Beverly “Bev” M. (Pittsley) McCombe

Beverly “Bev” M. (Pittsley) McCombe, 76, of Fairhaven, passed away on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Sippican Healthcare in Marion. She was the former wife of the late Eben Ashworth McCombe.

Born in Freetown, the daughter of the late Loring and Charlotte (Cornell) Pittsley, she had resided in Rochester before moving to Fairhaven 20 years ago.

Mrs. McCombe worked as an assistant manager at the Fashion Bug in Fairhaven for 10 years.

She enjoyed puzzles, socializing with her fellow residents at Dana Court and bus trips to Twin Rivers.

Her family includes her children, Loring Mills and his wife Cheryl of New Bedford; James Mills and his wife Lisa, Gary Mills and his wife Nancy, Dawn Marie Manning and her husband Joseph and Shawn McCombe and his wife Neli all of Rochester; a brother, Alan Pittsley and a sister-in-law, Helen Pittsley both of Fairhaven; sixteen grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Rodney Pittsley and Joyce Tetreault.

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 9:30am-11:30am at the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford followed by a Funeral Service at 12pm at the First Congregational Church of Rochester, 11 Constitution Way, Rochester. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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