BOARDMAN, Ohio – A funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 19 at 6:00 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel for Mrs. Beatrice Canton Hotchkiss, 92, who died Saturday morning, September 16 at Sunrise of Poland.
She was born August 29, 1925, in Youngstown, a daughter of Arthur and Beatrice (Minear) Deckant.
Beatrice was a homemaker and was a past member of the Gibson Heights Second Presbyterian Church and the Christ United Presbyterian Church.
She volunteered with the Catholic Service League, was a past president of the Ladies Auxiliary Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 3298 and a member of the Knights of Columbus Msgr. Mears No. 3930 Ladies Auxiliary.
Beatrice cherished her friendships that she had with her close friends. She loved to dance, especially line dancing.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her first husband, L. Scott Canton, whom she married April 14, 1944 and who died January 2, 1987; her second husband, William Hotchkiss, whom she married January 9, 1988, and who died January 14, 1995; her dear friend, Emilio DiCianno and her brother, Arthur C. Deckant.
She leaves her nieces and nephews, cousins and many close friends.
Friends my call on Tuesday, September 19 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Boardman-Canfield Chapel prior to the service.
Please visit www.higgins-reardon.com to send condolences.
A television tribute will air Tuesday, September 19 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.