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Beverly G. Reynolds

Date of Death: March 8, 2017

Date of Birth: September 15, 1929

Biography:

DURHAM - Beverly G. Reynolds passed away on March 8, 2017 at the Freeport Nursing Home, in Freeport, Maine. She was born in Winslow, Maine on September 15, 1929, the daughter of William and Anocia (Huard) Glidden. She graduated from Winslow High School, the class of 1947.

Beverly was an accomplished pianist and at age 16 did the summer circuit with Pastor Benjamin Bubar at several churches throughout the area. She continued as a church organist throughout her life.

In 1949 she married H. Richard Austin. They raised three daughters, Wauline, Kathleen, and Sandra. She became a widow in 1970, and married Robert O. Reynolds in 1976.
Beverly worked full time all her life as a secretary, and the job she enjoyed the most was as secretary to the president of the Alumni Association at Bowdoin College. She worked there for 23 years until her retirement at age 75.

Beverly was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She was grandmother to nine grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening and had beautiful window boxes from spring to fall.

She was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert, sisters Patricia and Marlene, her parents, a grandson and great-grandson.

Beverly is survived by her daughters, Wauline Quick, of Springfield, Illinois, Kathleen Begin (Paul), of Winslow, Maine, Sandra Dugal (Jerry) of Durham, Maine, her sister Shirley Witham (Charles) of Winslow, Maine, her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks of appreciation to Jeremy and Shelly Dugal who lived with "Gram" for over 10 years after Bob's death, and cared for Gram when her health began to decline.
The family would also like to thank the staff of Freeport Nursing Home, especially Heather, for loving, laughing, and hugging Beverly through the end.

A celebration of her life will be held at the Lisbon Falls Baptist Church on March 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm. A reception will follow in the church meeting hall.

Donations may be sent to the charity of your choice in Beverly's name.

 

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