Betty Ann Boles

Mrs. Betty Ann Boles, age 74, a lifelong Gloversville, NY, resident, passed away on Thursday morning, March13, 2014, at home after a short illness. She was born on July 1, 1939, in Gloversville, the daughter of the late Louis and Sophia Lathers Christiano. Betty Ann attended Gloversville schools. She worked at Coleco Industries until 1995, when she retired to help her daughter plan her wedding. She was of the Catholic faith and a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit. She loved sports and was a member of the Nick Stoner Golf Course and the Early Risers and Hits and Misses bowling leagues. She enjoyed auto racing and was Dale Earnhardt’s biggest fan.

On April 1, 1961, she was married to Richard W. Boles and he survives her. She is also survived by two sons, Michael P. Boles and Richard L. Boles (Carrie), and one daughter, Kathleen A. Zarrelli (Jay), all of Gloversville; two grandchildren, Nicholas M. Zarrelli and Katelyn A. Zarrelli; two brothers, Anthony Christiano (Loretta) of Gloversville and Donald Christiano (Rose) of Penbrook Pines, Fla.; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by two brothers, Paul and Thomas Christiano.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, March15, 2014, at the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville. Spring interment will take place in the Ferndale Cemetery, Johnstown, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain Valley Hospice House, 108 Steele Ave., Gloversville, NY 12078. Online condolences may be made to