East Palestine – Sylvia J. Beatrice, 81, formerly of East Palestine and Columbiana, died at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday at the Crown Pointe Care Center, Columbus.
Mrs. Beatrice was born July 14, 1933 in New Waterford, a daughter of the late William and Elsie Moslener Springer.
She was a homemaker and had also been employed at the former Casa Corro Home in East Palestine. She was a member of the First United Presbyterian Church of East Palestine.
Her husband, Charles R. Beatrice, whom she married Oct. 10, 1954, preceded her in death Nov. 5, 2012.
She is survived by a daughter, Amy (Stephen) Gross of Columbus; two sons, Tod L. Beatrice of Burke, Va., and Timothy L. (Beth) Beatrice of Cincinnati; a brother, Frederic Springer of East Palestine; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Van Dyke-Swaney-Rettig Funeral Home, East Palestine with the Rev. Bob Bowers officiating. Burial will follow in Glenview Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Tridia Hospice, 2215 Citygate Drive, Suite E, Columbus, OH 43219.
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