Beverley Anderson
Saturday
25
January

Celebration of Bev's Life

10:00 am
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church
W Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, United States

Obituary of Beverley Eldridge Anderson

Dover-Foxcroft – Beverley Eldridge Anderson, 90, passed away January 22, 2020, at Hibbard Skilled Nursing Center, Dover-Foxcroft, after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s, surrounded by her loving family. Bev was born August 25, 1929, in Dover-Foxcroft, the daughter of Van W. and Edna F. Marsh Eldridge. She was predeceased by her son, John “Trey” Earl Anderson III, in 1968; her husband, John “Jack” Earl Anderson, Jr., in 1986; siblings, Dorothea DeWitt, Robert DeWitt, Jack Eldridge, and Norman Eldridge; and brother-in-law, James D. Anderson and wife, Maxine Robichaud Anderson. She was a graduate of Foxcroft Academy, class of 1948. Bev and Jack raised their three children,Trey, David, and Candy, in Dover-Foxcroft and were active members of the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church. Bev enjoyed her time serving as a member of the Mocutuc Club. She would often be heard cheering on Trey and David at football, basketball and baseball games and Candy’s cheerleading events. Bev deeply loved her family, church family and community. She loved animals, flowers, dancing, and keeping the family home at 84 North Street pristine. Bev’s vibrant, kind and compassionate spirit, as well as her sense of humor, will be missed. Bev is survived by her son, David Marsh Anderson and wife, Patricia Bell; daughter, Candace Jane White and husband, Jere; and brother, G. Wayne Eldridge and wife, Shirley Buck Eldridge. She leaves four grandchildren, Darcie Sands and husband, Seth, Deri Weiss and husband, Ever, Daniel White and wife, Tara, and David White and fiancé, Rochelle Black, and fourteen great-grandchildren. The family would like to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr. Peck, the Special Care Unit Staff, and the Beacon Hospice Team for their skilled, loving, and compassionate care. A celebration of Bev’s life will be held 10AM Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, with Rev. Dr. Stephen Hastings officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Trey Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund, C/O Foxcroft Academy, 975 West Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426. Arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Messages of condolence and memories may be expressed at www.laryfuneralhome.com.
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