Beatrice Mae Brucklacher Seymour, 82, lost her courageous fight with cancer on Feb. 26, 2014.
She was born July 28, 1931, in Balls Mills, to John E. and Mabel Schon Brucklacher. Bea was raised from an infant by Trevett and Mary Dunkleberger, of Roseville.
Bea is survived by her children, Martin Seymour (Sherry Richards), John Seymour, Ann (Walter) Lant, Jean Seymour, Nancy (Rick) Stratton, of Horseheads, N.Y., Gary and Susan Seymour, of Valatie, N.Y., Keith Seymour (Marge Seamon), of Moreland, N.Y. and Brenda (John) Rockwell, of Reading Center, N.Y.; grandchildren, Laura and Karyn Seymour, Alicia Janke, Sarah Preston, Thomas Rockwell, Edmond Seamon, Tonya Schloupt, Beth, Jason and Corey Richards; great-grandchildren, Seth Janke, Breyden Seamon, Matthew and Kyle Richards, Aundrea and Alexus Dupree, Hannah and Mariah Schloupt; brothers, Charles, Edward and Kenneth Brucklacher, all of Liberty; and sisters, Faye Patterson, of Canton, and Leona Robson of Mansfield.
She was pre-deceased by her husband, William T. Seymour, in 1992; her brothers, Harris (Hank) and Ermin (Short) Dunkleberger; sister-in-law, Phyllis Parker; and brother-in-law, Murray (Bud) Seymour.
Her passion was for her family and she was devoted to the dairy farm that she and Bill worked so many years to build. Bea enjoyed spending time at her place in Florida, gardening and reading. She was a member of the Catherine Mothers Club, Town of Veteran Historical Society, Cayuta Free Church, Farm Bureau and was a 4-H mom to her eight children.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Lynch Funeral Home, 318 W. Broad St., Horseheads, N.Y., on Sunday March 2, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Bea's funeral services will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 2:30 p.m. with the Pastor Justin Beck Officiating. Internment in Highland Cemetery in Odessa, N.Y., in the spring at the convenience of the family.
The family will furnish flowers. Donations may be made to Care First (Southern Tier Hospice), 11751 E. Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830, or to a charity of one's choice. Special thanks to Tina Robinson, Care First, and those who took such great care of Mom.