December 04 1940 September 10 2019
Elizabeth M. LaChapelle December 04, 1940 – September 10, 2019 Share this obituary Send Flowers View/Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Green Island – Elizabeth “Betty” LaChapelle, 78, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at her son’s home in Schodack, following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Albany on December 4, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Elizabeth Baumis Payne. Betty lived in Green Island for many years. She was wife of the late Charles LaChapelle, who died in 1995 and had previously been married to the late Robert Breault. Betty had been employed as a licensed practical nurse at the Samaritan Hospital in Troy for over 30 years, receiving the honor of being named Employee of the Year. She was a direct care nurse for many years until being promoted to a nursing position in the Employee Health Office, retiring in 2002. She enjoyed traveling, crocheting and bowling at the Troy Bowl and Green Island Lanes, especially with her “Buddies” during tournaments. She was passionate about all of Mother Nature’s creatures and her backyard visitors will miss her generous care. She is the beloved mother of Robert (Donna) Breault, Yvonne (Lee) Snide, Bret (Cathy) Breault and William (Linda) Breault; sister of Patricia Wagner, Steven Payne, George Gross and the late Francis, Richard, Michael and Caroline May Payne; and dear friend of Rose Shulusky. Betty is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at the McNulty Funeral Home, 147 Hudson Avenue, Green Island on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be beside her husband, Charles, in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Colonie. Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers and because of Betty’s love for animals, the family has requested that contributions be made in her memory to the Mohawk and Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakland Avenue, Menands, NY 12204. Print Obituary
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Elizabeth LaChapelle December 04 1940 September 10 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Troy, state: New York