Delia Elizabeth Sheldrake of Au Sable Forks, NY died Friday morning, September 10, 2021 at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh, NY.
She was born in Jay, NY, October 23, 1930, the daughter of Jerry and Marie (Hathaway) Murcray.
Delia married Albert Sheldrake on December 24, 1952 and Albert predeceased her January 16, 2009.
Her employment began at the Lake Placid Club and continued on from there. She especially enjoyed delivering flowers for Apple Blossom florist and the recipients were happy to receive their flowers. Later she was a greeter at Wal-Mart where she was able to see friends and neighbors.
Delia enjoyed bowling and she was a founding member of the Au Sable Forks Volunteer Ambulance Service, and a longtime member of the American Legion Post 504 Auxiliary.
She is survived by 2 sons and families; her son James (Betty) Sheldrake and grandson Jason (Melissa) Sheldrake and great-granddaughters Alexandra Sheldrake and Samantha Sheldrake; and her son Robert (Lee) Sheldrake and granddaughter Megan (David) Stickney, as well as, great-grandson Trent Becker and great-granddaughters Jenna Stickney, Madilyn Stickney, and Kelcie Stickney.
Her sisters and brothers include: sisters Opal Geno and Olive (Tom ) Foster; brothers David (June) Murcray and Howard (Ella) Murcray. She is also survived by brothers-in-law John Sheldrake and Wesley (Verna) Sheldrake.
She was predeceased by her parents, brother Leo Murcray and stepsister Grace Lucia and Adah Plumadore.
Visitation will be held, Thursday, September 16, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Zaumetzer Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks; with a Graveside Service following on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the North Jay Cemetery.
Services were entrusted to Zaumetzer Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks.