Mary Sabine (Beanie) Vandersypen

  • DIED: April 3, 2013
  • LOCATION: Alexandria, Louisiana

Mary Sabine (Beanie) Vandersypen

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Sabine (Beanie) Vandersypen will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church, with Rev. Dan O'Connor, Rev. Warren Cooper and Rev. Craig Scott officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Pineville under the direction of John Kramer & Son.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. Saturday until the time of the funeral mass at Our Lady of Prompt Succor with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 9:30 a.m.
Mary (Beanie) Vandersypen, age 91, of Alexandria, passed away April 3, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jeff and Betty Peterman Vandersypen; two brothers, Gus and Ferdinand Vandersypen and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Vandersypen.
Beanie was a member of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church. She was a devout Catholic and attended St. Rita Church and Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church. She was a member of the St. Rita Sewing Circle where she enjoyed sewing for family and visiting with her friends. Every Tuesday Beanie would make her rounds to the local nursing home visiting the elderly she knew.
Beanie is survived by her cousins, Doris Vandersypen Barton (Robert) of Elmer and Gloria Mathews Verzwyvelt (Jim) of Alexandria; and their families she considered to be the children she never had. Her special terrier, "Tiny" who was very dear to her will miss her presence. She is also survived by a host of other cousins.
Pallbearers will be Jim Verzwyvelt, Cecil Mathews, Mike Verzwyvelt, Ryan McManus, Trevor Barton and Jim Verzwyvelt, Jr. Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Barton, Harold Showers, Herbie Way and Darrell Campbell.
The family sends a heartfelt thank you to Linda Barton for her loving care and to the Cabrini Hospice Team.
In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to be made to Our Lady of Prompt Succor Capital Campaign, 401 21st St., Alexandria, LA 71301.
Online notes of condolence may be sent to the family at


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