NEW SALEM — An active community and church volunteer, Marion E. “Skippy” Weiss Klapp, died peacefully surrounded by family members on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at her home in New Salem. She was 87.
Born in Albany on July 7, 1926, she was one of four siblings and the daughter of P. Henry Weiss and Ella Viola Clother Weiss.
NEW SCOTLAND — Barbara “Joan” Uhrik, a community involved public servant with a love of horses and the racetrack, died peacefully at her home on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, with her daughter by her side. She was 82.
Mrs. Uhrik was born on Sept. 22, 1931, the daughter of Cecil and Olivia Buckler.
GUILDERLAND — A Professional Engineer who was deeply involved in the community, James B. Hendricks was a family man. He died on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady following a short illness. He was 92.
GUILDERLAND — James R. O’Brien, a gentle man full of faith, died on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at St. Peter’s Hospice, following an illness. He was 62.
Mr. O’Brien was born in Rockville Center, the son of the late James G. and Doris E. (Burns) O’Brien.
VOORHEESVILLE — A spiritual woman with a passion for family, art, gardening, and community, Ruth Mesick died peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2013, surrounded by family and under the care of nuns at the Teresian House in Albany. She was 97.