OBITUARIES: Logan, Martins, Chambers, McDonald, Kay, Velie, Caplan, Steeneck, Hammond, Chamberlain, Siff

Lina M. Logan (1925 – 2023)

HUDSON—Lina M. “Mae” Logan, 98, of Schodack Landing passed away at the Columbia Memorial Hospital, March 20, 2023. Born February 8, 1925 in Blue Ridge, VA, she was the daughter of the late Cash W. and Mary Lee (Fralin) Woolrige and the wife of the late George Logan.

Before her retirement, she was a restaurant worker on the NYS Thruway for many years.

She was a member of the Clearview Alliance Church in Schodack.

She is survived by: three daughters, Nina Sokol (Paul) of Valatie, Nancy Doyle (Joe) of Chatham and Nellie Campbell of Valatie; two brothers, Elmer and Roy Woolrige, both of Virginia; six grandchildren, Raymond and Kevin Sokol, Maureen Behrens, Patrick and Joanne Doyle and Amy Abu Saleh; seven great-grandchildren and her special friend, Jeff MacCormack. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Gardiner, Bradley, Mesick, Lucenti, Koletty, Meenagh, Allen, Goldman, Gruber, Haltermann, Jarvis

Bruce L. Gardiner (1947 – 2023)

COPAKE FALLS—Bruce Lion Gardiner of Copake Falls passed away peacefully at home March 10. He was born in Ithaca, while his father was attending Cornell University, and grew up in Madison, NJ.

He spent all of his summers with his family at the beloved Camp K20 in Harriman State Park in Tuxedo. He attended Wesleyan University, and married Melinda Ceva in 1967.

He developed many skills. In his early adult life, he was the publisher at Tao Books and editor of the magazine, The Order of the Universe, both of Boston, MA. He was a silversmith and jewelry maker. His primary vocation became management consulting, first working with his father, Robert Lion Gardiner, as a member of Gardiner Associates, then with The Task Group, which he founded with his partner, Jamie Weiss. He also worked for Kepner-Tregoe for quite a few years. He took great pride and delight in his work during his last decade at Guido’s Market Place and always had a story to share about the store. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Coons, Bachman, Schools, Connors, Gallant, Pough, Delaney, Lagonia, Patzwahl

Ed Coons, Sr.

Edward W. Coons, Sr. (1939 – 2023)

ALBANY—Edward W. Coons, Sr., 83, of East Chatham passed away peacefully with his family by his side, March 8, 2023 at the Albany Medical Center.

Born September 25, 1939 in Austerlitz, he was the son of the late Harry and Edith Coons and the husband of his late beloved wife, Dolores Coons.

Before retirement, “Ed” loved being a truck driver for Charles Millious Trucking in Selkirk. He also loved to hunt, fish and spend time with his friends.

He is survived by: his children, Edward (Mary) W. Coons, Jr., of Earlton and Michael (Kelly) A. Coons of Ghent; his sister, Carol Ganson of Kinderhook; his grandchildren, Vanessa (Frank) Laureyssens, Jessica Williams, Micaela (Ryan) Coons and Kyle, Christopher and Cody-Marie Srofe; his great-grandchildren, Caleb, Jacob, Kaia, Ali, Olivia, Isaiah and Evelyn; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Boyles, Warrington, Dias, Dorsey, Altomer, Bewick, Dropkin, Cornacchi, Leon, Kisselbrack, Welch, Berninger, Brandston

Marjorie F. (Barden) Boyles (1936 – 2023)

HUDSON—Marjorie F. Boyles, 96, of Ghent passed peacefully Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Columbia Memorial Health.

She was born September 23, 1926 in Spencertown to George and Mary (Schraeder) Barden.

She was the youngest of eight children and her mother died when she was only five-months-old. Her stepmother, Lucy entered her life shortly thereafter and raised her and her siblings as if they were her own.

She often talked fondly of her upbringing in Spencertown and her home was a hub for all of the local children. Read more…

OBITUARIES; Rhymaun, Hawryluk, Berry, Brundage, Foss

Ethlyn Rhymaun

Ethlyn Rhymaun (1977 – 2023)

HUDSON—Ethlyn Rhymaun, 45, of Hudson passed Sunday, February 19, 2023 at Columbia Memorial Hospital. Born in Albany September 14, 1977, she is survived by her parents Delroy Williams and Patricia (Harris) Williams. In addition to her parents she is survived by: her children, Rhymondo Rhymaun, Seantavia Lee, Charlee Walker and Asia Walker; her brothers, Delroy and Devon Williams. She was predeceased by one son, Ramar Rhymaun, her brother, Cory Velazquez and sister, Konica Miller. Read more…