Eloise Beach

January 27, 1923 ‒ November 21, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Eloise Beach, age 94, of Mount Vernon passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon.

She was born on January 27, 1923 in Knox County, Ohio to the late William and Mary (Burress) Horn. Eloise was formerly employed at Lamb Glass and later owned and operated Beach’s Aquarium and Hobby Center.  She enjoyed gardening and mowing her lawn.

She is survived by her husband Wayne Beach; her sons Daniel (Kathy) Wolford; Thomas (Debbie) Beach; eight grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; her sister Dolores (John) Lauderbaugh; and her brothers Dwight (Sharlyn) Horn and Ronald (Carolyn) Horn.

In addition to her parents, Eloise was preceded in death by her daughter Denise Spurgeon; her son Wayne Beach Jr.; and five brothers, Bill, Wes, Darwin, Ralph and Virgil Horn.

Friends may call on Monday, November 27, 2017 from 12 – 2PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will follow beginning at 2PM with Pastor Marvin Haught officiating.  Burial will be held in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice.

To send the family a condolence online visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Eloise Beach.


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  • Prayerful thought for family in your loss. May our Lord comfort each of you in the days and weeks ahead.
    Dick & Gayle

  • Eloise was very special to us. She and Wayne became part of our family. We will miss her dearly. Our love and prayers go out to the entire family. With love, The Staats Family

  • Sorry for the loss of your mother Dan. Sorry also to Wayne for the loss of his wife Prayers for comfort in this sad time. Grandma will be missed. Love Trent Kristin Nori and Talin Wolford

  • To the family of Eloise Beach

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. I offer my deepest condolences. I know Mrs. Eloise will be dearly missed, it’s never easy to bury those closest to us but please take comfort from this scripture at 2 Corinthians 1:3,4- “… the father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, Who comforts us in all trials…”