BROCTON - Beth H. (Heimburg) Bow, age 74, of Pearl St., Brocton, NY, passed away peacefully Monday, May 22, 2017 at home following a brief illness.
Beth was born on May 6, 1943 in Silver Creek, NY, the daughter of the late Jene and Gwynn (Bronson) Heimburg.
She was raised in Angola, NY and was a graduate of Lakeshore High School. A Brocton area resident for the last 40 plus years, Beth was employed for several years in the offices of the former Niagara Therapy and later retired from the former Waters of Westfield in the Human Resource Department. She enjoyed reading, watching Young & the Restless and was looking forward to the upcoming weddings of her 2 granddaughters. Her family will miss her greatly especially on holidays along with her special ranch dip and deviled eggs.
Survivors include her two daughters: Jena A. (David) Willebrandt of Brocton, and Tracy (Allan) Katipunan of Jacksonville, FL. Beth was the proud Grandma of Ashley Willebrandt, (who was a devoted caregiver to her Grammie and late grandfather), Justin and Aaron Willebrandt, Kristy and Ethan Dotson and Leilani Katipunan, as well as the great grandmother of Walker Huber. She is further survived by her Step-daughter, Mary E. Bow of Buffalo, NY, and her 2 Step-sons, James A. "Tony" (Lisa) Bow of Hamburg, NY and, Joseph A. Bow of Cheektowaga, NY. 9 Step Grandchildren and two cousins, Betty Newell-Pano and Thomas Newell also survive.
Beth was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Philip J. "Jimbo" Bow whom she married on December 20, 1969 and who died on October 6, 2012, as well as by her brother, David Heimburg.
Keeping with Beth's request, all services will be private.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, 7540 North Gale St., Westfield, NY 14787.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY 14787.
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