The following are obituaries or death notices from Ballston, Ballston Spa, Ballston Lake, Malta, Milton and Rock City Falls for Dec. 22-28, 2017
Jean T. Connor
Jean T. Conner, 93, died on Monday, Dec. 25. Jean was a Court Clerk for the Town of Malta for many years.
Jean is survived by her daughters Carolyn J. Della Porta of Ballston Spa, her son Robert Bloodgood of Pinehurst, North Carolina, her 5 Grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Jean will be entombed with her husband Bill at Gerald B.H. Solomon-Saratoga National Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Community Hospice, Foundation And Central Offices, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144
Mary Jane Hale
Mary Jane Hale, passed away on her 87th birthday, Sunday, Dec. 24.
Mary Jane is survived by her daughters, Maria Dickerson (Keith) of Mechanicville and Karen Hale of Ballston Spa; siblings Helen Senecal, Betty MacMillin, Fred Coleman, Jr., James Coleman, Jean Heranney and Ruth Vinciguerra; special friends Lori and Arthur Bemis, Dana and Lucy Lautenschlager; and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, Dec. 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Ballston Spa United Methodist Church, 101 Milton Ave., Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 12 noon. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in memory of Mary Jane may be made to the Ballston Spa United Methodist Church or the Humane Society.
Robert Hoyt, 78, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 23.
Robert is survived by his wife Patricia, sister Linda Casaly and her companion Harold Amery, loving nieces Christine Gray (Henry) and their children Anna and Evan; Susan Fraser (Todd) and their son Ashton; stepson William Lewis and his children Lindsey and Taylor. He also survived by Bob’s gals and guys, Jennifer, Nancy, Sam, Lenny, Brent and Ken.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, Jan. 2, from 12pm to 2pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 2pm. Interment will be held on a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Bob may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children at www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org or the charity of your choice.