William Ritter
B: 1958-10-23
D: 2020-08-09
View Details
Ritter, William
William Bruck
B: 1990-01-27
D: 2020-08-07
View Details
Bruck, William
William Reich
B: 1927-08-17
D: 2020-08-06
View Details
Reich, William
Joann Longcope
B: 1943-01-30
D: 2020-08-02
View Details
Longcope, Joann
Norman Bruen
B: 1929-02-02
D: 2020-07-30
View Details
Bruen, Norman
Gregory Young
B: 1961-11-11
D: 2020-07-29
View Details
Young, Gregory
Barbara Hadfield
B: 1952-07-16
D: 2020-07-27
View Details
Hadfield, Barbara
Vincent Chiaradio
B: 1949-05-04
D: 2020-07-27
View Details
Chiaradio, Vincent
Marie Bontempo
B: 1935-12-12
D: 2020-07-26
View Details
Bontempo , Marie
Kim Broom
B: 1958-03-28
D: 2020-07-20
View Details
Broom, Kim
Sean Kelley
B: 1971-11-27
D: 2020-07-17
View Details
Kelley, Sean
Beverly Straiton
B: 1942-07-04
D: 2020-07-16
View Details
Straiton, Beverly
Cheryl Halbiger
B: 1957-11-15
D: 2020-07-15
View Details
Halbiger, Cheryl
Pauline Dirvin
B: 1930-01-03
D: 2020-07-14
View Details
Dirvin, Pauline
Stephen Kolodziejewski
B: 1950-03-29
D: 2020-07-14
View Details
Kolodziejewski, Stephen
Joyce Britton
B: 1933-02-15
D: 2020-07-11
View Details
Britton, Joyce
Michael Perfidio
B: 1966-09-21
D: 2020-07-10
View Details
Perfidio, Michael
Rex Miller
B: 1948-12-18
D: 2020-07-09
View Details
Miller, Rex
Florence D'Amico
B: 1922-02-16
D: 2020-07-08
View Details
D'Amico, Florence
Austin Kline
B: 1995-09-11
D: 2020-07-07
View Details
Kline, Austin
Mildred DeForest
B: 1931-02-26
D: 2020-07-05
View Details
DeForest, Mildred


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
2207 Bristol Pike
Bensalem, PA 19020
Phone: (215) 639-0422
Fax: (215) 639-5041
Beverly Straiton

Beverly Straiton

Saturday, July 4th, 1942 - Thursday, July 16th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Beverly Straiton, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Beverly Straiton

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Beverly's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Beverly's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.


Beverly Ann Straiton
Beverly was born on July 4th 1942. She was a Yankee Doodle Dandee. She was born to Margaret (Dorothy) nee Sterling and Harry Erney. She had 3 sisters and 2 brothers. Helen Gill is her only surviving sibling. As a child, she moved around a lot. Never really finding a home. They lived in York, PA for a period during her early years. She was proud to say – there were 4 schools in York and she attended them all. As a young girl, her mother would give her 25 cents to go to the movies. The movie was 16 cents and a Hershey candy bar was 10cents. She was always a penny short. She excelled in athletics. She was on the inaugural Frankford Girls High School team.
She met the love of her life – Alex M. Straiton when her family moved back to Philly. They fell in love and quickly started a family. From 1962 to 1970 she was pregnant and gave birth 5 times. During the ‘60s, she was more times pregnant than not. The family was living in Miami, Florida.
In 1970, they packed up the VW bus and moved to Croydon where the family has resided for the past 50 years. Bev had finally found a home. She was involved in the community, whether it was Spring clean up or coaching the girls’ softball. She was there to help. She was also a strict disciplinarian and was ol’ school; so that meant wooden spoons, and you didn’t have to be her off-spring to feel the wrath.
Beverly had a variety of jobs throughout her life, but had her most productive years at Ron’s Tavern in Croydon. She was the best combination bartender – bouncer they ever had. She ran the bar, like she ran her family – very strict. They called her the “terminator” because she took no guff from anyone. She had “flagged” whole families from the bar.
With her husband, she’s travelled the world from Seattle to Jamaica; from London to Italy; even having an audience with the Pope. She was not much into cameras, so we don’t have too many pictures of those experiences. She was also a big football fan and loved her Iggles and Randall Cunningham.
In recent years, her health was not the best. But that didn’t slow her down.
She is survived by her husband and 5 children (Alex Jr, Victor, Matthew, Eric and Maryanne). She also had 8 grandchildren (Kristy, Victor Jr, Carmela, Alyssa, Jimmy, Matt Jr, Jacquelyn and Logan) and 2 great-grandchildren. Beverly was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth. She loved her family and she loved being caretaker to her grandkids.
Services and interment will be private.
Read Less

No funeral details available.


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Beverly here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Plant a Tree in Memory of Beverly
0 trees have been planted in memory of Beverly Straiton

Cathy Shields

Posted at 08:16am
The "Gloria Girls" go shopping. Bev goes into a store and comes out with two big bags. As we are walking back to the train there is a man curled up in the corner. Bev opens the bag and pulls out a throw cover and gently places it over him. By the time we got the train her bags were empty. That was Our Bev.

Jim Keaveney

Posted at 01:52pm
Matt and the Straiton family - what a wonderful tribute! There is no doubt your mom was fortunate to have such a loving and supportive family. Your mom had a great life and I'm sure that she viewed her family as her biggest accomplishment. She was blessed to have you all help car for her. May all the good memories help during this time of loss as well as gratitude.

-Jim & Barbara Keaveney

Matt Straiton

Posted at 10:51am
in lieu of flowers, take your money to your local watering hole and give it all to the bartender.

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each