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Obituaries: Feb. 2-8, 2017

The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for Feb. 2 to Feb. 8, 2017.

James Sankowski

BALLSTON LAKE – James Sankowski, 67, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2017.

Sankowski is survived by wife, Mary Beth Sankowski; children, Adam M. Sankowski (wife Linnea Griffith and their daughter, Sawyer Sankowski), of Sommerville, Massachusetts, and Brian Sankowski, of Ballston Lake; brother, Stanley Sankowski (wife, Sandi); sister, Jolene Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass was held Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Saratoga Road, Glenville, followed by Interment will follow at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Regional Food Bank of Northeast New York, 965 Albany Shaker Rd. Latham NY 12110, where Sankowski’s wife volunteers.

Diane Q. Lisi

BALLSTON SPA – Diane Q. Lisi, 37, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017.

Lisi is survived by her mother and father, Marguerite Lajeunesse and Paul E. Lisi; stepfather, Jeff Lajeunesse; brothers, Paul and Giovanni; stepbrother, Jeffrey; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was predeceased by her brother Michael and her stepmother, Martina Lisi.

Calling hours were held Wed., February 8, at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association , 2 Pine West Plaza, Albany, NY 12205.

Mae Thompson Emeneth

BALLSTON SPA – Mae Thompson Emeneth, 90, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.

Emeneth is survived by her children, Alice Crosbie (James), of Arizona, Diana Murray, of Ballston Spa, and Sue Thompson Stone, of Ballston Spa; grandchildren, Brian Crosbie, Christina Benavidez, Chad Chervin, Christopher Murray and Jodi Dillenbeck; great-grandchildren, Michael, Zachary, Chad, Draven, Layne, Jack, Makayla, Ryan, Devin, Emily, Abraham, Joey and Isaac; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral servies were held Thursday, Feb. 9 at Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High Street , Ballston Spa, followed by burial in the Ballston Spa Cemetery.

Memorial contributions  may be made to The Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.

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