Ervina F. (Gray) DeBeaulieu


Ervina F. (Gray) DeBeaulieu, 88, died Thursday, May 24, 2012 at Westview Health Care Center surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Horace A. DeBeaulieu.

She was the daughter of the late George and Annie (Burlingame) Gray. Before, during and after World War II, she worked at Gorham, and then worked at Leviton as a QC Inspector for many years before retiring. Upon retirement she and her husband joined their son Don & his wife, Jean at Remember When Antiques at the Pontiac Mills. They also had a flea market booth at the Mill. They enjoyed refinishing furniture and she enjoyed reupholstering the furniture. She loved playing cards, puzzles and crocheting afghans and doilies. Vina enjoyed talking on the CB radio.

She is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Loranger and husband, Art; one son, Donald DeBeaulieu and wife, Jean; one brother, Edward Gray; sister of the late Ann Viveiros, Daniel, Frederick, George Jr. and Earl Gray; grandmother of April (Loranger) Young, husband, Michael and great-grandmother of Aimee Young; grandmother of Sandy Lavender and great-grandmother of Brandon Lavender; grandmother of Bill Norsworthy, Mindi Dippold and great-grandmother of Jake Dippold.

Her funeral service was held May 30 at 10 a.m. in the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Burial will be in Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter.

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