Lillian May Gear
(1926-2011)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. John Franklin Beecher Sr.

Lillian May Gear 1

  • Born: 1 Aug 1926, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): John Franklin Beecher Sr. in 1945 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Died: 7 Feb 2011, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 84 1 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 1 Oct 1978 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 4

2. Residence: in 2006 in Wilmington, New Castle, DE. 1

3. Residence: in 2007 in Bensalem, Bucks, PA, United States. 1

4. Obituary: Bucks County Courier Times: obituary of Lillian May Beecher on 8 Feb 2011 in Levittown, Bucks, PA. 1 Lillian May Beecher
Lillian May (Gear) Beecher passed on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011, at Aria Torresdale Hospital to be with her loving husband, the late John Beecher Sr. She was 84.
Born in Philadelphia, Lillian was a resident of Bensalem for four years and was formerly of the Glenville section of Wilmington and Philadelphia.
She was a homemaker.
Lillian will be sadly missed by her children, John "Jack" Beecher Jr. (Marlene) of Wilmington, Del. and Florence Costa-Baker (Tom) of Andalusia, Pa.; one nephew, Paul Spingler of Oxford, Pa.; one sister, Ruth Bright of Florida; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorial service at noon Friday at the Tomlinson Funeral Home, 2207 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be held privately.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the American Red Cross, 2221 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103.


Lillian married John Franklin Beecher Sr., son of Frank Elsessor Bleacher Jr. and Marie K. Harvey, in 1945 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. (John Franklin Beecher Sr. was born on 18 Nov 1923 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 3 5 6 7 and died on 23 Nov 1997 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 7.)


Sources


1 Bucks County Courier Times (8400 N. Bristol Pk, Levittown, PA 19057), 9 Feb 2011, page 8. Obituary of Lillian May Beecher.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VS4K-4MH Lillian Beecher, 07 Feb 2011.

3 FamilySearch.org, United States Public Records, 1970-2009, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KRGR-WWB John F Beecher, Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

4 FamilySearch.org, United States Public Records, 1970-2009, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KRGR-WWG Lillian M Beecher, Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

5 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 180144075. John Franklin Beecher. b. 18 Nov 1823. Father Frank Beecher. Mother Marie Harvey.

6 Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John F. Beecher, b. 18 Nov 1823 Philadelphia.

7 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VMR1-HZJ John F Beecher, 23 Nov 1997.



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