Frances M. Weiss


Frances M. Weiss of Malta, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Born in Schenectady, October 6, 1919, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Downs. Frances worked at Skidmore College for 27 years, retiring in 1980. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Lt. William J. Hook, second husband, Robert B. Weiss, 2 grandchildren, Martin D. Weiss and Kimberly A. West, daughter in law, Linda Weiss, 3 brothers, John, Joseph and David, and 2 sisters, Alice and Helen.

Frances is survived by her children, Gail West (Joe) of Ballston Spa and Richard Weiss of Malta, 4 grandchildren, Cheryl Pellegrino, Thomas West, Kelly West and Donna Cashion, 4 sisters, Irene Wozniak of Ballston Spa, Marion Scrafford of Queensbury, Theresa Amszynski of California and Jeanne Devino of Malta, brother, Robert Downs of Schenectady, 10 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, May 9 from 10-11am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A funeral service will follow at 11am. Burial will be in St Mary’s Cemetery, Ballston Spa. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.