Blanche Young Conrick

Mrs. Blanche Young Conrick, age 98, of Gloversville, died Monday evening, January 28, 2013, at Nathan Littauer Hospital Nursing Home.

She was born May 1, 1914, in Rockwood, the daughter of the late Everest and Grace Smith Young. She was a graduate of Gloversville High School and Albany Business College.

Blanche worked as a bookkeeper, employed by J.C. Bleyl Company of Gloversville for 30 years.

She was a life member of Pine Brook Golf Club, where she served as secretary for 30 years. She was a member of the Nathan Littauer Hospital Auxiliary for 34 years, serving as its treasurer for 30 years.

Blanche was married on August 11, 1934, to Clarence Conrick. He died in March of 1989. There are no known survivors.

A graveside service will take place in the spring at Ferndale Cemetery and will be announced at that time by Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Mountain Valley Hospice, 108 Steele Avenue, Gloversville, NY 12078.

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