Elizabeth's Story

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - Elizabeth " Betty" (Murray) Whittaker, 67, passed away March 3, 2015, after a 3 year battle with brain cancer. Elizabeth was born in Bangor, Maine on April 4, 1947 the daughter of Joseph F. Murray and Lucy (Cowie) Murray-Campbell. She grew up in Island Falls and graduated from Island Falls High School in 1965. She moved to Bangor in 1979 and moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1997 where she continued as a valued and well loved Realtor; a career she loved that lasted over 25 years.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Laurie J. McGraw of Virginia Beach, Virginia and many close friends. A special thank you to Nina Morrison of New Braunfels, Texas; Rod and Susanne McGraw of Palm Coast, Florida; Geneva Mitchell of Hampton, Virginia; and Tony and Jacquie Bowers of Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton.

Betty's daughter, Laurie, will receive friends and family, Friday, May 22 from 6-9pm at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls, Maine. A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 23 at 2pm at Island Falls Cemetery. Friends and Family are welcome. Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton.
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