Mary H. Myers Apholz, 70, of County Highway 107, Fort Johnson, died Monday evening, April 21, 2014, at St. Mary's Healthcare surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Schenectady on June 14, 1943, a daughter of Frederick and Carrie Landers Myers, and moved to Broadalbin as a child. Mary attended school in Broadalbin and later earned an associates degree from FMCC.
Mrs. Apholz was employed in the housekeeping department at Amsterdam Memorial Hospital and retired in 2005 due to illness. She was a shop steward at the hospital. After retiring, Mary volunteered at the Fulton County Office of the Aging. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Broadalbin.
Mary H. Myers Apholz
She enjoyed camping and listening to 50's music. Mary loved garage sales and enjoyed searching for lighthouses and chickens for her collection. Her greatest delight was spending time with her family and friends. Mary's grandchildren and great-grandson were the light of her life.
She was married to Robert F. Apholz on August 2, 1980. Sadly, he died on February 22, 1994. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased an infant daughter, Jeannine Rosemary Kenyon, and her step-father, Charles A. Pikor.
Survivors include a daughter, Monica M. Kenyon (Keith) of Gloversville; a son, Michael E. Apholz of Broadalbin; two brothers, Frederick Myers (Joann) and Stephen Pikor (Chris), all of Broadalbin; three sisters, Carol Jackowski of Broadalbin, Dawn Brewer (Frank) of Fort Johnson, and Dorothy Dooley (Terry) of Connell, WA; two granddaughters, Shauna Slack of Gloversville, and Lexi Apholz-Frederick of Broadalbin; a great-grandson, Drew Alexander Cionek; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at noon at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home, Inc., 111 County Highway 106 (Corner of Route 29 & Black Street) Johnstown with the Rev. Bonnie Orth officiating. Calling hours will be held from 10 a.m. - noon. Burial will be in the Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, in care of the funeral home.