Beverly Maratea Blanchard, 76, of Chellis Street in Claremont, NH, died on Dec. 12, 2013 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
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She was born in White Creek, NY, on April 1, 1937, the daughter of Ezra and Ellen (Hall) Williams.
She was a loving and devoted wife and mother to all. She worked at Wal-Mart with her 2nd family and enjoyed that a lot. She had her ways, and that was mom or Bev, either way she had her own way about her. She was quite the lady, quite the woman and quite the mom and if you really knew her, quite a friend.
The family includes her daughters, Susan Crochier of Northfield, MA, Becky R. Brooks of Warren, Nancy A. Bonneau of Hinsdale and Carol A. Cadran of Greenfield, MA; her son, Thomas M. Maratea of St. Petersburg, FL; 8 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; five sisters; a stepdaughter, Nora Blanchard, and stepgrandchildren.
We will miss you, always love you and have you in our hearts forever.
Services will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Green River Cemetery, Greenfield, Mass. Capt. Daniel Brunelle of the Salvation Army will officiate.
Arrangements are with the Stringer Funeral Home and Crematorium, 146 Broad St., Claremont, NH.
To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit:
Stringer Funeral Home, Inc.
146 Broad Street
Claremont, NH 03743
Published in The Recorder on Apr. 3, 2014