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NEW BERLIN - Darleen G. Squires, 74, of New Berlin, formerly of Burlington Flats, went home to be with her Lord unexpectedly on Friday June 30, 2017, at her home in New Berlin.
Darleen was born on Jan. 30, 1943, in Edmeston, the daughter of the late Randall O. and Wilma A. Rose Bennett.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William J Squires; and grandson, Brandon.
She was a graduate of Edmeston Central School and spent many years with NYCM Insurance in Edmeston.
Darleen was passionate when it came to caring for the elderly. She was a nurse's aid in Delhi and was a volunteer at Chase Nursing Home in New Berlin where she "checked in on" the special residents as often as she could.
Darleen was an original member of the General's Daughter Drill Team and a past member of the Peet Hook Players. She was a member of the Edmeston United Methodist Church for many years as well.
Darlene is survived by her daughter, Lisa Squires and her fiance, Charles D. Henness of Morris; stepsons, Rob Utter, Mike Utter, Brett Squires; stepdaughter, Sirena Squires; brothers, Dale (Sandy) Bennett of West Burlington, Ron (Jill) Bennett of Burlington Flats, Gordon (Fran) Bennett of Burlington Flats; sisters, Judy Slentz of Edmeston, Donna Sweet of West Burlington, Paula (Gary) Schoonover of West Burlington; grandchildren, Matthew and Logan; and her special friend, Bob Wannamaker of New Berlin.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m., Friday July 7, at the Delker and Terry Funeral Home, 30 South St., Edmeston with Pastor Jay Henderson of the Burlington Flats Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Burlington Flats Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m., before services at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.donate3.cancer.org, or Resident Activities at Chase Heath One Terrace Heights, P.O. Box 250 New Berlin, NY 13411, in loving memory of Darleen. Arrangements are with NYS Licensed Funeral Director David Delker at Delker and Terry Funeral Home, 30 South St., Edmeston.
To send condolences visit www.Delkerterryfuneralhome.com or visit us on Facebook Delker and Terry Funeral Home.
Published on July 2, 2017
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