Doreen Elaine (Kirk) Bean

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November 17, 1949 to June 12, 2014

Boonville- On June 12, 2014. God called Doreen Elaine (Kirk) Bean home. She entered her eternal life with her daughter Brenda holding her hand and at the same time she ended her earthly life with her youngest daughter, Lisa, holding her hand.

Doreen was born on November 17, 1949, to her loving parents, Doris and Richard Cook, in Potsdam, NY. Even though she lost her mom at a young age, she always remembered her fondly and spoke of her often. The passing of her father, in 1987, brought Doreen and her siblings even closer together.

She is survived by one sister, Darlene Cooke, Boonville. Doreen was predeceased by two sisters, Diana Durgan, and Doreen Cook, and by one brother, Richard J. Cook, Jr. On February 26, 1968, she married her true love, Edward J. Bean; his life ended too soon, on November 3, 1985. He left her with three beautiful children here on earth: Richard E. Bean, Boonville, Brenda E. Bean, who predeceased her in 2011, Lisa A. Garcia-Bean, Boonville. When Edward died, he was reunited with their son, John A. Bean, to whom the Lord called home when he was a few minutes old.

Doreen had an active and fun filled life where she enjoyed fishing, sewing, dancing, reading and most of all her grandchildren; Ernesto Garcia, Cuauhtemoc Garcia, Armande Garcia, Kayla Burdick, and Jordan Burdick; and her daughter out of love, Cheryl Burdick. Before Doreen passed away, she was blessed with getting the chance to meet Miss Sophiya Rose-Elaine LaComb (10 weeks old) the daughter of her great niece, Shyann Cook, Boonville and granddaughter Traci Sipley, Rome. It brought Doreen such joy to see the next generation that would inherit the earth. Besides spending time with her family, for many years Doreen was employed as a bus driver at Adirondack Central School District, Boonville. She enjoyed visiting with her friends, attending church and helping anyone that she could. She lived her life, always wanting to help others, sharing her faith and just being there for all those that needed her.

Her Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Sean Patrick O'Brien, on Monday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph's Church, Boonville, with interment to follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are Sunday 7-9 p.m. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville.

Flowers are gratefully declined; instead those desiring may contribute to the family towards medical expenses, C/O 327 Post St. Boonville, NY 13309.

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