Obituaries

KNOX — When it came to parenting, Elizabeth Shedina stood by her convictions, but the flowers in her vase changed with the seasons.

Elizabeth J. (née Kolb) Shedina died at her home on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was 91.

ALTAMONT — Cecile A. Meyers, a woman who always kept busy, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Lecanto, Florida. She was 76.

Mrs. Meyers was born on March 23, 1937 in Colchester, Vermont. She is the daughter of the late Joseph and Marie (née St. Denis) Gauthier.

GUILDERLAND — Virginia Flansburg, a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, died on Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Manor at Guilderland Center. She was 75.

She was born and raised in Albany, New York, the daughter of the late Henry and Kathleen Richardson.

VOORHEESVILLE — Hardworking and strong, Marie R. Russell was also creative. She worked for a quarter of a century as a laboratory technician in bacteriology for the state’s Department of Health and was also highly skilled at a wide variety of crafts.

She died on Saturday, July 19, 2014. She was 91.

CLINTON — Robert Keith Harvey, a dairy farmer who oversaw the transportation of local schoolchildren at Berne-Knox, died on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

Mr. Harvey of Clinton, North Carolina, died at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in North Carolina. He was 83.

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