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Obituaries

LINDA HERSHBERG
73, of Albany, Aug.10 2017; survived by husband Daniel Hershberg; daughters Deborah (Hershel) Ellenbogen of Sharon, Mass. and Rachel Hershberg of Castro Valley, Calif.; sons Adam (Amy) Hershberg of Slingerlands and Micah (Allison) Hershberg of Pasadena, Calif.; grandchildren, Leah, Yakov, Dov, Shira, Binyamin and Yishai Ellenbogen, Luke, Jacob, Jordan and Jeremy Hershberg; brother, Paul Kaufman, of Cleveland, Ohio; and sister, Gail (Bob) Kaufman Silber of Centennial, Colo.

VIRGINIA KAUFMAN
100, of East Greenbush, Aug. 9, 2017; widow of Irving Kaufman; survived by daughters, Heather (Alan) Silverman of Philadelphia, Penn., Fern (John) Rosenberg of Shawnee, Kans., Dawn (Scott) Wallant of Feura Bush, and Penni Kaufman of Hookset, N.H.; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grand children.

JONATHAN KRAKAT
33, of Altamont, Aug, 8, 2017; survived by wife Rebecca Meli, daughter Anya Eve Krakat; son Owen Alexander Krakat; parents, Karen and George Krakat of Colonie; sister Jessica, of Orlando, Fla.; and paternal grandmother Domenica Krakat.

BENJAMIN MENDEL, JR.
87, of Delmar, Aug. 8, 2017, survived by wife Ruth Mendel; daughters Lisa (Bruce) Finkle of Delmar and Naomi (Tom) Hitchcock of Lexington, Mass.; and grandchildren Benjamin (Brittany Haas ) Finkle of Brooklyn, Evan of Providence, R.I., Shoshana, also of Lexington, and Aubrey, of Somerville, Mass.

JOAN OLENDER
66, of Schenectady, Aug. 8, 2017; survived husband, Richard Olender; daughters Lisa (Seth) Newman and Karen (Philip) Nash; grandchildren Zachary Newman and Pearl Nash; and brother Richard (Susan) Siegel.

ARTHUR ROTH
77, of Palm Beach, Fla. and Loudonville, Aug. 6, 2017; survived by wife Nancy Einhorn Roth; daughters Amy (Michael) Roth Hoffman and Laura (Vince Zandri) Roth, both of Loudonville; and grandchildren Alexandra Roth Hoffman, Ella Charlotte Hoffman and Ava Roth Zandri.

DIAN WILLIAMS
71, of Rensselaer, formerly of Albany, July 28, 2017; survived by sisters Iona, Martha, and Angela; and brother John.