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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Antonia (Toni) Bogardus

Antonia (Toni) Bogardus

Antonia (Toni) Bogardus, 76, passed away on August 13, 2014 at her home in Wilton surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on April 9, 1938 in Argyle, NY to the late Alexander Luniewski and Estelle Rukat Luniewski.

Antonia graduated from Schoharie Central School, Class of 1955.

She then married her loving husband Bernard W. Bogardus on January 23, 1959, and they had a remarkable fun-filled life together for 55 years.

Antonia worked at the General Electric as a secretary from 1955 to 1959, prior to working for the State of New York in various agencies such as Transportation, Civil Service, Social Services and the Division of Budget and Housing for 32 years. 

Antonia was also on the Schoharie School Board from 1972 to 1978, an AARP Driving Instructor from 1999 to 2002, a member of the Maple Avenue Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and a member of the Selective Services Draft Board.

Antonia is survived by her husband Bernard W. Bogardus, sons; David Bogardus (Nancy) of Arizona, Duane Bogardus of Saratoga Springs, grandchildren; Michael of Saratoga Springs, Courtney of Arizona and Brandon Bogardus of Saratoga Springs, three sisters, and one brother.  The family would like to thank Marcia (Tom) Adams and Chester Rukat for their continuing support. 

She is preceded in death by her parents Alexander Luniewski, Estelle Rukat Luniewski and one brother.

A funeral service will be held in honor of Antonia (Toni) Bogardus at 10 am on Monday, August 18, 2014 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave. (Rte. 9/ Marion Ave.), Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 with Pastor Peter Klotz of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Malta officiating.  Calling hours will be held from 4-6 pm on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Ave, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Interment following the service will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, 1820 Helderberg Trail, Town of Berne, NY 12023.

Arrangements are under the direction of Compassionate Funeral Care, Inc, 402 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. 

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1 comment:

  1. Bernie,David,Duane, So sorry to hear about Tony, She will be missed.
    Ron Gaige