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Evelyn Mae Maynard, 99

December 28, 2012

CLARKSBURG, Mass. — Evelyn Mae Maynard, 99, of 691 West Road died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Williamstown on Nov. 3, 1913, a daughter of the late H.S. "Barney" and Nellie Martin Wright, she attended the Little Red School House and the former Broad Brook School. She also attended Mark Hopkins School and Drury High School in North Adams.

Mrs. Maynard was employed during World War II at the former Sprague Electric Co. in North Adams. She also assisted her late husband in the operations of the family dairy farm in Hancock.

She was a devoted mother, wife and grandmother and was known for her ability to tell great stories to her family and friends. She was an active communicant of the former St. Francis Church in North Adams, and was a member of its Rosary Society and the church bowling league's Yankee team.

Her husband, Walter Leroy Maynard, whom she married Oct. 15, 1932, in Williamstown died April 6, 2000.

She and her husband had renewed their wedding vows on Oct. 15, 1992, to celebrate 60 years of marriage.

She leaves five daughters, Jean C. Pecor of Williamstown, Sandra J. Singer of North Adams, Linda Berrill and Carol Syrett, both of Cheshire, and Barbara Peltier of the state of Florida; four sons, Richard L. Maynard of the state of Washington, Paul J. Maynard of Williamstown, Donald M. Maynard of North Adams and Thomas M. Maynard of Clarksburg, with whom she made her home; 39 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; 19 great-great-grandchildren; three great-great-great-grandchildren and a foster son, Peter Keating.

She was predeceased by her children Robert Maynard, Joyce Maynard and Ellen Maynard and three who died in infancy. She was also predeceased by four grandchildren Audrey, Josh, Earl and John; a brother, Henry Sabin Wright, four stepsisters and a stepbrother.

FUNERAL NOTICE — A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Mrs. Maynard will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at 11 from St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in North Adams. Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery in North Adams.

Calling hours will be Wednesday, Jan. 2, from 4 to 7 at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St., North Adams. Memorial donations are suggested for Feed the Children Program or St. Jude Children's Hospital through the funeral home.


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