Ballston Journal Obituaries

Obituaries: Jan. 12 – 18, 2018

Obituaries for the week of Jan. 12-18, 2018 for Ballston Spa, Milton, Ballston and Malta

James F. Griffin

James F. Griffin, 82, known as “Pinky” to his family and friends, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

James is survived by his sons Frank Griffin, William Griffin and J.L. Griffin; nephews Gerald Sherwood, Robert Sherwood (Janet) and John Rung (Rosemarie); 15 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and several cousins.

Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23 at St. Mary’s Church, Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of James may be made to St. Mary’s Church.

Dorothy Louise Bowers

Dorothy Louise Bowers, 91, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Louise is survived by her children Russell R. Bowers, II (Trudy), Glenn E. Bowers, Sr (Patricia), Bonnie Bowers Stone (Gary); 12 grandchildren Kristine, Ruth, Kelly, Glenn Jr., Tara, Russell, Robin, Betsy, Rebecca, Courtney, Scott and Shannon; 14 great grandchildren, one great great grandson; sister Mary Jo Chappo, nephew Edward Grumbles; sister-in-law Norma Lineback and several additional nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in Ballston Spa Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in memory of Louise may be made St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Daniel P. Kelly

Daniel P. Kelly, 85, passed away on Monday, Jan. 15.

Dan is survived by his wife of 60 years, Norma and their children Theresa Penttila(Mike), Desiree Kelly, Daniel Kelly (Janet) and Thomas Kelly (Susyn). His seven grandchildren, who were his pride and joy, Alec, McKenzie, Mason, Rebeka, Daniel, Ariden and Kevin; sister Eileen Touhey.

Funeral services will be held 9 a.m. Friday, January 19 at St. Mary’s Church, Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial with military honors will follow in the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for you to remember Dan and do what he always said “be more charitable.”

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