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Robert W. Burns, 42, of Hillsdale, N.Y.

The family will receive friends on Monday, April 29, from 3 to 6 p.m., at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 30, at 10 a.m., at Hillside Cemetery in Egremont.

Robert W. Burns, 42, better known as Rob, died Monday morning April 23, 2024, at his home in Hillsdale, N.Y., after a 15-month battle with cancer. He was born on October 31, 1981 in Great Barrington, where he attended local schools.

Robert W. Burns.

Rob was a very active member of his community. He was a member of the Hillsdale Fire Company and was a Copake Rescue board member. He was also a wrestling coach, as well as a mentor. He worked for the Taghkanic Highway Department.

Rob is survived by his son Robert Burns Jr., his brother Ethan Hendrick, his sister Shawna Hamblin, and his girlfriend Maggie McBroom. He was predeceased by his mother Sharon (Gleason) Hamblin and his maternal grandparents, Don and Grace Gleason.

The family will receive friends on Monday, April 29, from 3 to 6 p.m., at Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home in Great Barrington. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 30, at 10 a.m., at Hillside Cemetery, 177 Egremont Plain Rd, Egremont, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hillsdale Fire Department for a scholarship fund in memory of Rob in care of Finnerty & Stevens Funeral Home, 426 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230. To send remembrances to his family, please visit the funeral home’s website.

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Eva ‘Farm Grammy’ Bagloe, 97, of Great Barrington

The funeral will be held on Thursday, May 30, at Birches-Roy Funeral Home. Calling hours will begin at 10 a.m. A short service will be held at 11 a.m., with burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Virginia M. ‘Ginger’ Vahle, 91, of Lenox

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann Church on Friday, June 1, 2024, at 10 a.m., by the Rev. Monsignor John J. Bonzagni, Pastor. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Friday, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Roche Funeral Home.

Brooks Carter White, 90, of West Stockbridge

A memorial service is planned in late August with details to follow.

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