WATERTOWN, NY — The funeral Mass for Michele A. Beebee will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at St. Patrick’s Church, Watertown. Burial will follow the mass in Brookside Cemetery. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.
Michele passed away at her residence Monday, Nov. 5, surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice of Jefferson County. She was 63 years old.
Born July 13, 1955, in Lowville, a daughter to Wesley and Iona (Jordan) Burnham, she was a 1973 graduate of Lowville Academy, and received her associate’s degree from SUNY Upstate as an X-Ray technician.
Michele was employed by Mercy Hospital, Carthage Area Hospital, EJ Noble, and Northern Radiology.
Michele enjoyed painting, online shopping, spending time with her family, and Facebook.
A marriage to Stephen Beebee would end in divorce.
She is survived by her children, Melissa and Peter Countryman of Watertown, Jonathan E. Beebee and girlfriend Chelsey M. Smithers of Watertown, Ricky and Amber Beebee of Evans Mills, and her grandchildren, Ethan, Ty, Peter III, & Julianne. Also surviving are six sisters, and two brothers.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.
Condolences may be made online at www.reedbenoit.com