OBITUARIES: Dellea, Jackson, Stickles, Narzynski, Eigenbrodt, Osofsky, DeCaprio

Stephen C. Dellea (1967 – 2022)

HUDSON—Stephen C. Dellea, 54, of Hillsdale passed away May 9, 2022 at Columbia Memorial Hospital. He was born in Oklahoma City, July 4, 1967, the son of James Dellea and the late Suzanne (Gallo) Dellea.

He was a carpenter and enjoyed building things with his hands. He also spent many hours outdoors taking in the sights and sounds of nature. A one-of-a-kind person, who will surely be missed by all who were blessed to be a part of his life.

He is survived by: his father, James Dellea; his siblings, Lyn Pepeard, Bonnie Dellea, Judith Mackay, James Dellea, Jr., Jamie Roberts, Yvonne Dellea and Jennifer Rodriguez; many nieces and nephews, along with numerous cousins and friends. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Wetmore, Brown, Versace, Andrus, Gryner, Kahn, Anderson

Diana M. Wetmore (1933 – 2022)

KINDERHOOK—Diana M. Wetmore, 89, of Kinderhook, formerly of Ridgewood, NJ, departed comfortably from her Earthly body May 4, 2022 into the welcoming arms of the Lord.

Much like her spiritual model Pope John Paul II, she accepted and greeted her own mortality with dignity and without fear. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Wetmore, and her sister, Jean Snyder. She is survived by: her sister, Countessa Marilyn Gaetani Dell’Aquilla D’Aragona; by her son, James and his wife Connie Wang of Minneapolis, and by her son, Robert and his wife Rosamaria of Ballston Lake, and their daughters Olivia and Veronica.

Providentially born Easter 1933, her life was a triumph of internal strength of character and faith over childhood deprivation. From humble beginnings in Hornell, she excelled in all respects and attended Cornell University where she was ranked #1 in a pre-law class. She went on to attain a master’s degree in history from NYU in one year while working full-time in Manhattan. She spent time as a history teacher and then as a manager and officer of several companies in Manhattan. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Gay, Stang, Castillo, Groat, Magyar, Almstead, Kulyniak, Ciancetta, Dwyer, Bell

Walter L. Gay (1957 – 2022)

KINDERHOOK—Walter L. Gay, 64, of Valatie passed away Friday, April 22, 2022 in Kinderhook.

Born May 9, 1957 in Poughkeepsie, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Genevieve M. (McKean) Gay. He was employed by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in Albany. He was an avid horror movie lover and wrote many reviews of the movies. He also enjoyed true crime and detective stories and hiking. He was a member of the Kinderhook Elks Lodge #2530.

He is survived by: his brother, Brian R. Gay (Cindy) of Valatie; one niece and one nephew. He was predeceased by his brother, Malcolm M. Gay. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Gough, Marmora, DeLee, Martino, Brandt, Rizzi

Marian Gough

Marian E. Gough (1941 – 2022)

KINGSTON—Marian (Munson) Gough, 80, of Claverack passed away at the Kingston Health Alliance Hospital, Friday, April 22, 2022.

She was born in Wesport to Harry and Ruth (Moore) Munson, August 18, 1941. She was one of 15 children.

She worked for years in the Albany CSEA headquarters as a posting clerk before retiring.

She enjoyed bingo, bowling, camping, vacationing and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed watching game shows and showing off her skills with word puzzles. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Fiero, Hatch, Doyle, Henderson, Parsons

Paul Fiero

Paul K. Fiero (1954 – 2022)

CHATHAM—Paul K. Fiero, 67, born November 29, 1954, passed away at home March 17, 2022.

He was born in Hudson and went to Chatham Central School, graduating in 1972.

He was a member of Saint James Roman Catholic Church in Chatham. He was a state employee and worked in corrections for 25+ years, retiring in 2018.

Mr. Fiero was predeceased by his mother, Jeanette Jones Fiero and father, Franklin William Fiero. He is survived by his brother, Franklin “Scott” Fiero and numerous cousins. Read more…