Elizabeth J. Betty (Holst) Albertson, age 82, of Brockton, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at St. Josephs Manor Nursing Home in Brockton, after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Howard Albertson. Born Sunday, May 10, 1931, in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Douglas and Abigail (Morrow) Holst. Betty had lived in Dorchester moving to Brockton in 1976 and was retired from NYNEX where she worked for 14 years. She is survived by 5 children, David Albertson and his wife Diane of Brockton, Douglas Albertson and his wife Mary of N.H., Janis Pennini of Brockton, Bette Lyons of Webster and Scott Albertson and his wife Ellen of Brockton; a sister, Gail MacLean of Whitman; a brother, Eric Holst of Germany; and many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Frederick Holst. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at 9 a.m. in the Brockton Assembly of God Church in Brockton. Visitation will take place Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. in the Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home, 647 Main St., Brockton. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to
, 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home 647 Main St., Brockton 508-586-4391
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Published in The Enterprise on Jan. 10, 2014