Obituaries

Alice O. Howell, 91, writer, Jungian scholar, poet, astrologer

Friday, Oct 31 - A writer, poet, astrologer, and Jungian Scholar, she lectured around the world, published nine books, and taught courses at the Jung Institutes of Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. She is recognized as a pioneer in linking psychology and astrology.

Alta L. Skorput, 97

Wednesday, Oct 29 - Alta Skorput earned her Master’s degree in Education and taught third grade for many years at the Stockbridge Plain School in Stockbridge.

Rudolph Lloyd Hoeltzel, 80

Wednesday, Oct 29 - If life is a journey, he made the most of it, embracing it wholeheartedly with a tireless quest for knowledge, and a great love of the arts, literature and above all nature. He spent some of his happiest times transforming the landscape around his home and hiking, either the Appalachian Trail, of which he completed over 2,000 miles, or with the local Monday Mountain Boys.

Ernest Schnesel, 84

Monday, Oct 27 - He was recently honored by Fairview Hospital and was an integral part of the building of Priscilla's House at Construct.

Nola Watson Lawrence, 89

Wednesday, Oct 22 - Nola was one of several senior citizens recognized by Gov. Deval L. Patrick for her life-long commitment to the African-American community in the Berkshires.

Marie DeAngelis Carr, 88

Tuesday, Oct 14 - Her iron will and strength of character were traits well admired by all who knew her. With her quick wit and a twinkle in her eye, one couldn't help but be charmed by a woman who overcame so much in her long life against very big odds.

Marion E. Oleen, 72, of Sheffield

Wednesday, Oct 1 - Marion’s funeral will take place on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal, Main Street, Sheffield with The Rev. Annie Ryder presiding.