Frances G. Ecker

Frances G. Ecker, age 73, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville.

She was born January 5, 1945, a daughter of the late Stewart and Frances Kenyon Hillman. A lifelong area resident, Frances attended local schools, and was employed at the former Johnstown Knit, and was also a CNA at the former Johnstown Hospital and Fulton County Infirmary.

Survivors include three sons, Ellery (Denise) Ecker of Johnstown, Shawn Ecker (Janice) of Fishkill and Douglas (Vincenza) Ecker of Johnstown; her daughters, Marguerite (Nick) DiGiacomo of Mayfield and Judy (Rich) VanNostrand of Gloversville; brothers, Daryl (MaryLee) Hillman of Gloversville and Wilbur Banning of Greenfield Center; sister Lena Paro of Johnstown; grandchildren, Ellery, Crystal, Felicia, Maria, Danielle, Nicky, Natasha, Kaity, Cassandra and Vincent; and many great-grandchildren.

On March 16, 1963, she was united in marriage to Douglas E. Ecker and he passed away on June 27, 2008.

At Frances’ request, there will be no services or calling hours.

Cremation was at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.