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ALTAMONT – Raymond J. Lauenstein was a man with a strong sense of responsibility and a great sense of humor, said his daughter, A. Cecilia Lauenstein. He died at home, she said, surrounded by the love of his family, on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. He was 79.
ALBANY — William J. Conboy II died on Jan. 30, 2017, surrounded by family in his Albany home. He was 66. The town attorney for Berne for over three decades under five supervisors, he was known as a devoted public servant. Many who worked alongside him also considered him a friend, and said he will be deeply missed.
Bruce J. Shore, a retired major with the United States Marine Corps, a banker with Schenectady Trust (TrustCo), and a longtime resident of Colonie, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, at Capital Living Nursing Home in Schenectady, surrounded by his children and devoted caregivers. He was 88.