Charlotte T. Austin

January 14, 2012  

BEAVER FALLS, N.Y.  —  Charlotte T. Austin, 79, of Artz Road, died Friday evening, Jan. 13, at Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, with Rev. Bruce W. Chapman and Rev. Linda Harris officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery Annex, Beaver Falls. Calling hours will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

Dec. 11, 1932, in the town of Croghan, a daughter of the late Elmer J. and Mary Smith Taylor, she graduated in 1950 from Beaver River Central School and from Lewis County School of Nursing. 

She married Bert A. Austin on May 19, 1951, at the Lowville United Methodist Church with Rev. Kendall Scouten, officiating.  

Charlotte worked as a nurse for Carthage Area Hospital and Lewis County Hospice for several years.  

She was a member of the Beaver Falls United Methodist Church and the church’s United Methodist Women. 

She was a member of the Beaver River Memorial Post #1663, Auxiliary, Lewis County Memorial Post #6912, Auxiliary, Tug Hill Quilters, Lewis County Friendship Quilters, Black River Campers.  She was a charter member of Lewis County Hospice Volunteers, she served on the Board of Directors of the BRCS Student Loan Fund, was Program Coordinator for the Lewis County Arthritis Group, where she received outstanding volunteer for the National Arthritis Foundation in 1998 and 2000.  She was a member of the Beaver Falls Senior Citizens Club.  

Together with her husband, the couple were foster parents for many years. 

Surviving are
her husband of 60 years Bert; a son, Barry J. Austin, Beaver Falls; a daughter and son-in-law, Beth and James Monnat, Croghan; a son-in-law, Birlyn Flint, Wakefield, Mass.; a brother, Elmer J. Taylor, Fabius; two sisters and brother-in-law, Joanne and Kenneth Austin, Lowville, and Marcia Dinkle, Manlius; four grandchildren, Jessica Monnat, Mindi Narzymski, Rebecca and Patrick Flint, five great-grandchildren, Sophia and Hunter Kirnie, Joseph “JJ” and Robert, and Ava Narzymski, (Ava is due in March); and several nieces and nephews.  

A daughter, Janet M. Austin, died Sept. 19, 1998.

Contributions may be made to Beaver Falls Fire Department, Attn: Ambulance Fund, Main Street, Beaver Falls, NY 13305 or a charity of one's choice. 

Condolences may be made online at

Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.