WRIGHT — Mildred E. Tegiacchi was a homemaker and a mother who supported her children and believed deeply in their abilities.

She died on Saturday, March 7, 2015, at the Ellis Hospital after a brief illness. She was 78.

WESTERLO — Evelyn V. Bader, a devoted wife and mother, died at home on Saturday, March 7, 2015. She was 88.

ALBANY — Gerald Miller was a bricklayer with a keen eye and a deep heart.

Mr. Miller died at Cornerstone Hospice in The Villages, Florida, surrounded by his family on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. He was 75.

KNOX — Irma Margarita Fox Garlock carved a life of self-reliance.

An independent woman who valued honesty, she didn’t let hardship mar her good humor and she was able to find and create beauty from everyday objects.

Mrs. Garlock died peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. She was 98.

ALTAMONT — An efficient and particular woman, Eileen Ruth McKenney put her family first, followed by her faith, friends, and community.