PORTER CORNERS — William T. Cunningham, 70, of Porter Corners, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at his sister’s home.

Born Oct. 5, 1942 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late William T. Cunningham, Sr. and Susan Cunningham Alwill.

He lived in Chestertown, N.Y., and Boston, and came to this area in 1975.

Bill worked construction for several local companies for many years. He enjoyed fishing, camping and being in the great outdoors with his faithful dog, Champ. He was an artist and created many beautiful paintings.

Bill is survived by his sister, Carol Sweet (Walter) of Saratoga Lake; his nieces, Pamela Palmateer (Arthur Brown), Barbara Aldi (Mickey), and Linda Brophy; great-nieces, Taylor Boone, Robin Schlicht (Ryan), Carrie Szczepanski and Christy Auringer (Raymond); great-nephew, Edward Brophy; uncle, Thomas Cunningham (Cynthia); cousin, Gene Lewis (Nancy); dear friend and neighbor, Mark Young; and many additional nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Armer Funeral Home

Inc., 39 E. High St., Ballston Spa. A service will follow at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saratoga County Animal Shelter, 6010 County Farm Road, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.

The family would like to thank Dr. Rodney Ying, Physicians Assistant Norman Bovee, staff of Saratoga Hospital and Community Hospice of Saratoga for their care and compassion.

Online remembrances may be made at www.armerfuneralhome.com.

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