Miss Jean dance teacher, gymnastics teacher, has passed away

Miss Jean dance teacher, gymnastics teacher, has passed away

HUDSON — She took her tea with a splash of milk and put in her times doing what she cherished.

Jean Beddow-Arnth died on Sept. 27 at the age of 96. Identified as “Miss Jean” to quite a few, she hailed from England and guided plenty of students through pirouetting and twirling as a dance and gymnastics teacher in Hudson and, later on, Marlborough.

“I believe what I remembered most is that she was exceptionally generous with her praise of her learners,” said Linda LeSage, a student-turned-enterprise partner with Beddow-Arnth. “She taught youngsters not just dance but the artwork of emotion superior about by themselves, their achievements. She taught them regard.”

Miss Jean dance teacher, gymnastics teacher, has passed away

LeSage “met” Beddow-Arnth more than 60 a long time in the past — her brothers took dance courses and her mother knew Beddow-Arnth while pregnant. LeSage also took dance classes. right until age 18, then worked guiding the scenes on recitals ahead of starting to be her organization husband or wife.

“I consider the total community will concur that Jean’s dance recitals ended up larger than just about anything any individual has ever finished,” LeSage explained. “It was a story. There were talking components. There was scenery. There were being functions. It was just elaborate.”