Jessie A. (Beginski) Nearbin, 81

OSWEGO, NY – Jessie A. (Beginski) Nearbin, 81, a lifelong resident of Oswego, passed away Thursday morning March 19, 2015, at her home.

She was born in Oswego and was the daughter of the late Albert and Jessie (Charlotte) Andrews Beginski.

Jessie A. (Beginski) Nearbin
Jessie A. (Beginski) Nearbin

Mrs. Nearbin was predeceased by her husband, Robert L. Nearbin; a brother, Albert Beginski; and a sister, Charlotte Peterson.

She is survived by her sister, Catherine Beginski; four children, Connie (Tim) Murphy, Robert A. (Mary) Nearbin, Guard Nearbin and Caren Nearbin all of Oswego; grandchildren Scott, Michael and Brian Briglin, Josephine Soucy, Jesica Stacks, Jennifer Akissi and Chad Nearbin; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Jessie was well-known in Oswego for her culinary skills that she began at the age of 16 and continued until she retired her apron.

None will remember her culinary skills more than her family who always gathered to enjoy grandma’s famous mashed potatoes and when the table was cleared and the dishes done, the adults would spend many hours playing mom’s favorite card game, pinochle.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

Calling hours will be held 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

Spring burial will be in Rural Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to American Heart Association PO Box 3049 Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or the American Cancer Society 6725 Lyons St., East Syracuse, NY 13057


  1. So sorry to hear of your loss. She was a great women and always treated me kindly. Took me under her wing at the Holiday Inn when I was 16. I know she will be missed. Just remember we are thinking of you all. So sorry to hear this.

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