Elizabeth's Story

AUBURN - Elizabeth (Betsy) DeWitt, 70, passed away peacefully on Thursday March 17, 2016 at The Hospice House in Auburn with family at her side. She was born in Millinocket, May 11, 1945, the daughter or Raymond and Lauretta Rush.

Betsy enjoyed yard sales and impromptu trips to the Maine Coast with her husband of 51 years, Richard (Dickey) DeWitt Sr.

In addition to her husband, Betsy is survived by her brother, James Rush of Arkansas, children; Jenny Monroe of Bangor, Richard DeWitt Jr. of Orlando, Todd DeWitt and his wife Lorna DeWitt of Auburn, James DeWitt and wife Christina DeWitt of Windham, and Heather DeWitt of Somersworth, NH; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and other family and friends.

A celebration of Besty's life will be held on April 2, 2016, from 2pm - 6pm at St. Peters Church in East Millinocket. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Foundation, 15 Strawberry Ave, Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Service Lewiston & Auburn, 783-8545. Online condolences may be expressed in the guestbook at www.thefortingroupauburn.com
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