Beverly A. Galinot of Beverly Hills, Florida, passed away on March 26, 2008 in Iverness, Florida. Mrs. Galinot was born September 14, 1930 in Saratoga Springs, New York, to the late Gilbert and Wilhemina Helwig McMillian. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased in death by her husband of 57 years, Alfred A. Galinot, Sr. and her brother, Gilbert McMillian. Mrs. Galinot was a former administrative assistant at Yale University. Mrs. Galinot attended Zion Lutheran Church. She loved her family, children and grandchild. Her loving smile and laughter touched not only the hearts of her family, but also the hearts of those who came to know her. Survivors include her three children: Alfred A. Galinot, Jr. and his wife Cathy of Aurora, CO, her daughters; Laurie Galinot of Fredericksburg, VA and Lisa Kerrigan of Wallingford, CT, four brothers: David, Arthur, William and Lorren McMillian, one grandchild, Melissa Kerrigan and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, April 4, 2008 at 11 AM at Zion Lutheran Church, 235 Pond Hill Rd., Wallingford. Entombment in Beaverdale Memorial Park Mausoleum will be Private. Contributions in her memory may be made to: Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth St., NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517 or to the Diabetes Association, 306 Industrial Park Rd., Ste. 105, Middletown, CT 06457. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.

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  1. Bevy, you’re wonderful, caring, considerate; always looking after others. You were also like a mother to me. I miss you. You’ve gone to a better place. God bless you. I Love you, Dawnie

  2. Dear Al, Laurie and Lisa, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Al – I remember the good times we had (especially in the summertime) in our neighborhood. Your mom was great! I have special memories of her swinging on the backyard swings with us and cooking us a special dinner when we were just kids. Those were special days! You and your family will be in my prayers.

  3. Galinot Family – My prayers are with you at this difficult time. I’m very sorry for your loss. – Christine (step-daughter of Lorren .Mac. McMillian)

  4. I’m not ready to say good bye to you mom but I guess that God thinks so. I couldn’t have asked for a better mother. May you rest in peace and be my guardian angel all the days of my life. Love Lisa

  5. Laurie & Chris – our thoughts and prayers are with you. You are not alone. You have many friends who are praying for you. Chris, I know Miss Bev loved you like a daughter and cared for you like you loved her. God Bless.

  6. Laurie, I am truly sorry to hear about your sudden loss. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Keep your head up! The Lord does not give us more than we can handle. Sincerely, Feticia

  7. Laurie, I will miss the MOM stories but we have lots of memories. As we both know God has a plan. A plan no matter what we say and do can stop it. I hope you and your family can find comfort in knowing your Mom is now with her heavenly father and all her loved one’s that went before her especially her number on .MAN.. May God Bless each and everyone of you.

  8. Laurie, I will miss the MOM stories but we have lots of memories. As we both know God has a plan. A plan no matter what we say and do can stop it. I hope you and your family can find comfort in knowing your Mom is now with her heavenly father and all her loved one’s that went before her especially her number one .MAN.. May God Bless each and everyone of you.

  9. Laurie, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you for sharing the stories about your mom and dad with me during our time together at HQ. Love Jim and Teddie

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