Enid P. (Parsons) Beaton of Natick, a foster parent and teacher, died Tuesday at Wayland Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was 85.
Mrs. Beaton was born and raised in Dorchester. She had been a resident of Natick for 45 years.
She worked as a teacher and educated children from kindergarten up to the third grade in Chelsea, Dorchester and Wellesley.
She was also a substitute teacher for the Natick schools.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Church, Natick.
Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Natick.
Arrangements by John Everett & Sons Funeral Home, Natick.