Diane Jones, 63, of Old Forge passed away at home on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.
Diane was born October 28, 1951, in Utica, the daughter of Robert B. Dellecese and the late Dolores Poccia Dellecese.
She attended local schools, graduating from Thomas R Proctor High School, Class of 1969.
On October 2, 1971, Diane married David B. Jones in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, a loving union of 43 years. Continue reading
Norm at the finish of his 90-mile canoe race, September 2014
Norman Harold Goldstein—veterinarian, outdoorsman, father, grandfather, brother, husband and optimist—passed away at the home he shared with his wife, Georgia Stormes, overlooking Otisco Lake on June 13, 2015. He was 77 years old.
Born and raised in Syracuse, Norm quickly showed his passion for the wilderness and animals. He climbed Mount Marcy as a boy, beginning a long relationship with the Adirondack waters and woods. Continue reading
James M. Christy, 89, died peacefully on Monday, August 24, 2015 at his home in Jamesville, NY.
He was born in 1926 in Old Forge, NY, to the late William P. and Catherine Sullivan Christy. At the age of ten, he moved to the Syracuse area where he later graduated from St. Anthony’s High School. He left for military service immediately following his final exams and was a US Navy WWII veteran.
He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from LeMoyne College in 1952, and worked with the family accounting firm of Christy and Christy. In 1964, he decided to change his career path and received his Master’s Degree in Education from Syracuse University. Continue reading
William Philip (“Phil”) Christy, Jr., 96, passed on to the afterlife on August 5, 2015. He was born in Old Forge, NY, on July 28, 1919 (also his son Bill’s and grandson Will’s birthday) and lived there until his family moved to the Syracuse area in 1937.
He graduated from Liverpool High School in 1937, from Syracuse University in 1943 and from Syracuse University College of Law in 1952.
He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1947. Continue reading
Eri Scott Delmarsh 66, of Old Forge passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at his home in Old Forge surrounded by his caring and devoted friends.
He was born on March 1, 1949 in Utica a son of the late Guy and Agatha (Drake) Delmarsh. Scott was employed for several years with the Town of Webb DPW. He later accepted a position at the Enchanted Forest in Old Forge, retiring in 2014 after 32 years of dedicated service. Continue reading
William P. “Phil” Christy, Jr., 96 died on August 5, 2015, at The Nottingham Heath Facility in Jamesville, NY following a lengthy illness.
He was born in Old Forge, NY, on July 28, 1919 (also his son Bill’s and grandson Will’s birthday) and had lived in the Syracuse area since 1937. He graduated from Liverpool High School in 1937 and from Syracuse University in 1943. Continue reading
In loving memory of Denise E. Babcock, 56, of Old Forge, NY and formerly of Oswego, NY, who passed away on May 27, 2015 at her home in the Adirondacks.
She was born on April 1, 1959 in Oswego, NY, where she lived most of her life until moving to her favorite place, the Adirondacks with her husband.
She attended Oswego High School, as well as Oswego County BOCES LPN program, in which she worked as a nurse until her children were born. Continue reading