Zoe L. Herbst, 90, a former resident of Longview Lane, Northville, died Wednesday, December 28, 2011, at the Wilkinson Resident Healthcare Center in Amsterdam following a long illness. She was born on April 28, 1921, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of the late George and Grace Carlise Ogden.
She was employed for the New York State Teacher Retirement System in Albany, retiring in 1976.
In 1939 she married Marvin Herbst, who predeceased her on January 22, 1997. She was a former member of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include her two sons, David and his wife, Ann Herbst of Idaho Falls, Idaho and William and his wife, Jean Herbst of Northville; two brothers, Matthew Bosworth of Guilderland and Theodore Bosworth of Schenectady. Six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren also survive her.
There will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Colonie, N.Y. at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Northampton Ambulance Corps, PO Box 155, Northville, NY 12134 or the American Foundation for the blind, 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102 New York, NY 10121. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Service. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com