Beatrice L. TEXTER

July 28, 1935 ~ August 18, 2021 (age 86)


Beatrice L. Texter, 86, formerly of Passer, completed her earthly journey after several years of declining health on Wednesday, August 18, 2021; passing away in Columbia Falls, ME with her son by her side. She was born Sunday, July 28, 1935, in Passer. Bea was the youngest of twelve children of Edwin S. and Laura B. (Mease) Kramer. She graduated from Palisades High School in 1954 and married John Stanley Texter on December 11, 1954, They shared 55 years of marriage until his death on March 12, 2010. She is survived by her son, Glenn D. Texter of Columbia Falls, ME with whom she resided for the past four and a half years, daughter Patricia A. Texter-Shive of Quakertown; and two grandchildren, Stephanie L. Batcsics (Kenny) and their daughters, Ryleigh and Madilyn of Quakertown, and Jared M. Shive (Sammie) and their daughters, Adelin and Callie of Coopersburg. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, but particularly a special nephew, Walter Hallowell and his wife Marie of Coopersburg, and a special niece, Judy Zeber of North Wales. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her eleven siblings; Norman, Ernest, Helen Moyer-Schwartz, Joyce Frederick, Edna Barndt, Pearl Wagner, Russell, Garwood, Betty Clymer, and twins Kenneth and Willard. Special thanks and much gratitude to Curtis Russet, FNP and the entire staff of Milbridge Medical Center; the Down East Community Hospital Infusion Clinic; and Sunrise County Homecare Services for their care; but especially to her nurse Miles and aide Lacey from Beacon Hospice for providing her with wonderful end-of-life comfort care. Arrangements are under the care of C.R. Strunk Funeral Home, Quakertown. Condolences may be expressed at Donations in Bea's memory may be made to the SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton, ME 04605. Private burial will be at the Tohickon Union Cemetery, Weisel (East Rockhill Township), PA, at a later date. Love the people that God gives you. They're a gift that heaven sent. Live and laugh and make some memories. Cherish every one of them. 'Cause none of us are here forever. That's a proven fact. Love the people that God gives you. 'Cause one day he'll want them back.

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