|Birth: ||Aug. 4, 1931|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2011|
New York, USA
Charlotte Beckwith, who ran blood drives here in the 1970s and early 1980s, died at Southampton Hospital on March 1, 2011. She was seventy-nine and had lived in her house at 17 Church Lane, Springs, for fifty-five years.
She was a member of the Springs Fire Department Auxiliary and the East Hampton Community Council, a civic organization that assists those in need. She was also a member of the Korean War Veteran's Association.
Ms. Beckwith was an enthusiastic card player and loved bingo, her family said.
Born in The Bronx to Dominick Caggana and the former Charlotte Loepkey on August 4, 1931, she graduated from Yonkers High School and went on to work as a bank manager.
She and her husband, Erwin Beckwith, had two children, who survive: James Beckwith and Charlene Osterberg, both of East Hampton. Two grandchildren, a nephew, and a number of nieces also survive her.
Her husband predeceased her, as did a brother, Michael Caggana, and a sister, Marie Beckwith.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
Published in The East Hampton Star on March 10, 2011.
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
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