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Tuesday, 18 March 2014 08:38

Alice Mary Palmer Gottsche

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GLENS FALLS — Alice Mary Palmer Gottsche, 91, formerly of Saratoga Springs, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 16 at The Stanton in Glens Falls.

Born on November 12, 1922 in Greenfield, Alice was the daughter of the late Mabel (Gailor) and Raymond Palmer. She was a 1941 graduate of Saratoga High and worked as a bookkeeper for Joe Hazard’s TV and Record Store until her marriage.

She married George J. Gottsche, Jr. in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on April 8, 1945. After raising four children, she worked at the Wilton Developmental Center for 20 years as a unit supervisor.

In addition to her parents, Alice is predeceased by her former husband; four brothers, Charles, Earl, James and Edward Palmer; and a granddaughter, Terri Ann Lechevet.

Survivors include two daughters, Alice (Dolly) Stafford of Schenectady and Jane (Burr) Lechevet of Hudson, Florida; two sons, Lawrence (Terry) Gottsche of Queensbury and Robert (Cathy) Gottsche of Sandwich, Massachusetts; her grandchildren, Mark (Michele) Lechevet of Saratoga Springs, Andrew, Graham and Marisa Gottsche of Sandwich, Massachusetts; and great-grandchildren, Emily, Christopher and Johnathan Lechevet of Saratoga Springs.

Relatives and friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 18 at the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes, 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (518) 584-5373.

Burial will take place in the spring at North Milton Cemetery, at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers donations in Alice’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

The family wishes to thank the staff on the South Wing at The Stanton for their kindness and care.

Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

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