Susan M. Beam, 79, of East Petersburg, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Susan Smith George. A homemaker, Susan was the loving wife of Frank J. Beam, and they would have celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in May of this year. Susan was an avid reader, enjoyed traveling, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her husband, are two sons: Frank J. Jr. husband of Sandra Beam of East Petersburg, Harold E. husband of Margaret Beam of Harrisburg, three daughters: Kathy wife of James Denk of Mount Joy, Joanne Freeman of Mount Joy, Christel wife of James Groff of Denver, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-three great grandchildren, and a brother, Clayton George of Manheim. She was preceded in death by a sister, Vivian George.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her funeral service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM. Interment will be in Manheim Fairview Cemetery, Penn Township. There will be a viewing at the funeral home on Thursday afternoon from 1:00 PM until the time of the service.