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Gabriella E. Shook

ASHLEY FALLS — Gabriella E. Shook, 25, died Sept. 20, 2020, due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. 

She was born May 23, 1995, in Sharon, daughter of Brad Shook Jr. of Texas and Betsy (Just) Perry of Goshen.

Adam Gregory Labshere

NORTH CANAAN — Adam Gregory Labshere, 57, of North Canaan passed away on Sept. 17, 2020, due to complications from diabetes.

Adam was born in Great Barrington on Jan. 17, 1963, to Joan Labshere and the late Raymond Labshere.

After high school, Adam worked various jobs and played the drums with several local bands.

Jeremy David Eldridge

FALLS VILLAGE — Jeremy David Eldridge, 36, died Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, 2020, at Charlotte-Hungerford Hospital in Torrington.  

Jeremy was born May 14, 1984, in Torrington, the son of Glenn Eldrige of Falls Village with whom he lived and Kim Hickey of Winsted.

Jean Secor Valentine

MILLERTON — Jean Secor Valentine, 59, of New Paltz, N.Y., and formerly of Millerton, died Jan. 19, 2020, at Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston, N.Y., following a courageous battle with cancer. 

Born Feb. 8, 1960, in Sharon, she was the daughter of Priscilla (Newman)  and Richard L. Valentine. 

Rolf Schenkel

SALISBURY — Rolf Schenkel, 86, of Salisbury passed away peacefully at his home on Sept. 10, 2020. 

He was predeceased by his wife Barbara “Barb” (Hill) Schenkel of Salisbury; and his brother, Gunther Schenkel of Switzerland.

Rolf was born in Switzerland on Aug. 25, 1934, a son of the late Gertrude (Sommer) and Henry Schenkel. 

Frances Marie Day

SALISBURY — Frances Marie Day, 92, died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Noble Horizons. 

She was the loving mother of Margaret Day of Amenia, Glenn Day of Tarrytown, N.Y., and William Day of Valhalla, N.Y.; adored grandmother of Giuliana and great-grandmother to Valentina Rose.  

Joan C. Williams

MILLERTON — Joan C. Williams, 86, a 47-year resident of Millerton, died peacefully at her home on Sept. 1, 2020. 

Born June 2, 1934, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth Harry and Margaret (Parsons) Card. 

Joan grew up in Millerton and graduated from Millerton High School. 


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