Obituaries

Lise Berg

Lise Anne Berg, formerly of Lancaster, MA died peacefully at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville on March 26 following a long illness. She was born on October 10, 1964 and was raised on her beloved family farm in Bussey Hollow in Andes. An extraordinary team of caregivers lovingly helped Lise in her final years. Prior to being stricken with […]

Margaret Barnes

Margaret (Kimball) Barnes passed away peacefully at the Margaretville Hospital on April 13. She was born November 27, 1930 in Bloomville, NY to Jesse and Mary Kimball. Margaret, also known as Peg, attended schools in Bloomville and Stamford then graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1948. On December 17, 1950, she married Harrison (Bud) Barnes who survives. Peg worked for […]

Doris Ballantyne Wilkie

Debby, also known as Doris Remensnyder Ballantyne Wilkie, a longtime resident of Margaretville NY died on April 1, 2019 just shy of her 93rd birthday. She was predeceased by her husband Lowyd Ballantyne MD and after his death by her husband Jack Wilkie. Survivors include her daughter and husband, Kate and Paul Goodspeed, and Cathy, Jennifer and Estee Brandon, as […]

Kichi Baker

Our beloved mother, Kichi Baker, passed away the morning of April 14, 2019 in the embrace of her loving family and under the loving care of her extended family at the Mountainside Residential Care Center. Kichi Baker was born March 31, 1933 in Kanagawa-Ken, a coastal prefecture located in the Kanto region, south of Tokyo, in the majestic country of […]

In passing ….

Obituaries are a fact of life for weekly newspapers. In them, we note the passing of friends and neighbors, of people who served us or cared about us, and of folks we never knew but wish we had. As publishers, we take them all seriously. These are, for most, the last words that will be written about the lives they […]

Frederick D. Myers

Frederick D. Myers, 70, formerly of Ellsworth Ave., Fleischmanns, died Monday April 1, 2019 at Robinson Terrace in Stamford. Fred was born on March 1, 1949 in Margaretville, the son of William Henry and Mary Jane (Moran) Myers. Fred was a native and lifetime resident, who had worked for the Town of Middletown Highway Department for many years. He is […]

Jed “Poppa Jed” Faulkner

Jed “Poppa Jed” Faulkner, 62, of Farmville, VA and formerly of Halcott Center and Arkville, NY passed away on April 7, 2019 surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his four sons: Casey Faulkner (Andria), Michael Faulkner, Rusty Faulkner (Julie) and Kirk Faulkner (Ashley), his sisters Heidi Archibald and Debbie Burchard (Roy) and numerous grandsons. He was a […]

Gerald C. Hull

Gerald C. Hull, 67, of Johnson Hollow, Prattsville went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 1, 2019, while surrounded by family. Gerald was born October 29, 1951, the son of Robert and Dorothy Hull. He was a loving son, brother and uncle to his family. He loved the work of farming and took great price in continuing […]

Janet Ruth Vermilyea

Janet Ruth Vermilyea, 79, of Dry Brook Rd., Arkville, NY went home to our Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 30, 2019 after her courageous fight with cancer, which she did with grace & dignity. Born in Canada Hollow, Town of Andes, on Sept. 30, 1939, Janet was the daughter of Beatrice (Fairbairn) Taylor & William Elliot Taylor. As a young […]

Patricia Ann Kirk Shapiro

Patricia Ann Kirk Shapiro, 89, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Teresian House in Albany surrounded by her loving family. Pat was born in Albany on January 22, 1930, to the late Edward B. Kirk and Ruth Anderson Kirk. She attended St. Teresa of Avila School, the Academy of the Holy Names and graduated from Vincentian Institute in […]


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