Utica Obituaries

Utica Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Jul 27 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Gretchen L. Topa

    Massena: Gretchen L. Topa, 72 of South Main St., passed away on Monday evening, July 25, 2016, at Massena Memorial Hospital. Friends and family may be received on Friday July 29, 2016 from 4:00 pm until the time of service at 5:00 pm at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.

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  • Monday Jul 18 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Arline Geiskopf Grower

    Boonville- Arline Geiskopf Grower, 92, widow of William, and resident of Fitch Rd., passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Utica. Born on the Geiskopf Homestead in Boonville on May 1, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Gregory and Regina Lallier Geiskopf.

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  • Friday Jul 15 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Geraldine E. Mahoney

    Geraldine E. Mahoney, 92, of 805 Pioneer Ave., passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Utica, after being stricken at home. She was born on October 11, 1923, in Canandaigua, New York, the daughter of Glenn and Lisle Mortensen Cooley.

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  • Friday Jul 1 | via Gloversville Leader-Herald 

    Ruth E. Klohck

    Ruth E. Klohck, in her 100th year, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Teresian House, Albany. She was born in Gloversville on September 16, 1916, the daughter of Ruth Andrist and Jerome L. Andrist.

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  • Thursday Jun 30 | via The Post-Standard 

    Word of Life trial: Brother could have lived if take...

    A medical examiner testified in the Word of Life Church trial today that Lucas Leonard could have lived if he was given medical care sooner. Dr. Robert Stoppacher, chief medical examiner for Onondaga County, testified that the 19-year-old didn't die instantly after he was beaten and would have been in pain from the prolonged beatings he suffered.

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  • Jun 23, 2016 | via US News & World Report 

    First trial begins in deadly New York church beating

    The murder trial has begun for a New York woman accused of being part of a group that beat her half-brother to death during a church counseling session, an assault authorities say that went on for 14 hours over two days Defense attorney Rebecca Wittman listens as Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara gives his opening statement about Sarah Ferguson, right, at the Oneida County Courthouse Thursday, June 23, 2016 in Utica, N.Y. Ferguson was one of nine people charged in the attack that killed 19-year-old Lucas Leonard and put his 17-year-old brother in the hospital last October.

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  • Jun 22, 2016 | via WTEN-TV Albany 

    Father of NY teen killed in church beating pleads gu...

    Defense attorney David Longeretta stands with his client Bruce Leonard during his plea allocution in Oneida County Court on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Utica, N.Y. Leonard, the father of a New York man who was beaten to death during a church counseling session pleaded guilty for his role in the attack, which also injured another son. ROME OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT UTICA, N.Y. - The father of a 19-year-old beaten to death during a church counseling session pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in the attack, describing how he whipped the teenager and a younger son with an electrical cord during a group assault that authorities have said went on for 14 hours over two days.

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