Andover, MA — Beverly (Burgess) McCabe, R.N., age 74, a resident of Andover for 41 years, formerly of Quincy, Wakefield and Billerica, passed away at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington on Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
She was the beloved wife of Robert F. McCabe, with whom she celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on Oct. 10, 2013.
Born in Quincy on May 31, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Emily (Inglis) Burgess.
Beverly attended Quincy schools and graduated from Quincy High School.
Following graduation, she entered the Boston University School of Nursing, where she received her B.S. degree. Beverly also attended the Gordon House College of Nursing and the Quincy Hospital School of Nursing.
Beverly served as Hospital Administrator for the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington for 32 years.
She enjoyed many activities but none more than spending time with her beloved grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Alyssa McCabe Brown and her husband, Jonathan of Jaffrey, N.H., Shannon P. McCabe and his wife, Trudy, and Kyle McCabe, all of Reading; three grandchildren, Alexis and Emily Brown and Hannah McCabe; one brother, William Burgess of Quincy; one sister, Barbara Martin of Keystone Heights, Fla.
Beverly was the sister of the late Edward Burgess.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours are Monday, July 7, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., Tewksbury. Her funeral will be held Tuesday, July 8, at 10 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church, 43 Essex St., Andover. Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord. Kindly omit flowers. Donations in her memory may be made to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Department of Nursing, Beverly McCabe Book Fund, c/o Philanthropy Department. Mail to: Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Philanthropy Department, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805. www.farmeranddee.com.