Denise Jill Grant

4 mai 195625 octobre 2020

Our Angel, Denise Jill Grant, 64 of Oneonta, passed away peacefully on Sunday October 25, 2020 at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown, New York.

Born Denise Jill Chamberlain on May 4, 1956 to Gertrude Hebbard and Donald Chamberlain, in Oneonta, NY. Denise had a wonderful life growing up and shortly after graduating high school, in 1976 she would go on to marry John Grant, and would spend the next 44 years, devoting herself to be a loving wife, a loving mother to four children and a loving Grandmother to five grandchildren. To her loving family, she was considered the Momma and what she said goes.

Denise was an amazing woman, amazing wife, amazing mother and amazing grandmother, who was loved by everyone who met her. Her beautiful smile could light up the room and she could easily make you feel okay with just one touch. Denise truly lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with her sisters, and sister- in-law viewing yard sales with her boys, watching movies with her husband, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by husband John of Maryland, NY; her mother, Gertrude Chamberlain, her sister’s, Debbie, Darlene, Dawna, her brother Dennis and her sister-in-law Kathy Hill. She was the loving mother of four children, 3 sons, Johnny and his wife Reyna Grant, Joseph and Joshua Grant, and one daughter Jennifer Grant. She was the loving grandmother to five grandchildren, Angelina, Keyannah, Skylea, Noah, Ava. She is also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Family, friends and other’s whose lives were touched by Denise, are invited to join the family in celebrating her life, at Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main Street, Oneonta, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, where there will be calling hours from 11:00am till 1:00pm at which time the family will be in attendance. Do to COVID-19 you may have to wait to enter the funeral home. Masks and social distancing are required.

A private Prayer Service will be held with Rev. David Mickiewicz, Pastor, St. Mary’s Church officiating.


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Rodney & Sally Hebbard

novembre 3, 2020

We extol our condolences to your family. Remember old times o f getting together with all of the Chamberlain family.

Kathleen Hill

octobre 31, 2020

My dearest Denise, you my sister in law but was more to me like a sister. You have always been there for me no matter what. You have been in our family, for more then fourty years and we as the grant family, loved you from day one. You my dear are a beautiful loving wife, mother,grandmother. Also a wonderful sister, a true blessing who ever came into your life. I’m sure by now you have your wings, so fly our beautiful angel. You are so loved by so many. Do not worry yourself about your husband and your children and grandchildren, I will do whatever I can to help them through life. Love your sister-in-law, aka sister Kathy Hill.

Deborah Fletcher

octobre 28, 2020

My sweet friend, Denise, I can only say what blessing you are in my life. You made me feel like family right away. We are so happy you and John were the ones to stand up for us at our wedding. It was a beautiful day and made so special because you opened your home and your hearts to us . They say God sends you the people He knows you need. I thank God for sending me Denise and John. May He hold your family in his arms while they grieve .But realize you will never be gone as long as they hold you in their hearts . Love you all Debbie Fletcher