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Katherine Bethea-Beasley

October 14, 1945 — February 15, 2024

Liberty, New York

Katherine Bethea-Beasley

Kathy was born on October 14, 1945 to Dorothy & Roosevelt Bethea in NYC.   She was the youngest of five children and the only girl. She spent her formative years in Harlem, NY and graduated from Julia Richman HS.

She attended Salem United Methodist Church in Harlem with her family.  

In 1978, Kathy relocated to Liberty, NY where she was employed by Hudson Transit Lines.  She eventually went on to work for Community General Hospital from which she retired after 30 years.

Kathy met her future husband, Robert Beasley, in May of 1981. They married on September 18, 1993.

Kathy had an amazing sense of humor. She enjoyed her family, spending time at the casino, and feeding the birds that came to her yard.

Kathy passed away on February 15, 2024 after a brief illness.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her three brothers, Douglas, Carl, and Ronald, Sr. She is survived by her husband, Robert Beasley and her brother Melvin Bethea (Marguerite). She leaves to cherish her memory a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to:  Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550

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Visitation

Saturday, March 16, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harris Funeral Home - Liberty

115 West St, Liberty, NY 12754

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harris Funeral Home - Liberty

115 West St, Liberty, NY 12754

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