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Jean Helen Bevilacqua, 90, of Ticonderoga, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Heritage Commons Residential Health Care of Ticonderoga.
Born in Ticonderoga, Feb. 21, 1927, she was the daughter of the late David and Ruth (Cleveland) Willey.
Mrs. Bevilacqua was a lifetime resident of Ticonderoga. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Catholic Church and a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Mary's # 794.
Jean was employed as a Nurse at the Moses-Ludington Hospital of Ticonderoga for many years. She began as a Nurse's Aide before becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse.
She was pre-deceased by her husband of 70 years, Alfred Carl Bevilacqua on Dec. 24, 2010. She was also pre-deceased by her daughter, Barbara Huntington, in 2000; and by one brother, Robert Carpenter.
Survivors include her four children, Joseph D. Bevilacqua and his wife, Melanie of Ticonderoga, Victoria R. Bevilacqua of Ticonderoga, Lawrence A. Bevilacqua and his wife, Jeanne of Rome, N.Y., and Stephen R. Bevilacqua and his wife, Nanci of South Burlington, VT; her sister, Marjorie Lyons of Ticonderoga; her brother, Larry Willey of Oneida Castle, N.Y.; and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Carl and Naomi Bevilacqua, and her sister-in-law, Rosemary Hanson, all of Ticonderoga. She is also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate.
The Rite of Committal will follow at the family plot of St. Mary's Parish Cemetery of Ticonderoga.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home of Ticonderoga.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.wilcoxandreganfuneralhome.com
Donations in Mrs. Bevilacqua's memory may be made to St. Mary's Catholic School, 64 Amherst Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.
Published on April 12, 2017
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