KENNETH B. PALMATIER SR. 87
Formerly of Hop City Road, Ballston Spa, died peacefully at the home of his son in Rock City Falls on Wednesday, March 2, 2005. Born in Charlton, April 1, 1917, he was the son of the late Clinton and Nora Palmatier. He lived in this area all of his life and attended Ballston Spa Schools.
Mr. Palmatier worked for the American Locomotive Co in Schenectady and the Glenridge TB Sanitarium in Glenville. He was a self employed home builder for many years and most recently worked for Northway Auto Exchange in Clifton Park, retiring in 2003. He mowed the baseball fields at the Ballston Spa Little League and was made an honorary member.
He was a member of the Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church and attended Simpson United Methodist Church and the Old Stone Church. He enjoyed woodworking.
He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years Mildred Vincent Palmatier, two brothers Lyman and Russell Palmatier and a sister Margaret MacHattie.
His loving son and daughter in law Kenneth B. and Cynthia Palmatier, Jr of Rock City Falls, his loving daughter and son in law Bonnie and Douglas Hennel of Mayfield, 3 grandchildren; Brian Hennel of Mayfield, Jennifer Fredenburg of Scotia and Kendra Glastetter of Ballston Spa, 3 Great Grandsons; Zachary and Jordan Fredenburg of Scotia, Nickolas Glastetter of Ballston Spa, 3 Step Grandchildren; Melissa Glastetter of Rock City Falls, Robert DesChenes of Ballston Spa, Joseph DesChenes of Rock City Falls, 3 Step Great Grandchildren, Grace Glastetter, Madelyn DesChenes and Emily Stalions,
4 brothers Ralph Palmatier of Greenfield, Robert Palmatier of Scotia, Howard Palmatier of Indianapolis, Indiana, Harold Palmatier of Florida and Ruth Maranville of Saratoga Springs.
Funeral services will be held 3pm Sunday at Armer Funeral Home, Inc, 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours from 1-3pm Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the spring at Pine Grove Cemetery in Charlton.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Wilda N. Christensen, 72
Of West Street, Ballston Spa.
Died suddenly, Thursday, February 24, 2005 at Saratoga Hospital.
Born in Ballston Spa, December 21, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mabel Wilson, Sr. Mrs. Christensen worked for Reserve America in Ballston Spa. She enjoyed reading and loved animals.
She was predeceased by her 3 brothers Joseph Wilson, Jr , Daniel Wilson and Bruce Wilson.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years: John Christensen, Sr; 3 children, John Christensen, Jr of Rotterdam, Eric Christensen of Ballston Spa and Cheryl Chirstensen of Salt Lake City, Utah, a sister Beverly Moore and her husband John E. of Saratoga Springs,3 Sister in Laws: Patricia Wilson of Ballston Spa, Jean Wilson of Stillwater and Emma Wilson of Rock City Falls. Also survived by 7 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon Tuesday at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in the Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Town of Saratoga. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours on Monday evening from 5-7pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sierra Club 85 Second Street 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 or Humane Society 2100 L Street NW Washington, DC 20037.
CATHERINE A. YEAGER
Formerly of Lewis Road, West Milton
Died Thursday, February 24, 2005 at Maplewood Manor, Ballston Spa
Born in Schenectady, April 27, 1916. Mrs. Yeager worked in the freshman cafeteria at Union College for 26 years, retiring in 1980. She enjoyed reading, gardening and camping.
She was predeceased by her first husband Edward Leger and her son
Edward Leger, Jr.
Survivors include her husband: Edward Yeager,6 Children: Frederick(Carol) Leger of West Milton,Yvonne(Larry)Neal of Kentucky,Abagail(Chuck)Fitzgerald of West Milton,Leonard(Lorraine)Leger of West Milton,Linda Fierro of West Milton, Celeste(Tony)Leone of Charleston, South Carolina. 5 Stepchildren: Linda Yeager of Amsterdam,Raymond Yeager of Connecticut,Frederick Yeager of Tennessee,
Richard Yeager of Amsterdam and Randy Yeager of Mariaville. Also survived by
30 Grandchildren, 28 Great Grandchildren, 8 Great Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 9:30am Monday at Armer Funeral Home, Inc, 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.Burial will follow in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maplewood Manor Resident Fund 149 Ballston Avenue Ballston Spa, NY 12020
TIMOTHY M. KNAPP, 35
February 8, 2005
Of Elmore Robinson Road, Mechanicville. Finally won his courageous 24 year battle against cancer and is at peace, without pain. Born in Albany, July 24, 1969, he was the son of the late Louis Knapp and Doris Moyer. Tim worked at Advance Energy in Clifton Park. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed skiing, camping and snowmobiling
He is survived by his loving family, Daughter, Shelby Knapp of Mechanicville, 3 brothers Scott Knapp of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Greg (Danielle) Knapp of Mechanicville and Louis (Linda) Knapp of Mechanicville. 1 sister, Tina Knapp of Ballston Spa. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held 10am Saturday at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in Ballston Spa Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours Friday evening from 7-9pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shelby Knapp Trust Fund c/o Ballston Spa National Bank 87 Front Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020.
KATHLEEN A. DAIGNAULT, 55
Of Old Post Road, Ballston Spa. Passed away Sunday, February 6, 2005 at her home. Born August 25,1949 in Mount Morris, NY, she was the daughter of John and Sophie Panek. Kathleen was a dedicated and loved teacher in the Waterford-Halfmoon School District for many years. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Saratoga Springs. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and loved animals. She was predeceased by her father John Panek, and 2 daughters Lori and Marcy Daignault.
Survivors include her daughter: Beth Karhan and her husband David of Averill Park.
2 grandchildren: Zachary and Rachel Karhan, Husband: Marc Daignault of Edinburg. Mother: Sophie Panek of Saratoga Springs, 2 Sisters: Gloria Hallenbeck of Ohio and Mary Jane Vadney of Feura Bush. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 10am Thursday at St. Peters Church, Broadway, Saratoga Springs where a mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waterford. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours Wednesday evening from 4-7pm at the Armer Funeral Home, Inc. (www.armerfuneralhome.com) 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice
SUZAN G. MORRIS, 64
Formerly of Rock City Road, Ballston Spa. Died Thursday, February 3, 2005 at Maplewood Manor. Born in Rock City Falls, June 22, 1940. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Frances Emigh. Suzan worked at Ballston Knitting Mill for 26 years, retiring in 1983. She was a member of Victory Bible Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family.
She was predeceased by a sister Donna Murtlow and a brother Richard Emigh.
Husband of 45 years Roger Morris,
2 Daughters Myschell and Duane Stangle of Howes Caves,
Mylissa and Tommy Hickenbotham of Saratoga Springs,
6 Sisters Barbara and Glenn Cullen of Middle Grove,
Gertrude and James Bowen of Ballston Spa,
JoAnn and Charles Baker of Rock City Falls,
Shirley and William Malik of Esperance,
Sandra Wormuth of Middle Grove,
Christine and David Paro of Rock City Falls,
2 Brothers: Jarvis and Doris Emigh of Ballston Spa,
Dale Emigh of Middle Grove,
6 Grandchildren, 2 Step Grandchildren, 1 Great Granddaughter.
2 Step Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces, Nephews and Grand Nieces and Nephews.
A memorial service will be held 7pm Monday at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. There will be no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga 179 Lawrence Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
SONNY (ELWIN) READ, 73
Of Geyser Road, Ballston Spa. Passed to God on Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at Saratoga Hospital after a long illness. Born in Sheridan, Wyoming, December 20, 1931, he was the son of the late Elwin and Dorothy Read. He served in the Army and Air Force during the Korean War. Sonny was a truck driver for many years, until his retirement. He had the love of all his family and a special interest in bowling, children’s sports, playing cards and life in general.
He was predeceased his brothers Richard and Leon Read.
Wife Arleen (Delaney) Read of Ballston Spa.
5 Sons Elwin (Michelle) Read, Jr of Johnsonville,
M.J. (Jamie) Brunell of Ballston Spa,
Mark (Marie) MacIsaac of Schenectady,
Shaun (Cindy) MacIsaac of Oswego,
Joe MacIsaac of Ballston Spa.
Sister Janet (Ralph) Mifflin of Florida,
13 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren and Many Many Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon Saturday at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A calling hour will precede the service from 11-12 noon Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Spring at Powell Wiswall Cemetery in Ballston Spa.
Family and friends are invited to VFW Post 358, East North Street, Ballston Spa following the service.
ALEXANDER J. GOOD, 63
Of Martin Avenue, Ballston Spa. Passed away peacefully, Tuesday, February 1, 2005 surrounded by his family, at his home. Born in Schenectady, July 9, 1941, he was the son of the late Adam and Alice Good. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Good owned and operated A.D.M. Moving in Ballston Spa for many years. He was a talented piano player and enjoyed being with people.
He was predeceased by his wife of 34 years Mary Good and a brother Stephen Good.
His Children David Good of Mechanicville,
Catherine L. Good of Ballston Spa
Teresa M. Glade of Ballston Spa,
Karen Good of Troy.
3 Grandchildren are Darius, Alexandra and Maxwell.
Twin Sister Anna Plati of Schenectady
Sisters: Susanna Lloyd of Wilton
Priscilla Mons of Colonie
Brothers: Adam Good of Glens Falls,
David Good of Glens Falls,
Daniel Good of Indiana,
Frances Good of Georgia,
Peter Good of Saratoga Springs,
Thomas Good of Nevada,
Benjamin Good of Guilderland,
Several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held 9:30am Saturday at St Mary’s Catholic Church Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa where a mass of christian burial will be celebrated. Burial will follow in St Peter’s Cemetery Saratoga Springs. Relatives and friends are invited to calling hours Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street Ballston Spa.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
EVELYN M. HEFLIN, 88
Of Dublin Drive, Ballston Spa. Died Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at Ellis Hospital.
Born in Buffalo on June 9, 1916, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Mae Holcomb. She was a graduate of Milton High School in Milton, PA and French Beauty School in Sunbury, PA . Evelyn enjoyed visiting friends at Wesley Health Care Center.
She was predeceased by her husband, Garlan, Daughter, Marlyn, Son, Garlan Jr., and Brother, Fred Holcomb and his wife Jean
2 Sons: Garry and his wife Judy of Charlton
Allen and his wife Barbara of Ballston Spa
2 Granddaughters: Kathy Darnall and her husband Richard of Hamilton, Ohio
Laura Davidson and her husband Scott of Stillwater
Cousins: Edwin Lessner and his wife Lois
15 Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces and Nephews
Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Emergency Corp Inc., Thompson Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.
KENNETH W. MUNDY, 73
Of Burning Pines Drive, Ballston Spa. Died Saturday, January 29, 2005 at Saratoga Hospital. Born in Watertown, November 20, 1931, he was the son of the late Edward and Dorothy Mundy. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War and was awarded a purple heart. Mr. Mundy worked for Pitney Bowes in Albany for 35 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of Pitney Bowes Oval Club. He enjoyed horseracing, bowling, traveling, the Friday night card game, and spending time with his family. He was predeceased by his wife Carolyn Mundy
3 Daughters, Denise Schilling of Billings, Montana,
Patricia Rhodes of Porter Corners,
Jennifer Hannon of Fort Edward.
Grandson Jacob Hannon of Fort Edward.
4 Brothers, Edward Mundy of Cerritos, California,
David Mundy of Colorado,
John Mundy of Pulaski,
Jim Mundy of Potsdam,
2 Sisters, Dorothy Dodds of Texas,
Lois Carlson of Trumble, Connecticut,
Several Nieces and Nephews.
A memorial service will be held 7pm Wednesday, February 2, at Armer Funeral Home, Inc, 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Family and Community Services, Regent Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.