Amy Lynne Stock(1966 - 2015)

Amy Lynne Stock, age 48, formerly of Saratoga Springs, passed away tragically as the result of a car accident on Sunday, July 19, 2015. She was born on October 11, 1966 in Gloversville, NY, beloved daughter of Arthur V. and Mary Ann Stock. Amy was a graduate of the class of 1984 from Gloversville High School. She received a BS in biomedical computing from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MA in environmental studies from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. She was currently working on her doctorate at SUNY Albany. Amy was employed as an adjunct lecturer in environmental studies at SUNY Empire State College, as a grant writer for Capital Roots and as a freelance writer. While at Capital Roots, she helped secure major grants from the Merck Family Foundation, Together Green issued by Toyota and her most recent grant from NYS Department of Health for Healthy Schools and Healthy Communities. Amy was extremely passionate about the environment and was co-founder of Sustainable Saratoga, along with the current mayor of Saratoga Springs, NY. She was also dedicated to the Foster Care Program of Albany County. Amy was a kind and compassionate daughter, sister and friend. She had an adventurous spirit and loved to travel in the US and abroad. She had friends from Olympia, Washington to Portland, Maine and so many places in between. Her suitcase was always packed as she was constantly planning her next trip. An aspiring author, she recently completed her first novel and was looking forward to having it published. While living in Olympia, Amy embraced Buddhism and meditation and was on a perpetual journey of self discovery. Amy will be so very deeply missed by her family and friends. In addition to her parents; she is survived by Maureen Moore (Steven) of Glenville, Matthew Stock (Janice) of Woodbury, CT, Eileen Anania (James) of Cooperstown, Charles Stock (Pamela) of Allendale, NJ, Thomas Stock (Roberta) of Greenfield Center and Jennifer DiMaio (Gary) of Quakertown, PA. Amy had a special place in her heart for all of her nieces and nephews, Carter and Trevor Moore, Jane and Charlie Stock, Catherine, Victoria, James and Isabella Anania, Christopher and Brendan Stock, Roger (Renee Benfari) and Rodney Rathbun, Zachary and Elizabeth DiMaio; as well as great-nephews, Mason and Grant Rathbun. Amy is also survived by numerous cousins, aunts and uncles. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 24, 2015 at Holy Trinity Church, 207 Glebe St., Johnstown, NY. Visitation for family and friends will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church prior to the Mass. Burial will be at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Johnstown immediately following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, contributions "In Memory of Amy Stock" may be made to Capital Roots, Community Garden Program, 594 River St., Troy, NY 12180. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, 1 N. Melcher Street, Johnstown. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at

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Published in The Daily Gazette on July 22, 2015