Eleanor F. Winters 89, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at her home in Ballston Lake. She was born on November 23, 1923 in Albany, NY to John and Thelma Rogers. Eleanor served as a seaman second class in the US Navy and was honorably discharged in April 1945. She attended Mildred Elley School and received her diploma in 1946.
In 1946, Eleanor married Gerald Winters. They were happily married for just shy of 67 years. Eleanor worked for the Town of Malta as a bookkeeper for over 30 years. She was a member of the Round Lake United Methodist Church, Round Lake Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, Saratoga County Women’s Republican Club and member and past president of the Malta Seniors. She enjoyed swimming, skiing, quilting, playing guitar and sunning on the beach.
She was predeceased by her parents, brother John Rogers and sister Marian Wing. Eleanor is survived by her husband, Gerald Winters, her children, Geraldine Wiley (Richard) of Troy, Scott Winters of Mesa, AZ, Greg Winters (Karen) of Saratoga Springs and Jeff Winters (Kim) of Stillwater; seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11:30am Monday, September 23, at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial with military honors will follow at the Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Town of Saratoga.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday, September 22 from 4-7pm at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY 12871.