother and grandmother, always putting her family’s needs first.

Besides centering her life around her beautiful family, her faith was also very important to her.

In addition to her parents she is predeceased by a brother, Bruce Inglee, her sisters, Diane Cronin and Dale Palmer, a son in law, Alan Bahr and her great grandson, Donovan Hagan.

Survivors include her husband, Frederick Hagan of South Glens Falls; her beloved children, Lisa Carruthers and her husband, Warren of Queensbury; Lynn Bahr of South Glens Falls, Diane Cardinale of CA, Daniel Hagan and his wife, Judy of Fulton, Mark Hagan and his wife, Fran of Marrietta, Sean Hagan of South Glens Falls, Douglas Hagan and his wife, Chris of West Monroe and Kerri and Andy DePalma of Fort Edward; her cherished grandchildren, Melissa (Sean) Quirk, Cambria (David) Carruthers, Lindsay (George) Carruthers, Warren Carruthers, Eric Bahr, Nicholas (Leah) Bahr, Benjamin Bahr, Ashley Bahr, Lauren (Michael) Cardinale, Christopher Cardinale, Josh (Katie) Hagan, Danielle (Adam) Osborne, Christopher (Keshia) Hagan, Brianna (Spencer) Horton, MacKenzie (Tim) Clark, Marcus (Allegra) Hagan, Kelly (Joe) Bosco, Eric Hagan, Nicholas Hagan, Catie Hagan, Brittany (Bryan) Hagan, Rob Hickey and Drew DePalma; her beloved great-grandchildren; Madyson, Ryan, Ava, Lyla, Luca, Lilly, Sage, Leyla, Mila, Lydea, Russell, Mitchell, Tyler, Nathaniel, Aubrie, Ashlyn, Audriana, Jax, Leo, Hunter and Jordan; her sisters, Claudia (Bill) Breeyear and Donzelle Collyer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday 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 Ave in the town of Fort Edward.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to St. Mary’s/st. Paul’s Church, 11 Wall Street, Hudson Falls, NY  12839.

Donald A. Nevens

Nevens, DonaldKINGSBURY – Donald A. Nevens, 90, of Kingsbury, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the Glens Falls Hospital with his daughters by his side.

Born on August 5, 1926, in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Dr. Milton and Nellie (Mason) Nevens.

During his days at Glens Falls High School, Donald was a star athlete in both football and basketball.  Don was a starting shooting guard  for the Indians championship  basketball team in 1943 and 1944.

At the age of seventeen, Donald left high school to enlist in the United States Navy during World War II.  He served aboard the USS Chicago for two years. While he was proud to serve his country, he also enjoyed visiting various ports of call.  Years later, he related many stories to his family about his service and travel.

Upon returning home, he re-entered high school, and graduated from Glens Falls High School in 1946.

After  graduation he entered the workforce delivering beer locally.  He was employed by General Electric in 1947 at the Hudson Falls plant. Throughout his 39 years of service with GE, he held several positions.

After his retirement, he and his wife, Barbara, built a house in the country with a barn, so that he could keep horses that he loved to ride.  He spent a great deal of time with his family, allowing him to remain connected with grandchildren and great grandchildren. He truly enjoyed visits and outings with his daughters and friends .

He is predeceased by his wife, Barbara Nevens, and his step-daughter,  Patricia “Tia” Adams.

Donald is survived by his daughters, Donna (Richard) Siaulnski of Kingsbury, Pamela (John) Guyette of Queensbury, and Cynthia (Francis) Hogan of Moreau; his grandchildren, Cheryl (Ron) Grimes, Christopher Siaulnski, Kevin Guyette, Nicole Guyette, Meghan (Kurt) Theis, and Caitlin (Scott) Morgan; his great grandchildren, Tyler Jenkins, Lauren Siaulnski, Jenna Siaulnski, Emma Guyette, Callum Guyette, Evan Theis, and Henry Theis; his step children,  Pamela Zarb, who called and stayed in touch with Don even after the passing of her mother, Christopher Juckett, and a son-in-law, Robert Adams, who’s visits brightened Don’s days; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family would like to thank Dr. Amy Hogan-Moulton for the wonderful  care she provided  Donald for many years.  Also a special thank you to nurses, Mary and Mary Ann, from Tower 6 at Glens Falls Hospital. These women are a credit to their profession, and we were thankful to have their skills and compassion during Donald’s  final days.

Services will be private.

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