DeLong, Rosalie Bernice, 84, of Kempt, Queens County, passed away on Sunday, January 19th, 2014, at Queens General Hospital, Liverpool.
Born in South Brookfield, she was a daughter of the late James and Ada (Burhoe) Rawding.
Rosalie was very active in her community and with her church. She was a member of the Women’s Missionary Society, Kempt Women’s Institute and a board member at North Queens Nursing Home for over 45 years, Rosalie was also a palliative care volunteer and a member of Home & School for many years. She taught school in Hibernia from 1946- 1947 and at North Queens Rural High School from January of 1969 – June 1969. Rosalie was also well known as the Fuller Brush Salesperson in North Queens for many years.
She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Donald; daughter Sheila (Terry), of Albany New; son Lowell (Rose), of Stewiacke; two grandchildren; one step grandson; four great grandchildren; one great great grandson; sister Jeannine Wernham, of London, Ontario.
She was predeceased by a sister Marilyn and Marilyn’s husband Douglas.
Visitation will be held Saturday, January 25th, 2014, from 1:00 -2:00 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 2:00 p.m., all from Kempt United Baptist Church. Reverend John Boddy officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Kempt. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Kempt United Baptist Church, North Queens Nursing Home (palliative care unit) or to the North Queens Fire Association. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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