Delores Delrio Henson, 89, of Mifflinburg, died Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
She was born March 4, 1932 in Hanover, a daughter of the late Harry S. and Blanche E. McMaster. On Apr. 8, 1950, she married Kenneth Gladfelter. Together they celebrated 37 years of marriage before his death Dec. 19, 1987. On Jul. 15, 2005 she married Kendall Forest Henson. Together they celebrated 9 years of marriage before his death Jul 28, 2014.
Delores was a member of Harvest, Mifflinburg, where she was committed to her woman’s group.
She loved spending her days caring for and raising her five children. Delores enjoyed going to the YMCA five days a week. She was also fond of needlepoint, collecting eagles and watching western movies, especially John Wayne. Delores was a avid fan of baseball.
Surviving are four children, Gary (Rita) Gladfelter, of Arizona, Linda (Tony) Formica, of Harrisburg, Tom (Rose) Gladfelter, of Louisiana and Sandra Koch (Rick Smith), of Mifflinburg; a brother, Harry McMaster, Jr., of Illinois; two sisters, Evelyn Howe, of East Berlin and Joyce (Ralph) Burgess, of South Carolina; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and two husbands, she was predeceased by a son, Ralph Gladfelter; a sister, Joan Kumrime; and a brother, John McMaster.
Friends will be received from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, at Harvest, 115 Freedom Rd., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. with Steve Stoltzfus, officiating.
Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, New Columbia.
The family is being assisted by Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis Streets, Lewisburg.
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