Emilio Martone

Emilio “Bill” Martone, 79, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at home with his wife of 40 years by his side. Born in Saratoga Springs on September 10, 1937, he was the son of Louis and Josephine Martone.

Bill was a cook at D’Andreas, Tradewinds, and Hidden Valley Restaurants. He later retired from Skidmore College where he worked in Food Service. Bill was a member of the Ballston Center Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church for 28 years and served as head usher for 25 years.

Bill is survived by his wife Judith; children David Martone (Michelle Nichols) of Clark Mills and JoAnn Pepper (Mark) of Greenfield Center; grandchildren Dylan, Steven, Johnathan, Christopher, and Cody; sister Lois Morris of Saratoga Springs; sister in law Nancy Bedard (Jim) of Schenectady; his church grandchildren Carley, Brenna and Declan; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10am Thursday, March 2 at the Ballston Center Association Reformed Presbyterian Church, 58 Charlton Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Burial will follow in Middle Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday March 1 from 4pm to 7pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bill to the Ballston Center ARP Church, City Mission of Schenectady or Community Hospice.

Guest Book

Tracy(Bradley) Bateholts

Judy, I am so sorry to hear about Bill. I loved working with Bill at Skidmore, as much as I loved watching my Mom(Mary Oliver) and Bill work side by side together.

Jane Decoteau

Judy and family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and father. I will keep you in my prayers as you go through this difficult time. Bill was a very caring and kind man and will be missed by many.
God Bless you all.

Lauri Nair

My deepest sympathy and condolences to Judi and the family. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.

Phyllis Seguin

My Dear Judy I am so sad at the news of your loss I pray that God will be with you at your time of need if you need anything please call me God bless love you.

Bruce and Marion

God bless you both, may our Lord wrap you in his peace and love.

Lynn Eddy

Dear Judy, I was so saddened to read of the passing of your husband. Please accept my most sincere sympathy. My thoughts are with you and your family. I am remembering you all in my prayers. May your beloved husband rest in eternal peace and may you find comfort in all the wonderful memories of your life together. May he soar with the angels and watch over you and your family forevermore.

Wendy Smith

Oh Judi I'm so sorry.... sending so many prayers for Peace as only He can give.
Bills eyes have seen God!
Loving you

Jim & Margaret Morrone

Dear Judy and David and family,
Our hearts and prayers are with you. We are sad for your loss of time with Bill but so thankful that he is now in heaven and with a new body and spirit that's enjoying everything about him. You all were such an example to all of us of perseverance and joy. We always remember your hospitality and kindness and the many times we spent together eating, playing cards, fellowship was sweet together. We are looking forward to a giant reunion in heaven one day. We are with you in spirit Much love!

Julie Capone

I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know him personally, but what I heard from Dave and Michelle, he was a special man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your mourning and always.
God bless you.

Gerri & Steve

Our hearts are heavy with loss, and our prayers are with you, Judi, David, and all the rest of the family. Our time together over the last couple of years have been some of the sweetest. We love you.