Beverly Ann Lincoln

Beverly Ann Lincoln, 83, of Lake Placid, passed away on Sept. 26, 2023, in Lake Placid.

Born on Feb. 21, 1940, in Saranac Lake, she was the daughter of Roy and Bertha Stringham.

Beverly grew up in Saranac Lake and graduated from Saranac Lake Central School in 1957. She had a fulfilling career as a secretary. Beverly worked for the Lake Placid Olympic Organizing Committee during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games and later retired from the state Department of Environmental Conservation in her 60s. She continued to work part time for Lake Placid Beautification.

Beverly loved camping and spending time outdoors, often taking her beloved dog Sunshine for walks. She had a passion for reading and playing word games and especially loved beating her kids at rummy. Above all, she cherished her children and grandchildren, frequently taking them camping and attending their sporting events. Her sense of humor, with a sharp bite, brought joy to those around her until the very end.

Beverly is survived by her sister, Judith Stringham; son Eric Lincoln; daughters Debra Laurito, Brenda Lincoln and Susan Devlin; sons-in-law, Robert Laurito and Matthew Devlin; grandchildren Jason Laurito, Allison Martinez, Ethan Lincoln, Roger Martin and Dariann McLean; great-grandchildren Bella Laurito, Jaelynn Laurito and Braileigh McLean; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Stringham; mother Bertha Stringham; spouse Edward Lincoln; mother-in-law Lillian Lincoln; father-in-law Herman Lincoln; sister Barbara Wenner; and granddaughters Heather Laurito, Danielle Dicintio and Christin Dicintio.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 at the M. B. Clark, Inc., Funeral Home in Lake Placid with a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral Home. The Rev. Derek Hansen will officiate. Burial will then take place at the North Elba Cemetery, and a reception at Wiseguys Sports Bar & Grill on School Street will follow the graveside service.

The family kindly requests that contributions be made to the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department in Beverly’s memory.

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