Beatrice V. Broadway, 89

DEC. 4, 1921-SEPT. 27, 2011

September 28, 2011
  • Broadway

Beatrice Viola Broadway, 89, of Williamsport, Md., died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, at NMS Healthcare of Hagerstown.

Born Dec. 4, 1921, in Bridgeport, Pa., she was the daughter of the late William Keifer Hull Sr. and Beatrice Viola Schrack Hull.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth E. Eckstine Sr., on Jan. 6, 1974, and her second husband, Roscoe L. Broadway, on June 17, 1996.

She was a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

She was a member of Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84, Williamsport, and Funkstown American Legion Post 211 Auxiliary.

She is survived by one son, Kenneth Eckstine Jr., and wife, Bonnie, of Williamsport; two granddaughters, Kelli J. Hess of Waynesboro, Pa., and Kendra S. Thompson of Mercersburg, Pa.; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Betty VanEykelbosch, and one brother, William K. Hull Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown, Md. The Rev. Mark A. Sandell will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.  

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