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Services set for Kenneth L. Pace, 87

Kenneth L. Pace, 87, of Eagle Bay, NY, and Naples, FL, formerly of Rome, passed away on, Monday, May 4, 2015 in Naples, FL.

He was born February 12, 1928 in Rome and graduated from Rome Free Academy.

On April 7, 1953 he married Rachel Narehood, she passed away on August 30, 1974.  Continue reading

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Graveside service set for Sharon M. Graham

The graveside service for Sharon M. Graham, who passed away peacefully at her home on March 27, 2015 following a long illness, will be held Monday, May 11 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Riverview Cemetery, Old Forge.

Friends are asked to consider a donation in Sharon’s memory to Home Aide Service of the Central Adirondacks (HASCA) P.O. Box 25, Old Forge, NY 13420 or to the Town of Webb Historical Association, P.O. Box 513, Old Forge, NY 13420.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Trainor Funeral Home, Boonville.

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Memorial service planned for Sally A. Baird, 73

Sally A. Baird of Old Forge, age 73, passed away on December 15, 2014 at Sunset Nursing following a battle with cancer.

She was born on June 17, 1941 to Judah and Irene Currie of Tully, NY and graduated from Tully Central High School.  Continue reading

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Geraldine H. Palaka, 85, passes away

Geraldine H. (Szpiech) Palaka, 85, a former longtime resident of Elmwood Road, Woodgate, passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014, at Sunset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, where she had resided since 2004.

Geraldine was born on August 25, 1929, in Cleveland, OH, a daughter of Jacob and Josephine Laska Szpiech.   Continue reading

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A family tribute to the late Mary Diamond

Mary Diamond of Old Forge, passed away on September 16, 2014 after a brief illness at the Sunset Nursing Home in Boonville, NY.

Diamond, Mary obit photo

Mary was born in Erie, PA on September 20, 1928. Her parents, John and Mary Maio, immigrated fro


m Medeira, Portugal. Mary was the youngest of four siblings, Elizabeth, Anthony and John.  Continue reading

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Service set for Dorothy B. Sponable, 103

Dorothy B. Sponable, 103, of Old Forge, died October 7, 2014 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law at Okara Lakes.

She was born August 13, 1911 in Brooklyn, NY to Albert and Marie Brussel. The family moved to Old Forge in 1919. Dorothy graduated from the Town of Webb Schools in the class of 1929 and later from Browne Business College in Brooklyn. Continue reading

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Memorial Service set for Donald. E. Norton

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass for Donald E. Norton, 48, on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at St. Mary of the Snows Church, Otter Lake, where Rev. Donald H. Karlen, retired pastor of Christ Our Hope Catholic Parish will officiate.

Following the mass, everyone is cordially invited to attend a covered dish luncheon at Otter Lake Fire Hall, Route 28, Otter Lake.   Continue reading

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