Violet Lindquist

Violet Lindquist, 88, of Trevet Road, Galway, died Thursday, April 21, 2016, at St. Mary’s Healthcare with loving family at her side.

She was born in Corinth on September 26, 1927, a daughter of George and Rose Dingman Walker and was educated in local schools. Mrs. Lindquist resided in Galway for over fifty years.

She was employed as a sewing machine operator at Coleco Industries for more than twenty years and later at Nor-L Canvas in Amsterdam.

Violet enjoyed bowling and belonged to several area leagues. She also loved playing bingo. Mostly, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

She was married to William O. Lindquist on July 12, 1947. He died June 17, 1981. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a son, Jeffrey; and a daughter, Nancy.

Survivors include four sons, Steven W. (Margaret) Lindquist Sr. and James E. Lindquist, all of Galway, Jerry Lindquist of Broadalbin and William G. (Sally) Lindquist of Fort Hunter; four daughters, Susan (Gene) Parsons of Miami, OK, Laurie (Adam) Houle of Amsterdam, Virginia Leonard (Steve Kowal) of Fort Johnson and Mary (William) Canfield of Broadalbin; two brothers, Tom Walker of Corinth and Duane Walker of Queensbury; a sister, Gladys Bills of Lake Luzerne; twenty three grandchildren; several great-and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Calling hours will be held on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 106 (Corner of Route 29 and Black Street) Johnstown, with a service to be conducted at 7:30 p.m. with the Rev. Linda Martin. Cremation will be performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Final burial will be held on Saturday, April 30, at 1 p.m. at Foster Hill Cemetery, Galway. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society, both in care of the funeral home.

The family would like to thank the fourth floor of Maria Hall at St. Mary’s for the compassionate care extended to Violet.

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