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Vivian M. Belding
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Marathon for a Better Life
    PO Box 268
    Warnerville, NY 12187

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“Dearest Denese and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. It is never easy .. But its good to know that the Lord is with her now. She is...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Lynn Sullinger - NY

“Sincere sympathy to both the Belding and Briehof families. May God bless and keep Vivian, now and always. My prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Nanci Briehof Peluse - NY

“Rip Ma Belding , I knew you when I was a kid and you were so good to me lots of memories for me ! You are sadly missed ! God bless you and the whole...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Tete - Beacon, NY

“Im so sorry to hear of Aunt Viv passing. She was a good & loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and wife. She will be missed by many. Ill keep...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Eileen Sitterly - Deerfield Beach, FL

“Very sorry for the loss of your Mother Denese. our prayers are with you and your family today. may God bless your family and fill your hearts to...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Richard Greene - highland, NY

“Howard & I are so sorry for your loss. We loved your Mom so very much. Nancy & Viv were buddies all through the years, and always new what the other...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Howard & Nancy J Briehof - NY

“Nannie...i love you and miss you....i am glad you have no pain now..i am at a loss for words and all i can say is i love you. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Amanda - howes cave, NY

“Bud,So sorry to hear about your mother. You and your family are in our thoughts. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Chelsea and Emma Lattanzio


Cobleskill- Vivian M. Belding, 72, of Pewter Lane, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Cobleskill Regional Hospital following a brief illness.

Born April 17, 1941 in Poughkeepsie, she was the daughter of Joseph and Edna (Aldrich) Briehof.

Vivian and her husband moved to Cobleskill from Poughkeepsie twenty-three years ago. She was employed at Burger King for several years before retirement. Vivian operated Grammy's Treasures and sold most of their wares in Schoharie and surrounding counties. She was also an avid Bingo player.

Survivors include her husband, Elmer Belding, Jr., whom she married February 26, 1961; her children: Denise Stevensky of Poughkeepsie, Cathy Ann Delany of Florida, Brenda Fuller, Debra Hochrein of Cobleskill and Elmer Belding III of Troy; nineteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members.

There will be no formal service or visitation per the family's request. Memorial contributions may be made to Marathon For a Better Life, PO Box 268, Warnerville, NY 12187.

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