Published DateGILMANTON — Mildred P. (Keene) Beary, 89, of Gilmanton went to be with Our Lord on June 6, 2013. Born in Lowell, MA, as the sixth of ten children to James M. Keene and Margaret Lyons Keene, she is predeceased by her parents and nine siblings, Helen Pardoe, John Keene, James Keene, Harold "Red" Keene, Doris Fitzpatrick, Rita Sconza, Ann Moreau, Frank "Nub" Keene and Raymond Keene.
"Millie" was married to William A. Beary for nearly 45 years until his death in 1993. Together they raised four sons in Flushing, NY, before retiring to Gilmanton, NH in 1988. Millie was always full of energy and her sparkling blue eyes and happy spirit will live forever in our hearts. She was employed by Allied Stores in NY for 26 years before her retirement. She was an active member of the Gilmanton Women's Club and St. Joseph church choir for many years.
Mildred is survived by her children, Daniel Beary and wife, Virginia, of New Milford, CT and his children, Kevin and Jaime Beary; Brian Beary and wife, Janette, of Fresh Meadows, NY; Thomas Beary of Brentwood, NY, and, Timothy Beary and wife, Martha, of Arlington, TX, with their sons, Christopher and Caelan, and grandson, Nicolas.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 4-7 p.m. at Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, NH. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 6 High St., Belmont, NH. Burial will follow in the family lot in Buzzell Cemetery, Shell Camp Road, Gilmanton, N.H.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.