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Julia V. Bean "beloved wife, mother, and grandmother”
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.----Julia V. Bean, 87, of Shinglehouse, formerly of Olean, N.Y., entered into eternal rest on Monday, February 26, 2018.
Born on September 30, 1930 in Olean, she was a daughter of John and Helen Murowski Mazur. In 1960 in Olean, she married Kenneth V. Nellis, who passed away in 1968. On July 15, 1970 in Westons Mills, she married Lyle A. Bean, who survives.
Julia was a graduate of Olean High School, Class of 1949. She was employed by Alcas Cutlery in Olean as an assistant supervisor, retiring in 1996 after 44 years of service.
Julia loved tending to her flower gardens. After her retirement, she was a volunteer for local schools reading and writing programs. Julia will be remembered for her warm personality and love for her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all whose lives she touched.
Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Rosemarie (Joseph) Kaluza; seven stepchildren, Mark (Rosemary) Hathaway, Luther (Crystal) Hathaway, Marcella (Harris) Steele, Melda Justice, Marlene Yeaples, Monalisa (Randy) Miles, and Marcia (Rich) Green; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters, Annie Freelove and Rosemarie Mazur; and several nieces and nephews.
Julia was predeceased by her parents; her first husband; and a brother, Theodore “Teddy” Mazur, who died in 2015.
Friends may call from 9:30am to 11:30am on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where funeral services will follow at 11:30am with the Rev. Edward L. Bean, Julia’s brother-in-law, officiating. Burial will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Julia’s name may be made to local libraries or schools, as well as online to Donorschoose.org for teachers needing school supplies.
Julia’s family is being served by Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home.
To express condolences or share a fond memory of Julia, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com