Easton Obituary: Dr. Herbert L. Everett
Remembering Dr. Herbert L. Everett
Dr. Herbert Lancaster Everett, longtime resident of South Easton, MA, son of the late Dean Albert E. Everett and Anna Clow Everett. Born January 2, 1929 in Newton, MA. Died November 21, 2012. Graduated from Newton High School in 1946, Harvard College in 1950, and Boston University School of Medicine in 1954. Dr. Everett completed his internship at Salem Hospital and the Anesthesia Residency Program at what is now called Boston Medical Center. Dr. Everett served at the rank of Major in the US Air Force for two years and in the USAF Reserve. He began his career in anesthesiology at Brockton Hospital, and then practiced at Morton Hospital until his retirement. Dr. Everett served on the Easton Board of Health for many years and as president of the Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists, the Massachusetts Bluebird Society, and the Alden Ocean Rowing Club. He shared his love of woodworking, music, and gardening and his sense of humor with his family and friends. For many years he was an avid competitor in both sailing and rowing. With his wife, Dot, he studied History of Art, History of Music, and Ornithology and then traveled to many countries to observe the things they had studied. In 2004, the Easton Lions Club recognized Dr. Everett as Senior Citizen of the Year for his role in helping to re-introduce bluebirds to Massachusetts. For the past 10 years it brought Dr. Everett great joy to exercise with his Black Lab, Shadow. He was proud she was a certified therapy dog. Dr. Everett leaves his wife Dorothy (Dot) Sherry Everett of 61 years and children: Herbert, Jr. and his fianc Gina Offenstine of Newton, John of Ann Arbor, MI, Paul and his wife, Kamal, of Stavern, Norway, David of Campton, NH, James of Campton, NH, and Sherry Jones and her husband, Gregory, of Marietta, GA; and grandchildren Nathan, Matthew, Timothy, Katie, Michael, Patrick, Jon, Emilie, Christopher, and Elizabeth; and other family members Erica Everett, Margaret Everett, Randi Naerum, and Paul Donohue. The Natural Resources Trust of Easton, working with Dr. and Mrs. Everett, established a memorial trail at Wheaton Farm for their son, Bruce, who died at age 5. He is also survived by his brother Albert and his wife, Pat, of Little Rock, AR, the late Robert Everett and a sister the late Ann Sawyer, two sister-laws the late Ruth and Ginni Sherry, and several nieces and nephews. Donations in Dr. Everetts memory may be made to: Doctors without Borders USA, 333 Seventh Ave, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10001, Attn: Planned Giving; Easton Lions Club, PO Box 1032, Easton, MA 02334; or the Natural Resources Trust of Easton (NRT of Easton), Box 188, North Easton, MA 02356. Relatives and Friends are kindly invited to attend a Memorial Concert on Monday, December 3rd in honor of Dr. Herbert L. Everett at Unity Church, 9 Main Street, North Easton at 11 am. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To light a special candle in Dr. Everetts memory, please visit the funeral home web site at www.robertsandsons funeralhome.com.