OBITUARIES: Blackburn, Kirchner, Herron, Budelman

DeGuerre A. Blackburn (1943 – 2019)

KINDERHOOK—DeGuerre Averell Blackburn, 75, passed away at her home in Kinderhook, Friday, June 21, 2019.

She was born August 28, 1943 to Mary Averell and Walter Campbell on Long Island. She graduated from Ichabod Crane High School and Wells College. She received a masters degree in social work from Simmons College. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Burrows, Baker, Van Deusen, Coons, Barbini, Blakney

Michael F. Burrows (1957 – 2019)

HUDSON—Michael Frank Burrows of Chatham went home to be with the Lord June 18, 2019 at Columbia Memorial Hospital after a long struggle with diabetes and its many complications. Born September 10, 1957 in Hudson, he was the son of the late William and Marion Podgorski Burrows.

He grew up and was educated in Chatham (class of 1975). “Mike” was a member of Ocean Fire Company for more than 40 years. He was also a member of the NRA, the Canaan Conservation Club, the Kinderhook Sportsmen’s Club, the Oath Keepers, the Emmanuel Lutheran Church and was a former member of the Chatham Rescue Squad. He never said no to anyone who needed help, anticipating the needs, always going above and beyond what was asked. Read more…