In loving memory of

Nancy J Beverly
August 2, 1939 - May 8, 2022

Nancy J. Riley Beverly, 82, a native Newporter, was born August 2, 1939 and entered eternal life on May 8, 2022 surrounded by her family. Nancy was born, August 2, 1939, to Howard and Anna (Maroney) Riley.

Nancy graduated from St. Catherine Academy in 1958 where she was active in sports, particularly, basketball. Following, Nancy studied at Katherine Gibbs secretarial school in Providence, RI. While raising their three children, Nancy and Don lived in various places with Greece, Hawaii and California being among them.
Nancy was employed for twenty-seven years at the Uniform Center on the Newport Naval Base in RI.
Nancy is survived by her children; Lisa Dugan and her husband Kevin, of South Carolina, Thomas Beverly of Portsmouth and Kimberly Colicci and her husband Raymond, of Portsmouth, RI. She is also survived by her grandchildren; Meagan Browder (Josh), KP Dugan, Nicholas Colicci and Emily Colicci as well as her great-grandson, Easton Browder. She also leaves behind her sisters Suzanne McDonnell of Holliston, MA, Marialyn Riley, RSM, a religious Sister of Mercy and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

Nancy is preceded in death by husband, Donald Beverly, her sister Patricia Gasicrowski, and her brother Gerald Riley.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, May 23rd at 10:00 am at St. Barnabas Church in Portsmouth.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice 1184 East Main Road Portsmouth, RI 02871

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Lorna Francis wrote on May 23, 2022:

"To the Beverly family. May you all find comfort in knowing others share your sadness. May you rest in peace Mrs. Beverly. Lorna"

Suzanne McDonnell wrote on May 15, 2022:

" My Nancy Jean. today is my birthday but you are not here to help me celebrate. I miss you and Love You and could Never ask for a better sister. We are still Joined at the heart. Love Forever Suzie"

Kim Lowman wrote on May 13, 2022:

"I am saddened to hear of Nancy's passing. Tom and siblings, I'm so sorry for your loss. I moved away from home in 2010, which is when I last saw her and Tom. But she kept in touch, always remembering my birthday. Sweet soul who will be dearly missed. "

Lisa Dugan wrote on May 12, 2022:

" I will miss you with all my heart . The pain is just too much . I was blessed to have you as my mother and you made me a better person just being in my life . Your grandchildren and great grandchild will always know you will be watching over them . I love you , Lisa "