HADLEY — A man with a “warm and wonderful smile,” Donald A. Heidrich, who owned the Western Beef House, died peacefully on Tuesday morning, March 15, 2016, at his home, surrounded by loving family and friends. He was 89.

GUILDERLAND — Agnes Theresa Graffeo (née Marotta), a loving wife and mother, died peacefully at home on Saturday, March 19, 2016, after spending an evening celebrating her birthday with her family. She was 88.

“The love and care of her husband and family was the focus of her life,” her family wrote in a tribute.

WESTERLO – Edmund A. Keppler, who loved his farm life, died on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. His family wrote that he “went home to be with our Lord and Savior.” He was 75.

“He loved living on the land, and working outdoors,” said his sister, Dorothy Leicht. “He was friendly to everyone he met. He was a very sweet person.”

Jean A. Richardson, who was witty and wise, died on Monday, March 21, 2016, in the comfort of her Albany home. She was 83.