Obituary: Beverly A. Keays of the North End, Manager of The Living Room & The European

Beverly A. Keays, 71, of the North End and formerly of Georgetown, passed away on Wednesday evening, April 4th at the North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Beverly was born in Lynn, MA on November 14, 1946 to Guy William and Dorothy H. (Johnson) Keays. Beverly was predeceased by both Guy William and Dorothy, as well her loving stepfather, Charles H. Jackson, and her life-long love, Tommy Flannery.

Beverly was a manager for many area restaurants, most recently The Living Room, and loved being a part of the restaurant business. Her love began at The European on Hanover Street, which is where she met Tommy. Together, Beverly and Tommy became avid travelers and enjoyed their trips to Cocoa Beach, FL and Martha’s Vineyard. Beverly was a Boston sports fan; however, her passion was with the Boston Red Sox.

Beverly is survived by her sisters, Karen M. Flahive of Newburyport and Robin J. Jackson and her partner Jim Lessard of Sidney, ME, her nieces and nephews, Leah Kennedy and her husband Rob of Fremont, NH, Meghan Lind and her husband Paul of Haverhill, MA, Ryan Turcotte and his wife Shannenn of Salisbury, MD and Aaron Turcotte and his fiancee Charlotte of Salisbury, MD, as well as many great-nieces and great-nephews.

Visiting Hours: Family and friends are kindly invited to attend her Funeral Service on Wednesday, April 11th at 11AM in the Conte – Giamberardino Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant Street, Georgetown, MA. Interment will follow in Harmony Cemetery, Georgetown. For those who wish, Beverly may be remembered through donations to The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226 or Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215.

3 Replies to “Obituary: Beverly A. Keays of the North End, Manager of The Living Room & The European

  1. I’m so sad to hear this. Bev also worked at the Four Winds for years was a genuinely interesting and compassionate person.

  2. I have known Bev since the European restaurant a sincere wonderful person I will miss you. Rest in peace my friend.

  3. So very sorry to hear this news~~~I have known Beverly for many years~~~she was also a pal of my dad “EDDIE PAL” in the days of the The European Restaurant. May she Rest in Peace !

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