CHESTER, Vt. – Anita Bean, 72, passed away on Friday morning Nov. 3, 2017 at Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born Feb. 11, 1945 in Hanover, N.H. the daughter of Rodney and Myrtie (Godda) Adams. She grew up and attended schools in the Bridgewater, Vt. area. On Sept. 4, 1971, she married Carl M. Bean in Rockingham, Vt. He predeceased her in 1991.
She was employed as a nurse’s aide at the Golec Nursing Home in Bellows Falls for many years. Bean was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary in Proctorsville, Vt. for many years. She enjoyed walking, crocheting, making bead jewelry, and ceramics.
She is survived by two daughters – Carla M. Stewart of Chester and Naomi Bean of Burlington, N.C.; one brother Ronald Adams of Fayetetville, N.C.; one sister Margaret Wright of Mount Holly, Vt.; and five grandchildren Jordon Stewart, Kelli Stewart, Lilith Redington, Ian Redington, and Cody Stewart. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, one brother Rodney Adams II, and one sister Charlotte Adams.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield. Reverend Gerry Piper will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Proctorsville, Vt.