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Eleanor Beam Obituary
Eleanor D. Beam
Eleanor D. Beam, 84, formerly of Allen Township, passed away on Monday, November 12, 2012 at Manor Care I, Bethlehem. She was the wife of the late Racie V. Beam, Jr. with whom she shared 29 years of marriage prior to his death in 1979. Born in Northampton on October 17, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Andrew and Rose (Cogossi) Holota. Eleanor was employed at the former Sheftels & Sons, Emmaus where she was a sorter and cutter for more than 30 years before retiring. She later worked part-time in the housekeeping department of the Sheraton Jetport, Allentown. Eleanor was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her family and friends. Survivors: Her loving family, four daughters, Dolores D. Reimert of Whitehall, Henrietta B. Garrison and her husband, William of Port Charlotte, FL, Rose Marie Schmick and her husband, Harold of Jim Thorpe, and Donna M. Longenbach and her husband, Dale of Northampton; son, Racie V. Beam, III and his wife, Katherine of Allen Township; four grandchildren, Traci, Lori, Sterling and Carrie; six great-grandchildren; sister, Marian Tiwold and her husband, Alfred of Northampton; nieces; and nephews. In addition to her late husband, Racie Jr., she was preceded in death by four brothers, Louis Cogossi, Thomas Holota, Henry Holota and Paul Holota. Services: Will be held on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., 2165 Community Drive, Route 946, Village of Moorestown, Bath, PA 18014. Friends and relatives are invited to call on Friday afternoon from 1 to 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Fairview Cemetery, Northampton. Contributions: May be made in memory of Eleanor to the Lehigh Valley Hospice, 2166 S. 12th Street, Allentown, PA 18103.
Published in Morning Call on Nov. 14, 2012
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