David M. Bezanson1

M, #26987
FatherCharles G. Bezanson1 b. c 1924, d. 27 Aug 2008
Relationship6th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
Last Edited2 Mar 2015


  1. [S2] Charles G. "Jerry" Bezanson Death Notice, The Enterprise (Brockton, Massachusetts), 28 August 2008.

Margaret Davis1

F, #26988


Charles G. Bezanson b. c 1924, d. 27 Aug 2008
     Margaret Davis married Charles G. Bezanson.1
Last Edited2 Mar 2015


  1. [S2] Charles G. "Jerry" Bezanson Death Notice, The Enterprise (Brockton, Massachusetts), 28 August 2008.

Wanda L. Bezanson1

F, #26990, b. circa 1954, d. 17 September 2014
I learned Wanda's connection to the known Bezanson lineage based on research by Lennie Paquette.
FatherCharles Francis Bezanson1
MotherMyrtle June Schenks1 b. c 1934, d. 28 Jun 2009


William E. McCarthy
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
Wanda (Bezanson) McCarthy
     Wanda L. Bezanson was born circa 1954 at Haverhill, Massachusetts.1 She married William E. McCarthy circa 1989.1 Wanda L. Bezanson died on 17 September 2014 at Lawrence General Hospital, Lawrence, Massachusetts.1 She was buried on 22 September 2014 in Saint James Cemetery, Haverhill, Massachusetts.1

Haverhill, MA: Wanda L. (Bezanson) McCarthy, 60, of Haverhill, died on September 17, 2014 at Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence, MA after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Haverhill and raised and educated in Plaistow, NH, daughter of Charles "Buzzie" Bezanson and the late June (Schenks) Bezanson, she attended the Pollard School and graduated from Timberlane Regional High School with the Class of 1972.

Mrs. McCarthy was employed most recently as a bookkeeper for McCarthy Transportation. She had also been employed as a teller and head bookkeeper at Plaistow Cooperative Bank for ten years.

She enjoyed sewing and crafts and was the operator of B.T.M Consignment Shop in Haverhill. An avid bowler in her younger years, Mrs. McCarthy also enjoyed horseback riding as a child.

Wanda's true passion was stock car racing, both as a driver and spectator. She was the backbone and most loyal supporter of the family racing legacy, McCarthy Motor Sports. She enjoyed cheering on their car #30 and #64 at races at Star Speedway, Lee Raceway, Hudson Speedway, Pines Speedway, and Monadnock Speedway.

She is survived by her husband of twenty-five years, William E. McCarthy, her father, Charles "Buzzie" Bezanson of Lake Havasu City, AZ, her son, William J. McCarthy of Methuen, MA, two daughters, Terri L. (Peabody) Chase and her husband Jason Chase of Raymond, NH, and Melinda J. McCarthy of Haverhill, four brothers, Charles R. "Buzzie" Bezanson of Plaistow, Dan D. Bezanson of Plaistow, Rick Bezanson of Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Russell Bezanson of Berthoud, CO, four grandchildren, Tyler Chase, Alexa Chase, Aubrianna Chase, and Alyvia Chase, and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Wanda's Life Celebration on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Brookside Chapel and Funeral Home, A Life Celebration Home, 116 Main Street, Route 121A, Plaistow, NH. Her funeral service will take place on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Haverhill.1
Last Edited26 Mar 2016


  1. [S2] Wanda L. (Bezanson) McCarthy Death Notice, Brookside Chapel and Funeral Home (Plaistow, New Hampshire).

Myrtle June Schenks1,2

F, #26992, b. circa 1934, d. 28 June 2009


Charles Francis Bezanson
     Myrtle June Schenks was born circa 1934 at Massachusetts.1 She married Charles Francis Bezanson on 18 April 1953 at Plaistow, New Hampshire.1 Myrtle June Schenks died on 28 June 2009 at Lake Havasu City, Arizona.3

     Obituary from Havasu News (Lake Havasu City, Arizona), 1 July 2009:
Myrtle June Bezanson
Oct. 31, 1933 – June 28, 2009

Myrtle June Bezanson, 75, passed away Sunday in Lake Havasu City. She was born to Ralph and May (McVea) Schencks Oct. 31, 1933, in Haverhill, Mass.

June, as she was known to her family and friends, married her teenage sweetheart, Charles “Buzzy” Bezanson April 18, 1953. Together, with her family, they relocated to Lake Havasu City because of her love for the heat. She was a member of the London Bridge Square Dancers Club and had a passion for horses.

June was a great and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was the glue that kept the family together.

June leaves behind her husband of 56 years, Charles Bezanson, of Lake Havasu City; sons, Charles (Sue) Bezanson and Dan (Kelly) Bezanson, both of Plaistow, N.H., Rick (Diane) Bezanson, of Lake Havasu City, and Russell Bezanson, of Berthoud, Colo; daughter Wanda (Bill) McCarthy, of Haverhill, Mass; 12 grandchildren, Terri, Bill, Melinda, Jamie, Melissa, Randy, Jackie, Brian, Brad, Courtney, Tanya and Taylor; and three great-grandchildren.

A visitation will take place today 6-8 p.m. at Lietz-Fraze Chapel. Funeral services will be on Thursday, 11 a.m. at Lietz-Fraze Chapel. Words of comfort and inspiration will be presented by Pastor Mike Moorhead. Services and interment will take place in Plaistow, N.H., at a later date.3
Last Edited13 Apr 2016


  1. [S872] FamilySearch, New Hampshire Marriage Certificates, 1948-1959, Charles Francis Bezanson; Myrtle June Schenks; 18 April 1953; Certificate Number: 53-6318.
  2. [S2] Wanda L. (Bezanson) McCarthy Death Notice, Brookside Chapel and Funeral Home (Plaistow, New Hampshire).
  3. [S2] Myrtle June Bezanson Death Notice, Havasu News (Lake Havasu City, Arizona), 1 July 2009.

Aleta Linwood Flanders1

F, #27000, b. 9 March 1904


Peleoman Carlisle Bezanson b. c 1908, d. 15 Jan 1965
     Aleta Linwood Flanders was born on 9 March 1904 at Chilmark, Massachusetts.2 She married Peleoman Carlisle Bezanson on 22 April 1934 at Chilmark, Massachusetts. She was 30.1
Last Edited4 Mar 2015


  1. [S840] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988", Peleoman Carlisle Bezanson; Aleta Flanders; Chilmark Marriage Register; 22 April 1934.
  2. [S840] Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, "Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988", Aleta Linwood Flanders; Chilmark Birth Register; 9 March 1904.