Elizabeth “Betty” Bascom, 88, formerly of Charlestown, NH, died on November 5, 2017, at the Sullivan County Health Care in Unity, NH.
She was born In Colebrook, NH, on April 21, 1929.
Betty was a teacher who taught the business class at Sunapee High School, Charlestown High School and retired from Fall Mountain Reginal High School.
Betty had played Varsity basketball while at Plymouth State College. Even after her children were out of school she attended many Fall Mountain basketball games.
She enjoyed skiing, skating and knitting. She had done a lot of volunteering through- out her life, the Charlestown Senior Center, Meals on Wheels and River Valley Animal Protection League to name a few.
She was member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, the Charlestown Senior Center and was a member of the singing group, “Silver Country”.
The family includes her son, John O. Bascom and his wife, Peggy of Charlestown; her daughter, Beth A. Lavoie and her husband, Steve of Concord; three grandchildren, Killy J. Buckholz and her husband, Vince, Scott D. Bascom and Emily E. Lavoie; two great granddaughters, Ava and Clara Buckholz.
She was predeceased by her husband, Orin E. Bascom who died in 1996; her mother, Marion (Ramsay) Woodrow and her step-father, Max Woodrow, and by her siblings Dorothy, Annette, Richard and Harold Annis
A memorial service was held at the Stringer Funeral Home on Saturday with Robert Lee officiating. There will also will be a service in Colebrook at a later date.
The family would like to thank Carla, Harri, Faye and Alainie for the wonderful care in helping to keep Betty home as long they could.
Donations may be made in her memory to the Charlestown Senior Center, 223 Old Springfield Road, Charlestown, NH 03603; Meals on Wheels, 67 Maple Avenue, Claremont, NH 03743; River Valley Animal Protection League, 60 Cummings Avenue, Charlestown, NH 03603.
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