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Della M. Straight, 89, passed away on Jan. 28, 2018 at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid. Della was born on March 3, 1919 in Malone, N.Y., the daughter of Joseph and Margaret (Jones) Laplante. Della was the last of 7 siblings.
She enjoyed traveling, gardening, camping, golfing and cooking and she was devoted to her family. Della had an unwavering faith to God. Della was predeceased by her husband, John; and a son, Wayne.
Della is survived by her son, Gary; and a daughter, Faye (Stevens); several grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours and the burial will be at the convenience of the family.
The Thwaits- Zaumetzer Funeral Home is in care of arrangements. Online condolences and to light a candle may be offered at tzfunerals.com
Published on January 31, 2018
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