Ballston Journal Obituaries

Obituaries: April 5 – 11, 2018

Obituaries for the week of APR. 5 – 11, 2018 for Ballston Spa, Milton, Ballston and Malta

Gail Ann Bogardus LaRose

Gail LaRose, 77, died on April 11.

Gail is survived by her husband of 58 years, Donald Lincoln LaRose; her five children Michele Marie (Ronald) Croce, Michael Lincoln (Elizabeth) LaRose, Deborah Ann LaRose, Patricia Gail (Paul) Flint and Timothy Charles (Ania) LaRose; seven grandchildren, Alyson Gail Flint, Andrew John Flint, Katherine Gail LaRose, Victoria Elizabeth LaRose, Aidan Michael Flint, Timothy Lincoln LaRose and Maya Terajewicz LaRose; her brother Lawrence Hurlburt (Mary) Bogardus and a number of relatives and close friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday April 14 at 11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church, Round Lake, NY. Family and friends may call from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. at Corpus Christi Church prior to the service. Christian entombment will immediately follow at Most Holy Redeemer, Schenectady, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Community Hospice Foundation Attn: Saratoga County Hospice 310 South Manning Boulevard Albany, NY 12208, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society 1 Marcus Blvd #104, Albany, NY 12205 or Corpus Christi Church, 2001 U.S. 9, Round Lake, NY 12151.

Bryan Jeffrey Diggins

Bryan Jeffrey Diggins, 58,  passed away Monday, April 09.

Bryan is survived by his siblings John and Mickey Diggins, Linda and Dennis LaQue, Barb and Jan Lang, Kelly Diggins and Kurt Radz, Karen and Mitch Vanweerd, Robert and Rhonda Diggins, Holly and Arthur McWain; aunts Joan Nowhitney and Marion Hayes; nieces and nephews Anne, Adam, Jason, Matt, Nathan, Eric; great-niece and nephews Zack, Jayde, Anthony, Cierra, Brandon, Eliza, William, Austin, Shane, Tyler; partner and best friend for life, Mary Arnold, Mommasu; step-daughter Schuyler Arnold; Partner in Crime and shadow, Duke and many friends.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, April 13 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial with military honors will follow at the Gerald BH Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, April 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Veterans Foundation, or St Mary’s School, Thompson Street, Ballston Spa.

A celebration of his life will be held at the VFW on E. North St., Ballston Spa on Saturday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m.

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Lee J. Forshey

Lee J. Forshey, 50, passed away on Monday, April 9.

Lee is survived by his mother Donna Hatley, father John Forshey; brothers John Forshey, Jr. and his wife Patti; Paul Forshey and his wife Guinevere; nephews Adam, Paxton and Owen; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, West High St., Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 295 Valley View Blvd., Rensselaer, NY 12144.

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