Beverley “Bev” Coleman DeVries

May 31, 1938 - October 28, 2021

Funeral Details:

It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Bev on October 28, 2021, at Grove Park Home in Barrie at the age of 83.

Beloved wife of Wilhelm Devries. Loving mother of Warren, Jeff (Heather), Sam (Debra), Peter, Rob (Katherine), Julie (Dan), Jim (Ann), Lori (Bill) and Edward (Sierd).  Cherished grandmother to Michael, Nicole, Melissa, Stephen, Joey, Jeremy, Adam, Kyle, Hannah, Jaimie-Lee, Amanda, Cecilia, Thomas, Kelsey and Megan. Great grandmother to Brooklyn, Hudson, Annalee, Simon, Reid, Alyvia, Wyatt, Wayne and Kip.  She also leaves to mourn, her sister Anne Loweryson (Nils). Beverley was predeceased by her parents Allie and William Loweryson and her siblings Shirley (Dave), Robert (Colette), Audrey (Chris) and Barbara.

Bev was an extremely talented woman who spent her career as a kitchen designer.  She was a gourmet cook, expert quilter, and a painter who loved her music.  Bev was a past member of the Quota Club of Barrie and volunteered with the RVH Auxiliary.

Bev will be missed terribly by all who knew her. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday November 5th from 2pm to 5pm at Lion’s Gate Banquet Centre.

Donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Online memories and condolences may be shared at

Peaceful Transition Simcoe


9 Condolences
  • Donnelly Andrew James Kevin
    Posted on: Monday, November 1, 2021 Reply

    Condolences to all family members and Friends.

    In death we all have the feeling of ,

    I miss you already .

    With soft sounds and quite words you feel the strength of your Angel around you forever. Blessed Be

    Andrew 🙁

  • Scapillato Shelley
    Posted on: Monday, November 1, 2021 Reply

    My deepest condolences to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in heavenly peace, Bev.

  • Lisa Hanshaw
    Posted on: Monday, November 1, 2021 Reply

    Our deepest condolences to the family on the loss of your Mom

    Love Lisa and Shane

  • Carien en Adrie Bos-de Vries
    Posted on: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Reply

    Lieve Wim, kinderen en kleinkinderen,

    Hiermee condoleren wij jullie met het verlies van Bev. Wij leven met jullie mee in de dagen van afscheid. Wij wensen jullie heel veel sterkte toe voor nu en de komende tijd.

    Hartelijke groeten van Adrie & Carien
    Rosalie, Pieter & Linda en Claire

  • Katia Garner Kowalsi
    Posted on: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Reply

    I have amazing memories with Bev at the cottage on Brown Week – And amazing time at her house for family day. The food was always amazing and she always made me feel like family. She will truly be missed.

  • Lee-Ann Vanderpost (Carter)
    Posted on: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Reply

    Bev was a beautiful soul who always made people feel so welcomed and loved.
    She did an amazing job raising eight children who all turned out to be beautiful souls just like her.
    You will be deeply missed and never forgotten.

  • Marlene Brinklow
    Posted on: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Reply

    Our heartfelt sympathy to each of you in the loss of a Mom, Grandmother & a GG , Sister and Spouse. It was a bright spot in my life to have become friends with Bev and eventually she stood with me as I remarried. We had many good times and laughs and it is those memories we all have from knowing her that will buoy us as the days pass.
    Sincerely, Marlene & Al Brinklow

  • Kelly Daly
    Posted on: Friday, November 5, 2021 Reply

    I am so sorry for you all….I know your mom is at peace but it still hurts….Bev was greeted with so much love and joy by the angels that went before her….you are all in my thoughts and prayers 🤗💜
    Love Kelly Daly

  • Tina Belliveau
    Posted on: Sunday, November 7, 2021 Reply

    Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your Mum. We hope with the passing of time your grief is replaced with smiles in your heart as your memories are of the happiest of times spent with her. Xoxo Tina and Wade

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