Audrey M. (Heritage) O'Connor


Audrey M. (Heritage) O’Connor, 80, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017. Born in Ballston Spa, NY on May 24, 1936, she was the daughter of Douglas and Jane Saunders.

Audrey worked at the Ballston Knitting Mill and later at Espey Manufacturing in Saratoga Springs where she met her husband Harold. She enjoyed singing and in her younger years she sang in local country bands. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her brothers Ronnie, Bob, Don and Doug. Audrey is survived by her husband Harold; her daughters Gail George of Broadalbin, Wanda Thornton (Matt) of Gansevoort and Patti Forshey (John) of Halfmoon; four grandchildren Cassandra Santiveri, Candice George, Adam Forshey and Erin Thornton; great grandson Dorien; stepchildren Scott O’Connor (Greta), Russell O’Connor (Dawn), Bonnie Noeltner, and Colleen Smith (Jim); her brother Beecher Saunders, and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 18 from 4pm to 6pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 6pm.

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Marie Ahl

Gail, Wanda and Patti, may your Mom rest in peace. We spent many years together on Milton Ave having coffee and being the best of neighbors. You and my kids were "playmates" for years. Sending my condolences and prayers.