Beverly D. Bargeron
PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Beverly D. Bargeron, 99, of Port Richey, Fla., died on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at Bear Creek Nursing Center in New Port Richey, just two weeks shy of her 100th birthday.
She was born in Orange, Mass. on May 28, 1917, the daughter of Clifford S. and Bernice (Williams) Bacon and grew up in Orange.
She graduated from Orange High School in 1935, and from Doerr Academy for Hairdressing and Cosmetology in Springfield, Mass., in 1936. She was a hairdresser at Elgie’s Beauty Salon, which later became Wood’s Beauty Care, in Orange, for 34 years.
On Jan. 21, 1939, she married her high school sweetheart, Richard (“Rit”) D. Bargeron. They were married 70 years at the time of his death in 2009. They lived in Orange until 1980 when they both retired and moved to Florida.
She leaves her daughter, Mary Lou Austin of Torrington, Conn., her son, Daryl R. Bargeron and his wife, Paula, of New Port Richey, Fla., two granddaughters, five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves her dearest friend, Ruie Hall, of Orange.
She is predeceased by her husband, Richard (“Rit”), her sister, Shirley Liston and her husband Richard (Dick), and many sisters-in-law.
Burial will be in South Cemetery in Orange, in September 2017.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The First Universalist Church, 31 North Main St., Orange, MA 01364.
PORT RICHEY, Fla. — On Sunday, May 14, 2017, Beverly D. Bargeron, 99, of Port Richey, Fla., passed away. She was born in Orange, Mass., on May 28, 1917.