Montgomery, Elsie (VanDeloo) DELMAR Elsie (VanDeloo) Montgomery, died on Sunday, November 11, 2012 at her home. Born in Albany, she was a lifelong resident of the Capital District. She was the daughter of Peter and Marie (Dascher) VanDeloo. Her husband W. Robert Montg-omery predeceased her in 2000 after 52 years of marriage. She is survived by her sons, Thomas (Mary Ann) and John (Deborah); her grandchildren, Kristin McAllister (Sean), Sara, Lauren, Leigh and Matthew; as well as her great-grandson, Aiden Michael McAllister; also survived by her brother, Peter A. VanDeloo of Escondido, Calif. and his family. As a young woman, Elsie worked for Blue Cross for 10 years before leaving the workplace to raise her two sons. She later was employed by the NYS Dormitory Authority for 20 years from which she retired in 1983. She was a lifetime member of St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Albany. Elsie was an avid card player, enjoyed bowling, golf and reading. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 16, 2012 at 10 a.m. in St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 75 Whitehall Road, Albany. Family and friends are invited and welcome to call at the Norman E. Dascher Funeral Home, 490 Delaware Ave. Albany on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 4-7 pm. Burial will follow the service in St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery, Glenmont. Online condolences may be offered at danielkeenanfuneralhome.com
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Published in Albany Times Union from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2012