Petersburgh – Marcia Mains Trask passed away on November 16th, 2023, the day before her 84th birthday, following declining health from Alzheimer’s.
Marcia was born in Rochester, NY to Marcus Mains and Helen Utter Mains. She grew up in Hampton Manor, East Greenbush NY and attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and Columbia High School. She received a B.A. in Elementary Education at Oneonta State College where she met her husband, Bruce Robert ‘Bob’ Trask who predeceased her. She was also predeceased by her only sister Ann Mains Wilsey and life-long friends Loretta Burt and Carol Hayes. [Read more…] about Marcia M. Trask
Petersburgh – Frank H. Babcock, 77, died suddenly Monday, August 28th, 2023 at the camp of his companion, Colleen Manchester, in Franklin, NY.
He was born in Troy on December 13th, 1945, the son of the late Lewis Earl “Joe” and Pearl Crandall Babcock. He was raised and educated in Petersburgh where he was a lifelong resident.
Frank was employed as a logger for Ted Brogue Logging Company and later was employed for over 20 years by Rifenburg Construction in Brunswick as a heavy equipment operator before retiring. [Read more…] about Frank H. Babcock – Obituary