John M. Palus, Jr.

John M. Palus, Jr., 68, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 8, 2020. He was born on June 1, 1951 at the Benedict Memorial Hospital in Ballston Spa to John and Mary Ann Palus.

John graduated from Saratoga Catholic High School and went on to a career with local Chrysler Dealers as Parts Manager. He retired from the Saratoga County DPW.

John was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time outdoors. In his later years, he preferred sitting by the warm fire and watching the deer and wildlife pass through the yard.

He was predeceased by his parents John and Mary Ann. John is survived by his partner of 37 years Barbara Kerr, sister Mary Ann Palus; brother Joel Palus; his adopted family Kimberly Allen (Brian), Brant Abbernante; grandchildren Robert, Kassandra, and Kristian; great grandchildren Kaeden, Zariyah and Evelyn Rouse; special cousins Edward, John, Michael and Joseph Cisar. He will be especially missed by his yorkie, Duddy.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, March 12 from 5pm to 7pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 7pm.

The family would like to thank special friends Keith Clinton and Jacob Harrica, Community Hospice of Saratoga, and Dr. Su and his staff at Malta Medical for supporting John during this difficult time.

Memorial contributions in memory of John may be made to 4-H Shooting Sports, 50 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. Please make check payable to Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Guest Book

Annie & Nick Franzese

Rest in peace John

James and Kimberly Craig

Please accept our sincerest condolences on John's passing. While words often provide little to ease the pain during these times, please take comfort in knowing that there are those thinking of you and willing to help in any way needed. God speed to you and your family.

Jim and Kim

Barbara Svenson

John was a great friend to both Carl and Myself.. He was a very giving person.. We enjoyed many good times together .. RIP My Good Friend.. Love and Prayers to the Family..