Ostrander, Beatrice

Beatrice Ostrander

September 16, 1931 - May 8, 2020

Beatrice Ostrander of Allen, Texas passed away on May 8, 2020 at the age of 88. She was born on September 16, 1931 to Zachariah “Boo” and Mary (Marrow) Cox in Carlton, New York.  Beatrice is a former resident of Alabama, New York.  Beatrice married Donald Ostrander on July 29, 1950 at the Kent Baptist Church in Kent, New York.  She was "gramma Bea" to the children she would babysit, Bea to her coworkers at J C Penney in Medina and at the corner store, Alabama Holley Farm, Aunt Beattie to nieces and nephews.  Bea enjoyed working in her roses, sewing, cooking and being independent in spite of a loss in her vision. She has left us with so many memories.

Beatrice is survived by her children, Sandra (Russ) Weimer of Allen, Texas, David (Donna) Ostrander of Fort Myers, Florida, and Douglas Ostrander of Bergen, New York; grandchildren, Christopher Weimer, Tricia (Kevin) Shafer, Kimberley Chapman, Nicole Ostrander, Amber Ostrander, and Ryan Ostrander; 10 great grandchildren, a sister, Mary (Wilbert) Fraiser of Barre Center, New York; and numerous other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Ostrander (2001); 4 brothers, Robert, Sydney, John, and Clayton (Jean) Cox; and sisters, Anna Mae (Harold) Germeo, Sara “Betty” Churchill, and Florence “Tootie” Roth, nieces, Kathy Cox and Virginia Marie Cox, a nephew, John Cox.

There will be no calling hours. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Alabama-Basom United Methodist Church, 1392 Church Street, Alabama, New York 14013. An inurnment will be held The Alabama Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to The Alabama-Basom United Methodist Church, The Alabama Fire Department or Crossroads House @ PO Box 402, Batavia, NY 14020 or online at www.crossroadshouse.com/donate.

The family of Beatrice Ostrander is being cared for by Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow, 2525 Central Expressway, North, Allen, Texas 75013.

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I'm so very sorry for your loss. Bea was such a nice, sweet lady. We used to live next door to her sister Betty for several years. We got to know the entire family. Sad to say we lost touch with Sue, Mary, Rosemarie as well as Bea and Betty's sister Mary. Please accept our deepest sympathies and know that our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. Jean & Jeff Wise and family Jean Wise, June 24, 2021 I have so many fond memories of Aunt Beattie! My love to you all.
Darla Allen, May 16, 2020 I love you Granny! Give Gramps a hug and kiss. I know y'all are happy to be reunited.
Kimberley, May 12, 2020
Mary & family Our deepest sympathies to your family on your loss of you sister. I remember Bea from when we helped with your sister Betty (Grandma Betty to us). Such a sweet, sweet lady. May she now be pain free and happy and rest peacefully. We seemed to have lost contact with everyone but think of you all often. Prayers and love to all of you. Jeanie, Jeff, Matthew & Haley Wise Jean Wise, May 12, 2020 I’m sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Janice Janice Lear, May 11, 2020