John F. McPherson


John F. McPherson, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Saratoga Hospital. Born in Amsterdam, NY in September of 1931, he was the son of Thomas and Sophie McPherson.

John was a sales representative for The American Greeting Company and later worked for Manheim Auto Sales, until his retirement. He was an EMT for the Community Emergency Corp in Ballston Spa and volunteered for Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady.

He was predeceased by his parents John and Sophie McPherson and his son Thomas McPherson. John is survived by his wife Dolores; stepson Alex Stewart; daughters Joanne Evangelista of Bellerose and Deborah Eames of Salem, Oregon; sister Catherine Rohling of Wappinger Falls; brothers James McPherson of Pennellville, and Gary McPherson of Glenville; seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

At John’s request, there will be no funeral service. A celebration of life will be held on a later date to be announced. Memorial contributions in memory of John may be made to the Community Emergency Corp, 78 Thompson Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

Guest Book

Tim Barr

Dolores,
I am sorry to hear of John's passing. I always looked forward to working with him at Proctors. I knew there was always going to be a laugh and a funny story or two. I’m glad I had the chance to run into both of you at Lakeside Farms last fall.
Sincerely,
Tim Barr

Diane DeLemo

Hey John, It's just Diane!! I'll always remember your humor and hospitality.
Dolores and family, my sincere condolences. I have very fond memories of John and of hearing of your travels with mom and dad.

Stan D

Rest in Peace John. You were fun to work with at Caldor and learned a lot from you providing pre-hospital care with Community Emergency Corps on Wednesday nights. You had a kind gentle demeanor. To John's family, my condolences for your loss. My the fond memories ease the pain you feel.

Lynne Rubscha

He was very lucky to have a step son like you Alex. Sure he appreciated and loved you a great deal.

Kathy Licciardi

John will be greatly missed.. He was an awesome man, Great Father and Father in Law.. Sending prayers to the family..