Jane Evelyn Beaman, 88, of 1126 Motor St. died Dec. 30, 2008, in Jameson Care Center.

Born April 15, 1920, in Lock Haven, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Edward and Molly Levina Hartzel Hamberger.

She married Drexel B. Beaman on June 5, 1936. He died Feb. 22, 1999.

Mrs. Beaman was a homemaker.

She loved spending time with her family.

Mrs. Beaman attended Faith Country Chapel.

Survivors include a daughter, Sally May Beaman Metz of Bryan, Ohio; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Robert Leroy Beaman, and Richard N. and Debby Beaman, all of New Castle; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, William Edward Beaman and Thomas R. Beaman; a daughter, Peggy Ann Beaman Edwards; a brother, Walter E. Hamberger; and a sister, Velma May Hamberger Killinger.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the J. Bradley McGonigle Memorial Home, 111 W. Falls St.

A service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The Rev. Brian Hammond of Faith Country Chapel will officiate.

Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Country Chapel Church, 3818 Old Butler Road, New Castle 16101.

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