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Karen S, (Schweitzer) Ammons

September 16, 1951 ~ July 18, 2019 (age 67)

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East Greenbush-Karen S. Ammons passed on July 18, 2019 at her home, at 51 Thrush Terrace, East Greenbush, N.Y., at the age of 67.  

Karen’s place of birth was Mineola, NY and she spent a large portion of her childhood in Great Neck and Bedford, NY. She lived in numerous locations through- out her life and working career including Wilmington, N.C., Durham, N. C., Greensboro, N.C., Asheville, N.C., Houston, Texas, Springfield, VA., Matawan, N.J., and Clifton, Va., after which she and her husband moved to East Greenbush, NY.  She attended Russell Sage in Troy, NY, and her career level was as an executive with IRS/U.S. Treasury Department.

Karen has been affiliated with the Catholic Church since childhood and she enjoyed sewing, quilt making and pencil art.

Karen is survived by her mother Lois C. Schweitzer of Bedford Hills, N.Y. , brothers, Mark Schweitzer of Henniker, N.H., and Peter (Mary Jeanne Ramos) Schweitzer of West Sayville, N.Y., and husband Okley Dale Ammons, of East Greenbush.

Karen’s predeceased father, Robert Schweitzer is entombed at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, N.Y.    

Family and friends are invited and may call on Sunday July 21, 2019 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Wynantskill Funeral Home 294 Whiteview Road, Wynantskill. Funeral mass 10:00 am on Monday July 22, 2019 at St. Michael the Archangel Church 175 Williams Road, Troy.   Please visit


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July 21, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wynantskill Funeral Home
294 Whiteview Road
Wynantskill, NY 12198

Funeral Mass
July 22, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Michael The Archangel Church
175 Williams Road
Troy, NY 12180

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