Enid P. (Parsons) Beaton died on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at the Wayland Nursing & Rehab. Center. She was eighty-five years old. Born on August 27, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Joseph & Enid (Partington) Parsons. Enid was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester. She worked as a schoolteacher and educated children from kindergarten up to the third grade in Chelsea, Dorchester and Wellesley. She was also a substitute teacher for the Natick School System. Mrs. Beaton was the devoted wife of the late William D. Beaton and together they raised six children of their own and helped foster forty-three children. She was a woman of strong faith, a member of St. Patricks Church of Natick and a resident of Natick for forty-five years. Enid was all about her family, spending time with her children and was Mimi to her fourteen grandchildren and Mimi the Great to her fourteen great grandchildren. She was the loving mother of Gail Keith-Fine & her husband Richard of Natick, William Beaton & his wife Teri of Ashland, Christopher Beaton of Natick, Pamela Harris & her husband Stephen, also of Natick, James Beaton of Wardsboro, VT & Barbara Calkins & her husband Scott of Shrewsbury. Also survived by her sister Elaine Marzilli of Halifax & close friend & caregiver Ann Morris of Natick. Enids Mass of Christian Burial will be held in her beloved St. Patricks Church, 44 E. Central St., Natick on Monday, January 6th at 10:00AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours will be held in the John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, 4 Park St., at Natick Common on Sunday, January 5th from 2:00-6:00PM. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery, South Natick. Memorial contributions in Enids memory may be made to the Natick Visiting Nurses Association, 209 W. Central St., #313, Natick, MA 01760. For directions or to send the family a condolence please visit www.everettfuneral.com
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Published in The Natick Bulletin & Tab from Jan. 2 to Jan. 9, 2014