Beverly L. Smith
1926 – 2009

LISBON FALLS — Beverly L. Smith, 82, of Lisbon, died Sunday, June 21, at the Lamp Alzheimer’s Nursing Facility, with her family and friends by her side.

She was born in Keene, N.H., on July 29, 1926, to the late Francis W. MacLean and Mabel M. Johnson. She worked at Brandon School in Petersham, Mass., and at Athol Memorial Hospital for many years as a cook.

She enjoyed playing cards, gardening, camping, bird watching and watching the Red Sox, hoping Manny would hit a home run at bat. She found great pleasure in cooking for her family and friends. She also enjoyed farming, fishing and her beloved dog, Mandy. Family was very important to her and she put their interests before hers. She enjoyed spending time with hr grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Cathy Lounder of Las Vegas; a son, Raymond Jack of Athol, Mass., and wife, Cindy; daughter, Debra Chambers of Yarmouthport, Mass., and husband, Walter; a daughter, Virginia Jones of Plymouth, Mass., and husband, John; a son, Thomas Smith of Lisbon Falls and wife, Tammy; a sister, Katherine Morin of Keene, N.H.; a sister, Merelyn Culbertson of Sarasota, Fla.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren that she loved dearly.

She was predeceased by her husband, Phillips Wheaton Smith of Athol, Mass. on June 27, 1982; a son, Joseph Lounder; brothers, Charlie and Harold MacLean of California, and Ricky MacLean of Keene, N.H.; and sisters, Charlotte Ryder of South Yarmouth, Mass., and Mildred Ruggles of Keene, N.H.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of the Lamp Alzheimer’s Facility for the wonderful care, compassion and friendships she made while residing there and to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, who helped her in her last months and also Dr. Shannon Kenney. The family would also like to extend a special thanks to neighbors, friends and Kyle Smith and Kassandra Bickford for making the end of her life so special.

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