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 Ida Jane <I>Fordyce</I> Bean

Ida Jane Fordyce Bean

Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Feb 2011 (aged 94)
Burial Cochranton, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 153866587 · View Source
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Ida Jane Fordyce Bean, 94, of Concordia at Lund, Cabot, formerly of Butler, passed
away on Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, in Good Samaritan Hospice. She was born on
Jan. 18, 1917, in Meadville, the late David and Margaret Anderson Fordyce. She
graduated from Meadville City Hospital School of Nursing as a registered nurse.
Mrs. Bean was a homemaker, enjoyed playing bridge and doing handcrafts, which
included knitting, crewel, needlepoint and decoupage. Additionally, she loved
reading and was a member of the Butler Reading Club. As an active member of
the GFWC Woman’s Club in Butler, she served as president from 1982 to 1986.
She was a member of Jefferson Center Presbyterian Church. Her survivors
include her husband of 68 years, Dr. Carl B. Bean; her daughter, Mary Bates of
Maple Shade, N.J.; and her son, John and his wife, Debra, of Medlothian, Va. She
also has three nieces and a nephew. In addition to her parents, she was preceded
in death by three sisters and one brother, Jessie Bausman, Helen Fordyce,
Margaret Fordyce and Alex Fordyce. Friends are invited to attend a memorial
service at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in Lund Chapel at Concordia Lutheran
Ministries, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot. Interment will be private for the family. In
lieu of
owers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Concordia
Lutheran Ministries, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, Pa. 16023. Arrangements are
being handled by Fox Funeral Home Inc., Saxonburg,

Published in the Meadville Tribune on March 1, 2011

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Jane Fordyce Bean (18 Jan 1917–26 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153866587, citing Cochranton Cemetery, Cochranton, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tim Snyder (contributor 49626301) .