Elizabeth D. (Betty) May

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  • "A very special teacher for two of my children while growing..."
    - David Shapera
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    - Dianne Pallo
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Elizabeth (Betty) D. May, 94, of Tolland, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

She was born on Aug. 9, 1918, in Beaver Falls, Pa., daughter of William T. and Rebecca (Anderson) Dalzell. She married Howard E. May Jr., and they had four children, Kenneth, David, Jeanette, and Sue Anne, and a foster daughter, Gloria. She taught kindergarten in Willington for many years.

She is survived by her four children; foster daughter; Kenneth's wife, Linda; David's wife, Phyllis; grandson, Robert May, and his wife, Lori; granddaughter, Lisa May; and cousins, Robert Mund of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Carol Stager of Los Angeles, Calif. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard, and her brother, Thomas Dalzell.

No calling hours or burial service will be held. There will be a celebration of life service on May 4, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Second Congregational Church of Stafford in West Stafford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the .

The Potter Funeral Home, Willimantic, assisted with arrangements.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 23 to Apr. 27, 2013