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Patrick E. Kennelly

OBIT Kennelly

Patrick E.”Packy” Kennelly, 86, of Meadow Drive, Queensbury, passed away peacefully Thursday morning July 3, 2014 at Fort Hudson Nursing Home after a long illness. Born on Sept. 20, 1927 in South Orange, New Jersey, he was the son of the late William F. and Mary (Morrison) Kennelly. He married Marjorie S. Brown on Oct. […]

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Jean E. Wright

On July 8 with her loving family by her side, Jean E. Wright was called to eternal rest after a brief illness. She was born on June 8, 1927 in Granville, the daughter of H. Earl and Catherine (Griffiths) Evans. A 1944 graduate of Granville High School, Jean attended Rutland Business College where she received […]

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Rev. Harold R. Stockert

Rev. Harold Richard Stockert, age 78, passed away at his home on May 29, 2014 after a long illness. Father Hal was born on May 13, 1936, in Charbonneau, N.D., the son of the late Frank and Marie (Froehlich) Stockert. Father Hal was an extremely brilliant man. He held degrees in history and physics; as […]

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Michael Plisko, 82

Michael “Mickey” Plisko, age 82, passed away at his home in Hudson Falls on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Mickey was born on Oct. 15, 1931 in Granville, the son of the late William Plisko, Sr. and Susan (Dirga) Plisko. Mickey owned and ran Plisko Slate Co. in West Pawlet, Vt., for over 50 years. He […]

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Bob Preston Chase, 85

OBIT Chase

  Robert Preston Chase, (Bob), 85, of Poughkeepsie and Granville, N.Y. passed away on April 4, 2014, He succumbed to Parkinson’s disease.        Bob was born July 16, 1928, to Louis Edith Louise (Fuller) Chase in Boston, Mass. In his youth, Bob loved to roller-skate competitively. After his 1946 graduation, he was not content with traditional […]

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Frederick M. Hammond, 73

Frederick M. Hammond, age 73, passed away at his home on Saturday, Dec. 14, surrounded by his family. Fred was born in Granville, N.Y. on Jan. 17, 1940 the son of Willard (Bill) and Ethel(Morris) Hammond. Fred was a Veteran of the Army. For 13 he lived in Marion, N.C., but for the majority of […]

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Mitchell James Stanfield, 60

Mitchell James Stanfield, age 60, passed away at his residence on Nov. 25. Mitchell was born on Sept. 18, 1953, in Denver, Colo., the son of James and Jackie Stanfield. Mitchell was a very talented and unique individual; truly one of a kind. By all definitions he was a renaissance man. While he had a […]

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Clara F. Ort, 99

Clara F. Ort, age 99, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Pleasant Valley Infirmary in Argyle, following a long illness. Claire was born on Aug. 28, 1914 in Middletown, Vt. the daughter of Bert and Elizabeth Porter. Claire was a very hard worker and wonderful mother. She loved people. She worked throughout the years […]

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Lenora Evelyn Clark, 93

Lenora Evelyn Clark passed away on Nov. 18, at the Indian River Nursing and Rehabilitation. Lenora was born on April 12, 1920, in West Pawlet, Vt., the daughter of Jay and Charlotte (Ballard) Stearns. Lenora married Chester Clark. They spent the beginning of their 73-year marriage in a one-room schoolhouse converted into a home. Eventually […]

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Jayne Arra (Kyner) Luckenbaugh, 82

OBIT Luckenbaugh

Jayne Arra (Kyner) Luckenbaugh passed away Monday afternoon at Saratoga Hospital after a short illness. Born Aug. 20, 1931, in a farmhouse outside of Green Village, Pa., Jayne was the 10th of 11 children born to Edson and Daisy (Warren) Kyner. Jayne was the last surviving member of the family, having been predeceased by her […]

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