Obituary of Michael J. Booth
Michael J. Booth Sr., 57, a resident of Condon Rd., passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.
Born March 3, 1962 in Cambridge NY he was the son of the late Charles “Pete” Booth and Joan Lesson Booth.
Mike was a 1981 graduate of Schuylerville Central School and a veteran of the US Air Force where he served from 1981-1985 stationed at Ramstein AB in Germany and Goodfellow AB in Texas where he worked as a law enforcement specialist. He was employed by Agway and Amerigas for several years before starting his own oil business, Booth Oil in Stillwater.
He was a member of the Greenwich Elks BPOE #2223 and had been Exalted Ruler two times, American Legion Post #515 in Greenwich and the Eagles Club in Saratoga Springs. He had been a member and former President of the Schuylerville Central School Board of Education, member of Quaker Springs Fire Department and the Board of Fire Commissioners, and was an avid Jets and Mets fan.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by 1 brother, Steven Booth and 1 brother-in-law, Gregory Dooley.
Survivors include his wife of 33 years, Kelly Booth of Stillwater; 3 sons, Capt. Michael J. Booth Jr. Pilot USAF of Ramstein AB, Germany, CPT Stephen C.E. Booth MP US Army of Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Nathan Booth of Saratoga Springs; 4 brothers, Peter (Karen) Booth of CT, Mark (Patti) Booth of Victory Mills, Paul (Dianne) Booth of Gansevoort, Matthew (Rose) Booth of Cambridge; 4 sisters, Dianne Gutasy and Candice (John) Henley both of Greenwich, Tami (Kelly) Eustis of Argyle, and Mari (Brian) Scott of Seaford, VA; 7 brothers-in-law, Charles Dooley (Karilee) of Dalton, MA, Daniel Dooley of Canastota, Kenny Dooley of Saratoga Springs, Patrick (Laura) Dooley, Jeff Dooley, Sean (Stacey) Dooley, all of Stillwater, and Christopher Dooley of NYC, NY; 35 nieces and nephews, and his dog Rocky and grand dog Ellie.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11am Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Church in Greenwich. Burial will follow with military honors in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville at 1pm.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-8pm at Flynn Bros. Inc. Funeral Home, 13 Gates Ave., Schuylerville.
A celebration of Mike’s life will follow the burial at the Greenwich Elks Lodge, 130 Bulson Rd., Greenwich following the burial.
Memorials can be made in his memory to the Quaker Springs Fire Department or Greenwich Elks Lodge BPOE #2223.