Leon H. Foss Sr.

Leon H. Foss Sr., 77, of State Highway 29, Broadalbin, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at home.

He was born in Amsterdam on May 22, 1942, a son of Homer and Blanche Lathrop Foss and was educated in Broadalbin. Leon was a lifelong resident of Broadalbin.

Mr. Foss was employed with the Amsterdam Water Works for thirty-eight years, retiring in 1998.

He enjoyed raising heifers, haying, trucking cattle, and attending livestock auctions.

He was married to Mary S. “Stacia” Malacynski Foss on July 21, 1962. She died October 12, 2012.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Easley Bixby Foss, whom he married on August 18, 2013; two sons, Leon (Ceil) H. Foss Jr. of Broadalbin and David (Shelly) Foss of Gloversville; two stepsons, Harold and Arthur Bixby, both of Providence; four grandchildren, Brittany and Amanda Foss, Ryan Gottobed, and Jon (Joann) Seelow; and two great-grandchildren, Owen and Cameron.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at St. Basil’s Cemetery, Broadalbin. Arrangements are by the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 107, Johnstown, NY.