Ruth Tubbs

Ruth (Gross) Tubbs of Colonie died on Saturday, May 3, 2008 at St. Peter’s Hospital under the care of hospice.
She was born in Lincoln, NE, one of six children of the late Julius and Julia Gross.

Wanda Monteleone


Wanda Agnes Monteleone, 90, of Roxbury, died Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville, where she had lived since June 18, 2003. She was born in Buffalo on May 3, 1918, the daughter of Charles and Agnes (Tartak) Jaremi.

She married Leonard Monteleone in Brooklyn on February 1, 1941.

Amado Braceros


Amado “Sonny” Braceros, 67, of Denver, N.Y., died Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at Westchester Medical Center in Mt. Pleasant. He was born in Brooklyn on September 1, 1940, the son of Amado and Julia (Dombroskas) Braceros.

He married Marie Taylor in Brooklyn on April 28, 1962.

Carl Franzen


Carl Franzen, 80, of Birch Creek Road in Pine Hill, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at the Albany Medical Center. He was born in Eckern Forde, Northern Germany on December 13, 1927, the son of the late Willi and Elle Pollnow Franzen.

For 30 years he was a baker for R & K in Brooklyn having retired in 1988.

Claire Shacklett


Claire Shacklett, 105, died peacefully Friday, May 9, 2008 at Mounainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville with her family at her side. She was born in Trier, Germany on February 15, 1903, the daughter of Adele and Ernst Apel.

Claire came to this country in 1924 and became a citizen in 1939, of which she was extremely proud.

Jeanette Boxer

A public unveiling of the gravestone to honor Jeanette Boxer, a former resident of Margaretville, will be held on Sunday, May 18 at 11 a.m. at the Congregation B’nai Israel Cemetery in Clovesville. The Boxer Family cordially invites friends to join in the unveiling.

Joseph Lindner Sr.

Joseph J. Lindner Sr., 72, formerly of Halcottsville and Roxbury, died at his residence Monday, May 5, 2008. He was born in Brooklyn on April 6, 1936, the son of Joseph C. and Elizabeth Lindner.

Coral Myers

Coral Myers, 74, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008, at Mountainside Residential Care Center, where she had been a resident since November 20, 2007. She was born in East Rockaway on June 17, 1933, the daughter of Theodore Joseph and Florence (Warren) Schratwieser.

Walter Kaufmann

Walter H. Kaufmann, 71, of Garfield, N.J., died on Thursday, April 24, 2008.
His career as an electrician with IBEW Local 3 of New York City spanned 50 years.
A passionate outdoorsman, his interests included skiing, cycling, hiking, sailing and gardening in the mountains, lakes and nature, an environment he loved best.

Virginia Huggins

Virginia Anderson Reynolds Huggins, 87, of Newark, Del., formerly of Margaretville, died Friday, May 2, 2008 at her home. She was born in Fleischmanns on March 27, 1921, the daughter of the late Ward Keator Reynolds and Rebecca Marion Kilpatrick Reynolds.

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