Esther G. Delameter, 89, formerly of Arkville, passed away Sunday, 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, Alabama. He pre-deceased 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 American Legion Post #216 Women’s Auxiliary. She also enjoyed bowling.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Nelson and Pat Delameter of Arkville, and one grandson, Shane Delameter, also of Arkville.
Calling hours were held on Tuesday. Nov. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. on at Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville. Donations in memory of Esther Delameter can be sent to the Humane Society of Central Delaware County, Route 10, Delhi, N.Y. 13753.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hynes Funeral Home, Margaretville.