Elizabeth L. (Betty) Brancati, 91

Elizabeth L. (Betty) Brancati, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Haynes House of Hope in Granville, following a short illness.

Born on Nov. 18, 1921, in Richmond, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late William and Amelia LaRock Levesque.

Betty was a high school graduate. For many years, she worked at the shirt factory in Whitehall. She enjoyed playing bingo, camping with her husband and dog and attending basket parties. Her favorite pastime was painting pictures of which she enjoyed giving them to family and friends.

She was a member of the Fair Haven Auxiliary.

Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her husband Dennis J. Brancati, who died on Nov. 18; four brothers, Paul, Robert, Maurice and George; two sisters, Helen Anna and Pauline.

She is survived by one brother, Clem Levesque and his wife, Mary and her special niece, Helen Donaldson and her husband, Bill and many more nieces and nephews.

Family and friends may call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Church in Fair Haven, Vt., with Rev. Antony Pittappillil, SDV, pastor officiating.

Interment will follow at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in Betty’s name to the Haynes House of Hope, 7187 Route 149, Granville, N.Y. 12832.

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