Beatrice “Bea” McCauley Massey, 66, formally of Vickery, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Monday Sept. 30, 2013, at home in Castalia, after a lengthy battle with cancer.
She was born Dec. 8, 1946, in Newburg, W.Va., the daughter of Blaine and Edna Bell McCauley. She married Tony Massey April 14, 1995, and he preceded her in death in 2006.
She worked for Phil’s Inn in Port Clinton for many years, and Wal-Mart in Sandusky for several years before retiring in 2005. She was a member of Sandusky Church of God. She enjoyed spending time in God’s word, church, family, friends, reading, working puzzles, and especially spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren who were the apples of her eye.
She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda (Robert) Puckett of Marblehead, Jena (Rev. Vernon) Chiow of Castalia, and Joan (DJ) Johnson of Fremont; grandchildren, Chris Puckett of Sandusky, John (Martha) Puckett of Fredericktown, Ohio, Heather (Mike) Johnson of Galloway, Ohio, Danielle Poling of Bellevue, Brittany (Robert) Cantrell and Jacob (Ivanna) Chiow of Kentucky, Alandra and Alexandra Nethercutt of Fremont; great-grandchildren, Dalton and Nolan Laird, Will and Gwen Johnson, Chelsea and Siena Petersen, Briella Cantrell, Aydin Wilson, McKenzie, Jazmine and Janessa Puckett and Mason Goodman; sisters, Mary Myers of West Virginia, and Rosalee (Ralph) Newcome of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
Her family would like to thank her former neighbors Ron and Mar Jean Karr for their help, love and compassion through the years. Also a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and aides of Stein Hospice and the Cleveland Clinic for their care and compassion.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Philip and Frank McCauley; daughter, Angela; and grandson, Devin in infancy.
Bea was a loving and giving person and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Sandusky Church of God. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the church, Rev. Vernon Chiow and Pastor Sam Studer will officiate.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial contribution be made to Stein Hospice of Sandusky.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Neidecker, LeVeck and Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead. Condolences may be shared with the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.