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Beverly Higley

September 24, 1932 — November 19, 2022

Beverly J. Higley             “beloved mother, grandmother, and sister”

COUDERSPORT, Pa.---Beverly J. Higley, 90, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away with her loving daughter by her side on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in UPMC Cole, Coudersport, after a short illness.

Born on Saturday, September 24, 1932 in Shinglehouse, she was a daughter of LeRoy and Doris Haynes VanDruff. On June 6, 1954 in Ceres, she married Donald D. “Don” Higley, who passed away on November 26, 2013.

Beverly was a graduate of Wellsville (NY) High School.

She was a longtime member and deaconess of the Coudersport Alliance Church. She was a devoted volunteer and supporter of the Alliance Food Bank. Beverly enjoyed solving crossword puzzles. Her greatest loves were the Lord and her family.

Left to cherish her memory are a son, Stuart E. (Virginia) Higley of Lakeland, Florida; a daughter, Ann E. Horn of Coudersport; a grandson, David E. Horn of Coudersport; a granddaughter, Cristy L. Higley of Huntington Beach, California; three great-grandchildren, Darian, Joshua, and Isabella; a sister, Rose Cox of Geneseo, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Beverly was predeceased by an infant daughter, Naomi Sue Higley.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at Noon on Saturday, December 10, 2022, in the Coudersport Alliance Church, 7 Alliance Avenue, Coudersport, with Pastor Josh Dean, officiating.

Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated in Beverly’s memory to the Alliance Food Pantry.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alliance Food Pantry, 1 Alliance Avenue, Coudersport, PA 16915.

Beverly’s family has entrusted her care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle, or share a fond memory of Beverly, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Beverly Higley, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Coudersport Alliance Church

1 Alliance Ave, Coudersport, PA 16915

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