Obituaries

Richard “Dick” Clark



Richard (Dick) Kenneth Clark, age 85, a resident of Margaretville, New York died January 17, 2019 at Margaretville Hospital. Dick was born on August 27, 1933 at Grand Gorge, New York, the son of Elwood and Edna (Yanson) Clark. He married Dolores Seligmann in 1952. Dick and Dolores had three children Rick, Roxanne and Monica. Dolores died in 1998. He […]

Ivan “Marty” Ford



Ivan Martin Ford (Known as Marty), 83, died peacefully on January 4, 2019 in Vero Beach, Florida. Marty was born to Ivan Ford and Mavis Joan MacDonald, of Shandaken, New York, on July 5, 1935 in Kingston, New York. He grew up in Fleischmanns and Margaretville, graduating from Margaretville High School in 1953. Marty attended Hofstra College before enlisting in […]

Robert Archibald



Robert G Archibald Sr, born August 12, 1935 passed peacefully at his home on January 14 2019 after enduring the trials of cancer with courage and grace. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years (Minerva Ann), his son (Robert Jr), brother (Ronald), sister (Dawn) and his parents (Ralph and Mildred). Bob is survived by a son (William), daughter […]

Wayne A. Davis



Wayne A. Davis, 63, passed away at his residence in Fleischmanns January 4, 2019. Wayne was born on June 29, 1955 in Margaretville, the son of Maurice and Marie (Shaver) Davis. He graduated from Margaretville Central School in 1973. Wayne worked as a laborer for several companies, drilling for energy products in West Virginia, Wyoming, Colorado, and last worked for […]

Helen T. Cordo



Helen T. Cordo 89, of Tremper Avenue in Phoenicia died Saturday December 15, 2018 at the ArchCare Center in Rhinebeck. She was born January 15, 1929 in Brooklyn daughter of the late Alexander and Julia Lasher Whitaker. She was a graduate of Grover Cleveland High School, and an area resident for more than 50 years. Helen was the Phoenicia Elementary […]

Ruth Graham



Ruth Graham, 85 of Pine Hill died Friday December 14, 2018 at the Mountainside Care Center in Margaretville after a one week stay. She was born in New York City, January 12, 1933 the daughter of the late Henry and Hilda Yelsky Augustine. She grew up in New York City, lived on a farm in Middleburgh, and made her home […]

Davon Jonathan Martin Betancourt



Davon Jonathan Betancourt, son of Father Dante Tarantini, FCR and Bishop Francisco Betancourt, FCR and brother of Dante Francisco Tarantini, went home to our God on November 26, 2018. Davon succumbed to pneumonia after a brief illness. Davon was a graduate of Margaretville Central School and BOCES Culinary program in Grand Gorge. Davon was praised as a very loving and […]

Lesley M. Gray



Lesley M. Gray, a venerable quilter has passed this day December 1, 2018. Quilting was her love and passion, which she shared with others through teaching and mentorship. She was an active member of five quilt guilds. Lesley will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends. She leaves behind her husband, three children and their spouses, six grandchildren and […]

James “Jim” Barden



James “Jim” Barden, 91 of Ava Maria Drive died Sunday December 9, 2018 at the Hudson Valley Rehabilitation Center after a brief stay. He was born June 30, 1927 in Poughkeepsie son of the late John Freeman Barden Sr. and Gertrude Swasey Barden. He was a graduate of Poughkeepsie High School, and then joined the United States Navy, having served […]

Lawrence W. Quarltere



Lawrence W, Quarltere, age 60, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Albany Medical Center. Larry was born on May 26, 1958 at Patchogue, New York, the son of William P. and Dorothy (Brown) Quarltere. He graduated from college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. He volunteered to speak at local schools on the subject of spinal cord injuries. […]


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