Beverly Bev J. (Hilton) Frink 87 of Keene died on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at Langdon Place of Keene. After a period of declining heath she passed peacefully while sleeping.
Bev was born the daughter of the late Myrtle (Bryant) and Albert Hilton on August 4, 1926 in Keene. She was educated locally and graduated from Keene High School class of 1944.
On July 2, 1947 she exchanged vows with Theodore Ted W. Frink. They were married at the First Congregational Church of Keene with family and friends in attendance. The Frinks had been married for sixty six years.
Bev had been employed by Mackenzies Ice Creamery, and worked for many years at National Grange Mutual both in Keene.
After retirement, she devoted her life to her family. She very much enjoyed traveling, gardening, activities at the Keene Senior Center, walking, crafts and playing cards. She was also a Red Sox fan.
Mrs. Frink is survived by her husband Theodore Ted W. Frink Sr. of Keene. She also leaves her children and their spouses; Theodore W. Frink Jr. and his wife Emily of Goldsboro, N.C., Daniel H. Frink and his wife Barbara of East Swanzey and Peter D. Frink of North Swanzey. She is also survived by her siblings; Albert Hilton of Keene, Jeanie Hilton of Sun City Arizona, Marshall Hilton and his wife Joyce of Charlotte, N.C., brother and sister-in-laws; Nelson Morin of Farmington Ct, Cathy Hilton of El Cajon, Ca. and Patricia Hilton of Wilmington, NC., her grandchildren; Anna Frink and Monica Frink of Goldsboro, NC, Jesse Frink and his wife Marcy of Keene, NH, Abbie Salamone and her husband John of Apex, NC. In addition she leaves her six great grandchildren Samantha and Cameron King, Gillian and Jaxon Frink, Carly and Hayden Salamone, as well as cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Bev is pre deceased by her siblings; Myrtle(Hilton) Morin, Bernice(Hilton) Derby, Shirley(Hilton) Eckland, Melvin Hilton, Frederick Hilton, and sister-in-law Pearl Hilton and brother-in-law James Derby.
In accordance to Bevs’ wishes there will be no formal calling hours. A graveside memorial service will be held in the family lot at Monadnock View Cemetery in the spring. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested the contributions be made to New Hope New Horizons PO Box 603 Keene, NH and Home Healthcare Hospice Community Services 312 Marlboro St. Keene, NH.