Grace M. Beach, 93 of Warren, Pa. died Sunday afternoon, December 23, 2012 at her residence. She was born March 27, 1919 in Tidioute, Pa. to the late William and Jeanetta Howe Yeager.
Grace has been a Warren area resident since 1937. She was a graduate of Tidioute High School Class of 1937 and a graduate of the former Warren General Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She had worked at the Warren General Hospital, Warren Dental Arts, and in Norfolk, Va. for a short time, working for local physicians. She was a member of Emmanuel Church of Christ, the church woman's guild and the Emmanuel Class. She did blood pressure screening for all Warren County Senior Centers, until late in her life. She is lovingly remembered to have loved life and was sharp as a tack.
She is survived by her daughters, Lois (David) Biekarck of Warren, Pa., Linda Helsel and husband, William of Butler, Pa., Sister Louise Watson of Endeavor, Pa., several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Frank J. Beach who died March 19, 1986 whom she married September 12, 1942 in Tidioute, Pa.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. A funeral and committal service will be conducted there Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Neil Siefert, retired pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, Pa. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one's choice. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.