, Salem, MA

March 15, 2013

Beverley D. Clark, 86

Peabody — Beverley D. (Jacobs) Clark, 86, of Peabody and formerly of Malden, died peacefully Tuesday morning at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was the wife of the late Leslie Ducker, Robert G. Clark and the longtime companion of the late John J. Flanagan.

Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late John and Emma (Kelly) Jacobs. She was raised and educated in Malden, later lived in New Mexico and has spent the last 20 years living in Peabody.

Beverley was employed as a dental assistant at various dentists around the Malden area for over 20 years before she retired.

She enjoyed playing golf and reading Agatha Christie novels and was a member of the Danvers Senior golf league. Also, while living in New Mexico, she served as president of Junior Women’s Club.

Beverley is survived by her son, Brian L. Ducker of Orange, Calif., and her daughter, Jane D. Colagiovanni of Peabody. She is also survived by two grandchildren and two great grandchildren and was predeceased by her grandson, Christopher James Colagiovanni and her sister Evelyn Jacobs Turner.

ARRANGEMENTS: A private funeral will be held on Monday at the family lot at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, 181 Lake St., Peabody. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. To view on-line obituary, visit