HADLEY - Beverly C. Blinn, 81, formerly of Taft Ave., Easthampton, passed away peacefully at the Elaine Care and Rehabilitation at Hadley.
She was born Oct. 11, 1931, in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of the late Harold and Dorothy (Clark) Blinn.
She was a graduate of both the East Hartford School and the former McKeon Secretarial School in Hartford.
Beverly moved to Easthampton in 1959 where she lived most of her life. She was employed at the former National Felt Co., presently National Non-Woven, as an office clerk for many years, retiring in 1991. Previously she had been employed at the former Aquadro and Cerruti General Contractors Inc., in Northampton.
Beverly was a member of the Monday Night Women's Bowling league in Southampton, and had been an accomplished pianist.
She is survived by her brother Burton N. Blinn of Glendale, Calif. and her many nieces and nephews.
Beverly was predeceased by her brother Harold N. Blinn, sister Joyce E. Toce, and her close friend and companion Edrie P. Lunnert.
A Graveside service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Brookside Cemetery in Easthampton, the O'Brien Funeral Home, 17 Clark St., Easthampton, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial gifts can be made to the Easthampton Council on Aging, 19 Union St., Easthampton, MA 01027.