Obituaries

GUILDERLAND — Julie White, a nurse who loved cats, died on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. She was 41.

She was born on Jan. 24, 1973, in Gouverneur, the daughter of Richard White and Joyce Ashlaw.

She graduated from Edwards-Knox Central School in 1991 and St. Joseph’s School of Nursing in 1993.

GUILDERLAND — Edward C. Zyniecki Jr., who was born on Sept. 30, 1925, died on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.  Leota (Lee) Zyniecki, who was born on April 12, 1928, died on Feb. 4, 2014, eleven days after her husband. They had been married for 65 years.

GUILDERLAND — Jane H. Springer, a former Guilderland Town Clerk and representative in the Albany County Legislature, died peacefully on March 15, 2014, in Corpus Christi, Texas. She was 83.

Mrs. Springer was born in Ithaca, the daughter of Charles and Marion Newman.

Brian H. Perlee, a craftsman and devoted family man, died on June 19, 2014, with his wife by his side. He was 63.

He “completed his life in the very same way he lived it – at peace, at the side of his beloved wife, Donna, and with a quiet sense of dignity, strength, and courage,” wrote his family in a tribute.

Donald B. Adkins, a veteran of the United States Navy and the former owner of Altamont Appliance, died peacefully on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga. He was 91.

Mr. Adkins was born on May 22, 1923, in Providence, Rhode Island. He was the son of the late Hazel and Leon Adkins.

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