EASTPORT - Betty Wright passed away Oct. 16, 2013, in Auburn. Betty was born April 11, 1935, in Middleton, England.
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Betty is survived by her daughters, Joette Jouglard, and Paulette Garrido; sisters, Shirley Pugh, and Florence Dale; and grandchildren, Erica Jouglard, Paul and Mark Garrido. Betty is predeceased by husband Paul; sons, Paul, Andrew and Thomas; father, Arthur Leslie Crane; mother Winifred; and brothers, Eddie and Gerald Crane.
Betty was an Air Force wife for 20 years. She traveled Europe and the United States and took care of her three children while husband, Paul, went on frequent remote assignments. After retiring in Eastport in 1979, Betty held an assortment of jobs. She worked at Guilford's, JJ Newberry's, Franks pizza, and was a substitute teacher at Eastport Elementary and Shead high school.
Betty was an active member of the Daughters of Isabella, the VFW and St Joseph's Catholic Church. She was well known and loved at local beano games and was lovingly nicknamed "Betty Boop" by those who knew her.
Betty enjoyed baking, gardening, mending and keeping busy. Never one to miss a social event, she was an active participant in many over the years. Betty participated in local fashion shows, lip-synch performances, Fourth of July parades, exercise and aerobics classes and went on several trips. Betty loved to collect angels and had an extensive collection. Now, Betty is with the angels and her savior.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Eastport. Internment to follow at Bayside Cemetery. Donations in Betty's honor may be made online to the Alzheimer's Association at alz.org. Expressions of sympathy may be mailed to Joette Jouglard, 8520 112 St. SW, Lakewood, WA 98498. Services by Mays Funeral Home, Calais and Eastport. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Oct. 18, 2013