Josephine A. Beebe, 79

Josephine A. “Gy Gy” Beebe, 79, of Granville, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Oct., 29, 2008 at her residence with her family by her side. 

Born December 28, 1928 in Shushan, N.Y., the daughter of the late George C. and Edith M. (Mears) Williams. 

Mrs. Beebe was educated at Hartford Central School and Granville Central School.  She had worked at H.F. Binches Lace Factory in Glens Falls and then at Indian River Nursing Home in Granville and lastly at Ames Department Store in Granville before becoming a homemaker. 

She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Granville and also an active member of the North Granville Hose Company where she joined in 1999; a member of the Tri-State Antique Tractor Club and a former member of the Hebron Vol. Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary for 15 years. 

Josephine enjoyed playing bingo, sewing, crocheting and tractor pulling.  She truly enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved her puppy, Casey Ray.

Josephine is survived by her daughter, Patricia G. Beebe of Granville; a daughter in law, Janice B. Case of Poultney, Vt.; three step-children, Timothy D. Beebe of North Granville, Robert Beebe and his wife Gretchen of Alabama and Betty Stevens and her husband Dennis of West Fort Ann.  She is also survived by a sister, Caroline Beretz of Middleburgh, N.Y., and a brother, Arthur Williams of Connecticut; three grandchildren, Melissa Gabert and her husband Mark of Granville, Thomas Beebe, Jr. and his wife Desiree of Grandviile and Stephanie Zernhel of Wells, Vt.; and her great grandchildren, Adam Ray Beebe, Jennifer Putnam, Mark Willis Gabert, Elizabeth Marie Gabert, Ethan Beebe, Logan Beebe and Jenna Charlotte Zernhel. She is also survived by many step grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Josephine was also pre-deceased by her first husband, Milton R. Case, Sr., her second husband, Willis R. Beebe; a son, Milton R. Case, Jr.; a son-in-law, Thomas E. Beebe, Sr.; a step-son, Richard J. Beebe and her sisters, Sarah Elizabeth Vosburgh and Margaret Burns.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2 at the McClellan Funeral Home, 19 East Broadway, Salem with Rev. Thomas Zelker officiating.  Relatives and friends were invited to attend and also invited to call at the funeral home from 11 to 1 p.m. Sunday prior to the service.  Interment will be held privately for the family.

Memorial contributions in memory of Josephine may be made to Haynes House of Hope, Inc., 7157 Route 149, Granville, NY  12832.

For directions to the funeral home or to share a memory of Josephine, please visit www.mcclellanfuneralservice.com

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