LACONIA — Elizabeth "Betty" Holland, 88, of 36 Taylor Home Drive, passed away in her home early Tuesday morning, November 12, 2013 after a brief illness.
Betty was born August 10, 1925 in Boston, MA the daughter of the late Joseph and Mildred (Sharpe) Beetle. She had been a resident of Laconia for more than 40 years during which time her career in the field of healthcare included working for Lakes Region General Hospital and Drs. Shafique and Cullen.
Betty was known for her love of family, friends and this community. She was an avid reader, bridge player and enjoyed travel. She will be remembered most for her courage, quick wit and grace.
Survivors include her son, Stephen D. Holland and his wife Pamela of Blue Bell, Penn.; one brother, Harvey Beetle and his wife, Evelyn of Laconia; three grandchildren, Joseph Holland, of Wilmington, Del.; Michael Holland, of Honolulu, Hi. and Isabella Holland, of Blue Bell, Penn., one great grandson, Noah; two nephews, Jeff and Allan Beetle, and one niece, Janice Beetle Godleski. In addition to her parents, Betty was predeceased by her son, David Holland. Betty also leaves behind many extraordinarily caring and devoted friends.
There will be no calling hours.
A Remembrance Service will be held on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in the Elm Room at Woodside Building,Taylor Community, 227 Ledges Drive Laconia, N.H. 03246.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty's memory to The NH Humane Society, PO Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com