Beatty, James C.
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Ithaca: James C. Beatty, 91, of Ithaca, passed away Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Oak Hill Manor after a brief illness. Born in Cincinnati, OH son of the late Clifford and Mary Beatty and widower of Edna Beatty (01/24/2008). Jim was a member of the Masons Fidelity #51 of Ithaca for over 60 years, where he was a Master in 1973 and also served as there Trustee for over 20 years. He received a 60 year pin in 2006, also the Dedicated Service Award Apron and was 32nd degree Mason. Jim was a veteran of WWII. He served in the Navy and is a Pearl Harbor Survivor, a member of Cataract Hose Co. #7 and Veteran Volunteer Fireman's Association. Jim retired from NYSEG after 32 years of service. Survivors include daughter, Phyllis Bowers; grandson, Rob (Crystal) Doner; granddaughter, Marissa Bowers; great-grandsons, Robert and Michael Doner; brother, Clifford Beatty; and several nieces and nephews. A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Bangs Funeral Home with Rev. Eunice Taber and Ithaca Masons Fidelity #51 officiating. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service. Burial with Full Military Honors will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Lansing. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either SPCA or The Franziska Racker Center.
Bangs Funeral Home, Inc. - Ithaca
209 W Green St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Published in Ithaca Journal on Sept. 14, 2013