SHARON, Pennsylvania – Beverly J. Furman of Sharon passed away at 6:36 p.m. Sunday, July 9, 2017, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System. She was 75.
Mrs. Furman was born May 7, 1942, in Toledo, Ohio, a daughter of Herbert C. and Helen G. (Wallace) Waterman and attended Clay High School, Oregon, Ohio. She was a Toledo native and moved to Virginia before settling in Sharon in 1987.
Beverly was a member of Mt. Zion Fellowship, Suffolk, Virginia and attended First Assembly of God and Grace Chapel Community Church, both Hermitage.
She bowled in “Saturday Night Pin Heads” league at Sharpsville Bowling Center.
Beverly enjoyed flowers, keeping up her gardens, doing needlework, crocheting and sewing clothes. She was a fantastic cook, her family loved her Christmas cookies, fudge and lasagna.
Her husband, William R. Furman, Jr., whom she married on February 17, 1960, passed away March 27, 2008.
She is survived by a daughter, Robin L. Dillon (Dave), Casper, Wyoming; a son, William R. Furman III (Jean), Masury, Ohio; four grandchildren, David G. Dillon (Jen), Elizabeth Rae Thomas (Ray), Nicole L. Furman and Sarah A. Furman; four great-grandchildren, Dylan and Theo Thomas, Micah Novelli and Haileigh Jackson and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Cleo Pulliam and two brothers, John E. and C. Bud Waterman.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association, www.heart.org.
Calling hours will be 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service Saturday, July 15 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
Funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 15 in the funeral home with Rev. Michael Sabella, pastor of First Assembly of God, officiating.
A television tribute will air Wednesday, July 12 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.