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Beverly M. Snijdewind

June 7, 1936 August 25, 2019
Beverly M. Snijdewind
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Obituary for Beverly M. Snijdewind

Beverly Ann Moat Snijdewind, 83, of Conover passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Carolina Caring in Newton. Beverly was born June 7, 1936 in Worcester, MA to the late David Harry Moat and Florence Graves Moat. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Richard Moat and George Edward Perry.

Beverly was the first female fire-fighter in Santa Maria, CA. At 5 foot 3 inches, 115 pounds, she was a blonde dynamo that her fellow fire fighters admired.

Beverly and Gus had their own plumbing business in California that they successfully continued after their move to North Carolina.

Beverly loved working with her hands, crafting, and doing yard work. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was one-of-a kind and will be greatly missed.

She is survived by:

Husband: Gustaaf Snijdewind

Son: Mark Tillson

Daughter: Bonnie Nicks

3 Granddaughters: Melynda Nicks, Ashley Summerlin and husband Devin, Amanda Tillson

Grandson: Robert Nicks

Daughter-in-law: Jana Tillson

Brother: David Moat

7 Great-Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great Grandchild

No services are scheduled.

Burke Mortuary and Crematory in Newton is serving the Snijdewind family.


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