Obituaries

Lawrence Miller
B: 1939-11-21
D: 2021-05-12
View Details
Miller, Lawrence
Cecelia Bolus
B: 1929-04-25
D: 2021-05-10
View Details
Bolus, Cecelia
Germaine Rhodes
B: 1929-07-25
D: 2021-05-09
View Details
Rhodes, Germaine
Thomas Bullett
B: 1933-12-01
D: 2021-05-08
View Details
Bullett, Thomas
Rose Levesque
B: 1980-04-24
D: 2021-05-06
View Details
Levesque, Rose
Paul Saal
B: 1943-01-18
D: 2021-05-03
View Details
Saal, Paul
Ricky Padgett
B: 1955-01-01
D: 2021-05-02
View Details
Padgett, Ricky
Enrico Giardina
B: 1926-04-23
D: 2021-05-01
View Details
Giardina, Enrico
Donald DeMarsico
B: 1933-06-24
D: 2021-04-29
View Details
DeMarsico, Donald
Peter Solari
B: 1926-05-10
D: 2021-04-25
View Details
Solari, Peter
Samuel Edgerton
B: 1926-09-30
D: 2021-04-25
View Details
Edgerton, Samuel
Heather Schorr King
D: 2021-04-24
View Details
Schorr King, Heather
Sandra Landy
B: 1947-09-04
D: 2021-04-23
View Details
Landy, Sandra
Robert Flagg
B: 1992-03-12
D: 2021-04-23
View Details
Flagg, Robert
Wolfgang Peters
B: 1933-10-26
D: 2021-04-20
View Details
Peters, Wolfgang
David Halpin
B: 1954-10-14
D: 2021-04-20
View Details
Halpin, David
Alice Gagnier
B: 1943-11-10
D: 2021-04-20
View Details
Gagnier, Alice
Michael Hansen
B: 1946-10-21
D: 2021-04-16
View Details
Hansen, Michael
Elizabeth Saulnier
B: 1935-05-11
D: 2021-04-16
View Details
Saulnier, Elizabeth
Vicki Forbush
B: 1947-05-25
D: 2021-04-16
View Details
Forbush, Vicki
Marion Hunt
B: 1950-05-19
D: 2021-04-16
View Details
Hunt, Marion

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
521 West Main St
NORTH ADAMS, MA 01247
Phone: (413) 663-6523
Fax:
Elizabeth Saulnier

Elizabeth Eleanor "Betty" Saulnier (Belding)

Saturday, May 11th, 1935 - Friday, April 16th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Elizabeth Saulnier, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Elizabeth Saulnier

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Elizabeth's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Elizabeth's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Elizabeth Eleanor (Belding) Saulnier, 85, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, April 16, 2021. Known as “Betty” to friends and “Deegee” to family, she was born in North Adams, MA, on May 11, 1935, the youngest of five children of Elizabeth (Rougeau) Belding and Charles Belding. She attended St. Joseph’s School, Drury High School, and North Adams State College. She began work as a legal secretary as a teenager and went on to enjoy a long, self-taught career as a senior paralegal—essentially, a lawyer without a formal degree—into her early eighties.
She is survived by her son, Mark Saulnier, and his wife, Susan Saulnier, of Higganum, CT; her daughter, Beth Saulnier Miller, and her husband, Scott Miller, of Ithaca, NY; “honorary daughter and granddaughter” Michelle (Lavoie) Waryjasz and Emma Elizabeth Waryjasz, of North Adams, MA; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; and her beloved standard poodle, Blake. She was predeceased by her siblings, Raymond Belding, Bernard Belding, Alice Chesbro, and Marion (Ruhman) Crawford; her husband, Wilfred “Bud” Saulnier, a longtime North Adams middle school teacher who passed away on January 28, 1996; and previous canine companions Greta, Duncan, Nikki, and Cody.
Among her greatest pleasures was travel: she visited dozens of countries and every continent but Antarctica. She also loved feeding people, particularly during “girl’s nights” with beloved nieces Cheryl Ruhman, Sue Cooper, and Cate Chesbro. Among her legacies are the recipes for her famous clam dip, cheese fondue, Swiss Heavenly Torte, and house salad dressing (whose formula was covertly obtained from Howard Johnson’s a half-century ago).
Her children are grateful beyond words to their cousins, Eric and Ann Floriani, who took loving and stalwart care of her over the past several years, allowing her to remain in her home with her poodle. They are also grateful to the staff of Hospice of Western & Central Massachusetts, who enabled her to fulfill her wish of dying at home. A celebration of life and disposition of ashes are planned for this summer. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Berkshire Humane Society, 214 Barker Road, Pittsfield, MA, 01201. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Elizabeth Eleanor "Betty" Saulnier (Belding), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

A Celebration of Life and disposition of ashes is planned for the summer.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Elizabeth here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Elizabeth Eleanor "Betty" Saulnier (Belding) by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each