May C. DeLyser, 93, of Benton, IL, passed away March 10, 2016 at StoneBridge Senior Living Center, in Benton, IL.
She was born in Rochester, New York on August 8, 1922, the daughter of Jesse and Lily (Mead) Comstock.
She married Robert M. DeLyser on November 21, 1942 and he preceded her in death on June 20, 2000.
Mrs. DeLyser dearly loved her grandchildren. She had a great love for toy poodles, orchids and birds and shopping. She loved life to the end.
Mrs. DeLyser is survived by her children, Sharon A. Potts and Kayo Pitts, of Faubush, KY, Ronald DeLyser and wife Linda, Thornton, CO, Thomas R. DeLyser and wife Meri, of Rowlett, TX and Ellen S. Dorchincez and husband BJ of Benton, IL; grandchildren Nina May Dorchincez, Blaze Dorchincez, Robert (Bobby) Edwards, Craig Potts, Ronnie Potts, Tami Erna, Shelly Smith, Marc DeLyser and Aaron DeLyser; one cousin Earl Comstock, Coshen, IN. She is also survived by several great-grandchildren.
Mrs. DeLyser was preceded in death by her parents, husband, by a grandchild, Devon Lee DeLyser, a sister Lillian McIntyre and by an infant sister.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 at Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton, with the Rev. Preston House officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery, in Benton.
For those who wish memorial contributions can be made to Celtic Hospice.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Celtic Hospice and the administration and staff of StoneBridge Senior Living Center for the excellent care that was given.