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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.
Paul Henderson McFate was a Christian missionary who set up schools in Africa and also worked for 25 years at Camp Pinnacle in the Helderbergs. He was “welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven” on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, his family wrote in a tribute. Mr. McFate, known as Jamie to his family and Henderson to the community, was 82.