Mary E. Murray Deland


Mary E. Murray Deland, 90 years old of Fredonia, New York formerly of Brocton, passed away after a brief illness on Thursday evening October 25, 2018 at UPMC Hamot Hospital in Erie Pa. surrounded by her loving family.    She was born September 9, 1928 in Silver Creek, NY a daughter to the late Norman and Florence (Scharder) Murray. Mary was a homemaker all of her life and helped her husband on the grape farm. She enjoyed painting, ceramics, and camping with her family and the “Grape Bunch”  She is survived by one son; Paul DeLand of Fredonia, NY , her two daughters;  Jody Strickland of South Carolina and Molly DeLand of Fredonia, NY  and by her  5 grandchildren 10 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband  Francis A. DeLand who passed away on August 26, 1995 , one son Roy DeLand who passed away on July 11, 2001 and by a Granddaughter, Stephanie. There will be no prior visitation. A Memorial Service will take place at a later time and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Webster St. Cemetery. Memorial contributions in her memory can be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or go to