Mrs. Alice Mae Krohn, 87, of Jackson Valley Rd., Broadalbin, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital with her family by her side. Born in Amsterdam on December 5, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Sanford and Magdaline Stangle Sherman.
A lifelong area resident, Alice was a graduate of Galway High School and was employed as a seamstress for the former Martin Jay Dress Shop for many years. She enjoyed going to the various casinos, especially Saratoga Gaming & Raceway, with her late husband, daughter and son-in-law. Above all, she loved her family dearly and spending time with them, especially her granddaughters and great-grandson.
On June 28, 1945, she was united in marriage to Jacob O. "Jack" Krohn. That union lasted 64 years until his passing on September 25, 2009.
Survivors include her only daughter, Debra Wells, and her husband, Robert, of the town of Broadalbin; two granddaughters, Melissa Cornell and her husband, Jeff, of Johnstown and Megan Wells and David Sherman of the town of Broadalbin; one great- grandson, Ethan Cornell; one brother, John Sherman, and his wife, Shirley, of Saucier, Miss.; two sisters, Dorothy Bombard of Broadalbin and Ruth Armer of Hudson, Fla.; one sister-in-law, Mary Phillips of Pattersonville; best friends; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Betz, Rossi & Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, with the Rev. Cynthia Leonard presiding. Interment will follow in the Galway Village Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Monday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Krohn's memory may be made to the Broadalbin-Kennyetto Vol. Fire Company, P.O. Box 295, Broadalbin, NY. Please visit the online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.