Beatrice Burnash

ID# 3088, (1920-1985)
Descendants of Michael Doyle (c1823-1878)
Descendants of Martin Dunn (died c 1847)
Granddaughter of Michael Doyle
Grandniece of James Doyle
1st cousin 2 times removed of Faye Louise Doyle
     Beatrice Burnash was born on 19 January 1920 in Rodman, Jefferson County, New York.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Francis Burnash and Elizabeth Mary Doyle.2 She married James A Lares.4 She died on 13 December 1985 in Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, at age 65.4

Beatrice's obituary in the The Citizen, Auburn, New York, on 15 December 1985 read:
"Mrs Beatrice Lares of 115 Standart Avenue, died Friday, December 13, 1985 at her home following several months illness.
     Mrs Lares was a native of Adams Center, New York and a graduate of St Lawrence College of Nursing Class of 1941. During her nursing career she was a staff nurse at Bellveue [sic] Hospital in New York City and assiciated with the former Mercy Hospital and the Rehabilitation Center for 35 years. She was a communicant of St Alphonsus Church and a member of the Alter-Rosary [sic] Society.
     Surviving are her husband, James A Lares of Auburn, two daughters, Mrs Judy Didio of Auburn and Mrs Janine Donaghy of Syracuse, a son, James A Lares, Jr of Port Byron, seven grandchildren, two brothers, Joseph and Patrick Burnash of Cape Coral, Florida, three sisters, Mrs Rose Waters of Cape Coral, Mrs Elizabeth Simpson of Adams Center and Mrs Theresa Burnash of Kingston, Ontario, several nieces and nephews.
     Family prayer services for Mrs Lares will be at 9:30 am, Monday, December 16, 1985 at the Farrell Funeral Home and friends are invited to attend funeral services at 10 am in St Alphonsus Church.
     Calling hours at the funeral home, 84 South Street are from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, Sunday, December 15th."4

Beatrice's funeral was held on 16 December 1985 in St Alphonsus Church, Auburn, Cayuga County, New York.4

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1930Adams Twp, Jefferson County, New YorkJohn Francis Burnash2
Last Edited=16 Dec 2012

Children of Beatrice Burnash and James A Lares


  1. [S811] John Burnash, 1920 Federal Census (Rodman, Jefferson County, New York), Ancestry,
  2. [S812] John Burnash, 1930 Federal Census (Adams, Jefferson County, New York), Ancestry,
  3. [S126] Social Security Death Index, online (
  4. [S1286] Mrs Beatrice Lares, The Citizen-Advertiser, Auburn, NY, 15 Dec 1985.
  5. [S1287] James A Lares, The Citizen-Advertiser, Auburn, NY, c 7 Nov 1987.