ALTAMONT — Beryl E. Naginey, also known as “Murph,” a woman with many interests who was dedicated to her community, died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, after a 19-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 89.

ALTAMONT — Mojmir Frinta wrote this memoir before his death on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015.

VOORHEESVILLE — Marie D. Hallenbeck, a woman whose smile lit up a room, died at her home on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, with her family around her. She was 61.

ALTAMONT — Ellen P. Abbruzzese, a founder of the Altamont Orchards, died on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. She was 92.

MIDDLEBURGH — Patricia A. Porter of Middleburgh, an environmentalist who liked to travel and loved her grandchildren, died peacefully with her loving family by her side at Albany Medical Center on Jan. 21, 2015. She was 62.