Obituaries

Virginia Ballard

Virginia L. Ballard, 58, of Denver, passed away Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 at Albany Medical Center, Albany. She was born January 6, 1952 in Brooklyn, the daughter of James J. and Virginia Louise (Porter) O’Hare.


Andrew Schuman Jr.

Andrew Schuman Jr., 87, of Roxbury, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Andrew, known affectionately as “Andy,” “Jun,” “Newt,” or “Grandpa,” was born on March 8, 1923, son of the late Andrew and Jennie (McKenzie) Schuman on the Schuman Brothers family farm in Roxbury.


Mabel George

Mabel S. George, 93, of Arkville, passed away Friday, Nov. 26, 2010 at Mountainside Residential Care Center, Margaretville.

She was born April 1, 1917 in Allaben, the daughter of Ralph and Blanche (Colwell) VanKeuren.
She married Merwin (Jake) George on December 31, 1934 at Highland.


Cora Felter

Cora Felter, 77, a resident of county Route 36, Margaretville, died at her home on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010.

She was born March 29, 1933 in Blenheim, the daughter of Harry and Ada Keith. Cora graduated from Gilboa Central School and received her master’s degree from New York State College in Albany.


Luis Gutierrez Jr.

Luis Downing Gutierrez Jr., 29, of Hico, TX passed away in Fleischmanns on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010.
He was born September 17, 1981 at Lubbock, Texas.
Luis was employed by Joseph Gradney Lawn service in Acton, Texas.
Committal services will take place in his home state of Texas.
Funeral arrangements are by the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.


Vera Craft

Vera A. Washburn Craft of Fleischmanns, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at Robinson Terrace, Stamford.

She was born February 8, 1917 at Acadalia., the daughter of the late Marcus and Daisy Lilly Washburn.


Shirley Murphy

Shirley Alice Murphy, 67, a native of Margaretville, died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany.

She was born March 27, 1943, the daughter of Ivan and Laura Belle (Germond) Misner.
She married Daniel Murphy on November 24, 2009, in Margaretville.


Jay P. Todd

Jay Paul Todd, 28, of Arkville was killed while walking down Highmount on Route 28 at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, by a passing motorist who did not see him.

He was born February 17, 1982 in Kingston, the son of Jay H. Todd and Rose M. Ladenheim.


Charles Geehrer

Charles Edward Geehrer, 77, of Margaretville, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.
He was born on June 28, 1933 in Flushing. He was the youngest child and only son of Charles E. and Lillian (Peyton) Geehrer. He and his sister Eileen wee brought up in a home that valued reading, music and family celebrations.


Lela Rossman

Lela A. Rossman, 58, of Margaretville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at her residence.
She was born on December 27, 1951, in Margaretville, the daughter of Leonard and Norma (Voorhees) Shultis.

Lela married Eugene Rossman on August 18, 1972. They were married for 38 years.
She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Margaretville.


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