John William Bezanson Jr.1,2

M, #27092, b. 22 April 1956, d. 6 March 2018
FatherJohn William Bezanson1 b. 18 Dec 1919, d. 8 Dec 1996
MotherThelma Arlene Joy1 b. 10 Oct 1926, d. 10 May 1997

Family

Lori Phaye Hanson
Relationship5th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
John William Bezanson
     John William Bezanson Jr. was born on 22 April 1956 at Placerville, California.3,4 He married Lori Phaye Hanson on 11 October 1989 at Goldendale, Washington. He was 33.5 John William Bezanson Jr. died on 6 March 2018 at Sonora, California, at age 61.2
Last Edited10 Mar 2018

Citations

  1. [S474] Corrine Francis (Bezanson) Grosse, "Bezanson / Joy Homepage."
  2. [S2] John Bezanson, Jr. Death Notice, The Union Democrat (Sonora, California), 9 March 2018.
  3. [S417] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995", Bezanson, John William; Date: 22 April 1956.
  4. [S474] Corrine Francis (Bezanson) Grosse, "Bezanson / Joy Homepage", where the date is 21 April 1956.
  5. [S861] Washington State Archives, "Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013", John William Bezanson, Jr., Lori Phaye Hanson, 11 October 1989.

Thelma Arlene Bezanson1

F, #27095, b. 28 October 1961, d. 28 October 1961
FatherJohn William Bezanson1 b. 18 Dec 1919, d. 8 Dec 1996
MotherThelma Arlene Joy1 b. 10 Oct 1926, d. 10 May 1997
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Thelma Arlene Bezanson was born on 28 October 1961 at Placerville, California.1 She died on 28 October 1961 at Marshall Hospital, Placerville, California.2,1
Last Edited2 Jun 2016

Citations

  1. [S474] Corrine Francis (Bezanson) Grosse, "Bezanson / Joy Homepage."
  2. [S416] State of California Department of Health Services, "California Death Index, 1940-1997", Bezanson, Thelma A; Date: 28 October 1961.

Lilly Ross1

F, #27098, b. circa 1937, d. 31 March 2017

Family

William Elmore Bezanson b. c 1937, d. 3 May 2018
Lilly (Ross) Bezanson
     Lilly Ross was born circa 1937.1 She married William Elmore Bezanson.2 Lilly Ross died on 31 March 2017 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Aiken, South Carolina.1

     Obituary from The Aiken Standard (Aiken, South Carolina), 2 April 2017:
Aiken, SC - LILLY H. BEZANSON, 80, beloved wife of William E. "Bill" Bezanson, died Friday, March 31, 2017 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Born in Quincy, MA, Lilly was a daughter of the late Peter Ross and Lilly D. S. Holm Knowles. She grew up in Braintree, MA where she was a former Rainbow Girl. She retired from Union Gear in Quincy, MA. She was a former member of Quincy Point Congregational Church. Lilly and Bill moved to Aiken in 1990. Lilly enjoyed spending time with her family and grandkids which included watching her favorite sports teams (Patriots and the Red Sox). She also enjoyed traveling with her husband to various destinations which included Aruba every year for their anniversary.

Survivors, in addition to her husband Bill, include a daughter, Tyna Diggin (Matthew); a son, Mark William Bezanson, all of Aiken; six grandchildren, Mark Edward Bezanson, Andrew Ross Bezanson (Heather), Shannon Diggin, Patrick Diggin, Matthew Diggin, Rebecca Diggin; three great-grandchildren, Griffin and Avery Bezanson, Keegan Molinich; a brother, Peter R. Knowles (Elaine), Kingston, MA.

The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon, April 4th from 4 until 8 o'clock at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock at the funeral home with The Rev. Dr. Henry L. Chennault officiating. Interment will follow in Southlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mark Bezanson, Matthew Diggin, Andrew Bezanson, Mark Edward Bezanson, Patrick Diggin and Mattie Diggin.1
Last Edited7 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S2] Lilly H. Bezanson Death Notice, The Aiken Standard (Aiken, South Carolina), 2 April 2017.
  2. [S2] George K. Bezanson Death Notice, The Hanover Mariner (Hanover, Massachusetts), 22 July 2013.

Jean Bezanson1

F, #27099, d. before 2013
FatherAlexander Bezanson1 b. 13 Mar 1891, d. 14 Feb 1975
MotherJanet Lena Geddes1 b. 31 Jul 1902, d. Aug 1970
Relationship4th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Jean Bezanson died before 2013.1
Last Edited12 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S2] George K. Bezanson Death Notice, The Hanover Mariner (Hanover, Massachusetts), 22 July 2013.

George L. Steele1

M, #27100, b. 30 June 1912, d. 2009

Family

Lena Bezanson b. 2 Oct 1924, d. 20 Jun 2012
George L. Steele
     George L. Steele was born on 30 June 1912 at Brooklyn, New York.1 He married Lena Bezanson.2 George L. Steele died in 2009 at Fremont, New Hampshire.1

     Obituary:
Fremont, NH - George L. Steele died at home on August 16, 2009 peacefully in his sleep at the age of 97.

He was born in Brooklyn, New York, June 30, 1912 and the son of the late George W. Steele and Florence (Becker) Steele. As an adult, George moved to Massachusetts where he lived for sixteen years, and finally moving to Fremont, NH in 1961 where he resided until his death.

He was predeceased by his son, Bruce A. Bezanson, who died in 2001.

Family members include his beloved wife of 62 years, Lena Evelyn (Bezanson) Steele; three granddaughters, Lisa Deyermond and her husband, Timothy; Heidi Jackman and her husband, Jeffrey; and Holly Bezanson; four great-grandchildren; Raeann Croston and her husband, Daniel; Samantha Jackman and fiancé, Roger Anderson II; Aaron and Asa Deyermond; two great-great grandchildren Natalya Croston and Anthony Jackman.

He served in the U.S Navy from 1942 to 1971, was a chief petty officer and served in the Pacific in World War II on the cruiser Pasadena and earning five Medals and entitled to wear a silver and bronze star. Ultimately, retiring as an Instructor at Quincy Naval Reserve Training Center in 1971

After being employed as an automobile part’s man for 27 years at Arlington Buick in Arlington, MA, George retired in 1974. After retirement he continued to work, as the custodial person for Indian Head Bank in Raymond, NH and did so for an additional ten years.

George was an avid reader, enjoyed fishing, going out to eat, taking long drives and particularly his annual traditions which included summer vacations to Canada. He was a lifelong member of the Maple Wheadon Veteran Of Foreign Wars 4479. In 2002 was presented with the Boston Post Cane, as Fremont‘s Oldest Resident.

Visitation will be held at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 2 Epping St., Raymond, NH on August 22, 2009 from 1-2PM. Memorial Services with military honors will follow at 2 PM, at the funeral home.1
Last Edited16 Mar 2015

Citations

  1. [S2] George L. Steele Death Notice, Brewitt Funeral Service (New Hampshire).
  2. [S2] George K. Bezanson Death Notice, The Hanover Mariner (Hanover, Massachusetts), 22 July 2013.