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Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Aug. 26, at The Orchard Nursing Home in Granville. Marion was born in Whitehall on July 21, 1920 and was the daughter of the late Clifford and Alice (Huntley) Watrous. She attended school in Clemons, […]

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Frank E. Holman, Sr., 82

Frank E. Holman, Sr., 82, of Maple Street, passed away on Sunday, August 17, 2014 peacefully at his home of natural causes. He was born July 7, 1932 in Clemons, New York and graduated from Whitehall Central School in 1949. He married the love of his life, Shirley Brace, and was married for 59 years […]

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Joseph Prefontaine, 65

Joseph Prefontaine, age 65, passed away on July 28, 2014 at the Pines at Glens Falls Nursing Home following a short illness. Born in Granville on December 16, 1948, he was the son of the late Robert Joseph and Ruth (Rovelli) Prefontaine. He graduated from Whitehall High School. He joined the U.S. Navy after graduation […]

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Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell

Harold F. “Huzzy” Martell, 88, of Boardman Street, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Haynes House of Hope in Granville, with his loving family by his side. Huzzy dedicated his life to the community of Whitehall and to Washington County. He was a […]

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Lawrence E. Stevens, 72

Lawrence E. Stevens, 72, of South Glens Falls, NY passed away on July 13, 2014, at The Pines after a 15 year battle with chordoma cancer. Born September 17, 1941 in Troy, NY, he was the son to the late Edwin C. “Cliff” and Anna M. (Krogel) Stevens. Known to many as Larry or “Big […]

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Edward Harold LaMay, 85

Edward Harold LaMay, a native of Whitehall, died June 24 of natural causes in Durham, N.C. He was 85 years old. Ed was born in a farmhouse near Whitehall on Nov. 16, 1928, the second child and son of Mabel Hammond LaMay and Joseph Charles LaMay. His first name was given in honor of the […]

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Agnes “Aggie” LaMore, 87

Agnes R. “Aggie” LaMore, 87, of Elizabeth Street, passed away at the Glens Falls Hospital on Monday, June 23, 2014, following a brief illness. Born on July 20, 1926 in Whitehall, she was the sixth of 15 children of the late Roland and Louise (Lewis) Burke. She was a lifelong resident of Whitehall, attended Whitehall […]

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Kathryn Isabel (Evers) Layden, 82

Kathryn Isabel (Evers) Layden, 82, passed away on April 7, 2014, at Schuyler Ridge residential health care facility in Clifton Park, after a short illness. Kay was born in Troy, spent most of her adult life as a resident of Whitehall and lived the last four years at Coburg Village in Rexford, N.Y. Kay was […]

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John Glendon LaRose, 83

John Glendon LaRose, 83, of Hatch Hill Road, passed away into the arms of the Lord on Monday, April  7, 2014, at Indian River Nursing Home while recuperating from surgery.   Born Jan. 1, 1931, in Volcano, Calif., he was the son of the late Clifford C. and Gladys (Manell) LaRose.   John loved spending […]

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Earl J. “Yogi” Belden, 80

Earl J. “Yogi” Belden, 80, of Gilmore Street, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness. Born on September 21, 1933, in Fort Ann, he was the son of the late Earl and Minnie (Stark) Belden. Earl attended Fort Ann School and enlisted in the United […]

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