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Obituaries

DR. LEONID BARATS,
79, of Albany, Feb. 11, 2017 survived by sons, Dr. Lev (Svetlana) Barats of Slingerlands and Alex Barats of Brooklyn; and sister Raisa Lerner of Brooklyn.

JOSEPH COHEN
94, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Albany, Feb. 5, 2017, widower of Sally Cohen; survived by son Gil Cohen of Omaha, Neb.; daughter Stephanie Sittman of St. Petersburg; and grandchildren Donnie and Adam Sittman.

IZRAIL KASHTELYAN
92, Feb. 12, 2017.

MIRIAM KLEMPNER,
90, of Schenectady, Feb. 2, 2017; widow of Irving M. Klempner; survived by daughter, Diane Klempner of Niskayuna; son Mark Klempner of San Jose, Costa Rica; and grandchildren, David and Michaela Klempner

LEE LEVINE,
91, of Castleton, formerly of Niskayuna, Feb. 11; widow of Dr. Milton LeVine; survived by sons, David LeVine of Wynantskill, and Rob (Val) LeVine of Falmouth, Maine; and grandson Trevor.

JUNE SCHECHTER
89, of Yarmouth, Maine, formerly of Schenectady, Feb. 3, 2017; widow of Dr. Jay Schechter; survived by sister Elise (Steve ) Rosenfeld of Pittsford; sons Barry Schechter of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. and Larry Schechter of Boca Raton, Fla.; daughter Ricki of Freeport, Maine; and grandchildren Talia, Hannah and Jared.

RAYLENE (RENIE) VICS
81, of Columbus, Ohio; Jan. 30, 2017; widow of Jesse Vics; survived by sons Howard Vics of Schenectady and David (Anne) Vics; daughters Michelle and Tracy Vics; and grandchildren, Joshua, Gabriel, Keturah and Carson Vics.

RUTH ZIPPIN
96, of Schenectady, formerly of Albany, Feb. 6, 2017; widow of Dr. George J. Zippin; survived by a daughter and a son; four grandsons and nine great-grandchildren.