Betty B. DanielsDecember 31,2012
Betty B. Daniels
Betty B. Daniels
WORCESTER — Betty B. Daniels, 82, of Worcester Village Road, died December 28, 2012, at Woodridge Nursing Home.
She was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., on April 18, 1930, the daughter of Henry S. Bolton and Elsie (McLellan) Bolton. Betty was in the National Honor Society and graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury and later from the Wilson School of Technology in Boston, Mass.
Following her education, she worked as a registered technologist at the former Brightlook Hospital and an x-ray technician at the Fitch Clinic, both in St. Johnsbury, Vt., and at the Vermont State Hospital in Waterbury. From 1970-1990, Betty was employed at the Vermont State Department of Liquor Control.
Betty received the Vermont Healthcare Association Volunteer of the Year Award in 2008, and was a longtime member of the Worcester Methodist Church, RSVP, and a volunteer at People’s Health & Wellness Clinic in Barre. She received special recognition for over a decade of volunteer service at Woodridge Nursing Home from 2001-2012.
She was an avid sports fan of all New England teams and enjoyed bowling, gardening, playing cribbage and knitting and crocheting for all her grandchildren.
Betty married Ray F. Daniels in East Haverhill, N.H., on January 17, 1960.
She is survived by her son, Ray F. Daniels Jr. of Andover, Mass.; two daughters, Mary Lynn Daniels of Cornwall, N.Y., and Amy Loyall of Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, David Daniels and Rebecca Daniels of Andover, Mass., Rinat Cawthern and Lianna Cawthern of Cornwall, N.Y., Nathan Loyall and David Loyall of Colorado Springs, Colo.
She is also survived by her sisters, Olive Morey of St. Johnsbury, Vt., and Esther Cuthbertson of St. Johnsbury Center, Vt.; and a brother, Burton Bolton of Plainfield, N.H.
Betty was predeceased by her husband, Ray; brothers, Raymond and Everett Bolton; and sister, Geraldine Chamberlin.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 2nd, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Guare & Sons Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Worcester United Methodist Church. Burial will take place in the springtime in East Montpelier Village Cemetery.
Online condolences may to sent to http://www.guareandsons.com/.
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