BERNE — William D. King, a kind and compassionate friend who loved fishing, died on Sunday, March 6, 2016. He was 57.

Mr. King was born in Albany on Jan. 23, 1959. He graduated from Bethlehem Central High School in 1977, and attended Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.

ALTAMONT — For her father, Joseph R. Pugliano, “It was always about being Italian and feeding people,” said Susan Pugliano Baker.

ALTAMONT — Helen Edna Winkler Fries, who square danced with her husband, baked pies for auxiliary dinners, and won at dominoes, died Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at Our Lady of Mercy Life Center in Guilderland.