Beverly B. (Butterfield) Searle, 91, of Carver, formerly of Whitman, passed away April 1, after a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard L. Searle Jr. She was born in Baldwin, Wis., daughter of the late Manley and Norma (Reinhart) Butterfield. Beverly was brought up in Hanson and was a graduate of Whitman High School. She lived in Whitman, Hanover, Norwell, before moving to Carver 30 years ago. Beverly helped in her familys restaurant business in Pembroke, Bryantville and baking pies in her sisters restaurant Butterfields in Rockland. She loved to work in her garden and enjoyed feeding and watching the birds, was an avid reader and in her younger years, she bowled in many leagues in Rockland. She is survived her son, Richard L. Searle III and his fiance Betsy Longo of New Hampshire; her brother, Thomas Butterfield and his wife Shirley of Carver; her sister, Barbara Danner and her husband Wilbur of Hanson; also two grandchildren, Richie and Jenn; and six great-grandchildren, Kaden, Gavin, Mack, Josie, George and Grace. She was also predeceased by six siblings. Her services will be held Friday, April 5, at 11 a.m. in the Blanchard Funeral Chapel, Plymouth St. (Rte. 58 at the rotary circle), Whitman. Burial will follow in the Fern Hill Cemetery. Her visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.blanchardfc.com.
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Published in The Enterprise on Apr. 3, 2013