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Julia V. Bean

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





We are so sorry for your loss. Julie was one beautiful woman with a heart of gold. My family was fortunate enough to spend a couple vacations at the beach with Julie and Lyle and Meldia, what great fun we had, playing cards & dice with them both. Julie will be greatly missed by many. Blessings

Andersons Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry to hear about Julia passing away. Julia was such a wonderful person and her smile lit up a room. Lyle and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Dave and Kathy Garrity Feb 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Julia Bean

Dave and Kathy Garrity Feb 28 2018 12:00 AM

I had the pleasure of caring for Julia for a brief time. In that time, Julia made an imprint on my heart. She will truly be missed for her kindness and the gentle soul that she embodied. To her family, please accept my sincere condolences. I have no doubt, Julia will know eternal peace. Bless each of you.

Angela Hajzak Feb 28 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Julia Bean

Angela Hajzak Feb 28 2018 12:00 AM

We are going to miss you. You were the best neighbor, so caring. Love from us.

Renee and Howard Feb 28 2018 12:00 AM

Rosie ~ My deepest condolences on the loss of your dear Mother! I always remember her as a kind, gentle lady. Please know that I am thinking of you during this sad time. Kindly ~ Ellen Gleason

Ellen Gleason Feb 28 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry For your loss.Julia was always kind and good hearted.I thank her for the time at cutco,where she spent time training me.She always had time to help.From John V.

John Venezia Feb 27 2018 12:00 AM

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