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Resident of the Month

Meet Beverly Lapp!


On October 31st, 1930, Beverly ¢€œBev¢€ was born to Donald and Birdella Bowmaker. Bev grew up in Johnstown, New York. She had one older sister, Eleanor. Beverly went to High School in Pennsylvania after her father was working at AT & T and was transferred to Philadelphia, PA.During school, Bev played pitcher on the baseball team and forward in basketball.

After graduation, Beverly married a man named R. Ray Ritter in 1948. Bev and Ray had three children, Candace, Donald, and Ronald. Bev has 3 grandchildren and 2 great granddaughters. Sadly, R. Ray passed away in September of 1992.

Beverly found love again andmarried Alfred Lapp, who passed in 2008.

Bev has worked as a church secretary for over 30 years and remains active at St. Mathew Church in Laurens, NY. She is part of the worship & music committee, she sings in the choir, and she is President ofMartha Circle, a women¢€™s group.Beverly also led a bible study class twice a month.

Beverly has many interests. She enjoys baseball, her favorite team being the Phillies. She likes to go out for lunch, her favorite place being Fiesta in Oneonta. She is an avid reader and especially enjoys novels about Amish people.

Beverly Lapp has been a member of our community since lateNovember 2017. Her advice to the younger generation? ¢€œBe honest and be yourself!¢€

Welcome Beverly!




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