Obituaries

GUILDERLAND — Frances Halsdorf, an “all-seasons person,” according to her family, died peacefully on April 7, 2014, just three days after celebrating her 99th birthday.

BERNE — Margaret M. Della Rocco, of Berne, loved her forestry work; her homemaking arts; her church; and, most of all her family.

She died on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Albany Medical Center. She was 55.

WESTERLO — In regular correspondence with her mother in New Jersey, Constance Teator included and received excerpted Bible verses that she pinned on her kitchen wall in Freehold, tucked into her Bible, and left out for her family to read.

EAST BERNE — A hardened farm worker in his youth and a dependable mechanic, Willard Dibble was tender with his family ties.

WEST BERNE — Gertrude Perue kept her home neat and her siblings in comfort.

She worked as a hostess at Borelli’s Restaurant in Howes Cave, in Schoharie County, and was a caregiver for many in her family throughout her life.

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