Virginia R. Svoboda 64, passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 at her home. Born in Schenectady, NY on February 23, 1950 she was the daughter of William and Frances Coons. Virginia worked at General Electric Co for many years and later at Saratoga Tree Nursery.
She liked cross country skiing, hiking, and cooking. Virginia was always there to lend a helping hand. She enjoyed taking walks with her son Matthew and snacking on a Three Musketeers Bar. Her greatest joy was spending time with her beloved husband and family.
She was predeceased by her father William Coons and sister Valerie Mott. Virginia is survived by her husband William; children Daniel Svoboda (Kathy) of Saratoga Springs, Cheryl Locke (Robert) of Saratoga Springs, David Svoboda (Janet) of Porter Corners, Antoinette Svoboda of Saratoga Springs, Steven Svoboda (Nancy) of Scotia and Matthew Svoboda (Kristen) of Ballston Spa; mother Frances Coons of Schenectady; brothers and sisters William Coons (Barbara) of Schenectady, Frank Coons (Sandy) of Galway, Susan Pantuosco (Chris) of Schenectady and Linda Thatcher of Schenectady; 7 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held 2pm Thursday, September 18 at Factory Village Cemetery, Northline Road, Ballston Spa.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.