Elizabeth J. Vernum 82 of Ballston Spa, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Ballston Spa, May 13, 1931, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Grace Potter. She was a graduate of Ballston Spa High School.
On October 20, 1963, she married LeRoy C. Vernum, Jr. Together they enjoyed boating and were members of the Power Squadron on Lake George. Betty worked for Steiners in Ballston Spa, Van Raalte in Saratoga Springs and retired from the Saratoga County Treasurer’s Office in Ballston Spa. Her greatest joy was her home and family.
She was predeceased by her husband, LeRoy; sister, Nancy Harris and her husband Al; brother, Sam Potter; brother in law, William Higgins; nephew, Kris Potter and niece, Grace Uline.
Betty is survived by her sisters, Sarah Welch (Robert) of Burnt Hills, Ann Woodruff of St. Petersburg, FL, and Patricia Higgins of Rutland, VT; sister in law, Karen Potter of Ballston Spa; nieces and nephews, Dan Harris (Julie), John Harris, Martin Harris (Sharon), Tim Welch (Mei), Jay Uline (Kathleen), Amy Montgomery (John), James Uline (Mark), Lawton Woodruff, Matthew Post, E. Frank Post (Kristy); and many grand nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, November 11 from 9-11am at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 11am. Burial will be in Ballston Spa Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Burnt Hills Fire Dept. PO Box 33, Burnt Hills, NY 12027.