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Susan Beam Traeger

Susan Beam Traeger

Monday, February 22nd, 1943 - Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Susan M. (Wright) Beam Traeger, 75, of Fayetteville died peacefully with her family by her side. She graduated from Cazenovia High School, studied to be a legal secretary at CCBI and received her Paralegal from Broome County Community College. She retired in February from Sarofeen & Arbon LLC.

Susan was a member of Eastern Hills Bible Church and its Bible Study group. She was a member of the Binghamton Rotary Club and its first woman president; President of the Chenango Valley School Board, member of the Chenango Valley PTA, the Commons Homeowners Association and was one of the charter members of CAVAC.

She was predeceased by her first husband, Arthur Gerald Beam in 1990; and her brothers, Douglas and Roger Wright.

Susan is survived by her husband, John Traeger; her son, Stephen (Christina) Beam; her daughter, Jennifer (Erik) Chretien; her seven grandchildren, Kylie, Briggs, Braeden, Bryce, Colby, Tyler and Leah; her sisters, Patsy (Dan) Harrington and Bonnie Winfield, PhD; her brothers, Richard (Mary) Wright and George (Sharon) Wright; John’s daughters, Leslie VanGiesen, Stephanie Terry, Julie Julian and Valerie Wilcox; an aunt; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Tuesday at Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel, 8171 Cazenovia Rd., Manlius. The funeral service will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday at Eastern Hills Bible Church, 8277 Cazenovia Rd., Manlius. Burial will be at Chenango Valley Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to the Ryan McMahon House, 601 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY 13202.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Newell-Fay Manlius Chapel
    8171 Cazenovia Rd.
    Manlius, New York 13104
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 | 1:00pm
    Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 1:00pm
    Eastern Hills Bible Church
    8277 Cazenovia Rd.
    Manlius, NY 13104
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Private Condolence

Marcus Dattoria

Posted at 08:40am
Stephen and family I am very sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful woman and I have fond memories from my childhood of her. May the lifetime of memories and love fill you with joy.

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