Beverly Ann Walsh Vangura


Vangura, Beverly Ann (Walsh), 86, of Largo, Florida, peacefully entered eternal life on Friday, June 21, 2024, after a long illness.

Beverly was born on April 3, 1938, in Cambridge, NY.

Beverly was predeceased by her parents, Leo and Mary Walsh, her husband Stephen Vangura, and their sons John Paul and infant Christopher, and her brother, Leonard Walsh.

Beverly is survived by her son Stephen (Christa) Vangura, son Terry (Wendy) Vangura, brother Leo (Carol) Walsh, brother John Walsh, and sister Diane (Steve) Finkle, granddaughter Jessica (Matthew) Amuso, grandson William (Ashlyn) Burns and five great grandchildren, Julie Ann, Ava, Austin, Mason Amuso and Xander Vangura. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and dear friends.

Beverly and her husband, Steve, were faithful parishioners of St Jerome’s Catholic Church in Largo, where they attended daily Mass. She loved her Catholic Faith and had a deep devotion to Divine Mercy and the rosary. Her ability to recall scripture was a blessing for many. For years, Bev devoted her time visiting with nursing home residents to praying the rosary.Beverly had a gifted artistic ability.  Her paintings and drawings are treasured by her family. 

She was an alumni Cambridge Central High school, Cambridge, NY, graduating in 1957. She went on to Albany School of Cosmetology and later opened her own business in Cambridge.

Beverly and Steve settled in Poestenkill, NY, where they raised their family. They relocated to Largo, FL in 1978.

Bev loved to cook. Family and friends were always welcomed with open arms to dinner parties, holiday celebrations, and barbeques. They were both very generous and always willing to help their family and friends. They even had multiple people shelter at their home during hurricanes.

Beverly was a gentle caring lady whose kindness and demeanor touched the hearts of all who knew and loved her during her long and blessed life. She truly believed that her faith was a means and not an end and that life was merely a steppingstone to eternal life with her Lord and Savior in Heaven.

Beverly’s family would like to thank her doctors, nurses and caregivers for their wonderful care.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am on July 3, 2024 at Saint Mary’s

Catholic Church, 13 Marvin St, Clinton, NY 13323.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Eternal World Television Network;  EWTN,

5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210




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