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Obituary for Evelyn Kane (Beford)

Evelyn Beford Kane passed away at home in Maynard, MA on February 25, 2024 at the age of 88. The daughter of Joseph Beford and Ethel Leonard Beford, Evelyn lived most of her life in Maynard. She was generous, engaging, and independent. Evelyn loved the company of her family and her amazing network of friends. She took special joy when young children or grandchildren joined for a visit. Her door was always open. Evelyn loved her home. She was an excellent seamstress, had an eye for detail, and loved decorating. She felt blessed and grateful to have the care and support of family, friends and caregivers as she struggled to stay in her home following a recent illness.

She is survived by several nephews and nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces and step-children. Evelyn's husband Robert Kane predeceased her. Also predeceasing her were brothers Joseph and Leonard and sisters Claire (Flaherty), Shirley (King), and Nancy (Emory). A graveside service will be held in St Bridget's Cemetery, Great Road, Maynard on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 11:00 AM.