In Memory

Beverly Mears (McManus) - Class Of 1979

Beverly Mears (McManus)

Beverly J. Mears McManus, 45, of Delphi, died at 2 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at her parents' home.  She had been in ill health since May 1 of this year.
  Born Dec. 29, 1960, in Lafayette, she was the daughter of Richard and Magdalene O'Farrell Mears, who survive.
  She was a 1979 graduate of Delphi Community High School, and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Delphi.  She worked for the past 10 years at Delphi Middle School, as a teacher's aide, and prior to that, she worked at Delphi Body Works for 10 years.
  She enjoyed collecting Longaberger baskets and flower gardening.
  She loved, and was deeply loved by her two children, parents, two sisters, her brother, and all who knew her.
  Surviving with her parents of Delphi are a daughter, Denise L. McManus of Burnettsville; a son, Eric McManus, at home, Delphi; two sisters, Barbara Sines (husband: John) of Normal, Ill., and Brenda Sturdivant (husband: Allen) of Delphi; one brother, Doug Mears (wife: Karen) of Delphi; a friend, Dave Gochenour of Rossville; three nephews and four nieces.
  Private family services are planned.  Burial will be at Yeoman Cemetery.  Father Peter Vanderkolk will officiate the service.
  Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll County Cancer Association, or to St. Joseph Catholic Church.  Abbott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  Contributions may be mailed to the funeral home at 421 East Main St., Delphi, IN 46923.
Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, October 11, 2006

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01/05/10 07:30 PM #1    

Kathy Pfister (Engle) (1979)

Beverly was a very funny shy, but she had a laugh that was teens at her house we laughed and giggled when I was there, only one night i think..but we had fun downstairs and laughed about nothing.. I only wish I would have known her better..

07/10/10 05:39 PM #2    

Ricky Michael (1974)

Beverly and I dated once, but it didn't work out. We parted badly and never spoke again. I never forgot her and I will always remember her smile and laugh. I wish I would have had the chance to say goodbye. Rest in peace my friend.

09/26/11 08:25 PM #3    

Janice Baker (Shrum) (1979)

Bev and I were best friends all through school... I miss her so much... I could tell her anything and she never stopped loving me.  I miss you so much Bev~

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