Beatrice Ann Calhoun

Beatrice Calhoun

Beatrice Ann Calhoun, age 57, of Johnstown, passed away after a sudden illness on the morning of Saturday, December 29, 2018.

She was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Amsterdam, NY, on May 12, 1961. She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur Albert and Janet Bartel Calhoun.

She was raised on her family’s farm on the Old Trail Road in Fonda, NY, and at her family home on Meadow Street in Johnstown. One of seven children, Beatrice graduated from Johnstown High School. She used to enjoy fishing, hunting, and camping. Her passion in life was her family and going to family functions.

She started working at Halo Optical and also worked at Coleco, The Wells House Nursing Home as a cook, and she finished working at Carville National Leather.

Beatrice leaves behind two sons, John Lawrence, Matthew George Calhoun, and multiple grandchildren. She is survived by six siblings and their spouses, Clarice Smrtic, Sharon Freeny (Zeke), Lydia Parker, Albina Baldwin (Dean), Doreen Calhoun, and Arthur Calhoun Jr. (Ida, deceased). She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, their children, and cousins.

Per Beatrice’s wishes, there will be no viewing and she will be cremated.

A remembrance will be held at the lake for family and friends at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a contribution in her name may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or the James A. Brennan Memorial Humane Society.