EXETER - C. Beverly (Collishaw) Rohr, 86, passed away Nov. 9, 2012, at home.
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She was born in and was a lifelong resident of Exeter and a summer resident of Bow Lake, Strafford. She graduated from Robinson Female Seminary and New England Baptist School of Nursing. Upon graduation, she worked at Exeter Hospital and Rockingham County Nursing Home. Beverly went back to school, graduating from Boston University as the first geriatric nurse practitioner in New Hampshire. She was a trustee of Eventide Home and a member of Star of East Lodge and the Exeter Woman's Club.
She was a devoted and compassionate wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She was the wife of the late Kenneth F. Rohr Sr., predeceased by son Kenneth F. Rohr Jr., and survived by children Gary Rohr and wife Lisa, Bruce Rohr and wife Paula, Debra Rohr Minnon, Nancy Rohr Bird and husband Frank; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous family and close family friends.
services: Calling hours will be Monday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Brewitt Funeral Home, Exeter. A private funeral at Brewitt Funeral Home will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13. Burial will be in the Exeter Cemetery, Exeter.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children or Shriners Burns Institute.
For more information, go to brewittfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 11, 2012
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