Dorothy E. Reckner 93 formerly of Galway, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs. Born in Galway, April 11, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Olive Pixley.
Dorothy was a homemaker and liked to crochet, sew, and read. She enjoyed music and played piano for several area churches. She also taught Sunday school and wrote articles for the church paper.
She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, John Reckner, twin daughters, Dawn and Dale Reckner, daughter, Brenda Nusser, brothers, Donald Pixley and William Pixley and sister, Viola Pixley.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Jack Reckner and his wife Carol of Old Chatham, Gay Brady and her husband Mark of Gloversville and Sally Reckner of Guilderland; 9 grandchildren and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held 10am Wednesday, October 30 at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in Ballston Spa Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to call from 4-7pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Colonie Alliance Church, 32 Lapham Drive, Albany, NY 12205.
The family would like to thank the staff of Wesley Health Care Center and Community Hospice of Saratoga for their care and compassion.