Obituaries

James Miller Jr.

James W. Miller Jr., 63, died at home in Ogdensburg on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010. He was a native of the Catskills.

He was born April 9, 1947 in Margaretville, the son of the late James and Helen Mech Miller. James was a graduate of Fleischmanns High School and Delhi College.


Donald Searle

Donald L. Searle, 70, of Townsend Hollow Road, Fleischmanns, died suddenly on Monday December 6, 2010 at Margaretville Hospital. 

A native and life-long resident, he was born December 23, 1939 in Margaretville, son of the late Lumen and Mary Craft Searle.  He was a graduate of Fleischmanns High School, Class of 1958.


Dorothy Cartwright

Dorothy Jean (Davidson) Cartwright, 96, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at Berks Heim Nursing Home, Reading, PA where she had resided for the past eight years.

She was born March 27, 1914 in the middle of a snowstorm at the home of her parents, Clifford and Clara Davidson, on Tupper Hill in Treadwell. She was the oldest of seven children.


Virginia Ballard

Virginia L. Ballard, 58, of Denver, passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 at Albany Medical Center, Albany. She was born January 6, 1952 in Brooklyn, the daughter of James J. and Virginia Louise (Porter) O’Hare.


Andrew Schuman Jr.

Andrew Schuman Jr., 87, of Roxbury, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Andrew, known affectionately as “Andy,” “Jun,” “Newt,” or “Grandpa,” was born on March 8, 1923, son of the late Andrew and Jennie (McKenzie) Schuman on the Schuman Brothers family farm in Roxbury.


Mabel George

Mabel S. George, 93, of Arkville, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville.

She was born April 1, 1917 in Allaben, the daughter of Ralph and Blanche (Colwell) VanKeuren.
She married Merwin (Jake) George on December 31, 1934 at Highland.


Cora Felter

Cora Felter, 77, a resident of county Route 36, Margaretville, died at her home on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010.

She was born March 29, 1933 in Blenheim, the daughter of Harry and Ada Keith. Cora graduated from Gilboa Central School and received her master’s degree from New York State College in Albany.


Luis Gutierrez Jr.

Luis Downing Gutierrez Jr., 29, of Hico, TX passed away in Fleischmanns on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010.
He was born September 17, 1981 at Lubbock, Texas.
Luis was employed by Joseph Gradney Lawn service in Acton, Texas.
Committal services will take place in his home state of Texas.
Funeral arrangements are by the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.


Vera Craft

Vera A. Washburn Craft of Fleischmanns, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at Robinson Terrace, Stamford.

She was born February 8, 1917 at Acadalia., the daughter of the late Marcus and Daisy Lilly Washburn.


Shirley Murphy

Shirley Alice Murphy, 67, a native of Margaretville, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.

She was born March 27, 1943, the daughter of Ivan and Laura Belle (Germond) Misner.
She married Daniel Murphy on November 24, 2009, in Margaretville.


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