Anna Marie Beach

February 24, 1937 ‒ July 18, 2016

Sunbury, Ohio

Anna Marie Beach, 9665 Twigg-Hupp Road, Sunbury, passed away July 18, 2016 at St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville.  She was 79 years old.

Born February 24, 1937 in Shadyside, Belmont Co., Oh.  She was a daughter of John and Julia (Havlasek) Wilson.  She married John Beach from Upper Sandusky, Oh on March 4, 1961 in Shadyside, Oh. He survives in Sunbury.

Mrs. Beach is also survived by a sister, Nancy DeLong, Bellaire, Oh., three sons: Douglas (Lisa) W., Upper Sandusky, John D., Marengo, Oh, and Matthew (Christine) M., Galion, Oh.; one grandson, Jacob, a granddaughter, Karly, 2 step granddaughters, Jasmine and Dakota, and a step great-grand son, Braxton.  A brother, Donald Wilson, Shadyside, Oh died in 2014.

Mrs. Beach was a graduate of Shadyside High School in 1954, and  attended Bliss Business College in Columbus.  She was employed as a legal secretary at Nationwide Insurance for several years prior to and after her marriage.  After moving to Sunbury, she was employed for 20 years by the Delaware Vocational School in Delaware.  She retired in 1999.

She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church, Sunbury, and a member of the Delaware Senior Center.  Anna Marie’s hobbies were bowling, reading, and wood carving.  She was a member of the Columbus Chippers Woodcarving club.  She assisted in getting her husband through OSU, raised three great sons, and ran a well-maintained home for family and friends. She especially enjoyed spending time with her friends, family and grandchildren.

Friends may call on the family on Monday, July 25, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury.  Funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM with Pastor, Reverend Benjamin Myer officiating.  Graveside services will take place on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the North Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery in Upper Sandusky, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or Hope Lutheran Church, Sunbury, Ohio.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Mrs. Beach’s family.  Special memories and condolences can be shared with them at .


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