Chebeague Island, ME – Beverly Calder Dyer, 88, passed away peacefully at the Island Commons surrounded by family on Monday, March 19, 2018. She was the wife of Robert A. Dyer Sr.
She was born on Chebeague Island, Me, November 6th, 1929, a daughter of the late Walter and Helen (Hamilton) Calder. Beverly attended and graduated from the Chebeague Island Schools in 1948.
Beverly married the love of her life on Jan. 20, 1949. They spent sixty nine years together raising their children and having their grandchildren come into their lives. She was a wonderful cook, knitter, quilter and historian of the family. She also was a member of the Ladies Aid.
Besides her husband, she is survived by her children, Robert A. Dyer Jr. (Debra) of Florida, Wayne C. Dyer (Arlene) of Chebeague, Susan D. Campbell (David) of Chebeague, Mark H. Dyer (Elizabeth) of Chebeague and Kristen D. Buxbaum (Donald) of Chebeague. She also leaves her grandchildren Heather, Curtis and Brooke Buxbaum, Amanda Campbell, Chloe and Genevieve Dyer, as well as a brother Richard Calder (Dianne) of Chebeague and a sister Genevieve Carter of Fairfield, ME and many nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Chesley, John, Norman, Leona, Mary and Elizabeth.
The family would like to thank the staff at the Island Commons, Crew of CTC, Chebeague Island Rescue and special thanks to Ginny Ballard for all her time and care.
A service will be planned in the spring.
Memorials may be made to the Island Commons, 132 Littlefield Road, Chebeague Island, ME 04017