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Jessie B. Bartholomew
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • United Methodist Church
    PO Box 508
    Middleburgh, NY 12122

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“I will miss stopping by Jessie's room for a visit with my mother. It was wonderful meeting her wonderful family and I appreciate the kindness you...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Gilda Klug - West Kill, NY

“I have known Jessie almost all of my life. She has been such a wonderful part of my life through Bob and Joyce. She was such a beautiful person...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Marie (Roney) Reynolds - Monterey, TN

“I spent time with my grandma Jesse when I was little, but dont remember. I moved to CT in 2005 and got a chance to go to NY a few years later. On...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Ashley McRae (formally Bartholomew) - FL

“You were such a big part of my fondest childhood memories. The family picnics, you watching over all of us kids while our parents worked in the sales...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Christy Bartholomew - Edgewater, FL


Middleburgh – Jessie B. Bartholomew, 99, formerly of Clauverwie, died Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Robinson Terrace Nursing Home in Stamford, NY where she had been a resident for the past year.

Born September 30, 1912 in Middleburgh, she was a daughter of Fred and Lura (Almy) Van Aller.

Jessie was a lifelong area resident of Middleburgh and graduated from Middleburgh Central School. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Middleburgh for many years.

She was predeceased by her husband, George, in 1960. Most of her married life, Jessie assisted him with the daily operations of Bartholomew Commission Sales.

Survivors include her five children: Richard Bartholomew of Edgewater, FL, Claude (Fannie) Bartholomew of Middleburgh, George (Rosemary) Bartholomew of Middleburgh, Carol Joslyn of Richmondville, and Joyce (Robert) Roney of Middleburgh; her sister: Barbara Schrom of Middleburgh; her brother: Leon Van Aller of Sharon Springs; sixteen grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the United Methodist Church, Main St., Middleburgh with Rev. Jeff Rauhauser officiating. Family and friends are also invited to a time of visitation to be held at the church prior to the service from 10 to 11 AM. Burial will be in Breakabeen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church, PO Box 508, Middleburgh, NY 12122.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh and Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill.