She was born August 17, 1931, in Maynard, a daughter of the late Joseph J. Stromski and Mae Elizabeth Mills Coates.
In addition to her parents, Beverly was preceded in death by a stepfather, Ross Coates Sr.; and a stepmother, Clara Stromski.
She was a former employee of K’s Food land in St. Clairsville and Reichart’s in Wheeling.
Beverly was the owner of Beverly’s Cake Decorating and Candy Making Supplies. She was well known for her cake decorating and teaching of cake decorating at the Belmont Career Center.
She was a lifelong member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Maynard, where she served as Eucharist Minister; a member of the Catholic Women’s Club; member of the Maynard American Legion Auxiliary Post 666, where she served as Secretary; a member of the Maynard PNA No. 455, where she served on the PNA Council; and was a member of TOPS.
Surviving are her loving husband of 57 years, Joseph L. Wodarcyk; a daughter, Patricia A. Johnson of Maynard; a son, Joseph P. (Lori McCort) Wodarcyk of St. Clairsville; two grandchildren, Jason (Courtney) and Amanda (Desi); her special great-grand son, Kody; seven sisters, Wilma (Edward) Campbell, Doris (Joseph) Ceculski, Marjorie (John) Kubancik, Jean (Tom) Schmelich, Brenda Frazier, Clara Bolen, and Joan Gebhart; six brothers, Ronald L. (Wanda) Coates, Ross Coates Jr., Ken (Kathy) Stromski, Bob (Roberta) Stromski, Rick (Laura) Stromski, and John Pruneski; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will be received on Monday from 6-9 p.m., and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m., at Toothman Funeral Home in St. Clairsville.
A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Maynard with Father Thomas Graven as the celebrant.
Entombment follows in Holly Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Pleasant Grove.
There will be a Vigil service on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
PNA Services will be held on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., with CWC Services and American Legion Auxiliary Services following in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks, c/o Kody’s Krew, Wheeling, WV Walk, 1060 State Rd., 2nd floor, Princeton, NJ 08540, or online at www.autismwalk.org.