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Barbara Gilpin BeddallFebruary 4, 1928 ~ January 29, 2016 (age 87)
Barbara G. Beddall, 87, of Crosslands, Kennett Square, died on January 29, 2016. The daughter of Douglas and Miriam (Baily) Gilpin, she lived as a child at Longwood.
A graduate of George School and Beaver College (now Arcadia University), Mrs. Beddall was an active volunteer, including working at The Encore Shop, which benefits Chester County Hospital. She enjoyed golf and travel. She was a former member of the Kennett Square Golf and Country Club and Hershey’s Mill Golf Club. Mrs. Beddall and her husband spent many winters in Naples, Florida. She was a lifelong Quaker.
She was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, John R. Beddall, and her brothers, D. Brooke Gilpin and Franklin Gilpin. She is survived by her daughter, Jane G. Beddall, her son-in-law, Christopher W. Brown, and her granddaughter, Margot Beddall Brown.
A memorial gathering will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Chester County Hospital Foundation or George School.
Arrangements are being handled by Longwood Funeral Home of Matthew Genereux, Inc. ~ Kennett Square