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“Susan, I was sitting here this morning with my husband, mother and daughter sharing fond memories of the two summers I spent in your home with you...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: LeslieAnn Drye - Bronx, NY

“Clint, Kevin and family, . So sorry to hear about your Wife, Mom, Grrandmother. Your happy memories of her will help each and everyone of you...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Susie Cooper - Mt. Holly, NC

“Clint and Family: I am sorry to hear of Bea's passing. She was a great lady, neighbor and friend to our family up the road. I only heard about...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Justin Karker - Cairo, NY

“Dear Uncle Clint,,Duane,,Kevin,,Gary,,,Susan Please know that you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers,,So sorry to hear of Aunt Beatie's...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Mary "Ellen" - FL

“Susan: I'm so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss. I...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Susan Joyce (Spaulding) - Belmont, NH

“Dear Clint & Family, Beatie was a great lady and although we didn't get to spend a lot of time with her, at least we have the wonderful memory of...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Mike & Kim Siciliano - Raleigh, NC

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Please know you have been in our thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Terry & Carol Hanes - Carlisle, NY

“Clint, Duane, Kevin, Gary and Susan: Our thoughts any prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Oh, the treasured memories I have of...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Amy (Tissiere) and John Lauterbach - NY

“To Bea's surviving family, What I remember most about your wife, mother, grandmother and friend is that she treated me with the unconditional love...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Steven S. Siciliano - Bronx, NY

“To the Spaulding Family, My sincere condolences to all the family. I have known many of you through my teaching career and seeing Susan at hospital...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Stephanie Jandrositz Tinker - NY

“Clint and family My thoughts are with you. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Mar Lou (Tissiere) Harris - CA

“Aunt Beatie..........................you will be missed. Enjoy your "new home" and know you are missed & loved. Debbie ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Franco - Clifton Park, NY

“Dear Clint and Family It seems like another side of our family has been affected. When I think of my grandparents and the farm and spending time...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Lingenfelter - NY

“Clint and family, We send our condolences on Bea's passing. Ellen, Jim, and Eric Bogardus ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Ellen Bogardus - Schoharie, NY

“Dear Clint, Duane, Kevin, Gary, Susan and the whole Spaulding family. We want to express our sincere condolences for the loss of Beatrice. She was...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: skipper winegard - lehigh acres, FL

“Dear Clint, We were glad that Duane called us although we were deeply saddened to learn of your loss. Bea was a friend to so many in many ways...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Mr. and Mrs. James Caughey - VA

“Dear Clint & family, Rick & I are so very sorry to hear of Bea's passing. I wasn't that long ago we saw you and she was coming home that day. Our...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Richard and Christine Wick - NY

“Dear Clint and family We were very sorry to hear of Bea's passing. Remembering the happy times you had together will help you to get through this...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Elizabeth Gaylor - Richmondville, NY

“Gary, Duane and the rest of the Spaulding family: So sorry to hear about your Mom. May your happy memories of her help each and everyone of you...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Kay Thorington - Rogersville, TN

“Dear Clint & Family, we are so very sorry for your loss. Bea was a wonderful lady and I know she will be greatly missed by her loving family and...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Kathy Davis - Cobleskill, NY

“My deepest condolences to the Spaulding Family, and friends ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Quinn

“I grew up know Aunt Bea and she was like my aunt. Shes a loving and caring person and would give you the shirt off her back if you needed it and she...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Nancy & David Wainwright - NY

“In loving memory of a wonderful woman with whom I shared many stories and memories. I always considered her to be family. Bea Spaulding always had a...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Maureen Bell-Grippo - Carmel, NY


SEWARD (Schoharie County)- Beatrice "Bea" A. Spaulding, 74, of State Route 10 in Seward, died at her home Thursday, March 15, 2012, with her family at her side after a long illness.

She was born January 9, 1938 in Howes Cave, NY and was the daughter of Elmer and Myrtle (Nethaway) Rockwell.

For many years, she was a self-employed Home Health Aid throughout Schoharie County serving numerous families.

Bea was predeceased by her siblings, Katherine Sanford, Mildred Borst, Gwendolyn Franco, and William Rockwell.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Clinton Spaulding, whom she married July 20, 1958, a daughter, Susan (Andy) Gilchrist of Cobleskill, 3 sons, Duane (Carol) Spaulding of Seward, Kevin (Jeannette) Spaulding of Sharon, Gary Spaulding of Bushnell, FL, her beloved Grandchildren, Leanne Spaulding, Kevin Gately, Ashley Spaulding, Bradley Spaulding, Aidan Gilchrist, 3 sisters, Elinor Cox of Troy, Joan (Henry) Bray of Central Bridge, Donna (Henry) Marvin of Cutler, IN, 2 brothers, Elmer (Shelma) Rockwell, Jr. of Cobleskill, Frank Rockwell of Edgewater, FL, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, March 19, 2012 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm Street, Cobleskill, NY with Rev. Jared Van wagenen IV officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, March 18, 2012, from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cobleskill Regional Hospital, 178 Grandview Drive, Cobleskill, NY 12043.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill and Palmer & Shaylor Funeral Home, 134 River St., Middleburgh.