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Obituaries: March 30 – April 5, 2017

The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for March 30 to April 5, 2017.

LeRoy H. Cook

BALLSTON LAKE – LeRoy H. Cook died Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Cook is survived by his wife, Janice; children, Melanie Lee Thyrring, Pamela J. (Mark Ladd) Cook, S. Christopher Cook, and Gregory Edward Cook and Greg’s wife, Wendy; grandchildren, Kaylee P. Thyrring, Johnna A. Thyrring, and Erik P. Thyrring, Hailey E. Cook-Ladd, Ryan T. Cook and Katelyn E. Cook, and Kayla E. Hofheinz and Erich F. Hofheinz;brother Jack (Judy) Cook; sister-in-law, Nanda Cook (Leo); godson, Scott A. Cook, and Esther Cook (Edward); and many nieces and nephews survive him.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Road, Glenville. Committal services with military honors will be held Friday, April 7, at 10:30 a.m. in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery. Those wishing to attend, please meet at the cemetery gate by 10:15 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Hospice, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation, 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208.

Lena F. Gerard

BALLSTON SPA – Lena F. Gerard, 82, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

Gerard is survived by her brother-in-law, Lindley S. Blackwood, and the aunt of Larry Blackwood (Dawn), Sandy Stanislowsky (George), Dawn Fewkes, Clifford Russ (Vilma), Kathy McCann (James), Gail Tupman, Cheryl Wormall (Davis), Debbie Gyomory (Paul), Nelson Gerard (Susan), Crystal Bunnell (Mike), Marcy Meaney (John), Linda Mullen (David), Lori Kisielis (John), and several great-nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Friday, April 7th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake. Funeral will be held on Saturday, April 8th at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating.  Interment will follow at Factory Village Cemetery, Northline Rd., Ballston Spa.

Ronald G. Helie

BALLSTON LAKE – Ronald G. Helie, 74, died Friday, March 31, 2017.

Calling hours will be held Friday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Road, Glenville. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home. Military honors will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville.

Alice Groom Lattimore

BALLSTON SPA – Alice Groom Lattimore, 98, passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Lattimore is survived by her nieces, Leslie Charbonneau, Marcia Edwards and Mary Alice Herrington; several grand nieces, grand nephews, and dear friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, April 1 from 10 am to 12 noon at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 1 at Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa, followed by burial in Ballston Spa Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 202 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 or the Home of the Good Shepherd, 26 Rock Rose Way, Malta, NY 12020.

Charles J. “Chuck” Osuchowski

BALLSTON SPA – Charles J. “Chuck” Osuchowski, 38, died Friday, March 31, 2017.

Osuchowski is survived by his wife, Nora; and their children, Asher, Zilah, Neviah, Noah, Nevin and Nathan. He is also survived by his parents, Charles and Linda Osuchowski; brothers, Lonnie (Olga) and Anthony Osuchowski; and in-laws, Thomas and Diana Bisnett.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 3, in the Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High St., Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions  may be made to Community Hospice or to Community Living and Advocacy Supports‘ client funds.

Doris Dean Watters

MALTA – Doris Dean Watters died Friday, March 31, 2017.

Watters is survived by her children, Linda (Michael) McGraw, William (Carol) Watters, Joanne (Guy) Pellerin, Nancy (Timothy) Jordan; as well as 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held Wednesday April 5, at the Durant Funeral Home, 741 Delaware Ave., Delmar.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ladies Auxiliary American Legion Post 1040, 16 West Poplar Drive,Delmar, New York 12054, or the Memorial Processing, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place. Memphis, TN. 38105-9959.

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