The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for Dec. 1-7, 2017
Edwina M. Brooks
Edwina M. Brooks, 90, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 30.
Edwina is survived by her children Donna Monroe (Robert), Dawn LaMertha (Ernest), Darlene Plum (Russell), Jo-An Smith (Roger), Hope Garney, Donald Brooks (Bea), Floyd Brooks (Lisa), Herbert Brooks, and Stephen Brooks (Juli), and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held in Ballston Spa Cemetery in the summer.
Memorial contributions in memory of Edwina may be made to the Wesley Foundation.
John M. Baker, Sr.
John M. Baker, Sr.. 85, died on Monday, Dec. 4.
John is survived by his wife Beverly J. Baker, his children John M. Baker, Jr, Cheryl Grugan, his sister Enid Older; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, his daughter-in-law Anna Baker, sister-in-law Joanne Rogers, several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be Friday, Dec. 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mevec Funeral Home, 224 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa. Services will be on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Requiem Mass, 10:00 a.m., at Christ Episcopal Church, 15 West High St., Ballston Spa.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Community Hospice, Foundation And Central Offices, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144, or Christ Episcopal Church, 15 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020