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Elizabeth V. Anderson

May 27, 1926 — August 17, 2023

Southington, CT

Elizabeth V. Anderson

Elizabeth "Betty" V. Anderson, 97, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at her home. She was the beloved wife of the late Leonard H. Anderson.

Betty was born on May 27, 1926 in New York, New York. She grew up in Newington with her parents Ottelia (Blank) and Edward Brinley. Betty worked as an administrator for several organizations, including St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, UCONN School of Medicine and the State of Connecticut Department of Income Maintenance.  Following her retirement from the State of Connecticut, Betty obtained her BA from Trinity College.   Upon graduation, Betty returned to the work force at the Connecticut Christian Conference of Churches.

Betty was a loyal member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for over 70 years.  She was devoted to her husband of 61 years and the loving mother of two sons, Peter and his wife Margaret of Marion and David and his wife Rosemary of Salem, and a daughter Elaine (Warren McGrath) of South Windsor.  She was the proud grandmother of Jason (Jess) and Sara, and the great-grandmother of Emily, Ethan, Liam, Owen and Grant.

In addition to her husband Leonard, Elizabeth was predeceased by her brother Robert Varney, sister Marian Connors, son-in-law Harry Lemasters and grandson Jared Anderson.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Memorial Garden, 145 Main St., Southington, CT 06489.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m.  on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 145 Main St., Southington. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences and directions, please visit

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Tuesday, August 29, 2023

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

145 Main St, Southington, CT 06489

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