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Igler, Betty S. ALBANY Betty (Smith) Igler, 88, died Friday, May 4, 2012 at Albany Medical Center after a brief illness. Born in Albany, and a graduate of Albany High School, she was the daughter of the late Henry S. and Ella S. (Schaumann) Smith. Mrs. Igler retired as a sales representative for JCPenney in Latham. She later worked as a floral designer for area florists. She was also very active in the community as a member of the P.T.A., the Girl Scouts of America and with the New York State Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. for more than 30 years, where she held various leadership positions. Locally, she was affiliated with the Schenectady County Frilly-Dilly's. She was an avid reader and enjoyed cooking, baking and crafting. Beloved wife of 69 years of Walter K. Igler; mother of Kathryn (Anthony) Mantica of Colonie and Susan (Robert) Lachut of Glenville; sister of the late Henry "Tony" Smith and Maryjane Picard. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the Daniel Keenan Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave., Albany. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Colonie. Those who wish may send memorial contributions in her name to the Schenectady County Community College Foundation for the NYS Federation of Home Bureaus, Inc. Scholarship in honor of Betty S. Igler, c/o SCCC, 78 Washington Ave., Schenectady, NY 12305. For online condolences, visit danielkeenanfuneralhome.com