CHERRY VALLEY – Beverly Viola Lounsbury Garretson, 89, a farmer’s wife active in her church and community, was called to her eternal resting place on Monday, June 24, 2019.
She was born at home in Plainfield, N.J., on Feb. 23, 1930, to Fred and Viola Lounsbury. Beverly graduated from Plainfield High School in 1948 and went to Nursing School at Muhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield, attaining her Registered Nursing degree in 1951.
She married Edward (Bud) Garretson on Feb. 23, 1952, in Plainfield, at the First Presbyterian Church. They lived in Blairstown, N.J. In the spring of 1970, they bought a farm and moved their family to Cherry Valley .