Beverly E. Shippee - Glocester

Beverly E. Shippee - Glocester

Beverly E. (Keach) Shippee, 83, passed away Tuesday, May 4. She was the beloved wife of Glenn H. Shippee. Born in Chepachet, she was a daughter of the late Francis and Edith (DeMitra) Keach. Mrs. Shippee was a bookkeeper for the former Kalunians Dept. store in Providence for many years and also worked in child care.

In addition to her husband, she was the mother of Elizabeth Shippee, of Pascoag, David Shippee and his companion Amy Newman, of Dayville, Conn., and Jonathan Shippee and his wife Dena, of Glocester. She was the sister of Francis Keach, Gail Safran and the late Gladys Kemp. She was the grandmother of Tyler, Christopher, Makayla, Jordan, and Breanne Shippee. She is also survived by her aunt Edith Keach of Glocester.

A visitation will be held Friday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Tucker-Quinn Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Burial will be private. Face masks and social distancing will be observed at the visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Chepachet Fire Department, PO Box 755, Chepachet, RI 02814, or, the Glocester Food Pantry, ATTN: Judy Branch, 1145 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI 02814, will be appreciated.

For online condolences visit TuckerQuinnFuneralChapel.com .