Beverly Irene Wilcox

MILLERTON —Beverly Irene Wilcox, 70, a lifelong area resident, died unexpectedly on Aug. 15, 2018, at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 

Beverly had worked as a tea packer in the packaging department for Harney & Sons Fine Teas in Millerton for more than 11 years prior to her retirement.

Born June 6, 1948, in Sharon, she was the daughter of the late Hazel (Pulver) and Davidson Tuncy.

She was a graduate of Housatonic Valley Regional High School. 

On June 8, 1973, in Sharon, she married Kenneth Wilcox. Mr. Wilcox survives at his home in Millerton. 

Beverly was an avid teapot collector and enjoyed sewing and crafts in her spare time. 

Beverly and Ken were members of the Sharon United Methodist Church for many years and had recently purchased a home in Dover Plains, after residing in Millerton for more than 38 years. They were expected to move in September.

In addition to her husband, Ken, Beverly is survived by two sisters, Linda Stickles and her husband, Conrad, of Amenia, and Joyce Beebe and her husband, Bill, of Falls Village; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews and many friends.

Funeral services were held Aug. 20 at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton, the Rev. Peggy Laemmel officiating. Burial followed at Irondale  Cemetery in Millerton. 

To send an online condolence, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.