Obituaries

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.


Teri Logan

Teri Logan, born Aline Teresa Canty, left this world on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 with her sister and two of her children by her side.
Teri was born in Manhattan on July 18, 1927 to John and Julia Canty. She was the third of four children; Danny, John, and her baby sister, Sister Margaret Mary Canty, RSCJ. 
Teri married the man of her dreams, Leonard Logan in 1950 and they raised five children in New Jersey. In 1981 they fell in love with and bought their home “Mt. Logan” in Halcott Center and spent 37 amazing years entertaining their family and friends until Leonard’s death in 2009.


William McCann

William Henry McCann, 92, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015  at Mountainside  Residential Care Center in Margaretville.
Henry was born July 22, 1922 at Hanies Hollow, Ark­ville, the son of Mannie and Bessie (Doughtery) McCann.
He was a great father and grandfather. He was employ­ed as a heavy equipment operator on the building of the Pak­atakan Reservoir, worked at the  Gary’s Estate, Town of Middletown, drove bus for Head Start, farmed for many years, did some logging and drove a milk truck. Henry served his country in the U.S. Army from October 19, 1942  to January 18, 1946.


Linda Coons

Linda M. Coons died peacefully on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 at her home in Schoharie attended by her husband, Gerald E. Coons and her daughter, Debbie A. Coons, under Hospice care.
Born August 13, 1952 she was the daughter of Ernst and Joan Blobel of Niskayuna and was raised in Philmont where she graduated from Ockawa­mick High School.  She married Gerald E. Coons on December 30, 1971 and together with their family lived in several communities until settling in Schoharie in 2006.


Florence Ford

Florence J. Ford, 84, a resident of Dry Brook Road, Ark­ville, died Tuesday. Feb. 3, 2015 at Margaretville Hospital.
Florence was born June 9, 1930 in Brooklyn, the daughter of George W. and Maria Martha (Klinket) Rice.
She married John F. Ford on September 2, 1950 in Queens.
Florence graduated from Grov­er Cleveland High School in Ridgewood, Queens. She was employed at Underwood Typewriters in New York City. In 1969 the family moved from Queens to Roxbury and in 1990 located in Arkville.


Mary Persons

Mary Louise Persons, 57, of Burgaw, NC and formerly of Pine Hill, passed gently on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 from her earthly life at home surrounded with love by her family.
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She was born November 8, 1957 in Schenectady, one of seven children born to Sylvia Peters Persons and the late Ralph H. Persons, Jr.


Robert Burlarley

Robert D. Burlarley, 74, of Stone Ridge entered peacefully into eternal rest on January 30, 2015 at home surrounded by loving family and friends.
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Born on May 9, 1940, he is the son of the late Dayton and Doris Boughton Burlarley. He was predeceased by his two sisters, Nonie Tumminello and Carol Mealius.  He is survived by his two stepbrothers, Dayton Jr. and Brian Burlarley.


Walter Dille

Walter R. Dille, 71, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at his residence in Grand Gorge.
Born in Jersey City, NJ, he was a long-time resident of Waldwick, NJ before moving to Grand Gorge. Walt was the owner of Walt’s Auto Repair Shop in Waldwick before retiring in 2006.
Walt is survived by two sons, Scott J. and Joseph D. Dille; three grandchildren, Justin, Alexander, and Patti; two sisters, Kathy Colavito and Pam Luebke; two brothers, Edward and John Dille and a stepsister, Patti Vanryswky.
A brother, Ronald Dille, predeceased him.


G. Thomas Rainone

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G. Thomas Rainone, 84, died on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at his Catskill Mountain home following a geriatric progression of cognitive decline, with his wife Beverly and son, Gregg, present.
In addition to his wife and son, he is survived by his sister, Angelina in Queens; her daughters, Martha Keenan of Brooklyn, and Grace Monturo of Phoenix, AZ, and their families, and his late sister Josephine’s children, Francis Maestoso and Anthony Fiore, now both of Rome, Italy, and their families.


Suzanne Raper

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Suzanne Madeleine Drouard Raper, a resident of Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, died there on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.
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