Beverly L. Smeaton, 77, Westport


Beverly L. (Wood) Smeaton, 77, of Westport, died Friday, January 17, 2014, at Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of Stanley Smeaton.

Born in Westport, daughter of the late Floyd E. and Ruth M. (Chateauneuf) Wood, she was a lifelong resident of Westport.

Prior to retirement, she was a nurse’s aide at Savoy Nursing Home in New Bedford.  She was a member and Past Matron of the Cortez Allen Chapter #161 O.E.S. Westport where she served as secretary for over 20 years and she also held other offices within the chapter.  The chapter honored her with the title of Secretary Emeritus.  She was a member of Past Matrons and Past Patrons.  Mrs. Smeaton was Grand Representative of New Jersey and was appointed as Grand Marshal for the Associate Grand Conductress.  She was a member of Pacific Union Congregational Church, Westport.  Beverly loved to bake and enjoyed working in her yard.

Including her husband, survivors include two sons, Mark S. Smeaton and his wife Melissa of Westport, and Eric S. Smeaton of Westport; a daughter, Deborah A. Smith and her husband Edward of New York; a brother, Raymond W. Wood of Maine; eight grandchildren; two great grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial donations may be made to: Cortez Allen Chapter #161 O.E.S., 18 Maple Ave., Swansea, MA 02777 or the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.

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