Beverly Dufur

Beverly Ann Dufur

July 26, 1951 - December 7, 2019
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Beverly Ann Dufur, 68, of 53 Chickering Street, Pittsfield, died Saturday, December 7, 2019, at
Berkshire Medical Center.

Born in Pittsfield on July 26, 1951, the daughter of William J. and Dorothy Brown Pidgin, she was a 1969 graduate of Pittsfield High School. She continued her education at St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing where she earned a Licensed Practical Nurse degree.

Mrs. Dufur was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital and Pittsfield General Hospital (both now Berkshire Medical Center) and, at the time of her death was still employed by Berkshire Medical Center in Environmental Services.

She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church.

Her family and grandchildren were the love of her life. She also enjoyed reading, and she had a love of animals and dolphins.

Her husband, Edward L. Dufur, whom she married March 11, 1985, died July 9, 1995.

Mrs. Dufur is survived by two daughters, Marci A. Lillie of Lee, and Billie-Jo Peaslee of Pittsfield;
a brother, Richard Pidgin of Pittsfield; four grandchildren, Tori Peaslee, Kylee Lillie, Michael Lillie, and Noah Atwell; and her companion, Raymond Andrews of Pittsfield.

She was pre-deceased by a brother, William Pidgin and a sister, Denise Pidgin.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Beverly Ann Dufur will be Thursday, December 12, with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church celebrated by Rev. Frank Lawlor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Wednesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., at the DERY FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eleanor Sonsini Animal Shelter in care of the Funeral Home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield.
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  • Visitation

    December 11, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    December 11, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Dery Funeral Home
    54 Bradford Street
    PITTSFIELD, MA 01201
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  • Service

    December 12, 2019 | 11:00am
    December 12, 2019 11:00am
    Sacred Heart Church
    191 Elm Street
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Thomas Polidoro

Posted at 10:13am
Dick, Sharon and all the Dufur Fami;

It is with sorrow that we learned of Beverly's passing this past weekend. Connie and I send our deepest sympathy to you and all Beverly's family and friends. We hope you will all find comfort in the loving memories shared with family and friends and take strength from the caring love extended thru them
Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers,
Tom and Connie Polidoro
St. Augustine, FL.

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