Adele L. Beatty, 69


Northborough – Adele L. (Carmichael) Beatty, 69, lost her battle with Adele L. Beatty, 69cancer Tuesday June 21, 2011.

She leaves behind her two sons, Geoff and Scott Kelly of Northborough; three grandchildren, Ryan Kelly, Timothy Kelly and Scotty Kelly of Clinton; two brothers, Trent and Walt Carmichael of California; and former husbands, Larry Beatty of Northborough and Dan Kelly of Nashua, N.H.

Born and raised in San Francisco, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Josephine (Fowler) Carmichael. She attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo campus in 1958, and moved to Massachusetts in 1964, settling in Northborough in 1968.

From 1990 to 2006, Mrs. Beatty worked as the Northborough Town Clerk. She enjoyed vacationing in Maui and Orrs Island, Maine, and was a member of Trinity Church and choir. In addition, she belonged to the Women's Auxiliary, Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post #234. She was an avid Boston sports fan; enjoyed watching NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt, Jr.; and had a deep appreciation for the San Francisco 49ers, her hometown team. She was an animal lover and was especially fond of Bichon Frise dogs.

Calling hours will be held Thursday June 23, from 4 to 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Her memorial service will be held Friday June 24, at 2 p.m., at Trinity Church, 23 Main St., Northborough. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. For online condolences, please visit