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Kitty Margaret DELIN

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Kitty Margaret DELIN Obituary

DELIN, Kitty Margaret

Kitty Margaret Delin, 94, went home to be with her Savior on July 20, 2011. She was born May 21, 1917 in Sarpsborg, Norway. She immigrated to the U.S with her husband John in 1949 and worked various jobs. Upon moving to Farmington, Kitty began work at Miss Porter's School as well as working at Camp Idlewild, a boy's camp on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. She also worked alongside her husband as Manager of Land Of The Vikings in Sherman, PA before retiring in 1987. She was an active member of the Sons of Norway Hartford Lodge and The Tuesday Ladies at Plainville United Methodist Church. She leaves behind her devoted husband John of over 64 years and her loving children, son Spencer and his wife Patty from Edwardsville, IL and daughter Gertrude from Plainville. She also leaves her sister, Lill Johnson from Newtown, nieces Claire Johnson from Bridgeport, Laura Memoli from Newtown and Karen Kvam from Raleigh N.C. as well as three grandchildren, five great grandchildren, nieces and nephews from Norway and numerous friends. She is predeceased by her brother, Edvard Kvam of Massachusetts and Helen Orme of Norway.
A memorial service will be held at Plainville United Methodist Church in Plainville at a later date. Donations can be sent to The Memorial Garden Fund, Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill Rd, Plainville, CT. 06062.


Published in The Hartford Courant on July 26, 2011
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