Beatrice E. Childs, of Middleport passed away on Sunday evening, October 7, 2012 at the Medina Memorial Healthcare Center. Mrs. Childs was born in Romulus, NY on March 28, 1923 daughter of the late Fred and Alma (Appleton) Vaughn.
She was a homemaker and she and her husband, Perry C. Childs, were married on August 29, 1941. Mrs. Childs enjoyed her family, baking and reading and word search puzzles and she also enjoyed watching cardinals and collected cardinal knick-knacks. She was a member for over 50 years of the Handcrafters Home Bureau and she was also a member of the Middleport Senior Citizens.
She was predeceased by her husband, Perry C. Childs, in 2002; and by her siblings, James Vaughn, Mary Smith, Wilma Taylor, Eva Parker, Pvt. Robert Vaughn, George Vaughn, Mabel Dixon, Pearl Vaughn and Myron Vaughn. She is survived by a daughter, Darlene (Brent) Ginty of Middleport; son, Keith E. Childs of Phelps, NY; four grandsons, Eric (Stacey) Dodge of Middleport, Craig (Hollie) Dodge of New Jersey, Jason Dodge and Regan Ginty, both of Middleport. Also surviving are ten great-grandchildren, Alyssa Dodge, Austin Dodge, Hannah Dodge, Mikayla Dodge, Evan Dodge, Colin Dodge, Tanner Dodge, Mackenzie Dodge, Hailey Dodge and Curtis Rucker; brother, Donald (Joan) Vaughn; sister, Alice Zacher, all of Medina; brother-in-law, Donald Dixon; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Thursday from 1-3 PM at the Bates, Wallace & Heath Funeral Home, 38 State St., Middleport, where funeral services will follow at 3:00 PM with the Rev. Ray Noel officiating. Burial in Hartland Central Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family. Memorials to the charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the Childs family.
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