Jennie T. Beauchemin died peacefully on December 31, 2019 of complications from dementia.
Born in Pittsfield, MA on January 27, 1925, she was the daughter of James and Josephine Traversa.
A graduate of Pittsfield High School, Jennie worked at General Electric during World War II on a production line. Later, along with her husband Kenneth, she was the owner of Berkshire Hearing Aid Center for over 40 years, with offices in Pittsfield, MA, Great Barrington, MA, and Bennington, VT.
Predeceased by her husband of 67 years Kenneth Beauchemin, she leaves two sons, Rhett Beauchemin (Elizabeth Parker) of Manchester, CT, and Mark Beauchemin of Pittsfield, MA; four grandchildren, Amy Fallon (Edward Fallon), Jason Beauchemin, Sarah Beauchemin (Anthony Beauchemin), and Emily Kahn (Daniel Kahn); and two great-children, Joseph and Emma Fallon.
Jennie’s family wishes to extend their deep gratitude and appreciation to LiveWell (Alzheimer’s Resource Center) for five years of daily exceptional medical care and their unending patient and loving focus for Jennie’s quality of life and dignity.
The John F. Tierney Funeral Home, Manchester has care of the arrangements.
Services and burial will be private. Memorial contributions in Jennie’s name may be made to LiveWell, 1261 South Main Street, Plantsville, CT 06479. For online condolences please visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com.
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