Beverly Ann (Jewett) Grant passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 26, at Genesis Wolfeboro Bay Center in Wolfeboro, N.H.
She was born in Melrose, Mass., on Jan. 30, 1936, the daughter of A. Arthur Jewett and Modena Spear.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Alan M. Grant of Freedom, N.H. They were married in Newburyport, Mass., on July 22, 1956, and have two sons of who she was justly proud, David A. Grant and his wife, Sarah, of Salem, N.H., and Eric Grant and his wife, Cynthia, of Bedford, N.H.
She was also survived by her sister, Eleanor Bossdorf and her husband, Robert, of Ossipee N.H.; and her brother, Richard Jewett and his wife, Susan, of Kingston, N.H. She was also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A Haverhill, Mass., school teacher for decades, Beverly had a passion for touching the lives of her students, a tradition she continued through volunteering at Freedom Elementary School long after her retirement.
Beverly was an avid lover of the outdoors, spending her summers with her sons camping at Terrace Pines in the mountains of New Hampshire. She was a gifted decorative painter and artist and offered lessons in her home studio for many years.
A funeral service will be held at the First Christian Church, Elm Street, Freedom, N.H., on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m., followed by a celebration of her life immediately afterward. Interment will take place at Lakeview Cemetery in Freedom with a private ceremony, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you kindly consider a donation in Beverly's name to the First Christian Church Scholarship Fund.
The family would like to thank the compassionate staff at the Wolfeboro Bay Center for their kindness and compassion during Beverly’s time there.