ALTAMONT — Dorothy H. Armstrong, an artist, teacher, and devoted wife and mother, died on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. She was 92.

Mrs. Armstrong was a “powerful woman whose strength derived from her faith, family, and ability to see and bring out the good in people she encountered,” her family wrote in a tribute.

SCHENECTADY — Justus Andrew Booze, whom his close friend called “the light in the room when you felt alone,” died Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in a workplace accident in Guilderland.

GUILDERLAND — “Dr. Robert Baldauf, transitioned home to a magnificent party and celebration of his life on Thursday, April 28, 2016,” his family wrote in a tribute.

For decades, Hattie Lee Blue Diederich and her husband ran Diederich’s in Westerlo — a restaurant, gas station, and gift shop.