PHILLIPSTON - Beverly Ann Oja, 83 of Phillipston died Thursday, January 21, 2021 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester.
She was born in Winchendon on September 10, 1937, daughter of the late Birtie and Eleanor Barrows.
Beverly follows her late husband of 64 years, Leonard E. Oja who died March 27, 2020. Beverly is survived by her brothers Birtie (Jack) Barrows and his wife Susan of Florida and Denny Barrows and his wife Donna of Athol; a daughter Pamela J. Bennett and husband Roland H. Bennett of Ashburnham, three sons Scott L. Oja, his wife Tracy of Winchendon, Timothy J. Oja his wife Millie of Phillipston, and Jeffrey A. Oja of Phillipston, 4 grandchildren (one deceased) and 6 great grandchildren.
Beverly was raised in South Royalston, and lived there until her marriage to Leonard when they took up residence in Phillipston for the remainder of their lives. Beverly had a passion for working with the elderly in the family nursing home business until her back injury. She loved raising her own family, working outside in her flower garden, feeding the cardinals and especially spending time with her dog Buddy, A.K.A. Buddy-Bud.
Funeral services for Beverly will be held Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. A calling hour will precede the funeral Thursday from 12 to 1 P.M.
To view the services for Beverly please click on https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1117105.
Burial will be in the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon.