Beverly A. Howard, 76, formerly of Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  Graveside services and burial for Beverly A. Howard will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, in North Watertown Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating.

There will be no calling hours, so anyone is welcomed to join the services.

Ms. Beverly Howard passed away under the care of Hospice of CNY on Saturday Aug. 27, 2022, in her home with her family surrounding her after losing a five-year battle with cancer. She was 76 years old.

Born March 24, 1946, in Watertown, NY, she was the daughter to William Howard and Mabel Lucas Howard.

She had a successful career in the hospitality business most recently working for Microtel where she retired. She enjoyed spending time with her family, watching Law & Order, cuddling her dogs, camping and on occasion a trip to the casino.

Surviving is her oldest daughter, Lisa (Timothy) Jones of Cicero, NY. William “Bill” (Sheri) Granger of Bradenton, Florida. Kenneth “Scott” (Heather) Granger of Watertown, NY. She is also survived by her 14 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren (with 1 on the way) and many nieces and nephews.

She has three remaining living siblings – Sandra (Merton her deceased husband) Bodah of Adams, NY; Sherwood (Maureen) Howard of Paxinos, PA; David (Cindy) Howard of Watertown, NY.

She is predeceased by her daughter, Theresa “Teeter” Granger; a sister, Nancy (Terry her deceased husband) Granger; brothers William (living spouse Geraldine), Charles “Chuck” (Rachel his deceased wife) Howard; Donald “Sonny” Howard, William Howard and Everett Lucas  – all of Watertown, NY.

Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc., Watertown.

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The family would like any donations to go to Hospice of CNY.