Sunapee, NH: Beverly Ann Austin, 84, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on May 17, 2021. She was born on June 24, 1936 in Claremont, NH to the late Wilfred and Mildred (Emerson) Chartrand.
Beverly grew up on a farm in Newport before moving to Sunapee in 1968 where she lived the rest of her life. She was a truck drivers wife, strong willed, resourceful, and independent with a bit of stubbornness. She worked as the Register of Deeds for Sullivan County for many years and also worked for Bev's Place, T-Bird, and Ames. Beverly was a devout Catholic attending St. Patrick Church and St. Joachim Church. She was a member of the Women of the Moose #662. Beverly enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, and camping. She was a wonderful cook who enjoyed feeding her family and friends.
Beverly was predeceased by her loving husband of 57 years, Maurice (Tink) Austin in 2016, son Allen Austin, and brother and sister in law, Wilfred Chartrand, Jr. and Joanne Chartrand. Surviving family members include son, Shawn Austin and his wife, Vickie, of Sunapee, daughter, Rebecca Eaton and her life partner, Burton Rock of Lempster, brother, Edward Chartrand and his wife, Janie, surviving widow of her son, Bertha Austin, grandchildren, Amy Rogers and her husband, Tim, of Charlestown, Robin Simoneau and her husband, Peter, of Claremont, Allen Austin, Jr. and his wife, Rebecca, of Claremont, Joseph Hancock and his wife, Sara, of Arizona, William Hancock of Manchester, Kassandra Stackpole of Pennsylvania, and Louis Young of Sunapee, and several great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members.
A celebration of her life will be held at the family home at 329 Nutting Road in Sunapee on Saturday June 5, 2021 starting at 1 PM.
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