Beverly Granger

Obituary of Beverly Granger

Mrs. Beverly Granger, 84, of Palatine Bridge, NY died peacefully on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Albany Medical Center with her family by her side.  Born in Amsterdam, NY on July 9, 1935, she was the daughter of the late William and Marion Mosher Griswold.


A lifelong area resident, Bev grew up in Perth NY and was a 1952 graduate and valedictorian of Perth Central High School.  She was employed by General Electric as a stenographer, Adirondack Finishing, Lee Die, and Central National Bank for 31 years in the deposit operations, auditing, mortgage and loan departments.  Following retirement in 1991 as the Central National Bank manager of the Canajoharie office, she worked for John Francisco, Esq. traveling New York State for many years specializing in mortgage closings.  In addition, she drove a taxi in Canajoharie and assisted in the management of Granger’s Apartments.


She was devoted to her family, making clothes, attending sporting events and enjoyed numerous camping trips.  Bev was dedicated to her community and was an active member of the Palatine Literacy Society since 1975, served on the Vestry at Church of the Good Shepard in Canajoharie as treasurer and warden, served on the Village of Palatine Bridge planning board from 2000 to 2005 and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She very much enjoyed her last few years of retirement spending winter months in Myrtle Beach and devoting her time to her children and grandchildren whenever possible.  She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.


She was predeceased by her husband, C. Walter Granger in 2003.


Survivors include her children, Lance Granger and his wife Gail of Chelmsford, MA and Cheryl Antonucci and her husband John of Stony Brook, NY; one sister, Carolyn Basinger of Glenville, NY; and five grandchildren, Brittany, Lindsey, Emily, Kyle and Carly.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Church of the Good Shepard, PO Box 118, Canajoharie, NY 13317 or the Ayres Memorial Animal Shelter, 133 Hilltop Road, Sprakers, NY 12166.


Due to the unprecedented circumstances presented by the coronavirus we regret to inform you that the date for a public memorial service and celebration of Beverly’s life will be postponed to a later date.

Once a date has been determined we will make every effort to provide adequate notice to all.  If you have e-mail and would like to be notified by e-mail, please send your e-mail address to  or send current phone number. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Lenz & Betz Funeral Home, 69 Otsego Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317.  Please visit the online memorial at  

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