Archive » August 2019 » Obituaries

GUILDERLAND — Edward J. Sullivan Jr. “was a good guy,” says his brother, David.

Ed Sullivan grew up in Guilderland, where he learned his strong work ethic from his father. He worked as a printer in the family business and also volunteered with his parents and brothers in the local rescue squad.

DELMAR — Kathryn E. Frazier,  a supervisor for the state’s retirement system, was proud of being called “GG” by her great-grandchildren. She died at her Delmar home, surrounded by her family, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. She was 71.

Daughter of the late Francis K. and Olive A. Daniels Oesswein, she was born on April 19, 1948.

Anna “Ann” Jeannette (née Pawlus) Dancause Bunk — who loved her family and friends unconditionally, her son said — died on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at home while in her sleep. She was 87.

Born in Albany on Nov. 28, 1931, she lived in Lake Helen, Florida.

Roslyn Moser

BERNE — Roslyn Moser, a long-time resident of Berne, was a beloved school nurse who helped start a program to inspire Hilltown children to care about books before starting school. She died on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Ellis Hospital after being stricken at home. She was 83.

Charlotte Lawton

GUILDERLAND CENTER — Charlotte Mae (née LaPine) Lawton was a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who had been active in many community organizations. She died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was 91.

SCHENECTADY — Robert J. Bosset Sr. was a warm-hearted man who enjoyed life’s simple pleasures such as word searches and long drives. At the age of 72, he died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

WESTERLO — Ronald J. Bryan, a quiet man who was always there to serve his community, died on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, after a brief illness He was 77.

A quiet and generous man, Mr. Bryan was “always willing to help,” and volunteered everywhere, said his daughter, Stephanie Tapia.

Roger F. Ehlert was a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather, who will be greatly missed, his family said.

He died on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Albany Medical Center, with his family by his side, following an eight-month battle against lung cancer. He was 75.

GUILDERLAND — Linda Louise Carberry, a professional caregiver who was devoted to her daughter and granddaughter, died peacefully at home in her sleep on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

“Linda was an exceptionally kind person, with a wonderful, off-beat sense of humor,” said her oldest sister, Kathy Dillon. “She was quick-witted.”