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Betty Arnold

1932 - 2015 BECKET Betty Arnold, 83, of Becket, passed away peacefully on, Friday March 20, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield. She was born in Greenwich, Conn., on January 28, 1932, the daughter of Earl Leighton and Lucy (Janke) Shaw. She spent her early childhood years in Connecticut and then moved to Florida graduating from Clearwater High School. She raised her family in Florida, moving to Sandisfield, Mass. in the early 1970's. While living in Sandisfield, she worked at New Boston Nursing Home for eighteen years. She also owned and operated the Tollgate Inn for twenty five years. She took much enjoyment in gardening, traveling, crafting, and especially painting. Betty is survived by one son, Edward Arnold of Becket; one daughter, Besty Arnold and partner, Jeff Johnson, of Great Barrington; one brother, Earl Shaw of Longs S.C.; one sister, Lois Christie of Tallahassee Fla. She also leaves five grandchildren, Shana, Jeffrey, Bryan, Samantha, and Jordan; and five great-grandchildren, Lila, Will, Abigail, Jackson, and Maci. Betty was predeceased by two brothers, Edward Shaw, and Robert Shaw. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Services will be held on Saturday March 28 at 11:30 a.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South Street Great Barrington MA 01230. Burial will be at the Sandisfield Center at a later date. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. preceding the funeral on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Betty's memory may be made to the Otis Ambulance Squad in care of the Birches-Roy Funeral Home 33 South Street Great Barrington, MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Mar. 26, 2015
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