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 Emma Jane <I>Royston</I> Bean

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Emma Jane Royston Bean

  • Birth 21 Mar 1927 Haverhill, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
  • Death 1 Dec 2016 Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
  • Burial Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
  • Memorial ID 117630330

PEACHAM, VT. - Emma Jane (Roystan) Bean, 89, of the Bayley Hazen Road, died on Thursday, December 1st 2016 at the St. Johnsbury Health and Rehabilitation Center in St. Johnsbury, Vt.

Emma was born in Haverhill, N.H. on March 21st 1927, the son of Byron and Nellie (Vancour) Roystan as the seventh of eleven children.

On May 8th 1946, she married Robert "Bob" M. Bean.

Over the years, Emma worked for the hot lunch program at Peacham Academy and was a substitute mail carrier.

She assisted her husband, Bob in the care of the Peacham Village Cemetery in Peacham, Vt.

Emma was a member to the Peacham Congregational Church in Peacham, Vt. where she taught Sunday School.

She belonged to several service organizations including the St. Johnsbury Moose Club and the Order of the Eastern Star.

She loved hunting and fishing and served as a director for the Caledonia Field and Stream Club.

Emma was a member of the Bayley Hazen Snowmobile Club.

In her spare time, she was fond of bowling, particularly in Barre and St. Johnsbury.

Family reunions were a very important part of her life and she loved attending many MacBean Clan of North America reunions.

She was predeceased by her husband, Robert "Bob" M. Bean on June 1st 2003; two granddaughters, Kathleen Bean and Angie Shearin; two daughters-in-law, Cathryn Bean and Patsy Bean; and a son-in-law, William Terrill.

Arrangements by the Ricker Funeral Home on 1 Birch Street in Woodsville, N.H.

Burial will follow in the Peacham Village Cemetery in Peacham, Vt.

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  • Created by: Laurie & Nate S.
  • Added: 25 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117630330
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Jane Royston Bean (21 Mar 1927–1 Dec 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117630330, citing Peacham Village Cemetery, Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Laurie & Nate S. (contributor 47011031) .