Beverly Joan Chamberlain
August 16, 1936 - March 12, 2015
CHAMBERLAIN, BEVERLY JOAN, age 78, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2015, at McLaren Health Care-Bay Region.
Funeral Services for Beverly will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Clark Family Funeral Chapel with Pastor Daniel Siedlecki officiating. Interment will follow in Denver Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, and 12 noon until the time of Service on Sunday, March 15, at Clark Family Funeral Chapel. A luncheon will follow in the Reflections Reception Center. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.Â
Beverly was born August 16, 1936, in Isabella County, Michigan, the daughter of Samuel and Dorothy (VanderVein) Chamberlain. She retired at age 55 from Mt. Pleasant Regional Center where she was employed as a resident care aide for 24 years. Previously she had worked at Ferro Manufacturing and the Pixie. Beverly was a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. She enjoyed bowling and was a member of the Chippewa Lanes Bowling League. Beverly was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers and the New England Patriots. She was into homeopathic medicine, especially as it related to herbal and celestial oils.
Beverly is survived by her partner of 33 years, Vernon Hacker of Mt. Pleasant; her son Clifford (Lisa Hawkins) Chamberlain of Shepherd and step-son Jack Hacker of Mt. Pleasant; her grandchildren, Sarah Lee Chamberlain, Brent Lee Chamberlain, and Travis Lee Chamberlain; her brother Joseph (Pamela Laing Woodbury) Chamberlain of St. Johns and sister Tweedie Vancise of Harrison.
Beverly was preceded in death by her brother Leland Chamberlain; 2 step-brothers Samuel Chamberlain and Raymond Chamberlain; and 2 step-sisters, Judy and Eveyln.