Obituaries from the
Newspapers courtesy of Sylvia Hasenkopf. Transcribed by Carol Golden.
April 16, 2009
PRAMOD N. SHAH
Pramod S. Shah, 61, of Ravena, New York, passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 11, 2009. He is the son of the late Nenshibhai and Dayaben Shah.
Survived by his wife, Sejal P. Shah; his children, Shilpa, Smita and Pritesh Shah; his son-in-law, Sital Shah, and his grandchildren, Simran and Suri Shah.
Services were held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Gardner Earl Chapel at Oakwood Cemetery, Troy.
April 30, 2009
Ellen Dietz, 59, of Payson, Arizona, formerly of New Baltimore died suddenly on Monday, April20, 2009.
Ellen was born in the Capital District area, daughter of the later Walter and Frances Dietz. She grew up on Meadow Falls Farm on Deanís Mill Road, West Coxsackie, a farm that had been in the family for generation. She graduated from Coxsackie-Athens High School.
After graduating from Dutchess County Community College and the University of Buffalo she worked over the years in various capacities in the dental health care field. Most recently she has been author of a monthly newsletter, continuing education courses and a textbook for dental health care workers.
Survivors include her beloved husband Walter H. Bourguignon of Payson, Arizona; and her sister Margaret Meyer of Florida.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 29, at the New Baltimore Reformed Church, Route 144 and Church Street, New Baltimore. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Coxsackie. Friends may call at the church prior to the service starting a 9 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the New Baltimore Reformed Church, PO Box 434, New Baltimore, NY 12124.
Services were under the direction of the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.