Frieda A. (Platt) Egelston


Frieda A. Egelston, 73, of Rome, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Born in Delhi, NY, May 7, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Effie Platt. 

Frieda worked at several area nursing homes.

She is survived by two sons, Michael and Donna Egelston of Taberg and Timothy Egelston of Bridgewater; a sister, Wanita Burgdoff of Oneida; three grandchildren, Amber, Michael Jr. and Timothy Jr.: five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother Frederick Platt.

Graveside services will be held in the spring. There are no calling hours. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. 

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Star Collins

I have to say that I miss you so very much I can't tell you how hurt I was to hear you has passed. You were like a mother to me I was so happy to meet you I will never forget you I just wish your rotten grandkids had appreciated you more I love you Mom miss you more than you ever know

Wednesday, February 20
Lois Goins

Frieda;I miss you.But I know you are in a better place.You was a good friend to me.You was like a second mother to me.You helped me except and get through my emotions when mama got sick.I will miss our phone calls.I miss u being down here in NC.I will never forget you.All my love. Lois

Thursday, February 21