Leslie C. Bottger 87, passed away Saturday, November 15, 2014. Born in Ballston Spa, NY on December 7, 1926, he served in the US Navy and later retired from the US Air Force after 20 years of service.
Leslie was a machine operator at General Electric Co for 20 years. He was a member of VFW Post 1895 of Schenectady and Charlton Seniors. He enjoyed model trains, reading and fishing with his friend Pete.
He was predeceased by his wife Barbara and his sister Rita Colon. Leslie is survived by his daughter Nancy Bottger of South Hadley, Massachusetts; grandchildren John Mango (Crystal) of Chicopee, Massachusetts and Maryanne Cournoyer of South Hadley, Massachusetts; great grandchildren Nathan Mango, Erin Mango, Joseph Cournoyer and Ashley Cournoyer, friends Nancy Bianco and her family of Ballston Lake; and Pete and Flo Edwards of Ballston Lake.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, November 19 from 11am to 12 noon at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 12 noon. Burial will be in Memory Gardens in Colonie.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gateway House of Peace, 479 Rowland Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.