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Elva Beatrice Hughes Garthwaite

New Jersey, USA
Death 1 Nov 2012 (aged 102)
Florida, USA
Burial Holly Hill, Volusia County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 100124390 · View Source
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Elva Beatrice Garthwaite, 102, of Ormond Beach, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2012 while surrounded by her loving family.

Born on June 6, 1910 to the late Nathaniel and Elva Hughes in Trenton, NJ, she enjoyed giving her time as she amassed over 6000 hours of volunteer service at Halifax Hospital auxiliary. She also volunteered at the Casements in Ormond Beach and was a member of the Orchid, Herb and Sierra clubs. Beatrice will be always remembered for being friendly, caring and loving as she always enjoyed helping others.

Other than her parents Beatrice is preceded in death by her husband Merle Garthwaite.

She will be greatly missed by her stepson Robert Garthwaite; grandchildren Timothy (Melissa) Garthwaite, Thomas Garthwaite and Tod (Jennifer) Garthwaite; great-grandchildren Kristy, Shawn, Jessica, Michael, Daniel, Shane, Ryan and Julianna; cousins Elva Flatt and Cynthia Mayer, Kenneth, Scott and Keith.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 10AM at Shady Rest Cemetery with Pastor Calvin Gittner officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Elva's name to the Halifax Humane Society, 2364 W. LPGA Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32124. To share a fond memory of Beatrice or to sign the on-line guestbook please visit

Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on November 4, 2012




  • Created by: Lynda S. Wise
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100124390
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elva Beatrice Hughes Garthwaite (6 Jun 1910–1 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100124390, citing Shady Rest Cemetery, Holly Hill, Volusia County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Lynda S. Wise (contributor 46481022) .