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Elijah David Sleight

Friday, March 15, 2013 - Updated: 4:31 PM

March 11, 2013

Elijah David Sleight, 9 of Amsterdam, passed away Monday, March 11, 2013.

Born in Saratoga Springs, June 9, 2003, he was the son of Christopher Sleight and Tanya Stoddard Sleight. Elijah was a 4th grade student at Marie Currie Elementary School in Amsterdam.

He enjoyed riding his bike, playing video games and sports. He loved all outdoor activities and could often be found climbing a tree. He was a great storyteller. Elijah was a caring big brother who watched out for his brother and sister.

Elijah is survived by his father, Christopher Sleight, his brother Matthew and sister Naomi; grandparents, Beverly and Timothy Pritchard, John and Donna Stoddard, Brad and Dawn Sleight, Thomas and Joann Piterniak, Mark and Christine Westad; great grandparents, Grandma Sleight, Muma Foster, Grandpa Jerry, and Grandpa and Grandma Rush; Aunt Dana and her daughter Anneliese; several aunts, uncles, cousins and his large extended family.

Funeral services will be held 10am Monday, March 18, at Christ Episcopal Church, West High Street, Ballston Spa. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Sunday from 2-6pm at Armer Funeral Home, Inc., 39 East High Street, Ballston Spa.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Albany Medical Center Pediatrics Unit, 43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208.

Online remembrances may be made at


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