Virginia A. Bechtel, 75

OSWEGO, NY – Virginia A. Bechtel, 75, a former resident of Maiden Lane Road in the town of Scriba, passed away Saturday May 7, 2016, in The Manor at Seneca Hill.

Virginia A. Bechtel
Virginia A. Bechtel

Mrs. Bechtel was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Nelson and Clara (Murray) Bullard.

She was a life resident of Oswego.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed, for many years, as a manager with the McDonald’s restaurant in Oswego.

She was the wife of the late Paul H. Bechtel Sr., who died in 2003.

She is survived by three sons, Ron (Michelle) Bullard of Fulton, Paul (Renee) Bechtel Jr. of Florida and Robert (Jolene) Bechtel of Mexico; two sisters, Linda Bareham of Oswego and Sue (John) Walton of Cato; seven grandchildren, James, Julia, Brittany, Kiley, Jimmy, Morgan and Mason; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a son, James Bechtel, who died in January of 2016; a brother, Nelson Bullard Jr.; and a sister, Clara Roundy.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Peck’s Cemetery in Scriba.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions can be made to the CNY Alzheimer’s Association at

Arrangements are in care of the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, Oswego.


  1. I am so sad to hear this. She was my mother’s friend then I was a child. My mom (Marion Herr, Stevens at that time, also passed. I always thought Ann was nice. I remember the time her and my mom gave me a perm. I think I was 7-8.!? They laughed and called me Shirley Temple. :) I’m sure they will find one another in Heaven. Good bless the family.

  2. So sorry ! Just know that she is going to a better place. You will be dearly missed. RIP Aunt Ann. Xoxo

  3. I will never forget everything you taught me & our incredible friendship. I ll never forget the laughs & getting our butts kicked. Some wonderful memories I ll treasure forever my sweet Ma ma Bear, from Ellie Mae. Love you &I ll never ever forget you. My boss, my friend & trainer

  4. Bob trying to get in touch with you am so sorry to hear about your mom it’s hard I would like to get your address so I can send you something .your mom was great lady U loved working with her. Am going to give you my email [email protected] (Ramsey) get in touch with me am sorry I couldn’t make it today just started a job.

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