Massena- Darla Ann Belknap passed peacefully into rest on her 72nd birthday, May 5, 2014. A memorial celebration will be held Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Moose Lodge on Ames Street from 11:00AM until 3:00PM.
Darla is survived by her husband Robert Belknap of 49 years; children, Thomas (Nancy), Robert (Tracy), Richard (Lori) and beloved daughter June Drake; grandchildren, Brianna (Matthew) Bowers, Jessica (Chris) Jones, David Belknap, Jacqueline and Erin Drake, Tia Andrews, Andrew Belknap; great-grandchildren, Lucy and Eleanor Bowers, Alexander Rush.
Sissy will be forever held in the hearts of her siblings: Denzil (Charlotte), Darrel (Anna), Dean (Laurene); Darlson (Michelle), Dalton (Isabelle), Darcy (Elizabeth) Rupert, Dwyana (Harold) Scott, Steven Foster, and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Denzil Rupert and June Rupert Jacob (Belile), stepfather Ector Jacob.
Darla will be remembered for her painstakingly written cards, letters, coupons and newspaper clippings, which will be missed by all.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital or Disabled American Veterans. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Online condolences may be shared at www.phillipsmemorial.com