BALLSTON SPA - Nickie L. Foss, 53, of Ballston Spa, passed away on Friday, March 30, 2012, at her home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Troy, Feb. 7, 1959, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Virginia Dunster Foss. Nickie graduated from Adirondack Community College with an associate degree in business.
Nickie worked in customer service at Denby's and the Carl Co., and later at New Meadow Preschool and YMCA K-Care in Scotia. She worked for the Ballston Spa National Bank for 13 years and most recently was a calculations clerk for the New York State Deptartment of Agriculture and Markets.
She was a generous contributor to multiple charitable organizations and always made a point to participate in fundraising walks or 5 kilometer runs. Nickie enjoyed gardening, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, walking and being outside. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and her cherished cats.
Nickie is survived by her twin sister, Vickie Plumley of Long Lake; her children, Jessica Plumley of East Greenbush and Nikolas Plumley of Waterford; her brothers, Rocky Foss and his wife Linda of Hurlock, Md., and Rod Foss and his wife Susan of Burnt Hills; and her nieces, Jennifer, Erica, Lisa, Sarah, Erika and Danielle.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at Armer Funeral Home Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa. A calling hour will precede the service from 10 to 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, which can be found online at www.ocrf.org, or Community Hospice of Saratoga, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866.
A catered reception will be held at the Malta Ridge Firehouse on Route 9 immediately following the service.
Online remembrances may be made at www.armerfuneralhome.com.