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Delain, passionate advocate for poor, Vale Cemetery, dies at 65

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The woman who nearly single-handedly got Vale Cemetery onto the National Register of Historic Places has died. Katherine Olney Delain, 65, died Sunday night at Ellis Hospital after an illness. Her funeral is today at noon at Daly Funeral Home. She was an outspoken woman who stood up for many who did not have voices of their own. She championed historic buildings and places as well as the poor and homeless. Having once been homeless, ...

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November 22, 2013
8:31 a.m.

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The Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority is not paying to bury Ms. Delain. I was not contacted for comment on this article.
Richard Homenick
Executive Director
Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority