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 Carrie M. <I>McCaleb</I> Beam

Carrie M. McCaleb Beam

Birth
Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 Jun 2013 (aged 94)
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Dauphin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 111812381 · View Source
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04/12/1919 - 06/03/2013 Carrie M. (McCaleb) Beam, 94, of Harrisburg, went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 3, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Walter E. Beam, who passed away in 1995.

Born April 12, 1919 in Shippensburg, PA, she lived in Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, and Harrisburg her entire life. She was the daughter of the late Jesse N. and Iva (Coover) McCaleb.

She was a retired hairdresser; she was the oldest and longest member of Rockville U.M. Church where she was very active in the kitchen preparing all of the large meals; a member of the Order of Eastern Star Harrisburg Astro Chapter #380 for over 50 years; and she was an avid gardener.

Surviving her memory is her son, Walter "Bob" Beam and wife Catherine of Morrisville, and their children, Katie and Jesse Beam; her daughter, Karen Gross and husband John of Palm Harbor, FL and their children, Justin (Heather) Gross and their son, James; and Jeremy (Amy) Gross, and their children, Joshua, and Ainsley Gross; her son, Edward and wife Deborah Beam of York and her daughter, Tori Bumbarger; her twin brother, Robert McCaleb; and her sister, Janet Forry.

Viewing will be on Friday, June 7, 2013 from 6-8pm at Jesse H. Geigle Funeral Home, Harrisburg, and Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 10-11am at Rockville U.M. Church, 4386 N. 6th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110 with a funeral service to begin at 11am with Rev. Debra Koretzky officiating. Burial will be in Dauphin Memorial Cemetery.

The family would like to offer a special thanks to all of the staff of 10 N at Harrisburg Hospital and to Hospice of Central PA for their outstanding care to their mother and them during this time.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Rockville UMC Memorial Fund, 4386 N. 6th St., Harrisburg, PA 17110; or to Hospice of Central PA, 1701 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17110.


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  • Originally Created by: Bill Corl
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812381
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carrie M. McCaleb Beam (12 Apr 1919–3 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111812381, citing Dauphin Memorial Cemetery, Dauphin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .