Beulah M. Kirk
longtime Chelmsford resident; 99
CHELMSFORD -- Beulah M. (Annis) Kirk, 99 yrs, 11 mos, a resident of Chelmsford since 1940, died March 29th, 2013, at the Westford House.
She was the wife of Arthur P. Kirk who died in 1994.
She was born in Greenwood, Nova Scotia on April 12, 1913 and she immigrated to the United States at the age of 12. She was the daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret (Griffin) Annis. She was educated in the Lowell School System and graduated from Lowell General Hospital School of Nursing in 1937. She was a former member of the Massachusetts Nurses Association and the Lowell General Hospital Alumni Association.
Before retiring, she worked in many capacities at Lowell General Hospital including Night Director of the Nursery. She also did private duty nursing.
She was a member of the North Chelmsford Congregational Church and was active in Sunday School and a former deaconess. She was also a member of the Chelmsford Senior Citizens and enjoyed singing in the Choral Group. She liked gardening, homemaking, hiking, painting and music. She enjoyed participating in all of the social events at Chelmsford Crossings where she had many dear friends and was elected "Queen of the Court". One of her paintings was featured in the Chelmsford Crossings annual calendar. She will be dearly missed by everyone.
She is survived by two sons, Thomas Kirk and his wife, Gloria of Tyngsboro; Arthur Kirk and his wife, Ann of Chelmsford; a grandson, David Kirk of Chelmsford; two step-grandchildren, Rick Lemieux of Tyngsboro and Cheryl McMahon of Tyngsboro; two great-grandchildren, Patrick McMahon and Kathryn McMahon of Tyngsboro; a brother, Norman Annis and his wife, Lillian of Center Harbor, NH; and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late, Murial Meisner, Gladys Noonan, Eileen Thompson, Bertha Steves, Margaret Brent, Arnold Annis, Frederick Annis and George Annis.
The family wishes to thank the residents and employees of Chelmsford Crossings for 12 enjoyable years. We also wish to thank Westford House and Lowell VNA Hospice for her end of life care.
KIRK -- Beulah M. (Annis) Kirk, longtime Chelmsford resident, died March 28, 2013. Visiting hours Wed. from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. in the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, MA. Burial in Pine Ridge Cemetery, Chelmsford. Friends who desire may make contributions in her memory to the Chelmsford Senior Citizens or a charity of your choice. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com