Deloris Consuella Felder

Born: Sat., Jan. 13, 1945
Died: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 01, 2019
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sun., Sep. 01, 2019
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc.

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  Deloris C. Felder, 74, was born in Montgomery, Alabama on January 13, 1945.   She is predeceased by her parents, John Felder Jr.  and Rosie Lee McDaniels-Felder. As a young child she was baptized in Lutheran Faith in Montgomery, Alabama. The family moved to Harlem New York in 1952. In 1953, the family moved to Brooklyn, New York. Deloris was educated in the public school system in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from Eastern District High School. As a young woman she worked on various government jobs.

  She found her dream job with the NYC Police Dept. She retired from the NYC Police Dept after 15 years of service. When she retired, she moved to Poughkeepsie to be closer to her family.

  Deloris was an advent Scrabble player, enjoyed traveling to Atlantic City as well as and she was also an expert bargain hunter. JCPenny was her favorite store. Deloris acted as a no nonsense substitute mother for many children and she expected greatness from them. She attended many family outings with the children in the neighborhood.

    She leaves to cherish her memory, her son Swain Felder (Lisa Felder), her daughter Precious Sheronda Felder and three grand children, Nia Felder, Taj-Hay Felder and Swain Felder Jr., a sister; Shirley Felder-Stuart (Clarence Stuart). Two brothers; John Bill Felder (Mary Craig-Felder) Joseph L. Felder (Monique Lee-Felder and a host of nieces and nephews as well as great nieces and nephews.

   Visitation will be Sunday, September 1, 2019 12pm-1pm at Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc. 39 So. Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. 845-452-1840 with services beginning at 1pm. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. To send online condolences, please visit

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