Obituary of Ann M. Petrovich
Ann M. Jeffers Petrovich, 88, longtime resident of Barefoot Bay, FL and
Scotia, NY passed away peacefully on March 28, 2019 at Baptist Health
and Rehab Center in Scotia.
Ann was born in Schenectady on January 10, 1931 to Walter and Althea
(Larrabee) Rice. She was a resident of Scotia for most of her life,
graduating from Scotia-Glenville High School in 1949. For many years,
she worked for the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School District as a bus
Ann was passionate towards animals and enjoyed raising dogs. She
enjoyed flower gardening.
Following retirement in 1992, she moved to Florida where she enjoyed
the warmer climate. She started a Home Alone Program in her
community of Barefoot Bay. She was also involved in Citizens on Patrol
Her beloved husband passed away in 2002. Ann later moved with her
daughter in Mont Pleasant, S.C.
She was predeceased also by her son, Ernest J. Conti Jr., her brothers,
Tim and Tommy Rice and her sister, Margaret Kayder.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: sons, William (Kim)
Aperance and Jeffery (Cindy) Aperance daughters, Toni Conti Curry,
Laurie (Dave) Harding, Debbie (Lawrence) Smith and Rae Ann (Arnold)
Serapilio. Ann leaves behind her brother Robert (Helen) Rice and her
sister Donna (late Ron) Kowalski; twenty grandchildren and eleven great
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11 AM at the
Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Rd. Glenville. Calling hours will
precede the service at the funeral home from 9-11AM.
Interment of Anna's cremated remains will follow at Park Cemetery in
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal
Protective Foundation, 53 Maple Avenue, Scotia, NY 12302. Online
condolences www.glenvillefuneralhome.com.) Petrovich