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Walter A. DeLamater
Major General, United States Army
Walter A. DeLamater, Major General, United States Army. He is the founder of the Knights Templar Eye Foundation.


Rosalind Gladys DeLamater
Homemaker/Secretary
October 22, 1905 -- June 28, 1999

PAONIA - Rosalind Gladys DeLamater, age 93, a homemaker/secretary and a resident of Paonia since 1990, died on Monday, June 28, 1999, in the Paonia Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Rosalind Gladys Huies, the daughter of George Francis Huies and Ida (Weyl) Huies, was born on Oct. 22, 1905, in Long Island City, New York. She spent her childhood, graduated from high school, and grew to adulthood in Long Island, New York. She continued to pursue her education at the Callahan Business School in Long Island, New York.

Rosalind lived in Long Island, N.Y. until 1932. She then lived in Rye and Rhinebeck, New York.

She was married on March 4, 1942, in Orlando, Florida, to Major General Walter A. DeLamater, who preceded her in death.

In 1985 Rosalind moved to Selkirk, New York, where she remained until 1990 when she established her home in Paonia where she lived until the time of her death.

She was a member of the Paonia United Methodist Church, a member and Past Matron of Beekman Chapter No. 496, Order of Eastern Star at Rhinebeck, New York; belonged to American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), and was a former Grange member.

Rosalind had many special interests during her lifetime, but she especially enjoyed being a nurse's aide, traveling, gardening, and doing volunteer work for the American Red Cross.

Survivors include two daughters: Claudette "Skip" DeLamater, of Paonia; and Dolores Silk, of Goffstown, New Hampshire.

Rosalind was the proud and loving grandmother of six grandchildren and the great-grandmother of 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joanne DeLamater; one brother, Henry Huies; and two sisters: Helen Nerrie and Audrey Bohn.

No service is planned at this time.



Grand Commandery, Knights Templar
State of New York
Ronald J. Bertie, PGC, KCT, Grand Recorder
RBertie@aol.com
December 18, 1999

Knightly Greetings, I am sorry to report that Lady Rosalind DeLamater recently passed away. Rosalind was the widow of Sir Knight Walter DeLamater, Past Grand Commander K.T. of New York in 1934-1935. Rosalind had lived with her daughter in California for the last several years.



WA DeLamater Gravesite PHOTO

WA DeLamater Gravesite PHOTO
Photos Courtesy of Ron Williams



Posted: 28 October 2001 Updated: 4 March 2003 Updated: 3 March 2006