Obituary: Beulah Neet, Retired Senior Statistical Clerk

October 2, 2013

Beulah Lillian Schurter Neet, 103, of Plymouth, a retired senior statistical clerk in agricultural economics, died on Sept. 18

Born in Rutherford, N.J., she spent her early childhood in Humacao, Puerto Rico, where her parents founded the Ryder Memorial Hospital. She attended schools in New Jersey and, after the family moved to California, graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic High School at the age of 16. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles and received a bachelor’s degree in 1930.

She married Claude C. Neet in 1931. The couple moved to Amherst when Claude was appointed to the psychology faculty.

Upon their retirement in 1969, they moved to Osterville. After Claude’s death in 1978, Beulah returned to work and continued working until she was 85. At age 94 she left the Cape and moved to Duxbury. Health concerns earlier this year necessitated her moving to Newfield House in Plymouth.

She leaves three daughters, Linda Rose and her husband, Donald of Mashpee, Nancy Raskevitz and her husband, Robert of West Danville, Vt., and Susan Goodwin and her husband, Don of Grantham, N.H.; nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.