Rigby BeverlyRIGBY, Beverly Anne  - Beverly was born at home in New Waterford, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, January 2, 1940 and passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on August 3, 2018 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.

Beverly was an incredible mother to son Vincent and wife Kerry McGovern and daughter Anne and husband Kevin Thornton.

She loved her grandchildren with all her heart, Alexander, Michael, William, Emily and Tyler.

She is survived by her brother Bernie and wife Carol Rigby.

Beverly always kept in close contact and loved her many extended family and friends.

Beverly was incredibly independent, strong willed, kind and had an awesome passion for life. She was known for her love of music, dancing, her church, and her Cape Breton heritage. May God Bless you and protect you. Loving you always, thinking of you often, you will never be forgotten.

Visitation will take place at  W.C. TOWN FUNERAL CHAPEL , 110 Dundas Street East, Whitby (905-668-3410) on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 7 – 9pm.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held from St. John the Evangelist, 903 Giffard Street, Whitby, on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9:30am. Interment to follow at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Beverly made to St. John the Evangelist Church or The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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Category: DURHAM Region, ON