Beverly Hanscom Socoby passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010. She was born in Newton Upper Falls and has resided in Needham since 1951. Beverly graduated from Needham High School in 1955. She was the loving daughter of the late Anne (Lambert) and Newton E. Hanscom. Beverly was the beloved wife of Lawrence Larry Socoby of Needham for 52 years, the loving mother of Larry Socoby and his wife Denise of Medway and Sharon Socoby and her husband Edwin Denson of Chicago, Ill. She was the dear sister of Warren Hanscom and his wife Janet of Marshfield, Joan Golley of Marshfield, and Cheryl MacLeod and her husband Malcolm of Needham, the adored grandmother of Christine Socoby, Stephen Socoby and Lawrence Denson, and loving Aunt of many nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Avenue, Needham on Jan. 3, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends were kindly invited. Interment at Needham Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research, Church Street Station, P.O. Box 780, New York, NY 10008-0780
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Published in The Needham Times from Jan. 25 to Feb. 1, 2011