Germano, Elizabeth – August 24, 2021, age 59, resident of Locust Valley, NY. Mother of JesseForgione; Kate (Thomas) Anreise; Linda Forgione; and Amy Angel Germano Daum. Loving nonna of Oliver Ash Sterling. Beloved daughter of Rosalie Chamberlain and Dr. Thomas Germano. Sister of Thomas Germano; Andrew Germano; and Judith Germano (Michael Bonarti); and niece of Patricia Canova. Also survived by many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. Beth was an avid herbalist, studied midwifery, and worked for a time as a doula (childbirth assistant) at a Long Island hospital. Beth read voraciously, enjoyed writing, and taught religious instruction (CCD) at her church. She died of colon cancer.
Gathering at Oyster Bay Funeral Home, 261 South St., Oyster Bay, NY, Monday, August 30, 1:30-3:30pm. Memorial Mass, St. Gertrude’s Church, 28 School Street, Bayville, NY 11709, Monday, August 30, 4:00pm. Inurnment at Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens, Tuesday, August 31, 10:00am. The family is grateful to the friends and congregation of St. Gertrude’s for their prayers and loving support of Beth.www.oysterbayfuneralhome.com
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made in Beth's honor to:St. Gertrude's St. Vincent de Paul Society, 28 School Street, Bayville, NY 11709; or The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Long Island, via https://svdpli.org/get-involved/donate/.
*The family has kindly requested anyone attending the Funeral Services or Gathering please wear a mask.
MEMORIAL SLIDESHOW: In Loving Memory of Elizabeth "Beth" Germano