KNOX — Thomas Grippin had a skilled hand as a carpenter and a good heart as a family man.

VOORHEESVILLE — Robert A. Meilinger was a forthright family man with a dry sense of humor. He died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. He was 72.

“He was a very honest person. If you asked him a question, he answered it,” said his wife, Anne Meilinger.

GUILDERLAND — Beth (Batters) Heimer created a loving home for her family and also for the patients at the Guilderland Center Nursing Home where she worked as a nurse.

She died peacefully on Monday, March 16, 2015, at the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center. She was 97.

VOORHEESVILLE — Frank W. Warner was a loving husband and father, and a leader among industrial photographers. He died Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the age of 94.

“He was my loving father for 60 years,” said his son, Brian.

BERNE — Mark Crawford was a sweet man who stayed in Berne to be near his grandchildren.

He lived across the street from his son, Everett Crawford, and was like a parent to grandchildren and would help them get on and off the school bus.