Shirley J. Deloria


Shirley Jane Deloria, 83, of Plattsburgh, N.Y., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the CVPH Medical Center.
Shirley was born in Champlain, N.Y., on Jan. 14th, 1936, the daughter of Raymond and Martha (King) Keddy. She graduated from Champlain High School. After graduation, Shirley was employed by the National Commercial Bank in Champlain, where she met her lifetime companion, husband William (Bill) Deloria. Shirley and Bill were married on April 7th, 1956.
A lifelong resident of the North Country, Shirley spent her time as a homemaker, and later in life volunteered her efforts assisting cancer patients at the FitzPatrick Cancer Center at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh.
Shirley was predeceased by both her parents, and her younger brother Richard "Dick" Keddy. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, William; sons, Jim (Kate), Wilton, N.Y., and Mike (Kristen), Plattsburgh, N.Y. Shirley also leaves behind grandchildren Peter (Betsy), Andrew (Hillary), Maggie (Tom), Lauren, Hallie and Sara, and great-granddaughter Molly Deloria. Shirley is survived by her brothers, Donald (Ann) Keddy and Robert Keddy; several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff at Pine Harbour, Meadowbrook and the Progressive Unit at CVPH for making her comfortable during this past year.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., in Plattsburgh. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial donations may be to St. Peter's Church or the FitzPatrick Cancer Center.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901(518) 561-3980. Online condolences may be offered at
To send flowers to the family of Shirley J. Deloria, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on September 12, 2019
Send flowers
in memory of Shirley
Send flowers

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on December 11, 2019.

4 posts

Richard Campbell
Sep 13, 2019
Hi Jim, Kate and Mike,
So sorry to read of your Mother’s passing, way too young.
Please accept my and Candice,’s condolences.
We are in Ohio at a car show and cannot make the calling hours.
All my best wishes,
Dick Campbell
Kevin McCullum
Sep 13, 2019
Dear Mike and family,
I was saddened to hear of your mom's passing. Please accept my condolences and know it was my privilege to have met her and share some time, even if briefly.
Nancy Mullin
Sep 13, 2019
So very sorry. Thinking of you and your family.
God Bless.
R.K. Hite & Inc.
Sep 13, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Shirley J. Deloria by R.K. Hite & Inc..  Send flowers