Wellsville, NY - Beverly S. Raynor, age 79, of the Stannards Road passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at Jones Memorial Hospital. She was born on April 20, 1937 in Wellsville to Carlos and Onolee Davidson Starr. On June 10, 1967 in the Stannards United Methodist Church she married Charles Raynor who predeceased her on November 2, 2012.
Bev was a graduate of the Wellsville High School class of 1955. She began her nursing education at Geneseo and University of Buffalo and then completed her Associates Degree in Nursing from Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, New York City. While working at Elmhurst Hospital she met Charlie whom she married and together they raised two sons in Queens. Bev and Charlie later moved to Wellsville to take care of her parents, Carlos and Onolee. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and her cousin Barb Kalamets, Knitting, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the New York State Nursing Association and attended the Trinity Lutheran Church in Wellsville.
Bev is survived by two sons, Charles Raynor II of Bartonsville, PA.,and Lawrence (Patricia) Raynor Queens, NYC.; 2 grandchildren, Rebecca Raynor and Kyle Raynor; several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Friday November 11, 2016 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A funeral service will held at 2 p.m. following the visitation with Reverend Kurt Schultz Pastor of the Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorials if desired may be made to either the Wellsville Volunteer Ambulance Corps or to the S.P.C.A. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.