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RAVENA- Bobby Porterfield, 68, entered into Eternal rest on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital. Born in Georgetown, SC, the son of Diana Alston Porterfield and the late Sandy Porterfield, he lived in Albany County for many years. Mr. Porterfield served in the US Marine Corps. and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Bronze, the Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm and Certificate of Appreciation. He worked as a truck driver for Air Products and Chemicals for many years.
COHOES- Robert Anthony Ecuyer, 42, passed away suddenly at home on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Born in Troy he is the son of Robert Louis Ecuyer of Slingerlands and the late Carol (Prezio) Ecuyer. Robert was a graduate of Albany High School and Hudson Valley community College.
ALBANY – Stanley A. Gorzynski, 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017 at The Pines at Catskill.
AMSTERDAM – Mihaly Gonczi, 88, died May 12, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Maria Janik Gonczi; siblings Bela, Emma and Elizabeth Gonczi all of Hungary; and brothers-in-law Albert Janik and Andrew Janik.
DELMAR – Katherine E. Ryan, 97, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital. The family mourns the loss of a very strong and special woman. Katherine was predeceased by her mother Eva (Kiszka) Makowski; her beloved husband, James P. Ryan; her cherished daughter, Kathleen A. Ryan and her siblings, Andrew Makowski and Celia DeLisle. Survivors include her daughter, Maureen R. (the late William) Peters;her son, James P. Ryan...
ALBANY- Edna A. Remancus Rinaldi, 103, went home to the Lord peacefully, May 9, 2017. Edna, one of nine children was born in Hoosick Falls, NY to Stephen and Margaret Remancus. She attended St. Mary’s school there until moving to Troy and working at St. Joseph’s Infant Home.On Dec 12, 1942, she married Ambrose Rinaldi. Having no children, she baby sat for family members and friends. A fantastic swimmer, she taught many children, including her nieces how to swim.In 1962, Edna was sworn in by the Albany Police Department as a school crossing guard until retiring in 2012.
ALBANY- Jessie Mosher, 54, died unexpectedly May 3, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Robert and Jessie Parker O’Dell.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, Inc., 490 Delaware Ave., Albany, NY 12209 on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 9:00 am to 10:00 am.
GUILDERLAND – Christina M. Grant, 58, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in the Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital. Born in Albany, she was the daughter of the late Matthew H. and Josephine (Elario) Grant.