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SCHENECTADY — Robert J. Bosset Sr. was a warm-hearted man who enjoyed life’s simple pleasures such as word searches and long drives. At the age of 72, he died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

Roger F. Ehlert was a loving husband and devoted father and grandfather, who will be greatly missed, his family said.

He died on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Albany Medical Center, with his family by his side, following an eight-month battle against lung cancer. He was 75.

ALTAMONT — Still waters run deep. Charlie Gardner was a quiet man who had deep commitments.

VOORHEESVILLE — Ed Clark led his village and his town for decades, making government inclusive — and fun. He led quietly, by listening.

Although his list of accomplishments is long, what he is most remembered for is the way he built a sense of community.

He died on Friday, May 25, 2018. He was 81.

GUILDERLAND — Doris May Selig loved a challenge. Starting as a copy girl, she worked her way up to a supervisory role for the Associated Press at a time when very few women were in the news business. Although she worked for decades in Manhattan, she never gave up her rural roots in Guilderland.

GUILDERLAND —Albert E. Parshall, of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, formerly of Guilderland and Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, died on Jan. 28, 2017. He was 89. A Marine who served during both World War II and the Korean War. he was very active in fraternal organizations.

ALTAMONT — Esther May Adams — the mother of five, grandmother of 15, and great-grandmother of 16 — died on Monday, May 1, 2017, at The Grand of Guilderland. She was 94.

She was born on Sept. 27, 1922 to William and Eva (née Robare) Kehoe.

Dr. Suz Brooks spent her life working with and caring for children and animals, and she often said how blessed she was by that passion. She died on Monday, April 10, 2017, at Hancock Hall in Danbury, Connecticut. She was 68.

ALTAMONT — Margaret J. Rau could darn the holes in socks as well as she mended the hurt in hearts. As a farmwife, she was frugal and hardworking, a woman of deep faith and compassion.

She died on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany. She was 93.

Martha Cowan Clark

GUILDERLAND — Martha Cowan Clark, known as Marcy to her friends and family, died unexpectedly and peacefully, with family at her side on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at Maine Medical Center following complications from a stroke. She was 64.

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