Archive » May 2014 » Obituaries

SCHENECTADY — Alan C. Bauder, a land surveyor who helped preserve pieces of history submerged under water, loved fun, the outdoors, and taking care of his family.

Mr. Bauder died on Monday, May 26, 2014, at Kingsway Manor in Schenectady. He was 67.

James William Thomas of Dublin, Ga., a volunteer fireman who worked for a construction fund, died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 25, 2014. He was 75.

DUANESBURG — Thomas “Tom” Gifford, a veteran, outdoorsman, and construction manager, died on Friday, May 16, 2014. He was 64.

WESTMERE — Joan E. Dinovo, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, died on Friday, May 16, 2014, at St. Peter’s Hospital. She was 78.

Mrs. Dinovo was born in Albany, the daughter of the late Dawson A. “Red” Bonitz and Marion F. Wiley Bonitz. She lived all of her life in Westmere.

WESTERLO — Lois Lounsbury, a homemaker, died on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in the Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital. She was 88.

GUILDERLAND — Millard S. Edwards, known as Ed to family and friends and described as the “true patriarch” of his family, died on Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Edwards was born in Albany, the son of the late Millard S. Edwards Sr. and Julia Kegel Hay.

GUILDERLAND – Julie Foley had a passion for teaching and was a pioneer for girls’ sports. She died on Sunday, May 11, 2014, at St. Peter’s Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with mesothelioma. She was 77.

Mrs. Foley was born in Albany, the daughter of the late John and Berneice (née Weisel) Fallon.

NEW SCOTLAND — A man who cared deeply about his family and the land they lived on, George C. Miller died on Thursday, May 1, 2014. He was 82.
Mr. Miller was born on Oct. 30, 1932, the son of late Charles V. and Helen (née Ziehm) Miller.