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Beatrice Hampton

Beatrice C. Hampton (LaMay)

Tuesday, December 12th, 1939 - Monday, June 24th, 2019
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MASSENA – Beatrice C. “Bea” Hampton, 79, a longtime resident of Jefferson Ave, passed away late Monday evening, June 24, 2019 at Massena Memorial Hospital with her daughters by her side.

Bea was born December 12, 1939 in South Bombay, New York, the daughter of the late James H. and Esther (Snyder) LaMay. She first married Clarence R. Douglas in 1958, later ending in divorce. On September 30, 1967, she married Gerald Hampton at the First United Methodist Church in Massena.

Bea was a homemaker who dedicated her life to raising her family. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, gardening, cooking, and collecting any and everything, especially dolls.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald; her children, Cathy and Sid Burnham of Six Nations, Canada; Terry and Wayne Hanson of Cicero; Tammy and Randy Besio of Massena; Becky Clark of Brasher; and Ronald J. Douglas of Tennessee; 15 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and 5 great-great grandchildren; and her brother, Herbert “James” LaMay of Florida.

In addition to her parents, Bea was predeceased by a son, Robert C. Douglas on March 31, 1983 and 2 grandsons, Ronald J. Douglas, Jr. on January 24, 1991 and Matthew Besio on August 16, 1987.

Friends may call Thursday 4-6:30 PM at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena where funeral services will be held at 6:30. Graveside committal services will be held Friday 10:00 AM in Massena Center Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the American Alzheimer’s Association.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:30pm
    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:30pm
    Donaldson Funeral Home
    100 North Main Street
    MASSENA, NY 13662
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  • Service

    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 | 6:30pm
    Thursday, June 27th, 2019 6:30pm
    Donaldson Funeral Home
    100 North Main Street
    MASSENA, NY 13662
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    Pastor Colin Lucid
  • Interment

    Massena Center Cemetery
    County Route 42
    MASSENA, NY 13662
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gerald and family so sorry for your loss . john lavair

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Dear Terry,
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
Brenda Irby

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