Obituaries: Moore, Klugo, Westerman, Klingbeil

Helen M. Moore (1914 – 2014)

PHILMONT—Helen M. Moore passed away on her 100th birthday, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Pine Haven Nursing Home.

Born January 14, 1914 in Linlithgo, she was the daughter of the late Augustus and Nellie (Keeler) Lawson.

She was employed as a house mother at the New York Training School for Girls in Hudson.

Mrs. Moore is survived by three sons and one daughter.  She was predeceased by her husband, Paul Moore.

Services are private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with the Bates and Anderson – Redmond and Keeler Funeral Home, Hudson.

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Rosemary E. Klugo (1950 – 2014)

ALBANY—Rosemary E. Klugo, 63, of Cortland Drive, Valatie, died Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at St. Peter’s Hospital.

Born February 28, 1950 in Hudson, she was the daughter of the late William J. and Bridget E. (Conmy) Korbel.

Mrs. Klugo was a 1968 graduate of Germantown High School. In between raising her two children and retiring from Chatham Central School in 2010, she worked for the State of New York in various agencies. Mrs. Klugo lived her life for her family with an infectious smile and a quick wit that was guaranteed to bring laughter to any situation.  “She was a loving wife, a caring mother and a best friend who would never put her needs above anyone else’s.  Those who knew her knew she was a special person with a level of strength, pride and compassion rarely found in people. Her life will always be celebrated and her spirit will carry on with those she loved. It is a loss that will never be explained or understood, with a pain that will never subside, but our loss will always be heaven’s gain.”

She is survived by: her husband, Donald J. Klugo; her daughter, Andrea E. Pavelock (Michael) of Middletown and her son, Michael W. Klugo (Megan) of Albany.

She was predeceased by her brother, William F. Korbel.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Monday, January 20 in St. John the Baptist Church, Route 9, Valatie with the Reverend John Tallman officiating.  Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday, January 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Raymond E Bond Funeral Home, 1015 Kinderhook Street, Valatie. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society, 125 Humane Society Road, Hudson 12534. The family extends its appreciation to all the staff at St Peter’s Hospital CCU for their expertise and compassion.

Betty G. Westerman (1924 – 2014)

ROCKVILLE, MD—Betty Goldbloom Westerman, 89, of Hudson passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in Rockville, Maryland.

Born June 24, 1924 in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Esther (Rosenberg) Goldbloom.

Mrs. Westerman was employed as a bookkeeper in Syracuse before her marriage to Leonard Westerman.   She worked at the Westerman Pharmacy in Hudson, where her husband was a partner with his brothers. She was a member of Congregation Anshe Emeth, Hadassah, and the Sisterhood.

Mrs. Westerman is survived by: her devoted brother and sister-in-law, Irwin and Margaret Goldbloom of Chevy Chase, MD; five nieces, Donna Goldbloom, Abby Goldbloom-Helzner, Claire Goldbloom, Moira Goldbloom, and Gwen Goldbloom; eight great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Westerman in 2004, and her brother, Herbert Goldbloom.

Services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, January 19 at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Park Cemetery in Hudson.

Contributions in Mrs. Westerman’s name may be made to Congregation Anshe Emeth, 240 Joslen Boulevard, Hudson 12534.

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Robert E. Klingbeil (1926 – 2014)

ALBANY—Robert E. Klingbeil, 87, of Stuyvesant died Friday, January 17, 2014 at Albany Medical Center.

Born April 12, 1926 in Amsterdam, he was the son of the late Raymond and Edna (Stevens) Klingbeil, Sr.

Mr. Klingbeil served in the U.S. Army during World War II and worked for RB Wing & Son in Albany as a shipping-receiving clerk. He was an exempt member of both the Tri-Village and Stuyvesant fire companies as well as a former fire commissioner for Stuyvesant. He was an assistant Boy Scout Leader in Malden Bridge and also helped start a fire company in Rural Grove, Montgomery County.

He is survived by: his wife, Eleanor (Darrow) Klingbeil; six children, Barbara Hotaling of Florida, Arlene Link and Philip Klingbeil, both of Stuyvesant, Ellen Addington of Amsterdam, Roger Klingbeil of Stockport and Joann Crocco of Stuyvesant; two sisters, Leita Walsh of Randall and Linda Thomas of Amsterdam; two brothers, Raymond E. Klingbeil, Sr., of Pennsylvania and Melvin Klingbeil; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Donald, Richard, Lois, Marion and Norma.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 21, 11 a.m. at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home Inc., 1015 Kinderhook Street, Valatie, with the Reverend Edward VanKampen officiating. Burial will follow in Stuyvesant Falls Cemetery. Calling hours will be Monday, January 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Stuyvesant Fire Company or the Klingbeil Family, 6 Dolly Drive, Stuyvesant 12173.


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