Beulah M. Drachenberg, "Bea", 76, of Clarence Ctr., died Friday (October 22, 2010) at the home of her daughter in Middlesex, NY.
She was born in Alabama, NY on May 2, 1934, a daughter of the late Rudolph and Ella Ostrander Woodrich.
She was a shoe sewer at P.W. Minor Shoe Factory in Batavia prior to her retirement and enjoyed cooking and gardening.
Surviving is her husband of over 29 years, Otto Drachenberg. Two daughters and a son in law: Debra Ames of Middlesex, NY and Cindy and James Williams of St. Cloud, FL. A son and daughter in law, Terry and (Deborah) Conrad of Alabama, NY. Stepchildren: Linda and Joseph Cipriano of So. Carolinaand Todd and June Drachenberg of Sanborn, NY. Two sisters in law: Gertrude Woodrich of Batavia and JoAnn Leaton of Byron. Ten grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.
She was the sister of the late: Alfred, Harold (late Shirely) and Lawrence Woodrich.
Friends may call Monday at the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA from 4 - 7:30 PM. Services will be Tuesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia at 11 AM with Rev. Allen Werk, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Alabama Cemetery in Alabama, NY.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 31 Washington Ave., Batavia, NY 14020 or Yates County Hospice, 756 Preemption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.
Expressions of condolence may be made at: www. mcandrewfuneralhomes.net
Arrangements were entrusted to the J. LEONARD MCANDREW FUNERAL HOME, 2 BOGUE AVE., BATAVIA, RONALD P. KONIECZNY, DIRECTOR & VETERAN.