Elizabeth J. Stark (Bettie), 86, of 67 Maple Ave., Claremont, NH, died Tuesday evening, August 27, 2019, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
She was born July 22, 1933, in Bayshore NY, the daughter of Carmen and Agnes Grella, attended Long Island schools and graduated from Baldwin High School. She had spent much of her career in the banking industry.
She married Peter Stark in 1954. The couple had resided on Long Island, New York, Vermont and most recently in New Hampshire.
Bettie was active in the Claremont Senior Center and several church groups.
They loved to travel by train visiting friends and relatives throughout the country.
The family includes her former husband Peter; one daughter Beth Betourney of Claremont; four sons, Stephen Stark and his wife Ellen of Staten Island, NY; Peter J. Stark III and his wife Connie of Bolingbrook, IL; Robert Stark and his wife Darla of Smithtown, Long Island, NY; and the youngest son, Thomas Stark of Smithtown, Long Island, NY; 12 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth will be dearly missed by her loving family and friends.
A Funeral Mass was held Saturday at St. Mary’s Church, with Father Shawn Therrien officiating.
Burial followed at the West Claremont burying grounds in Claremont.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations can be made in her name to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Health, in the reference line be sure to put Patient Services Care Fund (Breast Cancer) Elizabeth Stark. Mail to: DHMC Geisel Office of Development, Attn: Jason Naugler, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756-0001. Or you may donate on-line at dhmcalumdev.hitchcock.org.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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