Gilbert C. Wendt

Gilbert C. Wendt

Gloversville - WWII veteran, Army Air Corps Master Sergeant Gilbert C. Wendt, age 106, of Gloversville, died peacefully August 13, 2022, following a brief illness. He was born July 23, 1916 in Northville, NY, the son of Ervin and Jessa (Bissell) Wendt. Gilbert graduated in 1936 from Johnstown High School. He worked in various local businesses until his July 1941 army enlistment. He graduated New England Aircraft School in 1942 and served in the European Theatre until the end of WWII. Upon his return, he met ‘his beautiful bride’ Concetta (Connie) Renda, married her and raised three children. They celebrated…
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Elvina Rita Cromer

Elvina Rita Cromer, at the age of 80 years old, died peacefully on July 17, 2022. Beloved Sister, Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt, Cousin, and Friend. May She rest In Peace. Services will be held on Aug. 20, 2022, at St. Kateri National Shrine in the St. Maximillian Kolbe Pavilion, Fonda, NY at 1:00 p.m.
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Rose Riss Sussman

Rose Riss Sussman

Rose Riss Sussman passed away on August 6, 2022 at the age of 98. She was born Rosalie, or Rosa, Riss in Vienna, Austria on March 2, 1924, to Samuel Riss, attorney, and Eva Riss, nurse. In 1926, they left Europe on the Île de France to escape Nazi persecution. Rose’s father started a fur coat business in New York. After staying with relatives, the family moved to their own home in Brooklyn, NY. Rose graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School at the tender age of 15 and with her BA from Hunter College for Women of the City of…
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Alice Clements Ortuba

Hoosick Falls - Alice Clements Otruba (nee Murtha), passed away peacefully on Sunday July 31, 2022 at the Southern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, VT after a courageous fight against lung cancer. She was 65 years old and is survived by her loving husband Emery Otruba, son John Otruba, daughters Elizabeth Otruba and Bridgette Maryman, grandson Owen Maryman, sisters Elizabeth Guseman and Amy Murtha, father John Murtha, stepmother Jennifer Kohn Murtha, and several nieces and nephews. Alice is predeceased by her sister Jennifer Kountz and mother Mary Murtha. Alice was born on April 25, 1957 in Manhattan, NY. Alice grew…
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William Henry Maxwell

William Henry Maxwell, 90 died Monday August 8,2022 at Nathan-Littauer Hospital. Born August 2.1932 in Rockland County, NY, the son of James and Helen Sisco Maxwell. Bill was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict, and worked as a senior line mechanic at Avon before retiring in 1986. He was a hardworking, industrious individual where he built a home by his own hands, in the Adirondacks with the help of his sons, where he and Elaine have been spending their retirement years surrounded by family and friends .Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling, cruising, golfing, and…
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Michele M. Travis

Michele M. Travis

Amsterdam - Michele M. (Klementowski) Travis, age 72, of Amsterdam, NY, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Albany Medical Center. Born on November 7, 1949, in Amsterdam, NY, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Felong) Klementowski. Michele began her education at St Stanislaus Catholic School, graduating from Wilbur H. Lynch in 1967. Michele was employed for 10 years by the NYS Department of Civil Service. When she left there, she went to work as a teacher’s aide at Rainbow Play School. She married the love of her life, Ron Travis on August 10, 1968,…
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