BALLSTON SPA - Angelika ""Angie"" Pregon, 87, of Ballston Spa passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013.
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Born Sept. 17, 1925, in Berlin, Germany, she was raised by her grandparents, Martin and Dorothea Bilitzki.
Angie started working as an apprentice for Etam Goetze Textil. She graduated in 1942 from Berufsschule Fuer Industrie Kaufleute and worked for Firma until it liquidated in 1945.
She came to America in 1953 to start a new life with her husband, Willy Otto, who passed away in 1969.
Angie worked in management for Friedrich Knitting Mills in Queens.
She married William Pregon in 1972 and moved to Yonkers. Together, Angie and Bill built a home in Ballston Spa, and in 1974 they retired to Ballston Spa. Bill passed away in 2010.
Angie is survived by her niece, Maria Mack and her husband, Cliff, of Stamford, Conn.; great-nephews, Cliff Mack Jr. and his wife, Stacy, and their sons, Austin and Alex; a great-niece, Christina Brennan and her husband, John Joe, and their son, William; and her sister, Dorothea of Germany.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, 67 Saratoga St., Cohoes. Burial will follow at St. Nicholas Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited to call from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Armer Funeral Home Inc., 39 E. High St., Ballston Spa. Panakhyda service will be held at 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church.
Online remembrances may be made at www.armerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Saratogian on Feb. 19, 2013