GUILDERLAND — James H. Lee of Albany “was called to Heaven,” his family wrote, on Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was 86.

“Jim (aka Lee) was a wonderful, kind, gentle, and caring man,” his family wrote in a tribute. “He was a devoted husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather.”

ALTAMONT — Avlon (Christine) Eldred — a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother — died peacefully in her sleep on Friday, May 20, 2016, with family by her side.

 She was an active member of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion posts.

Dorothea E. Walters, who was devoted to nursing, to her family, and to her faith, died peacefully on Saturday, April 9, 2016, with family by her side. She was 96.

ALTAMONT — Caroline E. Hildenbrand, whom her family said will be remembered for her heart of gold, died on Friday, May 13, 2016, at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness. She was 56.

She was born in Kingston, New York to the late Charles and Loraine Lasher. She was one of 10 children.

LATHAM — Priscilla E. Hogan, a registered nurse, was a skilled seamstress who owned her own bridal shop, but most of all liked to be with her children and great-grandchildren.

She died on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Albany Medical Center after a traffic accident in Guilderland. She was 84.