A memorial service celebrating the life of Beatrice Shilstone is being held on Sunday, Nov. 27, from 1 to 3 at New Pond Farm in Redding. She was a resident of West Redding for almost 60 years and a teacher at Stadley Rough Elementary School in Danbury for more than 20 years. She was also a founder and longtime board member of Danbury Children First which is merging with Families Network of Western CT. Her survivors include a son, Jonathan Shilstone of Ridgefield.

To RSVP or for more information, contact shilstone@live.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Families Network of Western CT, 5 Library Place. Danbury, 06810.