Winifred E. DeKalb, 88

Winifred E. DeKalb, age 88, of North Granville, passed away on Nov. 7, 2009, at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness.

 

Winifred was born on Oct. 8, 1921, in Fort Ann, the daughter of Clement and Jennie (Gibson) Fuller.

 

Winifred loved visiting her sons in Florida, and she particularly enjoyed eating out in various restaurants. When at home she enjoyed spending time with a good book. Winifred was an avid gardener.

 

She was predeceased by her husband, Gordon W. DeKalb, and oldest son Gordon F. DeKalb. Survivors are her two sons, Douglas DeKalb and his wife, Lois, and Raymond DeKalb and his wife, Rhea, all of North Granville. She is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

 

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the Robert M King Funeral Home,

23 Church St.

, Granville, with the Rev. Donald Pepper officiating. Calling hours were held Tuesday prior to the service.

 

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Haynes House of Hope,

P.O. Box 285, Granville, N.Y. 12832

 

The family extends a special thanks to the staff of B wing, third floor at Glens Falls Hospital, for their assistance to Mrs. DeKalb and the strength and support you gave to the family.

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