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Rev. Olof C. Johnson 
The Rev. Olof C. Johnson, 90, of Central Bridge, Schoharie County, the brother of a Northville resident, died Sunday (February 20, 2000) at home.
He was born on Feb. 28, 1909 in Gloversville, the son of Olof and Lula Johnson. Rev. Johnson lived in Castleton, Vt. before he moved to Central Bridge in 1963. He was a 1928 graduate of Syracuse Business College; a 1934 graduate of Gordon College of Theology; and a 1942 graduate of Andover Newton. He was ordained in the Troy Conference in 1942.
He served as a minister from 1937 to 1997 at the following churches: North Shrewsbury Baptist Church, Cuttingsville Methodist Church, Pittsfield Congregational Church, Stockbridge Church, Gaysville Church, Castleton Federated Church, Mendon Methodist Church and East Hubbarton Baptist Church, all in Vermont.
Rev. Johnson served the area as pastor of the United Methodist Church of Barnerville, Central Bridge and Grosvenors Corners. He later served as pastor of Duanesburg-Florida Baptist Church and Broome Center Chapel Church.
He was a 4-H leader in Rutland County from 1938 until 1996. For more than 50 years, he attended the Rutland County Fair and operated a lunch counter during Labor Day week. He was a member of the Castleton and Central Bridge volunteer fire departments; the Schoharie County Voluntary Fireman's Association, the Fire Advisory Board and the Tri-County Volunteer Fireman's Association. He served on the Schoharie County Board of Assessment Review for many years.
He was a member of Mount Moriah Masonic Lodge, Wallingford, Vt.; a past chaplain of Cairo Temple of Rutland, Vt., and a grand prelate in the Grand Commandery of Vermont.
He was a chaplain of many organizations, including the New York State Police Benevolent Association, Northeast Police Conference and the Police Conference of New York, as well as the Capital District New York State Police. He was chairman of the Schoharie Recreational Committee and was instrumental in revitalization of the Schoharie Village swimming pool.
On June 7, 1942, he married the former Elizabeth Hager, who died on Feb. 17, 1986.
Survivors include four sons, Olof Johnson of Concord, Mass., Andy Johnson of South Burlington, Vt., John Johnson of Addison, Texas and Eric Johnson of Central Bridge; two sisters, Ester Langworthy of Niskayuna and Ruth Gifford of Northville; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. March 5 at Central Bridge United Methodist Church, Church Street. A memorial service will also be conducted in Castleton, Vt., at a later date. Rev. Johnson made an anatomical gift to Albany Medical College. Burial will take place at a later date in South Deerfield, Mass. Arrangements are by Langan Funeral Home of Central Bridge and Schoharie. 
 
Alice R. Kent 
Miss Alice R. Kent of Palatine Bridge, died Sunday (February 6, 2000) at Palatine Nursing Home where she had been a resident since 1998.
She was born on July 20, 1912 in Palatine Bridge, the daughter of Charles and Elda Wick Kent. Miss Kent was a lifelong resident and attended Palatine Bridge School.
She was employed for 41 years by Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp. and retired in 1969.
Miss Kent was a member of the St. John's-St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Canajoharie.
She is survived by one cousin, Mae Howard of Chillicothe, Ohio.
She was predeceased by one brother, Carl Kent; and one sister, Dorothy Kent Bruce.
A calling hour will be 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego St. Canajoharie before the service. A service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Rev. John Omans, pastor of St. John's-St. Mark's Lutheran Church, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Canajoharie Falls Cemetery.
 
Marie Grace Landolfi 
Miss Marie Grace Landolfi, 66, of Amsterdam, died Sunday morning (February 6, 2000) at Amsterdam Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
She was born on Feb. 26, 1933 in Gloversville, the daughter of Armando and Lucy Derrico Landolfi. Miss Landolfi was a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Gloversville High School.
She was employed by Holzimer & Shaul Clothing Store, Amsterdam and retired a number of years ago.
At one time she was a volunteer for the Edward L. Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility and she was a communicant of the Church of St. John the Baptist, Amsterdam.
Survivors include three nieces, Angela Cowan and Marie Mason, both of Amsterdam and Lucy Carpenter of Saugerties, Ulster County, and several cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Church of St. John the Baptist, 40 Van Derveer St., Amsterdam. Cremation will take place at Vale Crematory, Schenectady. 
 
Isabelle Lupo 
Mrs. Isabelle Lupo, 87, of Mechanicville, the mother of a Gloversville woman, died Wednesday (February 23, 2000) at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs after a long illness.
Born in Mechanicville, Mrs. Lupo was a lifelong resident. She was employed as a salesclerk for the former Caplan's Store.
She was a communicant of Assumption-St. Paul Church, Mechanicville, and a member of its Rosary Altar Society. She was also a member of the Senior Dante Club.
Her husband, John Lupo, died in 1969.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Jane Culora of Mechanicville, Alice Martin of Saratoga Springs and Jo-Ann Bagnoli of Gloversville; two brothers, John and Stephen DeMarco, both of Mechanicville; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday at DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 S. Main Street, Mechanicville. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at11:30 a.m. Saturday at Assumption-St. Paul Church on William Street in Mechanicville. Burial will take place in St. Paul's Cemetery. 
 
Joyce E. Lynch 
Mrs. Joyce E. Lynch, 76, of Amsterdam, died Monday (February 14, 2000) at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, after being stricken at home.
She was born on June 5, 1923 in Amsterdam, the daughter of John and Jeannette Faulds Dreaney. Mrs. Lynch was a 1941 graduate of the former Wilbur H. Lynch High School, Amsterdam, and attended Amsterdam Business School.
She was employed for 30 years as an accountant at the former Mohasco Corp., Amsterdam, until she retired.
Mrs. Lynch was a communicant of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Amsterdam.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas J. Lynch, whom she married on Nov. 12, 1944, and several cousins.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 9:15 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Church. The Rev. James Gulley, pastor, will be celebrant. Burial will take place in Memory's Garden, Colonie. 
 
John B. Melita 
Mr. John B. Melita, 87, of Pineview Commons, Johnstown, died Sunday (February 6, 2000) at Nathan Littauer Hospital after being stricken.
He was born on March 25, 1912 in Albany, the son of Benjamin and Maria Bartalotta Melita. Mr. Melita was educated in Johnstown schools.
He served in the Navy during World War II.
He was owner of Melita's Gem Lab on Main Street, Johnstown from early 1950s until he retired in 1975. 
Mr. Melita was a member of Immaculate Conception Church and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, both of Johnstown. He enjoyed square dancing and was a member of Swingers Square Dancing Club.
Survivors include one brother, Charles Melita of Keck Center; three sisters, Maria Stack and Antonina M. Rindenello, both of Schenectady and Josephine Marafiote of Fairlawn, N.J.; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be private. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Church, Johnstown. The Rev. James Fitzmaurice, pastor, will be celebrant. Spring burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Johnstown. Arrangements are by Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, Johnstown.
 
Helen E. Miller 
Mrs. Helen E. Miller, 71, of Johnstown, died Saturday (February 5, 2000) at Wells Nursing Home, Johnstown after a long illness.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1928 in Ephratah, the daughter of Benjamin E. and Myrtle Spoar Anderson. Mrs. Miller attended Rome School for the Hearing Impaired. 
She was a home glove maker and owned a farm in the Ephratah area until 1966, when she retired.
Mrs. Miller was a member of Perth Bible Church.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robert S. Miller, who died Oct. 26, 1993.
Survivors include four sons, Leonard Miller of Gloversville, Roy Miller of Lee, Fla., Kevin Miller of Madison, Fla. and Brian Miller of Johnstown; three daughters, Judy Wendt of Crossville, Ind., Freda Brothers of Dolgeville and Anna Bentley of Johnstown; three sisters, Lila Mosher of Little Falls, Alberta Foley of Herkimer and Vivian Hill of Ephratah; two brothers, Richard Anderson of Valois, Schuyer County, and Gerald Anderson of Little Falls; 21 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by one son, Robert H. Miller, who died Jan. 13, 1967.
Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher St., Johnstown. A service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The Rev. Robert Calhoun, pastor of Perth Bible Church, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Ephratah Cemetery.
 
John W. Miller 
Mr. John W. Miller, 49, of Gloversville, died Wednesday (February 9, 2000) at Nathan Littauer Hospital after being stricken nine days earlier.
He was born on May 30, 1950 in Binghamton, Broome County, and resided in the Gloversville area for 20 years.
He was formerly employed at Hawkins Fabrics and for 14 years was supervisor at Somerset Industries, where he worked at the time of his death.
Survivors include his wife, the former Janice M. Macrina, whom he married on April 16, 1983; two sons, Jeremy J. Miller of South Carolina and James D. Beach of Mayfield; one daughter, Mindy S. Beach of Gloversville; his mother, Gertrude Miller of Norwich, Chenango County; 16 brothers and sisters; eight grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gloversville Wesleyan Church, 68 Grand St. The Rev. Patrick D. Veltri, pastor, will officiate. Cremation will take place at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Arrangements are by Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.
 
Louis J. Morini 
Mr. Louis J. Morini, 82, of Amsterdam, died Saturday (February 19, 2000) at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam, after a short illness.
Born in Amsterdam, Mr. Morini was a graduate of St. Mary's Institute, Amsterdam, and Albany Business College. 
He was employed by several area freight transportation companies, including Amsterdam Dispatch and Volmers. He later was a sales representative for 25 years with Red Star Express Co., Albany, retiring in 1981.
He was a member of the Amsterdam Fish and Game Club, and Knights of Columbus Council 209.
Mr. Morini was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church, Amsterdam, and served on its Parish Council. He was an eucharistic minister, a lector, an acolyte, and a member of the St. Anthony and Holy Name societies of the church. He also was a member of the Mount Carmel Bocci League.
Survivors include his wife, the former Lena Del Santo, whom he married on July 6, 1941; two daughters, Faith Stark and Grace Perfetti of Amsterdam; two brothers, Dr. Alfred J. Morini Sr. and Salvatore Morini of Amsterdam; one sister, Rena Cotugno of Amsterdam; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at DeStefano Funeral Home, Route 5S, Amsterdam. A service will be conducted at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. At 9:15 a.m., a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Burial will take place in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Amsterdam.
 
Robert L. Moses 
Mr. Robert L. Moses, 56, of Schenectady, the brother of a Mayfield resident, died Wednesday (February 23, 2000) at home.
He was born in Troy. Mr. Moses was a 1962 graduate of the former Linton High School, Schenectady, and resided in that city most of his life.
He was employed at the former Wallace Co. until it closed. He worked for 21 years as a baker for the New York State Office of General Services, retiring in 1995.
Mr. Moses was a communicant of Church of St. John the Baptist, Schenectady.
Survivors include four sisters, Joyce Canton of Mayfield, Anne Larrabee of Scotia, Christine Rogowicz of Ballston Lake and Dr. Johanna Moses of Norwich, Chenango County.
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at Kazyaka Funeral Home, 819 Eastern Ave., Schenectady. A service will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. At 9:30 a.m., a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at Church of St. John the Baptist, 427 Franklin St., Schenectady. Burial will take place in St. John the Baptist Cemetery. 
 
Mabel Mullins 
Mrs. Mabel Mullins, 78, formerly of Gloversville, died today (February 2, 2000) at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home. 
She was born on March 8, 1921 in Syracuse, where she attended schools. Mrs. Mullins later moved to the Gloversville area. 
She was employed for several years at the former Decca Records, Gloversville, and later worked for 19 years as a house attendant at Tryon Correctional Facility, Johnstown. She retired in 1986.
Mrs. Mullins was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville, and the American Association of Retired Persons.
On Feb. 26, 1955, she married John Mullins, who died on March 20, 1988.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas Mullins of Johnstown, John Mullins of Rochester and Richard Mullins of Gloversville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Hollenbeck Funeral Home, 4 Second Ave., Gloversville. A service will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Rev. Donald Czelusniak, pastor, will officiate. Spring burial will take place in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Gloversville.
 
John A. Nalepa 
Mr. John A. Nalepa, 87, of Zephyrhills, Fla., a former resident of Johnstown, died Tuesday (February 8, 2000) at Westbrook Manor, Zephyrhills.
He was born in Jamaica, Queens County. Mr. Nalepa previously lived in Johnstown and had resided in Florida 20 years.
He was a retired water treatment operator and was employed for 15 years at the Canajoharie Water Department. 
Mr. Nalepa was a charter member of the Ephratah Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Nalepa; two daughters, Barbara Whinnery of Northville and Joanne Reynolds of Schenectady; one son, Robert Woyton of Rogers, Ark.
two brothers, Stanley Nalepa of Centereach, Suffolk County, and William Nalepa of Hicksville, Nassau County; two sisters, Mary Cassidy of Belleview, Fla. and Sophie Harrigan of Texas; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Oakley Funeral Home, 11441 Route 301, Dade City, Fla.
 
Gregory A. Orr 
Gregory A. Orr, the son of Keith D. and Tracy Becker Orr of Gloversville, died stillborn Wednesday (February 23, 2000) at Nathan Littauer Hospital.
Survivors besides his parents include one brother, Christopher Orr of Gloversville; one sister, Cassandra Orr of Gloversville; maternal grandmother, Penny Cammarere of Gloversville; maternal grandfather, Jerry Becker of Tennessee; maternal great-grandmothers, Shirley Becker of Mayfield and Jean Buseck of Gloversville; maternal great-great-grandmother, Eva LaMont of Gloversville; paternal grandparents, Doug and Jean Matter of Pennsylvania; paternal great-grandmother, Edna Mikesell of Pennsylvania; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no calling hours. A private service will be conducted Friday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville, at the convenience of the family. The Rev. John Brunetto, pastor of Faith Tabernacle Church, Johnstown, will officiate. Cremation will take place at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. 
 
Keith C. Pankonin Sr. 
Keith C. Pankonin Sr., 73, of Tribes Hill, died Saturday evening (February 12, 2000) at his home after a brief illness.
Born in Amsterdam on April 7, 1926, he was the son of Harold and Clara Jager Pankonin. He was a graduate of the the General Electric Apprentice Course and was employed at GE for 13 years. He later worked for Fultonville Machine & Tool Co. for 30 years until retiring as a supervisor. 
During World War II, he served with the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific. Mr. Pankonin was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Amsterdam. He was a member, trustee and Sunday School teacher for Fort Hunter United Methodist Church until it closed. He was a past master of Welcome Lodge 829, F&AM and served as a past patron of Art-Wel Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. At one time, he was active in the Tribes Hill Volunteer Fire Department. 
His son, Keith J. Pankonin Jr., died in December.
Survivors include his wife, the former Jean Vosburgh, whom he married on June 28, 1947; one daughter, Debra J. Hitchock of Fort Johnson; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several cousins. 
Calling hours will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home Inc., 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam, where Welcome Lodge will conduct a service at 6:30 p.m. 
A service will be conducted at 11 a.m.Wednesday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 40 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam. Spring interment will take place in Pinegrove Cemetery, Tribes Hill.
 
Alfred W. Parry 
Mr. Alfred W. Parry, 83, a former resident of Mayfield, died Thursday (February 3, 2000) at the Fulton County Residential Health Care Facility following a long illness. 
He was born on June 20, 1916, in Bridgewater, Oneida County, the son of Richard and Margaret Humphries Parry. He was a graduate of Bridgewater High School, Class of 1935. 
Mr. Parry was owner and operator of the Mayfield Grill from 1945 to 1965. He was employed by the Department of Environmental Conservation from 1960 to 1975, during which time he was caretaker at Little Sand Point Campsite in Piseco and was assistant caretaker at Northampton Campsite. At the time of his retirement he was operation supervisor at EnCon in Northville.
Mr. Parry was a member of Newport Lodge 455 Free and Accepted Masons.
He married Jennie Butler Parry on April 13, 1940; she died on Nov. 3, 1997.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Jean Buyce of Mayfield; one brother, George Weaver of Utica; and two grandsons.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be conducted at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville at a time to be announced in the spring. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge St., Northville. 
 
Dorothy M. Paulson 
Miss Dorothy M. Paulson, 94, formerly of Johnstown, died Tuesday (February 8, 2000) at The Folts Home, Herkimer, where she had resided since 1988.
She was born on May 27, 1905 in Galesburg, Ill., the daughter of Frank and Ada Marie Stephenson Paulson. Miss Paulson was a graduate of Galesburg High School and the Augustana School of Nursing, Chicago, Ill.
She was first employed as a registered nurse at Augustana Hospital and moved to Johnstown in 1951. In 1952, she moved to Delray, Fla., where she was a private nurse until she moved to Herkimer.
Miss Paulson was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include four cousins, Christine Sutton and Martha Gates, both of Johnstown; A. Denison Weaver of Chicago and Charlotte Cripe of Peoria, Ill.
A private service will be conducted at the convenience of the family at Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg. Arrangements are by Ehle Funeral Home, Johnstown.
 
Rose M. Pezzente 
Mrs. Rose M. Pezzente, 88, of Amsterdam, died Tuesday (February 1, 2000) at home after a long illness.
She was born and educated in Amsterdam and was a lifelong city resident. She graduated from Reynolds Business School. She was a machine operator for Brenton Industries for many years before retiring in 1975.
She was a communicant of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and a member of its Christian Women's Society. Mrs. Pezzente was a member of the Mount Carmel and 5th Ward Senior Citizens groups; the former Catholic Daughters of American 1735; Knights of Columbus Council 209 Columbiettes, and the Mount Carmel Bingo Workers.
She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Pezzente, whom she married in 1928. He died in 1939.
Survivors include two sisters, Mary Galeazza of Amsterdam and Caroline Lynch of Perth.
Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at the DeStefano Funeral Home, Route 5S, Amsterdam. Members of the Christian Women's Society will conduct a service at 7 p.m. Services will be conducted at 8:15 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and at 9:15 a.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will take place in Mount Carmel Cemetery.
 
James W. Reddick 
Mr. James W. Reddick, 83, of Amsterdam, died Monday evening (February 21, 2000) at home after being stricken. 
He was born on Dec. 26, 1916 in Amsterdam, the son of Peter and Rose Chase Reddick. Mr. Reddick was educated in Amsterdam schools.
He worked for the former I.W. Chase Coal Company, Amsterdam, and later for the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad Company until he retired. Mr. Reddick was of the Presbyterian faith.
He is survived by one sister, Sarah Jane Reddick of Perth.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will take place at Greenhill Cemetery, Amsterdam, in the spring at a time to be announced. Arrangements are by Riley Mortuary, Amsterdam.
 
Scott J. Retersdorf 
Scott J. Retersdorf, 17, of Gloversville, died Wednesday (February 2, 2000) at home after an acute illness.
He was born on March 15, 1982, in Gloversville, the son of J. Scott and Dodie R. Hoyt Retersdorf. He was senior class president of Gloversville High School and was a lifelong Gloversville resident.
Mr. Retersdorf was a pool lifeguard at Gloversville Middle School. Last summer he was a lifeguard at the New York state campsite in Northampton.
He was an active member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville, where he was a substitute faith formation instructor, occasional choir member and former altar server. He also played the trumpet at special Masses and ceremonies.
Survivors include his parents of Gloversville; three sisters, Robyn M. Morrell of Newark, Del., Debra L. Wells of Schenectady, Jaime D. Retersdorf, attending SUNY Plattsburgh; two brothers, Alan F. Retersdorf and Brian C. Retersdorf, both of Gloversville; paternal grandparents, James M. and Rita Gargiulo Retersdorf of Gloversville; maternal grandmother, Marion Vignuli Hoyt of Gloversville; two nieces; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandmother, Helen Gargiulo; and maternal grandmother, Rose Vignuli.
Calling hours will be 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home Inc., 51 Fremont St., Gloversville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, Gloversville. The Rev. Donald Czelusniak, pastor, will officiate. Spring burial will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Johnstown. 
 
Thurman C. Rice 
Mr. Thurman C. Rice, 81, of Gloversville, died Saturday morning (February 5, 2000) at St. Clare's Hospital in Schenectady, where he had been a patient for a week.
He was born in Marshville, Maine, on Oct. 29, 1918, the son of Thurman and Mabel Hat Rice and attended schools in Maine. In 1954 he moved to Connecticut and resided there until 1986 when he moved to Broadalbin. He had resided in Gloversville since 1995.
Mr. Rice was employed as a welder in the manufacturing of submarines at General Dynamics in Groton, Conn., retiring in 1983.
Mr. Rice was a World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Marines.
He was of the Methodist faith.
Mr. Rice was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7097 in Johnstown, and a former member of the American Legion Post 337 in Broadalbin.
He was married to the former Grace Tratton Rice on March 17, 1957. She died on June 17, 1988.
Survivors include three sons, Craig Rice of Gloversville, Roger Rice of Willimantic, Conn., and Clyde Rice of Suffield, Conn.; four daughters, Elizabeth Rice of Schenectady, Jacqueline Dutko of Windsor, Conn., Brenda Colburn of Amston, Conn., and Patricia Stewart of Mobile, Ala.; 16 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A ritual will be performed by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7097 on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home, 38 West Main St., Broadalbin. Calling hours will begin at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Spring burial will take place at the Union Mills Cemetery in Broadalbin.

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