OBITUARIES: Conner, Arto, Pratt, Theodorou, Yole

Jesse Conner

Jesse S. Conner (1995 – 2020)

VALATIE—With deepest sorrow, his family announces the passing of Jesse Stanton Conner, beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend.

He was born June 4, 1995 and left us, too soon, June 26, 2020.

Those who knew him, were blessed by his sharp wit and wisdom, his loyalty, and his individuality. He was a graduate of La Salle Institute and studied animal science at SUNY Cobleskill. He grew up farming and had a strong passion for dairy cows. He lived out his passion as a herdsman at Retso Holsteins in Schodack Landing. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Waithe, Shufelt, Hunkele, Bruno

Stephenson Waithe

Stephenson Waithe (1970 – 2020)

HUDSON—Stephenson “Junior” Waithe, 49, of Hudson passed away Sunday June 21, 2020 at Columbia Memorial Hospital.

Born in Bridgetown, Barbados, August 2, 1970 he was the son of Rudolph Nightengale and the late Evadney Thomas.

He was a loving husband, father, brother and uncle. He was a self-employed contractor and owner of his company, Prestige Painting, in Hudson. He did painting and repairs but was a man of many talents. As a boy he enjoyed playing cricket and soccer and on the soccer field his skills were a force to be reckoned with. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Law, Schermerhorn, Berkman, Jornov, Doppel, Laurange

Josephine Law (1940 – 2020)

CLAVERACK—Josephine A. Law, 79, of Claverack passed away Saturday, June 13, 2020 at home.

Born December 4, 1940 in Old Chatham, she was the daughter of John and Mamie (Sclafani) Menegio.

Mrs. Law was a seamstress for more than 30 years at the Hudson Knitting Mills. Following her career in the garment industry, she worked at the Firemen’s Home and Timberlyn Heights in the housekeeping department. Read more…