Obituaries

GUILDERLAND — Worthy C. Cox Jr., a quick-witted man who was dedicated to his family and his fire department, died on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. He was 79.

He went “into the Arms of Our Lord,” wrote his family in a tribute.

Mr. Cox was born in Albany, the son of the late Worthy and Clara (née Bischoff) Cox.

ALTAMONT — A lifelong Altamont resident, long known as “Anthony the Washerman,” Kenneth M. Anthony died on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, after suffering a heart attack.

Born on Aug. 12, 1930, Mr. Anthony was the son of the late Merwin J. Anthony and Anna Blessing Anthony, and graduated from Draper High School.

ALTAMONT — Carole Ann Lindell, a mother and grandmother who loved her family and her village home, died on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Riverside Nursing Home in Castleton following a long illness. She was 72.

Mrs. Lindell lived in the same house in Altamont for 40 years, and raised 10 children.

 

BERNE — Richard J. Lyons liked making corny jokes but he also had a serious commitment to his work, his religion, and most of all his family.

WESTERLO — Gerald “Pete” Woodruff, an easy-going man who owned and ran Woodruff’s Store with his wife, died on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at Albany Medical Center as the result of a massive stroke. He was 84.

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