Abdalla, Charles J. BURNT HILLS Charles J. Abdalla, 78, died April 22, 2009. Born April 8, 1931 in Saratoga Springs, he was a teacher and composer at Skidmore College. He was predeceased by parents, Charles and Mary Ann (Farone) Adballa; and adopted daughter, Jo Marie Diacone. Survived by wife of 51 years, Ann (Brown) Abdalla; nieces and nephews including Carol Parillo, Scott and Deirdre Donovan. There are no services scheduled.