Ronald A. Phelps Sr.
Phelps, Ronald A. Sr. BALLSTON SPA Ronald A. Phelps Sr. 85, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Friday morning, January 6, 2017, after enduring a long illness, at the Wesley Health Care Center, Saratoga Springs. Born in Albany on November 28, 1931, he was the son of Charles and Ruth Phelps. Ron served in the U.S. Navy Reserve and the U.S. Army. Ron worked for S.U.N.Y. Central Administration in Albany for 25 years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Ballston Spa and the Rising Sun Masonic Lodge #103 of Saratoga Springs and Saratoga Chapter #103, Order of Eastern Star. Ron is survived by his beloved wife, Lois, married for 47 years; his children, Ronald Phelps Jr. of Waterford, Mark Phelps of Florida, and Darlynda Reilly of Virginia; his sister, Shirley LaBarge of Schenectady; and 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, January 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High St., Ballston Spa. An Eastern Star service and a Masonic service will follow. The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. with the Reverend David Bennett officiating. Burial will be conducted in the Spring of 2017, in the Dunning Street Cemetery, Malta. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 22 West High St, Ballston Spa. Online remembrances may be made at armerfuneralhome.com
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