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October 6, 2012

Evelyn M. Beames

Evelyn M. Beames

TREADWELL — Evelyn M. Beames, 90, of Treadwell, passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home surrounded by her family.

Evelyn was born on March 17, 1922 in Shinhopple, the daughter of the late Riley and Florabelle (Howe) Luscomb.

Evelyn was a member of the Spirit and Truth Christian Assembly in West Oneonta.

She loved baking, shopping, flower gardening and birds. She especially loved her grandchildren and her family. She was a loving, caring and giving person.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Merlyn Ring and his wife, Jeannie of Kingman, Arizona, Carolyn Ortiz of Unadilla, Bruce Shaw, and his wife, Jeanne of Treadwell and Kenneth Shaw and his wife, Bette of Treadwell.

She is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Evelyn was predeceased by her parents, her daughter, Bonnie Barse, her lifelong companion, Herb Baldwin and all of her sisters and brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home with Rev. Mitchell Spring, officiating. Interment will follow in the Croton Union Cemetery in Treadwell.

Friends may call from noon until service time on Friday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Catskill Area Hospice, 1 Birchwood Drive, Oneonta, NY 13820.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website:

Arrangements are by the Kenneth L. Bennett Funeral Home, Franklin.

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