BethAnn (Montanye) Royal, age 47, of Gloversville passed away on Friday July 6, 2012, at Albany Medical Center.
She was born in Gloversville, NY, on November 23, 1964, the daughter of Sandra Evans and the late Norton Montanye.
On December 17, 1994, BethAnn married Christopher Royal. They have shared 17 years united in marriage.
BethAnn was family oriented. She loved to spend her time with family, especially her children and grandchildren. She had a wonderful sense of humor and could make anyone smile with her quick wit. She was an avid reader, loved the beach and ocean. She also enjoyed photography.
She is survived by her husband, Christopher Royal, four children: Brianne N. Vecchio, Stephanie M. Perham, Kyle C. Royal, Hunter N. Royal, a step-son, Stephen C. Royal, two grandchildren: Kennadee Grace, Aiden Stephen, her mother, Sandra A. Evans (Ernie), step-mother, Lois E. Montanye, two sisters: Marcia Hallenbeck (Philip), Deborah Dunn (John), three step-brothers: Christopher Gifford (Beckey), Michael Gifford (Sylvia) and Patrick Gifford (Michelle).
Additional survivors include: Great uncle, Brian Edick, nieces and nephews: Jacob Dunn, Matthew Hallenbeck, Ryan Hallenbeck, Pamella Dunn Warren, Christien Edick, Madison Royal as well as several other nieces and nephews.
Family and friends are invited and may call from 10:00 a.m. until 12 (Noon) on Tuesday July 10, 2012 at the Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville. A graveside service will be held at 12:45 p.m. at Union Rural Cemetery, Mayfield. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in memory of BethAnn to the Albany Medical Center Childrens Hospital, 43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208.
Please visit the family's online guestbook at www.brbsfuneral.com.