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Theresa Garofano

Theresa Garofano (Betourney)

Sunday, January 21st, 1923 - Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Theresa (Betourney) Garofano, 96 of North Adams, MA died on Monday, February 18, 2019 at her home.
She was born in North Adams, MA on January 21, 1923 a daughter of Joseph and Maria (LePage) Betourney. She attended schools in North Adams, including Notre Dame Parochial School.
In her younger years, Theresa was employed at Sprague Electric Company for a short time, before joining the New England Telephone Company as a telephone operator. She later returned to Sprague Electric Company where she worked for 17 years, until 1967. Theresa was last employed at the Boston Seafood Restaurant and Boston Fish Market in North Adams, where she worked for 14 years until her retirement in March 1994.
Theresa was a communicant of Notre Dame du Sacre Coeur Church, and a former member of the Notre Dame Adult Society.
She was the widow of Edward George Garofano, whom she married on June 22, 1946. He died on November 6, 1981.
Survivors include her daughter Linda Marie Garofano of North Adams; as well as nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. She was predeceased by a sister Rita Lepel, and a brother George Betourney.

FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Theresa Garofano will be celebrated Thursday February 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will be in the spring in Southview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 10:00am
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 10:00am
    St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church
    70 Marshall St.
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
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    Rev. Dariusz Wudarski
  • Interment

    Southview Cemetery
    1075 South Church St.
    NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
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    Burial will be in the spring


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Cheryl Garner

Posted at 08:40am
Linda I'm so sorry about your Mom's passing. I remember her most always in the kitchen cooking as we were growing up, and a good cook at that!!! Prayers and love for you during this time!

Daryl and Mimi Roy

Posted at 08:24pm
Dear Linda, deepest sympathy on the tremendous loss of your mother. My prayers are with you. Mireille Couture Roy

Daryl and Mimi Roy

Posted at 08:21pm
My deepest sympathy to Linda and the entire Garofano family on the loss of your beloved mother. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Sandy jorling

Posted at 10:11pm
Dear Linda, I am so saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. I fondly, remember her presence during our tennis/paddle group luncheon at your home. As well as your endearing remarks about caring for her. This picture is lovely! Love, -sandy j.

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