Constance M. Rue

ALTAMONT — Constance M. Rue was a devoted mother and grandmother who started a new chapter in life a decade ago, volunteering for a variety of village initiatives.

She died unexpectedly at her Altamont home on Sunday, July 5, 2020. She was 61.

Karen A Boyea

SLINGERLANDS — Karen Ann Wengert Boyea, of Slingerlands, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 25, 2020, as did her husband of 47 years, Basil A. Boyea, “whom she loved, cherished, and guided through the last years of their lives,” her family wrote in a tribute.

Edna Anne Bunzey

BERNE — Edna Anne Bunzey, a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who traveled to most of the 50 states, died peacefully on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness. She was 95.

Eileen R. Kronsberg

Eileen R. Kronsberg — “the best mother and Mimi anyone could have,” her family said — died on Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the age of 82.

Earl A. MacIntosh

ALTAMONT — Earl A. MacIntosh oversaw the multi-million-dollar redevelopment of Albany Medical Center Hospital and applied the same kind of perfectionism to growing Christmas trees to sell.

He died on Monday, June 29, 2020, at his Altamont home surrounded by his family.

Ethel Gemlick

GUILDERLAND — Ethel Gemlick, a homemaker who tended the family garden and preserved enough food to last for the next year, died peacefully on Thursday, June 25, 2020. She was 100.

She was born on Dec. 9, 1919, the oldest daughter of the late Ethel and Jacob Dolder. She married her husband, Stanley Gemlick, in 1941.

Nancy M. Wright

ALTAMONT — Nancy M. (née Fischer) Wright was a loving mother and grandmother as well as a nurse and an emergency medical technician.

She died after a long battle with extraskeletal osteosarcoma on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at St Peter’s Hospice Inn surrounded by her loving family. She was 72.

Basil Adams Boyea

NEW SCOTLAND — Basil Adams Boyea, 87, died unexpectedly on Monday, May 25, 2020, along with his beloved wife, Karen Wengert Boyea, 75.

Mr. Boyea was born on Dec. 4, 1932 at the “home farm” on the Barrows Road in Stowe, Vermont to Roy A. Boyea and Phyllis Adams Boyea. He was a 1952 graduate of Stowe High School.

EAST BERNE —  Anna (née Kehrer) Hayes, a nurse’s aid whose greatest passion was her family, died on Sunday, June 20, 2020 in the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Delmar. She was 86.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1933 to the late Catherine Kehrer of Glenmont.

GUILDERLAND — Gladys Kniskern O’Brien, a quiet and steadfast woman, was a student in a one-room rural schoolhouse who went on to be valedictorian of her high school and won a scholarship to Syracuse University, leading to her career as a teacher of Spanish and Latin.

She died on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. She was 90.

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