Elizabeth (Betsy) Sargent Barnett

elizabeth (betsy) barnett
BARNETT, ELIZABETH S. ( BETSY) In Branford, September 28, 2001. Elizabeth (Betsy)Sargent Barnett of 36 Kent Dr., North Haven. Wife of John W. Barnett. Born in New Haven, on December 3, 1928, she was the daughter of the late C. Forbes Sargent and Elizabeth Day Sargent. Betsy attended Oberlin College and graduated in 1950. A long time member of the Church of the Redeemer in New Haven, she was the current treasurer, having served in many other capacities. Betsy retired in 1995, after 23 years as a Probation Officer for the State of Connecticut. She was active volunteer with many organizations including: The Children's Center for 40 years and was a Past President, Fellowship Place, Creative Arts Workshop, the Women's Seaman's Friend Society, The Greater New Haven Y.M.C.A. and she was a past President of the New Haven Scholarship Fund. Betsy was a member of the New Haven Lawn Club and the Junior League of New Haven. Beside her husband she is survived by two daughters; Elizabeth Barnett M.D. of Sharon, MA and Priscilla B. Mainardi of Pompton Plains, NJ,a son, John A. Barnett of Ocoee, FL, a sister, Dorothy S. Cornish of Troy, NY, a brother, Charles F. Sargent of Boston and 8 grandchildren. A Memorial service will be held at the Church of the Redeemer, Whitney Ave., Corner of Cold Spring St., New Haven, Wednesday, October 3 at 2 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be sent to the Church of the Redeemer, 185 Cold Spring St., New Haven, CT 06511. Arrangements with BEECHER AND BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN.

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