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St. Johnsbury, VT: Elizabeth Fifield Lee, age 94, formerly of Wall Street in Springfield, VT, passed away at the St. Johnsbury Health & Rehabilitation Center, Thursday, December 6, 2018 with her daughter by her side.
Betty was born in Randolph, VT, on February 1, 1924, daughter to the late Joel and Evelyn (Cole) Fifield. She was raised and educated there graduating from the Middlebury High School and continued on studying art at the Boston School of Design. In 1942 she married Melvin S. Lee and shared over 75 years together at the time of his passing on February 12th of this year. They made their home in Springfield, VT for many years and she was a longtime member of the First Congregation Church in Springfield as well as a 50 year Volunteer at the Springfield Hospital. Betty was a lifetime member of the Order of the Eastern Star and enjoyed quilting, rug braiding, and reupholstering antique furniture.
She is survived by her daughter: Dr. Judith Fifield (Dr. James Lyons) of Collinsville, CT, sons: Ret. Lt. Col. Malcolm Lee (Jackie) of North Hero, VT, Richard Lee (Alice) of Lyndonville, VT, sister-in-law: Rebecca Fifield of Middlebury, VT, 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was also predeceased by her brother: Joel A. Fifield this past March.
Funeral Services will be held at 1PM on Monday December 10, 2018, at the North Danville Baptist Church officiated by Dot Robinson.
A Calling hour will be held from 12Noon until the hour of service at 1PM at the church to greet the family.
Burial will be held at the Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph, VT on Friday May 24, 2019 at 1PM.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.saylesfh.com.
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