Elizabeth Boord "Betty" Clifford

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August 21, 2013

Elizabeth "Betty" Boord Clifford, 67, of New Philadelphia, passed away Wednesday morning at Schuylkill Center Nursing and Rehab, Pottsville.

Born in Pottsville, Jan. 12, 1946, she was a daughter of Agnes Rompalo Boord, Pottsville, and the late Paul Boord, and a granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Paul Boord.

Betty was a 1963 graduate of Nativity BVM High School and then earned her registered nursing degree from Reading School of Nursing. She retired after 35 years as a registered nurse at Lenox Hill Hospital, Manhattan, N.Y.

She was a member of Holy Cross Roman Catholic Church, New Philadelphia.

She was an avid golfer and also worked in the Hidden Valley Pro Shop, Freidensburg.

Surviving, in addition to her mother, Agnes, are her husband, James Clifford; a brother, Pat Boord and his wife, Maryann, Connecticut; three nieces; and great-nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, New Philadelphia, with the Rev. Ronald J. Minner as the celebrant. Friends and relatives may call from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Thomas J. Bartashus Funeral Home, New Philadelphia. In memory of Betty, the family requests contributions be made to Schuylkill Center Alzheimer's Unit, 100 Schuylkill Manor Road, Pottsville, PA 17901.

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New Philadelphia, PA 17959
(570) 277-6941
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Published in Republican & Herald on Aug. 22, 2013