BOW - Beverly Page, of Stone Sled Farm, moved on to eternal life Tuesday, December 25, 2012.
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Beverly was born September 28, 1939 and was raised in the New York area. She resided in California before relocating to Bow in 1968. Daughter of the late William Andrew and Virginia Pollard, Beverly is predeceased by her aunt Rebecca Pollard Guggenheim Logan of Washington, DC; her aunt Jeanne Beverly Parker of Concord; and her cousin Donald Parker of Los Angeles.
Beverly is survived by her children, Andrew Page and his wife Julie of Orono, Minn., Jonathan Page of Concord, and her daughter Jennifer Page of Mint Hill, N.C.; her grandsons Stefan Andrew Page and Austin Jonathan Page; her brother Randolph M. Pollard of Las Vegas; her niece Christine Pollard Williams of Sacramento, Calif.; and her cousin Richard Van Lennep of West Chester, Pa.
Beverly was the guardian of and cared for her cousin Richard Van Lennep since 1994, whom she held dear in his life of autism.
Beverly graduated from Manhasset High School, Manhasset, N,Y, and Vermont College for Women.
She was employed at Sacramento Medical Laboratory, Concord Hospital, Derryfield School, and McQuade's store on Main Street in Concord.
Beverly enjoyed raising her three children, attending their sporting events and admiring their accomplishments. Her activities included membership at the South Congregational Church where she sang in the choir, the Bow Rotary Club, the Concord Chorale for 23 years, Concord Jr. Service League, the Community Players, the Concord Music Club, the Bow Garden Club, and the Concord Flower Mission. She enjoyed performing in the late Irene Deschenes' musicals. Beverly also loved attending the sporting events of her two grandchildren in Minnesota and at St Paul's School in Concord and took great pride in all of their accomplishments.
Beverly loved her community and friends, garden and flowers, music and singing. She was a former tennis player. Beverly supported the Red River Theatre and Concord Community Music School from their inception. She loved her home at Stone Sled Farm in Bow and her 13 years with her Labrador retriever, Daisy Mae.
Beverly was extraordinarily appreciative of the support of Bob and Winnie Baker, close friends and neighbors, Drs. Hoke, Shirley and Elizabeth Sanders for many years of compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: The
, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or The Autism Society of America, 4340 East-West Highway, Suite 350, Bethesda, MD 20814 or The Slusser Center, Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, 30 Pillsbury St., Concord, NH
A memorial service will be held at South Congregational Church Saturday, December 29th, at 11 a.m., located at 27 Pleasant Street, Concord. At Beverly's request, her ashes will be scattered along the coast of Maine.
The Bennett Funeral Home of Concord is in charge of the arrangements. Messages of condolences may be offered at www.bennettfuneral.com.
Published in The Concord Monitor from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012