Velma R. Davis

Velma R. Davis, 91, of West Main Street, Broadalbin, died Sunday morning, December 3, 2017, at Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility, Amsterdam.

She was born in Wells on September 3, 1926, a daughter of Henry and Esther Ryan Schuyler and was a graduate of Wells High School. Velma lived in Wells before moving to Broadalbin in 1960.

Mrs. Davis provided childcare for numerous area children for several years and was very much loved by them. She also enjoyed sewing and was a very talented seamstress. She enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles. Velma also loved her dogs.

She attended the First Presbyterian Church in Broadalbin.

Velma was married to Willard L. Davis on August 30, 1947. He died February 23, 2005.

Survivors include two sons, Terry L. Davis of Yuma, AZ and Ronald H. Davis (Susan Miller) of Broadalbin; a daughter, Nancy J. (John) Watras of Broadalbin; five grandchildren, Colby Watras, Jennifer and Michael Davis, and Eric and Shawonna Davis; and several nieces and nephews.

Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 54 West Main Street, Broadalbin, with the Rev. Linda Martin, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Brennan Memorial Humane Society, in care of the funeral home. Arrangements are by the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 106, Johnstown.