Obituaries

Mildred DeLong

Mildred C. DeLong, 92, passed away Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at Kingston Hospital, Kingston, NY.
She was born June 26, 1919 in Aliquippa, PA, the daughter of Anthony and Veronica (Kubis) Wilczewski.

Mildred was a lifelong resident of the area.

She married Francis DeLong on January 9, 1938 at Pine Island. He died December 23, 1984.
Mildred had been a shipping manager for Audio-Sears in Roxbury and Stamford, retiring after more than 20 years of service to the company.

She was a member of the Sacred Heart Church, Margaretville.


William White

William J. White, 79, of Pompton Plains, NJ passed away on Friday, Sept. 14, 2011 in Cooperstown.

He was born in Delhi, the son of Richard and Helen White. He married Helen Kimker in 1955.

William proudly served in the United States Navy during the Korean War and later worked for many years as a customer support representative for IBM.

A passionate golfer, William was also a past member of the Packanack Tennis Club in Pequannock, NJ and the Perch Lake Association in Andes.


Edward Salvati

Edward C. Salvaati, 63, of Margaretville, died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011 at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown.

He was born October 8, 1947 in Rochester, the son of Anthony and Mildred (Patti) Salvati. He married Theresa Damo.

Edward operated his own commercial laundry business in Margaretville. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife, Theresa Salvati; two sons, John and Anthony Salvati; sisters, Mary and Ann and a brother, Joe. Also surviving are grandchildren, Anthony, Edward and John.


Janet Andrews

Janet Lock Andrews, 84, of River Bend, NC, died at home on September 30, 2011.  

Janet was born to Dr. Archibald W. and Elizabeth Deihl Lock on November 30, 1926 in Flushing.  A June 1944 graduate of Flushing High School, Janet worked as a dental assistant in New York City and was a dedicated employee of the Andes Hotel.


David Finley

David Paul Finley. of New York City and Margaretville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois at the age of 53.

He graduated from Red Bank Catholic High School in 1977 and SUNY School of Performing Arts, Purchase, New York in 1984, where he majored in Lighting Design and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.


Robert Traver

Robert “Bob”Traver. 81, of Franklin, fell asleep in death on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011.

He was born April 20, 1930 in Margaretville, the son of Eugene and Grace Traver.


Donald Kelly

Donld Kelly, 82, formerly of Margaretville, passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, 2011 at Kindred Hospital in Tucson, Arizona surrounded by his family.

He was born in Margaretville on July 24, 1929 to Douglas and Ina (Sanford) Kelly.
He married Janet Peck on July 12, 1953.

Don spent two years in the U.S. Army based at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. He then owned and operated Kelly Power Equipment, formerly known as Douglas Kelly & Son Farm Machinery on Main Street, Margaretville until selling the business in 1973.


Maurice Davis

Maurice “Mousie” Davis, 81, of Oneonta, formerly of Arkville, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2001 at Fox Hospital in Oneonta.

He was born in Shavertown July 31, 1930, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Norris Davis.
Maurice was a 1949 graduate of Andes Central School. He married Marie M. Shaver on December 1, 1950 at the Margaretville Methodist Church. She passed away June 7, 2010.


Roger Baust

Roger Francis Baust, 64, a resident of Fleischmanns, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at Margaretville Hospital, Margaretville.

He was born May 20, 1947 at Flushing, the son of John and Frances (Kress) Baust.

Roger graduated from high school in Massapequa and received his bachelor and master’s degrees from Brockport State College.

He had lived in the Fleischmanns area most of his life and operated a Christmas Tree business and also did other types of work.

Surviving are a brother, John and sister-in-law, Judith Baust; a sister, Marsha and brother-in-law, Robert Lonergan.


Marilyn France

Marilyn Elizabeth France, 85, formerly of Pine Hill , Santa Barbara, CA. and Saugerties passed away August 25, 2011 at her home in Saugerties surrounded by the love of her daughters and family.

She was born in Providence, RI on June 25, 1926 to Eric and Gertrude Johnson. Marilyn was employed as a NY Telephone switchboard operator, a secretary at Onteora Central School and a broker’s assistant in Santa Barbra, CA. 


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