Beverly A. Coville, 82, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital after a brief illness. She was born in Syracuse to Olaf and Agnes(Sakowski)Stone. She is predeceased by her twin and best friend Barbara J. Winters in January of 2020, along with her older sister Carolyn Kunego and granddaughter Briana Zelesnik.
She retired from NY Relay Service in 2007 after previously working for Crouse Hinds and Cooper Industries as well as Bornhurst Inc. for many, many years. Beverly’s favorite game was Scrabble and she was always ready for a match. She usually won too, her competitive nature sometimes took over. There wasn’t a casino that didn’t spark her enthusiasm whether in Las Vegas or at our local establishments. Her other interests since retiring were traveling around the United States, from Idaho to Missouri all the way to Hawaii.
One of her favorite destinations was the Chicago area to visit with her grandkids. She was always up for an adventure and enjoyed her role as a grandma. She will be missed by so many who were touched by her kindness and generosity.
Survived by; her children Dawn(Norman)Bullett of Clay, Michael Zelesnik of Mattydale and Stacie(Michael)Gaido of Lake Villa, IL.,six grandchildren: Heather(Jason) Fabian, Bryan(Kellly) Bullett, Jessica(Kevin)Corcoran, Joshua(Natalie)Gaido,John Zelesnik, Jessica Drake, and four great grandchildren. Along with her brother, John(Josie)Stone of Ocala FL and sister Katherine Strom of Tampa FL. She also leaves behind a longtime companion, James Bannon, who was always there for her through the years.
A special thanks to Betty McGraw and all the ladies of Pitcher Hill, Mom really cherished Poker night and Bunko and just getting together.
Her generosity continued even after her passing with an anatomical donation to Upstate Medical University with hopes of advancing the field of medicine.
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