Elizabeth A. "Betty" (LaFrenier) Zimmerman, 81, of Templeton, died peacefully Friday, June 15, 2018 in Heywood Hospital of Gardner, surrounded by her family, following a brief illness.
Born in Gardner on December 4, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Wilfred and Mary Anne (Caisse) LaFrenier.
Elizabeth graduated from Cushing Academy of Ashburnham with the Class of 1954.
She was a member of Holy Cross Church of East Templeton.
Prior to retiring she was employed by First Safety Fund Bank as a Head Teller. She was previously employed by John Hancock Insurance Company as a Secretary for several years. Elizabeth was also very involved in the daily operations of her husband's business, Snap-On Tools.
Elizabeth was a loving, devoted wife and mother who enjoyed being a homemaker and treasured spending time with her family. She enjoyed watching tennis, cooking and spending time in York, Maine. She also loved her dog "Sadie".
She leaves her husband of 55 years, John G. Zimmerman, of Templeton; one son, John Steven Zimmerman and his wife Larissa of Wenham; one daughter, Kristine M. Boudreau and her husband Marc of Phillipston; one sister, Patricia M. Adams of Gardner; five grandchildren, Zachary Boudreau, Justin Boudreau, Alex Zimmerman, Julian Zimmerman and Veronique Zimmerman; several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, June 20th at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
Calling hours will be held Wednesday, June 20th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Wreaths Across America, PO Box 249, Columbia Falls, ME 04623 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 12:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
MA Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon, MA