Beverly B. Landman
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JAMAICA- Beverly B. Landman, 95, a lifelong resident of Jamaica, died Tuesday morning, January 14, at Grace Cottage Hospital.

Mrs. Landman was born at home in Jamaica on August 2, 1918, the daughter of Leon and Beatrice (Emerson) Bemis. She attended school in Jamaica and was a graduate of Leland & Gray Seminary, class of 1936. She had been employed as a finisher for the Mary Meyer Manufacturing Company in Townshend where she retired following 33 faithful years with the Meyer family.

A lifelong member of the Jamaica Community Church, she was very active in church affairs, serving throughout the years on numerous committees. Mrs. Landman was also a longtime member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Mt. Lebanon Chapter #89. For several years she was an active volunteer at Stratton House, becoming a volunteer during the time her husband was a resident at the facility.

An excellent cook and baker, she was known for her delicious breads and homemade donuts. She enjoyed flower gardening and was an avid reader. Until recently she enjoyed taking walks and loved nature in general. She had a passion for helping people in need and especially enjoyed visits from friends and neighbors.

On August 25, 1939, at Jamaica Community Church, she was married to Wendell E. Landman who predeceased her on August 3, 1990.

Survivors include two nieces, Mona Lyman, of Fort Meyers, FL, and Beverly Harris, of Oshkosh, NE; three nephews, Andrew Landman, of Mt. Holly, Larry Landman, of Wardsboro, and Reginald Landman Jr., of Swanzey, NH; sister-in-law, Leora Landman, of Rawsonville; and her extended family Steve and Lexa Clark, of Jamaica. She was preceded in death by friends Barbara and Bill Wilson.

A memorial service in celebration of her life will be conducted Saturday, February 8, at 11 am, at the Jamaica Community Church. A reception will follow the services to be held in the church’s fellowship area. Burial in Pleasant View Cemetery will take place in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to Jamaica Community Church, PO Box 287, Jamaica, VT 05343; Jamaica Village Cemetery Association, PO Box 31, Jamaica, VT 05343; or the Jamaica Volunteer Fire & Rescue Inc. PO Box 285, Jamaica, VT 05343. To send messages of e-condolence visit
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