Beatrice Austin
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Obituary of Beatrice G. Austin

Smethport - Beatrice G. Austin, 88, of East Valley Road, Smethport, passed away Friday (April 19, 2019) surrounded by her loving husband and family.


She was born April 3, 1931 in Olean, NY, a daughter of Lloyd and Gladys Leet Burrows.  On November 12, 1949, in West Clarksville, NY, she married Glenn D. Austin, who survives.


Mrs. Austin attended Smethport area schools and was a homemaker tending to the needs of her family.


She was a member of the Maud Rebekah Lodge of Rew, PA and a member of the Coryville Church of Faith.


In addition to her husband, she is survived by:

Four daughters: Kathy (Ron) Silvis of Eldred, Donna (Jim) Bly of Bradford, Becky (Mark) Nodler of Olean, and Penny (Jim) Lundgren of Eldred

One son:  Rick (Rhonda) Austin of Smethport

Thirteen Grandchildren: Samantha (Gary Budinger) Silvis, Sonja (Barry) Bacha, Tara (Tom) Reid, Ryan (Rachael) Ours, Kristen, Adam and Sarah Nodler, Nichole Austin, Colby (Andrea) Austin, Marcy (Steve Warren) Flickinger, Candi (Paul) Grizwold, Betty (Chris) Smith and Deb Silvis

Sixteen great-grandchildren

One sister:  Lois Milliron of Kennebunk, ME

One sister-in-law: Alice Burrows of Rixford, PA

One very special niece: Christy Milliron of Kennebunk, ME, and several more nieces and nephews


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers: Ralph, Lloyd, Don and Kenny Burrows, one sister, Betty Bickford, one grandson, Brent Silvis, and one great-grandson, Vincent Silvis.


At the family’s request, all services will be held privately.  Burial will be in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Coryville Church of Faith, 1913 Moody Hollow, Eldred, PA  16731, or the McKean County SPCA, 80 Glenwood Ave., Bradford, PA  16701.  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.

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