Beverly Jane Hasbrouck, 85, of Wallingford, beloved wife of 64 years to Donald H. Hasbrouck passed away on January 25, 2015 at Masonic Hospital in Wallingford. She was born January 26, 1930 to the late John and Mary Bryan Searle. Beside her husband, she is survived by her four daughters, Linda Ruggiero of West Haven, Carol (Donald) Forand of Wallingford, Mary Hasbrouck of Middletown and Vicki (Russell) Arpin of Cheshire, as well as her brother-in-law, Thad Hasbrouck and son-in-law Ken Ruggiero. Beverly was a beloved and proud grandmother to Kristine (Marc) D'Andrea, Melissa Ruggiero (MJ Ingram), Kimberly (John) DeLuca, Kenny Ruggiero, Rebecca (David) Flyntz, Nicole (Michael) Petersen and Tyler Arpin (Stephanie Miller). She was also 'GiGi' to her five great-grandchildren: Aubrey and John DeLuca, Colton D'Andrea, Kaitlyn and Joshua Flyntz. Bev grew up in Hamden and is a graduate of Simmons College. After living in Hamden 58 years, Bev and her husband retired to Woodsville, New Hampshire, where they enjoyed many years of lakeside tranquility before returning to Wallingford to be closer to their ever-growing family. Bev especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and was an avid crafter. She had a passion for sewing and quilting, making beautiful, treasured pieces for family and friends. Her love of all things Disney, especially Mickey and Minnie Mouse, brought the entire family together for a 50th anniversary trip to Disney World, a memory all involved will always cherish. She was a member of the United Methodist Women and is fondly remembered by the North Haverhill Methodist Women. She is a member of Ashlar Village #116 O.E.S. and Past Matron of Alice Chapter #76 O.E.S. Beverly's family would like to thank all the staff at Masonic; Ashlar Village, the Hearth, Homecare, Hospital and Hospice who took wonderful care of her. Friends are invited to attend her memorial service on Feb. 14th at 2:00 PM in the Knapp Auditorium located in Bridgehouse at Masonicare at Ashlar Village in Wallingford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Masonic Charity Foundation, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT, 06492 or the Yalesville Methodist Church, 8 New Place Street, Wallingford, CT, 06492.

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  1. Dear Don and family.

    Dennis & I are so sorry for your loss. We loved Bev so much and I will always be grateful to Bev for treating me like I was her daughter. Thank you for becoming my Godparents. She was truly a wonderful caring person. We love you Don and again we are so sorry for your loss. Love Luanne

  2. Dear Uncle Don, Linda, Carol, Mary and Vicky, So very sorry for your loss. I had often hoped that we could have kept in touch other than a Christmas Card. Many fond memories of Aunt Bev and the entire family, even Princess. Deb (Pendred) Meole

  3. I will miss Aunt Bev so much. I have wonderful memories of times at your house in Hamden, while you played cards with my mom & dad, and of picnics in your backyard. Thank God there is truly a place called Heaven. Much love, Bonnie

  4. You all know that you are in our prayers and thoughts! Pop we send our love to you. May God surround each one of you with His Love and comfort and His peace. Heaven gained another angel!!!!!! She will be forever in our hearts…..as will all of you! Love to each one of you!

  5. Don and family so sorry to hear about Bev she was a very special lady and like a mother to all of us. I can see her smile now and feel her hugs, she was always encouraging and always there to listen. she will be your special angel watching over all of you. Hugs and kisses Don. Our Love and Prayers, Ruthie and John Page

  6. Don and family, We are sorry to hear of your loss; she was a wonderful friendly person. You will be in our prayers

  7. So sorry to hear this news! So many fond neighborhood memories include your Mom! She always had an open door and greeted everyone with a smile! Sending lots of love and light!

  8. Vicki and family,

    My deepest sympathy – keep the wonderful memories and love in your hearts and minds.

    With love,

    Doreen Rossi

  9. Dear Don, Linda, Carol, Mary & Vicki,

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have known your family all of my life, and Bev was my first Mother Advisor in Rainbow when I joined at age 12. I will cherish the memories of all the activities that I attended with her both in Rainbow and in Eastern Star. She was such a special lady! As current Worthy Matron of Alice Chapter #76, O.E.S, I would like to extend heartfelt sympathies of our officers and members to you and your families. Love, Judy Turner Behler

  10. Don & family: We’re so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed our times visiting with Beverly when she was at Mary’s condo next door. She was a caring person & her family was very lucky to have her. Rest in Peace.

  11. Don, Linda, Carol, Mary and Vicki, So sorry to hear of your loss. I have know all of you for a long time and have fond memories of our Rainbow and Eastern Star events. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  12. Don,

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. We have many fond memories of both of you and the years we all spent in Mt. Lakes together. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Sandy and Dennis Solinsky

  13. I am so sorry for your loss. I saw Don and Bev several months ago out having breakfast. She was godd friends with my mom Bernice .Bunny. Griffith.

  14. Vicki , I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Always remember the wonderful memories and love that you shared. Our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.

  15. I am so sorry to read about Bev’s passing. Beverly and Don are such great people. She will be missed by all of us here in the Methodist churches. My prayers to Don and the family.

  16. Vicki and Family ~ With our deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. May all your beautiful memories be held close to your hearts.

  17. Don and Family

    We were so sorry to hear about Beverly. I’m sure my dad (Richard Baehr) welcomed her into heaven already.

    Fondly,

    Alisa, John, Christopher, and Julia Minardi

  18. The members of Ashlar Chapter #116, Order of the Eastern Star, extend our heartfelt sympathy to Don and family. The world is a better place because of our Sister Beverly and we will miss her.

    Pat Kalinauskas, Worthy Matron & William L. Greene, Worthy Patron

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