2018-05-09 / Obituaries

Wilma ‘Billie’ Beirne

Wilma T. Beirne, universally called “Billie,” passed away on May 1, 2018.

Wilma was born in Roxbury, on January 12, 1919. She was the daughter of Frank A. Thomas and Nellie Voorhees Thomas. She graduated from Roxbury High School and Spencer School of Business.

She was the secretary to the late Ralph Ives and Scott E. Green managing the Roxbury office retiring in 1984. Wilma was a member of the Jay Gould Memorial Reformed Church.

She married Eugene F. Beirne, Jr. on August 24, 1950. Gene predeceased her in April 9, 2011.

She is survived by her stepson by marriage, Eugene F. Beirne, III, step granddaughters Terri Edick and Dayle Barra along with three great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

In keeping with Wilma’s wishes there will be no calling hours. There will be a memorial service at the Miller Funeral Home, 53905 Rte 30, Roxbury on Thursday, May 10 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Richard Dykstra will officiate the service. The burial will follow the service.

The family would like to thank the staff at Robinson Terrace, especially the Mountain View wing, for the careful and loving care Billie received. Also, Billie’s many friends in Roxbury who have been like family thru the years. Thank you and God Bless you.

Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s choice.

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