Obituaries

Charles Gavette

Charles R. “Chuck” Gavette, 52, passed away at his residence in Margaretville on Monday, June 30, 2008. He was born in Margaretville on March 16, 1956 the son of Glenn and Edna (Scott) Gavette. In the Margaretville area Chuck had worked for Titan Drilling, Belleayre Ski Center, Delaware County Highway Department with the bridge crew and presently was employed by the A&P Store.


Marian Connell

Marian Louise Connell of Margaretville died peacefully Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at age 97. She was born in Baldwinsville on February 25, 1911, the daughter of J. Carl and Louise Bigelow Connell.
She graduated from Baldwinsville Academy in 1928 and received her B.A. in math and sciences from Syracuse University in 1932.


Bruce Everett

Pendleton, NC — Bruce Eugene Everett Sr., 75, former area resident of Halcottsville and New Kingston, beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, died Tuesday, June 24, 2008 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in New York City on November 30, 1932, the son of the late Elizabeth Reid and Charles Everett.


Eleanor Stebner

Eleanor Stebner, (nee Webster), 71, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2008.
Surviving are beloved daughters, Barbara Hogan, Donna Willsen (Brian), Jo-Ann Wilster (Charles), Eleanor Heannings; cherished grandchildren, Richard, Timothy, Patrick, Kevin, Ryan, Kate, Ashley, Marissa and Alexis. A great-grandchild is due in January.


Robert Mead

Robert Smith Mead, 95, of Roxbury, passed away Wednesday, June 18, 2008 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Emily and Andrew Gray, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born February 2, 1913, the son of Smith and Katherine Depew Mead. He married Hazel Hinkley on December 5, 1931. She predeceased him on January 29, 2006 after 74 years of happiness.


Viola Yates

Viola A. Yates, 81, of Broomfield, Colorado, formerly of Roxbury Run, Denver, NY, died Thursday, June 19, 2008 at Broomfield, Colorado. She was born in Brooklyn January 12, 1927, the daughter of Frank and Ella (Schmitt) Heinrich. She married John F. Yates on November 11, 1961 at Glendale, NY.


Carol Shaver

Carol S. Shaver, 70, a resident of Margaretville, died Monday, June 9, 2008 at the Margaretville Memorial Hospital. She was born at the Margaretville Memorial Hospital on January 1, 1938, the daughter of Elton and Marjory Elizabeth (Chapell) Shaver.
She was a graduate of Margaretville Central School.


Loretta Miller

Loretta A. Miller, 87, a longtime resident of Margaretville, died Thursday, June 19, 2008 at Margaretville Memorial Hospital. She was born March 1, 1921 in Manhattan, the daughter of Robert and Bridget Killeen Lee. She married Edward Miller April 8, 1939.


Marian Connell

Marian Louise Connell, 97, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, June 24, 2008 at Margaretville. Surviving are Trudy Klapper, a dear friend; a sister, Constance Connell McNeilly; nieces, Marian Louise McNeilly and Kathleen McDonough and a nephew, R. Scott McNeilly and his wife Sharon Goodman. Also surviving are other nieces and nephews.


Scott Mayer

Scott Neering Mayer, 72, husband, father, grandfather and mentor, a longtime resident of Manchester Center, Vermont, died Wednesday, June 4, 2008 at his home in Manchester, VT, after a four-year battle with cancer. He was born in Springfield, IL to Hank and Ada Mayer on July 6, 1935.
His family moved to Vermont in 1946 and then later to New York where his father was employed on the East Delaware Aqueduct. They lived in Shavertown, NY.


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