October 9, 2008
Louis Deloff, 90; of County Rte. 36, Hannibal, NY died at the home of his daughter Rosemary in New Mexico after a long illness. He was born in Syracuse, NY and he has been a resident of Hannibal for most of his life. He retired as a Steel Worker with Crucible Steel Syracuse after 31 years. Mr. Deloff was a US WWII Veteran having served in the Army from 1943 to 1945. He was a past commander of the Hannibal VFW Post #5380, past commander of the Hannibal American Legion Prior Stock Post, past member of the Fulton VFW Post #569 and a life member of the Fulton Polish Home. Mr. Deloff enjoyed golfing, bowling, and baseball. He was pre-deceased by his wife Susie Deloff in 2001, his son Thomas Deloff in 2003, great grandson Joshua Deloff in 2006. He is survived by his children Rosemary (Bob) Woodard of NM, Richard (Lucy) Deloff of Hannibal, William (Nancie) Deloff of Phoenix, Francis (Dola) Deloff of Oswego, Walter (Eileen) Deloff of Hannibal, and Gary (Pat) Deloff of Pulaski, 29 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 am in the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton. Burial will be in Hannibal Center Cemetery, Hannibal. Calling hours will be held 5:00 to 8:00 pm Wednesday at the Sugar Funeral Home, Inc. Contributions: GFMC Hospice 1313 E. 33rd St. Silver City, NM 88061.