Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Jessica's Obituary

Jessica Ashley Canfield

Passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2007 after an automobile accident. Born in Niskayuna, January 4, 1991, she was the daughter of Lori Taylor Martin and James Canfield, Jr. Jessie attended Amsterdam High School until ninth grade, where she was active in the ROTC and the high school band. She later attended Ballston Spa High School where she was a junior varsity cheerleader. Jessie was active with the United Methodist Church in Ballston Spa. She sang in the choir and cared for the children in the nursery. Jessie assisted with many dinners and events held at the church. She also donated her time helping the Eagle Matt Lee and Union Fire Co with their Thanksgiving dinners for the needy. Jessie worked at Price Chopper in Malta.

She was predeceased by her great grandparents Kenneth and Alice Taylor and Matilda Belle Johnson. She is survived by her mother Lori Taylor Martin and Jonathan Cook; her father James Canfield, Jr and Laura Barker; 2 sisters Corey Lee Martin and Tracy Canfield; brother Jacob Martin; grandparents Carolyn and William Taylor, James Canfield Sr, and Martha Rowley. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and one niece.

Funeral services will be held 3pm Monday, November 12, at the United Methodist Church, 101 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa. Burial will follow in Rock City Falls Cemetery. Calling hours will precede the service from 1-3pm Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Albany Medical Center Pediatric Unit, 43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208.