Stephentown – Howard Leibensperger, 95, passed away on April 23, 2022 in North Providence, RI. Born in Tampico, Mexico on July 29, 1926, Howard grew up in The Hague, The Netherlands, speaking both English and Dutch. He was the son of Raymond and Bertha Leibensperger, who raised their family in different parts of the world through Raymond’s job in the oil industry. The family eventually returned to New Jersey, where Howard graduated from Montclair High School. In 1944, Howard took college classes at the Virginia Military Institute, and in 1945, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving as a battery clerk in Germany in the immediate aftermath of WWII. He received an Honorable Discharge in 1947. From then until his retirement in the early 1990s, Howard worked as an auto mechanic. [Read more…] about Howard Leibensperger – Obituary
Hoosick Falls – Eva K. Calhoun, 90, passed away on April 30, 2022, at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Bennington, Vermont.
Born in Hoosick Falls on November 16, 1931, Eva was the daughter of the late Marcus and Mary (Wolf) Kipp. She was a graduate of Hoosick Falls High School. She was a 50-year member of the First Baptist Church. She also was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. For over 20 years she volunteered at American Red Cross blood drives. After the death of her youngest sister, Mary, she served many years on the Victim’s Impact Panel for RID (Remove Intoxicated Drivers). [Read more…] about Eva K. Calhoun – Obituary
Brunswick – Sue E. Beaudoin, 71, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, died peacefully Monday, April 18, 2022, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany following a short illness.
Born in Troy and raised in Brunswick, Sue was the daughter of the late Floyd and Dorothy (Hall) Rifenburg and the wife for over 28 years of Joseph C. Beaudoin Jr. of Brunswick, who survives. Sue and Joe were married on July 30, 1994.
Sue attended Tamarac District School and was a graduate of Tamarac High School, class of 1969.
She had an engaging smile and fun personality. For many years she was employed as an assistant manager by Stewart’s Shops and worked in several area stores. She then worked for several years as a receptionist at the Brunswick Family Practice office in Cropseyville. Most recently, she returned for five additional years to her assistant manager position at Stewart’s Shops, working at the Pawling Avenue Store. After more than 11 years of service, she retired in 2012. [Read more…] about Sue E. Beaudoin – Obituary
Petersburgh – Elaine Marie Jones left this world behind on January 2, 2022. Elaine was born March 3, 1945 in Baltimore, Maryland from two of the most wonderful people ever, Mary and Owen Ringwald. She grew up in Wilmington, Delaware, where she brought her tireless spunk and energy to the home she shared with her three surviving brothers, John, Art and Alan. She is also survived by Woody Gillies and their three children, Bonnie, Ian and Daniel; her children’s spouses/partners John, Christine and Julie; eight grandchildren, David, Michael, Allison, Stephen, Amy, Abigail, Nate and Jace; three great-grandchildren, Madeline, Theodore and Rosie; and her husband Don. [Read more…] about Elaine M. Jones
Hoosick Falls – Helen J. Betner, 85, passed away on Wednesday April 20, at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation surrounded by her loving family.
Helen was born on March 28, 1937 in Hoosick Falls, NY, daughter of the late Michael Betner and Frances Krakowska. She graduated from Hoosick Falls H.S. in 1954 and was a graduate of SUNY Albany in 1958. She completed graduate work at the University of Colorado and Syracuse. She became a high school business teacher and taught at multiple schools, the last being Shenendehowa where she retired in 1984 due to being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Helen was very fond of traveling and made many trips with her friends that she made while teaching. They traveled to Greece, Mexico, Poland and many other beautiful places. Helen was a loving daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She was known for her positive attitude, sense of humor, always smiling face and most of all her infectious laugh. [Read more…] about Helen J. Betner – Obituary
Stephentown – Ruth Elizabeth Devlin, 88, a resident of Stephentown for over 50 years and recently of Mannsville, New York, passed away on April 9, 2022, after a brief illness, surrounded by loving family members. She was married for 67 years to the late Vincent S. Devlin, who passed away November 26, 2020.
Ruth was born in Jamaica, Queens, NYC on February 11, 1934. She was the only child of the late Kurt O. Krell and Elizabeth P. Mueller Krell. [Read more…] about Ruth E. Devlin – Obituary
Elizabeth Glanz (nee DiNenno) passed away on April 18, 2022 at the age of 98.
A longtime native of Storrs, she worked for many years at University of Connecticut, most recently in the School of Fine Arts. [Read more…] about Elizabeth Glanz – Obituary
Petersburgh – Brian D. Jones, II, 33, passed away April 7, 2022. Born in Bennington, VT on January 10, 1989, he was the son of Kathy (McCumiskey) and Brian Jones, Sr. of Petersburgh.
Brian was a hard working tradesman who worked in roofing, construction and masonry. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing, hunting, snowboarding, gardening and his Harley-Davidson. While these hobbies were important, nothing meant more to him than his children. He always enjoyed the time spent with his family and friends. [Read more…] about Brian D. Jones – Obituary
Berlin – Winfred “Fred” Herbert Moses, 87, of Old State Route 22, died peacefully at home surrounded by family, including his loving wife Joyce M. (Bink) Moses of 46 years.
He was born in Berlin next door to his present home on December 10, 1934, the son of the late Herbert and Eva (Southard) Moses. He was educated in Berlin Schools and employed by Troy Sand and Gravel. He enjoyed traveling to Maine.
Fred was a proud veteran of the US Marines serving during the Korean War. He was a member of the Taconic Valley American Legion Post in Berlin. [Read more…] about Winfred H. Moses – Obituary
Hoosick Falls – Anthony “Tony” Kovage, husband, father, brother, friend, master craftsman and so much more, passed away on Sunday, April 10, 2022.
Tony could be spotted around Hoosick Falls wearing his trademark white t-shirt, blue jeans and baseball cap from his extensive collection. Driving in his red truck, he’d always pass you by with a friendly wave and smile. And, it wasn’t just family and neighbors in town, he took great delight in conversation with anyone and everyone. Strangers were truly just friends he had not met yet. [Read more…] about Anthony Kovage – Obituary