Michael R. Paul 90 of Ballston Spa, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014. Born January 28, 1924 in Johnsonville, NY, he was the son of the late Michael and Hazel (Sawtelle) Paul. Michael was a US Army veteran serving in World War II and worked for 36 years for General Electric Silicone in Waterford until his retirement.
He was a member of Ballston Area Seniors and enjoyed dancing, watching television, playing pool and vacationing in Maine. Michael was very devoted to his daughter, his 3 grandchildren and his 4 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his first wife, Betty D. Paul, three brothers, Joseph, James and Nicholas Paul, and a sister, Jennifer Roe. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Carol Thomas of Ballston Spa; his daughter, Karen Glokler (George) of Ballston Spa; his grandchildren, Kimberly Regan (Daniel) of Missouri, Jamie Hansen (Ross) of Schenectady and Kelly Glokler of Ballston Spa; 4 great grandchildren; a brother, John Paul (Suzanne) of South Carolina; his step children, Cynthia Melander (John) of Malta, Tim Thomas (Julia) of Ballston Spa, Sheryl DeMarco (Nicholas) of Glenville and Rhonda Wager (Jeff) of Greenfield Center; 9 step grandchildren, 12 step great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, September 3, from 5 to 7 pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10:00 am Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa. Burial with military honors will follow at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in the town of Saratoga.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration, Radnor Station Building 2, Suite 320, 290 King of Prussia Rd, Radnor, PA 19087, www.theaftd.org, or to St. Mary’s Church, 167 Milton Ave, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.