ONEONTA – Alms M. DeLuise, 80, of Oneonta, a Bronx native who raised her family locally, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019 at O’Connor Hospital in Delhi.
She was born on July 16, 1939 in the Bronx, the daughter of Valentine and Muriel (Dinnen) Delaunay. She was predeceased by her husband Nicholas DeLuise.
Alma enjoyed bartending in several local taverns in the area. She was also employed by Otsego County as a Clerk for many years.
She is survived by 4 children, Arlette Ovady of the New Hampshire, Corinne Wright of the Bronx, Paul DeLuise of the Virginia, and Nicole DeLuise of the Milford; 5 grandchildren, Ashleigh LaPorta, Valerie Mayoka, Yvette DeLuise, James Predmore, and Casandra DeLuise; and several great nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to greet the family on Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta, from 1 to 2 pm, where a prayer service will take place immediately following at 2pm.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Alma’s name to Helios Care (Catskill Area Hospice), 297 River Street Service Road, Suite 1, Oneonta, NY 13820.
To view Alma’s memorial video and offer condolences to the family, please visit: www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.