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J. Conrad, 74, died suddenly Tuesday, September 27, 2005.
Harry was born in Coeymans Hollow and had lived in the Ravena area most
of his life. He was a veteran of
the US Air Force serving during the Korean War.
had worked for J.H. Maloy for 20 years, the former Atlantic Cement Company for
seven years retiring in 1981. He
then worked 13 years for the Village of Ravena.
Harry was a member of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) Chapter
include his devoted friend, Jeanette R. Hagen of Greenville; children, Laverne
(Bonnie) Conrad of Ravena, Karen (Bob) Flynn of Copake Falls, Gail (Ron) Burns
of New Baltimore, James Conrad of Arizona, Mary Lou Conrad of Ravena, Barbara
Conrad of Ravena, Paul Conrad of Troy, and Nancy Beck of Albany; 12
grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
His parents Harry and Paula Conrad and brother Hyland Conrad predeceased
graveside service was held Saturday, October 1, at the Alcove Cemetery with Rev.
Donald Lyon and Rev. Steven Peiffer officiating. Contributions in memory of Harry may be made to the
Helderberg Senior Service Inc., Hiawatha Grange, Route 32, Dormansville, NY
arrangements were made under the direction of the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.
M. “Ricky” LaQuire, 43 of Rensselaerville, entered eternal life on Saturday,
October 1, 2005. Ricky was born in
Catskill and lived in Ravena area before moving to Rensselaerville.
had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Don Millious Construction Company.
He was a former volunteer for the Westerlo Volunteer Ambulance Service, a
member of the NYS Trappers Association and an avid NASCAR and Jeff Gordon fan.
include his mother, Patricia Boehlke LaQuire and her companion Donald Millious
of Rensselearville; father John (Sue) LaQuire of Kentucky; sister, Teri Peragine
of Ames, New York; special friends, Neal and Robin Ericson.
Also survived by a niece, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many
friends. Ricky was predeceased by
his brother Todd.
Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, October 5 at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena.
Contributions in memory of Ricky may be made to the American Diabetes
arrangements under the direction of the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.
HOLLOW --- Mary E. Moore, 78 years, formerly of Preston Hollow went home to be
with the Lord on October 3, 2005. She
was a resident of the Sunbelt Nursing Home in Zephyrhills, Florida.
Her care was overseen by her granddaughter, Darlene Ogden while residing
in Gibraltar on February 14, 1927, she was the daughter of Ted and Anronia
Glover. Survivors include a son,
Walter O. Moore Jr., daughter Betty and husband Bob Moore of Medusa; brother
Norman and wife Barbara Glover of Hudson, Florida; sister-in-law Brenda and
George Sweet of North Carolina; also five grandchildren and 12
husband, Walter, predeceased her on June 19, 1991 and a brother Raymond Glover
Walters as well as both her parents.
better known as “Betty” was well known for her many years of service to the
Durham Auction Barn there by serving as Lawrence Starr’s right-hand man for
many years. After they retired Mary
and Walter traveled down south and eventually settled in Florida.
will be a Memorial Service on October 29, 2005 at the Westerlo First Baptist
Church at 11 AM in Westerlo. Rev.
Don Lyon will be officiating. No
flowers please. Family requests
that memorial donations be made either to the Hospice of Florida; Hernando-Pasco
Hospice, 12107 Majestic Blvd., Hudson, Florida 34667-2460 or the Greenville food
Pantry, P.O. Box 631, Greenville, New York 12083.
Envelopes will be available at the service. As per Mary’s request she was to be cremated and her
remains buried next to her husband at Memory Gardens in Albany.
by the Hodges Family Funeral Home of Zephyrhills, Florida.
PATRICIA A. BORRERO
--- Patricia A. Borrero 64, passed away on October 6, 2005 at St. Peter’s
Hospital. Mrs. Borrero was the
daughter of the late Patrick and Dora Caparaso.
She was a member of the Solid Rock Church in Delmar.
She was the wife of Frank Borrero; mother of Tina Larkin of Coxsackie;
Christina Shord of Selkirk; Frankie M. Borrero of Tallahassee, Florida; sister
of Palmira Bush of Niskayuna and grandmother of David Larkin Jr. and Ariana
services were held Monday, October 10, 2005 in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont.
Contributions may be made to either the American Diabetes Association, 7
Washington Square, Albany 12205 or the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive
Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland.
--- Harry F. Krennrich, 89 years, of Westerlo, passed away on September 30, 2005
at the Good Samaritan Lutheran Nursing Home in Delmar.
He was born on January 14, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York, son of the late
Frank and Anna (Ebert) Krennrich. Harry
served his country during World War II in the United States Army.
Until his retirement, he was a postal employee with the US Postal Service
out of Catskill, New York. Mr.
Krennrich was predeceased by his first wife Madelyne (Brucker) Krennrich in
are his wife Geraldine (Deckert) Krennrich and a stepson Edward Rash of Westerlo.
to his wishes, Mr. Krennrich was cremated and internment was in the Round Top
Cemetery on Friday, October 7, 2005 under the direction of the Cunningham
Funeral Home of Greenville.
Weiss, 71 years of Preston Hollow, New York passed away at Columbia Memorial
Hospital in Hudson, New York on October 16, 2005. He was born in Durham, New York on June 1, 1934, son of the
late Henry and Lydia (Cleveland) Weis. Lloyd
served in the US Navy and his hobby was his work as a self-employed contractor.
are his fiance Jessie Pindal; a son, Kevin Weis and his fiance Valerie Wright; a
daughter, Cynthia Thomas and her husband Richard; three stepsons, Michael,
Steven and Darryl Wase; five grandchildren, Kevin Weis, Jr., Angela Spinner,
Charity, Destiny, Jeremiah, Mercy and Joshua Thomas; two great-grandchildren,
Braydon and Dylan Spinner; four step-grandchildren, Marissa, Karlee, Jenna and
Scott Wase. Also surviving are
three sisters, Mamie Stempel, Virginia South and Elizabeth Wood; a brother,
Floyd Weis and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a brother, Elmer Lobdell.
service to which relatives and friends are invited will be Thursday, 11 a.m. at
the Potter Hollow Cemetery, Potter Hollow, New York.
by the Cunningham Funeral Home, 4898 SR81, Greenville, New York.
who desire may contribute in his memory to the Potter Hollow Union Church,
Preston Hollow, NY 12469.
C. Fritz, 90 years, of Rensselaerville, New York passed away suddenly at her
home on October 18, 2005. Ruth was
born in Brooklyn, New York on April 12, 1915, daughter of the late Henry and
Charlotte (Pommerank) Spielmann.
community minded woman, she was a member of the Myosotis Home Bureau, the
Clematis Garden Club, former recording secretary of the Hilltown Seniors, former
member of the Rensselaerville Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary and held many
offices in the Clark White American Legion Post No. 589 Ladies Auxiliary.
She was an active member of the Trinity Episcopal Church in
Rensselaerville, treasurer of the Trinity Guild and member of the Washington
National Cathedral. Ruth and her beloved husband Joseph celebrated 60 devoted
years of marriage in March of 2005. She
was predeceased by her daughter, Judith Anne Fritz.
are her husband, Joseph C. Fritz, Sr. of Rensselaerville, New York; two sons,
Joseph C. Fritz, Jr. and his wife Janet of Sunset Beach, North Carolina and
Stephen L. Fritz, Sr. of Rensselaerville, New York; a brother Henry Spielmann
and his wife Helen of Ramona, Oklahoma; five grandchildren and five
service was Saturday, October 22, at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church in
Rensselaerville, New York. Friends
called at the Cunningham Funeral Home, Greenville, on Friday.
Interment was in the
who wish may contribute in Ruth’s memory to the Trinity Episcopal Memorial
OLIVE M.K. SCHNARE
--- Olive M.K. Schnare, of Sunset Orchard, Climax, New York passed away on
October 21, 2005 at the Albany Medical Center Hospital in Albany, New York.
She was born in Schodack, New York September 1, 1917 daughter of the late
Clinton and Rose (Mickel) Kellam. She
was the Proprietor of Sunset Orchard in Climax.
Olive was an active member of the Climax Grange and supported the Earlton
Vol. Fire Co. to which she was a member for over 25 years of the Ladies
Auxiliary of the Fire Company. She
devoted her life to raising her family and managing the farm.
She was pre-deceased by her husband Alfred Schnare in 1991.
is survived by her loving family: Al
and Chris, Gene and Grace, Deb Schnare and Rosemary Schieren and fiance Bill
Valk; her grandchildren, Cindy Speanburg and friend Stephen Kohler, Dale Schnare
Keri and Chris Hughes, Heather and Bill Marx, Tyson and Vicky Schieren, Darren
Schnare, Jessica Schnare and her fiance Shawn Brundage and Gregory Schnare;
great-grandchildren, Lauren Speanburg, Emily and Brie Statham, Brady Hughes,
Abby and Jack Marx. She also leaves
behind two sisters Mary Kellam and Phyllis Skidmore and a brother Everett Kellam
and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
was no formal service. The family
gathered at the farm on Sunday, October 23, 2005 for a time of sharing and
remembrance. Those who wish may
contribute in Olive’s memory to their favorite charity or to an organization
to benefit a child’s activity as it always brought her joy to see the children
family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the staff at the CCU
at Albany Medical Center.
Violet A. Rubino, a long-time resident of Earlton passed away at Columbia
Memorial Hospice on October 23, 2005 after a short illness.
was born in Mt. Vernon, New York on September 2, 1917 the daughter of James and
is survived by her husband, Joseph of 57 years, her daughter Mary and son-in-law
Roger Kibbey of Earlton.
addition to her parents, she was predeceased by three sisters:
Florence Cestone, Michelina O’Sullivan, Catherine Telesco and a brother
was a very religious person. As a
young woman she sang in the church choir. She
worked as a waitress and later became a manager and trouble shooter for F.W.
Woolworth’s based in White Plains. She
would also travel to other stores. Later
she became the bookkeeper and secretary for her husband’s optical business in
Earlton. She was a former member of
the Earlton Ladies Auxiliary and Earlton Fish and Game Club.
was a quiet person who loved reading, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, walking and
doing things with her family as well as helping with projects for her
daughter’s students. She was very
talented with knitting and crocheting.
will be missed by all who knew her.
In accordance with her wishes all services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Sopris-Murray Funeral Home, 9 Main Street, Ravena.