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Gertrude Kenyon Powers Chamberlin

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Gertrude Kenyon Powers Chamberlin Gertrude Kenyon Powers Chamberlin

GREENFIELD CENTER — Gertrude Kenyon Powers Chamberlin, 101, passed away Saturday, January 4 at Wesley Health Care Center with her husband at her side.

She was born on March 3, 1912 in the Town of Moreau, Saratoga County, the daughter of the late Delbert and Lela Kenyon.

Gertrude was a devoted and loving wife and homemaker. A mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, gardener, deer hunter, and avid fisherwoman, she also enjoyed camping, bowling and horseback riding. Gertrude was a civic minded person having delivered home delivered meals for over 30 years, served on the board of trustees at the Greenfield Center Baptist Church and was president of AARP chapter 380 at one time. She also enjoyed time spent with family and friends.

 In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, William M. Powers; a four year old son, Billy; a grandson, Richard and brothers Dorr Kenyon, Vincent Kenyon, and Harold Kenyon.

Survivors include her husband, Ernest S. Chamberlin; sons Thomas F. Powers (Katherine) and Richard L. Powers (Jodie); grandsons Ernest (Michelle), Albert (Stephanie) and Jake; granddaughters, Connie (Jeff) and Barbara and several nieces, nephews and great grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother Sanford (Yvonne) and sister Shirley and a daughter-in-law, Jan.

Many thanks for the love and prayers of friends and loved ones and for the dedicated care Gertrude received from the staff at 4 Springs. 

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