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Obituaries: Feb. 9-15, 2017

The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for Feb. 9 to Feb. 15, 2017.

Finn D. Butchino

BALLSTON SPA – Finn D. Butchino died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Butchino, an infant, is survived by his parents, Michael and Elizabeth (Agnew) Butchino; brother, Emmett Yarter; grandparents, Jacqueline Agnew, Catherine Georgia and Daniel Butchino; great grandparents, Linda Butchino and Theresa Blais; and his aunts and uncles, Stephanie Agnew, DJ Agnew, Devan Agnew, Candace Butchino, Kailey Jensen, and Brian and Vianna Jensen.

A funeral service will be held at 1p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, at Armer Funeral Home, 39 E. High St., Ballston Spa. Memorial contributions may be made to The TEARS Foundation.

Andrew M. Cook

BALLSTON LAKE – Andrew Michael Cook, 39, of Ballston Lake, died Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.

Cook is survived by his parents, Andrew B. Cook and Mary Cook;brother, Peter Cook; sister, Sarah Cook-Raymond (Christopher Raymond); niece, Hannah Raymond; grandmother, Marianne Cook; uncles, John Cook (Nancy), Mark Cook, Larry Nealon (Linda); cousins, John Cook (Maria), Tim Cook, Caitlin Cook-Wightman (Matthew) and Julie Cook-Lynch (Tim); great-aunts, Grace Massaroni and Bernedette Fritz; cousins, Steven Massaroni (Maria), Robert Massaroni (Nora), Linda Massaroni, Mary Perazzo (Norman) and Patrick Fritz.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Feb. 11, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 231 Second St., Scotia, followed by a celebration of life at the parish center at 45 Mac Arthur Dr., Scotia.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Timothy D. DuBois

BALLSTON SPA – Timothy D. DuBois, 70, doed Saturday, Feb.11, 2017.

DuBois is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Kevin DuBois (Joan), of Ballston Spa, and Lisa Sagendorf (Todd), of Green Island; grandchildren, Sarah, Lacey, Rebecca, Blake, Chayton, Kyler, Emma, Marissa, Travis and Braedon; sister, Claudia Smith (Bill), of Malta; brothers, Jack Brackett, of Victor, Paul DuBois, of Scotia, and Larry DuBois (Claire), of New Hampshire; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 16 at Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High St., Ballston Spa. Burial with military honors will be at Powell Wiswall Cemetery, Ballston Spa, in the spring.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mountains to Miracles Veterans’ Foundation, Inc., c/o Paul DuBois, 308 Huston Street, Scotia, NY 12302.

Neil R. Heffernan

BALLSTON SPA – Neil R. Heffernan, 81, died Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

Heffernan is survived by his wife, Ann Duncum Heffernan; sons, Michael (Louisa), and David (Trish), all of Ballston Spa;  grandchildren, Ryan, Jenna and Brad; step-grandsons, Tyler (Kayla) and Cody; sisters, Shirley LaFaver, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Debra Frankenfield (Jeff), of Whitehall, Pennsylvania; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 14 at Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High St., Ballston Spa, followed by committal service with military honors  at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road Schuylerville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ballston Spa United Methodist Church, 101 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 or Salvation Army ,PO Box 652, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.

James R. O’Brien

BALLSTON SPA – James R. O’Brien, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

O’Brien is survived by his son, Sean O’Brien (Mary), of Ballston Spa; daughter Sharon Baker-Anderson, of Ballston Spa; son-in-law, Ricky Baker (Cheri), of Ballston Spa; grandchildren, Michael Baker, Melissa Wyatt (Bryan), Meghan Baker, Michelle Baker, Devin O’Brien and Hannah O’Brien; sister, Rosemary Bigelow (Galen), of Westport; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 15 at St. Mary’s Church, Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, followed by burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s School, 40 Thompson Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

Madeline F. Bradley

BALLSTON LAKE – Madeline F. Bradley, 78, of Midline Road, died Saturday, Feb.11, 2017.

Bradley is survived by her children, Donna (Gregg) Thomas and John Bradley and Thomas (Kathy) Bradley; grandchildren, of Shaun, Jesse (Kevin), Aubrey, Sarah and Ethan; siblings Barbara Ann Salvino and Robert Salvino; cousin, Thomas Grigoliet and several other extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Thursday, February 16, from 4 7 p.m. at Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb.17, at 9:15 a.m. at Townley and Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at Our Lady of Grace Church, 73 Midline Road, Ballston Lake. Interment will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shaker Heritage Society, 25 Meeting House Road, Albany, NY 12211; Hospice Inn at St. Peter’s Hospital c/o Community Hospice, 310 S. Manning Blvd, Albany, NY 12208; or to Our Lady of Grace Church.

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