Beverly J. Manwaring, age 81, of Painted Post, passed away on Monday, April 24, 2017 at Guthrie Corning Hospital. She was born on November 12, 1935, the daughter of Norman and Mary (Bovaird) Horton. She married Robert N. Benjamin in 1952. He predeceased her in 1973. She later married Gerald B. Manwaring in 1974. He predeceased her in 2005.
Bev was a loving and caring family woman who had a big heart. She cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Bev also liked to attend auctions and flea markets. She spent her spare time working on crossword puzzles and being outdoors.
She is survived by her children, Robert Benjamin, LuAnn Benjamin, Melanie Sharma, Karen Belmonte, Jeff Benjamin, and Brenda Vazquez, siblings, Alberta Colegrove, Roland Horton, Grace Caslin, Sylvia Reed, Joan Vanderbush, and Steve Horton, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Family and friends are invited to call at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 West Pulteney Street in Corning, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. A celebration of Bev's life will follow there at 6:00 pm. Burial will be in Chris John Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Those wishing may make donations to the Alzheimer's Association-Rochester Chapter, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14620.
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