Obituaries

Grace Vivian Ross Kimmey, a woman who loved getting to know those around her, died peacefully at her home, in the presence of family, on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. She was 90.

Mrs. Kimmey was born on July 6, 1923, on Staten Island, to the late Herbert and Ada (née Hoerle) Ross.

GUILDERLAND — Frances Halsdorf, an “all-seasons person,” according to her family, died peacefully on April 7, 2014, just three days after celebrating her 99th birthday.

BERNE — Margaret M. Della Rocco, of Berne, loved her forestry work; her homemaking arts; her church; and, most of all her family.

She died on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Albany Medical Center. She was 55.

WESTERLO — In regular correspondence with her mother in New Jersey, Constance Teator included and received excerpted Bible verses that she pinned on her kitchen wall in Freehold, tucked into her Bible, and left out for her family to read.

EAST BERNE — A hardened farm worker in his youth and a dependable mechanic, Willard Dibble was tender with his family ties.

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