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Elizabeth A. "Betsy" O'Laughlin

1945 - 2015 PITTSFIELD Miss Elizabeth A. "Betsy" O'Laughlin, age 69, formerly of 1749 East St., died Monday evening at Berkshire Medical Center after a long illness. She was born in Pittsfield, Sept. 16, 1945, the daughter of the late Philip B. and Cecelia T. Ford O'Laughlin. She attended St. Joseph's Grammar School and was a 1963 graduate of St. Joseph's High School. She continued her education and attended the Ritner Floral Design School in Boston prior to returning to Pittsfield. She then attended the former Pittsfield General Hospital Nursing Assistant Program. Employed as a Nursing Assistant beginning in 1967, she remained there at Berkshire Medical Center until her retirement in 1980 as a result of ill health. She was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church and was a former communicant of St. Francis Church and its Women's Society. Betsy enjoyed reading and the company of her friends. She is survived by her nephew, Michael O'Laughlin, her six cousins, Patty Pero, Dennis Ryan and Judy Bercury as well as Peter, Daniel, David Koscher, her friend at Hillcrest Commons, Arleen Alshouse, and her friend and caregiver, Mary A. Quinto of Pittsfield In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Stephen O'Laughlin, and her nephew, Sean O'Laughlin. FUNERAL NOTICE: O'Laughlin, Elizabeth A. "Betsy", age 69, of Pittsfield, died Feb. 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 10:15 a.m. from the DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME followed with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. James K. Joyce, pastor, officiating. Private burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 18, 2015
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