Obituaries

Terence Kaufman

Terence “Terry” Dean Kaufman, 29, of Andes, passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon, February 25, 2015 at Albany Medical Center, following complications from a very short battle with acute Leukemia.
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Born on March 9, 1985, he was the son of Thomas S. and Jo Ann (Cole) Kaufman.


Barbara Kapitko

Barbara L. Kapitko, 91, a resident of Margaretville, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital with family by her side.


Roswell R. Sanford, Jr.

Roswell Randall Sanford Jr., 72, of Jersey City, NJ, and Margaretville, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Jersey City Medical Center following an aortic dissection. His wife, daughter, and other family members were at his bedside when he passed.
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Known by his family and friends as Randy, he was born November 16, 1942, in the old Margaretville Hospital, the eldest son of Roswell R. and Elizabeth (Dickson) Sanford of Margaretville.


Dorothy Freiwald

Dorothy Freiwald, 94, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at Moun­tainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville where she had lived since June 2, 2000.
Dorothy was born March 3, 1920 at Richmond, VA, the daughter of Tyler and Alice Moore.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara (Phillip) Mariotti; a son, George King; a daughter,  Carol Burns and 10 grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at the Clovesville Cemetery in Fleischmanns at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.


Donald G. Small, Sr.

Donald G. Small Sr., 59, of Ford Street, Ogdensburg, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2015.
Donald is survived by his five children, Tamara, Stephanie, Angela, and Tyler, all of Gouverneur, and Donald and his companion, Monica of Rensselaer Falls; four brothers, Edward, Kenneth, Allan, and Tho­m­- as and two sisters, Karen Cavins and Kathy Small; and eight grandchildren.


Teri Logan

Teri Logan, born Aline Teresa Canty, left this world on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 with her sister and two of her children by her side.
Teri was born in Manhattan on July 18, 1927 to John and Julia Canty. She was the third of four children; Danny, John, and her baby sister, Sister Margaret Mary Canty, RSCJ. 
Teri married the man of her dreams, Leonard Logan in 1950 and they raised five children in New Jersey. In 1981 they fell in love with and bought their home “Mt. Logan” in Halcott Center and spent 37 amazing years entertaining their family and friends until Leonard’s death in 2009.


William McCann

William Henry McCann, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015  at Mountainside  Residential Care Center in Margaretville.
Henry was born July 22, 1922 at Hanies Hollow, Ark­ville, the son of Mannie and Bessie (Doughtery) McCann.
He was a great father and grandfather. He was employ­ed as a heavy equipment operator on the building of the Pak­atakan Reservoir, worked at the  Gary’s Estate, Town of Middletown, drove bus for Head Start, farmed for many years, did some logging and drove a milk truck. Henry served his country in the U.S. Army from October 19, 1942  to January 18, 1946.


Linda Coons

Linda M. Coons died peacefully on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at her home in Schoharie attended by her husband, Gerald E. Coons and her daughter, Debbie A. Coons, under Hospice care.
Born August 13, 1952 she was the daughter of Ernst and Joan Blobel of Niskayuna and was raised in Philmont where she graduated from Ockawa­mick High School.  She married Gerald E. Coons on December 30, 1971 and together with their family lived in several communities until settling in Schoharie in 2006.


Florence Ford

Florence J. Ford, 84, a resident of Dry Brook Road, Ark­ville, died Tuesday. Feb. 3, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital.
Florence was born June 9, 1930 in Brooklyn, the daughter of George W. and Maria Martha (Klinket) Rice.
She married John F. Ford on September 2, 1950 in Queens.
Florence graduated from Grov­er Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens. She was employed at Underwood Typewriters in New York City. In 1969 the family moved from Queens to Roxbury and in 1990 located in Arkville.


Mary Persons

Mary Louise Persons, 57, of Burgaw, NC and formerly of Pine Hill, passed gently on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 from her earthly life at home surrounded with love by her family.
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She was born November 8, 1957 in Schenectady, one of seven children born to Sylvia Peters Persons and the late Ralph H. Persons, Jr.


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