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HADLEY — A man with a “warm and wonderful smile,” Donald A. Heidrich, who owned the Western Beef House, died peacefully on Tuesday morning, March 15, 2016, at his home, surrounded by loving family and friends. He was 89.
GUILDERLAND — Agnes Theresa Graffeo (née Marotta), a loving wife and mother, died peacefully at home on Saturday, March 19, 2016, after spending an evening celebrating her birthday with her family. She was 88.
“The love and care of her husband and family was the focus of her life,” her family wrote in a tribute.