Beverly Jean (Belfoy) Healy
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Beverly Jean Healy (Belfoy) Phoenix- On May 9, 2020 Bev Healy, 94, finally got her wish to go to Heaven and she is probably playing tennis! Born in Ruston,WA on January 14, 1926, Beverly was the fifth of six children born to Frank Adolf Belfoy and Selma Elvira (Alstrom) Belfoy. She graduated from Stadium High School in Tacoma where she met her future husband Bob (Robert) Healy. They were married in 1945 while Bob was on leave from The Army Air Corp. They settled back in Tacoma after his honorable discharge. In January of 1957 they moved to Phoenix with their 3 young children. Bev was always busy, creative and involved with her children's activities, FOMA (Friends of Mexican Art), calligraphy, sewing her "Nana Brand" outfits for her grandchildren and found a new passion playing tennis. Her hair was fashioned in a ready-to-go bun on the top of her head, a perfect style for a spur of the moment tennis game! Missing her are her children Robin (Dick Jackson), Brian (Nancy) and Philip; 6 grandchildren Stephanie, Kristen, Courtney, Whitney, Brynn and Bobby: 7 great grand kids Ty, Gracie, Julianna, Quinn, Erin, Grayson and Cooper. Bev dearly Loved her summers on the Puget Sound catching up with her family and many friends, beach combing, digging clams, geoducks, harvesting oysters and marvelously cooked her catch. She taught her grand kids how to pick good flat rocks for skipping. Our heartfelt thank you to the tender caregivers at Life's Blessings Assisted Living and Hospice of the Valley. We miss our creative and loving Mom, Nana and Nana-Bun, but we know she's happy playing tennis in Heaven!

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Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on Jun. 21, 2020.
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June 24, 2020
Condolences from the Elms family. Enjoyed living next door to the Healy's .
Bob Elms
Neighbor
June 23, 2020
We loved living next door to Bob and Bev on Adelaide beach. We were so young, no children and carefree. Wonderful memories of an era gone by. Love to the Healy family .
Theresa And Charle Walters
Friend
June 22, 2020
Bev was such a loving, happy lady with her beautiful smile, sparking blue eyes and quick wit. It was so nice to have your family spend summers at Adelaide beach with us. May she Rest In Peace with all her loved ones waiting for her in heaven
Sharon Tisch Lockard
Friend
June 21, 2020
Dennis and I are so sorry to hear about Bevs passing. We shared a lot of wonderful times with her when she was out here in Grapeview. We will miss her very much.
Nancy Legas
Friend
June 17, 2020
Phil and family, Im so sorry to learn of the loss of your beautiful Mom. Just know shes with you at all times.
Celia Edwards
Classmate
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