Obituaries

Rhoda Curran

Rhoda P. Curran, 84, of Gloversville, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Mountain Valley Hospice in Gloversville.
She was born April 28, 1930 in Margaretville, the daughter of the late John Peet and Grace Brandow. She was a 1948 graduate of Margaretville High School. She then went to work at several industries through out the area such as the Margaret­ville Telephone Company as an operator and clerk, Gloversville Continental Mills, Contel in Johnstown, OTB, Coleco in Amsterdam, Peters Oil Co., Nathan Littauer Hospital and Gloversville Federal Savings and Loan Associates. She retired in 1994.


Gloria Marinaccio

Gloria (Claudia) Rita Marinaccio went home to be with the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2015.
She was born in New York City on May 5, 1924, the daughter of Dominico and Jennifer Cutolo. She was the youngest of four brothers and four sisters and lived in Brooklyn most of her life until 1996 when she moved to Fleischmanns with her son John.


Frances Hoffmann

Frances Jean Hoffman, 83, peacefully passed away on Tues­day March 3, 2015 at Mountainside Residential Care Center after making Roxbury and Margaretville her home just over a decade ago. She was endeared to and by staff at Kirkside and MRCC and all her family members. Her transition was made most comfortable and calm with music by Hospice of Delaware County.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles in 2000 after caring for him with a long illness. All her friends and family will miss her.


Paul Lamicella

Paul G. Lamicella, 68, of Brooklyn and Denver, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Brooklyn Veterans’ Hospital. His wife was at his bedside when he passed.  
Paul was a wounded decorated Vietnam Nam war veteran, having served his country from 1967 to 1970. His numerous medals and citations included a commendation for bravery by risking his own life to save the lives of his fellow platoon members.  
His summers were spent with his wife in Denver where they were active in supporting the theatrical and arts community.


Myra Dickman

Myra Louise Dickman, 64, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at the Hudson Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Albany where she had lived the past five years. Myra suffered from multiple sclerosis for the past 25 years.
She was born August 4, 1950 at Margaretville, a daughter of Donald and Phyllis (Bellows) Dickman.
Living in Cohoes, she was employed as a secretary for the New York State Department of Transportation for 37 years. She retired in 2008. She had also worked for the New York State Republican Party in Albany.


Terence Kaufman

Terence “Terry” Dean Kaufman, 29, of Andes, passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon, February 25, 2015 at Albany Medical Center, following complications from a very short battle with acute Leukemia.
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Born on March 9, 1985, he was the son of Thomas S. and Jo Ann (Cole) Kaufman.


Barbara Kapitko

Barbara L. Kapitko, 91, a resident of Margaretville, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital with family by her side.


Roswell R. Sanford, Jr.

Roswell Randall Sanford Jr., 72, of Jersey City, NJ, and Margaretville, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at Jersey City Medical Center following an aortic dissection. His wife, daughter, and other family members were at his bedside when he passed.
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Known by his family and friends as Randy, he was born November 16, 1942, in the old Margaretville Hospital, the eldest son of Roswell R. and Elizabeth (Dickson) Sanford of Margaretville.


Dorothy Freiwald

Dorothy Freiwald, 94, died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at Moun­tainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville where she had lived since June 2, 2000.
Dorothy was born March 3, 1920 at Richmond, VA, the daughter of Tyler and Alice Moore.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara (Phillip) Mariotti; a son, George King; a daughter,  Carol Burns and 10 grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at the Clovesville Cemetery in Fleischmanns at a later date.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.


Donald G. Small, Sr.

Donald G. Small Sr., 59, of Ford Street, Ogdensburg, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2015.
Donald is survived by his five children, Tamara, Stephanie, Angela, and Tyler, all of Gouverneur, and Donald and his companion, Monica of Rensselaer Falls; four brothers, Edward, Kenneth, Allan, and Tho­m­- as and two sisters, Karen Cavins and Kathy Small; and eight grandchildren.


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