Beverly J. Seaward December 19, 1927 December 22, 2013 Beverly J. Seaward, 86, of Bellefonte, passed away Sunday, December 22, 2013, at her home. Born on December 19, 1927, in Filmore, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Mary Kathryn (Foore) Rockey. On May 23, 1946, she married Clarence A. Seaward, who preceded her in death in 1981. She was a 1945 graduate of State College High School. Beverly worked at Penn State University until her retirement in 1989. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Bellefonte. Beverly is survived by two daughters, Sharen Lyons (Rich) of Bellefonte, Kathy Bamat (Brad) of Bellefonte; two sons, Denny Seaward (Deb) of Bellefonte, Kevin Seaward (Lisa) of Garner, NC; by one sister, Phyllis Neff of Bellefonte; two brothers, Carl and Truman Rockey both of Bellefonte. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Stephanie Haldeman of Bellefonte, Lori Smith of Millmont, Eric Lyons of Raleigh, NC, Mike Lyons of Bellefonte, Alexa Seaward of Bellefonte, Colin Seaward of Bellefonte, Justin Seaward of Garner, NC, Tyler Seaward of Garner, NC; and five great-grandchildren. Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Hazel Watson, Audrey Miller; and three brothers, Cecil, Kermit and Ronald Rockey. There will be a public visitation held on Thursday, December 26, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. 206 N. Spring St,, Bellefonte. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 27, 2013, at 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home with Reverend Andrew Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in Meyer Cemetery, Benner Township. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wetzlerfuneralhome.com.
Published in Centre Daily Times on Dec. 25, 2013