Beverly (Austin) Prince, age 92, of Fredonia, NY died Sunday November 18, 2012 at the Chautauqua County Home surrounded by family members.
Born in Dunkirk May 15, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Florence (Ives) Austin. On June 30, 1938 she married her husband of 74 years, Harold C. Prince.
Mrs. Prince was employed for a time at the Van Raalte Silk Mill. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, card games, board games, especially Yahtzee. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed growing vegetables in her backyard. She was well known in the area for making Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls.
Besides her husband Harold, Mrs. Prince is survived by her two sons: Kenneth (Beverly Ann) Prince of Lakewood, NY and Richard (Linda) Prince of Brocton, NY; 4 grandchildren: Veronica (Moose) Mistretta, Victoria (Benny) Seeley, Daniel (Mary) Prince, and Denise (Kevin) Prince; 8 great grandchildren: Mary, Michael and Marc Mistretta, Jordan and Tyler Seeley, Kathryn, Ken-leigh, and Morghan Prince; two step great-grand daughters: Amber and Ashley Fisher; and a great-great granddaughter, Braelynn Mistretta. Also survived by a niece, Karen Samples; a nephew, Roger Ver Hage; and several great nieces and great nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Joyce E. Fraiser.
Relatives and friends may call Saturday from 10 a.m.-12 noon at the LARSON-TIMKO FUNERAL HOME, 20 Central Avenue, Fredonia, NY (679-9000) where a funeral service will follow at 12 Noon. A private interment will be in the Willowbrook Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Prince's memory may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.
On-line condolences may be made at larsontimkofuneralhome.com. Arrangements by David J. Dengler.