Deborah “Debbie” Knoll

ALBANY — Deborah “Debbie” Knoll — whose children “were her world,” her family said — died on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. She was 47.

BALLSTON SPA — With his bright, literary mind, John Fox saw the humor in life and could make anyone laugh.

He died in the Milton home where he grew up. He was 52.

SCHENECTADY — Richard Donald Zink, of Schenectady, formerly of Rensselaerville, was a man who made family the most important thing and enjoyed tinkering, hunting, and fishing. He died on Sunday, April 1, 2018, with his family beside him. He was 78.

ALTAMONT — Joan Benson was a “good, kind, happy, compassionate person, a lover and patron of the theater, and most importantly, a loving, caring wife and mother until her last breath,” her family wrote in a tribute.

Dellene C. Ogsbury Rowlison

DUANESBURG — Dellene Carol Ogsbury Rowlison, a hardworking woman who loved raising flowers, died on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was 81.

“She was unique,” said her daughter-in-law, Michele Rowlison.