MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla.
Beverly Ann Follick, 79, of Melbourne Beach, Florida, and previously of Maryland and her beloved Franklin, passed away Sunday, May 21, following a short struggle with cancer. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Beverly was many things to many people. She shared her life openly and made friends easily. Her friendships were lifelong and abundant. Everyone was her best friend. Bev reinvented herself at the age of 50 by opening Pepinos, a restaurant that became very successful. She was passionate about the food being perfect and the employees became her second family.
She is survived by her mother, Martha Miller; two sisters, Billie Jo Martin and Barbara Follick; her three children, Dawn Brown and husband Donnie, Denise Kelleher and husband Mike, and Joey Pignataro and his wife Faith. Her true loves were her six grandkids, Ben, Anna, Garrett, Emma, Julian and Jack. She also had a special relationship with her nephews, Don McGlocklin and wife Kathy, Jon McGlocklin and wife Cindy and niece Dee Ann McGlocklin Cox and husband David.
Bev’s life will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Miller St. Catholic Church and Cemetery. A lunch will be served at her home at 5590 Cord Grass lane, Melbourne Beach, Florida.
In lieu of flowers, she requested donations be made in her name to gofundme.com/hopeformarian.