Lorretta Beckwith

Lorretta Beckwith

OSWEGO — Lorretta Beckwith, 78, passed away at her home in Fulton on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. 

Born in Oswego, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence and Helen Beckwith (Brownell). Lorretta retired form SUNY Oswego after 37 years of administrative secretarial duties.

Surviving is one sister, Patricia LeBlanc (Michael); a daughter, Kristine Smith; a son, Eric Barker; five grandchildren, Kaitlan Barker, Joshua and Melissa Hoey, and Leah and Lindsay Smith; and six great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her companion of 28 years, Robert Salisbury; two stepsons, Jeffrey and Andrew Salisbury; her daughter, Kimberly (Meeker) Doty; and two sisters, Jeannette Baker, and Charlotte Rinaldo. 

There will be no calling hours.

A celebration of her life will take place this summer at a time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Lorretta’s name can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis TN  38101-9929; or at www.stjude.org.

Arrangements are in care of Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, Oswego.