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Jane C. Purdy, 76

Jane C. Purdy, 76

BEVERLY — Jane C. (Patterson) Purdy of Beverly, age 76, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late Laurence S. Purdy. 

Born in Boston on Aug. 30, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Henry S. and Anna (Hansen) Patterson. Jane attended St. Mary’s Catholic School in Lynn. Following high school, she graduated from Boston College where she received her Bachelor’s Degree and later from Salem State College where she received her Master’s Degree in Education. Jane was a retired teacher from the Connery School in Lynn where she taught second and fifth grade.    

Jane and Laurence were married on Oct. 21, 1995 and were happily wed until his passing in November of 1999. In addition to her husband, Jane is predeceased by her step-son Bruce Purdy.

She is survived by her step-children, David Purdy, Mark Purdy, Lisa Dempsey and Dale Purdy; and her step-grandchildren, Francesca and Fiona Purdy. 

Service information: Funeral arrangements were handled by Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home. 

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