Beverly Patterson Ovist, 92, formerly of Chester County, PA died on Thursday, October 7 at her residence in Annapolis, MD. Born in Wyalusing, PA on July 18, 1929, she spent her formative years in Corning, NY. She is predeceased by her mother, Margaret I. Haischer, her father James V. Patterson, her step-father Earl F. Haischer, and her brother Philip A. Patterson. She was the widow of Elwin B. W. Ovist. Her vocations in life were to marriage, motherhood, and teaching. Survivors include two daughters, Margaret O. Woodside (Sam) and Krista O. Scott (Michael), a niece Allison P. Cullen (Michael), and three nephews, Gregory, Michael, and David Ackerman. Interment of cremains will be at Church Hill Cemetery, MD, arranged by Fellows, Helfenbein, and Newnam of Centreville, MD. In lieu of flowers, please consider supporting Kansas State University at: https://giving.ksufoundation.org/campaigns/17349/donations/new
Published by The Capital Gazette on Oct. 9, 2021.