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Delores M. Sylvester Checkosky

Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 88)
Camillus, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 100015409 · View Source
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Delores M. Sylvester Checkosky, 88, of Westvale, passed away Wednesday at home with her loving children by her side. Born in Akron, Ohio, she was a lifetime resident of Syracuse. She was formerly employed by Rudolph Jewelers. Delores was a communicant of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and a former communicant of St. Stephen's Church. She enjoyed bowling, golf and spending time with her children and grandchildren. Delores was predeceased by her husband, Leonard Checkosky; father, Frederick Sylvester; mother, Florence Walrath Sylvester; sister, Mary Harper Carmen; and brother, Jack Sylvester. Surviving are her children, Lynn (John) Carno of Syracuse, Carol (William) Balestra and Karen (Thomas) Edwards, both of Camillus, Dr. Christine (Adam Pack) Checkosky of Kirkville and Leonard "Lenny" Checkosky of Westvale; brothers, Frederick and Robert (JoAnne) Sylvester, both of Syracuse; brother-in-law, Milan (Betty) Checkosky of Camillus; eight grandchildren; three great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call TODAY from 4 to 7 p.m. at Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services will be Friday at 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home and 1:30 p.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, where a funeral Mass will be celebrated. Delores will be laid to rest in the Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Golisano Children´s Hospital, c/o University Hospital, 750 E. Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210; Hospice of CNY, 990 Seventh North St., Liverpool, NY 13088; or to Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY, Inc., P.O. Box 356, Camillus, NY 13031.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard from October 31 to November 1, 2012

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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100015409
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Delores M. Sylvester Checkosky (28 Aug 1924–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100015409, citing Onondaga County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .