, Newburyport, MA

May 15, 2014

Muriel Beaton, 88

Cambridge, VT — Muriel "Mickey" (Nugent) Beaton, 88, of Cambridge, Vt., formerly of Newburyport and Salisbury, passed away May 11, after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Newburyport in 1926, she attended school in Newburyport and worked for many years at Hytron. She enjoyed many activities including knitting and reading and spending time with her large family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph in 1996. She is survived by her six children, Sharole Somers of Cambridge, Vt., Scott Markos and his wife, Jill of Groveland, Mass., Trudy Brault and her husband, Paul of Salisbury, Mass., Donna Gomez of Seabrook, N.H., Denise Chapman and her husband, Walter of Danville, N.H., and Debra Karlson of Hampton, N.H. She also leaves 19 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was loved by many and will be missed by all.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 22, at Twomey LeBlanc & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport. Graveside services will be held Friday, May 23, at 11 a.m., at Longhill Cemetery in Salisbury. All are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations please be made to the Alzheimer's Association.