Vanessa M. Grande, 26, died January 10, after a courageous battle with addiction. Born and raised in Beverly, she was the beloved daughter of Anthony Michael and Toni Lee (Theriault) Grande.
Vanessa graduated from Beverly High School class of 2009 and Plymouth State University class of 2013, Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in environmental science engineering.
She is survived by her brother Michael Anthony Grande of Beverly; an aunt, Theresa Killam of Amesbury; an uncle, Todd Theriault and his wife Deborah of Salisbury; cousins, Justin, Margaret, Benjamin, Laurie, Louis III and Anthony; her lifelong friends, Kayla Richards and Michael Zullo and many other family and friends. She was predeceased by her grandparents Annette and Arthur Theriault, Louis Michael and Lee Jean Grande, an Uncle Louis M. Grande Jr., also from Beverly.
Vanessa loved anything to do with nature and the outdoors. She loved skiing with her family and friends every weekend at Loon, Waterville and Bretton woods and hiking the mountains in New Hampshire.
She also enjoyed cooking and spending time with her family and friends and being a big sister. She adored the family pets, especially Charlie and her Bird Harley. She was a very passionate reader and loved all types of music.
Her funeral service will be held at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly, Tuesday January 16, at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours Monday, from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Beverly.Contributions may be made in her memory to Meghan's house, www.themeganhouse.org.
Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.
Published on January 13, 2018