The Enterprise prints obituaries, with a photograph, free of charge for people with connections to Guilderland, New Scotland, or the Hilltowns. Information compiled by the family of the deceased or by the funeral home may be mailed to the news office, brought in person, faxed at 518-861-5105, or e-mailed to the editor at MHale-Spencer@AltamontEnterprise.com. Reporters are available to conduct interviews with the family and friends of the deceased to create a full portrait.
GUILDERLAND — Marie Jeanne Beliveau, matriarch of the Beliveau family, was raised as a single child in Canada before eventually settling on a Guilderland farm. “Her dream,” her family wrote in a tribute, “was to have children — lots of them. God was good to her and blessed her with ten!”
WESTERLO — Dancing, stylish clothes, and slot machines were all part of Helene Rossner’s fun, but what she ultimately lived for was people, as a mother, grandmother, and wife, and as a nurse who finished her career surveying assisted-living facilities across the state.