Jennifer Lynne Beckwith
February 7, 1972 – September 30, 2018
Jennifer Lynne Beckwith, 46, of Oneonta, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at home, surrounded by family, after a very courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on February 7, 1972 in Oneonta, the daughter of Charles Jr. and Patricia (Hazel) Washburn.
A life-long area resident and graduate of St. Mary’s Catholic School and Oneonta High School, Jenn also attended and graduated from Otsego Area School of Practical Nursing. She worked as an LPN for many years at Otsego Physical Medicine. She was known by many as a dedicated and hard-worker who loved her job. Jenn cared about everyone and was especially passionate about her children and family.
Jennifer was also associated with the Spirit and Truth Ministries. She enjoyed camping with her friend Lisa, taking long rides with her dad, and loved to decorate for the holidays.
She is survived by her children, Stephanie Lynne Whitehead, Bradley Charles Beckwith, and Jordan Charles Rubin; her parents, Charles A. Jr. and Patricia L. Washburn; her fiancé, Dennis Rubin, Sr.; sisters, Danielle Washburn, and Diana Washburn and her son Lucino Rizza; paternal grandmother, Philomena Washburn; good friend, Robert Beckwith; step-children, Dennis Jr., James, and Louis Rubin; Aunt Dolly; Uncle Gary; Uncle Poncho; cousins Freddie and Chrissy; and many, many friends.
Friends are invited to greet the family on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 5-7 pm, at the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, 14 Grand Street, Oneonta, NY, where a prayer service will take place immediately following.
Interment will take place at a later date in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Emmons.
If you wish to make a donation in Jennifer’s name, please do so to the Susquehanna Animal Shelter, 4841 NY-28, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Condolences to the family may be made online at www.grummonsfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home of Oneonta.
- Calling Hours Friday, October 19, 2018
- Prayer Service Friday, October 19, 2018
Jennifer Lynne Beckwith
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October 7, 2018
You will never be forgotten. You were a wonderful and beautiful woman. Words cannot express how much you will truly be missed. I hope we can all move on from this and live life in your honor. I promise to make you proud. I love you so much mommy. Until we meet again someday.
Stephanie Lynne Whitehead Beckwith
October 4, 2018
Dear Pat and Chuck and all the family,
We can not tell you how sorry we are to read about Jennifer. There are no words that I can express that could help, but please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Nancy, Art and Owen Mathewson