June 21, 1937 ~ July 4, 2020

Born in: Flushing, NY
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Betty Ann (Affleck) Osgood, 83, of Hamden passed away peacefully on July 4, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late John Pallas Osgood.  Born in Flushing, NY on June 21, 1937, Betty was the daughter of the late Richard and Dorothy (Bowne) Affleck.  She graduated from Hamden High School and worked in customer service for AAA for more than 20 years.  Betty was a very active member of Mt. Carmel Congregational Church as well as a volunteer at the Jonathan Dickerman House in Hamden.

Betty is survived by her children Elizabeth Osgood of Hamden and Tim Osgood and his wife Karen Lupi of Hamden; granddaughter Amanda Osgood; brother Richard Affleck and his wife Aldona of Annandale, VA; and sister-in-law Martha (Osgood) Bryan of Ketchikan, AK.  She is also survived by her nephew Richard Affleck; niece Lisa Phillips; and several cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Betty’s family on Saturday, July 11, 2020 from 9:00 to 11:00AM at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.  Her funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home at 11:00AM with Rev. Doug House officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery.

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  1. I love you mom, too the heavens and beyond. Thank you….for everything, always. 🙏🏻😢

  2. Dear Lizz and Tim, we send you our deepest sympathies. Betty was a sweetheart and I enjoyed working with her very much back in the day. We always remained friends till the end….when we could. I enjoyed visiting Betty at Atria because I knew it made her happy for the moment. This is so sad, I’ll miss her.

  3. Liz and Tim my brother Don, my wife Debbie, my son Brian and daughter Alanna send our sincere condolences to the 2 of you and the rest of your family over the loss of your mother. Your mom was a wonderful neighbor ( so were the both) and of course great friends growing up . It was always a pleasure going into AAA and seeing you mother, she was always gracious and friendly. When ever I went I always hoped she’d be there. Growing up together she was always friendly and nice to me. She wil be sorely missed. God bless your mom up in heaven. Sending hugs and kisses to your mom in heaven

  4. Liz your Mom was such a Wonder Woman ! I know she loved you unconditionally! Till we meet again Betty Osgood!! I will do everything I can to be there for amanda and Liz

    Love yoo
    Tina DiBona

  5. Liz your Mom was such a Wonder Woman ! I know she loved you unconditionally! Till we meet again Betty Osgood!! I will do everything I can to be there for amanda and My Big Sister

    Love Tina Kifer
    Tina DiBona

  6. I’ll always miss her Words of Wisdom with a touch of humor at the end. She always gave me a reason to keep smiling.
    Stephannie Savage-Floyd

  7. Lizz our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult time

    Janet and Dave Incerto’s

  8. Betty Ann and I were friends since our childhood! She was a good friend. I will miss her!

  9. Thinking of you all. Betty was a lovely lady! So sorry to hear of her passing.
    Cindy Kranich Altieri

  10. So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing..we were friends from 1st grade thru high school.. she and I attended the same church for many years . Betty was a beautiful, loving and intelligent girl..she wore her heart on her sleeve…May she RIP until we meet again some day.,condolences to all of her family

    Charlotte McLean Peet

  11. My sincere condolences on the passing of Betty. I worked with her for many years at AAA. Betty was ALWAYS in a great mood and always had nice things to say. No matter what we were
    Going through in a day or how crazy it was she could always put a smile on my face. She was a lovely, lovely woman who will be remembered fondly. Betty had a zest for life and loved her family dearly who she often spoke of. May she rest in peaceful heaven.

  12. So many memories! We have laughed till we cried. We shed some hard tears as well. We will hold dear many of Betty’s gentle ways. She would say, “I’ll think about it” which meant, NO, absolutely not. Yet, she was totally loyal to the family and would zealously defend them. She was generous with her love, compassion and kindness. She made us better people and the world was a better place because of her. We will love and miss her always. So glad she was in our lives.

  13. Dear Liz, Tim and family – your Mom and I have been friends forever. She was the most dearest, sweetest, caring and loving person I have ever met. She truly loved her family and always spoke of them with love. While I know we will always miss her, we have so many wonderful memories of who she was and we can keep them always. Betty-Ann is “safely home” now in our loving Savior’s arms. My deepest and sincerest sympathy to all of you and of course her treasured Amanda. God’s peace and love,
    Peggy (Tosetti) Limosani

  14. Betty and I went to Hamden High School together. She was such a sweet, warm and caring person. She also was an asset to AAA where she worked because she was always so helpful and pleasant.
    My heartfelt condolences to her family.
    Rest in peace, Betty.

  15. So many beautiful memories of this wonderful lady, always a bright spot in the neighborhood. Never without a smile for everyone…..she will be missed.

    Janet Peck Riordan

  16. Liz and Tim, I am so sad to hear of this news. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Your Mom was like a Mom to me, always there to have a conversation with, always making me smile whenever I’d stop by, and of course, one of my Mom’s very best friends all the way to living right next to each other at Atria! She was a very sweet, kind, loving lady who I will never forget! RIP Betty ❤️ Much love to you all…

  17. Liz and Amanda,

    My condolences on the loss of your mom. A very special lady indeed. Love and light to you and your family during this time.

  18. Tim and Liz, I’m so very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. I have many wonderful memories of her. She was truly the warmest, nicest person I ever met and will be missed by everyone that had the pleasure to know her.

  19. Tim and Lizz,
    So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. She was always kind and full of wonder. I hope that there is a Hillfield Road reunion going on in Heaven right now.

  20. Dearest Tim, Karen and The Osgood Family,
    We are all so sorry for your very great loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayer’s during this very difficult time.
    The Ferraro family

  21. I met Betty Ann when we both entered kindergarten in Mt. Carmel and we became close friends, as did our parents. Many wonderful childhood memories. Condolences to her family. I wish that I could attend the funeral but am now living in upstate, New York.

  22. Betty Ann was one of the most loving and gracious women I have ever had the pleasure of knowing . Although it has been many years since our families lost touch , I will never forget her open arms to her home and heart for many years we shared being neighbors and a blended family .

    I still make “ Betty’s” potato casserole and her strawberry pretzel dessert on regular occasions and think of her in memory .

    I am so sorry for the loss your family endures now , but I hope you are resting in peace .

    Thank you again for all of your love and memories as a kid ! Love always , Melissa Cerilli

  23. Dear Liz and Tim – I am so sorry that the world has lost your dear sweet mother! She was a beautiful bridesmaid at my parents’ wedding in 1949 in Douglaston, NY, and always my grandmother’s favorite niece. She was also a favorite of my Dad, and our families enjoyed many lovely days together. I will always remember a picnic at Sturbridge Village – Betty Ann brought gorgeous food, linen tablecloth, china plates and sterling silverware. She was the ultimate class act as well as being warm and loving and down to earth. The Perryman children were blessed to know our cousin Betty Ann.

  24. Dear Liz and Tim,
    Your Mom and I were friends from kindergarten at Mt. Carmel School through high school at Hamden High. Our birthdays were two days apart and we all went to the Mt. Carmel Congregational Church. Such wonderful memories. We will miss her tremendously, especially her wonderful smile and her caring personality.
    Dick and Sally Jaynes

  25. My deepest condolences to Tim and family! May your Mom Rest In Peace and God keep you all in His loving arms during this sorrowful time. Love , Annie and Caitlin 🙏🏻💕

  26. Liz and Tim, I am very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful person I have a lot of enjoyable memories from the days when I was caring for her. May you have comfort and peace in the days to come.

  27. Tim & Liz I am so very sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. If there is anything I can do please dont hesitate to reach out.

  28. Betty Ann and I were close friends through most of grade school and through us our parents became good friends. As adults we drifted apart but reconnected about ten years ago through phone calls. Unfortunately, distance separated us and we never saw one another again. She was a wonderful friend and as children she frequently visited our house in Mt. Carmel and later in New Haven where we had moved and I visited her house at 20 Vincent Street in Hamden many times.

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