Beverly Y. Kaiser
SYLVANIA, Ohio — Beverly Y. Kaiser, 78, of Sylvania, Ohio, passed away at Ebeid Hospice Residence, Sunday, March 24, 2013.
Beverly was born in Richfield Springs on May 7, 1934, to the late Delmer and Ruth (Swartz) Yerdon. She was a 1952 graduate of Richfield Springs Central School.
She married Arthur N. Kaiser on Feb. 15, 1964, in Sylvania, Ohio.
Beverly was a secretary for 38 years, working 12 years in Syracuse. Upon moving to Sylvania, she joined Owens-Illinois in 1964, and retired in July 1990, after 26 years of service.
Upon retirement, she was a member of the O-1 Golden Emblem Club. She was a member and officer of the American Business Women Association, Per-Ro-Ma Chapter and was the 1975 Woman of the Year. She was a 35-year member of NSA, PSI and International Association of Administrative Professionals. She was a Certified Professional Secretary. She was a 56-year member of Arbutus Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in Richfield Springs. She was a member of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church over 35 years.
Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, in 1995; and brother, Henry Yerdon.
She is survived by a brother, Richard (Barbara) Yerdon of Marcy; a sister, Judi Ginder of Brentwood, Tenn.; sister-in-law, Barbara, widow of Henry; stepdaughter, Janice Kaiser; stepgrandsons, Scott Botsford of North Fort Myers, Fla., and Paul (Chris) Botsford; step-great grandson, Payton of Leigh, Fla.; step-son, James of Fort Myers, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and a very special friend, Cindy Tarka and her family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests tributes in the form of contributions to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Sylvania, Ohio.
A graveside committal service from the Book of Common Prayer will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in Springfield Center Cemetery, with the Rev. John Dixon Bartle, rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Richfield Springs, officiating.
Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs.