Connie J. Tevis, age 60, of Brockton died Thursday, December 2, 2021. She was born in Waltham and raised in Brockton, a daughter of the late Jerre Tevis and Stephanie (Orsini) Tevis-Jewett. She was a 1978 graduate of Brockton High School and earned an associate’s degree from Massasoit Community College.
Early in her career, Connie worked at West Acres nursing home and Papa Gino’s, Westgate. She then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where she had extended family and worked in hospitality. When she came back to Massachusetts, she worked in vendor relations at the Hills Department Store headquarters in Canton and hospitality at Marriott Long Wharf Boston.
For over fifteen years, Connie was very involved in Project Guardian Angels and enjoyed helping homeless families in need, Christmas for children, fundraising and other events. Connie held a volunteer position of assistant project coordinator for Brockton-based Project Guardian Angels (PGA). This is where she became friends with Officer Rosie Browne, the founder of PGA. In her volunteer role, Connie assisted in any task necessary to facilitate the program. She also enjoyed working closely with many of the corporate sponsors, private donors and volunteers. She was amazed at their financial generosity and their volunteer time which supported the PGA program in the community.
Connie was honored at the annual Brockton Breakfast with Champions for her involvement in the Brockton Youth Foundation within the community. She enjoyed helping people and would always go out of her way to make sure everyone’s needs were met or gave them additional options to other services.
Connie is the sister of Joseph Tevis and his wife Jan of Weymouth, Frances “Fran” McDonald and her husband Jerry of Pembroke and Richard Tevis and his wife Julie of Pocasset as well as several nieces and nephews. Connie is also survived by extended family in Arizona, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Utah.
Visitation will be held in the Conley Funeral Home 139 Belmont St. (rte.123) Brockton on Sunday December 12, 2021 from 10am to 12 noon followed by a prayer service.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Project Guardian Angels c/o Ofc. Rosie Browne, Brockton Police Department, 7 Commercial Street, Brockton, MA 02302.