Phyllis B. Mendall, 94, of Penn Yan passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at Geneva General Hospital.
In keeping with Phyllis’s wishes, a memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Phyllis was born Oct. 22, 1924, in Coudersport Pa. She was a graduate of Keuka College, where at the age of 21 she met and married her husband, Ralph Beckhorn. She lived on the family farm in the town of Jerusalem her entire life.
She was the successful owner-operator of Beckhorn Vineyards Inc.
Phyllis is survived by one son; Ralph K. Beckhorn of LeRoy; one daughter; Mrs. Pamela (Martin) Sweeney of Jackson N.H; grandchildren, Martin J., and Joshua Sweeney; step-daughter, Jan Mendall-Lewis of Wilmington N.C., and brother-in-law, Duane Beckhorn of Oxford Md.
Phyllis was predeceased by her first husband, Ralph Beckhorn and second husband, Seaton Mendall. Arrangements are entrusted to Weldon Funeral Home.