403 Forbidden


nginx
Beverly McCarter

Beverly "Bev" McCarter (Durfee)

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Beverly McCarter, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Close Window

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Beverly's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Beverly's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Beverly McCarter passed peacefully at her home in Millis on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the age of 92.

She was the beloved wife of David R. McCarter and loving mother of Janice Pennini and her husband Jerry of Millis, Lawrence McCarter and his wife Joanne of Millis and Russell McCarter of Medway. She was also the proud Grandmother of Jason Pennini, Kenny Pennini, Jessica Barbato (and husband Robert), Tommy McCarter (and partner Tricia) and Tyler McCarter and the Great Grandmother of Nicholas, Ella and Kayla.
Beverly was born in Boston on November 14, 1927 to the former John and Mavis Durfee. She was predeceased by her two younger siblings, John Durfee of Cary, North Carolina and Jeanette Russo of Kingwood, Texas.

As a youngster, Beverly attended a 1-room school house in Peterborough, NH. Later, after moving to Lexington, she attended Lexington High School, played on the tennis team and graduated with the class of 1946.

Following graduation, Beverly began working at New England Telephone in Boston as a telephone equipment analyst; during this time Beverly met her future husband, David. They were married in Hawaii in 1950 and lived there for about 3 years, while David was stationed at Pearl Harbor’s Naval base after being recalled into active service during the Korean War. This past December they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary and started their 70th year of marriage.

Beverly and David moved to Medfield in the early 1950’s, purchased land in Millis in the mid 1950’s and then spent several years building the house where they raised their family and resided for close to 65 years.
Beverly not only enjoyed raising her family, but also loved gardening, taking care of her yard (including the mowing) and planting all kinds of flowers. She was an accomplished sewer and quilter, making slip covers for her own furniture, decorative pillows, pocketbooks, doll clothes, quilts and whatever else could be made with fabric. She loved reading books and frequenting the local library; her goal as a young girl was to read every book in the library. In her later years she continued to crave books and especially in the winter, when the yard was dormant, would often read 2 or 3 books each week.

Beverly spent many happy years playing both golf and tennis at the former Glen Ellen Country Club in Millis. She became a top-notch player in both sports and won women’s club championships in both sports.
She was a fantastic cook and had a bit of a sweet tooth: cream puffs, baked Alaska, Swedish tea rings, her famous mocha frosting and fancy flowers on birthday cakes, apple pies with wheat crust and lots of cinnamon.

Visiting hours will be at Roberts Mitchell Caruso Funeral Home, 15 Miller St. Medfield, MA 02052 on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. During this time, beginning at 5:00 PM, there will be a brief memorial service. Burial will be private at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked for memorial donations in Beverly’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd, Waltham, MA 02452 or to The Home for Little Wanderers, 10 Guest Street, Boston, MA 02135.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Beverly

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Thursday, February 27th, 2020 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Notes
    Visiting hours will conclude with a brief Memorial Service beginning at 5:00 PM.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Beverly here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
JC

Juana Cruz

Posted at 06:10pm
At this sorrowful period in your life, please accept my sincerest condolences for the death of your loved one.  Reflecting on the divine promises found in the Bible will give you hope and strength to keep going until all of God's promises are fulfilled. (Romans 15:13; John 5:28, 29).
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each