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DeLois Bolde Briglia Obituary
DeLois Bolde Briglia SAUGERTIES- DeLois Bolde Briglia, 72, of Main St., Saugerties, formerly of Eddyville, died Sunday morning, Oct. 6, 2013, at Health Alliance Hospital, Broadway Campus, Kingston. She was born in Dunlap, Tenn., a daughter of the late Herbert Jackson and Jane Evadean Harmon Ewton. As a young woman, she was employed at the shirt factory in Kingston, and was a park attendant at Robert Post Park, in Town of Ulster. A member of Rondout Valley Resort, she loved camping and the outdoors. She was also an avid gardener, with a “green thumb” for growing beautiful roses. A very spiritual woman who believed in the appearance of angels, she was an active member of Binnewater Union Free Church, where she faithfully attended services along with her beloved dogs, Puslia and Harley. DeLois cherished anytime she could spend with her family, and her dear friends, especially at the Saugerties Village Diner, where they were regulars. DeLois was an extremely passionate fan of country music. Two highlights of her life were winning a trip to the Grand Ole Opry, and vacationing in Hawaii with her husband Michael C. Briglia, where she met Don Ho. Most of all, she loved her grand, great, and great-great-grandchildren, who she lived for. DeLois is survived by two daughters, Anna Marie Jambrih and her husband Vladimir of Kingston, and Lisa Bomba and her husband Paul of Kingston; five sons, Glen W. Bolde and his wife Darlene of Jacksonville, Fla., Wilson H. Bolde, Jr. of Accord, Lannie Bolde and his wife Susan of Ulster Park, Martin Bolde and his wife Carol of Liberty, S.C., Richard Brunnegraber and his wife Patricia of Navarre, Fla.; three sisters, Priscilla Bowman, Betty Sue Wooden, and Virginia Harvey and her husband Waymon; three brothers, Waymon Ewton and his wife Donna, Jimmy E. Ewton and his wife Cindy, and Ricky G. Ewton, all of Tenn., and one sister-in-law, Betty Ewton. 18 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews also survive. She is predeceased by husbands, Wilson Harold Bolde, and Michael Charles Briglia; one daughter, Donna Louise Bolde; one sister, Marlene Ewton; three brothers, Gary, Jerry and HB Ewton; and one brother-in-law, Thomas Bowman. The funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Friday at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Pastor Albert Schofield, Jr, celebrant. Burial in the family plot at Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery will follow. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, from 3 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of condolence may be made in the form of a contribution to: ASPCA of Ulster County, 20 Wiedy Rd, Kingston, N.Y., 12401. To send a personal expression of condolence, visit DeLois' Book of Memories: www.GVVFH.com
Published in Daily Freeman on Oct. 9, 2013
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