Walton- Margaret A. VanBuren, 86, of Walton, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 5, 2019 with her loving family at her side .
Born on May 27, 1933 in Franklin, NY, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Marguerite Thomas Whitbeck.
Margaret was a graduate from Franklin High School. She married her beloved husband Cornelis VanBuren on December 24, 1956, a marriage that lasted 58 years until his death on March 20, 2014. Margaret and her husband owned and operated a diary farm. She is lovingly remembered as a devoted wife , mother, grandmother and great grandmother . Margaret enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren, gardening, canning and the daily life activities of the farm.
Margaret is survived by her three sons, Larry VanBuren of Walton, Jakob J. VanBuren of Walton and Alan W. (Alycia) VanBuren of Sidney Center; six grandchildren Donald (Casandra) VanBuren, Mariah VanBuren, Julia VanBuren, Elijah VanBuren, Lee (Jess) DiLorenzo and Ethan DiLorenzo; six 6 great grandchildren Raelynn, Alisson, Megan, Dalton, Delaney and Aurora and siblings Laverna Maus of Roscoe, Eunice Whitbeck of Walton, Eileen VanLoan of TN and Clifford Whitbeck of Franklin. Besides her husband and parents, she is predeceased by two brothers CliftonWhitbeck and Carlton Whitbeck.
Calling hours to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 6-8 P.M. at Courtney Funeral Home, 25 Townsend Street, Walton. In accordance with Margarets wishes, funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Margaret’s memory may be made to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, 297 River Street Service Road, Suite 1, Oneonta, NY 13820.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Courtney Funeral Home, Walton. To leave a message of hope and sympathy for Margaret’s family, please visit www.courtneyfh.com