ALLISON S. BEARY, 45
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Allison S. Beary, 45, of Clarion, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at her home following a courageous year-long battle with cancer.
Born May 27, 1967, in Clarion, she was the daughter of Don and Mary Lou Beck Elder of Fisher, and Raymond Beary of Charleston, W.Va.
Ms. Beary was a 1985 graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School.
She worked as a manager of the RRR Roadhouse in Clarion.
Ms. Beary was of the Catholic faith.
She had a love for animals. She loved her dog, Jackson. Her passion was to care and find homes for stray and deserted animals. She was a volunteer for the Clarion PUPS and enjoyed rescuing and fostering dogs. She also enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and camping.
In addition to her parents, survivors include 14 siblings, William L. Beary and Jeff Pierce of Pittsburgh, Jennifer and Kris Watt of Columbus, Ohio, Jeffrey and Nicole Beary of Charleston, W.Va., Scotty Beary of Phoenix, Ariz., Lynn Beary of Phoenix, Ariz., Bambi Elder of Colorado, Ruth and Dell Neely of Seneca, Kay Rossey of Strattanville, Cindy and Darrel Westre of Wyoming, Vicky and Jim Conner of Strattanville, Jerry and Vicky Elder of Corsica, David and Kathy Elder of Corsica, Tom and Jeanne Elder of Strattanville, and Rita and Pat McFall of Corsica; three uncles, Gerald and Linda Lawrence of Warren, Mike and Terry Beary of Columbus, Ohio, and Richard "Curly" and Cindy Beary of Clarion; extended family, Rick and Diane Himes of Rimersburg; four close friends, Chris, Lenore, Patti and Paula; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Bill and Peg Beck; and paternal grandparents, Lloyd and Dot Beary.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 7, at the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home in Clarion.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2013, at the funeral home with the Rev. Mark R. Smith, pastor of the Clarion Church of Nazarene, officiating.
Interment will be in Fisher Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Memorials and donations can be made to Clarion Cancer Center, One Hospital Drive, Clarion, PA 16214; or to Clarion PUPS, P.O. Box 480, Clarion PA 16214.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.rvburnsfuneralhome.com.
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