Douglas A. Yerdon

Douglas A. Yerdon

Douglas A. Yerdon, age 65, of Johnstown, passed away on Thursday, December 9, 2021, after a long and courageous battle with cancer with his loving wife by his side. Born on September 5, 1952, in Troy, NY he was the son of the late Norman Sr. and Marjorie (Abrams) Yerdon. Douglas grew up in Poestenkill and was a 1972 graduate of Averill Park High School. He loved spending his time camping, traveling, riding his motorcycle, and playing with his beloved corgis. He was an avid history buff, a Civil War reenactor, and was planning to attend the annual battle at…
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Rebecca J. Voght

Rebecca J. Voght

Rebecca J. Voght, age 81, of Gloversville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital, Amsterdam. She was born June 13, 1940 in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy Shaffer Phillips. She was a self-employed health care worker in private homes in the area for many years. She loved horses and her pet dog Harley. Becky is survived by her husband of 64 years, George H. Voght; five children, George R. Voght (Audre), Robert J. Voght (Gail), Michael P. Voght (Melanie), Kathy A. Voght-Austin (Jeff) and Thomas J. Voght (Marlyn); seven grandchildren, several…
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Nancy A. Van Alstyne

Nancy A. Van Alstyne

Nancy A. Van Alstyne, 79, of Keene, NH and formerly of Alstead, NH passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at home with her loving family by her side. Nancy was born the daughter of the late Ruth (Graham) Van Alstyne in Gloversville, N.Y. where she attended local schools alongside her sister, Diana, and two brothers, Russell and Jerry. Nancy is reunited with her sister Diana Melita who passed away in 1991. Nancy worked hard throughout her life having owned and operated Midway Pizza and Top It Pizza both in Alstead for several years prior to her retirement. She…
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Emerita Geraghty

Emerita McManus Geraghty, 90, entered into eternal rest on December 10, 2021 after a short illness. Emer was born on November 16, 1931 to James and Mae McManus in Glangevlin, County Cavan Ireland. Her family moved to Westport, County Mayo when she was seven. It was there that she met members of the Gillivan and Geraghty families which would prove to be fortuitous to her future. Emer emigrated to New York City in 1951 where she worked several secretarial jobs. She reached out to family members of her friends from Ireland which led to her meeting and marrying the love…
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Salvatore “Sal” Lawrence Caraco

Salvatore “Sal” Lawrence Caraco, 67, of Huntersville, and originally from Johnstown, New York, passed away on November 30, 2021. He was born in Amsterdam, New York on July 28, 1954, the son of the late Salvatore “Sam” Caraco and Carmelia Caraco. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved fur babies Abby, and Emma. He was an educator, coach, writer, mentor, weight lifter, motorcycle rider, avid reader, and fitness enthusiast. He loved and enjoyed his fur babies as they brought him great joy. While he loved the Cleveland Browns, they have brought him great sadness.…
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Vicki L. Tybor

Vicki L. Tybor, 64, of Pleasant Street, Gloversville, passed away Thursday, December 9, 2021, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. She was born in Gloversville on September 29, 1957, a daughter of Stephen and Vivian La Vada Manzer and attended school in Mayfield. Vicki was a lifelong area resident. Vicki was a hard worker and worked at several area companies, including Samco Leather and St. Thomas Inc. She was also a certified nursing assistant. Vicki was employed as a knitter at Somerset Industries in Gloversville for the past thirty years. She loved to shop and was a collector of dolphins and owls.…
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