2013-05-15 / Obituaries

Hildegarde Lindholm Salmonson Gustafson


Right: Hildegarde Lindholm Salmonson Gustafson at her 100th birthday in September 2011. File Photo Right: Hildegarde Lindholm Salmonson Gustafson at her 100th birthday in September 2011. File Photo Hildegarde Lindholm Salmonson Gustafson, age 101, of Yorktown, NY, formerly of Cold Spring, died on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Field Home-Holy Comforter in Yorktown. Born in the Bronx on September 1, 1911, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Alina (Matson) Lindholm. She was predeceased by her husband Nels W. Salmonson in 1954.

Mrs. Gustafson was a retired Secretary with General Electric in New York City. She was a member of the Philipstown Senior Citizens and a former member of the Order of the Easter Star in Scarsdale.

Survivors include her daughter Karen A. Petacchi of Cold Spring, NY; eight grandchildren John, Mary, Karen, Erica, Krista, Warren, Nina and Jill; five great grandchildren Mathew, Samantha, Cassandra and Carter.

Predeceasing her were a son, Daniel Salmonson; and three brothers, Walter, Robert and Charles Lindholm

Private cremation has taken place in Ferncliff Crematory in Hartsdale. A memorial service will take place at the Clinton Funeral Home, Corner of Parrott and Pine Sts. (21 Parrott St.) Cold Spring, at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 16. The Rev. Shane Scott-Hamblen will officiate. Friends may call at the Clinton Funeral Home prior to the service on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Gustafson’s name to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or www.cancer.org.

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