Sara L. Hitchcock

November 15, 2005 ~ May 12, 2020 (age 14)


West Sand Lake - Sara L. Hitchcock, 14, died Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Albany Medical Center Hospital.

Born in Troy,  she was the daughter of Sandra A. Wetmiller Hitchcock and Floyd J. Hitchcock Jr.  She had resided in West Sand Lake all her life and was a ninth grade student at Averill Park High School.

Sara was on the Lacrosse and volleyball teams at Averill Park and loved animals, hanging out with her big sister, doing her nails, painting and spending time at Saratoga Lake.  Sara was a bright spot in everyone’s life and knew how to make people smile with her sweet personality, generosity and goofy sense of humor.

Survivors in addition to her parents include two sisters, Lindsey and Mary Hitchcock; three brothers, Aaron, Travis and Joseph Hitchcock; her maternal grandparents, Eydie (Daniel) Zimmerman and Thomas (Diane) Wetmiller ; her paternal grandfather, Floyd J. Hitchcock Sr.; aunts and uncles, Cherie and Roy Aanonsen, Monica and Mike Nailor, Sharon Lawrence and Debbie and Dave Tremont and cousins, Angela, Faith, Carrie, Becky, Ashley and Stephanie . She was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Jane Hitchcock.

Funeral service private at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be in Elmwood Cemetery in West Sand Lake.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Sara L. Hitchcock to the Sara Hitchcock Memorial Scholarship (directed to APCSD in care of the Sara Hitchcock Scholarship Fund) or the Ronald McDonald House. 

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Sara Hitchcock Memorial Scholarship c/o APCSD
146 Gettle Road, Averill Park NY 12018

Ronald McDonald House
139 South Lake Avenue, Albany NY 12208

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