Beverly J. Christensen

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Beverly J. Christensen

September 22, 1929 - November 18, 2018

Beverly J. Christensen Beverly Janice Payne Christensen, age 89, passed away quietly at the CVPH Medical Center. She was born in Chazy, N.Y., to the late Ward C. and Gladys L. (Wilson) Payne.
She graduated from Plattsburgh High School, was the Office Manager/Bookkeeper for Chazy Orchards, Postmistress for the US Post Office in West Chazy, and cashier/clerk for Rigsbee Auction Service. Bev was the treasurer for the West Chazy Community Church for over 50 years as well as treasurer for several bowling leagues and the Highland Cemetery in Altona. She was an avid bowler and golfer. Bev loved and was loved by her family and friends.
She is survived by her son Stephen (Sally) of Rochester, N.Y., her daughter Sherry Christensen of Salt Lake City, Utah, and her brother Jay (Ruth Ann) Payne of Sebring, Fla. She is also survived by four grandsons, Matt (Ortal), Robb (Kate), and Scott (Jen) Christensen, Adam Wilkins, one granddaughter, Nikki Wilkins (Brian) Julkunen, and many dear nieces and nephews.
Bev was predeceased by her brother, Lindon (Margaret) Payne of Mooers, N.Y., and her former husband, Robert Christensen of Plattsburgh, N.Y.
The family wishes to thank the CVPH ICU and 5th floor staff for their excellent care of Bev.
Calling hours will be Saturday, November 24th at 10 a.m. in the West Chazy Community Church with a Memorial Service to follow at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the West Chazy Community Church in her honor.
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Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901.
Published on November 19, 2018
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