1918-2014 JAMAICA Beverly B. Landman, 95 of VT Route 30, a lifelong resident of Jamaica died peacefully Tuesday morning, January 14, 2014 at Grace Cottage Hospital. Mrs. Landman was born at home in Jamaica on August 2, 1918 the daughter of Leon and Beatrice (Emerson) Bemis. She attended school in Jamaica and was a graduate of Leland & Gray Seminary Class of 1936. She had been employed as a finisher for the Mary Meyer Manufacturing Company in Townshend where she retired from following 33 faithful years with the Meyer family. A lifelong member of the Jamaica Community Church she was very active in church affairs serving throughout the years on numerous committees. Mrs. Landman was also a longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Mt. Lebanon Chapter #89 in Jamaica. For several years she was an active volunteer at Stratton House, becoming a volunteer during the time her husband was a resident at the facility. An excellent cook and baker she was known for her delicious breads and homemade donuts. She enjoyed flower gardening and was an avid reader. Up until recently she enjoyed taking walks and loved nature in general. She had a passion for helping people in need and especially enjoyed visits from friends and neighbors. On August 25, 1939 at Jamaica Community Church she was married to Wendell E. Landman who predeceased her on August 3, 1990. Survivors include two nieces, Mona Lyman of Ft Meyers, Florida and Beverly Harris of Oshkosh, Nebraska, three nephews, Andrew Landman of Mt Holly, Larry Landman of Wardsboro and Reginald Landman Jr. of Swanzey, New Hampshire, a sister-in-law, Leora Landman of Rawsonville and her extended family Steve and Lexa Clark of Jamaica and the late Barbara and Bill Wilson. FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service in celebration of her life will be conducted Saturday, February 8'Th at 11:00 A.M. at the Jamaica Community Church. A reception will follow the services to be held in the church's fellowship area. Burial in Pleasant View Cemetery in Jamaica will take place in the springtime when the cemetery reopens. Memorial contributions in Mrs. Landman's name may be made to Jamaica Community Church P.O. Box 287, Jamaica, VT 05343 to Jamaica Village Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 31, Jamaica, VT 05343 or the Jamaica Volunteer Fire & Rescue Inc. P.O. Box 285 Jamaica, VT 05343. To sign an on-line register book or send messages of e-condolence to Mrs. Landman's family please visit www.atamaniuk.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Atamaniuk Funeral Home.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Jan. 25, 2014
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