March 14, 2017


Mrs. Virginia C. “Ginny” Sahler, age 71, of Amsterdam passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at home.

She was born in Manhattan, N.Y. daughter of the late Lois Quinn and Cyril Quinn and educated in New York schools and attended St. Mary’s School of Nursing, Amsterdam.  She was united in marriage with Richard Sahler on Sept. 16, 1967 in Amsterdam; he passed away on Sept. 18, 1983.

Mrs. Sahler worked for St. Mary’s Hospital for over 50 years being employed as an operating room technician and also a scheduling clerk.

Mrs. Sahler loved to paint and camp.  Her passion was her family and grandchildren and grand-dog, Haley.

Survivors include her children, two sons, David Sahler and wife Rochelle of Tribes Hill and Steven Sahler of Amsterdam; a great friend, Gary Smith; grandchildren, Amanda, Jessica (Chad), Kristina (Tony), Shayla, Zachariah, Joshuah, Julionna, Alesha, Jonah, Isabella and Gabriella; 10 great-grandchildren and twin great-grandchildren on the way; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a sister Ann Nadler and by a son, Timothy Sahler.

In keeping with Ginny’s wishes there are no services. Graveside services will take place later in the spring at Fairview Cemetery where burial will take place with her husband and son. Donations in her memory may be sent to American Cancer Society or the Montgomery County SPCA. The family would like to thank New York Oncology Hematology for their kindness and compassion. Arrangements are under the direction of Betz, Rossi and Bellinger Family Funeral Home, 171 Guy Park Ave., Amsterdam. To add to the online memorial, go to