Beatrice A. Chamberlain

March 13, 1915 - April 29, 2012

Age 97, a resident of East Side Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Warsaw, formerly of Castile, died April 29, 2012 at the nursing facility.

She was born March 13, 1915 in the Town of Eagle, daughter of the late John and Ethel Randall Anderson. Beatrice worked for many years as a sewing machine operator at the former Perry Knitting Company. She was a long time member of the Castile United Church of Christ where she served in many capacities. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Perry Chapter for over 50 years and she was a past matron. She was also a member of the Oak Hill Club. Beatrice enjoyed cooking and playing cards and she loved to crochet afghans for friends and family. She was also a member of the Golden Agers and went on many group trips.

She was predeceased by her husband, Floyd Chamberlain who died in 2005.

Surviving are her daughter, Norma (Jack) Spencer of Perry; her son, William Chamberlain of Silver Springs; her sister, Evelyn Buck of Bliss; her sisters-in-law, Velma Anderson of Bliss, Margaret Anderson of Florida; 7 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Forrest Anderson, Donald Anderson, Howard Anderson, James Anderson, Merta Sargent, Doris Fratus, Loretta Ford, Dorothy Martin, Ethlyn Anderson and Elizabeth Hurlburt.

Friends may call Tuesday 5 – 8 PM at Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile. A service will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at the Castile United Church of Christ, cor. N. Main & Washington Sts., Castile. Burial will be in Grace Cemetery, Castile. Memorials may be made to the Castile United Church of Christ or the Castile Rescue Squad or East Side Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Activities Fund, Warsaw, NY.

Important Dates

May 1, 2012 : Calling hours for Beatrice A. Chamberlain - 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM

May 2, 2012 : Funeral Service for Beatrice A. Chamberlain at the Castile United Church of Christ - 3:00 PM - At the Castile United Church of Christ , corner of N. Main & Washington Sts., Castile

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May 23.12 from Arlene Cline:
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May 4.12 from Patricia A. Bauer:
We were sorry to hear of your mom's passing. We got to know your mom when she lived at Washington St. apts in Castile. My parents Art & Helen Bush were good friends of her. Then they all ended up in Eastside together. Bea was a lovely woman. Always a smile on her face. Will always have fond memories of her. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Jim & Pat Bauer

May 1.12 from Sharon & Barry True:
Dear Family, I was so sad to learn of Mrs. Chamberlain's passing. She always had a smile on her face and was so kind to everyone. I am sure she is smiling all the way to heaven. I would not have guessed that she was 97. She will be greatly missed but will live on forever in everyones hearts. We have you in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.