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Florence ‘Ginger’ Getwright

September 9, 2012
The Leader Herald

Florence "Ginger" Getwright, age 91, of Palatine Bridge, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 6, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital, Amsterdam after a long illness.

She was born on December 11, 1920, in Gloversville, a daughter of Archie Ryder and Charm Wilson. "Ginger" was a lifelong resident of Fulton and Montgomery County Area and worked as a housekeeper for at the Wells Nursing Home in Johnstown for many years.

In 1952, Florence was united in marriage to Peter Charles Getwright Jr., who passed away in 1976.

She is survived by two sons, Timothy S. Getwright of Clifton Park and Peter Charles Getwright III of Johnstown; three daughters, Nancy Couselman of Alaska, Susan Ryder of Gloversville and Laurie Getwright of Gloversville and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 11th, at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc, 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown. The Rev. R.W. Williams will officiate. Friends and family may call one prior to the service from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 4 Pine West Plaza, Suite 405, Albany, NY 12205.

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