Beverly was born in Troy, PA on April 19, 1933 the daughter of Walter P. Hewitt and Lula McLane Hewitt.
She was a graduate of Troy High School with the class of 1950 and on June 6, 1954, Beverly married Frank W. DeWitt in Troy, PA. In later years, Beverly was employed by the Bradford County Head Start Program.
Beverly was a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church in Towanda where she served as a Deacon and held several additional positions. Beverly dedicated her life to serving others. She was an avid gardener, baker, quilter, and was an excellent seamstress.
She is survived by children, Stephen J. DeWitt Sr. and wife Ann of Poquoson, VA, Nancy L. Denniston and husband Craig of Lee Summit, MO, David W. DeWitt and wife Susan of Chambersburg, PA, Donna J. Maciejewski and husband Stephen, Red Lion, PA, William F. DeWitt and wife Terri of Hickory, NC; grandchildren, Jessica Webb and husband Bo, Stephen J. DeWitt Jr., Brian DeWitt and wife Mandy, Patrick DeWitt, Matthew Denniston and wife Danielle,
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Frank W. DeWitt on May 8, 2013 and by her brother, Kenneth Hewitt.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, June 20, at the First Presbyterian Church, Towanda, PA with Rev. Rachel Stahle, pastor officiating.
Interment will be private in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, PA.
The family suggests that contributions may be directed to the First Presbyterian Church, 5 Court St. Towanda, PA 18848 in Beverly’s memory.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, PA.
Memories and condolences may be expressed by visiting www.bowenfuneralhomes.com.