89, of Albany, Aug. 30, 2021; survived by son Jacob (Eugenia) Gerchikov of Slingerlands; and grandchildren Larry and Sophie.
66, of Albany, Sept. 2, 2021; survived by wife Margarita Khaitov; daughter Irina (Marat) Kasparov; sister Kira Spiro; and grandchildren Alisa and David Kasparov.
68, of Glenmont, Sept.1, 2021; widow of Bernard Shapiro; survived by daughter Jennifer Shapiro Lee; son David (Julia) Shapiro; brother Alan (Andrea) Tresser; sister Claire (Bill) Tanzer; and grandchildren Isabella and Jonathan Lee.
85, of Niskayuna, Sept. 6, 2021; survived by wife Gail Sternstein; daughter, Deborah (Edward ) Germroth; sister, Elaine Miller; and grandchildren, Alana and Benjamin Germroth.
of Waltham, Mass., formerly of Schenectady; Aug. 30, 2021; survived by brother Philip Stillman of Boca Raton, Fla.; sons Erik (Stephanie) Stillman of Milford, N.H. and Randyl (Lindsie Cameron-Stillman) Stillman of Worcester, Mass.; and grandchildren Isabelle, Mollie and Harrison.
72, of Schenectady, Aug. 31, 2021; widower of Amy Lefkowitz Szlamowicz; survived by son David (Jennifer) Szlamowicz of Waterford; daughters, Lisa (Seth) Knupp of Niskayuna, and Sara (Adam) Steinback of Colonie; brother Moe Szlamowicz of Colonie; and grandchildren Amy and Samuel Szlamowicz, Jacob and Ella Knupp and Olivia Steinback.
85, of Clifton Park, Aug. 29, 2021; survived by husband, Herbert Alfasso, son, Sidney (Karen) Alfasso of Williamsville, N.Y.; daughter Ruth Alfasso of Medford, Mass.; and granddaughter Rachel.
82, of Sunrise, Fla., formerly of Albany, Aug. 9, 2021; widower of Ann Doling; survived by sons David and Mark; and daughter Jennie.
Aug. 30, 2021.
98, of Albany, Aug. 1, 2021; widower of Miriam Herkowits; survived by partner, Catherine Gonzalez; daughters Dianne (Vito Rinaldo) Herkowits of Putnam Valley and Gail (Curtis) Powell of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren Gillian Rinaldo, Gavin Rinaldo, Carson (Dawn) Powell, Kenton (Francesca) Powell, Lily (Brian) Korcsmaros and Serena Gonzalez; and great-grand- children Halston and Perrin Powell.
80, of Raleigh, N.C., formerly of Albany, Aug. 22, 2021; survived by husband Richard Klein.
83, of Niskayuna, Aug, 6, 2021; widow of Bill Rowen; survived by daughters Mindy (Anthony) Sorbo of Schenectady, Julie (Don Soubie) Fafard of Sykesville, Md. and Jackie Rowen of Niskayuna; son Erik (Stacey) Rowen of Alpharetta, Ga.; grandchildren Devorah Sorbo (Connor White), Henry Fafard, Sam Sorbo, Nessa Fafard, Dylan Rowen, Eli Feret, Sydney Rowen, and Sophie Rowen; and brother Gerald (Marsha) Feldman.
78, of Albany, Aug. 30, 2021.
LAWRENCE (LARRY) SEGEL
84, of Latham, formerly of Amsterdam, Aug. 27, 2021; survived by sister Charlene Lebowitz.
GERALD (JERRY) SHAYE
78, of Delmar, Aug. 22, 2021; survived by wife Maria Adela Barrios; sons Daniel (Jackie) Shaye, of Oak Park, Ill. Richard (Loreto) Shaye of Woodbridge, N.J.; daughter Ana (Caleb) Rutledge of Conifer, Colo.; brothers Steven (Janet) Shaye of Slingerlands, Lewis (Libby) Shaye of Irmo, S.C.; and grandchild Gabriel.
89, of Albany, Aug. 5, 2021; widow of Mikail Sirota; survived by son, Gennadiy (Lyudmila) Sirota; daughter, Margarita (Grigory) Khaitov; grandchildren, Marina and Maksim Sirota and Irina Kasparov; and great-grandchildren, Zachary, Michael, Samuel, Alisa and David.
94, of Schenectady, July 30, 2021; widower of Arlene Johnson Daffner; survived by daughters, Robin (William) Daffner-Dominelli and Marci (Jasmelina Pugliese) Daffner; brother Gerald (Mal) Daffner, sister, Beverly Daffner; grandchildren, Joshua (Kayla Duquette) Smith and Jessica Smith; and great-grandchildren, Nathanyl and Nickolas.
94, of Loudonville, July 17, 2021; widow of Dr. William Scharfman; survived by daughters: Lynne (Jonathan Brill) Scharfman Brill, Wendy (Tom Blatner) Scharfman and Susan (Geoffrey Pagen Scharfman; grandchildren, Eli (Justyn Bellsey Brill) Brill and Jaime Pagen; and great-grandchild Ella Brill.
83, of South Florida, formerly of Albany, July 18 2021; survived by son Joe Shore; daughter Deb; sister Wendy (Jerry Richman) Miller Richman ; and grandchild Joshua Shore.
84, of Albany, July 27, 2021 survived by wife Sylvia; daughter Dvora (Steven) Samuel; son David (Nita) Solomon; sister Carole Rosenblum; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
99, of Rexford, formerly of Schenectady, July 21, 202; widower of Rosette Mayer Weiss; survived by sons Robert Weiss of Rexford and Jeffrey (Cathy)Weiss of Niskayuna; and grandchildren Dr. Brian Weiss of Lake George; Dayva Weiss of Manhattan and Jonah Weiss of Niskayuna.
BERNARD (BOB) BELSKY
90, of Slingerlands, July 8, 2021; survived by wife Eleanore Levine Belsky; daughters Elizabeth (Joel) Lieberman Linda (Dean) Baron and Francine (Robert Godgart (Robert); grandchildren Rachel and Rafi Lieberman, Zachary and Spencer Baron and Jacob and Benjamin Godgart; brother Albert (Susan) Belsky; and sister Jane (Mark) Cohen.
72, of Slingerlands, July 16, 2021; survived by wife, Joan Nelick Dan- ziger; daughters Lisa (Jason) Metz of Slingerlands, Carrie (Brian) Rasizer of Slingerlands, and Beth (Justin) Ferren- tino of Mont Vernon, N.H.; sister Kathy (Jerry) Fortier of Milwaukee, WI.; and grandchildren, David and Sara Metz, Julia and Alex Rasizer, and Emma and Eric Ferrentino.
91, of Schenectady, formerly of Hudson, July 7, 2021; widower of Gloria Diamond; survived by daughters, Sherry (Art Feinglass) Diamond of New York City, Michele Diamond (Leon) Mirsky of Albany, and Suanne (Rick Senger) Diamond of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
80, of Albany, June 3, 2021; survived by brother Rew (Elizabeth) Godow of Charleston, SC; son Mark (Janet) Clear of Madison, WI; daughter Jayni (Anselmo Alegria) Edelstein of New Rochelle; grandchildren Sierra and Naomi Clear, Amanda and Jayson Alegria; and step-grandchildren Austin and Andrew Alegria.
61, of Glens Falls, July 07, 2021; survived by husband Michael Kanofsky; son Aaron Kanofsky; daughter Megan Kanofsky; father John J. Ross; brother, John (Shelly) Ross Jr.; and sisters Patricia Ross and Mary (James A.), Knapp.
64, of Greensboro, North Carolina, formerly of Albany, and Schenectady, July 8, 2021; survived by wife Yvonne.
91, of Slingerlands, July 16, 2021; survived by wife Anne Rosenfeld; daughters Susan (Dr. Stuart Wachter) Rosenfeld Wachter of Acton, Mass., Amy (Daniel) Rosenfeld Kaufman of Highland Park, Ill., and Stefanie Rosenfeld of New York City; and grandchildren Sarah Wachter, Jonathan Wachter, Dana Kaufman, Jake Kaufman, Melanie Aiken, Wil Aiken and A.J. Aiken.
62, of Albany, June 24, 2021; survived by Susan Moya of Albany, son Jacob (Lizzy Fitzsousa) Bogossian of Baltimore, Md.; stepsons Daniel (Dunya) Moya of Raleigh, NC and Gabriel Moya of Albany; brothers Gary (Deb) Bogossian of Havertown, Penn and Bruce Bogossian of Helsinki, Finland; and sister Gail (Michael Roy) Bogossian of East Haven, Conn.
67, of Latham, June 20, 2021; widow of Fred Goldstein.
ALTON MENDLESON JR.
87, of Glenmont, formerly of Albany, June 22, 2021; survived by wife Gaynelle Mendleson; sons Alton V. Mendleson of California, Andrew (Lauri) S. Mendleson of Glenmont; daughter Holly Oropallo of Delmar; stepdaughters Maureen Piazza of Watervliet and Jennifer Spinelli of Virginia; stepsons Hugh Glennon of Maine, and Anthony Spinelli of Kingston; and grandchildren, Zachary and Steven Mendleson and Kayla Oropallo.
86, of Slingerlands, June 29, 2021; widow of Sheldon Rein; survived by sister Florence (Moskowitz) Silva; daughters Lynn, Sharon and Debra; and grandchildren Elise, Molly, Noah and Daniel.
92, of Albany, June 27, 2021; widow of Hy Rosen, survived by sister Sandra Wallis, of Sarasota, Fla., daughter Eve Rosen; sons Benjamin Rosen and Edward (Margo) Rosen; and grandchildren Arielle, Claire and Joshua.
88, of Albany, June 13, 2021; survived by wife, Altusya Sosnovskskaya; sons, Eugene (Zina) Sosnovsky and Anatoly (Irina) Sosnovsky; grandchildren, Vita, Benjamin, Samuel and Mark; and great-grandchildren Mila, Ella and Lana.
92, of Clifton Park, June 13, 2021; widow of Daniel S. Unger; survived by son Dr. William (Mary Petersen Unger) Unger of Acton. Mass.; grandchildren Dr. Lynn (Kevin) Leitner Hickey of Clifton Park, and Jodi (John) Leitner Tully of Colonie and Jacob and Benjamin Unger of Acton; and great-grand- children Evan, Daniel, Matthew, and Tara.
DR. JEFFREY COHEN
74, of Schenectady, May 29 2021; survived by wife Cynthia Cohen; son Jesse Cohen; daughters Nina (Jason Gates) Cohen; Erin Cohen; grandchildren Emma Cohen, Helena Gates, and Sylvia Gates; and brother Leslie (Elaine) Cohen.
IRENE “RENEE” FERRER
85, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Albany; May 29, 2021; widow of Arnold Ferrer; survived by daughter Sharon (Bruce) Goldstein of Stamford, Conn.; son Mark Ferrer of Carolina Beach, NC.; and grandchildren Lauren and Michelle Goldstein and Leah and Lindsay Ferrer.
63, of Cortland, formerly of Albany, May 30, 2021; survived by partner Cathy Little; sons Joshua Hausman of Edgewater, Fla. and Aaron Hausman of Edgewater; daughter Amanda Hausman of San Antonio, Texas; grandchild Isaiah Hausman of Edgewater; brothers Philip (Sharon) Hausman of Glenmont, Jon (Marcy) Hausman of Ballston Lake; and sister Amy Hausman of Katonah.
100, of Albany, May 29, 2021; widow of Gerald Levine; survived by daughter Jan Rooney, sons Michael Levine, and Joe Levine; grandchildren Kayla Rooney, Sean Rooney, Rhea O’Connor (Levine), and Jennifer Levine; and great-grandchildren Sasha Rooney, Ella and Ethan O’Connor.
74, of Albany, May 30, 2021.
PAULINE “POLLY” SCHWARTZ
88, of Schenectady, May 30, 2021; widow of Dr. Alvin D. Schwartz; survived by daughter Judith (Tony Eprile), of Bennington, Vt.; son, Frederic (Carin) Schwartz, of Vingåker, Sweden; and grandchildren Julius, Brendan, and Benjamin.
94, of Bridgeport, Conn., formerly of Albany and Delray Beach, Fla., May 27, 2021; widower of Rueben Siegel; survived by daughter Ani (Eileen Adams); son Joel (Jessica) Siegel; stepson Richard (May) Siegel; grandchildren Evan Siegel, Sarah Sklar, Darlene Mollov, Jay Siegel, Brent Larin, Marna Crane and Rachel Larin; and great-grandchildren.
SHERRY “RIS” TANZMAN
68, of Slingerlands, May 29, 2021; survived by husband Bonnim Tanzman; daughters Jessica (Terry Rizzo) Tanzman and Sheera (Jared) Shaker; grandchild Arianna; and brothers Ari (Andrea) Fisher and Michael Fisher.
RICHARD “DICK” DOLING
76, of Albany, May 14, 2021; survived by wife Judy Doling; daughters Amy and Rachel; and grandchildren Molly, Cooper and Leah; and brother Stuart Doling.
92, of Albany, May 11, 2021; survived by wife Rita Lipkin; son Michael Lipkin; grandchildren Rebekah Magin, Robin Robinson and Avigael Lipkin; and great-grandchildren Julia, Emerson, Aja, Judah and Ivy.
MYRON “MIKE” SERLING
92, of Longbeach Key, Fla., formerly of Albany and Saratoga Springs, May 15, 2021; survived by wife Millicent Serling; daughter Judith (Peter Sturm) Serling-Sturm; sons Andrew (Ellen) Serling and Robert (Jill) Serling; and grandchildren Sam (Lauren Cohen) Sturm; Zak (Teta Johnson) Sturm, Augusta Sturm, Spencer Serling, Ethan Serling, Austin Serling and Caroline Serling.
88, of Albany, May 18, 2021; widow of William H. Swire; survived by sons Peter (Annie Antón) Swire and Andrew (Wendy Sherwin) Swire; daughter Amy (Doug Kornich) Meyer; and grandchildren Nathan (Cynthia Akagbosu), Jesse, Samuel, and Matthew Swire and Alexander and Nicholas Meyer.
89, of Schoharie, May 13, survived by husband Paul Westheimer; daughters Carol Westheimer and Kim (Madeline Klyne ) Westheimer; and grandchildren Allie and Joe Sosinsky.
79, of Albany, formerly of Liberty; May 9, 2021; survived by daughters, Sheri (David) Canfield of Glenmont, and Pamela (David) Ackerman-Garcia of Fanwood, N.J.; grandchildren Shelby (Kory) Asher and Alex and Mackenzie Townsend, and Brandon and Joshua Garcia; great-grandchildren Emilia and Oaklyn Asher; and brother, Sydney (Kay) Grossman of Fort Myers, Fla;
99, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Albany, April 20, 2021; widow of Maurice Buchenbaum survived by daughters Sarah (Paul) Rabin and Phyllis (Jonathan) Friedman; stepdaughter Lynne (David) Kennedy; grandchildren Miriam (Anton) Smirnov, Sharona (Mordechai) Lazar, David (Rachel) Rabin, Alon (Kelly) Jacobs-Friedman; and great grandchildren Adira and Avrami Smirnov, Eliezer, Aliza, Na’ama and Yeshaya Lazar, Elisheva, Aryeh and Yosef Rabin, and Gwen Jacobs-Friedman.
HENRY M. BOCHNER
92, of Richmond Va., formerly of the Capital District, May 2, 2021; survived by wife Sondra Bochner; sons Glenn (Nellie) Bochner of Cincinnati and Jerusalem and Rabbi Shalom (Shoshana) Bochner of Berkeley and Modesto, Calif.; stepson Glenn (Marilyn) Shaye of Cincinnati; stepdaughter Dr. Robin (Dr. David) Disler of Richmond; sister Edith of Netanya, Israel; and grandchildren Alec, Matthew, Zoe, Emily, Nitzan, and Yuval.
92, of Schenectady, May 6, 2021; widower of Peter Fischer; survived by daughters, Ruth Clayman of Schenectady and Ronit Fischer of Bedford Hills; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
DR. WILLIAM ROCKWOOD
90, of Albany, May 5, 2021; widower of Adrienne Rockwood; survived by daughters Marta (Mark) Koblenz of Albany, Stephanie (Drew) Kugler of Albany, Hope (Matthew) Rosenbaum of Rochester, Heather (Ken) Rock- wood of Rexford; son Gary (Mindy) Rockwood of Baltimore, Md.; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
90, of Albany, May 7, 2021; survived by wife Betty Shapiro; sons David (Sharon) Shapiro, and Michael Shapiro; daughter Robin Shapiro; grandson Timothy (Jennifer); great-grandson Alexander; and brother Allan (Barbara) Shapiro.
DR. JOEL SPIRO
83, of Slingerlands, April 27, 2021; survived by wife Kira Spiro; sons Scott (Helen) A. Spiro of Slingerlands and Jason Spiro of Albany; step- child Boris Kaplunovsky; and grandchildren Sarah Spiro and Abigail Kaplunovsky.
75, of Albany, April 18, 2021; survived by wife Debbie Doling; sons Jason (John DeCelle) Doling of Glen Cove, N.Y. and Adam (Diane) Doling of Rexford and grandchildren Kayla and Logan Doling.
of Albany, April 23, 2021; widow of Mayer Kagan; survived by daughters Barbara (Melvyn) Ciment of Silver Spring, Md. and Risa (Richard Stern) Ka- gan of Berkeley, Calif.; son Todd Kagan of Albany; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grand- children; and one great-great-grandchild.
76, of Albany, April 19, 2021; survived by brother Abbott (Judy) Phil- lips.
80, of Albany, April 19, 2021; widow of Ervin Rosenfeld; survived by her sons Michael (Susan) Rosenfeld, North Port, Fla. and David Rosenfeld of Minneapolis, Minn.; daughter Elizabeth (Brian) Epstein of Niskayuna; and grandchildren Sarah Rosenfeld, Gabriel Rosenfeld and Cameron Auer, Olivia Rosenfeld, Ca- mille Rosenfeld, Benjamin Rosenfeld, Quincy Epstein and Mallory Epstein.
71, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Albany, survived by husband Sanford Geiger; daughters, Phyllis and Marsha; and grandchildren, Eli, Tali, Nava and Sophie.
MELVIN “BUDDY” FELDMAN
89, of Albany, April 5, 2021; survived by wife Barbara Noonan; daughters Lori (Frank) Lasch, Cheryl (Peter) Doody; son, Michael Feldman; grandchildren Bethany Lasch, Aimee Lasch, Sarah Doody and Victoria Doody; great-child Jackson White; and sister Barbara Engle of California.
98, of Slingerlands, formerly of Brookline, Mass., March 30, 2021; widow of Phillip Granoff; survived by sons George (Carol) Granoff Boynton Beach, Fla. and Mark (Lisa) Granoff of Natick, Mass.; daughters Ellen Busch of Glenmont and Joan Goldfarb of Lake Forest, Calif.; grandchildren: Brian (Robin Busch of Belmont, Mass. Lori (Eli) Feldman of Boston, Mass., Dara (Eric) Wolkoff of Boston, Adam (Chelsea James) Granoff of New York City, Alex Granoff of Waltham, Mass., and Todd Granoff of Brooklyn; and four great-grandchildren Madeline and Lucy Busch and Wesley and Evelyn Wolkoff.
88, of Albany, April 1, 2021; widow of Richard (Dick) Naigles survived by sons David (Geula) Naigles of Marlborough, Mass., Bruce (Karina) Naigles of Moss, Norway and Eric Naigles of Malta; grandchildren Nancy (Nathan) Ciara of Princeton, Mass., Ayelet (Richard) Norwood of Malta, Alisha and Adam Naigles of Moss, Norway, and Paris Naigles of New York City; and great-grandchildren Jackson, Effie, and Chloe Ciara and Cole Norwood.
100, of Delmar, April 3, 2021.
78 of Jackson Heights, N.Y., April 1, 2021; survived by wife Santas Tan Seitz.
LILLIAN STURM KATZ
89, of Sarasota, Fla., March 27, 2021; widow of Walter Sturm and Katz; survived by daughters Deborah (Leo) Rausch, Susan (Lee Wexler) Sturm; son Bob Sturm; grandchildren Becca (Lior Barnoon) Rausch, Rachel (Jo Wisch and Jason Kelly) Wisch, Ben (Michael Napolitano) Wexler, Emily Wexler, Josh Sturm and Sara Sturm; and by great-grandchildren Eitan and Micah Barnoon, and Kiva Wisch.
98, of Bridgeport, Conn., formerly of Albany, April 5, 2021.
56, of Troy, formerly of Albany, April 9, 2021; survived by mother Francine Warshaw; and sister Nancy (Bruce ) Warshaw-Weiss.
82, of Schenectady, March 19 2021; widower of Marlene Mendelson; survived by sons Elliot (Cara) Mendelson and Mitchell (Kathleen) Mendelson; daughter Suzanne (Robert) Austenfeld; grandchildren Samuel (Cassandra) Van Kuren, Robert (Hayle) Van Kuren, Hannah, Matthew, and Madeline Mendelson; and one great-grandchild.
63, of Slingerlands, March 24, 2021; survived by husband, Mark Rosen; son, Jack M. Rosen of Washington D.C.; sisters Lauren Grushkin of New York City and Judy Newman of Clifton, N.J.; and mother Elayne Newman of Clifton.
90, of Albany, March 18, 2021; survived by wife Gretchen (Pat) Aronowitz Rubenstein, son Carl A. (Deborah) Rubenstein; daughter Louisa R. (Carlos) Lopez, grandchildren Rachel (Alex) Hemmerstein, Michael G. Lopez, Sarah A. Lopez; and brother David P. Ruben- stein.
87, formerly of Albany, survived by son Ron Sperber, daughter Tammy Baran, sister Nira Yuval-Davis, and grandchild Nathan.
71, of Albany, Feb. 26, 2021; survived by sister Janet Brazner.
90, of Slingerlands, March 14, 2021; widow of Merrill Laven and Marvin Cramer; survived by sons, Mark (Les- lie) Laven and Robert (LeeAnn) Laven; stepdaughter Deborah (Dan Greenbaum); Cramer; grandchildren Alyson Finkelstein, Andrew Laven and Chloe Laven; and great-grandchildren Adam, Mia, Dylan and Sloane.
EDWARD A. FAGEN
89, of Albany, formerly of Middlebury Vt., March 3, 2021; widower of Margery Kohl; survived by wife Leslie Boyer; brothers, Richard (Deborah Bundy) Fagen of Lopez, WA., and David (Carolyn Genirberg) Lawrence of Half Moon Bay, Calif.; daughter, Deborah (Stuart) Lee (of Houston, Texas: son Christopher (Freddie Hart) Hunt of Brattleboro, Vt.; and grandchildren David (Zuly) Amar and Joseph Amar, both of Houston.
97, of Albany, March 7, 2021; survived by wife Ethel Greenhouse; sons Mark Greenhouse of Slingerlands and Matt Greenhouse of Watervliet; daughter Carol Coons of Slingerlands; grandchildren Tara (Nick) Hulett and Harry (Jennifer) Greenhouse; and great-grandchildren Alexis, Savannah, and Ryder Hulett.
THEODORE “TEDDY” JAFFE
66, of Pittsfield, Mass, formerly of Troy, March 8, 2021.
of Niskayuna, survived by husband Rabbi Robert Kasman, daughter Emily (Yuri Shif) Kasman and son Jason (Theresa Gaffney) Kasman.
76, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Schenectady, March 7, 2021; survived by wife Carol Kline; daughter Linda (Damien); sons Brian (Melissa) and Roger (Karen); sister, Marcia Lebold; and grandchildren Elena, Brice, Justin, Logan and Hanna.
HARRIET G. LERNER
92, of Albany, March 6, 2021; widow of Gardner Lerner; survived by daughters Cheryl (Jay Sampson) (Michael) Levine and Jill (Bryan) Gautie; son Steven (Nancy) Lerner; grandchildren Jennifer (Jason) Siegal, Matthew Lerner, Joshua (Ally) Levine, and Jodi (Johnathan) Unger; and great-grandchildren Camryn Siegal, Jackson Siegal, Kelsey Gallant and Albert Gautie.
89, of Aventura, Fla., formerly of the Capital District, March 10, 2021; survived by wife Margery Chuckrow Massry; sons Norman C. (Jill) Massry of Loudonville and William (Jodi) Massry of Golden Beach, Fla.; grandchildren Noah and Lauren Massry and Leyla and Alexandra Massry; brother Jack Massry; and sister Norma Massre.
of Albany, March 13, 2021.
100, of Queensbury, March 12, 2021.
of Queensbury, Feb. 27, 2021; survived by son David Wurzberger and daughter Tamar Wurzberger-Choppa.
71, of Albany, Feb. 26, 2021.
78, of Clifton Park, formerly of Albany, Feb. 25, 2021; survived by husband Alvin Brown; widow of Ronald Weisberg; daughters Risa (Larry) Weisberg Horst of Buffalo, and Ellen (John) Weisberg Joseph of Columbus, Ohio; stepsons David (Danielle), Brown, Ethan (Jessica) Brown and Dana Jones; sisters Bernice Burrick and Eunice Golderman, both of Albany; and grandchildren.
69, of Schenectady, Feb. 14, 2021; survived wife, April (Campbell) Friedman, son Edward (Tahsia), David, and Katharyn (Talesha); three grandchildren, Sophia, Norah, and Vanessa; and brothers Samuel (Linda) Friedman and Elliot (Gail) Friedman.
80, of Albany, Feb. 19, 2021; survived by daughters Madeline (Bret) Kauffman and Eileen (Michael) O’Grady; son Steven (Judy) Kibrick; and grandchildren, Andrew (Carley), Michelle, Mitchell, Blake, Josh, Hayley and Justin.
99, of Albany, Feb. 27, 2021; widower of Judith Immerman Miller, survived by sons Matthew A. Miller and Dan B. Miller; daughters Karen L. Miller, Julia K. Hatt, Margaret D. Miller; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
97, of Saratoga, Feb. 18, 2021; survived by daughter Sheila Torncello (Frank) of Scotia, and son William Newman (Linda) of Rexford; grandchildren Laura Newman, Elizabeth Newman (Heather), Zachary Torncello, and Rebecca Torncello; and great-granddaughter Charlotte Newman.
98, of Albany, Feb. 3 2021; widow of Arthur Altman; survived by sons Frederick Altman of Albany and Richard Altman of Swan Lake; and grandchildren Stephen, Eric, Gregory and David.
94, of Albany, Jan. 30, 2021; widow of Donald Cohen; survived by daughters Sorelle (Robert Pomeranz) Brauth and Devra (Uwe Tigör) Cohen-Tigör grandchildren Julie, Joshua and Jaclyn Brauth and Leora and Alanah Cohen-Tigör and Adam and Ari Pomeranz.
67, of Rotterdam, Jan. 29, 2021; survived by wife, Francine, son, Eliott Goldstein; daughter Andrea ; sisters: Laurie and Gwen; and grandchildren: Hayden, Evan, Eliana and Cameron.
98, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Schenectady, Jan. 28, 2021; survived by wife Beverly Cohen Francis; daughters Cynthia “Cindy” (Joe) Gensheimer, Karen (Dave) Maher, and Martha (Mark) Fischer; grandchildren Michael (Eunpi Cho), Gensheimer, Lydia (Jeff) Hoffman, Juliana Gensheimer, Sarah (Jacob) Pecor, Charles Maher, Jacob Fischer, and Gregory Fischer; and five great-grandchildren.
83, of Gansevoort, formerly of Albany, Feb. 8, 2021; survived by wife, Lois Brown Hellman, sister, Baylee Meyers of Alabama, sons, Sidney (Lina) Hellman of Saratoga Springs, Jonathan (Nancy) Hellman of Wynantskill; and grandchildren Nathaniel, Noah, Jazlyn, Mary, and Goldie.
ALAN B. GINSBURG
59, of Albany, Jan. 18, 2021; survived by wife Cheryl Ginsburg; children Elana (Jeremy), Larry, Harlan (Isabella), Reuben and Davi.
92, of Albany Jan. 18, 2021; widower of Dr. Sabina Kartsovnik; survived by son, Alex (Yelena) Tsoyref; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
88, of Defreestville, formerly of Albany, Jan. 13, 2021; widower of Shirley (Levy) Rappaport; survived by daughters Amy (Kevin ) Young and Meta (Mark Muraven) Rappaport; and grandchildren Max, Ben and Alex Young, and Anya and Sammy Muraven.
77, of Albany, Jan. 18, 2021.
83, of Albany, Jan. 8, 2021.
80, of Albany, Jan. 12, 2021; survived by wife Joni (Krantman) Cohen; daughter Elise (Marc) Hiller; sons Michael (Sharon) Cohen, and Jeffrey Cohen; and grandchildren Zachary Hiller and Elliott Hiller.
65, of Schenectady, Jan.15,2021; survived by father, Leonard Daffner; sisters Robin (Bill) Dominelli and Marci (Jasmelina) Pugliese.
90, of Slingerlands, formerly of Hudson, Jan. 5, 2021; survived by husband Irwin Diamond, daughters Sherry Lynn (Art Feinglass) Diamond of New York City, Michele (Leon) Diamond Mirsky of Albany, Suanne (Rick Senger) Diamond of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.; and brother Zane Gubman of Boynton Beach, Fla.
MARJORIE (MAGGIE) ELITZER
103, of East Greenbush, Jan. 12, 2021; widow of Hillard Elitzer; survived by sons, Chip, Pete and Mike Elitzer, grandchildren, Daniel, Sam, Jacob, Talya, Amy, and David; and great-grand- children Adam, Benjamin, and Ariela.
91, of Glenmont, Jan. 5, 2021.
ALAN B. GINSBURG
59, of Albany, Jan. 18, 2021.
100, Schenectady, Jan. 17, 2021.
96, of Albany, Jan. 9, 2021; widow of Melvin Heflich; survived by daughters Lois (Judd) Suresky of Guilderland, Gail (Russell) Kaphan of Alford, Mass.; son Gary (Toby) Heflich of Cherry Hill, N.J.; grand- children, Jody (Michael) Carle, Joshua (Leigh) Suresky, Ariel (Bill) Fitzpatrick, David (Leah Barish) Kaphan, Benjamin (Jill Dusseault) Kaphan and Michael Heflich; and great-grandchildren, Jack, Grant, Chace, Remi and Frances Ruth.
Jan. 10, 2021.
95, of Melbourne, Fla., formerly of Latham, Jan. 8, 2021; widow of Alex (Al) Perlman; daughters Marilyn (Charlie) Levy and Melissa (Richard Moore) Perlman; sons Alan (Bunnie) Perlman and Neil (Peggy) Perlman, 12 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
69, of Petersburg, Jan. 5, 2021; survived by husband Edward Patrick Rhubart.
92 of Albany, Jan, 18, 2021.
91, of Albany, Jan. 2, 2021; survived by son Jeffrey Applebaum of Albany; daughter Lisa Rome; and grand- children Erika Applebaum, David and Lauren Rome.
65, of Slingerlands, Jan. 2, 2021; survived by wife Steffi Silon, daughters Nari and Mara of Slingerlands; mother, Ruth Gottlieb of Long Beach, NY; sister Robin (Charlie) (Liffman of Long Beach; and sister Ellen Gottlieb of Brooklyn.
79, of Albany, Dec. 22, 2020; survived by wife Sylvia, son Philip (Lisa) Kaminsky; daughter Rena (Garth); grandson Joshua, brother Victor (Laraine); and sister Hazel (Peter).
BETTY RAE (HELF) KARP
96, of Albany, Dec. 24, 2020; widow of Max Karp; survived by sons Aaron (Jane) Karp, of Albuquerque, N.M., David (Gail) Karp, of Sarasota, Fla., William (Carol) Karp of Fayetteville; and daughter Zoe (Nancy) Karp of Malta; grandchildren Boo (Steven Bickel) Abrams-Bickel John (Tina) Abrams, Robert Bortell, Emily (Oren) Gal, Victoria (Salvatore) Campanino, Samantha (Michael) Hubbard, Benjamin (Christina) Karp, and Dominick (Acacia) DeNofio; and great-grand- children Karissa, Zach, Arianna, Eli, Max, Lily, Lexi, Nate, Will, Jake and Logan.
of Germantown Md., Dec. 15, 2020; survived by husband James Knapik; daughter Rory Zapor of Germantown; son Joshua (Meredith) Greenberg of Lafayette, Colo.; and grandchildren Madeline Zapor, Jonathan Zapor, Libby Zapor and Marin Lang-Greenberg.
86, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Albany, Dec. 26, 2020; survived by wife Sondra (Sandy) Levine Nirenberg sons Cristopher (Kim) Nirenberg of Fort Myers and Michael Nirenberg of Clifton Park; and grandchildren Savannah, Emily and Dylan and Matthew.
70, of Clifton Park, Dec. 27, 2020; survived by wife, Elaine Paige; son Henry (Lauren) Paige; and daughter Michelle (Christopher) Arnold; grandchildren, Brett Paige, Eliana Paige and Shaylee Arnold; and brothers, Steven (Carol )Paige (Bines), William (Shelly) Paige.
ROSALIND (SAMUEL) PHILLIPS
95, of Key Largo, Fla.; sons Bill (Karen Flanigan) Phillips and Richie (Dorrie Reiter) Phillips; grandchildren, Jessica (Lorenz), Matthew, Tyler, and Benjamin; and great-grandchildren Audrey, Dylan, Aria, June and Aaron.
of Schenectady; Dec.16, 2020.
73, of Albany, Dec. 14, 2020; widow of Steve Steinhardt; survived by son Scott (Sandy (Kinney) Steinhardt; grandchildren Sydney and Spencer Steinhardt; and sister Sari Stefancin.
THEODORE (ZEV) WEISS
89, of Chicago, Nov. 25, 2020; survived by wife Alice Roland Weiss; daughter Deborah (Gabriel) Aizenberg; son Daniel (Jodi) Weiss; and grandchildren Tamar, David, Ben, Matthew, Jacob and Zoey.
90, of Rexford, Dec. 27, 2020; survived by husband Herbert Winer; sons Jeffrey (Elaine) Winer of Framingham, Mass., Joel (Lisa) Winer of York, Penn. and Larry (Sara) Winer of Sarasota, Fla.; grandchildren Lee Winer, Ross (Kimberly) Winer, Matt (Nicole) Fingleton, Chris Fingleton, Megan (Ryan) Gemmell Ellie Winer and Sophie Winer; and great-grandchildren Hayden Winer, Zoey Winer, Charlie Patricia Gemmell and Caroline Gemmell.
96, of Albany, Dec. 11, 2020; sur-vived by wife Beatrice Cohen; daughters Sorelle (Robert Pomeranz) Brauth and Devra (Uwe Tigör) Cohen-Tigör; grand- children Julie, Joshua and Jaclyn Brauth and Leora and Alanah Cohen-Tigör and Adam and Ari Pomeranz; and brother Alex (Sally) Cohen.
ELAINE (AUNT ELLY) COHN
90, of Albany, Dec. 13, 2020; widow of Leonard Cohn; survived by sister Beverly Zuckerman Vener; daughter Audrey (Bob Pignatelli) Cohn; and grand- children Jourdan Cohn Pignatelli and Ari Cohn.
of Rensselaer, Dec. 12, 2020.
DR. MYRON GORDON
93, of Palm Desert, Calif., formerly of Albany; Dec. 6, 2020; survived by wife Karol Tucker Gordon; son Seth (Leanne) Gordon; and grandchildren Eli and Mickey.
77, of Guilderland and Schenectady, Dec. 12, 2020; widow of Arthur Levine; survived by son, Jeff (Valerie) Levine of Rotterdam Junction; and brother Earle (Phyllis) Herschenhorn of Loudonville.
83, of Albany, Dec. 2, 2020; widow of Jay Palatsky; survived by sons David Palatsky and Mark (Denise) Palatsky; grandchildren Danielle, Robert, Michael, Jason and Joey Palatsky; and brother Melvyn (Sylvia) Palatsky.
of Toronto, Dec. 9, 2020; widow of Dr. Zvy Pomerantz; survived by daughters Bonnie (Stuart) Rosenberg, Susan (George) Weinberger and Shelley (Michael) Williams; grandchildren Mar- la (Brad) Gornstein, David (Danielle) Rosenberg, James Weinberger (Jenna Scott), Rachel Williams (Dan Mongeon), Sophie Williams; 4 great-grand- children; and brothers, Arnold (Molly) Dalfen, Mendy (Rosalie) Dalfen.
92, of Latham, Dec. 5, 2020; widower of Marian Goldberger Preiss; survived by daughter Jolene Miller; and grandchildren, Ethan and Sarah Miller of Clifton Park.
THEODORE (TED) REINHARD
88, of Niskayuna, Dec. 6, 2020; widower of Norine Allen Reinhard; survived by wife Lenore Rich Reinhard; daughter, Ann (Ken ) Koton of Brooklyn; son, Stuart (Karen Lewis) Reinhard of Romiley, U.K; grandchildren Esther and Noah; and sister, Sheila (Daniel) Kruh of East Brunswick, N.J.
68, of Albany, Dec. 5, 2020.
85, of Rensselaer, formerly of Albany, Nov. 29, 2020; survived by daughters Martine Harvey of Rensselaer and Stacy Brodsky of Milburn, N.J.; and grandchildren Jonathan and Charles.
CYNTHIA (“TORCHIE”) BASS
83, of N.Y.C., formerly of Albany.
IRWIN (YITZCHAK ) LAPIDES
79, of Passaic N.J., formerly of Troy, Nov. 7, 2020; survived by wife Chaya Ita Lapides; daughters Syma Lapides of Troy and Adena (Ben) Falk; stepdaughter Lori Smith; and grandchildren Aleza and Avi Falk of Longmeadow, Mass.
84, Slingerlands, formerly of East Durham, Nov. 22, 2020; widow of Joseph Rosen; survived by sons, Lawrence Rosen and Roger Rosen; sister Rena Miller Rothschild; and brother Philip Miller.
93, of Albany, Nov, 24, 2020; survived by wife Ruth; daughters Lisa (Glenn )Rubin-Johnson of Brookline, Mass, Nancy (Dan) Dana Smith and her husband of Shelburne, VT; and grand- children, Connor and Austin Johnson, and Zachary, Jessica, and Griffin Smith.
GERALD (JERRY) COHEN
77, of Albany, Nov. 7, 2020; survived by sisters, Carol (Joel) Cohen Sheinbaum of Roslyn Heights, N.Y. and Phyllis (Scott) Kessler Slesinger of Washington, D.C.
87, of Albany, Nov. 4, 2020; widower of Susan Fisher; survived by son Michael (Andrea Habura), Fisher; daughter Elizabeth “Betsy” (Mark) Brennan; grandchildren Samantha (Raymel Bowen) Sickles; Matthew (Jaclyn) Sickles and Stephanie Jolly; and great-grandchildren Grayson, Hazel, Hunter, Elise, Elyse, Xander, Eliana, and Caylor.
90, of Fort Myers, Fla., formerly of Albany, Nov. 5, 2020; widow of Joseph Fluster; survived by sons Henry Flus- ter and Michael Fluster, daughter Denise Delicata and Patti Prelack; grand- children Jason Prelack, Renee Prelack, Samara Cipriani, Zachary Fluster, Daniel Harris, Mathew Delicata and Andrew Delicata; and great-grandchildren Ezra, Addie and Jordon Prelack, David and Victoria Cipriani, Julian and Elliot Delicata.
ESTELLE (STELLIE) FULD-ALFRED
95, of Albany, Nov. 15, 2020; widow of David Alfred; survived by son Laurence (Leslie) Alfred-Fuld of Colonie; grandchildren Justin (Jennifer) Fuld of Voorheesville, Jessica (John) Tiffany of Philadelphia Penn., Devin (Blair) Fuld of Guilderland, Taylor Fuld, Cassidy Fuld of Colonie; and several great-grandchildren.
92, formerly of Albany, Nov. 6, 2020; widower of Vera Gingold; survived by daughters, Jana (Errol) Krupman, Joy (Brad) Schandler and Marla (Glenn) Zimmerman; and grandchildren, David Evron, Lev and Avi Krupman, and Jonah and Ruby Zimmerman.
88, of Saratoga Springs, Nov. 4, 2020; widower of Marcia Snyder; daughter Dr. Deborah (Dr. Bruce Nelson) Snyder; son Dr. Lawrence (Dr. Tara Nealey) Snyder; and grandchildren Merrick Nelson, Dylan Nelson, Cassandra Maire Snyder and Braham Snyder.
85, of Peabody, Mass., Oct. 15, 2020; survived by husband Dr. Jacob Bailen; sisters Jean (Dr. Martin) Becker of Loudonville and Miriam Efroymson of Albuquerque, NM; daughter Dr. Laura (Howard) Kaufman of Needham, Mass.; sons Dr. Mark (Dr. Monica Roizner) Bailen of Sharon, Mass., Dr. Steven (Cindy) Bailen of Danvers, Mass., Richard (Michelle) Bailen of Boyds, MD, and Michael Bailen of Peabody; and 10 grandchildren.
89, of Albany and Delray Beach, Fla., Oct. 31, 2020; widow of Daniel Chick; survived by daughters Phyllis (Marc) Hecker and Beth (Harold) Grode; son Steven (Nadine) Chick grandchildren Jenna, (Jack), Melanie, Tara, Rachel, Benjamin, Amanda (Josh) and Brian; and great-grandchildren Sean and Teddy.
52, of Albany, Oct.28, 2020; survived by daughter Ella; and son Ben Hyland, sisters Amy (George); and Michelle; and brothers Michael (Katherine), Andy (Jill).
66, of Rensselaer and then East Greenbush, Oct. 15, 2020; widow of Richard Rower; survived by husband David Gonsalves; sons, Larry (Jessica) Rower and Steven (Natasha) Rower; sis- ter Rachel Samuels; and grandchildren Sophie, Ethan, Lily, Simon and Molly.
DR. MARK SHELOFSKY
74, of Albany, Nov. 2, 2020; widower of Frances Shelofsky; survived by wife Nancy Gutterman, sons Jason and Michael; step-daughter Cori Hoffman; and grandchildren Abe, Sloane, Naomi and Miles.
73, of Lancaster, Penn., formerly of Glens Falls, Oct. 26, 2020; survived by wife Ronda Freeman Shiffrin; daughters, Andrea Shiffrin and Erica Shiffrin (Stephen) Drake; grandchild Tara Esther Drake, all of the Binghamton area; and brother, Irving Shiffrin of East Haven, Conn.
88, of Schenectady, Oct.28, 2020; wife of Max Tiller; survived by daughter Susan (Jay Seth Levenson) Tiller; sons Jeffrey (Paula Burcher) Tiller and Larry (Stephanie) Tiller; grandchildren Amanda Levenson and Lincoln Tiller; and brothers William (Sheila) Schwartz and Robert (Paula) Schwartz.
93, of Hudson Falls, Oct. 7, 2020; widow of Sheldon Binns; survived by son Larry (Janine) Binns of San Diego, Calif.; daughter Sandy (Alan) Gutman of Endicott; grandchildren Steven and Aaron Binns both of Tampa, Fla., Seth Gutman of Endicott, and Cruz Binns of San Diego; great-grandchildren Matthew Binns of Tampa; Rachel and Olivia Binns of Thayne, WY; and brother, Saul (Laura) Arnstein of Lake Winnipesaukee, N. H.
44, of Denver, Col. formerly of Albany, Oct. 2, 2020; survived by father Dr. Richard Goldstein; and sister Heather (Anthony) Linsk.
91, of Albany, formerly of Schenectady, Oct. 16, 2020; survived by daughter, Lori Klein of Penfield; and brother James Klein.
99, of Glens Falls, Oct. 15, 2020.
93, of Albany, formerly of Schenectady, Sept. 20, 2020; widower of Nora Becker; survived by daughters Gail Sandra Shafner of Ormond Beach, Fla; Diane Lynne Hallenbeck of Guilderland; and grandson Skyler Robert Hallenbeck.
95, of Albany, Oct. 3, 2020; widow of Dr. J. Clinton Brand; survived by daughter Marcia (Thomas) Clash; son Dr. Robert (Mary) Brand; grandchildren Kimberly (Jacob) Clash, Sara (Matthew) Clash-Drexler, Emily Sequeira, Nellie (Geoff) Williams and Katie (Jason) Nare; and great-grandchildren: Rebecca, Isaac, Noah, Eliana, Emma, Ella, Paloma, Coco, Satchel, Ruby, Cyrus, and Freya.
93, of Slingerlands, formerly of New- burgh and Boyton Beach, Fla.; Sept. 26, 2020; widow of Roy Cohen; survived by daughters Harriet Ackerman, and Susan (Alfred) Volo; grandchildren Julie (An- drew) Safranko, Dr. Samuel Volo, Sheri (David) Canfield, and Pamela (David) Garcia; great-grandchildren Alexis and Chad Safranko, Shelby (Kory) Asher, Mackenzie and Alexander Townsend, Brandon and Joshua Garcia; and great-great-grand- children Emilia and Oaklyn Asher.
96, of New Rochelle, formerly of Troy, Sept. 25, 2020; widower of Gloria Lasky Dinowitz; survived by daughters Debra Rosenblum and Lori (Stephen) Beyer; grandchildren Phillip (Lauren), Beyer, Julie (Shaun) Leska, Rebecca (Michael) Winik and Brian (Kate) Rosenblum; great-grandchildren Caitlin and Colin Leska, Blake and Wyatt Beyer and Gregory and Hennie Winik.
82, of Schenectady, formerly of Albany, Sept. 21 2020; survived by husband San- ford Fialkoff; daughters Mindy (Roland) Fricke and Alyssa (Tim) Fecura; brother David (Amy) Cohen of Albany; and grandchildren Jacob, Jessica and Lauren Fecura and Rachel and William Fricke.
102, of Dedham, Mass. formerly of Saratoga Springs and Latham, Sept. 28, 2020; survived by daughters Beth (Jerry Ackerman) Goldbaum and Karen Treiger; grandchildren Rachel (Nathan Morrow) Ackerman, Alex (Chelsea Allen) Treiger, Daniel (Sarah Nalven) Ackerman and Jacqueline Treiger; and great-grand- child, Maya Ruth Morrow.
94, of Albany, formerly of Troy, Oct. 3, 2020 widower of Lenore Wolinsky Heisman Survived by sons Michael (Yolanda) Heisman of San Jose, Calif. and Lewis (Christine) Heisman of Fair- port; daughters Stephanie Murtagh of Clifton Park and Nancy Heisman of Gastonia, NC.; grandchildren Rebecca (Joseph) Zelazny, Laura, Sarah, Jack (Lisa), Brian (Sara), Nicole and Troy Heisman, Estee (Andrew)Hayes, David (Laura) and Eric (Abigail) Murtagh, and Stefan and Ryan Leichenauer; and great-grandchildren Clementine and Chester Zelazny, Jack and Abner Heisman, Zoey and Harper Murtagh, Kennedy Hayes.
102, of Cohoes, formerly of Schenectady, Sept. 22, 2020; widow of Dr. Harrison Karp; survived by broth- er Donald Herkowits; daughter Audrey Karp; sons Dr. Steven (Susan) Karp, Dr. Richard (Cindy) Karp and Dr. Roger (Terry) Karp; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
88, of Glens Falls, formerly of Troy, Sept, 26, 2020; survived by his wife Sue (Patack) Levine; daughters; Lisa (Jay Cloutier) Levine of Albany and Debbie (Paul) Tegen of Manchester Center, Vt.; son Larry (Jennifer) Levine of Jericho, Vt.; and sister Lenore Zislin.
72, of Kingston, Oct. 1, 2020; survived by husband Ron Rosner; sisters, Patricia Nicoletti (Joseph) of Philadelphia, Penn.; Jean (Gary) Cozens (of Rehoboth Beach, Del.; daughter Debi (Bill) Green of Richlands, N.C.; son Ron (Jennifer) Rosner Jr. of Niskayuna; grandchildren Daniel (Kali) Beilman of Corning, Jonathan Beilman of Lodi, Calif., Evan (Becky) Beilman of Kingston, and Elliot Rosner of Niskayuna; and great-grandchildren Harrison Martin, Arabella Beilman-Martin, Quentin Beilman-Martin, Noah Beilman, and Logan Beilman.
71, of Delmar, Sept. 11, 2020; survived by wife Carol Bloom; sons Andy (Terri ) Bloom of Dixon. Calif., and Ryan (Kelly) Bloom of Raleigh, NC.; daughter Amie Bloom of Delmar, sister Carol Kaplan; brothers Gary (Barbara) Bloom and Richard (Barbara) Bloom; and eight grandchildren: Matthew, David, Jacob, Samantha, Cailin, Nathan, Abigail and El.
80, of Castleton Aug. 30, 2020; survived by husband Barry Goldfarb; son Howard (Isadora) Goldfarb; daughters Shari (Richard) and Alisa (Theodore); and grandchildren: Seth, Lilith, Sebastian, and Iris.
82, of Schenectady, formerly of Albany, Sept. 7, 2020; widow Herbert (Chickie) Goldstein; survived by daughter, Marci McKenna of Latham; son Jeff (Samara Weinstein) Goldstein; and grandchildren Hannah and Shira Goldstein of Arlington, Va.
90, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Albany, Aug. 16, 2020; survived by wife, Lee Lieberman; daughters Joni (Donald) Lieberman Basen, Marcy (Jeffrey) Weisburgh and Amy (Marc Flatt) Lieberman; grandchildren: Elyse (Jed), Skerker Sigal, Betsy Skerker, Jenna Lieberman, Ari and Iyal Basen; and great-grandchild Riley Isaac Sigal.
82, of Albany, Aug. 22, 2020.
86, of Niskayuna, Aug. 27, 2020; widow of Marian Rosenbloom; survived by sons Ira and Marc Rosenbloom; and grandchild Michael Rosenbloom.
92, of Schenectady, Aug.18, 2020; widow of Alan Rubenstein; survived by daughters Leah (Paul) and Lisa (Rick); sons David (Brian) Rubenstein and Daniel (Meg) Rubenstein; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild; and sister Judith Meltzer.
82, of Troy and West Palm Beach, Fla., Sept. 4, 2020; widower of Judy Rubin; survived by wife Avril Rubin; son Daniel Rubin of Los Angeles, Calif.; daughter Jill Rubin of Beaune, France; sisters Betsey Rubin Rosenbaum of Alexandria, Va., and Ellen Rubin Briskman of West Palm Beach; stepson Kevan Stone of Bethesda, Md.; and grandchild Lucien Rubin Maillard.
89, of Saratoga Springs, formerly of Albany, Aug. 17 2020; survived by wife, Dorothy; sons Garrett (Jane) Sanders of Delmar, Barry (Patricia) Sanders of Andover, Mass.; grandchildren Michael (Jessica) ) Sanders of Denver, CO and Jeremy (Jessica) Sanders of Baltimore, Md.; and sister, Dr. Mindy Sanders Stein of Niskayuna.
DR. MICHAEL SCHER
74, of Slingerlands, Sept. 11, 2020; survived by wife Barbara Scher; son Jeremy Scher of Slingerlands; son Daniel (Aliza) Scher; grandchildren Ellie, Evan, and Lily of Delmar; brothers Sandy (Valerie) Scher of New Rochelle, Floyd Scher of Deerfield Beach, Fla.; and sister Leslie Scher (Dr. Dean) Dobbin of Boca Raton, Fla.
79, of Troy, Sept. 11, 2020; survived by son Douglas (Laura Ehrich) Smith; and grandchildren Lianna Mae, Scott Douglas, and Kaileigh Marie.
ROBERT STEIN JR.
77, of Albany, Aug. 29, 2020; survived by wife Jane Stein; sons, Rob (Thao Tran) Stein of Newport Beach, Calif., Dan (Denise) Stein of Glenmont, Josh (Lyndsay) Stein of Niskayuna; grandchildren Andrew and Rachel Stein, Ella and Camden Stein; and sister Susan Backer of Slingerlands.
86, of Lauderhill, Fla.,formerly of Schenectady, Sept. 7, 2020; survived by wife Barbara Hartstein Gardner Wasser; sons David (Liza Cameron) Wasser and Scott Wasser; daughter Amy (Marvin Stern) Wasser; sister Anita (Nina) (Allan Rodolitz) Wasser; and nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
91, of Saratoga Springs formerly of Schenectady, Aug. 23, 2020; widower of Joan Tubell Watkin.
91, of Saratoga Springs, Aug. 14, 2020.
94, of Waterford, Aug. 2, 2020.
Aug. 7, 2020; survived by wife Esfir Dolginova; daughters Tatiana and Elena; grandchildren Julia, Alex, Katya and Eliz-abeth; and great-grandchildren Daniel, Marie, Joseph, Benjamin, Leo and Aaron.
of Albany, Aug. 14, 2020.
99, of Brooklyn, Aug. 5, 2020; widower of Riva Huz; survived by daughter, Shulamith; son, Steven (Sharon) Huz; grandchildren; Aaron (Katy), Joseph (Krista), Sarah (Marcus), Jonathan (Sarah) and Ilana; and great-grandchildren Matthew, Gabriel, Lola, Zemirah, Robbie, Rosie, Amita and Ami.
of Guilderland, Aug 6, 2020.
84, of Albany, Aug.14, 2020.
Aug. 15, 2020.
92, of Albany, Aug. 7, 2020.
99, of New Hartford, N.Y., formerly of the Capital District, Aug.10, 2020.
90, of Schenectady, Glenville, Aug 5, 2020; widow of Murray Packer; survived by son; Neal (Andrea) Packer, Bryan (Tina) Packer, and Garry (Patti) Packer; daughter Heather (Stephen) Engel; grandchildren Rabbi Malka (Mercy) Packer-Monroe, Jason, Alison, Brandon, Daren and Nickie (Robert); and great-grandchildren Anna, Maya, Benjy, Sara, Luna and Emma.
80, of Niskayuna, July 27, 2020; widower of Carole Freedman Cohen; survived by daughter Nina (Adrian) Swierczewski; brother Richard (Teena) Cohen of Nashville, Tenn.; and grandchildren Jackie and Laura Swierczewski.
83, of Albany, July 31, 2020; widow of Harry Ellowitz; survived by daughter Debra Schlienberg; son Dr. Andrew (Dr. Danelle Kutner) Ellowitz; sister, Ruth Lipman; brother Jay (Mayra), Litt; and grandchildren Alyssa Schienberg, Hannah Ellowitz, Isaac Ellowitz, and Damien Ellowitz.
90, of Albany, July 22, 2020; widow of Merwyn Frisch; survived by son James (Yvonne) Frisch.
July 30, 2020.
88, of Delray Beach, Fla., formerly of Albany, July 28, widower of Marilyn Milstein; survived by daughters Kathe Milstein of Delray Beach, Sherry Milstein of Olney, Md. and grandchild Jennifer Trasport.
93, of Albany, July 23, 2020; widow- er of Berta Polishchuk; survived by son Michael Polishchuk; grandchild, Rita; and great-grandchildren Jackson and Carter.
84, of Albany, Aug.1,2020; survived by wife Marie Claire Richter; daughters Valerie (Michael) Burdo, Christine (Lance) Richardson, Claudine (John) Costello, and Lisa (Carl) Albright; sons James (Kristin) Richter and John Richter; brother Carl Richter; and grandchildren; Olivia Richter, and Maryna and Andrew Richardson.
of Albany, July 23, 2020.
88, of Albany, July 6, 2020; widow of Elliot Goldman; survived by daughters, Gwen (Jeff) Grossman and Charisse (Jonathan) Reiner; grandchildren, Mallory, Lindsey (Joel), Alexa, Molly and Jamie; and great-grandchild Noah.
89, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Albany, June 28, 2020; widower of Rebecca Whithem Canter; survived by son Louis (Shannon) Canter; daughter Daina (Eric) Pfister; and grandchildren Paige and Jackson Canter.
77, of Albany, July 19, 2020; survived wife, Martha Rozett; sons, Joshua Rozett of Brooklyn and Alexander (Jennifer Beach) Rozett of Chicago, Ill; and grandchildren Clara, Brynn and Anna Rozett.
69, of Albany, July 10, 2020.
WILLIAM (BILL) WALLACH
61, of Newark, Del., formerly of Schenectady, June 30, 2020; survived by wife Orly Wallach; sons, Ron (Helena) Wallach and Lee (Susie) Wallach; four grandchildren; and brother, Ben Wal- lach.
BETH SPITALNY WILLIAMSON
57, of Kiawah Island, S.C., July 16, 2020; survived by sons Jacob (Annie Darves) and Samuel Spitalny; mother Toba Coren; sisters Lauren Sara, Rebecca Ynocencio and Ruth Sklut; step-sisters Jamie Herrschaft and Phyllis Bergmaier; and step-brother Steve Coren.
96, formerly of Troy, July 5, 2020; widower of Emily Katz; survived by daughters Jill (Gary) and Janis; son Jeff (Amy) Cohen; and grandchildren Seth (Kate) Jamie (Dolores), Scott (Maya), Andrea, Ethan (Elana) and Hilary (Matt).
83, June 26, 2020; survived by son, Aaron (Mary) Corman.
95, of New Rochelle formerly of Troy, June 25, 20; survived by husband Irving Dinowitz; daughters, Debbi Rosenblum and Lori (Stephen) Beyer; grandchildren Phillip (Lauren) Beyer, Julie (Shaun) Leska, Rebecca (Michael) Winik and Brian (Kate) Rosenblum; and great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Colin Leska, Blake and Wyatt Beyer and Gregory and Hennie Winik.
56, of Loudonville, June 23, 2020.
88, July 6, 2020.
103, of Pittsburgh, Penn., formerly of Troy, June 25, 2020; widower of Eleanor Katz; survived by daughters, Alva (Richard) Daffner and Linda (Victor Ciesielski) Stern; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
94, of Guilderland, June 29, 2020; widow of Leo Katz; survived by sons Edward (Kathleen) Katz of Altamont and Steven (Lisa) Katz of Brooklyn; grandchildren, Derek Katz, Matthew Katz, Rachel Carl and Justin Katz, David and Jason Katz; and great-grandchildren Frank Carl, Dylan Carl, Sara Carl, Brooklynn Katz, Hailey Katz and Callan Katz.
82, of Cincinnati, Ohio, June 28, 2020; son Steven (Jody Anderson) Medoff of Wilmington, Del.; daughters Theresa Medoff of Wilmington, Cheryl (Alan) Ginsburg of Albany, and Susan (Gary) Glynn of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren Katrina and Valerie Medoff; Elana (Jeremy), Larry, Harlan (Isabella), Reuben and Davi Ginsburg; and Lauren (Robert) and Joshua Glynn.
CLAIRE KOSDEN, PERSKIE
86, of Margate, N.J., July 1, 2020; widow of Carl (Buddy) Kosden and Lawrence Perskie; survived by daughters Sheryl (Patrick) Kosden Schiraldi, Micki (I. Norman) Massry and Ava (Richard) Kosden Lubert; grandchildren, Julie (Jimmy), Murray (Mallory), Stephen (Ashley), Laurie (Ken), Carly, Daniel (Rosa) and Leah; great-grandchildren Isaac, Ezra, Asher, Norman, Jonah, and Aaron; and brother Harry Fox.
GEORGE (DUGE) PLANTE JR.
53, of Troy, June 23, 2020; survived by mother Susan (Tom Cooper) Koffman; son Chris Plante; sister Rebecca (Brody); and brother Matt (Danielle) Plante.
83, of Scotia, June 26, 2020; widower of Solomon Rhubin; survived by daughter Leslie (Robert) Wilder; sons Robert and Lee Rhubin; and grandchildren Samantha Wilder, Julia Rhubin and Stacy Rhubin; great-grandchildren Hilary and Calvin Bareiss and Calvin Butts brother Saul Cohen; and sister Carol Brand.
76, of Niskayuna, June 28, 2020; widow of Stuart Sacklow survived by son Ian (Cheryl) Sacklow; and sisters Janet (Michael) Hiser and Sandy Mandel.
98, of Albany, July 5, 2020; widow- er of Rhoda Frank Sperber; survived by daughter Barbara (Jim) Wittorff of Milford, Mass.; sons Jeffrey (Charlotte) Sperber of Voorheesville and Reid (Susan) Sperber of Slingerlands; grandchildren Jennifer, Stacey, Bryan and Stephanie, Lauren, Ashley and Marco, Kate and Danny, Jordan; and great-grandchildren Kane, Brody, Mateo, Henry and
78, of Valatie, formerly of Cohoes, June 6, 2020; survived by sister Deanna (Paul) Davis of Westport, Conn.
CAROL B. GOODMAN
66, of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly of Albany, June 12, 2020; survived by mother, Muriel Goodman of Albany ,formerly of Boynton Beach, sister Gail Goodman (Louis) Snitkoff of Albany, and brother, Fred (MJ) Goodman of Niskayuna and Boynton Beach.
96, of Albany, June 9, 2020; widow of Jack Shapiro and Arnold W. Grushky; survived by son Jeffrey Shapiro; daughters Sandy Derouin, Harriet (Robert) Kramer of Gainesville, Fla.; stepdaughters, Ellen Brownstein, Beth Jones, and Maureen Karp; grandchildren Joel (Rachel) Shapiro, Marc (Lori) Shapiro, Tracey (Mark) Ingemie, Erica and Nick Rudawski and Barry Kramer; great-grandchildren Molly Cooper, Leah Shapiro, Mya, Ruby and Ingemie, Erica and Nick Rudawski and Barry Kramer; and great-grandchildren Molly Cooper, Leah Shapiro, Mya, Ruby and Phoebe Shapiro, Miles and Gabriella Ingemie and Avery Rudawski.
DR. MYRON LUNTZ
80, of Albany, June 20, 2020; widower of Susan Jassen; survived by daughter Barbara K. (Luntz) Weiler; son Jonathan Luntz; and grandchildren Noah Luntz-lara and Jared Weiler.
of Delmar, June 19, 2020; survived by wife Elaine (Kelman) Richter; sons, Dr. Craig (Elizabeth Collard) Richter of Huntington Bay, L.I., Mark (Mary Tanner-Richter) Richter of Delmar; grandchildren, Sarah, William, Maya and Eva Richter; and brother Dr. Jeffrey Richter of Guilderland.
93, of Albany, June 8, 2020; survived by wife, Stephanie, Swire; sons Peter (Annie Antón) Swire, Andrew (Wendy Sherwin) Swire; daughter Amy (Doug Kornich) Meyer; and grandchildren Nathan, Jesse, Samuel, and Matthew Swire and Alexander and Nicholas Meyer.
68, of Glendale, June 11, 2020; widower of Julie Weiner; survived by daughter Jillian (Jeff) Becker; grandchild Jordyn Becker; and brother Louis Weiner.
97, of Niskayuna, June 18, 2020; widower of Betty Weissman; survived by daughter Susan (Darryl) Traywick; son Peter (Patricia) Weissman; grandchildren Margo, Sarah and Rebecca; great-grandchildren Asher and Beck- ham; and sister Blanche Silbert.
67, of Schenectady, formerly of Albany, June 5, 2020; survived by mother Eunice Greer of Niskayuna; sister Melinda (Michael) Green of Rotterdam; and brothers, Scott Greer of Niskayuna and Lee Greer of San Diego, Calif.
49, of Albany, June 2, 2020.
of Schenectady, formerly of Albany, May 26, 2020; widow of Sigmund Schwaber; survived by daughters, Sheryl Schwaber and Louise Schwaber, both of Schenectady; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.