Gilson, Beverly Jean, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at Covenant HealthCare Harrison. Age 77 years. The daughter of the late Leno and Bernice (Weslock) Kelly, Beverly was born September 6, 1932. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School and the Osteopathic School of Nursing in Philadelphia. Beverly was employed in every aspect of nursing. She served at Saginaw Osteopathic Hospital, Saginaw General Hospital, St. Luke’s Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital. Beverly also worked at Martin Luther Home. Until her retirement, she worked as an oncology nurse for Dr. Ernie Balcueva. Beverly was a member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed gardening and her crafts. Surviving are three sons, Mark and Linda K. Gilson, Kalkaska; Matthew and Diane Gilson, Saginaw; Michael and Cindy Gilson, Elkhart, Indiana; five grandchildren, Eric Wiles, Mike Cushman, Adam and Logan Gilson, and Terrance Rozanski; one great-granddaughter, Summer Custer; one sister Kathleen and Nicholas Stuart, Richland, Washington; a niece, Alisa Brewer; a nephew, David Fielder. Honoring Beverly’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A committal service will take place 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 16, 2010 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Rev. Fr. Richard E. Jozwiak will officiate. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Mary’s of Michigan Foundation or Covenant HealthCare Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road. www.snowfuneralhome.net