Obituary of Almena Hathaway
Almena V. Hathaway, 94, a lifelong resident of Schuylerville, residing with her daughter Diane and family, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Saratoga Hospital surrounded by her family.
Born August 1, 1923 in Schuylerville she was the daughter of the late Ernest J. and Edith Seney Brown.
Almena attended Schuylerville Central School, worked as a waitress at the Northumberland Diner and then at VanRaalte Mfg. in Saratoga Springs. She married Thomas A. Hathaway April 11, 1948 and they celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary with their family in 1973 a year before his unexpected passing.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed raising her children. She was employed at Thomas Poultry Farm for many years and babysat for her grandchildren and the Liptak family.
She was a communicant of Notre Dame-Visitation Church, member of the CDofA and the St. Anne Rosary Society. She enjoyed many trips with the church to St. Anne’s in Canada and a month-long trip to Germany. She also worked for several years at the election polls for the Board of Elections.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by 3 brothers, O’Neil, Louis, and Henry Brown.
She was the loving mother to George (Mary Ann) Hathaway, Thomas Hathaway, Gerard (Carol) Hathaway, Mary (Scott) Ethier, and Diane (Todd) Yellen, all of Schuylerville; grandmother of Brendan Hathaway, Ann Marie (Claeton) Hathaway, Shawn Hathaway, Patience Anderson Pechette, Rebecca Anderson Poulin, David Anderson, Sarah (Jon) Macko, Michael Hathaway, Leah Hathaway, Aaron Ethier, Andrew Ethier, Joshua Yellen and Karissa Yellen; and great grandmother of Thomas Gerard Macko. She is also survived by 2 brothers, Armond and Richard Brown; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:30am Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Notre Dame-Visitation Church with Rev. Martin Fisher, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Friends and family may call from 4-7pm Friday at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuyerville.
Memorials can be made in her memory to the Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12871 or the Capital Campaign at Notre Dame-Visitation Church, 18 Pearl St., Schuylerville, NY 12871.