Jean Marie Sawyer

Jean Marie Sawyer, 89, of Goodemote Road, Broadalbin, passed away at home Monday morning, October 14, 2019.

She was born in Amsterdam on August 25, 1930, a daughter of Lester and Susie Shaw Kruger and was a 1947 graduate of Wilbur H. Lynch High School. Jean was a lifelong area resident and lived in Broadalbin since 1963.

Mrs. Sawyer was employed as a manager for the VitaMart, formerly in Amsterdam.

She was a member of the Broadalbin United Methodist Church and attended and was involved in other area churches.

Jean enjoyed senior citizen lunches at Petoff Garden Apartments and Saturday morning breakfasts with friends.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Chester; a son, Charles; and three stepchildren, Rebecca Ann, Ronald Chester, and Craig Thomas.

Survivors include three sons, Anthony (Bobbie) Sawyer of Gloversville, William (Lori) Sawyer of Indian Lake, and Joseph (Connie) Sawyer of Broadalbin; four daughters, Connie Lee of Broadalbin, Barbara Fosmire of Selkirk, Debbie Bell of Pongo, NC and Kathy Rossi of Port Orange, FL; a stepdaughter, Sharon Sue Hurd of Oak Hill; three sisters, Marion Frye, Norma Sowle, and Betty Anderson, all of Broadalbin; grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 106 (corner of Route 29 and Black Street), Johnstown. A memorial service will follow at noon with the Rev. Judy Humphrey-Fox, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, in care of the funeral home.