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Edna “Mema” Gavette passed away peacefully after a short illness at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. She was born on August 12, 1933, in Arkville to Roy and Mildred Scott. She married Glenn R. Gavette on April 11, 1954. Edna graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1951 and graduated from SUNY Delhi College in 1952 with a degree in Secretarial […]

Dorothy A. (MacLean) Jenkins

Dorothy (Dee) Ann (MacLean) Jenkins , born February 28, 1939 in Margaretville, NY passed away peacefully on the morning of December 25, 2019. Dee, daughter of Earl and Jessie MacLean, was born and raised in Margaretville. She attended Margaretville Central School and later worked at the Art Gallery in town. For those who knew Dee best, she loved the New […]

Toby Tobin

James (Toby) Tobin, age 92 a resident of Roxbury, New York, died on Friday Jan. 10, 2020 in Florida. Toby was born in Newfoundland on February 19, 1927. At the age of sixteen came to Hobart Township where he worked on the Merwin farm, moving to Roxbury in January 1944 to work for TV Proskine. In 1945 Toby started working […]

Inez E. Haight

Inez Elaine Haight, 78, passed away at her residence on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Inez was born on January 11,1941 at Gilboa, the daughter of Ralph and Ernestine (Becker) Fowler. She graduated from Gilboa Central School and was a lifelong resident of Gilboa. Elaine, as she was known. had a passion for animals and a strong love for each one […]

Nancy Heley

Nancy Kammerer Heley, 70 of Glastonbury, CT, beloved wife of Walton F. (Skip) Heley, III died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 1 at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, in the company of loved ones. Her legacy of immense fortitude and character will live on in her children and grandchildren; Karen and Joss French of West Hartford and their children Ariana and […]

Caryl Ann Jenkins

Caryl Ann Jenkins, formerly of Roxbury, New York, passed away peacefully in Stuart, Florida surrounded by her loving family. Caryl was born Caryl Ann Gersitz in 1939 in Long Island, New York, the only child of Charles and Helen Gersitz. She graduated from Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY with degrees in Social Science and Library Science, and went on to […]

Bob Eignor

Robert (Bob) Keith Eignor, born February 9, 1956 in Margaretville NY to the late Lloyd R Eignor and the late Marie Joyce Peet Eignor, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, under the care of his family and Saratoga County Hospice, after bravely battling cancer. Bob is survived by his three children, daughters Kelly King of Belgrade, MT, Rebecca Eignor (Andrew), and […]

Victor Arnao

Victor T. Arnao, Jr., age 56 passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 at Albany Medical Center. He was presently living with his sister in Andes, and was a long time resident of Margaretville, New York. Victor was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Dr. Victor and Hilde (Hertwig) Arnao. He graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1981. […]

Gail Meade

Gail (Wolcott) Meade, 64, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 from complications of ovarian cancer. She was born in Margaretville, NY, graduated from Margaretville Central School and the University of Buffalo. She was married for 42 wonderful years to Vince Meade. She enjoyed her 35 year real estate career at Coldwell Banker. Gail wants to thank all her friends and […]

Irene Armstrong

Irene Armstrong of Andes, NY, born August 20, 1931 in Newark, NJ, passed away Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Irene was married to Walter E. Armstrong, November 19 1952 who predeceased her. She is survived by her five sons, Michael, Richard, James, Patrick and Robert. Grandchildren included Lauren, Sarah, Bradley, Caren, Steven, Kevin, Julie, Jennie, Katie, Rebecca, Curt, Jeff, Dylan, Robin, […]


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