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Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Cellarius

July 16, 1917 — August 30, 2016

Melvin Village-Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Cellarius, of Melvin Village died August 30, 2016 in her home at the age of 99. She will be affectionately remembered by many family and friends as “Aunt Betty”, as everyone who met her wanted to feel like part of her family. Born in Dover, NH July 16, 1917 daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Meserve) Berry she grew up in Dover and has lived in Melvin Village since the 1940’s. Betty had a degree in nursing starting her career at the Elliot Hospital. She worked most of her life with her husband in hospitality, managing dining services at various hotels and at Colby-Sawyer College. She was a member of the Melvin Village Community Church as well as the DAR, Eastern Star and the Melvin Village Hikers. Betty was also active in the community during her 70 years as a resident serving on several town committees, tending public gardens, and organizing community suppers. Pre-Deceased by her husband Kenneth E. Cellarius, her brothers Charles and James Berry, a sister Harriet Horne, a niece Susan Locke she is survived by two nephews Mark Berry and his wife Karen of Melrose, MA, Paul Horne and his wife Joyce of Gardner, MA, 3 nieces Sharlene Stantial and her husband Donald of Melrose, Frances Boslow of Berwick, ME, Judy Horne and her husband Ralph of Berwick and many great and great-great nieces and nephews. Betty’s life touched many including family, friends, patients, students, and the community she called home. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday September 17 at the Melvin Village Community Church, burial will follow in the Melvin Village Cemetery. Gifts in Betty’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choosing. Betty’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Curtis Quality Care and its exceptional staff for their devotion, support, kindness and love over the last 6 years. The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home of Wolfeboro is assisting the family with the arrangements
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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Melvin Village Community Church

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