July 22, 1926 - December 24, 2020
HOLDEN – Beverly M. (Marsden) Strom, 94, beloved wife of Eric T. Strom (Ted), passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Sterling Village Nursing Home. Born and raised in Worcester, she was the daughter of Lyle and Elsie (Backlund) Marsden. After graduating from North High School, Beverly worked briefly in Oak Ridge, Tennessee supporting the war effort. Upon returning to Worcester she met and married Ted, her husband of 72 years, after meeting at the MPA later known as Paul Revere Life Insurance Co. She later worked part-time at G.E. Stimpson Co. and Coppus Engineering. Together they raised their four children in Holden where she was a member of the First Congregational Church. She was also a former member of Wesley United Methodist Church of Worcester. She enjoyed vacations at Lake Winnipesaukee, family camping trips both cross-country and around New England, many trips to California, and also traveling to Europe and particularly Sweden to visit relatives. In her later years, she and Ted enjoyed many trips with the Greendale Retired Men’s Club. In her spare time, she could often be found reading, watching New England sports teams, or volunteering her time at the Corner Shop at the First Congregational Church. Beverly loved family gatherings, especially family birthday parties. She also loved getting together for lunch with her longtime friends, fondly referred to as “The Holden Golden Girls” and she cherished time spent with her P.E.O. sisters. She will be lovingly missed and remembered by her husband, Ted; a son, Kenneth Strom and his wife, Betty of Jefferson; her three daughters, Karen Guinee and her husband, Stephen of Rochdale, Elaine Trutor and her husband, Bill of Holden and Dianne Glenwright and her husband, Tristan of Half Moon Bay, CA; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She also leaves her cousin Barbara Moalli Brown, sister-in-law Elsa Ahnrud and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Marilyn Peterson. The family would like to thank Sterling Village as well as Tatnuck Park of Worcester for the wonderful care they provided the past two years. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in the Spring. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Corner Shop, 1180 Main Street, Holden, MA 01520. Arrangements are under the care of Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main Street, Holden To share a memory or to offer an online condolence, please visit the "Tribute Wall" on this page.
HOLDEN – Beverly M. (Marsden) Strom, 94, beloved wife of Eric T. Strom (Ted), passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 24, 2020, at Sterling Village Nursing Home. Born and raised in Worcester, she was the daughter of Lyle and Elsie... View Obituary & Service Information
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