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Zelma (Barthlomew) Westfall obituary

contributed by Tonya Frickey

Zelma Westfall
October 21, 1996

Mrs. Zelma Barthlomew Westfall, 90, formerly of Oak Hill, Route 7, Central Bridge, died Monday at the Eden Park Nursing Home, Cobleskill, where she resided since 1994.

Born in Middleburgh, Mrs. Westfall was a 1924 graduate of Middleburgh High School and attended the state School of Agriculture at Cobleskill.

Many years ago, she taught in area schools in Schoharie County as a substitute teacher. She also worked at Berical's Restaurant in Duanesburg.

Mrs. Westfall was a member of the Rising Star Chapter Order of the Eastern Star in Schoharie and the Schoharie Valley Grange.

She was a member of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Her husband, Willard J. Vroman, whom she married July 30, 1927, died in 1946; her second husband, Clifford A. Westfall, whom she married in 1952, died in 1985.

Survivors include a son, Willard J. Vroman of Esperance; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the Langan Funeral Home, 21 N. Main St., Central Bridge. Burial will be in Old Stone Fort Cemetery, Schoharie.

A calling hour will be held prior to the service at the funeral home.


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