Piper, Elizabeth M. "Betsy"
Elizabeth M. “Betsy” Piper
Elizabeth M. “Betsy” Piper, 85, of Naples, Fla. died April 8, 2008. Born in New Castle, Pa.
January 19, 1923,
daughter of Marlen and Katherine Matthews, she graduated from Mercyhurst Preparatory School and Wheelock College in Boston, class of 1945.
Betsy was a teacher at the Rowland Park Country Day School in Baltimore, Md.
In Erie, she was a member and past officer of the Junior League, the YWCA, the American Red Cross
and the Visiting Nurses Association.
she was an active member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
and an avid bridge player at Royal Palm Country Club.
She will be dearly missed by her loving family
including her devoted husband of 62 years, William;
daughter, Nancy Piper of Naples;
sisters, Anne M. (Robert) Kibler of Naples
and Mary M. Spare of Erie;
sister-in-law, Jeanne Matthews of Rochester, N.Y.;
and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son, Thomas in 1976
and her bother, Marlen, Matthews.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 17th, 10:30 a.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 3901 Davis Blvd., Naples, FL 34104. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or the charity of one’s choice.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church "