Deloris C Traver

Born: Sat., May 25, 1940
Died: Tue., May 5, 2020


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Deloris C Traver 79 passed away May 5, 2020 at Vassar Brothers Hospital due to complications of COVID virus. The daughter of the late Geneive and Harold Groupe. Deloris was born on May 25, 1940 in Long Island, New York. She graduated from FDR. High School in 1958. Deloris married Vincent Traver on May 5, 1973 in Poughkeepsie, NY. He preceded her on May 16, 2009.

  She retired from Dutchess Community College in 1993 where she served as Secretary to the Dean of Administration, Supervisor of The Word Processing Center, and Executive Secretary to the President of the College and Recording Secretary to the Board of Trustees at DCC. She served a two year term as 4th Warm Council in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

  After being weekend and summer residents for many years Deloris and her husband relocated to Long Lake, NY. She entered real estate in 1995 as a “second career” as Associate Broker at Gillis Realty in Long Lake, NY. Deloris is survived by her daughter Deborah Brink (John), Butch Elmendorf (Lisa), all of Poughkeepsie, NY and Corine Prindle of Gloversville, NY. Grandchildren Bo Brink (Shannon) of NC, Jason Brink (Daronica) ,Jennifer Gugliuzza (Daniel), and Phoebe Elmendorf all of Poughkeepsie, NY. Great grandchildren Isiah, Elijah, Jaydin, Jason, Taniya, Jah’sir, Nyjai, Myasia, John Vincent, and Jayce. Sister Sandra Anthony of NC. Brothers James Corey (Barbara) and Stephen Corey of Essex, MD. Nieces Kim Anthony of NC, Lisa and Alana Anthony of Poughkeepsie, NY. Deloris enjoyed lunch dates and spending time with her grandchildren.

  The family would like to thank all of the Doctors, Nurses and all staff that took care of Deloris during her time there.  Due to CDC Guidelines a service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted with Joseph J. Darrow Funeral Home INC 39 SO. Hamilton St Poughkeepsie, NY. To send online condolences www.darrowfuneralhome.org

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Sandra Anthony
   Posted Sat May 16, 2020
I miss and love you so much Sis and I’m so terribly sorry this happened. RIP with your husband, Mom and Dad, and the rest of our departed family. We will meet again one day🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️❤️😪😪💔💔

Trish Ruland
   Posted Sat May 16, 2020
Upon my return to Long Lake in a few weeks, I will sadly miss seeing Deloris. She was such a professional, beautiful lady inside and out. Rest In Peace with your husband that you spoke so fondly of and your dog. ❤️

Sharon Waagner
   Posted Mon May 18, 2020
My husband, Lou, and I are so very sorry and want to give our condolences to Deloris's family. We knew Deloris as a friend and neighbor in Long Lake as we lived not that far away on Deerland Road. In fact, Deloris helped us to sell our home when we moved closer to our family. She was a caring woman, always smiling and ready to talk about her children and grandchildren. May the many wonderful memories bring you comfort during these difficult days.
Sharon and Lou Waagner

Patsy Newman Costello
   Posted Wed May 20, 2020
The Class members of F. D. Roosevelt High School Class of 1958 send our condolences to Deloris's family on this sad occasion. She was at the last Class of 1958 Reunion in September 2018, however, I was unable to attend due to lower back surgery. Sorry I missed Deloris at that time. However, I am sorry to see another classmate has passed away and will notify our other classmates. She was always a positive, happy, helpful person! May she rest in peace! Prayers will be offered for Deloris and her family and friends.

Patsy Newman Costello
Hyde Park, NY