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Obituaries: April 6-12, 2017

The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for April 6 to April 12, 2017.

Bruce E. Gratton

MALTA – Bruce E. Gratton, 60, died Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Gratton is survived by his fiancée, Linda Ortiz; daughter, Morgan Gratton; stepdaughters, Venus Heflin and Brenda Hawks; grandchildren, Tony, Kassandra, Jenae, Blake, Miranda and Ryen; brothers, Mark Gratton, David Gratton, Lance Gratton, Dale Gratton and Peter Gratton; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held Saturday, April 8 at Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Richard G. Bardsley, Sr.

BALLSTON SPA – Richard G. Bardsley, Sr., 84, died Thursday, April 6, 2017.

Bardsley is survived by his wife, Anna; children, Margaret Hunsicker of Collegeville, Pennyslvania, Richard Bardsley, Jr. of Fleetwood, Pennyslvania, David Bardsley (Rose) of Malta, Robert Bardsley (Gail) of Reading, Pennyslvania, and Steven Bardsley (Elisa) of Carlisle, Pennyslvania; grandchildren, Jason Hunsicker, Sarah Hunsicker, Jarrod Shirley, Richard Bardsley III, Seth Bardsley, Katelyn Chambers, Justin Bardsley, Aaron Bardsley, Nicholas Bardsley, Ashley Bardsley; and three great-grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held Saturday, April 15, 1 to 3 p.m., at Armer Funeral Home, 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A Masonic service will be held at 3 pm., followed by a time of sharing.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital.

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