BESCH - Claire A. (nee Sweetman) "Petie" Of Lancaster, NY. October 10, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer. Beloved wife of Justin "Buzz"; loving mother of Jay (Debbie), Peter (Donna), Wayne (Patty), Carmel (Greg) Mecozzi, Justin (Dana) and Peggy (Tom) Slawatycki and the late Marty; mother-in-law of Kathy (Scutt); grandmother of 15; great-grandmother of nine; sister of Tom, Mimi (Carl) Smith and the late Chuck (Tina). Family will receive relatives and friends at the WENDEL & LOECHER INC., FUNERAL HOME, 27 Aurora St., Lancaster Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 and Sunday from 1-5 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary's RC Church, Lancaster Monday at 9:30 AM. Please assemble at church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Foundation.