Nancy B. (Beers) LeRoy
April 09, 2017
Nancy B. (Beers) LeRoy, 95 of Keene, New Hampshire, formerly of Taunton, MA, passed away on April 9, 2017, at Langdon Place of Keene after a brief period of declining health. She was the wife of the late George H.M. LeRoy.
Born in Taunton, the daughter of the late Louis G. and Berenice (Lincoln) Beers. Nancy was educated in Taunton schools, she graduated from Bradford Junior College in 1941, and then from Wellesley College earning a Master’s degree in Chemistry in 1946. In 1944 she married George H.M. LeRoy. They were married almost seventy years when he died April 9, 2014. Nancy taught chemistry labs at Wheaton College, in Norton, MA, for eight years when she stepped away from her job to tutor her daughter Joanne through high school. Nancy and her husband George were the third generation to run L.G. Beers Jewelers, in Taunton. Nancy became a registered jeweler and Certified Gemologist. Together they enjoyed five trips around the world with the Gemological Institute of America. For over sixty years, Nancy and her friends had fun playing bridge at their monthly Bridge Club.
She is survived by her daughters: Jeanne Williams and Joanne LeRoy of Keene, NH; her grandson: Mark Williams and wife Autumn of Rhode Island; her granddaughter: Marcia Wells and her husband Ben of Vermont; her four great grandchildren, several nephews and their wives, her sister in law and many cousins.
Calling hours for Mrs. LeRoy will be held on Monday, April, 17, 2017, from 9am to 11am, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will be privately held.
In Lieu of flowers in her memory can be made to the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 45 Broadway, Taunton, AM 02780.