Beverly Jane Thaute, 78, daughter of John and Bertha Isbell, passed away December 31, 2009 at Pardee Memorial Hospital in Hendersonville, NC.
Born in Plainfield, NJ in 1931, she was a Mensa member and a graduate of Wellesley College. Beverly was an avid bridge player and loved music and playing the piano. She traveled extensively throughout her lifetime, including white water rafting on the Amazon, working on an archaeological dig in Majorca, and enjoying several photographic safaris in Kenya. She had an abiding appreciation for the natural world. She was grateful for the beauty of her surroundings in Etowah and Hendersonville, and was especially grateful for the friends and neighbors she knew there.
She leaves behind her beloved sister, Alice Warren of Jamaica Plain, MA; three beloved sons, Edward Charles Thaute of Scituate, MA; John Douglas Thaute of Basking Ridge, NJ; and William Ross Thaute of Concord, NH; and one grandson, Jay Thaute of Basking Ridge, NJ.
At her request, no services are being held.
Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association, 8300 Health Park, Ste. 316, Raleigh, NC 27615.