Obituaries

Beverly A. Pereira

October 15th, 2021

Beverly Ann Pereira (Wheaton), age 78, a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on October 13, 2021, at the Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington.

Beverly was born on January 24, 1943, in Woburn, MA; she was the dear daughter of the late Harold G. and Margaret D. (Joyce) Wheaton. Beverly, along with her siblings, were raised and educated in Burlington and Winchester as young kids before moving to Woburn where they lived for many years.

Beverly married her “handsome young sailor” Edward Pereira on July 27, 1962; the couple were stationed in several places before building their home in Wilmington in 1968. Beverly loved her new home, throughout the years she had an “open door policy” where all were welcomed and made to feel like “family”. Beverly was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; her family was her number one priority and there wasn’t anything she wouldn’t or couldn’t do for them. Beverly, cherished her role as “Grandma” and “Great-Grandma” she adored her grandchildren and looked forward to every moment they spent together.

Beverly and Ed, along with their family and friends spent many wonderful years together, they traveled, enjoyed holidays, special occasions and just hanging out together. They also had many wonderful neighbors who were like extended family. In later years, Beverly and Ed, became “snow birds” to escape the New England Winters and all the shoveling; they headed south to Port Charlotte, Florida to enjoy sun, fun, friends and more good times.

Beverly will be fondly remembered for her many wonderful qualities; she was a novice painter who created beautiful paintings that were shared with her family. She was a hard worker and always out and about doing for others. She was outgoing, friendly, kind, caring and extremely giving; Beverly would give you the “shirt off her back”, no questions asked and never expect anything in return. Beverly’s charismatic personality drew people in, everyone loved her and she loved everyone. Beverly will forever be in hearts of those she touched.

Beverly was the beloved wife of Edward M. Pereira, devoted mother of Virginia Manro and her husband Philip of Dunbarton, NH and the late Pauline Lowney. She was the loving “Grandma” of Anthony Guerriero, Nicholas Guerriero and his wife Elizabeth, Christopher Guerriero, Alexandra Balevre, the late Kelli Walker and Great-Grandchildren Domenic and Angel Walker. She was the dear sister of Jane Camara and her husband Joe of Milton, NH, Joseph Wheaton of Woburn, the late Joyce Proctor, Harold, Edward and James Wheaton. Beverly is further survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Family and friends will gather for Visiting Hours at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, MA, on Sunday, October 17th from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Beverly’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P. O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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14 Entries in Guest Book for “Beverly A. Pereira”

  1. Charles & Susan Manro says:

    Our thoughts are with Ed, Virginia and the family and friends of Beverly

  2. Bill and Mary Lou sims says:

    This world lost a beautiful soul named Beverly. She was cherished by everyone she met.
    Sincere condolences to Ed ,Virginia and her loving family.
    She may be gone but will remain in our ???? forever.
    FLY WITH THE ANGELS MY DEAR SWEET BEVERLY.

  3. Bert and Mike Donahue says:

    Our sympathy to you Ed and all your family. Beverly was a large part of our Florida life. She will be missed.

  4. Carol Broad says:

    Our sympathy at this sad time.

    Sincerely;
    Carol & David Broad
    (Port Charlotte Friends)

  5. Michelle &Michael Stokes says:

    God has gained a wonderful angel . Beverly will surely be missed by all . She always greeted you with a smile . She was a very sweet person with a beautiful soul . Fly high Bev ! We will miss you.
    Love ,
    Michael and Michelle Stokes and family ??

  6. Ethel Connors says:

    Thoughts and prayers are with the family. She will be sorely missed by all of us. Heaven received a wonderful angel.

  7. Terry and Susan Dunn says:

    We are so sorry for your loss Ed. Thinking of you and hope to see you in Port Charlotte.

  8. Kathy and Mike Carver says:

    So sorry for your loss thinking of you Ed and your family during this hard time. We had some great times together in Maine and in Florida she will surly be missed. Love Kathy and Mike

  9. Jim and Debbie says:

    So sorry for you’re family’s loss. May she rest in in peace.

  10. Jack and Mary Lou LaBossiere says:

    So sorry for your loss Eddie ,Ginny and family. Beverly was the most selfless person I know she was a true loyal friend. Beverly has left us all with beautiful memories of times we shared with her . She will surely be missed by all. May she have everlasting peace which she so deserves.

  11. John & Amy Oliveira says:

    Our deepest sympathies on your loss. Although we met Beverly only once she was clearly a special person. Thank you so much for having memorial donations sent to the Wounded Warrior Project

  12. Don and Joan Curtis says:

    We are so sorry for your loss Ed. May she RIP. Prayers sent to you and the whole family. Beverly was my cousin and I remember how sweet she was to everyone. She was truly one of a kind. We love you Bev and know that you are in Heaven today.

  13. Patricia e Bradanick says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about Beverly’s passing . She was such a sweet and gentle soul. She has gone home with the angels, fly high Bev with them your deserve it. Thinking of you Eddie and Ginny at your great loss.

  14. Patti & Mike Cabone says:

    Uncle Ed & Ginny – We are so sorry for you loss. it was so sudden. Aunt Bev will be very missed. Thoughts are with you both and your entire extended family. Know that she rests in peace now.
    Love, Patti & Mike

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