Beatrice E. Steele

March 19, 2017                 

LAFARGEVILLE, N.Y.  —  Beatrice E. Steele, 92, of County Route 13, LaFargeville, died Saturday, March 18, at her home, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County.

As per her request, there will be no calling hours or funeral.

There will be a graveside committal service 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, in Omar Cemetery.

Born May 24, 1924, in the town of Orleans, the daughter of Zion and Carrie VanBrocklin Fitchette, she graduated from Clayton High School in 1942.

On April 6, 1949, she married George Steele at her parents home. Mr. Steele died in 2001.

She helped her husband with farming for years, and drove school bus for LaFargeville School, retiring in 1986.

Beatrice enjoyed sewing and was a former member of the LaFargeville Methodist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Carry (Sheila) of LaFargeville, and Patrick of LaFargeville, and his children’s mother, Bobbi-Jo, of Herman; four grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Six brother, Tom, James, Richard, Eugene, Gerald, and Marquis, and six sisters, Persis Wilkie, Pearl Shoulette, Bertha Porter, Ruby Robbins, Helen Kirkby, and Josephine Fisk, all died before her.

Arrangements are with T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton.

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Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home and, Watertown, N.Y.