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TALLADAY, Beverly (Wynne)
Talladay - Beverly January 2, 2015 in West Yarmouth, MA of cancer; daughter of the late William J. and Beatrice (Stradling) Wynne, Beverly was born in Buffalo, NY on July 31, 1931. After her retirement, she moved to Coventry, RI and in 2013 to Cape Cod, MA to be near her daughter. She is survived by her daughter Jill Talladay-Henderson (late Peter B. Henderson) of Bass River, MA; sister, Dorothy E. Wynne of Williamsville, NY; nephew, H. Gary Wells, of Wisconsin; grandson, Erik Daigle of Virginia; granddaughter, Katy Daigle; and great-granddaughter, Olivia Daigle, both of Vermont, and many cousins. Beverly was wife of late Robert W. Talladay and mother of late William R. Talladay. Beverly graduated from Lafayette High School and SUNY College at Buffalo. She earned her MA degree in library science from SUNY at Geneseo and her MA degree in children's literature from Simmons College, Boston, MA. She taught in Amherst, NY and was a school librarian in Clarence, NY for many years. During her professional career, she held many positions in local and state education and library organizations. A lifelong learner, longtime member of Kenmore United Methodist and its Corinthian class, she volunteered for Meals on Wheels and read for the blind in both New York and Rhode Island. Her volunteer work was an extension of her giving nature and her hospitality to all. As a result, she adopted several needy cats including her loving companion, Peanut. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Kenmore United Methodist Church, 32 Landers Road, Kenmore, at 11 AM. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in her memory may be made to CARE for the Cape and Islands, P.O. Box 638, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675.