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 Mary J <I>Canterbury</I> Beverly

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Mary J Canterbury Beverly

  • Birth 22 Mar 1925
  • Death 24 Apr 2012
  • Burial Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 89138054

Mary J Canterbury Beverly, 87, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday night, April 24, 2012, surrounded by family. Mary was born on March 22, 1925, in Portage, Ohio, to Arnal and Lulu Canterbury. She married Alvin F. Beverly in Portage on November 25, 1949. After nurses training, she went to New York City and worked at Bellview Hospital. She practiced nursing for 58 years. She worked most of her career as a registered nurse at St. Vincent's Hospital. She enjoyed traveling, birdwatching, nature, and trying new restaurants. Most of all, she enjoyed interacting with and teaching her grandchildren about life. Always a positive, giving person, she will be greatly missed by her entire family and her many friends. She is survived by her children, Kathy (Bill) Siegel, Karen Garn, Gary (Barbara) Beverly; grandchildren, Aaron (Jennie) Toczynski, Stephanie Toczynski, and Christie Toczynski; Adam and Emilie (fiance Ryan Whitesell) Garn; Amanda Beverly, Ashley Beverly, and Heather (Michael) Woessner; great-grandchildren, Austin and Jake Toczynski, Alijah Beverly, Alivia, Abigail, Katelyn, and Kamryn Woessner. She was the fifth in line of nine children. Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Alvin; her mother, Lulu; father, Arnal, and stepmother, Emily Canterbury; brothers, Earl and Arnal Canterbury; sisters-in-law, Georgia and Pat Canterbury, and great-granddaughter, Ruby Toczynski. The family wants to thank Bowling Green Manor Nursing Home for taking care of and loving her for four years. Friends are invited to visit after 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012, in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Ave. where funeral services will begin at 12:00 noon. Interment will be in Historic Woodlawn Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Bowling Green Manor. To send Mary's family online condolences, Please visit

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  • Created by: Karen
  • Added: 25 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89138054
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary J Canterbury Beverly (22 Mar 1925–24 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89138054, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Karen (contributor 46984399) .