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Laura Jane Benscoter
Laura Jane Benscoter, 85, of Ballston Spa passed away Sunday, August 5, 2012 at her home. Born in July 5, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Maude Millard.
Laura graduated from Nathan Littauer School of Nursing and continued her education through clinical work at Johns Hopkins. She began a career as a Registered Nurse working at Benedict Memorial Hospital in Ballston Spa. She also assisted Dr. Han Schein with house calls and worked in the Saratoga Hospital operating room. In 1968 she went to work at Saratoga County Maplewood Manor where she retired in 1990 as Director of Nurses.
She was predeceased by her husband, Charles Benscoter. Laura is survived by her children, Phillip Benscoter and Ruthanne Kilburn (Paul) all of Ballston Spa; her grandchildren, Shane Kilburn and Shannon Johnson (Joey) all of Ballston Spa; a great granddaughter, Reese Johnson; her sister, Marion Capasso of Ballston Spa; her brother, John Millard of Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 am Friday, August 10, 2012 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 184 East Line Road, Malta. Burial will follow at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road in the Town of Saratoga.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.