February 04, 2021
Mariaville Lake-------Michael Griffin, 63, of Mariaville Lake, NY, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021, after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer.
Known to many as “Uncle Happy” he was a lifelong carpenter who could build or repair anything. When he wasn’t working or tinkering in his garage and watching races, he loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and spending ti ...
March 30, 1956 - - January 28, 2021
Thomas D. Blaha, 64, of Fremont Street, Gloversville, NY; passed away at home January 28, 2021.
Born in Amsterdam, NY on March 30, 1956, he was the son of the late Michael Joseph and Sally Veronica Haluch Blaha.
Tom received his education in the Amsterdam school system and graduated from Wilbur H. Lynch High School.
He was last employed in the maintenance department for the ...
Janet Paszczak (Pazak)
October 12, 1928 - - January 22, 2021
Janet Helen Wallace Paszczak (Pazak), formerly of Voorhees Rd. in Perth NY, passed away on January 22, 2021.
Born in Schenectady, NY on October 12, 1928 to the late Joseph Wallace and Mary Grant Wallace, Janet’s passion in life was her family, art, music and her ride-on lawn mower. An accomplished oil painter, Janet participated in a number of art shows throughout the Cap ...
April 01, 1932 - - January 19, 2021
Donald J. Guisti Sr. 88 of Amsterdam, NY; passed away January 19, 2021.
Born in Amsterdam on April 1, 1932, he was the son of the late George and Ethel Schwab Guisti.
Don received his education in the Amsterdam school system and was a self employed carpenter specializing in building and restoration work.
Don enjoyed gardening, camping, collecting antiques, sitting by the fir ...
July 09, 1928 - - January 03, 2021
Mario Fernandez, 92, passed away Sunday morning, January 3, 2021 at River Ridge Living Center in Amsterdam, NY.
Born in Brooklyn, NY on July 9, 1928, he was the son of the late Mario and Maria Fajardo Fernandez.
Mario received his education in the New York City school system.
Mario was united in marriage to Jean Bedka Fernandez on September 6 1953.
Mario was a proud and h ...
April 14, 1928 - - January 03, 2021
Mrs. Adelaide Blanchfield, 92, formerly of Trinity Place and most recently of Sarah Jane Sanford Home, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam.
Born in Amsterdam on April 14, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Mary “Minnie” Damenica Sollecito.
Adelaide received her education in the Amsterdam school system ...
August 23, 1924 - - January 02, 2021
Ruth Helen Karutis, 96, passed away peacefully January 2, 2021 at Wilkinson residential Health Care Facility
Ruth was born August 23, 1924, in Amsterdam, the daughter of the late Victoria and Joseph Capala.
She spent her entire life in Amsterdam, and often shared her favorite stories and memories of the city during its prime, remarking on its beautiful churches, active socia ...
December 26, 2020
December 26, 2020
Vera lived a fulfilling life as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Vera graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing and continued her career as a Registered Nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital for over 30 years.
Vera will be greatly missed for her kind, caring and compassionate nature.
Funeral services will be private.
Those wishing to hon ...
May 27, 1930 - - December 22, 2020
Irene Bablinskas Damphier, 90 formerly of Amsterdam, NY; passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at her home in Seymour TN.
Born in Amsterdam on May 27, 1930, she was a daughter of the late John and Sophie Strikul Bablinskas.
Irene received her education in the Amsterdam school system and graduated from Wilbur H Lynch High School
Irene was a parishioner and communicant of ...
February 21, 1923 - - December 18, 2020
Patricia “Pat” Blodgett (nee Timken) died peacefully on December 18, 2020 in Amsterdam.
Pat was born and raised in Augusta, Kansas. WWII began during her first year of junior college. She was proud of the fact that she commuted to college and to a job at the Boeing Aircraft Factory in nearby Wichita. In 1943, she was able to continue her education at Marquette University in ...