Methuen, MA — Beatrice E. (Moss) Divoll, 95, of Methuen passed away peacefully in her home Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Beatrice was born in Lawrence and had been a resident of Methuen since 1958. She was educated in the Lawrence schools and was a 1935 graduate of Lawrence High School. She was a graduate of the Lawrence Beauty Academy and served as president of the Lawrence Hairdressers Association for two years. She had owned and operated Bea's Beauty Salon in Methuen prior to her retirement. Beatrice was a member of the United Methodist Church of Lawrence. She enjoyed dancing, knitting, crocheting, and Japanese Bunka.
Beatrice is predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Beatrice (Chaff) Moss; her husband, Walter L.P. Divoll; brothers, Arthur William Moss and Russell H. Moss; as well as her sister, Marion G. Vaskelionas.
She is survived by her sons, Jeffrey P. Divoll and his wife, Darlene, of Sandown, N.H., and Kenneth M. Divoll and his wife, Nancy, of Barrington, N.H.; grandson, Jeffrey P. Divoll Jr. of Sandown, N.H.; granddaughters, Tara M. Divoll of Lawrence, Mass., and Meghan E. Divoll of Rochester, N.H.; great-grandson, Dallas Marshall; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and beloved family friend, Neil Carter.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends and relatives are invited to call on Tuesday, April 9, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen, MA. Funeral services are to be held the following day, April 10, at noon in the funeral home's chapel. Memorial contributions in Beatrice’s name may be made to the Shrine Burns Institute, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA.
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