Priscilla Person of Gloversville, New York, age 56, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at Nathan Littauer Hospital after a long courageous battle with ovarian cancer.
She was born April 13, 1964, in Amsterdam, New York to Clarence and Margaret (Dygert) Ferguson.
She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1982. She married James Charles Person Sr. on July 31, 1982, in Gloversville, New York at Emmanuel Baptist Church. She was a dedicated employee of Nathan Littauer’s Radiology Department for 33 years. She is survived by her husband, James Person Sr.; son, James Person Jr. (Sarah Person); daughters, Samantha Blanc (Dayton Blanc) and Elizabeth Person; and her six grandchildren.
Priscilla had a passion for community service. She was an active member of Emmanuel Baptist Church for over 20 years. She enjoyed participating in local outreach projects including backpack donations and Operation Christmas Child. She was a Girl Scout as a child and went on to be a Girl Scout leader for many years in the Gloversville area.
Priscilla’s most cherished role was being a mother and grandmother. She was a mother figure to so many. She had a gift of taking people under her wing. She would do everything in her power to help point someone in need down the right path. She went out of her way to help others and this is what brought her so much joy.
Priscilla loved to travel, she loved the outdoors, she loved bird watching, and most of all she loved time spent with her family.
1. Corinthians 13:4-8 4. Love is patient, love is kind, it is not jealous; love does not brag, it is not arrogant. 5. It does not act disgracefully, it does not seek its own benefit; it is not provoked, does not keep an account of a wrong suffered, 6. it does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; 7. it [a] keeps every confidence, it believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 8. Love never fails. Priscilla lived each day by the principles stated in these verses. She will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at the Emmanuel Baptist Church, 12 James Street, Gloversville, New York.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 E. Main Street, Johnstown.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.