Bette Besaw Dunham

FULTON, NY – Bette Besaw Dunham, of Fulton, passed away on Friday January 22, 2016, at Morningstar Care Center in Oswego.

Bette Besaw Dunham
Bette Besaw Dunham

A native of Fulton, she was a life resident.

Bette retired from Nestle Company in Fulton as a supervising manager after more than 35 years with the company.

She was an active member of All Saints Episcopal Church, its vestry and altar guilds.

She was also a member and past matron of Elizabeth Chapter #105, Order of the Eastern Star in Fulton and the Red Hat Society.

Bette served as a commissioner for the town of Granby and a volunteer for the A. L. Lee Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Lanigan Elementary School.

Bette was predeceased by her husband, William C. Dunham, in 1975; brother, Robert Besaw; and sisters, Ellen Hawley and Marjorie Norvell.

Surviving are her sister, Barbara Blake of Fulton and sister, Patricia Loomis of Oswego; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton, with services immediately following a 1 p.m.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Mount Adnah Cemetery, Fulton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave., Syracuse 13208 or All Saints Episcopal Church Alter Guild, 149 S. First St., Fulton, 13069.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.