Ballston Journal Obituaries

Obituaries: Oct. 5-11, 2017

The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for OCT. 5 to oct. 11, 2017.

Joy Lynn Campbell Connor

BALLSTON SPA – Joy Lynn (Campbell) Connor passed away Friday, Oct. 6.

Joy is survived by her husband Timothy Connor of Ballston Spa, her daughters Dawn (Jessie) Watson and Cristin Connor (Eric Morrett), her grandchildren Daryl, Annastasia and William. Joy is also survived by her mother Barbara Campbell of Milton, Vermont, her sister Cheri Campbell and her children, and her sister Colleen (Ed) Catalano and their daughter. Joy is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, friends, and others she considered family. Joy is also survived by her special friend who was there for her to the very end, Christine Gates.

A remembrance celebration will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in Joy’s name can be made to Guardian House, an organization serving homeless veterans. Donations can be made online at or by mail to Veterans & Community Housing Coalition, 20 Prospect Street, Bldg 2, Suite 313, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

Donna L. Martin

BALLSTON SPA-Donna L. Martin, 73, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Donna is survived by her children Cindy Brown (BJ) of Clifton Park, Kelly Duket (Bill) of Greenfield Center, and Scott Martin (Denise) of Jacksonville, Arkansas; grandchildren Corey, Tyler, Luke, Lauren, Samantha, Katie and Kristina; great grandchildren Alexis, Emma, Max, Eloise, Breanna, Jamie, Layne and Aubrey; siblings Richard Reed (Patricia) Vicki Stahl (Al) and Marti Reed; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13 at the Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

The family would like to thank Community Hospice of Saratoga for their care and compassion.

Memorial contributions in memory of Donna may be made to Community Ambulance Corp, Thompson Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

michael g. lewis

BALLSTON SPA – Michael G. Lewis, 54, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 8.

Michael is survived by his mother Patricia Lewis-Hoyt, stepfather Robert Hoyt, brother William Lewis, beloved nieces Lindsey and Taylor Lewis, aunt Alice Hassell, nephew David Hassell (Anne), niece Deborah Zlotnick (Benjamin), aunt Lisa Stephans (Doug), nephews Ryan and William Stephans; cousins Donna Desso (Jeff) and Michele Frodyma; great uncle Ret. Col. Charles Miller (Geraldine) and several addition cousins.

Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in Ballston Spa Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, Oct. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions in memory of Michael may be made to Eagle Matt Lee Fire Co No 1, PO Box 4, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

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