OBITUARIES: Chowdhury, Finger, Nawrocki, Durham

Rufia Chowdhury (1963 – 2020)

HUDSON—Rufia Chowdhury, 57, of Hudson died peacefully at home Monday, August 3, 2020 in the company of her family. Born in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, she was the daughter of Irfan Chowdhury and Hanifa Khanom.

Services were held Monday, August 3 at the Sacco Funeral Home, 700 Town Hall Drive, Greenport. Burial followed in Cedar Park Cemetery. To leave online condolences visit www.saccofuneralhome.com Read more…

OBITUARIES: Ostrander, Weaver

Donald Ostrander, Sr.

Donald S. Ostrander, Sr. (1944 – 2020)

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA—Donald S. Ostrander, Sr., 76, of Hillsdale passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Fairview Hospital.

He was born February 12, 1944 in Great Barrington, MA, the son of Charles and Mary (Dawson) Ostrander.

“Don” was a truck driver for Pine Lane Wholesale Foods in North Hillsdale.

He was a life-member of the Hillsdale Fire Department, enjoyed mowing his lawn and playing solitaire. Read more…

OBITUARIES: Schools, Lopez, Sokol, Canard

Frances Schools

Frances P. Schools (1929 – 2020)

ALBANY—Frances Phillips Schools of Stuyvesant Falls died July 22, 2020.

She was born May 3, 1929 in Hudson to Maude Mugford and Byron Phillips.

She had a mind of her own right from the start and spoke often of how much trouble she was to her “poor mother.” Read more…

OBITUARIES: Wood, Schaummann, Fletcher, Perez, LeSawyer, Clinton

Barbara Wood

Barbara J. Wood (1939 – 2020)

ALBANY—Barbara Jean (McClintock) Wood, 81, of Stephentown died Friday, July 17, 2020 at St. Peter’s Hospital.

She was born in Pittsfield, MA, June 3, 1939, the daughter of the late Ernest W. McClintock (owner of McClintock Chevrolet) and Helen Elizabeth Clum McClintock.

Barbara was raised and educated in Stephentown and was a graduate of New Lebanon High School. Following high school, she was employed by General Electric in Pittsfield, MA. She then worked for her father at McClintock’s Chevrolet in Stephentown as a bookkeeper before it closed in 1980. She later was employed at various nursing homes in their medical records department. Read more…