Ferris, Jane B. (Hagadorn) BALLSTON SPA Jane B. (Hagadorn) Ferris, 86, formerly of Cohoes and Schenectady, passed away on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at her son's home with her family by her side. Jane was born in Cohoes, on October 5, 1926. She was the daughter of the late Frederick and Mary Hagadorn. She married Charles Ferris Jr. on April 23, 1961 in Schenectady. Jane retired from the New York State Department of Public Works in 1961, worked for the Fabric Tree and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings, Dorothy Chassie, Robert Hagadorn and Ruth Adey; son-in-law, Alan Gaige; grand son-in-law, Leigh Carroll and her companion, John Comley. She was the mother to Sandra Ferris (Catherine Allen) of Jerseyville, Ill. and stepmother to Charles (Bernice) Ferris III of Ballston Spa and Sally (Alan) Gaige of Earlysville, Va. Jane had six grandchildren, Michelle (Bruce) Ragaglia, Amy Carroll (Stephen Campball), Suzanne (Raymond) Parolisi, Christine (Timothy) Traver, Tracy (Michael) Burns, Kimberly (Frances) Hogue; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Kenneth Hagadorn, also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral Saturday 9 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church, Vliet Blvd., Cohoes where a Requiem Mass will be celebrated. Interment to follow at North Elba Cemetery, Lake Placid, N.Y. Relatives and friends may call at the Dufresne Funeral Home, Inc., 216 Columbia St., Cohoes on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Those who wish to remember Jane in a special way may make a contribution to Community Hospice of Saratoga. For directions and guest registry dufresnefuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from Feb. 28 to Mar. 1, 2013