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Friday, September 12, 2014

Ann Louise Gillie

Ann Louise Gillie

Ann Louise Gillie, age 88, passed away on September 11, 2014 at her Ballston Spa home with her loving Family at her side.  She was born on April 19, 1926 in Saratoga Springs, NY the daughter of Austin Holden and Augusta(Freeman) Holden.

Ann graduated from South Glens Falls High School, class of 1945.  Upon graduating from high school, Ann continued her education attending Nyack Missionary College.

Ann worked at SS. Kresege Dept. Store, Wiggans Ice Cream Store and was assistant manager of Fanny Farmer Candy Store before becoming a school bus and staff car driver for Ballston Spa School District.

Ann enjoyed doing ceramics, cake decorating, sports and served many years as a youth group leader at the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Ballston Spa.
Ann is survived by her beloved husband Roy Gillie; son Daniel Gillie, daughters Heidi Hickok (John), Cindy Houdeshell (Tim), 9 grandsons, 5 grandaughters , 17 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents Austin and Augusta Holden, half sisters Addy and Beatrice, sisters Evelyn, Georgia, Florence, brother Austin Holden and grandson Michael Gillie.
Friends and family may call on Sunday, September 14, from 5-7 pm at the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 257 Rowland Street, Ballston Spa, NY. 

A funeral service will be held  on Monday September 15, 2014, 1:00 pm at the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 257 Rowland Street, Ballston Spa, NY. 

Arrangements are under the direction of Compassionate Funeral Care, Inc., 402 Maple Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518-584-4844).

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