Auburn – Beverly A. (Conway) Piper, 74, formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Thursday, June 26, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, in the Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center. She was predeceased by her husband, James T. Piper, in 2007.
Beverly was born and raised in Worcester, daughter of the late William A. and Margaret A. (Keevan) Conway. She graduated from South High School in 1957 and Worcester City Hospital School of Nursing in 1960. She worked as a Registered Nurse for many years at several facilities in the area, including Worcester City Hospital and Memorial Hospital.
She leaves four daughters, Laurie A. Piper of Worcester, Susan R. Snay and her husband Brian of Boylston, Sandra J. Morrison and her husband Ronald of Oxford, and Julie M. Piper of Shrewsbury; six grandchildren, Heather, Bradley, Andrew, Alyssa, Ashleigh, and Sarah; a brother, Robert D. Conway and his wife Charlene of Lakeville; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a niece, Debra Pimental, and a nephew, Kevin Piper.
Beverly enjoyed reading, knitting, crossword puzzles, and watching her favorite sports teams, the Boston Bruins, the Patriots, and the Red Sox. She loved vacationing on Cape Cod with her husband and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Her family would like to thank Emeritus at Eddy Pond as well as the staff at Lutheran Rehabilitation Skilled Care Center and UMass Memorial Medical Center for their wonderful care and companionship.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Beverly's family Monday, June 30, from 5 – 8 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. A service celebrating her life will be Tuesday, July 1, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery of Shrewsbury.