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Bennett Funeral Home

209 North Main Street, Concord, NH

OBITUARY

Beverly E. Edwards

August 16, 1950January 25, 2020

Beverly Esther Edwards died on January 25, 2020 following a valiant struggle with a rare and aggressive form of Parkinson’s Disease for which there is no treatment or cure.

She was born in Rochester, NH on August 16, 1950 to Arthur and Dora (Stearns) Edwards. She grew up in Concord, NH and was active in Girl Scouts and Rainbow. Beverly graduated from Concord High School in 1968 and Plymouth State College in 1972. She chose a career in health care and worked in Transitional Housing at New Hampshire Hospital as a mental health worker for 15 years. She later worked as a certified nursing assistant at various nursing homes in the Concord area.

Beverly was a kind and generous person who was always ready for a trip to the beach with her best friend, Margaret Morrill or to attend a concert or a play or good movie.

In retirement she volunteered at Capital Center for the Arts for 15 years. She sang in the Messiah for 42 years. She was a member of the Concord Grange for 27 years. She attended CenterPoint Church and Destiny Church.

She is survived by her brother, Douglas Edwards of Concord; her sister, Sharyn E. Walker and her husband, Douglas Walker of Concord; her aunt and uncle, George and Ann Stearns of Rochester, NH and nieces, nephew and many cousins.

A memorial service will be held at CenterPoint Church, 20 North State St. Concord, NH, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 1PM.

In lieu of flowers please consider a tribute gift to Parkinson.org or to Capital Center for the Arts.

Services

  • Memorial Service Wednesday, February 19, 2020

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Diana Merrill

February 19, 2020

I’m so sorry for your loss. I knew Bev from school, class of 1968. I remember her being kind and especially her big smile. May she Rest In Peace.

Deborah Moore

February 7, 2020

I lived across the street from Bev and we went to school together and played together from Kindergarten through college. We also did Girl Scouts and The Order of Rainbow for Girls. We shared many get times together, I'm feeling very old right now, she will be missed.

Carl Smith

February 4, 2020

I grew up in the North End and have known Bev since childhood. She was a kind soul. In recent times, she was a dedicated volunteer for The Capitol Center for The Arts. I have always returned to the old neighborhood for the annual Memorial Day Parade and every year there was Bev standing at the end of Pearl St.

John Sellar

February 4, 2020

My deepest sympathy,
Will miss you Bev

Janet Duncklee

February 4, 2020

Bev was always so kind to me. I was shy in high school and she was so friendly to me. RIP bev. I'll see you in heaven.

Kathy Houghton

February 4, 2020

She was always kind to the 10th grade girl she found hiding nearly every day in the auditorium balcony at CHS....thank you Bev for the friendship you shared with me. I will always pay it forward....

Donna Ferland

February 3, 2020

Beverly was also so kind and happy to share her knowledge. She will be missed at the Capitol Center for the Arts.

Bill and Pauline Copeley

February 3, 2020

We will always remember good times at contradances, Christmas parties and Fourth of July. We will continue to pray for Beverly and her family. ~Pauline & Bill

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY