Beatrice T. Eastman


Bolivar - Beatrice T. Eastman 92 of 66 Plum St. passed away Tuesday October 15, 2013 in the Jones Memorial Hospital Wellsville following a brief illness. Born on June 23, 1921 in the town of Clarksville she was the daughter of Merrill and Nora Payne Phoenix. Bea married Donovan Eastman on June 21, 1953. Mr. Eastman preceded her in death on June 28, 1993.

Bea was employed as a custodian for the former First National Bank Bolivar for many years, and was also employed by the Bolivar Hotel. She was a member of the Bolivar United Methodist Church and the 4C’S senior citizens club of Bolivar.

Surviving are one sister Reta Mason of Eldred Pa. and members of her extended family Mary Jean Kuhn, Donna Petzen, Grace Ann Case, Cresence Nolan and her beloved neighbors and friends. She was preceded in death by three sisters Dorothy Phoenix, Bernice Phoenix and Barbara Davie.

Friends may call at the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar on Saturday October 19, 2013 from 1-3 P.M. Funeral and committal services will follow visitation at 3 P.M. Rev. Vickie Hedlund pastor of the Bolivar United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Wells Cemetery Little Genesee.

Memorials may be made to the Bolivar United Methodist Church 80 Friendship St. Bolivar N.Y. 14715 or to Bolivar Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund 460 Main St. Bolivar N.Y. 14715.