Eileen Balcom Barown

1934 - 2021

HARTWICK – Eileen Balcom Barown, a long-time resident of South Hartwick, passed away on February 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by her children, following a brief struggle with cancer. She was 86.

Born September 9, 1934, in Brooklyn, she was one of four daughters of Alexander “Allen” and Margaret F. (Murphy) Powers. 

She married William M. Balcom May 5, 1955. Eileen and Bill owned and operated Wileen Farm in South Hartwick until retiring in 1996. 

Following Bill’s unexpected death in 1997, Eileen continued living in South Hartwick. Eileen was married to Bart Barown until his recent passing. 

Eileen is survived by a daughter, Margie (Paul) Deluise of Virginia, and a son, Bill (Traci) Balcom of Mount Vision; grandsons Darren and Ryan Van Deusen; sister Bride Vaughn of New Jersey; and several nieces and nephews. 

A graveside service will be held later this spring in Hartwick Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.