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Betty B. Fabian
Betty B. Fabian
Betty Borjeson Fabian, 86, of Dartmouth, MA died on Monday August 23, 2021 of natural causes with her daughter by her side.
Born in Hartford, CT, she attended Hartford College For Women and earned a BS and subsequently an RN. After graduating, she married Michael Fabian in 1956. She continued to work as a nurse while rearing three children in Weston, CT where they lived from 1967. Betty moved to South Dartmouth in 1995 ten years after Michael died. She continued her nursing career with the community nurse association and was a CPR instructor working for local schools and physicians' offices. She also volunteered for Our Sisters' School in New Bedford, MA.
She is survived by her brother Ralph Borjeson and his wife, Susan, of Florida, her three children David and his wife, Marie-Laurence, of New Jersey, Jack and his wife Claire of New Hampshire, her daughter Jennifer DePalma and her husband Steve of Vermont, five grandchildren, Isabelle, Alexander, Max, Eva, Sage, two great-grandchildren, Zoe and Noah, and her niece Sara Borjeson her husband Leo of Massachusetts and their children.
She was a bird watcher, adored all her pets, was an avid reader and a great friend to many. She will be missed.
The family held a private service and enjoyed many memories of her. Her family expresses their admiration and gratitude to Hospice Care of the Community Nurse Home Care (CNHC) for their wonderful care in the last weeks of her life.
In lieu of flowers to the home, the family invites donations to be made to The Community Nurse Home Care, 62 Center St., Fairhaven, MA 02719 or Our Sisters' School, 145 Brownell Ave., New Bedford, MA 02740. For online condolence book, please visit
Published by Westport-News on Sep. 13, 2021.
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