Connie “Cookie” Delande, 69, of Shadyside, Ohio died October 14, 2016 at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
Cookie was born January 18, 1947 in Wheeling, WV a daughter of the late Alfonso and Rachel DeLoretta Jafrate.
She was retired from Family Services of the upper Ohio Valley, Wheeling, WV and was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Shadyside, Ohio.
Preceding her in death, was a brother-in-law, Donald Delande.
Surviving is her husband of 45 years, Daniel Delande, a daughter, Gina (Brad) Holmes of Shadyside, OH, 4 grandchildren, Alexa Coggins, Anthony Coggins, Collin Holmes and Aivreigh Holmes, two, brothers, Alan (Sandy) Jafrate of Benwood, WV. and Thomas (Kim) Jafrate of Wheeling, WV, a sister-in-law, Frances Delande of Canal Winchester, OH, several nieces and nephews.
Connie loved her family, she and Dan were always involved with their grandchildren, especially in their school sports and extracurricular activities. She was affectionately called “Grandma Cookie “by all that knew her.
Family and friends will be received Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6-8pm, Thursday, noon-4pm and 6-8pm at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio. Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be 10am Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church Shadyside, OH with Fr. Samuel Saprano officiating.
Burial follows in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, WV.
Vigil service 7:45pm Thursday in the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com