CRYSTAL RIVER, Florida >> Betty Ann Allard, 86, of Crystal River, Florida, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013. A native of Torrington, she was born Nov. 2, 1926 to James and Ruth (Ford) Foster, one of eight children.
Mrs. Allard moved to Crystal River two years ago from Clearwater, Florida, where she had lived for more than 30 years. She was a retired factory worker with Torrington Company, Torrington.
Betty is survived by her three children: Michael Horgan (Karen), Bantam, Maureen Crisman (Donald), Crystal River, and Kathleen Sutton-Brown (Ian), Inglis, Florida; brother Frederick Foster, Hampton, Virginia; sisters Irma Foster, Janis Miller and Mary Simonin, all of Torrington, grandchildren Eileen, Margaret, Kelly, Diane, Melissa, Jessica, Megan, Paul and Patti; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Allard was preceded in death by her husbands Edward J. Yodkins and James Allard and three siblings; James, Ronald and George Foster.
Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, Florida, www.wilderfuneral.com.
Published in The Register Citizen on Aug. 1, 2013