Mary S. Beach, 85, Conesus Lake: March 1, 2010 at age 85 years. Predeceased by husband Richard S. Beach in 2005 and her parents Rev. Ernest & Ruth Sanderson. Survived by children: Ned (Cyndi) Beach of Boonville, MO, Cee Cee (Craig) Nelson of Lakeville, NY, and Nancy (Tom) Kimble of Franklin, WV. Grandchildren; Ned (April) Beach Jr. of Granger, IN, Lucynda (Gerry Jr.) West of Boonville, MO, Becky (Elliott) Antal of Charlotte, NC, Brandon Nelson of Lewis Run, PA, Jenny Kimble and Matt Kimble both of Morgantown, WV. Also two great-grandchildren: Lane and Emma West.
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Mary graduated from Pavilion High School and continued her education at Albany Teachers College with a degree in math. She then received her master's degree from SUNY Geneseo in English. Mary substituted, tutored, and taught at the Livonia School District for many years and was also on the Livonia Public Library Board. She was a sports enthusiast and loved helping in many ways as a fan and supporter. She was a longtime resident of Conesus Lake where she spent time doing the things she enjoyed including reading and crossword puzzles. Mary also took pleasure in swimming, canoeing, and teaching all her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews to swim. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Friends may call at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 21 Big Tree Street (Rtes 15&20a,) Livonia, on Saturday, March 6, 2010 from 3-5pm where the funeral will be held at 5pm. The service will be followed by a gathering of friends at the Lakeville Fireman's Exempt Club. Burial to take place privately at the Bath VA Cemetery, Bath, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Livonia Public Library, PO Box 107, Livonia, NY 14487. To send a condolence and for further information please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com
Published in Boonville Daily News from Mar. 4 to Mar. 11, 2010