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November 19, 2012

Esther G. Delameter

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ARKVILLE — Esther G. Delameter, 89, passed away Nov. 18, 2012, at Margaretville Hospital, Margaretville.

She was born on April 8, 1923, in Margaretville, to Seager George and Blanche VanValkenburgh.

Esther married Nelson H. Delameter on March 18, 1944, in Anniston, Ala. He predeceased her on March 18, 1996.

Esther had resided at Kirkside Adult Home in Roxbury since May of 2008.

Esther was a homemaker and a lifetime area resident. She delivered mail part-time in the Dry Brook area.

She was an election inspector for the Republican Party for the Town of Middletown for many years.

She was a member of the Middletown Legion Post No. 216 Women’s Auxiliary, and she also enjoyed bowling.

She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Nelson and Pat Delameter of Arkville; and on e grandson, Shane Delameter.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

Calling hours will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.

Donations in memory of Esther Delameter may be sent to the Humane Society of Central Delaware County, Route 10, Delhi, NY 13753.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.