delma r.morehouse
Greece: November 8, 2011. Delma was born and raised in Moira, N.Y., to Vida & Frank Shatraw and was the youngest of five. She is predeceased by her husband, Max Morehouse and her son, Gary Morehouse. Survived by her two daughters, Maxine (Arthur) Schaertel & Sandra (George) Foster; two grandchildren, Wanda & Wade Schaertel; two great-grandchildren, Sydney & Austin of Las Vegas; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. At age 19, Delma entered the Miss American Pageant and won 1st runner up. She taught dancing and did some free-lance modeling until she married Max Morehouse, of Lake George in 1938. They were married for 52 years until his passing in 1990. Dee was a very independent and very active woman. She loved traveling, golfing, cards and dancing. She will be remembered for her beauty, charm, grace, dignity and abundant kindness. Delma was a care taker and nurturer to all in need. Friends may call Tuesday, November 15th, 10 A.M. to 12 NOON at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. Entombment will be held privately in Riverside Cemetery. Please forward donations to your favorite charity in Delma's memory.

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  1. I will miss you and our semi-weekly woman’s talk. I remember the love and the caring you gave me when I was a young child. It meant a great deal to me, more than you ever knew. I know you are no longer in pain and are with your many loved ones. Thank you God for putting Aunt Delma in my life. your niece Florence Amsler.

  2. To Maxine, Art and family. Aunt Dee was an extraordinary lovely lady. We will miss Aunt Dee as our tears fall we know she has gone hone to a safer place. Love Russ and Carol

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