Beatrice A. Salisbury, 82, Chaumont

CHAUMONT, NY — Beatrice Ann Salisbury, 82, of County Route 5, died Sunday, January 6, at her residence, where she was under the care of her family.

At her request there will be no services.

Born April 25, 1936, in Rhinebeck, N.Y., the daughter of Chester and Elizabeth Day Myers, she attended schools in Red Hook, N.Y.

On April 8, 1956, she married Alexander Salisbury. They were married over 62 years.

She was a homemaker who raised her family, and assisted her husband in the operations of their farm.

Beatrice enjoyed horseback riding, and taking her horses to various horse shows around the area.

Surviving besides her husband are three daughters, Gail (Doug) Paddock of Clayton, Patricia (Stacey) Rice of Madison County, and Beverly (Richard) Branch of Chaumont; five sons, Alex Jr., Chester (Lisa), David, Eric, all of Chaumont, and Brian of Watertown;19 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; two brothers, Roy and Donald of Red Hook; nieces and nephews.

A brother, William, died before her.

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