Obituaries

Jefferson Kelly

Jefferson Kelly, 83, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 27, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. “Kelly” as he was known to his family and friends, was born in Fleischmnns, the son of the late Jesse and Oscar Kelly.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Sampson in the Pacific Theatre during WWII.


Sherry Bush

Sherry D. Bush, 60, of Margaretville, died Wednesday, March 24, 2010, from injuries sustained in a car accident on Route 10 in the Town of Hamden. The daughter of Charles Lester and Arlene (Wickham) Reed, Sherry was born Nov. 29, 1949.
Sherry graduated from Margaretville Central School with the class of 1967 and attended State University College of Technology at Delhi, graduating in May of 1991 as a registered nurse.


Marion Miller

Marion Miller, 88, formerly of Fox Hollow Road, Shandaken, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at the Mountainside Care Center in Margaretville. She was born April 30, 1921, the daughter of the late Alfred and Mabel Taylor Whispel.


Mary Alice Wiedemann

Mary Alice Wiedemann, 87, of Roxbury, passed away Friday, March 12, 2010 at A.O. Fox Memorial Hospital, Oneonta. She was born on the family homestead on June 26, 1922, in Kiskatom, the daughter of Nelson F. Lasher and Elizabeth Palmer.


Andrew Gray Jr.

Andrew Gray Jr., 76, of Roxbury, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2010 in Roxbury. He was born Sept. 13, 1933 in Roxbury, the son of Andrew Gray Sr. and Bertha Berringer Gray.
He married Emily Mead on July 9, 1960 at the Roxbury Methodist Church in Roxbury.


Harold "Bud" Gile

Harold “Bud” Gile, 85, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Robinson Terrace, Stamford, where he had been a resident for four months. Bud was born May 3, 1924 in Brooklyn, the son of Harry and Anna (Quinlin) Gile.
He graduated from Delhi High School in 1942.


Bernice Spielman

Bernice Hallie Spielman, 86, of Arkville, passed away peacefully with her family by her side, Wednesday, March 3, 2010. She was born in Halcottsville on May 22, 1923 the daughter of George and Hallie Townsend.
She married Leslie Spielman in 1941, in Virginia Beach. He died February 19, 2002.


Evelyn Norris

Evelyn Norris, 69, of Andes, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 at O’Connor Hospital, Delhi. She was born in Union Grove (Andes) on May 8, 1940, to Warren and Virginia (DuMond) Weaver. She was married to her childhood sweetheart, Gerald C. Norris, on Feb. 2, 1957, in Downsville. Evelyn grew up in the Andes area and attended Andes Central School. After living in Kingston for 18 years, she and Gerald moved back to Andes in 1979.


Barbara Smithers

Barbara Smithers, 83, a longtime resident of Shandaken, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 at her daughter’s home in Skaneateles. She was a longtime member of the Shandaken Memorial United Methodist Church where she was active with the United Methodist Women’s Group. For many years she and her husband Smitty owned and operated Mount Pleasant Farms Dairy, one of the last door-to-door milk delivery businesses in the Town of Shandaken.


Herman Quick

Herman Alton Quick, 79, of Leggs Mill Road, Lake Katrine, died Friday, Feb 19, 2010 at his residence after a lengthy illness. He was born May 10, 1930 in Liebhart. He resided in Allaben and Chichester for most of his life before moving to Lake Katrine in 2001.
Herman served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953, having spent most of that time in both Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska.


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