OGDENSBURG -- Funeral services for Elizabeth “Betty” Pearl Chauvin, age 89 of Ogdensburg and formerly of Plattsburgh will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday (Oct 14, 2021) at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home with her son-in-law Deacon Anthony Pastizzo officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Calling hours will be held also on Thursday from 11:00am until the time of the service at the Funeral Home. Mrs. Chauvin passed away at St. Joseph’s Home on Monday (Oct 11, 2021).
Surviving are her children; Michael (Theresa) Chauvin of Red Hook NY, David (Nancy) Chauvin of Syracuse, Susan Kelly-Killeen of Seattle WA, Julie (John) McCoy of Oklahoma, Cheryl (Anthony) Pastizzo of Ogdensburg and Mary Mattila & her companion Ron Sears of Palm Bay, FL; many grandchildren & great-grandchildren; a brother Cleo (Judy) Kelly of Portland ME; along with many nieces, nephews & cousins.
A brother Michael Kelly and a sister Jen Searsay predeceased her.
Betty was born on July 31, 1932 in Moriah NY, a daughter of the late Michael & Pearl Elizabeth (Gauthier) Kelly. She graduated from Dannemora High School and later married Edward Chauvin.
Betty began her career as a waitress and later returned to college where she obtained her associates degree in her 50’s. She worked as a library aid at Clinton Community College until age 78 when she retired.
She was a past member of the St. John’s Church in Keesville, NY where she was a member of the Catholic Daughters/Sodality. She loved reading, crossword puzzles, crocheting and spending time with her family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Joseph’s Home Foundation, 950 Linden Street; Ogdensburg, NY 13669. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.