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76, of Queensbury, July 4, 2019; widow of Stuart Serotta; survived by husband Paul Daigle; daughters Denise Serotta (Rocky) Jackson, Lisa (Brian) Champine, Stacy (Greg) Riley; sons Michael (Heidi) Serotta and Nicolas Daigle; and 13 grandchildren.

61, of Menands, July 8, 2019; survived by parents, Barbara Hai Freed and Bertram (Caroline Eastman) Freed; brothers Marc (Aileen Leventon) Freed, David Freed, Jamie Freed and Reuben Samson.

91, of Schenectady, formerly of Troy and Saratoga Springs, July 4, 2019: widow of Dr. Robert Pletman; survived by sons Michael Pletman of Schenectady and Edward Pletman of Stoughton, Mass.

85, of Columbia, S.C. formerly of Latham, July 1, 2019; widow of Elliott Posner; survived by sister Gloria (Larry) Katz of N.J.; son Alan (Renee) Posner of Calif., daughter Amy (Rob) Scully of S.C.; and grandchildren Matthew Scully of N.Y.; Rachel Posner of Calif. and Samantha Posner of Calif.

69, of Vermont, June 25, 2019; survived by wife Charisse Steinberg; and daughters, Melissa Claire Schafran of Albany and Jennifer Gwen Schafran of San Diego, Calif.

91, of Hancock, Mass., formerly of Kingston and Schenectady, July 4, 2019; survived by wife Ruth Siegal; daughters Susan (Michael) Karp, Marcia (Joel) Barasch and Barbara Siegal; son Stephen Siegal; sister Rose (Ira) Hershfield; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

of Halfmoon, formerly of Albany; July 1, 2019; survived by wife Linda- Rose Smuckler Sternfeld; daughter, Rebecca Sternfeld of Niskayuna; grandchildren Jordan Bailey and Earl Graves III; and mother, Aileen Sternfeld of Albany. The Jewish World publishes obituaries