Florida — Beverly L Child, 90, former resident of Chester, died Monday, January 28, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she lived since April 1998.
She was born in Portland, Maine, on October 21, 1922. She is survived by her daughter, Roberta C. Leighton and her husband, Barrie W. Leighton. She had six grandchildren, Beverly, Barrie, Brett, Melissa, Katherine and Robert John; as well as five great-grandchildren, Stuart, Kelsey, Braylen, Brandon and Ainsley; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Beverly was a WAC during WWII and a proofreader at MIT.
She loved to garden, walk and travel. She was a lover of cats, all of which were named Baby Cat Child. Beverly had been a very active member of Chester's Congregational Church.
ARRANGEMENTS: Graveside services will be held April 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Great Hill Cementary in Chester, N.H., and fellowship will be held at the Congregational Church vestry following the services.