Archive » May 2018 » Obituaries

VOORHEESVILLE — Ed Clark led his village and his town for decades, making government inclusive — and fun. He led quietly, by listening.

Although his list of accomplishments is long, what he is most remembered for is the way he built a sense of community.

He died on Friday, May 25, 2018. He was 81.

Paul A. Gardner grew up in Guilderland, hunting with his brothers for rabbits and birds that their mother would cook. His passion for hunting eventually took him around the globe, meeting challenges and making world records.

Harold Lewis Orelup

KNOX — Harold “Harry” Lewis Orelup — who  lived much of his life passionately serving others in some form of law enforcement — died on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at his home Knox following a long illness. He was 75.

A graveside service will be held for Audrey Ann “Penny” Cline on Friday, June 1, at 1 p.m. in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville, New York.

Lillian ‘Lynn’ Wilson

GUILDERLAND — Lynn Wilson was a constant source of love, support, and guidance for her family, recalled her granddaughter Shelby Moore. And, with that guidance, she always offered an Irish proverb or thoughtful story to put life into perspective, Mrs. Moore added.

Jennie Jablonowski Stevens

KNOX —  Jennie Jablonowski Stevens was devoted to her church and to the Stevens business but took her greatest joy from her family. She died peacefully on Monday, May 14, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was 99.

Florence V. DeNucci

KNOX — Florence V. DeNucci, who raised three children and worked on secret nuclear submarines as well as at state health-department labs, died on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Ellis Hospital, after a brief illness.

Bette Cowley

ALTAMONT — A spirited woman who loved — her husband, her children, her home, her flowers, her village — with passion, Bette Cowley remained independent and vibrant until her death on Sunday, May 6, 2018. She died in the home she loved. She was 91.

GUILDERLAND — Neil H. Malcolm, a truck driver who liked tinkering with cars and loved dogs, died on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. He was 86.

“He was a great friend and a great neighbor,” said Francis McCarthy who, with his wife and children, lived next door to Mr. Malcolm for a quarter of a century on Kent Place in Westmere.