Obituaries

Michael Hasay

Michael Hasay, 98, of Fleischmanns, died on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 after a brief illness.
Mr. Hasay was born on July 3, 1914 in Ihorvytsya, Ukraine, the son of Maria Kinjerski and Stephan Hasaj.

He was a carpenter/cabinet maker in Ternopil, Ukraine and continued his trade when he was a refugee
in Germany in 1945. Mr. Hasay was a member of the carpenters union in Kingston.


Esther Delameter

Esther G. Delameter, 89, formerly of Arkville, passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Margaretville Hospital, Margaretville.

She was born on April 8, 1923 in Margaretville to Seager George and Blanche VanValkenburgh.
Esther married Nelson H. Delameter on March 18,1944 in Anniston, Alabama.  He pre-deceased her on March 18, 1996.
Esther had resided at Kirkside Adult Home in Roxbury since May of 2008.


Siegfried Burkhardt

Siegfried Otto Burkhardt, 72, of Pine Hill died on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.
He was born December 27, 1939 in Massebach, Germany, the son of Fritz and Rosa Burkhardt. He immigrated to Brooklyn in 1951, later moving to a farm in Jefferson.

Siegfried enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1963 and was stationed at Fort Bragg, NC in the Airborne Corps. After his discharge, Siegfried worked in the knitting/textile industry in Queens until his retirement in 2004. He then moved to his weekend home in Pine Hill and worked several winters at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center.


Michael Hasay / Siegfried Burkhardt

Services for Michael Hasay, 98, of Fleischmanns, who died Monday, November 12, 2012, and his nephew, Siegfried Burkhardt, 72, of Pine Hill, who died Friday, November 9, 2012, will be held at the same time on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
Calling hours will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville


Richard Brisbane

Richard L. Brisbane, 64, of Hancock Street, Fort Plain died Monday, Nov.12, 2012 at Samuel Stratton VA Medical Center in Albany following a long illness.

Born on February 27, 1948 in Margaretville, he was the son of Glenford Davis and Dorothy Brisbane.  Mr. Brisbane had been a Fort Plain resident for over 40 years, previously residing in Margaretville.  He obtained his GED while serving in the US Army.

Mr. Brisbane was a forklift operator for Select LLC in St. Johnsville for many years.


Florence Beuth

Florence M. Beuth, 90, a resident of Margaretville, died November 11, 2012 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.

She was born September 19, 1922 at Plattsburgh.

Florence  was an extremely strong, independent and courageous woman. She conducted her life with style and grace. She was just at ease driving a nail or operating her own taxicab in her younger years. She will be sorely missed by all who knew this wonderful woman. She was devoted to her family throughout her entire life.


Doris E Finch

Doris Elizabeth Finch, 91, of Milford, was the eldest of five children born to Elicuim and Elizabeth Finch on September 21, 1921.

Doris attended Roxbury school, and when WWII began she went to work at a defense plant where she operated a huge lathe making bolts. 

Doris married Ray Charles Tully and had a son, Reggie. Ray died of a heart attack when Reggie was only two years old and making Doris a widow for 17 years.


Kenneth Hoyt

Kenneth Alton Hoyt, 71, of Grand Gorge died on Nov­­ember 2, 2012 at Fox Hospital in Oneonta after a long and courageous battle with COPD.

He was born February 6, 1941 in the Town of Canajoharie, the son of Elmer and Mabel (Tansey) Hoyt.
Ken was a dairy farmer most of his life until his illness forced him to retire. He was a big fan of the Cleveland Browns football team and the Dodgers and White Sox baseball teams. He was a big fan of NASCAR and he loved to watch the ponies at the Saratoga Race Track.


William Reynolds

William Cornelius Reynolds, 92, passed away on October 21, 2012 at his home in Tewksbury, MA surrounded by his family. 

Bill was born in Roxbury on September 3, 1920, the son of William E. Reynolds and Mabel (Brown) Reynolds. 

He graduated from Roxbury Central School and served in the United States Army during WWII as a Sergeant of the Quartermaster Automotive Mechanic Division in Burma, India from 1943 to 1945.  He was employed with GAF (General Aniline and Film) Corporation in Linden, NJ as a Valve and Instrument Technician from 1946 to 1982.


Joseph Wranovics

Joseph Wranovics, 80, of Bragg Hollow, Halcottsville passed away on October 25, 2012 in Kremmling, Colorado while on his annual fall hunting trip.

He was born March 4, 1932 in Dry Brook and was a life-long resident of this area.

Joe was a farmer most of his life and new what hard work was. He enjoyed hunting, both locally, and in Kremmling, Colorado where he traveled each fall to hunt mule deer and elk.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Vera; a son, Lindy; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two sisters and two brothers.


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