Margaret A. Beckwith

January 18, 2014
Margaret A. Beckwith Margaret A. Beckwith, 79; of Fulton passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, January 18, 2014 after a long illness. She was born in Fulton, NY to the late Anthony and Elizabeth White. Mrs. Beckwith was a graduate of G. Ray Bodley High School and a lifelong resident of Fulton. She retired from Niagara Mohawk after more than 40 years of service. Mrs. Beckwith was an active volunteer and member of the Fulton Athletic Booster Club for many years and served as treasurer for 25 of those years. Margaret received many accolades as both an athlete and avid sports fan. However, one of her proudest and honored achievements was being recognized with a scholarship named in her honor for the senior female student athlete of the year. Margaret’s greatest passion was the love she had for her family, friends and beloved Yankees. She was a permanent fixture at most sporting events, but none more so than her own grandchildren from whom she would watch with pride and admiration.
Mrs. Beckwith was pre-deceased by her husband of 46 years George W. Beckwith in 2011 and her siblings: Henry, Ralph, Janette, Joseph, Fred and Edie. She is survived by her loving family George (Christine) Beckwith of Fulton, and Bill (Sue) Beckwith of Fulton and much-loved grandchildren Megan, Courtney, Austin, Callie, and Evan, and several nieces and nephews. There will be a spring burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery with a graveside service. A gathering for family and friends will follow the cemetery service in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Margaret’s name to the Fulton Athletic Boosters Club C/O Daniel Shue 31 Aspen Cove Lane, Fulton, NY 13069. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S. Fulton has care of the arrangements.

4 thoughts on “Margaret A. Beckwith

  1. Dear Bill, George and family,
    It is a sad day for all of us who knew your mom so well. I can’t think of anyone who loved her family more and who cared about all of our children who grew up in Fulton.

    Thinking of you today and sharing your loss. May the many good memories you have of your mom remain vivid in your minds always.

    With sincere sympathy,

    The Stay family

  2. George and Bill, very sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. I would have to say that she was my favorite person from my years in Fulton. Just a kind, loving sweetheart of a lady with that perpetual smile. My prayers are with you

  3. To the family of Margaret White Beckwith……..I am so sorry for your loss. I have had your Mom on my prayer list ever since we met again at St Joseph Imaging last summer. I have know her and admired her for over 60 years …….from the old days of high school. May she rest in peace with our Heavenly Father……..She was a beautiful person.

  4. To the family of Margaret Beckwith, We just heard the sad news. So sorry, our condolences to all.

    Tom and Pat Cleland and family

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