April 16, 2016
Beverley J. Sugrue, 80, formerly of Philadelphia, NY passed away Saturday, April 16, 2016, at Samaritan Medical Center. She had resided at Samaritan Summit Village for over two years.
Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Wednesday, April 20, from 5 - 7PM. The funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, April 21, at 10AM at St. Patrick's Church with Rev. Joseph Christy presiding and burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Watertown.
Bev was born in Toronto, Canada on January 7, 1936, daughter of Albert and Elma Stevens Seymour and she attended local schools. After moving to the US she maintained dual citizenship. On October 31, 1953 she married Walton Sugrue and the couple divorced in 1976. She raised seven children, many times as a single parent due to deployments. She enjoyed Bingo, reading, camping, and her dogs.
Bev is survived by her two sons, Walton Sugrue and wife, Rachel, and Leonard Sugrue, all of Chaumont; four daughters, Debra Henderson and Joyce Wilder and husband, Donald, all of Watertown, Patricia Pharoah and husband, David, Calcium and Judy Crast and husband, William, Groveland, FL; nineteen grandchildren and twenty-nine great grandchildren; her long-time companion, Robert Feneran and his son, Tracy Douglas Feneran and wife, Jackie, Syracuse; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Michael Sugrue in 2005, son-in-law, John Henderson, brother, Albert Seymour, and three sisters, Joan Canale, Shirley Connors and Margaret Campbell.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations in Bev's name to be made to Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Water St., Watertown, NY 13601. Online condolences to her family may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.