Clifton Springs - Brenda Lee DeRycke Ahern, 49, died Saturday (June 29th) at Clifton Springs Hospital. All funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Port Gibson Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brenda's Family, care of 709 Church Street, Newark, New York 14513.
Brenda was born on February 20, 1964 in Newark, New York, the daughter of Alouise and Eileen Coon DeRycke. She was a long time carrier for the Democrat and Chronicle. For the past eight years, she has been working in food service for the Midlakes School District at the elementary school.
Brenda is survived by two sons, Jason Sampson and Patrick Ahern both of Clifton Springs; her mother Eileen DeRycke of Newark; her siblings Eugene (Elizabeth) DeRycke of Sand Springs, Oklahoma, Tina (Fiance Mark Austin) DeRycke of Newark, Beth (Paul) Chaconas of Mt. Pleasant, S.C. and Steven DeRycke of Palmyra; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her father Alouise and step-mother Karen DeRycke.
Remembrances may be made to www.murphyandsonsfuneralhome.com.