Diana E. Soules

Diana E. Soules, 76, formerly of Broadalbin, passed away Sunday evening, January 5, 2020, at Albany Medical College.

She was born in Schenectady on September 5, 1943, a daughter of Walter and Frances Kopycki Bolens and was educated there. Diana moved to Broadalbin in 1975.

Mrs. Soules was employed in outpatient billing at Ellis Hospital, where she met her husband, Sam.

She enjoyed knitting and playing bingo. Her greatest gift was babysitting for her grandsons, whom she adored.

She was married to Samuel Soules on February 20, 1971. He died November 14, 1993. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Lorraine Bolens.

Survivors include a daughter, Michelle (Scott) Porter of Broadalbin; a sister, Arlene Stankavich of Schenectady; three grandsons, Zachary, Shane, and Nathan Porter; and several cousins.

Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Services will be held privately. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, in care of the funeral home. Arrangements are by the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 106, Johnstown, NY 12095.