E. Elizabeth Durfee
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E. Elizabeth Durfee
  • March 6, 1924 - July 29, 2016
  • Massachusetts

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Elizabeth "Betty" Durfee, passed away Friday, July 29, 2016 in St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. She was the wife of David Durfee to whom she had been married for 34 years.

Born in Fairhaven, the daughter of the late Albert J. and Christina E. (Tim) George, she was a graduate of Fairhaven High School, and attended Bristol Community College and Southeastern Massachusetts University in Dartmouth.

Mrs. Durfee was employed as a Social Worker for 25 years in the Department of Transitional Assistance for the State of Massachusetts and she was an avid reader.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a son Frederick Easton of Ware, MA; a daughter Robin Nelson of Pittsford, VT; four grandchildren Benjamin Easton, Tyler, Travis and Arianna Nelson; three great grandchildren Nadia Easton, Hunter and Brynn Nelson; a sister Constance Brown of Belmont, MA and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was also the mother of the late Christopher Easton; sister of the late Tom and Walter George.

Her Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 10:30 am in the Trinity Lutheran Church, 16 Temple Place, Fairhaven. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7pm in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT FAIRLAWN 180 Washington St., Fairhaven. Burial will be in River-Side Cemetery, Fairhaven. For directions or to send a tribute please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com