Derlene K. Quant, R.N., 74, of Spring Street, Ft. Plain, died suddenly Wednesday at home.
Born in Ft Plain on August 12, 1931 she was the daughter of the late George and Mae Keyser Quant. She was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Ft. Plain High School.
After high school, Derlene went on to Nathan Littauer Nursing School where she graduated. She was employed as a Registered Nurse for Abbott Nursing Home in Ft. Plain and later Arkell Hall in Canajoharie, where she retired.
Derlene is survived by her beloved companion Loren Prime, her cherished cat ?Elvira?, several cousins and many friends.
A Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 1p.m. at the Ft. Plain Cemetery, Ft. Plain, NY. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter, 133 Hilltop Road, Sprakers, NY 12166.