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Beverly M. Eames (1927-2017)

Beverly M. Eames

KENNEBUNK - Beverly M. Eames, 90, of Wilton, passed away on Nov. 9, 2017 at Huntington Common in Kennebunk, Maine.

Beverly was born in Wilton on April 29, 1927, the daughter of Cleon Mosher and Bernice Thompson Mosher.  She attended schools in Wilton and graduated from Wilton Academy in June, 1944.  She married Dana Eames of Newry on August 19, 1944.

She worked at G.H. Bass & Company for several years and later worked at Franklin Savings Bank in Wilton.  or many years she was a supervisor for Shaklee Corporation, from which she retired in 2000. Beverly was an active member of the United Methodist Church. She loved hunting, fishing, camping, gardening and outdoor activities with Dana and her family. She particularly loved music & dancing and spent countless hours playing the piano and keyboard. Beverly was well known by friends and family for her wonderful musical talent and entertainment that she provided. She especially loved socializing with friends, her bowling league, tennis lessons and sharing plants and vegetables from her garden. Beverly was very active in her community.

Surviving her are two daughters: Bronia Koch of Tucson, AZ; Janet Johnson and her husband David of Waterboro. In addition she had three grandsons: Ethan Johnson and his wife Allyson; Aaron Johnson and his wife Kelley; Jonathan Johnson and his wife Faye; eight great-grandchildren:  Matthew, Kylie, Hayden, Zachary, Samuel, Andrew, Benjamin and Charlotte; a niece Nancy Averill and a nephew Mark Averill. Beverly was predeceased by her sister Eleanor and her dear husband Dana in June of 2014.

Beverly enjoyed her life in Wilton with her family and friends until January, 2016. At that time she was moved closer to her family in Kennebunk, Maine. She will always be remembered as a kind and loving mother, grandmother, aunt, friend and neighbor by all who had the blessing to know her.

A memorial service will be planned in Beverly’s honor in the spring. Interment will be at the Wilton Lakeview Cemetery.

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Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Wilton United Methodist Church or to the Wilton Area Food Pantry, P.O. Box 517, Wilton, ME 04294.

The Autumn Green Funeral Home, 47 Oak Street in Alfred, is respectfully handling arrangements.

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6 Responses »

  1. My sympathy to Bev's family on their loss.

  2. Our sincere condolences to Bev's family and friends.
    We were neighbors for years and truly enjoyed Bev and Dana's company.
    Rest in Peace, Bev .

  3. So sorry to hear of Beverly 's passing. My condolences to Janet and Bronia and the rest of the family. Dana and Beverly were like my second parents.

  4. Sorry to hear, Beverly and Dana were very well known. Great people

  5. Janet, Bronia and families,
    I'm so sorry for your loss.
    When we were young our family enjoyed many hours sharing activities with your family. I have cherished memories of your parents. Thank you for sharing with our family.

  6. My sincere condolences to the family of Beverly Eames. My Mom and Dad rented a small home from Bev and Dana in Weld where they spent time summers. It wasn't long before a special friendship developed. Dad and Dana worked to renovate the home and shared a love of gardening; not to mention a story or two. Mom and Bev found they had much in common; grandchildren, family, and friends and more! I looked forward to Bev and Dana visiting Mom and Dad in Florida and attending the dinner when Wilton folk gathered in Florida. Bev always entertained with musical selections.

    I visited Bev prior to her moving from Wilton to Phoenix. We talked of wonderful times on the lake in Wilton as well as times in Florida. She shared her family happenings and her eyes sparkled talking of her family. She knew she would not be returning to her home but accepted age as a part of God's plan. I am blessed to have known her and shared in her life.

    My heart goes out to her daughters as I know how difficult it is when our Mom passes. And, to all family and friends, our lives are richer for having known such a precious lady. God Bless