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Laura L. (Beaver) Canouse

September 21, 1931 ~ May 2, 2022 (age 90)

Obituary

Laura L. Canouse, 90, of Berwick, passed away peacefully Monday, May 2, 2022 in her home. Born in Berwick on September 21, 1931, she was a daughter to the late Daniel H. Beaver and Rachel Mae (Shoemaker) Thorton.

Ms. Canouse was a graduate of Berwick High School. She served as a switchboard operator for Radio Communications in Bloomsburg for many years. Later, she worked at K-Mart in Berwick, both as a cashier and tending to the flowers. She loved working there with her close friends. Laura enjoyed flower gardening, puzzles and maintaining a tidy house. Her greatest joy, however, was her family. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great- grandchildren.

Surviving Laura are her children: Jackie Davis and husband, Wayne, of Mound, MN, Lewis Canouse and wife, Kathy, of Blue Bell, Barry Canouse of Berwick, and James Oram and wife, Donna; grandchildren: Molly, Eric, Maryellen, Lewis, Emily, Meredith, and Michael; great-grandchildren: Reggie and Connor; nieces: Sherrida, Brenda, and Lorri; and nephew, Brett.

In addition to her parents, Laura was preceded in death by her stepfather, Lewis “Pinky” Thorton; brother, Wilbur Beaver; and daughter-in-law, Elizabeth “Lisa” Canouse.

All are welcome to join Laura’s family for her memorial service 11 AM Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Kelchner, McMichael & Readler Funeral Home, Inc., 119-121 E. Third Street, Berwick. Pastor Scott Lyons of Stillwater Christian Church will officiate. Friends will be received from 10 AM until the time of the service. Memorial contributions in her name can be made to the Lisa’s Kids Designated Fund at Community Giving Foundation, Attn: Lisa’s Kids, 725 West Front Street, Berwick, PA 18603. Online messages of comfort and support can be left at www.kelchnerfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 7, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kelchner, McMichael & Readler Funeral Home, Inc.
119-121 East 3rd Street
Berwick, PA 18603

Memorial Service
Saturday
May 7, 2022

11:00 AM
Kelchner, McMichael & Readler Funeral Home, Inc.
119-121 East 3rd Street
Berwick, PA 18603

Donations

Community Giving Foundation, Attn: Lisa’s Kids
725 West Front Street, Berwick PA 18603

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