Blanche <I>Crocker</I> DeLong

Blanche Crocker DeLong

Orwell, Oswego County, New York, USA
Death 13 May 1961 (aged 74)
Pulaski, Oswego County, New York, USA
Burial Lacona, Oswego County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 19000434 · View Source
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Mrs. H. B. DeLong Dies Tuesday A.M.

Mrs. Blanche Crocker DeLong, 74, for many years a resident of Sandy Creek, died Tuesday morning, May 16, 1961 in Evergreen Nursing Home, Pulaski. She had been a pafieni there for two and a half years.

Mrs. DeLong was born March 7, 1887 in the Town of Orwell. She was the daughter of Edwin and Emma Stowell Crocker. She spent her early life in Orwell and attended school there. June 13, 1913 she was married in Sandy Creek to Howard. B. DeLong of Boylston. Mr. DeLong, who had served four years in the Marine Corps in the Philippines and Japan, owning a farm on the Lake road for many years.

DeLong earlier lived in Orwell and for a short time in Cleveland, Ohio. He died March 19, 1958 in the House of the Good Samaritan, Watertown, of pneumonia.

Mrs. DeLong is survived by three sons, Grant of Phoenix; Rex of Palermo and Glenn of Albany. There are ten grandchildren and several nephews and nieces surviving.

Funeral Today

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Weston and Woodard funeral parlors. The Rev. Robert Vining, pastor of Sandy Creek Baptist church, will officiate. Burial will be in Wesleyan cemetery, Lacona, R.D.

Mrs. DeLong was formerly a member of the old Congregationl church in Sandy Creek. She was active in Sandy Creek, Grange for many years and was also a member of the National Grange. She also belonged to the auxiliary of Cable Trail Post Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lacona, and to the Sandy Creek Rod and Gun club.

She was formerly a correspondent to. the Sandy Creek News, writing under the heading of Lake Road

Source: Sandy Creek News, May 18, 1961

Family Members

Gravesite Details Wife of Howard Burton Delong (1884-1958)

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