GASTONIA - Elizabeth Anne Best, 66, died April 27, 2014, at her home.
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She was born in Philadelphia, Pa. on Oct. 20, 1947, daughter of the late Robert Joseph and Catherine Marie O'Connor Best.
Elizabeth was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and worked with Gaston Place and Gaston Manor as a Medical Technician.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter and son-in-law, Janene and Richard Palmquist of Belmont; grandchildren, Francis, Alexander and Shaina Palmquist; sisters, Catherine Stone and C. Barrett, Alice Tanski; brother-in-law, Joseph Mingle; nieces and nephews, Robert Burpee, Michael Burpee, Christopher Stone, Kimberly Kaltenbach, Adrianne Moss, Jennifer Colón, Jeffrey Mingle, Andrew Tanski and Marc Mingle; as well as a number of great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Mingle.
A Requiem Mass will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Mt. Holly, with Father Patrick Abbet officiating. Rosary prayers will begin at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Evergreen –"A Quiet Place," Belmont.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in the name of Elizabeth Anne Best may be made to www.newseminaryproject.org.
McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Best family.
Condolences may be made online at www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors
515 North Central Avenue Belmont, NC 28012
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 30, 2014