Elizabeth-"Betty" McSain (nee Boell)-Obituary

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Elizabeth H. "Betty" McSain (nee Boell)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Aug 9, 1929 – Jul 20, 2020 (Age 90)


August 9, 1929
July 20, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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Elizabeth “Betty” H. (nee Boell) McSain passed away in Phoenix, Arizona on Monday July 20, 2020 at the age of 90, three weeks shy of her 91st birthday. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 9, 1929. She was a devoted wife to Chief Stephen McSain Jr., USN ret. who passed in 1995. Together they raised six children. Betty was a loving Mother of Stephen, III (Nancy), Mark (Lisa) the late Deborah Eagleson, Thomas, Peter (Tammy), Christopher, ( Tara). She is survived by her 5 sons, 18 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and her last remaining sister Truday Capaldo. She was a devout Roman Catholic and volunteered thousands of hours over decades to St, Anselm Parish in Northeast Philadelphia. She will be laid to rest with her husband at Resurrection Cemetery in Bensalem, PA. Services and Interment will be held privately for her family

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I was blessed during my years as pastor of Saint Anselm church to have Betty. She came to church every day to celebrate Mass. every Saturday, she helped to clean the church. She washed and ironed the altar cloths. See how to plan and execute how the church would be decorated for Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, the 50th anniversary of the parish, and other special celebrations. When she moved out of the area, there is definitely a void which in my opinion has never been filled. I...

Mrs. McSain was my Girl Scout troop leader many years ago. She was a wonderful and gracious woman who gave willingly of her time to all of the girls.

I am so sorry for the loss of this great woman.

Sorry to read this. She was a very nice lady. We had a lot of good times as kids in Industry PA.

Please accept my condolences . I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the word of God comfort and strengthen you. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17