Elizabeth "Betty" Atwood (Alling)
Surry -- Elizabeth (Betty) Alling Atwood died peacefully on June 25, 2018, where she was lovingly cared for by Patten Pond House in Surry, Maine, and Beacon Hospice. Betty Atwood was born September 19, 1926, in Montclair, New Jersey to Charles B. Alling and Esther Kelsey Alling.
Betty and her devoted husband, Howard Nye Atwood Jr., lived in Surry, Maine, for many years. Betty will be remembered for her numerous life interests and her genuine support and love of family and friends. Betty tended her garden with care and was an active member of the Blue Hill Garden Club. She was associated with the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, UCC for many years, studied the Bible, and was guided in her life by its many lessons. An avid reader and learning enthusiast, Betty was an elementary school teacher in years past.
Betty is survived by her nieces Charlotte Alling, Elizabeth Alling, Gaie Alling, Kelsey Ambrose, Shelley Rice, Wendy Scheck, and Vicky Sigworth. Betty’s brother, Charles B. Alling Jr., and sisters Prudence Alling and Joan Wuerth, pre-deceased her.
A Service of Celebration will be held at the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, Maine at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 7, 2018.
Gifts in memory of Betty Atwood can be made to the First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, UCC, P O Box 444, Blue Hill 04614 and Beacon Hospice – Bangor, 289 State Street b, Bangor 04401
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth
Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com