OBITUARIES: LaBelle, Weber

Michael D. LaBelle (1956 – 2018)

HUDSON—Michael David LaBelle, 61, of Claverack died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born August 4, 1956 in Hudson, he was the son of the late Stephen and Carol (Shufelt) LaBelle. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Kowalski, Meacher, Clapper, Oakes, Gentile

Scott A. Kowalski (1973 – 2018)

STUYVESANT—Scott Andrew Kowalski, age 45, of Stuyvesant passed away January 11, 2018.

He is survived by: his devoted and loving mother, Phyllis Darrah Scheriff; his stepfather, Jack Scheriff; his father, John Kowalski; stepmother, Shannon Kowalski; his wife of 21 years, Kammie (Eitleman) Kowalski; his two sons, Scott, age 21, and Jonathan, age 19; stepdaughter, Danelle Rossi-Wolfe; his sister, Andrea (Michael) Coon; brothers, Michael (Randi) Kowalski and Bray Kowalski; stepbrothers, Brian and Kevin Scheriff; nieces Darrah, Madison and Taylor; nephews, Lyle and Ethan, and grandmother, Gladys Kowalski. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Callander, Lawrence, Nolan, Burger, Bonifacio, Rupp, Orbon

Christine S. Callander

ALBANY—Christine Shoemaker Callander, age 66, wife of Fredrick Callander of Ghent passed away peacefully January 5, 2018, with her family and friends by her side at St. Peter’s Hospice.

She is survived by: her loving husband, Fred; her devoted dog, Ciacci; her brothers, Robert, Peter and Rick Shoemaker, Dean Mitchell. She was predeceased by her mother, Sherry Drury. She is survived by the bonds she created with so many special friends beyond her family and from all around the world. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Rigsbee, Keeler, O’Laughlin

Leita D. Rigsbee (1933 – 2018)

ALBANY—Leita D. Rigsbee of East Greenbush passed away peacefully surrounded by family January 2, 2018 at Albany Medical Center after a long illness.

Mrs. Rigsbee was born in Plattsburgh, September 27, 1933, the second child of the late Leslie and Dorothy (Sayles) Dragoon. Read more…