WESTERLO — “High-school sweethearts” who never parted were finally separated only by the end that comes to all.

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.

RENSSELAERVILLE — If ever a man could be said to have discovered his own personal Shangri-La, Timothy Charles Miller might have been that man.

Dr. Miller died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Albany Medical Center after a stroke. He was 69.

ALTAMONT — Dean J. Michaels, a retired highway worker who loved riding his motorcycle, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at St. Peter’s Hospital. He was 60.

Mr. Michaels was born in Albany on Oct. 14, 1956, the son of the late Daniel and Sophie Michaels.

Paul Henderson McFate

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.