Stuart Francis Bevis, 86, of Portland, husband of the late Natalie (Field) Bevis, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Portland Care & Rehab. Stuart is originally from Keene, New Hampshire and served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He began his teaching career in Springfield, VT before moving to Connecticut where he taught in the Portland school system for over thirty years. He was active in the Portland Lion’s Club for years, the Portland Grange, volunteered at the Portland Food Bank and served on the Board at Seasons Federal Credit Union. Stuart coached Middlesex Youth hockey and the Wesleyan Women’s Hockey Team and also enjoyed woodworking.
Stuart is survived by his daughter, Susanna; daughter-in-law; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Along with his wife and parents, Stuart was predeceased by his son, Jon S. Bevis.
BURIAL SERVICE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stuart’s memory may be made to the Portland Food Bank, 7 Waverly Avenue, Portland, CT 06480. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
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