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DeLana Gilbert

February 11, 2016
Westfield Republican

DeLana Gilbert of Brocton, New York, passed away after an extended illness late Tuesday afternoon February 2, 2016 surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Brocton, New York, on May 4 1935 to the late William and Clara Feinen Allen. DeLana had been an area resident all of her life. She was a 1953 graduate of Brocton Central School and was the Brocton Village Clerk for many years.

Besides loving and enjoying her family she was a member of the Brocton American Legion John W. Dill Post 434 Auxilary and was a Buffalo Bills season ticket holder with her late husband before he passed away.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Susan (John) Harrell of Fredonia, New York; one son, Scott (Eric) Gilbert-Moore of Rochester, New York; two grandchildren, Michael (Tiffany) McCloskey and Patrick (Amy) McCloskey of Brocton, New York; four great-grandchildren, Jenna McCloskey, Hunter McCloskey, Abigail McCloskey and Taylor McCloskey; one brother, Thomas (Sham) Allen of Brocton, New York; and two nieces, Lynsey Allen and Chelsey Allen of Brocton, New York.

DeLana was predeceased by her husband John Gil-bert who passed away in 1997.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. from the Morse Funeral Home, 51 Highland Ave. in Brocton, New York. The Rev. Barb Brewer officiated. Interment followed at The Portland Evergreen Cemetery. Friends were invited to call at the Morse Funeral Home from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials in DeLana's memory be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or To leave a message of remembrance and/or condolence for DeLana's family, log on to



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