BERNE — Barbara M. Schaible, formerly of Warners Lake, was a feisty woman who sang in her church choir and was devoted to her children and grandchildren. She died on Sunday, June 21, 2020. She was 88.

 She was born on Nov. 10, 1931 in Berne to the late Arnold and Elsie (née Ecker) Mattice.

Michael Thomas Tinney

Michael Thomas Tinney, a collector, salesman, and West Berne native, died on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. He was 45. 

His brother, Mark Tinney, described him as “genuine, warm, and corny.”

“He loved a good corny joke,” Mark Tinney said with a laugh. “But he was always terrible at retelling them.”

ALTAMONT — Buddy Munroe’s first memory as a child was tossing empty tin cans around in an old, doorless garage.

BERNE — Roy B. Jones Sr. — a State Trooper, a church-goer, and a family man who loved the outdoors — died peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Friday, June 12, 2020. He was 87.

Stanley Charles Merrill was a kind, temperate man whose passion for family— and crossword puzzles — ran strong through his 87 years of life. He died on Sunday, June 7, 2020, in Venice, Florida. 

ALTAMONT — Etta Cleary was a kind and gentle woman, the type of person who “would often find something between two or three people,” some kind of connection, that would forge “a companionship,” her son, Daniel Cleary said. “She’d make you feel like you’re family.”

Mrs. Cleary died on Saturday, June 6, 2020. She was 93.

“The Rev. John Herbert Jenner, ‘Jack’ to so many, was called home on Monday, June 1, 2020,” his family wrote in a tribute. He was 78.

He was born in Gloversville, New York on Dec. 9, 1941 to Richard and Dorothy Jenner.

Hazel Parshall (Carl) Holden was a wife and mother, a grandmother and great-grandmother, who had a strong faith in God.

She died peacefully on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at St. Peter’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Albany, New York. She was 94.

GREENVILLE — Phyllis Barnes Magee, the mother of three sons and a beloved first-grade teacher for 40 years, died peacefully at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Home on Thursday, May 28, 2020. She was 91.

She was born on June 21, 1928 in Catskill, the daughter of the late LeRoy and Syrene Brockett Barnes of the Town of Durham.

Gerald David Miller, whose adventurous spirit intertwined with an unwavering dedication to his family, died Friday, May 29, 2020, in Lady Lake, Florida. He was 56. 

Born in Niskayuna on April 10, 1964 to Gerald and Huberta Miller, Mr. Miller was, from the outset, easygoing and independent. 

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